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Khoon, Koh Aik; Radiman, Shahidan; Daud, Abdul Razak; Shukor, R. Abd; Talib, Ibrahim Abu; Puaad, Ahmad; Samat, Supian – College Student Journal, 2011
This paper presents a model for effective research management. Since research demands time, manpower and money it is imperative that we do it right to achieve success and at the same time avoid encumbrances and pitfalls. Managing research is both an art and a science. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Research Administration, Research, Research and Development, Teaching Methods
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Firmin, Michael W.; Firebaugh, Stephanie – College Student Journal, 2008
Interracial dating on American campuses has had a relatively stormy past. Until the past three decades or so, it was outlawed in some states. Southern institutions, in particular, such as the infamous Bob Jones University have made this issue divisive even among their own constituencies. Age and generation seem to be cogent factors with younger…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Dating (Social), Intergroup Relations, Marriage
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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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Banning, James; Eversole, Barbara; Most, David; Kuk, Linda – College Student Journal, 2008
A review of student affairs journals clearly points out that most, if not all, research strategies within the field fall within traditional approaches based on quantitative methods and, more recently, qualitative methods. The purpose of this article is not to discourage use of these time honored research strategies, but to suggest the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Algebra, Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services
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Higgins, George E.; Marcum, Catherine Davis – College Student Journal, 2005
Some studies show that Gottfredson and Hirschi's low self-control plays an important role in alcohol use, but low self-control remains stable over time. Because self-control is not easily changed, the present study examines the ability of theory of planned behavior to mediate the effect of low self-control on intentions to use alcohol and alcohol…
Descriptors: Drinking, Young Adults, College Students, Self Control
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Ludlum, M. P.; Moskaloinov, Sergey – College Student Journal, 2005
Russian business students (n=447) were surveyed in the fall of 2002 to determine their attitudes towards business ethics. The results were then divided into several demographic groups: gender, tobacco user, stockholder, year in school, and whether the student had taken a course in business ethics. Significant differences in the demographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes
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Gupchup, Gireesh V.; Borrego, Matthew E.; Konduri, Niranjan – College Student Journal, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the association between student-life stress and health related quality of life (HRQOL) among Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) students. Data were collected for 166 students in the first three years of a Pharm.D. curriculum. Student-Life Stress Inventory scores were significantly negatively correlated to mental…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Education, Stress Variables
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Kaya, Naz; Epps, Helen H. – College Student Journal, 2004
Ninety-eight college students were asked to indicate their emotional responses to five principle hues (i.e., red, yellow, green, blue, purple), five intermediate hues (i.e., yellow-red, green-yellow, blue-green, purple-blue, and red-purple), and three achromatic colors (white, gray, and black) and the reasons for their choices. The color stimuli…
Descriptors: College Students, Emotional Response, Student Attitudes, Color
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Kelly, William E. – College Student Journal, 2004
This study explored the relationship between noctcaelador, psychological attachment to the night-sky, and the Five-Factor Model of Personality. University students (N = 108) were administered the Noctcaelador Inventory and Saucier's Big-Five Mini-Markers of Personality. Noctcaelador was significantly positively related to Openness to Experience…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Personality Measures, Predictor Variables, Astronomy
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Kelly, Kathryn E. – College Student Journal, 2004
This article presents three studies chronicling the developing and preliminary psychometric evaluation of a multidimensional self-report measure of creativity -- the Scale of Creative Attributes and Behavior (SCAB). The results of these studies provide evidence that the SCAB is internally consistent, exhibits good initial construct validity…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Creativity, Cognitive Style, Social Desirability