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Ward, Chris; Yates, Dan; Song, Joon Young – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
It is often the goal or mission of higher education to prepare graduates for leadership roles in organizations and the community. Even if we are to assume that leadership skills can be developed, determining the appropriate ways to teach and measure leadership is often debated. Our study used quantitative data from the ETS Business Major Field…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Business Administration Education, College Outcomes Assessment, Internship Programs
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Chekwa, Charles; Thomas, Eugene, Jr.; Jones, Valerie James – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Crime and violence on college and university campuses have found their way into the media spotlight. As a result, criminal and violent acts have become issues that warrant research. We discuss literature focused on the potential contributing factors that may lead to violent behavior. Additionally, we review legislation intended to protect students…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, School Safety, Crime
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Crawford, Jerry, II – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had the ability to recruit African-American students since the 1860s by stressing a sense of inclusion and family through their mission statements and community outreach. There was little to no competition for African-American students from predominantly white institutions until integration…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Journalism Education, Internet, Student Recruitment
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Kovalik, Cindy L.; Yutzey, Susan D.; Piazza, Laura M. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Change in high school student information literacy (IL) knowledge and skills, from freshman year to senior year in high school was the focus of this quasi-experimental research project. Researchers used a free information literacy skills assessment tool entitled TRAILS (Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) to measure…
Descriptors: High School Students, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Quasiexperimental Design
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Bush, H. Francis; Gutermuth, Karen; West, Clifford – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
Our purpose was to advance the current academic discussion on how to most effectively teach managerial ethics at the undergraduate level. We argued that undergraduate ethics education should be comprehensive, multi-dimensional and woven into the fabric of each student's experience. In particular, we hypothesized that the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Undergraduate Students, Surveys, Service Learning
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Rudd, Denis; Mills, Richard – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2008
This paper will develop and explain a conceptual framework for the use of business industry marketing techniques within the higher educational spectrum. This framework will demonstrate how sound marketing management can help higher education increase its effectiveness and improve student interest, as well as encourage the development of managerial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Marketing, Business, Educational Administration