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1 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
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 Using DIBELS to improve reading outcomesStudents' reading trajectories (i.e., their general pattern of reading progress) are established early and are relatively stable over time. For example, students who are poor readers in first grade are likely (i.e., 88%) to be poor readers in fourth-grade. Prevention is key to improving reading out...2004
8 Where have all the flowers gone? reconnecting leadership preparation with the field of organization theoryGiven the importance of organization theory to our field and the increased absence of a substantive organizational perspective in our dialogue, this essay argues that it is time to revisit how we conceptualize and package the organization theory component of our leadership preparation programs. A j...Organization theory; Leadership preparation2004
9 Word-frequency effect in lexical decision: finding a frequency-based componentSubjects making lexical decisions are reliably faster in responding to high-frequency words than to low-frequency words. This is known as the word frequency effect. We wished to demonstrate that some portion of this effect was due to frequency differences between words rather than to other dimensio...Stimulus; Interaction; Variance1987
10 Six factors of successful school improvement: blueprint for reform or process for continual school improvement?The last two decades have brought considerable attention to schoolwide improvements intended to raise student achievement-particularly in the area of literacy. In response to the emphasis on improved student achievement, many promising programs for school improvement have emerged. These programs, ...Schools; Student achievement; Literacy2000
11 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
12 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
13 Development 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
14 What's helpful in secondary schools: behavior programs for older studentsAlmost a decade of research has identified the most effective approach to addressing issues of behavior before they become a problem: schoolwide positive behavior support (SW-PBS).2005
15 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
16 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
17 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 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
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