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Jones, Mary Lou Baker; Seybold, Paul G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
The widely acknowledged need to include chemical information competencies and communication skills in the undergraduate chemistry curriculum can be accommodated in a variety of ways. We describe a team-taught, semester-length course at Wright State University which combines chemical information literacy, written and oral communication skills,…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Communication Skills, Career Development, Ethics
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Fox, Jonathan J.; Bartholomae, Suzanne; Letkiewicz, Jodi C.; Montalto, Catherine P. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2017
This study analyzes factors associated with anticipated difficulty with repayment of debt accumulated during college using a basic model of credit risk that includes socialization processes influencing college student financial decisions. The empirical analysis uses data from the 2010 Ohio Student Financial Wellness Study. Results provide evidence…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Loan Repayment, Undergraduate Students, Student Financial Aid
Smith, Richard D., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to have a better understanding of what rural superintendents are looking for in new first-year teachers, and to provide that information to future teaching candidates and colleges of education that are preparing teachers for the 21st Century classroom. Over the past twenty years, superintendents have not changed in…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Rural Schools, Administrator Attitudes, Beginning Teachers
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Manisaligil, Alperen; Bilimoria, Diana – Journal of Management Education, 2016
We describe an in-class activity that helps students improve their skills in media selection and use to reinforce effective communication. The activity builds on media richness and channel expansion theories through an examination of the media selection and use of NBA athlete LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert during…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Class Activities, Mass Media Use, Media Selection
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Engle, Molly; Maddy, Deborah – Journal of Extension, 2018
Using a stratified random sample and real-time virtual focus group sessions, we evaluated the regional administrative model, addressing personnel supervision, program direction, financial management, and administrative leadership. We concluded that the regional administrative model remains a highly charged topic, there is no common understanding…
Descriptors: Models, Focus Groups, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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DeBlauw, Amanda L.; Daugherty, Jenny L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
This descriptive study explored how community colleges are teaching leadership in technical programs. Leadership education curricular offerings were identified via a survey and selected programs reviewed. 68 Deans, Directors, or Chairpersons of a Business, Management, or Technology program completed the survey, representing 61 community colleges.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Education, Leadership Training, Administrator Surveys
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Jameson, Daphne A. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2014
When Chiquita Brands considered relocating its corporate headquarters, competing cities started Twitter campaigns to influence the decision by communicating directly with the chief executive officer. As he used the new microblogging channel, some of his previously private communication became public, some personal communication became…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Communication Strategies, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Gardner, Joel; Bennett, Patrick A.; Hyatt, Niccole; Stoker, Kevin – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
Higher education is undergoing great changes that require universities to adapt quickly, and making these changes can be difficult. One discipline that can aid in executing change is project management, which has developed a set of clear processes and strategies for completing initiatives quickly and effectively. Several authors have identified…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Design, Case Studies, Student Projects
Porter, Lori A. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Interprofessional education (IPE) for health care students may be one approach to improving health care outcomes by increasing collaboration among health professionals. However, the influence that IPE experiences are having on collaborative competency is unknown. Collaboration competency is crucial for physician trainees because they will practice…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Education, Medical Students, Cooperation
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Blank, Martin J. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Growing health disparities have a negative impact on young people's educational achievement. Community schools that involve deep relationships with partners across multiple domains address these disparities by providing opportunities and services that promote healthy development of young people, and enable them to graduate from high…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Integrated Services
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Su, Mengwei – Journal of International Students, 2018
Since the global economic recession in 2008, Chinese undergraduate students have quickly risen to be the largest international student population in American colleges and universities, forming a monoethnic group that often isolates itself from domestic students on campuses. This study explores how twelve Chinese undergraduate students utilized…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Employment, Social Isolation, Undergraduate Students
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Franchetti, Matthew; Hefzy, Mohamed Samir; Pourazady, Mehdi; Smallman, Christine – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2012
Senior design capstone projects for engineering students are essential components of an undergraduate program that enhances communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills. Capstone projects with industry are well established in management, but not as heavily utilized in engineering. This paper outlines a general framework that can be used by…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Engineering Education, Engineering, Industry
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DiMartino, Joe; Castaneda, Andrea – Educational Leadership, 2007
A recent employer survey sponsored by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills found that the skills new job entrants most need for success in the workplace--oral and written communication, time management, critical thinking, problem solving, personal accountability, and the ability to work effectively with others--are the areas in which recent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, High Schools, College Graduates, Time Management
McCulloch, Michelle – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2007
For more than 40 years, Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio, has successfully served thousands of high school students and adults from Northwest Ohio. Calling a converted 1949 United States Army Depot building home, Penta serves students from 16 surrounding school districts, and offers programs in six core areas: arts and communications;…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Technical Education, Community Support, Adult Education
Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick – 2003
This document provides a framework for a broad-based secondary and postsecondary curriculum to prepare students for employment in medical office management. The first part of the technical competency profile (TCP) contains the following items: an explanation of the purpose and scope of Ohio's TCPs; college tech prep program standards; an overview…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Development, Competence
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