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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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Buri, John; Post, Maria; Alliegro, Marissa; Akin, Chelsea – College Student Journal, 2018
The median age at first marriage in the U.S. has reached historic highs--29.2 for men and 27.1 for women. In this study, we used the Marriage Apprehension Questionnaire (MAQ) to investigate the marriage wariness of university students. Previous research has suggested that the marital attitudes of young adults are largely the result of familial and…
Descriptors: Marriage, Personality Traits, Questionnaires, Young Adults
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Crass, Suzanne L.; Terranova, Andrew M. – College Student Journal, 2018
The relationship between narcissism, callousness, and extradyadic involvement (EDI), has been understudied. It was anticipated that callousness and narcissism would be associated with increased likelihood of engaging in an EDI and less distress about having engaged in the EDI. Participants (268 college students; 75% female; mean age of 20 years…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Correlation, Questionnaires
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Melton, Bridget F.; Jackson, Brandon; Whilhoitte, Sydni; Riggs, Amy Jo; Ryan, Greg A. – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of an Exercise is Medicine-On Campus (EIM-OC) campaign on university transit use. Implementation of the EIM-OC was conducted during a 3 week period, in a southeast, mid-sized university that embodies a population of just over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The EIM-OC campaign…
Descriptors: Transportation, Undergraduate Students, Statistical Analysis, Commuting Students
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Sanchez, Jafeth E.; DeFlorio, L.; Wiest, L. R.; Oikonomidoy, E. – College Student Journal, 2018
This survey research used an online instrument to explore students' perceptions of the social and academic climate with respect to diversity in a college of education at a land-grant university in the Western U.S. Three aspects (i.e., curriculum/materials, instructional methods, interactions with others) of the college's day-to-day operations were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Environment, Curriculum, Instructional Materials
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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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Sta. Maria, Nelly L.; Chowdhury, Vashkar; Nizam, Naji – College Student Journal, 2018
Though research in religion and spirituality within the field of psychology has been increasing, research on the impact of religiosity on academic outcomes is rare. Much of the research conducted on religiosity and academic performance in college has been conducted in Southern or Midwestern regions of the United States. To our knowledge,…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Gender Differences, Study Skills, Academic Achievement
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Kalish, Rachel – College Student Journal, 2018
This paper examines sexual decision-making within the hookup culture prominent on American college campuses. Relying on qualitative data from interviews and focus groups, I examine the gendered meaning of trust and its role in sexual decision-making. Many students mention trust as a factor in their decisions of which sexual behaviors to engage in,…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Sex Role, Sexuality, Trust (Psychology)
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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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Tam, Chick; Janeke, Emilia; Chan, Oi Ling; Xi, Emily; Sarkissian-Pakachet, Ivet; Banchi, Waka – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of age and gender on the consumption of fruits and vegetables, lutein/zeaxanthin (lut+zea) and lycopene (lyc) in Hispanic-American college students living in the same household with their respective parents. There were 160 subjects (42 males and 118 females) including 80 young (ages 18-49) and 80…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Food, Eating Habits
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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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Amer, Anas Abdul Fattah – College Student Journal, 2017
This study aimed to assess the level of the use of positive behavioral support strategies (PBS) by teachers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Amman, the study sample consisted of 100 teachers (male, female) work at centers that provide services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) distributed on the variables (sex, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Positive Behavior Supports, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Kuzu, Okan; Çaliskan, Nihat; Kuzu, Yasemin – College Student Journal, 2017
In this study, we evaluated teacher candidates' (TCs') behavior patterns according to the organization people pattern for some demographics such as gender, educational status, accommodation and income levels. We administered to 875 TCs the organization people pattern rating scale (OPPRS) and investigated whether behavior patterns differed…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Evaluation, Behavior Patterns, Demography
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Tam, Chick F.; Xi, Emily; Chan, Vanessa; Gouzoubachian, Ayla – College Student Journal, 2017
The consumption of fruits and vegetables for the prevention of diseases has long been known because their phytochemicals and antioxidant nutrients provide protective benefits and defensive roles against oxidative damages that lead to human diseases such as cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and others. This study is geared at observing…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Body Height
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Lijadi, Anastasia Aldelina; Van Schalkwyk, Gertina J. – College Student Journal, 2017
The University of Macau located in Macau Special Administration Region recently relocated its campus from Macau to the neighbouring island of Hengqin and requires all first year students to live on campus in the newly established residential college system. This paper examines the effect of being homesick on perceived university support of first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Psychological Patterns, On Campus Students
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