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A descriptive study of reform in teacher education at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
(Virginia Tech, 1997-12-12)
This is a descriptive study of 47 teacher education programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The study includes a characterization of changes made in teacher education programs and the catalyst for ...
THE BRAID OF TEACHING: Exploring the weave of elementary school contexts in an Appalachian school district
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-20)
This dissertation examines how elementary school teachers in a small rural district set between two state universities talked about the contextual elements that interacted with their teaching roles. The school district ...
"There Must Be Musical Joy:" An Ethnography of a Norwegian Music School
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-30)
This study seeks to discuss issues and practices as found among three musicians, their classrooms, rehearsals and performances in a music school in Asker, Norway. The issues explored are more generally "Western" than ...
The impact of administrative support, curriculum, student retention, population and production activity on theatre programs at historically black institutions: a case study perspective
(Virginia Tech, 1995-05-05)
In the black college and university, the acceptance of academic theatre was slow. Most black colleges and universities were not established until the Civil War, and theatre programs did not appear in these schools until ...
Defining diversity: the politics of identity in a rural community
(Virginia Tech, 1995-04-05)
This ethnographic study examines the meaning of "diversity" in a rural community, along with related issues of social identity. Data collected through participant observation, public documents, and interviews has shown ...
Designing, Piloting, and Evaluating the Interdisciplinary Internet Module - Healthy Hearts for Intermediate Grade Children
(Virginia Tech, 1997-06-11)
Two issues are prevalent today in K-6 education-- the integration of the Internet into schools, and the emphasis on guiding children to make wise and healthy lifestyle choices. These are the two themes reflected in this ...