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Student Performance In A Quantitative Methods Course Under Online And Face-To-Face Delivery, P. Verhoeven, V. Wakeling 2010 Kennesaw State University

Student Performance In A Quantitative Methods Course Under Online And Face-To-Face Delivery, P. Verhoeven, V. Wakeling

Penelope R Verhoeven

In a study conducted at a large public university, the authors assessed, for an upper-division quantitative methods business core course, the impact of delivery method (online versus face-to-face) on the success rate (percentage of enrolled students earning a grade of A, B, or C in the course). The success rate of the 161 online students was 55.3%, significantly lower (p = .000) than that (72.6%) of the 212 face-to-face students. Both students with a strong (A or B) grade in the lower-division statistics prerequisite and students with a weak (C or D) grade in the prerequisite had a significantly ...


Application Of And Responses To The Responsibility To Protect Norm At The Regional And Subregional Levels In Africa: Lessons For Implementation, Emmanuel Aning, Samuel Atuobi 2010 Kennesaw State University

Application Of And Responses To The Responsibility To Protect Norm At The Regional And Subregional Levels In Africa: Lessons For Implementation, Emmanuel Aning, Samuel Atuobi

Emmanuel Kwesi Aning

This paper contributes to discussion on moving the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm from concept to action by exploring how such shifts can be made from regional and subregional perspectives. We argue that recent events in Africa and the responses and actions of its major multilateral actor, the African Union (AU), and one of its regional economic communities, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), indicate the urgent the need for regional and subregional actors to lead in the implementation of this norm due to chronic instability that threatens populations in the African region. We further argue that implementing ...


The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking 2010 Huron University College, Canada

The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


Jumping On And Off The Runaway Train Of Success: Stress And Committed Intensity In An Academic Life, Carolyn Ellis 2010 University of South Florida

Jumping On And Off The Runaway Train Of Success: Stress And Committed Intensity In An Academic Life, Carolyn Ellis

Carolyn Ellis

This story describes a seasoned professor's attempts to take stock of her academic life. The main voice is that of the professor as she lives, works, and considers what she cares about. The cacophony of other sounds comes from the questioning voices inside her head, blended with the imagined voices of her dogs Zen and Buddha, and the real voices of colleagues and her partner, Art. The author examines the ups and downs of her academic life and how stress, interruption, caring, and committed intensity play out. She provides her story as a mindful revision of how she wants ...


Journalism, Advocacy, And The Social Construction Of Consensus, Lisa Wade 2010 Occidental College

Journalism, Advocacy, And The Social Construction Of Consensus, Lisa Wade

Lisa Wade

No abstract provided.


Pricing Nature, Edward Barbier 2010 University of Wyoming

Pricing Nature, Edward Barbier

Edward B Barbier

No abstract provided.


The Public Health Implications Of Consumers' Environmental Concern And Their Willingness To Pay For An Eco‐Friendly Product, Marla Royne, Marian Levy, Jennifer Martinez Hutchins 2010 University of Memphis

The Public Health Implications Of Consumers' Environmental Concern And Their Willingness To Pay For An Eco‐Friendly Product, Marla Royne, Marian Levy, Jennifer Martinez Hutchins

Jennifer Hutchins

Environmental concern has been an important topic for more than 40 years and has recently become even more critical with today’s concerns about creating a sustainable and healthy environment. This research examines factors affecting an individual’s willingness to pay more for an environmentally friendly product. Our results show that willingness to pay more differs across demographic groups. We also find that individuals who rate concern for waste as highly important are willing to spend more money on an eco-friendly product. Consequently, our findings provide insight into the development of appropriate educational strategies for different consumer groups to encourage ...


On The Road To Abilene: Time To Manage Agreement About Mba Curricular Relevance., Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff 2010 DePaul University

On The Road To Abilene: Time To Manage Agreement About Mba Curricular Relevance., Robert Rubin, Erich Dierdorff

Erich C. Dierdorff

Substantial evidence demonstrates that sound management practice is critical to creating effective organizations. Despite this fact, recent research suggests that courses designed to inculcate human capital competencies are wholly underrepresented in MBA curricula. Scholars have attributed culpability in various directions, collectively suggesting a broad devaluing of management education from one or more stakeholders including recruiters, business school policy makers, faculty, and students. In this essay, we bring forth evidence which reveals considerable agreement across stakeholder groups regarding the importance of emphasizing human capital competencies in MBA curricula. That is, contrary to conventional notions, business school stakeholders largely agree with practicing ...


Capitalizing On Nature: Ecosystems As Natural Assets, Edward Barbier 2010 University of Wyoming

Capitalizing On Nature: Ecosystems As Natural Assets, Edward Barbier

Edward B Barbier

No abstract provided.


Consenso De Washington Vs. Economia Social De Mercado, Marcus Marktanner, Joerg Winterberg 2010 Kennesaw State University

Consenso De Washington Vs. Economia Social De Mercado, Marcus Marktanner, Joerg Winterberg

Marcus Marktanner

No abstract provided.


Engaging The Digitally Engaged Student: Comparing Technology Mediated Communication Use And Effects On Student Learning, Scott D'Urso, C. Scott 2010 Marquette University

Engaging The Digitally Engaged Student: Comparing Technology Mediated Communication Use And Effects On Student Learning, Scott D'Urso, C. Scott

Scott D'Urso

No abstract provided.


Exploited Vulnerability: Legal And Psychological Perspectives On Child Sex Trafficking Victims, Joan Reid, Shayne Jones 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Exploited Vulnerability: Legal And Psychological Perspectives On Child Sex Trafficking Victims, Joan Reid, Shayne Jones

Joan A Reid, Ph.D.

While the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 and subsequent reauthorizations defined all minors under the age of 18 involved in commercial sex acts as victims, state and local systems continue to classify prostituted minors who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents as offenders. A review of the historical, neurological, and developmental vulnerabilities typical of child sex trafficking victims reveals serious doubts regarding their ability to control their choices or escape from a trafficker. The uniform shielding of all child victims of sex trafficking, whether international or domestic, from legal culpability for the criminal conduct of traffickers ...


Relational Bonding Under The Sukkah And In Oral History Pre-Interviews, Carolyn Ellis, Tori Lockler, Ellen Klein 2010 University of South Florida

Relational Bonding Under The Sukkah And In Oral History Pre-Interviews, Carolyn Ellis, Tori Lockler, Ellen Klein

Carolyn Ellis

Oral History is part of the Understanding Qualitative Research series, which is designed to provide researchers with authoritative guides to understanding, presenting, and critiquing analyses and associated inferences. There are three subareas in this series: Quantitative Research, Measurement, and Qualitative Research. This volume fits in the Qualitative Research group and addresses issues surrounding oral history - how to both fully and succinctly report and present this material, as well as the challenges of evaluating it.


Maitland’S ‘Mesa’ Reassessed: A Late Prehistoric Cemetery In The Eastern Badia, Jordan, Yorke Rowan, Gary Rollefson, Morag Kersel 2010 University of Chicago

Maitland’S ‘Mesa’ Reassessed: A Late Prehistoric Cemetery In The Eastern Badia, Jordan, Yorke Rowan, Gary Rollefson, Morag Kersel

Morag M. Kersel

No abstract provided.


Sociology, John Macionis, Linda Gerber 2010 Kenyon College

Sociology, John Macionis, Linda Gerber

John Macionis

No abstract provided.


La Cultura Hispana En Estados Unidos: Grandes Promesas Incipientes, George Yudice 2010 University of Miami

La Cultura Hispana En Estados Unidos: Grandes Promesas Incipientes, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


An Exploratory Model Of Girl’S Vulnerability To Commercial Sexual Exploitation In Prostitution, Joan Reid 2010 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

An Exploratory Model Of Girl’S Vulnerability To Commercial Sexual Exploitation In Prostitution, Joan Reid

Joan A Reid, Ph.D.

Due to inaccessibility of child victims of commercial sexual exploitation, the majority of emergent research on the problem lacks theoretical framing or sufficient data for quantitative analysis. Drawing from Agnew’s general strain theory, this study utilized structural equation modeling to explore: whether caregiver strain is linked to child maltreatment, if experiencing maltreatment is associated with risk-inflating behaviors or sexual denigration of self/others, and if these behavioral and psychosocial dysfunctions are related to vulnerability to commercial sexual exploitation. The proposed model was tested with data from 174 predominately African American women, 12% of whom indicated involvement in prostitution while ...


Impact Of A Psychoeducational Program On Three Types Of Caregiver Burden Among Spouses, Marie Savundranayagam, R. Montgomery, K. Kosloski, T. Little 2010 Western University

Impact Of A Psychoeducational Program On Three Types Of Caregiver Burden Among Spouses, Marie Savundranayagam, R. Montgomery, K. Kosloski, T. Little

Marie Y Savundranayagam

Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which a psychoeducational intervention called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” (PTC) influences burden of spouse caregivers. Specifically, this study examined whether spouse caregivers who attended PTC exhibited reductions in stress burden, relationship burden, and objective burden compared to a comparison group.

Design and Methods The 6 week intervention used a self-efficacy framework to train caregivers to focus on self-care, communicate effectively, and manage emotions. This quasi-experimental study included 115 participants from the PTC group and 95 participants from a comparison group. Assessments were completed before and after the ...


Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation, Richard Mora 2010 Occidental College

Conflict Resolution/Peer Mediation, Richard Mora

Richard Mora

No abstract provided.


The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew 2010 Selected Works

The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


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