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Miyazaki, Yasuo; Bodenhorn, Nancy; Zalaquett, Carlos; Ng, Kok-Mun – College Student Journal, 2008
Literature on coping strategies and assessments has not previously included international students, who make up approximately 4% of university students. Results of an Internet survey of 555 graduate and undergraduate international students in U.S. universities are reported. The survey included the Brief COPE, a widely used assessment of coping…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Colleges, Coping, Graduate Students
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Lewis, Todd F. – College Student Journal, 2008
Research has established that student-athletes drink more alcohol and experience greater consequences compared to their non-athlete peers, prompting many investigators to consider university athletes an "at risk" subpopulation of college students. However, a dearth of research exists on explaining drinking behavior among student-athletes…
Descriptors: Athletes, Drinking, Discriminant Analysis, Leadership
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Kazeem, Kolawole; Musa, Noah – College Student Journal, 2008
Educators are becoming aware that between the school, government and the home is an important link, which must be utilized or harnessed for children's learning and educational development. The situation of teaching and learning in most public schools in Nigeria shows that there is a considerable difference in the level of involvement of the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
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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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Zekeri, Andrew A.; Habtemariam, Tsegaye – College Student Journal, 2006
Objective: This study examined African American college students' perceptions of psychosocial factors that influence racial disparities in health. Methods: We conducted focus groups in two Alabama Black Belt Counties from June to August 2005. Data were collected using a standardized discussion guide, augmented by prompts for clarification.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, School Personnel, College Students, Whites
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Wielkiewicz, Richard M.; Prom, Christina L.; Loos, Steven – College Student Journal, 2005
The Leadership Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (LABS-III; Wielkiewicz, 2000) was validated against a measure with a more traditional, position-based definition of leadership. Disagreement with Hierarchical Thinking was associated with a higher GPA. A Life-Long Learning scale was strongly associated with GPA, Systemic Thinking, and social activism.…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Leadership, Study Habits, Grade Point Average