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An Effective Investment: Teaching Study Skills To Usaf Allied Health Professionals Prior To Extended Training, John C. Griffith Sep 1998

An Effective Investment: Teaching Study Skills To Usaf Allied Health Professionals Prior To Extended Training, John C. Griffith

John Griffith

In the school of Aerospace Medicine, the average cost to train one student in the three month Aeromedical Apprentice course in 1998 was $12,500. In this course, students are trained to become medical technicians who are able to effectively support Air Force Flight Surgeons in emergency situations. Students who failed the course of study were eliminated from the program at a cost of thousands of taxpayer dollars with no realized gain by the government or the student. A recent study examined the effects of a study skills training intervention course on U.S. Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices with five ...


The Effect Of Study Skills Training Intervention On United States Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices, John C. Griffith Jul 1998

The Effect Of Study Skills Training Intervention On United States Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices, John C. Griffith

John Griffith

The study examined the effects of a study skills training intervention course on U.S. Air Force Aeromedical Apprentices with five main purposes. The first was to examine the relationship between study skills training and the number of times students required academic interventions outside normal class time. The second purpose was to examine the relationship between study skills training and end of course averages. The third was to determine the relationship between study skills training and the amount of additional instruction, measured in time, students required. The fourth purpose examined the relationship between study skills training and graduation rates. The ...


The Evolution Of Emotion: A Semiotic Interplay Of Personal And Social Development, John Rausch Dec 1997

The Evolution Of Emotion: A Semiotic Interplay Of Personal And Social Development, John Rausch

John L. Rausch

No abstract provided.


The Unification Of Marketing And Assessment In Higher Education: A Model, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh Dec 1997

The Unification Of Marketing And Assessment In Higher Education: A Model, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

A marketing assessment model that includes university outcome measures is presented. The model incorporates consumer expectations theory and marketing strategy. Findings indicate that student expectations vary among the undergraduate population. Marketing implications for student recruitment and retention efforts are offered


Merging Retention And Financial Aid In Enrollment Management By Market Segmentation, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald P Dec 1997

Merging Retention And Financial Aid In Enrollment Management By Market Segmentation, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald P

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

High school GPA, ACT score, academic effort, and financial need in predicting student retention risk are examined. The objective is to merge retention risk with financial aid and to explore the options available to the university. Financial aid leveraging is discussed in terms of product fit and positioning strategies


A Comparison Of Likert Response Formats In Student Affairs: The Abc's Of Assessment, Oscar T. Mcknight, Robin W. Gagnow, Sue Heimann Dec 1997

A Comparison Of Likert Response Formats In Student Affairs: The Abc's Of Assessment, Oscar T. Mcknight, Robin W. Gagnow, Sue Heimann

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

No abstract provided.