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. 3, September

A Measure of Executive Processing Skills in College Students
The purpose of the current study was to present preliminary data regarding the validity of a new scale, the Executive Process Questionnaire (EPQ), that purports to measure metacognitive skills of adolescents and college-age students. The relationship...
A Model for Integrating Professional Development in Graduate Education
There is a growing national interest in the professional development of graduate students. Predicated on a variety of factors, voices both inside and outside the academy are calling for greater preparation of graduate students. The purpose of this...
Censorship and Restraint: Lessons Learned from the Catalyst
Censorship of the student press at higher education institutions has and continues to be a dilemma faced by administrators, students and the legal system. Contemporary implications of student press censorship were explored using the case study of The...
Comparison of Patterns of Alcohol Use between High School and College Athletes and Non-Athletes
Alcohol abuse on college campuses is recognized nationally as a serious problem. Evidence regarding athletes' immunity to this problem is inconclusive. The purpose of this study was to compare the patterns of alcohol use and engagement in alcohol-related...
Critical Thinking Skills: A Comparison of Doctoral- and Master's-Level Students
This study compared the critical thinking skills of Masters- and doctoral-level students. Participants were 101 Master's- and 19 doctoral-level students at a southeastern university. These students were administered the California Critical Thinking...
Developing an Instrument to Assess College Students' Attitudes toward Pledging and Hazing in Greek Letter Organizations
This study examines students' attitudes about pledging and hazing in Greek letter organizations through the development of an instrument, the Survey of Attitudes About Fraternities and Sororities (SAAP). Two hundred and fifty-eight undergraduate students...
Health Concerns and Needs of Nontraditional Women Students at a Rural Southern University
The purpose of this study was to determine the major health concerns and services needed by nontraditional women students at a rural southern university. A convenience sample of 55 participants with a mean age of 34 years enrolled in summer school...
HIV/AIDS Perceptions and Knowledge Heterosexual College Students within the Context of Sexual Activity: Suggestions for the Future. *
To what extent are knowledgeable college students engaging in protected sexual intercourse? Are there gender differences in the involvement in protected sex? Are there gender differences in the extent of involvement in protected sex based on the amount...
How Do Students' Perceptions of Their Library Usage Influence Their Educational Outcomes
How does the library affect students' educational outcomes and gains? By using analysis of variance and correlation analysis from a survey of students' perceptions regarding their educational experience, this study reveals that students on average...
Integrating Ecology into an Introductory Psychology Course on the College Level
In response to the global environmental problems, groups and public schools have taken action on the local level. However, researchers have noted that ecology has rarely been integrated into classes on the college level. This paper suggests ways that...
Learning Opportunities in the Higher Education Curriculum
Classes students taken in higher education tend to be lecture dominated. The instructor then lectures to students from notes in his/her possession. It can become a one way street of communication. The message moves from the Instructor to students via...
Life Changes of College Students from Different Class Origins in China
This study examined the importance of class requires investigating its influence on the individual's life chances. Despite some attempt to assess class structure, no study has charted its influence on college students in the mainland of China and Hong...
Mathematics Majors' Views on Academic Curriculum and Career Decisions
With the increasing emphasis on college preparation in the sciences, there is a growing body of literature on the higher educational experiences of mathematics majors. Since the majority of this literature has been focused on the positive aspect of...
Prevalence of Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome in University Students
Prior research has demonstrated a relationship between poor sleep quality with academic and cognitive difficulties. A specific disorder associated with poor academic is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS), a circadian rhythm disorder. With this in...
Promoting Diversity: Recommedations for Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Higher Education
Many institutions of higher education are facing the challenge of finding ways to diversify their campuses. The purpose of this paper is to provide recommendations for recruitment and retention of faculty and students at institutions of higher learning....
Service-Learning Responds to Technological Enchantment and Intellectual Isolation
Student participation in service-learning can counter the over-reliance on technology to improve education. Furthermore, service-learning raises consciousness about the mutual obligations students and the surrounding community incur. This heightened...
Student Interpretation of Language in Student Teaching Evaluations
The purpose of this paper is to examine the meanings of student responses on student teaching evaluations. Approximately 100 students were randomly surveyed concerning their precise understanding of the wording in the teaching evaluation forms by slightly...
The Community Classroom: Serving to Learn and Learning to Serve
Service-learning is characterized by students' engagement in their local communities to apply and learn course concepts. Communities afford students venues in which to practice solving authentic real world problems with tangible outcomes. Service-learning...
The Ethics of Faculty Behavior: Students' and Professors' Views
We examined differences in professors' and students' perceptions of the ethicalness of faculty behavior. The sample of 115 professors and 157 undergraduates responded to 16 items regarding faculty behavior. Faculty and students differed significantly...
The Relationship of Academic Cramming to Flow Experience
Research has neglected to examine the experiential aspects of academic cramming. In the present study, we assessed the relationship between cramming and Csikszentrnihalyi's (1990, 1997) flow state. We expected that experiencing such a state would be...