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. 47, No. 2, June

A Meta-Analysis of Educational Data Mining on Improvements in Learning Outcomes
A meta-synthesis study was conducted of 60 research studies on educational data mining (EDM) and their impacts on and outcomes for improving learning outcomes. After an overview, an examination of these outcomes is provided (Romero, Ventura, Espejo,...
An Exploration of Design Students' Inspiration Process
Our purpose was to explore how different sources of inspiration influenced two groups of students' inspiration process and their attitudes toward their design projects. Assigned sources of inspiration and instructor's assistance in the search for inspiration...
Assessing Student Learning in Intercultural Communication: Implementation of Three Classroom Assessment Techniques
The purpose of higher education is to prepare students to be productive and successful members of society (Huba & Freed, 2000). However, an alarming number of graduates do not possess the skills (i.e., reading writing, and mathematical) required...
Career Self-Appraisals and Educational Aspirations of Diverse First-Year College Students
This study examined the career, social, and academic self-appraisals and educational aspirations of first-year college students of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds. Participants included 72 first-year students of Black, Asian, and White ethnicities....
College Student Perceptions and Ideals of Advising: An Exploratory Analysis
Student advising has been a staple of the college experience for decades. However, the importance of advising differs greatly through the lens of the observer. Students may feel that advising is a 'waste of time' or that they already know what they...
Comparative Education on the Map of Teacher Preparation Programme in Kuwait
Comparative education represents one of the main topics and important subject included in the teacher preparation Programme in most countries of the wt Importance of this subject for future teachers, lies in the fact that, it repress a window through...
Crime, the Media, and Constructions of Reality: Using HBO's the Wire as a Frame of Reference
This article shows how a uniquely situated television show was used as a pedagogical tool to address numerous criminal justice topics in a crime and media course. The show is Home Box Office's (HBO) The Wire. The first season focused on 'the law' and...
Differences in Work, Levels of Involvement, and Academic Performance between Residential and Commuter Students
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between work, levels of involvement and academic performance between residential and commuter students. One hundred and eight undergraduate students at a private college in the Northeast...
Functions on the Job in Relation to Data, People, and Things among Agricultural Students from Southern Land-Grant Universities
This paper uses data from a sample of agriculture graduates from selected land-grant universities in the south to examine workers' functions on the job in relation to data, people, and things as described in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Tabular...
Improving Student's Understanding of Career Decision-Making through Service Learning
This study examines the impact of an experiential service-learning project designed to help high school students begin to choose a career path and increase college students' understanding about how to make career decisions. In the study, two groups...
Integrating Cost Engineering and Project Management in a Junior Engineering Economics Course and a Senior Capstone Project Design Course
Much criticism exists concerning a lack of focus on real-world problem-solving in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) infrastructures. Many of these critics say that current educational infrastructures are incapable in preparing...
Older Adolescents' Perceptions of Personal Internet Use
Interact use is widespread among the older adolescent population. Given the pervasiveness and frequency of interact use, concerns have been raised regarding the impact of excess internet use on adolescent health. In order to understand the impact of...
The Boy Factor: Can Single-Gender Classes Reduce the Over-Representation of Boys in Special Education?
Since the early 1990s numerous studies have concluded that there is an over-representation of males and minorities in special education. This paper examines the question if a different educational format, such as single-gender education, can help boys'...
The Effects of Professors' Race and Gender on Student Evaluations and Performance
This experimental study examined the effects of professor gender, professor race, and student gender on student ratings of teaching effectiveness and amount learned. After watching a three-minute engineering lecture presented by a computer-animated...
The Relationship between Stress, Fatigue, and Cognitive Functioning
There is a plethora of research suggesting that daily stressors and fatigue can have a significant effect on learning and various cognitive functions in young adults. Little is known, however, about how these effects impact learning and other neurocognitive...
Working and Non-Working University Students: Anxiety, Depression, and Grade Point Average
This study explored the differences between 110 working and non-working students in terms of mental health, academic achievement, and perceptions about student employment. Anxiety and depression were measured by the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the Beck...
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