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You searched for subject:(petrography Polymetamorphism AND deformation within the brevard fault zone outside of Atlanta Georgia Thesis 10724 20051 Beeny Claudia K 2003 05 Increased demands on higher education to demonstrate institutional effectiveness have required increased pressure on student affairs practitioners to contribute to the educational mission of undergraduate education by providing educationally purposeful experiences in the co curriculum Based heavily on Astin s theory of involvement 1984 AND numerous national reports addressing educational excellence this study examines students intensity of involvement AND organization expectations as two variables influencing perceived learning in the co curriculum A total of 437 sophomores juniors AND seniors completed an 87 item survey primarily using Likert scales to gather information in three areas a the amount of physical AND psychological energy exerted by students on the organization b students perceptions of skills AND competencies gained due to group membership AND c students perceptions of organization expectations Data were analyzed using Pearson s correlations regression one way ANOVA AND t tests Results indicated statistically significant correlations between intensity of involvement AND perceived learning as well as expectations AND perceived learning Regression questions yielded no statistically significant findings indicating that perceived learning could NOT be predicted by expectations AND involvement variables when combined nor could intensity of involvement be predicted by expectation AND intensity of involvement variables when combined T tests run on all variables suggested that three expectation variables high expectations consistent AND clear feedback AND joined the organization expecting to learn were most important when explaining students perceived learning in the co curriculum ANOVA tests revealed that presidents AND vice presidents of organizations perceived higher levels of learning than did other students in the organization yet student expectations for learning did NOT vary based on position in the organization Implications of research findings were discussed AND recommendations for future practice were made including suggestions such as continued study of non formal modes as they relate to the co curriculum the use of curriculum development models normally used by faculty to develop curricular plans in the co curriculum implementation of policies AND practices that promote increased student invo lvement further exploration of the practices of student organization advisors improved training for student organization advisors AND continued investigation into how the prevalence of hierarchical structures among student organizations impacts learning in the co curriculum Diane L Cooper Diane L Cooper). No records match your search.

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