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Giacalone, James – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Simulation technology in healthcare education is continuously evolving but little is known about the effects of high fidelity simulation on student knowledge and skill retention or motivation. The purpose of this quantitative study was to use quasi-experimental design in a randomized controlled trial that compared the retention of knowledge and…
Descriptors: Simulation, Fidelity, Allied Health Occupations Education, Statistical Analysis
Chando, Carl M., Ed. – 1978
Summaries of papers from the 1978 National Conference on Academic Advising are presented. Among the 58 papers are the following: "Faculty Advising as Faculty Development" (Howard Kramer); "Student Self-Assessment Systems and Academic Advising" (John H. Clarke, Christopher Robles, Joanne Yphantis); "Development and Utilization of a Peer Advising…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Career Planning, College Freshmen
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Pisciotta, Henry A.; Dooris, Michael J.; Frost, James; Halm, Michael – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2005
The Visual Image User Study (VIUS), an extensive needs assessment project at Penn State University, describes academic users of pictures and their perceptions. These findings outline the potential market for digital images and list the likely determinates of whether or not a system will be used. They also explain some key user requirements for…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, State Universities, Visual Aids, Use Studies
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Wager, J. James – College and University, 2005
Although we often think of students and the classroom, an array of services and support are necessary to ensure that students succeed. Providing support services for the Net Generation describes how organizational boundaries facilitate the delivery of service and how student services professionals think of today's students and technology.…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Internet
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Turner-Brown, Lauren M.; Perry, Timothy D.; Dichter, Gabriel S.; Bodfish, James W.; Penn, David L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2008
The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and utility of a group-based cognitive behavioral intervention to improve social-cognitive functioning in adults with high-functioning autism (HFA). We modified the treatment manual of a previously validated intervention, Social Cognition and Interaction Training (SCIT), for optimal use with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Adults, Autism, Social Cognition
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Olin, S. Serene; Hoagwood, Kimberly E.; Rodriguez, James; Ramos, Belinda; Burton, Geraldine; Penn, Marlene; Crowe, Maura; Radigan, Marleen; Jensen, Peter S. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2010
We describe the development of a parent empowerment program (PEP) using a community-based participatory research approach. In collaboration with a group of dedicated family advocates working with the Mental Health Association of New York City and state policy makers, academic researchers took an iterative approach to crafting and refining PEP to…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Disorders, Mental Health Programs, Family Programs
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Jack, James; Sludden, John – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2013
In 2012, the School District of Philadelphia closed six schools. In 2013, it closed 24. The closure of 30 schools has occurred amid a financial crisis, headlined by the district's $1.35 billion deficit. School closures are one piece of the district's plan to cut expenditures and close its budget gap. The closures are also intended to make…
Descriptors: School Closing, School Districts, Expenditures, Outcomes of Education
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Lytle, James H. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2013
This article presents the author's views about the school district deconstruction in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He discusses his 30-year experience as a principal and central office administrator with the School District of Philadelphia and his involvement in the efforts to lead urban school reform in the country. He also describes the reform…
Descriptors: School Districts, Charter Schools, Principals, Urban Schools
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Matas, Amanda; Rodríguez, James L. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2014
This paper focuses on the implementation of Proposition 227 and its impact on the education of English learners in California's K-12 public schools since its passage in 1998. The paper begins with an examination of the sociopolitical context surrounding the proposition and its implementation. The implementation of the new law is then discussed,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Bilingual Education, State Legislation, Educational Change
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Mulfinger, Lorraine M.; Dressler, Kevin A.; James, L. Eric; Page, Niki; Serrano, Eduardo; Vazquez, Jorge – Journal of Research Administration, 2016
Research administrator interest in large research proposal development and submission support is high, arguably in response to the bleak funding landscape for research and federal agency trends toward making more frequent larger awards. In response, a team from Penn State University and Huron Consulting Group initiated a baseline study to…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Research Universities, Higher Education, Research and Development
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Legg, Carol; Penn, Claire; Temlett, James; Sonnenberg, Beulah – Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 2005
A multiple single-case study investigated language characteristics of adolescents with Tourette Syndrome (TS). Ten adolescent subjects with diagnosed TS were evaluated on a test battery sensitive to high level language and discourse impairment. Results were compared to established norms or, where no norms have been established, with results…
Descriptors: Pathology, Language Skills, Adolescents, Psychomotor Skills
Lytle, James; Penn, William – 1986
The report contains descriptive results of a study of special education operations in 33 city school systems. Results were organized according to seven themes: (1) variation in local implementation in Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act; (2) magnitude of the referral, evaluation, and placement process; (3) limited…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Educational Policy
Penn, Lavern; Bolding, James – 1970
The purpose of the investigation was to observe the relationship between the personality of high school counselors and their interpersonal characteristics. Forty high school counselors responded to the 16PF and 160 senior counselees rated their respective counselors by completing the Barrett-Lennard Relationship Inventory. Moderate relationships…
Descriptors: Counselor Evaluation, Counselor Performance, Counselors, Human Relations
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Dillard, James Price; Spear, Margaret E. – Journal of American College Health, 2010
Objective: To assess knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and perceived barriers to being vaccinated against the virus. Participants: Three hundred ninety-six undergraduate women enrolled at Penn State University in Fall 2008. Methods: A random sample of students were invited to participate in a Web-based survey. Results: Awareness of HPV and…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Females, Physicians, Immunization Programs
Penn, Patricia, Ed. – 1986
The Urban Education Network is comprised of the largest school districts in 14 states. In December 1985 the Network hosted a conference for its members on efforts to improve teaching and learning in urban schools. The following papers presented at the conference are included: (1) "Thinking about the Undoable: Dropout Programs" (Dale…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Black Students, Computer Managed Instruction, Curriculum Development
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