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Baldo, Carlos; Valle-Cabrera, Ramón; Olivas-Lujan, Miguel – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
The relationships between clients, headhunters, and candidates during the executive search process has not been researched using agency theory as the theoretical framework. This is puzzling, as the existence of common objectives and information asymmetries between these three parties make agency theory an ideal one to explain the interactions…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Recruitment, Administrators, Job Applicants
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Hueston, Harry; Orton, George K., III – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
At West Texas A&M University, faculty members in the Criminal Justice and Emergency Management programs teach students how to deal with man-made and natural disasters. These program courses require students to learn about the National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) in addition to passing certain requirements. Each student must pass NIMS…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Emergency Programs, Natural Disasters, Crisis Management
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McGowan, Veronica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
In higher educational settings, the academic program review process allows academic units to solicit feedback, make data-driven decisions regarding effectiveness and sustainability, and report to stakeholders. In order to discover trends and best practices in the current state of academic program review in higher education, examined was a sample…
Descriptors: College Programs, Program Evaluation, Public Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Cardwell, Ramsey L.; Cardwell, Ronald O.; Norris, John T., Jr.; Forrest, Michael P. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
Objectives: Prior studies have noted that the number of PhDs in accounting are far below the number needed to meet program hiring needs. This paper reviews how the JD-CPA alternative credential is viewed by three academic accreditation bodies (SACS, ACBSP, and AACSB), the American Bar Association (ABA), and current accounting faculty at…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Selection
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Grace-Odeleye, Beverlyn; Santiago, Jessica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
Many colleges are pursuing innovative alternative approaches for the development of education that aims to accelerate students' progress in gaining important academic competencies. Summer bridge programs are one such approach. These bridge programs offer underprepared and at-risk students the opportunity to advance toward college-level coursework…
Descriptors: Models, Summer Programs, Transitional Programs, First Generation College Students
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Montelongo, Ricardo – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2019
The increased presence of online education in higher education in the United States continues to challenge educators in their perceptions of teaching and learning experiences in virtual environments. While critiques of online education typically focus on its "less than" shortcomings, this literature review encourages educators to take a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Participation, Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Jones, Don; Sugalan, Anacita; Mundy, Marie-Anne; Fedynich, LaVonne – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
One of the most important objectives of teachers, parents, school administrators, and students is to improve student scores on standardized tests, such as the State of Texas Assessment for Academic Readiness (STAAR) in eighth-grade science. This quasi-experimental study examined the science achievement scores between schools that used different…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 8, Science Achievement, Learning Readiness
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Richards, Rhonda; Stevens, Robert; Silver, Lawrence; Metts, Stephanie – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
Accounting education is moving toward an online learning environment. While many universities teach in the face-to-face environment, or at least offer that option, there are also many universities offering online accounting education. Attitudes and intentions of potential employers of accounting students need to be understood by academics as well…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Palmer, Richard; Gupta, Mahendra; Brandt, James – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
Based on survey responses of 350 colleges and universities in North America in 2017, we find that the majority of benefits from purchasing card use are falling to a minority of card-using educational institutions. This study examines the extent to which p-card programs at colleges and universities in North America "fail to launch," and…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Failure, Colleges, Universities
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Shough, Evan M.; Stetson, Beth; Walton, Aubree L.; Tankersley, Kaimee – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
The growing popularity of Master of Accounting programs can be attributed to multiple factors, but the states' adoption of the 150-credit hour educational prerequisite for Certified Public Accountant licensure was clearly influential in stimulating enrollment growth. Despite the growth and importance of Master of Accounting programs, comparative…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Masters Programs, Accounting
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Schutte, Kelli; Line, David; McCullick, Chris – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
This paper shares the process of developing a fully integrated assessment framework and model for a mapping curriculum. The foundational aspects of this model are the development of layered outcomes that occur at each level of the curriculum and the linking of courses together to ensure building blocks that are progressive within a program. The…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Concept Mapping, Visualization, Educational Assessment
McGowan, Veronica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
For many students, easy access to instructional materials is an expectation of course enrollment. However, for students with disabilities, obtaining instructional materials may involve hurdles such as transcription, captioning, and requesting a braille or large-print version. In order to explore themes related to accessibility and services for…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Instructional Materials, Disabilities, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Wesner, Bradley; Smith, Ashly; Austin, Traci – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
The ability to work in teams is one of the most highly valued professional skills. Preparing students to operate effectively in workplace teams, therefore, is naturally a priority for business and management faculty. Managing course-based teams, however, can be a challenging and complicated process for many instructors. This article offers…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Undergraduate Students
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Walton, Justin D. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
Communication teachers have long been concerned with the development of students' oral communication competencies. Regrettably, public speaking remains one of the most feared communicative contexts. Though there has been extensive interest in cognitive/behavioral strategies for alleviating communication apprehension, there has been surprisingly…
Descriptors: Humanistic Education, Public Speaking, Speech Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Williams, Sheri – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
Objective: This study investigated the practices and impact of interdisciplinary faculty at a flagship university in the American Southwest who were engaged in the process of redesigning curriculum in order to center candidates on what they need to know and do as culturally competent school leaders. Method: Participants were 31 interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Leadership Training, Culturally Relevant Education, Outcomes of Education
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