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Insights From An Industry Advisory Board About Online Education For Practitioners, Eulanda A. Sanders, Pollyanna Zhang, Ellen Mckinney, Young-A Lee, Sarah Bennett Nov 2014

Insights From An Industry Advisory Board About Online Education For Practitioners, Eulanda A. Sanders, Pollyanna Zhang, Ellen Mckinney, Young-A Lee, Sarah Bennett

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Higher education institutions are increasingly using media and Internet for teaching and learning. The 2011 Survey of Online Learning reported that the number of students taking at least one online class was 6.7 million (Allen & Seaman, 2013). Sixty-five percent of higher education organizations perceive online education as a necessary part of their long-term development strategy (Babson Survey Research Group). Moreover, online education not only applies to college students, but also expands to continuing education of industry employees. Increasing technical skill requirements in apparel companies cause employees to need continued training, to keep up with the ever-changing work environment.


Exploring International Teaching Assistants Experiences In The U.S. Classroom: Implications For Educational Practices And Training, Sonali Diddi, Hui-Siang Tan, Elena E. Karpova Oct 2013

Exploring International Teaching Assistants Experiences In The U.S. Classroom: Implications For Educational Practices And Training, Sonali Diddi, Hui-Siang Tan, Elena E. Karpova

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With the growing number of international graduate assistants in U.S. undergraduate classrooms, this study explored ITAs experiences in order to create a better classroom for effective teaching and learning.


A Reexamination Of Factors Contributing To Apparel Majors' Stress And Abilities To Effectively Manage Their Time, Joy M. Kozar, Sara B. Marcketti, Xinxin Wang Oct 2013

A Reexamination Of Factors Contributing To Apparel Majors' Stress And Abilities To Effectively Manage Their Time, Joy M. Kozar, Sara B. Marcketti, Xinxin Wang

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This study is a replication of the time spent and stress study reported in 2006. The purpose of this study was to provide an update to the original results, noting differences and similarities among students today vs. five years ago.


Getting Real: A Student Perspective On Benefits And Challenges Of Incorporating Industry Projects Into The Classroom, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti Oct 2013

Getting Real: A Student Perspective On Benefits And Challenges Of Incorporating Industry Projects Into The Classroom, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti

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Learning through industry collaborations in classroom activities is critical in decreasing the gap between the real world and the academic environment. Challenges drawn from industry can increase student knowledge and future employability.


Donna R. Danielson, Fashion Illustrator At Iowa State University, 1964-1991, Lan Zhou, Sara B. Marcketti Nov 2012

Donna R. Danielson, Fashion Illustrator At Iowa State University, 1964-1991, Lan Zhou, Sara B. Marcketti

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From the years 1964 to 1991, Donna Rae Danielson taught fashion illustration in the Applied Art Department and costume design in the Textiles and Clothing Department, College of Home Economics, Iowa State University. The purpose of this study was to understand her teaching and research methods during her tenure as a faculty member at ISU.


Identifying The Skills That Students Need To Succeed: Perspectives Of Us And Global Apparel Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners, Nancy N. Hodges, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Jennifer Yurchisin, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Jane Hegland, Ruoh-Nan Yan Nov 2012

Identifying The Skills That Students Need To Succeed: Perspectives Of Us And Global Apparel Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners, Nancy N. Hodges, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Jennifer Yurchisin, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Jane Hegland, Ruoh-Nan Yan

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Textile and apparel graduates entering the workforce must understand the role that small business plays within the industry and overall economy.


The Role Of Museum Exhibits In Teaching Textiles Related Courses, Sonali Diddi, Sara B. Marcketti Nov 2012

The Role Of Museum Exhibits In Teaching Textiles Related Courses, Sonali Diddi, Sara B. Marcketti

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The concept of learning outside of the traditional, formal classroom setting is an important component of educational pedagogy. Ways to learn beyond the classroom include visiting museums, accessing archives both in person and virtually, and participating in field studies.


Modeling Entrepreneurial Career Intentions Of Textile And Apparel Undergraduates: An Examination Of The Moderating Role Of Entrepreneurial Knowledge And Skills, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Nancy N. Hodges, Jennifer Yurchisin, Jane Hegland, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Ruoh-Nan Yan Nov 2011

Modeling Entrepreneurial Career Intentions Of Textile And Apparel Undergraduates: An Examination Of The Moderating Role Of Entrepreneurial Knowledge And Skills, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Nancy N. Hodges, Jennifer Yurchisin, Jane Hegland, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Ruoh-Nan Yan

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The purpose of this study was to empirically develop a comprehensive model of textile and apparel students' entrepreneurial career intention that combines both cognitive and behavioral decision making processes.


Student Perceptions Of A Hybrid Textile Science Course, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen Nicole Keist, Laurel Dawn Romeo Nov 2011

Student Perceptions Of A Hybrid Textile Science Course, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen Nicole Keist, Laurel Dawn Romeo

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Online, hybrid/blended and other distance education courses are used by colleges and universities as an instructional tool to meet budget and population growth needs. Advantages of hybrid courses include self paced leaning, ability to review course content, convenience, and exploration of topics through additional weblinks.


E-Learning: Student’S Perception Of Online Learning In Hospitality Programs, Sungmi Song, Robert Bosselman Aug 2011

E-Learning: Student’S Perception Of Online Learning In Hospitality Programs, Sungmi Song, Robert Bosselman

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Information technology has permeated into nearly every aspect of our life. With the advance of information technology e-learning has gradually replaced the traditional form of education. The globalized information economy and its market place are pushing educators to reshape higher education around the world. Whether they are a nation, a company, or an individual, all recognize that the real competitive advantages are likely to come from a well-educated mind in this knowledge-based economy. All these factors make higher education put efforts to redefine the measures of quality and also to better understand students’ needs while being aware of a consumer-oriented ...


Using Sweatshop History To Meet Social Justice Requirements Of The Undergraduate Curriculum, Ashley Ratute, Sara B. Marcketti Oct 2010

Using Sweatshop History To Meet Social Justice Requirements Of The Undergraduate Curriculum, Ashley Ratute, Sara B. Marcketti

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The purpose of this research was to provide examples of undergraduate textiles and clothing lesson plans that incorporate social justice into the course curriculum.


Collaborative Development Of Curriculum Designed To Foster Global Competence: A Report On Project Products, Results And Outcomes, Nancy N. Hodges, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Gwendolyn O'Neal, Jane Hegland, Elena E. Karpova, Sara J. Kadolph Oct 2010

Collaborative Development Of Curriculum Designed To Foster Global Competence: A Report On Project Products, Results And Outcomes, Nancy N. Hodges, Kittichai Watchravesringkan, Gwendolyn O'Neal, Jane Hegland, Elena E. Karpova, Sara J. Kadolph

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The primary goal of this collaborative project was to create learning opportunities that foster global competence and cultivate problem-solving skills among students in textile and apparel programs.


Can Creativity Be Taught? Fostering Creative Minds For Careers In The Apparel Industry, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Jessica Barker Oct 2010

Can Creativity Be Taught? Fostering Creative Minds For Careers In The Apparel Industry, Elena E. Karpova, Sara B. Marcketti, Jessica Barker

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The purpose of this study is to understand the role of creativity in the apparel industry and how the need for the development of creativity in future industry professionals could be met.


Multimedia In The Textiles And Clothing Classroom: Student Perceptions And Intentions To Recommend The Course, Mansi Batra, Sara B. Marcketti, Ashley Ratute Oct 2009

Multimedia In The Textiles And Clothing Classroom: Student Perceptions And Intentions To Recommend The Course, Mansi Batra, Sara B. Marcketti, Ashley Ratute

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The purpose of this exploratory study was to better understand students' perceptions of the classroom environment and their intentions to recommend the course for textiles and clothing classes, such as the history of dress, that rely heavily on multimedia usage.


Movin' On Up? An Investigation Of Women's Career Development In The Apparel Industry, Nancy N. Hodges, Elena E. Karpova, Holly Lentz Oct 2009

Movin' On Up? An Investigation Of Women's Career Development In The Apparel Industry, Nancy N. Hodges, Elena E. Karpova, Holly Lentz

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This research examines the early careers of female apparel industry professionals who majored in textile and apparel programs.


Women And Sewing: Integrating Object Analysis With Documentary Evidence, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti Oct 2009

Women And Sewing: Integrating Object Analysis With Documentary Evidence, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti

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For centuries, sewing was a central feature of women's lives, education and employment. The story of sewing and its significance can be told through written records, however, to truly weave together an account of its importance , it is essential to include a variety of evidence, with the material culture of dress adding richness to the analysis.


With A T-Shirt Around The World: Reading As Active Learning In A Global Issues Textiles And Apparel Course, Elena E. Karpova Nov 2007

With A T-Shirt Around The World: Reading As Active Learning In A Global Issues Textiles And Apparel Course, Elena E. Karpova

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Required reading in a Global Issues course were diversified in order to achieve four objectives: (a) increase students' interest in learning about global issues involved in textile production and trade, (b) comprehend relationships among the multifaceted issues, (c) understand conflicting interest of various stakeholders, and (d) relate this information to themselves.


Using The Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale To Examine The Psychological Wellness Of Today's Undergraduate Students, Joy M. Kozar, Sara B. Marcketti Nov 2007

Using The Multidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale To Examine The Psychological Wellness Of Today's Undergraduate Students, Joy M. Kozar, Sara B. Marcketti

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Life satisfaction, or the global evaluation of ones' own life, is an essential component of subjective well-being. The increasing formation of wellness programs in higher education settings is evidence of institutional efforts to enhance the quality of life, psychological well-being, and holistic development of students.


Women And Higher Education In Russia: Preparation For Careers In The Apparel Industry, Nancy N. Hodges, Elena E. Karpova Nov 2006

Women And Higher Education In Russia: Preparation For Careers In The Apparel Industry, Nancy N. Hodges, Elena E. Karpova

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in light of the social, political, and economic upheavals experienced in Russia during the past decade, the purpose of this study was to explore the motivations, expectations, and perceptions held by female students enrolled in apparel programs.


A Unifying Textiles And Clothing Course: Implementing Corporate Aesthetic Management, Ann Marie Fiore Jan 2005

A Unifying Textiles And Clothing Course: Implementing Corporate Aesthetic Management, Ann Marie Fiore

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With a growing industry focus on branding, textiles and apparel courses should better prepare design and merchandising/marketing students to work together to create brand identity through product and store design.


An Educational Program To Enhance Experiential Aspects Of Small Rural Business Websites, Ann Marie Fiore, Linda S. Niehm, Keila Tyner, Jihye Yoo, Miyoung Jeong, Cheryl Olmstead Hausafus, Haemoon Oh Jan 2005

An Educational Program To Enhance Experiential Aspects Of Small Rural Business Websites, Ann Marie Fiore, Linda S. Niehm, Keila Tyner, Jihye Yoo, Miyoung Jeong, Cheryl Olmstead Hausafus, Haemoon Oh

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Building upon specialized academic expertise, an interdisciplinary group of educators from three programs have developed an externally funded program for educating rural small businesses, on ways to enhance aspects of their website designs.


Textile & Clothing Undergraduates' Recent Life Experiences: Are Students Stressed-Out?, Joy Michelle Kozar, Sara Brubacher, Mary B. Gregoire Nov 2004

Textile & Clothing Undergraduates' Recent Life Experiences: Are Students Stressed-Out?, Joy Michelle Kozar, Sara Brubacher, Mary B. Gregoire

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The purpose of this pilot study was to identify experiences that cause stress in the lives of textile and clothing undergraduate students. An assessment of this type is important, as previous research has shown that high levels of stress are linked to negative feelings like tension, anxiety, sadness, fatigue and/or depression, which ultimately can impact the overall self-esteem and welfare of students.


Time Spent By Textile Clothing Undergraduate Students: A Pilot Study, Sara Brubacher, Joy Michelle Kozar, Mary B. Gregoire Nov 2004

Time Spent By Textile Clothing Undergraduate Students: A Pilot Study, Sara Brubacher, Joy Michelle Kozar, Mary B. Gregoire

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Undergraduate curricula in Colleges of Family and Consumer Sciences are placing increased emphasis on critical thinking, interpersonal communication skills, and other life long learning techniques that can be measured with appropriate assessment. Students' lack of preparation in and apathy regarding classroom attendance causes concern among faculty members.


Bringing Concepts Of Electronic Commerce Into The Classroom Environment, Miyoung Jeong, Ann Marie Fiore Jan 2002

Bringing Concepts Of Electronic Commerce Into The Classroom Environment, Miyoung Jeong, Ann Marie Fiore

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To prepare students for positions in apparel and hospitality industries, students are required to understand basic concepts and characteristics of electronic commerce, trends, strategies, and competitive advantages.


Benefits Of Wireless Technology For Undergraduate Programs, Ann Marie Fiore Jan 2002

Benefits Of Wireless Technology For Undergraduate Programs, Ann Marie Fiore

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The use of wireless technology has helped accommodate varying class sizes using the permanent laboratory, has allowed for more open time for general student use, and led ot more innovative course instruction.


A Webct Course To Prepare Students For A European Field Study, Ann Marie Fiore, Karla M. Embleton, Joy Michelle Kozar Jan 2002

A Webct Course To Prepare Students For A European Field Study, Ann Marie Fiore, Karla M. Embleton, Joy Michelle Kozar

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We have developed a WebCT course for the European field study because it offers advantages of the Internet and course management tools that facilitate communication with students across the United States in preparing them for the experience.