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Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY. – 1973
The findings of a 1973 study covering the performance of Sesame Street and The Electric Company in ghetto communities are reported briefly. The steps taken to repeat the methodology of earlier Sesame Street studies are described. Data are given on: penetration of Sesame Street among preschool children in Bedford Stuyvesant, East Harlem, Chicago,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Television
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Sotiriou, Sofoklis; Bogner, Franz X.; Neofotistos, George – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2011
A quantitative method of mapping the web usage of an innovative educational portal is applied to analyze the behaviour of users of the COSMOS Science Education Portal. The COSMOS Portal contains user-generated resources (that are uploaded by its users). It has been designed to support a science teacher's search, retrieval and access to both,…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Use Studies, Usability
Jarrell, Charles M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Researchers and marketers lack information about possible relationships between service quality and online brand equity in intangible and often undifferentiated service businesses. The services sector of the economy is large with 72% of the economic output and 80% of the workers in the United States in 2007. Within the services sector, Internet…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Marketing
Brunson, Kendrick Wayne – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The problem addressed in the quantitative inferential study was the need to understand what service factors and satisfaction levels contribute to student enrollment retention in a private university for it to remain competitive. A survey, designed by the researcher, was administered to undergraduate, residential students of a private business…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Program Effectiveness, Private Colleges
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Adler, Peter; Adler, Patricia A. – Administrative Science Quarterly, 1988
Using data gathered during a five-year participant-observation study of a major college basketball program, this paper examines the intense form of organizational loyalty associated with college athletics. Finds five essential ingredients for developing intense organizational loyalty: documentation, identification, commitment, integration, and…
Descriptors: Athletics, Basketball, Higher Education, Leadership
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Hoffman, August John; Morales Knight, Luis F.; Wallach, Julie – Urban Education, 2007
Numerous articles have been written about the impact of community-based work and self-esteem, self-efficacy, and gardening in an educational environment. Empirical data suggest that when students have become involved in a group effort designed to improve a school, community, or society, a sense of interdependency and loyalty to that institution…
Descriptors: Students, Gardening, Self Efficacy, Community Colleges
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Burton, Gene E. – Small Group Research: An International Journal of Theory, Investigation, and Application, 1990
Examined the effects of group loyalty and distortion tendencies during a nominal grouping exercise involving 42 members of a management team in a decision-making seminar, divided into 5 groups to generate ideas on developing a program of flextime scheduling. Results showed distortion of judgment resulting from in-group loyalty in both…
Descriptors: Brainstorming, Competition, Conformity, Decision Making
US Department of Education, 2008
"Lessons Learned" is a series of publications that are a brief recounting of actual school emergencies and crises. This "Lessons Learned" issue examines the incidence of student walkout demonstrations and the various ways in which administrators, school staff, law enforcement, and the community at large can help keep youths…
Descriptors: Civil Disobedience, School Safety, Emergency Programs, Crisis Management
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Martin, Deidre M.; Lyday, Jack – Educational Gerontology, 1997
Most of the nine older adults in learning-in-retirement institutes at universities developed strong feelings of loyalty to their school. Loyalty derived from their perception of the value received from participating. Various actions higher education institutions can take to serve older adults were identified. (SK)
Descriptors: College Role, Higher Education, Older Adults, Program Effectiveness
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McAlexander, James H.; Koenig, Harold F.; Schouten, John W. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2004
Relationship marketing has made its way into the practices of university administrations. With it have also arrived many problems associated with the aggressive use of CRM technologies. One particularly effective and healthy approach to relationship marketing in higher education is to treat the university, with all of its stakeholders, as a brand…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Interpersonal Relationship, Marketing
Peterson, Marvin W. – Journal of the College and University Personnel Association, 1980
The importance of maintaining the moral and institutional loyalty of remaining faculty during a period of retrenchment is discussed. Areas discussed are institutional perspective, decline strategy, slack resources and priorities, program reviews and planning, and professional development. (Author/LC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Mobility, Job Layoff
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Feinberg, Walter – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2007
This essay addresses the question: given the flattening out of the cultural hierarchy that was the vestige of colonialism and nation-building, is there anything that might be uniquely common about the common school in this postmodern age? By "uniquely common" I do not mean those subjects that all schools might teach, such as reading or arithmetic.…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles
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Seo, Seonjin; Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2005
In this hermeneutical study, the authors focus on understanding the experiences of older Korean students who have come to the United States to pursue academic degrees at American universities. The purpose of this study is to describe the critical events related to their adjustment processes as well as to address some of the specific concerns of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Confucianism, Educational Experience, Hermeneutics
Snyder, Patricia, Ed. – 1969
This report is designed to provide an interpretive summary of 1969 state legislative actions in the West that affected higher education. After a regional summary, both brief and extended analyses are provided of legislation in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.…
Descriptors: Coordination, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation, Facilities
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Videla, Nancy Plankey – Social Forces, 2006
Most studies of lean production are based on surveys of managers. This article examines the labor process under lean production at a high-end garment factory in Central Mexico through ethnographic research, consisting of nine months of work at the factory, and in-depth interviews with 25 managers and 26 workers. The author found that…
Descriptors: Clothing, Interviews, Administrator Attitudes, Ethnography
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