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. 3, September

Acceptability of Marital Violence among College Men and Women: Does Gender and Current Relationship Status Matter?
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of gender, current relationship status, and the interaction between gender and relationship status on the acceptability of marital violence among college men and women. Participants completed a questionnaire...
An Empirical Investigation of MPA Student Performance and Admissions Criteria
The quality of a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) program, similar to other undergraduate and graduate programs in business and other disciplines, is typically directly related to the quality of its students. While there is a considerable published...
An "Inverse" Validation of Holland's Theory
This article used an "inverse" approach to assess the validity of Holland's theory; that IS, it examined the degree of congruency between participant's least-characteristic Holland types and their least desirable occupational choice. Implications for...
Are Introductory Courses a Proper Venue for Deep Thought about the Discipline?
An introductory course is the discipline's handshake; it is the greeting that either seals the deal or in varying degrees convinces the learner that this discipline has little usefulness. Given the huge stakes in forming a strategy for the introductory...
Burnout in College Student Volunteers: A Cross-Level Study
Burnout in college students is an issue of concern. It adversely affects the learning of students as well as their overall health and well-being. However, little attention has been paid to burnout in college students who donate their time as volunteers...
Comparing Students' Enrolment and Graduate Output in Home Economics with Other Vocational Subjects in Colleges of Education in Nigeria
The purpose of this study was to compare students' enrolment and graduate output in Home Economics with other Vocational subjects in the Colleges of Education in Nigeria. The target population included twenty (20) Federal Colleges and twenty-seven...
Does Experience in College Mathematics Courses Affect Elementary Arithmetic Performance in College Students?
Undergraduate and graduate students at Cameron University (N = 158) were given the D' Amore Test of Elementary Arithmetic to test whether or not experience in college mathematics courses might be associated with a relative increase in arithmetic performance...
Gender Differences in Food Selections of Students at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)
The lack of proper nutrition and physical activity can lead to increased weight gain and development of chronic diseases. Studies show a nationwide trend in the number of college aged individuals being classified as overweight according to BMI calculations....
Information Literacy Assessment: Moving beyond Computer Literacy
Information literacy is a concept that has evolved as a result of recent efforts to move technology-based instruction and research to a level above the long-held concepts previously associated with "computer literacy"; the focus of information literacy...
Involved and Focused? Students' Perceptions of Institutional Identity, Personal Goal Orientation and Levels of Campus Engagement
The present study explores the relationship between students' perception of their institution's mission identity, personal goal orientation tendencies, and the extent to which they engage in mission-driven activities. Goal orientation research categorizes...
Learning Styles and the Relationship to Attachment Styles and Psychological Symptoms in College Women
This study examined relationships between specific learning styles, attachment styles and psychological symptoms in a sample of female college students (N=246). The participants in this study were assessed on the above variables through completion...
Mathematics: Content and Pedagogy
The debate has gone on for some time in terms of which is more salient for the teacher to be well versed in, mathematical content versus methods and approaches in teaching. Both are salient. They cannot be separated from each other. The mathematics...
Motivational Attitudes toward Participating in Physical Activity among International Students Attending Colleges in the United States
The purpose of this study was to investigate motivational attitudes toward participating in physical activity among international students attending colleges in the United States. Five-hundred twenty-one students participated in this study. The results...
NCLB, School-Based Instructional Policy and Decision-Making: A Proposed Research Agenda
The delivered curriculum, or the curriculum the students actually experience has always been a function of teacher decision making. Since the inception of high stakes accountability, the curricula to which students are exposed have become a focal point...
Plagiarism and Costs
It is costly for faculty to deal with cheating. Keith-Spiegel et al. (1998) identified several of these costs and argued that they can be grouped into four categories: emotionality, difficult, fear, and denial. I argue that the emotional and fear costs...
Relationship between Sleep Quality and Health Risk Behaviors in Undergraduate College Students
The Sleep Quality Index (SQI) and the Centers for Disease Control's National College Health Risk Survey (NCHRS) were administered to 859 undergraduates at a large southeastern university. Results indicated that 76.6% reported occasional sleep problems...
Self in Self-Worth Protection: The Relationship of Possible Selves and Self-Protective Strategies
This study examined community college students' future-related self-concept, termed "possible selves," in relationship to their current academic behavior with a focus on self-worth protective strategies. As demonstrated via hierarchical regression,...
Stepping into the 'Real World': Architecture Students' Preparedness for Professional Practice
Literature indicated the need to include a variety of skills in architecture pedagogy to better enable students to establish their footing in professional practice. This study attempted to understand perceptions of fourth year architecture students...
Taking a Trait Approach to Understanding College Students' Perceptions of Group Work
This study examined whether college students' perceptions of the positive and negative attributes of group work are associated with their tolerance for ambiguity, tolerance for disagreement, conversational sensitivity, and cognitive flexibility. Participants...
Teacher Perceptions of Levels of Professional Contribution to the School
Teachers enrolled in graduate level coursework at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio were surveyed as to their perception of the extent of faculty involvement and professional contribution in their school. Teachers and educators that were administrators...
The Effect of Web-Based Collaborative Learning Methods to the Accounting Courses in Technical Education
The research findings and proposed suggestions would serve as a reference for the development of accounting-related curricula and teaching strategies. To achieve the above objective, students of two classes in a technical College were selected as research...
The Effects of Childhood Tomboyism and Family Experiences on the Self-Esteem of College Females
The purpose of this study was to determine if being a tomboy in childhood is related to high self-esteem in college women. Different aspects of participants' family experiences were analyzed as well. This study revealed that feeling overprotected in...
The Relationship between Lifestyle and Campus Eating Behaviours in Male and Female University Students
Background. Poor nutritional practices and heightened levels of stress, two common attributes of university life, are strongly linked with weight gain and decreased health. Little research has examined the relationships between university students'...
The Relationship of Field of Study to Current Smoking Status among College Students
Problem: No research to date has examined smoking rates among the different fields of study and smoking among college students. Thus, this study aimed to determine if smoking prevalence vary among students in the different fields of study. Method:...
University Students' Wellness-What Difference Can a Course Make?
The purpose of this article is to describe the influence of a health education course on first year university students. Initially designed to serve the pedagogical needs of physical education, recreation and kinesiology students, the course attracts...
Using "Telogology" to Understand and Respond to the Holocaust
This essay uses primary source publications from Nazi Germany to explore how anti-Semitism developed and intensified into a genocidal logic. Understanding how this intensification could occur long before the networks of concentration camps or World...
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