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Mercer, Sean Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Online learning motivation is a significant issue in online learning that is worthy of study to prevent academic performance issues from occurring. This study focuses on online learning motivation with the U.S. Army and their online learning experiences. To inform future organizational decisions with the goal of increasing overall student online…
Descriptors: Military Training, Military Personnel, Electronic Learning, Learning Motivation
Scott, Trayvean Davelle – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The relationship between university sponsored student's athletics and academic achievement has been an evolving trend of discussion both at the high school and college level. However, a dearth of literature illustrates this relationship at the college level. This study investigated the importance of college athletics and whether participation in…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Students, African American Students, College Athletics
Gross, Jacob M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Student leadership in college has long been studied from the perspective of the university, and more specifically, how the university supports its student leaders in hopes of enhancing institutional reputation. With this in mind, there is little attention given to the micro-level experience of college student leaders. As such, researchers are…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Student Motivation, College Students, Student Attitudes
Miscavage, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Because of the continuing growth in the numbers of students with disabilities at institutions of higher education (IHEs), there is a greater need for IHEs to provide support programs to meet the diverse needs of these students and to improve their success and engagement. Federal policies and laws mandate that services and accommodations be…
Descriptors: Satisfaction, Social Support Groups, Disabilities, Higher Education
Chen, Ye – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study, in the context of peer-facilitated asynchronous online discussion, explored the characteristics and patterns of students' cognitive presence, and examined the practices that aim to enhance cognitive presence development. Participants were 53 students from a graduate-level online course that focused on the integration of educational…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Graduate Students, Asynchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
Kaczmar, Debra A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Because statistical relationships between persistence and completion rates and ethnicity/race exist at most U.S. institutions of higher education, the movement in public policy toward performance-based funding models might have disproportionate effects on Hispanic-serving community colleges. The desire to understand the representation of student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Hispanic American Students, Academic Persistence
Kaplon-Schilis, Aleksandra – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation presents findings of three studies investigating the development and transfer of TPACK of pre-service and in-service elementary school special education teachers. The dissertation is presented in a non-traditional format including an introduction, three manuscripts submitted for journal publication, and a summary chapter. The…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Special Education Teachers
Jawad, Hadeel Mohammed – ProQuest LLC, 2018
As oil is the fuel of the industrial society, software is the fuel of our current information society. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be more demand for computing jobs in the future. By 2024, more than one million computing jobs will be available. Statistics show that there is more demand for computing jobs than there is a…
Descriptors: Art, Animation, High School Students, Student Interests
Moore, Pamela C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The goal of this research study was to assess the effectiveness of the use of the Clinical Integrative Puzzle (CIP) assessment as an online training tool to advance illness script formation for diagnostic problem-solving in the didactic phase of medical education. The main research question in the study was: Is there a statistically significant…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Clinical Diagnosis, Medical Education, Allied Health Personnel
Bataller, Carliza – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this mixed methods sequential explanatory study was to identify and describe best practices in technology integration in middle school classrooms as perceived by expert middle school teachers. Additionally, it was the purpose of the study to determine the most important best practices and perceived barriers to successful…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Best Practices, Middle School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Jarocki, Lawrence – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of master teachers, administrators, and teacher trainers about the content of Student Evaluations of Teachers (SET) in California high schools. This study also sought to reach a consensus among experts concerning how SETs can be used both in teacher evaluations and in professional…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High School Students, Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
Lambert, Jim – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this correlational study was to examine the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) scores, as defined by Bradberry and Greaves (2009) and paramedic student success during the field internship phase of their education as determined by the California Paramedic Field Internship Major Evaluation (FE) Rating Criteria.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Intelligence, Scores, Emergency Medical Technicians
Westman, Ryan J. R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In 2003, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) launched the Academic Performance Program (APP) as a means of measuring institutional accountability of academic outcomes for Division I member institutions. One of the two metrics used to define academic effectiveness is the Academic Progress Rate (APR) metric, immediately drew…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Whites, Institutional Characteristics, Academic Achievement
Graham, Nakia V. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Online learning has become one of the chosen methods for completing a certificate of training or a college degree. To meet the demands of e-learning, the number of universities planning to use online learning as a tool continues to increase. Ensuring educators buy-in remains a challenge, as many teachers understand teaching online classes requires…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
Rodkey, Justin B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education (The United States Department of Justice, n.d.). Although Title IX was enacted over 45 years ago, college athletic departments remain non-compliant with the law (U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 2016; Women's Law…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Administration, Administrator Attitudes, College Faculty
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