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An Investigation of the Relationship Between Teachers' Participation in 4MAT Fundamentals Training and Teachers' Perception of Teacher Efficacy
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-24)
The relationship between teachers' participation in 4MAT learning style training and their perception of teacher efficacy was investigated three ways. Teachers who participated in 4MAT Fundamentals training were surveyed, ...
Exploring the Use and Influence of the USPE-L Listserv on K-12 Physical Educators
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-29)
Two themes appear to be prevalent today in K-12 physical education-- the challenges of workplace conditions in relationship to teachers professional development, and the increasing use of the Internet and its services. ...
Welfare Reform: Employers' Perceptions of Factors Associated with Virginia's Initiative for Employment Not Welfare
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-08)
Welfare reform has been an issue in America for many years. The need to make positive changes to the welfare system escalated to the point that federal legislation was passed in 1996. This legislation mandated that each ...
German high school history textbooks: how well do they deal with the rise and fall of the Third Reich?
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988)
Evolution Toward Democratic Community: A Teacher's Journey
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-06)
This qualitative study followed the classroom practices of a second grade teacher across the course of a school year. Data collection methods used included interviews, fieldnotes, observations, various site artifacts ...
The Interactive Effects of Color Realism, Clustering, and Age on Pictorial Recall Memory among Students in Malaysia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-20)
This study investigates the effects of clustering or format of presentation (categorized and uncategorized lists), level of color realism of graphics (color pictures, black and white pictures and line drawings), and age ...
The Effects of Humor on Cognitive Learning in a Computer-Based Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-02)
Previous studies on humor in education have focused on the use of humor embedded in the presentation of content material. Some research, however, suggests that humor is an effective tool for increasing divergent thinking ...
Do surgeons influence the treatment rates for T1 breast cancer patients at the local level of health care?
(Virginia Tech, 1995-05-05)
Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women ages 35-54. A research consensus has been published stating that breast conserving therapy or surgery (BCT/BeS) and mastectomy treatments for T1 breast cancers yield ...
The effects of flow diagrams and texts with instructive questions on learning verbal chains
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1989)
This study examined the ways in which diagrams and texts were used to teach verbal chains and other forms of cyclical information. One hundred twenty-nine college students were randomly assigned to one of four stimulus ...