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Factors influencing non-music majors' decisions to participate in collegiate bands
. Participants (N = 2,933) were students enrolled at 95 colleges and universities from 37 states. The majority (56%) were enrolled in more than one type of band. Results from the open-ended response revealed that an overall love/enjoyment for music...
A correlational study of building principal emotional intelligence and the connection to academic achievement
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-22)
While student achievement is only one indicator of a building principal's effectiveness, it is widely considered to be one of the most important. This is especially true in regard to the current climate of accountability ...
A Quantitative Exploration of the Educational Paths to Completion Taken by First Generation College Students and Students Who Have a Parent with A Four-Year College Degree
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
This quantitative study examines students’ survey responses as they begin the transition from high school into and through their initial year of college then to completion of a four-year college degree, to explore ...
Teacher Reported Preparedness: A Study of One Midwest Metropolitan School District
The ultimate purpose of school lies in the success and achievement of its students. Therefore, efforts must be made to continuously improve achievement for every student. What the teacher knows and can do in the classroom ...
The impact of part-time faculty on student retention : a case study in higher education
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2010)
There has been considerable debate in community colleges over the last forty years regarding the impact of increased use of part-time faculty (PTF) on student learning. It has been argued that part-time faculty fail to ...