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Vickers, Jerome – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This study focused on how a cohort of scholarly practitioners extended the traditional Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) model at Lynn University by undertaking a nontraditional group Dissertation in Practice (DiP). The participants were a cohort of 11 scholarly practitioners known as Cohort 5 who became the first Lynn University doctoral students to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Nontraditional Education, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Cohort Analysis
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Harris, Kenya; Hinds, Lynette; Manansingh, Sherry; Rubino, Michael; Morote, Elsa Sofia – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Satisfaction (Happiness at Work) and Employee Intention to stay with an organization, utilizing dimensions of servant leadership practices. The six dimensions of servant leadership practice were Values People, Develops People, Builds Community, Provides Leaderships, Displaying Authenticity, and Shared Leadership. The participants consisted of 59…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Job Satisfaction, Questionnaires
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Bashant, Jennifer L. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Why is hope such an important concept for schools to consider? Research has clearly demonstrated that more hopeful students perform better in school and in life than less hopeful students. Hopeful thought reflects the belief that one can find pathways to desired goals and become motivated to use those pathways. As a result, hope drives the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Well Being
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Perry, S. Marshall; Catapano, Michael; Ramon, Olosunde Gbolagade – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This paper explores the relationships among attitudes toward mathematics, teaching, and academic achievement in mathematics. Based on the contextual and social nature of academic self-concept, two complementary studies are discussed. The first study from the northeastern United States examined the relationships among these variables in 84 high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Adams, Adrian – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This study was designed to analyze non-principal staff supervisors' perceptions of PLC efforts, encouragements, and activities in the six dimensions of a professional learning community (PLC) characterized as shared and supportive leadership, shared values and vision, collaborative culture, a focus on learning, supportive relationships, and…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Administrator Attitudes, Communities of Practice, High Schools
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Olivieri, Chrystyne – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Sleep is essential to a healthy human being. It is among the basic necessities of life, located at the bottom of Maslow's Hierarchy of Need. It is a dynamic activity, necessary to maintain mood, memory and cognitive performance. Sleep disorders are strongly associated with the development of acute and chronic medical conditions. This article…
Descriptors: Sleep, Physiology, Human Body, Aging (Individuals)
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Shideler, Annette – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Teachers, both mainstream and English as a New Language (ENL), are cognizant of the many languages and learning ability levels of ELLs. They struggle to address the challenges presented by this population of students. Districts with large or small ELL populations face similar challenges: how can mainstream content be made comprehensible to ELLs to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Information Utilization, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Hall, Rose A. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
During the 2013-2014 school year, a case study on parent involvement was conducted at an elementary school in Florida's Broward County, the 9th largest school district in our nation. The study's goal was to identify a systematic schema for evaluating parent involvement in the school lives of students that would allow researchers to examine the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Roller, Maureen C. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
Measuring the effect of a Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning (POGIL) implementation in a fundamental baccalaureate-nursing course is one way to determine its effectiveness. To date, the use of POGIL from a research perspective in fundamental nursing has not been documented in the literature. The purpose of the study was to measure the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Nursing Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Vignettes
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Weigel, Kathleen; Jones, Richard – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
Leadership is essential to successful schools. One of the ways to support effective school leadership is to share ideas and best practices to address the common challenges faced by school leaders. This question and response format addresses common challenges and questions from practicing school leaders in the manner that a mentor might respond to…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Qualities, Reflection
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Rao, Harika – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
The purpose of the research was to understand the latest job skill requirements for undergraduates from the real world as perceived by the students themselves and their career counselors at a university in South Florida. The study intended to provide relevant inputs to enhance the marketability of the undergraduate students by seamless…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Needs, Undergraduate Students, Thinking Skills
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Caravello, Michael J.; Jiménez, Joel R.; Kahl, Lois J.; Brachio, Brian; Morote, Elsa-Sofia – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
This study compares a sample of approximately 44 first year college students in 2005 and 2015 on Long Island, New York, in their technology preparedness and self-directed instruction. The researchers used a survey instrument including demographic information focused upon students' preparation for classroom technology in high school and college.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Technological Literacy, Independent Study, Student Surveys
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Reedy, Katherine; Taylor-Dunlop, Korynne – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
Lynn University embraces the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) initiative, signature pedagogies and the development of scholarly practitioners. In response to the evolution of educational leadership, Lynn University values the need for doctoral candidates to understand the group process and to be able to work within a diverse…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Mentors, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Educational Administration
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Key, Latoya Y.; Thomas, Stephanie P.; Hunter, Tanesha N.; Morote, Elsa-Sofia; Tatum, Stephanie L. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine mentorship and its effect on assistant superintendents' emotional intelligence, challenges, and the desire to become a superintendent. The 149 participants surveyed in this study were assistant superintendents in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in Long Island, New York and Westchester County, New York. An…
Descriptors: Mentors, Superintendents, Social Networks, Item Analysis
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Martinucci, Kenneth P.; Stein, Daniel; Wittmann, Helen C.; Morote, Elsa-Sofia – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
We explored whether the knowledge of hybrid teaching (conceptions) or incorrect knowledge (misconceptions) or lack of knowledge differed among faculty from various teaching areas--education, social sciences, business, art and humanities, and math and sciences--in New York. One hundred twenty-eight faculty members responded to a test of their…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Knowledge Level, Misconceptions, Statistical Analysis
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