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. 43, No. 4, December

2006-2008 Studies on the Employability of UKM Graduates
This paper discusses the employability of UKM graduates in the job market from 2006-2008. Studies showed that the employability varied from discipline to discipline with the dentistry and medical graduates leading the pack. In recent years UKM graduates...
A Comparative Study on Value Ranking of the Turkish Teaching Department Students in Two Universities
Value is a subjective concept that answers the private reasons of making choices of individuals between the various alternatives in their lives. In this study, determining of two universities's female and male students's value understandings is aimed....
Aggression in Dating Relationships Compared by Country of Origin
AIMS: The purpose of this study was to analyze prevalence levels of aggression in dating relationships and to compare this by country of origin. The study also seeks more understanding of the violence experienced by men in these countries. METHOD:...
Effectiveness of Institutional Performance of Public Schools in the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia from the Perspective of School Administrators
This study aimed at evaluating the ,institutional performance in secondary school in the Eastern Region ,the study sample were comprised of 90 school principals during the academic year 2008/2009. The study concluded that the efficiency of the institutional...
Enhancing the Decision-Making of Extraverted College Students
Previous studies have demonstrated that many college students, specifically those high on extraversion are prone to risky and sometimes unethical decision-making. The present study examined the impact of a decision-making "tool" that incorporated the...
Evaluation of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire for Predicting Academic Performance in College Students of Varying Scholastic Aptitude
All 15 subscales of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich, Smith, Garcia, & McKeachie, 1993) were administered to 352 undergraduate students taking Introductory Psychology. Their scores were evaluated with respect to incremental...
Exploration of Intimacy in Intercultural and Intracultural Romantic Relationships in College Students
This study explores the area of intercultural dating relationships. An intercultural relationship is characterized by two individuals that come from different religions, cultures, and/or races and label their relationship as romantic. Such couples...
Factors Affecting International Students' Transition to Higher Education Institutions in the United States
Contents Literature Review Gender, Ethnicity, and Graduate Status English Speaking Classes. ESL, and OIS Method Respondents Instruments Results English Proficiency ESL Program Users and Nonusers Class Size Preference Instructors' Efforts for Classroom...
Gender Differences in International Students' Adjustment
As gender roles in the society are being rapidly redefined, female students today are showing outstanding academic prowess and pursuing higher education. The current study recruited Korean international students (n = 76) enrolled in universities in...
Graduates' Perceptions towards UKM's Infrastructure
This paper reports on the surveys which were conducted between 2006 and 2008 on graduates' perceptions towards the infrastructure at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). It covered three major aspects pertaining to learning, living and leisure on...
Integration and Institutional Commitment as Predictors of College Student Transition: Are Third Week Indicators Significant?
This study sought to determine if very early college experiences impact academic outcomes. Specifically, this study used regression models to investigate whether academic integration, social integration, and institutional commitment measured during...
Jealousy during Dating among Female College Students
This study examined the relationship between several situational and personality variables and jealousy in dating relationships among 100 college women volunteers who completed a series of questionnaires about themselves and their dating situations....
Knowledge of, and Attitudes to, Indoor Air Pollution in Kuwaiti Students, Teachers and University Faculty
The concentrations of air pollutants in residences can be many times those in outside air, and many of these pollutants are known to have adverse health consequences. Despite this, there have been very few attempts to delineate knowledge of, and attitudes...
Making the Most of a Small Midwestern University: The Case of Transfer Students
Although there is a substantial literature on factors that encourage college students' success, Light's 2001 Harvard study, Making the Most of College, represents the largest qualitative study in a highly quantitative gathering. There is little qualitative...
Motivational Orientation and Burnout among Undergraduate College Students
This study examined the relationships among motivational orientations based on self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000b) and burnout among undergraduate college students. A sample of 191 university students was administered the Academic Motivation...
Seven Criteria for an Effective Classroom Environment
There are a plethora of variables which affect pupils in the classroom. These might involve the obvious such as uncomfortable temperature readings a well as the following: * small group work as compared to individual activities * use of measurably...
Sources of Stress among College Students-The Case of a Credit Transfer Program
This exploratory study intends to identify the types and nature of stressor experienced by students in an American Degree Transfer Program at a private university college in Malaysia. Data collection was done by an open-ended questionnaire. The findings...
Strategies for Finding and Selecting an Ideal Thesis or Dissertation Topic: A Review of Literature
Choosing an ideal master's thesis or doctoral dissertation topic is probably one of the most important decisions students will make while in graduate school. Some graduate students may spend a year or even longer looking for potential topics before...
Stress and Substance Use among ASIAN American and Latino College Students
The present study investigated the relationship between stress and substance use among 347 Asian American, 346 Latino, and 776 White college students. Although stress was not found to predict substance use among the ethnic/ethnic group studied, results...
Student Perceptions of Educator Effectiveness: A Follow-Up Study
The current study investigates graduate student perceptions of educator effectiveness. This study is the follow-up to a pilot and instrument validation study conducted by the researcher. The findings of the previous study indicated student biases in...
Teaching for Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institutions: University of Jordan as a Case Study
In Jordan, a rapid movement of educational reform is taking place nowadays. Curricula development, teacher education, using information and communication technology (ICT), improving teaching and learning strategies and integrating different subjects...
The Doctoral Cohort Model: Increasing Opportunities for Success
Participation in a doctoral program cohort significantly increases the chances for the successful completion of the course of studies for all members of the cohort. After examining the concept of the cohort and the current research literature, the...
The Effect of Late Registration for College Classes
Objective: To assess the outcome of late registration for college classes and early class withdrawal. Method: Computerized 2007-9 school record data on 7,200 college students were analyzed to evaluate the effect of late class registration on the...
What Attracts High-Achieving, Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Students to the Physical Sciences and Engineering?
Socioeconomically disadvantaged (SED) students are less likely to major in physical sciences or engineering. To guide recruitment and retention of a diversity of talent, this study examined what attracts high-achieving SED students to these fields....
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