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Floating A University Website: If You're Going To Fish, Bring The Right Bait, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh Nov 1999

Floating A University Website: If You're Going To Fish, Bring The Right Bait, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

Visual and printed information desired by precollege students were examined using a cluster technique. Significant relationships between the ACT score and student preferences were found. Several recommendations are offered to assist college and university administrators integrate the research and interactivity of the Web into their overall marketing strategy.


Report On The Elementary Teacher Survey Pilot Study On Behalf Of The Columbus Urban Systemic Initiative, Steven R. Rogg Jun 1999

Report On The Elementary Teacher Survey Pilot Study On Behalf Of The Columbus Urban Systemic Initiative, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

This report completes the pilot study conducted by the Columbus Public Schools’ (CPS) Urban Systemic Initiative (USI)1 and the Center for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching in Mathematics Science and Technology (The Center@IMSA) of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA). This initial pilot study was designed to test the Elementary Teacher Survey prepared by the USI Teacher Support Teams. A validation study, to follow in the spring, will seek evidence of program impact on teaching practices in science and mathematics classrooms. In other words, it will validate the findings of the Elementary Teacher Survey via direct ...


Advertising Slogans And University Marketing: An Exploratory Study Of Brand-Fit And Cognition In Higher Education, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh Dec 1998

Advertising Slogans And University Marketing: An Exploratory Study Of Brand-Fit And Cognition In Higher Education, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

It is not uncommon for universities to develop and market their advertising slogan. This study examines institutional advertising slogans, and empirically tests the cognitive component of brand-fit. Findings are indicative of a relationship between cognition and university advertising slogans. Implications for university communications are marketing strategies are discussed.


A Rapid Assessment Model For Student Affairs: A Paradigm, Oscar T. Mcknight, Robin W. Gagnow, Sue Heimann Dec 1998

A Rapid Assessment Model For Student Affairs: A Paradigm, Oscar T. Mcknight, Robin W. Gagnow, Sue Heimann

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

The importance and relevance of ongoing assessment within Student Affairs is paramount. However, there is often a problem securing relevant information within a brief window of time typically allotted by students. Therefore, this research introduced a rapid assessment model: The One-Minute Assessment. Findings suggest that the analysis of results given the One-Minute assessment can be both descriptive and inferential, depending on the planned assessment questions. The research addressed the Pros and cons of the One-Minute Assessment.