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An Evaluation Of Bethel High School's Business Program, Julia J. Younger Jan 1998

An Evaluation Of Bethel High School's Business Program, Julia J. Younger

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following goals were used to direct this study: 1. Determine the current employment status, sue of skills learned in the business program, length of employment, current wage/salary, and if unemployed, the reason for unemployment; 2. Determine the level of business program skills learned in high school relative to the level needed in the workplace and/or further education; 3. Determine the quality of the business program facilities, equipment/tools, courses offered, teachers, and Future Business Leaders of America student organization; 4. Determine the current educational status of the business program completers.


A Study To Determine The Feasibility Of Establishing A Dual Marketing/Business Education Teacher Certification Curriculum In Virginia Colleges And Universities, Joy D. Lalonde Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Feasibility Of Establishing A Dual Marketing/Business Education Teacher Certification Curriculum In Virginia Colleges And Universities, Joy D. Lalonde

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following questions were established to guide this research: What should the requirements for teacher certification in marketing education be? What should the requirements for teacher certification in business education be? Can the two certification requirements be combined into one teacher education program?


A Study Of Computer Anxiety Among Business College Accounting Students, Barbara Scott Jan 1987

A Study Of Computer Anxiety Among Business College Accounting Students, Barbara Scott

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study attempted to answer the following research questions: 1) What were the factors that lead to computer anxiety among business college accounting students? 2) What areas of computerized Accounting II applications caused problems? 3) How could these computer anxiety factors be alleviated?


An Analysis Of The Attitudes Of Area Secondary Business Teachers And Guidance Counselors Toward The Secretarial Programs At Paul D. Camp Community College, Carolyn Wall Crowder Jan 1983

An Analysis Of The Attitudes Of Area Secondary Business Teachers And Guidance Counselors Toward The Secretarial Programs At Paul D. Camp Community College, Carolyn Wall Crowder

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study sought to answer the following questions: 1. How do area high school business teachers and guidance counselors perceive the Secretarial Science programs and course offerings at Paul D. Camp Community College? 2. How can the relationship of high school personnel and the Secretarial Science faculty at Paul D. Camp Community College be strengthened? 3. How can the transition of high school graduates to the community college Secretarial Science programs be made more efficient? 4. What programs, activities, etc. would be of interest and value to the secondary teachers?


A Survey To Determine The Need To Make Typewriting Ii Part Of Arcadia High School's Business Education Curriculum, Elsie Bailey Fisher Jan 1982

A Survey To Determine The Need To Make Typewriting Ii Part Of Arcadia High School's Business Education Curriculum, Elsie Bailey Fisher

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The research goals for this study were: 1. To determine the student interest in having Typewriting II entered in the business education curriculum of Arcadia High School; 2. To determine how students would benefit from having Typewriting II entered in the business education curriculum of Arcadia High School; 3. To ascertain how businesses of the community would benefit by having Typewriting II entered in the business education curriculum of Arcadia High School.


The Understanding And Attitudes Of Virginia Beach High School Guidance Counselors Toward Business Education, Joyce L. Gregory Jan 1982

The Understanding And Attitudes Of Virginia Beach High School Guidance Counselors Toward Business Education, Joyce L. Gregory

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To aid the researcher in studying the problem, the following questions were established as guidelines: 1. How do high school guidance counselors perceive the business education program? 2. What changes do high school guidance counselors recommend to business educators as to how the business education program can make a greater contribution to the high school student?


A Survey Of Business Education Graduates Of Accomack County For 1980-1981, Alma M. Davis Jan 1982

A Survey Of Business Education Graduates Of Accomack County For 1980-1981, Alma M. Davis

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study measured the effectiveness of student training in business education for those students enrolled in traditional classes as compared to those enrolled in the block program classes in Accomack County for 1980-1981.


A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education Graduates Of Northampton High School For The Years 1980-81, Doris M. Upshur Jan 1982

A Follow-Up Study Of Business Education Graduates Of Northampton High School For The Years 1980-81, Doris M. Upshur

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The data obtained from this study provided answers to the following questions: 1. Do the business education graduates entering the world of work possess job-entry-level skills? 2. Do the business education graduates entering the world of work possess job-entry-level employment attitudes conducive to achieving success as office workers? 3. Do the business education graduates entering the world of work display an understanding of the critical issues involved in absenteeism and tardiness?


A Study Of The Relationship Between General Business And Business Block Programs At Poquoson High School, Ann F. Semeyn Jan 1981

A Study Of The Relationship Between General Business And Business Block Programs At Poquoson High School, Ann F. Semeyn

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The basic objective of this study was to answer the following questions: 1) Does the course, general business, have a significant effect on the achievement of students enrolled in block programs of stenography and clerk typing at Poquoson High School? 2) Should completion of the course, general business, be a requirement of all Poquoson High School students enrolling in the block programs of stenography and clerk typing?


In School Study To Determine Whether The Business Education Curriculum At Windsor High School Should Be Expanded, Charleen W. Saunders Jan 1980

In School Study To Determine Whether The Business Education Curriculum At Windsor High School Should Be Expanded, Charleen W. Saunders

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The intent of this study was to determine: 1) the present values of the program; 2) to discharge the traditional idea that Business Education is only a clerical or secretarial program for female students; 3) to improve enrollment to a two teacher department; 4) to become more student oriented; 5) to eliminate the foreclosing of the Business Department.


A Survey Of Selected Business Teachers And Business Students In Four Norfolk Public High Schools Of Their Opinions Of Various Aspects Of The Phase Elective Program, Linda R. Dickens Jan 1978

A Survey Of Selected Business Teachers And Business Students In Four Norfolk Public High Schools Of Their Opinions Of Various Aspects Of The Phase Elective Program, Linda R. Dickens

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

It is hoped that in this study students' and teachers' opinions of the Phase Elective Program can be evaluated. The study examines the following questions: 1. Do teachers and students feel that the classroom instruction has improved in the nine-week phases? 2. Does the Phase Elective Program capitalize on teacher expertise? 3. Do teachers and students feel that the Phase Elective Program meets the students' educational needs and interests better than the traditional program?