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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.


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.


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 ...


Leadership In Action: Student Leadership Development In An Event Management Course, Sara B. Marcketti, Susan W. Arendt, Mack C. Shelley Jan 2011

Leadership In Action: Student Leadership Development In An Event Management Course, Sara B. Marcketti, Susan W. Arendt, Mack C. Shelley

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The purpose of this paper was to examine the leadership practice scores and leadership behaviors of students before and after an event management course. A mixed methods approach was utilized. The Student- Leadership Practice Inventory (S-LPI) was administered to a sample of 184 students in three semesters of an event management course. Students completed the S-LPI at the beginning and at the end of the course. The students also wrote reflections of their leadership behaviors and learnings.

Results of the study showed that students’ mean leadership scores increased significantly for all practice areas between pre and post, with the largest ...