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Larrivee, Linda S.; Chalupka, Stephanie M.; Cleary, Marilyn A.; Comeau, Cherie L. – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Nationally, there is a great demand for systems that meet the needs of local employers as well as develop tools and training for their incumbent workers. Concurrently, demand for healthcare professionals is growing and projected to continue for the next decade. Worcester State University created the "Direct Care Workforce Development…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Caregivers, Barriers, Access to Education
Gelmon, Sherril B.; Lederer, Miriam; Seifer, Sarena D.; Wong, Kristine – Metropolitan Universities, 2009
The findings of the evaluation of the three-year Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health Collaborative are presented, describing changes in institutional capacity for community-engaged scholarship, and changes in promotion and tenure policies and processes. The change process in the participating institutions is assessed using the Kotter model of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Role, Educational Principles
Kennedy, Brianna – Metropolitan Universities, 2007
The burgeoning field of Out-of-School Time provides academic and social services to K-12 students during the time that they are not in school. Hundreds of service providers offer a range of programs that target various student populations. Many tools exist to measure program performance, but no uniform evaluation methods exist to inform funders…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, Articulation (Education)
Driscoll, Amy; Lynton, Ernest – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1997
Describes a pilot project that had faculty from four universities develop portfolios of their professional service activities. Discusses issues and insights emerging from early project experience, including importance of collaboration, realistic estimation of time and effort required for documentation, tension between this innovation and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Compensation (Remuneration), Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Workload
Borden, Victor M. H.; Rooney, Patrick M. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1998
Research shows that learning communities are an effective way to improve student performance and persistence, but the success of any particular implementation is not guaranteed. Each program should be evaluated with regard to the likelihood that better-prepared students tend to participate. The protocol used for evaluation at Indiana…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Renick, James C.; Cadenas, Hortensia B. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1994
George Mason University's (GMU) (Virginia) successful Early Identification Program includes alliances with three public school districts to foster early, consistent intervention, and to encourage and motivate at-risk minority students to complete a college preparatory curriculum and enroll in colleges. GMU guarantees admission to participants who…
Descriptors: Affiliated Schools, College Admission, College Preparation, College Role