Quality of college life (QCL) of students: further validation of a measure of well-being
Social Indicators Research
375 - 390
Item Usage Stats
This paper reports a study designed to further validate a measure of quality of college life (QCL) of university students (Sirgy, Grzeskowiak, Rahtz, Soc Indic Res 80(2), 343-360, 2007). Two studies were conducted: a replication study and an extension study. The replication study involved surveys of 10 different college campuses in different countries. The results of the replication study provided additional nomological (predictive) validation support of the measure based on a theoretical model mapping out the antecedents and consequences of satisfaction with college life. With respect to the extension study, the focus was to further test the nomological validity of the QCL measure by arguing and empirically demonstrating that the consequence of QCL is life satisfaction. The extension study involved a survey of three college campuses in different countries. The results were also supportive of the nomological validity of the QCL measure.
KeywordsLife quality in college
Quality of college life
Quality of life on a university campus
Satisfaction with college facilities
Satisfaction with college life
Satisfaction with the academic aspects of college life
Satisfaction with the social aspects of college life
University quality of life
Quality of life
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-010-9587-6
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The influence of sustainable design features on indoor environmental quality satisfaction in Turkish dwellings Afacan, Yasemin; Demirkan, H. (Taylor & Francis, 2016)The aim of this paper is to explore the influence of sustainable design features on occupants satisfaction levels with indoor environmental quality (IEQ) aspects in three types of dwellings. Satisfaction level was investigated ...
Is Materialism All That Bad? Effects on Satisfaction with Material Life, Life Satisfaction, and Economic Motivation Joseph Sirgy, M.; Gurel-Atay, E.; Webb, D.; Cicic, M.; Husic-Mehmedovic, M.; Ekici, A.; Herrmann, A.; Hegazy I.; Lee, D.-J.; Johar J.S. (2013)The literature in economic psychology and quality-of-life studies alludes to a negative relationship between materialism and life satisfaction. In contrast, the macroeconomic literature implies a positive relationship ...
Sirgy, M. J.; Gurel-Atay E.; Webb, D.; Cicic, M.; Husic, M.; Ekici, A.; Herrmann, A.; Hegazy, I.; Lee, Dong-Jin; Johar, J. S. (Springer Netherlands, 2012)This paper develops theory related to advertising, materialism, and life satisfaction by formally testing explanations related to the antecedents and consequences of materialism. Survey data were collected from seven major ...