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Aitken, Yvonne 1911-

Overview
Works: 10 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 303 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Yvonne Aitken
 
Most widely held works by Yvonne Aitken
Flowering time, climate and genotype : the adaptation of agricultural species to climate through flowering responses by Yvonne Aitken( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural science; an introduction for Australian students and farmers by Yvonne Aitken( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student participation in course evaluations : a comparison within degree levels by Yvonne Aitken( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Purpose. Identifying participation motivation within degree levels may offer insight and improve Course Evaluations (CEs) effectiveness. Problem Statement. CEs have been used widely in educational settings to gain feedback from students. Studies within literature address participation as a critical factor in gaining feedback. Literature also demonstrates purpose and meaning behind CEs, factors that contribute to participation, and recommendations for improvement, in addition to gaps in research. Little is known how level of degree (undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctorate) affects participation in CEs. Method. This study was designed to address the following research objectives: (a) to determine health professional students' awareness of how CEs may be utilized; (b) to determine if health professional students believe information obtained from CEs is utilized by faculty and administrators; (c) to determine if differences exist in participation of CEs by levels of degree; and (d) to determine if health professional students prefer online or traditional methods of delivery of CEs. Sample was collected from Eastern Washington University's Health Science programs: Dental Hygiene, BSDH students; Communication Disorders, BSCD students (N=173); Communication Disorders Post Baccalaureate Certificate students (N=17); Dental Hygiene Masters, MSDH students; Masters Occupational Therapy, MSOT students (N=72); and Doctorate Physical Therapy, DPT; Doctorate of Dental Surgery, DDS students (N=108). An anonymous questionnaire asked a series of participation motivators and factors, using a 7-Point Likert type scale. Open-comment questions were also asked. Students were informed of the study and purpose before asked to voluntarily complete the questionnaire. Results. The results suggest health profession students are aware of how CEs may be utilized. Health professional students also believe that CEs have been explained, in addition to understanding the purpose of CEs. Students are aware that retention, promotion, and tenure are variables that are utilized from CE. However, students' awareness of salary decisions was lower. Health professional students believe information obtained from CEs is utilized by faculty and administrators. Participation differences in CEs between degree levels indicated participation in CEs does increase between Baccalaureate and Masters students. However, there was little difference between Masters and Doctorate students. Results also indicated graduate students (both Doctorate and Masters) were higher than Baccalaureate students when asked if participation in CEs increase between undergraduate and graduate studies. When determining if students prefer online or traditional delivery of CEs, results show the preference was online. Conclusions . Further comparison studies between student degree levels and participation may provide valuable insight on how CEs are implemented and distributed. Additionally, increased participation gains valuable feedback from students who offer insight regarding student motivation to complete CEs. Changing course content, curriculum and instruction benefits the learning environment. Recognizing how degree levels may play a part in student motivation to participate in CEs, allows for design modifications to suite the various degrees. Further comparison studies between degree levels and participation may provide valuable insight on how CEs are implemented and distributed. The study supports the following National Dental Hygiene Research Agenda objective: C. Professional Education and Development: Studies in this category are concerned with educational methods, curricula, students and faculty; recruitment and retention of students and faculty; and, promoting graduate education and career path options"--Document
Selected chapters from "Agricultural science"( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obituary - J.H. Willis, maker of the third Flora of Victoria by Yvonne Aitken( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The problem of hard seeds in subterranean clover by Yvonne Aitken( )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Newstead, Vic by Yvonne Aitken( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wire fence running through paddock with trees in background, a man kneeling at fence, repairing fence?, face obscured by fence post
Calif. - Mather, June 13.63 by Yvonne Aitken( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Trees in foreground of forest setting. Inscribed in ink on verso: Pinus Ponderosa -- Libocedrus -- Quercus Kelloggii
Factors controlling flowering in temperate agricultural species and other aspects of yield by Yvonne Aitken( )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (25)