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The Effect of Content, Style, and Color of Picture Prompts on Narrative Writing: An Analysis of Fifth and Eighth Grade Students' Writing
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-02)
Current assessment practices for writing are moving away from the traditional objective test and towards performance-based assessment. The use of picture prompts to elicit writing samples is a common practice but it adds ...
The Effects of Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Stimuli on Spatial Representation in Drawings
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-26)
Visual learning experiences are becoming increasingly prevalent in education as symbols, imagery and simulations replace traditional text-based materials. Although the utilization of images for instructional purposes is ...
A Survey of Factors Which Influence Teachers' Use of Computer-based Technology
(Virginia Tech, 1997-07-22)
Current literature is plentiful on computer-based technology's influence on students. There are only a few studies which have looked at the influence that computer-based technology has on teachers. This is a study of ...
Cognitive and metacognitive learning strategies used by adult learners of Arabic as a foreign language
(Virginia Tech, 1999)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the cognitive and metacognitive strategies used by learners of Arabic as a foreign language (AFL) guided by three research questions: 1) What cognitive and metacognitive strategies ...
Influence of Pre-service Teachers' Beliefs about Diversity on Science Teaching and Learning
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-13)
The influences of the background experiences of five pre-service Science teachers on their beliefs about diversity were the focus for this study. These individuals were followed throughout their teacher preparation program. ...