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Adams, Richelle V.; Blair, Erik – SAGE Open, 2019
Effective time management is associated with greater academic performance and lower levels of anxiety in students; however many students find it hard to find a balance between their studies and their day-to-day lives. This article examines the self-reported time management behaviors of undergraduate engineering students using the Time Management…
Descriptors: Time Management, Student Behavior, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education
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Kumcagiz, Hatice – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine university students' Internet addiction in relation to their parental attachment and sociodemographics. The participants consisted of 402 university students aged 17 to 25 years, 249 (61.9%) of whom were female and 153 (38.1%) of whom were male. The participants completed a questionnaire comprising the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Attachment Behavior
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Becirovic, Senad; Brdarevic-Celjo, Amna; Dubravac, Vildana – SAGE Open, 2018
Despite its importance being acknowledged in a plethora of studies, developing reading strategies appears absent from many classrooms, which justifies a considerable research interest in this topic. The present study aims to investigate how gender, nationality, and grade point average affect the frequency of the usage of different types of reading…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Ethnicity, Grade Point Average, Reading Strategies
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Baothman, Abdullah; AlJefri, Hatim; Agha, Sajiga; Khan, Muhammad Anwar – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the preferences of medical and health science students about various study habits and to evaluate the effect of study habits on academic performance. This cross-sectional survey conducted in the college of medicine and the college of health science of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Health Sciences
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Scherer, Stephen; Talley, Cheryl P.; Fife, John E. – SAGE Open, 2017
The United States has often been viewed as a leading force in technological advancement and scientific innovation. However, that may soon change with the low number of postsecondary degrees being awarded to students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Without an adequate number of qualified individuals fueling the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Grade Point Average, STEM Education, Student Characteristics
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Whittington, Dawayne; Wallace, Latricia E.; Shadding, Cherilynn R. – SAGE Open, 2017
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) diversity research programs seek to make progress in increasing the number of underrepresented students that pursue STEM at the highest degree levels. Yet few programs have outlined their path to help students achieve the STEM PhD. Our program, Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR),…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Graduate Study, Admission (School), Admission Criteria
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Al-Busaidi, S.; Aldhafri, S.; Büyükyavuz, O. – SAGE Open, 2016
This study investigated the characteristics of effective university instructors as perceived by 547 students. The students came from institutions in two different countries, Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman and Süleyman Demirel University in Turkey. They were asked to indicate the personality and the teaching characteristics they…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Dakduk, Silvana; Malavé, José; Torres, Carmen Cecilia; Montesinos, Hugo; Michelena, Laura – SAGE Open, 2016
This paper reports a review of studies on admission criteria for MBA programs. The method consisted in a literary review based on a systematic search in international databases (Emerald, ABI/INFORM Global, ProQuest Education Journals, ProQuest European Business, ProQuest Science Journal, ProQuest Research Library, ProQuest Psychology Journals,…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Grade Point Average
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Lepp, Andrew; Barkley, Jacob E.; Karpinski, Aryn C. – SAGE Open, 2015
The cell phone is ever-present on college campuses and is frequently used in settings where learning occurs. This study assessed the relationship between cell phone use and actual college grade point average (GPA) after controlling for known predictors. As such, 536 undergraduate students from 82 self-reported majors at a large, public university…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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Carlton, Morgan Teressa – SAGE Open, 2015
Equal access to education is a growing concern throughout the nation. With an increasing amount of programs aimed to support the underrepresented populations on college campuses, first generation college students have grown to be a target population of particular interest. This study examined the relationships between first generation college…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, College Seniors, Academic Aspiration, Graduate Study
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Linck, Jared A.; Weiss, Daniel J. – SAGE Open, 2015
The role of executive functioning in second language (L2) aptitude remains unclear. Whereas some studies report a relationship between working memory (WM) and L2 learning, others have argued against this association. Similarly, being bilingual appears to benefit inhibitory control, and individual differences in inhibitory control are related to…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Inhibition, Predictor Variables, Second Language Learning