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Estep, Hanna M.; Avalos, Maria D.; Olson, James N. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to expand upon the existing research on the relationship between parenting styles, general deviance, and romantic infidelity. It was hypothesized that the adult children of parents who practiced authoritative parenting would report less favorable attitudes toward, and fewer incidences of, general deviance and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parenting Styles, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Howell, Ginger S.; LaCour, Misty M.; McGlawn, Penny A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of three Structured Divergent discussion board prompt designs on knowledge construction in a graduate online course. According to Andrews (1980), the form of the question affects the extent of the response within a discussion. The Playground prompt, the Brainstorming prompt, and the Focal prompt…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Learning Processes, Computer Mediated Communication
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Couture, Valerie – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess the perceived preparedness levels of college mental health clinicians to counsel transgender college students. Multicultural counseling competency is required of professional counselors and transgender individuals are considered to be part of the multicultural population. A survey was completed by college…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Student Needs, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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van Berkel, Kelly; Reeves, Brenda – College Student Journal, 2017
Problem: While stress is universal for graduate students, the difference in terms of stress symptoms and the effects on health behavior is how students cope. While numerous research studies have linked stress and negative health behaviors, few studies have objectively assessed these variables. Purpose: Utilize current health and fitness technology…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Health Behavior, Scores, Online Surveys
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Pashak, Travis J.; Oswald, Samuel R.; Justice, Michelle D.; Seely, Laura T.; Burns, Brittany R.; Shepherd, Sarah J. – College Student Journal, 2017
Terror management theory (TMT) places death anxiety in an explanatory role in cognition, affect, and behavior, spanning mental health to cultural trends. We aimed to connect TMT to trait death anxiety, and propose an additional component: "life acknowledgement" (life awareness, lived experience connection, liveliness engagement) which…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Death, Anxiety
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Lumpkin, Angela; Franco, Dan; Multon, Karen; Achen, Rebecca M. – College Student Journal, 2017
Grounded in a social cognitive theoretical perspective, this study explores the career decision-making self-efficacy (CDSE) and vocational identity development process for college students interested or majoring in sport management. While a popular undergraduate major, little research has investigated the specific factors that influence different…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Athletics, Business Administration Education
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Kocak, Funda – College Student Journal, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine the constraints in participating the leisure activities for college students, the strategies of negotiation regarding these constraints and the relationship between the facilitators and activity participation. The population of the study consists of currently registered students from Ankara University.…
Descriptors: Student Participation, College Students, Foreign Countries, Leisure Time
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Boros, Piroska; Fontana, Fabio; Mack, Mick – College Student Journal, 2017
Weight-related teasing is associated with reduced levels of physical activity in youth, but the importance of weight teasing experiences to the engagement of female college students in physical activity is yet to be determined. Thus, this study examined differences in physical activity engagement and physical activity enjoyment in female college…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Student Participation, Females, College Students
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Foster, N. A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The relationship between academic major change and ten personality traits (the Big Five and five narrow traits), was investigated in a sample of 437 college undergraduates. Contrary to expectations, Career Decidedness and Optimism were positively related to academic major change, regardless of class ranking. When parsing data by college year,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Majors (Students), Questionnaires
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Liebler, Robert – College Student Journal, 2017
Data from published studies is used to recover information about the sample mean self-reported number of times cheated by college students. The sample means were estimated by fitting distributions to the reported data. The few estimated sample means thus recovered were roughly 2 or less.
Descriptors: Cheating, Student Behavior, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys
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Rabia, Hazza Abu – College Student Journal, 2017
This qualitative study explored the factors that enhance Arab international students' persistence and facilitate their academic and cultural adjustment at postsecondary institutions in the United States. The sample for this study consisted of Arab international students from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Syria, UAE, Iraq, and Jordan. In-depth…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Foreign Students, Extracurricular Activities, Social Support Groups
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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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Faucette, Nell; Nugent, Peg – College Student Journal, 2017
Today, new and redesigned mentoring roles are being explored in teacher education programs. According to literature, having peers mentor less experienced colleagues can benefit both groups. In this study, 11 senior physical education majors served as mentors to 15 juniors. Mentoring sessions occurred during regularly scheduled classes for all.…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
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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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