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. 4, December

Acceptance of Diversity in Human Sexuality: Will the Strategy Reducing Homophobia Also Reduce Discomfort of Cross-Dressing?
Homosexuality and cross dressing represent human sexuality diversity in the American culture. Since these lifestyles are generally not acceptable, homophobia and discomfort of crossdressers exist. Previous research has suggested that educating heterosexuals...
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Assessing University Students' General and Specific Critical Thinking
The study aims at examining the validity of a measure of critical thinking and at verifying the concept of general critical thinking. Components of this concept comprise cognitive skills, motivational disposition, behavioral habit, and ideological...
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College Student Attitudes and Behaviors toward Ending an Unsatisfactory Relationship
Two hundred and fifty-nine undergraduate university students completed an anonymous 40-item questionnaire designed to assess their attitudes and behaviors toward ending an unsatisfactory relationship. The data revealed that blacks and "involved"...
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Grade Expectations and Student Evaluation of Teaching
Promotion and tenure decisions are often linked to student evaluations of teaching. Previous studies show that some teachers try to influence student evaluation scores by "watering-down" course content and lowering grading standards. This study...
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Great Expectations: Tips for a Successful Working Relationship with Your Thesis Advisor
There are several publications that provide detailed information for doctoral students regarding the ins and outs of completing a dissertation. Many students at this level of academia have already written a master's thesis and are acquainted with...
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International Students' Strategies for Well-Being
How and why some international students experience their study abroad lives in positive ways is largely ignored in existing research. In this study, two international students were interviewed for their perception of the sources of well-being during...
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Multidimensional Academic Motivation of High Achieving African American Students
This study examined the possible motivational modes of 60 high achieving African American college students and the pathways associated with the students' selection of college of major, their perceptions of education, and their reasons for studying....
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Physical Activity Behavior and Attitudes toward Involvement among Physical Education, Health, and Leisure Services Pre-Professionals
The present study investigated leisure time physical activity behavior and attitudes/reasons for involvement among physical education (n=41), health (n=44), and leisure services (n=46) pre-professionals. Physical education majors reported significantly...
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Predictors of Success in Writing in English as a Foreign Language: Reading, Revision Behavior, Apprehension, and Writing
Multiple regression analyses revealed the following predictors of grades in an elective class in English composition for university level students in Taiwan: reading in English on a regular basis (positive), writing apprehension (negative), and...
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Prior Achievement, Aptitude, and Use of Learning Strategies as Predictors of College Student Achievement
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which college students' learning strategies, prior achievement, and aptitude predicted course achievement. Students' final course grades were regressed on the linear combination of reported...
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Religiosity and Depression in Intercollegiate Athletes
The present study examined the relationship between organizational, non-organizational, and intrinsic religiosity, and symptoms of depression in intercollegiate athletes. The Duke Religion Index and the Depression subscale of the Personality Assessment...
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Risky Decisions That Affect Subjective Well-Being: Validity and Distortions
Risky decisions are important in maintaining subjective well-being if they are based on an unbiased sampling of available information. Biased selection of information tends to produce non-optimal outcomes. Errors fall in the categories of (1) errors...
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Student Advisement: Applying a Web-Based Expert System to the Selection of an Academic Major
Academic advisement is unevenly provided in many high schools and colleges. Academic advisement appears to be an appropriate domain for an expert system. This paper describes a web-based expert system, which provides advice to high school students...
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Student and Parent Involvement in the Transition Process for College Freshmen with Learning Disabilities
For several decades now, universities have become keenly interested in improving student recruitment and retention, resulting in a heightened interest in identifying elements that contribute to success in college during the freshman experience....
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The Graded Journey
A proactive journey, professor and students working together could build and strengthen academia. At risk are historic norms supporting college for the elite, and the professor as fountain of wisdom. This article asks us to review those myths, and...
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When and Why Gender Differences in Saying "I Love You" among College Students
One-hundred and forty-seven never married undergraduates at a large southeastern university completed an anonymous 29 item questionnaire designed to assess gender differences in when and why they tell new partners "I love you." Males were significantly...
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