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A Study Of Attrition In A Respiratory Care Associate Degree Program In A Northeast Tennessee Community College., Donna D. Lilly Dec 2005

A Study Of Attrition In A Respiratory Care Associate Degree Program In A Northeast Tennessee Community College., Donna D. Lilly

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Walters State Community College's Respiratory Care (WSCC RC) Program had a 33% attrition rate during a five-year period from 1999 through 2003. This study analyzed demographic, pre-admission, and academic variables to identify reasons for attrition within the WSCC RC program. The population size was 90 students; this was the entire population of five consecutive classes graduating during a five-year period from 1999 through 2003. The criterion variables included high school attended, gender, age, college-level GPA, college-level credit hours, and developmental requirements.

Statistical tests revealed that college-level GPA, college-level credit hours, and developmental requirements influenced persistence within the population ...


Mapping The Road To Proficiency, Thomas R. Guskey Nov 2005

Mapping The Road To Proficiency, Thomas R. Guskey

Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology Faculty Publications

A table of specifications provides a travel guide to help teachers move students toward mastery of standards


A Profile Of The 2003 Western Washington University Graduating Class, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Chris Stark Oct 2005

A Profile Of The 2003 Western Washington University Graduating Class, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Chris Stark

Office of Survey Research

Profiles graduates from 2003, including GPAs, honors, college of graduation, degree granted, etc.


A Profile Of The 2004 Western Washington University Graduating Class, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Chris Stark Oct 2005

A Profile Of The 2004 Western Washington University Graduating Class, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Chris Stark

Office of Survey Research

Profiles graduates from 2004, including gpas, honors, college of graduation, degree granted, etc.


Brief 18: Creating A Culture Of Inquiry, New England Resource Center For Higher Education, University Of Massachusetts Boston Apr 2005

Brief 18: Creating A Culture Of Inquiry, New England Resource Center For Higher Education, University Of Massachusetts Boston

New England Resource Center for Higher Education Publications

The Community College Student Success Think Tank, part of the Community College Student Success Project, funded by Lumina Foundation for Education, brings student and academic affairs officers together with institutional researchers to reflect on trends and issues surrounding data-driven decision making in community colleges. Participants consider various forms of accountability data, processes and analyses to bring about institutional transformation. At a recent meeting, Think Tank members discussed ways to create a culture of inquiry at community colleges.


Students And Academic-Oriented Technology: A Longitudinal Study, Ryan Dickson, Trimble E. Joseph, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Apr 2005

Students And Academic-Oriented Technology: A Longitudinal Study, Ryan Dickson, Trimble E. Joseph, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

Student comfort level and self-reported proficiency with academic-related technologies is reported, using WELS data.


Student Attitudes Toward General University Requirements (Gurs), Ryan Dickson, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Apr 2005

Student Attitudes Toward General University Requirements (Gurs), Ryan Dickson, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

Findings from the WELS survey series that focus on students' attitudes towards GURs are presented.


Freshmen Interest Group (Fig) Report, James Inverarity, Kathleen Kennedy, Jeff Newcomer, Lorrie Brilla, Lauren Balisky Apr 2005

Freshmen Interest Group (Fig) Report, James Inverarity, Kathleen Kennedy, Jeff Newcomer, Lorrie Brilla, Lauren Balisky

Office of Survey Research

SUMMARY Over the past six years the Freshman Interest Group (FIG) has attracted a number of participants who find sufficient intrinsic value in the program to invest considerable time and talent in sustaining and improving the program. At the same time, many faculty have voiced concerns over the content of some offerings and the general lack of faculty oversight in its development. Initially FIGs was established to address a perceived imbalance of resources between the upper and lower division program that had a negative effect on the experience and engagement of entering students. On several other campuses FIGs was heralded ...


Student Contact With Their Academic Advisors, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Sharon Schmidtz Mar 2005

Student Contact With Their Academic Advisors, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Sharon Schmidtz

Office of Survey Research

Findings from the spring, 2004, WELS survey related to students familiarity with their academic advisors is presented.


Longitudinal Analysis From 2003-2004 Wels Survey, Ryan Dickson, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Feb 2005

Longitudinal Analysis From 2003-2004 Wels Survey, Ryan Dickson, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

Findings from the WELS Baseline survey and the WELS spring, 2004, survey are compared.


Departmental Academic Advising Study At Western Washington University, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Ryan Dickson, Jospeh E. Trimble, Pamela Jull, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Jan 2005

Departmental Academic Advising Study At Western Washington University, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Ryan Dickson, Jospeh E. Trimble, Pamela Jull, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

A survey of current departmental academic advising practices and policies


Teachers' New Roles In School-Based Communities Of Practice, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young Dec 2004

Teachers' New Roles In School-Based Communities Of Practice, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

Dr Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

School classrooms can be conceptualised as bounded communities of practice made up of teachers and students working together to learn and build knowledge. The widespread use of information and communication technologies enables these communities to create knowledge, cross boundaries and build up intellectual capital. This paper, based on a qualitative study of thirty-two teachers in Victorian state schools, offers a model of four teachers’ roles that reflects the current situation, and suggests ways in which these roles might be developed to enhance knowledge building. It argues that safe, knowledgeable communities within boundaries, together with active boundary-crossing, can provide the conditions ...