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Reglin, Gary; Bradley, Johnetta – College Student Journal, 2021
Problem was few African Americans in rural southwest Georgia took advantage of hospice care. Primary purpose was to determine beliefs of hospice nonphysician medical care providers relative to referring African American patients for hospice care. Secondary purpose was to identify cultural and other factors hindering some African American families…
Descriptors: African Americans, Rural Areas, Hospices (Terminal Care), Medical Services
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Terneus, Sandra – College Student Journal, 2021
There have been numerous studies on the dating behaviors of college students, notably, hookups during the past decade. Hookups are associated with fraternity and sorority parties in which two individuals "hook up" and have a sexual encounter with no strings attached. This article is based on inquiry if the practice of hookups was still…
Descriptors: Dating (Social), Undergraduate Students, Sexuality, Student Behavior
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Phillips Meertins, Jasmine R.; Grossman, Melissa A.; Tapia, Raul, Jr. – College Student Journal, 2021
Students select, research, organize, and effectively present information (oral and written) using appropriate language, voice, articulation, and nonverbal communication in a mock interview setting.
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Public Speaking, Skill Development, Speech Instruction
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Lumpkin, Angela – College Student Journal, 2021
Faculty throughout the world abruptly adapted their instructional delivery approaches via technology during the spring, summer, and fall terms in 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. While faculty used a variety of modalities to disseminate content, such as recorded lectures and online tests, many students who did not prefer online classes experienced…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learner Engagement, College Instruction, Synchronous Communication
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Martin, Elisa M. – College Student Journal, 2021
Research shows that college students are increasingly stressed and ill equipped to manage the rigors of higher education. This article adds the student voice to the discussion of college student stress and wellness and asks the question: How do students' understanding, and practice of self-care evolve through an online course focused on…
Descriptors: College Students, Anxiety, Wellness, Online Courses
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Collings, Raymond D.; Eaton, Leslie G. – College Student Journal, 2021
This paper reports on the feasibility of "The Study Place Project" (TSP[superscript 2] ), a novel intervention designed to improve academic achievement and retention for first-year college students. Our aim was to provide students with regular study sessions in a minimal distraction environment, allowing them to apply their own…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Intervention, Student Improvement, Grade Point Average
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Wang, Feifei – College Student Journal, 2021
Over the last decade, sleep quality becomes serious issue in academic research. There was an increasing number of interventions conducted to improve sleep quality. Objective: This review aims to provide a better understanding on how the intervention on sleep quality develops and to explore the effectiveness of those intervention strategies among…
Descriptors: Intervention, Sleep, Health Behavior, College Students
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Huang, Yan – College Student Journal, 2021
Higher education institutions are increasingly offering online courses, forcing a growing number of faculty members, who are accustomed to the traditional face-to-face method of teaching, to adapt to the rigors of the new technology. Although students demonstrate more positive attitudes and superior academic performance when engaging in highly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Health Promotion, Electronic Learning
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Davis, Ryan; Olpin, Michael – College Student Journal, 2021
This study's primary purpose was to investigate the difference between stress relief tools and interventions on students' blood pressure, heart rate, perceived pain, and perceived stress in a stress relief center at a university in the northwest of the United States. Usage rates of each tool and intervention were also investigated. From September…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Program Effectiveness, Intervention
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Ma, Kyunghee – College Student Journal, 2021
This study explored the relationship between acculturation stress and depression among first-year Chinese and Indian international graduate students enrolled at a large Southeast university in the U.S. It examined the role that social support plays in that relationship and identified changes in depression levels over one academic year. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Acculturation, Stress Variables
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Davidson, William B.; Beck, Hall P. – College Student Journal, 2021
The purpose of this investigation was to develop an ultra-short questionnaire that reliably predicted re-enrollment. Two binary stepwise logistic regressions were performed using re-enrollment status as the criterion. The first regression, conducted with a subsample of 4619 undergraduates, reduced 32 items drawn from the College Persistence…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Identification, Predictor Variables
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McNally, Rachel D. S.; Winterowd, Carrie L.; Farra, Aisha – College Student Journal, 2021
The purpose of the present study was to explore significant predictors of current and past grief among bereaved college students, including time since the death loss (number of months), level of emotional closeness college students felt toward their deceased loved ones, their psychological sense of community to college, and their perceived social…
Descriptors: Grief, Death, Interpersonal Relationship, Social Support Groups
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Gonzalez-Ramirez, Jimena; Mulqueen, Kerri; Zealand, Ruth; Silverstein, Sara; Reina, Christine; BuShell, Shawna; Ladda, Shawn – College Student Journal, 2021
Students who took classes during Spring 2020 went through an unprecedented upheaval due to the impact of COVID-19 on their higher education experience. This research measured the impact and changes students experienced as they transitioned from the typical learning delivery of a traditional on-campus semester to an online learning delivery in…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses, School Closing
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Tapia, Raul, Jr.; Ekigwe, Emmanuel – College Student Journal, 2021
First-generation students are faced with different challenges when joining the institutions of higher learning. Some of the experiences encountered by these students when entering these institutions can disorient them in a manner that affects their learning abilities. For this reason, it is necessary to come up with an approach that enhances their…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education, Liberal Arts
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Whitehead, Aubrey; Ives, Samantha – College Student Journal, 2021
Dad? The high school biology teacher? A childhood friend? Understanding who students believe influences their degree persistence will improve student retention and degree attainment. This study examined relationships between student perceptions of close social groups' (i.e., family, friends, and educators; FFEs) influence, motivational factors,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Attitudes, Academic Persistence, Family Influence
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