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The Perceptions Of Father Involvement In Elementary Schools, Myles J. Hebrard Aug 2017

The Perceptions Of Father Involvement In Elementary Schools, Myles J. Hebrard

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand the perceptions of father involvement in elementary schools. The focus of the study was to allow the researcher to develop a greater understanding of perceptions of father involvement, from both a father and teacher perspective. Data was collected from teachers and fathers through surveys and interviews. Specific content areas of the father survey included communication, activities fathers engaged in, training opportunities provided at the school, parent conferences, when events were offered, availability, and suggestions for school staff. Specific content areas of the teacher survey included communication, activities fathers engaged in, training ...


Facilitators And Barriers Of Performing The Duties Of Facilities Director In Public School Systems In Tennessee: A Study Of Perceptions, Brandon M. Williams Aug 2016

Facilitators And Barriers Of Performing The Duties Of Facilities Director In Public School Systems In Tennessee: A Study Of Perceptions, Brandon M. Williams

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Public education in the United States has changed remarkably in the last 200 years. The buildings that house students and teachers have also gone through a dramatic evolution in that same time. The buildings in use today are far more complex in design and thus require considerable expertise to operate and maintain. Although a good deal of scholarly literature has addressed the growing demand for dedicated facilities management, very little of that research is focused on that need within public education systems or the individuals who fulfill the duties associated with that need. The purpose of this research was to ...


Faculty Development For The Use Of High-Fidelity Patient Simulation: A Systematic Review, Wendy M. Nehring, Teressa Wexler, Faye Hughes, Audry Greenwell Oct 2013

Faculty Development For The Use Of High-Fidelity Patient Simulation: A Systematic Review, Wendy M. Nehring, Teressa Wexler, Faye Hughes, Audry Greenwell

International Journal of Health Sciences Education

This is a systematic review of the research data between 1995 and June 2013 concerning faculty development in the use of high-fidelity patient simulation for health professionals and students with a search of the following databases: CINAHL, Nursing and Allied Health Collection: Comprehensive, OVID Medline, ScienceDirect, PubMed, Scopus, and ProQuest Dissertation/Theses Database. The primary search terms were high-fidelity patient simulation and faculty development. Reference lists from relevant articles were also reviewed. Twenty-five studies were included for this review. The majority of the studies were surveys with a few quasi-experimental designs. The themes were similar to those found in the ...


An Analysis Of Major Facilitators To Their Success As Reported By Successful Women Administrators., Lisa Johnson Dec 2005

An Analysis Of Major Facilitators To Their Success As Reported By Successful Women Administrators., Lisa Johnson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This qualitative study was designed to review the history of women in leadership and to evaluate the identified facilitators of success for women in leadership positions. Participants were asked to identify the facilitators that they considered important to their success. The facilitators were then compared to determine the most commonly occurring and the most influential among those cited by the participants. The results reflected those facilitators such as mentoring programs, training programs, as well as informal opportunities. Emotional intelligence was also examined in the context of this research.

The findings of this qualitative study yielded the facilitators of success as ...


Perceived Barriers To The Implementation Of Web Enhancement Of Courses By Full-Time Tennessee Board Of Regents Faculty., Thomas Barron Wallace Iii Aug 2004

Perceived Barriers To The Implementation Of Web Enhancement Of Courses By Full-Time Tennessee Board Of Regents Faculty., Thomas Barron Wallace Iii

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine faculty reluctance to providing students with access to course resources via the Internet. The study explored known barriers to the use of technology and the Internet within educational settings and provided opportunity for new barriers to be presented. Personal and professional demographic factors were collected to determine if certain characteristics were identifiable as predictors to web enhancement.

An online survey was designed to collect data to address research questions in the study. The survey consisted of 48 questions, including areas for comments and remarks from faculty members. One thousand two (1002) faculty ...


Barriers To The Implementation Of The Oklahoma Learning Site Initiative., Robin L. Plumb May 2004

Barriers To The Implementation Of The Oklahoma Learning Site Initiative., Robin L. Plumb

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Oklahoma State Legislature and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education have partnered to put forth an initiative to strengthen the state's intellectual power in hopes of preparing its citizens to compete in the global, knowledge-based economy of the 21st Century. As a starting point for the Oklahoma Learning Site Initiative, the Oklahoma State Regents set forth two goals: (a) to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Oklahoma and (b) to improve Oklahoma's rankings on national economic indicators to achieve a condition in which Oklahoma's growth rate on national economic indicators is ...


Perceived Barriers To The National Board For Professional Teaching Standards Certification., Jan Woodard Moore Dec 2002

Perceived Barriers To The National Board For Professional Teaching Standards Certification., Jan Woodard Moore

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Since its conception in 1987, much money and effort have been expended establishing the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Although 16,038 educators in 45 states and the District of Columbia have obtained National Board Certification, there are over 1,200 teachers in the East Tennessee counties of Cocke and Sevier who are eligible for National Board Certification, but have not obtained this certification. This study sought to identify the barriers that discouraged this population from attempting to gain National Board Certification.

The research design was inferential and utilized data from a survey instrument constructed by the researcher. A ...