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Shangguan, Rulan; Keating, Xiaofen Deng; Liu, Jingwen; Zhou, Ke; Clark, Langston; Leitner, Jessica – College Student Journal, 2017
Conceptual physical education (CPE) courses play a critical role in promoting physical activity (PA) among students in American higher education settings. To date, however, very limited knowledge is available about the effectiveness of such courses. Aims: The primary purpose of the study was to examine effects of a CPE course on altering freshmen…
Descriptors: Physical Education, College Freshmen, Physical Activities, Higher Education
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Watson, Jerry; Simmons, Christopher – College Student Journal, 2017
This study explored the worldviews of social work educators and two groups of social work students (European Americans and African Americans) using the Scale to Assess World Views to examine similarities and differences between the three groups. Within-group comparisons revealed African American and European American students showed similar…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis, Social Work, Statistical Analysis
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Tam, Chick; Janeke, Emilia; Chan, Oi Ling; Xi, Emily; Sarkissian-Pakachet, Ivet; Banchi, Waka – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of age and gender on the consumption of fruits and vegetables, lutein/zeaxanthin (lut+zea) and lycopene (lyc) in Hispanic-American college students living in the same household with their respective parents. There were 160 subjects (42 males and 118 females) including 80 young (ages 18-49) and 80…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Food, Eating Habits
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Perry, Cody J.; Lausch, David W.; Weatherford, Jenny; Goeken, Ryan; Almendares, Maria – College Student Journal, 2017
International students provide economic, cultural, and academic benefits to universities throughout the nation. However, many international students lack the support necessary to be successful and satisfied with their education. In order to determine international students' perceptions of their university experience, an online survey was emailed…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Environment, Student Experience, Online Surveys
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Niu, Lian – College Student Journal, 2017
The current study uses the data of Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002) to examine patterns of choice of STEM majors in college by students from different family socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds. Logistic regression results show that low-SES students are disadvantaged in the pursuit of STEM majors. Higher family SES compensates for…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Choice
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Kim, Jinhee; Chatterjee, Swarn; Young, J.; Moon, U. J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Student loans have become a social-financial issue in the United States. This study uses a nationally representative dataset to examine the association between financial socialization and student loan borrowing behavior of individuals after controlling a number of different socio-demographic factors. Results show that the financial burdens of…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Access to Education, Young Adults, Student Costs
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Carter, Briana; Chopak-Foss, Joanne; Punungwe, Fadzai B. – College Student Journal, 2016
Background and Aims: The purpose of this study was to measure the sleep quality of a sample of undergraduate students and compare it to the recommendations for young adults from the National Sleep Foundation. Methods: A sample of undergraduate students from a midsized public university in the Southeast were recruited for this study (N = 86). The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sleep, Quality of Life, National Standards
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Ellis, Jon B.; Kaniuk, Andrea; Barnes, Jenny – College Student Journal, 2016
A number of studies suggest an association between substance use and suicidal behavior. However, relatively few studies have examined reasons for living, adaptive beliefs that prevent one from committing suicide, in substance using populations. The current study examines reasons for living and methamphetamine use in 240 college students.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Drug Abuse
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Olmstead, Spencer B.; Pasley, Kay; Fincham, Frank D. – College Student Journal, 2016
Friends with benefits relationships (FWBRs) occur when two friends who are not in a committed romantic relationship engage in ongoing sexual activity (i.e., oral sex and/or intercourse) over a period of time. The purpose of this study was to examine the demographic and psychosocial characteristics of college men involved in FWBRs (N = 407) using s…
Descriptors: Males, Friendship, Intimacy, Student Behavior
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Strage, Amy; Sorkhabi, Nadia – College Student Journal, 2016
Sadly, data collected from universities across the nation continue to suggest that fully half of the "emerging adults" (Arnett, 2015) who make their way to college will not graduate. This vexing statistic is particularly troublesome because it reflects a tremendous cost--in dollars, in time, and in self-esteem. In this study, we report…
Descriptors: Adults, College Students, Educational Experience, Statistical Analysis
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Fuertes, Jairo N.; Hoffman, Alexander – College Student Journal, 2016
Objective: This study examined alcohol consumption at two college campuses, a "dry" urban campus and a "wet" rural campus. We examined alcohol consumption as a function of students' membership in: Greek Organizations, NCAA Varsity Athletic teams, or as being Unaffiliated in these groups. Participants: Two hundred eighty-eight…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Urban Schools
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Claybrooks, Shanita Gail; Taylor, Faye P. – College Student Journal, 2016
This study was a combined causal-comparative and quasiexperimental exploration that related Tinto's Theory of Student Integration to the use of a college success course as a student persistence tool in a for-profit postsecondary setting. It sought to explore whether any relationship existed between student persistence and participation in the…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Postsecondary Education, Proprietary Schools, Courses
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Ludlum, Marty; Hongell, Linn; Tigerstedt, Christa; Alsobrook, Laura – College Student Journal, 2016
This research details surveys of current Finnish college students and their study habits. In the current project, we surveyed two distinct sets of students in the spring of 2012 (n = 74), and in the spring of 2014 (n = 119). We found that the students studied less than 9 hours per week. We found significant differences between students' study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Study Habits, Investigations
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Johnson, Marques; Flynn, Ellen; Monroe, Maxine – College Student Journal, 2016
In this study, we explored whether a residence life plan designed to meet the academic and psychosocial development of at-risk housing students, where oversight and support were provided on a weekly basis, and a proactive, intrusive counseling approach was implemented, would be effective for academic success. Participants included 74 urban at-risk…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, College Students, College Housing, Urban Schools
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Chow, Peter; Flynn, Deborah M. – College Student Journal, 2016
It is well established in the literature that the years spent in university or college are deemed to be one of the most stressful periods of life (Hales, 2009). As a result, researchers are striving to create inventories to measure stress, isolate the determinants of stress and the psychological and health outcomes. The purpose of the present…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, College Students, Emotional Response, Emotional Problems
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