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. 1, March

Addressing the Underrepresentation of African-Americans in Counseling and Psychology Programs
Over the last two decades, there has been an upward trend in the number of African-American doctoral students completing counseling and psychology programs. However, despite these trends, African-American faculty continue to be significantly underrepresented...
An Alternative Theoretical Model: Examining Psychosocial Identity Development of International Students in the United States
Despite the plethora of college student identity development research, very little attention has been paid to the identity formation of international students. Rather than adopting existing identity theories in college student development, this exploratory...
Career Aspirations of Undergraduate Mathematics Majors: An Exploratory Study
There has been much research attention on ability level, motivation, and self-efficacy of students at schools of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). However, there is scant research on vocational choice, career development and...
Community Driven Introduction to Social Work Course
Introductory courses in undergraduate social work and human services programs have received scant attention in the literature despite having considerable responsibility in their curricula. In addition to providing a foundation for the courses that...
Considering Shame and Its Implications for Student Learning
Research evidence is accumulating to suggest that shame can be implicated in important ways in student adjustment to the learning environment. Student survey data spring-fall 2010 suggest that shame is associated with variables thought to be closely...
Depression and Related Problems in University Students
Method: Depression and related problems were studied in a sample of 283 university students. Results: The students with high depression scores also had high scores on anxiety, intrusive thoughts, controlling intrusive thoughts and sleep disturbances...
Does Self-Esteem Moderate the Relations among Perceived Stress, Coping, and Depression?
This study examined self-esteem as a moderator of the influence of perceived stress and coping on symptoms of depression in a sample of 713 college students. The results suggest that self-esteem may play an important role in the development of depressive...
Financial Knowledge and Aptitudes: Impacts on College Students' Financial Well-Being
The study examines relationship between college students' money-related aptitudes, financial management practices and financial well-being. By integrating Kidwell, Brinberg and Turrisi's model of money management (2003) and other research on financial...
Frazzled by Facebook? an Exploratory Study of Gender Differences in Social Network Communication among Undergraduate Men and Women
Although a majority of young adults are members of at least one social networking site, peer reviewed research examining gender differences in social networking communication is sparse. This study examined gender differences in social networking, particularly...
Gender Differences in the Academic Performance and Retention of Undergraduate Engineering Majors
This study examined the role of academic performance factors, and personality traits as measured by the Hogan Personality Inventory (Hogan & Hogan, 2007), in the academic success and retention of undergraduate engineering majors. With regard to...
Gender Roles and Night-Sky Watching among College Students
The present study investigated the relationship between gender roles and night-sky watching in a sample of college students (N= 16l). The Bern Sex-Role Inventory (BSRI) and the Noctcaelador Inventory (NI) were used to investigate the differences between...
Jordan University Students' Performance on the Verbs Make and Do
This paper attempted to study Jordan University students' performance on MAKE and DO at the two linguistic levels of production and recognition. The main objectives were to see if the students were aware of the differences in use between these high-frequency...
Life Experiences of Dissatisfied Science and Engineering Graduate Students in Taiwan
The purpose of this study was to describe the life experiences of science/engineering students who had been dissatisfied with their lives during graduate school in Taiwan. This study adopted a qualitative method of phenomenology utilizing in-depth...
Measuring Service-Mindedness and Its Relationship with Spirituality and Life Satisfaction
A self-report measure of service-mindedness was designed in order to fill in a gap in the literature and evaluate a potential link between spirituality and satisfaction with life. A sample of 133 undergraduate students at a Catholic university in the...
Positioning Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) for the K-Economy
The paper sets out to report on UKM's efforts to make research thrive in an increasingly competitive world, identifying the niches is part of our efforts towards strengthening and realization of our research goals. The niches are carefully selected...
Poverty Discrimination Revealed through Student Peer Evaluations
Some instructors feel that allowing students to evaluate one another's school work encourages students to assume ownership of the education process, while others feel that this practice is problematic; in that, students may use the opportunity in inappropriate...
Predicting End-of-Semester Interest and Self-Efficacy from Course and Professor Ratings
Prior research has shown that both self-efficacy and interest are related to important academic processes outcomes such as use of deep strategies, persistence, attention, and achievement. However, little research has examined whether course and professor...
Preparing Students for the New Reality
The purpose of this paper is to explain the hypercompetitive new reality in the global marketplace, discuss cultural changes in the United States leading to declining student performance and graduates who are unprepared for a competitive work environment,...
Recent Leaders in American Education
The writer would like to suggest eight recent leaders who have contributed much in assisting teachers to help pupils achieve well. These educators are largely from the twentieth century. Their contributions appear in educational journals, teacher education...
The Relationship Talk: Assessing Partner Commitment
"The talk" is culturally understood to mean a discussion whereby both partners in a relationship reveal their feelings about each other and their commitment to a future together. Typically, one partner feels a greater need to clarity the future and...
The Use of the First Language in Second Language Learning Reconsidered
This paper aims to study new techniques in second language learning involving the active use of the mother tongue in classroom situations. Several teaching methods will be discussed such as The Alternating Approach, The New Concurrent Method, and Community...
The Workload of Faculty Members: The Example of Educational Faculties in Turkey
The purpose of this study was to determine the workload and opinions about the workload of faculty members who work in faculties of education in public universities in Turkey. The sample of this study consisted of 67 of 159 faculty members (professors,...
Twin Similarities in Holland Types as Shown by Scores on the Self-Directed Search
This study examined the degree of similarity between scores on the Self-Directed Search from one set of identical twins. Predictably, a high congruence score was found. Results from a biographical sheet are discussed as well as implications of the...
Using Study Plans to Develop Self-Directed Learning Skills: Implications from a Pilot Project
Self-directed learning has been lauded as a powerful learner-centered approach to involve students in every aspect of their learning. This article depicts a pilot project utilizing study plan as a vehicle to promote self-directed learning in an intensive...
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