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Scriven, Jolene – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1998
Graduate students can develop research skills through extensive reading, computer searching, discussion, and application of journalistic questions to problem ideas. Advisors can help by intervening when motivation lags, organizing progress-review groups, and offering concrete editing suggestions and positive criticism. (SK)
Descriptors: Faculty Advisers, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Research Methodology
Walderbach, Jolene – Quill and Scroll, 1996
Considers the use of local daily newspapers in the high school journalism classroom to learn news reporting. Suggests weekly quizzes consisting of six questions that are global, national, and community related in nature. (PA)
Descriptors: High School Students, High Schools, News Reporting, News Writing
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Galegher, Jolene – Technical Communication, 1992
Finds that both experienced scientists and college students found it difficult to carry out intellectual teamwork involving collaboratively authored documents without the interactivity and expressiveness permitted by face-to-face communication. (SR)
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Communication Research, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication
Combs, Jolene – Community College Journalist, 1986
Suggests ways community college journalism instructors can recruit and retain students in journalism classes (e.g., host a high school press day, fund a journalism scholarship, sponsor events for high school journalism teachers and advisers, serve as counselor for journalism majors, have a yearly journalism convocation, and involve campus…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Journalism Education, School Holding Power, Student Motivation
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Koester, Jolene – Modern Language Journal, 1986
Reports the findings of a nationwide survey of U.S. students majoring in a foreign language who study, work, and travel abroad. Presents a profile of these students which includes demographic characteristics, a description of motivational characteristics, the nature of intended international experience, the length of intended experience and its…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Majors (Students)
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Koester, Jolene – Western Journal of Communication, 1996
Discusses recent changes in the political, cultural, and educational landscape of the world, most notably in the trend towards "globalization" and technological increase. Argues that a time of massive change has come upon the institutions of higher education, and that the change must be dealt with at an equitable pace. Emphasizes the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mass Media
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Dockstader, Jolene – T.H.E. Journal, 1999
Discusses the integration of technology into elementary and secondary school classrooms based on experiences at the Jerome Joint School District (Idaho). Topics include having the curriculum drive technology use, student motivation, student computer literacy, relating technology skills to content areas and classroom assignments, and incorporating…
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
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Koester, Jolene – Communication Quarterly, 1982
Examined popular self-help books to determine how they portray organizational life and the female manager. Concluded that their rhetorical vision of the female manager is superficial and that for the woman who participates in this view of organizational life, the books present incomplete, contradictory, and debilitating advice. (PD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Content Analysis, Females, Literature Reviews
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Schauer, Jolene; Rockwell, S. Kay; Fritz, Susan M.; Marx, Dave B. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2005
Through a modified Delphi study, an expert panel identified 62 concepts organized in eight issue categories that impact administrative decisions as higher education institutions commit to implementing distance education courses and programs. Using a mail survey, 62 department chairs in Colleges of Agriculture in Land-Grant Universities ranked the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Program Implementation, Educational Administration, Higher Education
Evans, Susan; Eliot, Michael; Hood, Jolene; Driggs, Max; Mori, Ayako; Johnson, Theresa – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2005
This article examines several questions related to the faculty shortage in special education. Using California as a case, the authors address these questions: (1) What were the personal and professional characteristics of current special education faculty preparing special education credential and doctoral candidates?; (2) What were the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Special Education, State Surveys, Teacher Shortage
Knapp, Jolene; Benton, Kathy; Calhoun, Terry – Business Officer, 2002
In the second article in a series on the implications of September 11 to colleges and universities, executives at the Society for College and University Planning outline an integrated approach to preparing for disasters. (EV)
Descriptors: Crisis Management, Emergency Programs, Higher Education, School Safety
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Neufeld, Steven; Wright, Sue Marie; Gaut, Jolene – Journal of Rural Health, 2002
A survey of 24 farm families in eastern Washington with at least one child aged 4-18 examined parents' attitudes toward children's farm work, children's experiential learning about farm work from an early age, safety instruction and practices with children, and supervision of children performing farm work. (Contains 24 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Agricultural Safety, Child Development, Child Labor, Child Rearing
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Burdge, Jolene A.; Fishbaugh, Mary Susan E.; Christensen, Linda – Rural Educator, 2003
An evaluation of Montana's alternative certification program for special education teachers surveyed 117 current students, graduates, mentors, and administrators. Results indicated appreciation for the program but perceived needs for more instruction in severe disabilities, behavior management, development of individualized education programs, and…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Distance Education, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
Rhodes, Jolene M. – 1999
This study explored the effects of the use of laboratory activities on students' attitudes and retention in a community college preparatory mathematics course. It also examined whether the use of numerical, analytical, and graphical methods of solution in preparatory classes would affect student retention in the succeeding algebra course. The…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Instruction
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Scriven, Jolene D. – Business Education Forum, 1977
The author suggests that teachers of basic business and economics need to be involved in introducing current social and political issues in the classroom. If teachers encourage students to critically examine issues it should improve students' decision making skills and make classes more exciting and challenging. (HD)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Curriculum, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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