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Young, Sheri – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to explore how career services administrators at U.S. institutions of higher education perceive and describe their experience of hiring career counselors who advise international students. The perceptions and experiences of eight career services administrators from a mix of private,…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Interviews, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
Conant, Elizabeth Bradford – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Whitehead and Blackburn (2013) reported that the average tenure for a new interscholastic athletic director is three years. While there could be many different factors impacting an individual's decision to leave their position as an athletic director, one possible reason is due to the rapid expansion of roles and expectations for athletic…
Descriptors: Athletics, Administrators, Private Schools, Role Conflict
Pentland, Steven James – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The human body provides a wealth of information that, when captured and analyzed, offers deep insight into the mind and its processes. At no other point in history has this information been as accessible as it is today. Using various sensor systems, researchers can now efficiently capture fine-grain behavioral data and leverage it for scientific…
Descriptors: Human Body, Information Systems, Personnel Selection, Models
Christenson, Angela Maxine – ProQuest LLC, 2013
With increased accountability due to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), the provision of services to children with disabilities in the least restrictive environment is necessary to ensuring an inclusive, free appropriate public education. Paraprofessionals are increasingly utilized as service providers for children…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Job Satisfaction, Expectation, Surveys
Bacon, Chris – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined sports communications curricula at 30 accredited institutions. Using qualitative content analysis, research showed that many programs promote experiential learning opportunities in their curriculum. However, it is unclear how many hands-on opportunities are utilized with student media and other outlets. Further analysis of…
Descriptors: Athletics, Communication Strategies, College Students, Television
Kindred, Donna Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The 21st-century job description for school principals requires greater areas of leadership and accountability utilizing student data to improve instruction as mandated by state legislative reforms. The Principal's accountability is measured using the principal evaluation system. The general problem is that many principal evaluation systems are…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Effectiveness, Educational Change
Machajewski, Szymon Tomasz – Online Submission, 2017
Between 2000 and 2016, the STEM industry reportedly added jobs at the rate of 28% while all jobs were growing at only 6%. However, 48% of bachelor's degree students and 69% of associate's degree students in STEM majors left their program of study between 2003 and 2009. The high attrition rate is often attributed to low student engagement, boredom,…
Descriptors: College Science, STEM Education, Introductory Courses, Case Studies
Smith, Lue Ella – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this phenomenological, qualitative study was to explore elementary teachers' perceptions of the practice and implementation of literacy coaching. Specifically, this study sought to describe the nature of how kindergarten to fifth grade teachers participate in literacy coaching activities and to describe how such experiences are…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Coaching (Performance), Urban Education
Clay, Chanty Bradley – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the transfer of soft skills of women veterans to their post military career in corporate America in order to support their career success by helping them market and utilize their soft skills and experience in their post military career, and to better understand the employability issues of women veterans.…
Descriptors: Females, Corporations, Military Personnel, Veterans
Adams, Matthew J. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The Problem: This study was designed to analyze the evaluation criteria of the instruments used to evaluate superintendents, the job descriptions for those superintendents, and the goals written as part of their Individual Administrator Professional Development Plans (IAPDPs) to determine whether superintendents are being held accountable for…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Sampling, Content Analysis, Instructional Leadership
Gonyea, Jacob Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The city of Las Vegas, Nevada has experienced a slowdown in tourism, a drop in property taxes and consolidated tax revenue used to support the city's operating budget, and a lack of economic diversification. Because of these changes, the ability of displaced workers to learn marketable employment skills continues to be an important issue for the…
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Job Skills, Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Analysis
Jones, Don Wayne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Many faith-based liberal arts institutions are tuition-dependent and are forced to compete with both public institutions as well as private for-profit colleges and universities to maintain student enrollment levels. Some faith-based institutions have adopted strategic enrollment management policies and procedures that emulate the best practices…
Descriptors: Governance, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Enrollment Management
McCune, T. John – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With privacy settings on social networking sites (SNS) perceived as complex and difficult to use and maintain, young adults can be left vulnerable to others accessing and using their personal information. Consequences of not regulating the boundaries their information on SNS include the ability for current and future employers to make…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Social Media, Social Networks, Privacy
Brewer, Charles Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research shows that faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher learning have a fundamental responsibility to create a safe and effective learning environment for returning military combat veterans. Studies of student veterans have shown that combat veterans have both unique strengths and barriers that must be taken into account…
Descriptors: Interviews, Academic Achievement, Veterans, Military Service
Hennings, Robert D. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the attitudes and beliefs of doctorate holders who are working in advanced K-12 administration in order to determine their perception of the possessing of a doctorate as a value-added tool in K-12 administration and/or for career advancement. The purpose of this study was to gain insight from doctorate degree…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrator Attitudes
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