Justus Randolph

Justus Randolph
Mercer University · Georgia Baptist College of Nursing

PhD

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Introduction
Justus Randolph currently works at the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University. Justus does quantitative research in medicine and education.
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August 2010 - present
Mercer University
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (80)
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In 2007, Randolph conducted a meta-analysis of response-card articles to determine the effect of response cards on test achievement, quiz achievement, class participation, and off-task behavior. This meta-analysis is an update of that analysis, including new studies conducted in the last 12 years. A total of 15 studies published between 2005 and 20...
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Purpose To provide a comprehensive evidence-based assessment of the anatomical characteristics of the pyramidalis muscle (PM). Materials and methods A thorough systematic search of the literature through August 31st 2020 was conducted on major electronic databases PubMed, Scopus and Web of Science (WOS) to identify studies eligible for inclusion....
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Background: Surgical resection of splenic flexure cancers (SFC) is technically demanding due to the complex regional anatomy, characterized by the presence of embryological adhesions, close proximity to the pancreas and spleen, and a highly heterogenous arterial supply and lymphatic drainage. The accessory middle colic artery (AMCA) is increasingly...
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School connectedness is the extent to which a student feels that adults and peers on their school campus care about their overall wellbeing. Students who exhibit high levels of school connectedness are at a reduced risk to engage in health-risk behavior, however students with and without disabilities may experience difficulty with developing high l...
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Purpose: To provide a comprehensive evidence-based assessment of the anatomical variations of the left colic artery (LCA). Methods: A thorough systematic search of literature up until the 1st April 2019 was conducted on the electronic databases PubMed, SCOPUS and Web of Science (WOS) to identify studies eligible for inclusion. Data were extracte...
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Background: The Aberrant Left Hepatic Artery (ALHA) is replaced when it does not originate from the hepatic artery proper and it is the only supply to that part of the liver, while an accessory artery coexists with a normal artery. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate the incidence of ALHAs including the one arising from the Left Gastr...
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Background In Western countries, the incidence of acute diverticulitis (AD) is increasing. Patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis can undergo a standard antibiotic treatment in an outpatient setting. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the safety and efficacy of the management of acute diverticulitis in an outpatient setting. Method...
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Purpose Patients who undergo inguinal hernioplasty may suffer from persistent postoperative pain due to inguinal nerve injuries. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to provide comprehensive data on the prevalence (identification rates), anatomical characteristics, and ethnic variations of the ilioinguinal (IIN), the iliohypogast...
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Introduction: The common hepatic artery (CHA) is the main arterial supply to the liver. Common classifications of the anatomical variations of the celiac trunk have only marginally described the CHA. Currently, the only classification addressing anatomical variants in cases of CHA absence from the celiac trunk is that reported by Huang et al. In t...
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Background In Western countries, the incidence of acute diverticulitis (AD) is increasing. Patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis can undergo a standard antibiotic treatment in an outpatient setting. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the safety and efficacy of the management of acute diverticulitis in an outpatient setting. Metho...
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Background: Injuries to the recurrent inferior laryngeal nerve (RILN) remain one of the major post-operative complications after thyroid and parathyroid surgery. Damage to this nerve can result in a temporary or permanent palsy, which is associated with vocal cord paresis or paralysis. Visual identification of the RILN is a common procedure to pre...
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Background: The aim of this systematic review was to provide comprehensive data on the prevalence of variations of the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ) to prevent misidentification of the SFJ or the incomplete ligation of the tributaries of the great saphenous vein. Methods: A systematic review was conducted using the PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane L...
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Background: Three-dimensional (3D) vision technology has recently been validated for the improvement of surgical skills in a simulated setting. Clinical studies on specific operations have been published in the field of general, urologic, and gynecologic laparoscopic surgery. We hypothesized that 3D vision laparoscopic right colectomy has better i...
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Introduction: The surgical management of perforated sigmoid diverticulitis and generalised peritonitis is challenging. Surgical resection is the established standard of care. However, there is debate as to whether a primary anastomosis (PA) or a Hartmann's procedure (HP) should be performed. The aim of the present study was to perform a review of...
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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To compare the effects of sutures and staples for the closure of surgical wounds in adults undergoing surgery in a hospital setting.
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REVIEW Abstract: Pressure ulcers are a highly prevalent source of morbidity with an equally high incidence of up to 38.0% amongst different categories of healthcare institutions. Therefore , the management and therapeutic approach toward these often hospital-or facility-acquired problems remain critical aspects of long-term care. Negative pressure...
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Poverty has long been known to be strongly correlated with academic achievement. The Federal Government, the State of Georgia, and many other states have adopted the policy of reporting school-level poverty by the percentage of students eligible for free and reduced price lunch. However, as we show in this article, there is a severe restriction of...
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The aim of this mixed-method study was to explore connections between student satisfaction and teacher engagement in a playful learning environment (PLE). Altogether, 331 students and 15 teachers were involved in a playful learning designed to establish a novel learning environment enhanced with the use of digital technologies. The data consisted o...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates current evidence on the therapeutic role of laparoscopic lavage in the management of diverticular peritonitis. A systematic review of the literature was performed on PubMed until June 2016, according to preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses guidelines. All randomised...
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Anastomotic leak following colorectal surgery can be a devastating adverse event. The ideal stapling device should be capable of rapid creation of an anastomosis with serosal apposition without the persistence of a foreign body or a foreign body reaction which potentially contribute to early anastomotic dehiscence or late anastomotic stricture. A s...
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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) versus visual nerve identification for prevention of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury in adults undergoing thyroid surgery.
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Background: The safety of laparoscopic resections (LPS) of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (PNENs) has been well established in the literature. Methods: Studies conducted between January 2003 and December 2015 that reported on LPS and open surgery (OPS) were reviewed. The primary outcomes were the rate of post-operative complications and the le...
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Purpose: To perform an up-to-date meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ) and pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) in order to determine the safer anastomotic technique. Compared to existing meta-analysis, new RCTs were evaluated and subgroup analyses of different anastomotic techniques were carried out....
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Introduction: Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy (SPDP) can be performed either by ligating (SPDP-VL) or preserving (SPDP-VP) the splenic vessels. Methods: A systematic review was performed, and standard PRISMA guidelines were followed. A literature search was conducted using Medline, PubMed and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled T...
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Total thyroidectomy (TT) and subtotal thyroidectomy (ST) are worldwide treatment options for multinodular non-toxic goitre in adults. Near TT, defined as a postoperative thyroid remnant less than 1 mL, is supposed to be a similarly effective but safer option than TT. ST has been shown to be marginally safer than TT, but it may leave an undetected t...
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To assess the effects of laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy versus laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy for adrenal tumours in adults.
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In this methodological review, we conducted a quantitative content analysis of a random sample of 107 education-related doctoral dissertations published in Proquest Dissertations and Theses database in 2011. Seven raters coded each article in terms of page lengths (overall and within each chapter), research method (qualitative, quantitative, or mix...
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Background Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has been proposed as the next step in minimally invasive surgery for appendicectomy. Previous reviews have summarised the results of low evidence comparative studies suggest that the two approaches are comparable in terms of outcomes, but have proven the need for randomised controlled trials (R...
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Poverty has long been known to be strongly correlated with academic achievement. The Federal Government, the State of Georgia, and many other states have adopted the policy of reporting school-level poverty by the percentage of students receiving free and reduced lunch. However, as we show in this article, there is a severe restriction of range in...
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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To compare the effects of sutures and staples for the closure of surgical wounds in adults undergoing surgery in a hospital setting.
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Colovesical fistulas originating from complicated sigmoid diverticular disease are rare. The primary aim of this review was to evaluate the role of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of this complication. The secondary aim was to determine the best surgical treatment for this disease. A systematic search was conducted for studies published betwe...
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In this study, we sought to confirm the theoretical framework underlying an Online Graduate Mentoring Scale by establishing the scale’s factorial validity and reliability. Analysis of data received from doctoral students and alumni/ae of the College of Education of one large, online, accredited university reduced the initial theoretical framework f...
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Propensity score matching is a statistical technique in which a treatment case is matched with one or more control cases based on each case's propensity score. This matching can help strengthen causal arguments in quasi-experimental and observational studies by reducing selection bias. In this article we concentrate on how to conduct propensity sco...
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A meta-analysis was performed to compare the outcome of single incision laparoscopic right hemicolectomy (r-SILC) with standard multiport laparoscopic right hemicolectomy (r-MLC). A systematic search of databases was carried out to extract comparative studies (randomized and non-randomized, prospective and retrospective). Data were analysed accordi...
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The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to determine the degree that creative and playful learning (CPL) in a technology-enriched playground influences academic achievement of students and what factors are responsible for successes. The participants were 276 students from 12 elementary classrooms in the Netherlands and Finland. The researc...
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Methodological reviews, reviews that concentrate on research methods rather than research outcomes, have been used in a variety of fields to improve research practice, inform debate, and identify islands of practice. In this article, we report on the results of a methodological review of all of the articles published in Georgia Educational Research...
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The alarmingly high rate of attrition in online courses results in many negative consequences for students, faculty, online institutions, and for society as a whole. One reason theorized for this attrition is a lack of a sense of community in online courses; however, there is much theoretical and empirical debate on what factors contribute to that...
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Quantitative content analysis of a body of research not only helps budding researchers understand the culture, language, and expectations of scholarship, it helps identify deficiencies and inform policy and practice. Because of these benefits, an analysis of a census of 980 Mercer University M.Ed., Ed.S., and doctoral theses was conducted. Each the...
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While most learning technologies on HIV/AIDS prevention aim at the delivery and accessibility of relevant and timely information, affective learning requires tools that allow one to comprehend, analyze, apply and evaluate information related to the disease. In a case study carried out in southern Tanzania, secondary school students utilized compute...
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Fleiss’ popular multirater kappa is known to be influenced by prevalence and bias, which can lead to the paradox of high agreement but low kappa. It also assumes that raters are restricted in how they can distribute cases across categories, which is not a typical feature of many agreement studies. In this article, a free-marginal, multirater altern...
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Understanding the trends, tribes, and territories of computer science education research can help its researchers gain insights into the disciplinary identity of their field and add meaning to their professional lives. To that end, this article presents the results of a large scale, empirical review of the recent computer science education literatu...
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Because of the potential for methodological reviews to improve practice, this article presents the results of a methodological review, and meta-analysis, of kindergarten through 12th grade computer science education evaluation reports published before March 2005. A search of major academic databases, the Internet, and a query to computer science ed...
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Considerable research has shown that there are clear links among satisfaction with schooling, overall life satisfaction, and physical and psychological well-being. In this investigation, we expand on that line of research by identifying the predictors of overall satisfaction with schooling of 331 Dutch and Finnish pupils aged 6–13. Similar to previ...
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Schooling is associated with a broad set of outcomes other than just learning. For example, factors related to satisfaction with schooling and school learning are also factors that are known to be related to overall life satisfaction. Because of the importance of school satisfaction in the holistic well-being of students, we have developed a reliab...
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Publication bias is the tendency for investigations with primarily nonstatis- tically significant findings to be withheld from the research record. Because publication bias has serious negative consequences for research and practice, we gathered informa- tion about the prevalence and predictors of publication bias in the computer science education...
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Executive Summary Methodological reviews have been used successfully to identify research trends and improve research practice in a variety of academic fields. Although there have been three methodological reviews of the emerging field of computer science education research, they lacked reliability or generalizability. Therefore, because of the cap...
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Computer programming is a cognitively demanding task [127,257]. Programmers have to constantly apply their knowledge and skills to acquire and maintain a mental representation of a program. Modern programming environments (sometimes called integrated development environments (IDE)) often present, in several adjacent windows, the information related...
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In this paper, I summarize four articles that came about as a result of a special projects grant to develop resources for planning and evaluating CSE programs. The articles include a review of previous K-12 CSE program evaluations, two evaluation and planning models, and a case study in youth participatory program planning in which those models wer...
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A summary of the findings and recommendations from an ACM SIGCSE Special Projects grant to conduct a large-scale methodological review of the computer science education literature are presented here.
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In this study we empirically investigate the claim that articles published in computer science education journals are more methodologically sound than articles published in computer science education conference proceedings. A random sample of 352 articles was selected from those articles published in major computer science education forums between...
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A high quality review of the distance learning literature from 1992-1999 concluded that most of the research on distance learning had serious methodological flaws. This paper presents the results of a small-scale replication of that review. A sample of 66 articles was drawn from three leading distance education journals. Those articles were categor...
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Although there are many high-quality models for program and evaluation planning, these models are often too intensive to be used in situations when time and resources are scarce. Addition- ally, there is little added value in using an elaborate and expensive program and evaluation planning procedure when programs are small or are planned to be shor...
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In this meta-analysis, the author analyzed 18 response card articles, theses, or dissertations to determine the magnitude of effect that response card strategies have on test achievement, quiz achievement, class participation, and intervals of off-task behavior. The author also determined whether the type of response cards used or the presence or a...
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This article presents the results of a case study in youth participatory program planning conducted in the context of a nonformal technology-education program in eastern Finland. The purpose of the program was to have youth, university, and business stakeholders work together to create the Learning Door, a door that would meet the needs of older pe...
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Writing a faulty literature review is one of many ways to derail a dissertation. This article summarizes some pivotal information on how to write a high-quality dissertation literature review. It begins with a discussion of the purposes of a review, presents taxonomy of literature reviews, and then discusses the steps in conducting a quantitative o...
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Writing and Presenting Research is unconventional as far as academic writing books go – it puts more emphasis on alternative styles of writing and presenting research than on conventional styles. In fact, it might have been more appropriately titled Alternative Ways of Writing and Presenting Research. As a stand-alone course book for students who a...
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Although computer-assisted interview tools have much potential, little empirical evidence on the quality and quantity of data generated by these tools has been collected. In this study we compared the effects of using Virre, a computer-assisted self-interview tool, with the effects of using other data collection methods, such as written responding...
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Response cards are a teaching and learning tool designed to increase active student response during whole-class instruction. Response cards allow multiple students to write their answers on a white board and get feedback from the teacher during each learning trial. This work is a quantitative synthesis of the English-language student-level research...
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Five reviewers conducted a methodological review of the full papers in the proceedings of ICALT 2004. They analyzed the papers in terms of research design, common defects, section proportions, measures used, and region of the first author's affiliation. It was found that the majority of articles were methodological/theoretical articles or program d...
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In this article, I discuss a method for teaching EFL students about language bias. The method involves (A) introducing vocabulary, (B) activating knowledge, (C) giving instruction, (D) group and individual practice, and (E) reflection. I also summarize guidelines for teaching students about the use of gendered pronouns, gender-loaded nouns and verb...
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The use of Rosenthal's Binomial Effect Size Display (BESD) as a tool for reporting the magnitude of effect sizes to the evaluation audience is discussed. The authors give an overview of the BESD, describe how it is calculated, and present a review of its strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, suggestions for the appropriate use of the BESD are giv...
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This paper describes a model that was successfully used for the simultaneous design and evaluation planning of a Finnish teacher training program in technology education that was carried out via computer-mediated learning. An argument for simultaneous program design and evaluation planning is given. Full Text at Springer, may require registration o...
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Three reviewers conducted a methodological review of the full papers published in the proceedings of Koli Calling 2001 to 2004. They analyzed the papers in terms of methodological characteristics, section proportions, report structure, and region of origin. It was found that the majority of articles were descriptions of programs, projects, or inter...

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I am currently researching organizational change in STEM education. My research is focused on measuring beliefs of change agents. The research is based on the theory that beliefs about change can impede implementation of change in STEM higher education.
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