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A Qualitative Study Of Four University Teaching And Learning Centers: Activities, Funding, And Evaluation Of Professional Development For Faculty, Melba L. Taylor Dec 1998

A Qualitative Study Of Four University Teaching And Learning Centers: Activities, Funding, And Evaluation Of Professional Development For Faculty, Melba L. Taylor

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate the activities, funding, accountability, and evaluation of selected teaching and learning centers relative to the professional development of faculty in four-year public institutions of higher education. Using a qualitative research design, in-depth interviews were conducted with directors of four teaching and learning centers. In accordance with the concept of purposeful sampling, the centers chosen for study were located in Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The following research questions were investigated: (1) What is the primary mission or purpose of teaching and learning centers relative to faculty development? (2) What types of activities …


The Impact Of Cocurricular Experience On Leadership Development, Deborah H. White Dec 1998

The Impact Of Cocurricular Experience On Leadership Development, Deborah H. White

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This study investigated the impact of cocurricular activities on leadership development. College graduates recognized as community leaders were selected from three communities in Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Through survey and interview techniques, the leaders were asked to reflect on high school and college experiences that led to their development as leaders. The study included a focus on differences in experiences of male and female leaders. Developmental influences such as family, mentors, global experience, and the cocurricular activities engaged in during high school and college were explored. Title IX had no impact on increased opportunities for women in this group of …


A Portrayal Of The Work Life Of Tenured African-American Female Faculty Working Within Historically White, Public Institutions Of Higher Education In Virginia, Carol A. Wilson Dec 1998

A Portrayal Of The Work Life Of Tenured African-American Female Faculty Working Within Historically White, Public Institutions Of Higher Education In Virginia, Carol A. Wilson

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The purpose of this study was to portray the experiences of African-American tenured female faculty employed within Historically White, public institutions of higher education in Virginia. This study is a portrait of the career paths, teaching experiences, institutional experiences, community and personal activities, work life, and the future of African-Americans. The study focused on personal experiences and provided a grounded recording for other African-American female faculty members employed within comparable institutions of higher education. The interviews also addressed educational preparation, mentoring, expectations, frustrations, difficulties, cultural and collegial experiences. Participants' audio taped responses were transcribed. Similarities that evolved from the discussions …


Perceptions Of The Appropriateness Of The 1998 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Education Criteria For Assessing Virginia Community Colleges, Dixon B. Joyce Dec 1998

Perceptions Of The Appropriateness Of The 1998 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Education Criteria For Assessing Virginia Community Colleges, Dixon B. Joyce

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The purposes of this study were: (a) To determine whether full-time teaching faculty and full-time administrators perceive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) 1998 Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (ECPE) to be appropriate for assessing Virginia community colleges, and (b) To determine if differences in perceptions exist regarding demographic variables among full-time teaching faculty and among full-time administrators in the use of these criteria to assess Virginia community colleges. Data were collected from a random sample of 129 full-time teaching faculty and 57 full-time administrators using the seven categories and 18 items of the 1998 ECPE. Demographic factors included …


A Study Of Faculty Development At Fourteen Community Colleges In The Tennessee Board Of Regents System, James C. Lefler Dec 1998

A Study Of Faculty Development At Fourteen Community Colleges In The Tennessee Board Of Regents System, James C. Lefler

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The purpose of this study was to determine the status of and need for faculty development in the 14 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents System. The study examined the status of faculty development, importance of scholarship, perceived needs, preferred faculty development topics, and methods of instruction. A review of demographic characteristics was conducted to develop a profile of TBR community college faculty and to assess the relationship between these demographic variables and the need for and selection of faculty development topics. Data collection was conducted using the Faculty Development Questionnaire . A selective random sample was drawn …


The Express: October 7, 1998, Taylor University Fort Wayne Oct 1998

The Express: October 7, 1998, Taylor University Fort Wayne

1998-1999 (Volume 3)

Yost takes TUFW by the hand — New policy puts teeth in the mouth of Covenant — Resignation of Moore not connected to accusations of Frost — Ciara’s Slingshot— Express Index — Where have all the tomboys gone? — Commitment to Covenant important to Taylor community life — Take control of your education: It’s costly! — Corrections — On the road… — in & out — Quayle visiting Fort Wayne — Burkett gives financial advice to TUFW students — True Reviews — Students go clubbing — Mr. Player winds Mr. TUFW title — Volleyball team surprises Haddix — Falcons get …


Practitioners' News - Fall 1998/Winter 1999, Volume 26, Number 1, Nova Southeastern University Oct 1998

Practitioners' News - Fall 1998/Winter 1999, Volume 26, Number 1, Nova Southeastern University

Practitioners' News

No abstract provided.


Volume 12, Number 01, Don Forrester Editor Oct 1998

Volume 12, Number 01, Don Forrester Editor

Reaching Through Teaching

Full text of Volume 12, Number 01 of Reaching Through Teaching.


Volume 1, No. 4 (Fall 1998), Office Of University Advancement, Bryant University Oct 1998

Volume 1, No. 4 (Fall 1998), Office Of University Advancement, Bryant University

Bryant Business

No abstract provided.


The Alumni Network, August 1998 (Vol. Xiv No. 2), Nova Southeastern University Aug 1998

The Alumni Network, August 1998 (Vol. Xiv No. 2), Nova Southeastern University

Alumni Network Newsletter

No abstract provided.


1998 Commencement - The School Of Business And Entrepreneurship, Nova Southeastern University Jul 1998

1998 Commencement - The School Of Business And Entrepreneurship, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


1998 Commencement - College Of Allied Health Physical Therapy And Public Health Programs, Nova Southeastern University Jul 1998

1998 Commencement - College Of Allied Health Physical Therapy And Public Health Programs, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni And Friends (Summer 1998), Taylor University Jul 1998

Taylor: A Magazine For Taylor University Alumni And Friends (Summer 1998), Taylor University

The Taylor Magazine (1963-Present)

The Summer 1998 edition of Taylor Magazine, published by Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.


1998 Graduate Commencement, Nova Southeastern University Jun 1998

1998 Graduate Commencement, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


1998 Commencement - Graduate Programs, Nova Southeastern University Jun 1998

1998 Commencement - Graduate Programs, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Where The Dreams Cross: Community Colleges With A Purpose, Howard London Jun 1998

Where The Dreams Cross: Community Colleges With A Purpose, Howard London

Bridgewater Review

No abstract provided.


1998 Suffolk University Graduate Hooding Ceremony, College Of Arts & Sciences, Suffolk University May 1998

1998 Suffolk University Graduate Hooding Ceremony, College Of Arts & Sciences, Suffolk University

Suffolk University Commencements

No abstract provided.


1998 Suffolk University Commencement Program, College Of Arts & Sciences And Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University May 1998

1998 Suffolk University Commencement Program, College Of Arts & Sciences And Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University

Suffolk University Commencements

No abstract provided.


1998 Suffolk University Commencement Program, Law School, Suffolk University May 1998

1998 Suffolk University Commencement Program, Law School, Suffolk University

Suffolk University Commencements

No abstract provided.


1998 Suffolk University Summa Ceremony Program, Suffolk University May 1998

1998 Suffolk University Summa Ceremony Program, Suffolk University

Suffolk University Commencements

No abstract provided.


1998 Commencement -College Of Osteopathic Medicine, College Of Pharmacy, College Of Optometry ,College Of Allied Health , College Of Medical Sciences And College Of Dental Medicine, Nova Southeastern University May 1998

1998 Commencement -College Of Osteopathic Medicine, College Of Pharmacy, College Of Optometry ,College Of Allied Health , College Of Medical Sciences And College Of Dental Medicine, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


1998 Commencement - Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University May 1998

1998 Commencement - Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 16, 1998. May 1998

Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 16, 1998.

Bryant University Commencements

Bryant University Undergraduate Commencement Exercises Program, May 16, 1998.


Archway Commencement Issue, May 1998 May 1998

Archway Commencement Issue, May 1998

Archway (1946-2020)

1998 Archway Commencement Issue


Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 15, 1998 May 1998

Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 15, 1998

Bryant University Commencements

Graduate School Commencement Exercises Program, May 15, 1998.


1998 Commencement - Undergraduate Programs, Nova Southeastern University May 1998

1998 Commencement - Undergraduate Programs, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Volume 11, Number 02, Lana Wachniak Editor May 1998

Volume 11, Number 02, Lana Wachniak Editor

Reaching Through Teaching

Full text of Volume 11, Number 02 of Reaching Through Teaching.


Practitioners' News - Spring 1998, Volume 25, Number 3, Nova Southeastern University Apr 1998

Practitioners' News - Spring 1998, Volume 25, Number 3, Nova Southeastern University

Practitioners' News

No abstract provided.


The Alumni Network, February 1998 (Vol. Xiv No. 1), Nova Southeastern University Feb 1998

The Alumni Network, February 1998 (Vol. Xiv No. 1), Nova Southeastern University

Alumni Network Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Enhanced Academic Connections -- Deweyan Waste, Ecological Pipelines, And Intellectual Vitality, Michael C. Johanek, Donald M. Stewart Jan 1998

Enhanced Academic Connections -- Deweyan Waste, Ecological Pipelines, And Intellectual Vitality, Michael C. Johanek, Donald M. Stewart

Michael C Johanek

No abstract provided.