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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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Helm, Jolene Deann – Journal of the American College Health Association, 1979
A study is reported that examined college students' use of health services for the purpose of finding ways to increase student participation in health programs. (JD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Students, Health Education, Medical Services
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Scriven, Jolene; Hefferin, Linda – Business Education Forum, 1998
Humor contributes to teamwork, creative problem solving, mental flexibility, and risk taking in the workplace. As a classroom tool, it increases student attentiveness and retention of information. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education, Classroom Environment, Humor, Teamwork
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Clark, Jolene; Tollefson, Nona – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1991
On measures of ability to improve writing quality, motivation to write, confidence in writing, and attitudes toward writing, 29 middle level students classified as mastery oriented consistently scored higher than 21 students classified as helpless. The 66 students classified as neither mastery oriented nor helpless had mean scores between the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Goal Orientation, Helplessness, Intermediate Grades
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Scriven, Jolene D. – Business Education Forum, 1991
Based on the recommendations of seven business educators and administrators, suggestions for needed research are given in the categories of business education, administration, curriculum, teacher education, teaching methods, international business, and political implications. (SK)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Curriculum Development
Koester, Jolene; Olebe, Margaret – 1987
To investigate the relationship of cultural similarity/dissimilarity, communication effectiveness, and communication variables associated with uncertainty reduction theory, a study examined two groups of students--a multinational group living on an "international floor" in a dormitory at a state university and an unrelated group of U.S.…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Contact
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Scriven, Jolene Davidson – Delta Pi Epsilon, 1975
The results of this study point to a need for business teachers to find ways of discussing political and socio-economic issues in their classrooms and that business teacher education institutions should be certain that graduates are prepared to include these issues in the courses they teach. (Author)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Political Attitudes, Questionnaires
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
Fehrle, Carl C.; Schulz, Jolene – 1977
Guidelines for designing and planning learning stations for pupils at the elementary grade level include suggestions on how to develop a station that will be successful in meeting the learners' needs. Instructions for the use of tapes at a station and matching pupils with stations are given, as are guidelines on classroom arrangement and record…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instruction
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Berg, Jolene K.; Garrard, Judith – Journal of Medical Education, 1981
Research on residency education in family practice is discussed. Programmatic variables are examined: geographic region, size, and type of program. Definitions of these variables are provided, the current distribution of family practice residency programs across each of these variables is described, and data for use by other researchers is…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Evaluation Criteria, Family Practice (Medicine)
Roehlkepartain, Jolene L.; Leffert, Nancy – 2000
Providing children developmental assets such as family support, a caring neighborhood, positive values, and social skills will help them to grow up healthy, well-adjusted, and strong. This book spells out more than 1,000 practical, creative ways to build 40 key assets in children from birth to 11 years. The book describes developmental assets as…
Descriptors: Activities, Adult Child Relationship, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing
Roehlkepartain, Jolene L.; Leffert, Nancy – 2000
Providing children developmental assets such as family support, a caring neighborhood, positive values, and social skills will help them grow up healthy, well-adjusted, and strong. This leader's guide provides instructions for five workshops that introduce the concept of children's assets and address how to build assets in infants, toddlers,…
Descriptors: Activities, Adult Child Relationship, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing
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