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Computational Labs in Calculus: Examining the Effects on Conceptual Understanding and Attitude Toward Mathematics
(Virginia Tech, 2019-11-21)
This study examined the effects of computational labs in Business Calculus classes used at a single, private institution on student outcomes of conceptual understanding of calculus and attitudes towards mathematics. The ...
Collaboration and its Learning Benefits in a Community College STEM Education Classroom
(Virginia Tech, 2018-05-02)
Significant importance has been placed on STEM education to encourage students to enter into careers related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. United States education system is looking ways to provide ...
Interactive Science Notebooks: Exploring the Extent Which Integrating a New Learning Tool Supports Self-Efficacy in Expressing Science Content Knowledge and Interest in Pursuing a STEM Related Career
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-03)
Interactive science notebooks, used as a learning tool during science instruction, was found to have a positive influence on student self-efficacy in expressing science content knowledge and interest in pursuing a STEM-related ...
An Analysis of Highly Qualified Special Education Teachers in High Poverty Urban and Rural Areas
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-30)
The purpose of this study was to provide a descriptive analysis comparing highly qualified and non-highly qualified special education teachers in the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey. It examined how the qualifications ...
Digital Game-Based Learning in K-12 Classrooms: Studying Effectiveness and Influential Factors in Instruction
(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-02)
The adoption of new technologies in K-12 classrooms usually generates claims about their effectiveness, but in many cases, these claims are not carefully studied. Furthermore, conclusions drawn from effectiveness studies ...
Failure to Reject the p-value is Not the Same as Accepting it: The Development, Validation, and Administration of the KPVMI Instrument
(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-08)
The purpose of this study was to investigate on a national scale the baseline level of p-value fluency of future researchers (i.e., doctoral students). To that end, two research questions were investigated. The first ...