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Dillon, Michael R. – College Student Journal, 2007
Although individuals with Asperger Syndrome (AS) usually possess average or above average intellectual functioning they often exhibit significant non-academic disabilities. These can interfere with their academic performance. Consequently college students with AS often fail. Typical college level special student supports usually do not address…
Descriptors: Intelligence, College Students, Special Needs Students, Asperger Syndrome
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Angell, Lance R. – College Student Journal, 2006
This investigation focused on the interrelationships among the frequency of cheating behaviors, impulsiveness, personal efficacy, and academic motivation. Sixty-one undergraduate students from a small private Catholic college in the Northeast completed the Academic Integrity Scale, subscales from Kurtines' (1978) Autonomy and Paulus' (1983)…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Student Behavior, Correlation, Personality Traits
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Blake, Andrew C. – College Student Journal, 2006
Although many studies have looked at adjustment problems of foreign students, there is very little literature on African students studying specifically at a historically black institution. The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences and investigate the factors that cause adjustment problems for African students enrolled in the Spring…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Foreign Students, Intelligence, Student Adjustment
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Mupinga, Emily E.; Mupinga, Davison M. – College Student Journal, 2005
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is an aptitude test, thought to reflect intelligence or the capacity to learn (Larsen & Buss, 2003). It is a standardized admission exam designed to predict performance in graduate school through verbal, quantitative, and analytical reasoning questions. The GRE Board encourages graduate schools,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Aptitude Tests, Graduate Students, Graduate Study
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Ridgell, Susan D.; Lounsbury, John W. – College Student Journal, 2004
General intelligence, Big Five personality traits, and the construct Work Drive were studied in relation to two measures of collegiate academic performance: a single course grade received by undergraduate students in an introductory psychology course, and self-reported GPA. General intelligence and Work Drive were found to be significantly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Measures, Intelligence, Grade Point Average
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Brown, Ric – College Student Journal, 1977
This research was an attempt to identify teaching style preferences that were perceived to be effective in promoting learning among college students. Results indicated the nature in five distinct teaching styles. Effective teaching was shown to have implications in areas of student evaluation of teaching and research in teacher effectiveness.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Education Majors, Higher Education
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Nachmias, Chava – College Student Journal, 1977
Articles (N = 61) in major sociological journals were analyzed for content and method of sampling. The findings show that females are underrepresented in studies on the formation of college plans. Significant differences between males and females were also observed in the effects of intelligence, peers, and social class on college plans. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Intelligence, Peer Relationship, Research Projects
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French, Frederick F.; And Others – College Student Journal, 1979
This study shows measured intelligence to be the best long-range predictor of success in university. Variables of age, sex, religious affiliation, marital status, type of living accommodation, and distance commuted to school account for 19 percent of variance. Implications of these results and their comparison to previous research are discussed.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), College Students, Higher Education
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Quick, Sam – College Student Journal, 1981
Points out and challenges the imbalance between the recognition and development of intuitive wisdom versus the accumulation of factual knowledge. Makes a clear distinction between the overlapping concepts of knowledge and wisdom, and between the paradigms of logical scientific inquiry and intuitive understanding. Outlines an intuition training…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Course Descriptions