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Vlahos, Efthimios – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This descriptive study examines the current status of online education in massage therapy with respect to the development of web based curriculums. Participants are drawn from the public listing of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). The Online Curriculum Survey in Massage Therapy is used as an…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Curriculum Development, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Vlahos, Mantha – 1977
A Personnel Utilization System has been designed at Broward Community College, which combines payroll, personnel, course, and function information in order to determine the actual duties performed by personnel for the amount of remuneration received. Objectives of the system are (1) to define the tasks being performed by faculty, staff, and…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness
Vlahos, Petro – Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, 1961
The characteristics of the rear-projection screen are examined in detail. Numerical constants are provided that define these characteristics for practical screens and convert foot-candles to footlamberts. A procedure is given by which an optimum screen may be specified for a specific application. Contents include--(1) introduction, (2) projection…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Design, Design Requirements, Equipment
Vlahos, Mantha – 1975
In order to determine some of the prevalent attitudes toward women at Broward Community College (BCC) in Florida, questionnaires were sent to all staff, faculty, and administrators, and to 200 students. Respondents consisted of 52.4 percent females and 47.6 percent males. The average female respondent was 30 years old, had been employed at BCC for…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Vlahos, Olivia – Liberal Education, 1979
Archaeology as an Avocation program certifies students as competent amateur archaeologists. The article describes how an independent study at local excavation sites grew into a community club that trains its members as archaeologists who help discover the archaeological potential of the community and help federal agencies in planning area…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Certification, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – 1981
This literature review examines the utilization of community needs assessment data in program planning and evaluation efforts at community colleges. The review first defines and looks at the purposes of community needs assessments, noting that while such studies are purported to facilitate the planning and evaluation of credit and non-credit…
Descriptors: College Planning, Community Colleges, Community Needs, Community Study
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Vlahos, Pete N. – Volta Review, 1977
The author, an attorney and parent of two hearing impaired children, reviews the evolution of legal rights for handicapped persons. (CL)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – 1982
This handbook for teachers, counselors, and administrators presents exemplary practices in the use of job placement and follow-up services based on results of a survey of Florida school districts and community colleges. A description of survey methodology and the survey questionnaire, as well as a statewide profile of Florida exemplary practices…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduate Surveys, Job Placement, Program Administration
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – 1980
The development and validation of an employer-centered action system for curriculum development and evaluation are described. The system used a descriptive/action research design whereby a research team interviewed all major employers in Broward County Florida in a two-year period. Results of an employer needs assessment and task analyses were…
Descriptors: Career Education, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – American Technical Education Association, Inc. Journal, 1979
The Director of Institutional Research and Systems Planning at Broward Community College (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) describes examples of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) projects. Also noted are some negative aspects of the CETA process (e.g., reporting requirements, hiring elegibility regulations, etc.) and tips on seeking…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – 1978
An assessment of the training needs of Broward County, Florida, employers was conducted: (1) to determine the existing training needs of large businesses, industrial firms, and local units of government; (2) to determine which educational agencies in the county could fulfill these needs; and (3) to inform the companies of the results in order to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Employer Attitudes
Banks, Karen Vlahos; Nolen, Patricia – 1985
In light of criticisms that teacher preparation programs do not adequately prepare prospective reading teachers and specialists for actual classroom problems, a study was conducted to determine the accuracy of teacher diagnoses and planning for reading difficulties and to examine differences in coursework preparation and classroom experience.…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Higher Education, Predictive Measurement, Predictive Validity
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos; Fair, Kerry-Lyn – 1979
In an effort to develop curricula to meet the occupational training needs identified in a 1978 survey of area business leaders, Broward Community College (BCC) undertook a research project designed to: (1) determine the occupational areas that were in greatest need of vocational training programs; (2) identify the job-level competencies for the…
Descriptors: Building Trades, Business Education, Community Colleges, Community Surveys