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. 35, No. 1, March

Adjustment Issues of Turkish College Students Studying in the United States
This study examined the adjustment issues of Turkish college students in the U.S. The Instrument of Student Adjustment Strain (ISAS) was used in the study. The participants were 79 college Turkish students. Results indicated that those who had better...
A Model for Training and Evaluating Graduate Teaching Assistants
Although authorities frequently express concern about the training and support of graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), their involvement typically begins and ends with concern. This paper presents a proven model for the effective training of GTAs....
College Student Use of the Internet for Mate Selection
One-hundred-ninety-one never married undergraduate university students completed an anonymous 28 item questionnaire designed to assess their attitudes toward and involvement in use of the Internet to find a mate. The data revealed that friendship,...
Comparing Democratic Maturity Test Scores for German and American College Freshman
The study sought to compare scores on The Democratic Maturity Test between German and American college freshman students. The test is designed to measure two things: (1) personal maturity, and (2) social integration. The American students were significantly...
Differences among Women Attending University on Thinking, Learning and Academic Performance
This study focused on how women differ as to their best performance time, their thinking and learning processes, and academic performances. The participants were 183 women, from 17 to 62 years of age, who (were enrolled in undergraduate and graduate...
Idiosyncratic Role-Elaboration, Academic Performance, and Adjustment among African-American and European-American Male College Student-Athletes
Ley A. Killeya is now at Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School. Please address correspondence to Cognitive Skills Program, UBHC D-338, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Telephone: (732)-235-4129. Electronic mail: killeylh@umdnj.edu....
Integrating International Aspects in Business Courses
Educators in Colleges of Business face continual pressure to include international aspects of their disciplines when teaching their courses. This paper suggests several easy, practical, and interesting ways to supplement text material on international...
I Saw It in the Movies: Suggestions for Incorporating Film and Experiential Learning in the College History Survey Course
For many undergraduates, history courses are inherently uninteresting and the required papers are boring. The analysis project described here is designed as an alternative to the traditional history research paper but is adaptable to any field of study...
Perceived Levels of Academic Stress among First Timers in Nigerian Universities
This investigation preliminarily explored the level of perceived academic stress among first timer undergraduates in Federal Universities in Nigeria during the 1997/1998 academic year. The influence of such variables like, gender, admission process,...
Recipients of Unwanted Sexual Encounters among College Students
We examined the prevalence of unwanted sexual encounters among male and female students at a small Midwestern residential college. Our results replicate a growing body of research that indicates that men and women are the recipients of unwanted sexual...
Sexual Values of College Students
Six-hundred-twenty never married undergraduates at a large southeastern university identified the sexual values which guide their behavior in sexual decision making. Both women and men were more relativistic than absolutist or hedonistic. However,...
Student Retention in an Historically Black Institution
This study looked at the ability of pre- and early-matriculation variables to predict the retention or attrition of black residential and white commuter students at an historically black, open admissions university. Using a categorical scheme developed...
Student Teachers Perceptions of a Teacher Training Program
The evaluation of an institution must, to a large extent be based on the degree to which its educational program meets the needs of students in the area it serves. Since these needs are related to the opportunities, conditions, program effectiveness,...
Substance Use among Vietnamese American College Students
Little is known about substance use among Vietnamese American College students. Previous studies showed that substance use is more prevalent among White, African-Americans and Hispanics, than in Asian Americans in the US. As a result, many believe...
The Learning Experience of Chinese Students in American Universities: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
This article reports a case study on the cross-cultural learning experiences of two Chinese students in American universities. It described their experiences in the following areas: motivations for learning, frustrations and satisfactions, strategies...
The Relationship between Sleep Length and Grade-Point Average among College Students
Previous research indicated that short sleepers (those who typically sleep 6 or fewer hours out of every 24) report more symptoms of psychological maladjustment than do long sleepers (those who sleep more than 9 hours). The presence of psychological...
Victimization and Attempted Suicide among College Students
This research focused on the relationship of memories of childhood physical and sexual abuse, rape and attempted suicide. Two samples (1992, n = 958 and 1998, n = 1520) of college undergraduates were compared by use of similar questionnaires. Both...
Virtual Food Service Systems: Technology Transforming University Food Service Structure
Although university food service providers face rapidly changing constraints, the two traditional food service structure models -- single contractor and self-operated -- have retained their near-universal grip on university campuses. In some institutional...
What College Students Say about Intercollegiate Athletics: A Survey of Attitudes and Beliefs
A sample of 1028 college students were asked to indicate the degree to which they agreed or disagreed with a set of statements concerning intercollegiate athletics. Students were generally supportive of intercollegiate athletic programs; however, they...