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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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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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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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Perry, Cody J.; Lausch, David W.; Weatherford, Jenny; Goeken, Ryan; Almendares, Maria – College Student Journal, 2017
International students provide economic, cultural, and academic benefits to universities throughout the nation. However, many international students lack the support necessary to be successful and satisfied with their education. In order to determine international students' perceptions of their university experience, an online survey was emailed…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Environment, Student Experience, Online Surveys
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Travis, Jon E.; Scott, Joyce A. – College Student Journal, 2017
Slurs, either spoken or printed, can be classified as expressions of derogation, because their use is a generalized, negative characterization or classification of groups without regard to individual uniqueness. The use of such slurs consequently can cause the target and the listener or reader (i.e., receiver) discomfort, unless the receiver has…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Labeling (of Persons), Social Attitudes, Social Discrimination
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Niu, Lian – College Student Journal, 2017
The current study uses the data of Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002) to examine patterns of choice of STEM majors in college by students from different family socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds. Logistic regression results show that low-SES students are disadvantaged in the pursuit of STEM majors. Higher family SES compensates for…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Choice
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Connolly, Sara; Flynn, Ellen E.; Jemmott, Jill; Oestreicher, Edina – College Student Journal, 2017
In this study, we explored whether a uniquely designed First Year Experience (FYE) class for newly admitted at-risk college students would increase academic success; help students avoid academic probation; and increase retention for the following semester. Participants included 40 students (75% African Americans, 20% Hispanic Americans, and 5%…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, At Risk Students, Student Experience, Program Effectiveness
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Qualls, R. Christopher; Figgars, Lafe; Gibbs, Danette – College Student Journal, 2017
Given the high prevalence rate of academic dishonesty in institutions of higher education, it is important to understand the factors that contribute to its occurrence. The characteristics of an individual's family of origin are one set of factors that have been shown to be important predictors of academic dishonesty. However, the quality of one's…
Descriptors: Discipline, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Attachment Behavior
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Hadley, Wanda – College Student Journal, 2017
The number of students with learning disabilities (LD) attending postsecondary institutions with the intent of graduating and pursuing employment is progressively increasing. This paper was developed from the experiences of Mitchell's (a pseudonym) participation in a four-year research study with nine other college students with LD. At the end of…
Descriptors: Student Experience, College Students, Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities
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Blick, William; Marcus, Sandra – College Student Journal, 2017
The use of Open Education Resources represents a noble cause, but the idea often remains elusive for many faculty members. In 2015, librarians at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York, implemented a campaign to promote and facilitate the use and development of OERs. The primary objective was to reduce the growing…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Multimedia Materials
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Contreras-Aguirre, Hilda Cecilia; Gonzalez Y Gonzalez, Elsa – College Student Journal, 2017
International students enrolled in American institutions of higher education have been increasing during the past decades. The current study addresses the experiences of international female graduate students in the United States, in terms of difficulties as students at a southern American university and temporal residents of the United States.…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research
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Nichols, Joe; McBride, Jackie – College Student Journal, 2017
This was a study conducted with four first-year educational leaders who were interviewed to determine whether they experienced feelings of isolation and disengagement from individuals who had been peers in the work-place. Each respondent was promoted from within their educational organization to a leadership position and was interviewed to…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Professional Isolation, Work Environment, Administrator Attitudes
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Schneider, Ray; Harrington, Mike; Tobar, David – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine goal orientation in college hockey players. Specifically, how a task or ego orientation can affect enjoyment. The Task and Ego Orientation Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ) was used to determine goal orientation as either task or ego, and the Physical Activity Enjoyment Scales (PACES) measured how much…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, College Athletics, Athletes, College Students
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Liu, Meihua – College Student Journal, 2017
This paper reports on the results of an investigation of the relationships between motivation, motivation intensity, use of Chinese outside of class and self-rated competence in Chinese. Analyses of 162 questionnaires and 17 semi-structured interviews revealed the following findings: (1) the participants reported having high integrative…
Descriptors: Motivation, Competence, Semi Structured Interviews, Chinese
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