Brubaker, Dale L.

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Perspectives of the I : literary and dramatic interpretations of Martin Buber's I-Thou and I-It concepts 1981 109 The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of human relationships on human development as different types of relationships have been identified in the I-Thou and I-It concepts of the Jewish philosopher Martin Buber. The focus of the study w...
Soap operas and liberal education values 1980 87 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 106 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 122 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...
Reciprocity of perspectives : an application of the work of James B. MacDonald to a personal perspective of special education 1984 158 The purpose of this study was to investigate the works of curriculum theorist, James B. Macdonald, to identify the trends of thinking that are reflected in his writing, to present the writer's personal and professional journey that led to an awarenes...
Between writer and reader : the relationship of the concept of audience to the teaching of composition 1979 143 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...
A conceptual framework for principals' K-12 involvement in the evaluation of teachers 1984 89 The purpose of this study was to build a conceptual framework focusing on the principals' role in the evaluation of teachers. To this end, a conceptual framework was developed to aid in defining and clarifying the principals' involvement in the evalu...
The design and implementation of a conceptual model for identifying gifted and talented students, K-12 : a case study 1981 72 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...
The relationship of certification and mathematics background of teachers and pupil performance of the NCCT-M after remediation 1983 90 The purpose of this study was to investigate within the Secondary Remediation Programs in Southeastern North Carolina the relationship between pupil performance on the mathematics portion of the North Carolina Competency Test after remediation and ea...
A sociocultural framework for understanding change in organizations :  and application of the framework to an educational setting 1978 67 The purpose of this study was to analyze occurrences within an elementary school which experienced administrative succession accompanied by the introduction of a decision-making model that featured suspension of positional authority in decision areas...
A new model for aesthetic education 1980 103 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 103 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 106 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 106 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...
An approach to relieving anxiety in the mathematics classroom 1979 113 Scholarly research as well as commercial writing indicates that math anxiety and test anxiety are serious problems in our society. Some educators and psychologists, having become more aware of math anxiety, are increasing their efforts to study it. T...
A creation of settings model for the gifted 1977 94 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 85 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 process model for curriculum theorizing 1978 112 The investigator has created and explained a process oriented conceptual model for curriculum theorizing as one alternative to technical, behavioral models currently in use exemplified by the work of theorists, such as Ralph Tyler. The investigator's...
A conceptual model for adult education applied to a nonacademic setting 1983 82 A conceptual model for adult education which serves analytic and programmatic purposes was developed for this study and related to aspects of leadership, curriculum development, and the growth of a new educational setting. The metaphor chosen for the...
The teacher as a leader of other adults 1982 102 The purposes of this study were to determine the nature of teacher leadership in the elementary school and to delineate characteristics which differentiate teacher leaders from nonleader teachers. The subjects were 42 elementary teachers from schools...
A study of self concept of sixth graders in two settings : rural Appalachia and urban Piedmont 1978 59 Literature on rural life frequently points out that the rural setting is characterized by greater homogeneity, integration, and personalism as compared to the urban setting. Since self concept develops out of the social setting of the individual, the...
A study of the implementation of an evaluative model for the gifted and talented program of Greensboro city schools 1981 52 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 74 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 80 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 112 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 37 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 89 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 80 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 7 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 ...
Perceptions of central office personnel on the role of the principal as curriculum leader 1986 10 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perception of central office persons concerning the role of principals as CURRICULUM leaders. This investigation considered the independent variables of central office persons' prior experience as prin...
An investigation of leadership characteristics and backgrounds of prominent women educators in the greater Guilford area 1986 31 The purpose of this study was to determine the effect family background and personal and career experiences may have had on the leadership development of five prominent women educators in the Greater Guilford area. The study was based on a series of ...
Effect of grade retention on student achievement : a case study of the effectiveness of grade retention in improving the achievement of elementary students 1986 15 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 8 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 11 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 27 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...
Microcomputer utilization in elementary schools : a Henderson county case study 1987 34 The purpose of this study was to report the results of a survey on computer programs conducted among the certified personnel in Henderson County elementary schools. Respondents registered the intensity of their attitudes to two groups of stimuli: fac...
The role of the principal as verified by North Carolina teachers 1987 23 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 7 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 25 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...
An investigation of the curricular and instructional leadership roles of elementary principals 1988 9 The purpose of this study was to investigate the curricular and instructional leadership of elementary principals. The case study was based on a series of interviews held with five principals and one backreader, a former principal. The principals sel...
Change and conservation : portraits of two schools 1988 13 The purpose of this study was to examine change and conservation in two elementary schools—one in the 1950s and one in the 1980s. The research addressed the question: Was too much changed, too little conserved? The study was based on a series of inte...
The principal as evaluator : an application of the curriculum evaluation model of Elliot W. Eisner to a kindergarten setting 1988 13 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...
Assertive discipline : portrait of an effective elementary school discipline program 1988 12 The purpose of this study is to expose administrators and teachers to a competency-based systematic approach to discipline. The program, known as Lee Canter's Approach to Assertive Discipline, is presently used at North Canton Elementary School in Ca...
Table manners of leadership 1988 19 This research consisted of a qualitative study of leaders' small behaviors, which may be called Table Manners. Using the ethnomethodological approach of intensive observation, two leaders were studied to observe those small behaviors which enhanced a...
Religious challenges to the public school curriculum : analysis of the application of the Lemon tripartite test in selected cases, 1982-1987 1988 12 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 7 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 14 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 20 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...
Perceptions of the co-principalship as implemented in High Point, North Carolina 1989 11 The purposes of this case study were: (1) to present the circumstances surrounding the implementation of the co-principalship and to present the conceptual framework of the co-principalship; (2) to present the goals the coprincipalship was expected t...
Cultural change and conservation : the implementation of The Paideia proposal in four schools 1989 14 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 12 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 influence of Andrew Craig Phillips on North Carolina local superintendents 1989 13 Craig Phillips was the North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1968-1988, longer than any other holder of that office. This study investigates the impact of his tenure as state superintendent on local superintendents. According...
The relationships among achievement, self-concept, and role models for black students 1989 7 The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among black student achievement, self-concept, discipline, and the number of black teachers a subject was assigned during grades K-8. The study focused on the characteristics of eighth grader...
The role of the principal as verified by the secondary school department chairpersons in Guilford County, North Carolina 1989 17 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 36 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 12 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 13 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 23 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...
A model job description for the personnel administrator position in North Carolina public school systems 1991 11 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requirements and recent court decisions mandate that all selection, promotion, and compensation decisions be based on job-related criteria, not on subjective standards. This means that organizations must be abl...
It's deja vu all over again : the failure of educational reform in Reagan's America 1991 15 One constant in our history of the past century has been complaints about the quality of schooling students receive in K-12 public education institutions. The complaints themselves are remarkably similar, be they made in 1900 or in 1988, although the...
State Education Agency curriculum consultants' perceptions of the principalship in North Carolina 1991 7 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...
How five successful middle school principals in North Carolina define vision and how they perceive themselves as implementers and keepers of vision 1991 15 The purposes of the research were to discover how five successful middle school principals in North Carolina define vision and how they perceive that they communicate and implement vision. The intended outcome of the study was increased understanding...
Self-portrait of a high school assistant principal as a curriculum leader 1991 12 This autobiographical case study of a secondary school assistant principal who serves as a director of curriculum and instruction in the high school of a military dependents' school system is the story of a female administrator balancing a male princ...
The role of the principal as viewed by North Carolina school board members 1992 8 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...
"If you don't have a story, you don't know where you are" : listening to African-American female administrators in K-12 and higher education 1996 4 The purpose of this research was to present the professional life-stories of African-American female educational administrators in K-12 and higher education. Twelve African-American female administrators participated in interviews. As they tell about...
Selected North Carolina school administrators and business leaders perceptions of behaviors when confronted with the same leadership situations and their rankings of eight leadership metaphors 1994 4 During the last decade, many school districts in North Carolina became involved in various forms of school-business partnerships. School districts have turned to corporations and other private-sector organizations for technical as well as financial s...
The role and function of the department chairperson at large North Carolina community colleges 1996 7 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 10 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 ...
An administrative review of an early reading intervention 1996 8 The purpose of this study was to review the effectiveness of an early reading tutorial program, known as Intensive Care Assures Reading Enhancement (ICARE). The program was developed by the Davidson County School system (North Carolina) to assist fir...
An analysis of reported behavior in grades 3, 5, and 7 of students who were in three class sizes (small, regular, regular with aide) in grades K-3 1996 7 The purpose of this research was to determine the nature of, and possible strategies to eliminate classroom discipline problems in middle and secondary schools. Characteristics which were common to all classrooms with discipline problems were examine...
Feminine understandings of power and the culture of the school 1993 4 This study explores the concept of a feminine understanding of power and develops a framework for describing and analyzing such an understanding. That framework is organized around three key indicators. Principals with a feminine understanding of pow...
Quality education : the student view 1995 11 The purpose of this heuristic study was to establish preliminary language categories for student definitions of quality secondary education in rural North Carolina and to compare that language for congruency with teacher definitions in the context of...
My journey into intercollegiate athletic administration : how it was influenced by feminist consciousness-raising 1995 4 The successful combination of the raising of a feminist consciousness and a career in intercollegiate athletic administration is the problem to be addressed. Questions about gender development that are struggled with during my consciousness-raising a...
Learned helplessness in the development of at-risk behavior 1996 3 The research problem that guided this study was to describe how a number of the strategies to address at-risk student behavior are also leading to the development of learned helplessness in the same target population. This study includes interviews, ...
A comparison of the intercultural sensitivity levels of high school principals and their students in selected international high schools and North American public high schools 1996 1 The problem addressed by this study is the lack of knowledge concerning the relationship between levels of intercultural sensitivity of principals and students in both international high schools and American public high schools. The purpose of the st...
Career anchors of North Carolina principals 1996 13 Research has demonstrated that the principal is a key element in an effective school. Since it is important to retain capable leaders to run schools, the question exists as to why principals choose to remain in the principalship rather than to move u...
Participant assessment of a reduction in tracking in high school social studies 1993 3 The tracking controversy revolves around the issues: (1) how to organize students for academic achievement, and (2) how to provide an equitable curricular organization. Tracking proponents claim that the system facilitates academic achievement; oppon...
The role of the principal as viewed by North Carolina's assistant superintendents for curriculum and instruction 1992 5 The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of the principal's role held by North Carolina's assistant superintendents. This investigation considered the independent variables of assistant superintendent's coworker relationships with...
Aquatics leadership as perceived by African American and European American aquatic leaders 1995 4 The purpose of this research is to investigate aquatic leadership as perceived and interpreted by African American and European American aquatic leaders. A better understanding of the perceptions of aquatic leadership provides important insight into ...