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Bible, Jaqueline; van Eeden-Moorefield, Brad; Lee, Soyoung; Lieberman, Lisa – College Student Journal, 2018
Hooking up is a popular trend on college campuses (Victor, 2012). Traditionally, hooking up has been viewed as a sexual risk behavior and research has focused on implications such as the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STI) or unintended pregnancy (Downing-Matibag & Geisinger, 2009). However, hookup behavior may also influence…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Health Behavior, At Risk Persons
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
This study attempts to identify the typological-research domain of the extant literature on video games related to college-age samples (18-29 years-of-age). A content analysis of 264 articles, from PsycINFO for these identifiers, was performed. Findings showed that negative or pathological aspects of video gaming, i.e., violence potential,…
Descriptors: Video Games, Late Adolescents, Young Adults, Violence
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Lei, Simon A. – College Student Journal, 2015
An effective studying strategy requires developed personalized study skills to increase student success and retention at the college level. Within these personalized study skills, different students have developed different study habits and environments (study patterns). Yet, the study patterns of people who have achieved outstanding academic…
Descriptors: College Students, Study Habits, Learning Strategies, Time Management
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Lin, Yii-nii; Chiu, Yi-Hsing Claire; Hsieh, Hui-Hsing; Chen, Yien-Hua; Lai, Pi-hui – College Student Journal, 2015
This article was to elaborate the development of the university counseling profession in Taiwan through an intensive literature review. The university student body has been expanding radically in the last three decades, and the student population, as well as their problems, have become more diverse and complex. Thus, the importance of university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Training, Program Development, Educational History
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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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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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AlShammari, Iqbal A.; Aldhafiri, Mohammed D.; Al-Shammari, Zaid – College Student Journal, 2013
A meta-synthesis study was conducted of 60 research studies on educational data mining (EDM) and their impacts on and outcomes for improving learning outcomes. After an overview, an examination of these outcomes is provided (Romero, Ventura, Espejo, & Hervas, 2008; Romero, "et al.", 2011). Then, a review of other EDM-related research…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Information Retrieval, Outcomes of Education, Prediction
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Lei, Simon A.; Chuang, Ning-Kuang – College Student Journal, 2010
Choosing a graduate (masters and doctoral) program of study at an ideal institution is probably one of the most important decisions students and their family will make. The graduate college selection involves identifying the most critical academic and non-academic factors, and weighing their importance against the large quantity of choices…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Course Selection (Students), College Choice, Decision Making
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Bradford, Shelley H.; Keshock, Christopher M. – College Student Journal, 2009
Prior studies on job satisfaction for females in the coaching profession have indicated many specific factors that can lead to job transfers, attrition, or burnout. This article reviews empirically-based studies from the extant literature that sheds some light on these critical concerns in the field. The focus is on the central issues of problems…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Athletic Coaches, Stress Variables, Females
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Lei, Simon A. – College Student Journal, 2009
Choosing an ideal master's thesis or doctoral dissertation topic is probably one of the most important decisions students will make while in graduate school. Some graduate students may spend a year or even longer looking for potential topics before finally selecting one for their thesis or dissertation. There are a number of successful strategies…
Descriptors: Masters Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, Selection, Methods
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Lewis, John E.; Miguez-Burban, Maria-Jose; Malow, Robert M. – College Student Journal, 2009
Objective: This article updates our 1997 review that examined the literature on HIV risk behavior among college students. Methods: The current review focuses on college student sex-risk behaviors related to HIV-related knowledge, communication with sex partners, self efficacy, and behavioral skills. Results: As reported in our original review, the…
Descriptors: College Students, Intervention, Self Efficacy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Green, Andre; Glasson, George – College Student Journal, 2009
One of the most significant problems facing science education is the under-representation of African Americans in science related fields (Young, 2005). African American constitute a little more than 12% of the United States population. However, as recently as 1999 African Americans only comprised only 3.4% of persons working in science and…
Descriptors: African American Students, Science Education, Majors (Students), Disproportionate Representation
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Li, Chi-Sing; Irby, Beverly – College Student Journal, 2008
Online education has grown tremendously over the past ten years. The increased accessibility of the internet and the World Wide Web has created vast opportunities for non-traditional education through this medium (Karber, 2003). The explosion of technology has also made teaching outside the traditional classroom possible for teachers and has also…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Internet, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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Falconer, John; Holcomb, Dianne – College Student Journal, 2008
Undergraduate research programs are becoming more prevalent, but research on the processes and outcomes is limited and deals largely with perceptions of student learning gains. This paper adds to the literature by describing undergraduate research activities from the student perspective. A phenomenological approach was used to analyze journals…
Descriptors: Student Research, Stimulation, Mentors, Student Attitudes
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