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Bradley, Rachel L.; Browne, Blaine L.; Kelley, Heather M. – College Student Journal, 2017
This paper examined self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills and their influence on achievement in an online learning environment. This study utilized the Online Academic Success Indicators Scale (OASIS). The results of the scale were compared to previous tests measuring the predictive nature of self-efficacy and self-regulatory skills on academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Walters, Lisa M.; Seyedian, Mojtaba – College Student Journal, 2016
Almost half of full-time, first-time undergraduate students fail to finish their course of study within four years. To increase retention and graduation rates, a greater emphasis on academic advising is in order. The positive influence of an effective advising program on student success is well documented in the literature; however, there has not…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Case Studies, Program Improvement, Undergraduate Students
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Bishop, Jennifer L.; Welsh, Deborah P.; Lounsbury, John W.; Norona, Jerika C. – College Student Journal, 2016
During emerging adulthood, young people begin the process of balancing individual and relational role commitments. Whereas development within specific domains, primarily career and relationship (work and love), have been explored separately, it is important to understand how emerging adults divide their attention across multiple individual (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Test Validity, Role
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Kaya, Cahit; Tansey, Timothy N.; Melekoglu, Macid; Çakiroglu, Orhan – College Student Journal, 2015
This study investigated the association between perceived stress and life satisfaction of Turkish college students. The "Satisfaction with Life Scale" (Diener, Emmons, Larsen, & Griffin, 1985), the "Perceived Stress Scale" (Cohen & Williamson, 1988), and a brief demographic questionnaire were administered to 235 college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Life Satisfaction
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Safar, Ammar H.; Jafer,Yaqoub J.; Alqadiri, Mohammad A. – College Student Journal, 2014
This study explored the perceptions, attitudes, and willingness of pre-service science teachers in the College of Education at Kuwait University about using concept/mind maps and its related application software as facilitative tools, for teaching and learning, in science education. The first level (i.e., reaction) of Kirkpatrick's/Phillips'…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Higher Education
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Gassner, Breanna; McGuigan, William – College Student Journal, 2014
Racial prejudice is based upon negative preconceived notions of select racial groups with the assumption that all members of a particular racial group can be categorized with the same negative characteristics. Social categorization allows for quick sorting of individuals into racial groups saturated with a common flavor. Allport's Principle of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Seniors, Racial Bias, Student Attitudes