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Zorotovich, Jennifer; Johnson, Elizabeth I.; Linn, Rebekah – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study extends research on social status and well-being among young people by examining whether subjective social status (SSS) is related to life satisfaction and happiness. Emerging adults (n = 383) between 18 and 29 provided data on demographic characteristics, SSS, life satisfaction, and happiness via an online survey. Regression…
Descriptors: Social Status, Online Surveys, Physical Health, Life Satisfaction
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Britt, Margaret – College Student Journal, 2015
Online education is growing at a phenomenal rate. This growth in online education offers many opportunities to colleges and universities to reach students who may not have attended a traditional (brick and mortar) college or university. Online education also gives students more control over their education along with a more flexible schedule. As…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Electronic Learning, Best Practices, College Students
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DiRamio, David; Jarvis, Kathryn; Iverson, Susan; Seher, Christin; Anderson, Rachel – College Student Journal, 2015
Colleges and universities are devoting resources to support students who have military experience. However, evidence suggests veterans may not be using services. Since resources are available this begs the questions "why not?" and "what are the help-seeking attitudes of veterans for psychological and academic assistance?" It's…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Veterans, Veterans Education
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Petty, Tanjula; Thomas, Christine C. – College Student Journal, 2014
An estimated 40 million Americans adults live their lives deprived of prosperity, pleasures, and the rewards of lifelong learning (Comings & Cuban, 2007). With the economic, social, and technical changes in society, there are shifts in the labor market (Champagne, 1987). Many adults are having to set their sights on obtaining sufficient skills…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Barriers, Learning Motivation, Adult Educators
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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2012
The writer would like to suggest eight recent leaders who have contributed much in assisting teachers to help pupils achieve well. These educators are largely from the twentieth century. Their contributions appear in educational journals, teacher education textbooks on the university level, as well as professional talks presented at international,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Profiles, Change Agents, Professional Recognition
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Khoon, Koh Aik; Jalal, Azman; Abd-Shukor, R.; Yatim, Baharudin; Talib, Ibrahim Abu; Daud, Abdul Razak; Samat, Supian – College Student Journal, 2009
A survey of thirteen books on Einstein is presented. Its gives an idea on how much is written about the man and how frequent are the publications. The year 2005 saw the most publications. It is the centenary for the Miraculous Year. Interestingly some books can just sustain their readers' interest with just words. Einstein comes alive with the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Biographies, Scientific Personnel, Scientists
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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2009
The debate has gone on for some time in terms of which is more salient for the teacher to be well versed in, mathematical content versus methods and approaches in teaching. Both are salient. They cannot be separated from each other. The mathematics teacher must indeed have broad, in-depth knowledge of subject matter as well as in teaching and…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Jinkens, Robert C. – College Student Journal, 2009
Past research has indicated that different students learn differently. If we could identify into which group(s) students were more closely aligned, then we could help students learn more effectively. One such classification has been whether students were considered to be traditional or nontraditional, where traditional students were frequently…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Attendance, Higher Education, College Students
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Chen, Yin-Che; Lin, Chen-Cheng – College Student Journal, 2009
The idea of helping people by the medium of telephone was inspired by Rev. Alan Walker, Superintendent of the Central Methodist Mission in Sydney since 1958. Having made several radio and TV appearances, Rev. Walker found himself being called by people facing difficulties and personal crises. He did not have the time or the energy to give them the…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Nonprofit Organizations
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Alansari, Eissa M.; Albustan, Suad A. – College Student Journal, 2009
Education should not be limited only to formal school education but individuals should always find ways and means to increase their knowledge and improve their skills. The rapid flow of knowledge and social change, the discovery of new techniques and innovations, etc call for continuous learning. Individuals who missed formal education looked to…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Leadership
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Ojogwu, C. N. – College Student Journal, 2009
Millennium Development Goals were established by the United Nations to help underdeveloped countries to overcome problems of illiteracy, poverty, low health status and quality of life. Much emphasis was placed on the attainment of MDG targets in education because of its pivotal role in national development. The targets include education for all…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers
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Al Zboon, Mohammad Saleem; Al Ahmad, Suliman Diab Ali; Al Zboon, Saleem Odeh – College Student Journal, 2009
The purpose of the present study was to identify rationales underlying a shift towards knowledge economy in education as perceived by the educational experts in Jordan and relationship with some variables. The random stratum sample (n = 90) consisted of educational experts representing faculty members in the Jordanian universities and top leaders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Objectives, Educational Change, Organizational Change
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Olusi, F. I.; Asokhia, M. O.; Longe, B. O. – College Student Journal, 2009
The importance of studying what affects adult learners and the use computer is motivated by the fact that technological innovations are being churned out in geometrical progression in the 21st century. Not to be computer literate is to be in the realm of darkness. Despite the popularity of computer training some problems still inhibit adults in…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology