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Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The twelfth module in a 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration discusses campus-based financial programs. They are SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant), CWS (College Work-Study), and Perkins Loans. It is part of a full course designed for novice financial aid administrators and other institutional…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance, Eligibility
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Wiesman, Daryl W. – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2006
The present study sought to evaluate the effects of feedback and positive social reinforcement on the performance of restaurant drive-thru window order-takers in asking customers to "upsize" their order at a specific prompt. A multiple baseline across settings was followed by the introduction of an intervention of weekly performance feedback and…
Descriptors: Food Service, Job Performance, Feedback, Dining Facilities
Murphy, Jennifer; Brennan, Aimie – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2011
The mission of the National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) is to ensure that all higher education students are exposed to cutting edge research in their classrooms, and that students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are actively engaged in relevant and authentic research in their chosen discipline. To…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Grants
Gullett, Janet; Thigpen, Herbert – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2005
As the world economy continues to evolve, businesses and industries must adopt new practices and processes in order to survive. Quality and cost control, work teams and participatory management, and an infusion of technology are transforming the way people work and do business. Employees are now expected to read, write, and communicate…
Descriptors: Financial Services, Banking, Multiple Literacies, Technological Literacy
Mateso, Peter E. E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this concurrent triangulation mixed methods study was to understand the status of succession planning and management (SPM) efforts of the subject university as perceived by the fulltime academic and fulltime administrative staff. Four research questions guided this study: (1) how do fulltime academic staff and fulltime…
Descriptors: Promotion (Occupational), Organizational Culture, Interviews, Program Effectiveness
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The fifth module in a 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration teaches novice student financial aid administrators and other personnel about Title IV institutional and program eligibility. This introduction to management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV, discusses…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Certification, Educational Finance
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Issa, Theodora, Ed.; Chang, Dian-Fu, Ed.; Isias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conferences on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2014). The International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014) is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Technology, Sustainability
Stromqvist, Sture – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) UNESCO, 2006
Student support consists not only of direct financial support, but also of educational provisions that are free of charge or subsidized by the state and local authorities. These provisions include formal education, as schools for young people and adults as well as higher education, and non-formal education, such as study circles and folk high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Environment, Financial Support, Lifelong Learning
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
Module 13 of the 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration (designed for novice financial aid administrators and other institutional personnel) focuses on the verification procedure for checking the accuracy of applicant data used in making financial aid awards. The full course provides an introduction to the…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Audits (Verification), Educational Finance
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Ammar, Salwa; Duncombe, William; Jump, Bernard; Wright, Ronald – Journal of Education Finance, 2005
State governments are in the midst of one of the most severe fiscal crises of the last half century. The magnitude of the fiscal challenges facing state and local governments highlights the importance of sound fiscal planning and access to key financial indicators. The objective of this article is to develop a financial condition indicator system…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Finance, Educational Indicators, Case Studies
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
Module 6 of a 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration (for novice aid administrators and other personnel) presents a systematic introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act with an emphasis on general student eligibility. Identifying the…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Students, College Transfer Students
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Concannon, Liam – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2006
The rise of new public management has seen the role of the social worker becoming increasingly administrative and less about face to face contact with service users. When commissioning managers seek to help people with learning disabilities plan their services, who actually makes the decisions? Direct payments are proposed as the answer for people…
Descriptors: Social Work, Learning Disabilities, Inclusive Schools, Caseworkers
Crandall-Hollick, Margot L. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
Families may choose to save for college or elementary and secondary education expenses using tax-advantaged qualified tuition programs (QTPs), also known as 529 plans. 529 plans, named for the section of the tax code which dictates their tax treatment, are tax-advantaged investment trusts used to pay for education expenses. The specific tax…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Taxes, Tuition, Tax Credits
Rincon, Hernan, Ed.; Sala, Mariella, Ed.; Sala, Fiorella, Ed.; Tarnapol Whitacre, Paula, Ed.; Lee, Thomas, Ed. – Academy for Educational Development, 2005
This study of basic education in El Salvador was carried out between September and December of 2003 by a team of researchers. This publication has two parts: (1) The introduction which addresses the main findings of the study and proposes education policy priorities for the next reform effort; and (2) A summary of the original study of basic…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2008
The work of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE) is guided by a 5-year strategic plan. The purpose of the plan is to provide focus for the activity of this small agency and its nine staff members in order to increase productivity and impact in the areas of its statutory authority. The mission and goals were accepted by …
Descriptors: Productivity, Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Grants
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