ERIC Number: ED420970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-May
The Monograph of CNMI Educational Leadership Research: Implications for Capacity Building To Address Issues of Disability in the Pacific.
San Diego State Univ., CA. Interwork Inst.; Northern Marianas Coll.
This monograph is a compilation of abstracts of the research conducted by students who participated in a collaborative Educational Leadership master's degree program through San Diego State University and Northern Marianas College, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). The research projects include: (1) teacher satisfaction and multi-grade school scheduling in the public school system of CNMI; (2) the effectiveness of a family literacy program; (3) the development of a faculty training manual for understanding and appreciating cultural diversity; (4) the development of a social studies textbook; (5) a thematic curriculum guide for kindergartners in a bilingual program; (6) an evaluation of the hospitality management program at Northern Marianas College; (7) job satisfaction and nurse retention at Commonwealth Health Center; (8) parental attitudes toward independent living as a curriculum offering; (9) providing a conducive learning environment in literacy for first-grade language minority students; (10) recommendations for advisor/mentor training; (11) achievement scores of participants in an after-school reading program; (12) factors associated with attrition of faculty at Northern Marianas College; (13) the effectiveness of distance education technology in the delivery of mathematics instruction at Northern Marianas College; and (14) the development of the teacher training program at the Northern Marianas college. (CR)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility, Higher Education, Independent Living, Language Minorities, Literacy, Parent Attitudes, Professional Development, Program Proposals, Research Projects, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Persistence
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Diego State Univ., CA. Interwork Inst.; Northern Marianas Coll.