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. 39, No. 2, June

A Comparative Study of Performance on a College Student Newspaper: Foreign versus American Students
This study attempts to make a qualitative comparison between the contributions to a student newspaper made by foreign students and American students as well as make some analytical assessments as to the focus and world view brought to bear on the writings...
A Comparison between African-American and White Students Enrolled in an Equal Opportunity Program on Predominantly White College Campuses: Perceptions of the Campus Environment
This article compares the campus environmental perceptions of African-American and White students enrolled in an equal opportunity program on predominantly White campuses. These are students who are trying to overcome socioeconomic and academic challenges...
An Exploration of the Factors That Affect the Academic Success of College Sophomores
Researchers have suggested that, although they have not received much attention in the research literature, college sophomores may face academic difficulties. Pattengale and Schriener (2000) said that the sophomore year may be a time in which students...
Assessing the Knowledge Base of Faculty at a Private, Four-Year Institution
The following study evaluated the knowledge, experience and attitudes, that faculty at a private four-year institution have towards students with disabilities. The 208 participants responded to a survey questionnaire. The findings of the study indicated...
A Study of Experienced Special Education Teachers' Perceptions of Adminstrative Support
The purpose of this study is to describe the level of administrator support perceived by special education teachers in South Texas. The literature on teacher retention indicates that "lack of administrative support" as an important reason for leaving...
Building an Alumni Support Community: Tracking Alumni for Program Evaluation and Added Value
This paper is a report of the development of a systematic process for locating instructional design alumni and recruiting them to provide feedback from their workplaces. The purpose of initiating this process is related to program improvement through...
College Persistence and Student Attitudes toward Financial Success
This study found that students who highly valued financial success were less likely to continue at the same institution from their first to their second year of college and were more likely to drop out of college than students who valued financial...
College Students' Perceptions about Career Fairs: What They like, What They Gain, and What They Want to See
College instructors use a variety of strategies to increase the likelihood that their students will find jobs. Career fairs are just one strategy designed to help students think more clearly about their career paths. It has traditionally been assumed...
Exploring the Use of First Name to Address Faculty Members in Graduate Programs
Twenty-six graduate psychology students at 2 Midwestern public universities used a self-report questionnaire for an exploratory study to rate interactions with faculty based on mode of address. When students addressed faculty by first name. they rated...
Moral Development in Fraternity Members: A Case Study
Research on the effects of Greek life on college student moral development has generally concluded that membership in these organizations does little to enhance moral development. However, this qualitative case study of one fraternity found otherwise....
Perceptions of International Students toward GRE
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is an aptitude test thought to reflect intelligence or the capacity to learn and is used by colleges for admission of students into graduate school. No matter bow well written, no test can measure all aspects of intelligence,...
Personal and Social Contributors to Dropout Risk for Undergraduate Students
The purpose of the present study was to examine how personal characteristics (e.g., loneliness, interpersonal competence) and social characteristics (e.g., marginality) contributed to dropout risk among undergraduate students. The respondents (n=127...
Preparation for the Real Business World: Empirical Research in the MBA Finance Curriculum
The majority of MBA students receive little exposure to formal empirical research even though research and development spending at corporations around the world continues to increase. We believe that in order to be successful managers, MBA graduates...
Sexual Attitudes of College Students: The Impact of Religiosity and Spirituality
Factors such as religiosity and spirituality were examined to determine their impact on the sexual attitudes of college students. The sample consisted of 330 undergraduate students from a southeastern doctoral research institution. It was hypothesized...
Stress, Race and Substance Use in College
This study investigates the role of stress in the substance use behavior of black and white college students. We examine the issue across race and look both at measures of traumatic stress and life stress. A perusal of the research literature reveals...
Student Awareness of Educational Requirements for Desired Careers and the Utility of a Careers in Psychology Course
In the last twenty years colleges have begun to emphasize the importance of career training in undergraduate programs. The current investigation addressed three questions related to this movement. First, are college students, in general, aware of the...
The Financial Knowledge of College Freshmen
The problem of the study was to determine college freshmen's financial knowledge. The entire freshman English 101, College Reading and Writing class at Texas A&M University--Commerce was surveyed. There were a total of 407 students enrolled in...
The Goetz Plan: A Practical Smoking Cessation Program for College Students
Smoking is a serious health concern in today's society. College students represent a large portion of the smoking public and could have a unique opportunity to quit smoking with a college smoking cessation program. One idea for a smoking cessation...
The Rhetoric of Mock Trial Debate: Using Logos, Pathos and Ethos in Undergraduate Competition
While engaging in learning about roles of evidence, rules of procedure and case law, undergraduate mock trial students must also learn how to effectively communicate their evidence to the fact-finder. In mock trial, as in real courtroom trials in the...

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