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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2018
A quality curriculum must be in the offing to assist students to achieve more optimally. The curriculum needs to be engaging so that interest in learning is in evidence. Active engagement assists in securing student attendance on a regular basis. Missing class attendance hinders positive progress. Instructors need to look directly at students when…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Academic Achievement, Attendance, Teacher Student Relationship
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Eldaba, Abir – College Student Journal, 2016
The globalization of economies and societies has created many positive influences on American universities. One relevant influence is increasing the number of international students. Conversely, these students encounter many social and academic challenges. Therefore, universities should adapt their programs to assist international students in…
Descriptors: Social Development, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Black, Bethany; Lassmann, Marie E. – College Student Journal, 2016
Many forms of technology are available to college and university instructors. Technology has become an important part of today's world and an important part of instruction in various classrooms. Many may see technology as reasonable to use in a science, mathematics, or art class. In this paper, different types of technology used in college and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, College English, College Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Britt, Margaret – College Student Journal, 2015
Online education is growing at a phenomenal rate. This growth in online education offers many opportunities to colleges and universities to reach students who may not have attended a traditional (brick and mortar) college or university. Online education also gives students more control over their education along with a more flexible schedule. As…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Electronic Learning, Best Practices, College Students
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McDougall, Dennis; Ornelles, Cecily; Rao, Kavita – College Student Journal, 2015
In this article, we identify eight common error patterns of nascent writers when they attempt to navigate the pathway to scholarly writing. We illustrate each error pattern via examples and counter-examples (corrections). We also describe how to identify such patterns, why those patterns might occur and persist, and why each pattern is…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Error Patterns, Feedback (Response), Intervention
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Rao, Satya P.; Taani, Murad; Lozano, Valerie; Kennedy, Elizabeth England – College Student Journal, 2015
There are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses every year, with rates of completed suicide ranging between 0.5-7.5 per 100,000 among students. In addition to the prevalence of suicide ideation, attempts, and completions, students at high risk of suicide often do not seek help. As a major public health problem, suicide prevalence has not…
Descriptors: College Students, At Risk Students, Suicide, Help Seeking
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Popovics, Alexander J. – College Student Journal, 2014
Means to foster civility and respect on community college campuses are presented. Faculty views are shared in relationship to maintaining appropriate behaviors on campuses. Shared responsibility, early intervention and clearly stated campus-wide policies are among suggested strategies for creating and maintaining a respectful environment.
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Prosocial Behavior, Interpersonal Communication
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Clark, Karen L. – College Student Journal, 2014
This paper aims to provide support for post-secondary institutions' exploring and implementing restorative justice in their judicial practices. Although restorative principles have been employed successfully across the globe in criminal proceedings and K-12 education, most colleges and universities have not yet embraced this practice. By exploring…
Descriptors: Justice, Higher Education, Discipline, Courts
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Miranda, Michael V. – College Student Journal, 2014
Through an analysis of student reactions to several classroom interventions, this article suggests that the single, most important personal characteristic which interferes with the attainment of academic success for the typical community college student is what he or she has already learned about himself or herself and, also, about the process of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Cohen, Marisa T. – College Student Journal, 2012
The ability to self-regulate is important for students at any level, but is especially valuable to those in college, as they are confronted with a great deal of material in a short span of time. Some studies demonstrate that college students are effective self-regulators, while other studies indicate they are not (Peverly, Brobst, Graham, & Shaw,…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Self Management
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Evans, Retta R.; Forbes, Laura – College Student Journal, 2012
A new generation of consumer and tech savvy college students have forever altered the method and degree of interaction between faculty and student. The purpose of the article is to describe the challenges of mentoring a new generation of health educators. The authors will summarize the literature on generational group characteristics that may…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Health Education, Mentors, Labor Market
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Miller, Donald S.; Slocombe, Thomas E. – College Student Journal, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to explain the hypercompetitive new reality in the global marketplace, discuss cultural changes in the United States leading to declining student performance and graduates who are unprepared for a competitive work environment, and provide helpful ideas to educators functioning as coaches and mentors. We found extensive…
Descriptors: Mentors, Labor Force Development, Work Environment, College Students
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Lei, Simon; Donoso, Denise; Foutz, Kara; Lasorsa, Meghann; Oliver, Sherry – College Student Journal, 2011
The notion of forgetting implies that important information once learned and accessible can no longer be retrieved and remembered. Although college students do not need to recall everything, they frequently have some trouble remembering what they need to know when taking quizzes and examinations (exams), and when giving oral presentations. This…
Descriptors: College Students, Memory, Barriers, Recall (Psychology)
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Shahabudin, Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan; Razak, Mohamad Abdul; Khoon, Koh Aik – College Student Journal, 2011
This paper takes a look at the two aspects of campus lives--one centred on the faculty and the other on the hostel. They both play equally important and complimentary roles in the intellectual and social development of students. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Social Development, College Faculty, Higher Education, College Students
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Ratanasiripong, Paul; Sverduk, Kevin; Hayashino, Diane; Prince, Judy – College Student Journal, 2010
The increasing prevalence of stress and anxiety on college campuses along with limited resources and budget reductions for many campuses has prompted the need for innovative approaches to help students effectively manage their stress and anxiety. With college students becoming more and more technology-savvy, the authors present an innovative…
Descriptors: Stress Management, College Students, Campuses, Biofeedback
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