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Karr-Kidwell, PJ – 1998
Numerous attempts have been made to improve the effectiveness of decision-making in organizational settings. Some of the historical and contemporary organizational trends regarding these efforts, both in business and in school settings, are presented in this paper. The focus is on the related expectations and outcomes that are evident in diverse…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Administration, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends
Karr-Kidwell, PJ – 1978
Noting that teachers' nonverbal behaviors are frequently inconsistent with their verbal messages, a situation that detracts from student learning, this paper offers an activity for focusing prospective teachers' attentions on the frequency and impact of discrepant verbal-nonverbal messages occurring in the classroom. The step-by-step process is…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills
Kidwell, Clara Sue – 1976
A study of the status of Native American women in higher education obtained questionnaires from 61 undergraduate women at 4 colleges and 9 women with advanced degrees, interviewed 6 women in or about to enter graduate programs, and reviewed previous research and available statistical data. Results indicated that: relatively few Native American…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Aspiration, College Faculty
Kidwell, Clara Sue – CGS Communicator, 1989
The number of American Indians enrolled in institutions of higher education is very small. Enrollment figures for fall 1984 show Indians made up .68% of the total enrollment in institutions of higher education in the country, but only 15% of them were in universities. Their largest representation was in two-year institutions, where 54% of Indian…
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Civil Rights
Kidwell, Michael E. – 1985
Enhancing the awareness of (1) the organization of "typical" computer projects, (2) the communication that emerges from those structures, and (3) the problems that technical communications inherently hold is the purpose of this paper. It begins by presenting the organization of the working group of a computer project (a college that is going to…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Computer Oriented Programs, Group Dynamics, Organizational Communication
Karr-Kidwell, PJ – 1983
This 51-item bibliography offers a selection of writings on issues and problems related to classroom management and discipline. Most citations concern works written between 1972-1983. Intervention techniques in dealing with deviant behavior are highlighted along with discipline and control in the classroom. Articles on methods of behavior…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Discipline
Kidwell, Clara Sue – 1976
In traditional American Indian cultures, sex roles were clearly defined and women were the keepers of the home, child bearers, and food gathers. Sometimes, however, stereotypes and preconceptions become barriers to cross-cultural communication. For instance, feminists who see themselves as victims of a male-dominated society cannot assume that…
Descriptors: American Indians, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships
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Kidwell, Jeannie S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1982
Examined the self-esteem of middleborns compared with firstborns and lastborns. Studied the number, spacing, and sex of siblings of the middleborn. Data were obtained from a national sample of over 2,200 adolescent males. Results suggested that middleborns have a significantly lower self-esteem than firstborns and lastborns. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Order, Comparative Analysis, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Kidwell, Clara Sue – Journal of Ethnic Studies, 1978
The persistence of the Indian woman's biological function and role in the society has provided a sense of security and stability in the changing Indian world, and their flexibility in adapting to other roles has been a survival factor in processes of acculturation. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indians, Community Role, Cultural Influences
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Kidwell, Jeannie S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1981
Examined the effect of the sibling structures of number and spacing, sex composition, and birth order on adolescents' perceptions of the power and support dimensions of parental behavior. Results suggest that research focusing on birth order must control for number of siblings, spacing, and sex composition of siblings. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Order, Family Attitudes, Family Characteristics
Kidwell, Jeannie S. – Journal of Population, 1978
Research results revealed only-born adolescents to perceive higher positive perceptions in three measures of parental affect than do first-born adolescents. Perceived parental affect was found to vary by spacing in a consistent pattern for males towards both parents. (Author/MA)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitudes, Birth Order, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Kidwell, F. L. – Social Studies Review, 1996
Recommends beginning classes in history with a short unit on historiography (why and how we study history). This not only provides a context for the succeeding material but also allows for a discussion of inquiry and research methodologies. Defends history-social science as a foundational skill. (MJP)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kidwell, Blair; Turrisi, Robert – Journal of College Student Development, 2000
Examines cognitions relevant to credit card decision making in college-aged participants (N=304). Assesses measures of beliefs, attitudes, and behavioral alternatives toward acquiring a credit card. Identifies a multivariate model predicting college student financial development of the attitudes and behavioral tendencies of acquiring a new card.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, College Students, Credit (Finance), Credit Cards
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Kidwell, Clara Sue – Change, 1991
A review of the history of American Indian studies in the college curriculum traces the political, demographic, academic, and social changes affecting American Indian roles. The recent revival of native American studies and the emergence of graduation requirements in ethnic studies are seen as both beneficial and risky. (MSE)
Descriptors: American Indian Studies, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Kidwell, Clara Sue – Indian Historian, 1973
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Environmental Standards, Ethnology
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