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A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Selected Medical Students' Perceptions Of Issues Related To Battered Women, Anita Strickland Jan 1995

A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Selected Medical Students' Perceptions Of Issues Related To Battered Women, Anita Strickland

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Strategies And Leadership Options For Internationalizing The Comprehensive Community College: A Case Study Of Tidewater Community College, 1986-1995, Harriet Hanna Nichols Jan 1995

Strategies And Leadership Options For Internationalizing The Comprehensive Community College: A Case Study Of Tidewater Community College, 1986-1995, Harriet Hanna Nichols

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Differences In Judging Styles Of Law-Students And The Effect On Sentencing, Beverly Annette Hamby Jan 1995

Differences In Judging Styles Of Law-Students And The Effect On Sentencing, Beverly Annette Hamby

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


An Assessment Of Secondary School Counselors' Hiv-Related Knowledge, Attitude, And Stage Of Moral Development, Phyllis Johnston Jones Jan 1995

An Assessment Of Secondary School Counselors' Hiv-Related Knowledge, Attitude, And Stage Of Moral Development, Phyllis Johnston Jones

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study focused on secondary school counselors employed in public schools in the state of Virginia. It investigated the direction and strength of the relationship of level of moral development, locus of control, HIV knowledge and HIV attitudes.;Locus of control was measured by Rotter's Internal-External Locus of Control Scale (I-E Scale). The Defining Issues Test (DIT) was used to assess counselor level of moral development. An HIV questionnaire examined counselor attitudes and knowledge. Kohlbery's theory of moral development provided the basis for the study.;It was hypothesized that the level of moral development would show a significant ...


An Electronic Storage And Access System For Special Education Legislation, Courtney Siler Frantz Jan 1995

An Electronic Storage And Access System For Special Education Legislation, Courtney Siler Frantz

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

In the field of education, instructional leaders must know the regulations governing the assessment, curriculum, and instruction of all students. An area of special concern is the regulations governing programs for students with disabilities. Although the average population of students with disabilities may represent less than 10% of the total student body, the school administrator is responsible for maintaining access to the most current regulations, for accurately interpreting, and effectively implementing federal and state mandates to ensure that the due process rights of the students with disabilities are upheld. Yet the laws and regulations governing special education programs are continually ...


Coping Strategies Of Depressed And Nondepressed Adolescents, Marcia A. Kennedy Jan 1995

Coping Strategies Of Depressed And Nondepressed Adolescents, Marcia A. Kennedy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to determine if there are differences in the regulation of sad affect between depressed and nondepressed adolescents and between younger (12 years to 15 years, 6 months) and older adolescents (15 years, 7 months to 18 years). Using an information processing perspective, this study focused on several steps involved in emotion regulation including the generation, evaluation, and reported use of coping strategies.;Participants included 38 male students, 12 to 18 years of age, attending public middle and high schools in Chesapeake, Virginia. Participants were presented with two scenarios designed to evoke feelings of sadness ...


Baccalaureate-Prepared Women In Nursing: Return To Graduate Education In Nursing In Midlife, Barbara Ann Ritch-Brant Jan 1995

Baccalaureate-Prepared Women In Nursing: Return To Graduate Education In Nursing In Midlife, Barbara Ann Ritch-Brant

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Creative Fund Raising Efforts In Three Virginia Community Colleges, Barbara Anne Johnsen Jan 1995

Creative Fund Raising Efforts In Three Virginia Community Colleges, Barbara Anne Johnsen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to examine the degree of success or failure of three Virginia community colleges to establish viable educational foundations and to identify the characteristics enabling them to do so.;Studying Virginia community colleges provided an opportunity to observe fund-raising efforts made in the state where government appropriations decreased the most (during the period 1990-94) and, therefore, had the greatest potential effect. Three colleges with distinctly different geographical locations might shed light on the impact of cultural/social/economic factors on philanthropy; and three institutions of differing sizes (small, medium, and large) might address an economic ...


The Hidden Curriculum Of The Video Teleconference (Vtc) Classroom And Its Implications For The University Of The Twenty-First Century, Mary Webb Stout Jan 1995

The Hidden Curriculum Of The Video Teleconference (Vtc) Classroom And Its Implications For The University Of The Twenty-First Century, Mary Webb Stout

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Old Dominion University's Peninsula Center, in Hampton, Virginia, was the location for an ethnographic case study about the urban "distributed university" centers that provided instruction via video teleconference (VTC). Graduate engineers attended VTC classes at the Peninsula Center originating from five Virginia universities as part of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program.;The purpose of this study was to describe VTC instruction and identify aspects that impacted on student learning, faculty teaching, and the socio-cultural environment. Fifty-one interviews and two months of observations were conducted during the Spring term, 1993.;Benson Snyder's (1971) ethnographic case study at MIT, described ...


Achieving Balance In The Governance Of Intercollegiate Athletics: An Examination Of Power And Authority Over Time, Robert Eugene Baker Jan 1995

Achieving Balance In The Governance Of Intercollegiate Athletics: An Examination Of Power And Authority Over Time, Robert Eugene Baker

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The intent of this study was to explore constituent utilization of power and authority over time that led to systemic dysfunctions in the governance of intercollegiate athletics, and to examine the needs motivating the interested constituents, thus suggesting alternatives for reform. A comparison of the policies, practices, and circumstances of constituents in 1929 and the present was based upon an analysis of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Report (1929); the American Council on Education Report (1986); and the Knight Commission Report (1993), and other books, articles, and reports.;The constituents involved in the governance of intercollegiate athletics ...


Academic Freedom And Faculty Careers: A Case Study Of Four Nobel Laureate Exiles, 1930-1940, Timothy Dale Norton Jan 1995

Academic Freedom And Faculty Careers: A Case Study Of Four Nobel Laureate Exiles, 1930-1940, Timothy Dale Norton

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this historical study was to evaluate the consequences that the politically-determined conventions of academic freedom in Germany and in the United States had on the careers of four elite scientists before and after their emigration resulting from the threats of Nazism. This problem consisted of three distinct conceptual parts: (1) academic freedom, as a concept, (2) the political conventions of academic freedom within pre-World War II Germany and within pre- and World War II America, and (3) the effect that these definitions had on the careers of Albert Einstein, James Franck, Otto Meyerhof, and Otto Stern. The ...


Effects Of Social Skills Training Program Designed To Improve The Social Status Of Isolated And Rejected Children, Mariella Giuffra Zapatero Jan 1995

Effects Of Social Skills Training Program Designed To Improve The Social Status Of Isolated And Rejected Children, Mariella Giuffra Zapatero

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a social skills training program designed to improve the social status of isolated and rejected children. Subjects were fourth and fifth grade students from two different elementary schools. One school served as the control group and the other one was the experimental group.;The sample consisted of 91 identified students from both schools. A nonequivalent control group research design was used. Pre- and posttest information was gathered using the Piers-Harris Self-Perception Questionnaire, Achenbach's Teacher's Report Form, and Sociogram. Dependent variables were children's self-perception, level of popularity ...


Recruitment Practices Of Virginia Public School Divisions And The Effectiveness Of Selected Sources In The Recruitment Of Teachers, Linda Duffy Palombo Jan 1995

Recruitment Practices Of Virginia Public School Divisions And The Effectiveness Of Selected Sources In The Recruitment Of Teachers, Linda Duffy Palombo

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The major purposes of this study were to describe the recruitment practices of the public school divisions in Virginia and to examine the relationship between recruitment sources used in Chesapeake Public Schools and four measures of personnel effectiveness (retention rates, job performance, job satisfaction, and attendance of teachers). Data were collected using three questionnaires designed for the study, the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire, and archival records maintained by Chesapeake Public Schools. Information was solicited from the superintendents or chief personnel officers of the 133 public school divisions in the Commonwealth of Virginia and from teachers hired in Chesapeake Public Schools between ...


Prolonged Teacher Stress As A Function Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership Style Adaptability And Teachers' Belief Systems, Pamela Pare Jan 1995

Prolonged Teacher Stress As A Function Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership Style Adaptability And Teachers' Belief Systems, Pamela Pare

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among prolonged teacher stress (or burnout), teachers' perceptions of leadership style adaptability, and teacher irrational belief systems.;The York County School Division was chosen because of the relative availability of subjects. Three surveys measuring teachers' perceptions of leadership style and style adaptability, teachers' irrational belief systems, and prolonged teacher stress, were disseminated among elementary classroom teachers in the county. Out of 100 elementary school teachers surveyed, there were 71 responses.;Three dimensions of burnout were measured: Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization, and Personal Accomplishment. It was hypothesized that there would be no ...


Self-Concept, Racial Identity Development And The Perception Of The Graduate And Professional Educational Experience Among African-American Female College Students Planning To Pursue Advanced Degrees: A Correlational Study, Wanda Shnita Mitchell Jan 1995

Self-Concept, Racial Identity Development And The Perception Of The Graduate And Professional Educational Experience Among African-American Female College Students Planning To Pursue Advanced Degrees: A Correlational Study, Wanda Shnita Mitchell

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship among self-concept, racial identity development, and perceptions of the graduate and professional educational experience of African American female college students planning to pursue advanced degrees. The researcher explored the relationship among the factors to determine if they were predictive of the pursuit of advanced degrees among African American female college students. The investigation would provide counselors, educators, and administrators with information which could positively impact the enrollment and retention of African American women in advanced degree programs.;A sample of 85 graduating African American female college seniors at a very ...


Separation-Individuation And Older Adolescents With Disruptive Classroom Behavior, Eunice Esther Lockwood Jan 1995

Separation-Individuation And Older Adolescents With Disruptive Classroom Behavior, Eunice Esther Lockwood

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The number of students with disruptive behaviors in the public school classroom has become an area of increasing concern for educators. In order to develop proper therapeutic remediation strategies for the behaviorally at risk student, it is important to identify specific roadblocks to the psychological development of adaptive behavior. Students who have been suspended from school multiple times may be representative of a group with specific pattern of psychological growth that are different from other students. This study was directed toward exploring possible variables that may set students who are frequently suspended apart from a control group of students who ...


Student Attitudes, Learning Effectiveness, And Costs/Benefits Pertaining To Military Logistics Courses Offered In The Residence, On-Site, And Satellite Television Modes Of Instruction, Raymond C. Fenn Jan 1995

Student Attitudes, Learning Effectiveness, And Costs/Benefits Pertaining To Military Logistics Courses Offered In The Residence, On-Site, And Satellite Television Modes Of Instruction, Raymond C. Fenn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Using period newspapers and books, mercantile correspondence, Spanish imperial archives, and the colonial records of the Caracas City Council, Consulado, and Venezuelan Intendancy, this dissertation highlights the enterprises of those who profited from sustaining the Spanish Empire in its frail and debilitated state. Whether they had prospered from or merely survived the commercial revolutions that shook the Atlantic World after 1789, all merchants and traders calculated the economic consequences of South American independence and encouraged their contemporaries to do so too.


The Manassas Industrial School For Colored Youth, 1894-1916, Laura Ann Peake Jan 1995

The Manassas Industrial School For Colored Youth, 1894-1916, Laura Ann Peake

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.