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The Nature of Knowledge Change Among Students in a Peer Leadership Course
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-02)
The following dissertation is comprised of three manuscripts presenting a theory-to-practice design for studying the nature of knowledge change. Knowledge change—as defined for this dissertation—is an exploration of the ...
An Exploratory Literature Review of Efforts to Help the Small-Scale, Resource Poor Farmer in International Agricultural Development
(Virginia Tech, 1998-01-13)
Since the 1979 World Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (WCARRD) and the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment Development, which generated the Agenda 21 document, international agaricultural ...
Latino\a Ethnic Identity in the New Diaspora: Perspectives of a Select Group of Latino\a Undergraduates at a Predominantly White Land Grant University
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-17)
The increasing presence of â Latinosâ in higher education presents a challenge to the academy, particularly in understanding their adjustment to the college environment (Umana-Taylor, Diversi & Fine, 2002). This study ...
An analysis of predictors of child rearing strategies for low income mothers
(Virginia Tech, 1994)
An Intervention to Increase Students' Engagement and Achievement in College English Classes in China using the MUSIC Model of Motivation
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-01)
Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) is regarded as an effective approach to teaching foreign languages because it focuses on students' engagement and communicative competence. In the realm of educational psychology, ...
Social Media as Connected Learning Technology: A Mixed Methods Investigation of Facebook for Undergraduate Education
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-04)
Social media technologies are networked technological tools that can provide opportunities for productive socialization and collaboration. While social media are being incorporated increasingly into formal classroom settings, ...
Creating an Online Tool for Assessing the Readiness of Teacher Training Colleges in Developing Countries to Implement the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers: A Design and Development Study
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-08)
Information and Communications Technology play prominent roles in all aspects of human life today. School curricula is continually being revised to take advantage of the opportunities that ICTs offer to improve teaching ...
A Deweyan Perspective on Knowledge Producing Schools: Re-creative technologies for communities of inquirers
(Virginia Tech, 2006-11-14)
This dissertation is an investigation into Knowledge Producing Schools (KPS). KPS is a socio-cultural change effort that reforms that traditional structures of schooling and the connections between schools and the communities ...
A theoretically-based curriculum incorporating reading to learn and writing to learn in sixth-grade social studies
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1987)