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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
The sizeable majority of research findings on educational adaptation of social media (SM) is based on college student samples. A cursory review of the extant literature on the educational use of SM appears to convey an uncritical spirit regarding adaptations of modern Web 2.0 technology. This article examines the issue of whether "publication…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Social Media, Publications, Bias
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
There is a dearth of studies on how college students prepare for the threat of natural disasters. This study surveyed college students' preferences in mass media use prior to an approaching hurricane. The convenience sample (n = 76) were from a university located in the hurricane-prone area of the central Gulf of Mexico coast. Interestingly,…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, College Students, Readiness, Student Surveys
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2014
Prevalence statistics indicate that consumption of Energy drinks (EDs), often in combination with alcohol, is quite popular in the younger generation and particularly with college students. As literature on this topic is advancing at a rapid pace, it seemed instructive to examine which topics are emphasized in emerging EDs research. To that end, a…
Descriptors: Incidence, Stimulants, Drinking, College Students
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2014
Recent reviews of the literature indicate that the scope of research on cell or mobile phones covers a vast typology (Piotrowski & Kass, 2013). The majority of this research is concentrated in the technology, education, and social sciences fields. However, there is a dearth of bibliometric studies on cell phones related to business. To that…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Bibliographic Databases, Content Analysis
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Piotrowski, Chris; Guyette, Roger W. – College Student Journal, 2014
Research on the nature of business ethics education during graduate-level training is somewhat limited. One approach in determining advanced students' research interest in the area is to examine the selection of "business ethics" topics for dissertation research. The current study addressed this issue by conducting a topical…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Interests, Student Research, Business
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Piotrowski, Chris; Guyette, Roger W., Jr. – College Student Journal, 2013
Graduate-level education, at its core, has a focus on specific, in-depth disciplinary subject matter, with a strong emphasis on methods, conceptual framework, and research. For the developing student, exposure to both past and current research developments is mainly achieved by reading and studying articles published in leading journals in their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction, Journal Articles
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Piotrowski, Chris; Hemasinha, Rohan – College Student Journal, 2012
There has been much research attention on ability level, motivation, and self-efficacy of students at schools of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). However, there is scant research on vocational choice, career development and aspirations of these students. The current study addresses this gap in the literature by asking…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Self Efficacy, Employment, Engineering
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Piotrowski, Chris; Lathrop, Peter J. – College Student Journal, 2012
Research on the topic of cyberbullying has proliferated over the past decade, particularly on its impact on school-aged children (see Piotrowski, 2011). However, there is limited research on the incidence and impact of cyberstalking, a related type of cyber-abuse, on college-age students. Thus, it would be of interest to examine the extent of…
Descriptors: Databases, Bibliometrics, Internet, Antisocial Behavior
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Piotrowski, Chris; Hemasinha, Rohan – College Student Journal, 2012
There has been a flurry of research activity, in recent years, on the various aspects of STEM programs in the U.S. Yet there is scant research on vocational selection and career path aspirations of mathematics (hereon, math) students during their graduate-level education. The current study, based on a mixed-design, from data obtained on a small…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Career Choice, Outcomes of Education