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. 34, No. 4, December

Abuse in Dating Relationships among College Students
Six-hundred-and-twenty never married undergraduates at a large southeastern university responded to an anonymous questionnaire in regard to whether they had experienced abuse (physical and/or emotional) in their current or most recent dating relationship....
Accessibility of Schools and Colleges of Education Home Pages for Students with Disabilities
Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) and Colleges of Education (COEs) use the World Wide Web (WWW) to disseminate and gather information. On-line barriers limit the accessibility of the WWW for students with disabilities. The purpose of this study...
A Follow-Up Study of the 1984 to 1987 Associate Degree Transfer Students Earning a Baccalaureate Degree at the University of Southern Mississippi
The problem of this study is the lack of knowledge about the difference among the transferred students who graduated with baccalaureate degrees, in term of: program satisfaction and further Education? Furthermore, do the foregoing variables differ...
Analysis of Academic Misconduct Using Unobtrusive Research: A Study of Discarded Cheat Sheets
Cheating is the bane of higher education and strikes at the heart of established values in American culture. Causal factors run the gamut from large classes, impersonal relationships with professors, competition for jobs, gaining higher GPAs in order...
Assessing Campus Climate of Cultural Diversity: A Focus on Focus Groups
The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to highlight diversity related findings from quantitative survey assessment efforts on a private university campus; (2) to utilize focus groups to assess student, faculty, staff, and management perceptions...
Assessment of Disordered Eating by Israeli and American College Women
Generalizing from research showing that group norms influence disordered eating, college women from Israel. whose culture differs from America's in important ways, were predicted to show lower levels of disordered eating than comparable Americans....
Effectiveness of a Freshman Seminar in an Urban University: Measurement of Selected Indicators
This study investigated the effectiveness of a freshman seminar in enhancing the students' overall perception of: (a) being prepared for the university experience, (b) satisfactory selection of a college major, (c) general confidence as a student,...
Ego Protection: The Effects Perfectionism and Gender on Acquired and Claimed Self-Handicapping and Self-Esteem
Men high on Self-Oriented Perfectionism (SOP; Hewitt, Flett, Turnbull-Donovan. & Mikail, 1995) elected to use an acquired self-handicap (listening to inhibiting, rather than facilitating, music) more than women and low SOP men did while performing...
Emerging Themes in Problems Experienced by Student Teachers: A Framework for Analysis
This paper is an analysis of research on problems experienced by student teachers as they complete student teaching. Findings from ten journal articles and four microfiche documents are categorized according to a model of teacher development based...
Improving Understanding and Increasing Grades: 4 Tips for Fall Freshman at Columbus Day, an Open Letter to My Son at College:
In a memo originally meant just for his Freshman son away at college, an Education Professor details four learning strategies (and a pre-condition) that have great promise for improving academic achievement. The precondition is a recommendation that...
Library Use and the Undergraduate Economics Student
The ability to use library resources to identify, access, and retrieve information is essential to the successful completion of a college education. To date, however, economists have ignored the role that library usage plays in the development of specialized...
Locus of Control and Incidental Learning: An Application to College Student Success
Three studies demonstrated the finding that, relative to external college students, those with an internal locus of control are more aware of goal-relevant aspects of their environment. Using "incidental" information such as knowledge of the instructor's...
Now What Do I Do?: Advice for Non-ESL Instructors Teaching Courses with Oral Presentations
This paper describes the findings of a case study involving two undergraduate male students with English as their second language. Both study participants, were enrolled in a regular ("mixed") section of a hybrid public speaking course as a graduation...
Selected Health-Related Topics and Agencies on the World Wide Web for Health Teachers
The World Wide Web is an instant source of information for k12 and college health teachers. The web provides up-to-the minute information in a rapidly evolving health industry. Selected health topics and health agencies are presented. The World...
Single Motherhood: College Student Views
Two-hundred-forty-eight university students completed an anonymous confidential questionnaire designed to assess their attitudes toward single motherhood. Almost eighty percent (79%) of the respondents agreed that "it is perfectly OK for a woman to...
So You Want to Teach Less in Hopes of Teaching More?
Teaching less material to students in an introductory psychology course may lead to greater depth in each topic and ideally, greater understanding (Wade, 1998). To explore this theory, 2 classes of introductory psychology students were administered...
Teaching Faculty Participation in College/ University-Wide Institutional Research Projects
Recent research conducted by Brandt (1998) indicates that a large number of Texas institutional research offices are understaffed to carry out all of the activities required to support the school's planning and evaluation efforts, Given the critical...
Teaching Gen X & Y: An Essay Part 2: Teaching Strategies
In the last essay, there was discussion of establishing one's self on the first day. This final essay describes teaching strategies. Teaching I would like to suggest that a "way" to teach is by doing as little lecture education as possible. Many...
The Mentoring Relationship: Differing Perceptions of Benefits
The mentoring relationship between faculty/staff mentors and college student proteges was examined to identify differences in how each participant evaluated their relationship. Questionnaire data from 205 faculty/staff mentors and 182 student proteges...
The Socialization of Feelings in Undergraduate Education: A Study of Emotional Management
Literature in higher education offers faculty conflicting advice on how to understand and improve their instructional practices to facilitate student socio-emotional development. Using qualitative methods to study nine tenured professors, the paper...
Using the Web to Extend and Support Classroom Learning
The unprecedented educational resources and possibilities open by the World Wide Web are not restricted to those faculty and students who are experts in technology or are involved in web-based courses. This article focuses on traditional classroom-based...