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Exploring The Effect A Speaker Series Has On Students Level Of Multicultural Sensitivity And Cultural Competence Awareness, Christine Karpinski, Scott Heinerichs, Christine Karpinski Jul 2015

Exploring The Effect A Speaker Series Has On Students Level Of Multicultural Sensitivity And Cultural Competence Awareness, Christine Karpinski, Scott Heinerichs, Christine Karpinski

Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice

Purpose: The population of the United States continues to become more diverse each day, and this changing demographic impacts our healthcare system, demanding that healthcare providers begin to provide culturally competent services. In order to have culturally competent practitioners, it would be prudent to incorporate the concepts of cultural competence effectively into respective health professions curricula. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a three-part, semester-long cultural competency speaker series on students’ level of multicultural sensitivity and their attitudes toward cultural competence and its effect on healthcare. Methods: A convenience sample of 118 athletic training and ...


Determinants Of Intention To Use New Technology: An Investigation Of Students In Higher Education, Yolanda Dupree Jan 2015

Determinants Of Intention To Use New Technology: An Investigation Of Students In Higher Education, Yolanda Dupree

CCE Theses and Dissertations

The federal government continues to monitor the cost of paper texts as an essential component of postsecondary education expenses. The Higher Education Act (HEA), which was initially passed in 1965, was created to buttress the educational resources of colleges and universities. Along with addressing the benefits of financial aid in postsecondary and higher education, the act referenced the projected financial burdens of paper texts. The last 2008 reauthorization suggested that colleges and universities develop plans to reduce the costs of college. Congress is currently working to reauthorize the legislation. Based on this information, the problem identified in this study explored ...