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Dual Credit English: Program History, Review, and Recommendations
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-02)
Wytheville Community College implemented the Dual Credit English program in 1988 following the Virginia Community College Systemâ s adoption of the Virginia Plan for Dual Enrollment. Essentially, the program allows ...
Becoming a Teacher is a Journey for a Lifetime: The Biography of a Fourth Grade Writing Teacher
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-06)
The purpose of this study was to see the lifetime literacy growth of one fourth-grade writing teacher, and to view her teaching from inside her classroom. This study follows the journey of an emerging teacher as she grew ...
Responses of four adolescent females to adolescent fiction with strong female characters
(Virginia Tech, 1994-08-07)
Troubling Literacy in the "Contact Zone" of a Rural High School English Class
(Virginia Tech, 2000-11-10)
This dissertation examines how multiple, hybridized literacy practices exist in the "contact zone" of the classroom, a "social space where cultures meet, clash, and grapple, with each other, often in contexts of highly ...
Implementing Technology in a Fifth Grade Classroom: School and Home Perspectives
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-22)
This descriptive case study investigated the effects of widespread availability of information technology in a fifth grade classroom using a constructivist paradigm. The same computer configuration that students used in ...
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 ...
Cultural perspectives and adolescent concerns in Nigerian young adult novels
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-01)
Multicultural literature is a very important tool in today's classrooms because it enables teachers and students to learn about the practices, historical background for attitudes, norms and customs of other cultures and peoples.
Class Conscious or Conscience Class: The Pedagogical Choices Teachers Make as Critical Literacy Practitioners
(Virginia Tech, 2010-03-31)
In a time of high stakes tests and mounting pressures in favor of standardized curricula at all levels, teachers continue to work in the best interests of their students as is evidenced by their statements both public and ...