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Santa, Carol Minnick; And Others – Journal of Reading Behavior, 1979
Reports on an examination of the effects of note taking and study strategies on the recognition performance of college students and on their recall of main ideas from a text. (HOD)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research
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Courtwright, John A.; Baran, Stanley J. – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Data from a survey of high school and college students, designed to measure the relative influence of peers, family, and the media on perceptions about sex, suggest quite strongly that peers and the mass media are powerful agents in the acquisition of sexual information by young people. (GT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, College Students, Family Influence
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Stevenson, Robert L.; Greene, Mark T. – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Discusses conceptual problems with the traditional approach to the study of news bias; reports on a study conducted with 73 college students, which yielded data supporting the thesis that what news consumers see as biased news is often material that is discrepant with what they already believe. (GT)
Descriptors: Adults, Bias, Cognitive Processes, College Students
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Jones, Larry A.; Moe, Randi – Mental Retardation, 1980
Postsecondary education is a service system which is underutilized by mentally retarded (MR) adults. Like students with other disabilities, MR adults have recently been attending college in increased numbers largely as a result of the equal treatment guarantee of Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973. (Author/PHR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adults, College Admission, College Students
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Barrows, Thomas; And Others – Change, 1980
A student survey conducted by the Educational Testing Service to assess what college students actually know and perceive about global relationships and to measure their comprehension of current global complexities is described. Results are provided along with a sample of test questions. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Abood, Richard R.; Iovacchini, Eric V. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1980
The 1977 regulations and the case law interpreting Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are explored as both pertain to postsecondary educational programs with particular application to pharmacy schools. Some court cases involving deaf students are discussed. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Admission (School), College Students, Court Litigation, Deafness
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Bennett, Jerry A.; Hunter, Robert H. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1980
A study to determine if clinically educated pharmacy students at the University of Cincinnati possessed perceptions of the professional status of their career choice indicative of disillusionment is reviewed. The study suggests perceptions change over the three-year curriculum and changes may be related to content and nature of courses.…
Descriptors: Careers, Clinical Experience, College Students, Employment Level
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Lehrfield, Joel – Journal of General Education, 1979
Examines the general education curriculum as it has developed at Sarah Lawrence and Antioch Colleges through an analysis of the commonplaces (the common and distinctive terms) that describe the particular subject matter--the student, milieu, subject matter, and teacher. Highlights their theoretical and practical similarities and differences. (CAM)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Environment
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McMahan, Ian D. – Journal of Psychology, 1980
This study investigated how college students decide the amount of reward or punishment a problem solver deserves. Persons engaged in solitary tasks were evaluated differently than those in cooperative tasks. Inferences of causality influenced evaluations, whereas other factors did not. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Attribution Theory, College Students, Evaluation Criteria
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Cooperman, Edwin W. – Journal of Psychology, 1980
Field independent subjects had significantly higher scores on both verbal reasoning and rote learning tasks, tending to support the hypothesis that cognitive style is a measure of general intelligence. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Style, College Students, Intelligence
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Lamke, Leanne K.; And Others – Journal of Psychology, 1980
Descriptors: Androgyny, Birth Order, College Students, Family Life
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White, Kathleen M. – Adolescence, 1980
Considers college students both as evolving individuals and as participants in social processes in a particular time and place. Discusses cognition, ego identity, ethics, the impact of college, cognitive and ethical development, ego identity in college, socialization, sex role development and political behavior as well as generational issues. (RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Development, College Students, Educational Experience
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Hansen, Sally L.; Hicks, Mary W. – Adolescence, 1980
Investigates the effects of gender, race, demographic, and sex role variables on date and mate preferences of 168 college students 18 to 22 years of age. Personality characteristics were found to be most important in choosing a date or mate. The study provides no support for the rating-dating complex described by Waller. (RMH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Attitudes, Check Lists
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Witt, Sandra J.; Cunningham, Walter R. – Adolescence, 1980
Family configuration correlates of fluid intelligence and crystallized intelligence constructs are examined. (SS)
Descriptors: College Students, Economic Factors, Family Characteristics, Family Influence
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Keith, Pat M.; Brubaker, Timothy H. – Adolescence, 1980
Descriptors: Adolescents, College Students, Employment Level, Expectation
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