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Improving The Gsu Academic Calendar, Lorne Wolfe Dec 2006

Improving The Gsu Academic Calendar, Lorne Wolfe

Faculty Senate Index

No abstract provided.


Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 15, 2006, Wmu Board Of Trustees Dec 2006

Wmu Board Of Trustees Formal Session December 15, 2006, Wmu Board Of Trustees

WMU Board of Trustees Meetings

Minutes of the WMU Board of Trustees meeting include appendices:

  • Resolution re Presidential Search
  • Sale of Property
  • Reassignment of Assumption of Lease
  • Lease Agreement between WMU and WMU Foundation re Building 126
  • Ratification of AFSCME Contract
  • Consent Items (6-11)
  • Grant Report
  • Revised Research Misconduct Policy
  • Gift Report
  • Revised Annuity and Life Income Funds Investment Report
  • Personnel Report
  • Board Meeting Dates for 2007


The Relationship Between Work Motivation And Leadership Practices Among Graduates Of A Master's Degree Program, Marjorie Dowd Dec 2006

The Relationship Between Work Motivation And Leadership Practices Among Graduates Of A Master's Degree Program, Marjorie Dowd

All Dissertations

This study examined the relationship between work motivation and leadership practices among graduates of a master's degree program in education administration and supervision. The study was conducted in an effort to produce information relevant to the human resources practices of secondary school administrators and to identify potential professional development topics for school districts and college training programs. Data were collected through a quantitative research methodology. First, the study sought to determine each participant's work motivation as measured by the Work Motivation Inventory and differences among participant scores on that inventory. Secondly, the study sought to determine each participant ...


Chapman Religion Professor To Appear On Nationally Televised Documentaries, Chapman University Media Relations Dec 2006

Chapman Religion Professor To Appear On Nationally Televised Documentaries, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


Buy-A-Book Form Letter, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2006

Buy-A-Book Form Letter, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Form letter used to award Buy-a-Book scholarships.


Report To The Provost From The Task Force To Review Dialogues On Diversity, Task Force To Review Dialogues On Diversity, Iowa State University Dec 2006

Report To The Provost From The Task Force To Review Dialogues On Diversity, Task Force To Review Dialogues On Diversity, Iowa State University

Office of the Provost Reports

One of the action items arising from the work of the Campus Climate Implementation Team and the President’s Advisory Committee on Diversity was a request from the President to the Provost to review the Dialogues on Diversity course. The Provost instructed this Task Force to review the current Dialogues on Diversity course to determine how it should be continued for optimal impact and to determine whether it is appropriate to add a “Dialogues—Part 2” to the curriculum. The Provost’s charge to the Task Force also asked for recommendations that include details on the following components of the ...


The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 7, 2006, Marshall University Faculty Senate Dec 2006

The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 7, 2006, Marshall University Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


The Technical College Image In South Carolina, Charles Mclafferty Dec 2006

The Technical College Image In South Carolina, Charles Mclafferty

All Dissertations

ABSTRACT


This dissertation seeks to understand the perceptions of key constituencies (legis¬lators, private and public college and university presidents, and technical college presidents) about technical colleges in South Carolina. It explores the impact of technical colleges in the state and the difficulties that technical colleges face in achieving that impact and adapting to future needs.
Survey instruments were distributed to these key constituencies. Data were reduced via factor analysis, and MANOVA procedures were used to analyze differences among constituencies on the factor scores. Open-ended questions and interviews with select participants illuminated, expanded, and validated the quantitative findings.
There were ...


2006-12-07, Morehead State University. Board Of Regents. Dec 2006

2006-12-07, Morehead State University. Board Of Regents.

Morehead State Board of Regents Agenda Books and Meeting Minutes

No abstract provided.


Senate Meeting, December 6, 2006, Academic Senate Dec 2006

Senate Meeting, December 6, 2006, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2006

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding Astra class scheduling software, retreat and budget.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2006

Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Agenda for December 5, 2006 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Dec 2006

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding enrollment targets.


Supervision And Evaluation Of Probationary Teachers: Policies And Practices In Class Ii And Class Iii Nebraska School Districts, Robert W. Michl Dec 2006

Supervision And Evaluation Of Probationary Teachers: Policies And Practices In Class Ii And Class Iii Nebraska School Districts, Robert W. Michl

Educational Administration: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research

The purpose of this study was to identify policies and practices used to supervise and evaluate probationary teachers in Class II and Class III Nebraska school districts. A secondary purpose was to identify differences existing between policies and practices applicable to tenured and probationary teachers.

Two samples were studied. The sample of the survey instrument study was 48 randomly selected principals who supervised and evaluated certificated employees of Class II and Class III school districts in Nebraska during the Spring Semester, 2006.

The sample of the policy study was a set of 49 randomly selected Class II and Class III ...


Financial Aid As A Predictor Of Retention At A Two-Year College, Cheryl Davids Dec 2006

Financial Aid As A Predictor Of Retention At A Two-Year College, Cheryl Davids

All Dissertations

The primary purpose of this study was to determine the likelihood that the type of financial assistance a student receives is a predictor of retention at a two-year college. The institution utilized in the study is a mid-size, public, two-year college in South Carolina. The effects of five distinct types of financial assistance on retention were investigated. The types of financial assistance include Federal Pell Grant, Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship, South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) Tuition Assistance, a combination of South Carolina Education Lottery Tuition Assistance and Federal Pell Grant, and a combination of Legislative Incentive for ...


Muth Reading Center Selected As Oc Marathon Charity, Chapman University Media Relations Dec 2006

Muth Reading Center Selected As Oc Marathon Charity, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


First Of Three Immigration Debates Features Experts On Dec. 14, Chapman University Media Relations Dec 2006

First Of Three Immigration Debates Features Experts On Dec. 14, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


Buy-A-Book Scholarship Broadside, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2006

Buy-A-Book Scholarship Broadside, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Broadside advertising Buy-a-Book Scholarships.


Factors Which Impact The Conduct Of Fifth Grade African-American Males, Derricka Bashetta Thomas Dec 2006

Factors Which Impact The Conduct Of Fifth Grade African-American Males, Derricka Bashetta Thomas

Dissertations

This study examines the factors that impact the conduct of fifth grade African- American male students who participated in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten (ECLS-K). The participants in this study are located throughout the United States of America. These students attend private and public schools. The data for this study were provided by the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES), a division of the U.S. Department of Education. The researcher utilized ECLS-K’s Public Use Data File and Electronic Codebook to create an SPSS syntax file in order to measure the factors that impact the conduct of fifth grade ...


Crossing The Bridge From Eighth To Tenth Grade: Can Ninth Grade Schools Make It Better?, Eddie James Peasant Ii Dec 2006

Crossing The Bridge From Eighth To Tenth Grade: Can Ninth Grade Schools Make It Better?, Eddie James Peasant Ii

Dissertations

Ninth grade is a complicated time period in the school years of young adolescents, They face many social, emotional, physical, and academic issues during the transition from eighth grade to the freshman year. In some cases, these problems in ninth grade lead to increased dropout rate. This matter is addressed in the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). School districts across the country are establishing programs to deal with this dilemma of students transitioning from the middle grades to high school. One such program is the ninth grade school or academy. The general purpose of this study was to investigate ...


An Examination Of Perception Toward Merit Pay In A Southern School District, Carol Lynn White Payne Dec 2006

An Examination Of Perception Toward Merit Pay In A Southern School District, Carol Lynn White Payne

Dissertations

The use of merit pay systems has been a part of educational history for one hundred years. States across the country have utilized different forms o f merit pay systems to increase student achievement. Career ladder merit pay systems may base teacher salary on the attainment of additional degrees, additional responsibilities and an increase in student achievement. School-based performance awards may reward all staff members of a school based on achievement of goals set by the school board. Individual teacher financial awards may be based on administrative evaluations, student achievement, attainment of additional degrees, and participation in professional development sessions ...


The Effect Of Teacher Support On Students From Divorced Families, Jamie Kraemer Anderson Dec 2006

The Effect Of Teacher Support On Students From Divorced Families, Jamie Kraemer Anderson

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Statistics reveal divorce as a pervasive and real aspect of modern American society. As a result of the steady divorce rates, the implications for the classroom are far-reaching. While educators cannot resolve the challenge of divorce for students within a given classroom, a concerted effort to assist and understand the educator’s role and influence will better equip teacher’s to best meet the interests of their students. This research project addresses the potential effect of divorce on students. In order for teachers to best serve in a supportive role for their students experiencing the social, emotional, and academic impact ...


Buy-A-Book Press Release, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2006

Buy-A-Book Press Release, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Press release announcing winners of Buy-a-Book scholarships in 2006.


Instructional Leadership And Academic Performance In Tennessee High Schools, Denise Minton Johnson Dec 2006

Instructional Leadership And Academic Performance In Tennessee High Schools, Denise Minton Johnson

Doctoral Dissertations

During this era of high academic accountability, principals are expected to be learning leaders and to orchestrate their schools' academic improvement. Despite these high expectations, few studies have linked principal instructional leadership behavior with student academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to determine if differences in instructional leadership behavior existed between principals of high-achieving, high-performing, low-achieving, and low-performing schools.

The population of this study was public high school principals in Tennessee. Two hundred seventy-six (276) principals whose schools' State of Tennessee Report Cards contained three years of academic achievement and academic performance data were surveyed using the Principal ...


Secondary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Value And Impact Of High-Stakes Tests On Content And Mode Of Instruction, Clifford Davis Jr. Dec 2006

Secondary School Principals' Perceptions Of The Value And Impact Of High-Stakes Tests On Content And Mode Of Instruction, Clifford Davis Jr.

Doctoral Dissertations

Critics of government policies that expand the use of high-stakes tests in public schools claim that these tests have a negative impact on student learning. At the building level, these policies have resulted in a great deal of pressure for educators to raise student performance on these tests.

The purpose of this study was to explore secondary school principals' perceptions of the value and impact of state-mandated tests on content and mode of instruction. The entire population of 541 middle and high school principals from public schools in Tennessee was selected to participate in this study.

Secondary school principals reported ...


Variations In Dropout Rates Across Virginia, Joshua K. Bowser Dec 2006

Variations In Dropout Rates Across Virginia, Joshua K. Bowser

Undergraduate Theses and Capstone Projects

Using Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression analysis, this study attempts to capture variation in dropout rates across Virginia counties and cities. With the respective dropout rates as the dependent variable, seven independent variables are used accordingly in order to provide as much explanatory power as possible. At the 10 percent significance level, four of seven variables are statistically significant with an adjusted R2 of .374. Important policy implications can be derived from the model and its statistically significant variables. The model finds that the percentage of blacks in the population, university access, the unemployment rate and single female-headed households to ...


The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, November 30, 2006, Marshall University Faculty Senate Nov 2006

The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, November 30, 2006, Marshall University Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Meeting Summary, November 29, 2006, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Nov 2006

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Meeting Summary, November 29, 2006, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Meeting Summary, November 29, 2006.


Chapman Student Wins $25,000 Ktla Broadcast Audition, Chapman University Media Relations Nov 2006

Chapman Student Wins $25,000 Ktla Broadcast Audition, Chapman University Media Relations

Chapman Press Releases 2003-2011

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2006

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss resignation of SGA president Robert Watkins, elections, banquet, buy-a-book program, Keen Hall renovations, budget and legislation.