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Culturally Responsive Educational Leadership: A Qualitative Study Of Indigenous Innovations, Bert Klunder Oct 2017

Culturally Responsive Educational Leadership: A Qualitative Study Of Indigenous Innovations, Bert Klunder

Theses and Dissertations

This qualitative study of culturally responsive educational leadership (CREL) explores noteworthy cases of system-wide innovation spanning decades through interviews with seven education professionals active within Indigenous movements and organizations driving Native Hawaiian education and the revitalization of Hawaiian language and culture. The research focus includes the Na Honua Mauli Ola Guidelines (and Pathways) for Culturally Healthy and Responsive Learning Environments, along with the preceding Kumu Honua Mauli Ola Philosophy Statement. Interviewees, all with direct connections to these innovations, illuminate their local and global significance through personal accounts of their development and implementation. The study’s uniquely situated methodology yields rich ...


Student Demographic And Academic Characteristics That Predict Community College Student Success In Online Courses, Jennifer L. Davidson Aug 2017

Student Demographic And Academic Characteristics That Predict Community College Student Success In Online Courses, Jennifer L. Davidson

Theses and Dissertations

Online student success is a concern for higher education institutions especially community colleges with open enrollment admission. This study analyzed online student success using online GPA (dependent variable) and both demographic and academic characteristics of online students (independent variables) to determine which characteristics significantly correlated to and predicted student success in online courses. The sample included an unduplicated count of 4,046 online students enrolled in at least one online course during fall 2015 and spring 2016 at a public, Midwestern community college. Six research questions and twelve hypotheses were used to determine which independent variables led online students to ...


Senate Meeting, May 10, 2017, Academic Senate May 2017

Senate Meeting, May 10, 2017, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

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Senate Meeting, April 26, 2017, Academic Senate Apr 2017

Senate Meeting, April 26, 2017, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

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Senate Meeting, April 12, 2017, Academic Senate Apr 2017

Senate Meeting, April 12, 2017, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

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Senate Meeting, March 29, 2017, Academic Senate Mar 2017

Senate Meeting, March 29, 2017, Academic Senate

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Students’ Expectations And Faculty Approaches To Instructional Activities: Are Faculty Meeting The Needs Of This Generation?, Julie Ann Brines Mar 2017

Students’ Expectations And Faculty Approaches To Instructional Activities: Are Faculty Meeting The Needs Of This Generation?, Julie Ann Brines

Theses and Dissertations

Students who engage academically and socially with others on campus are more likely to stay at their institution and graduate, and the continued success of higher education institutions depends on the persistence of those students. An extensive body of literature for student retention and faculty teaching practices exists, but the present study focused on how student persistence may be affected by the interactions between students and faculty, especially when students and faculty were members of different generational cohorts. Investigating those interactions revealed there is a significant difference between students’ expectations and faculty approaches to instructional activities inside and outside the ...


Senate Meeting, February 22, 2017, Academic Senate Feb 2017

Senate Meeting, February 22, 2017, Academic Senate

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Faculty Role In Curriculum Delivery At An International Branch Campus, Edith Pfeifer List Feb 2017

Faculty Role In Curriculum Delivery At An International Branch Campus, Edith Pfeifer List

Theses and Dissertations

Focusing on faculty and curriculum at international branch campuses (IBCs), this study uses a qualitative case study method to examine faculty role in and perception of curriculum delivery. Interviews and observations were conducted at a midwestern institution and it’s European IBC. The areas of investigation include faculty involvement in curricular decision making, modifications for curricular delivery at the course and program level, communication between campuses, perceived differences and similarities between campuses, and professional development opportunities through the institution. The aim of this study was to gain insights into the program-level curriculum and course decision-making and delivery at international branch ...


Senate Meeting, February 8, 2017, Academic Senate Feb 2017

Senate Meeting, February 8, 2017, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Senate Meeting, January 25, 2017, Academic Senate Jan 2017

Senate Meeting, January 25, 2017, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.