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Looking back in time, staring into history: an autobiographical sketch of an elementary school teacher from Appalachia
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-01)
Filled with both painful and joyful memories, curious turning point moments, strange epiphanies and numerous significant others, this autobiographical sketch is the story of an oppressed young man from Appalachia who shunned ...
Adolescent Girls' Body-Narratives and Co-Constructed Critical Interpretations
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-05)
Narrative analysis, a form of narrative inquiry, uses stories to frame and describe how people interpret and construct the meanings of their lives. Stories connect us with our past, help us to understand our present, and ...
Computer-related technology use in the high school physics classroom: a case study
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
Reaching out: relationship building in a middle school student teaching experience
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-15)
The purpose of this study was to describe how relationships between student teachers and pupils were constructed within the context of the middle school classroom. The questions guiding the study were: How do student ...
An in-depth descriptive case study of the development of 5 A Day Adventures, the CD-ROM
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
The development of multimedia based educational materials have experienced major growth in the past three years. While many models of instructional development exist, most are narrowly focused and are rarely illustrated ...
The effects of computer animation and cognitive style on the understanding and retention of scientific explanation
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-15)
Advances in computer technology have made it possible for educators to develop their own multimedia instructional materials using visuals such as animation. Despite the increased use of animation in the multimedia instructional ...
Adapting Television Cultivation Theory Variables to determine the effects of P.E.TV on Middle School Viewers' attitudes toward Physical Activity
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-01)
Physical Education Television (P.E.TV) is a curriculum supplement package, consisting of a series of 10-12 minute long videos and a teachers' support manual, for use in physical education and health classes in middle and ...
Development of a Hypermedia Template Using Whole Language Instructional Methods for the Preservation of Native American Languages
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-01)
This developmental study addresses the problem of Native American language loss through the development of a new instructional model to teach indigenous languages to Native American learners. Whole language methods advocated ...
Interaction of Cognitive Style and Learner Control of Presentation Mode in a Hypermedia Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-18)
Educational hypermedia has been heralded as providing instruction that accommodates learners' individual differences, allowing them to learn in accordance with their unique needs, desires, and preferences. Advocates of ...