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Whiteside, Marilyn – Journal of College Student Personnel, 1977
Undergraduate men and women judged to be either high or low in creative ability were given the Tennessee Self Concept Scale and an ideal other questionnaire. Highly creative males gave TSCS responses similar to those of females with minimal creative ability. Highly creative females had the lowest self-esteem. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Creativity, Females, Males
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Harvey, A. D. – Higher Education Review, 1976
The author argues that universities show a marked tendency to avoid studying either themselves or the effect they have on students. Various reasons for this avoidance are discussed. (Editor/LBH)
Descriptors: College Role, College Students, Educational Benefits, Educational Experience
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Obler, Martin; And Others – Journal of Educational Research, 1977
The general problem of admitting underprepared students to an urban university is discussed, and a study is reported that found disadvantaged freshmen did significantly better than a control group when offered counseling, instruction, and tutoring by a specially trained faculty team. (MM)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Desegregation, College Freshmen, College Preparation
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Simonson, Michael R. – Journal of Educational Research, 1977
It was found that a student's attitude toward a specific college course could be measured and improved by applying cognitive dissonance theory assumptions in a formal plan of attitudinal change. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Cognitive Development, College Students
Zimbardo, Philip – Today's Education, 1977
Shyness is a socially learned reaction against the unstructured, novel, spontaneous, or intimate, and is frequently unknowingly fostered by teachers and parents. (MB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, College Students, Needs Assessment, Psychological Needs
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Ramanaiah, Nerella V.; Goldberg, Lewis R. – Applied Psychological Measurement, 1977
The findings suggested that five variables--linear predictability, judgmental consistency, subjective complexity, differentiation, and confidence--have sufficient generality to assume the provisional status of judgmental styles. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: College Students, Decision Making, Individual Characteristics, Individual Differences
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Nachshon, Israel; And Others – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1977
"32 English readers and 32 Hebrew readers were shown stimuli with directional characteristics (English and Hebrew letters) and stimuli with no directional characteristics (arrays of different circles, bars, colors, and geometric figures) for scanning. The results showed that, while directional stimulus characteristics affected the direction…
Descriptors: Character Recognition, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Immigrants
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Nam, Tae Y. – Journal of Negro Education, 1977
An indepth analysis of psychological profiles of the core student leaders was carried out at the University of Arkansas/Pine Bluff. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Activism, Black Students, Case Studies, College Administration
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Hornibrook, Julie – Journal of Drug Education, 1977
On the invitation of the principal, health workers conducted a four session programme on "Health Education" in a Country Technical College. This article summarizes the outline of the programme and the development of it through each session, using particularly the technique of small group discussion. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Education, Group Experience, Health Education
Bailey, Roger L. – Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, 1977
English 1 grades, Scholastic Aptitude Test scores, and fall semester grade point averages for 149 students were analyzed to determine relationships among variables, with particular attention to the experimental Test of Standard Written English (TSWE). The meaning and utility of the TSWE remains unclear for this sample. (Author)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Comparative Analysis, English Curriculum
Moore, Thomas L.; McLean, James E. – Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, 1977
Based upon the item analysis, reliability, and factorial validity results of this study, there is reason to question the applicability of the Career Maturity Inventory (CMI) Attitude Scale to a college population. In particular, students with self-expressed and measured levels of vocational maturity significantly differ from the norming…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, College Students, Interest Inventories
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Keepes, Barbara – College Student Journal, 1977
This paper is concerned with preventive measures which can be taken against student emotional difficulties arising from life on the college campus. Facilities on other campuses are reviewed with concentration on those aspects applicable to the University of Evansville, and recommendations are made for a facility designed for its campus. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Services, Helping Relationship, Higher Education
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Jason, Leonard A. – College Student Journal, 1977
This paper describes a seminar in community psychology aimed at providing students paradigms to critically examine the efficacy of concrete community interventions in seven substantive areas. Such paradigms included models of service delivery, conceptualizations of understanding and treating dysfunctions, and time and target dimensions in…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Services, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Whiteside, Marilyn – College Student Journal, 1977
The Tennessee Self Concept Scale was given to undergraduate education and liberal arts majors and teachers and other professionals to determine whether people attracted to teaching have lower self-regard than do individuals in other professions. Results suggested undergraduate education majors have higher self-esteem than liberal arts students.…
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Individual Differences, Professional Personnel
Foster, Margaret E.; And Others – Journal of College Student Personnel, 1977
The Situational Attitude Scale-Commuters (SAS-C) was administered to the professional student affairs staff (N=52) at a large university to measure their attitudes toward commuting students. Results suggest that prejudice toward commuters does exist and can be measured. Implications of the results are discussed. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Students, Commuting Students, Counselor Attitudes
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