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Developing a Survey to Determine Student Perceptions of Readiness at the Beginning of an Educational Leadership Program
In this study, a survey was developed to determine student perceptions of readiness prior to entering an educational leadership program. The survey was disseminated to all students entering the program, and the results ...
Up-Standing Norms, Technology, and Disability
Presentation as part of a panel on Discrimination and Technology at IEEE Ethics 2016
How Do Military Veteran Students Write? Exploring the Effectiveness of Current Writing Pedagogy
Through Post-911 GI Bill benefits, military veterans are flooding college admissions offices and writing classes at rates not seen since the World War II era. According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, ...
Examining the Differences in Veterans and Non-Veterans at the Chronic Pain Management Unit
The CPMU consists of both veterans and non-veterans who exhibit a wide range of chronic pain problems. In this study, it is hypothesized that veterans and non-veterans will score better at discharge than at admission, based ...
Defense to Degree: Accelerating Engineering Degree Completion for Military Veterans
(Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
This paper will focus on the accelerated track for military veterans into bachelor's degrees in engineering. It is important to have contact with the military veteran prior to their arriving on campus to begin their ...
Understanding and Building Effective Narrative on Veteran Experiences to Compel Program and Policy Action
Virginia has the third highest per capita population of veterans, and the seventh highest in total population. Many of these veterans are faced with wide-ranging and complex health issues, which vary greatly depending on ...
Veterans as a Stabilising Factor in Politics: West Africa as a Case Study
This paper discusses civil-military relations in Africa with an emphasis on regional instabilities as they affect the economic, socio-cultural, and political settings of the people. It observes the involvement of war ...
Resisting & Re-inscribing Gender Norms: See Me/ Hear Me
Women veterans not infrequently report the forced iconic characterizations of “bitch,” “whore,” or “dike” forced upon them by their fellow service-members, superiors, and the larger culture both during and after their ...
The Contributions of Veterans in Business and Economy: Africa as a Case Study
This paper discusses the growing influence retired military men and women are now exacting in African society based on their business franchises, which cut across telecoms, agriculture, mining, shipping, oil and gas, ...