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. 42, No. 3, September

A Health Probe in College Students Living in Los Angeles and in Taiwan: Dietary Pattern, Physical Activity and Energy Balance
The objective was to examine differences of dietary pattern, physical activity and energy balance in 240 college students with 137 of them enrolled in California State University, Los Angeles (LA) and the other 93 enrolled in China Medical University...
An Explanatory Model of Student-Athlete Drinking: The Role of Team Leadership, Social Norms, Perceptions of Risk, and Coaches' Attitudes toward Alcohol Consumption
Research has established that student-athletes drink more alcohol and experience greater consequences compared to their non-athlete peers, prompting many investigators to consider university athletes an at risk subpopulation of college students. However,...
An Exploratory Study of Undergraduate College Students' Perceptions and Attitudes toward Foreign Accented Faculty
The findings of an exploratory survey related to students' perceptions of factors, including accent and pronunciation, influencing their learning were presented. Data were collected from students through a self-administered questionnaire at one Southeastern...
A Question of Degrees for Academic Librarians
Certain colleges and universities require that their academic librarians have an additional advanced subject degree for either being eligible for hire or for continued employment. This paper reviews this topic and examines how using metaphors may help...
College Students' Dietary Practices Affect Lutein/zeaxanthin Intake: A Two-Generation, Ethnic and Gender Study
Lutein and zeaxanthin are important anti-oxidant nutrients obtained only from foods that are essential for good eye health. The purpose of this study was to assess food choices rich in lutein/zeaxanthin and compare the amount of lutein/zeaxanthin intake...
Crisp Sets and Boolean Algebra: A Research Strategy for Student Affairs
A review of student affairs journals clearly points out that most, if not all, research strategies within the field fall within traditional approaches based on quantitative methods and, more recently, qualitative methods. The purpose of this article...
Effects of Terror Attacks on Students' Anxiety Levels and Workplace Perceptions-Five Years Later
When the terror attacks of 9/11 occurred, there was much research conducted about the attitudes of workers, parents, and students. After the one-year anniversary passed, however, the amount of research declined significantly. This study is a follow-up...
Empirical and Perceived Utility of Text Boxes
This paper presents 2 studies that investigated the utility of textbook boxes. In the first study, 230 participants completed a perception questionnaire. The major finding was that professors and students rarely studied boxed text. In the second study,...
Factorial Structure of Brief Cope for International Students Attending U.S. Colleges
Literature on coping strategies and assessments has not previously included international students, who make up approximately 4% of university students. Results of an Internet survey of 555 graduate and undergraduate international students in U.S....
Global Competencies in Student Affairs/services Professionals: A Literature Synthesis
Students' interactions with student affairs personnel should provide opportunities for students to reinforce their global citizenship, since many opportunities to practice such citizenship are provided in the co-curricular (e.g., service learning,...
Historical Analysis of College Campus Interracial Dating
Interracial dating on American campuses has had a relatively stormy past. Until the past three decades or so, it was outlawed in some states. Southern institutions, in particular, such as the infamous Bob Jones University have made this issue divisive...
Integrating Critical Thinking and Memorandum Writing into Course Curriculum Using the Internet as a Research Tool
Employers seek job candidates with critically thinking abilities, great written and oral communication skills, and honesty, among other characteristics. Research supports the need to develop those qualities and business faculty are charged with the...
Investigating the Role of Life Status Changes and Negative Emotions in Compensatory Consumption among College Students
The purpose of our research is to investigate whether a relationship exists between life status changes, negative emotional state, and compensatory consumption among college students. Undergraduates from four states completed a questionnaire which...
Lack of Stereotype Threat at a Liberal Arts College
Stereotype threat has been demonstrated to reduce the performance of stereotyped individuals in the threatened domain (Steele & Aronson, 1995). This study attempted to replicate the finding that stereotype threat instruction can erase the performance...
Measuring Attitudes towards Sorority and Fraternity Members: Indication of Implicit, Ingroup Favoritism
The purpose of this study was to explore implicit attitudes towards members of social fraternities and sororities. Participants completed both an explicit (rating scale) and an implicit (Implicit Associations Test, or IAT) measure of attitudes toward...
Perceptions of College Business Students: Gender and Alcoholic Managers
This paper investigated the perceptions of undergraduate business students toward male and female managers who were alcoholics. Since most of the respondents were soon to graduate and seek employment opportunities in business organizations, their perceptions...
Social Inequality on the College Campus: A Consideration of Homosexuality
Aversion to homosexuals for many in the American society comes close to a true phobia, as a persistent and irrational fear. National surveys investigating attitudes toward homosexual relations between adults reported a majority of those responding...
Study Abroad in West Africa: An Interdisciplinary Program of International Education
This article describes development of an interdisciplinary study abroad program to West Africa at the University of Georgia to help students gain a global perspective. The program is interdisciplinary with several disciplines including social work,...
Summer Learning Camps: Helping Students to Prepare for College
The mission of the Louisiana Tech Explorers Camps is to motivate students of GEARUP schools to begin planning and preparing for entrance into an undergraduate program upon graduation from high school. ********* Public schools are charged with...
Targeting, Segmenting and Positioning the Market for College Students to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Overall Performance
Numerous studies have explored the relationship between marketing efforts and firm financial performance. Studies have looked at potential lifetime value of customers, to demonstrate the value of keeping customers. Various other studies have looked...
The American High School
Of all levels of schooling, the high school receives by far the most criticism. There are continuous innovations recommended in journal articles, textbooks, and speeches at state/national conventions on ways to improve the secondary level of schooling....
The Effect of Supplemental Instruction on Timely Graduation
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a national program designed to aid college student learning. Many researchers have noted that analysis of the impact of the SI program on student achievement is problematic as a result of the inherent self-selection...
Understanding Undergraduate Research Experiences from the Student Perspective: A Phenomenological Study of a Summer Student Research Program
Undergraduate research programs are becoming more prevalent, but research on the processes and outcomes is limited and deals largely with perceptions of student learning gains. This paper adds to the literature by describing undergraduate research...
Using Computer to Solve Mathematics by Junior Secondary School Students in Edo State Nigeria
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of computer aided instruction and traditional method of instruction on the junior secondary school students achievement in mathematics. Four research questions and hypotheses were stated and tested...
What Message Should Health Educators Give regarding Electromagnetic Fields?
The possibility of extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF EMF) causing a number of medical conditions and common symptoms remains a concern and presents somewhat of a quandary to health educators in view of conflicting results. This study...