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Piotrowski, Chris – Education, 2015
Although social media (SM) is a ubiquitous feature of modern discourse, few studies have addressed the research domain regarding scope of SM in the scholarly literature. Moreover, the adaptation of SM technology for formal educational purposes has not been without controversy (Bennett et al., 2012). The current study attempts to obtain a…
Descriptors: Social Media, Doctoral Dissertations, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Piotrowski, Chris; Lathrop, Peter J. – Education, 2012
The literature provides limited, constructive, consensus-based information to correctional officials and administrators on the efficacy of prison-based programs. This study reports an analysis of 8 review government documents, that surveyed the research literature from 1980-2008, on the topic of educational rehabilitation programs available to…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Content Analysis, Rehabilitation Programs, Institutionalized Persons
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Guyette, Roger; Piotrowski, Chris – Education, 2010
Business ethics is presently a major component of the business school curriculum. Although there has been much attention focused on the impact of such coursework on instilling ethical decision-making (Nguyen et al., 2008), there is sparse research on how business students view the major ethical principles that serve as the foundation of business…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Ethics, Educational Principles, Business Education
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Barros, Maria Das Dores; Piotrowski, Chris; Hernandez, Alberto – Education, 2007
Most journals and compendiums (e.g., Colwell, 1992) in the area of music education focus on the preparation of teachers for instruction at the elementary through secondary level. There is but sparse research on college or university level instruction regarding departments of music. To address this void in the literature, the current study presents…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Interests, Teacher Education
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Plash, Shawn; Piotrowski, Chris – Education, 2006
This study investigated issues that impact attrition, migration and retention of special education teachers in Alabama. The sample comprised 70 teachers designated as "highly-qualified" who responded to a job satisfaction instrument, with a focus on retention issues, developed by Levine (2001). The results indicated that the major…
Descriptors: Relocation, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Job Satisfaction
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Suell, Jo Lynn; Piotrowski, Chris – Education, 2006
Alternative certification teacher programs have been gaining in popularity in recent years. Yet the efficacy of such programs remains in question and empirical data on such programs are urgently needed. The current study compared confidence in instructional skills designated in the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices in a sample of alternative…
Descriptors: Graduates, Teacher Competencies, Alternative Teacher Certification, Program Effectiveness
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Piotrowski, Chris; Perdue, Bob; Armstrong, Terry – Education, 2005
The present study reports the results of a survey conducted at the University of West Florida concerning faculty usage and views toward online databases. Most respondents (N=46) felt quite satisfied with scholarly database availability through the university library. However, some faculty suggested that databases such as Current Contents and…
Descriptors: Databases, Social Sciences, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries
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Piotrowski, Chris; Cox, John Lew – Education, 2004
A sizeable percentage of undergraduate students enroll in U.S. business schools; yet, there is sparse published research on the educational aspirations and career goals of this select student body. To address this gap in the literature, a survey of undergraduate business students at The University of West Florida was conducted in the Fall semester…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Occupational Aspiration, Academic Aspiration, Business Administration Education