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A Study To Compare The Effectiveness Of Using Learning-Centered Instruction And Information-Centered Instruction, Stacy R. Page Jan 1994

A Study To Compare The Effectiveness Of Using Learning-Centered Instruction And Information-Centered Instruction, Stacy R. Page

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The hypothesis governing this research project was that adult learners who receive learner-centered instruction using role plays and job aids will learn better than adult learners who receive information-centered instruction.


A Study To Determine The Educational And Employment Status Of Deep Creek High School Marketing Education Graduates, Donald B. Gresham Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Educational And Employment Status Of Deep Creek High School Marketing Education Graduates, Donald B. Gresham

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following goals were established to guide the research: 1. Determine the educational status of the program graduates; 2. Determine the employment status of the program graduates; 3. Determine if the Marketing Education program graduates are currently using most of the skills they learned while enrolled in the Marketing Education program.


A Study To Assess Attitudes And Self-Efficacy Of Multi-Skilled Healthcare Employees Toward Computers, Cynthia Marie Kratzke Jan 1994

A Study To Assess Attitudes And Self-Efficacy Of Multi-Skilled Healthcare Employees Toward Computers, Cynthia Marie Kratzke

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The goals of this research were: 1. to determine the attitudes of the multi-skilled health care employees using computers; 2. to determine self-efficacy of the multi-skilled health care employees toward their feelings of competence in their performance of computer skills.


A Study Comparing The Design And Engineering Problem-Solving Abilities Of Students That Have Received Varying Amounts Of Prior Mathematical Instruction, Eric M. Fischer Jan 1994

A Study Comparing The Design And Engineering Problem-Solving Abilities Of Students That Have Received Varying Amounts Of Prior Mathematical Instruction, Eric M. Fischer

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to compare the problem solving abilities of students in grades nine through twelve that have completed either one, two, or three, thirty-six week courses in the subject area of mathematics in order to determine how much mathematical instruction is necessary as a prerequisite to the successful completion of instructional activities integral to the contemporary high school technology education curricula.


A Study To Determine The Number Of Students Continuing In A Hotel Career After Completing A Vocational Education Course In Hotel Operations, Jill Anders Johnson Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Number Of Students Continuing In A Hotel Career After Completing A Vocational Education Course In Hotel Operations, Jill Anders Johnson

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following goals were used to direct this study: 1. Determine if students who completed the hotel/motel operations course continued in the hotel industry; 2. Determine if students who completed the hotel/motel operations course continued to further their education in the hospitality industry; 3. Determine if the hotel/motel operations class is a valuable course to the Virginia Beach community under the philosophy of outcome-based education.


A Study To Determine The Effects Of An Interactive Audio/Video Classroom On Retention Test Performance, Timothy R. Barry Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Effects Of An Interactive Audio/Video Classroom On Retention Test Performance, Timothy R. Barry

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The objectives of this study were established to determine: 1. If traditional lecture was replaced by a computer driven interactive AV teaching format in a technical training environment, would "retention test" scores improve? 2. Will retention test scores improve after only one week-long class using an interactive AV classroom?


A Study Of Technology Teacher Education Graduate Programs And Their Philosophical Focus, Frederick Simpson Gard Jan 1994

A Study Of Technology Teacher Education Graduate Programs And Their Philosophical Focus, Frederick Simpson Gard

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to determine the philosophical focus and program emphasis of graduate programs in technology teacher education at NCATE approved institutions. The purpose of this study was: 1) To identify the philosophical focus of technology teacher education graduate programs at institutions approved by NCATE; 2) to determine the program emphasis at different institutions approved by NCATE for a graduate technology teacher education program.


The Considerations For Planning Marketing Education Courses In Virginia, Stephanie Gilmore Jan 1994

The Considerations For Planning Marketing Education Courses In Virginia, Stephanie Gilmore

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following questions need to be answered in order to solve the research problem: 1. Should business and marketing teachers collaborate to design an entrepreneurship course? 2. Should entrepreneurship be taught as a separate course in the marketing department? 3. Should Principles of Marketing be offered as a year-long course instead of a semester course? 4. Should students studying under the cooperative method of instruction complete basic employability skills?


A Study To Determine The Number Of Graduates Of The Technology Education Program At Old Dominion University That Have Incorporated The Revised Technology Education Materials And Concepts Into Their Public School Teaching, Michael V. Hall Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Number Of Graduates Of The Technology Education Program At Old Dominion University That Have Incorporated The Revised Technology Education Materials And Concepts Into Their Public School Teaching, Michael V. Hall

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The research goals of this study were to determine: 1. What percentage of technology teachers in the Tidewater area believe the revised technology curriculum is a valuable tool in teaching technology education? 2. What percentages of middle school technology teachers in the Tidewater area have incorporated the revised Virginia approved Technology Curriculum? 3. What percentages of high schools technology teachers in the Tidewater area have incorporated the new Virginia approved Technology Curriculum? 4. To what extent were the 1990-1992 program completers of Old Dominion University's Technology Education program satisfied with the current direction of their teacher preparation program?


A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Students Who Excel In Mathematics And Students Who Excel In Technology Education, Kevin L. Pace Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Students Who Excel In Mathematics And Students Who Excel In Technology Education, Kevin L. Pace

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

This study was used to gain information about the success of high school students in mathematics and technology. The goals established for this research are: 1. Students who excel in mathematics courses will also excel when studying technology education.


A Study To Determine Issues And Concerns Of Implementing The Tech Prep Concept Into Marketing Education Programs In Tidewater, Virginia High Schools, Colleen E. Smith Jan 1994

A Study To Determine Issues And Concerns Of Implementing The Tech Prep Concept Into Marketing Education Programs In Tidewater, Virginia High Schools, Colleen E. Smith

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following objectives have been established to answer the problem: 1) identify which high schools in Tidewater, Virginia have Tech Prep marketing education programs; 2) determine reasons why high schools in Tidewater, Virginia have or have not developed Tech Prep programs; 3) determine financial resources received by Tidewater, Virginia schools to investigate the development of Tech Prep programs.


Female Enrollment In Technology Education In Virginia During The 1993/1994 School Year, J. Scott Christman Jan 1994

Female Enrollment In Technology Education In Virginia During The 1993/1994 School Year, J. Scott Christman

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of the study was to determine if a significant difference exists between male and female enrollment in the approved technology education courses offered as electives in Virginia for the 1993/1994 school year.


A Study To Determine African-American Phds' Perspective On Factors Affecting Academic Achievement: Selected Case Studies, Faye Brock Wade Jan 1994

A Study To Determine African-American Phds' Perspective On Factors Affecting Academic Achievement: Selected Case Studies, Faye Brock Wade

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To answer the research problem the following questions were considered: 1. What are some of the intellectual, social, economic and family background characteristics of African-American PhD s? 2. What factors influenced their decision to attain an advanced degree? 3. What factors do they identify as positive contributors to their educational and professional development?


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 To Determine The Major Influences On Elite Athletes Development, Kelli James Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Major Influences On Elite Athletes Development, Kelli James

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To answer this problem the following objectives were established: 1. To determine the influence that the athlete's home environment had on their athletic development; 2. To determine the influence their coaches had on their athletic development; 3. To determine the influence their athletic environment had on their commitment to excel at the international level.


A Study To Determine The Percentage Of Old Dominion University Technology Education Graduates Who Are Still Involved In The Education Field, William L. Lucas Jr. Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Percentage Of Old Dominion University Technology Education Graduates Who Are Still Involved In The Education Field, William L. Lucas Jr.

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To guide this study the following questions were posed: 1. What are the reasons that technology education teachers remain in the teaching field? 2. What are the reasons that technology education teachers leave the teaching field? 3. What career paths are former technology education teachers pursuing? 4. What improvements can be made to retain Old Dominion University technology education students in the education field?


A Study Of Individuals Living In A Residential Environment Having Difficulty Following Their Bedtime Protocol, Lynelle M. Lockett Jan 1994

A Study Of Individuals Living In A Residential Environment Having Difficulty Following Their Bedtime Protocol, Lynelle M. Lockett

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following objectives were established to guide the research; 1. How often do residents follow their bedtime protocol? 2. Why do residents undergo seclusions or restraints around bedtime? 3. How many seclusions or restraints are occurring around bedtime?