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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 ...
Factors influencing grades awarded by teachers: why don't grades reflect achievement only?
(Virginia Tech, 1995-01-14)
The purpose of the study was to identify the relative influence nonachievement factors have on secondary school teachers' grading practices. Specifically, an attempt was made to predict on the basis of non-achievement ...
Vocational administrator leadership effectiveness as a function of gender and leadership style
(Virginia Tech, 1995-11-05)
A study of the effect of an academic program on the moral development of incarcerated young adults in the Bland Correctional Center, Bland County, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1976-12-05)
The null hypothesis tested in this study was the equality of the two groups on the posttest with the pretest covaried out. The alternate hypothesis was that the group participating in the academic program would have greater ...
Phenomenology of School Leaders' Experiences of Ethical Dilemmas
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-23)
This research study explores the intersection of school leadership and ethics. This study used the hermeneutic phenomenological approach described by Max Van Manen (1990, 2014) to explore the question: How do school leaders ...
An Investigation Into Factors That May Contribute to School Violence in Male High Schools in Kuwait
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-22)
This study examined the relationship between social affiliation and school violence among male public high school students in Kuwait. Specifically, this study investigated the violent behavior characteristics of tribal and ...
Social Justice Pedagogies and Scientific Knowledge: Remaking Citizenship in the Non-Science Classroom
(Virginia Tech, 2006-07-05)
This dissertation contributes to efforts to rethink the meanings of democracy, scientific literacy, and non-scientist citizenship in the United States. Beginning with questions that emerged from action research and exploring ...
A Physical Education Curriculum Plan For Malawi
(Virginia Tech, 2002-02-19)
This document is about a plan to develop physical education curriculum in Malawi. Despite its official recognition, the subject is often regarded as a low entity on the school curriculum. Several factors contribute to this ...
Black and White: Race, Culture, and Urban Renewal
(Virginia Tech, 2020-09-08)
Black and White: Race, Culture, and Urban Renewal Ann Brogan Shepherd ABSTRACT This is a qualitative study using ethnographic methods to collect data and critical autoethnography to reflect on my personal history in ...
Selection Criteria Used By Secondary Principals in Virginia When Hiring First-Year Career And Technical Education Teachers
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-19)
The purpose of this study was to determine what high school principals look for when hiring career and technical teachers, the relative importance of that criteria, and whether certain factors (such as school district size, ...