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Perry, Cody J.; Lausch, David W.; Weatherford, Jenny; Goeken, Ryan; Almendares, Maria – College Student Journal, 2017
International students provide economic, cultural, and academic benefits to universities throughout the nation. However, many international students lack the support necessary to be successful and satisfied with their education. In order to determine international students' perceptions of their university experience, an online survey was emailed…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Environment, Student Experience, Online Surveys
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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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Seligowski, Antonia; West, Doe – College Student Journal, 2009
Aims: The purpose of this study was to analyze prevalence levels of aggression in dating relationships and to compare this by country of origin. The study also seeks more understanding of the violence experienced by men in these countries. Method: A convenience sample was used; study participants were 194 females and 168 males ranging in age from…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Incidence, Dating (Social)
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Zhang, Baoguo – College Student Journal, 2008
This essay mainly discusses the following issue: Do people from different cultures store English words in their minds in different ways; and what elements determine people's mental lexicon? The findings from my experiment showed that cultural factors only play a minor role on this stage. The leading dominants in this light are the linguistic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Dictionaries, Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development
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Lowe, Tony B.; Dozier, Cheryl D.; Hunt-Hurst, Patricia; Smith, Bettye P. – College Student Journal, 2008
This article describes development of an interdisciplinary study abroad program to West Africa at the University of Georgia to help students gain a global perspective. The program is interdisciplinary with several disciplines including social work, clothing and textile, history, and teacher education. This article discusses/highlights a need for a…
Descriptors: International Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Global Approach, Program Content
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Yoh, Taeho; Yang, Heewon; Gordon, Brian – College Student Journal, 2008
This study examined the status of participation in physical activity among international students attending colleges and universities in the United States. Participants for the study were 521 international students from five universities in the Midwestern part of the United States. Descriptive statistics revealed that international college…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Universities, Physical Activity Level, Foreign Countries
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Momoh, Solomon O.; Moses, Ailemen I.; Ugiomoh, Maria M. – College Student Journal, 2007
This study was conducted to examine women and HIV/AIDS epidemic: the issue of school age girls' awareness in Nigeria information was elicited from 1,222 randomly selected regular under-graduate female students from the 11 faculties of the university of Lagos, Nigeria, with the use of a standardized structured questionnaire. Results of the major…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Marital Status, Females, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Chng, Chwee Lye; Eke-Huber, Esther; Eaddy, Starr; Collins, John. R. – College Student Journal, 2005
This study examined HIV knowledge, perceived risk and sexual behavior of 370 undergraduate students in selected universities in southern Nigeria. MANOVA confirmed females to have significantly higher overall HIV knowledge than males ([p.bar] = .03). In addition, more females than males reported significantly higher knowledge on the risk of HIV…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Sexuality, Gender Differences