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Identifying Influential Factors Of Student-Athlete’S Selection Process Among Ncaa Division Ii Baseball Players, Matt O'Brien May 2016

Identifying Influential Factors Of Student-Athlete’S Selection Process Among Ncaa Division Ii Baseball Players, Matt O'Brien

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The Coaching Principal: Building Teacher Capacity Through The Texas Teacher Evaluation And Support System (T-Tess), Nathan R. Templeton, Kent Willis, Lavelle Hendricks Apr 2016

The Coaching Principal: Building Teacher Capacity Through The Texas Teacher Evaluation And Support System (T-Tess), Nathan R. Templeton, Kent Willis, Lavelle Hendricks

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In response to mandates from the United State Department of Education, Texas revamped its educator evaluation systems to better support teacher professional growth. This best practice research informs practitioners of strategies to build teacher capacity through the leadership coaching attributes necessary for effective implementation of the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS).

Citation: Templeton, N., Willis, K., & Hendricks, L. (2016). The Coaching Principal: Building Teacher Capacity Through the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS). International Journal of Organizational Innovation, 8(4).


Decoding The Persistence And Engagement Patterns Of Doctoral Students Who Finish, Barbara Holmes, Leo T. Mcauley Brown, Dejuanna M. Parker, Jacqueline Mann, Ericka L. Woods, Jamel A. Gibson, Terri L. Best, Vanessa Diggs, China Wilson, Douglas Hall Mar 2016

Decoding The Persistence And Engagement Patterns Of Doctoral Students Who Finish, Barbara Holmes, Leo T. Mcauley Brown, Dejuanna M. Parker, Jacqueline Mann, Ericka L. Woods, Jamel A. Gibson, Terri L. Best, Vanessa Diggs, China Wilson, Douglas Hall

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Doctoral attrition rates are alarmingly high, causing concern to university leaders and students alike. These constituents seek solutions to address the troubling phenomenon of doctoral students dropping out of their programs of study. This article discusses persistence patterns of doctoral students who finish. The authors matriculated in a hybrid Ph.D. cohort program consisting of a residency requirement, coupled with online coursework. Cohort engagement, collaboration, vertical teaming, academic productivity, and networking are among the strategies discussed as effective in persistence to program completion.


A Principal Leadership Framework For Enhancing Teacher Practice Through Coaching With Emotional Intelligence, Nate R. Templeton, Richard Hammett, Gary Low, Melissa Arrambide, Kent Willis Jan 2016

A Principal Leadership Framework For Enhancing Teacher Practice Through Coaching With Emotional Intelligence, Nate R. Templeton, Richard Hammett, Gary Low, Melissa Arrambide, Kent Willis

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Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has mandated school principals begin appraising teachers the new Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS). Central to this new instrument is the necessity for principals and other appraisers to improve professional practice through the reciprocal interaction, open dialogue, and continuous learning inherent to coaching. While the T-TESS rubric provides a structured process for the TEA’s vision of what coaching should look like, that vision lacks the inclusion of the soft skills we know are needed for effective success coaching and healthy school environments. In this article, we fill ...


Strategic Onboarding Of Online Doctoral Students: Creating A Pathway To Academic Persistence, Barbara Holmes, Kent Willis, Ericka Woods Jan 2016

Strategic Onboarding Of Online Doctoral Students: Creating A Pathway To Academic Persistence, Barbara Holmes, Kent Willis, Ericka Woods

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An onboarding strategy can help online universities improve new doctoral student productivity, engagement, and retention. A prescribed plan is vital to ensure the onboarding process is aligned, and clear designed support is provided for students. Recent literature justifies strategic onboarding includes acquiring the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviors to become successful members of an organization (Beaver and Erdogan, 2011). Similarly, doctoral students may benefit from clearly designed rules, protocols, and practices exclusive to the online doctoral experience. This study presents the process of strategic onboarding strategies for that will provide a smart start for online doctoral students.

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