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Online Reflections In A Blended Approach To Collaborative Faculty Development, Ronny Keith Bridges May 2012

Online Reflections In A Blended Approach To Collaborative Faculty Development, Ronny Keith Bridges

Doctoral Dissertations

Blended approaches to collaborative faculty development have the potential for stimulating critical reflection, but the process of online reflection by faculty members has not been fully explored in the literature. The purpose of this qualitative action research case study was to examine a blended approach to collaborative inquiry for professional development with a particular interest in the reflections that occurred online. This study had two focal points. First, to explore the relationship between the online reflections and the overall development of the participants and second, to more closely examine the levels of reflection that occurred within the online aspect of ...


Utilization Of An Adaptable Wellness Program Model To Create A Stress Management Initiative Based Upon Action Research Methodology For Freshman Students, Danielle Leigh Dimond Aug 2010

Utilization Of An Adaptable Wellness Program Model To Create A Stress Management Initiative Based Upon Action Research Methodology For Freshman Students, Danielle Leigh Dimond

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of two models, namely an adaptable wellness programming model and an action research model, when creating and administering a stress management initiative for campus recreation settings that will have a positive effect on freshmen participants at the University of Tennessee. Eight freshmen from the University of Tennessee (6 females, 2 males) volunteered to complete a five week stress management initiative entitled the FROSH! (FResh Out of Stress, & Healthy!) Program which was based upon action research methodology. Program participants completed an exit interview and exit interview questionnaire after the program to ...