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Cultural perspectives and adolescent concerns in Nigerian young adult novels
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-01)
Multicultural literature is a very important tool in today's classrooms because it enables teachers and students to learn about the practices, historical background for attitudes, norms and customs of other cultures and peoples.
A Comparative Study of the Numbers, Job Responsibilities, and Preparation of Selected Males and Females as Central Office Administrators in Selected School Districts in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1997-11-05)
The purpose of this study was to examine the distribution of males and females in line and staff positions in central offices in selected school districts in Virginia and to explore factors which may have contributed to ...
The Effects of Humor on Cognitive Learning in a Computer-Based Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-02)
Previous studies on humor in education have focused on the use of humor embedded in the presentation of content material. Some research, however, suggests that humor is an effective tool for increasing divergent thinking ...
The Effects of Frequency of Testing on College Students in a Principles of Marketing Course
(Virginia Tech, 1998-10-30)
This study was designed to determine if college students perform differently when they are tested more frequently than less frequently. The purpose of this research study was: (a) to determine if there is a difference ...
The Aspirations Formation of Disadvantaged Jamaican Male Youths
(Virginia Tech, 1997-01-30)
This study examined the aspirations formation of disadvantaged Jamaican male youths. The design of the study was a Type 3 holistic design which considered the global nature of multiple cases, and focused on the impact of ...
Trade and Industrial Education: A Climate For Reform
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-05)
The purpose of this study was to assess the climate for the adoption of a proposed reform model for secondary trade and industrial (T&I) education in Virginia. Vocational administrators and T&I instructors beliefs about ...
On-Line Teaching and Learning: A Description of the Development of The Media Technology and Diversity Online Course and Its Electronic Discourse analysis
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-15)
The purpose of this study was to examine and describe the events of the first iteration of the Media Technology and Diversity course with an in-depth analysis of its electronic discourse. In conceptualizing the viable ...
Making Sense of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
(Virginia Tech, 1999-01-01)
In recent years there has been a notable increase in the number of students being identified with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) in American schools. Although there is a tremendous amount of research ...
A Study of the Readability of On-Screen Type
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-29)
This study examined the readability of fonts. More specifically, it investigated how four different fonts effected both reading rate and reading comprehension. The typefaces Georgia, Verdana, (which, according to their ...