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. 45, No. 3, September

An Analysis of Chinese Business Students' Performance on a Test of Emotional Intelligence
The relationship between leadership and Emotional Intelligence (El) has been the subject of significant research. This study was designed to extend that research by evaluating factors which may be related to ways in which groups of individuals differ...
An Exploratory Study of College Students' Fanning Behavior on Facebook
This study examined variables that predict college students' use of Facebook as well as their motives to fan companies on Facebook. Also of interest were variables that contribute to students' decisions to fan, how students who fan differ from those...
Breakup Distress in University Students: A Review
This review covers recent research on breakup distress in university students using the Breakup Distress Scale adapted from the Inventory of Complicated Grief. In the first study, 37% of the variance in Breakup Distress Scale scores was explained by...
Cell Phone Use and Grade Point Average among Undergraduate University Students
The present study examined whether cell phone use frequency is correlated with academic performance as measured by grade point average among undergraduate university students. Participants completed a survey about their cell phone use and also reported...
College Students' Stress under Current Economic Downturn
College students are constantly influenced by multiple stressors from different aspects of their lives and the society. Life and academic stress often generate difficulties and impact college students' mental health. College students have been stressed...
Evaluation of the Work-Based Learning Courses in the Manufacturing Technology Program in a Community College
The primary concern of this evaluation was to improve the usefulness of the work-based learning components in the Manufacturing Technology program in a community college. This study employed semi-structured individual interviews with students, faculty,...
Factors Influencing Kuwaiti Student Teachers' Choice of Teaching as a Profession
This study investigated the factors that influenced Kuwaiti student-teachers to choose teaching as a profession. Data collected from responses to questionnaires completed by 400 student teachers who took a summer course in the academic year 2009/2010...
Gender Differences in Academic Performance among Undergraduates at the University of Jordan: Are They Real or Stereotyping?
The grade point averages (GPAs) of the University of Jordan undergraduate students from 2002 to 2007 were studied to determine gender differences in academic performance over the above mentioned period. Students' records (17,522 females, 8,600 males)...
Health and Lifestyle Practices among Female Students in a South African University Setting
Lifestyle during young adulthood is associated with a sharp decline in physical activity patterns. Exercise behaviour is a key factor and an important motivator to bring about change in the health of most people. Aims of this research included investigation...
Laboratory Experiences of Science and Engineering Graduate Students at Three Research-Oriented Universities in Taiwan
The purpose of this study was to describe the laboratory experiences of science/engineering graduate students from three research-oriented universities in northern Taiwan. This study adopted a qualitative method of phenomenology utilizing indepth interviews...
Learning Styles and Effective Learning Habits of University Students: A Case from Turkey
This study investigates learning styles and effective learning habits in a Turkish University. Research based on a small private university in Istanbul found that the percentages of undergraduate students examined by Kolb's Learning Style Inventory...
Semester Long Changes in Sleep Duration for College Students
Statement of the Problem: This study was intended to assess changes in nightly sleep duration over the course of one semester based on gender, residency, and year in school among college students. In addition, issues related to short sleep, factors...
Standardized Testing for Outcomes Assessment: Reanalysis of the Major Field Test for the MBA (MFT-MBA), with Corrections and Clarifications: (Rejoinder to R. Wright, Standardized Testing for Outcome Assessment: Analysis of the Educational Testing Service MBA Tests)
Wright (2010) questioned the reliability and validity of the Major Field Test for MBA (MFT-MBA) and made a series of claims against the use of the test as an outcomes assessment for MBA programs. These claims, including an incorrect interpretation...
Statistics Anxiety and Science Attitudes: Age, Gender, and Ethnicity Factors
We examined student characteristics, statistics anxiety and attitudes toward science among 104 (76 females, 23 males, 5 gender not disclosed) undergraduates. Younger students were more negative regarding the implications of science and the enjoyment...
Students' Standards in Correcting Faculty Members' Performance in Jordanian Universities from the Perspective of Al-Balqa'Applied University Students Case Study
The study aimed at revealing Students' standards in correcting faculty members' performance in Jordanian Universities from the perspective of Al-Balqa' Applied University students / Case study. The study society was formed All the students of Al-Balqa'...
Student Stalking of Faculty: Results of a Nationwide Survey
Stalking behaviors on college campuses have been studied and recognized for some time. However, student stalking of college faculty has remained relatively unrecognized. In the present study, college faculty across the United States completed online...
The Cornerstones of Modern Physics
This paper takes a look at the two cornerstones of modern physics--Quantum Mechanics and The Theory of Relativity (Both Special and General). The differences and similarities for the two subjects are presented. More of their differences and similarities...
The Effects of Prerequisites and Curricular Continuity: Domestic versus Imported
This study examines course continuity and its relationship to academic performance. Specifically, it investigated whether the institution at which prerequisites were taken influences the grades in two target business courses. Data from 611 undergraduate...
Which Students Complete Extra-Credit Work?
Do the students who "need it" complete extra credit assignments? Using a large sample of students (N = 508) from several non-introductory psychology college courses, analyses revealed that those with existing higher grades are more likely to complete...
Work Sampling of a Professor during "Off-Contract" Periods
This research paper studies how the time of a professor is used during the summer when he is off contract. The professor used an industrial engineering technique called work sampling to gather data. This professor is under a 9 month contract as many...
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