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Using Immediate Feedback To Improve Short-Term Learning In Extension, Erin W. Hodgson Jan 2018

Using Immediate Feedback To Improve Short-Term Learning In Extension, Erin W. Hodgson

Entomology Publications

Program evaluation is an important part of any extension program and is often a required component by funding agencies. Given declining resources in land-grant universities, we must be creative in evaluating the learning and adoption of our research-based recommendations. I used a survey tool to give immediate feedback to participants in a wide variety of situations. Results indicate adults were receptive to this evaluation method, and close-ended questions can provide reliable evaluation data in an extension program. People showed improved significant learning with this technique and it is a model for other extension personnel.


Oer Awareness, Advocacy, And Adoption: An Institutional Approach, Jaya Kannan, Chelsea Stone, Zachariah Claybaugh Nov 2017

Oer Awareness, Advocacy, And Adoption: An Institutional Approach, Jaya Kannan, Chelsea Stone, Zachariah Claybaugh

Library Publications

Sacred Heart University’s Open Educational Resources (OER) Task Force, an entity composed of the Office of the Provost, the Office of Digital Learning (ODL), Sacred Heart University Library, and faculty from across campus, has worked for the past two years to integrate OER into the educational culture of the university. To accomplish this we’ve employed a process that focuses on building awareness, identifying campus units for building strategic partnerships, assisting faculty in locating relevant resources, and, through pilot programs, onboarding OER into courses for trial.


Post-Graduation Plans Survey, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 2016

Post-Graduation Plans Survey, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Graduation

Thanks for completing this post-graduation plans survey. The information you provide is used by UNO to report on student outcomes and to improve programs in support of students. The survey takes less approximately 5 minutes to complete. We do not publish or share names or individual responses. Data from the survey is used to produce summary information for internal and external planning and reporting, including telling current and future students what our graduates are doing upon completion of their degree.


Alumni Survey Fall 2015, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Mar 2016

Alumni Survey Fall 2015, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Assessment

The alumni survey provides the university information on the lives of students one or more years after graduation and their opinions about various topics concerning their time at UNO and beyond. In the past, UNO used an external vendor, ACT, to conduct the alumni survey. The survey was long, the cost was high, the response rate was extremely low, and, ultimately, the vendor discontinued the survey. UNO decided the best route was to create and administer their own alumni survey.

Alumni from 2010 and 2012 were surveyed by UNO in Fall 2015 in an effort to learn which cohort would ...


Australian Child Wellbeing Project Technical Report, Petra Lietz, Elizabeth O'Grady, Mollie Tobin, Martin Murphy, Greg Macaskill, Gerry Redmond, Katherine Dix, Sue Thomson Dec 2015

Australian Child Wellbeing Project Technical Report, Petra Lietz, Elizabeth O'Grady, Mollie Tobin, Martin Murphy, Greg Macaskill, Gerry Redmond, Katherine Dix, Sue Thomson

Wellbeing

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP) was conducted from 2012 – 2015 using a mixed-methods, child-centred approach. Young people’s perspectives were used to inform a nationally representative survey of children’s wellbeing in the middle years. The aims of the ACWP survey were to benchmark child wellbeing in Australia and to provide useful information for services that promote young people’s healthy development. A final outcome of this project was to make the extensive ACWP database publically available in order to provide further opportunity to exploit the rich data and improve understanding. Accordingly, this technical report consolidates the research conducted ...


The Australian Child Wellbeing Project : Phase Four Report, Petra Lietz, Elizabeth O'Grady, Mollie Tobin, Juliet Young-Thornton, Gerry Redmond Jul 2015

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project : Phase Four Report, Petra Lietz, Elizabeth O'Grady, Mollie Tobin, Juliet Young-Thornton, Gerry Redmond

Wellbeing

The purpose of this report is to provide information on the implementation of the main survey of the Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP). This phase of the project has followed extensive qualitative work with young people and field testing of the survey instrument, as detailed in the Phase 1, 2 and 3 reports. This report covers sampling, participation rates, sampling weights, permission processes and approvals, general survey promotion and specific contact with main survey schools, logistical details, and a full documentation survey at each of the three year levels, namely Years 4, 6 and 8.


Comparing Students' Perceptions Of Online Language Learning To Traditional Learning, Noreen La Piana Jun 2014

Comparing Students' Perceptions Of Online Language Learning To Traditional Learning, Noreen La Piana

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This study examined students' perceptions towards online language learning and face-to-face learning. A survey of multiple intelligences (McClelland & Conti, 2008) combined with an Online Learning Readiness Survey (OLRS) survey (Dray, Lowenthal, Miszkiewicz, Ruiz-Primo, & Marczynski, 2011) was distributed to 2,177 community college and university students in order to measure the strength of each of the nine intelligences each student possessed, as well as their perceptions of readiness for online language learning. Student preference for online/hybrid versus traditional language class was also considered. The three research questions involved an investigation of: 1) the differences between students who attended an online ...


Profiles Of Teachers In Selected Curriculum Areas: Further Analyses Of The Staff In Australia’S Schools 2013 Survey, Paul R. Weldon, Julie Mcmillan, Glenn Rowley, Phillip Mckenzie May 2014

Profiles Of Teachers In Selected Curriculum Areas: Further Analyses Of The Staff In Australia’S Schools 2013 Survey, Paul R. Weldon, Julie Mcmillan, Glenn Rowley, Phillip Mckenzie

Teaching and Learning and Leadership

This report was commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education (formerly the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations). It was designed to analyse the characteristics and profiles of the teachers teaching in selected learning (or curriculum) areas in primary and secondary schools. The intent was to use the data collected through the Staff in Australia’s Schools 2013 (SiAS) project to provide a more detailed analysis of the teachers concerned than was provided in the main survey report (McKenzie et al., 2014 ) . The SiAS project was designed to provide a detailed picture of the Australian teacher workforce, and ...


A Pilot Study: The Use Of A Survey To Assess The Food Knowledge Of Nutrition Students At Various Levels Of Nutrition Education, Chante Chambers Aug 2012

A Pilot Study: The Use Of A Survey To Assess The Food Knowledge Of Nutrition Students At Various Levels Of Nutrition Education, Chante Chambers

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

A working definition of a concept known as ‘food literacy’ encompasses using basic food preparation knowledge that has been learned, understood, and practiced to make better food decisions. To advance these skills for client service, a post-secondary nutrition program would need to include objectives that allow application of knowledge. For this reason, the purpose of this study was to determine the difference in knowledge and application among students in 100, 200 and 400 level college nutrition course(s). A survey was developed to measure the food knowledge of these college students as they prepare for careers as health care professionals ...


The On Track Survey 2011 Longitudinal Report : The 2007 Cohort 4 Years On, Sheldon Rothman, Catherine Underwood Mar 2012

The On Track Survey 2011 Longitudinal Report : The 2007 Cohort 4 Years On, Sheldon Rothman, Catherine Underwood

Transition and Post-School Education and Training

This report examines the pathways of young people who left a Victorian government school in 2007. The participants in this On Track longitudinal survey comprised 2346 Year 12 or equivalent completers and 1130 early school leavers. These young people were first contacted in 2008 as part of the annual On Track survey and were interviewed in each subsequent year until 2011. In the first year after leaving school, 70% of Year 12 or equivalent completers were participating in education and training, comprising 39% at university, 20% studying for a certificate and 11% in an apprenticeship or traineeship. By the fourth ...


Comparing Academic Achievement Of African-American Males Who Do And Do Not Participate In High School Athletics, Thomas Victor Montgomery, Iii Apr 2010

Comparing Academic Achievement Of African-American Males Who Do And Do Not Participate In High School Athletics, Thomas Victor Montgomery, Iii

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This study was conducted to investigate the impact on academic achievement that high school athletics had on African-American male students who participated in high school athletics against African-American male students who did not participate in high school athletics during the 2008-2009 school year. The results were measured by grade point averages (GPAs) and surveys developed by the researcher. The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not African-American males that participated in high school athletics showed higher academic achievement than African-American males that did not participate in high school athletics. The study also assessed attitudes about the relation ...


Australasian Student Engagement Survey 2009 Institution Report, Ali Radloff, Hamish Coates Jan 2009

Australasian Student Engagement Survey 2009 Institution Report, Ali Radloff, Hamish Coates

Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE)

No abstract provided.


A Validation Of The Collaborative Alternative Magnet School For Leadership (Cams) Student Survey, Wei Xia, Mary E. Yakimowski, Maureen Bransfield, Carolyn Mcnally Oct 2008

A Validation Of The Collaborative Alternative Magnet School For Leadership (Cams) Student Survey, Wei Xia, Mary E. Yakimowski, Maureen Bransfield, Carolyn Mcnally

NERA Conference Proceedings 2008

The Collaborative Alternative Magnet School for Leadership (CAMS) Student Survey is intended to assess students' leadership development and skills. The survey was originally adapted by the Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) from Connecticut's Common Core of Learning, and was recently revised and used by CAMS. There are four basic aspects in the CAMS Student Survey: responsibility, persistence, respect for culture diversity, and sense of community. In this paper, the authors write about the exploratory factor analysis (EFA) that was conducted to explore the factor structure of the survey, and also report the reliability analysis results. Recommendations are provided about ...


Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels) Spring, 2007, Follow-Up Survey Of Students Who Had Entered As Transfers In The Fall, 2005, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Beth Hartsoch, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Joseph E. Trimble May 2008

Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels) Spring, 2007, Follow-Up Survey Of Students Who Had Entered As Transfers In The Fall, 2005, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Beth Hartsoch, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Survey Research

This report presents findings from the spring, 2007, two-year follow-up survey of students who had entered as transfers in fall, 2005.


Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels) Spring, 2006, Follow-Up Survey Of Students Who Had Entered As Freshmen In The Fall, 2005, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Sara Jones, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Jan 2008

Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels) Spring, 2006, Follow-Up Survey Of Students Who Had Entered As Freshmen In The Fall, 2005, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Sara Jones, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

This report presents findings from the spring, 2006, one-year follow-up survey of students who had entered as freshmen in fall, 2005.


2007 Survey Of Summer Sessions Students At The University Of Nebraska-Lincoln, Paul Savory Apr 2007

2007 Survey Of Summer Sessions Students At The University Of Nebraska-Lincoln, Paul Savory

Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Faculty Publications

During Summer 2007, UNL Summer Sessions (FlexEd) surveyed summer students to learn about their experience in taking a summer course(s). The survey results will offer confirmation of what we are doing well and will provide guidance on areas of improvement and better strategies for marketing UNL summer opportunities. A total of 227 students completed the survey. Fifteen summer classes were selected to complete a paper-based or electronic version of the survey. The classes were from three different summer sessions and used different delivery mechanisms (on-campus, studio, distance education).


Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels): Fall, 2005 Baseline Survey Of In-Coming Transfers, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Richard Bulcroft, Sara Jones, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark Apr 2006

Western Educational Longitudinal Study (Wels): Fall, 2005 Baseline Survey Of In-Coming Transfers, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney, Richard Bulcroft, Sara Jones, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark

Office of Survey Research

The survey questions for the transfer student WELS were developed similarly to the previous WELS surveys. WELS researchers contacted various departments and individuals at Western to discuss information they needed about Western's transfer students. Additionally, WELS researchers conducted a focus group of transfer students in order to obtain insight into the transfer student population at Western and identify areas where transfer students differed from the rest of the Western population. Some questions were chosen to parallel previous WELS surveys. Transfer students were asked questions on a variety of topics including previous educational experiences, transfer student orientation, expectations about their ...


First-Time, In-Coming Transfers And Freshmen: A Comparison Of Survey Findings, Richard Bulcroft, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Apr 2006

First-Time, In-Coming Transfers And Freshmen: A Comparison Of Survey Findings, Richard Bulcroft, Joseph E. Trimble, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

This report presents Western Educational Longitudinal Study (WELS) findings from three surveys: 1) the baseline survey of first-time, in-coming transfers administered in the summer and early fall of 2005; 2) the baseline survey of first-time, in-coming freshmen administered in the summer and early fall of 2003; and 3) the follow-up survey of fall, 2003, freshmen, including those who did and who did not take the WELS baseline survey in the spring of 2005.


Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, And Practices Towards The Conduct And The Discipline Regulations For The Teaching Profession In Malawi: Case Of Zomba Urban Conventional Secondary Schools., Antonie Lyson Chigeda Jan 2004

Teachers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, And Practices Towards The Conduct And The Discipline Regulations For The Teaching Profession In Malawi: Case Of Zomba Urban Conventional Secondary Schools., Antonie Lyson Chigeda

Master's Capstone Projects

If we were to take a poll asking people whether they wou]d vote for or against morality, one would expect a rather overwhelming endorsement. There is little disagreement that people should behave morally, should respect moral rules and should be concerned about justice and responsibility (Berkowitz & Oser, 1985, p. 1 ). This study examines teachers' knowledge and attitudes towards conduct and discipline regulations as outlined in the Malawi government teaching service regulations, analyzes the relationships between their know ledge, attitudes and self reported practice. It ftn1her explores the contribution of pre­service teacher training to teachers' knowledge and understanding of ...


Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Classroom Assessment: Implications On The Implementation Of School-Based Assessment In Malawi, Chokocha Mathias Selemani-Mbewe Jan 2002

Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Classroom Assessment: Implications On The Implementation Of School-Based Assessment In Malawi, Chokocha Mathias Selemani-Mbewe

Master's Capstone Projects

The study investigated a sample of Malawi Secondary School teachers’ knowledge, attitude and practice of classroom assessment. A knowledge of classroom test and an attitude toward classroom test survey were administered to 51 qualified teachers from six randomly selected secondary schools. Focus group discussions were also conducted to get an in depth understanding of the problem under investigation. Two schools were national secondary schools; two were district boarding schools, and other two were district day secondary schools. The results of the study indicate that although the teachers had positive attitudes toward classroom assessment, they had very limited knowledge in this ...


Youth And Families Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Jan 2000

Youth And Families Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

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A survey of parents on what they perceive as threats and challenges to the family and youth of Whatcom County.


Bsd Survey On High Schools, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Jan 2000

Bsd Survey On High Schools, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

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A survey for the Bellingham School District seeking input about the best ways to shape its future high school programs.


Western Washington University Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97: Faculty And Staff And Administration, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Jul 1998

Western Washington University Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97: Faculty And Staff And Administration, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

INTRODUCTION Section One: Faculty At the request of the new University Librarian, Western's Office of Survey Research (OSR) and Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing (OiART) worked with the library's faculty and staff to conduct a series of surveys focusing on library resources and services. Drafts of this report were reviewed by library personnel and their comments and insights were extremely valuable. These surveys were intended to provide a base of information to help guide an in-depth assessment and planning effort aimed at improving Western's library. Indeed, "Western Washington University Libraries: Organizational Directions and Major Strategies: I998- ...


Western Washington University Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97: Returning And Entering Students, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney Jul 1998

Western Washington University Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97: Returning And Entering Students, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Gary (Gary Russell) Mckinney

Office of Survey Research

Section One: Returning Students INTRODUCTION At the request of the new University Librarian, Western's Office of Survey Research (OSR) and Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing (OIART) worked with the library's faculty and staff to conduct a series of surveys focusing on library resources and services. Drafts of this report were reviewed by library personnel and their comments and insights were extremely valuable. These surveys were intended to provide a base of information to help guide an in-depth assessment and planning effort aimed at improving Western's library. Indeed, "Western Washington University Libraries: Organizational Directions and Major Strategies ...


1997 Survey Of Former Students, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Dec 1997

1997 Survey Of Former Students, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

A survey of former Western Washington University students conducted in 1997.


Convention And Visitors Bureau Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Apr 1997

Convention And Visitors Bureau Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

A survey on the attitudes of local Whatcom County residents on the benefits and problems of tourism.


Library Survey Winter '97: Off-Campus Borrowers, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Mar 1997

Library Survey Winter '97: Off-Campus Borrowers, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

A survey of Western libraries intended to provide a base of information to help guide an in-depth assessment and planning effort aimed at improving Western's library system.


Library Survey Winter '97: Faculty Follow-Up, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Mar 1997

Library Survey Winter '97: Faculty Follow-Up, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

A survey of Western libraries intended to provide a base of information to help guide an in-depth assessment and planning effort aimed at improving Western's library system.


Wwu Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97 Staff And Administration, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark Feb 1997

Wwu Library Survey Series, Fall 1996-97 Staff And Administration, Carl Simpson, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark

Office of Survey Research

INTRODUCTION At the request of the new University Librarian, Western's Office of Survey Research and Office of Institutional Assessment and Testing worked with the Library's faculty and staff to conduct a series of surveys focusing on library resources and services. These surveys were intended to provide a base of information to help guide an in-depth assessment and planning effort aimed at improving Western's library. During Fall quarter, surveys were conducted of faculty, administration/staff, returning undergraduates with more than 120 credits, returning graduate students, newly entering undergraduate and graduate students, the library faculty and staff, and community ...


Western Washington University Extended Programs: 1996 Olympic E.S.D. Science Training Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research Dec 1996

Western Washington University Extended Programs: 1996 Olympic E.S.D. Science Training Survey, Western Washington University. Office Of Survey Research

Office of Survey Research

Between the end of August and November, 1996, the Western Washington University Office of Survey Research conducted a survey of school principals and superintendents' offices in the Olympic ESD. The survey was initiated by Western Washington University Extended Programs with the goal of exploring the kinds of inservice training needed by science teachers in the Olympic ESD.