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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
There is a dearth of studies on how college students prepare for the threat of natural disasters. This study surveyed college students' preferences in mass media use prior to an approaching hurricane. The convenience sample (n = 76) were from a university located in the hurricane-prone area of the central Gulf of Mexico coast. Interestingly,…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, College Students, Readiness, Student Surveys
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Pumper, Megan A.; Yaeger, Jeffery P.; Moreno, Megan A. – College Student Journal, 2013
Social networking sites are globally popular. In the United States, these types of sites are perceived positively by users and used at high rates, which has likely yielded personal health behavior displays such as substance abuse and depression. Due to possible cultural influence present on these sites, it remains unknown if SNS could be utilized…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Field, Tiffany; Diego, Miguel; Pelaez, Martha; Deeds, Osvelia; Delgado, Jeanette – College Student Journal, 2013
Method: University students who experienced a recent romantic breakup were given several self-report measures and were then divided into high versus low breakup distress groups. Results: The high breakup distress versus the low breakup distress groups had higher scores on negative emotions scales including depression, anxiety and anger and…
Descriptors: College Students, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Stress Variables
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Piotrowski, Chris; Lathrop, Peter J. – College Student Journal, 2012
Research on the topic of cyberbullying has proliferated over the past decade, particularly on its impact on school-aged children (see Piotrowski, 2011). However, there is limited research on the incidence and impact of cyberstalking, a related type of cyber-abuse, on college-age students. Thus, it would be of interest to examine the extent of…
Descriptors: Databases, Bibliometrics, Internet, Antisocial Behavior
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Bland, Helen W.; Melton, Bridget F.; Welle, Paul; Bigham, Lauren – College Student Journal, 2012
Problem: College years have been deemed as one of the most stressful periods of a person's life (Hales, 2009). The millennial generation of college students are unique in characteristics, including the manner in which they handle stressors. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify lifestyle habits and coping strategies that may be…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis, Coping
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Safar, Ammar H. – College Student Journal, 2012
Computers, the Internet, smartphones, and telecommunication technologies have all changed the way we live--how we think, socialize, entertain, work, teach, learn, and train as well. One of the modern ICT trends of organizations involve the integration of e-learning, in general, and online training systems, in particular, as new methods for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Schneider, Ray G.; Ross, Sally R.; Fisher, Morgan – College Student Journal, 2010
Although journalists and reporters have written about academic clustering among college student-athletes, there has been a dearth of scholarly analysis devoted to the subject. This study explored football players' academic major selections to determine if academic clustering actually existed. The seasons 1996, 2001, and 2006 were selected for…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Athletics, Athletes, Statistical Significance
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Lee, Jo Ann – College Student Journal, 2010
Differences between Caucasian and non-Caucasian students were examined in terms of perceptions of diversity among faculty members, satisfaction with faculty diversity, perceptions that faculty diversity contributed to their educational experience, and perceptions of faculty respect for diversity among students. Surveys were distributed…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty)
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Zacharis, Nick Z. – College Student Journal, 2010
This study investigated the relationship between students' learning styles and their achievement in two different learning environments: online instruction and traditional instruction. The results indicated that a) students in the traditional learning group had higher, but not statistically significant higher, levels of achievement than students…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Computer Assisted Instruction