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Peer Research Mentors At Gettysburg College: Transforming Student Library Jobs Into High-Impact Learning Experiences, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith, Janelle Wertzberger 2017 Gettysburg College

Peer Research Mentors At Gettysburg College: Transforming Student Library Jobs Into High-Impact Learning Experiences, Clinton K. Baugess, Mallory R. Jallas, Meggan D. Smith, Janelle Wertzberger

Musselman Library Staff Publications

Research and Instruction librarians at Gettysburg College developed a Peer Research Mentor (PRM) program for undergraduate students. The program is designed to empower a group of student employees to work in partnership with experienced librarians in order to increase a PRM’s own research skills and support other student researchers more effectively. The program focuses on student training, reference service, and outreach to other students. The authors share the development of the program; describe their approach to training, supervision, and assessment; and offer insight about how to operate and sustain a similar program with limited resources.


Leadership Competencies For The Community College Department Chairperson, Jason Carl Ross 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

Leadership Competencies For The Community College Department Chairperson, Jason Carl Ross

Dissertations

Published in 2005, the American Association of Community Colleges developed a list of six leadership competencies deemed by stakeholders as essential to a community college leadership position. The six AACC leadership competencies include organizational strategy, resource management, communication, collaboration, community college advocacy, and professionalism, and they have been well researched with upper-level community college leadership, student services personnel, and boards of trustees. This research examined these competencies as they relate to the community college department chairperson.

Often viewed as a path to upper level leadership, the community college chairperson is both a faculty member and administrator, and chairpersons must represent ...


A Motivational Profile Of Nurses Who Pursue Doctoral Education, Tomekia Yvette Luckett 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

A Motivational Profile Of Nurses Who Pursue Doctoral Education, Tomekia Yvette Luckett

Dissertations

The need for nurses to pursue doctoral education is imperative to the professionalization of the discipline of nursing in light of the changing healthcare environment. Presently, < 1% of the nursing workforce possesses a doctoral degree (“Transforming Nursing Education,” 2016), albeit recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) (2010) admonish the need to increase the number of doctoral-prepared nurses. The need to understand characteristics of nurses who seek doctoral education is critical in planning long-term strategies for nursing education in the United States (US) (Kovner, Brewer, Katigbak, Djukic, & Fatehi, 2012). In conjunction with describing characteristics of nurses pursuing doctoral education, this research describes the motivational orientation and factors of registered nurses (RNs) pursuing doctoral education.

A descriptive correlational design was utilized to examine concepts relating to motivational orientation of RNs pursuing doctoral education. Participants were divided into two categories: (a) RNs seeking the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree and (b) RNs pursuing the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. A total of 173 RNs enrolled in either a Ph.D. or DNP program in the Gulf South region of the US comprised the final sample. Binary logistic regression ...


Spring 2017 Census Administrative Site Sch By Colleges, UNO Office of Institutional Effectiveness 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Spring 2017 Census Administrative Site Sch By Colleges, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

TABLE 3. CENSUS SCH COMPARISON: SPRING SEMESTER 2017 AND 2016


Spring 2017 Census Enrollment Count By Colleges, UNO Office of Institutional Effectiveness 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Spring 2017 Census Enrollment Count By Colleges, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

TABLE 2. CENSUS ENROLLMENT COMPARISON: SPRING SEMESTER 2017 AND 2016 DELIVERY‐SITE AND ADMINISTRATIVE‐SITE HEADCOUNT BY COLLEGE


Spring 2017 Census Campus Enrollment Indicators Dashboard, UNO Office of Institutional Effectiveness 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Spring 2017 Census Campus Enrollment Indicators Dashboard, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

Spring 2017 Census Enrollment Indicators Report


Managing For Quality In Higher Education: A Biblical Perspective, Ben A. Maguad 2017 Andrews University

Managing For Quality In Higher Education: A Biblical Perspective, Ben A. Maguad

Andrews University Teaching and Learning Conference

Although higher education has long been committed to excellence, its pace of change and improvement has been slow and episodic at best due to external pressures. To overcome the many obstacles confronting it, strong leadership is needed in all areas: academic, administrative, student life, and service. The challenge is to clarify the principles, knowledge, and skill bases necessary for effective higher education leadership. The spiritual dimension is perhaps the missing piece that today’s institutions need to effect lasting and meaningful change in the behaviors or attitudes of their people from the top administrator to the entry-level employee.


Collective Impact: The Strategies And Realities Of Implementing A ‘Shared Youth Vision’, Ken Karamichael, Larry Katz, Sara Nolan 2017 Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway

Collective Impact: The Strategies And Realities Of Implementing A ‘Shared Youth Vision’, Ken Karamichael, Larry Katz, Sara Nolan

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

“Collective Impact” will demonstrate innovative approaches to partnership and funding models in urban youth programming in response to the emerging trend of collective impact funding initiatives. This workshop will highlight successful work within the Rutgers University network, with emphasis on effective strategies for fund diversity, partnership development, and tools in data collection, school enrollment, student retention and program evaluation.


Disability In Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach, Nancy Evans, Ellen Melissa Broido, Kirsten R. Brown, Autumn Wilke 2017 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Disability In Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach, Nancy Evans, Ellen Melissa Broido, Kirsten R. Brown, Autumn Wilke

Kirsten R. Brown, Ph.D.

Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach examines how disability is conceptualized in higher education and ways in which students, faculty, and staff with disabilities are viewed and served on college campuses. Drawing on multiple theoretical frameworks, research, and experience creating inclusive campuses, this text offers a new framework for understanding disability using a social justice lens. Many institutions focus solely on legal access and accommodation, enabling a system of exclusion and oppression. However, using principles of universal design, social justice, and other inclusive practices, campus environments can be transformed into more inclusive and equitable settings for all constituents ...


Recognizing College Students Of Today: Generational Shifts Prompt Pedagogical Shifts, Kristen Cvancara, Kristen P. Treinen 2017 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Recognizing College Students Of Today: Generational Shifts Prompt Pedagogical Shifts, Kristen Cvancara, Kristen P. Treinen

Kristen Cvancara, Ph. D.

As educators strive to continually improve the learning potential of the students in our classrooms, it is wise to evaluate traits of the students that may influence the effectiveness of the pedagogical methods employed. To this end, this essay introduces the reader to descriptions of today’s college students that identify this cohort as unique in learning style as well as life experience from all previous generations. An assessment method was used to investigate the degree to which current students identify with these generational stereotypes. The method and results of the assessment are discussed, and suggestions for adopting new pedagogical ...


Xavier University Newswire, Xavier University - Cincinnati 2017 Xavier University

Xavier University Newswire, Xavier University - Cincinnati

Xavier Student Newspaper

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Ouachita Wind Ensemble To Present Spring Concert On March 7, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau 2017 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Wind Ensemble To Present Spring Concert On March 7, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Wind Ensemble will present its spring concert on Tuesday, March 7. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center on the Ouachita campus. It is free and open to the public.

“The Wind Ensemble is the premier instrumental ensemble at OBU and the concert will feature outstanding wind and percussion music,” said Dr. Craig Hamilton, Ouachita’s Lena Goodwin Trimble Professor of Music and director of bands.


Bali: The Land Of Many Gods, Brian E. Coutts 2017 Western Kentucky University

Bali: The Land Of Many Gods, Brian E. Coutts

Brian Coutts

No abstract provided.


Literature Review From Search To Publication, Part 1: Systematic Review, Nader Ale Ebrahim 2017 Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

Literature Review From Search To Publication, Part 1: Systematic Review, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

“Research Tools” can be defined as vehicles that broadly facilitate research and related activities. “Research Tools” enable researchers to collect, organize, analyze, visualize and publicized research  outputs. Dr. Nader has collected over 700 tools that enable students to follow the correct path in research and to ultimately produce high-quality research outputs with more accuracy and efficiency. It is assembled as an interactive Web-based mind map, titled “Research Tools”, which is updated periodically.  “Research Tools” consists of a hierarchical set of nodes. It has four main nodes: (1) Searching the literature, (2) Writing a paper, (3) Targeting suitable journals, and  (4 ...


My News, 2017 Georgia Southern University

My News

My News

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Ouachita Presents "Not A Clue" As Part Of The 2017 Muse Project Feb. 16-20, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau 2017 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Presents "Not A Clue" As Part Of The 2017 Muse Project Feb. 16-20, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present “Not a Clue” as part of the department’s annual Muse Project. This performance is a student-led, interactive, improvised mystery. Performances will be held in Verser Theatre Feb. 16-18 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through OBU’s Box Office.

The Muse Project allows students majoring in theatre, musical theatre or theatre education to dig deeper in their ideas and passions and have them realized in an original performance. The project involves ...


Ouachita To Present Joint Concert Featuring Ouachita Sounds And Jazz Band Feb. 28, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau 2017 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita To Present Joint Concert Featuring Ouachita Sounds And Jazz Band Feb. 28, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Music will present a joint concert featuring Ouachita Sounds vocal ensemble and the OBU Jazz Band on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Jazz Band will perform “Come Out Swinging” by Larry Neeck, “Smooth” by Rob Thomas and Itaal Shur, “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing” by Stevie Wonder and “The Best of Sly and the Family Stone” by Silvester Stewart. The Jazz Band will also perform two songs by Sting, “Wrapped Around ...


Diversity More Than Race, Gender In Higher Ed., Aldemaro Romero Jr. 2017 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Diversity More Than Race, Gender In Higher Ed., Aldemaro Romero Jr.

Publications and Research

Most people when talking about diversity think

of matters revolving around race and gender, and

while those are obvious and important topics, the

fact of the matter is that the definition of diversity

is much larger.

Today diversity is seen in two dimensions.

The first one is what is called inherent diversity,

the diversity that is beyond people’s control.

Obviously, these issues include race and gender,

but also include national origin, age, sexual orientation,

disability, religious affiliation and socioeconomic

status. Certainly, you can change your

religious affiliation or socioeconomic status over

time, but being raised in a particular religion ...


The Role Of Pedagogical Beliefs In Emerging Technology Integration: An Exploratory Case Study Of Faculty Perspectives, Marianne Justus 2017 School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix

The Role Of Pedagogical Beliefs In Emerging Technology Integration: An Exploratory Case Study Of Faculty Perspectives, Marianne Justus

The Qualitative Report

The integration of social media, mobile/wireless and Web 2.0 technologies in higher education supports student engagement locally and globally to create new knowledge using innovative strategies. However, there remains a disconnect between the positive perceptions of faculty regarding the value of integrating technology and its adoption in online contexts. The purpose of this qualitative exploratory case study was to investigate the factors that influence faculty to integrate innovative and emerging technologies, and to consider whether pedagogical beliefs influence choice and adoption of technology. Participants included graduate and undergraduate faculty members who had experience teaching online; were representative of ...


Racial And Ethnic Diversity In Undergraduate Social Work Programs: How Are Programs In Rural Areas Faring?, David L. Beimers, Brian Warner, Paul Force-Emery Mackie 2017 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Racial And Ethnic Diversity In Undergraduate Social Work Programs: How Are Programs In Rural Areas Faring?, David L. Beimers, Brian Warner, Paul Force-Emery Mackie

Paul Force-Emery Mackie

Social work programs have a long-standing commitment to recruiting and educating racially and ethnically diverse students. However, some programs in rural areas have greater difficulty meeting this commitment. This study examined racial and ethnic diversity within baccalaureate social work (BSW) programs, focusing primarily on student enrollment, faculty, perceptions of diversity, and interventions to attract students. Program directors of BSW programs from 10 Midwestern states were surveyed. Forty-two programs responded. The results indicate that as a whole, social work programs differ in their levels of racial and ethnic diversity. However, BSW programs in rural areas tend to have fewer students and ...


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