The purpose of this study was to investigate the professional interaction
and interpersonal communication factors in the management of biomedical
instructional development projects which involved the use of electronic media.
Reference is made, repeatedly, in instructional development literature to
the need to include interpersonal communication skills in the education and...
This study examined the values, competencies, and goals of educators
related to preventing drug abuse. Its purpose was to develop a new theory to
define the crisis moral community among the educators: a theory which linked
the primary variables (values, competencies, and goals) in such a way as to
The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine how high
school students managed their learning while working within the guidelines
of a student-centered approach to teaching and learning. Data collected
included interviews, questionnaires, participant observations, and Kolbe
Conative Index scores supplied by the school. Seven teachers and forty
This qualitative and quantitative study examines the potential improvement in
aggressive student behaviors when a block schedule is implemented in a rural, low
socio-economic and multi-cultural middle school.
The number of incidents of physical aggression and harassment were obtained
from official school records for the years 1992-1996. Interviews were also...
This qualitative study examined organizational change including the
necessary steps that a large school district took in planning and implementing a
reform effort. This project told a story of one school district's experience.
The study covered a five year period from 1990 to 1995 in the 30,000 student
The student perspective is a largely ignored element of educational research. This
study used the college student viewpoint to assess the influence Black high school
educators have on their pupils. Given today's reality of racism in this society, the existing
literature addressing this topic is inadequate. Using an open-ended questionnaire,...
The purpose of the study was to profile perceptions and beliefs of
Oregon State University international student parents who have children in
area public elementary schools. The research methods included a survey to 26
self-selected participants, and seven tape-recorded interviews with volunteers
from the survey sample. These study subjects displayed...
In 1990, the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges moved to an
accreditation model based on outcomes, their assessment and deliberative attempts at
institutional change and improvement. No study existed in northwest community colleges
which identified the systematic application of effectiveness indicators for institutional
change and improvement. This study was...