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Engagement, Innovation, Impact: Aacsb Definition And Faculty Perspective On Implementation, Melek Meral Anitsal, Ismet Anitsal, Liz Alexander, Michael Jones, Tommy Hsu Feb 2020

Engagement, Innovation, Impact: Aacsb Definition And Faculty Perspective On Implementation, Melek Meral Anitsal, Ismet Anitsal, Liz Alexander, Michael Jones, Tommy Hsu

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


The Self-Brand Similarity And Choice Of Business Major: Theoretical Considerations, Ceyhan Kilic Feb 2020

The Self-Brand Similarity And Choice Of Business Major: Theoretical Considerations, Ceyhan Kilic

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


A Collaborative Approach To Blended Learning Design And Activities To Engage Students: A Case Study, Tulay Girard, Lori Lysiak Feb 2020

A Collaborative Approach To Blended Learning Design And Activities To Engage Students: A Case Study, Tulay Girard, Lori Lysiak

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Curating Engaging Content: Student Perceptions Of Content Delivery Methods In A Hybrid Course, Heather Kirkwood, Thomas Tanner, Ashutosh Dixit Feb 2020

Curating Engaging Content: Student Perceptions Of Content Delivery Methods In A Hybrid Course, Heather Kirkwood, Thomas Tanner, Ashutosh Dixit

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Incentivizing Better Writing: The Fatal Flaw Policy, Kirsten Passyn, Michael Weeks Feb 2020

Incentivizing Better Writing: The Fatal Flaw Policy, Kirsten Passyn, Michael Weeks

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Strategic Aspects Of E-Commerce Related To V-Commerce, V-Learning, And Disaster Relief, Alan D. Smith Feb 2020

Strategic Aspects Of E-Commerce Related To V-Commerce, V-Learning, And Disaster Relief, Alan D. Smith

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


An Innovative Approach To Marketing Curriculum That Prepares Students For The Workforce, Diane R. Edmondson, Lucy M. Matthews Feb 2020

An Innovative Approach To Marketing Curriculum That Prepares Students For The Workforce, Diane R. Edmondson, Lucy M. Matthews

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Divergent Student Views Of Cybersecurity, Susan E. Ramlo, John B. Nicholas Jan 2020

Divergent Student Views Of Cybersecurity, Susan E. Ramlo, John B. Nicholas

Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice

Cybersecurity is a worldwide issue and concern. Prior studies indicate that many people do not use cybersecurity best practices. Although these prior studies used large-scale surveys or interviews, this study used Q methodology [Q] because Q provides greater insight than Likert-format surveys. In fact, Q was created to scientifically study subjectivity. Within a Q study, various stages as well as philosophical, epistemological, and ontological principles represent a complete methodology. At first, Q researchers collect items that represent the broad range of communications about the topic (called the concourse). Although the items can be pictures, scents, or other means of communication ...


Student Voice: A Qualitative Study Investigating Students' Experiences And Teachers’ Perceptions Of Instructional Practice Across Learning Levels, Lisa A. Moore Dec 2019

Student Voice: A Qualitative Study Investigating Students' Experiences And Teachers’ Perceptions Of Instructional Practice Across Learning Levels, Lisa A. Moore

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership for Learning Dissertations

Using a 360-degree approach, this qualitative case study compared the experiences of students and the perceptions of teachers concerning instructional practice across learning levels in a northwest Georgia high school. The purpose was to use student voice to inform administrators of teachers’ and students’ classroom engagement. Using nine math classes across three learning levels (foundations algebra, on-level algebra, and advanced algebra), the study used open-ended surveys to collect self-reported data from students and teachers to identify common themes of learning and teaching practices. The common themes identified agreements and collaborative strategies between students and teachers at three different learning levels ...


Ballot Readability And Plain Language, Roger Poole Dec 2019

Ballot Readability And Plain Language, Roger Poole

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

The goal of this study was to examine the effect that readability and plain language had on voters' responses to Georgia's five legislatively-referred constitutional amendments (LRCA) in the November 2018 election. This study sought to answer the following questions regarding ballot readability and plain language:

  1. Do voters distinguish the difference between traditionally composed ballots and plain language ballots?
  2. Do voters have a preference between conventional worded ballots and reworded ballot language that improved readability?

Given that partisan lawyers and lobbyists write many state ballot questions, there may be tendencies to compose legislatively-referred constitutional amendments in confusing and unclear language ...


Supporting First-Year Veteran Students’ Transition To College, Willene Boyd Dec 2019

Supporting First-Year Veteran Students’ Transition To College, Willene Boyd

Masters of Science in First-Year Studies

The purpose of this study was to determine if Georgia State University is meeting the needs of its first-year veteran student population and providing an effective level of support to these students with their transition to college. Georgia State University is committed to supporting veteran students by offering three veteran student support programs, Military Outreach Centers on each campus, Veteran Upward Bound, and the Student Veteran Association program. This study reviewed these current services provided to veteran students to determine whether those services are effective in supporting veterans with making a smooth transition to college as a first-year student. The ...


The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence, Perceived Stress And Coping Mechanisms In The Undergraduate Nursing Student, Marissa Rebello Dec 2019

The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence, Perceived Stress And Coping Mechanisms In The Undergraduate Nursing Student, Marissa Rebello

MSN in Leadership in Nursing Final Projects

Purpose:The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI), coping mechanisms and perceived stress in undergraduate nursing students.

Design:A quantitative non-experimental descriptive design was followed.

Method:The data was collected through a convenience sample. The sample was collected during an undergraduate nursing class where the students in the classroom were asked to participate in the study. The students that chose to participate took a survey that included data collection on demographics, EI scores, perceived stress and coping mechanisms. The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) (Cohen et al., 1983), the Brief COPE (Carver, 1997), and ...


Refugee Resettlement In The U.S.: The Hidden Realities Of The U.S. Refugee Integration Process, Bienvenue Konsimbo Dec 2019

Refugee Resettlement In The U.S.: The Hidden Realities Of The U.S. Refugee Integration Process, Bienvenue Konsimbo

Master of Science in Conflict Management Final Projects

From the 1946 to the 1980 Act, more than two million refugees have resettled in the U.S. (Eby, Iverson, Smyers, & Kekic, 2011p.). This has made the U.S. the largest of the 10 resettlement countries (Xu, 2007, p. 38). The U.S. department of state (DOS)’ hope is to give “the refugee a leg up on their journey to self-sufficiency” (Darrow, 2015, p. 92). For these millions of refugees, their expectations are to find “employment, education, to provide a better environment for their children, and to integrate into the community” (Xu, 2007p.38).

However, this pre-package deal is not ...


Group Brands As An Innovative Pedagogical Tool: Using Marketing Theory In Real-World Collaborative Teaching, Cheryl A. Tokke Dec 2019

Group Brands As An Innovative Pedagogical Tool: Using Marketing Theory In Real-World Collaborative Teaching, Cheryl A. Tokke

Atlantic Marketing Journal

This teaching and learning pedagogy paper demonstrates how group brands were used as interdisciplinary teaching tools in marketing, business, research, and social science classes by applying theories of branding, collaborative learning, affinity, and social identity in experiential learning. There were two primary reasons why this project was done. First, implementing a pedagogical tool would bring students together in a collaborative team over the period of a semester gaining a critically important business tool; the requirement of working in teams and networked relationships. Second, by enriching the curriculum of business marketing and social science courses through incorporating a semester long term-based ...


Revisiting Textbook Adoption Decisions: Are Students Finally Ready For E-Books?, Cheryl B. Ward, Diane R. Edmondson Dec 2019

Revisiting Textbook Adoption Decisions: Are Students Finally Ready For E-Books?, Cheryl B. Ward, Diane R. Edmondson

Atlantic Marketing Journal

This study re-examines students’ attitudes and preferences to the four primary textbook types (hardback, paperback, loose leaf, and E-book). One hundred eighty-three students currently taking Principles of Marketing from a large public university in the southeastern United States completed the survey. Unlike the 2014 study, where students overwhelming preferred paperback textbooks, even when this textbook is at a higher price than other alternatives, the 2018 study found that the textbook choice depended on if an access code to publisher’s online course materials was required. When access codes were required, students preferred paperback textbooks, followed closely by E-books. When no ...


A Qualitative Exploratory Study Of The Contributions Of Program Leaders To The Dual Enrollment Environment At Three Comprehensive Institutions Of Higher Education In Georgia, Amanda Woodford Nov 2019

A Qualitative Exploratory Study Of The Contributions Of Program Leaders To The Dual Enrollment Environment At Three Comprehensive Institutions Of Higher Education In Georgia, Amanda Woodford

Masters of Science in First-Year Studies

The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the processes of dual enrollment program leaders as elements of the dual enrollment environment at three comprehensive four-year institutions of higher education in Georgia in 2017. This study addressed one research question: What processes/practices do program leaders contribute to the dual enrollment environment? The leaders of the dual enrollment programs selected for this study were individually interviewed to gain a better understanding of their daily processes and practices and the inner workings of their respective programs. The results showed commonalities between each of the participants which led to the identification ...


The Vernacular Literacy Practices Of A Newly Literate Moroccan Woman: An Ethnographic Perspective, Reddad Erguig Nov 2019

The Vernacular Literacy Practices Of A Newly Literate Moroccan Woman: An Ethnographic Perspective, Reddad Erguig

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

This paper offers a discussion of the literacy practices of a newly literate Moroccan woman. I draw on the social practice theory of literacy and I use ethnographic methods to explore the participant’s life history and offer an account of her family-related literacy practices within the framework of gender studies. In-depth interviews, informal discussion, participant observation, visual ethnography, and documentary photography were employed to collect data over one year. Literacy events were used as the basic unit of analysis and patterns were identified through coding and theme analysis. The findings indicate that the family is a strong impetus for ...


Empowering Rural Participation And Partnerships In Morocco’S Sustainable Development, Yossef Ben-Meir Nov 2019

Empowering Rural Participation And Partnerships In Morocco’S Sustainable Development, Yossef Ben-Meir

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

This essay explores the vast potential for participatory and sustainable human development in Morocco. Though Morocco is a country with many diverse resources, it remains burdened by severe levels of poverty and illiteracy, and now growing social discord. There have recently been increased public calls for participatory development programs designed and implemented by and for local people. The essay identifies six existing Moroccan Frameworks intended to initiate decentralized human development programs, and critically examines their efficacy. Ultimately, the purpose of the article is to suggest a new model to implement these Frameworks with maximum impact. The six Frameworks deal with ...


Silently Struggling In A New World: Exploring English Language Learners With Language Disabilities Nov 2019

Silently Struggling In A New World: Exploring English Language Learners With Language Disabilities

Symposium of Student Scholars

With the awareness that Spanish speaking households compose a significant number of students in English language learning (ELL) programs, this researcher will be illuminating areas of academic ambiguity where language learning overshadows learning disabilities in the United States— a country with no official language. This phenomenon will be thoroughly examined using textual methodologies such as secondary analysis, theoretical study, and an extended literature review to describe how these correlations negatively impact students with English as a secondary way of expression. By emphasizing this gap within academia, it is the hope of the author that additional teacher-created resources will be readily ...


Students’ Perceptions Of Factors Related To Transition Planning That Support Their Pursuit Of Postsecondary Education, Nancy Johal Singh Oct 2019

Students’ Perceptions Of Factors Related To Transition Planning That Support Their Pursuit Of Postsecondary Education, Nancy Johal Singh

Doctor of Education in Special Education Dissertations

The purpose of the present study was to understand the influence that transition planning had on the pursuit of postsecondary education based on the perceptions of students with disabilities. The present study was guided by the following research question: What factors related to transition planning support high school students with disabilities in their pursuit of postsecondary education? A qualitative research design involving case study methods was chosen for the six-month investigation. The essential reason for utilizing case study methods was to provide rich data using a smaller sample size of participants. The participants in the present study included three first-year ...


A Study Of Secondary Teachers' Perception Of The Tkes Evaluation System, Kevin C. Trobaugh Oct 2019

A Study Of Secondary Teachers' Perception Of The Tkes Evaluation System, Kevin C. Trobaugh

Doctor of Education in Secondary Education Dissertations

The purpose of this phenomenological study is to understand the perception of secondary (9-12) teachers on the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, or TKES. The Teacher Keys Effectiveness System is a statewide system of teacher evaluation that is used for all public school teachers in Georgia. The literature examines current system of evaluations, current teacher attitudes towards evaluations, the impact of teacher perceptions of evaluation systems, and feedback. This mixed method study uses interviews and a survey to ascertain those perceptions and compare them to the stated purpose of the TKES system. The teachers in the study expressed a generally negative ...


Hashtags And Pins In Education: Digital Native Educators In Digital Habitats., Kelly Pilgrim Cassidy Oct 2019

Hashtags And Pins In Education: Digital Native Educators In Digital Habitats., Kelly Pilgrim Cassidy

Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology Dissertations

As technology becomes more ubiquitous in society, education cannot ignore the impact it is having on education. This research seeks to understand how Digital Native educators are using Digital Habitats in their professional practice. By gaining a deeper understanding of how educators use Digital Habitats, including their tools, like hashtags and pins, we can begin to develop ways to incorporate these skills into our teacher preparation programs. The knowledge gained from this study can help administrators, technology leaders and coaches to better understand their Digital Native teachers and how they are using these technology tools in their professional practice. This ...


Proposal For A Joint Cybersecurity And Information Technology Management Program, Christopher Simpson, Debra Bowen, William Reid, James Juarez Oct 2019

Proposal For A Joint Cybersecurity And Information Technology Management Program, Christopher Simpson, Debra Bowen, William Reid, James Juarez

KSU Proceedings on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice

Cybersecurity and Information Technology Management programs have many similarities and many similar knowledge, skills, and abilities are taught across both programs. The skill mappings for the NICE Framework and the knowledge units required to become a National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education contain many information technology management functions. This paper explores one university’s perception on how a joint Cybersecurity and Information Technology Management program could be developed to upskill students to be work force ready.


Adversarial Thinking: Teaching Students To Think Like A Hacker, Frank Katz Oct 2019

Adversarial Thinking: Teaching Students To Think Like A Hacker, Frank Katz

KSU Proceedings on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice

Today’s college and university cybersecurity programs often contain multiple laboratory activities on various different hardware and software-based cybersecurity tools. These include preventive tools such as firewalls, virtual private networks, and intrusion detection systems. Some of these are tools used in attacking a network, such as packet sniffers and learning how to craft cross-site scripting attacks or man-in-the-middle attacks. All of these are important in learning cybersecurity. However, there is another important component of cybersecurity education – teaching students how to protect a system or network from attackers by learning their motivations, and how they think, developing the students’ “abilities to ...


An Exploration Of The Effectiveness Of High Impact Practices As It Pertains To First-Year Non-Traditional Transfer Student's Academic Success, Janice D. Malone Oct 2019

An Exploration Of The Effectiveness Of High Impact Practices As It Pertains To First-Year Non-Traditional Transfer Student's Academic Success, Janice D. Malone

Masters of Science in First-Year Studies

The purpose of this study was to determine if High Impact Practices (HIPs) influence the academic success of first-year non-traditional transfer students. Additionally, through the study certain HIPs were identified as most effective for this particular group of students. Furthermore, the research has provided higher educational professionals with a better understanding of the learning need of first-year non-traditional transfer students, allowing us to better support them on their journey.

The significance of this research will better equip future higher education administrators and other clinicians in the field, to revisit Kuh’s high impact practices and view them in a different ...


Can Games Work For You? - Teacher Perceptions Of Gamification In Mathematics Grades 6-8, Joseph Brigham Oct 2019

Can Games Work For You? - Teacher Perceptions Of Gamification In Mathematics Grades 6-8, Joseph Brigham

Doctor of Education in Secondary Education Dissertations

Gamification is a well-known concept that has been introduced to settings within the K-12 educational systems, post-secondary education and various business settings. However, a literature review reveals a lack of research to inform how teachers perceive the use of gamification within grades 6-8 classrooms as an instructional method to enhance student achievement. As a math teacher/researcher, it is important to investigate various factors or instructional methods that can potentially enhance student achievement. This qualitative study aims to examine how middle-grade mathematics teachers perceive gamification within their classroom setting. It will also explore the possible benefits and challenges of implementing ...


Cloud Computing Architecture For Elearning Systems In Secondary Schools In Tanzania, Kennedy F. Mwakisole, Mussa M. Kissaka Dr, Joel S. Mtebe Phd Oct 2019

Cloud Computing Architecture For Elearning Systems In Secondary Schools In Tanzania, Kennedy F. Mwakisole, Mussa M. Kissaka Dr, Joel S. Mtebe Phd

The African Journal of Information Systems

In recent years, schools have been investing heavily on information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure to implement eLearning systems to enhance the quality of education in secondary schools in Tanzania. The majority of these systems are implemented using a traditional web-based eLearning approach on school premises which is costly and limits usage due to lack of scalability and flexibility. Consequently, many schools have started adopting cloud computing as a solution. However, this adaption depends on well-defined cloud eLearning architecture. This study proposed cloud architecture for implementing an eLearning system in secondary schools in Tanzania by adopting various layers proposed in ...


A Pedagogical Smart Learning Environment In South African Tertiary Institutions, Tope Samuel Adeyelure, Billy Mathias Kalema Aug 2019

A Pedagogical Smart Learning Environment In South African Tertiary Institutions, Tope Samuel Adeyelure, Billy Mathias Kalema

African Conference on Information Systems and Technology

With the rapid growth rate of technology innovation different sectors tends to keep up with the developing trends by implementing the latest technology with the aim of achieving their goals. Educational institutions deploy information systems in their teaching and learning environment to enhance performance. However, educational institutions usually struggle with smooth implementation of IT leading to its failure. Adopting various scientific methods such as content analysis, Principal Component Analysis and so on, contextual factors were identified for effective deployment of smart learning environments based on extensive review of exploratory research, analyzing data and study outcomes of ICT deployment educational institutes ...


Coaching For Change: Teacher Perceptions Of The Impact Of Personalized, Reflective Professional Development, Emily Davis Jul 2019

Coaching For Change: Teacher Perceptions Of The Impact Of Personalized, Reflective Professional Development, Emily Davis

Doctor of Education in Teacher Leadership Dissertations

Instructional coaching has become a popular form of professional development in schools. Instructional coaches are often teacher leaders with years of classroom experience but little formal training in working with adult learners. This research examined the experiences of instructional coaches and the supports they perceived were needed for success in a coaching relationship. This research also examined the experiences of the teachers being coached in order to determine teacher perception of coaching as effective professional development. Data analysis explored the themes of objectivity, credibility, listening, and communication within the coaching relationship.


K-12 Community Of Inquiry: A Case Study Of K-12 Online Social Studies Teacher Practice In A Virtual School, Kyle Sanders Jul 2019

K-12 Community Of Inquiry: A Case Study Of K-12 Online Social Studies Teacher Practice In A Virtual School, Kyle Sanders

Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology Dissertations

Teaching practices, rationales, and roles of experienced online social studies teachers at one fully online high school in the southeastern United States were examined using the descriptive case study method. Three male teachers and one female social studies teacher, all with three or more years of experience in the online classroom, were studied using interviews, observations, and document analysis. The resultant data was then coded according to open and theoretical coding methods. Results demonstrated the teaching practices, rationales, and roles of experienced online social studies teachers. Results led to an adaptation of the Community of Inquiry framework to the K-12 ...