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Impacts Of Globalization: Educational Reforms Shifts The Public Into A Recurrent Devalued Socioeconomic Era For Minorities, Jacqulyn Washington Dec 2018

Impacts Of Globalization: Educational Reforms Shifts The Public Into A Recurrent Devalued Socioeconomic Era For Minorities, Jacqulyn Washington

Master's Theses

This article delves into the breakdown of the impact globalization have on the success of minorities in urban centers. While expanding on the many factors that contribute to the success of minorities, it informs the reader how education, being a huge indicator of success, has been underserved to the poor and minorities. Lacking many resources, this blockage has been further strained through the local government, multinational corporations, educational reforms, and Translocal politics.


An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar Dec 2018

An Exploratory Study Of Acculturation Experiences Of Graduate Student Immigrants At The University Of San Francisco, Courtney Lamar

Master's Theses

This study explores the shared challenges during the acculturation process of graduate student immigrants pursuing higher education in the United States. 13 graduate student immigrants at the University of San Francisco discuss their experiences of cultural adjustment into U.S. culture. Through qualitative interviews and thematic analysis, this study seeks to understand the acculturation experiences of graduate student immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. This analysis is based on the individual-level experience examining attitudes and acculturation strategies in the dominant society. Analysis, possibly policy implication for institutions of higher education, and possible directions for future ...


Hip-Hop, Medellín And Social Change, Veronica Henao Posada Dec 2013

Hip-Hop, Medellín And Social Change, Veronica Henao Posada

Master's Theses

This study explores the ways in which the Hip-hop movement is producing social change in Medellín, Colombia. Looking specifically at a Hip-hop school called Cuatro Elementos Skuela, which exists autonomously and with very little state support in the Medellín neighborhood of Aranjuez, I argue that young people are contributing to the reconstruction of the city’s social, cultural and economic fabric. I start by explaining the historical context of Medellín, describing the different sets of conflicts that unleashed high levels of violence and caused the fragmentation of the social, cultural and economic fabric. Moreover, I review the role of the ...


A Study Of The Investment Policies And Practices Of California Social Service And Advocacy Organizations, Alexis Whitney Olian Jan 1995

A Study Of The Investment Policies And Practices Of California Social Service And Advocacy Organizations, Alexis Whitney Olian

Master's Theses

This research examines the investment policies and practices of California social service and advocacy organizations by investigating the level of complexity of their investment activities and whether the mission of their organization is taken under consideration, as a social investment screen, when making investment decisions.

The nonprofit sector is an essential and influential part of our society as well as our economy. The management of this sector's growing assets is of key importance to its long-term financial stability. With the growing popularity of social investment and the increasing diversity of social investment strategies, it is also a valuable time ...


A Survey Of Graduates Of A One-Year Clerical Office Block Class —1976-1981— With Recommendations For Curriculum And Course Content Revision, Audrey Lee Watson Dec 1982

A Survey Of Graduates Of A One-Year Clerical Office Block Class —1976-1981— With Recommendations For Curriculum And Course Content Revision, Audrey Lee Watson

Master's Theses

Data were collected by means of a questionnaire sent to 92 Maple Valley Office Block students who graduated in the years 1976-1981 to determine if students are adequately prepared to acquire entry-level clerical/secretarial positions and to adjust to positions in business. Sixty-five questionnaires were returned for a 70% return.

Over 70% of the respondents were employed at the time the survey was conducted. Over 90% indicated the use of keyboarding equipment on the job. Almost 60% of the respondents used shorthand or machine transcription on the job. Frequent job responsibilities included filing, business machine usaqe, telephone usage, receiving visitors ...


A Follow-Up Study Of The Master's Degree Graduates In The Department Of Business Education And Administrative Services At Western Michigan University, Jane Gustafson Morrison Dec 1976

A Follow-Up Study Of The Master's Degree Graduates In The Department Of Business Education And Administrative Services At Western Michigan University, Jane Gustafson Morrison

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Summary Of Experiences In An Internship In The Area Of School Business Management, Lawrence H. Stancliff Apr 1976

A Summary Of Experiences In An Internship In The Area Of School Business Management, Lawrence H. Stancliff

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Five-Year Study Of Community College Business Graduates With Implications For Curriculum Improvement, Mary Elizabeth Foster Apr 1974

A Five-Year Study Of Community College Business Graduates With Implications For Curriculum Improvement, Mary Elizabeth Foster

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Current And Planned High School Business And Vocational Office Education Programs In Southwestern Michigan, John A. Fabrizio Aug 1973

A Study Of Current And Planned High School Business And Vocational Office Education Programs In Southwestern Michigan, John A. Fabrizio

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Relationship Between The Instructional Emphasis Of Two Filing Textbooks Commonly Used In Secondary Schools And Their Relation To The Filing Procedures In The Business Office, Patricia Ann Skinner Apr 1973

An Analysis Of The Relationship Between The Instructional Emphasis Of Two Filing Textbooks Commonly Used In Secondary Schools And Their Relation To The Filing Procedures In The Business Office, Patricia Ann Skinner

Master's Theses

This study compared the instructional material in two textbooks commonly used for high school filing instruction with the perceptions of records supervisors and office practice teachers.

A questionnaire was designed for each of the two major groups of respondents. Usable survey instruments were completed by supervisors of 67 offices in the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area and office practice teachers in the 13 high schools in the same geographic area.

While the records supervisors and office practice teachers were in agreement on a number of points relating to the filing process and instructional emphases (using a rank-order mismatch formula), they were ...


A Survey Of University Of Richmond Evening School Students : Their Motives, Progress After Study And The Extent Of Assistance By Employers In Educational Programs, Robert A. Dell Apr 1961

A Survey Of University Of Richmond Evening School Students : Their Motives, Progress After Study And The Extent Of Assistance By Employers In Educational Programs, Robert A. Dell

Master's Theses

The aim of this thesis is to suvey a representative group of Evening School students and business firms to gather qualitative data concerning the Evening School and present these data in a quantitative manner.

Research was conducted by questionnaire in order to collect original source data. Replies to questionnaires have been analyzed. Tabulations of data are included throughout the text. A summary follows analyses of replies.