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2002

Educational Administration and Supervision

Education (Educational leadership)

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Adding The Role Of Student Nurse: Perspectives From Women With Multiple Roles , Carol J. Maxwell Jan 2002

Adding The Role Of Student Nurse: Perspectives From Women With Multiple Roles , Carol J. Maxwell

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Nursing students enter the community college setting with multiple and different roles, and continue to fulfill the responsibilities associated with those roles. This descriptive study attempted to assess the nursing students' understanding of their roles, and the barriers and resources they encountered as they fulfilled their roles or delegated the responsibilities associated with those roles to family and friends. Interviews were conducted with six community college nursing students filling the roles of parent, partner, worker, and student. Roles are discussed as well as role conflict and barriers to role fulfillment, and responsibility delegation is explored. In addition, the importance of ...


The Power Of Philosophy, Policies, Programs, Practices, And Participation: Alcohol-Related Institutional Congruence And College Students' Attitudes And Behaviors , William Russell Nelson Jan 2002

The Power Of Philosophy, Policies, Programs, Practices, And Participation: Alcohol-Related Institutional Congruence And College Students' Attitudes And Behaviors , William Russell Nelson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The relationship between alcohol-related institutional congruence and college students' attitudes and behaviors related to alcohol was examined. Alcohol-related institutional congruence is defined as the co-congruence among the philosophy, policies, programs, and practices related to alcohol and among administrators, faculty, and students in their understanding and application of the philosophy, policies, programs, and practices related to alcohol. The relationship between student participation in alcohol-related policy and program development and students' attitudes and behaviors related to alcohol was also examined.;Conducted using qualitative research methods, this instrumental case study was designed to provide a better understanding of the research focus (alcohol-related institutional ...


Development And Testing Of A Compendium Of Model Strategies For Performance Improvement Of Classified Personnel Of K-12 Schools , Cassandra S. Turner Jan 2002

Development And Testing Of A Compendium Of Model Strategies For Performance Improvement Of Classified Personnel Of K-12 Schools , Cassandra S. Turner

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Effective evaluation and strategies regarding employee performance development have been linked to the endeavors regarding the school improvement reform. Implementing improvement efforts adapted from business and corporations, school organizations are beginning to recognize the integral relationship between an employee's performance and the effectiveness of the educational process. However, there has been scant attention devoted to the improvement and enhancement of educational classified/support personnel.;The purposes of this study were to develop and critique the quality and feasibility of a collection of improvement strategies regarding selected subgroups of classified employees from two districts, Camp Verde (AZ) Unified School District ...


Work-Related Stress Factors Affecting The Community College Dean , Linda L. Wild Jan 2002

Work-Related Stress Factors Affecting The Community College Dean , Linda L. Wild

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Community college deans support and guide the educational efforts of the community college. This middle manager, charged with productive interaction among students, faculty, and administration, is faced regularly with complex decisions. Furthermore, the dean is challenged today with reduced resources, expanded demands from students, and increased accountability from governing bodies and constituencies. Community college deans are under great stress as they strive to meet the mission of the community college and guide the institution into the future.;Due to the complexity and multiple pressures of the position, it is important to identify the causes of stress for the deans. If ...


Arrested Emotional Development: Male College Students' Experiences With A Campus Judicial Process , Randall Blaine Ludeman Jan 2002

Arrested Emotional Development: Male College Students' Experiences With A Campus Judicial Process , Randall Blaine Ludeman

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Men are often criticized for not knowing or expressing their feelings. Consequences of this lack of emotional awareness and expression for men include loneliness, isolation, alienation, physical illness, aggression and violence. Having an awareness of and the ability to express and manage emotions has been purported to be a foundational developmental tasks for young adult males.;This inquiry focused on men's emotional experience as a part of a campus judicial process. The conceptual framework guiding this qualitative inquiry included critical postmodernism and feminist theory, which were weaved into a praxis-oriented methodology that included a dialectical process of emancipatory theory ...


Ferpa: An Investigation Of Faculty Knowledge Levels And Organization Practices At Three Land-Grant Universities, Ann Maycunich Jan 2002

Ferpa: An Investigation Of Faculty Knowledge Levels And Organization Practices At Three Land-Grant Universities, Ann Maycunich

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine faculty member understanding of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. FERPA, also known as the Buckley Amendment, protects students' rights to privacy. Data was collected from a random sample of 390 faculty members at three land-grant universities. Frequencies, percentages, and Chi-square were used to measure perceptions of faculty member knowledge levels of the law, the providers of FERPA information and means by which this information was communicated, and respondent opinions regarding who should provide them with FERPA information and how. Major findings of the study were: 1. Nearly half of responding ...