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Ma, Xiaoyan; Han, Zhongdong; Ma, Hua – Higher Education Studies, 2015
This article aims at clarifying the strategic significance of developing medical informatics, conducting SWOT analysis on this discipline and hence establishing the strategic objectives and focal points for its development.
Descriptors: Medical Education, Information Systems, Systems Development, Strategic Planning
Orr, Betsy – Online Submission, 2013
A SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis of a teacher education program, or any program, can be the driving force for implementing change. A SWOT analysis is used to assist faculty in initiating meaningful change in a program and to use the data for program improvement. This tool is useful in any undergraduate or degree…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement, Educational Change, Improvement Programs
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Munoz, Karen F.; Bradham, Tamala S.; Nelson, Lauri – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that examined 12 areas within state EHDI programs. For audiological evaluation and services, 299 items were listed by 49 coordinators, and themes were identified within each SWOT category.…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Educational Opportunities, Change Strategies, Educational Strategies
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Hoffman, Jeff; Houston, K. Todd; Munoz, Karen F.; Bradham, Tamala S. – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that examined 12 areas within state EHDI programs. Concerning periodic early childhood hearing screening, 47 coordinators listed 241 items and themes were identified within each SWOT…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Risk, Educational Policy, Screening Tests
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Houston, K. Todd; Munoz, Karen F.; Bradham, Tamala S. – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that consisted of 12 evaluative areas of EHDI programs. For the professional development area, 47 coordinators responded with a total of 223 items, and themes were identified in each SWOT…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Bradham, Tamala S.; Houston, K. Todd; Guignard, Gayla Hutsell; Hoffman, Jeff – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that examined 12 areas within state EHDI programs. For the family support area, 47 EHDI coordinators listed 255 items, and themes were identified within each category. A threats,…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Family Programs, Integrated Services, Early Intervention
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Hoffman, Jeff; Munoz, Karen F.; Bradham, Tamala S.; Nelson, Lauri – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that examined 12 areas within state EHDI programs. Related to how EHDI programs address loss to follow-up, 47 coordinators responded with 277 items, and themes were identified in each…
Descriptors: Comprehensive Guidance, State Programs, State Surveys, Coordinators
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Li, Shaowei; Yu, Haiping – International Education Studies, 2008
School social work is in its infancy in China, yet it has its special advantages in overcoming some increasingly evident social problems among contemporary college students, and it has become the necessary supplement to strengthening and promoting the ideological and political education in colleges and universities. According to the ownership of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Operations Research, Change Strategies
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Almannie, Mohamed – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study introduced a very important issue for the development of labor market in any developing country. The rapid changes in technology and communication imposed challenges on education institutions for the development of labor market to meet local communities. These institutions have more responsibilities to provide professional and skilled…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Educational Innovation
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Cram, Laura – Library Trends, 1995
For libraries to succeed, a clear understanding of what services are in demand is necessary. The SWOT analysis technique for evaluating an organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats is examined, and barriers to effective diagnosis are discussed. (AEF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Information Services, Evaluation Methods, Identification
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Alexander, Nicola A.; Choi, Wonseok – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
We provide an expanded environmental scan to assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) faced by education communities. Grounded in the literature, we identified 48 indicators and grouped them into 6 broad categories: (1) budget levels, (2) funding patterns, (3) community needs, (4) external economic conditions, (5)…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Urban Schools, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators
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Khudeir, Hamzeh; Khudeir, DUA'A – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This article has recognised the need for fundamental improvements in the HRM department of the Bankstown Hospital. Through the critical analysis and evaluation of internal systems and processes we were able to identify a number of issues as areas where improvement must be facilitated, each with varying degrees of seriousness. The key problem areas…
Descriptors: Criticism, Program Improvement, Operations Research, Hospitals
Hobbs, Tim; Szydlowski, Steven; West, Daniel, Jr.; Germava, Otar – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2002
Forty-nine Georgian professionals from the fields of health, education, and rehabilitation were brought together for a week-long workshop to discuss issues related to disability, rehabilitation, and special education. Workshop activities included a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis of special education in Georgia.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education