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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Clinical decision making by beginning nurses: a naturalistic study
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-15)
Teacher learning within a transactional process
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
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 ...
Virginia policymakers' views on the value of visual arts education at the high school level
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-05)
The purpose of this study was to find out from Virginia policymakers their feelings toward visual arts education as a required subject at the high school level by answering the following questions: (1) How do policymakers ...
A descriptive study of the interaction behaviors in a language video program and in live elementary language classes using that video program
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-15)
The primary purpose of this study was to describe: 1) the predominant types of interaction behaviors encountered in a foreign language video program; and 2) the types of teacher-student interaction features that resulted ...
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 ...
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 ...