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Iowa State University

1989

Theses/Dissertations

Industrial education and technology (Industrial vocational-technical education)

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Analysis Of The Multicultural Perceptions Of Vocational Education Administrators In Iowa , Cynthia Daphne Reed-Stewart Jan 1989

Analysis Of The Multicultural Perceptions Of Vocational Education Administrators In Iowa , Cynthia Daphne Reed-Stewart

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The present study examined the multicultural perception of community college administrators in Iowa. Seventy-eight administrators from all fifteen community colleges participated in the study. The instrument utilized in the study was the Multi-Factor Perceptions Attitudes Inventory (MAI) developed by Dr. Ron Wilson of the University of Missouri-Columbia. The researcher revised the MAI to ascertain information relative to race only. The MAI in its entirety gathers data related to issued of race and sex. Analysis of the results included an array of statistical tests (i.e., ANOVA, chi-squares, and t-test). The MAI is composed of three factors. Each descriptive of a ...


Principles Of Technology: A Summative Evaluation Of Student Achievement In The First Year , Dolores Hall Jan 1989

Principles Of Technology: A Summative Evaluation Of Student Achievement In The First Year , Dolores Hall

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study presents the findings of a state-wide study of vocational high school students enrolled in the first year Principles of Technology curriculum in public high schools in the state of Iowa during the 1987-1988 school year. Six hundred sixty-seven subjects were involved in the assessment of how well the Principles of Technology objectives were being met in the state;Five research questions and one statistical hypothesis were investigated. Additionally, several student characteristics (gender, grade level (junior, senior), and school enrollment size (small, medium, large) were investigated to determine whether these variables had a significant impact on the adjusted posttest ...