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  1. Technical Communication: Perspectives for the Eighties, Part 1. Proceedings of the Technical Communications Sessions at the 32Nd Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Mathes, J. C. (Compiler); Pinelli, T. E. (Compiler)

    1981-01-01

    Proceeding of the technical communication sessions at the 32nd annual meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication held in Dallas, Texas, March 26-28, 1981 are summarized. The proceeding suggest that technical communication has become an important subfield and is becoming an intrinsic part of many undergraduate curricula. Technical communication as a separate discipline, however, is relatively new. For that reason, proceedings that can make current research available as quickly as possible are suggested for preparation. The following topics were addressed: (1) a history and definition of technical writing, (2) the case method is technical communication (3) teaching technical writing (4) oral communication and rhetorical theory, and (5) new approaches in and practical applications of technical writing.

  2. How College Students Spend Their Time Communicating

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    Emanuel, Richard; Adams, Jim; Baker, Kim; Daufin, E. K.; Ellington, Coke; Fitts, Elizabeth; Himsel, Jonathan; Holladay, Linda; Okeowo, David

    2008-01-01

    This study sought to assess how college students spend their time communicating and what impact, if any, communications devices may be having on how that time is spent. Undergraduates (N = 696) at four southeastern colleges were surveyed. Results revealed that listening comprises 55.4% of the total average communication day followed by reading…

  3. The Impact of Type and Level of College Degree on Managerial Communication Competence.

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    McEwen, Thaddeus

    1998-01-01

    A communicative competence instrument completed by 82 managers showed they were most competent in small groups, meetings, interpersonal, and written communication. Type and level of college degree had no impact on competence. (SK)

  4. Speech Communication in the Community-Junior College: Proposals for Development.

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    Porter, Robert H., Jr.

    The recommendations of a group of 18 persons on the needs of speech-communication instructors in two-year colleges are presented in this paper. The recommendations of the group fall into two categories: problems which need solving to improve the ability of speech-communication teachers in community-junior colleges to better meet the needs of the…

  5. Everyday Health Communication Experiences of College Students

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    Baxter, Leslie; Egbert, Nichole; Ho, Evelyn

    2008-01-01

    Objective: The authors examined college students' day-to-day health communication experiences. Participants: A convenience sample of 109 midwestern university students participated in the study. Methods: The participants completed health communication diaries for 2 weeks, generating 2,185 records. Frequent health topics included nutrition and…

  6. Reports of the Hope College Conference on Designing the Undergraduate Curriculum in Communication.

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    Rosenthal, Ann

    2002-01-01

    Presents in full a consensus document produced from the 2000 Hope College National Communication Association Faculty Development Institute conference. Agrees that all graduates of an undergraduate degree program in communication should meet conceptual and competency standards in eight different areas: theoretical approaches, sensitivity to diverse…

  7. Protective Effects of Parent-College Student Communication during the First Semester of College

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    Small, Meg L.; Morgan, Nicole; Abar, Caitlin; Maggs, Jennifer L.

    2011-01-01

    Objective: Recent studies suggest that parents maintain influence as their adolescents transition into college. Advances in communication technology make frequent communication between parents and college students easy and affordable. This study examines the protective effect of parent-college student communication on student drinking behaviors,…

  8. Communication courseware for college students

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    Weissman, Z.; Yahel, R. Z.

    1999-09-01

    We present a multimedia courseware for the study of communication concepts, systems and related topics. The courseware is based upon graphical objects and temporal simulation. The main pedagogical aims of the courseware are the following: (1) Enhance the students understanding of telecommunication concepts, such as attenuation, noise, modulation, time-frequency domains, filtering, cross talk, etc. (2) Provide the student with a computerized telecommunication lab environment, where he/she can construct systems and conduct a variety of experiments on various levels and subjects. (3) Encourage problem-solving skills of the students - by providing them with a set of mini-projects, tasks and experiments. The main features of the courseware are the following: (1) User interface - a system is constructed from a set of “building blocks”, using a simple (drag & click type) mechanism. (2) Simulation environment - the courseware includes many types of building blocks, four types of virtual measuring instruments and several types of input signals (waveforms, sound signals, etc.), all of which result in long interaction time. (3) Task-oriented learning approach - the instructor can add his own experiments and tasks, and can also define a task-oriented path for the user. (4) User help - didactic feedback is provided during the analysis and the synthesis stages. Help is provided in an audio-visual form (including an animated introductory demo).

  9. Communications

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    Stouffer, Donald D.

    1990-01-01

    Communication in its many forms is a critical component for an effective Space Grant Program. Good communication is needed within individual Space Grant College/Consortia, for example between consortium affiliates and the consortium program office. Effective communication between the several programs, NASA Headquarters, and NASA field centers also is required. Further, communication among the above program elements, industry, local and state government, and the public also are necessary for meeting program objectives.

  10. Integrated Language Arts in a College Communications Course.

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    Schuster, Nancy J.

    1997-01-01

    Describes a freshman-level communications course within a business college that uses holistic instruction and that fuses the language arts to help students with college-level reading, writing, speaking, and listening. (SR)

  11. Redefining the Role of "Permanent Temps": Proving Ourselves Professionals. Proceedings of a Roundtable Session at the Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (45th, Nashville, Tennessee, March 16-19, 1994).

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    Lemon, Hallie S., Comp.; And Others

    This 1994 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Roundtable was composed of "Permanent Temps" from schools across the United States; it originated in audience reaction to one session in San Diego (California) in 1993 (ERIC ED 356 483). This 1994 session highlighted ways in which these permanent temporary faculty are already…

  12. 76 FR 44017 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-07-22

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... work, as discussed in previous meetings, by current and former members of the Risk...

  13. 75 FR 5335 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-02-02

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... and lessons from a selection of the FDA's previously issued communications, emphasizing...

  14. 77 FR 70450 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-11-26

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... Campus must enter through Building 1. Contact Person: Lee L. Zwanziger, Risk Communication Staff,...

  15. 76 FR 58519 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-09-21

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... November 18, 2011, the committee will discuss implications, for strategic communication, of...

  16. 77 FR 62242 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-10-12

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... enter through Building 1. Contact Person: Lee L. Zwanziger, Risk Communication Staff, Office of...

  17. 77 FR 31025 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-05-24

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... enter through Building 1. Contact Person: Lee L. Zwanziger, Risk Communication Staff, Office of...

  18. 75 FR 57279 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-09-20

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... programs, such as FDA's Strategic Plan for Risk Communication, FDA's Transparency Initiative, and...

  19. Competent Communication in the First College Year: An Exploratory Study

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    Morreale, Sherwyn; Staley, Constance; Campbell, Tajshen

    2015-01-01

    First-year students' communication abilities are critical to succeeding in college and interacting professionally with faculty, student affairs staff, and administrators. The purpose of this exploratory study is to better understand how introductory-level college students, particularly those born since 1990, define competent communication in the…

  20. 75 FR 76423 - Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors Closed Meeting

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    2010-12-08

    ... of the Secretary Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors Closed Meeting AGENCY: National Defense Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of... a closed meeting of the Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board...

  1. 76 FR 28960 - Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors Closed Meeting

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    2011-05-19

    ... of the Secretary Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors Closed Meeting AGENCY: National Defense Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of... a closed meeting of the Defense Intelligence Agency National Defense Intelligence College Board...

  2. 78 FR 70954 - Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-11-27

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the free Webcast. Visit the Risk Communication Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/RiskCommunicationAdvisoryCommittee/default.htm . The...

  3. The Use of Communication To Motivate College Sales Teams.

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    Zorn, Theodore E., Jr.; Ruccio, Sarah E.

    1998-01-01

    Contributes to scholarship on motivation and communication by exploring the experiences of three college sales teams to investigate how sales managers and salespeople construct and perform motivational communication. Shows that motivational communication considered competent by employees addresses multiple goals (instrumental, identity, and…

  4. Perceived versus Measured Communication Ability of Deaf College Students.

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    McKee, Barbara G.; And Others

    Approximately 290 deaf college freshmen participated in a study of the relationship between perceived and actual abilities in eight communication modes (including reading, writing, speech reading with and without sound, and reception of manual and simultaneous communication). Ss rated their abilities before and after a communication course. Actual…

  5. 76 FR 16427 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-03-23

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of...

  6. Speech Communication Skills for College Students.

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    Jones, Elizabeth A.; Melander, Lynn

    This paper defines communication assessment in terms of the four characteristics of communication identified by John Daly, which propose that: (1) communication is interactive and dialogic; (2) communication occurs in real time; (3) communication is inherently contextual; and (4) communication is personal as well as social. The paper then examines…

  7. 78 FR 17414 - Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-03-21

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting...: Luis G. Bravo, Designated Federal Officer, Risk Communication Staff, Office of Planning, Food and Drug... communication about FDA-regulated products, including how to communicate effectively about FDA's adverse...

  8. Homeschooling as a Predictor of Communication Apprehension among College Freshmen

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    Payton, Karl Edward

    2011-01-01

    In this study, the researcher investigated whether the degree of communication apprehension reported by college freshmen who have been homeschooled differs significantly from that reported by their peers with more traditional high school backgrounds. Inspired by the researcher's college classroom experiences, the study provided insights into the…

  9. The Association between Parent Communication and College Freshmen's Alcohol Use

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    Boyle, Jennifer R.; Boekeloo, Bradley O.

    2009-01-01

    Using a cross-sectional survey, data were collected from 265 first-year college students to determine if parent-student alcohol communication is associated with college drinking or drinking consequences and if this relationship is mediated by students' parental subjective norms, attitudes toward drinking, and perceived risk. Structural equation…

  10. Communicating College and Career Readiness through Proficiency Standards. Issue Brief

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    Croft, Michelle; Guffy, Gretchen; Vitale, Dan

    2014-01-01

    The need to adequately prepare all students for the next stage in their lives has led a number of states to adopt new educational standards that reflect the expectation that all high school students will be ready for college and career when they graduate. The report "Communicating College and Career Readiness through Proficiency…

  11. 40 CFR 155.30 - Meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 23 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Meetings and communications. 155.30 Section 155.30 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) PESTICIDE PROGRAMS REGISTRATION STANDARDS AND REGISTRATION REVIEW Docketing and Public Participation Procedures § 155.30 Meetings and communications. EPA personnel...

  12. Communication with Parents and Body Satisfaction in College Students

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    Taniguchi, Emiko; Aune, R. Kelly

    2013-01-01

    Objective: This study examined how communication with parents is related to college students' body satisfaction. Participants and Methods: Participants ("N" = 134; 58 males and 76 females) completed a survey in March 2011 assessing body satisfaction and perceptions of communication with mothers and fathers. Results: Daughters'…

  13. California Community College Student Attitudes on Communication Career Fields.

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    Rayfield, Robert E.; Pasqua, Tom

    1985-01-01

    Describes a survey of California community college students enrolled in journalism, business, and English courses, which focused on student characteristics; educational background; family members in communications careers; ethnic background; awareness of communications careers; perceptions of careers in radio-television, advertising,…

  14. Shared Characteristics of College Faculty Who Are Effective Communicators

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    Ginsberg, Sarah M.

    2007-01-01

    This study sought to identify what characteristics faculty who are effective classroom communicators share. Qualitative methods of interviews and observations were used to collect data at two public, comprehensive universities. College faculty with good communication, particularly, immediacy and clarity, were all found to have humanistic views of…

  15. Safety on a Rural Community College Campus via Integrated Communications

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    Gnage, Marie Foster; Dziagwa, Connie; White, Dave

    2009-01-01

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg uses a two-way emergency system as a baseline for emergency communications. The college has found that such a system, a key component of its safety and crisis management plan, can be integrated with other communication initiatives to provide focused security on the campus.

  16. College Students' Responses to New Communication Technologies.

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    Vicario, Terra; Henninger, Erica; Austin, Megan; Chambliss, Catherine

    This study examined the risks associated with increased reliance upon technology, including e-mail, instant messages, and cellular phones. Subjects were undergraduate college students ranging in age from 17 to 29. A sample of 40 students was taken from a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania. A second sample of 25 engineering students was…

  17. Meeting Common Goals through Effective Teacher-Paraprofessional Communication.

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    Boomer, Lyman W.

    1981-01-01

    Communication between the teacher and paraprofessional who implement the handicapped child's individualized education program can be enhanced through preacademic year planning (of classroom arrangement and the assignment of responsibilities, the holding of regularly scheduled meetings, on the spot communication, and written communication (such as…

  18. 75 FR 20608 - Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-04-20

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communication Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the public. Name of Committee: Risk Communication Advisory Committee. General Function of the... current research in a range of fields relevant to improving risk communication at FDA, and...

  19. 78 FR 42087 - Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-07-15

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Risk Communications Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting... the White Oak Campus must enter through Building 1. Contact Person: Luis G. Bravo, Risk Communication... practices, and how FDA can evaluate that communication and its impact. FDA intends to make...

  20. 75 FR 28786 - Federal Advisory Committee; National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors; Closed Meeting

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    2010-05-24

    ... of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors; Closed Meeting AGENCY: Defense Intelligence Agency, National Defense Intelligence College, DoD. ACTION... of the Defense Intelligence Agency, National Defense Intelligence College Board of Visitors will...

  1. Evidence Meets Practice: Institutional Strategies to Increase College Completion

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    Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    This "Evidence Meets Practice" guide is a summary of the lessons learned at the Evidence-Action-Innovation College Completion Symposium convened by the U.S. Department of Education on January 30, 2012. These findings emerged from conversations among researchers, postsecondary education practitioners, and policy experts. The institutional examples…

  2. 319 Ways Colleges and Universities are Meeting the Financial Pinch.

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    Academy for Educational Development, Inc., New York, NY.

    This booklet lists 319 measures that colleges and universities have taken to meet the financial crisis. The measures are listed under: (1) "Increasing Income," and include raising tuition and student fees, changing investment policies, and administration and use of plant and facilities, and other income-producing procedures; and (2) "Decreasing…

  3. NCATE Standards for Educational Technology: One College Meets the Challenge.

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    Kahn, Jessica

    The teacher education unit at Chestnut Hill College (Pennsylvania) worked to incorporate National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards for technology education into its courses. Chestnut Hill intended to educate current students in technology use and planned to establish communication between the applied technology…

  4. A Corporate Communication Major for Clarke College.

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    Turney, Michael L.

    1980-01-01

    Describes a program in which students are specifically trained in corporate communication. Lists courses required for completion of the program and tells about students' involvement in operating a communication agency simulation. (TJ)

  5. Communication Apprehension among Japanese College Students

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    Matsuoka, Rieko

    2008-01-01

    The main purposes of this study are: (a) to identify the constructs that may generate communication apprehension and to investigate how they influence communication apprehension and reduce the level of willingness to communicate; and (b) to explore the basic mentality underlying these constructs. The data were obtained from semi-structured…

  6. Communication Technology Used among Parents and Their College Teens: Implications for College Health Promotion and Risk Prevention Programs

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    Abar, Caitlin C.; Abar, Beau; Turrisi, Robert; Belden, Calum

    2013-01-01

    The current study examined the nature of parent-teen communication in college to re-evaluate the potential for parent inclusion in college success and risk prevention programs. During September 2006, 290 first-year college students were assessed for the frequency and form (e.g., cell phone, e-mail, text) of communication with their parents. Latent…

  7. Video Conferencing Meetings: Changing Patterns of Business Communication.

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    Panteli, Niki; Dawson, Patrick

    2001-01-01

    Interviews with employees after videoconferencing facilities were introduced in a multinational corporation revealed that only 10% of 60 trainees felt they needed more training in their use; however, only 9 actually used the facilities for meetings. Concerns about the quality of communication in unstructured meetings and newly established…

  8. Students' Communication and Positive Outcomes in College Classrooms

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    AlKandari, Nabila

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine students' communication in the college classroom through faculty-led methods of enhancing classroom participation. The students in this study perceived that faculty members work to engage them in various classroom activities and enhance their participation through discussions, debates, dialogue, group…

  9. Implementing Computer Mediated Communication in the College Classroom.

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    Clay-Warner, Jody; Marsh, Kristin

    2000-01-01

    Examines the use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in the college classroom using survey data from 89 undergraduate sociology students. Discusses advantages and disadvantages of conferencing systems, either through local area networks or Internet-based systems; preferred uses of CMC; and results of regression analyses. (Author/LRW)

  10. Consulting by Business College Academics: Lessons for Business Communication Courses

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    Dave, Anish

    2009-01-01

    Business communication (BC) is a crucial aspect of management consulting. BC scholars have widely studied the relationship between BC and management consulting, including consulting by BC academics. A limited review of the studies of management consulting, including consulting done by business college academics, hereafter referred to simply as…

  11. Understanding Communication Preferences of College Students with Visual Disabilities

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    Myers, Karen A.; Bastian, Joni J.

    2010-01-01

    Increased enrollment of college students with disabilities raises concerns regarding appropriate communication. Faculty and administrators' lack of knowledge, false assumptions, and fear of the unknown may lead to an inequitable educational experience for students with visual disabilities. The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine the…

  12. Communication within the Context of Community College Governance

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    Torchia-Thompson, Lucia

    2013-01-01

    This case study explored the nature of the communication process within the governance system in a community college and illustrated the ways that this process, , supported the fulfillment of the mission of the institution. Guided by systems theory, this study examined how governance system relationships contributed to institutional communication…

  13. The Communication Expectations of College-Bound High School Students. An E-Expectations Trend Report

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    Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012

    2012-01-01

    How do prospective college students want to communicate with campuses? When do they want to interact with their target colleges? Which communication methods make them feel most comfortable? Noel-Levitz, OmniUpdate, CollegeWeekLive, and NRCCUA[R] (National Research Center for College & University Admissions) conducted a survey of more than 1,300…

  14. Protective Effects of Parent-College Student Communication During the First Semester of College

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    Small, Meg L.; Morgan, Nicole; Abar, Caitlin; Maggs, Jennifer L.

    2011-01-01

    Objective Recent studies suggest that parents maintain influence as their adolescents transition into college. Advances in communication technology make frequent communication between parents and college students easy and affordable. This study examines the protective effect of parent-college student communication on student drinking behaviors, estimated peak blood alcohol concentration (eBAC), and serious negative consequences of drinking. Participants Participants were 746 first-year, first-time, full-time students at a large university in the U.S. Methods Participants completed a baseline and 14 daily web-based surveys. Results The amount of time spent communicating with parents on weekend days predicted the number of drinks consumed, heavy drinking, and peak eBAC consistent with a protective within-person effect. No association between communication and serious negative consequences was observed. Conclusions Encouraging parents to communicate with their college students, particularly on weekend days, could be a relatively simple, easily implemented protective process to reduce dangerous drinking behaviors. PMID:21660810

  15. 75 FR 12718 - Hazard Communication; Meetings Notice

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    2010-03-17

    ... Communication Standard in Washington, DC; Pittsburgh, PA; and Los Angeles, CA (74 FR 68756). OSHA will hold the... Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (74 FR 50280). OSHA published a correction notice for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on November 5, 2009 (74 FR 57278). The deadline for submitting...

  16. College curriculum-sharing via CTS. [Communications Technology Satellite

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Hudson, H. E.; Guild, P. D.; Coll, D. C.; Lumb, D. R.

    1975-01-01

    Domestic communication satellites and video compression techniques will increase communication channel capacity and reduce cost of video transmission. NASA Ames Research Center, Stanford University and Carleton University are participants in an experiment to develop, demonstrate, and evaluate college course sharing techniques via satellite using video compression. The universities will exchange televised seminar and lecture courses via CTS. The experiment features real-time video compression with channel coding and quadra-phase modulation for reducing transmission bandwidth and power requirements. Evaluation plans and preliminary results of Carleton surveys on student attitudes to televised teaching are presented. Policy implications for the U.S. and Canada are outlined.

  17. Journalism and Mass Communication Educators' Career Choices: When and Why They Entered College Teaching.

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    Olson, Lyle D.

    This study found that 55% of journalism and mass communication educators first considered college teaching while in college or within 5 years after graduating from college, while 40% did not until more than 5 years after college. Two important factors in their career decisions included a personal influence (i.e., a mentor) and media experience,…

  18. College Students' Affective Distress: The Role of Expectation Discrepancies and Communication

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    Agliata, Allison Kanter; Renk, Kimberly

    2009-01-01

    The discrepancy between college students' performance and parents' expectations may be related to college students' affective distress. Further, the role that parent-college student communication reciprocity may play in the context of these discrepancies has not been examined. As a result, this study examined parent-college student expectation…

  19. The Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System: Knowledge-Age Communicators.

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    Bhasin, Robert A.

    2000-01-01

    Describes the development of a communication council by the Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System (CCCOES) for the purpose of consortial communication. Discusses the need for new approaches to marketing and communication, both at the individual colleges and consortially. Describes projects undertaken by the council,…

  20. Sharpen your science communication skills at a Fall Meeting workshop

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Adams, Mary Catherine

    2012-10-01

    Are you eager to share your research and want to help reporters get it right? Do you yearn to enter the climate science debate but are wary of saying the wrong thing? AGU is offering two separate communications skill-building events on Sunday, 2 December 2012, for Fall Meeting attendees wishing to sharpen their communications skills. For scientists interested in talking about climate science, AGU and the Union of Concerned Scientists, an organization that combines scientific research with citizen action to create practical solutions for a healthy environment and a safer world, will offer the Communicating Climate Science Workshop on Sunday morning. A panel of experienced communicators will share their success stories and offer advice on how to avoid common missteps. Then, in an interactive workshop setting, attendees will practice identifying and effectively responding to misinformation about climate science in front of a variety of audiences.

  1. Expanding Degree Opportunities to Meet the Needs of the New Economy: A Proposal from Ontario's Colleges

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    Colleges Ontario, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with the universities has estimated that 53,000 to 86,000 more university spaces will be needed by 2021 to meet student demand. There will be special pressures in the GTA. Universities' enrollment plans will not be sufficient to meet this demand. To help meet the growing…

  2. Communication between College Counselors and Academic Faculty when Supervising Graduate Student Trainees

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    Sharkin, Bruce S.; Coulter, Lisa P.

    2009-01-01

    College counseling centers play an important role in the training and supervision of counselor trainees. This article addresses the importance of communication between college counselors and academic counseling program faculty when college counselors supervise graduate students from academic counseling programs. As the authors discuss, effective…

  3. Ways of and Gains from Foreign Communication through Computer in China's College Bilingual Teaching

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    Gong, Ailing; Liu, Tingrui; Liu, Yan

    Foreign communication is very important in china's college bilingual education since the original textbook written in English is adapted for teaching. Foreign communication through computer is affordable to many instructors. Based on teaching practices, the paper introduces ways of foreign communication through computer in bilingual teaching and summarizes gains from the communication.

  4. Development of an Instrument to Assess Parent-College Child Communication Regarding Alcohol Use Behaviors

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    Chaney, Beth H.; Cremeens, Jennifer

    2013-01-01

    Background: Past research suggests that parent-child communication can serve as protective factors to reduce alcohol misuse among college-aged children. Purpose: This article presents the methodology used and preliminary findings for developing and validating an instrument to assess parent-college student communication regarding alcohol use.…

  5. Community College Students' Perceptions of Effective Communication in Online Learning

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    Parker, Donna Alice Hill

    2012-01-01

    This quantitative research project analyzed the application of instructional communication tools and techniques used by community college students to determine how they perceive communication in their online classes. Online students from a community college participated in this study by completing an electronic survey. Data analysis revealed that…

  6. College Students and AIDS: AIDS Communication and Involvement Effects on Sexual Behavior.

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    Jacobs, Randy; McCain, Thomas

    The purpose of this study was to describe college students' AIDS communication and explore the relationships between AIDS communication, involvement, and sexual behavior. A non-random sample of 334 college students was surveyed. AIDS message discrimination and multiple indicators of involvement were tested for associations with sexual behavior…

  7. Teaching Languages in College: Communicative Proficiency and Cross-Cultural Issues. Volume 1.

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    Ramirez, Arnulfo G., Ed.

    A collection of papers concerning college language instruction and exploring issues related to promoting communicative skills and cross-cultural understanding includes the following titles: (1) "Languages at College: The Student and the Curriculum," by W. M. Rivers; (2) "Dimensions of Communicative Proficiency," by A. Ramirez; (3) "Communicative…

  8. Underemployment among College Graduates. ASHE 1983 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Phelan, Jo Carol; Phelan, Thomas James

    Rates and severity of underemployment among a sample of college graduates were assessed using objective and subjective measures. Attention was directed to job characteristics related to underemployment, gender differences in the characteristics, and the effect of college type attended, college major, and academic performance. The data were drawn…

  9. Texas Community College Fundraising: Strategies for Meeting Future Financial Needs

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    Garcia, Esmeralda

    2009-01-01

    While the entire weakened economy has had serious implications for higher education and the public investment in the mission of community college, the literature reveals a limited amount of research regarding the types, prevalence, and accountability of more sophisticated fundraising efforts in community colleges. Community colleges are seeking to…

  10. Major Addresses at the CPC (College Placement Council) National Meeting, May 27-30, 1975.

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    College Placement Council, Bethlehem, PA.

    This is a compendium of the major addresses delivered during the College Placement Council National Meeting held in Washington, D.C., in May 1975. The addresses present a variety of viewpoints on the relationship between education and career planning and placement. Such issues as the job market for college graduates, manpower planning, changing…

  11. 77 FR 37732 - Fourteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    ... Federal Aviation Administration Fourteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless...: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held July 24-25, 2012, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m....

  12. 76 FR 20436 - Ninth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    ... Federal Aviation Administration Ninth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless... of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held May 3-5, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES:...

  13. 75 FR 66423 - Seventh Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    ... Federal Aviation Administration Seventh Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless... of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held November 16-17, 2010 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m....

  14. 75 FR 14483 - Third Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2010-03-25

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Third Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless...: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications. DATES:...

  15. 77 FR 55894 - Thirteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2012-09-11

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Thirteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless...: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications. SUMMARY: The FAA is..., Airport Surface Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held October 2-3, 2012, from 9...

  16. 75 FR 54421 - Sixth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2010-09-07

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Sixth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless... of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held September 28-30, 2010 from 0900 a.m.- 1600...

  17. 75 FR 30899 - Fourth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2010-06-02

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Fourth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless...: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications. DATES:...

  18. 76 FR 6179 - Eighth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2011-02-03

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Eighth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless... of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held February 22-23, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5...

  19. 76 FR 38740 - Tenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2011-07-01

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Tenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless... of RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications meeting. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held August 9-10, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

  20. 77 FR 71028 - Twelfth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2012-11-28

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Twelfth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless...: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications. SUMMARY: The FAA is... Wireless Communications. DATES: The meeting will be held December 4-6, 2012, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00...

  1. 78 FR 64226 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-28

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Communication... Federal Register on September 16, 2013, 78 FR 56902. This meeting will be held on December 5, 2013 from...

  2. 29 CFR 4002.6 - Place of meetings; use of conference call communications equipment.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 9 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Place of meetings; use of conference call communications... conference call communications equipment. Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at the principal... may participate in a meeting of the Board of Directors through the use of conference call telephone...

  3. Differences Between Developmental Studies Communication Students and Regular College Communications Students in Their Orientation to Symbols and Their Meanings.

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    Griffin, Thomas E.

    This study tested the hypothesis that regular communication students are oriented to more symbols and their meanings than are developmental communication students and thus have more ways to receive information. One-hundred students (50 regular and 50 developmental) at Central Piedmont Community College were given the 220-item Cognitive Style…

  4. Trustee Communicator.

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    Association of Community Coll. Trustees, Annandale, VA.

    Four articles designed to assist the individual community college trustee in meeting his or her institutional commitment and to encourage trustee communication are presented. "Women in Higher Education: A Trustee's Viewpoint," by Alberta Perry, describes the specific steps a college should consider to strengthen the effectiveness of its commitment…

  5. Institutions Devise New Ways to Help Families Meet College Costs.

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    Klinger, Donna J.

    1986-01-01

    Colleges are offering innovative financing plans, some risky, that allow families to pay college costs in a rational manner and in turn keep enrollment up. They include tuition futures plans, electronic funds transfer, gift certificates, credit card payments, megaloans, tuition stabilization plans, institutional loans, tuition matching, and…

  6. 77 FR 60478 - Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-10-03

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the... the following meeting: NAME: Site Visit, Proposal Panel Review for Expeditions in Computing...

  7. 77 FR 61032 - Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-10-05

    ... Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the... the following meeting: Name: Site Visit, Proposal Panel Review for Expeditions in Computing Program..., ``Collaborative ] Research: Underdesigned and Opportunistic Computing Machines'', and to provide advise...

  8. 77 FR 61032 - Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations: Notice of Meeting

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    2012-10-05

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations: Notice of Meeting In accordance with the... the following meeting: Name: Site Visit, Proposal Panel Review for Expeditions in Computing...

  9. 78 FR 37821 - Joint Meeting of the Risk Communication Advisory Committee and Tobacco Products Scientific...

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    2013-06-24

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Joint Meeting of the Risk Communication Advisory Committee...: Risk Communication Advisory Committee and Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee....

  10. Evaluating and Communicating College Transfer Students' Perceptions of Selected Institutional Characteristics.

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    Kirby, Emily B.

    The Transfer Programs Outcomes (TPO) system developed by Oakton Community College (Illinois) focuses on the evaluation and communication of community college transfer students' perceptions of selected senior institutional characteristics. The objectives of the program are (1) to develop an effective, rapid feedback method for follow-up of…

  11. Attitudes about Partner Communication Regarding Contraceptive Use among Hispanic Male College Students

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    Villarreal, Koreena M.; Wiley, David C.; Housman, Jeff; Martinez-Ramos, Gloria

    2016-01-01

    Objective: The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine cultural factors that influence Hispanic male college students' intention to communicate with partners about contraception use. Participants: A sample of 239 self-identified Hispanic participants enrolled in at least 1 college course participated in this study in the spring 2014…

  12. The Emergence of Marketing and Communications Strategy in South African Further Education and Training Colleges

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    McGrath, Simon; Akoojee, Salim

    2007-01-01

    South African further education and training (FET) colleges have been enjoined to become more responsive to their external environment, in keeping with international trends in public vocational education and training (VET) reform. One mechanism for achieving this goal is to market colleges and communicate more effectively to future students,…

  13. Electronic Communications Technologies and the Transition to College: Links to Parent-Child Attachment and Adjustment

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    Sarigiani, Pamela A.; Trumbell, Jill M.; Camarena, Phame M.

    2013-01-01

    Electronic communications technologies (ECTs) help college students and parents remain in contact. Because recent reports have emphasized a link between ECTs, helicopter parenting, and autonomy issues, this study focused on the significance of contact patterns for attachment and student adjustment. First-semester college students (199 female, 81…

  14. Public Speaking Course and the Hearing-Impaired College Student: Classroom Communication, Challenges and Rewards

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    Hureau, Marcelle S. M.

    2008-01-01

    This article examines the communication barriers and relationships between hearing and non-hearing college students in a classroom setting. Twelve college students, six female and six males, between 18 and 22 years of age took part in this ethnographic study during a sixteen week course in public speaking, conducted at the University of Colorado,…

  15. College Students' Adjustment: The Role of Parent-College Student Expectation Discrepancies and Communication Reciprocity

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    Agliata, Allison Kanter; Renk, Kimberly

    2008-01-01

    Parents' influence on college students' adjustment is underestimated frequently. As college students often set goals based on their perceptions of their parents' expectations, discrepancies between college students' and their parents' expectations may be related to their adjustment. The purpose of this study was to examine parent-college student…

  16. 10 CFR 209.41 - Availability of information relating to meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Availability of information relating to meetings and communications. 209.41 Section 209.41 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OIL INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS Availability of Information Relating to Meetings and Communications § 209.41 Availability of...

  17. 76 FR 78327 - Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy

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    2011-12-16

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF STATE Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy The Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy (ACICIP) will hold a public meeting on January 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. to...

  18. Earth, Meet Pluto: The New Horizons Education and Communications Partnership

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Buckley, M.

    2015-12-01

    The unique partnership between the NASA New Horizons education/communications and public affairs programs tapped into the excitement of visiting an unexplored planet in a new region of the solar system - resulting in unprecedented public participation in and coverage of a planetary mission. With a range of hands-on learning experiences, Web materials and online , the program provided opportunities for students, educators, museums, science centers, the media, Web surfers and other members of the public to ride along on the first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. The programs leveraged resources, materials and expertise to address a wide range of traditional and nontraditional audiences while providing consistent messages and information on this historic NASA endeavor. The E/C program included a variety of formal lesson plans and learning materials — based on New Horizons science and engineering goals, and aligned with National Research Council's National Science Education Standards — that continue to help students in grades K-12 learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. College students designed and built an actual flight instrument on New Horizons and held internships with the spacecraft integration and test team. New Horizons E/C programs went well beyond the classroom, from a chance for people to send their names to Pluto on board the New Horizons spacecraft before launch, to opportunities for the public to access milestone events and the first-ever close-up views of Pluto in places such as museums, science centers and libraries, TV and the Web — as well as thousands who attended interactive "Plutopalooza" road shows across the country. Teamed with E/C was the public affairs strategy to communicate New Horizons news and messages to media, mission stakeholders, the scientific community and the public. These messages include various aspects of New Horizons, including the progress of the mission and key milestones and achievements

  19. Bergen Community Colleges Meet Generation 1.5.

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    Miele, Carol

    2003-01-01

    Describes the Language Minority Crossover Student Project at Bergen Community College (BCC), New Jersey. BCC serves large numbers of immigrants and children of immigrants in the New York City metropolitan area. The project addressed emerging issues related to testing, policy, advisement, pedagogy, and supplemental instruction. (Contains 11…

  20. Meeting the Needs of New Faculty at Rural Community Colleges

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    Murray, John P.

    2005-01-01

    To determine what attracts faculty to rural community colleges, a qualitative study based on the theory of met expectations was conducted. The faculty members who expressed satisfaction were those who were comfortable living and working in a rural community, enjoyed the challenge of teaching students who varied considerably in their readiness for…

  1. Gender Differences in College Student Satisfaction. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Bean, John P.; Vesper, Nick

    This study assessed gender differences in student satisfaction with college to further understand what contributes to student persistence and student outcomes. The study gathered data from 494 first and second year honors students (1,000 were originally surveyed) at a large midwestern research university. Of these, 175 were male and 319 were…

  2. College Retention Initiatives Meeting the Needs of Millennial Freshman Students

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    Turner, Patrick; Thompson, Elizabeth

    2014-01-01

    The qualitative study explored the opinions and perceptions of freshman, sophomores, and freshman students that dropped out of the university to understand the obstacles and enablers that millennial freshmen faced transitioning into a college environment. To understand these factors the study posed the question, how do the participants (i.e.,…

  3. College Retention Initiatives: Meeting the Needs of Millennial Freshman Students

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    Turner, Patrick

    2012-01-01

    Increased difficulty in retaining millennial students (individuals born between the years 1982-2002) within or after the first year of attending a college or university has become an alarming problem facing higher educational institutions in the United States. This study explored the opinions and perceptions of freshman, sophomore, and…

  4. Staying on Message: How the Right Tools Can Make or Break Your College's Communications Strategy

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    Gross, Michael

    2010-01-01

    As the market for online communications evolves, it's hard to blame college administrators for feeling a bit deluged. Gone are the days of traditional media, where communications professionals relied on newspapers and print and radio advertising to recruit students and tell their stories. With more students embracing technology today--particularly…

  5. A Narrative Inquiry Exploring How College Communication Professors Engage Students with Public Speaking Apprehension

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    Riedel, Derek

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to discover how communication professors at four-year private universities help students who exhibit public speaking apprehension (PSA) learn to cope with their anxiety. The research was framed in the narrative inquiry paradigm, interviewing eight college communication professors about their experiences…

  6. College Student Perception of Alcohol Use as Related to Interpersonal Communication Interaction.

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    Aitken, Joan E.

    A study examined the self-perceptions of college students regarding the effects of alcohol consumption on their interpersonal communication. Forty-seven subjects--the majority of whom were students majoring in health care studies--completed a 52-item Q-sort on alcohol and communication. Four person-types evolved: the social drinker, the…

  7. Communication/Culture Study for Victor Valley College, Victorville, California, November 1991-April 1992.

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    Caldwell, Patricia F.

    In November 1991, a study was conducted to assess the corporate culture and state of communication at Victor Valley College (VVC), in Victorville, California. The study was designed to determine the extent to which "trust" or "distrust" existed at VVC, and whether the lack of communication on campus was real or perceived. Study methodology…

  8. A Profile of Deans of Schools and Colleges of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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    Oneal, Dennis J.; Applegate, Edd

    2001-01-01

    Considers how many people hire persons whose backgrounds reflect their own training and experience. Looks at the backgrounds of those persons that hold the title of "dean" at ACEJMC(Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications)-accredited colleges and schools of journalism and mass communication. Provides a solid baseline…

  9. Intercultural Communication Competence: Advising International Students in a Texas Community College

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    Zhang, Yi

    2015-01-01

    Academic advising has long been considered a critical factor to student success. With a qualitative, phenomenological research design, this study was undertaken to better understand the lived experiences of academic advisors in communicating with international students in a community college context. Intercultural communication competence was used…

  10. Computer-Mediated Communication with Distant Friends: Relations with Adjustment during Students' First Semester in College

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    Ranney, John D.; Troop-Gordon, Wendy

    2012-01-01

    Because of recent technological innovations, college freshmen can readily communicate with friends who they see infrequently (e.g., friends from home). The current study addressed whether computer-mediated communication with these distant friends can compensate for a lack of high-quality on-campus friendships during students' first semester of…

  11. Dealing with Communication Problems in the Instructional Interactions between International Teaching Assistants and American College Students

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    Chiang, Shiao-Yun

    2009-01-01

    This study proposes that communication problems may be procedurally managed in intercultural interaction. Drawing upon a number of office-hour interactions between international teaching assistants and American college students, this paper examines the linguistic and cultural sources of communication problems. The close analyses of these…

  12. Prevalence and Levels of Communication Apprehension among Leaders and Employees of a Texas Community College

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    Degner, Rosemary K.

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of the quantitative correlational study was to explore the relationships between communication apprehension and the organizational structure of a Texas community college. The two survey instruments were the Personal Report of Communication Apprehension-24 and a demographic questionnaire. Participants self-reported feelings about…

  13. 78 FR 33145 - Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2013-06-03

    ... Federal Aviation Administration Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless...: Meeting Notice of RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications. SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the meeting of the RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport...

  14. Computers in Communications and Education at Coast Community College District.

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    Luskin, Bernard J.; Ruth, Monty W.

    Coast Community College District in Orange County, California is a leader among community colleges in the instructional use computers. The district's hardware consists of an IBM system 370 model 155 computer, over 80 typewriter terminals, 12 cathode ray tubes (CRT), and several microfiche image projection devices. Better than 700 computer-assisted…

  15. Communication Strategies of Employment Assistance for College Graduates.

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    Wenger, Paul

    Placement services and employee recruiting for college graduates have become major enterprises. Organized employment assistance consists of (1) college placement services, (2) personnel departments within businesses, (3) traditional employment agencies paid by employers, and (4) agencies paid by the client for individual job searches. Although…

  16. 75 FR 80509 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-12-22

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: January 28,...

  17. 77 FR 47859 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-08-10

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: September 7,...

  18. 76 FR 49492 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Notice of Meeting

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    2011-08-10

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication....S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: September 16,...

  19. 76 FR 80375 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-12-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: January 27,...

  20. 77 FR 23489 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-04-19

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: May 31, 2012....

  1. 75 FR 49501 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-08-13

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: September 17,...

  2. 77 FR 73474 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-12-10

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: January 25,...

  3. 78 FR 73552 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-12-06

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: January 24,...

  4. 78 FR 46995 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-08-02

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: September 12,...

  5. 76 FR 21385 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-04-15

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: May 20, 2011....

  6. 78 FR 38066 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; NIDCD P50 Review Meeting. Date: July 17, 2013 Time: 10:45 a.m....D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication...

  7. 78 FR 20932 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-04-08

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: May 31, 2013....

  8. 75 FR 17150 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-04-05

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Deafness and Other Communication... Committee: National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council. Date: May 14, 2010....

  9. Sexual Communication, Sexual Goals, and Students’ Transition to College: Implications for Sexual Assault, Decision-Making, and Risky Behaviors

    PubMed Central

    Lindgren, Kristen P.; Schacht, Rebecca L.; Pantalone, David W.; Blayney, Jessica A.

    2009-01-01

    A qualitative study was conducted to understand college students’ experiences and perceptions of sexual communication and sexual goals, and how they were affected by the transition from high school to college. Participants were heterosexual college students (N = 29). Single-sex focus groups were conducted and analyzed for themes. Major themes included gender differences in communication of sexual interest, with men reportedly perceiving more sexualized intentions than women intended to communicate. Gender similarities were observed related to preferring indirect and nonverbal communication and to having more freedom to pursue sexual goals in college. Men focused more intently on casual sex goals, whereas women reported more relationship goals and concerns about reputation. PMID:20502624

  10. Proceedings [of the] Sixty Seventh Annual Meeting [of the ] National College Physical Education Association for Men.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.

    This document contains the proceedings of the January 1964 Annual Meeting of the National College Physical Education Association for Men (NEPEAM). In addition to the President's address and a speech on physical education as an academic discipline, the Proceedings contain speeches on the following topics: (1) intramural athletics, (2) research, (3)…

  11. Meeting the Needs of the New Breed in America's Community Colleges: The Adult Learning Specialist.

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    Flohr, Jan D.; Sweeney, Jim E.

    1982-01-01

    Suggests that community colleges need specially trained adult learning specialists (ALS) to meet the needs of increasing numbers of adult students. Proposes the ALS would facilitate on-campus adjustment and coordinate community based outreach programs. Describes training and qualifications. (JAC)

  12. Access to College and Bush's Budget Top Agenda at Meeting of Higher-Education Leaders

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    Byrne, Richard; Field, Kelly

    2007-01-01

    This article talks about the plan of Bush's administration to end the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program and focus on the broader goal with increased access to college for underrepresented groups and not spend their time protecting inefficient programs. During the annual meeting of the American Council on Education, the new under…

  13. Athletes' Efforts to Meet College Academic Standards Buoy Prep-School Sports.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lederman, Douglas

    1987-01-01

    Some high-school athletes with borderline grades and low achievement-test scores are enrolling in small, private preparatory schools in an effort to meet the National Collegiate Athletic Association's academic standards and play sports during their freshman year in college. (MLW)

  14. Linking Communication Scholarship and Professional Practice in Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ruben, Brent D.

    2005-01-01

    The 2004 recipient of NCA's Gerald M. Phillips Award for Distinguish Applied Scholarship, Brent Ruben's professional record spans more than three decades and has focused in four major areas: organizational development, communication/information systems, medical/health communication, and intercultural communication. In this commentary, Ruben…

  15. Characteristics and influences of H1N1 communication on college students

    PubMed Central

    Koskan, Alexis; Foster, Caroline; Karlis, Jack; Rose, India; Tanner, Andrea

    2014-01-01

    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess how college students received and responded to H1N1 pandemic emergency preparedness information and to assess college students’ knowledge and attitudes towards H1N1 during the height of the H1N1 epidemic and corresponding public health response to the outbreak. Design/methodology/approach Using a case study approach, the researchers conducted five focus groups at a large Southeastern US university between October 20–29, 2009. Findings In order to effectively communicate emergency preparedness information to college students, universities should rely on interpersonal communication and mediated communication from trusted sources. College students need to understand the health-related emergency, the risk of the emergency, basic steps to avoid it, and only pertinent cues to action. Oversaturation of this information can lead college students to lessen their perceived importance of the disaster prevention information. Research limitations/implications Focus groups were conducted during only two consecutive weeks of the H1N1 epidemic, and snowball sampling may have led to sample bias. Originality/value This research was conducted during the height of the H1N1 pandemic, and is the only study to date that explores college students’ knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors towards H1N1. PMID:25328288

  16. 77 FR 55526 - Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee

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    2012-09-10

    ...An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue...

  17. 77 FR 2610 - Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee

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    2012-01-18

    ...An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue...

  18. 77 FR 47165 - Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee

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    ...An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue...

  19. 77 FR 37101 - Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee

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    ...An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Refund Processing Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue...

  20. The Outcome Statements/Competencies in Basic Entry College Level Communication Courses for the State of Illinois.

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    Rust, Joseph Henry, Ed.

    This booklet presents statements of outcomes and competencies in basic entry college level communication courses for both community colleges and 4-year colleges in the state of Illinois. The booklet's first section describes the origins of the project. The aims were to clarify and articulate statewide what was being taught under what headings. The…

  1. Sexual Communication, Sexual Goals, and Students' Transition to College: Implications for Sexual Assault, Decision-Making, and Risky Behaviors

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    Lindgren, Kristen P.; Schacht, Rebecca L.; Pantalone, David W.; Blayney, Jessica A.; George, William H.

    2009-01-01

    A qualitative study was conducted to understand college students' experiences and perceptions of sexual communication and sexual goals, and how they were affected by the transition from high school to college. Participants were heterosexual college students (N = 29). Single-sex focus groups were conducted and analyzed for themes. Major themes…

  2. Articulating the Value Base of the Communication Curriculum in a New Program at a Small Private College.

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    Kuster, Thomas A.

    In the spring of 1996, the Board of Regents of Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota, decided to ask the administration and faculty to do what was needed to change the small private church-related two-year college into a small private church-related four-year college. The first designated major was to be Communication. The first step in…

  3. Tax Breaks for College: Current and Proposed Tax Provisions That Help Families Meet College Costs.

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    Hauptman, Arthur M.; Gladieux, Lawrence E.

    The nature and scope of tax policies that affect higher education are sketched, concentrating on the provisions of the tax code that directly help families finance college costs. Attention is directed to: proposals to expand the range of tax benefits for higher education, the merits of existing and proposed tax schemes in times of reduced federal…

  4. A Study to Relate the Theories of John Dewey to College Level Speech-Communication Education. Final Report.

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    Haase, Mary

    This report presents a synthesis of John Dewey's concepts of man-to-man speech-communication located in numerous speeches and in other relevant Dewey writings. The communication theories are formulated in a verbal model and related to college level speech-communication education. Dewey's views of communication as cooperative, communal phenomena…

  5. Embedded Business Emails: Meeting New Demands in International Business Communication

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    Gimenez, Julio

    2006-01-01

    The last decade has witnessed increasing interest in email communication. Research in this area has focused on stylistic conventions, the role of email in the communication patterns of a company and the link between emails and corporate culture. Most of the studies so far published have concentrated on simple, one-way emails. However, evidence…

  6. The Community College and Career Communication: An Unlimited Opportunity.

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    Muchmore, John Michael

    This paper argues that career education should blend "vocational education,""general education," and "college preparatory education" into a new curricular design. Career education should not be thought of as "vocational technical education," nor should career education be looked upon unfavorably, as it sometimes is. Some of the problems of speech…

  7. New Communication Technologies Can Increase the Community College Market.

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    McClellan, George A., Jr.

    1980-01-01

    Considers: (1) the constraints that have affected public response to telecourses, e.g., telecourses are unable to compete for VHF (Very High Frequency) air time and many Public Broadcast System viewers are already college graduates; and (2) the educational potential of technological advances such as multi-channel cables, video discs, and private…

  8. Communications Media and Current-Events Knowledge Among College Students.

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    Lucas, Christopher J.; Schmitz, Charles D.

    1988-01-01

    A sample of 863 college students in a large Midwestern university were polled to ascertain what media sources they might use most extensively for current events, to gauge their actual knowledge of current events, and to compare responses obtained with reported types of media exposure. (Author/MSE)

  9. 6th Global College of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration, annual meeting.

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    Sharma, Hari Shanker; Sharma, Aruna

    2009-07-01

    The 6th Global College of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration (GCNN) and 5th Society for Study on Neuroplasticity and Neuroregeneration (SSNN) conference was held jointly in the Hilton Hotel, Vienna, Austria, 1-4 March 2009. This was the second annual joint conference of the two societies and it was highly successful from a scientific point of view, as it saw a gathering of the top basic and clinical scientists whose research is currently at the cutting edge of neuroscience. This conference saw 86 invited lectures from carefully selected leading scientists from around the world, along with 56 posters of young scientists researching of a focal theme. Over the 3 days, in 32 sessions, new developments in neuroprotection and new ways to enhance neuroregeneration were discussed intensively among more than 600 delegates. In addition, approximately 40 representatives of drug companies, five representatives from scientific publishers and 14 representatives from scientific instruments and supplies-related industries also actively participated in this huge neuroscience event. The GCNN and SSNN conference achieved a new milestone in scientific success in Vienna and established an excellent new working collaboration among the participants in a pleasant, enriched environment with several social gatherings. PMID:19589044

  10. What are other parents saying? Perceived parental communication norms and the relationship between alcohol-specific parental communication and college student drinking

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    Napper, Lucy E.; Hummer, Justin F.; Lac, Andrew; LaBrie, Joseph W.

    2013-01-01

    This study examined parents’ normative perceptions of other college parents’ alcohol-specific communication, and how parents’ perceived communication norms and alcohol-specific communication relate to student drinking outcomes. A sample of 457 student-parent dyads were recruited from a mid-size university. Students completed web-based assessments of alcohol-related attitudes and behaviors. Parents completed alcohol-specific measures of communication norms and parent-child communication, including communication content (i.e., targeted communication) and frequency of communication. Results indicated that parents overestimated how much other parents talked to their college students about the frequency and quantity of alcohol use, but underestimated how often parents initiated conversations about alcohol. In a path model, perceived communication norms positively predicted both targeted communication and frequency of communication. Perceived communication norms and targeted communication negatively predicted students’ attitude toward alcohol use. In contrast, more frequent communication predicted students holding more approving attitudes toward alcohol. The relationship between parents’ perceived communication norms and students’ drinking behaviors was mediated by the parental communication variables and student attitudes. Tests of indirect effects were undertaken to examine meditational processes. The findings underscore relations involving parental perceived communication norms and parents’ own alcohol communication and their children’s drinking outcomes. The complex relationships of different types of parental communication and student outcomes warrant further research. PMID:24128293

  11. eHEROES: where Space Weather and Communication meet

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    Vanlomel, Petra; Gressl, Corinna; Lapenta, Giovanni; Crosby, Norma B.; Cessateur, Gaël

    2014-05-01

    Involvement of people outside the scientific community in space weather becomes more and more an issue. To raise awareness and reach involvement, we have to come up with a tide communication plan that answers the questions: what, to whom, why, when, how, by whom? One of the tools to get peoples attention and to communicate about space weather is education, both formal and informal. In the FP7 project eHEROES, a considerable effort was put in communication and dissemination through education to different sorts of audiences. We will shed some light on 'Classroom', 'Hitchhiker's guide to space' and our Quiz-database.

  12. College students' use of communication technology with parents: comparisons between two cohorts in 2009 and 2011.

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    Ramsey, Meagan A; Gentzler, Amy L; Morey, Jennifer N; Oberhauser, Ann M; Westerman, David

    2013-10-01

    Although communication technology is beneficial to maintain important close relationships, not all findings suggest that communication technology use between college students and their parents is indicative of positive adjustment or relational qualities. A study in 2009 found that only 24.2% of college students used a social networking site (SNS) to communicate with a parent, yet those students reported more loneliness, anxious attachment, and conflict with their parent (Gentzler et al., 2011 ). Because technology and trends in use change rapidly, we investigated a new cohort of college students 2 years later to determine if rates of using communication technology with parents and their links to student adjustment have changed. Comparisons between 2009 and 2011 samples indicated that in-person contact and telephone use did not vary across cohorts. However, texting and SNS use with parents became more common, and using e-mail with parents declined. Consistent with the 2009 data, students' phone use with parents was related to positive relationship qualities (satisfaction, intimacy, support, instrumental aid). In the new 2011 sample, e-mail was linked to aid. However, the present findings indicate students' SNS use with parents is no longer linked to maladaptive outcomes. The study highlights how quickly the use and implications of communication technology changes, and suggests that communication patterns may reflect broader psychosocial adjustment and parent-child dynamics. PMID:23679572

  13. The Company Division Meeting: A Business Communication Simulation.

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    Hildebrand, Janet E.

    1997-01-01

    Provides guidelines for performing and evaluating a simulation developed to teach business students how to conduct effective meetings and how to write memos in the realistic context. Includes handouts that guide students in performing the simulation. (SR)

  14. First-Year College Students' Attitudes toward Communication Technologies and Their Perceptions of Communication Competence in the 21st Century

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    Morreale, Sherwyn; Staley, Constance; Stavrositu, Carmen; Krakowiak, Maja

    2015-01-01

    The purpose of this study is to better understand new college students' attitudes toward and perceptions of communication media and technology and themselves as communicators in the context of communication competence. Building on the results of a previous qualitative study, the researchers developed a survey focused on communication…

  15. The Status of the Business Communication Course at U.S. Colleges and Universities

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    Russ, Travis L.

    2009-01-01

    This study examines the current status of the introductory business communication course at colleges and universities across the United States. Using data collected during the spring of 2008 from a national sample of 505 instructors, this study reveals a number of pedagogical and programmatic insights about (1) major course sponsors; (2) academic…

  16. Butterflies in Formation: Predicting How Speech Order in College Public Speaking Affects Student Communication Apprehension

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    Osmond, Erica R.

    2013-01-01

    This study addressed pedagogical practices in the public speaking classroom in an attempt to help control communication apprehension (CA) levels and improve retention rates among college students in the basic public speaking course. Guided by the theoretical frameworks of Berger and Calabrese's uncertainty reduction theory and Weiner's attribution…

  17. A Health Communication Intervention to Reduce High-Risk Drinking among College Students

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    Glassman, Tavis; Haughton, Noela; Wohlwend, Jennifer; Roberts, Stephen; Jordan, Timothy; Yingling, Faith; Blavos, Alexis

    2013-01-01

    This investigation examined the effect of a health communication intervention on the alcohol consumption patterns of first-year college students. Researchers employed a quasi-experimental design consisting of students in three residence halls at two Midwestern universities. Between-group comparisons revealed students receiving the intervention…

  18. A Case Study of College Level Second Language Teachers' Perceptions and Implementations of Communicative Language Teaching

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    Wong, Chiu-Yin

    2012-01-01

    Previous research studies have indicated that some educators do not advocate Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) because of their misunderstanding of the methodology. This article explores the relationship between college-level second language (L2) educators' perceptions and their implementations of CLT. The results of this study show that the…

  19. The Effectiveness of Twitter as a Communication Tool in College Recruitment

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    Kelly, Karen Jean

    2013-01-01

    Although some colleges are making progress in integrating new technology into their recruitment practices, many still lack an understanding of how to utilize modern communication tools, including social media sites such as Twitter, effectively. This study explored whether there is a relationship between Twitter usage and recruitment at U.S.…

  20. Parental Communication and Perceived Parental Attitudes about Sexuality among Turkish College Students

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    Topkaya, Nursel

    2012-01-01

    This current study was conducted to examine parental communication and perceived parental attitudes about sexuality with respect to gender among Turkish college students. Moreover, attitudes toward premarital sexuality with respect to gender were explored. A demographic data form, premarital sexual permissiveness scale, parental communication…

  1. Communication Privacy Management and College Instruction: Exploring the Rules and Boundaries that Frame Instructor Private Disclosures

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    Hosek, Angela M.; Thompson, Jason

    2009-01-01

    This study examines the ways in which privacy rules are developed and boundaries are coordinated within the student-teacher relationship using Petronio's Communication Privacy Management theory as a framework. Forty-one college instructors described the specific criteria they use to develop privacy rules and the conditions under which boundaries…

  2. Junior / Community College Students with Learning Disabilities and Their Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)

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    Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Fichten, Catherine; King, Laura; Barile, Maria; Mimouni, Zohra; Havel, Alice; Raymond, Odette; Juhel, Jean-Charles; Jorgensen, Shirley; Chauvin, Alexandre; Gutberg, Jennifer; Budd, Jillian; Hewlett, Maureen; Heiman, Tali; Gaulin, Chris; Asuncion, Jennison

    2013-01-01

    Junior / community college students who have learning disabilities (LD), such as dyslexia, often do not maximize their use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for school work. They do not use many of these technologies nor do they know as much about them as other students. These are the results of an Adaptech Research Network…

  3. How Golden West College Is Addressing Pedagogical, Assessment, and Accountability Concerns through Integrated Spoken Communication Labs.

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    Flores, Norma Landa

    This paper describes how results of the Golden West College Speech Department's program review led to the alignment of performance-based communication prerequisite and outcome expectations for: student placement recommendation; consistency of course curriculum and sequencing; measures of content-based competencies; and measures of…

  4. Teaching Speech Communication in a Black College: Does Technology Make a Difference?

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    Nwadike, Fellina O.; Ekeanyanwu, Nnamdi T.

    2011-01-01

    Teaching a speech communication course in typical HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) comes with many issues, because the application of technology in some minority institutions differs. The levels of acceptability as well as affordability are also core issues that affect application. Using technology in the classroom means many…

  5. Struggles and Successes Implementing Classroom Communication Technology in a College Pre-Calculus Course

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    Case, Erin; Pape, Stephen

    2013-01-01

    This case study documents the struggles and successes encountered by a pre-calculus teacher while using Classroom Connectivity Technology (CCT) daily in her community college mathematics course. CCT refers to a wireless communication system that connects a teacher's computer with an individual student's handheld calculator and has been associated…

  6. Developing a Collegial Approach to Integrated Planning at a Small College: Communication, Understanding, and Cooperation.

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    Farmer, D. W.

    1983-01-01

    An effective collegial and relatively noncompetitive approach to integrated planning developed at King's College is discussed. The development of a structured system of intensive oral communication; an organizational design integrating planning, budgeting, marketing, and evaluation, and a modified matrix management system are described. (MLW)

  7. Instructor Socio-Communicative Style, Argumentativeness, and Verbal Aggressiveness in the College Classroom.

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    Myers, Scott A.

    A study examined the relationship among instructor socio-communicative style, argumentativeness, and verbal aggressiveness in the college classroom. Participants were 139 undergraduate students enrolled at a small southern university who completed the Assertiveness-Responsiveness Measure (Richmond and McCroskey, 1995), as well as modified versions…

  8. Nonintellective Predictors of Academic Success in the Introductory College-Level Speech Communication Course.

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    Hayes, Daniel T.; Morganstern, Barry F.

    Data from 212 students were collected as part of a study of factors that contribute to academic success in introductory college-level speech communication courses. Nine noncognitive predictor variables were included: speech experience, absence of speech anxiety, four indicators of aspiration/performance consistency, and three demographic…

  9. Ten Game-Changing Communications Steps for College and University Presidents

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    Jacobson, Susan

    2016-01-01

    In this article Susan Jacobson offers advice on connecting and leading as a college or university president, whether new to the job or with years of experience. The key, Jacobson says, is communicating. She explains that while it might sound obvious, the importance of reaching out, connecting, and building and maintaining relationships cannot be…

  10. Ready for Learning: The Contribution of California's Independent Colleges and Universities in Meeting Undergraduate Demand. Report 10-17

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    Wilson, Stacy; Newell, Mallory; Fuller, Ryan

    2010-01-01

    Although public universities account for most of the higher education enrollment in California, independent colleges and universities make an important contribution to meeting enrollment demand. California's 76 independent non-profit colleges and universities provide a wide range of degree and certificate programs. In fall 2008, the independents…

  11. How Mandated College Students Talk About Alcohol: Peer Communication Factors Associated with Drinking.

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    Carey, Kate B; Lust, Sarah A; Reid, Allecia E; Kalichman, Seth C; Carey, Michael P

    2016-09-01

    Relatively little research has examined how peer communication influences alcohol consumption. In a sample of mandated college students, we differentiate conversations about drinking from conversations about harm prevention and provide evidence for the validity of these communication constructs. Students who violated campus alcohol policies and were referred for alcohol sanctions (N = 345) reported on drinking patterns, use of protective behavioral strategies, perceived descriptive norms for close friends, and serving as social leader among their friends; they also reported on the frequency of conversations about drinking, about drinking safety, and about risk reduction efforts. Predicted correlations were found among types of communication and conceptually related variables. General communication was related to consumption but not protective behavioral strategies, whereas safety/risk reduction conversations correlated positively with all protective behavioral strategies. Both types of communication were associated with social leadership. Safety communication moderated the relationship between peer descriptive norms and drinks per week; more frequent talking about safety attenuated the norms-consumption relationship. Peer communication about both drinking and safety may serve as targets for change in risk reduction interventions for mandated college students. PMID:26861808

  12. Proposed Model for Innovation of Community Colleges to Meet Labor Market Needs in Saudi Arabia

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    Almannie, Mohamed

    2015-01-01

    The study introduced a very important issue for the development of labor market in any developing country. The rapid changes in technology and communication imposed challenges on education institutions for the development of labor market to meet local communities. These institutions have more responsibilities to provide professional and skilled…

  13. Extended Communication Efforts Involved with College Long-Distance Relationships

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    Firmin, Michael W.; Firmin, Ruth L.; Merical, Kaile Lorenzen

    2013-01-01

    The present phenomenological, qualitative research study involved in-depth interviews of all 16 female, sophomore students involved in respective distance relationships at a private, selective, comprehensive, Midwest university. Among other results found in the study, the present article focuses on communication dynamics involved with the…

  14. 40 CFR 155.30 - Meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... confidential business information for the purpose of circumventing the docketing procedures in § 155.32. EPA... under development may be claimed by the submitter to be confidential business information. The burden of identifying claimed confidential business information rests with the submitter, or, in meetings, with...

  15. 40 CFR 155.30 - Meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... confidential business information for the purpose of circumventing the docketing procedures in § 155.32. EPA... under development may be claimed by the submitter to be confidential business information. The burden of identifying claimed confidential business information rests with the submitter, or, in meetings, with...

  16. 40 CFR 155.30 - Meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... confidential business information for the purpose of circumventing the docketing procedures in § 155.32. EPA... under development may be claimed by the submitter to be confidential business information. The burden of identifying claimed confidential business information rests with the submitter, or, in meetings, with...

  17. 40 CFR 155.30 - Meetings and communications.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... confidential business information for the purpose of circumventing the docketing procedures in § 155.32. EPA... under development may be claimed by the submitter to be confidential business information. The burden of identifying claimed confidential business information rests with the submitter, or, in meetings, with...

  18. Do Business Communication Technology Tools Meet Learner Needs?

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    DuFrene, Debbie D.; Lehman, Carol M.; Kellermanns, Franz W.; Pearson, Rodney A.

    2009-01-01

    While institutions of higher education are enthusiastically embracing technology-mediated learning (TML), little research has been conducted to identify factors that influence student use of TML tools or determine whether use of them increases student learning. This study of business communication students at two universities found that (1)…

  19. "A Flare from the Margins": How the Association for Business Communication Fails Two-Year College Faculty

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    Tyler, Lisa

    2004-01-01

    According to the author, the Association for Business Communication (ABC), the premiere professional organization for those who teach business communication, has long neglected and marginalized those who teach at two-year colleges, as has the discipline of business communications as a whole. The best method to determine how ABC could better meet…

  20. Meeting CCS communication challenges head-on: Integrating communications, planning, risk assessment, and project management

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    Greenberg, S.; Gauvreau, L.; Hnottavange-Telleen, K.; Finley, R.; Marsteller, S.

    2011-01-01

    The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium, Schlumberger Carbon Services, and Archer Daniels Midland has implemented a comprehensive communications plan at the Illinois Basin - Decatur Project (IBDP), a one million metric tonne Carbon Capture and Storage project in Decatur, IL, USA funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory. The IBDP Communication Plan includes consortium information, funding and disclaimer citations, description of target audiences, media communications guidelines, paper and presentations guidelines, site visit information, crisis communication, on-site photography regulations, and other components. The creation, development, and implementation processes for the IBDP Communication Plan (the Plan) are shared in this paper. New communications challenges, such as how to address add-on research requests, data sharing and management, scope increase, and contract agreements have arisen since the Plan was completed in January 2009, resulting in development of new policies and procedures by project management. Integrating communications planning, risk assessment, and project management ensured that consistent, factual information was developed and incorporated into project planning, and constitutes the basis of public communications. Successful integration has allowed the IBDP to benefit from early identification and mitigation of the potential project risks, which allows more time to effectively deal with unknown and unidentified risks that may arise. Project risks and risks associated with public perception can be managed through careful planning and integration of communication strategies into project management and risk mitigation. ?? 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

  1. The Impact of Sunshine/Open Meeting Laws on the Governing Boards of Public Colleges and Universities.

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    Kaplowitz, Richard A.

    The provisions of "sunshine" or "open meeting" laws are discussed to assist governing boards and chief executive officers of public universities and colleges. These laws stipulate that the business of the public must be conducted in public. Topics include: the legal constitution of a meeting, personnel matters, collective bargaining, consultation…

  2. The Mobile College Community: A Study of Adult Learners' Adoption and Use of Digital Communication Technologies on the Campuses of Florida's Community Colleges

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    Weidert, John William

    2012-01-01

    Rapid advancements in technology and the proliferation of mobile communication devices available in the marketplace require that community college administrators and teachers better understand levels of digital communication technology adoption and how adult learners currently use them. Such an understanding is necessary to developing the…

  3. An analysis of abstracts presented to the College on Problems of Drug Dependence meeting and subsequent publication in peer review journals

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    Valderrama-Zurián, Juan Carlos; Bolaños-Pizarro, Máxima; Bueno-Cañigral, Francisco Jesús; Álvarez, F Javier; Ontalba-Ruipérez, José Antonio; Aleixandre-Benavent, Rafael

    2009-01-01

    Background Subsequent publication rate of abstracts presented at meetings is seen as an indicator of the interest and quality of the meeting. We have analyzed characteristics and rate publication in peer-reviewed journals derived from oral communications and posters presented at the 1999 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) meeting. Methods All 689 abstracts presented at the 1999 CPDD meeting were reviewed. In order to find the existence of publications derived from abstracts presented at that meeting, a set of bibliographical searches in the database Medline was developed in July 2006. Information was gathered concerning the abstracts, articles and journals in which they were published. Results 254 out of 689 abstracts (36.9%) gave rise to at least one publication. The oral communications had a greater likelihood of being published than did the posters (OR = 2.53, 95% CI 1.80-3.55). The average time lapse to publication of an article was 672.97 days. The number of authors per work in the subsequent publications was 4.55. The articles were published in a total of 84 journals, of which eight were indexed with the subject term Substance-Related Disorders. Psychopharmacology (37 articles, 14.5%) was the journal that published the greatest number of articles subsequent to the abstracts presented at the 1999 CPDD meeting. Conclusion One out of every three abstracts presented to the 1999 CPDD meeting were later published in peer-reviewed journals indexed in Medline. The subsequent publication of the abstracts presented in the CPDD meetings should be actively encouraged, as this maximizes the dissemination of the scientific research and therefore the investment. PMID:19889211

  4. Meeting report: Adaptation and communication of bacterial pathogens.

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    Aussel, Laurent; Beuzón, Carmen R; Cascales, Eric

    2016-05-18

    Bacteria usually live in complex environments, sharing niche and resources with other bacterial species, unicellular eukaryotic cells or complex organisms. Thus, they have evolved mechanisms to communicate, to compete and to adapt to changing environment as diverse as human tissues, animals or plants. Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying these adaptation processes is therefore of primary importance for epidemiology and human health protection, and was the focus of a Current Trends in Biomedicine workshop organized by the International University of Andalucia in late October 2015 in Baeza (Spain). The topic was covered by complementary sessions: (i) interbacterial communication and competition that enable a better access to nutrients or a more efficient colonization of the ecological niche, (ii) adaptation of intracellular pathogens to their host, focusing on metabolic pathways, adaptive mechanisms and populational heterogeneity, and (iii) adaptation of animal and plant pathogens as well as plant-associated bacteria to a plant niche. This workshop emphasized the broad repertoire of mechanisms and factors bacteria have evolved to become efficient pathogens. PMID:26890494

  5. CTS digital video college curriculum-sharing experiment. [Communications Technology Satellite

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    Lumb, D. R.; Sites, M. J.

    1974-01-01

    NASA-Ames Research Center, Stanford University, and Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, are participating in a joint experiment to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of college curriculum sharing using compressed digital television and the Communications Technology Satellite (CTS). Each university will offer televised courses to the other during the 1976-1977 academic year via CTS, a joint program by NASA and the Canadian Department of Communications. The video compression techniques to be demonstrated will enable economical interconnection of educational institutions using existing and planned domestic satellites.

  6. Information and Communication Technology Profiles of College Students with Learning Disabilities and Adequate and Very Poor Readers

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    Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai N.; King, Laura; Barile, Maria; Havel, Alice; Mimouni, Zohra; Chauvin, Alexandre; Budd, Jillian; Raymond, Odette; Juhel, Jean-Charles; Asuncion, Jennison

    2013-01-01

    We interviewed 58 experts (30 in French, 28 in English) about potentially useful information and communication technologies (ICTs) for Québec college students with a learning disability (LD) and evaluated whether college students with an LD (n = 74), in fact, used these. We also compared ICT use, learning opportunities, and attitudes among three…

  7. The Correlation between the Communication of the Health Risks of Ecstasy (MDMA) and the Drug's Use among College Students.

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    Campe, Brian; Frye, Kristin; Hood, Caitlin; Kuznekoff, Jeffrey; Parsons, Michael

    The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between college students and their awareness of the hazardous effects of the drug Ecstasy. Ecstasy use has risen among college students even though readily available research shows Ecstasy use having extremely hazardous effects on its users. Research also shows a lack of communication about…

  8. Videos, tweet-ups, and training unite scientist communicators at Fall Meeting

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    Adams, Mary Catherine; Ramsayer, Kate

    2012-02-01

    AGU's public information office held several events at the 2011 Fall Meeting designed to train, recognize, and reward member scientists who communicate with, or want to communicate with, nonscience audiences. On Sunday, about 90 researchers gathered at the Marriott Marquis hotel for an all-day science communications training event covering topics including journalism from the insider's perspective, storytelling, and using humor to share science. On Wednesday a communications panel focusing specifically on climate science shared tips on communicating with audiences via TV and the Web, among other outlets. At a social media soiree Monday evening, geobloggers, Facebook fans, Twitter followers, and others met in person and talked about how to share news and research across the many platforms of the Internet. Later in the week, bloggers from AGU's blogosphere and other sites met for lunch to discuss the online Earth and space science community.

  9. Abstracts from the 2016 Annual Louisiana American College of Physicians Associates Meeting.

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    Engel, Lee S; Davis, William

    2016-01-01

    Each year medical students in Louisiana and residents from the eight Internal Medicine training programs in Louisiana are invited to submit abstracts for the Annual Louisiana American College of Physicians (ACP) Associates Meeting. The content of these abstracts includes clinical case vignettes or research activities. The abstracts have all identifying features removed (i.e., names, institutional affiliations, etc.) before being sent to physician judges. Each judge scores each abstract independently and then the scores from all judges are averaged and ranked. This year we are excited to be able to publish most highly ranked abstracts presented at this year's competition. These abstracts (17 oral; 14 poster) were presented at the Associates Meeting held at LSU Health Sciences Center in Baton Rouge on January 19, 2016. We would like to thank the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society and appreciate its efforts to publicize the hard work of these trainees. PMID:27389375

  10. Abstracts From The Annual Louisiana American College Of Physicians Associates Meeting.

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    Engel, Lee S; Davis, William

    2015-01-01

    Each year medical students in Louisiana and residents from the eight Internal Medicine training programs in Louisiana are invited to submit abstracts for the Annual Louisiana American College of Physicians (ACP) Associates Meeting. The content of these abstracts includes clinical case vignettes or research activities. The abstracts have all identifying features removed (i.e., names, institutional affiliations, etc.) before being sent to physician judges. Each judge scores each abstract independently and then the scores from all judges are averaged and ranked. This year we are excited to be able to publish the 26 most highly ranked abstracts presented at this year's competition. These abstracts (15 oral; 12 poster) were presented at the Associates Meeting held at Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans on January 27, 2015. We would like to thank the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society and appreciate its efforts to publicize the hard work of these trainees. PMID:27159462

  11. 77 FR 28611 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  12. 76 FR 14674 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  13. 76 FR 65738 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  14. 77 FR 70483 - Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation...

  15. 78 FR 69138 - Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Computing Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation...

  16. 78 FR 64918 - Interagency Ocean Observation Committee, Meeting of the Data Management and Communications...

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    ...NOAA's Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Program publishes this notice on behalf of the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) to announce a formal meeting of the IOOC's Data Management and Communications Steering Team (DMAC-ST). The DMAC-ST membership is comprised of IOOC-approved federal agency representatives and non-federal participants representing academic,......

  17. 75 FR 77888 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  18. 77 FR 57570 - National Institute On Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute On Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  19. 75 FR 51279 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  20. 75 FR 33817 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  1. 75 FR 33818 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby...

  2. Mass Communication and Journalism Faculty and Their Electronic Communication with College Students: A Nationwide Examination

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    Brunner, Brigitta R.; Yates, Bradford L.; Adams, Jennifer Wood

    2008-01-01

    Nearly 700 U.S. journalism and mass communication faculty reported their perceptions of student e-mail use via a Web-based survey. This nationwide study focused on content of e-mail received by faculty and made comparisons based on faculty gender. Nearly half of the respondents reported that they occasionally receive e-mails from students before a…

  3. Supporting Communication for Parents with Intellectual Impairments: Communication Facilitation in Social Work Led Parenting Meetings

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    Matthews, Alison; Stansfield, Jois

    2014-01-01

    People with intellectual impairments are recognised as having communication difficulties and even people with mild intellectual impairments can be challenged by complex language and limited literacy. The focus of this paper is parents who have learning disabilities, outlining a novel approach to support them in stressful case conference…

  4. FORUM: Instructional Communication and Millennial Students: Millennials, Teaching and Learning, and the Elephant in the College Classroom

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    Morreale, Sherwyn P.; Staley, Constance M.

    2016-01-01

    The essays that comprise "Communication Education's" Forum on Instructional Communication and Millennial Students provide excellent summaries of existing research on this new generational cohort as college students. Taken as a whole, the writings paint an intriguing picture of this cohort, including both challenges and opportunities to…

  5. Development and Integration of a Course in Electronic Communications for a New Engineering Technology Program at Valencia Community College.

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    Byers, William S.

    This volume is a report of the development of the first course in a two-semester sequence in Electronic Communications, for a new degree program in Electric Engineering Technology at Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida. Evolution of the program is described with comments relating the philosophy and importance of a communications sequence.…

  6. How Community College Adjunct Faculty Members Teaching Communications Courses Understand Diversity as It Relates to Their Teaching

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    Rediger, James N.

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to explore Midwestern Community College (MCC) communication adjunct faculty members' descriptions of techniques used to prepare for a diverse student population. This research was conducted in order to gain a better understanding of how adjunct faculty members teaching communications courses at MCC understood…

  7. Curriculum Planning: Trends in Communication Studies, Workplace Competencies, and Current Programs at 4-Year Colleges and Universities

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    Bertelsen, Dale A.; Goodboy, Alan K.

    2009-01-01

    Many communication scholars recognize the need to regularly explore current communication curriculum and to evaluate its contribution to meeting the needs of students and the demands of the workplace. However, within the communication discipline, current curricular decisions are based on studies conducted nearly a decade ago. This study (a)…

  8. Parent-Teen Communication and Pre-College Alcohol Involvement: A Latent Class Analysis

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    Abar, Caitlin C.; Fernandez, Anne C.; Wood, Mark D.

    2011-01-01

    Although parent-adolescent communication has been identified as important in delaying the onset and escalation of alcohol use, both the strength and direction of observed associations has varied in prior research with adolescents and college students. The current study categorizes parents according to alcohol-related communication and relates these categories to other parenting factors and late adolescent alcohol involvement. Method As part of a larger study, 1,007 college-bound teens and their parents were assessed. Teens were asked to report on their drinking behavior, and parents were asked about the occurrence of several specific alcohol-related communications with their teen, as well as additional parenting characteristics. Profiles of parent alcohol-related communication were derived using latent class analysis. Once the best fitting solution was determined, covariates were entered predicting class membership and investigating how classes were associated with additional parenting characteristics and teen alcohol use. Results A five-class solution provided the best fit to the data: Frequent, All Topics (28%); Moderate, All Topics (25%); Frequent, General Topics (25%); Frequent, Consequences and Limits (12%); and Infrequent, All Topics (10%). Covariate analyses demonstrated class differences with regard to parental modeling, monitoring, knowledge, and parent-teen relationship satisfaction, as well as for students’ intentions to join fraternities/sororities and alcohol use. Conclusions Findings from the current study add to a small but growing literature supporting the continuing influence of parents in late adolescence and suggest that the frequency and specificity of parent-teen communication are potentially informative for refined parent-based preventive interventions. PMID:21864983

  9. A Social Medium: ASM's 5th Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria Meeting in Review

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    Federle, Michael J.

    2015-01-01

    The 5th American Society for Microbiology Conference on Cell-Cell Communication in Bacteria (CCCB-5), which convened from 18 to 21 October 2014 in San Antonio, TX, highlighted recent advances in our understanding of microbial intercellular signaling. While the CCCB meetings arose from interests in pheromone signaling and quorum sensing, it was evident at CCCB-5 that the cell-cell communication field is continuing to mature, expanding into new areas and integrating cutting-edge technologies. In this minireview, we recap some of the research discussed at CCCB-5 and the questions that have arisen from it. PMID:25917904

  10. Meeting of Experts on the Role of University Faculties/Colleges of Education in Population Education (Bangkok, January 7-12, 1974). Final Report.

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    United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania.

    This report summarizes the Regional Meeting of Experts on the Role of University Faculties/Colleges of Education in Population Education. The meeting explored ways in which university faculties/colleges of education could serve the needs of member states in the promotion of population education. The report is divided into six parts. Organization…

  11. Communicating Ocean Sciences College Courses: Science Faculty and Educators Working and Learning Together

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    Halversen, C.; Simms, E.; McDonnell, J. D.; Strang, C.

    2011-12-01

    As the relationship between science and society evolves, the need for scientists to engage and effectively communicate with the public about scientific issues has become increasingly urgent. Leaders in the scientific community argue that research training programs need to also give future scientists the knowledge and skills to communicate. To address this, the Communicating Ocean Sciences (COS) series was developed to teach postsecondary science students how to communicate their scientific knowledge more effectively, and to build the capacity of science faculty to apply education research to their teaching and communicate more effectively with the public. Courses are co-facilitated by a faculty scientist and either a K-12 or informal science educator. Scientists contribute their science content knowledge and their teaching experience, and educators bring their knowledge of learning theory regarding how students and the public make meaning from, and understand, science. The series comprises two university courses for science undergraduate and graduate students that are taught by ocean and climate scientists at approximately 25 universities. One course, COS K-12, is team-taught by a scientist and a formal educator, and provides college students with experience communicating science in K-12 classrooms. In the other course, COSIA (Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences), a scientist and informal educator team-teach, and the practicum takes place in a science center or aquarium. The courses incorporate current learning theory and provide an opportunity for future scientists to apply that theory through a practicum. COS addresses the following goals: 1) introduce postsecondary students-future scientists-to the importance of education, outreach, and broader impacts; 2) improve the ability of scientists to communicate science concepts and research to their students; 3) create a culture recognizing the importance of communicating science; 4) provide students and

  12. Secretarial Instruction in Florida Community Colleges and Area Vocational-Technical Centers: Meeting the Demands of the Future. Draft.

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    Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.

    The secretarial instructional programs at Florida community colleges and area vocational-technical centers were reviewed to determine the actions that are needed to enable the programs to meet current and future demands for secretaries who are competent in the use of advanced office systems technology. Data for the review were drawn from a…

  13. Meeting the Mandate: Renewing the College and Departmental Curriculum. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report No. 6, 1991.

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    Toombs, William; Tierney, William G.

    This monograph addresses the need for reshaping the college undergraduate curriculum in order to meet the new and compelling issues that have emerged from the criticism and analysis of the past decade. These issues are as follows: (1) how to accommodate diverse races and ethnic traditions and both genders; (2) how to incorporate global…

  14. Meeting the Needs of At-Risk College Freshmen through Academic Advising: The "Enriched" Public Speaking Course.

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    Droge, David; Roundy, Jack

    A program was developed at the University of Puget Sound (Washington) to meet the needs of students "at-risk" for poor academic performance or attrition because of inadequate pre-college preparation. Advising sections (small--15 or 20 students--sections of regularly-offered courses, whose instructor serves as the student's academic advisor until a…

  15. Team communication amongst clinical teachers in a formal meeting of post graduate medical training.

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    Slootweg, Irene A; Scherpbier, Albert; van der Leeuw, Renée; Heineman, Maas Jan; van der Vleuten, Cees; Lombarts, Kiki M J M H

    2016-03-01

    The importance of team communication, or more specifically speaking up, for safeguarding quality of patient care is increasingly being endorsed in research findings. However, little is known about speaking up of clinical teachers in postgraduate medical training. In order to determine how clinical teachers demonstrate speaking up in formal teaching team meetings and what factors influence this, the authors carried out an exploratory study based on ethnographic principles. The authors selected 12 teaching teams and observed, audio recorded and analysed the data. Subsequently, during an interview, the program directors reflected on speaking up of those clinical teachers present during the meeting. Finally, the authors analysed iteratively all data, using a template analysis, based on Edmondson's behaviours of speaking up. The study was conducted from October 2013 to July 2014 and ten teams participated. During the teaching team meetings, the clinical teachers exhibited most of the behaviours of speaking up. "Sharing information" strongly resembles providing information and "talking about mistakes" occurs in a general sense and without commitment of improvement activities. "Asking questions" was often displayed by closed questions and at times several questions simultaneously. The authors identified factors that influence speaking up by clinical teachers: relational, cultural, and professional. The clinical teachers exhibit speaking up, but there is only limited awareness to discuss problems or mistakes and the discussion centred mainly on the question of blame. It is important to take into account the factors that influence speaking up, in order to stimulate open communication during the teaching team meetings. PMID:26228705

  16. Teaming Up for Women's Health: The 2015 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

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    Breitkopf, Daniel M; Demosthenes, Lauren D; Phelan, Sharon T

    2015-11-01

    63rd Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2-6 May, 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA. In response to major practice changes in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), the 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists responded with modification of the program organization, methods of presenting the information (debates, hands on, flip classrooms) and increased emphasis on current clinical research. The Presidential Program covered broad themes of changes in healthcare technology, teamwork in OB/GYN practice and the importance of advocating for patients. Over 400 abstracts representing a broad range of clinical and basic science research were presented. Changes in the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting should allow the membership to be more prepared and pro-active as the practice of OB/GYN evolves. PMID:26618933

  17. Advances in high-throughput speed, low-latency communication for embedded instrumentation ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)

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    Jordan, Scott [Physik Instrumente

    2013-02-11

    Scott Jordan on "Advances in high-throughput speed, low-latency communication for embedded instrumentation" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  18. Advances in high-throughput speed, low-latency communication for embedded instrumentation ( 7th Annual SFAF Meeting, 2012)

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    Jordan, Scott

    2012-06-01

    Scott Jordan on "Advances in high-throughput speed, low-latency communication for embedded instrumentation" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  19. Simon's Rock: Meeting the Developmental Needs of the Early College Student.

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    Goldberger, Nancy

    1980-01-01

    The academic and emotional needs of students who enter college early are discussed, based on studies done of students at Simon's Rock College. The concept of early college admission is defended on the grounds that some students are emotionally and academically ready for college after only two years of high school. (JSR)

  20. The effect of gender, ethnicity, and income on college students' use of communication technologies.

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    Junco, Reynol; Merson, Dan; Salter, Daniel W

    2010-12-01

    Because campus officials are relying on personal communication technologies to communicate with students, a question arises about access and usage. Although communication technologies are popular among college students, some evidence suggests that differences exist in ownership and use. We examined patterns of student ownership and use of cell phones and use of instant messaging, focusing on three predictors of digital inequality: gender, ethnicity, and income. Logistic and hierarchical linear regression analyses were used to analyze results from 4,491 students. The odds that female and white students owned cell phones were more than twice as high as for men and African-American students. Students in the $100,000-$149,000 per year income bracket were more than three times as likely to own a cell phone than those from the median bracket. However, being female, African-American, and/or from the highest income brackets was positively predictive of the number of text messages sent and the amount of time spent talking on a cell phone per week. We found no differences between students on the use of instant messaging. Implications of these results, as well as areas for further research, are provided. PMID:21142986

  1. First-Year College Students' Perceptions of Their Experiences Using Information and Communication Technologies in Higher Education

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    Kearns, Sara K.

    2013-01-01

    The increasingly integrated presence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on university campuses in recent decades has prompted calls for a better understanding of how students use ICTs in higher education, including the transition to college. While research indicates that students with higher self-efficacy are more likely to…

  2. College Students' Perspectives on Parental Notification and Parent-Student Communication on Student Alcohol Use

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    Cosden, Merith; Gauthier, Justin R.; Hughes, Jennifer B.

    2013-01-01

    College students' perceptions of parental notification (PN) were examined. Anonymous surveys were received from 72 students who had received a notification and 73 students who had not. Students reported that PN increased parent-student communication. While noting interference with their autonomy, students also reported more positive than…

  3. When Distance Is Problematic: Communication, Coping, and Relational Satisfaction in Female College Students' Long-Distance Dating Relationships

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    Maguire, Katheryn C.; Kinney, Terry A.

    2010-01-01

    The purposes of this study are to gain an in-depth understanding of the situations in which long-distance dating relationships (LDDRs) are distressing for female college students, and to examine the associations between the perceived helpfulness of various communication coping strategies and relational satisfaction in both high and low distress…

  4. The Basic Communication Course at U.S. Colleges and Universities in the 21st Century: Study VII

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    Morreale, Sherwyn; Hugenberg, Lawrence; Worley, David

    2006-01-01

    This seventh in a series of investigations of the basic communication course at 2- and 4-year colleges and universities that began in 1968 has as its purpose to gather longitudinal data on the nature of the course. This latest study differs somewhat from past studies. The survey instrument from 1999 was revised to include timely concerns such as…

  5. Nature and Extent of Catholic Identity Communicated through Official Websites of U.S. Catholic Colleges and Universities

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    Gambescia, Stephen F.; Paolucci, Rocco

    2011-01-01

    The advent of the Internet has significantly changed how organizations interact with their customers and constituents in the areas of marketing, information sharing, and engagement processes. College and university websites have become major communication venues for prospective students to learn about schools of interest to them. Catholic colleges…

  6. Formative Research to Identify Perceptions of E-Cigarettes in College Students: Implications for Future Health Communication Campaigns

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    Case, Kathleen; Crook, Brittani; Lazard, Allison; Mackert, Michael

    2016-01-01

    Objective: This formative study examined perceptions of e-cigarettes in college students with the goal of informing future health communication campaigns. Differences between e-cigarette users and nonusers were also examined. Participants: Thirty undergraduate students were recruited from a large southwestern public university (15 users, 15…

  7. “Just Talk to Me”: Communicating With College Students About Depression Disclosures on Facebook

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    Whitehill, Jennifer M.; Brockman, Libby N.; Moreno, Megan A.

    2012-01-01

    Purpose To determine acceptability, preferred communication medium, and other key considerations for intervention by friends, professors or resident advisors, and strangers in response to college students’ references to depression on the social networking site Facebook. Methods Facebook profiles belonging to 18- to 19-year-old students (n = 60) at a large public university were evaluated for references to depression. In-person, structured interviews assessed how students would prefer to be approached by a friend, professor or resident advisor, or stranger if that person saw displays of depression on the student’s Facebook page. We coded interview transcripts for approach acceptability, communication medium, and emerging themes. We used chi-square tests to assess differences between depression displayers and non-displayers. Results The sample was 60% female with a mean age of 18.5 years. All students were accepting of intervention approaches by friends. Most (93%) were accepting of an approach by known adults. Approximately half would accept an approach by a stranger, but this proportion was 26% lower among those who had displayed depression references on Facebook than among non-displayers (p = .072). In-person communication was preferred for approaches made by friends and adults. E-mail or using a student’s friend as an intermediary was preferred if a stranger were to intervene. Conclusions In-person communication from friends or trusted adults is the preferred means for raising concerns about a student’s signs of depression displayed on Facebook. Programs that encourage resident advisors and peers to respond in this manner and encourage treatment may represent a way to improve access to care for depression. PMID:23260845

  8. African American mother-daughter communication about sex and daughters' sexual behavior: does college racial composition make a difference?

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    Bynum, Mia Smith

    2007-04-01

    This study examined the influence of African American mothers' communication about sexual topics on the sexual attitudes and behavior of their college-enrolled daughters. Daughters were enrolled at a historically Black college/university (HBCU) or a predominantly White institution (PWI) to assess whether and how college racial context might affect daughters' sexual attitudes and behavior. Findings indicated that daughters at the HBCU had less permissive attitudes about premarital sex than their counterparts at the PWI. This result was especially true for daughters of mothers with more conservative attitudes about premarital sex and who discussed such topics infrequently. Last, the combination of positive mother-daughter communication and fewer discussions about sexual topics resulted in lower levels of sexual experience among the daughters. PMID:17500604

  9. A Comparative Study of College Impacts on Human Outcomes. ASHE 1983 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Phelan, Thomas James; Phelan, Jo Carol

    The impact of multiple aspects of college education on measures of earnings, life satisfaction, job satisfaction, and liberalism-conservatism was studied. The college variables examined were college type, field of major, and academic performance. Attention was also directed to the role of income attainment in shaping attitudes, and underlying…

  10. Dating and Hooking Up in College: Meeting Contexts, Sex, and Variation by Gender, Partner's Gender, and Class Standing.

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    Kuperberg, Arielle; Padgett, Joseph E

    2015-01-01

    This study examined 13,976 dates and 12,068 hookup encounters at 22 colleges in the United States reported by students surveyed between 2005 and 2011 in the Online College Social Life Survey (OCSLS) to determine differences between dates and hookups in partner meeting context and sex during the encounter. Students most often met date and hookup partners through institutional settings or bars and parties, with approximately two-thirds of partners met in these venues. Those who had fewer potential partners on campus (women) were less likely to find partners in campus locations and less likely to find male sexual or dating partners but more likely to date women. Men and women engaging in same-sex encounters had higher rates of meeting partners through Internet sources. Hookups were associated with partners met in bars, parties, nightclubs, and college dormitories, and were twice as likely as dates to include sex. Students were more likely to go on dates with partners met on the Internet, which we theorize is a result of low levels of trust associated with that context. Patterns found are related to the association of meeting contexts with hookup scripts, risk and trust, and local partnering markets. PMID:24750129

  11. Perception of Medical Students about Communication Skills Laboratory (CSL) in a Rural Medical College of Central India

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    Jagzape, Arunita Tushar; Vagha, Jayant Dattatray; Chalak, Anita; Meshram, Revatdhamma Jagdish

    2015-01-01

    Introduction “The art of medicine is intricately tied to the art of communication.” In traditional medical curriculum, communication is not taught formally and this leads to a gap in reliability and consistency of the teaching. Few studies have shown that much litigation against doctors is due to lack of communication and not because of lack of clinical expertise. Considering the importance of training in communication skills, it was included in the curriculum of students of DMIMS (DU), which has got probably the first communication skills lab in a medical college in India. Aim To study the perception of medical students about usefulness of communication skills lab. Materials and Methods This observational study was carried out at Communication Skills Lab (CSL) of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharasthra. Feedback was obtained with the help of a prevalidated questionnaire from 65 final MBBS students about their perception about utility of the module taught in the CSL including factors which helped and which hindered in learning. Descriptive statistics was used for the quantitative data and categorization for qualitative data. Results A total of 78.46% students were of the idea that CSL posting is must for all medical undergraduates. A 93.83% perceive that the module taught was very relevant and useful and were satisfied with the duration of posting (81.47%). A 78.46% students experienced improvement in their communication skills. They opined that more emphasis should be given on communication between doctor and patient (61.53%). Conclusion The students found communication skills lab very useful. They desired more emphasis on communication between doctor and patient and sought more interactivity, video demonstrations to be part of the module. PMID:26816918

  12. Target for the 70's. Papers Presented at the Ninth Annual Meeting of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

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    American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC. Office of Information and Research.

    The papers delivered at this meeting of the AASCU fell in the following categories: (1) Higher Education for the 70's, with a long paper by Paul Woodring, and brief statements by eight other speakers; (2) State Colleges and Universities in the 70's, with papers by E. Alden Dunham, "Colleges and the Forgotten Americans, A Profile of State Colleges…

  13. Maintaining Relevancy in Programs of Agriculture. Proceedings: Southern Regional Meeting, Land Grant College and University Presidents and Administrators of Agriculture (Atlanta, Georgia, April 20-21, 1972).

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    Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Inst. for Higher Educational Opportunity.

    Recommendations for maintaining relevant programs which resulted from this meeting of college and university presidents and administrators are applicable to all colleges and universities offering programs of agriculture in the region. Given in this report are two major presentations entitled "The Integration of Knowledge in a Specialized Society"…

  14. Higher Skills. A Case Study of the Role of Further Education Colleges in Meeting the Training Needs of the Small Plant and Tool Hire Industry.

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    Further Education Unit, London (England).

    A British project explored ways further education colleges could help meet training needs of small businesses, specifically the small plant and tool hire industry. The industry's leading organization, the Hire Association of Europe (HAE), provided a list of members; responsibility for making contact rested with the colleges. The most effective…

  15. Ivy Tech State College Student Focus Group Report, Spring 2001.

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    Howard, Keith; Bear, Tom; Lewton, Chuck; Casey, Cindy

    This report examines the results of student focus group sessions at Ivy Tech State College. From these sessions, five themes emerged: (1) Communications--improved communication would improve student experience, yet determining how to best communicate with students and finding resources to meet those needs will be challenging; (2) Student…

  16. "The Two Joes Meet--Joe College, Joe Veteran": The G. I. Bill, College Education, and Postwar American Culture.

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    Clark, Daniel A.

    1998-01-01

    Examines how the World War II veterans' influx into higher education changed the perception of that institution in the minds of the public and its portrayal in popular media. Previously characterized as an upper-crust indulgence, college became an acceptable symbol of social mobility. Includes reproductions of magazine advertisements. (MJP)

  17. Technical Communication: Perspectives for the Eighties. Part 2. Proceedings of the Technical Communication Sessions of the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication (32nd, Dallas, Texas, March 26-28, 1981).

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    Mathes, J. C., Comp.; Pinelli, Thomas E., Comp.

    The 42 papers in this volume discuss a variety of technical writing topics. The following are some of these topics: (1) industry's views on new directions in technical communication, and the technical writing skills that industry needs; (2) an interdisciplinary approach to teaching technical report writing in the community college; (3) designing…

  18. Proceedings of the Seventeenth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX 17) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Davarian, Faramaz (Editor)

    1993-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX) is convened annually to discuss studies made on radio wave propagation by investors from domestic and international organizations. NAPEX 17 was held on 15 June 1993. The meeting was organized into two technical sessions. The first session was dedicated to slant path propagation studies and experiments. The second session focused on propagation studies for mobile and personal communications. Preceding NAPEX 17, the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop was held on 14 June 1993 to review ACTS propagation activities with emphasis on ACTS experiments status and data collection, processing, and exchange.

  19. The National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (106th, Washington, D.C., November 11-13, 1993).

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    National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.

    This proceedings of the annual meeting of the National Association of State University and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULCC) presents the discussion, business meetings, lectures, and speeches along with the organization's financial statements for December 31, 1992 and 1991. Included here are remarks by Joseph D. Duffey (Director, U.S. Information…

  20. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (107th, Chicago, Illinois, November 6-8, 1994).

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    National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.

    This proceedings presents the discussion, business meetings, lectures, and speeches delivered at the 107th Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), including the organization's financial statement for December 31, 1993 and 1992. A report on the assembly, a list of elected heads of the…

  1. Meeting the New College Composition II Course Goals through Original Research

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    Tompkins, Patrick

    2007-01-01

    In a College Composition II (ENG 112) class offered during the spring of 2005 at John Tyler Community College (JTCC), the author implemented an information-literacy curriculum whose salient features include: students collaborated on a semester-long, original-research project. The Metro Richmond Supermarket Price Comparison provided a focused,…

  2. Recognizing the Generational Divide: When X Meets Y at the Tribal College

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    Wood, Grace

    2006-01-01

    Like other tribal colleges across the nation, Fort Peck Community College (FPCC, Poplar, MT) has seen its student population get younger. As student demographics change, so do their expectations and needs, according to software game designer Mark Prensky. Faculty should be aware of the options and benefits of using technology to enhance…

  3. Community College Advanced Technology Centers: Meeting America's Need for Integrated, Comprehensive Economic Development.

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    Hinckley, Richard; And Others

    By entering into partnerships with business and industry, community colleges are able to offset the high cost of remaining current with training techniques, job market skill requirements, and state-of-the-art hardware. The construction of advanced technology centers (ATCs) located on community college campuses is one key element supporting these…

  4. When Social Class Meets Ethnicity: College-Going Experiences of Chinese and Korean Immigrant Students

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    Kim, Eunyoung

    2014-01-01

    Successful educational outcomes among Asian American college students often obscure the challenges and nuanced educational experiences of Asian immigrant ethnic groups. Therefore, the aim of this study was to better understand the college-going experiences of Chinese and Korean immigrant students by examining the relationship between these…

  5. The College President as Crisis Manager. ASHE 1985 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Hammond, Martine F.; And Others

    The experiences of presidents of small colleges in their role as crisis manager are discussed. Attention is directed to: problems confronting the presidents of threatened colleges; presidential actions necessary for institutional renewal; the personal characteristics of the successful crisis manager/president; and how presidential behaviors…

  6. College Counseling Today: Contemporary Students and How Counseling Centers Meet Their Needs

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    Brunner, Jon L.; Wallace, David L.; Reymann, Linda S.; Sellers, Jes-James; McCabe, Adam G.

    2014-01-01

    There is evidence that today's college and university students are struggling with emotional and behavioral health problems at higher rates than in past generations. This article explores the various ways, utilizing a range of models, that college and university counseling centers have mobilized to respond to these challenges. We examine…

  7. Another Dimension of Campus Date Rape: Assessing College Students' Attitudes. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Korn, Jessica S.

    This study examined the prevalence and impact of student attitudes tolerant toward or supportive of sexual aggression including date rape on college campuses. Data for the study come from the 1985 and 1989 Freshman Surveys involving a total of 89,070 male and female college students. Among the findings were the following: (1) students who oppose…

  8. Community College Workforce Training Programs: Expanding the Mission To Meet Critical Needs.

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    Beckman, Brenda Marshall; Doucette, Don

    1993-01-01

    In fall 1992, the League for Innovation in the Community College conducted a survey of 1,042 community colleges to determine the extent and nature of their involvement in workforce training programs, the types of companies served, funding mechanisms, and perceived obstacles to providing effective training. Study findings, based on a 73.2% response…

  9. Senior Women Community College Administrators: Life in Higher Education's Inner Circle. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Tedrow, Barbara; Rhoads, Robert A.

    This qualitative study of community college women administrators explored patterns of women's leadership. The study group consisted of 30 women holding senior-level administrative positions at community colleges in the Midwest: 24 of the study group were white, 6 were African Americans. The study involved a review of the literature and in-depth…

  10. The Local College Booster Movement in Nineteenth Century Ohio. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Grandillo, Michael A.

    This paper reviews the history of the founding of colleges in Ohio during the nineteenth century, focusing on a critical reexamination of the thesis of Donald Tewksbury (1932), which emphasizes the role of religious denominations in the founding and persistence of private institutions of higher education. It argues that colleges and universities,…

  11. Keyano College Effective Programming Partnerships: Assisting Aboriginal People To Meet Employer Expectations.

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    MacIntyre, Jeanne

    Keyano College (KC), in northeast Alberta, has been involved in several successful partnerships with native communities to deliver community-based programs. Strong college/community partnerships recognize the cultural identity of participants while providing them with the skills vital to personal, community, and economic development. Because the…

  12. Meeting Students' Goals & Public Expectations. Washington State Community and Technical Colleges.

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    Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.

    This accountability report is the first in a series of progress reports describing how Washington's community and technical colleges have met their goals for educational programs, student achievement, and responsiveness to their communities. The strengths of the community and technical colleges are preparing a skilled workforce, providing access…

  13. Funding to Meet the Need for Community College Education in Baltimore City.

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    Tschechtelin, James D.

    A study of community college funding in Maryland found that the Community College of Baltimore (CCB) faces unique educational circumstances warranting additional state aid. These circumstances largely result from the special needs of Baltimore City, which has a disproportionate concentration of the state's poor and dependent citizens, the greatest…

  14. A Language Educator's First Sale: To Globalize Business Communication.

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    Bush-Bacelis, Jean L.

    The business communication course, required in most colleges and schools of business, may be the best place for language educators to begin to help globalize the curriculum. In these courses, students are taught communication theory, business writing, oral business communication, leadership, meeting participation, and various functions used in…

  15. Proceedings of the Twentieth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX 20) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Golshan, Nasser (Editor)

    1996-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters (NAPEX) Meeting is convened each year to discuss studies supported by the NASA Propagation Program. Representatives from the satellite communications (satcom) industry, academia, and government who have an interest in space-ground radio wave propagation are invited to NAPEX meetings for discussions and exchange of information. The reports delivered at these meetings by program managers and investigators present recent activities and future plans. This forum provides an opportunity for peer discussion of work in progress, timely dissemination of propagation results, and close interaction with the satcom industry.

  16. Social Phenomena Leading to College Founding in Three States: The First Public Two-Year Colleges. ASHE 1986 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Ratcliff, James L.

    The reciprocal relationship of college founding and social factors in the external environment was studied in connection with the first public junior college in three states. The three cases were: Saginaw Junior College (reportedly established in 1895 in Michigan); McCook Junior College (1926, Nebraska); and Springfield Junior College (1917,…

  17. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (16th, Rochester, New York, October 12-14, 1989).

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    Hayes, Laurie Schultz, Ed.

    Based on the theme of recruiting, tenuring, and promoting technical communication faculty, this proceedings presents the agenda for the 1989 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC), a report on the annual business meeting, and a proposal to create a CPTSC Program Review Board. Appendixes present…

  18. 75 FR 881 - Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy

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  19. 75 FR 27857 - Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy

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  20. 77 FR 2077 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  4. 77 FR 59405 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  5. 77 FR 28611 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  6. Communication.

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    Strauss, Andre

    The following essays on communication are presented: communication as a condition of survival, communication for special purposes, the means of transmission of communication, communication within social and economic structures, the teaching of communication through the press, the teaching of modern languages, communication as a point of departure,…

  7. 75 FR 72833 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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  8. 78 FR 6333 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  9. Human papillomavirus (HPV): college male’s knowledge, perceived risk, sources of information, vaccine barriers and communication

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    Katz, Mira L.; Krieger, Janice L.; Roberto, Anthony J.

    2011-01-01

    Background Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection. With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of an indication for the HPV vaccine for males, it is important to assess male college student’s HPV knowledge, perceived risk, and sources of information, as well as HPV vaccine barriers and communication. Methods This was a cross-sectional survey study of 165 male college students. The participants completed a survey about HPV and the HPV vaccine. Results Among the 165 participants, most males had poor HPV knowledge, in that 132 (80.0%) reported having had sexual intercourse, but only 20 (12.1%) perceived being at risk for acquiring HPV. Information sources about HPV were commercials/advertisements, friends, news and health education programs. Concern about the HPV vaccine’s long-term effects and cost were the most frequently reported barriers. Most students reported having a regular healthcare provider, but had difficulty getting to their provider, and finding time to discuss the HPV vaccine with their provider. Additionally, most students reported relying on their parents when making medical decisions and being willing to discuss the HPV vaccine with their healthcare provider to make an informed decision about the vaccine. Conclusions Educational programs providing information about HPV, the HPV vaccine, and communication skills training are needed for male college students, parents, and healthcare providers. Findings from this study will guide the development of HPV vaccine messages and educational programs that should be tested in future research. PMID:21966351

  10. From WAC to CCCAC: Writing across the Curriculum Becomes Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking (and Computers) across the Curriculum at Tidewater Community College.

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    Reiss, Donna

    Even without a formal program for writing across the curriculum, Tidewater Community College in Virginia has sustained communication-across-the-curriculum activities for nearly 20 years. Faculty groups have routinely gathered both formally and informally to discuss ways to improve student writing, to incorporate communication and collaboration…

  11. The Effect of an Integrated Course Cluster Learning Community on the Oral and Written Communication Skills and Technical Content Knowledge of Upper-Level College of Agriculture Students

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    Barnett, Cynthia; Miller, Greg; Polito, Thomas A.; Gibson, Lance

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to determine if upper-level college students who participated in AgPAQ, an integrated course cluster learning community, would demonstrate enhanced learning in the areas of oral communication, written communication, and agronomic/economic technical content knowledge. The population (N = 182)…

  12. 76 FR 12744 - National Institute On Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  13. Diversity, Communication, and Leadership in the Community College Faculty Search Process

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    Fujii, Stephanie J.

    2014-01-01

    This qualitative study investigated ethnic/racial diversity in the community college faculty search process. The researcher interviewed 12 participants--administrators and faculty members at three community colleges in a large district in the southwestern United States--who served on faculty search committees from 2006-2009. Analysis of the…

  14. Parent-Child Communication to Reduce Heavy Alcohol Use among First-Year College Students

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    Cremeens, Jennifer L.; Usdan, Stuart L.; Brock-Martin, Amy; Martin, Ryan J.; Watkins, Ken

    2008-01-01

    With extreme rates of binge drinking among young adults, college students continue to be a primary focus for a range of alcohol prevention efforts. Most universities are attempting to change the alcohol environment by implementing a variety of strategies to reduce heavy drinking among college students. With the exception of parental notification…

  15. Creating Communicative Scientists: A Collaboration between a Science Center, College and Science Industry

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    Wadman, Melissa; Driscoll, Wendy deProphetis; Kurzawa, Elizabeth

    2009-01-01

    Many science centers have partnerships with schools, universities or scientific industry. This article will describe a unique collaborative project between Liberty Science Center, Wagner College, and Picatinny Center (a government research center) that has college interns working with and learning from science center staff and real scientists in a…

  16. Meeting the Financial Crisis. New Directions for Community Colleges, No. 2.

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    Lombardi, John, Ed.

    1973-01-01

    From the early 1960's to about 1970, the hunt for revenue absorbed most of community college educators' energies and ingenuity. Today, while they continue to search for new sources, educators are looking at the other side of the balance sheet--namely, better utilization of resources through improved management and cost effectiveness. This…

  17. Igniting Innovation: Colleges Get Creative to Meet Persistent Challenges in Race to the Top

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    Violino, Bob

    2012-01-01

    When the going gets tough, the tough get...innovative. That's the approach some forward-thinking community college leaders are taking as their institutions set about the task of restocking the nation's workforce in the face of historic enrollments and severe, if seemingly unending, budget cuts. Recognized by the Aspen Institute as the most…

  18. Condom Use in College: Students' Self-Protection against HIV. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Dekin, Bonnie J.; And Others

    This study examined condom use by college students and factors associated with consistent condom use. It is based on a survey of 212 sexually active residential students at a major eastern doctoral granting institution conducted in the spring of 1994. The survey found that a substantial number of sexually active students were engaging in behaviors…

  19. Meeting Emergent Needs in Uganda: A Path to Accelerated Development of Community and Work Colleges

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    Cutright, Marc

    2014-01-01

    National development conditions and goals in Uganda, as in many nations, are such that the robust establishment of community colleges could provide many solutions. Yet the creation of such has been inhibited by a number of factors including the historic roots of higher education in former colonial contexts and a lack of Ugandan familiarity with…

  20. Listening, Study Skills, and Reading: Measuring and Meeting College Freshman Needs in the 1980's.

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    McKibben, Mary Lou

    After describing the development of a listening component in a university study skills curriculum, this paper presents ten assignments on effective listening skills for use as college study skills. The listening assignments are presented in a sequence beginning with focusing attention and following oral instructions precisely and ending with…

  1. Meeting 2020 Workforce Goals: The Role of Industry-College Collaboration and Goals for Instructional Design

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    Yarnall, Louise

    2014-01-01

    Since the 1990s, federal programs for workforce training have aimed to transform the role of community colleges from narrow contract training to a broader role that encompasses strategic instructional program planning and innovation to support lifelong learning for a changing workforce and economic development (Jacobs & Teahen, 1996). Yet, to…

  2. Holding Colleges and Universities Accountable for Meeting State Needs. Challenge to Lead Series

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    Diaz, Alicia A.; Lord, Joan; Marks, Joseph L.

    2006-01-01

    Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Tennessee have given all the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) states a new tool to help focus their colleges and universities on state needs. These three states have created plans for their higher education institutions by drawing on leadership from a broad range of state agencies. They identified state needs and…

  3. Catholic-Colleges' Meeting Urges Vatican to Endorse Academic Freedom, Autonomy.

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    Stobart, Janet

    1989-01-01

    A majority of Catholic educators at a week-long conference voted to support principles of academic freedom, autonomy for governing boards, and independence from direct ecclesiastical authority. American college presidents were troubled by proposed norms that would allow for a bishop's intervention where dissentious theological teaching was…

  4. How Professionalized Is College Teaching? Norms and the Ideal of Service. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Braxton, John M.; Bayer, Alan E.

    This study examined the behavioral expectations and norms for college and university faculty particularly whether they varied with respect to the level of commitment to teaching at different institutions and in different disciplines. A cluster sampling design was used to select a random sample of the population of faculty in biology, history,…

  5. The Implicit Leadership Theories of College and University Presidents. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Birnbaum, Robert

    Theories implicit in college presidents' definitions of leadership are examined, since understanding presidents' leadership models may affect how they interpret their roles and the events they encounter. The source of the theory that is analyzed is the organizational leadership literature. Research traditions in organizational leadership are…

  6. The Evaluation of College Presidents: Dimensions Used by Campus Leaders. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Fujita, Eleanor

    Interviews with 142 college trustees, administrators and faculty leaders investigated attitudes about their presidents' effectiveness and the evaluation criteria expressed. Common dimensions in the assessment of presidents were identified and statistically analyzed. Most interviewees gave their presidents a positive evaluation. The 10 evaluative…

  7. Black Faculty: The Reasons They Teach in Predominantly Black Colleges. ASHE 1988 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Boone, Jerry N.; And Others

    The motivations of black faculty with doctorates to teach in the relatively few predominantly black colleges and universities at a time when there is heavy demand for black faculty in most American higher education institutions are explored. Black faculty are in short supply, constituting 5% or fewer of the total American professoriate, and this…

  8. Build It and They Will Come: Innovative Facilities Help Colleges Meet Academic Goals

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    Joch, Alan

    2008-01-01

    Lone Star College had a unique opportunity in 2000 when it began planning its new CyFair campus in suburban Houston. The school wasn't retrofitting existing buildings or contending with entrenched attitudes about what type of physical environment best supported learning. So when it designed its sprawling 550,000-square-foot campus, paid for with…

  9. Meeting Technology Challenges in Teacher Education: Responses from Schools and Colleges of Education.

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    Lan, Jiang JoAnn

    The college level teacher is a critical variable in the shift toward acceptance of new technologies. Despite the recognized need for teachers to use and teach new technologies, and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education's new accreditation standards, there remains a large percentage of teachers unprepared to cope with technology…

  10. Fueling Education Reform: Historically Black Colleges Are Meeting a National Science Imperative

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    Suitts, Steve

    2003-01-01

    Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are playing a critical role today in helping America overcome a looming shortage of scientists and engineers who are vital to the nation's future economic growth and competitiveness. Despite meager funding and a lack of public recognition, these educational institutions are producing a large…

  11. Private College Faculty as Managers: An Epmirical Test under "Yeshiva." ASHE 1986 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Nash, Nancy S.

    The validity of the U.S. Supreme Court's assertion that faculty members performed certain tasks that made them managers in the case of "National Labor Relations Board v. Yeshiva University" was examined. The following concerns were addressed: whether faculty authority varies between Liberal Arts I and Liberal Arts II colleges, as defined by the…

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  2. Internationalizing the U.S. College and University Curricula through the International Mass Communication Minor.

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    Oseguera, A. Anthony

    An international mass communication minor, with its salient, unique communication features and its interdisciplinary nature, can internationalize American higher education and raise students' cultural, political and economic awareness. The relationship existing between communication and the various disciplines is illustrated in the Arts-Sciences…

  3. Cognitive Psychology and College-Level Pedagogy: Two Siblings that Rarely Communicate.

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    Matlin, Margaret W.

    2002-01-01

    Following an introduction on the literature on cognitive psychology and pedagogy, provides an annotated bibliography listing several dozen resources that have explored how principles of cognitive psychology can be used to enhance college-level pedagogy. (EV)

  4. Mass Communication and Journalism Faculty's Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Email Communication with College Students: A Nationwide Study

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    Yates, Bradford L.; Adams, Jennifer Wood; Brunner, Brigitta R.

    2009-01-01

    Nearly 700 US journalism and mass communication faculty (all teaching personnel) reported their perceptions of student email use via a web-based survey. This nationwide study focused on the content of email sent by faculty to students, email's effectiveness, and email's effect on student learning. Comparisons were made based on faculty gender,…

  5. 76 FR 49493 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Notice of Closed Meetings

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  6. 77 FR 35990 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  7. 78 FR 56902 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  8. 76 FR 62423 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  9. 76 FR 58024 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; R21/R33. Date: October 18, 2011. Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m... Officer, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of...

  10. 77 FR 8887 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; Outcome of Cochlear Implants. Date: March 1, 2012. Time: 9 a.m... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; H & B Small Grants. Date: March 7, 2012. Time: 12 p.m. to 3...

  11. Meeting the Communication Needs of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities in General Education Classrooms.

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    Downing, June E.

    2001-01-01

    The importance of communication skills for students with the most significant disabilities is highlighted. Specific attention is paid to the need to recognize and understand unconventional means of communication. Ideas for augmenting the student's communicative efforts are provided, and the critical importance of team collaboration is emphasized.…

  12. 78 FR 1863 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Middle Ear P50 Review. Date: February 8, 2013. Time: 4:00 p.m....nih.gov . Name of Committee: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders...

  13. 78 FR 57167 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication ] Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; VSL Fellowships. October 16, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m... Committee: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel;...

  14. 78 FR 28236 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, CS Translational. Date: June 4, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p... Committee: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis...

  15. 76 FR 9031 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; CDRC Member Conflicts Review. Date: March 9, 2011. Time: 10:30 a....nih.gov . Name of Committee: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders...

  16. 78 FR 55267 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel. Date: September 30, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda..., Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication...

  17. 76 FR 30179 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, R03-VSL. Date: June 1, 2011. Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To... Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, R03- Chemical Senses. Date: June 2, 2011. Time:...

  18. 78 FR 1217 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel Chemosensory P50 Review. Date: January 31, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m....gov . Name of Committee: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders...

  19. 75 FR 18512 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, LRP's. Date: May 3, 2010. Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Agenda: To... on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Meniere's Clinical Trial....

  20. 75 FR 57473 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... intramural programs and projects conducted by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5 Research Court, Room 1A13, Rockville, MD...

  1. 76 FR 35222 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-06-16

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, R24--NIDCD Community-Wide Scientific Resources Limited... Deafness and Other Communication Disorders 6120 Executive Blvd Ste., 400C, Rockville, MD 20852, 301-...

  2. 76 FR 35222 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, CDRC Conflicts. Date: June 23, 2011. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m...: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, U24. Date: June...

  3. 75 FR 21643 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; P30 Core Research Center Review. Date: May 21, 2010. Time: 12 p... Sullivan, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication...

  4. 75 FR 54892 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; P30 Review. Date: October 1, 2010. Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m..., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 6120...

  5. 77 FR 5036 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-01

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; Affordable Hearing. Date: February 14, 2012. Time: 11:30 a.m. to... Communication Disorders; Special Emphasis Panel; CDRC Member Conflicts. Date: February 24, 2012. Time: 1 p.m....

  6. Higher Education, Human Resources and the National Economy. Addresses and Discussion Papers from the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges.

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    Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.

    This publication contains the three addresses and all papers presented at the 1974 annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges. The theme of the conference concerned the expectations of higher education regarding business and industry and the expectations of business regarding higher education. Topics included: what business expects of…

  7. Private Higher Education: The Job Ahead, Volume 12. 1983 Annual Meeting Talks of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (Scottsdale, Arizona, December 1983).

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    American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities, Rockford, IL.

    Trends and issues in higher education are discussed in six papers from the 1983 annual meeting of the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities. In "Innovation Versus Reform in Higher Education" Alston Chase reviews trends, including citizenship instruction, the general education movement, a focus on science,…

  8. Retrospect and Prospect. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (25th, Bal Harbour, Florida, November 24-26, 1985).

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    American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.

    Proceedings of the 1985 annual meeting of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) are presented. Contents include: three addresses and a lecture, remarks about/from distinguished alumni who received awards, brief summaries of additional addresses, reports from AASCU officers and projects, and an agenda of the annual…

  9. Hispanic Achievement: A Commitment of Community Colleges and Business Enterprise. Proceedings of the Hispanic Roundtable Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona, May 23-24, 1984).

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    American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.

    Four major topics are addressed in these papers presented at the Hispanic Roundtable meeting: current staffing patterns at community colleges, transferability trends among Hispanic students, employment barriers, and legislative issues. Introductory comments by Maria Barrera are followed by Mary Jane Garza's paper, "Current Staffing Patterns,"…

  10. Effectiveness of a liaison program in meeting information needs of college of pharmacy faculty.

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    Kramer, Sandra S; Martin, Jennifer R; Schlimgen, Joan B; Slack, Marion K; Martin, Jim

    2011-01-01

    This article describes the creation and implementation of focus groups to evaluate the effectiveness of a health sciences library's liaison program of the College of Pharmacy faculty and to better understand the faculty's information needs in order to design new and improved library services. The liaison services support the teaching and research needs of faculty and students through literature research, classroom teaching, and an extensive library collection of pharmacy literature. Focus group results demonstrated a high level of satisfaction with library liaison services and collections. Opportunities exist for expanded interaction with graduate students and greater marketing of library services to increase faculty awareness of specific library programs. PMID:21271450

  11. Think Tank Report. Communicating How Unions Contribute to Community.

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    ACU-I Bulletin, 1991

    1991-01-01

    This report presents viewpoints and arguments made during a meeting of higher education administrators who were assembled to discuss ways that Associations of College Unions-International (ACU-I) and its members can communicate the union's mission as campus community builder. The overall focus of the meeting comes from the Carnegie Foundation's…

  12. College Goal: Internationalizing the Curriculum. White Paper.

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    Eith, Gary; Fye, Chuck

    This paper asserts that internationalizing or globalizing the community college curriculum will be necessary to meet the emerging needs of an increasingly diverse U.S. workforce and employer demand for international communication skills. The paper discusses globalization, establishes a common base of understanding of where Lakeland Community…

  13. 75 FR 157 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ....gov . (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Chemosensory Clinical Research Center Grant. Date: January...

  14. 78 FR 75929 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National... Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; Review of Translational Research Applications in Hearing and Balance....

  15. Workplace Learning: The Role of Canadian Colleges and Institutes in Meeting Canada's Professional, Technical and Trade Skills Challenges = L'apprentissage en milieu de travail: Le role des colleges et instituts canadiens face aux defis canadiens en matiere des competences professionnels et techniques.

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    Malcolmson, Lorna, Ed.

    2002-01-01

    This issue examines selected topics in vocational education in Canadian community colleges. It focuses on the central themes of community college and industry partnerships, vocational education assessment, and vocational and workplace education pedagogical models. Articles include: (1) "Industry and Colleges: Key Partners in Meeting Canada's…

  16. 78 FR 13395 - Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223, Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    2013-02-27

    ... Meeting Summary. Profile CCB Status. Detailed MOPS Review: Convergence Sub-layer. Security. MAC Layer. Physical Layer. PICS. CRSL. Review/Approval of MOPS for FRAC. Review of Meeting Summary Report. ] Finalize... http://www.rtca.org . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal...

  17. What a Strong Speech Communication Curricular Offering Should Be at a Community College

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    Graham, Jo-Ann

    1977-01-01

    Suggests methods of curriculum development in the speech communication discipline that would offer students opportunities to acquire information and master skills that will enhance academic success and career development. Available from: ACA Bulletin, Robert Hall, Editor, Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1001, Falls…

  18. Factors Affecting the Implementation of Communicative Language Teaching in Taiwanese College English Classes

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    Chang, Ming; Goswami, Jaya S.

    2011-01-01

    Foreign language teaching in many Asian-Pacific countries in recent decades has shifted toward communicative-focused instruction. However, researchers have reported a gap between policy and practice. To incorporate teachers' voices in adopting the communicative approach in the curriculum, this study explores factors that promote or hinder EFL…

  19. Preparing Adult Educators: The Need to Develop Communicative Language Teaching Skills in College-Level Instructors

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    Shawer, Saad

    2013-01-01

    This paper examines why communicative language teaching (CLT) fails to improve student learning in certain contexts by assessing two adult educators' communicative and noncommunicative practices through qualitative case studies, interviews, and participant observations. Results show no inherent CLT problems that prevent teachers from grasping…

  20. A Final Organizational Communication Project: Using the Television Series "The Office" to Engage College Students

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    Franzini, Amy

    2007-01-01

    One of the most effective ways to help students integrate classroom knowledge they have gained in an Organizational Communication class is for students to put that knowledge literally "to work" through analysis of an actual organization. However, unlimited entry into a "real" organization's communication systems is sometimes limited and often…

  1. Creating Pathways to a Better Life: How Four Tribal Colleges Are Training Skilled Workers to Meet Regional Needs

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    Worley, Jerry

    2014-01-01

    With the tremendous job growth and economic boom on the Northern Plains, tribal colleges in Montana and North Dakota are initiating new innovative programs to address the region's workforce necessities. United Tribes Technical College (UTTC), Fort Peck Community College (FPCC), Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC), and Cankdeska Cikana Community…

  2. 78 FR 23943 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; NIDCD SBIR and STTR Application Review. Date: May 15, 2013. Time...: Kausik Ray, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute on Deafness and Other...

  3. 75 FR 62546 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders, Special Emphasis Panel, CDRC Conflicts. Date: October 26, 2010. Time: 1 p.m. to 4...

  4. 75 FR 10296 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2010-03-05

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Post Doctoral Fellowships SEP. Date: March 12, 2010. Time: 12...

  5. 76 FR 10041 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National... competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, 5 Research Court, Rockville, MD... Intramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5 Research Court,...

  6. 76 FR 58023 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Notice of Meeting

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    2011-09-19

    ... Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative..., Director, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5 Research Court, Room 1A13, Rockville, MD 20850, 301-496-1960, griffita@nidcd.nih.gov ....

  7. 77 FR 8888 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-02-15

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Clinical Trial Review. Date: February 21, 2012. Time: 11 a.m....

  8. 77 FR 11562 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-02-27

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel P30 Review Date: March 28, 2012. Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30...

  9. 78 FR 11820 - Interagency Ocean Observation Committee, Meeting of the Data Management and Communications...

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    2013-02-20

    ... Data Management and Communications Steering Team AGENCY: National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic... the IOOC's Data Management and Communications Steering Team (DMAC-ST). The DMAC-ST membership is... conference telephone call. Public access is available at the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, 1201 New...

  10. 78 FR 63994 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 which was published in the Federal Register on September 16, 2013, 78 FR... Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, October 01, 2013, 02:00...

  11. 75 FR 57476 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2010-09-21

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication ] Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, Clinical Trials. Date: October 14, 2010. Time: 11 a.m. to 12...

  12. 78 FR 54477 - National Institute On Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2013-09-04

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute On Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; NIDCD T32 Application Review. Date: September 25, 2013. Time:...

  13. 77 FR 64525 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-10-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders; Special Emphasis Panel; VSL Fellowships. Date: November 1, 2012. Time: 12:00 p.m. to...

  14. 77 FR 24971 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-04-26

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication ] Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; NIDCD SBIR and STTR Application Review. Date: May 15,...

  15. 76 FR 21385 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2011-04-15

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders, Special Emphasis Panel, R21/R33. Date: May 12, 2011. Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m....

  16. 78 FR 63994 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852 which was published in the Federal Register on September 17, 2013, 78 FR... Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, October 18, 2013, 2:00...

  17. 78 FR 64224 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Boulevard, Rockville, MD, 20852 which was published in the Federal Register on September 17, 2013, 78 FR... Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, October 16, 2013, 01:00...

  18. 78 FR 42529 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2013-07-16

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; R01--Vestibular Neural Prosthesis Review. Date: July 29, 2013...: Kausik Ray, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institute on Deafness and Other...

  19. 78 FR 64229 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication...., Washington, DC, 20015 which was published in the Federal Register on September 16, 2013, 78 FR 56902. This... Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, October 11, 2013, 08:00...

  20. 78 FR 66946 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2013-11-07

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; Hearing Clinical Trial Review. Date: November 5, 2013. Time:...

  1. 76 FR 51378 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2011-08-18

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel, P50 Review. Date: September 27, 2011. Time: 3 p.m. to 6...

  2. Tech Writing, Meet "Tomb Raider": Video and Computer Games in the Technical Communication Classroom

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    Vie, Stephanie

    2008-01-01

    This article examines the common genre of the usability study in technical communication courses and proposes the incorporation of computer and video games to ensure a rhetorical focus to this genre. As games are both entertaining and educational, their use in the technical communication classroom provides a new perspective on multimodal…

  3. Learning to Reason and Communicate in College: Initial Report of Findings from the CLA Longitudinal Study

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    Arum, Richard; Roksa, Josipa

    2008-01-01

    This research emerged from the Social Science Research Council's collaborative partnership with the Pathways for College Network, with technical assistance in data collection provided by the Council for Aid to Education. The project has followed over 2,300 students at 24 institutions over time to examine what factors are associated with learning…

  4. Rhetoric in Competition: The Formation of Organizational Discourse in Conference on College Composition and Communication Abstracts.

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    Faber, Brenton

    1996-01-01

    Explores features of conference proposals submitted to the Conference on College Composition in 1989, 1990, and 1992--345 abstracts in total. Results showed that successful abstracts were more likely to follow generic qualities associated with "unsolicited proposals"; foundational discourse remained constant throughout the abstracts but…

  5. The Historically Black College and University Community and the Obama Administration: A Lesson in Communication

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    Gasman, Marybeth; Collins, Heather

    2014-01-01

    The Obama administration has some improbable critics: members of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. What started out as carefully worded commentaries have given way to more direct criticisms and complaints about the administration's policies affecting HBCUs. Although some of these gripes can be attributed to…

  6. College/University Presidents and Crisis Communications: Interpretive Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage in the Northeast

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    DiManno, Dorria L.

    2010-01-01

    Higher education institutions are under increased scrutiny from various constituencies. Frequently, external perceptions of a college or university are based on the image and actions of its president, known to those outside the institution primarily through coverage in the mass media. Support for an institution may depend heavily on these…

  7. Staying Connected: Computer-Mediated and Face-to-Face Communication in College Students' Dating Relationships.

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    Boyle, Andrea M; O'Sullivan, Lucia F

    2016-05-01

    Little is known about the features, depth, and quality of communication in heterosexual dating relationships that include computer-mediated communication (CMC). This study examined these features as well as CMC's potential to facilitate self-disclosure and information-seeking. It also evaluated whether partner CMC interactions play a role in partner intimacy and communication quality. Young adults (N = 359; 18-24) attending postsecondary education institutions completed an online survey about their CMC use. To be included in the study, all participants were in established dating relationships at the time of the study and reported daily communication with their partner. CMC was linked to partners' disclosure of nonintimate information. This personal self-disclosure was linked positively to relationship intimacy and communication quality, beyond contributions from face-to-face interactions. Breadth (not depth) of self-disclosure and positively valenced interactions, in particular, proved key to understanding greater levels of intimacy in dating relationships and better communication quality as a function of CMC. CMC provides opportunities for partners to stay connected and to improve the overall quality of their intimacy and communication. PMID:27148761

  8. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (17th, San Diego, California, October 11-13, 1990).

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    Zappen, James P., Ed.; Katz, Susan, Ed.

    Based on the theme of assessment, this proceedings presents papers and discussions from the annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Three papers in the proceedings discussing curricula are: "Model(s) for Educating Professional Communicators" (Marilyn M. Cooper); "Summary of Discussion of…

  9. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (24th, Austin, Texas, October 16-18, 1997).

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    Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.

    Based on the theme of connections in technical and scientific communication, this proceedings presents 47 papers delivered at the 1997 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into 10 sections: (1) Theoretical Connections; (2) Legal and Ethical Connections;…

  10. Science, Technology, and Communication: Program Design in the Past, Present, and Future. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (26th, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 14-16, 1999).

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    Rude, Carolyn, Ed.

    Based on the theme of the past, present, and future of science, technology, and communication programs, this proceedings presents 49 papers delivered at the 1999 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into 12 subsections: The Shape of Programs: Past,…

  11. Proceedings of the Eighteenth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX 18) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Davarian, Faramaz (Editor)

    1994-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX), supported by the NASA Propagation Program, is convened annually to discuss studies made on radio wave propagation by investigators from domestic and international organizations. Participants included representatives from Canada, the Netherlands, England, and the United States, including researchers from universities, government agencies, and private industry. The meeting was organized into two technical sessions. The first session was dedicated to slant path propagation studies and experiments. The second session focused on propagation studies for mobile, personal, and sound broadcast systems. In total, 14 technical papers and some informal contributions were presented. Preceding NAPEX_17, the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop was held to review ACTS propagation activities.

  12. Proceedings of the Fifteenth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX 15) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Davarian, Faramaz (Editor)

    1991-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX), supported by the NASA Propagation Program, is convened annually to discuss studies made on radio wave propagation by investigators from domestic and international organizations. The meeting was organized into three technical sessions. The first session was dedicated to Olympus and ACTS studies and experiments, the second session was focused on the propagation studies and measurements, and the third session covered computer-based propagation model development. In total, sixteen technical papers and some informal contributions were presented. Following NAPEX 15, the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) miniworkshop was held on 29 Jun. 1991, to review ACTS propagation activities, with emphasis on ACTS hardware development and experiment planning. Five papers were presented.

  13. 75 FR 30408 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... funding cycle. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; P50 Clinical Research Center. Date: June 15, 2010. Time: 1...

  14. 78 FR 1863 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ...-3587, rayk@nidcd.nih.gov . (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National Institutes of Health, HHS)...

  15. 75 FR 3474 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ..., Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders, National Institutes of Health, HHS...; NIDCD Research Core. Date: February 19, 2010. Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  16. Coherent lightwave communications; Proceedings of the Meeting, Boston, MA, Sept. 7, 8, 1989

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    Sunak, Harish R. D. (Editor); Steele, Roger C. (Editor)

    1990-01-01

    Various papers on coherent lightwave communications are presented. Individual topics addressed include: overview of coherent light wave communications, frequency stabilization techniques for coherent lightwave systems, characterization of laser diode intensity noise at microwave frequencies with high sensitivity, FP and DFB semiconductor lasers with arbitrary external optical feedback, birefringence-controlled phase-shifter, polarization diversity and scrambling techniques for coherent systems, polarization control scheme for coherent optical systems, simulation of IF filtering effects on the performance of coherent optical receivers. Also discussed are: performance of optical DPSK receivers in the presence of optical channel noise, optical heterodyne communications with polarization modulation, coherent fiber optical subcarrier multiplexed system, engineered rack-mounted coherent transmission system, technology aspects of a coherent optical MAN, broadband exchange by coherent multicarrier switching, generalized temporal CDMA for optical communications. Overviews are given of recent progress at individual companies.

  17. David Meets Goliath on the Information Superhighway: Venezuela in the Context of the Electronic Communication Networks.

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    Sanchez-Vegas, Saadia

    1995-01-01

    Discusses Venezuela's information and communications technology infrastructure and usage patterns; examines future networking plans; and addresses political and economic considerations linked to the information and technology problems in Venezuela and in Latin America in general. (LRW)

  18. 78 FR 22025 - Eighteenth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 214, Standards for Air Traffic Data Communication...

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    ... & Change 1 to DO-281B (Dongsong Zeng) Approve TOR Chagens to add to the SC deliverables Change 1 to DO-224C... Communications Including Compatibility with Digital Voice Techniques'' Approve TOR Changes to add to the...

  19. Fiber optic communication technology; Proceedings of the Meeting, San Diego, CA, August 23, 24, 1984

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    Kleekamp, C. W.

    Fiber optic components are considered, taking into account a review of developments related to optical fibers, a review of fiber optic cable technology, aspects of fiber system testing, fiber optic splices, a critical review of fiber optic connectors, and fiber optic communication technology branching devices. Developments concerning fiber optic systems are also discussed, giving attention to optoelectronic issues in fiber optic communications, digital fiber optic systems, wideband analog fiber optic systems, fiber optic local area networks, and wavelength division multiplexing.

  20. Proceedings of the Twenty-First NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX XXI) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Golshan, Nasser (Editor)

    1997-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters (NAPEX) meeting is convened each year to discuss studies supported by the NASA Propagation Program. Representatives from the satellite communications industry, academia and government who have an interest in space-ground radio wave propagation are invited to NAPEX meetings for discussions and exchange of information. The reports delivered at this meeting by program managers and investigators present recent activities and future plans. This forum provides an opportunity for peer discussion of work in progress, timely dissemination of propagation results, and close interaction with the satellite communications industry.

  1. The Relationship between Parental Opinion of School-Based Sex Education, Parent-Child Communication about Sexuality, and Parenting Styles in a Diverse Urban Community College Population

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    Heller, Janet

    2009-01-01

    One hundred and ninety-one parents attending an urban, community college were surveyed about what topics schools should teach their children about sexuality education, and how they communicate with their child about sexuality topics. The quantitative data was collected using a "School Sexuality Education Questionnaire" (SSEQ), and the "Parenting…

  2. The Basic Communication Course at Two- and Four-Year U.S. Colleges and Universities: Study VIII--The 40th Anniversary

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    Morreale, Sherwyn P.; Worley, David W.; Hugenberg, Barbara

    2010-01-01

    This eighth in a series of surveys of the basic communication course, begun in 1968, has as its purpose to gather longitudinal and descriptive data on the nature of the course. The latest study differs from past studies in that some of the results are presented comparatively for two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Samples for both…

  3. The Impact of Experiential Exercises on Communication and Relational Skills in a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper-Training Program for College Resident Advisors

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    Pasco, Susan; Wallack, Cory; Sartin, Robert M.; Dayton, Rebecca

    2012-01-01

    Objective: In an effort to identify students at risk for suicide, many colleges are implementing suicide prevention training for campus gatekeepers. This study evaluated the efficacy of a 3-hour, experiential-based gatekeeper training that included an emphasis on enhancing communication skills and relational connection in addition to the didactic…

  4. Camp Campus: College Preparation for Adolescents and Young Adults with High-Functioning Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Social Communication Disorders

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    Retherford, Kristine S.; Schreiber, Linda R.

    2015-01-01

    Camp Campus is a 1-week campus experience for juniors or seniors in high school or high school graduates who are diagnosed with high-functioning autism, Asperger syndrome, or a related social communication disorder and who plan to attend college. Participants experience campus life by partaking of campus services, living and dining on campus,…

  5. Written and Non-Written Communication Methods as Correlates of Employee Performance: A Study of Academic Staff of Primary Teachers' Colleges in Central Uganda

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    Byakutaga, Beatrice N. Kasande; Onen, David; Oonyu, Joseph; Kasesene, Edris S.

    2016-01-01

    This study delved into how written and non-written communication methods are correlated with the performance of the academic staff of Primary Teachers' Colleges (PTCs) in Central Uganda. The study was prompted by reportedly the deteriorating performance of the academic staff of most PTCs in the country despite government's efforts to train and…

  6. Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being.

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    Manago, Adriana M; Taylor, Tamara; Greenfield, Patricia M

    2012-03-01

    Is there a trade-off between having large networks of social connections on social networking sites such as Facebook and the development of intimacy and social support among today's generation of emerging adults? To understand the socialization context of Facebook during the transition to adulthood, an online survey was distributed to college students at a large urban university; participants answered questions about their relationships by systematically sampling their Facebook contacts while viewing their Facebook profiles online. Results confirmed that Facebook facilitates expansive social networks that grow disproportionately through distant kinds of relationship (acquaintances and activity connections), while also expanding the number of close relationships and stranger relationships, albeit at slower rates. Those with larger networks estimated that larger numbers of contacts in their networks were observing their status updates, a form of public communication to one's entire contact list. The major function of status updates was emotional disclosure, the key feature of intimacy. This finding indicates the transformation of the nature of intimacy in the environment of a social network site. In addition, larger networks and larger estimated audiences predicted higher levels of life satisfaction and perceived social support on Facebook. These findings emphasize the psychological importance of audience in the Facebook environment. Findings also suggest that social networking sites help youth to satisfy enduring human psychosocial needs for permanent relations in a geographically mobile world--college students with higher proportions of maintained contacts from the past (primarily high school friends) perceived Facebook as a more useful tool for procuring social support. PMID:22288367

  7. A Study of First- and Continuing-Generation College Students' Use of Internet Communication Technologies in Social Capital and Its Contribution to Their Persistence in College

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    Hodge, Gail D.

    2009-01-01

    Prior studies have shown that students who are the first in their families to attend college fail to persist in college more so than their continuing-generation (CG) counterparts do. Prior research on this phenomenon has helped to identify various factors that contribute to the lower college persistence of first-generation (FG) students. For…

  8. Optical space communication II; Proceedings of the Meeting, Munich, Germany, June 10, 11, 1991

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    Franz, Juergen

    1991-05-01

    The present conference discusses the European SILEX project for optical space communications (OSP), Japanese activities in OSPs, deep-space OSP, a high data-rate interorbit link based on diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser technology, an electrooptic modulator for high-speed Nd:YAG laser communications, an unobscured mirror telescope for telecommunications, and optical carrier modulation by integrated optical devices in lithium niobate. Also discussed are micromachined scanning mirrors for laser-beam deflection, coherent optical fiber communications, a 90-deg optical hybrid for coherent receivers, economic factors relevant to an OSP, the effect of microaccelerations on an OSP terminal, and a novel fiber-optics-based conical scan-tracking device.

  9. Assessing the Technology Programming Used by Community Colleges to Meet Industry Needs: An Exploratory Case Study Research

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    Hernandez, Otto G.

    2014-01-01

    Historically, community college missions have addressed both the transfer to 4-year colleges and universities, as well as local workforce development. To facilitate the workforce development component of their mission, community college leaders and program managers have regularly sought partnerships with significant industry members in their…

  10. Cost Conscious: Incentive and Discount Programs Help Students Meet the Rising Cost of a Community College Education

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    Ullman, Ellen

    2013-01-01

    Aware that rising costs could force some community colleges to compromise their long-standing open-door policies, administrators have put in place programs and incentives to offset the higher price of the average community college education. This article features ideas and programs to help struggling community colleges cope with rising costs such…

  11. Estimating the Economic Impact of a College or University on a Nonlocal Economy. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Johnson, Troy

    This study presents an expanded methodology for economic impact analysis to measure the impact of a community college, South Plains College (SPC), Texas, on a specified nonlocal economy. The research had four parts. First an economic impact study was conducted for SPC and its impact on the local economy of Hockley County, where the college is…

  12. Benefits Access for College Completion: Innovative Approaches to Meet the Financial Needs of Low-Income Students

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    Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, 2014

    2014-01-01

    Benefits Access for College Completion (BACC) was designed to help colleges develop new policies that increase low-income students' access to public benefits, easing their financial burden to allow them to finish school and earn postsecondary credentials. Colleges participating in BACC have developed and institutionalized scalable, sustainable…

  13. Bridge to Excellence: Community College Leaders Develop Bold Strategies to Meet the Goals of AACC's 21st-Century Commission

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    Murray, Corey

    2013-01-01

    When American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) President and CEO Walter G. Bumphus announced the release of AACC's "Reclaiming the American Dream: Community Colleges and the Nation's Future" report last spring, he made a promise to community college leaders: This report would not sit idle on the shelf. As community college…

  14. Clinical Implications of Students' Use of Online Communication for College Psychotherapy

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    Baron, Judith; Bierschwale, Deborah; Bleiberg, James R.

    2006-01-01

    Cases are presented to illustrate effects of online communication by students in psychotherapy in a university counseling center. In the first, a student's use of instant messaging to convey suicide threats exaggerated the level of the danger. In the second, a student used e-mail messages to his therapist to modulate the expression of feelings…

  15. College Students' Use of Behavioral Alteration Techniques as a Function of Aggressive Communication

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    Kennedy-Lightsey, Carrie D.; Myers, Scott A.

    2009-01-01

    This study examined the associations between students' self-reported verbal aggressiveness and argumentativeness and their perceptions of student BATs (Golish, 1999) as appropriate and effective as well as how likely they were to use each BAT. Participants were 187 undergraduate students enrolled in communication courses at a large Mid-Atlantic…

  16. Informing College Students about Venereal Disease: The Mass Communication of a Public Issue.

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    Buckley, John E.

    An information campaign was conducted at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in cooperation with the student health service to determine the effects of the communication of venereal disease information on the attitudes and behaviors of students. Specifically, the campaign sought to increase students' knowledge of venereal disease and…

  17. The Relationship between Perceived Instructor Communicative Characteristics and College Students' Conflict-Handling Styles

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    Zigarovich, Karissa L.; Myers, Scott A.

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to examine student use of conflict-handling styles in regard to four perceived instructor communicative characteristics: clarity, relevance, caring, and verbal aggressiveness. Participants were 286 undergraduate students who (a) completed a series of four instruments in reference to a course instructor and (b)…

  18. Student Self-Assessment of Professional Communication Skills at the Illinois College of Optometry.

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    Gross, Sanford M.; Zoltoski, Rebecca K.; Cornick, Michelle L.; Wong, Kenneth K. W.

    2000-01-01

    A self-evaluation of communication skills was administered to approximately 500 optometry students before, during, and after a curriculum intervention to enhance these skills. Findings indicated that the intervention had a modest impact that was differential over the skill categories (interpersonal skills, patient care, interdisciplinary skills,…

  19. Experiential Learning in Marketing Communications Courses: The Demarketing of College Binge-Drinking

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    Rozensher, Susan G.; Seal, David S.

    2009-01-01

    The experiential learning approach has been gathering substantial momentum and support in educational circles. In the team-based experiential learning project presented here, which effectively integrated theory and application, students were charged with creating an integrated marketing communications plan to demarket binge drinking on the college…

  20. Affective Education: Its Implications for Teaching a Communication Arts Course in the College English Program.

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    Anderson, Sada Mae

    This study reviews, analyzes, and summarizes the scientific research and professional literature pertaining to affective education (education concerned with the emotional needs of the learners) in order to determine its implications for a communication arts course in the English program. A review of the literature indicated that when the basic…

  1. The Development and Evaluation of Behavioral Objectives for Junior College Instruction About Mass Communications.

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    Rawson, Janice Claire

    The lack of agreement among professionals on the objectives or content appropriate for courses about the mass media prompted the development, validation, and ranking of a collection of behavioral objectives for instruction about mass communications. Following the initial steps in Ralph Tyler's "rationale" for curriculum development, a pool of 120…

  2. New Building on Campus. Six Designs for a College Communications Center.

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    Educational Facilities Labs., Inc., New York, NY.

    A presentation is made of the winning scheme and five other entries in an architectural competition for the design of an instructional research and communications center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. The graphic interpretations illustrate the facility features designed for the implementation of audiovisual devices and…

  3. Information and Communication Technology Related Needs of College and University Students with Disabilities

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    Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Wolforth, Joan; Barile, Maria; Budd, Jillian; Martiniello, Natalie; Amsel, Rhonda

    2012-01-01

    Purpose: To explore variables related to how well the information and communication technologies (ICTs) related needs of students with different disabilities are being met on campus at institutions of higher education, at home and in e-learning contexts. We also explore the disciplines and programmes pursued by students with different disabilities…

  4. Effects of Fear Appeals on Communicating Potential Health Risks of Unregulated Dietary Supplements to College Students

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    Kim, Hyang-Sook; Sheffield, Donna; Almutairi, Talal

    2014-01-01

    Background: Fear appeals are commonly used in health communication to reduce risk. It is not clear, however, whether familiarity with a health topic can lessen the threat intended. The use of unregulated dietary supplements among young adults is one such area that needs study. Purpose: The study examined the effect of fear appeals on…

  5. Knowledge, Communication, and Advocacy of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Parents at Individualized Education Program Meetings

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    Wilson, Natasha

    2013-01-01

    Semi-structured interviews using Cognitive Interview method techniques were conducted with nine Culturally and Linguistically Diverse parents of students with disabilities in this exploratory study. Parents recalled experiences asking questions and making advocacy statements at Individualized Education Program meetings. Four major findings were…

  6. 75 FR 44306 - Fifth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 223: Airport Surface Wireless Communications

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    ... inputs-- Mr. Luc Lommaert. 1100 a.m.--NASA GRC C-band interference modeling and simulation results--Dr...: The meeting will be held at the NASA Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135, Host: Jim Budinger--(Office) 216-443-3496: (Mobile) 440-289-0424, james.m.budinger@nasa.gov ....

  7. Meeting the Needs of Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties

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    Lindsay, Geoff; Dockrell, Julie; Desforges, Martin; Law, James; Peacey, Nick

    2010-01-01

    Background: The UK government set up a review of provision for children and young people with the full range of speech, language and communication needs led by a Member of Parliament, John Bercow. A research study was commissioned to provide empirical evidence to inform the Bercow Review. Aims: To examine the efficiency and effectiveness of…

  8. 78 FR 10621 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ....gov . (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to... Communication Disorders Special Emphasis Panel; NIDCD Vestibular Prosthesis Research Application. Date: March 25... Emphasis Panel; NIDCD Outcome Research Application. Date: March 26, 2013. Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30...

  9. 75 FR 10294 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Meeting

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    ... of the interested person. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological.... Contact Person: Andrew J. Griffith, Ph.D., MD., Director, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5 Research Court, Room 1A13, Rockville, MD...

  10. 77 FR 50705 - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.173, Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative... Trial and Translational Research Application Review. Date: September 28, 2012. Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30... Panel, T32 & T35 Research Training Grants. Date: October 4, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m....

  11. Team Communication amongst Clinical Teachers in a Formal Meeting of Post Graduate Medical Training

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    Slootweg, Irene A.; Scherpbier, Albert; van der Leeuw, Renée; Heineman, Maas Jan; van der Vleuten, Cees; Lombarts, Kiki M. J. M. H.

    2016-01-01

    The importance of team communication, or more specifically speaking up, for safeguarding quality of patient care is increasingly being endorsed in research findings. However, little is known about speaking up of clinical teachers in postgraduate medical training. In order to determine how clinical teachers demonstrate speaking up in formal…

  12. 77 FR 28655 - Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy

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    .... The committee provides a formal channel for regular consultation and coordination on major economic... economic issues related to the Internet. Members of the public may submit suggestions and comments to the... of Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy The Department of...

  13. 75 FR 34459 - Converged Communications and Health Care Devices Impact on Regulation; Public Meeting; Request...

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Converged Communications and Health Care Devices Impact on... significant developments in recent years in medical and health care devices using radio technology to monitor..., caregivers, and patients. These and other products cover a broad range of health care solutions. At one...

  14. The Completion Agenda: A Call to Action. Summary Report from the November 10-11, 2010, Meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges Commissions and Board of Directors

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    McPhail, Christine Johnson

    2011-01-01

    At its annual joint board and commission meeting (Washington, DC, November 10-11, 2010), American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) focused attention on college completion by presenting two panel discussions on the completion agenda, followed by breakout sessions in which participants were assigned to focus groups tasked with providing…

  15. Professionals Working Together. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges (72nd, San Diego, California, July 10-13, 1985).

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    Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.

    Issues concerning the conditions of college facilities are considered in 29 papers from the 1985 annual meeting of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges. Papers and authors include: "Crumbling Academe" (Harvey H. Kaiser); "Physical Facilities Evaluation" (Henry L. Shelby); "Managing the Process of Facility…

  16. Communication.

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    Online-Offline, 1998

    1998-01-01

    This theme issue on communication includes annotated listings of Web sites, CD-ROM and computer software, videos, books, and professional resources that deal with various methods of communication. Sidebars discuss mythology, photojournalism, sharing ideas on the Web, and songs of protest. Suggestions for class activities are also included. (LRW)

  17. Institutional responses to communicable diseases at Victoria College, University of Toronto, 1900-1940.

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    Gidney, Catherine

    2007-01-01

    Between 1900 and 1940 students and staff risked their lives to attend, and teach at, Victoria College. Not only did Victoria experience three major epidemics--diphtheria in 1911, influenza from 1918 to 1920, and smallpox in 1927--but almost yearly one or two students contracted diseases such as scarlet fever, measles, and mumps. Yet at a time when there was no health insurance and few hospital facilities, how did the university cope with the problem? This paper examines the care provided to Victoria's residential students. In the process the paper illustrates not only the upheaval endured by individual students but also the enormous financial and emotional toll paid by the institution, especially by members of its female staff. PMID:18447307

  18. Communication

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    Griner, James

    2010-01-01

    NASA s communication work for the UAS Command and Control area will build upon work currently being conducted under NASA Recovery Act funds. Communication portions of UAS NextGen ConOps, Stateof- the-Art assessment, and Gap Analysis. Preliminary simulations for UAS CNPC link scalability assessment. Surrogate UAS aircraft upgrades. This work will also leverage FY10 in-guide funding for communication link model development. UAS are currently managed through exceptions and are operating using DoD frequencies for line-of-sight (LOS) and satellite-based communications links, low-power LOS links in amateur bands, or unlicensed Instrument/Scientific/Medical (ISM) frequencies. None of these frequency bands are designated for Safety and Regularity of Flight. No radio-frequency (RF) spectrum has been allocated by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) specifically for UAS command and control links, for either LOS or Beyond LOS (BLOS) communication.

  19. Contributing to communicable diseases intelligence management in Canada: CACMID meeting, March 2007, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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    Mukhi, Shamir; Aramini, Jeff; Kabani, Amin

    2007-01-01

    In the spring of 2003, the Public Health Agency of Canada (then, Health Canada) partnered with several provincial/territorial and regional public health stakeholders to improve pan-Canadian public health surveillance, communications and response through the application of new technologies. This resulted in the creation of the Canadian Network for Public Health Intelligence (CNPHI), a comprehensive framework of applications and resources designed to fill critical gaps in Canada's national public health infostructure. Over the past four years, the CNPHI has evolved into Canada's only pan-Canadian public health information management system. With over 2000 registered users, the current CNPHI environment consists of more than 30 integrated applications and systems that can be loosely categorized into four functional groups: data exchange; data analysis and integration; communication, collaboration and coordination; and knowledge management. Despite poor data repositories, legacy information management systems, and the lack of standards and agreements, the CNPHI has demonstrated that much can be accomplished in these areas. Over the next decade, significant barriers impeding additional advances will be bridged through the implementation of the Electronic Health Record, and through ongoing efforts to address gaps in standards, and data- and information-sharing agreements. Together with new technologies coming on-line, opportunities to further enhance public health surveillance and response will be limited only by one's imagination. PMID:18978985

  20. Proceedings of the Twentieth NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX XX) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Golshan, Nassar (Editor)

    1996-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters (NAPEX) Meeting and associated Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop convene yearly to discuss studies supported by the NASA Propagation Program. Representatives from the satellite communications (satcom)industry, academia, and government with an interest in space-ground radio wave propagation have peer discussion of work in progress, disseminate propagation results, and interact with the satcom industry. NAPEX XX, in Fairbanks, Alaska, June 4-5, 1996, had three sessions: (1) "ACTS Propagation Study: Background, Objectives, and Outcomes," covered results from thirteen station-years of Ka-band experiments; (2) "Propagation Studies for Mobile and Personal Satellite Applications," provided the latest developments in measurement, modeling, and dissemination of propagation phenomena of interest to the mobile, personal, and aeronautical satcom industry; and (3)"Propagation Research Topics," covered a range of topics including space/ground optical propagation experiments, propagation databases, the NASA Propagation Web Site, and revision plans for the NASA propagation effects handbooks. The ACTS Miniworkshop, June 6, 1996, covered ACTS status, engineering support for ACTS propagation terminals, and the ACTS Propagation Data Center. A plenary session made specific recommendations for the future direction of the program.

  1. Meeting the Healthy People 2020 Goals: Using the Health Information National Trends Survey to Monitor Progress on Health Communication Objectives

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    HESSE, BRADFORD W.; GAYSYNSKY, ANNA; VIEUX, SANA; OTTENBACHER, ALLISON; MOSER, RICHARD P.; BLAKE, KELLY D.; CHOU, WEN-YING SYLVIA; BECKJORD, ELLEN

    2014-01-01

    The Healthy People (HP) initiative outlines a comprehensive set of goals aimed at improving the nation’s health and reducing health disparities. Health Communication has been included as an explicit goal since the launch of HP 2010. The Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) was established as a means of exploring how the changing information environment was affecting the public’s health, and is therefore an ideal tool for monitoring key health communication objectives included in Healthy People agenda. In this paper, we apply an integrative data analysis strategy to over 10 years of HINTS data to demonstrate how public health surveillance can be used to evaluate broad national health goals, like those set forth under the Healthy People initiative. We analyzed just one item from the HINTS survey regarding Internet access in order to illustrate what public health surveillance tools, like HINTS, can reveal about important indicators that are of interest to all those who work to improve the health of the public. The results of our analyses show that reported Internet penetration has exceeded the HP 2020 target of 75.4%. HINTS data also allowed us to model the effects of various socio-demographic factors, which revealed persistent differences based on age and education, with the oldest age groups and those with less than a college education falling short of the HP 2020 target as of 2013. Furthermore, although differences by race/ethnicity were observed, our analyses suggest that the race in itself accounts very little of the variance in Internet access. PMID:25491584

  2. Patient-centered care, collaboration, communication, and coordination: a report from AMIA's 2013 Policy Meeting.

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    Brennan, Patti Flatley; Valdez, Rupa; Alexander, Greg; Arora, Shifali; Bernstam, Elmer V; Edmunds, Margo; Kirienko, Nikolai; Martin, Ross D; Sim, Ida; Skiba, Diane; Rosenbloom, Trent

    2015-04-01

    In alignment with a major shift toward patient-centered care as the model for improving care in our health system, informatics is transforming patient-provider relationships and overall care delivery. AMIA's 2013 Health Policy Invitational was focused on examining existing challenges surrounding full engagement of the patient and crafting a research agenda and policy framework encouraging the use of informatics solutions to achieve this goal. The group tackled this challenge from educational, technical, and research perspectives. Recommendations include the need for consumer education regarding rights to data access, the need for consumers to access their health information in real time, and further research on effective methods to engage patients. This paper summarizes the meeting as well as the research agenda and policy recommendations prioritized among the invited experts and stakeholders. PMID:25359545

  3. Access Matters: Meeting the Nation's College Completion Goals Requires Large Increases in Need-Based Grant Aid

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    Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, 2013

    2013-01-01

    This document addresses the status of equality in access to higher education. Some of the motivating factors behind this presentation include: (1) College completion rates including rates of bachelor's degree completion are falling today, particularly among young Americans; (2) Reversing the current trend and increasing college completion has…

  4. Meeting the Competitive Challenge: Encouraging the Use of Community College Library Facilities in Rural, Isolated, Northeastern Arizona.

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    Rothlisberg, Allen P.

    This paper describes the approaches taken to improve library service at Northland Pioneer College, a decentralized community college in rural Arizona with learning resource centers at 10 locations in Navaho and Apache counties. Three methods of providing instruction for research papers--class tours of learning resource facilities, presenting guest…

  5. Miami-Dade Community College: An Organizational Response to the Language and Communication Needs of Business and the Professions.

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    Cote, Ellyn Mirides

    In response to the expressed need for cooperation between the academic and business sectors, Miami-Dade Community College established a Center for Business and Industry at the College's Mitchell Wolfson Campus in the Miami business district to centralize college programs, marketing, and other ties with the local business community. This…

  6. Communicating with New and Existing Markets. A Task Force of Howard Community College's 1998-1999 Commission on the Future.

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    Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD.

    This is a report from a task force formed by Howard Community College (Maryland) to examine existing and future markets. The task force also explored ways to use marketing strategies to attract potential customers to the college. The task force recommends that the college use its strengths to attract customers, such as its commitment to open…

  7. National Conference of Junior Colleges, 1920 and First Annual Meeting of American Association of Junior Colleges, 1921. Bulletin, 1922, No. 19

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    Zook, George F. Ed.

    1922-01-01

    One of the most striking features of higher education in recent years has been the great increase in the number of students attending the colleges and universities. Where the higher institutions have reached a student enrollment of several thousand, the question has been raised seriously as to whether such institutions should not devote themselves…

  8. Researching College- and Career Ready Standards to Improve Student Outcomes: Technical Working Group Meeting. Meeting Summary (Washington, DC, August 19-20, 2013)

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    Institute of Education Sciences, 2013

    2013-01-01

    In August, IES worked with the National Science Foundation and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to convene a technical working group to discuss research objectives related to college- and career-ready standards in English language arts and mathematics. Forty people (including researchers,…

  9. Horus meets Nightingale in the modern age: How nursing communicates with pharmacy in HCIT era.

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    Armstrong, Israel; Cox, Melanie A

    2006-01-01

    In 2002 The Australia council for Safety and Quality in Healthcare determined that problems with medicines were responsible 2-3% of all hospital admissions in Australia EMR's with codified datasets lay the foundation for significantly reducing the number of these adverse events. CPOE has well documented benefits in the reduction of order related errors. The use of information technology in pharmacy has long provided proven benefits in the diminution of pharmacy errors. The use of an electronic medication chart and positive patient identification functionality and technology (5 rights) ensures a reduction in errors at administration. Decision support at all stages of an electronic medication process reduces errors and promotes evidence based medicine. This functionality all provides a basis for addressing medication errors, however it is the seamless integration of all these components into a homogenous system that really addresses these errors. This research focuses on the communication gap between pharmacy and nursing. It is a multi-disciplinary study that defines that lack of research in this are and proposes the important questions that need to be answered in order to ensure that HCIT advancement in this area is focussed to eliminate medication errors. PMID:17102327

  10. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (19th, Boise, Idaho, October 8-10, 1992).

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    Riordan, Daniel G., Ed.

    Based on the theme of broadening the base of academic, industrial and professional connections, this proceedings presents papers delivered at the annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into four sections: Models for Connecting Academia, Industries, and the…

  11. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (14th, Orlando, Florida, October 7-9, 1987).

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    Geonetta, Sam C., Ed.

    Based on the notion of "reaching out," this proceedings presents papers from the annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Papers in the proceedings are: "Southern Tech's Technical Writing Certificate" (William S. Pfeiffer); "Reach Out and Quack Someone" (Daniel R. Jones); "Reaching Out: A Rationale for…

  12. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (18th, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 10-12, 1991).

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    Zappen, James P., Ed.; Katz, Susan, Ed.

    Based on the theme of issues, questions, and controversies in program development and review, this proceedings presents papers delivered at the annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into four sections: Benchmarks for Quality: Developing Criteria for…

  13. The Ecology, the Environment, and the Evolution of Technical Communication. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (25th, Lewes, Delaware, October 15-17, 1998).

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    Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.

    This proceedings presents 40 papers delivered at the 1998 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into sections on the Ecology of Technology; Environmental Shifts; and Evolving Perspectives. Representative papers in the proceedings include: "Mixing Oil and…

  14. Communications

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    Bailenson, Jeremy; Buzzanell, Patrice; Deetz, Stanley; Tewksbury, David; Thompson, Robert J.; Turow, Joseph; Bichelmeyer, Barbara; Bishop, M. J.; Gayeski, Diane

    2013-01-01

    Scholars representing the field of communications were asked to identify what they considered to be the most exciting and imaginative work currently being done in their field, as well as how that work might change our understanding. The scholars included Jeremy Bailenson, Patrice Buzzanell, Stanley Deetz, David Tewksbury, Robert J. Thompson, and…

  15. Communications

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    Hathorn, S.

    1985-01-01

    An overview of NASA's Thin Route satellite telecommunication project is presented. Thin Route employs applications technology satellites (ATS) in place of more costly commercial multi- transponder telecommunications satellites. This system allows remote and underdeveloped areas to communicate with the outside world for purposes of obtaining medical assistance among other things. The system represents a substantial cost saving over commercial systems.

  16. 3D Printing Meets Astrophysics: A New Way to Visualize and Communicate Science

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    Madura, Thomas Ignatius; Steffen, Wolfgang; Clementel, Nicola; Gull, Theodore R.

    2015-08-01

    3D printing has the potential to improve the astronomy community’s ability to visualize, understand, interpret, and communicate important scientific results. I summarize recent efforts to use 3D printing to understand in detail the 3D structure of a complex astrophysical system, the supermassive binary star Eta Carinae and its surrounding bipolar ‘Homunculus’ nebula. Using mapping observations of molecular hydrogen line emission obtained with the ESO Very Large Telescope, we obtained a full 3D model of the Homunculus, allowing us to 3D print, for the first time, a detailed replica of a nebula (Steffen et al. 2014, MNRAS, 442, 3316). I also present 3D prints of output from supercomputer simulations of the colliding stellar winds in the highly eccentric binary located near the center of the Homunculus (Madura et al. 2015, arXiv:1503.00716). These 3D prints, the first of their kind, reveal previously unknown ‘finger-like’ structures at orbital phases shortly after periastron (when the two stars are closest to each other) that protrude outward from the spiral wind-wind collision region. The results of both efforts have received significant media attention in recent months, including two NASA press releases (http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/astronomers-bring-the-third-dimension-to-a-doomed-stars-outburst/ and http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-observatories-take-an-unprecedented-look-into-superstar-eta-carinae/), demonstrating the potential of using 3D printing for astronomy outreach and education. Perhaps more importantly, 3D printing makes it possible to bring the wonders of astronomy to new, often neglected, audiences, i.e. the blind and visually impaired.

  17. Meeting report: discussions and preliminary findings on extracellular RNA measurement methods from laboratories in the NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium

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    Laurent, Louise C.; Abdel-Mageed, Asim B.; Adelson, P. David; Arango, Jorge; Balaj, Leonora; Breakefield, Xandra; Carlson, Elizabeth; Carter, Bob S.; Majem, Blanca; Chen, Clark C.; Cocucci, Emanuele; Danielson, Kirsty; Courtright, Amanda; Das, Saumya; Elmageed, Zakaria Y. Abd; Enderle, Daniel; Ezrin, Alan; Ferrer, Marc; Freedman, Jane; Galas, David; Gandhi, Roopali; Huentelman, Matthew J.; Van Keuren-Jensen, Kendall; Kalani, Yashar; Kim, Yong; Krichevsky, Anna M.; Lai, Charles; Lal-Nag, Madhu; Laurent, Clara D.; Leonardo, Trevor; Li, Feng; Malenica, Ivana; Mondal, Debasis; Nejad, Parham; Patel, Tushar; Raffai, Robert L.; Rubio, Renee; Skog, Johan; Spetzler, Robert; Sun, Jie; Tanriverdi, Kahraman; Vickers, Kasey; Wang, Liang; Wang, Yaoyu; Wei, Zhiyun; Weiner, Howard L.; Wong, David; Yan, Irene K.; Yeri, Ashish; Gould, Stephen

    2015-01-01

    Extracellular RNAs (exRNAs) have been identified in all tested biofluids and have been associated with a variety of extracellular vesicles, ribonucleoprotein complexes and lipoprotein complexes. Much of the interest in exRNAs lies in the fact that they may serve as signalling molecules between cells, their potential to serve as biomarkers for prediction and diagnosis of disease and the possibility that exRNAs or the extracellular particles that carry them might be used for therapeutic purposes. Among the most significant bottlenecks to progress in this field is the lack of robust and standardized methods for collection and processing of biofluids, separation of different types of exRNA-containing particles and isolation and analysis of exRNAs. The Sample and Assay Standards Working Group of the Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium is a group of laboratories funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop such methods. In our first joint endeavour, we held a series of conference calls and in-person meetings to survey the methods used among our members, placed them in the context of the current literature and used our findings to identify areas in which the identification of robust methodologies would promote rapid advancements in the exRNA field. PMID:26320937

  18. Communications and Information Technologies in Community Colleges in Canada. New Technologies in Canadian Education Series. Paper 3.

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    Budden, Sandra Campbell

    Part of the postsecondary educational system in Canada, community colleges offer several types of programs to both students leaving the secondary system and adults who want occupational training or education in the applied arts and human service professions. Like other educational institutions, these two-year colleges have sought to use new…

  19. Readiness to Act: Use of the Health Belief Model in Understanding Parental Communication about Alcohol for Incoming College Students

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    Neifeld Wheeler, Wendy S.

    2010-01-01

    Harmful and detrimental effects associated with college student alcohol use have been well documented in scholarly research, the popular press, numerous government- produced reports and by medical associations. Despite the fact that parental involvement in the college experience has increased significantly in the last 20 years, the literature on…

  20. Shaping Fuzzy Goals through Teacher-Student Interaction: A Detailed Look at Communication between Community College Faculty and Transfer Students

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    Leonard, Diana K.

    2010-01-01

    Faculty-student interactions have been largely neglected in the research regarding community colleges and community college transfer students. Yet faculty serve as points of institutional contact, and might also serve a central role in student experiences and decision-making. The purpose of this study was to increase our understanding of the…

  1. Proceedings of National Sea Grant College Program Marine Education Leaders' Meeting (Rockville, Maryland, February 21-22, 1979).

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    Spector, Barbara S., Comp.

    This document is a summary account of the proceedings of the first in a series of informal meetings convened by the Office of Sea Grant (OSG) to further marine education in the United States. The document should assist educators participating in future meetings by making it possible to avoid the necessity to re-define basic concepts and…

  2. Formational Turning Points in the Transition to College: Understanding How Communication Events Shape First-Generation Students' Pedagogical and Interpersonal Relationships with Their College Teachers

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    Wang, Tiffany R.

    2014-01-01

    In the present study, I explored student-teacher interaction, student-teacher relationship formation and development, and the ways in which student-teacher interaction and relationships facilitated support and persistence for first-generation (FG) students during the transition to college. Using transition theory as a sensitizing framework, I took…

  3. Proceedings of the 16th NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX 16) and the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Propagation Studies Miniworkshop

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    Davarian, Faramaz (Editor)

    1992-01-01

    The NASA Propagation Experimenters Meeting (NAPEX), supported by the NASA Propagation Program, is convened annually to discuss studies made on radio wave propagation by investigators from domestic and international organizations. NAPEX 16 was held on May 29, 1992 in Houston, Texas. The meeting was organized into two technical sessions. The first session was dedicated to slant path propagation studies and measurements. The second session focused on Olympus propagation measurements and results. Following NAPEX 16, the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) Miniworkshop was held to review ACTS propagation activities with emphasis on ACTS hardware development and experiment planning. Eight technical papers were presented by contributors from government agencies, private industry, and university research establishments.

  4. Campus Environment and Student Involvement as Predictors of Outcomes of the Community College Experience. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Glover, Jeanette W.

    Student effort, the campus environment, and student age and full- or part-time status have significant effects on outcomes for university students. This study employed the same three sets of independent variables to predict gains in general education and in personal and social development for community college students. The study analyzed data…

  5. Focusing Your E-Recruitment Efforts to Meet the Expectations of College-Bound Students. E-Expectations 2010

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    Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2010

    2010-01-01

    Early in 2010, the E-Expectations research group surveyed more than 1,000 college-bound high school students, polling them on their online behaviors and expectations, as well as other key enrollment-related topics. Highlights of the study include: (1) 1 in 4 students reported removing a school from their prospective list because of a bad…

  6. College Faculty as "Managerial Employees": Implications of the Yeshiva University Decision for Faculty Unionization. ASHE Annual Meeting 1979 Paper.

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    Lee, Barbara A.

    The Yeshiva University court decision is examined, in which the faculty was included with administrators as managers of the university, negating any right of the faculty to unionize. The decision is discussed in light of research on the decision-making process at colleges and universities and the roles of professionals in these institutions. The…

  7. Talk about New Rules! Exploring the Community College Role in Meeting the Educational Needs of an Aging Community

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    Garvey, Dennis M.

    2007-01-01

    Life courses have traditionally been seen as a linear progression from school to work to retirement. Now, as our population ages, a circular life course is emerging with education, work, and leisure intertwined. This article explores the "New Rules of Business" for a community college where residents age 55+ represent 34% of the population.

  8. What Do College and University Presidents Really Do? An Inside Look at Presidential Work. ASHE 1988 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Williamson, Marvel L.

    The work content of eight midwestern college and university presidents is defined and described through direct observation of daily activities. This was done as a critical first step in a line of research which can eventually propose effective presidential work behaviors. Besides discovering how time is used, the study finds that due to the volume…

  9. A Case Study of Institutional Divorce: The Separation of a Community College From a University. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Cooper, Joanne

    This case study examined the separation of a community college from a local university where both had functioned as one for 20 years. The study used Robert Yin's model of investigating a "real-life" situation and several sources of data including: informal interviews, field notes, and archival data. In addition, the metaphor of "divorce,"…

  10. Out of the Kitchen: The Transformation of Teachers College, Columbia University, 1913-1933. ASHE 1988 Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Thomas, Salley J.

    A portion of American history (1880-1930) in which institutional sex discrimination was strong is discussed with focus on Teachers College, Columbia University, which became a major center for training teachers and school administrators. Though it became known as the world's foremost education institution, its history reflects the…

  11. Investigating the International Awareness of Students Meeting Their International Dimension Requirement through Course Offerings in a College of Agriculture

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    Moriba, Samba; Edwards, M. Craig; Robinson, J. Shane; Cartmell, D. Dwayne, II; Henneberry, David M.

    2012-01-01

    Many U.S. universities are preparing their students to attain international awareness through various approaches. The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at Oklahoma State University offers three international dimension undergraduate courses intended to provide students a formal educational opportunity to learn about…

  12. Publication rates of abstracts presented at annual scientific meetings: how does the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists compare?

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    Bydder, Sean A; Joseph, David J; Spry, Nigel A

    2004-03-01

    The abstract to publication ratio (APR) is a measure of the quality of scientific meetings. The aim of the present study was to determine the publication rate of abstracts presented at annual Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) conferences, and to identify the publishing journals. All free paper research abstracts (oral or poster) presented by RANZCR radiologists, radiation oncologists and trainees at the four consecutive meetings between 1996 and 1999 were identified retrospectively from conference programmes. The PubMed database (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/) was searched to determine whether or not the abstract had been published as a full paper. Of the 480 free paper research abstracts, 168 (35%) had been published as full articles. The overall abstract to publication ratio for radiology was 29% and for radiation oncology was 41%. Papers were published in a variety of journals but Australasian Radiology accounted for 27%. The mean time between presentation and publication was 16.5 months (median 17 months). These overall abstract to publication ratios are lower than those reported for overseas-based meetings in each respective area. Guidelines to scientific committees could increase the APR by more rigorous selection of abstracts. Future research should look at barriers to the publication of research findings, and identify ways to assist the publication process. PMID:15027917

  13. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (81st, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-8, 1998). Communication Theory and Methodology.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Communication Theory and Methodology section of the Proceedings contains the following 20 papers: "Information Sufficiency and Risk Communication" (Robert J. Griffin, Kurt Neuwirth, and Sharon Dunwoody); "The Therapeutic Application of Television: An Experimental Study" (Charles Kingsley); "A Path Model Examining the Influence of the Media on…

  14. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (80th, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 2, 1997): Visual Communication.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Visual Communication section of the Proceedings contains the following seven papers: "Teaching the Use of Color: A Survey of Visual Communication Division Members" (Lyle D. Olson and Roxanne Lucchesi); "The Development of Self- Efficacy in Young Women in Relation to the Perception of Attention to Sexuality as Power in Advertising Images"…

  15. Communicating/Muting Date Rape: A Co-Cultural Theoretical Analysis of Communication Factors Related to Rape Culture on a College Campus

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    Burnett, Ann; Mattern, Jody L.; Herakova, Liliana L.; Kahl, David H., Jr.; Tobola, Cloy; Bornsen, Susan E.

    2009-01-01

    Previous studies suggest that college campuses foster a rape culture in which date rape (most commonly, rape of women) is an accepted part of campus activity (Buchwald, Fletcher, & Roth, 1993; Sanday, 2007). In focus groups at a Midwestern university, researchers asked students about rape as they experienced it or knew about it on campus. The…

  16. COMPREHENSIVE JUNIOR COLLEGES.

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    NIKITAS, CHRISTUS M.; AND OTHERS

    TO MEET THE STATE'S HIGHER EDUCATION NEEDS, THE NEW HAMPSHIRE JUNIOR COLLEGE COMMISSION DEVELOPED A PLAN OF (1) GRADUAL AND SELECTIVE CONVERSION OF THE STATE'S TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS TO COMPREHENSIVE JUNIOR COLLEGES, (2) SELECTIVE ADDITION OF 2-YEAR PROGRAMS AT THE STATE COLLEGES AND INSTITUTES, AND (3) ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE…

  17. College Students' Perceptions of College Preparedness

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    Matteson, Star

    2013-01-01

    As educational leaders struggle to meet state and federal mandates, many students graduate from high school without the skills necessary to meet the demands of a college education. Guided by the tenets of constructivism, this qualitative case study explored college students' perceptions of their college preparedness through math, science, and…

  18. Communication competence, social support, and depression among college students: a model of facebook and face-to-face support network influence.

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    Wright, Kevin B; Rosenberg, Jenny; Egbert, Nicole; Ploeger, Nicole A; Bernard, Daniel R; King, Shawn

    2013-01-01

    This study examined the influence of the social networking site Facebook and face-to-face support networks on depression among (N = 361) college students. The authors used the Relational Health Communication Competence Model as a framework for examining the influence of communication competence on social support network satisfaction and depression. Moreover, they examined the influence of interpersonal and social integrative motives as exogenous variables. On the basis of previous work, the authors propose and test a theoretical model using structural equation modeling. The results indicated empirical support for the model, with interpersonal motives predicting increased face-to-face and computer-mediated competence, increased social support satisfaction with face-to-face and Facebook support, and lower depression scores. The implications of the findings for theory, key limitations, and directions for future research are discussed. PMID:23030518

  19. The Innovative Colleges and Universities of the 1960s and 1970s: What Keeps the Dreams of Experimentation Alive? ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Rosenzweig, Joy S.

    This investigation examined the history and durability of educational innovation at six colleges and universities (Pitzer College (California); New College of the University of South Florida; Hampshire College (Massachusetts); University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; University of California Santa Cruz; and The Evergreen State College (Washington) that…

  20. The American College of nuclear physicians 18th annual meeting and scientific sessions DOE day: Substance abuse and nuclear medicine abstracts

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    1992-02-01

    Despite the enormous personal and social cost Of substance abuse, there is very little knowledge with respect to the mechanisms by which these drugs produce addiction as well as to the mechanisms of toxicity. Similarly, there is a lack of effective therapeutic intervention to treat the drug abusers. In this respect, nuclear medicine could contribute significantly by helping to gather information using brain imaging techniques about mechanisms of drug addiction which, in turn, could help design better therapeutic interventions, and by helping in the evaluation and diagnosis of organ toxicity from the use of drugs of abuse. This volume contains six short descriptions of presentations made at the 18th Meeting of the American College of Nuclear Physicians -- DOE Day: Substance Abuse and Nuclear Medicine.

  1. College Studying.

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    Nist, Sherrie L.; Simpson, Michele

    2002-01-01

    Notes that many students enter postsecondary institutions unprepared to meet the studying demands placed on them. Examines models and taxonomies that have guided researchers as they have investigated studying. Reviews research factors related to studying at the college level: course characteristics, learner characteristics, and learning…

  2. Communicative challenges of bystander intervention: impact of goals and message design logic on strategies college students use to intervene in drinking situations.

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    White, Cindy H; Malkowski, Jennifer

    2014-01-01

    A key concern on college campuses is how to help students avoid negative outcomes related to alcohol use. One way to address this is to encourage students to intervene when they see others engaged in high-risk behavior. This approach, referred to as bystander intervention, requires that individuals seek to influence others; however, research on bystander intervention has not explored how students communicate when they intervene. Drawing from a multiple goals perspective, we examined individuals' goals during intervention, the types of messages individuals use to intervene, and the relationship of design logic to sense of efficacy and messages used. Participants (n = 212) identified their goals and indicated what they would say to intervene in two college-drinking scenarios. We found that differences in goals were related to the types of messages used, with more specific goals leading to messages better aligned with achieving those goals. Additionally, more sophisticated design logic was related to a higher sense of efficacy and was reflected in the types of messages individuals used to intervene. The study views bystander intervention as an influence process and highlights the communicative challenges that can impact how people intervene. PMID:23402306

  3. Free-space laser communication technologies II; Proceedings of the Meeting, LOS Angeles, CA, Jan. 15-17, 1990

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    Begley, David L.; Seery, Bernard D.

    Various papers on free-space laser communication technologies are presented. Individual topics addressed include: optical intersatellite link experiment between the earth station and ETS-VI, the Goddard optical communications program, technologies and techniques for lasercom terminal size, weight, and cost reduction, laser beam acquisition and tracking system for ETS-VI laser communication equipment, analog dividers for acquisition and tracking signal normalization, fine pointing mechanism using multilayered piezoelectric actuator for optical ISL system, analysis of SILEX tracking sensor performance, new telescope concept for space communication, telescope considered as a very high gain antenna, design of compact transceiver optical systems for optical intersatellite links, ultralightweight optics for laser communications, highly sensitive measurement method for stray light and retroreflected light, depolarization effects on free space laser transceiver communication systems, in-orbit measurements of microaccelerations of ESA's communication satellite Olympus, high-performance laser diode transmitter for optical free space communication, diode-pumped Nd:host laser transmitter for intersatellite optical communications, single-frequency diode-pumped laser for free-space communication.

  4. Joint Meeting of Allied Health Professional Projects Staff and the Board of Directors and Staff, League for Innovation in the Community College (Los Angeles, Nov. 20, 1968). Interim Report.

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    Allied Health Professions Projects, Los Angeles, CA.

    Thirty-five representatives participated in a joint meeting to share information about the Allied Health Professions Projects and paramedical education at League Colleges, and to plan for cooperative work. In an informal summary, B. Lamar Johnson outlined areas of possible cooperation that he believed would emerge from an examination of the…

  5. Setting the Pace for Professionalism. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges (70th, Louisville, Kentucky, July 10-13, 1983).

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    Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.

    Professionalism in the management and operations of the physical plant at universities and colleges is addressed in the 30 papers published in this Proceedings, which contains all the presentations made at the 1983 meeting. Papers and authors include the following: "Evaluation of Single-Ply Roof Systems" (Mark D. Langford, Steve Wolff); "Managing…

  6. Improving Management through New Technologies. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges (73rd, Boston, Massachusetts, July 13-16, 1986).

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    Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges, Washington, DC.

    Ways to improve campus management using new technology are discussed in the proceedings of the 1986 annual meeting of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators of Universities and Colleges. Paper titles and authors are as follows: "Things Are Going to Get Different" (Lou Volpe); "You Look Mah-velous! Perception Is Fact" (Robert H. Clawson);…

  7. COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN URBAN SETTINGS.

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    MAYHEW, LEWIS B.

    A CONFERENCE OF ARCHITECTS, URBAN PLANNERS, COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENTS, AND EDUCATIONAL THEORISTS MET TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCATING JUNIOR COLLEGES IN CENTRAL CITIES. THE JUNIOR COLLEGE CAN MEET URBAN NEEDS FOR RETRAINING, FOR ADULT EDUCATION, FOR TRANSFER, AND FOR CREATING AN INFORMED ELECTORATE. THE COLLEGE LOCATION SHOULD ASSIST IT…

  8. National College Physical Education Association for Men. Proceedings of Annual Meeting (78th, Phoenix, Arizona, January 9-12, 1975).

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    Gedvilas, Leo L., Ed.

    In addition to the presidential address and the general session address (concerning barriers to communication and how they relate the physical education), the proceedings contain speeches in the areas of (1) research, (2) sport and leisure, and (3) professional preparation. Some of these include presentations on (1) contributions to thought on…

  9. Virtual Community and Invisible Colleges: Alterations in Faculty Scholarly Networks and Professional Self-Image. ASHE Annual Meeting Paper.

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    Lincoln, Yvonna S.

    This descriptive study examines how the proliferation of electronic hook-ups to remote locations, to databases, and particularly to electronic mail (e-mail), is changing the work, communication patterns and self-image of higher education faculty. In particular the study examined whether technological acquisition had an impact on professors'…

  10. Towards the Development of Communicative Language Approach for Adult EFL Students of the Community College, Taif University, KSA

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    Alamin, Abdulamir; Ahmed, Sawsan

    2013-01-01

    The paper describes the experience of the author as a teacher in general English language skills program. In this paper an attempt will be made to briefly deal with the notion of communication, communicative language teaching, and its implications for teaching English as a foreign language students through language skills post-secondary program.…

  11. Communication; A Discussion at the Nobel Conference (5th, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, January 8-9, 1969).

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    Roslansky, John D., Ed.

    This book consists of five lectures on communication given at the fifth Nobel Conference. Leroy G. Augenstein explores the positive and negative consequences of man's increasing capacity to manipulate and control the human mind. Peter Marler demonstrates that all the elements necessary for a communication system to qualify as a language exist…

  12. Collaborative Communication Technologies and Learning in College Courses: Which Are Used, for What Purposes, and to What Ends?

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    Waldeck, Jennifer H.; Dougherty, Kathleen

    2012-01-01

    Web-based communication technologies that enable collaboration and sharing of information among users - such as podcasts, wikis, blogs, message boards, and others--are used commonly in contemporary organizations to increase and manage employee learning. In this investigation, we identify which of these collaborative communication technologies are…

  13. Alcohol Fuels Production, Manpower, and Education: Where Do Two-Year Colleges Fit?

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    Mahoney, James R.

    The Energy Communications Center (ECC) has sponsored a number of alcohol fuels activities designed to share information about alcohol fuels with two-year college faculty and administrators and to clarify the manpower and curriculum issues related to fuel production. This paper is the result of the last of these activities, a one-day meeting of…

  14. Moving towards Ethnorelativism: A Framework for Measuring and Meeting Students' Needs in Cross-Cultural Business and Technical Communication

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    Wang, Junhua

    2013-01-01

    Scholars in business and technical communication have continuously made efforts to look for effective teaching approaches for cross-cultural business and technical communication; however, little research has been conducted to study the process by which students develop intercultural competence; fewer studies have been conducted to assess learners'…

  15. Teaching Interpersonal Communication through an Analysis of Students' Initial Interaction: A Q-Methodological Study of Styles in Meeting People.

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    Aitken, Joan E.

    A study categorized self-perceptions of subjects regarding their feelings about initial communication interaction. Using Q-Technique, a total of 138 subjects, mostly students at a midsized, midwestern, urban university enrolled in interpersonal communication courses, were studied through the use of two structured Q-sorts containing statements…

  16. Directed Self-Placement and Digital Literacy: Helping At-Risk Students Negotiate the Transition to College Communication

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    Knievel, Michael S.

    2016-01-01

    Even though a first-year writing course remains a near-standard component of the college experience, its "content" and the "path" students take to enroll in it are not so standard. Two recent changes at a public, land-grant institution with a selective admission policy and an undergraduate population of approximately 10,000…

  17. Conflict Resolution Communications.

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    Lincoln, Melinda G.

    2002-01-01

    Suggests that, due to escalating violence in contemporary society, community colleges should offer certificate or degree programs in conflict resolution. Describes a conflict resolution communication program, which teaches communication skills, mediation processes, and coping strategies to prospective mediators. (NB)

  18. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (84th, Washington, DC, August 5-8, 2001). International Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The International Communication section of the proceedings contains the following 15 selected papers: "'News Aid', the New Aid: A Case Study of Cambodia" (J. L. Clarke); "Development of Public and Private Broadcasting in Post-Communist Estonia: 1991-1996" (Max V. Grubb); "Revealing and Repenting South Korea's Vietnam Massacre: A Frame Analysis of…

  19. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (84th, Washington, DC, August 5-8, 2001). Minorities and Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Minorities and Communication section of the proceedings contains the following 4 selected papers: "Differences in Media by Online Business in Black- and White-Targeted Magazines: The Potential Impact of the Digital Divide on Ad Placement" (Osei Appiah and Matthew Wagner); "Racial Stereotyping and Mass Mediated Contact" (Carol M. Liebler and…

  20. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (80th, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 2, 1997): Minorities and Communication.

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    The Minorities and Communication section of the Proceedings contains the following seven papers: "HIV/AIDS Video Programming for Latino Youth" (Hilary N. Karasz); "Use of Asian American History in the News Media: The Discourse of 'Model Minority'" (Chiung Hwang Chen and Ethan Yorgason); "No Racism Here: News Coverage of the Desegregation of the…

  1. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (81st, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-8, 1998). Communication Tech and Policy.

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    The Communication Tech and Policy section of the Proceedings contains the following 14 papers: "Interactivity Reexamined: An Analysis of Business Web Sites" (Louisa Ha and E. Lincoln James); "Newspaper Size as a Factor in Use of Computer-Assisted Reporting" (Bruce Garrison); "The Rural-Urban Gap in Community Newspaper Editors' Use of Information…

  2. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (82nd, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 3-8, 1999). Minorities and Communication.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Minorities and Communication section of the Proceedings contains the following 15 papers: "An Analysis of Role Portrayal in U.S. Spanish-Language Television Promotional Announcements" (Jami J. Armstrong and Alice Kendrick); "A Critical Analysis of the Newspaper Coverage of Native Americans by 'The Daily Oklahoman' Newspaper for 1998" (Dianne…

  3. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (83rd, Phoenix, Arizona, August 9-12, 2000). Minorities and Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Minorities and Communication Division section of the proceedings contains the following 10 papers: "Gender Stereotypes and Race in Music Videos: Cultivating Unreality" (Helena K. Sarkio); "Copycats, Conspirators and Bigots: Themes in Southern, Northern and Western Newspaper Editorial Portrayals of the Black Church-Burning Crisis" (Sharon…

  4. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (85th, Miami, Florida, August 5-8, 2002). Communication Technology & Policy Division.

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    2002

    The Communication Technology & Policy Division of the proceedings contains the following 7 papers: "Current Status of the Direct Broadcast Satellite Industry: Is DBS a True Alternative to Cable?" (Ju-Yong Ha); "An Analysis of the Characteristics of Early Internet Adopters" (Tien-tsung Lee, Linda Li-Shuan Wang and Paul Bolls); "Digital 'En…

  5. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (78th, Washington, DC, August 9-12, 1995). Minorities and Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Minorities and Communication section of the proceedings contains the following 10 papers: "A Content Analysis of Advertising Techniques in Mass Market and African-American Magazine Advertisements" (Jan S. Slater and others); "Political and Racial Adversaries: Southern Black Elected Officials and the Press" (Daniel Riffe and others); "The…

  6. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (84th, Washington, DC, August 5-8, 2001). Science Communication Interest Group.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Science Communication Interest Group section of the proceedings contains the following 6 selected papers: "The Internet and the Environmental Protection Agency: Public Access to Toxic Chemical Off-Site Consequence Information" (James F. Carstens); "Motivations To Participate in Riparian Improvement Programs: Applying the Theory of Planned…

  7. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (81st, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-8, 1998). Minorities and Communication.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Minorities and Communication section of these Proceedings contains the following 10 papers: "L'affaire Jake Powell: The Minority Press Goes to Bat against Segregated Baseball" (Chris Lamb); "Strategies for Surveying Small, Urban Publications on Patterns of Writing Staff Racial Diversity" (Yvonne Laurenty); "Sensing, Valuation, and the…

  8. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (84th, Washington, DC, August 5-8, 2001). Visual Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Visual Communication section of the proceedings contains the following 8 selected papers: "Affect and Emotion: Eliciting Compassionate Response via Facial Affect in Visual Images" (Courtney Bennett); "A Study of the Persuasiveness of Animation When Used as Forensic Demonstrative Evidence" (Benjamin Allyn Meyer); "Southern Mentalities,…

  9. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (79th, Anaheim, CA, August 10-13, 1996). International Communications Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The international communications section of the Proceedings contains the following 14 papers: "Spinning Stories: Latin America and the World Wide Web" (Eliza Tanner); "Private-Enterprise Broadcasting and Accelerating Dependency: Case Studies from Nigeria and Uganda" (Folu Folarin Ogundimu); "The Transitional Media System of Post-Communist…

  10. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (78th, Washington, DC, August 9-12, 1995). Science Communications Interest Group.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Science Communication Interest Group section of the proceedings contains the following seven papers: "Using Television to Foster Children's Interest in Science" (Marie-Louise Mares and others); "Trends in Newspaper Coverage of Science over Three Decades: A Content Analytic Study" (Marianne G. Pellechia); "Media Framing, Expert Framing and…

  11. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (86th, Kansas City, Missouri, July 30-August 2, 2003). International Communication Division.

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    2003

    The International Communication Division of the proceedings contains the following 18 papers: "Press Freedom in Asia: New Paradigm Needed in Building Theories" (Jiafei Yin); "Entertainment East and West: A Comparison of Prime-Time U.S. and Asian TV Content Using the Methodology of the National Television Violence Study" (Anne Cooper-Chen);…

  12. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (85th, Miami, Florida, August 5-8, 2002). International Communication Division.

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    2002

    The International Communication Division of the proceedings contains the following 18 papers: "Spy or Scapegoat: A News Framing Study of the 'New York Times'' Coverage of the Wen Ho Lee Case" (Jia Lin & Junhao Hong); "Individual Perceptions of International Correspondents in the Middle East: An Obstacle to Fair News?" (Dina Ibrahim); "British vs.…

  13. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (85th, Miami, Florida, August 5-8, 2002). Visual Communication Division.

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    2002

    The Visual Communication Division of the proceedings contains the following 7 papers: "Photography Editors as Gatekeepers: Choosing Between Publishing or Self-Censoring Disturbing Images of 9-11" (Renee Martin Kratzer and Brian Kratzer); "Jane Campion's 'The Piano': The Female Gaze, the Speculum and the Chora within the H(y)st(e)rical Film" (Jaime…

  14. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (81st, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-8, 1998). Visual Communication.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Visual Communication section of the Proceedings contains the following 12 papers: "The Limits of Copyright Protection for the Use of Visual Works in Motion Pictures, Print Media, and Pop Art in the 1990s" (Andy Bechtel and Arati Korwar); "Afterthoughts on the Representational Strategies of the FSA Documentary" (Edgar Shaohua Huang); "Design…

  15. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (83rd, Phoenix, Arizona, August 9-12, 2000). International Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The International Communication Division section of the proceedings contains the following 21 papers: "The European Press and the Euro: Media Agenda-Setting in a Cross-National Environment" (Olaf Werder); "Factors Affecting the Internet Adoption by Thai Journalists: A Diffusion of Innovation Study" (Anucha Thirakanont and Thomas Johnson);…

  16. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (80th, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 2, 1997): Science Communication.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Science Communication section of the Proceedings contains the following seven papers: "Getting an Advance Look: Controversies over Embargoes in Science Journalism" (Vincent Kiernan); "Perceptions of Newspaper Bias in a Local Environmental Controversy" (Katherine A. McComas; Clifford W. Scherer; Cynthia Heffelfinger); "Newspaper Economic…

  17. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (85th, Miami, Florida, August 5-8, 2002). Minorities and Communication Division.

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    2002

    The Minorities and Communication Division of the proceedings contains the following 7 papers: "The Race Card and Ethical Reasoning: The Importance of Race to Journalistic Decision Making" (Renita Coleman); "Jesse Owens, A Black Pearl Amidst an Ocean of Fury: A Case Study of Press Coverage on The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games" (Pamela C. Laucella); "A…

  18. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (81st, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5-8, 1998). Mass Communication and Society.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Mass Communication and Society section of the Proceedings contains the following 19 papers: "Talk Radio as Forum and Companion: Listener Attitudes and Uses and Gratifications in Austin, Texas" (John Beatty); "'Willingness to Censor': Developing a Quantitative Measurement across Speech Categories and Types of Media" (Jennifer L. Lambe); "Can…

  19. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (78th, Washington, DC, August 9-12, 1995). Visual Communication Division.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The visual communication section of the Proceedings contains the following 8 papers: "Constructing Meaning from Visual Images in Local Television Crime News" (Claudette Guzan Artwick); "Comparative Performance of the Pie and the Bar" (Prabu David); "Job Satisfaction among Photojournalists past 40: A National Survey Looks at 'The Lifers'" (John…

  20. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (83rd, Phoenix, Arizona, August 9-12, 2000). Science Communication Interest Group.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Science Communication Interest Group section of the proceedings contains the following five papers: "Accounting for the Complexity of Causal Explanations in the Wake of an Environmental Risk" (LeeAnn Kahlor, Sharon Dunwoody and Robert J. Griffin); "Construction of Technology Crisis and Safety: News Media's Framing the Y2K Issue" (Ju Yong Ha);…