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Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper describes and compares the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by "U.S. News and World Report" in 2004 with the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by the "Accounting Degree Review" in 2014. The "Accounting Degree Review"'s list…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Evaluation, Undergraduate Study, Bayesian Statistics
Ebright, Wanda K. W. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this dissertation is to illuminate the missing voices of historically black college and university dance programs in the national discussion on the history and development of dance in American higher education. The methodology included the selection of five subject schools that are historically black colleges and universities…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Black Colleges, Web Sites, College Libraries
Gardner, Juanita Keys – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Technology plays a vital role in education by linking students to resources around the world. In the past three to five years, community colleges in the southeast region of the United States have received funding through various initiatives, allowing them to make significant changes. In 2013 North Carolina Community College System website listed…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Community Colleges, Web Sites, Minority Group Students
Pack, Elizabeth Myra – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this single, intrinsic, evaluative case study was to examine the problem of nontraditional transfer student completion at a private, religious-based, doctoral degree-granting, moderate research university in North Carolina. The following research questions guided the study: (a) How do institutional policies, procedures, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Studies, Research Universities, Nontraditional Students
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Sun, Christina J.; Reboussin, Beth; Mann, Lilli; Garcia, Manuel; Rhodes, Scott D. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
The use of websites and GPS-based mobile applications ("apps") designed for social and sexual networking has been associated with increased HIV risk; however, little is known about Latino sexual minorities' and transgender persons' use of these websites and apps and the risk profiles of those who use them compared with those who do not.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Hispanic Americans, Homosexuality
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Adkins, Darlene A.; Geddie, Mary F.; Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
This paper examines primarily the courses in the accounting major and a portion of the business core of the best thirty accounting programs in the United States as identified by the Accounting Degree Review. A thorough examination of each school's web site has been conducted to gather current (2014) information concerning the requirements for a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Accounting, Degree Requirements, Course Evaluation
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Sommerfeld, Kelsie; Bruce, Jackie; Jayaratne, Jay; Chapman, Ben; Gunter, Chris – Journal of Extension, 2016
As part of a larger study designed to explore the gardening practices and educational needs of North Carolina chefs who cultivate restaurant gardens, the chefs' desired areas of knowledge and preferences for delivery of educational material were identified. As a result, a plan for North Carolina Cooperative Extension to use in developing…
Descriptors: Food Service, Service Occupations, Gardening, Dining Facilities
Fletcher, Michael Shane – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This narrative inquiry collective case study investigated the experiences of six sixth grade American Indian males of the Lumbee tribe who struggle with reading. Bounded within an asynchronous closed wiki site, students from three sixth grade classes participated in online threaded discussions and created, posted, and viewed multimedia projects…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 6, American Indian Students, Males
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Thayer, Linden M.; Pimentel, Daniela C.; Smith, Janice C.; Garcia, Beverly A.; Sylvester, Laura Lee; Kelly, Tammy; Johnston, Larry F.; Ammerman, Alice S.; Keyserling, Thomas C. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Because Americans commonly consume restaurant foods with poor dietary quality, effective interventions are needed to improve food choices at restaurants. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to design and evaluate a restaurant-based intervention to help customers select and restaurants promote heart healthy menu items with healthful…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Dining Facilities, Nutrition
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Friend, Jennifer; Militello, Matthew – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2015
This article analyzes specific uses of digital video production in the field of educational leadership preparation, advancing a three-part framework that includes the use of video in (a) teaching and learning, (b) research methods, and (c) program evaluation and service to the profession. The first category within the framework examines videos…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, Administrator Education
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Dishman, Marcie – Community College Enterprise, 2015
The Internet is a critical tool for higher education institutions as they rely upon their web presence for interaction with multiple stakeholders, including current and prospective students, parents, faculty and staff, and the community (Hong & Kiousis, 2007). As colleges count upon their websites to serve as the primary medium for presenting…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Web Sites, Computer Software, Evaluation
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Bucci, David A.; Waters, Richard D. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Donations made to the American nonprofit sector have grown exponentially in the past 10 years to an estimated $298.4 billion dollars in 2011 (Giving USA Foundation, 2012). Although consultants offer many different solutions as to how organizations can best capitalize on the e-philanthropy trend, communication theory may offer some of the most…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Web Sites, Educational Finance
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Shadinger, David A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This quantitative study investigated e-mail responsiveness by community colleges in the nine mega-states to an inquiry from a prospective student. Noel-Levitz (2006b) reported that prospective students want to receive an e-mail with information about an institution prior to applying for admission. Specifically, high school juniors and seniors want…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Mail, College Bound Students, Statistical Analysis
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He, Wu; Yuan, Xiaohong; Yang, Li – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2013
Case-based learning has been widely used in many disciplines. As an effective pedagogical method, case-based learning is also being used to support teaching and learning in the domain of information security. In this paper, we demonstrate case-based learning in information security by sharing our experiences in using a case study to teach security…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Information Security, Internet, Information Technology
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Grant, Donna M.; Malloy, Alisha D.; Hollowell, Gail P. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2013
Twenty-nine rising high school 12th grade students participated in a 4-week summer program designed to increase their interest in science and technology. The program was a blend of hands-on biology, chemistry, and technology modules that addressed the global issue of obesity. Student groups developed websites to address obesity in one of five…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 12, Student Interests, Science Interests
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