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Hayhoe, Celia Ray – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2002
A study of 120 college students' use of credit in 1997 and 1999 showed that, during that time, 60 students graduated; 41 had more credit cards in 1999 than 1997; 62 had fewer; and 32 were repaying student loans. Affective credit attitude scores for those with four or more credit cards and for students who had graduated were lower in 1999 than in…
Descriptors: College Students, Credit (Finance), Credit Cards, Money Management
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Paige, Rosalind C.; Williams, Sally K. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2001
Family and consumer sciences seniors (n=131) completed questionnaires and attended focus groups. Textiles/clothing and family and consumer sciences education students were most positive about international course content. A majority believed intercultural understanding was important to their careers. (Contains 33 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: College Seniors, Curriculum Development, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Paulins, V. Ann – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2001
Senior retail merchandising students (n=37) and their internship supervisors (n=25) were surveyed about ethical practices. Perceptions of ethics did not vary by internship location. Supervisors perceived their organizations to be more ethical than students did on two of five questions. (Contains 15 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Ethics, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Merchandising
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Smith, Bettye P.; Hall, Helen C.; Jones, Karen H.; Cory, Jo Ann; Ethridge, Tracy L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 1998
Survey responses from 1,508 secondary students revealed their perceptions of family-and-consumer-sciences education. Many did not think it should be required, but thought the content was interesting and would help them in family life. (SK)
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Family Life Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students
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Ballard, Sharon M.; Morris, Michael Lane – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2000
A study that examined 203 undergraduate students' evaluations of topics in a human sexuality course found that the greatest significant gender differences were in topics of gender issues, female anatomy, conception, adult sexuality, and sexual victimization. Communication and love were named the most relevant topics. (Contains 30 references.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sex Differences, Sexuality, Student Attitudes