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Acknowledgements We would like to thank the many individuals who have helped in various phases of this project. It has been a three-year adventure for us, and we have had much support from colleagues at the Higher Education Research Institute and across the country. In the early stages of the project, Leticia Oseguera provided valuable assistance with IRB(More)
OBJECTIVE Refine the understanding of the desirable skills for health sciences librarians as a basis for developing a training program model that reflects the fundamental changes in health care delivery and information technology. DESIGN A four-step needs assessment process: focus groups developed lists of desirable skills; the research team organized(More)
Community engagement is one of the major innovations that has occurred in higher education over the last 20 years. At the center of this innovation are faculty members because of their intimate ties to the academic mission. This article examines the progress that has been made in understanding this critical area of faculty work. It builds on past research(More)
This paper reports the results of estimating a single equation model of an attendance function for British Rugby League over the seasons 1982/83 to 1990/91. The data are panel data covering virtually every team which played in the two division league over the nine year time period. Diagnostic tests indicate that the appropriate model is a semi-log random(More)
Thompson, Julia D., Ph.D., Purdue University, May 2015. Engineering Community Engagement Partnerships: Investigating Motivation, Nature, and Structure. Major Professor: Brent K. Jesiek. Engineering community engagement programs have increased in popularity over the last decade or so, with related research and scholarship in this area focused primarily on(More)
To understand how participation in various activities and programs at Tufts and beyond affects st dents' ci ic and political attit des affects students' civic and political attitudes Integrated questions from other surveys to enable national comparison Attitudes Personal ability to affect change P l ibili bl Personal responsibility to counteract problems(More)