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Ghosh, Biswadip – Information Systems Education Journal, 2019
The board of Fiserv (an investment management company) has already decided to close the business no matter what. Agile Financials has agreed to buyout Fiserv and retain part of the Fiserv staff if the purchase deal closes. However, if too many of Fiserv's clients left with their accounts or if the customer satisfaction index (CSI) continued to…
Descriptors: Satisfaction, Consumer Economics, Organizational Change, Change Strategies
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Goodwin, Jeff; White, David J.; Lauxman, Lisa A. – Journal of Extension, 2018
How does an educator ensure that an audience is receiving an intended message? Further complicating this matter, what happens if the audience members' primary language differs from that of the presenter and the use of an interpreter is not feasible? We explore these questions through a case study based on our experience as three Extension…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Case Studies, Extension Agents, Extension Education
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Rexeisen, Richard J.; Owens, Ernest L., Jr.; Garrison, Michael J. – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The importance, and associated challenges, of faculty ownership and engagement in the assurance of learning (AoL) process are well documented in the literature. The authors demonstrate how schools can further their AoL objectives by encouraging and subsequently supporting organic, faculty-led initiatives. Specifically, we present a case study of a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Business Administration Education, Sequential Approach, Teacher Leadership
Medler, Alex; Reddy, Vinayak – National Charter School Resource Center, 2018
Charter schools face high-stakes accountability. When charter schools fail to perform as expected, including as measured on state tests, authorizers are often expected to close them. While the details of charter school oversight are shaped by each state's charter school policy, federal law influences how states test children and evaluate all…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Educational Policy
Fronapfel, Brighid; Dunlap, Glen; Flagtvedt, Kristen; Strain, Phillip; Lee, Janice – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
This article describes Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC), a model based on extensive research that is designed for feasibility and effectiveness for treating challenging behaviors in classroom settings. This model is designed to meet the needs of children with and without disabilities who engage in challenging behavior that…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Early Childhood Education, Case Studies, Program Descriptions
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Kezar, Adrianna; Holcombe, Elizabeth – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
Student success in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is a major concern in higher education. While overall 6-year graduation rates are around 60% nationally (National Center for Education Statistics, 2016), only about 40% of students who enter college intending to major in a STEM field complete a STEM degree within 6 years. Studies…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, STEM Education, School Holding Power, Sense of Community
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Arney, Jo; Canada, Mark; Dale, Timothy – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
At the beginning of the 2016 academic year 77,214 freshman students at 44 campuses began the fall semester participating in the Re-Imagining the First Year (RFY) initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). These 44 institutions have formed a learning community that reviews and shares evidence-based practices,…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, College Freshmen, Campuses, Evidence Based Practice
Zapata, Marisa; Percy, Stephen; Andrews, Sona – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Propelled by many factors, including a newly appointed Board of Trustees responsible for governance of our university, resource shortages, and enrollment swings, Portland State University embarked on a strategic planning effort in 2014 with the intent of reunifying a divided campus and creating a bold vision for moving forward in the next five…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Equal Education, Case Studies, State Universities
Storey, Keith – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2018
This book is intended to give support providers the understanding, knowledge, and skills for providing transition and employment services in school, employment, community, and residential settings and thereby improve the quality of life for the individuals that they support. It not only shows how to support an individual with a disability but also…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Employment Services, Disabilities, Students with Disabilities
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Choi, Gi Woong; Pursel, Barton K.; Stubbs, Chris – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
Interest towards implementing educational gaming into courses within higher education continues to increase, but it requires extensive amounts of resources to create individual games for each course. This paper is a description of a university's effort to create a custom educational game engine to streamline the game development process within the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Higher Education, Case Studies, Program Implementation
Ochsner, Amanda; Corwin, Zoë B. – Educational Technology, 2017
In 2014, researchers at the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California (USC) received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement in Postsecondary Education's First in the World program to do research aimed at understanding how games can be used to cultivate college knowledge and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Games, Instructional Design, Design Requirements
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Baillie, Kyle; Gordon, Jody – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
In 2013, in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) board of governors' meeting, a motion was passed that would have a significant impact on future planning at the university. The board of governors directed the president to develop a strategic enrollment management plan (SEM) for the university for the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Enrollment, Enrollment Management
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Elrod, Susan; Kezar, Adrianna – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
For the past 20 years, numerous reports have called for change and reform of undergraduate education to improve student learning, persistence, and graduation rates for students in STEM. Many change efforts have been started but few have reached the transformational level of entire programs, departments, or colleges in the STEM disciplines. In…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, STEM Education, Organizational Change, Undergraduate Study
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Gomillion, David L. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2017
Administrator Jennifer Stanton attempts to adopt an Electronic Health Records system at ComprehensiveCare, a multispecialty healthcare practice. Consultants from the vendor provide guidance to the organization, but do not provide that guidance in a way that the non-technical administrator understands. The project experiences escalation of…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Records (Forms), Case Studies, Information Management
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Gomillion, David L. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2017
ComprehensiveCare, a multi-specialty healthcare organization, struggles to implement Electronic Health Records. The first adoption failed outright because the customizations made the system unusable. The second attempted adoption has not officially failed yet, but the system fails to live up to the expectations. It lingers on the edge of…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Records (Forms), Case Studies, Information Management
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