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. 46, No. 3, September

A Comparison of Dietary Intakes between Male and Female Korean American College Students: A Two Generation Study
The purpose of this study is to observe the differences in dietary intakes between two generations, male and female Korean American college students with their respective parents, living in the Los Angeles Areas. This study compared dietary nutrient...
A Cross-Cultural Study of Differences in Romantic Attitudes between American and Albanian College Students
Cross-cultural differences in romantic attitudes are often taken for granted and accepted. However, very little research has been conducted to clearly state how much and how different Albanian and American college students are in the way they love....
"All Work and No Play ..." Overcommitment and Personality among University and College Students
Students' traits, attitudes and behaviors can be a key factor in how they prepare for entering a career and later adapt to working life. Based on this, the aim of this study was to explore associations between personality traits and overcommitment...
Assessing Environmental Literacy of Pre-Vocational Education Teachers in Jordan
This study assesses the environmental literacy (knowledge, attitudes, and concerns) of pre-vocational education teachers. A total of 124 teachers participated in the study. Data was collected through a closed ended questionnaire. Questionnaire validity...
Breakup Effects on University Students' Perceived Academic Performance
The Problem: Problems that might be expected to affect perceived academic performance were studied in a sample of 283 university students. Results: Breakup Distress Scale scores, less time since the breakup and no new relationship contributed to 16%...
Career Choice in Engineering: The Influence of Peers and Parents Implication for Counseling
This study was designed to investigate the relationship between parental and peer group influence on career choice in engineering profession among adolescents. The research design adopted was correlational because it sought to establish the relationship...
College Student Perceptions and Ideals of Teaching: An Exploratory Pilot Study
Student perceptions and ideals of teaching influence the quality of classroom interaction, student attendance, student learning, and perhaps even career choice. However, students are not singularly impacted by their perceptions and ideals; their preferences...
Cyberstalking and College-Age Students: A Bibliometric Analysis across Scholarly Databases
Research on the topic of cyberbullying has proliferated over the past decade, particularly on its impact on school-aged children (see Piotrowski, 2011). However, there is limited research on the incidence and impact of cyberstalldng, a related type...
Cycling through the Blues: The Impact of Systemic External Stressors on Student Mental States and Symptoms of Depression
Recent literature on depression and mental stress has recognized that college students face a unique set of pressures in the academic arena which render them vulnerable to lowered self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. A 1994 study found that young...
Grading Standards and Student Performance in Community College and University Courses
Research was undertaken to determine whether comparable grading standards are used in evaluating student performance at two-year community colleges and four-year universities. Examination of academic records of 417 students who took college level math...
Health Knowledge among Historically Black College and University Students: An Exploratory Study
Traditionally, vast health disparities exist in African American populations. Evidence suggests that historically Black college students exhibit high levels of health knowledge; however, it also suggests that this knowledge does not translate into...
Intention to Persist and Retention of First-Year Students: The Importance of Motivation and Sense of Belonging
At public Ph.D. granting institutions in the United States, approximately 22% of first-year college students do not return for their sophomore year (ACT, 2011). It was hypothesized that higher levels of sense of belonging would be related to self-reported...
Mastering Leadership Concepts through Utilizing Critical Thinking Strategies within Educational Administration Courses at Kuwait University
The current study aims at exploring the students' perceptions of mastering leadership concepts and critical thinking strategies implemented by faculty members in the college of education at Kuwait University, and the impact of the later on former....
Non-Cognitive Predictors of Student Success in College
College student success and graduation are important to students seeking a degree and to the nation's communities (Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1998), yet only just better than half of the students who enroll in 4-year colleges and universities...
Perception of Teachers on Health Education & Nutrition for Kindergarten Students in Kuwait
This study is designed to assess the perception of Kindergarten teachers in Kuwait regarding the role of health education in Promoting healthy nutrition for children in KG Level. For this purpose, a questionnaire was administered to 250 Kindergarten...
Perceptions of College Students on Social Factors That Influence Student Matriculation
This study analyzed undergraduate students' (n = 280) attitudes toward selected social factors that would influence and discourage student persistence at a four-year research university. Using a modified Delphi technique to construct the questionnaire,...
Psychometric Properties of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire for Sultan Qaboos University Students
Research on university student learning has suggested that students' motivational orientations and learning strategies are critical to their academic achievement. In an attempt to assess the levels of motivation and the usage of learning resources...
Stress Carry-Over and College Student Health Outcomes
Objective: Using a stress carry-over perspective, this study examines the relationship between stress stemming from school and family domains and physical and mental health outcomes. Methods: The study sample included 268 undergraduate men and women...
Students Opinions and Attitudes towards Physical Education Classes in Kuwait Public Schools
n and attitude toward physical education classes. Two thousand seven hundred (2700) students answered the survey: 1239 (45.3%) were male students and 1497 (54.7%) were female from Kuwait six districts: Al_Hawalli, Al_Asimah, Al_Jahra, Al_Mobarak, Al_Farwniah,...
The Impact of a 15-Week Lifetime Wellness Course on Behavior Change and Self-Efficacy in College Students
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a lifetime wellness course on changing students' global self-efficacy, physical self-efficacy, and wellness behavior. Methods. Seventy-one college students from a lifetime wellness...
What Instructor Qualities Do Students Reward?
Most higher education institutions have a policy regarding instructor evaluation and students play a dominant role in evaluation of classroom instruction. A standardized course/instructor evaluation form was used to understand the relationship of item...