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An Analysis of Perceptions of Career Technical Education in Alabama’s Schools 

Baldwin, Darin (2011-02-07)
Career technical education in the State of Alabama has undergone significant change over the last decade (Key, 2008). There are more technology driven programs in the high wage, high skill, and high demand occupational ...

An Analysis of Sales Training Effectiveness within the Housing Market 

Robinson, John Cheney, IV (2012-05-04)
The purpose of this study was to assess the performance outcomes of a sales training program. This study is unique in a number of ways. First, it focuses on an under-studied area (sales training effectiveness). Second, ...

Are Student Veterans a Traditional, Nontraditional, or Special Population? A Study of Veterans on the Auburn University Campus 

Pattillo, Stephen (2011-08-03)
This non-experimental study used, with the Educational Testing Service’s permission, an updated 1946 Student Opinion Questionnaire (originally designed to compare WWII veterans and nonveterans) to collect data regarding ...

Army Reserve Officer Training Summer Camp: Examining the Relationship between Leader Development Activities and Leadership Evaluations 

Steele, Roshun (2019-05-01)
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between leader development activities and leadership evaluations of cadets attending U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadet Summer Training Advanced ...

Assessing Equity in Advanced Programs through an Invitational Theoretical Perspective 

Cabezas, Christy (2011-03-29)
An enrollment gap in advanced courses (Honors and Advanced Placement) for Black and economically disadvantaged students as compared to their White counterparts (College Board, 2010; Klopfenstein, 2004a; Lubienski, 2002; ...

Assessing the Effectiveness of Collaborations Between U.S.-Ghanaian Public Universities 

Essamuah-Quansah, Elizabeth Ivy (2017-04-26)
Partnerships between United States and West African universities continue to grow and have become an important part of contemporary higher education engagement. Example of these types of collaborations/partnerships is U.S. ...

Assessing the Efficacy of Analytical Definitions in Hazing Education 

Kittle, Paul (2012-11-06)
Hazing is a problem that persists on college campuses and in high schools. According to Nuwer (2011) between 1970 and 2006, there was at least one hazing-related death each year on a college campus. Hazing education and ...

Assessing the Status of Professional Learning Opportunities in U.S. Independent Schools 

Murray, John (2010-11-10)
Research has begun to create a consensus about the essential characteristics of professional learning opportunities that impact teachers’ knowledge and practices. These key characteristics include duration, teacher ...

Assessment of Freshmen Varsity Student-Athletes' Learning Style Preferences 

Perkins, Kirsten (2010-08-04)
Everyone learns, although everyone does not learn in the same manner; therefore, learning styles have become a major field of study drawing attention from a variety of researchers (Johnson, 2008; Keefe, 1987; Kolb & ...

Assistant Principals: Facilitating Factors and Barriers in Fulfilling the Role of Instructional Leader 

Duncan, Brittney (2017-07-25)
The purpose of this descriptive qualitative content analysis study was to identify not only how Alabama assistant principals define instructional leadership, but what facilitating factors and barriers they face in the role ...

Athletic Administrator, Academic Advisor, and Mentor Perceptions of Student Athlete Success 

Romine, Kasey Saucer (2020-05-08)
Student athlete support services play a vital role in student athlete success at university athletic departments across the country. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) requires that Division-I (D-I) ...

Attachment to God: Exploring its Impact on the Teaching and Learning Orientations of Christian Adult Educators 

Williams, Lakeba (2013-04-19)
Attachment to God is a missing dimension of our current understanding of Christian adult education. Joung (2011) agreed that looking at individuals religious representations (i.e. attachment-related experiences) has crucial ...

Attitudes of Elementary-Level and Secondary-Level Teachers toward Students with Disabilities 

Celik, Bekir (2014-07-24)
The purpose of the study was to explore teachers’ attitudes toward students with disabilities in the southeastern United States. Variables such as gender, age, years of experience, grade level taught, extent of contact ...

Attitudes of Teachers Towards Peer Tutoring in Technology Instruction and Integration 

Jordan, Jannie (2014-07-24)
Technology touches almost every part of our lives, our communities, our homes. Yet most schools lag far behind when it comes to integrating technology into classroom learning. Many are just beginning to explore the true ...

Attribution, Race, and Gender: The Relationship Between the Perceptions of European American Teachers and The Disproportionate Placement of African-American Males in Special Education 

Bibbs, Robbin (2012-12-06)
The purpose of this study was to examine factors which may have contributed to the disproportionate placement of African-American males in special education within a particular urban school district. The study examined ...

Auburn Alumni Study: A Secondary Analysis Of University Alumni Attitudes 

Terry, LeRodrick (2010-08-05)
The nation’s lagging economy is impacting institutions of higher education including rising operational costs, a decrease in state appropriations, sagging returns on endowments and a decrease in the amount of private support ...

Baccalaureate Nursing Student and Faculty Views of Effective Teaching 

Noll, Kelley (2017-07-22)
This study aimed to determine baccalaureate nursing student and nursing faculty views of effective teaching. Using the Teacher Behavior Checklist (TBC), a psychometrically sound tool, participants were sent an email ...

Barriers, Motivators, and Perceived Abilities Related to Completion of the Doctoral Degree 

Lovelace, Jennifer (2016-01-06)
Student retention has been a well-researched topic in higher education for decades (Austin, Cameron, Glass, Kosko, Marsh, Abdelmagid, & Burge, 2009; Ericson & Gardner, 1992; Lau, 2002; Pang, 2009; Thompson, 2007; Wetzel, ...

Benefits, Barriers, and Facilitative Factors in Implementing a Response to Instruction Program 

Barlow, Duriel (2013-11-19)
The study investigated a school district’s implementation of a Response to Instruction (RtI) Program, mandated by the state to address early intervention of academically struggling students. This study examined benefits ...

Beyond The Leader: Examining the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Coaching among Professional Coaches 

Banks, Sheniqua (2019-11-22)
Goal-focused coaching is being used to assist individuals to set and reach personal and workplace goals (Grant, 2007). Thus, organizational leaders are increasingly investing in developing employee performance and well-being. ...