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Rozell, Elizabeth; Roberts, Jenifer; Starr, Cathy; Bailey, Sandy – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
This paper focuses on a deductive, participative, and iterative process for curricular revision at a public Midwestern university in the Merchandising and Fashion Design program. A systematic, nonlinear, organized process is presented and details specific components used in curricular review. The guiding framework for the redesign was that of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Development, College Curriculum, Merchandising
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Mau, Wei-Cheng; Chen, Shr-Jya; Li, Jiaqi; Johnson, Emily – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
Gender equity in STEM demands that girls and women are provided with learning experiences, opportunities, and resources that meet their educational and vocational goals. This study examined gender difference in STEM learning experience, parental involvement, and self-efficacy to predict STEM career aspiration of different sociocultural groups. Two…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Careers, Gender Differences, Sex Fairness
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Hermond, Douglas; Tanner, Tyrone – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
Many colleges of education have embraced online course delivery as an expeditious means of delivering graduate programs. It behooves us to ensure that this delivery method does not compromise our ability to provide these students with necessary critical thinking competencies. This research was designed to determine the degree to which participants…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Online Courses, Competence, Electronic Learning
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Long, Roxanne – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
This study provides empirical support that extracurricular participation correlates positively and significantly to future education, both directly and indirectly. However, which type of extracurriculars are best for students in their pursuit of higher education, sport or non-sport activities? Rooted in Social Capital Theory, the present study…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Athletics, Extracurricular Activities, Correlation
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Brewington, Marva; Kushner, Jason – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
The study examined school counselor perceptions of the American School Counseling Association's Comprehensive School Counseling Program (CSCP) on academic outcomes (better-reported grades and better-standardized scores) of middle school students with a focus on recommendations for the tasks and responsibilities of school counselors. The study was…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, School Counseling, Models
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Rothschild, Philip C.; Rothschild, Connor L. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
This article hopes to clear up some of the confusion surrounding unpaid internships by discussing who participates in such internships, the merits and drawbacks relative to paid internships, and the relevant legal issues. This summary of existing research provides several key insights, which are of interest to potential interns as well as…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Compensation (Remuneration), Literature Reviews, Educational Benefits
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Nealy, Chynette – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
Readiness: Are business majors equipped with industry-expected skills? This question remains the central theme of discussions between employers and business academicians in terms of bridging the gap between theory and practice. These discussions are useful in identifying reasons that might impede "readiness." This article provides an…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Authentic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students)
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Petersen, Steven A.; Bartel, Susan M. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
Leaders in higher education regularly find themselves at the intersection of change, torn between their institution's history and culture, the intrinsic value of education, market needs, and the desires of alumni, current, and prospective students. Higher education is often labeled reluctant to change, and many believe any change initiative not…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Universities, Organizational Culture, Higher Education
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Baldo, Carlos; Valle-Cabrera, Ramón; Olivas-Lujan, Miguel – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
The relationships between clients, headhunters, and candidates during the executive search process has not been researched using agency theory as the theoretical framework. This is puzzling, as the existence of common objectives and information asymmetries between these three parties make agency theory an ideal one to explain the interactions…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Recruitment, Administrators, Job Applicants
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Hueston, Harry; Orton, George K., III – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
At West Texas A&M University, faculty members in the Criminal Justice and Emergency Management programs teach students how to deal with man-made and natural disasters. These program courses require students to learn about the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) in addition to passing certain requirements. Each student must pass NIMS…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Emergency Programs, Natural Disasters, Crisis Management
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McGowan, Veronica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
In higher educational settings, the academic program review process allows academic units to solicit feedback, make data-driven decisions regarding effectiveness and sustainability, and report to stakeholders. In order to discover trends and best practices in the current state of academic program review in higher education, examined was a sample…
Descriptors: College Programs, Program Evaluation, Public Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Cardwell, Ramsey L.; Cardwell, Ronald O.; Norris, John T., Jr.; Forrest, Michael P. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
Objectives: Prior studies have noted that the number of PhDs in accounting are far below the number needed to meet program hiring needs. This paper reviews how the JD-CPA alternative credential is viewed by three academic accreditation bodies (SACS, ACBSP, and AACSB), the American Bar Association (ABA), and current accounting faculty at…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Selection
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Grace-Odeleye, Beverlyn; Santiago, Jessica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
Many colleges are pursuing innovative alternative approaches for the development of education that aims to accelerate students' progress in gaining important academic competencies. Summer bridge programs are one such approach. These bridge programs offer underprepared and at-risk students the opportunity to advance toward college-level coursework…
Descriptors: Models, Summer Programs, Transitional Programs, First Generation College Students
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Montelongo, Ricardo – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
The increased presence of online education in higher education in the United States continues to challenge educators in their perceptions of teaching and learning experiences in virtual environments. While critiques of online education typically focus on its "less than" shortcomings, this literature review encourages educators to take a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Participation, Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Kent, Laura B. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
This article describes the impact of an adaptive professional development program for K-8 mathematics teachers to enhance their implementation of standards that were streamlined to promote improved student learning and achievement. Students from the participating district scored higher than the state average and a neighboring district during the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers
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