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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 ...
A Survey of Factors Which Influence Teachers' Use of Computer-based Technology
(Virginia Tech, 1997-07-22)
Current literature is plentiful on computer-based technology's influence on students. There are only a few studies which have looked at the influence that computer-based technology has on teachers. This is a study of ...
A Cultural Study of a Science Classroom and Graphing Calculator-based Technology
(Virginia Tech, 2001-11-12)
Social, political, and technological events of the past two decades have had considerable bearing on science education. While sociological studies of scientists at work have seriously questioned traditional histories of ...
Further Characterization of High School Pre- and Non-Engineering Students' Cognitive Activity During Engineering Design
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-06)
In response to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) educational reform, pedagogical approaches such as technological/engineering design-based learning (T/E DBL) have received increased emphasis as a means ...
Perceptions of the Influence of the Virginia Governor's School for Agriculture on VGSA Alumni
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-25)
The Virginia Governor's School for Agriculture (VGSA) is a summer enrichment program for gifted and talented students from throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. The program is sponsored by the Virginia Department of ...
Learning Mathematics in Appalachia: Life Histories of Beginning Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2005-09-07)
Life stories were constructed for three young women from Appalachia to explore their mathematics experiences as students in public schools of the region. Data sources included interviews, school records, and a self-drawn ...
A Case Study on How Workers in a Fast-paced Environment Go Through the Knowledge Life Cycle When Dealing with Critical Incidents
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-27)
21st century work environments are becoming more dynamic; they are fast-paced and require critical incidents to be dealt with in a shorter time frame. At the same time, in order for organizations to survive knowledge ...
Self-Theories of Intelligence and Rural Middle School Students: Examining a Model of Achievement Motivation
(Virginia Tech, 2012-03-30)
Psychosocial interventions to cultivate functional motivational beliefs in students are becoming increasingly popular. However, in education it is easy to prematurely place hope in promising, emerging techniques and ideas ...
Metamorphosis of a dream: the history of Appalachian Bible College (1950-1983)
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985)
A comparison of two instructional methods of teaching the power clean weight training exercise to intercollegiate football players with novice power clean experience
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-09)
There is conflict between recognized Strength and Conditioning professionals and organizations regarding the most effective methods of teaching the power clean weight training exercise. The area of greatest conflict is ...