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1 Johnston, Susan S.20 ways to maximize the use of single switch technology with students with severe disabilitesStudents with severe physical and/or cognitive disabilities may find it very difficult to engage in activities in their environment. Single switch technology can provide the means for adapting activities to meet student's diverse needs (Brett, 1995). Single switches can be used as tools for promoti...Single switch; Severe disabilities; Assistive technology; Disabled students2006
2 Johnston, Susan S.Beginning augmentative communication systemsTo be unable to produce communicative behavior that can be understood by others represents one of the most frustrating experiences imaginable. Communicating through a communication board or with gestures lessens this frustration but does not eliminate it. Since 1975, remarkable advances have been ma...Intervention; Challenging behavior; Symbols1992
3 Brinkman, Paul T.Concepts of cost and cost analysis for higher educationCosting can be a useful planning and management tool. It can provide information relevant to assessing operational efficiency, planning an investment strategy, evaluating comparative performance, or justifying funding requests and prices charged for services (Balderston, 1972), Given the utility of...Management; Budgeting; Planning1986
4 Bergerson, Amy A.Conflict at Pierce CollegeThis case was written for use in courses in higher education leadership. It is particularly useful for examining the environment in which decisions are made in higher education institutions. In the case, a young administrator is confronted with an ethical dilemma. She initially receives the suppo...Politics.; Ethics; Leadership2004
5 Johnston, Susan S.Considering response efficiency as a strategy to prevent assistive technology abandonmentOften, specialists in the field of Assistive Technology (AT) are presented with the challenge of teaching learners to utilize AT in order to increase, maintain, or improve their capabilities. Despite best efforts, rates of AT abandonment are alarmingly high. Understanding the factors that may infl...Assistive technology; Training; Disabled people2005
6 Johnston, Susan S.Coordinating preservice and in-service training of early interventionists to serve preschoolers who engage in challenging behaviorThis chapter focuses on the need to coordinate and improve preservice and in-service training (including technical assistance) for professionals who serve individuals and family members who live or work with young children who engage in challenging behavior. Positive behavioral support: includin...Behavior problems; Proactive strategies; Intervention strategies1996
7 Gardner Michael K.Counselor recall of specific details: implications for counseling and counselor trainingA question of considerable interest within the social influence model (Strong, 1968) has been "How can one increase the likelihood of being viewed by the client as a credible professional?" Many counselor characteristics have been studied to determine their effects on perceived credibility; however,...Client; Salient; Sessions1988
8 Pounder, Diana G.Decision making in videotaped selection interviews: age and position effects retestedThis study was designed to test the effects of a candidate's age and the effect of the type of position under consideration on candidate ratings as assessed from a videotaped interview simulation. To investigate the effect of these variables, a 2 x 2 factorial design was used. The independent varia...1985
9 Johnston, Susan S.Developing an initial communicative repertoire: applications and issues for persons with severe disabilitiesResearchers and practitioners are increasingly aware of the extent of communicative relationships very early in development. Advances in understanding how communication develops and how it can be taught have made earlier communication intervention a viable undertaking for infants and toddlers who ex...Intervention; Context; Communicative functions1993
10 Drews, Frank; Westenskow, Dwayne R.; Agutter, James A.; Strayer, David LeeDevelopment and evaluation of a anesthesia drug displayBACKGROUND: Usable real-time displays of intravenous anesthetic concentrations and effects could significantly enhance intraoperative clinical decision-making. Pharmacokinetic models are available to estimate past, present, and future drug effect-site concentrations, and pharmacodynamic models are a...Blood Pressure; Computer Graphics; Patient Simulation2002-03
11 Pounder, Diana G.; Sperry, David J.; Drew, Clifford J.Educator evaluation and the law: a case study of common statutory problemsStatutorily many states have gone through an evolutionary process regarding educator evaluation. This often results in a disconnected body of laws and amendments that create problems with respect to purposes of evaluation, appropriate standards and methods to be employed, and implementation strategi...Parsimony; Incompetence, Preformance1992
12 Hillman, Nicholas WThe ethical dimensions of awarding financial aidAbstract In countries charging tuition fees, and those that are considering adopting tuition fee policies, recent economic conditions are making education less affordable and accessible for students (Johnstone & Marcucci, 2010; Schwarzenberger & Opheim, 2009). To combat these challenges, nations, ...2011
13 Johnson, Bob L.Extending the study of learning environments: Connecting the field to other literaturesThe study of learning environments in educational organisations has a short but impressive history. A review of this literature reveals that considerable progress has been made in the investigation of this phenomenon. Yet in spite of these advances, momentum in the field has diminished in recent yea...Organizational theory; Learning environments2002
14 Brinkman, Paul T.Factors affecting instructional costs at major research universitiesThe purpose of this article is to analyze in quantitative terms why unit instructional costs differ among major research universities. Previous studies have uncovered many of the factors that account for costs in higher education. The primary task here is to specify the relative importance of thes...Research universities; Costs; Instruction1981
15 Brinkman, Paul T.Financial impact of part-time enrollments on two-year colleges: a marginal cost perspectiveThe number of part-time students attending public two-year colleges increased rapidly during the 1970s. By the end of the decade, aggregate part-time enrollment constituted about 63 percent of total headcount enrollment at those institutions. Concern has been expressed about the financial implicatop...Students; Part-time; Full-time; Colleges; Costs1985
16 Bergerson, Amy A.Gender disparity in engineering: results and analysis from school counselors survey and national vignetteIn an earlier paper by our group [1] we presented statistical analysis based on 30 years of ACT data illustrating gender disparity in engineering majors and career choices. Obtained results also revealed the presence of a large number of students who are interested in engineering but who may not be ...2012-01-01
17 Pounder, Diana G.Gender-related biases in admission decisionsThe competitive admission process for educational programs in health sciences usually begins with a screening phase. Raters, who are often the same people who later interview the applicants, screen candidates based on information on their application forms. Only the applicants who survive the scree...Attractiveness; Attributions; Evaluation1993
18 Hillman, Nicholas WThe impact of state appropriations and grants on access to higher education and outmigrationEducation policymakers at all levels of government have long been interested in finding ways to entice more students to go to college. This goal has been driven by the belief that, as people acquire more education, they not only reap personal benefits from their investment in education, but they als...2012-01-01
19 Brinkman, Paul T.Instructional costs per student credit hour: differences by level of instructionThe variation of unit costs by level of instruction, on either a per-student or per-student-credit-hour basis, is a traditional issue in the economics and finance of higher education. Funding formulas, for either requesting or allocating funds, often include recognition of an institution's effort by...1989
20 Kleinschmidt, Julia J.; Grosshans, Onie; Caserta, Michael; Saffel-Shrier, Susan; Tuohig, GailIntervening in midlife for optimal retirement: a guide for health educatorsFactors contributing to successful retirement deserve increased attention given the rapid growth of the aging population. Antecedent to successful retirement is successful aging. The middle aged population is an opportune target for health promotion and health education interventions as this group...Retirement; Aging Process;Education Interventions; Health Promotion1991-10
21 Pounder, Diana G.; Bergerson, Amy A.Job desirability of the university professorate in the field of educational leadershipThis survey research study uses job choice theory to assess recent educational leadership doctoral graduates' perceptions of the desirability of the educational administration professorate. Results reveal attractive and unattractive aspects of professorial work as well as those job attributes that ...Educational administration; Professorial work2004
22 Johnson, Bob L.Logic of school restructuring: a conceptual analysisPerusal of the educational literature since 1983 reveals the flood of attention given to reform in this decade. Fueled by reports much like A Nation at Risk and the efforts of personalities such as former Secretary of Education William Bennett, the rhetoric of reform abounds. In state houses across ...Education reform; Educational goals1990
23 Johnston, Susan S.Making the most of single-switch technology: a primerA stroll through any local toy store reveals that children without disabilities embark on their foray into the use of single switch technology when they are very young. A wide variety of commercially available toys are activated by single switches. For example, PLAYSKOOL's Talking Mr. Potato Head is...Toys; Single switch; Assistive technology; Children; Disabilities2003
24 Pounder, Diana G.Opportunities and challenges of school collaborationCollaborative work organizations and related themes (such as community, cooperation, etc.) have become the focus of both research and practice in education during the past few years. Some may view emphasis on collaboration (or community) in schools as the second stage of the initial "site-based m...School collaboration1999
25 Brinkman, Paul T.Options for cost analysisMany kinds of cost analysis are possible. Indeed, given the variety of purposes, methods, and types of cost, the number of permutations is virtually unlimited. In broad terms, one can disaggregate the universe of cost studies by distinguishing whether their primary purpose is to determine costs or t...Budget; Allocation1989
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