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Miranda, Michael V. – College Student Journal, 2018
College students use online sources to obtain information about their institution's professors when preparing their schedules for the upcoming semester. While there is some disagreement among educators as to the validity of these student evaluations, students appear to find them to be quite useful. Might these evaluations, however, prove to be…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Faculty, Teacher Evaluation
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Saville, Bryan K.; Bureau, Alex; Eckenrode, Claire; Maley, Michelle – College Student Journal, 2018
Previous research on passion and burnout has shown that teachers, including college faculty, who show high levels of harmonious passion toward their work experience lower burnout than teachers who have high levels of obsessive passion. In the present study, we extended this line of research to college students. We found that students who were…
Descriptors: Burnout, College Faculty, Academic Persistence, Student Attitudes
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Grijalva, Therese; Koford, Brandon C.; Parkhurst, Gregory – College Student Journal, 2018
Using data from 499 students over 12 sections, 2 courses, and 3 instructors, we estimate the effect of loss aversion on the probability of turning in extra credit assignments and the effect on the overall grade. Regression results indicate no effect of loss aversion on the probability of turning in extra credit assignments and no effect on a…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Probability, Student Motivation, Assignments
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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2018
A quality curriculum must be in the offing to assist students to achieve more optimally. The curriculum needs to be engaging so that interest in learning is in evidence. Active engagement assists in securing student attendance on a regular basis. Missing class attendance hinders positive progress. Instructors need to look directly at students when…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Academic Achievement, Attendance, Teacher Student Relationship
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Thomas-Tate, Shurita; Daugherty, Timothy K.; Bartkoski, Timothy J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Anecdotal reports have arisen regarding gender bias in electronic communication on college campuses. In an experiment designed to test language use in different gender contexts, participants were asked to compose an email to a professor whose gender had been experimentally manipulated. Female students, but not male students, displayed lower…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Language Usage, College Students, Electronic Mail
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Watson, Jerry; Simmons, Christopher – College Student Journal, 2017
This study explored the worldviews of social work educators and two groups of social work students (European Americans and African Americans) using the Scale to Assess World Views to examine similarities and differences between the three groups. Within-group comparisons revealed African American and European American students showed similar…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Analysis, Social Work, Statistical Analysis
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Snell, Joel – College Student Journal, 2017
Chaos theory analysis is introduced to college campuses, bully-victim, and strategies to calm bully victim behavior. The author borrows from both literature and personal experience with ways to deal with bullies. Scenarios are also introduced. More literature review did not generate more strategies. Roughly 20 are described. The author also…
Descriptors: Bullying, College Students, Victims, Vignettes
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Johnson, Iryna – College Student Journal, 2017
Based on data from a single institution, this study estimates the effect of having a female instructor, the effects of measures of self-efficacy, and the interaction effects of measures of self-efficacy and having a female instructor on female and male student grade performance. Self-efficacy for academic achievement, self-regulated learning,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Role Models, Females, Academic Achievement
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Johnson, Marques; Flynn, Ellen; Monroe, Maxine – College Student Journal, 2016
In this study, we explored whether a residence life plan designed to meet the academic and psychosocial development of at-risk housing students, where oversight and support were provided on a weekly basis, and a proactive, intrusive counseling approach was implemented, would be effective for academic success. Participants included 74 urban at-risk…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, College Students, College Housing, Urban Schools
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Black, Bethany; Lassmann, Marie E. – College Student Journal, 2016
Many forms of technology are available to college and university instructors. Technology has become an important part of today's world and an important part of instruction in various classrooms. Many may see technology as reasonable to use in a science, mathematics, or art class. In this paper, different types of technology used in college and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, College English, College Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
The sizeable majority of research findings on educational adaptation of social media (SM) is based on college student samples. A cursory review of the extant literature on the educational use of SM appears to convey an uncritical spirit regarding adaptations of modern Web 2.0 technology. This article examines the issue of whether "publication…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Social Media, Publications, Bias
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Liebler, Robert – College Student Journal, 2015
Vignettes are used to examine the relation between students observing faculty actions and students' attitude that it is okay to cheat. The action is that the instructor uses either a low or a high level of cheating deterrence for the exam. The results indicate a statistically significant difference in attitudes upon observing the actions.
Descriptors: Cheating, Student Attitudes, College Faculty, Undergraduate Students
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McDougall, Dennis; Ornelles, Cecily; Rao, Kavita – College Student Journal, 2015
In this article, we identify eight common error patterns of nascent writers when they attempt to navigate the pathway to scholarly writing. We illustrate each error pattern via examples and counter-examples (corrections). We also describe how to identify such patterns, why those patterns might occur and persist, and why each pattern is…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Error Patterns, Feedback (Response), Intervention
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Brink, Jan; McDonald, Dale B. – College Student Journal, 2015
Work sampling is a technique that has been employed in industry and fields such as healthcare for some time. It is a powerful technique, and an alternative to conventional stop watch time studies, used by industrial engineers to focus upon random work sampling observations. This study applies work sampling to the duties performed by an individual…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Engineering Education, Work Sample Tests, Faculty Workload
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Turner, Patrick; Thompson, Elizabeth – College Student Journal, 2014
The qualitative study explored the opinions and perceptions of freshman, sophomores, and freshman students that dropped out of the university to understand the obstacles and enablers that millennial freshmen faced transitioning into a college environment. To understand these factors the study posed the question, how do the participants (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, College Freshmen, Qualitative Research
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