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Cheerleaders, jocks, nerds and "the man" : popular representations of schooling in modern television
In recent years, the availability of media has increased and adolescents are engaged with some type of media for most of the day. However, television remains one of the most popular mediums in America, despite increases ...
Teacher-student rapport in the secondary instrumental music ensemble : educational psychology and teacher disposition standards
Contributor:Adams, Sebastian Phillip
Critical topics of teaching music continue to undergo philosophical evolution as unique concepts and perspectives are introduced by a variety of experts both in and out of the field. One concern among many is the role of ...
Implications of online social network sites on the personal and professional learning of educational leaders
The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which five educational leaders make use of online social network sites (SNSs) for their personal and professional learning. Specifically, I focus on how participants use ...
Marriage and family therapists' gerontological knowledge
Contributor:Lawrence, Jennifer E.
The demographics of the United States indicate a growing number of individuals 65 years old and older. These aging generations have similar as well as different behavioral health issues as compared to younger generations. ...
Messaging and national park visitor attitudes
Contributor:Taff, Brendan Derrick
National Park Service annual visitation is approaching 300 million, and managers must balance internal stress, such as visitor use, and external stress, such as noise from aircraft overflights, while protecting resource ...
Hochbegabte kinder - das unterdrückte genie -- was treibt Hans Giebenrath unter das rad? : eine neuere perspektive zu Herman Hesses Unterm Rad, in bezug auf die idee ,das lernen als strafe'
The current discussion on Hermann Hesse's 1906 book, Unterm Rad, leaves many open-ended questions. Because the storyline so closely follows Hermann Hesse's personal biography, it obfuscates his authorial intentions and ...
Perceptions of organizational culture of a multi-campus community college district : mixed methods in concert
Contributor:Kuster Dale, Kimberly
This concurrent, mixed-methods case study analyzed perceptions of current and preferred organizational culture within a rural, multi-campus community college district. This phenomenon was examined by analyzing and comparing ...
Female graduate students in Atmospheric Science explain what supports and challenges their persistence
Contributor:Trott, Carlie D.
Women are underrepresented in Atmospheric Science (ATS) higher education, particularly at the doctoral level (NSF, 2012c). The present study explored how female ATS graduate students explain their persistence in the field, ...
Review of Lean Construction conference proceedings and relationship to the Toyota Production System framework
Contributor:Jacobs, Gideon Francois
The objective of this study was to align the International Group of Lean Construction (IGLC) conference proceedings against the Toyota Production System (TPS) to determine how well research themes in construction studies ...
"Wait, am I blogging?" : an examination of school-sponsored online writing spaces
In this study, I explore a school district's blogging engine, one that I helped to develop. Using both qualitative and quantitative methodology, I attempt to better understand how a school-sponsored online space might ...