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Anderson, Theresa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Universities and colleges have experienced a reduction in state appropriations since the 2008 Great Recession. The purpose of this phenomenological dissertation in practice study was to examine whether distance education would be a viable strategy to compensate for declining state appropriations at four-year public higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Public Colleges, State Aid, Strategic Planning
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Burgus, Shari; Schwab, Charles; Shelley, Mack – Journal of Extension, 2012
Community coalitions can help national organizations meet their objectives. Farm Safety 4 Just Kids depends on coalitions of local people to deliver farm safety and health educational programs to children and their families. These coalitions are called chapters. An evaluation was developed to identify individual coalition's strengths and…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Programs, Rural Youth, Safety Education
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Hargis, Jace; Cavanaugh, Cathy; Kamali, Tayeb; Soto, Melissa – Innovative Higher Education, 2014
This article presents faculty perceptions of the first month of iPad deployment in a national college system and a case study describing the integration of mobile learning devices in one college, interpreted within the framework of a SWOT analysis. We include a brief history of the implementation; description of the three-tier structure of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Federal Programs, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
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Munoz-Baell, Irma M.; Alvarez-Dardet, Carlos; Ruiz-Cantero, M.; Ferreiro-Lago, Emilio; Aroca-Fernandez, Eva – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2011
This article reports on a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis using a nominal group process undertaken to identify and tackle significant factors, both internal and external, affecting those current Deaf bilingual practices in Spain which promote or prevent the processes through which more inclusive (barrier-free)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Form Classes (Languages), Sign Language, Bilingual Education
Wilkinson, Julie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This descriptive qualitative study investigated the experiences of novice assistant principals regarding how participation in a Grow-Your-Own leadership program influenced their self-efficacy to fulfill their administrative duties in one Southwestern U.S. state. Social learning theory, situated learning theory, and self-efficacy theory provided…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Assistant Principals, Qualitative Research, Experience
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Bojare, Inara; Skrinda, Astrida – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2016
The present study is aimed at creating a holistic fractal model (HFM) of autonomous learning for English acquisition in a blended environment of e-studies in adult non-formal education on the basis of the theories and paradigms of philosophy, psychology and education for sustainable development to promote the development of adult learners'…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Holistic Approach, Models, Adult Education
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Ahmed, Hanaa Ouda Khadri – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education has been achieving growing international attention. As the world economy is becoming more diversified and dependent on innovation, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills and expertise are progressively more needed for competition and development. Egyptian students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Higher Education, College Students
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Bradham, Tamala S.; Houston, K. Todd – Volta Review, 2011
Over the past 20 years, tremendous strides have been made in establishing and strengthening early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs in all 50 states and the U.S. territories. Although EHDI programs have become more robust, considerable work remains to ensure that all children who do not pass a hearing screening receive the…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Disability Identification, Early Intervention, Program Administration
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Zhu, Chang; Justice Mugenyi, Kintu – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
This research examines the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) to integrating e-learning perceived by academic staff at a university in Uganda and a university in Tanzania. Mixed-methods research was used in which a main qualitative study was complemented by a quantitative method. The sample participants were academic staff…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Integrated Curriculum, College Faculty
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Fitriyah, Nur – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
This study examines strategies used by the cooperative to develop productive resources and how internal and external factors are identified to support the strategies. A qualitative case description illuminated factors the cooperative faced. The research was conducted in "Visiana Bhakti" Cooperative Samarinda Indonesia, involving 15…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Research Methodology
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Thomas, Susan; Chie, Qiu Ting; Abraham, Mathew; Raj, Sony Jalarajan; Beh, Loo-See – Review of Educational Research, 2014
The issues of professional accountability, faculty member development, and enhancing higher education quality in universities are gaining importance. A strategy that could increase personal control over teaching practices in addition to improving professional development among faculty members is peer review of teaching (PRT). Five themes that are…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, College Faculty, College Instruction
McLaurin, Sidney E.; Bell, Beulah; Smith, Curtis – Online Submission, 2009
The classroom assessment process can have encouraging results when it begins with "early assessment" that addresses student learning, as well as the social and emotional needs of student(s) in the classroom. This paper presents a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis for classroom assessment. It will review literature…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques
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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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Nelson, Lauri; Bradham, Tamala S.; Houston, K. Todd – 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 early intervention focus question, 48 coordinators listed 273 items, and themes were identified within each SWOT category. A…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Advisory Committees, Referral, Hearing Impairments
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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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