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. 45, No. 2, June

African American College Students Opinions of Media Messages on HIV/AIDS Awareness: Students' Attitudes toward the Disease
This study is motivated by other studies conducted at colleges on the HIV/AIDS, particularly ones pertaining to African American students attending HBCUs in the southern region of the country. Although previous studies also focused on the same topic,...
Development of the Sexual Attitudes and Experiences Scale (SAES)
Despite a rich history of measuring sexual attitudes and behaviors, few scales allow for a direct comparison of sexual attitudes with sexual experiences. The Sexual Attitudes and Experiences Scale (SAES) was developed for academia, counselors and health...
Disordered Eating Behaviors, Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Malaysian University Students
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between depression, anxiety and stress with disordered eating among university students. The Eating Attitudes Test-26 (EAT-26) and Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale-21 (DASS-21) were administered...
Examining the Relationship between the Self-Directed Search and a Work Values Inventory: An Exploratory Study with Implications for Career Counselors
This exploratory study, using a single-subject case design, attempted to analyze the degree of similarity between the results from Holland's Self Directed Search and a work values inventory. Implications for career counselors are discussed. **********...
Exercise Intervention at a Hispanic-Serving Institution
Physical inactivity is a major contributing factor to prevalence of obesity and diabetes along the Texas-Mexico Border. Walking has been identified as a popular activity, but appropriate distances are seldom attained. This investigation was performed...
Exploring Effective Support Practices for Doctoral Students' Degree Completion
The increase in time-to degree and attrition rates of students in doctoral programs highlight the importance of identifying challenges students face and developing support services to address them. This study explored the barriers and challenges Ed.D....
Insecurity, Control and Disinterest Behaviors Are Related to Breakup Distress in University Students
University students listed behaviors that led to their recent romantic breakups and reached consensus on 16 behaviors that led to breakup, categorized as insecurity, control and loss of interest. These behaviors comprised the Breakup Behaviors Scale...
Mentoring in the Social Studies
Quality social studies instruction is salient for all pupils What happens on the local, state, national, and international levels affect each person. Then too, social studies should emphasize good citizenship in school and in society. A knowledgeable...
Potential Pitfalls of Ethnocentricism in a Globalizing World
This research was designed to evaluate ethnocentrism among college business students in a public U.S. university. Subjects were asked to complete a modified Descriptive Index instrument (Schein 1973, 1975) that asked them to describe American managers,...
Reflections of Student Government Association Leaders: Implications for Advisors
Through participating in student organizations, college and university students can gain leadership skills and become engaged with the campus community. One such organization is a student government association. Student governments, which represent...
Religious Commitment, Social Support and Life Satisfaction among College Students
This study examined the relationship between life satisfaction, religious commitment and social support among African American and Caucasian American college students. The students were administered the Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) and Salience...
Roots and Wings: Recognizing and Accommodating the Needs of Undergraduate Students
The present study was conducted to address two series of questions, to better understand college students' responses to the challenges and opportunities before them. Examining self-report data from a sample of 310 undergraduates collected at the beginning...
Students' Aggressive Communication Traits and Their Motives for Communicating with Their Instructors
The purpose of this study was to examine the association between students' aggressive communication traits (i.e., argumentativeness and verbal aggressiveness) and their motives (i.e., relational, functional, participatory, excuse-making, and sycophantic)...
Taxonomy for Assessing Conceptual Understanding in Algebra Using Multiple Representations
Algebra students may often demonstrate a certain degree of proficiency when manipulating algebraic expressions and verbalizing their behaviors. Do these abilities imply conceptual understanding? What is a reliable indicator that would provide educators...
Teacher Education Students' Experiences in the Course on Counseling Theory and Practice
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of learning and consequent development of twenty-seven students enrolled in a Teacher Education Program. The students' ages ranged from 21 to 27 years. Participants described their learning...
The Growth of Public Universities in Malaysia
This paper gives us a glimpse of the higher education scene m Malaysia especially from its historical perspective. The rather even distribution of university campuses in Malaysia is meant to cater for the need of Malaysians nationwide. The recent influx...
The Level of Student Incivility: The Need of a Policy to Regulate College Student Civility
Maintaining civility among college students is a great concern among many academics although many regulations exist in this area. This study examined the level of students' incivility at Kuwait University. The researcher developed a Student Incivility...
The Professional Needs of English Language Teachers at Amman 1st and 2nd Directorates of Education
This study surveyed the professional needs of a randomly chosen 125 English language teachers from Amman (1st and 2nd) directorates of education. By using a close questionnaire, the study revealed different professional needs demanded by EFL teachers...
The Thinner the Better? Competitiveness, Depression and Body Image among College Student Women
The present study examined the role of competitiveness and depression in the development of body image dissatisfaction. College student women were presented with the image of a thin, attractive model. After comparing their own body shape to the woman...
Using Dialogue Journals to Strengthen the Student-Teacher Relationship: A Comparative Case Study
Caring and supportive student-teacher relationships can contribute to positive outcomes for students at risk for academic failure, social isolation, and school dropout. In fact, young adolescents want rewarding relationships at school that are characterized...
Why College Students Sell Back Their Textbooks
We analyzed 30,941 decisions to sell a used textbook. The most important factor was price. Higher prices increased the probability of selling. Age, credits completed, in-major status and being male all reduced the probability of selling. Ethnicity...