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Deviney, David; Mills, LaVelle H.; Gerlich, R. Nicholas – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This research explores the impact of students' ability to adjust to school environment at a residential accelerated upper-level high school for math and science. Students in their junior and senior years were given the DISC (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness) behavioral instrument and tracked over a two year period. The DISC has…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Acceleration (Education), Student Adjustment, Residential Schools
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Adwere-Boamah, Joseph – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Responses of urban school teachers to the Pupil Control Ideology questionnaire were studied using Latent Class Analysis. The results of the analysis suggest that the best fitting model to the data is a two-cluster solution. In particular, the pupil control ideology of the sample delineates into two clusters of teachers, those with humanistic and…
Descriptors: Ideology, Data Analysis, Urban Schools, Questionnaires
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Levitt, Catherine; Schriehans, Cynthia – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
For this study, one hundred and twenty student reflection papers (undergraduate and graduate) from a service learning extracurricular event titled, "Community University Educational Summit" (CUES) was analyzed. Over a two-year period, this event was held on one Saturday during the month of October at California State University San…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Administrator Education, Extracurricular Activities, Learning Activities
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Blankenship, Dianna; Jones, Irma; Lovett, Marvin – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This paper reviews the need for grant writing skills within various types of organizations and the resulting proposal for including grant writing within business administration curriculum at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. An introduction precedes the results of a survey regarding current grant writing courses within AACSB schools of…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Skill Development, Grantsmanship
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Mahdavi, Iraj – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This paper is the second report of a research project involving collecting information via e-survey about occasions in which graduates of a California private University have encountered ethical issues/dilemma after graduation and the role that they think their education and the ethics course they had taken played in recognition and resolution of…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Gender Differences, Comparative Analysis, Correlation
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Al-Amri, Mohammed – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE), a theory developed in the USA, has been influential but also used in Art Education institutions world-wide. One of its stated goals was to develop the quality of teaching art education. Today, it is used as a theory for identifying and assessing good practices in the field of Art Education. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Higher Education, Studio Art
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Tucker, Joanne M.; Armstrong, Gary R.; Massad, Victor J. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Whether manually or through the use of software, a non-linear information organization framework known as mind mapping offers an alternative method for capturing thoughts, ideas and information to linear thinking modes such as outlining. Mind mapping is brainstorming, organizing, and problem solving. This paper examines mind mapping techniques,…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Computer Software, Cognitive Processes, Profiles
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Hays, Fred H.; DeLurgio, Stephen A. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Finance students today live in the midst of an enormous financial crisis. Institutions both large and small are failing or being rescued through government intervention. This environment presents a host of learning opportunities for instructors as well as students. This paper discusses financial autopsies as a form of experiential learning…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Risk Assessment, Financial Services, Finance Occupations
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Finkle, Todd A. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This article documents a trip that was made by students from the University of Akron's College of Business to visit Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and the second richest man in the world at his Global Headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Every year, Buffett invites a select number of schools to Omaha to visit with him and tour…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Administration, Field Experience Programs, Field Trips
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Wang, Jeremy Fei – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
The information age has presented unprecedented opportunities for educators to digitize traditional classrooms, an evolution that can empower instructors to extend the channels of knowledge dissemination and unleash the learning power of students from the manacles of physical classrooms. Since the early adoption of the Internet technology by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses, Blended Learning
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Tompkins, Terrance; Schlesinger, Marc – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This research will demonstrate how an experiential learning practicum can be successfully implemented into an academic curriculum, using Drexel University's (Philadelphia, PA) award-winning student-run record label, MAD Dragon Records, as a case study. It will describe the components necessary to implement and operate a real-world entity within…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Practicums, College Curriculum, Case Studies
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Young, Mark R.; Rapp, Eve; Murphy, James W. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Action Research is an applied scholarly paradigm resulting in action for continuous improvement in our teaching and learning techniques offering faculty immediate classroom payback and providing documentation of meeting our educational responsibilities as required by AACSB standards. This article reviews the iterative action research process of…
Descriptors: Action Research, Active Learning, Experiential Learning, Educational Responsibility
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Buhagiar, Tarek; Potter, Robert – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This paper investigates whether there is a difference in student learning in a quantitative business course taught through video streaming with the option of going to a face-to-face lecture, compared to the same course taught only through face-to-face lecture. This topic has been the subject of research in recent years because of the importance of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Video Technology, Lecture Method, Comparative Analysis
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Mensch, Scott – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
When developing online classrooms it is necessary to ensure that all learners will be successful in the course regardless of the topic or discipline that is being discussed. This becomes especially important when the class involves numerical data. This paper outlines the difficulty of delivering online classes such as algebra, accounting, and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Mathematics, Numbers, Computation
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Smith, Wilbur I.; Shrestha, Nanda R.; Evans, Charles L. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Increasing globalization of the world economy has placed disruptive demands on management education. No longer is it sufficient for B-schools to focus only on developing the traditional, disciplined-based knowledge, abilities, and skills of graduates. For today's global economy, B-schools must also assure that graduates acquire what is commonly…
Descriptors: Films, Cultural Awareness, Business Schools, Global Approach
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