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Marshall, Jon C.; Caldwell, Sarah D.; Foster, Jeanne – Journal of Moral Education, 2011
Traditional approaches to character education have been viewed by many educators as an attempt to establish self control within students to habituate them to prescribed behaviour and as nothing more than a "bits-and-pieces" approach to moral education. While this is accurate for many character education programmes, integrated…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Discipline, Self Control, Personality
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Roblyer, M. D.; Davis, Lloyd; Mills, Steven C.; Marshall, Jon; Pape, Liz – American Journal of Distance Education, 2008
Two lines of research have emerged to study the causes and prevention of student failure in virtual (K-12) schools: studies of learner characteristics and studies of learning environment characteristics. To develop a useful model for predicting failure and promoting success in virtual school environments, a study was designed to measure the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Models
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Marshall, Jon; Pritchard, Ruie; Gunderson, Betsey – School Leadership and Management, 2004
The purpose of this study was to determine the congruence among W. E. Deming's 14 points for Total Quality Management (TQM), the organizational health of school districts, and student achievement. Based on Kanter's (1983) concept of a Culture of Pride with a Climate of Success, healthy districts were defined as having an organizational culture…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), School Organization, School Districts, Organizational Culture
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Pritchard, Ruie Jane; Morrow, Donna; Marshall, Jon C. – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2005
The study investigated the relation between district culture, student achievement, and student attitudes about their schools. Perceptions of students as expressed in more than 2,000 essays written about their schools were explored. Seven cultural categories were examined for differences across grade levels and districts. Statistical differences…
Descriptors: Writing Achievement, School Culture, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Marshall, Jon C.; Pritchard, Ruie J.; Gunderson, Betsey H. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2004
This study examines processes that personnel go through to assimilate the cultural norms of their schools. These processes are compared according to the teaching and learning environments of healthy, high achieving school districts and unhealthy, low achieving school districts. Specifically, this paper examines the "basket of crabs" effect, a…
Descriptors: School Districts, Social Influences, Social Attitudes, School Culture
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Pritchard, Ruie Jane; Marshall, Jon C. – School Leadership & Management, 2002
Examines the relationship between professional development characteristics of "healthy" vs. "unhealthy" school districts and student writing achievement. Measures health of 24 school districts using Organizational Health Scale. Analyzes professional development characteristics of high-health and low-health districts. Finds that student writing…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Health, Professional Development
Marshall, Jon C. – Improving College and University Teaching, 1976
Reactions to a marking system proposed by Scott are offered and inconsistencies identified. It is suggested that Scott's system does not minimize any of the difficulties usually apparent in absolute systems and presents some new problems. (LBH)
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Grades (Scholastic), Grading, Higher Education
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Marshall, Jon C. – Research in Higher Education, 1987
An examination of a learning style topology through the comparison of information processing and instructional preference toponymies is discussed. It was hypothesized that learning style modes would be discernible within each of these toponymies and that the toponymies would demonstrate orthogonality. Data analyzed for 429 university students…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Higher Education, Information Processing, Personality
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Marshall, Jon C. – Journal of Educational Research, 1972
Sixteen forms of an essay exam, identical in content but differing in writing neatness and numbers of composition errors, were graded by 480 classroom teachers. The two factors consisted of four writing treatments and four levels of composition errors. No significant differences were found. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Essay Tests, Grades (Scholastic), Handwriting
Marshall, Jon Clark – 1973
This manual describes the construction, administration and interpretation of the Course Evaluation Schedule, designed to assess students' perception of instruction. The inventory is divided into four parts; the first, designed to elicit information about the instructional modes used, is not included in the ratings. The remaining three parts…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Guides, Rating Scales, Student Attitudes
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Marshall, Jon C. – Research in Rural Education, 1985
A study of 198 students and 43 educators examined computer attitudes and knowledge in rural settings. Educators and students had positive attitudes toward computers. Educators demonstrated significantly higher knowledge levels than students. Over half of the students and about one-third of the educators indicated having a computer at home. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Literacy, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education
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Marshall, Jon C. – Research in the Teaching of English, 1981
Examines the types of problems identified for students using the services of a writing laboratory. (HOD)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Student Characteristics, Student Problems
Marshall, Jon C.; And Others – 1982
Two methods of conducting a needs assessment for inservice teacher education programs were tested to determine: (1) the level of consistency of information between the two methods; and (2) the comparative validity of the two types of needs assessments. Eighty-eight teachers were divided into four groups. An informal assessment technique,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Interviews, Needs Assessment
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Marshall, Jon C.; George, Rickey – College Student Journal, 1971
According to the data, persons choosing to attend college have a greater need to assume leadership and be highly regarded by others. Those choosing not to attend college tend to have greater feelings of guilt when doing something wrong and to have greater feelings of inferiority. (Author)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Preparation, High School Graduates, Individual Characteristics
Sokol, Alvin; Marshall, Jon C. – 1968
The Demonstration Schools Project was established for the purpose of upgrading American education through the enhancement of communication among educators concerning many of the new and improved procedures being initiated in the schools. As a member of this demonstration unit, the University City High School's innovations (such as flexible…
Descriptors: American History, Demonstration Programs, Demonstrations (Educational), Educational Innovation
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