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Perceptions Of Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, And Students Concerning School Safety And Violence In Selected Secondary Schools In North Louisiana, Sharilynn Duckworth-Loche Apr 2000

Perceptions Of Administrators, Counselors, Teachers, And Students Concerning School Safety And Violence In Selected Secondary Schools In North Louisiana, Sharilynn Duckworth-Loche

Doctoral Dissertations

The primary purposes of this study were to determine the perceptions of administrators, counselors, teachers, and students, regarding levels of school safety and violence in selected secondary schools in north Louisiana; the types of violence that had the greatest impact on safety; and strategies that were currently being used to address violence in the schools. The secondary purpose was to determine the differences in perceptions of school safety and violence of administrators, counselors, and teachers by ethnic background, gender and years of experience. A tertiary purpose was to determine the perceptions of students by ethnic background, gender, age, and grade ...


Distance Learning: The Case Of Political Science, Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Monty Van Wart, Jane Clayton, Erin Schreck Jan 2000

Distance Learning: The Case Of Political Science, Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley Ii, Monty Van Wart, Jane Clayton, Erin Schreck

Political Science Publications

This article reports the results from a national survey directed to the department chairs of political science to assess the current and future state of distance learning in that discipline. The insights of this research are relevant to all social science fields and offer important insights to other academic disciplines as well. Key findings of the study include the low utilization of distance learning courses, a low degree of importance currently attributed to distance learning and modest expectations of future growth, ambivalent acceptance of a future role for distance learning, the common use of Internet-related technologies, low levels of faculty ...


The Development And Implementation Of 360 Degree Feedback® For Administrators Of A K-12 Public School District, Linda Gray Smith Jan 2000

The Development And Implementation Of 360 Degree Feedback® For Administrators Of A K-12 Public School District, Linda Gray Smith

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

A procedure was developed, implemented, and tested to utilize 3600 Feedback[Superscript registered trademark symbol] collected from various job titles for central office and building administrators in public K-12 school district. Surveys were developed and used to reflect critical criteria for successful job performance. Data were aggregated and shared in feedback conferences with the administrators who were evaluated. Self-improvement plans were developed. Training materials were developed to allow the process to be used by other districts. Administrators who had used the 3600 Feedback compared the information gained from the multi-source feedback to the traditional supervisor-only feedback. Specific findings include: 1 ...