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Undergraduate Conductors’ and Conducting Teachers’ Perceptions of Basic Conducting Efficacy
(Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2014-10-23)
The purpose of this study was to examine undergraduate conductors’ and conducting teachers’ perceptions about basic conducting efficacy. At the beginning and end of the semester, undergraduate students (N = 19) enrolled ...
Eudaimonic Growth: How Virtues and Motives Shape the Narrative Self and Its Development within a Social Ecology
This project investigates how virtues shape people’s life stories within a social ecology of families, social institutions, and cultural master narratives. Life stories allow us to study how virtues serve as motives for ...
Systematic evaluation for nonprofit organizations: Problems, prospects, and recommendations.
Evaluation is essential to every organization. Nonprofit organizations typically devote little time to program evaluation but concentrate their efforts on service delivery. Even less time is devoted to a systematic approach ...
Trade liberalization and regional economies: NAFTA and the United States manufacturing sector.
This dissertation observes the effects of increased trade liberalization between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico on the U.S. manufacturing sector between 1980 and 2000 using a panel data approach. I apply the Hecksher-Ohlin ...
Understanding the role of relational factors in Christian spirituality.
Researchers developing multidimensional models of relational quality have largely neglected to consider the potential role of relational spirituality in their models. Recent relational spirituality models have emerged ...
Cultural characteristics and Native American student achievement in Oklahoma public schools.
Indian students have the lowest level of academic achievement, and the highest dropout rates in the nation according to the United States Department of Education. Additionally, Indian students are disproportionately placed ...