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. 36, No. 2, June

African-American Students in a Predominantly-White University: Factors Associated with Retention
Integrating multiple sources of institutional information can help administrators identify factors related to retention. In this study, 183 African-American freshmen participated in a campus climate survey during their first semester on campus....
A Mixed-Gender Date Rape Prevention Intervention Targeting Freshmen College Athletes
This paper describes the evaluation of a mixed-gender workshop given to all freshman athletes from a large eastern university. A randomized post-test only experimental design was used to compare the date rape attitudes of freshman athletes who were...
Caring for Youth in Relation to the Terrorists' Threats and Crisis States of the Social Order
When our youth live during crisis states like the destruction of our World Trade Centers, there is an immediate and urgent need for specialized health care. Such care typically begins with the family physician, and often includes the use of prescription...
Class Size and Achievement in Higher Education: A Summary of Current Research
With rapidly increasing enrollment and soaring tuition becoming major concerns of students, instructors, and administrators in many institutions of higher learning, the search to identify the most effective ways of delivering a high quality education...
Fraternities, Sororities, and Academic Dishonesty
Numerous studies have documented high rates of cheating among college students, especially members of fraternities and sororities. This study examines the relationship between membership in a fraternity or sorority and the frequency of academic...
Gun Control Attitudes and the Criminal Justice Student: Do Differences Exist?
This study examined 254 students attitudes towards gun control. Of central concern was whether criminal justice students attitudes were different from other students attending a medium-sized southern university. Findings show criminal justice majors...
Intercollegiate Student-Athlete Signed Memorabilia: Student-Athletes' Attitudes toward an Untapped Revenue Source
The strengthening presence of corporate involvement in intercollegiate athletics has become an increasing concern for many involved in intercollegiate athletics. Central to the issue is raising the necessary funding while keeping with the amateur...
Korean College Students' Time Allocation: Sociocultural Implications for Career Development and Gender Role
In Korea, individuals' lifestyles are strongly influenced and prescribed by Confucian ideology (Shim, 1995). Although gender differences in household labor are getting less pronounced as the Korean society becomes more modernized, this study revealed...
Preparing Business School Graduates for the 21st Century Workplace
Business school educators need to be aware of possibilities for developing new techniques to better prepare graduates for an increasingly complex business environment. One criticism of current curricula is that they are too specialized, producing...
Psychoeducation: From Classroom to Treatment Group
Research contrasting two formats for psychoeducational treatment, student-led class seminar groups and class paper assignments, showed participant level of intrapersonal and interpersonal interaction to be a significant independent variable for...
Relationships between Body Modifications and Very High-Risk Behaviors in a College Population
Previous studies have revealed a positive correlation between risky behaviors (such as the use of drugs, cigarettes, and alcohol) and participation in body modification. There is a shortage of available research, however, investigating the relationship...
Relativism and Absolutism: Keeping College Students Involved in the Examination of Truth
Grappling with what is real and true is an important academic experience for college teachers and students alike. A form of relativism ("whose to say what is true?") and absolutism ("truth is always true in every situation") represent opposing views...
Screening for Impaired Driving Risk among College Students
This study tested the Impaired Driving Screening (IDS) instrument to identify college students at risk for impaired driving. Of the 782 undergraduates screened, 35% used alcohol, 8.6% binge drank, 27.5% recently drove after drinking, and 32.7% rode...
Self-Concept as a Predictor of College Freshman Academic Adjustment
Whether self-concept predicts college freshman academic adjustment was investigated measuring self-perception of 12 self-concept domains and 5 social support domains. Self-perception of intellectual ability and Instructors' support were positive...
Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy of College Students with Disabilities
The present study investigated the relationship between self-esteem and self-efficacy among college students with physical and learning disabilities. Participants included forty-four undergraduate students and four graduate students registered with...
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 teaching at the college level....
The College of Business and Technology's Course Embedded Student Outcomes Assessment Process
Student learning assessment is an integral part of effective teaching and quality student learning. With higher education being scrutinized so closely today, it is more important than ever for a university to have an effective student learning assessment...
The Lie Score on the Personal Development Test Depicts the Creditability of Test Taker: As Well as PDT Scores
The LIE score on The Personal Development Test is modeled after the earlier LIE score on the Minnesota Personality Test. It depicts the creditability of the test taker; as well as that of the PDT scores. The research shows that the higher the personal...
Using Curriculum Evaluation as a Basis for Clinical Faculty Development
Professional development is the phrase that many professions use to describe the continuous learning that professionals may need to maintain, enhance, or broaden their competence. Professional development in physical therapy is essential to update...