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Supplemental Instruction And Equity: Assessment Of Implementation And Effects On Student Persistence, Mary Ziskin, Ebelia Hernandez Feb 2015

Supplemental Instruction And Equity: Assessment Of Implementation And Effects On Student Persistence, Mary Ziskin, Ebelia Hernandez

Mary B. Ziskin

No abstract provided.


Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin Sep 2011

Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin

Craig B. Mousin

Dr. Marco Tavanti and Craig Mousin discuss with Dr. Scott Kelly the university's responsibility for poverty reduction as expressed in the conferences and special number of Vincentian Heritage "What would Vincent do? Vincentian Higher Education and Poverty Reduction"


Organizational Values, Social Responsibility, And Corporate Citizenship: The Case Of Nevada State College, Grace S. Thomson Dec 2009

Organizational Values, Social Responsibility, And Corporate Citizenship: The Case Of Nevada State College, Grace S. Thomson

Dr. Grace S. Thomson

Organizational Values, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Citizenship Organizations contribute more than products and services to the society. The generation of jobs, creation of wealth and satisfaction of needs are only a portion of the influence that organizations have in a community. Likewise, organizations are increasingly engaging in social responsible initiatives to respond to the concerns of their various stakeholders (Aguilera, Rupp, Williams, & Ganapathi, 2007). Organizations with a genuine interest for social responsibility and citizenship possess value systems that articulate and integrate these social motives into their corporate strategy (Graber & Kilpatrick, 2008). Higher education institutions in the United States face the ...


Ethics In Higher Education, Susan R. Madsen Nov 2009

Ethics In Higher Education, Susan R. Madsen

Susan R. Madsen

This presentation focuses on the following Robinson and Moulton quote found in the book "Ethical Problems in Higher Education": The myth that institutions of higher education are sheltered from the struggles and conflicts of the “real world” is widely accepted even by people who ought to know better—those of us in academic settings who confront, struggle with, bemoan, or try to ignore the serious ethical issues that arise. People outside academia may tease us about the ivory tower world and our innocence and naiveté. With a twinge of guilt, we in academia accept their teasing because the myth tells ...


It Portfolio Management In Higher Education, Lawrence Lim, Aileen Koh Nov 2009

It Portfolio Management In Higher Education, Lawrence Lim, Aileen Koh

Aileen Koh

This paper examines the issues and impetus for project portfolio management in educational institutions in the higher education sector. Based on Bond University, issues regarding governance mechanism, project portfolio office, project management framework and project registry are discussed.


White Paper: Sexual Harassment And Assault Prevention Education Manual For Faculty And Staff Leaders, John D. Foubert, Christopher Kilmarting, Gail Stern Jul 2009

White Paper: Sexual Harassment And Assault Prevention Education Manual For Faculty And Staff Leaders, John D. Foubert, Christopher Kilmarting, Gail Stern

John D. Foubert

The curriculum for the SHAPE program at the United States Naval Academy was written and in accordance with the contractual terms made with and will be copyrighted by three independent consultants hired by the United States Naval Academy: Gail Stern, Christopher Kilmartin, and John Foubert. This manual was written with the intention of providing a document for USNA faculty and staff who were hired to take over the consultant’s responsibilities for program development and training. We will discuss philosophical issues undergirding the choices we made in writing the program sessions and in conducting the training for peer educators. By ...


Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin Jul 2009

Poverty Reduction And Vincentian Higher Education Institutions, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin

Marco Tavanti

Dr. Marco Tavanti and Craig Mousin discuss with Dr. Scott Kelly the university's responsibility for poverty reduction as expressed in the conferences and special number of Vincentian Heritage "What would Vincent do? Vincentian Higher Education and Poverty Reduction"


What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker Mar 2009

What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker

Jason A. Laker

Over the last several years, there have been a number of high-profile incidents of violence on college and university campuses. These have precipitated discussions and new initiatives on campuses and within our professional organizations intended to prevent and respond to violence.


Ten Things Librarians Don't Want To Hear But Need To Know: A Dialog - Scelc Colloquim Iv, Gordon C. Tibbitts Mar 2009

Ten Things Librarians Don't Want To Hear But Need To Know: A Dialog - Scelc Colloquim Iv, Gordon C. Tibbitts

Gordon C. Tibbitts III

The past decade has provided librarians with innumerable opportunities, changes, and, indeed, anxieties. From rapid technological changes to generational conflicts in the workplace to the current fiscal crisis, many librarians feel increasingly powerless to address the issues that confront their day-to-day challenges. In this presentation, two SCELC librarians from Generations X & Y will interview two industry veterans to reflect upon ten “difficult” realities that our profession will have to address in the coming decade if our profession is to continue to make a difference.


Assessment Strategies For Global Learning: Ii Case Studies, Meg O'Reilly, Kay Gibson, Deborah Gordon, Glyn Rimmington Feb 2009

Assessment Strategies For Global Learning: Ii Case Studies, Meg O'Reilly, Kay Gibson, Deborah Gordon, Glyn Rimmington

Dr Meg O'Reilly

The processes of assessment have begun to take pride of place in considerations of online teaching and learning. As the technological means become more robust for bringing students together online, designs of various kinds of assessment tasks reflect greater reliance on the strategies of interaction, collaboration, cultural exchange and the use and creation of Web resources. Where students living in different countries study online, their sharing of culture and perspective and their development of communication skills can be considered as elements of global learning. Best practice in assessment of global learning outcomes is still emerging from action research, as described ...


Using Cross-Disciplinary Action Learning Sets When Designing Online Assessment, Meg O'Reilly Feb 2009

Using Cross-Disciplinary Action Learning Sets When Designing Online Assessment, Meg O'Reilly

Dr Meg O'Reilly

The drive to find appropriate ways to integrate online technologies into assessment has come about within Australian higher education as a consequence of widely held aspirations to remain competitive in the global marketplace. An action research initiative at Southern Cross University reported in this paper suggests both extrinsic and intrinsic reasons why academics considering online assessment may or may not follow through with immediate implementation. More specifically, a crossdisciplinary action learning set in the case study presented has shown benefits in approaching educational design as a cyclical, collegial, creative and reflexive process for planning, implementing and evaluating online assessment.


Educational Policy And Professional Development Of Elementary Schools Teachers In The Province Of Sindh: A Proposed Incentive Package, Wasim Qazi Dec 2008

Educational Policy And Professional Development Of Elementary Schools Teachers In The Province Of Sindh: A Proposed Incentive Package, Wasim Qazi

Wasim Qazi

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Authentic Assessment Through Information Technology, Beth Rubin Dec 2008

Enhancing Authentic Assessment Through Information Technology, Beth Rubin

Beth Rubin

This chapter provides a framework to analyze the opportunities to enhance authenticity when assessment is mediated by information technology (IT), as well as the limitations of IT mediation on authenticity. The potential degree of authenticity is determined by several aspects of the competence being assessed: the chronicity of access to and use of information; the durability of the display; the use of written, oral and non-verbal communication; and computer use. The framework is used to identify IT tools that enable more authentic assessment as well as sample approaches and limitations on authenticity.


Campaign Design And Management, Ronald D. Smith Dec 2008

Campaign Design And Management, Ronald D. Smith

Ronald D Smith APR

The role of strategic planning in public relations is rooted in today's understanding of the profession, an understanding that can move a practitioner beyond being simply a wordsmith or organizational mouthpiece and into a seat at the management table. Practitioners skilled in strategic planning are sought out to help build relationships and solve problems.

This chapter focuses first on some definitions dealing with projects versus campaigns and then on two types of campaigns proactive or reactive. This chapter goes beyond projects, the tasks associated with public relations, such as writing effective news releases, creating an interactive Web site, or ...


Keeping (Or Losing) The Faith: Reflections On Spiritual Struggles And Resolution By College Seniors., Jodi Fisler, Holly Agati, Shannon Chance, Amie Donahue, Greg Donahue, Erik Eickhoff, Sara Gastler, Joseph Lowder, John D. Foubert Dec 2008

Keeping (Or Losing) The Faith: Reflections On Spiritual Struggles And Resolution By College Seniors., Jodi Fisler, Holly Agati, Shannon Chance, Amie Donahue, Greg Donahue, Erik Eickhoff, Sara Gastler, Joseph Lowder, John D. Foubert

John D. Foubert

In this qualitative study, researchers examined how college seniors experienced and resolved spiritual struggles in college. Results indicated that academic activities provided opportunities to question, learn, and grow spiritually. Although a variety of external factors influenced students’ explorations of their spirituality, participants looked inward to resolve their struggles in deeply personal ways. Spiritual struggle was often manifested as a reexamination of students’ pre-college values, an ongoing process for many students. Researchers identified four ways of describing students’ state of resolution: (1) recommitting to an existing faith, (2) slightly readjusting their spiritual or religious values, (3) blending spiritual traditions, or (4 ...


Rape Myth Acceptance, Hypermasculinity, And Sat Scores As Correlates Of Moral Development: Understanding Sexually Aggressive Attitudes In First Year College Men., Jerry L. Tatum, John D. Foubert Dec 2008

Rape Myth Acceptance, Hypermasculinity, And Sat Scores As Correlates Of Moral Development: Understanding Sexually Aggressive Attitudes In First Year College Men., Jerry L. Tatum, John D. Foubert

John D. Foubert

Male perpetrated sexual aggression has long been recognized as a serious problem on college campuses. The purpose of this multiple regression correlation study was to assess the relationship between levels of moral development (measured by the Defining Issues Test) and the degree to which first-year college men (N = 161) ascribed to rape supportive attitudes, as measured by the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale and the Hypermasculinity Inventory. Respondents completed these instruments and a demographic questionnaire prior to the beginning of the fall semester. Pearson correlations indicated that there was a significant (p < .01) relationship between rape myth acceptance and moral ...


Campus Ministers In Public Higher Education: Facilitators Of Student Development, Wade M. Weber, Donna J. Menke Dec 2008

Campus Ministers In Public Higher Education: Facilitators Of Student Development, Wade M. Weber, Donna J. Menke

Christy Moran Craft

This article highlights the impact of campus ministers upon students within campus ministries at public colleges and universities. Data gathered for this qualitative study suggest that campus ministers serve as facilitators of religious development, personal development, and leadership development among the students with whom they work. Implications for student affairs practice are discussed in light of these findings.


“Teaching While Black”: Narratives Of African American Student Affairs Faculty, Lori Patton, Christopher Catching Dec 2008

“Teaching While Black”: Narratives Of African American Student Affairs Faculty, Lori Patton, Christopher Catching

Lori Patton Davis

African American faculty have historically been underrepresented within predominantly white institutions (PWIs) and deal with academic isolation, marginalization of their scholarship, and racial hostility. Little is known about the experiences of African American faculty who teach in student affairs graduate programs. The purpose of this study was to focus on their experiences through examination and utilization of their personal counter-narratives. This manuscript highlights the racial profiling that often shapes their experiences. We employ a qualitative critical race analysis that utilizes counterstorytelling as method to elucidate the experiences of the 13 African American faculty participants in our study.


My Sister's Keeper: A Qualitative Examination Of Mentoring Experiences Among African American Women In Graduate And Professional Schools, Lori Patton Dec 2008

My Sister's Keeper: A Qualitative Examination Of Mentoring Experiences Among African American Women In Graduate And Professional Schools, Lori Patton

Lori Patton Davis

Eight African American women’s mentoring experiences in relationships among African American women in graduate and professional schools are examined pertaining to lessons learned, characteristics and behaviors of African American female mentors, challenges with White mentors (male and female), and stereotypical images of African American female mentors. The findings support mentoring as a method of empowerment and uplift. . African American women mentors were likened to “mothering”, students sought alternative mentoring relationships beyond academia, and trust was a major concern with White mentors.


Strength In The Spirit: African American College Women And Spiritual Coping Mechanisms, Lori Patton Davis, Michelle Mcclure Dec 2008

Strength In The Spirit: African American College Women And Spiritual Coping Mechanisms, Lori Patton Davis, Michelle Mcclure

Lori Patton Davis

The authors of this article explored the role of spirituality in the college experiences of 14 African American college women. Often overlooked, racially isolated, misrepresented, and misunderstood, African American women often turn to spirituality as a transformative, regenerative, and uplifting space. Using faith development theory and Black feminist thought as a framework, the findings of this study provide insight into how and why African American women use spirituality to successfully navigate through their college experiences. Discussion and implications for practice are offered for enhancing the spiritual development and success of African American college women.


Facing The Challenge Of Quality In Mexican Private Higher Education: A Study Of Three Cases, Gus Gregorutti Dec 2008

Facing The Challenge Of Quality In Mexican Private Higher Education: A Study Of Three Cases, Gus Gregorutti

Gus Gregorutti

No abstract provided.


La Producción Intelectual En Las Universidades Privadas Venezolanas, Gus Gregorutti Dec 2008

La Producción Intelectual En Las Universidades Privadas Venezolanas, Gus Gregorutti

Gus Gregorutti

Over the last 30 years, throughout the Latin America region, there has been an increasing
number of private higher education institutions. This trend has brought both some
tensions with the existing and dominant models of tertiary education and, from the other
side, the new governmental demands to allow these new players to be fully recognized
in society. One of these requirements is research productivity as a defining feature for
higher education. Venezuela is not an exception. Governments are asking private
universities to produce knowledge in order to be accredited and recognized within the
national system of universities. However, many of ...


Using Reflection To Reframe Theory To Practice In Student Affairs, Lori Patton, Shaun Harper Dec 2008

Using Reflection To Reframe Theory To Practice In Student Affairs, Lori Patton, Shaun Harper

Lori Patton Davis

No abstract provided.


Ethics In Publishing (11 Workshops), Susan R. Madsen, James Davis Dec 2008

Ethics In Publishing (11 Workshops), Susan R. Madsen, James Davis

Susan R. Madsen

To begin raising awareness of ethics and publishing concerns and educate doctoral students (future professors and practitioners) within the Academy of Management, Davis and Madsen facilitated 60-minute segments for eleven division's doctoral student consortium at the Academy of Management conference in Chicago. We brought journal editors/associate editors with us for each of our division presentation. Divisions: Business Policy & Strategy (BPS); International Management (IMD); Management Consulting (MCD); Managerial & Organizational Cognition (MOC); Organization & Management Theory (OMT); Organization Development & Change (ODC); Organizational Behavior (OB); Organizational Communication & Information Systems (ODIS); Public & Nonprofit (PNP); Social Issues in Management (SIM); Technology and Innovation Management (TIM)


A Call To Community: Some Thoughts For Student Affairs About Identity And Diversity, Jason A. Laker Dec 2008

A Call To Community: Some Thoughts For Student Affairs About Identity And Diversity, Jason A. Laker

Jason A. Laker

No abstract available.