College Student Journal

Founded in 1966, College Student Journal is an education periodical covering the education field. Project Innovation publishes this journal quarterly. The Editor is George Uhlig.

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 2, June

Adult Students and Community College Beginnings: Examining the Efficacy of Performance Stereotypes on a University Campus
This study focuses on the university academic performance of adult students (25 years and older) who begin studies at community colleges. Data were extracted from student transcripts (n = 717) at a major university in the South. Multiple regression...
Affinity and Interrelationship Digraph: A Qualitative Approach to Identifying Organizational Issues in a Graduate Program
This article illustrates how affinity diagram and interrelationship digraph (I.D.) tools can be used by administrators to collect and analyze data for planning purposes. Graduate students participating in affinity/interrelationship sessions were asked...
Brain Hemisphericity and Academic Majors: A Correlation Study
This article reports on a study that investigated the correlation between students' choice of academic majors and their brain hemisphericity. The participants in this research were 429 graduate and undergraduate students in a large university in the...
College Student Attitudes toward Sexual Intimacy
Ninety-nine undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed a confidential survey about their attitudes toward sexual intimacy. Among other findings, men were significantly more likely than women to report that they were willing to have...
College Students' Perceptions on the Payment of Intercollegiate Student-Athletes
This investigation used the survey method to analyze college students' (n = 458) perceptions on additional payments, beyond an athletic scholarship, to intercollegiate student-athletes. Four components of college students' perceptions were examined:...
Dating Competence, Social Assertion and Social Anxiety among College Students
Two hundred and seventeen (217) participants of different ethnic groups (African American, Asian American, European American, Mexican American, and Multiracial) responded to questionnaires regarding their levels of dating competence, dating assertion...
Distance Learning: Observations
Education has a new magic bullet. It is called "DISTANCE LEARNING" and the Internet mainly delivers it. Discussion Distance learning is a new term for what used to be called correspondence courses, I have been involved with this type of learning...
Fathers and Daughters: Why a Course for College Students?
Most college women have much closer relationships with their mothers than their fathers. Indeed, many fathers and daughters know very little about one another side from the somewhat predictable, stereotypic roles they play in the family. Why? And why...
GRE Scores as Predictors of Minority Students' Success in Graduate Study: An Argument for Change
Minority access to graduate education has captured the concern of admissions officers, professors, and administrators over the last two decades. Central to the issue is whether standard entry prerequisites are accurate predictors of whether an applicant...
Modern Practice, Pragmatism, Philosophy in Higher Education Administration: Knowledge Leadership of the Chief Academic Officer
This essay elaborates on an earlier essay published in Education entitled, "The Modern Provost," which advocates the concept of knowledge management and systems to college and university chief academic officers. Although flamed for CAOs, this is published...
Money Management Practices of College Students
Many college students are living on the edge of financial crisis and many of them do not possess the knowledge needed to manage their money. The purpose of the study was to determine the use of money management practices of Education college students...
Teaching Critical Thinking in a Community College History Course: Empirical Evidence from Infusing Paul's Model
Paul's model for critical thinking was infused into a community college history course by teaching the model explicitly and training students to use the model to analyze primary documents. Pretests and posttests included an Advanced Placement Examination,...
Teaching Portfolios: Suggested Contents
Teaching portfolios are performance-based assessment tools which promote quality teaching at the college level. When used effectively, teaching portfolios lead to an enhanced focus and a further professionalization of leaching at the college level....
The Effect of Judicial Sanctions on Recidivism and Retention
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of active and passive judicial sanctions on college student recidivism and retention. Recidivism and retention rates were calculated for four samples of students drawn from the student conduct database...
The Salience of Friday the 13th for College Students
The following study sets out to examine the salience of the cultural phenomenon of Friday the 13th among college students taking Introduction to Sociology at a large university in Ohio. The results are based on a sample of 881 students taking Introduction...
The Significance of Race in Becoming a Teacher
This study examined the differences in backgrounds, perceptions, concerns and aspirations between majority and minority education majors at a public university. Three hundred sixty-five majority students and forty-four minority students completed a...
Undergraduate Students' Goal Orientations and Their Relationship to Perceived Parenting Styles
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among Baumrind's three parenting styles (as perceived by the student) and the mastery and performance goal orientations of undergraduate college students. In addition, parent educational attainment...