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Hocanson, Cherie D. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative, multiple case study was to explore the utilization of music to teach phonics in kindergarten at four elementary schools in northwest Ohio. The theory guiding this study was the schema theory as it explains how individuals are able to recognize patterns previously learned, organize those patterns, and then use those…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Music
Stauffer, Steven – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this global leadership study was to investigate the impact community college business curriculum internationalization has on the key components of the Ohio State Share of Instruction (SSI) funding formula. This analysis should assist institutional decision-makers in determining whether or not to incorporate such initiatives at their…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Global Approach, Curriculum Development
Salisbury, Lauren E. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
While enrollments in online writing courses (OWCs), especially online first-year writing courses (OFYWCs) continue to grow at public and private non-profit institutions in the U.S., online writing instruction (OWI) scholars argue this change signals a desperate need for additional research on teaching and writing in online learning environments…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Online Courses, Freshman Composition, Writing Instruction
Hart, Lisa K. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Dual credit programs afford high school students the opportunity to earn college credit prior to graduation while exposing them to the rigor and culture of college, which may help make college more accessible to first-generation college students and underserved populations. The purpose of this study was to understand students' dual credit…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, First Generation College Students, College Students
Williams, Yvette Gail – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Many children in U.S. K-12 schools struggle with childhood obesity. A healthy lifestyle taught in a child's early years is essential for student learning, and it can set the pace for healthy choices to be made in adulthood. The purpose of this exploratory case study was to explore the experiences of parents in Montgomery County, Ohio, who…
Descriptors: Child Health, Obesity, Life Style, Case Studies
Aaron, Shanita V. Brown – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Principal turnover continues to be a problem in schools today, and urban schools experience principal turnover at the highest rate. There has been an abundance of research on turnover of school principals, yet minimal research on retention of urban school principals. This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews with retired urban school…
Descriptors: Principals, Labor Turnover, Urban Schools, Persistence
Curtin, Kathleen M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Today higher education in the United States faces the challenges of increased demand and escalating cost in the face of stagnant graduation rates. Of particular interest to the public are tax payer supported postsecondary institutions. The traditional method of funding public colleges and universities based on enrollment has shifted in 32 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Aid, Higher Education, Performance
Inman, Susan S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Our PreK-12 schools face increasing complexities such as accountability, diversity, closing the achievement gap, and working in an era of standards-based reform (Drago-Severson, 2009). The purpose of this inquiry was to understand teachers' experiences with one type of learning experience, "action research," and to investigate the impact…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Fiddler, Sarah C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The problem is the absence of women in leadership roles, particularly women of the Millennial generation, at community colleges. Women of the Millennial generation were surveyed through an anonymous online survey through to determine why they believe they are not considered for leadership roles at community colleges. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Generational Differences, Community Colleges
Ball, Jamie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Bullying prevention in schools has arguably met with limited success in the United States. Diversity negatively impacts the success of bullying prevention programs. Furthermore, researchers do not agree upon intervention timing and appropriate grade-level to implement bullying prevention and social-emotional learning and skill-building programs.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools
Hoelzle, Joseph Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The majority of teacher contracts in the State of Ohio are based on the traditional pay scale, rewarding teachers for educational level attained and years of experience. Performance-based pay is an emerging trend with 11 school districts in Ohio identified as having a performance-pay system in their negotiated agreement. This study utilizes Ohio's…
Descriptors: Merit Pay, Teacher Salaries, Academic Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness
Wolfe, Christine S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This is a quantitative phenomenological study of the perceptions of principals of public secondary schools in rural Appalachian Ohio. The purpose of the study is to understand the experiences of the principals as online charter schools become feasible for students in their school district. A random sample of ten principals was obtained from the…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Secondary Schools, Principals, Charter Schools
Vegh, Tracie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teacher perceptions of fourth-grade students' readiness to learn Ohio's fourth-grade social studies standards were explored through this sequential explanatory mixed methods study. Implementation of Ohio's new reading policies in the lower elementary may have had an unintended future impact on the teaching of social studies in the upper elementary…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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
Mullins, Vanessa R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative single descriptive case study addressed the perspectives of how minority women perceived higher education institutions support or lack of support in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The problem was that there is a disproportionately small number of minority women being prepared to fill STEM jobs.…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Minority Groups, Females, Higher Education
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