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The effects of type of written practice and time of writing sample on sixth grade students' argumentative written responses to literature
(Virginia Tech, 1992-03-05)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of type of written practice (collaborative and independent) and time of writing sample (pre-training, mid-training, and post-training) on sixth grade students' ...
Immigration as treated in early history textbooks 1789-1939: prelude to multiculturalism
(Virginia Tech, 1992-04-05)
The purpose of this study was to discover the degree to which thirty-nine secondary textbooks used in the united States from 1789 to 1939 covered the significant topics that comprised the immigrant experience. Immigrants ...
A context for growth: the lived experience of an emergent teacher educator
(Virginia Tech, 1992)
Factors present during the devolopment of exemplary interdisciplinary teams in middle level schools
(Virginia Tech, 1992-07-05)
The purpose of this study was to identify common elements in the experience of exemplary interdisciplinary teams in middle level schools, to assess their value in team progress as perceived by teachers, to determine to ...
A comparison of microcomputer simulations and hands-on laboratory experimentation for the remediation of alternative conceptions in field-dependent vs. field-independent high school students
(Virginia Tech, 1992-09-10)
Students come to science class with intuitive theories and ideas how the natural world works. These theories may conflict with accepted scientific concepts and can make subsequent learning in science very difficult. Since ...
A whole language curriculum for nonreading, limited English proficient Native American adult factory workers
(Virginia Tech, 1992-03-15)
The purpose of this study was to develop a whole language curriculum for limited English proficient, nonreading Native American adult factory workers. The curriculum was based upon a humanistic view of the adult literacy ...
Cohesion and coherence in Chinese ESL writing
(Virginia Tech, 1992)
The effects of a goal-oriented syllabus on college-bound English as a second language (ESL) students
(Virginia Tech, 1992-09-05)
The purpose of this study was to propose optimal syllabus component guidelines for college-preparatory English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. The procedural problem of this study was to analyze the effects of specificity ...