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Asfahani, Ahmed – College Student Journal, 2018
The aim of this study was to assess the role of social support systems for Saudi Arabian students in the United States. A survey was conducted with Saudi sojourners using the Index of Sojourner Social Support (ISSS) instrument and the Ethno-Cultural Identity Conflict Scale (ECIS) (N = 210) and semi-structured interviews (N = 15). Saudi students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Student Surveys, Foreign Students
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Rosehfeld, Barbara; O'Connor-Petruso, Sharon A. – College Student Journal, 2014
Mobile phones are used around the world, however, there are no definitive rules regarding their appropriate use. In the absence of such codification, the researchers surveyed 225 American and 115 Chinese college students to understand their perceptions of etiquette and appropriate use of mobile phones both in the classroom and in other public…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Margavio, Thomas M.; Margavio, Geanie W.; Hignite, Michael A.; Moses, Duane R. – College Student Journal, 2014
In a continuation of their prior research which focused on the differences in Emotional Intelligence (EI) levels between Chinese and American business students and the academic variables associated with those scores, the authors extend their efforts to investigate those personal (non-academic) characteristics of both American and Chinese business…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Business Administration Education, College Students, Emotional Intelligence
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O'Keeffe, Patrick – College Student Journal, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to explore the causes and potential solutions to, student attrition. With student attrition rates reaching between 30 and 50 per cent in the United States, and over 20 per cent in Australia, the inability of higher education institutions to retain their students is a significant issue. This paper cites key risk factors…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Student Attrition, Mental Health, School Counseling
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Bourke, Brian – College Student Journal, 2013
Films represent a powerful medium for shaping and informing perceptions of a wide range of social structures and institutions, including higher education. Colleges and universities in the United States have been the subject or setting of dozens of films. The purpose of this article is to provide an analysis of a small group of films released in…
Descriptors: College Students, Films, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Pumper, Megan A.; Yaeger, Jeffery P.; Moreno, Megan A. – College Student Journal, 2013
Social networking sites are globally popular. In the United States, these types of sites are perceived positively by users and used at high rates, which has likely yielded personal health behavior displays such as substance abuse and depression. Due to possible cultural influence present on these sites, it remains unknown if SNS could be utilized…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Miller, Donald S.; Slocombe, Thomas E. – College Student Journal, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to explain the hypercompetitive new reality in the global marketplace, discuss cultural changes in the United States leading to declining student performance and graduates who are unprepared for a competitive work environment, and provide helpful ideas to educators functioning as coaches and mentors. We found extensive…
Descriptors: Mentors, Labor Force Development, Work Environment, College Students
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Edwards-Joseph, Arline; Baker, Stanley B. – College Student Journal, 2012
This study investigated whether or not Caribbean overseas students, attending universities in the United States, perceived that they experienced culture shock and what themes emerged explaining their experiences. Thirty-eight participants indicated having experienced culture shock, and 20 did not. Five major themes (loneliness and feelings of not…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Values, Cultural Awareness
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Margavio, Thomas M.; Margavio, Geanie W.; Hignite, Michael A.; Moses, Duane R. – College Student Journal, 2012
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a characteristic of business students that has been the subject of significant research. This study was designed to extend that prior research by comparing the EI scores of American business students with those of Chinese business students. The study further focuses on those factors which may be related to ways in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Emotional Intelligence, Comparative Analysis
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Brown, Jennifer L. – College Student Journal, 2012
With growing concerns over higher education accountability and diminishing resources, student retention rates and the reasons why students remain at a post-secondary institution continue to persist. Since the 1960s, researchers have examined cognitive and non-cognitive factors that impact whether or not students stay at a particular post-secondary…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Health Occupations, Psychometrics, College Freshmen
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Wyss, Vanessa L.; Tai, Robert H. – College Student Journal, 2012
In section two of a 2002 amendment on the Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Improvement Act, congress stated "A workforce that is highly trained in science...is crucial to generating the innovation that drives economic growth..." (Committee on Science, 2002). Given the growth in science,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Engineering Education, Biology, Physical Sciences
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Hoxha, Eneda; Hatala, Mark N. – College Student Journal, 2012
Cross-cultural differences in romantic attitudes are often taken for granted and accepted. However, very little research has been conducted to clearly state how much and how different Albanian and American college students are in the way they love. Results indicate that Americans are more romantic than Albanians. In addition, Americans are more…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Student Attitudes, Intimacy, College Students
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Kelly, William E.; McGee, Catherine M. – College Student Journal, 2012
The present study investigated the relationship between gender roles and night-sky watching in a sample of college students (N=161). The Bem Sex-Role Inventory (BSRI) and the Noctcaelador Inventory (NI) were used to investigate the differences between gender role groups for night-sky watching. The results supported the hypothesis that androgynous…
Descriptors: College Students, Sex Role, Gender Differences, Higher Education
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Boland, Kathleen; Baker, Kerrie – College Student Journal, 2010
The current process of organ donation in the U.S. relies on the premise of altruism or voluntary consent. Yet, human organs available for donation and transplant do not meet current demands. The literature has suggested that college students, who represent a large group of potential healthy organ donors, often are not part of donor pools. Before…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Donors, Human Body
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Fish, Lynn A.; Fish, Lauren A. – College Student Journal, 2010
In the U.S., part-time MBA students regard work/life balance as the critical factor that drives career expectations and perceptions. Job aspects and benefits/compensation closely follow in importance, while employee relations are valued less. Within work/life balance, students value job location, travel time, and telecommuting. Promotional…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Part Time Students, Family Work Relationship
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