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Thomas-Tate, Shurita; Daugherty, Timothy K.; Bartkoski, Timothy J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Anecdotal reports have arisen regarding gender bias in electronic communication on college campuses. In an experiment designed to test language use in different gender contexts, participants were asked to compose an email to a professor whose gender had been experimentally manipulated. Female students, but not male students, displayed lower…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Language Usage, College Students, Electronic Mail
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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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Bailey, Sarah; Bhattacharyya, Mouchumi – College Student Journal, 2017
The Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 34 sports was investigated to determine whether the top athletic teams performed significantly better "academically" compared to their bottom counterparts. A "p" value of 0.0029 revealed that top athletic teams academically outperformed bottom athletic teams. Further analysis showed the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Athletes
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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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Castillo, Yuleinys; Fischer, Jerome M. – College Student Journal, 2017
The skills and tasks in the human services field are highly connected to emotional intelligence abilities. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of an expressive writing program involving human service students in an undergraduate rehabilitation services course. The program was developed to enhance their emotional intelligence.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Human Services, Rehabilitation, Expressive Language
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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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Lam, Gigi; Yeung, Marine – College Student Journal, 2017
A comprehensive package of counseling credentialism comprises certification, registration, and licensing. Counseling in Hong Kong adheres to certification for which diverse counseling master's programs exist. In addition, counselors can register as members of professional counseling organizations such as the Hong Kong Professional Counseling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Barriers, Counseling Services
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Snell, Joel – College Student Journal, 2017
Chaos theory analysis is introduced to college campuses, bully-victim, and strategies to calm bully victim behavior. The author borrows from both literature and personal experience with ways to deal with bullies. Scenarios are also introduced. More literature review did not generate more strategies. Roughly 20 are described. The author also…
Descriptors: Bullying, College Students, Victims, Vignettes
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Robinson, Jessica A.; Glanzer, Perry L. – College Student Journal, 2017
McCabe, Butterfield, & Treviño (2012) recently proposed a model for helping universities cultivate a moral culture of academic integrity. This qualitative study examined how a national sample of 75 students perceived the moral culture within their university using the McCabe et al. model as a basis for analysis. The analysis revealed that…
Descriptors: Integrity, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, College Students
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Alacam, Nur; Sahin, Elvan – College Student Journal, 2017
This study investigated the food consumption and nutrition perceptions of pre-service early childhood teachers using a mixed method research design. Data was gathered from 37 pre-service early childhood teachers through survey consisting of items in rating scale and open-ended questions. Descriptive analyses were conducted to report pre-service…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Preservice Teachers
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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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Travis, Jon E.; Scott, Joyce A. – College Student Journal, 2017
Slurs, either spoken or printed, can be classified as expressions of derogation, because their use is a generalized, negative characterization or classification of groups without regard to individual uniqueness. The use of such slurs consequently can cause the target and the listener or reader (i.e., receiver) discomfort, unless the receiver has…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Labeling (of Persons), Social Attitudes, Social Discrimination
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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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Connolly, Sara; Flynn, Ellen E.; Jemmott, Jill; Oestreicher, Edina – College Student Journal, 2017
In this study, we explored whether a uniquely designed First Year Experience (FYE) class for newly admitted at-risk college students would increase academic success; help students avoid academic probation; and increase retention for the following semester. Participants included 40 students (75% African Americans, 20% Hispanic Americans, and 5%…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, At Risk Students, Student Experience, Program Effectiveness
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Qualls, R. Christopher; Figgars, Lafe; Gibbs, Danette – College Student Journal, 2017
Given the high prevalence rate of academic dishonesty in institutions of higher education, it is important to understand the factors that contribute to its occurrence. The characteristics of an individual's family of origin are one set of factors that have been shown to be important predictors of academic dishonesty. However, the quality of one's…
Descriptors: Discipline, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Attachment Behavior
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