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Examination Of Students Engagement In A Block-Schedule Innovation Program, Isaac Kwa Kyemenu-Sarsa Dec 1997

Examination Of Students Engagement In A Block-Schedule Innovation Program, Isaac Kwa Kyemenu-Sarsa

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Innovations in education occur in an attempt to bring about improvement in the educational process. But not all innovations tum out to have positive effect on the educational process. Kirk (1988) noted that it is possible to present an innovation that embodies some new idea without it ever bringing about any genuine change in what people think or do. Block-scheduling developed about five ago is one innovation that has attracted attention in recent years and is gaining ground with an increasing number of schools block-scheduling. The schedule has as its aim, a reduced number of periods per day, (usually four ...


Personal Characteristics Of Beginning, Intermediate, And Advanced Sport Performers, Danielle R. Chiesi Dec 1997

Personal Characteristics Of Beginning, Intermediate, And Advanced Sport Performers, Danielle R. Chiesi

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

This study investigated differences in six sport specific personal characteristics as a function of skill level. The characteristics included competitive trait anxiety, trait self-confidence, concentration, mental preparation skills, achievement motivation, and leadership. A self-evaluation questionnaire was administered to students in beginning, intermediate, and advanced physical education activity classes at the State University of New York, College at Brockport. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and multiple comparison test statistics were used to analyze differences for each of the six personal characteristics and a mental toughness composite score across the three groups of performers.

The results revealed significant differences in achievement motivation in ...


Academic Computing Newsletter: August 1997, Mary Jo Orzech Aug 1997

Academic Computing Newsletter: August 1997, Mary Jo Orzech

Library, Information and Technology Services Newsletter

Academic Computing Newsletter (Vol 13 Number 1, August 1997) is published by Academic Computing Services, State University of New York, College at Brockport. This issue focuses on network upgrades, new hardware and software funded by ETI Grant and workshops to be offered throughout the coming academic year.


Academic Computing Newsletter: January 1997, Mary Jo Orzech Jan 1997

Academic Computing Newsletter: January 1997, Mary Jo Orzech

Library, Information and Technology Services Newsletter

Academic Computing Newsletter (Vol 12 Number 2, January 1997) is published by Academic Computing Services, State University of New York, College at Brockport. This issue highlights the Educational Technology Initiative (ETI) proposals, an upcoming Conference on Instructional Technology, workshops, and new hardware and software.