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Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if a significant relationship exists between measures of anti-intellectualism, classroom incivility, academic entitlement, and consumerist attitudes towards the concept of college life. A sample of college students completed an online survey that comprised these issues. The prediction was supported as…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Correlation, Anti Intellectualism, Undergraduate Students
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Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2015
College student anti-intellectualism is defined as a general disdain of intellectual and academic endeavors. Eigenberger and Sealander (2001), using the student anti-intellectualism scale (SAIS), reported that SAIS scores were negatively correlated with openness to experience and elaborative/deep cognitive processing. Proneness to boredom,…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Anti Intellectualism, Educational Attitudes
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Powers, Justina; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
A revised version of the Quality Marriage Index (QMI) was used to examine demographic correlates of marital satisfaction. We administered the revised QMI to a sample of college students and found a significant positive correlation between age and relationship satisfaction. We suggest that this increase in relationship satisfaction could be due to…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Marital Satisfaction, Scores
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
From adolescence, data show that males outperform females on math tests and tests of math reasoning. These tests are usually age appropriate (i.e., SAT-M and the ACT). The current data with college students and a simple test of arithmetic ability show that males still score higher than females (N = 235) even when performance is measured using a…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Mathematics Tests, Grade 3
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio; Alexander, Ralph; Stewart, Megan – College Student Journal, 2009
The current study is an extension of a previous investigation dealing with teacher greetings to students. The present investigation used teacher greetings with college students and academic performance (test scores). We report data using university students and in-class test performance. Students in introductory psychology who received teachers'…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychology, Teacher Student Relationship, Scores
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2009
The following study was performed to determine if general life satisfaction is negatively correlated with college student stress. We administered the satisfaction with life scale (Diener et al., 1985), college student stress scale (Feldt, 2008) and a brief demographics survey to a sample of college students at a regional southwestern university in…
Descriptors: College Students, Life Satisfaction, Measures (Individuals), Correlation
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2009
Undergraduate and graduate students at Cameron University (N = 158) were given the D'Amore Test of Elementary Arithmetic to test whether or not experience in college mathematics courses might be associated with a relative increase in arithmetic performance compared to those students who had not taken college mathematics courses. We found that only…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Arithmetic