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Britt, Margaret – College Student Journal, 2015
Online education is growing at a phenomenal rate. This growth in online education offers many opportunities to colleges and universities to reach students who may not have attended a traditional (brick and mortar) college or university. Online education also gives students more control over their education along with a more flexible schedule. As…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Electronic Learning, Best Practices, College Students
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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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Lumpkin, Angela; Achen, Rebecca M.; Dodd, Regan K. – College Student Journal, 2015
A paradigm shift from lecture-based courses to interactive classes punctuated with engaging, student-centered learning activities has begun to characterize the work of some teachers in higher education. Convinced through the literature of the values of using active learning strategies, we assessed through an action research project in five college…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Student Centered Learning
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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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Rennis, Lesley; McNamara, Gloria; Seidel, Erica; Shneyderman, Yuliya – College Student Journal, 2015
Background: As electronic resources increasingly play a major role in consumer health, eHealth literacy has emerged as a valuable tool to improve and enhance health knowledge and behavior. Yet for some populations, access to health information alone does not lead to better health practices or outcomes. Low income populations increasingly rely on…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, Two Year College Students, Internet
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Yough, Mike; Herron, Mauricio; Richards, Kevin A.; Ware, Jason A. – College Student Journal, 2015
Courses in teacher education programs are unique in that its structure sends messages to students about the nature of knowing and learning. Particularly, it is imperative that teacher educators structure their classes in a way that allow students to come away with a wider repertoire of epistemological beliefs about teaching and learning. Using…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Education Courses, Educational Psychology, Teacher Education Curriculum
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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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Coleman, Daniel R. – College Student Journal, 2015
In light of the current emphasis on adequate preparation of college graduates for the 21st century marketplace, this action research study recounted and examined two experiential cross-pollination team-oriented projects, incorporated into the classroom at a small (1100 students), private university's marketing educational program. Tailoring…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Projects, Action Research, Experiential Learning
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Hube, Amy M.; Tremblay, Kenneth R., Jr.; Leigh, Katharine E. – College Student Journal, 2015
Design solutions have become increasingly complex and based on a rapidly growing body of knowledge. In order to articulate a design solution to a client, the graphic use of the design narrative can effectively communicate complex ideas. Two case study interventions were conducted in an interior design program in which students were introduced to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intervention, Computer Graphics, Figurative Language
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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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Webber, Kelly; Stoess, Amanda Ireland; Forsythe, Hazel; Kurzynske, Janet; Vaught, Joy Ann; Adams, Bailey – College Student Journal, 2015
Background/Objectives: Collegiate athletes generally appear healthy according to weight for height and body fat standards. Despite the fact that there are well known connections between athletic performance and nutrition, little is known about the diets of collegiate athletes. The objective of this study was to determine the diet quality of 138…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Dietetics, College Students
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Holinka, Cassandra – College Student Journal, 2015
Prior studies have examined stress, life satisfaction, and emotional intelligence in college students. Research on stress in college students has focused on the sources of stress, coping styles, and relevant outcomes. Research on life satisfaction has focused on specific relationships between life satisfaction and concepts like worry,…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Emotional Intelligence, Life Satisfaction, Correlation
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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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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2015
Under which approach do pupils attain more optimally, a logical versus a psychological procedure of instruction? Pupils do need to achieve well in a world of science. Science is all around us and pupils need to understand various principles and laws of science. Thus, teachers in the school curriculum must choose carefully objectives for pupil…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Science Curriculum, Comparative Analysis
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