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Lichucki, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Although technology is common in our society, it has not universally become an expected practice in our schools. The problem that was addressed by the qualitative, case study design is that teachers and administrators do not share an understanding of educational technology leadership. School leaders that do not understand the needs of classroom…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Technology, Administrator Attitudes, Administrators
Crump-Phillips, Maureen R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study assessed the plausibility of using Ajzen's (1991) theory of planned behavior (TPB) to identify the factors that motivate adults to participate in Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes at a Southeast Wisconsin Community College. The original TPB (Ajzen, 1991) attests that planned behaviors are determined by behavioral intentions which are…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Colleges, Adults, Motivation
Walsh, Ronald J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this case study was to evaluate the perceptions of participants regarding their effectiveness in responding to defiant student violence as a crisis response team, following crisis response team training. The participants were a group of 10 volunteer PK-6 public school educators from western Wisconsin. The study took place during the…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Team Training, Crisis Management, Program Effectiveness
DeRose, John J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study investigated the types of instructors who teach local history, factors affecting their instruction in the community's past, and instructional practices employed to educate students about a locality's history. It examined teachers' implementation of items from "The Making of Milwaukee" (MOM) project which included a book, DVD…
Descriptors: Local History, Figurative Language, Interests, Urban Environment
Pfaller, Renee L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Culturally proficient school leadership and its impact on narrowing the learning gap is both timely, and needed and the focus of discussion for this study. This phenomenological qualitative research study examined culturally proficient school leadership actions that help promote a measurable narrowing of the achievement gap in five southeastern…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Cultural Awareness, Achievement Gap, Qualitative Research
Byrd, Clavon, Sr. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This research described the retrospective formation of identity and manifestation of responsibility of four African-American female leaders who served as urban school principals. Cross (1971, 1991) determined that African-Americans undergo a four step process of identity development that he coined Nigrescence. Within these four stages of identity…
Descriptors: African Americans, Urban Schools, Focus Groups, Researchers