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Interaction of Cognitive Style and Learner Control of Presentation Mode in a Hypermedia Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-18)
Educational hypermedia has been heralded as providing instruction that accommodates learners' individual differences, allowing them to learn in accordance with their unique needs, desires, and preferences. Advocates of ...
Adapting Television Cultivation Theory Variables to determine the effects of P.E.TV on Middle School Viewers' attitudes toward Physical Activity
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-01)
Physical Education Television (P.E.TV) is a curriculum supplement package, consisting of a series of 10-12 minute long videos and a teachers' support manual, for use in physical education and health classes in middle and ...
Changing Pedagogy: The Introduction of Experiential, Cooperative Learning and Interactive Multimedia into the Statics Learning Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1996-08-02)
Teacher change is about moving from thought, feelings and an understanding of teaching and learning into action and practice (Fullan, 1982). This naturalistic case study describes the initial phases of the teacher change ...
Development of a Hypermedia Template Using Whole Language Instructional Methods for the Preservation of Native American Languages
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-01)
This developmental study addresses the problem of Native American language loss through the development of a new instructional model to teach indigenous languages to Native American learners. Whole language methods advocated ...
Video Technology and the Subjective Norm, Perceived Behavioral Control, and Attitudes Toward Physical Activity of Middle School Students: Does P.E.TV make a difference?
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-01)
This study examined the effects of Physical Education Television (P.E.TV) on 69 southwest Virginia middle school students' subjective norm, perceived behavioral control, and attitudes toward physical activity. Four intact ...
A portrait of grace: teaching for meaningfulness in school settings
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-03)
The purpose of this study was to explore teaching for meaningfulness in a school setting. I feel that a better understanding of teaching for meaningfulness can support the practice of teachers who desire to teach for ...
A descriptive study of the interaction behaviors in a language video program and in live elementary language classes using that video program
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-15)
The primary purpose of this study was to describe: 1) the predominant types of interaction behaviors encountered in a foreign language video program; and 2) the types of teacher-student interaction features that resulted ...
The effect of instrumental timbre preference and instrumental timbre on the pitch error detection skills of university conducting students
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-05)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of instrumental timbre preference and instrumental timbre on the error detection skills of undergraduate conducting students. The study sought to answer two specific ...
Virginia policymakers' views on the value of visual arts education at the high school level
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-05)
The purpose of this study was to find out from Virginia policymakers their feelings toward visual arts education as a required subject at the high school level by answering the following questions: (1) How do policymakers ...
Clinical decision making by beginning nurses: a naturalistic study
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-15)