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Amy D. Linder; Arthur Harper; Jung, Jinhong; Woodson-Smith, Andrea – College Student Journal, 2017
Despite the ethnicity of an individual college student, a majority of college students do not partake in the recommended amount of exercise according to the American College Health Association (2013). Therefore, both the obesity and overweight rates with college students were reported as 29% in 2000 and 32.5% in 2009 (ACHA, 2010). The purpose of…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Attitude Measures, Intention, College Students
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Hilgoe, Ellen; Brinkley, Jason; Hattingh, Johannes; Bernhardt, Robert – College Student Journal, 2016
Since its establishment in 1996, the North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing (NC EMPT) Program has provided a low stakes reality check of readiness for college-level mathematics to more than 600,000 high school students statewide. The program strives to help reduce the percentage of incoming college freshmen requiring mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Introductory Courses, High School Students
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Okpala, Comfort O.; Hopson, Linda; Okpala, Amon O. – College Student Journal, 2011
The focus of the study was to examine the impact of the recession on (1) community college funding, (2) community college student support services, and (3) on student enrollment. This study relied on data from document analysis and interview of community college personnel and students. The current crisis has resulted in a steep budget reduction to…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Program Effectiveness, Community Colleges, Content Analysis
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Beaver, Tiffany; Knox, David; Zusman, Marty E. – College Student Journal, 2010
Analysis of survey data from 995 undergraduates at a large southeastern university revealed that 93% reported owning a cell phone and a statistically significant difference between women and men (95% versus 91.2%) and between Whites (95.1%) and Blacks (87.7%). In addition, Blacks were twice as likely as Whites to be bothered by their partner's use…
Descriptors: White Students, Surveys, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Addus, Abdussalam A.; Chen, David; Khan, Anwar S. – College Student Journal, 2007
The lack of adequate background and/or preparation, among other things, causes many students to withdraw from college or to graduate with low grades, which often makes it difficult for them to obtain suitable jobs. This paper examines the academic performance and efforts to seek assistance for academic and related problems of undergraduate…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Counseling Services, Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement
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Roberts, F. Douglas; Kelley, Claudia L.; Medlin, B. Dawn – College Student Journal, 2007
With technology changing today's business environment, educators must strive to expose students to recent advances in technology, help them understand its impact on business, and foster in them an attitude of continual learning to keep current as change continues. The use of technology in the classroom is one way educators can begin to incorporate…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Influences, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Klomegah, Roger Yao – College Student Journal, 2007
This study utilized the goal-efficacy model to examine a) the extent to which index scores of student self-efficacy, self-set goals, assigned goals, and ability (four variables in the model) could predict academic performance of university students; and b) the best predictor of academic performance. The sample comprised 103 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Grade Point Average, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement