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1 Organizational orientation in public and private elementary schoolsIn this study, we investigated the relationship between organizational value orientation and tow variables, organizational commitment and job satisfaction, among teachers from private and public elementary schools.Organizational commitment; Job satisfaction; Value orientation1993
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 Remote site instruction in physics: a test of the effectiveness of a new teaching technologyThis study tested the effectiveness of a remote site instructional system utilizing audio-graphic teleconferencing technology. The subject matter taught was high school level physics. The test site was Bountiful High School in Bountiful, Utah. The study consisted of a treatment-control group compari...Remote site instruction1986
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 Preventing severe problem behavior in young children: the behavior education programBest practice in preventing severe problem behavior in schools involves implementing a continuum of effective behavior support. This continuum includes primary prevention strategies implemented with all students, secondary prevention strategies for students at-risk, and tertiary interventions for st...Behavioral Problems; Prevention; Intervention2007
10 Preparing for the silver tsunami: the demand for higher education among older adults(Over the next decade, Baby Boomers will be reaching retirement age in large numbers and the U.S. will be undergoing one of the most significant demographic shifts in its history. This demographic shift has important implications for the role of higher education as a provider of lifelong learning an...2010
11 Teacher teams: promoting teacher involvement and leadership in secondary schoolsEmployee involvement efforts in schools have increasingly encouraged employee involvement in planning and governance procedures. Most involvement efforts could be described as suggestion involvement or individual job enhancement approaches, although these currently emphasized approaches to teache...Educational planning; Governance1997
12 Schoolwide behavior support: creating urban schools that accommodate diverse learnersToday's educators face a growing challenge to meet both the instructional and behavioral needs of all students (Kame'enui & Carnine, 1998; Martella, Nelson, & Marchand-Martella, 2003; Sugai, Kame'enui, Horner, & Simmons, 2002). The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has called for educational practi...2003
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 Tuition discounting for revenue managementOver the past decade, institutionally-funded financial aid (or "tuition discounts") have been the fastest-growing item within most public four-year college and university operating budgets. One explanation for this trend is due to the changing structure of public colleges' revenue streams, as tuitio...2010
17 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
18 What matters in student loan default: a review of the research literatureFederal higher education policy has shifted over the past few decades from grants to loans as the primary means for providing access to postsecondary education for low and moderate-income families. With this shift, policy makers have begun tracking student loan default rates as a key indicator of th...2009
19 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
20 Preventing problem behavior : implementing a school-wide system of behavior supportThis edition of the Utah Special Educator focuses on what works for schools. Almost a decade of research has provided evidence for the best method of preventing problem behavior in schools-implementing a school-wide system of behavior support.2003
21 Preservice special education service providers' attitudes on diversityThis survey design study involved preservice special education service providers who were in degree seeking programs in the departments of special education, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. Participants provided views and belief structures on diversity issues identified through a review ...2007
22 Student price response in higher education: the student demand studiesWhat happens to enrollments when colleges and universities raise their prices? Who, if anyone, is sent away? What is the net impact of higher prices and reduced enrollments upon institutional financial ledgers? These questions have been investigated in what have come to be called the "student dem...Enrollment; Colleges; Universities; Student demand; Tuition1987
23 Replacing challenging behavior: the role of communication interventionIT IS WIDELY accepted that all individuals communicate (National Joint Committee, 1992). Along with this acceptance, however, comes the acknowledgment that specific communication strategies emitted by learners may vary extensively. Although conventional forms of communication, including spoken lan...1993
24 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
25 Intervening 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
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