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Teaching Inside Out in Appalachia: Identity Development of Insider/Outsider Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2020-09-25)
In this study, I investigate the concept of insider/outsider teacher identity, focusing on its relationship to teacher education. Having extensive experience as a student and teacher in rural Appalachia, I emphasize the ...
Class Conscious or Conscience Class: The Pedagogical Choices Teachers Make as Critical Literacy Practitioners
(Virginia Tech, 2010-03-31)
In a time of high stakes tests and mounting pressures in favor of standardized curricula at all levels, teachers continue to work in the best interests of their students as is evidenced by their statements both public and ...
Investigating the Practices in Teacher Education that Promote and Inhibit Technology Integration in Early Career Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2012-09-13)
In an attempt to promote the transfer of technology integration knowledge and skills in preservice teachers, studies have attempted to identify effective instructional technology integration practices on the part of the ...
Instructional Considerations to Promote Technology Integration Skills and Knowledge Transfer from Instructional Technology Courses at Kuwait University into Classroom Teaching: A Design and Development Study
(Virginia Tech, 2020-04-27)
In order to address the problem of newly hired teachers' failure to transfer technology integration knowledge and skills, this study used a developmental research approach in which, factors of knowledge transfer were ...
Investigating How Nontraditional Elementary Preservice Teachers Negotiate the Teaching of Science
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-06)
This qualitative study was designed to investigate the influences on nontraditional pre-service teachers as they negotiated the teaching of science in elementary school. Based upon a sociocultural theoretical framework ...
Preparing K-12 Educators to Teach Students with Disabilities
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-28)
My dissertation is comprised of two manuscripts on preparing educators to address the needs of students with disabilities. The first manuscript is a systematic review of 23 empirical studies published over the last two ...