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Hignite, Lance R.; Marshall, Shantal; Naumann, Laura – College Student Journal, 2018
Despite relatively low levels of crime on campus, college and university students are not immune from criminal victimization. Students' levels of fear of crime on campus, perceptions regarding the likelihood of victimization, and confidence in campus police, shape their decisions to engage in specific avoidance and protective behaviors. This study…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Experience
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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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Liu, Meihua; Li, Mingming – College Student Journal, 2018
The present research examined the changes in Chinese university students' motivation to learn German during a 16-week semester. Analyses of the data showed that both at the beginning and toward the end of the semester, the participants held (fairly) positive attitudes towards German, were motivated to learn the language mainly for integrative and…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, German, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Henry, Brian; Cormier, Corinne; Hebert, Edward; Naquin, Mildred; Wood, Ralph – College Student Journal, 2018
Health and health-related behavior play a significant role in college students' academic performance. Unhealthy students and those who engage in risky health behaviors can have problems resulting in missed classes and lower grades. This study explored college students' health perceptions and behaviors, illness, and access to health care, and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Racial Relations, Gender Issues, Statistical Analysis
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Morrow, Jennifer Ann; Nadel, Sarah; Moret, Lauren – College Student Journal, 2018
As a way to communicate with each other about their lives, 50-80% of college students use social media. Though research can focus on the negative aspects (i.e., cyberbullying) of online platforms, is it truly only used for this type of negative communication? The purpose of our study was to ascertain what types of messages college students post in…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Electronic Publishing
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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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Al-Khamees, Nedaa A. – College Student Journal, 2018
Nutrition labels are seen as one means of enhancing diets, but there have been no studies of attitudes towards, and use of, such labels by college students in any of the Arab countries. A questionnaire-based survey of students in several of the colleges of Kuwait University was carried out. Data were analysed using t-test, 1-way ANOVA, crosstabs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, College Students, Questionnaires
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House, Lisa A.; Neal, Chelsea; Backels, Kelsey – College Student Journal, 2018
This article will describe an animal assisted intervention conducted by a University Counseling Center as an outreach program to reduce stress among college students. The study will evaluate students' perceived personal benefits from exposure to therapy dogs on campus. Specifically, we examined if our therapy dog outreach program resulted in…
Descriptors: Animals, Stress Variables, Stress Management, College Students
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McGuigan, William M. – College Student Journal, 2018
A disappointingly high level of bias toward gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) individuals has been recognized in the general population. The U.S. Department of Justice (2013) confirmed 20.8% of hate crimes reported to police in 2013 were founded on bias toward perceived sexual orientation. A recent Gallup Poll reported that 4.1% of the US…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Buri, John – College Student Journal, 2018
Rationale is presented for the derivation of a new measure of stressful life events for use with students [the Negative Life Events Scale for Students (NLESS)]. Ten stressful life events questionnaires were reviewed, and the more than 600 items mentioned in these scales were culled based on the following criteria: (a) only long-term and unpleasant…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Scoring, Student Attitudes, Item Analysis
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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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Robinson, Jessica A.; Glanzer, Perry L. – College Student Journal, 2017
McCabe, Butterfield, & Treviño (2012) recently proposed a model for helping universities cultivate a moral culture of academic integrity. This qualitative study examined how a national sample of 75 students perceived the moral culture within their university using the McCabe et al. model as a basis for analysis. The analysis revealed that…
Descriptors: Integrity, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, College Students
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Alacam, Nur; Sahin, Elvan – College Student Journal, 2017
This study investigated the food consumption and nutrition perceptions of pre-service early childhood teachers using a mixed method research design. Data was gathered from 37 pre-service early childhood teachers through survey consisting of items in rating scale and open-ended questions. Descriptive analyses were conducted to report pre-service…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Preservice Teachers
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