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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 ...
"There Must Be Musical Joy:" An Ethnography of a Norwegian Music School
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-30)
This study seeks to discuss issues and practices as found among three musicians, their classrooms, rehearsals and performances in a music school in Asker, Norway. The issues explored are more generally "Western" than ...
The impact of administrative support, curriculum, student retention, population and production activity on theatre programs at historically black institutions: a case study perspective
(Virginia Tech, 1995-05-05)
In the black college and university, the acceptance of academic theatre was slow. Most black colleges and universities were not established until the Civil War, and theatre programs did not appear in these schools until ...
Intellectual, educational and demographic characteristics of students with learning disabilities and serious emotional disturbances
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-05)
This study examined the WISC-III, reading, math and selected family and demographic characteristics of 301 learning disabled students (LD) and 99 emotionally disturbed students (ED). Specifically, this study sought to ...
Defining diversity: the politics of identity in a rural community
(Virginia Tech, 1995-04-05)
This ethnographic study examines the meaning of "diversity" in a rural community, along with related issues of social identity. Data collected through participant observation, public documents, and interviews has shown ...
Designing, Piloting, and Evaluating the Interdisciplinary Internet Module - Healthy Hearts for Intermediate Grade Children
(Virginia Tech, 1997-06-11)
Two issues are prevalent today in K-6 education-- the integration of the Internet into schools, and the emphasis on guiding children to make wise and healthy lifestyle choices. These are the two themes reflected in this ...
Vocational administrator leadership effectiveness as a function of gender and leadership style
(Virginia Tech, 1995-11-05)
Adaptation and validation of a technology attitude scale for use by American teachers at the middle school level
(Virginia Tech, 1993-11-05)
The purpose of this study was to adapt and validate the Technology Attitude Scale (TAS) for use by American teachers at the middle school level. The study provided an instrument for American middle school teachers to ...