ABNF Journal

ABNF Journal is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 6, November/December

Caring for the Vulnerable
Mary de Chesnay, Ed. Caring for the Vulnerable Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2005, pp. 473This anthology consists of six units and 47 chapters on caring for vulnerable populations and is designed for use in undergraduate and...
Coping among African-American Daughters Caring for Aging Parents
Abstract: Background: A higher proportion of African-American caregivers reported having suffered physical and mental problems because of caregiving (U. S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2005). Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine...
Evaluation of Blackboard(TM) as a Platform for Distance Education Delivery
Abstract: The Hampton University School of Nursing has implemented a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Distance Education Program that utilizes the Blackboard Learning System", which was designed to transform the Internet into a powerful environment for the...
From Idea to Graduation: The Evolution of the First PhD Program in a HBCU
Abstract: Hampton University has the distinction of being the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to fully implement a PhD in Nursing program. This was history making for our campus as the charter was changed to accommodate doctoral...
Research and Teaching: Developing Strategies for a Symbiotic Relationship
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) have made tremendous progress in increasing the quantity and quality of research done by both faculty and students. But can research and teaching truly survive in HBCUs where teaching has reigned supreme...
The Darkest Child
Delores Phillips The Darkest Child New York, NY: Soho Press, Inc., 2004, pp. 387.This textbook was selected by the Hampton University School of Liberal Arts and Education Read-In Committee to be read and discussed by the Hampton University community....
The Influence of Father Absence on the Self-Esteem and Self-Reported Sexual Activity of Rural Southern Adolescents the Influence of Father Absence on the Self-Esteem and Self-Reported Sexual Activity of Rural Southern Adolescents
Abstract: The absence of the father in the resident home is an increasing trend in the United States, and the belief that the absence of fathers is lined with a variety of social pathologies is gaining national momentum. This study explored the relationship...

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