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Sims-Jones, Jacquelyn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Bullying is a problem experienced in schools across the country including in the ABC Elementary School in Georgia, where the No Place for Hate antibullying program is in place to address this problem. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to understand educators' perspectives on their experiences implementing the program. Bandura's social…
Descriptors: Bullying, Antisocial Behavior, Semi Structured Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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
Murphy, Jillmarie Guthrie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Online learning is dynamic, and due to increased popularity, it is rapidly expanding at the post-secondary level. Technology has changed the way students acquire new information. Online faculty are responsible for supporting the academic success of their online undergraduate students in a technology-rich learning environment. The instructional…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning
Benson, Matthew J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Since the early 20th century, higher education has been promoted as an effective strategy for enhancing law enforcement practice (Mayo, 2006a). While many have identified challenges that contemporary criminal justice practitioners face (Christopher, 2016; McFall, 2006; Stone & Travis, 2011), experts have promoted specific instructional…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Strategies, Law Enforcement, Qualitative Research
Poppre, Beth Anne Edwards – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Understanding how university medical school faculty and staff perceive the institution's mission statement, in conjunction with their person-environment fit, can provide administration with useful insight into: employee's match to the institution's mission statement, employee level of organizational commitment, and reasons for retention. This…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Personality Theories, Medical School Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Gabbard, Billie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Without intervention, higher education will continue to struggle with measuring student learning, thus creating challenges associated with accrediting body standards to prove that students learn. Although there is much literature on learning in higher education and accreditation struggles, the problem of clarity and effectiveness of communication…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Outcomes of Education, State Universities, Accreditation (Institutions)
Kdouh, Abdallah M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Globally, university faculty report difficulties communicating with administrators. In the United States faculty have a need for effective communication. The problem addressed in this study is that communications between faculty and administrators has long been a concern in higher education, and more recently, the rise of online communications…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
Larson, Lisa R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Nursing program leadership for integrating nursing informatics (NI) into curricula is essential. NI is a specialty that combines nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage health information and improve patient health outcomes (American Nurses Association, 2008). Approximately 98,000 patient deaths per year occur due to…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Information Technology, Barriers, College Faculty
Bigelow, Robert W. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Within some areas of traditional legal education there has been discussion of and advocacy for greater acceptance and integration of online technology. This study addresses the enormous gap in the legal literature concerning perceptions of online legal education and adds to the robust body of literature concerning perceptions of online education…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Law Schools
Anim, Stephen Kwasi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study used evidence gleaned from business professors and their students and compared it with the Measure of Effective Teaching model (MET, 2013). The research is based on a qualitative research design with the aim of collecting data from multiple sources such as interviews, focus group, document analysis and observation to develop…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Faculty, Qualitative Research, Business Schools
Eng, David Anthony, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Current higher education focuses on a teacher centered pedagogy where students benefit but are not the primary consideration for learning. Conversely, experiential learning focuses on students in the learning process. This is done through a socialized and personalized environment that can be implemented through the application of games-based…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Undergraduate Students, Liberal Arts, Educational Games
Miller, Andrew Frederic – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Beginning in 2000, a number of new graduate schools of education (nGSEs) have been established in the U.S. in response to increasing calls for more effective teachers. Among these are programs affiliated with "No Excuses"-style charter schools, which are focused on closing the achievement gap in urban K-12 schools. Teacher education…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Teacher Effectiveness, Charter Schools, Academic Achievement
Alamoud, Maha – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this case study was to explore faculty members' perceptions of the QEP in a public doctoral university with highest research activity. Particularly, the study explored how faculty members perceive the role of the QEP in student learning and institutional effectiveness, the relevance of the QEP activities in student learning and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Quality, Improvement Programs
Raines, Jessie M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The intent of this qualitative case study was to take an in-depth look at the perceived benefit or lack thereof of a programmed reading curriculum for students with moderate cognitive disabilities within a Title 1 inner-city school. The rationale for the study was that students with moderate cognitive disabilities have difficulties learning to…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes, Moderate Intellectual Disability
Howell, Linda Jane – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Research shows that use of high fidelity simulation (HFS) as a teaching strategy requires extensive amounts of faculty time and financial resources for faculty development and equipment. This project study addressed the challenges encountered in the integration of HFS into a Midwestern metropolitan baccalaureate nursing program. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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