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Taub, Deborah

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Resident Assistant Performance: an Analysis of Relevant Factors as Determined by their Residents 2008 1022 There are volumes of research examining the intricacies of higher education, many of which explore the area of residential life on college and university campuses. Despite this wealth of literature, however, there is very little that directly examine...
Rural Community College Nontraditional Women: Overcoming Educational Barriers 2008 4593 Community colleges may provide access and opportunity to acquire higher levels of academic education; however, the students' decision to persist from semester to semester is contingent upon the individuals' life circumstances. Community colleges are ...
Persistence & Involvement Reconsidered: A Phenomenology of African American College Men Who Make a Difference 2008 1935 The purpose of this study was to better understand how socially responsible leadership is experienced by African American men at a comprehensive university in the southeast. Employing the interpretive tradition of phenomenology, and building on colle...
Negative parent interaction and the student affairs professional 2009 773 Many students of the Millennial generation have parents who are very involved in their lives. The parents who are involved are continuing their involvement into higher education. While positive interactions with parents exist, there are times when st...
Academic, athletic, and career athletic motivation as predictors of academic performance in student athletes at a Division I university 2009 7629 The academic performance of student athletes is an area of concern for colleges and universities nationwide. Studies have predicted the academic performance of student athletes through both cognitive and noncognitive means. The purpose of this study ...
Workplace climate, degree of outness, and job satisfaction of gay and lesbian professional staff in higher education. 2009 650 Issues of diversity across college campuses are seeing a growing acceptance, however, acceptance across diversity groups is not seen as uniformly accepting, especially among gay and lesbian populations who may often find themselves in hostile, unwelc...
Tutoring strategies: a case study comparing learning center tutors and academic department tutors 2010 970 Peer tutoring at the postsecondary level has been studied extensively, particularly over the last twenty years. Peer tutoring programs are common across institutional type and size in the United States (Boylan et al., 1995; Maxwell, 2001) given stude...
Exploring the impact of identity on the experiences of entry-level men in student affairs 2010 483 The purpose of this study was to understand the experiences of men at the entry-level of the student affairs profession. Using the concepts found in the existing literature related to gender identity as a framework, the research was focused upon the ...
The predictive value of selected extrinsic and intrinsic indicators of overall job satisfaction in diagnostic radiological technology, radiation therapy, and nuclear medicine technology allied health faculty 2010 1711 Healthcare is the largest industry in the United States and 60 percent of its 14 million workers are in allied health jobs. The need to attract and retain allied health faculty is critical to preparing a competent workforce in healthcare. This study ...
The impacts of experiential learning on leadership identity in female college graduates 2010 1524 The purpose of this study was to gain a clearer understanding of how undergraduate Experiential Learning facilitates leadership identity among female college students. The higher education research literature focuses on the leadership development of ...
Exploring the relationship of emotional intelligence and conflict management styles 2010 5197 A growing emphasis exists in higher education and corporate America on the importance of interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and ability to resolve conflict in the workforce. As MBA schools across the country seek to prepare students for pr...
Character education at a historically Black institution 2010 234 As the profiles of colleges and universities have changed due to the influx of adult, international, and part-time students, institutions of higher learning have faced difficulties in developing students' character. With the diverse interests, schedu...
Emerging scholars: predictors of independent researcher identification in education PhD students 2011 1094 Conducting independent research is a rite of passage in most PhD programs. Yet, little is known about the factors in the higher educational process that meaningfully shape doctoral students' self-beliefs about conducting independent research. This st...
Effective fire safety education for residential students 2011 2561 Fire safety for residential students is a concern to campus housing administrators, campus environmental health and safety professionals, local fire departments, and parents. Training and educating students is often a major component of a campus fire...
A qualitative exploration of mattering and belonging in the transfer student experience 2013 63 Limited research has been conducted on how students' experiences at the colleges in which they initially enroll factor into the decision of where to transfer once a decision to leave the initial institution is made. This study addresses the issue in ...
Exploring the relationship between racial identity, microaggressions, and academic outcomes among African American students in the classrooms of a predominantly white campus 2014 181 The overt nature of racism in the United States has morphed into an insidious, covert manifestation called racial microaggression (Pierce, Carew, Pierce-Gonzalez, & Wills, 1978; Sue, Capodilupo, et al., 2007). Though not often intentional in nature, ...
Credible leadership: exploring differences in perception of the credibility of the senior student affairs officer among CIC college presidents and their senior leadership teams 2014 130 Modern higher education institutions face tremendous challenges, including dwindling financial resources, waning public support, demands for greater accountability, and daunting student needs and expectations. Campus presidents simply cannot face the...