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Corliss Brown Thompson, Yufeng Qian

Article ID: 1161
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Abstract: Low rates in college graduation and persistence have been a significant and persistent issue among urban high school graduates in the Unites States of America, especially for the academically and socioeconomically disadvantaged student population. In response to a college completion initiative, higher education institutions in one large city have joined f...
Florian Konrad Johannes Recker

Article ID: 903
Views - 216  (Abstract) PDF - 27  (Download)
Abstract: Clinical sonography is of high significance in the daily medical practice. This field is growing more and more important and larger in clinical daily routine and is used numerously in today’s medicine. Clinical sonography is a useful tool, which burdens the patients less than other investigation technologies, by quickly confirming suspected diagnoses or e...
Caryn A Lasky

Article ID: 1240
Views - 309  (Abstract) PDF - 41  (Download)
Abstract:Many high schools in the northeastern United States have suffered from declining enrollment due to a declining population of school-age children in the region. Administrators, counselors and teachers perceive many impacts of the implementation of an international student program at a rural high school. This qualitative case study reveals that the rural high ...
Robert F. McCarthy

Article ID: 1256
Views - 3892  (Abstract) PDF - 191  (Download)
Abstract:The majority of extant research studies have established that high school students’ athletic participation is positively associated with several educational outcomes, including academic performance. However, the effect of long-term athletic participation on academic performance remains unclear. Using a longitudinal data of 220 students from a high school in ...
Rammbuda Mulatedzi Calvin

Article ID: 1006
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Abstract: This qualitative study was undertaken to investigate how district officials implemented Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement in the Vhembe West District in South Africa. Interview data were collected and used for themes identification. The study identified the following challenges that the district officials experienced as they performed th...
Kai Zhou

Article ID: 1105
Views - 248  (Abstract) PDF - 34  (Download)
Abstract: Economic development and rapid changes in technology have considerable impact on higher education in China. To prepare skilled highly-educated workforce and meet the demand for research development and productivity, higher education institutions in China are under a great pressure of adapting and implementing organizationa...