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Academic Programs, Support and Services for International Graduate Students 

Ferreira dos Reis, Gislene (2021-08-04)  ETD File Embargoed
This study investigates whether international students enrolled in a graduate program at Southeastern University, knew, used, and were satisfied with the Academic Programs, Support, and Campus Services offered by this ...

Academic Reading Attitudes and Performance as a Function of Gender 

Cook, Robert (2012-12-04)
Childhood reading levels are important predictors of later childhood academic success. A child’s reading ability and reading attitude is a strong indicator of future academic success and lifelong reading (Kush & Watkins, ...

Achievement Goal Orientations and Resource Management Strategies of Adult and Traditional Learners 

Lin, Xi (2017-07-07)
This study examined the achievement goal orientations and resource management strategies of adult and traditional learners. Based on Elliot and McGregor’s (2001) achievement goal theoretical framework and Pintrinch and ...

Adapting to Academic Life: Junior Pharmacy Practice Faculty’s Preparation for Academia and Their Intent to Leave 

Staton, April Greene (2017-04-12)
Pharmacy education has experienced significant changes in the last 20 years. The Doctor of Pharmacy degree became the sole professional degree requiring the addition of a large number of practice faculty. In addition, ...

Administrator Job Satisfaction in Higher Education 

Howard Baldwin, Tonia (2009-12-15)
The purpose of the study was to investigate the job satisfaction of men and women administrators in higher education in four-year public institutions in Alabama. In addition, the study examined whether there was a ...

Administrators' Perceptions of the Impact of No Child Left Behind Compliance on High Poverty, Rural School Systems 

Ashmon, Rosa (2010-08-04)
Since the publication of a Nation at Risk in 1983, public schools have been through many waves of reform claiming that the enhancement of educational quality provided for all students in public schools was the major goal. ...

Adolescent artistic caricatures and the sharing of art 

Henley, John (2016-05-05)
The assumptions and stereotypes that form the basis of adolescent social groups include caricatures of artists and artistic peers. This exploratory qualitative study is a bricolage in educational psychology with elements ...

Adult Learners in Higher Education: An Examination of Academic, Social and Environmental Needs as Perceived by Adult Learners and Faculty. 

Roberson, Reginald (2017-11-27)
In recent years, colleges and universities have witnessed an increase in the number of adult learners entering higher education (Hardin, 2008; Osgood-Treston, 2001). The growth in adult students attending college encourages ...

The Advising Behaviors Checklist: A Study of the Preferred Qualities and Behaviors of Academic Advisors 

Williamson, Jake (2014-05-01)
The purpose of this study was to determine what qualities/behaviors undergraduate students value in their academic advisors versus those qualities/behaviors valued by academic advisors. More specifically, this is a study ...

African American Teacher Leaders: Selection, Supports, Barriers 

Greenwood, Jacquelynne (2011-12-02)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences, if any, existed in the selection, supports and barriers to teacher leadership between African American and Caucasian teacher leaders based on the perceptions ...

Alabama Community College Students: An Examination of the Association Between the Barriers to Graduation and the Motivating Factors 

Kyser, Tracy (2015-12-14)
This study identified motivating factors that address specific barriers to success for students attending Alabama community colleges. The motivating factors identified in the research included academic support/tutoring ...

Alabama Funeral Service Licensee’s Perspectives of Funeral Service Education in Alabama as Related to Preparation for Professional Practice 

Ennis, Jzyk S. (2015-11-17)
The primary purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions that Alabama funeral service licensees had towards their academic preparation for entry-level funeral service careers in a professional field that was changing. ...

Alabama School Board Presidents’ Perceptions of Community Engagement 

Starnes, Tammy (2010-05-03)
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of Alabama School Board Presidents about community engagement in school board decision making. An exploratory research design was used and data were collected by ...

Alabama Superintendents’ Perceptions of Staying or Leaving the Position 

Pruitt, Kimberly Washington (2020-07-30)
The purpose of this study is to determine reasons superintendents choose to stay or leave the superintendency. By analyzing reasons why superintendents stay or leave, the data collected may provide further insight on ...

Alabama Workforce Development – Evaluating the Efficiency of the Alabama Local Workforce Investment Board Structure 

Ulmer, Matthew (2016-05-05)
This study provided an assessment of the Alabama Workforce Investment Board structure by surveying board members of each of Alabama’s three local workforce investment boards. The survey instrument was inspired by a similarly ...

An Analysis of a High School Dropout Reduction Program: Student and Teacher perception of its Effectiveness 

Hampton, Jenise (2012-07-27)
This study examined the effects of a mentoring program devloped for at-risk students.

An Analysis of Alabama School Systems' Policy on Student Bullying 

Townsend, Carolyn (2013-11-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine the present status of bullying policies in Alabama and to compare local educational agency’s ( LEA’s) policies with state and national guidelines. A secondary purpose was to ...

Analysis of Expenditure Patterns in Higher Education Institutions and Student Graduation and Retention Rates 

Abouzeida, Essam (2014-07-02)
Within a challenging environment of financial hardships and budget cuts, higher education institutions have been struggling to maintain the balance between quality and productivity using the available resources while ...

An Analysis of Factors that May Influence Student Satisfaction in Computer Programming Courses at an Online Midwestern University 

Patton, Belinda (2020-08-04)
The rise in demand for computer programming jobs has created a significant need for computer programming training. Online learning can be an effective tool for meeting the needs of these job demands. The challenge for ...

An Analysis of Grade Distribution at a University in Southern Alabama Across Fields in Human and Health Services 

Tabb, Ava (2020-12-01)
This study analyzed grade distributions of academic disciplines of Human Services, Social Work, and Nursing at a university in Southern Alabama during the 2019- 2020 academic year. Grade distributions were compared to ...