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Herzog, Mary Jean Ronan

WCU

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Practices of two experiential teachers in secondary public schools in an era of accountability 2011 242 It is well documented that the pressures of accountability and standardization have impacted public school teachers and their teaching practices (Imig & Imig, 2006; McCloskey and McMunn, 2000; Sacks, 1999). The pressure to conform to the mandates ...
Servant first : a multicase study exploring servant leadership in community college instructional administrators 2012 2321 The purpose of this study was to explore the application of servant leadership principles to community college instructional administration. The study conducted was a multicase research design. The conceptual framework for the study was based on Gree...
Community college selective enrollment and the challenge to open access 2012 444 The open access mission is central to the community college role and mission in higher education. Although initially implemented by four-year colleges and universities, adoption of formal enrollment management initiatives in community colleges is o...
Elementary school grade retention : a qualitative study of high school seniors' perceptions of being held back 2013 774 Studies dating back to the 1920s have argued the effects of retention on the academic achievement, social adjustment, and emotional states of students. Researchers have shown the detrimental outcomes as well as the benefits of holding students back i...
Champion of two worlds : a phenomenological investigation of North Carolina early college liaisons' leadership experiences 2013 327 American high school reform has gone through many configurations during the past three decades. Dual enrollment, in which high school students access college courses for credit that can be applied toward high school and college transcripts simultaneo...