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Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
Jackson, Linda Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
College graduation rates have been on the academic and political agenda. The United States graduation rate is 59%, however, 68% of nontraditional students do not graduate with baccalaureate degrees within the time frame of six years. Scholars are attributing the decreasing graduation rates to barriers encountered by nontraditional undergraduate…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories, Case Studies
Grubaugh, Jessica Rene – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative, non-experimental, causal-comparative research study was to see what differences existed, if any, between voluntary and involuntary adjunct faculty on levels of job dimensions (motivation and hygiene), job satisfaction, and institutional loyalty of part-time faculty teaching at private, four-year institutions in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Job Satisfaction, Private Colleges
Walburn, H. Lincoln – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Each year the number of individuals who join the military is around 150,000, and many only spend four to eight years in the military before leaving to find their next career as a civilian. Many of these veterans enroll in higher education and begin to utilize the educational benefits they earned through their military service. Student veterans…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterans, Educational Benefits, Military Service
Agyeman, Cynthia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Painting is believed to predate recorded history and has been in existence for over 35,000 (Ayres, 1985; Bolton, 2013) years. Over the years, painting has evolved; new styles have been developed and digital media have been explored. Each period of change goes through a period of rejection before it is accepted. In the 1960s, digital media was…
Descriptors: Artists, Painting (Visual Arts), Information Technology, Attitude Measures
Cole, Xavier Alexander – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The study was an exploration of how participants in lay formation mission and identity programs on three Jesuit higher education campuses understand their experiences of the programs; what competencies were developed as a result of participation; and how the programs helped participants understand the cultural context of Jesuit higher education.…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Organizational Culture, Catholics, Church Related Colleges
Smith, Michael J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In higher education there exists a growing concern about the potential for student cheating in online programs. At the same time, online nursing programs are increasing in number. While there is clarity about how educators perceive and experience a lack of student integrity, there is little clarity about how educators define and experience the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Nursing Education, Integrity, Online Courses
Filson, Caryn M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Academic advising is an integral part of the college experience. Outcomes of academic advising may be more critical than realized by either advisors or advisees. Studies have been compiled to suggest that meaningful and developmental contact with advisors promotes student success (Johnson & Wang, 2011; Kuh, 2008; Tuttle, 2000). However, a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Academic Advising, Faculty Advisers
Breckenridge, James Garvin – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study is to explore intelligence processes and procedures as they apply to organizational learning in higher education settings. This exploration seeks to identify key components and processes in higher education institutions that were previously identified in the research as important and integral to the discipline of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intelligence, Learning, Organizational Culture
Campbell, Linda M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Accounting educators are continually seeking ways to better prepare their students for success after graduation. One path to this goal is the successful completion of the CPA exam. This national exam provides an endorsement of the knowledge and comprehension that has been achieved by the candidate and opens up opportunities for advancement. The…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Students, Predictor Variables, Student Participation
Calizo, Lee Scherer Hawthorne – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this case study was to explore a model of leadership development for women faculty and staff in higher education. This study is significant because it explored the only identified campus-based program open to both faculty and staff. The campus-based Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) program at the University of…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Archives, College Faculty
Higgins, Vic – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Research has shown that academic misconduct is an issue of concern in most subject areas across both secondary and post-secondary education. However, variation in both investigators' research interests and definitions of the behaviors being investigated leave many unanswered questions regarding the seriousness and nature of the problem, as well as…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cheating, Definitions, Integrity
Ball, Mary Isabelle – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This descriptive study investigated the levels of oral proficiency of candidates for initial PreK-12 teacher licensure in Spanish and French as reported by faculty and students in the teacher education programs at Ohio colleges and universities. The study was motivated by the adoption of the NCATE/ACTFL "Program standards for the preparation…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Second Language Learning, Oral Language, Interviews
McClusky de Swart, Sarah – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this case study was to investigate the impact of a unique faculty development seminar program in teaching: the Learning Fellows Seminar at Case Western Reserve University, a large national research university, which used Experiential Learning Theory as its foundation. Adopting a case study methodology, the study addressed four…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, College Instruction, Seminars, Research Universities
Kokiko, Charles M. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Education has long been a tool to societal reform. In recent years, the federal government has taken unparalleled action. Both reports such as A Nation At Risk and programs like No Child Left Behind have increased the Federal Government's involvement in education to unprecedented levels. In order to meet the new standards, educators have begun to…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teaching (Occupation), Mentors, Federal Legislation
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