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Shangguan, Rulan; Keating, Xiaofen Deng; Liu, Jingwen; Zhou, Ke; Clark, Langston; Leitner, Jessica – College Student Journal, 2017
Conceptual physical education (CPE) courses play a critical role in promoting physical activity (PA) among students in American higher education settings. To date, however, very limited knowledge is available about the effectiveness of such courses. Aims: The primary purpose of the study was to examine effects of a CPE course on altering freshmen…
Descriptors: Physical Education, College Freshmen, Physical Activities, Higher Education
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Lam, Gigi; Yeung, Marine – College Student Journal, 2017
A comprehensive package of counseling credentialism comprises certification, registration, and licensing. Counseling in Hong Kong adheres to certification for which diverse counseling master's programs exist. In addition, counselors can register as members of professional counseling organizations such as the Hong Kong Professional Counseling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Barriers, Counseling Services
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Couture, Rene; Schwehm, Jeremy; Couture, Valerie – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine trends in college/university support services brought about in response to over-involved parental styles. A review of literature reveals five primary types of over-involved parent: consumer advocate, fairness, vicarious college student, toxic, and safety patrol. The researchers surveyed student services…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Parenting Styles, Parent School Relationship
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Eldaba, Abir – College Student Journal, 2016
The globalization of economies and societies has created many positive influences on American universities. One relevant influence is increasing the number of international students. Conversely, these students encounter many social and academic challenges. Therefore, universities should adapt their programs to assist international students in…
Descriptors: Social Development, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Larson, Mary; Orr, Megan; Warne, Donald – College Student Journal, 2016
The Problem: Institutions of higher education are interested in students' academic success as measured by GPA. Health is related to GPA and many institutions collect health data; however, this data is underutilized. This study used several health-related variables to examine relationships between health and GPA. Method: This study utilized a…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Physical Health, Grade Point Average
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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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Flynn, Deborah M.; MacLeod, Stephanie – College Student Journal, 2015
This study explored the relationship between happiness, and six other life domains: Academic Success, Financial Security, Familial Support, Living Environment, Self-Image and Social Relations. Participants were one hundred and ninety- two students from a small undergraduate university. The purpose of the study was to determine which life domain…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students, College Students, Anxiety
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Omori, Megumi; Feldhaus, Heather – College Student Journal, 2015
Although undergraduate students are often involved in academic research as volunteers, paid assistants or to receive extra-credit, very little attention has been paid to how well these students perform when they assist researchers. The current study compares the number of surveys gathered at a large local event and the number of missing entries…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Student Motivation, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education
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Workman, Jamie L. – College Student Journal, 2015
This article explores parental influence on exploratory students' college choice, major, and career decision making. The research began with examination of a first year academic advising model and Living Learning Community. Parental influence emerged as a key theme in student decision making processes. The project was conducted using grounded…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, College Choice, Decision Making, Career Development
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Karkouti, Ibrahim Mohamad – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to examine the racial conflict that occurred at the University of Michigan (UMI) earlier last year when Black students expressed their frustrations with the underrepresentation, racial discrimination and disparaging remarks against African Americans on campus (Jaschik, 2014). Because student affairs is the service most…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Racial Relations, Student Role, Higher Education
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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; Sheridan, Natalie; Stein, Alexander; Casper, Steven; Chessler, Marcy; Beverly, Clyde – College Student Journal, 2015
There has been no published research to date comparing the impact of different primary referral sources for a student seeking counseling services on student initial counseling perceptions. Using 82 undergraduates in counseling, this study partitioned these students into two referral groups, where 1 = self-referred (myself), N = 45 versus 2 =…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Counseling, Referral, Counseling Services
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DiRamio, David; Jarvis, Kathryn; Iverson, Susan; Seher, Christin; Anderson, Rachel – College Student Journal, 2015
Colleges and universities are devoting resources to support students who have military experience. However, evidence suggests veterans may not be using services. Since resources are available this begs the questions "why not?" and "what are the help-seeking attitudes of veterans for psychological and academic assistance?" It's…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Veterans, Veterans Education
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Sato, Takahiro; Hodge, Samuel R. – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the views of exchange students from Japan about their sojourn experiences at an American university. The participants were eight exchange students from Japan (four males and four females). This descriptive-qualitative study was conceptualized within sojourner theory (Siu, 1952). The data…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Experience, Student Exchange Programs, Surveys
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Halland, E.; De Vibe, M.; Solhaug, I.; Friborg, O.; Rosenvinge, J. H.; Tyssen, R.; Sørlie, T.; Bjørndal, A. – College Student Journal, 2015
Background: Students of clinical psychology and medicine experience high levels of mental distress and low levels of life satisfaction. Using adaptive coping strategies can modify the negative effect of stressors on health. Mindfulness, it has been claimed, more adaptive coping with stress, yet few studies have investigated whether mindfulness…
Descriptors: Psychology, Medical Students, Randomized Controlled Trials, Training
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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; Sheridan, Natalie; Pred, Robert S.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy – College Student Journal, 2015
The Young Schema Questionnaire (YSQ) in either long-form (205- item) or short-form (75-item or 90-item) versions has demonstrated its clinical usefulness for assessing early maladaptive schemas. However, even a 75 or 90-item "short form", particularly when combined with other measures, can represent a lengthy…
Descriptors: Testing, Questionnaires, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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