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Do types influence types? Examining the relationship between stuedents’ and parents’ Holland codes

Do types influence types? Examining the relationship between stuedents’ and parents’ Holland codes Mark J. Miller This study examined the relationship between students’ and their parents’ three-letter Holland codes. Results revealed a moderate level of congruence between the two codes. Implications of the results are discussed. ********** The role of parents as primary determinants of […]

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Objectives In Teaching Social Studies

Objectives In Teaching Social Studies Marlow Ediger The social studies teacher needs to choose carefully those objectives that pupils are to achieve. The learning opportunities are to be aligned with the stated objectives, leaving leeway for pupils’ questions and comments about course content. Quality evaluation procedures need to be used so that it can be […]

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differences between freshmen and seniors

Developing purpose in college: differences between freshmen and seniors Lamont A. Flowers In the present study, 85 students from a large southeastern university completed the Iowa Vocational Purpose Inventory to determine if significant differences existed between freshmen and seniors on the development of vocational purpose in college. Results indicated that seniors self-reported significantly (p < […]

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Religiosity and depression in intercollegiate athletes

Religiosity and depression in intercollegiate athletes Eric A. Storch The present study examined the relationship between organizational, non-organizational, and intrinsic religiosity, and symptoms of depression in intercollegiate athletes. The Duke Religion Index and the Depression subscale of the Personality Assessment Inventory were completed by 105 athletes. Results showed that only intrinsic religiosity was negatively associated […]

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College student attitudes toward pornography use

College student attitudes toward pornography use Sarah O’Reilly Data from 305 confidential anonymous 50-item questionnaires on pornography were completed by students at East Carolina University and analyzed to provide the basis for this study. Over 90 percent (92.4%) reported ever having looked at pornography with over forty percent (43.1%) reporting doing so between one and […]

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Work Experience As A Predictor Of Mba Performance

Work Experience As A Predictor Of Mba Performance Arthur J. Adams Students bringing post-baccalaureate work in business to an MBA program may have gained experiences that will help them succeed in their course work. This study investigates the relation between years of such work experience and success in the MBA program, as measured by grade […]

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Can paraphrasing practice help students define plagiarism?

Can paraphrasing practice help students define plagiarism? Elaine S. Barry Plagiarism is the new dirty word on campus, and college instructors are increasingly interested in teaching students how to prevent committing plagiarism. In this study, college students wrote definitions of plagiarism before and after 6 weeks of practice paraphrasing and citing original sources. Students’ definitions […]

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A Context For Developing Design Concepts

Visual Communication: A Context For Developing Design Concepts Kenneth R. Jr. Tremblay In the applied design fields, developing concepts is crucial for solving design problems. A teaching unit was implemented to introduce interior design students to design concept development through visual communication. Using an approach termed self-conferencing, students initially experimented on their own with multiple […]

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Intellectualism vs. career preparation: a comparative assessment of self reported growth among graduating college seniors

Intellectualism vs. career preparation: a comparative assessment of self reported growth among graduating college seniors Geoffrey Moss Critical scholars have often proclaimed that US colleges have failed to generate substantial levels of intellectualism among their graduates, and have emphasized career development at the expense of intellectual growth. In addition, such scholars have often stated or […]

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Traditional Versus Non-Traditional Student Satisfaction With Professors During One-To-One Contacts

The One-To-One Survey: Traditional Versus Non-Traditional Student Satisfaction With Professors During One-To-One Contacts Gary T. Rosenthal The characteristics of positive and negative one-to-one student-faculty interactions were examined with non-traditional and traditional undergraduates. Analyses indicated that non-traditional and traditional students responded to interactions similarly; however, the percentages of nontraditional and traditional students reporting helping/accommodating or belittling […]