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Analysis Of Baseline Assessments: Emergency Management Accreditation Program, 2003-2004, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp Dec 2005

Analysis Of Baseline Assessments: Emergency Management Accreditation Program, 2003-2004, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp

Valerie Lucus-McEwen CEM CBCP

Emergency management is an established system to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate the consequence of disasters. Natural and manmade disasters have increased public interest in the systems and organizations that have evolved to protect the public from their effects. The Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) was developed as a method to evaluate and accredit emergency management programs. Between January 2003 and December 2004, with funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, EMAP conducted

baseline assessments of 35 U.S. state and territory emergency management programs.

This study was designed to analyze the results of those EMAP baseline ...


Emap Baseline Assessments Confirm Focus On Response, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp Nov 2005

Emap Baseline Assessments Confirm Focus On Response, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp

Valerie Lucus-McEwen CEM CBCP

No abstract provided.


Elements Of Credible Research, Charles G. Eberly Aug 2005

Elements Of Credible Research, Charles G. Eberly

Charles G. Eberly

This paper is developed from a speech I gave before the 100th anniversary convention of the National Panhellenic Association. The organization was concerned about the questionable ethics of articles published about the college fraternity and sorority at that time.


Strategic Faculty Development (Professional Development Workshop), Susan R. Madsen, Scott C. Hammond Jul 2005

Strategic Faculty Development (Professional Development Workshop), Susan R. Madsen, Scott C. Hammond

Susan R. Madsen

This workshop addresses the following: 1) How to create a strategic planning process that honors the principles of faculty governance; 2) How strategic planning for academic organizations is fundamentally different from strategic planning in business; 3) The essential process and content elements in academic strategic palling; 4) Real case examples from private and state run institutions; and 5) How to use faculty development to successfully implement college and departmental strategy.


Slicing The Pie: A Discussion Of Seminary Book Budget Allocation At Andrews University, Terry Dwain Robertson Jun 2005

Slicing The Pie: A Discussion Of Seminary Book Budget Allocation At Andrews University, Terry Dwain Robertson

Terry Dwain Robertson

The allocation of a materials budget is a challenge. This paper discusses a solution for Andrews University that accounts for the more specialized needs of Ph.D. students, even though the materials may see less usage.


Finding Faculty Advisors For Student Groups To Deter Violence, Charles G. Eberly May 2005

Finding Faculty Advisors For Student Groups To Deter Violence, Charles G. Eberly

Charles G. Eberly

This paper describes the influence of an experienced fraternity advisor and what undergraduates say they do to role model appropriate behavior, thus reducing the incidence of violence within the organization.


Green Space, Ellen Mcmahon Jan 2005

Green Space, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

Thoughts triggered by the view from my apartment in Grbavica.


Thoughts On Travel And Doors, Ellen Mcmahon Jan 2005

Thoughts On Travel And Doors, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

Sometimes the most basic and common activities pose the biggest challenges when you travel. With a bit of humor and a commitment to solve the problem much can be learned, about your host country and yourself.


Shaping The Future: Strategic Planning For Small Colleges And Universities., Jamie Comstock, Rand Ziegler Jan 2005

Shaping The Future: Strategic Planning For Small Colleges And Universities., Jamie Comstock, Rand Ziegler

Jayne Marie Comstock

This paper addresses the importance of strategic planning as a precursor to assessing organizational performance and outlines a change model that has been used successfully at a small college with limited resources. Grounded in extant executive planning processes, this new model demystifies the strategic planning process and establishes procedures that address the practical and logistical issues associated with facilitating a planning process and ensuring that the plan becomes a document that espouses realistic goals, inspires and motivates members of the campus community, and actually provides direction for departments as they create their work plans and allocate resources.


Construction Of Standardized Achievement Test For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu Jan 2005

Construction Of Standardized Achievement Test For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

This study focused on the necessity of constructing and using standardized achievement instrument for assessing adult learners. Tests and other procedures for measuring learners’ progress serve as basis for instructional decisions taken by educators on learners. For this reasons, educators are supposed to be versed on the production of good quality tests in order to obtain true estimates of learners’ achievement. This study discussed the qualities which a good test should have namely; validity, reliability and usability. It explained the importance of ensuring that items which have desired psychometric characteristics (difficulty, discrimination and distractor indices) are included in an instrument ...


Experiences Of Korean Female Doctoral Students In Academe: Raising Voice Against Gender And Racial Stereotypes, Eunyoung Kim Dec 2004

Experiences Of Korean Female Doctoral Students In Academe: Raising Voice Against Gender And Racial Stereotypes, Eunyoung Kim

Eunyoung Kim

No abstract provided.


A Longitudinal Study Of Chickering And Reisser’S Vectors: Exploring Gender Differences And Implications For Refining The Theory., John D. Foubert, Monica Nixon, Shamim Sisson, Amy B. Barners Dec 2004

A Longitudinal Study Of Chickering And Reisser’S Vectors: Exploring Gender Differences And Implications For Refining The Theory., John D. Foubert, Monica Nixon, Shamim Sisson, Amy B. Barners

John D. Foubert

A racially mixed random sample of 247 students at a midsized public university in the Southeast completed the Student Development Task and Lifestyle Inventory at the beginning of their first year, beginning of their sophomore year, and end of their senior year (Winston, Miller & Prince, 1987). Results showed partial support of Chickering and Reisser’s theory of development in that students progressed in their development along three measured vectors throughout their college career. Results contradicted the assumption that developing purpose is a vector experienced only toward the end of one’s college career. Important gender differences also emerged, particularly regarding ...


The Role Of Contextual Influences On Self-Perceptions Of Identity, Christy D. Moran Dec 2004

The Role Of Contextual Influences On Self-Perceptions Of Identity, Christy D. Moran

Christy Moran Craft

This qualitative study investigated contextual influences involved in college student identity development. It examined events, experiences, and relationships that alumni suggest either nourished or thwarted their perceptions of multiple dimensions of their identity during college. Findings suggest that self-perceptions of identity often change as a result of the emotions experienced by individuals in reaction to various contextual influences.


His Story/Her Story: A Dialogue About Including Men And Masculinities In The Women’S Studies Curriculum, Beth Berila, Jean Keller, Camilla Krone, Jason A. Laker, Ozzie Mayers Dec 2004

His Story/Her Story: A Dialogue About Including Men And Masculinities In The Women’S Studies Curriculum, Beth Berila, Jean Keller, Camilla Krone, Jason A. Laker, Ozzie Mayers

Jason A. Laker

Three faculty members and two program directors in Women's/Gender/Men's Studies contend that Men's Studies can provide an important complement to Women's Studies programs. The director of Women's Studies at Saint Cloud State University, Minnesota, discusses the incorporation of gender studies into Women's Studies programs; a program director describes the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University's (CSB/SJU) evolution from a position where many Women's Studies faculty were wary of Men's Studies to support of the incorporation of Men's Studies as an explicit requirement of two required ...