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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
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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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Amaral, Katie E.; Shank, John D.; Shibley, Ivan A., Jr.; Shibley, Lisa R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2013
General Chemistry I historically had one of the highest failure and withdrawal rates at Penn State Berks, a four-year college within the Penn State system. The course was completely redesigned to incorporate more group work, the use of classroom response systems, peer mentors, and a stronger online presence via the learning management system…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Mathews, A. Lanethea; LaTronica-Herb, Alexandra – Journal of Political Science Education, 2013
This article explores the integration of a multiweek legislative simulation with the Blackboard (9.1) Platform in an effort to understand how technology may increase student engagement, collaborative learning, and assessment. We consider the ways in which classroom technologies--blogs and online peer and self assessment tools, in particular--can…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Legislators, Educational Technology, Computer Simulation
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McEachron, D. L.; Bach, C.; Sualp, M. – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine existing learning innovation systems and propose a systematic methodology of delivering educational innovations in the right amount, in the right place and at the right time. Design/methodology/approach: Higher education is not effectively incorporating new discoveries in cognitive science and human…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Research Papers (Students), Educational Innovation, Information Transfer
McGuinn, Patrick – Center for American Progress, 2012
The Obama administration's Race to the Top competitive grant program initiated an unprecedented wave of state teacher-evaluation reform across the country. To date, most of the scholarly analysis of this activity has focused on the design of the evaluation instruments or the implementation of the new evaluations by districts and schools. But…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Grants, School Districts, Expertise
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Bable, Wendy; Waxman, Sara; Bellomo, Samantha – Teaching Artist Journal, 2011
This article puts forth the reflections and questions of three artists at People's Light and Theatre (Resident Teaching Artist Sara Waxman, Resident Director Samantha Bellomo, and Producer for Arts Discovery Programs, Wendy Bable) in their ongoing dialogue on the intersection of media, young artists, and theatre-making in the Teen Summerstage…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Cooperation
Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
Burdette, Paula; Etemad, Pontea – Project Forum, 2009
Response to intervention (RTI) arose, in part, from the limited success of the pre-referral process, an approach advocated in the 1980s and 1990s, and accurately measuring the discrepancy between aptitude and achievement in young children. Reflecting these concerns, when the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was reauthorized in…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, State Programs, Eligibility, Disabilities
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Pearce, Joshua M. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2009
Numerous studies have demonstrated that university students are capable of contributing to sustainable development while improving their academic skills. Unfortunately for many institutions, the expense of sending large cohorts of students on international service learning trips is prohibitive. Yet, students remain enthusiastic and well equipped…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Sustainable Development, College Students, Science Instruction