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Family Contributions to the Work Readiness of Youth with Learning Disabilities
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-23)
The study identified the contributions families made to the work-readiness of youth with learning disabilities. A qualitative research approach, the in-depth telephone interview, was the primary information-gathering ...
Electronic Portfolio Adoption: Developing a Framework by Exploring Faculty Perspectives Through the Lens of Diffusion of Innovation Theory
(Virginia Tech, 2013-09-26)
The use of electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) to support learning, assessment, and professional development across higher education has increased in recent years. However, higher education faculty who are instrumental to ...
An Analysis of Student Assistance Programs
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-05)
The purpose of this study was to examine a sample of students who participated in a student assistance program in Southwest Virginia. Using existing data from a school system in Southwest Virginia, this sample was observed ...
The Story of NADSA (The National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts, Inc.)
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-20)
As the 25th president of the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts, Inc. (NADSA), it was my goal to develop a plan of action for NADSA in the 21st century. Not only is my responsibility to continue the legacy ...
Towards A Formative Evaluation Tool
(Virginia Tech, 2002-04-10)
Evaluation is an integral part of instructional design. Formative evaluation, specifically, is a phase identified in many instructional design models and is recognized as an important step for program improvement and ...
A Descriptive Analysis of the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation Elementary Compendium Programs in Relation to Tobacco Prevention
(Virginia Tech, 2007-11-28)
The purpose of this study was to determine if the VTSF elementary school compendium programs are effective in the prevention of youth tobacco use based on evaluations provided by the VTSF. In the years (2003-2005), tobacco ...
A Conceptual Model Incorporating Mindfulness to Enhance Reflection in a Situated Learning Environment
(Virginia Tech, 2016-05-02)
Key to designing instruction for situated learning is ensuring the ability of learners to transfer acquired knowledge to a variety of situations. Common to models of instruction and frameworks for situated learning is the ...
The Impact of Textual Display Strategies on Learning from Electronic Presentations
(Virginia Tech, 2019-03-26)
An increasing number of students are learning in classrooms that employ electronic presentations designed in PowerPoint and other similar software programs. The design of the slides in such electronic presentations has an ...
Kindergarten children's initial experiences in physical education
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
The Choices and Uses of Technological Tools in High School Government Classes
(Virginia Tech, 2011-10-31)
The purpose of this study was to examine how government teachers make decisions regarding the type of technological tools they incorporate in their instruction. As a case study of two teachers, this work was oriented by ...