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The Relationship Between Learning Styles And Selected Characteristics Of Malaysian Students At Iowa State University, Hashim Bin Muslim Jan 1995

The Relationship Between Learning Styles And Selected Characteristics Of Malaysian Students At Iowa State University, Hashim Bin Muslim

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study To Identify The Quality Of Vocational Leadership Provided To The Fifteen Merged Area Community Colleges By The Iowa Department Of Education, Marc Reynold Shelstrom Jan 1992

A Study To Identify The Quality Of Vocational Leadership Provided To The Fifteen Merged Area Community Colleges By The Iowa Department Of Education, Marc Reynold Shelstrom

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


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 ...


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 ...


An Investigation Of Nontraditional Credit For Experiential Learning Offered To Adults In Post-Secondary Institutions , Daniel Wayne Brobst Jan 1986

An Investigation Of Nontraditional Credit For Experiential Learning Offered To Adults In Post-Secondary Institutions , Daniel Wayne Brobst

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Central to the purpose of this study was the investigation and expansion of the concept and practice of experimental learning in the state of Iowa. As defined in the content of this study, experimental learning infers college-level learning that takes place outside the direct sponsorship of a credit awarding institution;This study was designed to investigate and compare post-secondary students that had requested credit for their life experiences as well as public and private institutions in Iowa that provide post-secondary education. From information and data gathered, this study has identified the institutions in Iowa that award credit for experiential learning ...


Measurement Of Curiosity In Junior High School Students , Eloise Olson Jan 1986

Measurement Of Curiosity In Junior High School Students , Eloise Olson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was to investigate and develop a reliable and valid instrumentation for measuring both the trait and state curiosity of junior high school students. In an effort to evaluate as many curiosity types as possible, the Trait-State Curiosity Inventory for Junior High School Students was developed to measure four types of curiosity--manipulatory curiosity, perceptual curiosity, conceptual curiosity, and curiosity about the complex or ambiguous;The sample for this study consisted of 509 seventh and eighth grade students who were enrolled at Neveln Junior High School, Ankeny, Iowa, in May of 1985. The Trait-State Curiosity Inventory for ...


The Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Selected Cooperative And In-School Instruction In Vocational Industrial Education At Secondary Level In Taiwan, R O C , Tze-Li Charles Kang Jan 1984

The Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Selected Cooperative And In-School Instruction In Vocational Industrial Education At Secondary Level In Taiwan, R O C , Tze-Li Charles Kang

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was to investigate and to compare the economic costs and benefits as well as the noneconomic benefits of the graduates from the cooperative and in-school instructional methods of selected programs in vocational industrial education at the secondary level in Taiwan, The Republic of China. A longitudinal cohort survey was conducted. A questionnaire was developed through a review of literature and on the basis of the researcher's past working experience in vocational education in Taiwan. The graduates of 1977 from both methods were the research population, and the multistage cluster sampling technique was employed to ...


A Comparison Of Financially Assisted And Nonassisted Students In Selected Iowa Area School Career Education Programs , Carl Herman Rolf Jan 1981

A Comparison Of Financially Assisted And Nonassisted Students In Selected Iowa Area School Career Education Programs , Carl Herman Rolf

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Purpose. The purpose of this study was to determine the difference between having financial assistance and not having financial assistance on grade point average, program completion, and having secured employment related to training on postsecondary career education students from selected Iowa area schools and community colleges;Scope of the study. The sample included 598 full-time students from three Iowa area school/community college postsecondary career education programs. Of the 598, 154 received financial assistance from Basic Education Opportunity Grant (BEOG) and/or Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds and 444 did not receive BEOG and/or CETA financial assistance ...


Evaluation Of The Training And Continuing Education For Employment As An Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance , John Keith Smola Jan 1981

Evaluation Of The Training And Continuing Education For Employment As An Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance , John Keith Smola

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The training of most Emergency Medical Technicians - Ambulance today was conceived in the 1960s using the medical model of diagnoses and treatment. The demands upon the occupation by society, however, go beyond the limits of the original medical model. The medical model, for Emergency Medical Technicians - Ambulance, ignores interpersonal contact, complications caused by the emotions and values of both the Emergency Medical Technicians - Ambulance and the victim, and the advent of death as a factor in job element problem solving;This evaluative research study diverged from the usual attempt to measure performance standards based upon the application of knowledge, skills ...


The Articulation And Educational Trend For Associate And Baccalaureate Nursing Degrees , Beverly Joan Dunn Nelson Jan 1981

The Articulation And Educational Trend For Associate And Baccalaureate Nursing Degrees , Beverly Joan Dunn Nelson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study was designed to determine the extent of articulation process between the Associate Degree nursing programs and the Baccalaureate Degree nursing programs which facilitates Associate Degree Registered Nurses opportunities to enter and complete advanced education in the field of nursing;The sample consisted of 127 Associate Degree nursing programs and 83 Baccalaureate Degree nursing programs that were located in nine Midwest states that are in close proximity to Iowa;The data to be gathered were concerned with identifying the entrance requirements for Associate Degree Registered Nurses to continue their education, determining if Associate Degree nursing graduates were given credit ...


A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story Jan 1980

A Study Of Practical And Associate Degree Nursing Education In Iowa From 1918 To 1978, Donna Ketchum Story

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Practical nursing education existed in Iowa as early as 1891 within some of the state institutions for the insane. These programs were intended to provide a work force for the institution, rather than an educational opportunity for students. State licensure for practical nurses was not imposed until 1949. Interest in the development of practical nursing programs in the mid 1940s was a direct result of the severe shortage of nursing students. The first program established for the purpose of educating students to comply with state licensure was the Mercedian School of Practical Nursing at Marshalltown. Unlike practical nursing programs in ...


A Study Of The Development Of Diploma And Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Programs In Iowa From 1907-1978 , Bonnie Ketchum Smola Jan 1980

A Study Of The Development Of Diploma And Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Programs In Iowa From 1907-1978 , Bonnie Ketchum Smola

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The impact of the historical role of women, the economic pressures on health care delivery systems, and the relationship of traditional medicine to professional nursing education are demonstrated. Additionally, the political activities of the members of the emerging profession of nursing were examined in relation to their effect upon the development of professional nursing education in Iowa;The research documented the emergence of professional nurse education in Iowa from its earliest prescience apprenticeship system to its current emphasis on preparatory education in science, psychology, sociology, and education. Specific Iowa schools of nursing are listed for the early, middle, and later ...


Competency Analysis: Business Computer Programming , Ralph Leroy Keul Jan 1978

Competency Analysis: Business Computer Programming , Ralph Leroy Keul

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.