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Contreras-Aguirre, Hilda Cecilia; Gonzalez Y Gonzalez, Elsa – College Student Journal, 2017
International students enrolled in American institutions of higher education have been increasing during the past decades. The current study addresses the experiences of international female graduate students in the United States, in terms of difficulties as students at a southern American university and temporal residents of the United States.…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research
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van Berkel, Kelly; Reeves, Brenda – College Student Journal, 2017
Problem: While stress is universal for graduate students, the difference in terms of stress symptoms and the effects on health behavior is how students cope. While numerous research studies have linked stress and negative health behaviors, few studies have objectively assessed these variables. Purpose: Utilize current health and fitness technology…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Health Behavior, Scores, Online Surveys
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Lowinger, Robert Jay; He, Zhaomin; Lin, Miranda; Chang, Mei – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the role of academic self-efficacy, acculturation difficulties, and language abilities on procrastination behavior using a convenience sample of 264 Chinese international students studying at three public universities in the United States. While there were no significant mean gender differences on any of the measures, results…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Acculturation, Foreign Students
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Anderson, Deborah; Burns, Shari – College Student Journal, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine students' perceptions of learning gains when using the one-minute paper. Thirty-one students from the Physical Therapy (PT) and Nurse Anesthesia (NA) programs participated in this study. Students completed the one-minute paper in three classes. An email to students clarified the "muddy" points…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Allied Health Occupations Education, Nursing Education, Writing Assignments
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Piotrowski, Chris; Hemasinha, Rohan – College Student Journal, 2012
There has been a flurry of research activity, in recent years, on the various aspects of STEM programs in the U.S. Yet there is scant research on vocational selection and career path aspirations of mathematics (hereon, math) students during their graduate-level education. The current study, based on a mixed-design, from data obtained on a small…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Career Choice, Outcomes of Education
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Bedi, Robinder P.; Cook, Megan C.; Domene, Jose F. – College Student Journal, 2012
These two studies investigated the university student clients' perspective on factors that hinder the counseling alliance. In Study 1, twelve university students identified alliance-hindering factors while watching a videotape of their third or fourth counseling session. In total, 74 factors (in the form of participant statements) were elicited…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Guidance Centers, Mental Health Workers, Counselor Client Relationship
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Rose-Redwood, CindyAnn R. – College Student Journal, 2010
During the post-World War II era, most U.S. colleges and universities began to promote diversity and internationalization ideals. However, the extent to which U.S. higher education institutions have been successful in achieving diversity, especially in relation to stimulating diverse social interactions between the international and American…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Relationship
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Deggs, David; Grover, Kenda; Kacirek, Kit – College Student Journal, 2010
This study was conducted to examine the expectations of adult graduate students enrolled in an online degree program at a research university in the mid-South United States. Students who were pursuing their master of education degree were invited to participate in an e-Focus group regarding their expectations of the degree program. Focus groups…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Universities, Student Attitudes, Focus Groups
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Burns, Shari M.; Lohenry, Kevin – College Student Journal, 2010
Students equipped with the cell phones enter college classrooms daily. Realizing the impact of technology on fellow learners and faculty represents an area of concern. A pilot study was conducted to determine student and faculty perception regarding cellular phone use in the classroom. A quantitative descriptive study examined the perception of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Watson, Stevie – College Student Journal, 2009
This study examined attitudinal and behavioral differences between internal and external locus of control (LOC) consumers on credit card misuse, the importance of money, and compulsive buying. Using multiple analysis of variance and separate analyses of variance, internal LOC consumers were found to have lower scores on credit card misuse and…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Credit (Finance), Statistical Analysis, Money Management
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Artino, Anthony R., Jr.; Brown, Scott W. – College Student Journal, 2009
Now more than ever, graduate students and experienced researchers alike need to understand the professional and legal rules regarding the conduct of ethical research. The purpose of this study was to determine if there are differences in how graduate students and faculty assess ethical dilemmas in the field of educational research. Graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Educational Research, Interpersonal Relationship, Multivariate Analysis
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Sprinkle, Julie E. – College Student Journal, 2009
The current study investigates graduate student perceptions of educator effectiveness. This study is the follow-up to a pilot and instrument validation study conducted by the researcher. The findings of the previous study indicated student biases in areas such as gender, age, teaching style, learning style, grade awarded, and educator personality…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Personality Traits, Teacher Effectiveness, Cognitive Style
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Smith, James O.; Gribble, T. D.; Tomkiewicz, Joseph – College Student Journal, 2008
This paper investigated the perceptions of undergraduate business students toward male and female managers who were alcoholics. Since most of the respondents were soon to graduate and seek employment opportunities in business organizations, their perceptions and predispositions seemed relevant. While it was found that the perceptions of alcoholic…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education
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Mostafa, Mohamed M. – College Student Journal, 2007
This study examines Egyptian society's attitudes towards Machiavellianism held by a sample of 482 students majoring in marketing. The respondents completed the widely used Mach IV scale. The study validates the scale for the first time in an Arab non-Western context. The results reveal that age is inversely related to Machiavellianism, that there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Marketing, Student Attitudes
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Styron, Ronald A., Jr.; Maulding, Wanda S.; Hull, Portia – College Student Journal, 2006
This manuscript addresses the question of who makes the better university professor.--Is it the person with experience in the field as a K-12 administrator or the one directly out of college with only in-depth knowledge of educational administration theory? The study was performed at a southern university using graduate educational leadership and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Administration, Student Attitudes
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