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Goldman, Bert

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Learning Style Preference, Sense of Classroom Community, Gender, Age, and Previous Experience within Computer-Mediated Instruction (CMI) 2008 4314 The purpose of this study was to determine if differences existed in sense of classroom community for computer-mediated instruction (CMI) students in terms of learning style (defined as a preference for independent/individualistic or social/cooperati...
Distance Education Financial Expenditures in North Carolina Community Colleges 2008 864 The purpose of this study was to identify and assess direct costs of distance education at the institutional level within the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) in accordance with the System-level mission of reducing barriers to higher e...
What Motivates Community College Faculty to Support the Adoption of a Learning-Centered Educational Environment? 2008 1646 In the late 1990s, the president of Diamond Technical Community College (DTCC) participated in the North Carolina Community Instructor's Conference where he heard Terry O'Banion, a former president of the League for Innovation, speak about a learning...
Self-Reflection during Transition to College: A Qualitative Understanding of Women Becoming West Point Cadets 2008 2576 The purpose of this study was to explore identity and self-reflection during the transition to college. The stories of six women entering the United States Military Academy at West Point were collected on three different occasions: prior to entrance,...
Perceptions of Athletic Participation: A Comparative Case Study of Two North Carolina Community Colleges 2008 652 Interviews were conducted with administrators and a student government association representative at each institution. Additional data related to enrollment, sports and funding were provided by the institution that participates in athletics. The rese...
The Effect that First-Year Experience Courses Have on Student Athletes' Academic Success When Only Student Athletes are Enrolled Versus When Student Athletes are Enrolled with Non-Athletes 2008 1672 This study examined whether the academic success, specifically the grade-point average, NCAA progress-towards-degree, and freshman to sophomore retention rates, of student athletes was influenced by participating in a first-year experience course pop...