Brubaker, Dale L.

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Soap operas and liberal education values 1980 73 The purpose of this study was to examine college students' perceptions of the liberal education values mirrored in the actions and dialogue of the serials’ characters, to explore the artificial relationship viewers form with characters, and to identi...
Interdepartmental sharing of resources in a small university : a curriculum planning case study 1983 89 The major purposes of this study were (1) to examine the extent of formal and informal interdepartmental sharing of resources in a small university setting, and (2) to examine the extent to which academic personnel perceive a higher degree of efficac...
The creation of settings and inservice education 1978 101 The purpose of the study was to look critically at the creation of inservice education settings for the teacher in the school society. The premise for the study was based on Seymour Sarason's thesis: "In the case of the problem of the creation of set...
Between writer and reader : the relationship of the concept of audience to the teaching of composition 1979 115 Traditionally the term rhetoric has been applied to the education of speakers on public occasions. Modem rhetoric has been characterized by a shift from spoken to written discourse and another shift from emphasis on the rhetor to emphasis on the audi...
The design and implementation of a conceptual model for identifying gifted and talented students, K-12 : a case study 1981 62 The purpose of this dissertation was to design a conceptual model for identifying gifted and talented students in a public school setting in grades K-12, and to present a study of the actual events as the model was implemented. A historical backgroun...
A new model for aesthetic education 1980 86 Aesthetic education and the theoretical foundations for its existence have not been accorded the important place in curriculum which they deserve. Recently, Broudy, Greene, and Macdonald have attempted to validate aesthetic criticism as an alternativ...
The elementary school principal as leader : an analytic and programmatic model 1978 92 Major research and writings in the area of educational administration indicate that principals are not exercising the function of instructional and program leadership but that it is widely agreed to be their most significant obligation. The purpose o...
A comparison of the utilization of language arts instructional time for teachers with aides and teachers without aides 1981 89 This study examined the effect aides have on teacher utilization of language arts instructional time. Eighty observations were made in 40 first-, second-, and third-grade classrooms in North Carolina's central Piedmont section. Teachers in half of th...
A framework for higher education leader performance based on frameworks of Erving Goffman and Seymour B. Sarason 1984 85 The purpose of this study was to provide a framework that will help higher education leaders and scholars better understand and give leadership in college and university settings. Two major investigative methodologies were employed. The first was ana...
A creation of settings model for the gifted 1977 77 The purpose of this study was to construct a conceptual model for the education of the gifted that would function both analytically and programmatically and also serve as an alternative to technical-instrumental models for the gifted. The process of ...
A personal perspective of the appointed leader's role in creating an educational setting 1982 65 Curriculum development has infrequently addressed the problem of the gap which lies between the researcher's development of theory and the teacher's implementation of those theories in the classroom. Recently, Goodlad, Sarason, and Brubaker have vali...
A study of the implementation of an evaluative model for the gifted and talented program of Greensboro city schools 1981 39 Special programs for gifted and talented students have been mandated by the state of North Carolina under the Creech Bill. Evaluation may be the very lifesaving tool for special programs. The purpose of this study was to do a theoretical analysis of ...
Networking in curriculum planning : the development and application of a model 1984 60 The purpose of this study was to create an analytic and programmatic model of networking for application to an existing educational setting. The model created was designed to bring social studies teachers together along with community people for the ...
Toward the development of a programmatic language for social studies curriculum and instruction 1974 65 The purpose of this study was to examine the problem of confusion over the meaning of social studies curriculum terminology, as well as to systematically develop, apply and validate an original conceptual framework for the field in an effort to bring...
A study of the implementation of a bureaucratic-professional model of decision-making at an elementary school 1976 96 This study analyzes and describes the implementation of a bureaucratic-professional model of decision-making in an elementary school in North Carolina. In the judgment of the originators of the conceptual model for the school, the bureaucratic organi...
A study of factors related to the difficulties encountered by two-year business transfer students matriculating at a private four-year institution : an articulation inventory index 1978 30 It was the purpose of this study to investigate the influence of certain personal-social and educational variables on perceived articulation barriers of two-year transfer students matriculating at a private four-year institution. The predictor variab...
A comparative study of a checkmark grading system and a traditional grading system in business communications 1979 64 This study was designed to investigate whether business communications students whose writing assignments were graded by a checkmark grading system would differ significantly in their performance on a specific writing test and their attitudes toward ...
A conceptual framework for elementary social studies curriculum and instruction 1973 61 It was the purpose of this study to build a conceptual framework for defining, clarifying, and understanding social studies curriculum and instruction. Through a systematic search of the literature surrounding the field of social studies education, f...
Principal leadership in the junior high school setting 1985 4 The purpose of this study was to investigate the performance of the principal as he interacts with the audiences in the school setting-teachers, students, parents or community, and the staff of the superintendent. The principal-audience relationship ...
Effect of grade retention on student achievement : a case study of the effectiveness of grade retention in improving the achievement of elementary students 1986 8 The focus of this study was on the effectiveness of grade retention as a means of improving student achievement. Literature relating to grade retention was reviewed and a case study presented. The case study presents descriptive data covering a six-y...
The principal's role in establishing developmental readiness programs 1987 4 The purpose of this study was to provide principals with a better understanding of their role in establishing developmental readiness programs by (1) examining the concept of developmental readiness; (2) examining the role of the principal as an inst...
The role of affective characteristics in the effective leadership of elementary school principals 1987 6 The purpose of this research was to explore the role affective characteristics play in the effective leadership of elementary school principals. The themes of effective leadership, the effective principal, and affective characteristics (feelings and ...
The Asheville Doctoral Program : portrait of an off-campus venture 1987 15 The purpose of this research was to assess the Asheville Doctoral Program in Educational Administration with results used to improve the program. Context evaluation identified strengths and weaknesses in the program. Results provide a logical basis f...
The role of the principal as verified by North Carolina teachers 1987 7 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions which classroom teachers in North Carolina have about the role of their principal and other principals across North Carolina according to a five conception framework of the principalship. T...
The role of the principal as viewed by North Carolina superintendents 1987 2 The purpose of this study was to investigate the view held by public school superintendents in North Carolina concerning the role of the principal. This investigation considered the independent variables of highest degree earned by the superintendent...
Administrative revenge 1987 10 The purpose of this study was to investigate revenge feelings, or attitudes of "getting even" and the effects these attitudes have on the operation of an organization, particularly a public school organization. The principle methodology of this inves...
The principal as evaluator : an application of the curriculum evaluation model of Elliot W. Eisner to a kindergarten setting 1988 6 The purpose of this study was to apply the curriculum evaluation model of Elliot W. Eisner to a kindergarten setting. The writer, as principal and evaluator of the setting, based her investigation on Eisner's belief that evaluation needs to be ground...
Religious challenges to the public school curriculum : analysis of the application of the Lemon tripartite test in selected cases, 1982-1987 1988 6 Religious challenges to the American public school curriculum charge that public schools either inhibit or advance particular religious beliefs. If an allegation is litigated, state and federal courts at all levels have relied on the Lemon tripartite...
Shared decision-making equals empowerment : portraits of teacher-leaders in a high school setting 1989 3 The purpose of this study was to reveal a consciousness of empowerment of three teacher-leaders who participated in the life of their school beyond their own classroom walls. The basic assumption of the study was that teacher participation in school ...
The elementary principal as performer : Erving Goffman's analytical framework applied to the principalship 1989 9 The purpose of this study was to provide a framework that can be used to provide additional meaning to principal leadership at the elementary school level. The study has focused on principal performances or the ability of a principal to maintain a de...
N.C. community college/industry interactions : present status and future possibilities 1989 8 The purpose of this study was to extend the current literature on college/industry relationships by examining the present status of college/industry relationships in North Carolina community colleges and offering a conceptual framework for managing t...
Cultural change and conservation : the implementation of The Paideia proposal in four schools 1989 6 During recent years critics have perceived a widespread decline in the quality of the American public schools. The Paideia Proposal, written by Mortimer J. Adler on behalf of the Paideia Group, addresses this perceived decline and provides a philosop...
A portraiture of excellence in female educational leadership 1989 4 The purpose of this research was to determine the nature and importance of excellent feminine leadership. Characteristics which were common to excellent leaders were examined both from educational literature and from the lives of the graduates of the...
The role of the principal as verified by the secondary school department chairpersons in Guilford County, North Carolina 1989 6 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions which the secondary school department chairpersons, within Guilford County, North Carolina, have regarding the role of the principal according to a five conception framework initially desig...
The role of the principal as viewed by North Carolina assistant principals 1989 28 The purpose of this study was to investigate the views held by North Carolina assistant principals of the role of the principal. This study investigated the views of the assistant principals about the roles of principals across North Carolina, their ...
The role of perceptions in strategic planning in higher education 1989 4 America's colleges and universities are confronted with changes as never before. Today's institutions of higher education are faced with aging facilities, aging faculties, eroding public confidence, changing educational interests, expanding knowledge...
North Carolina K-5 principals' perceptions of the teacher performance appraisal instrument 1990 3 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of North Carolina's K-5 public school principals regarding the Teacher Performance Appraisal Instrument, with particular emphasis on whether it is viewed as being a reliable method for disc...
Junior high to middle school transition : a portrait of one setting's metamorphosis 1990 12 Extensive research has supported advantages of the unique components of the increasingly popular middle school concept. As a result, more and more middle schools have been created to provide a transitional link between elementary and high schools. Th...
State Education Agency curriculum consultants' perceptions of the principalship in North Carolina 1991 3 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of State Education Agency (SEA) curriculum consultants based in regional education centers in North Carolina concerning the role of the principal. This investigation considered the independ...
The role of the principal as viewed by North Carolina school board members 1992 1 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions North Carolina school board members have regarding the role of the principal. A five-conception framework was used to determine school board members' views of the preferred and actual roles...
The role and function of the department chairperson at large North Carolina community colleges 1996 2 The position of Department chair has been called the central point of the college. It has also been called the "swivel chair" because of the many customers it must serve. The purpose of this study was to look at how the department chairs and supervis...
The creation of culture in middle school 1995 1 The problem of the creation of culture by the school administrator in the middle school is examined through a series of nineteen case studies. The case studies were compiled over a two year period at a middle school in a small southern city that was ...