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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 ...
Looking back in time, staring into history: an autobiographical sketch of an elementary school teacher from Appalachia
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-01)
Filled with both painful and joyful memories, curious turning point moments, strange epiphanies and numerous significant others, this autobiographical sketch is the story of an oppressed young man from Appalachia who shunned ...
Adolescent Girls' Body-Narratives and Co-Constructed Critical Interpretations
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-05)
Narrative analysis, a form of narrative inquiry, uses stories to frame and describe how people interpret and construct the meanings of their lives. Stories connect us with our past, help us to understand our present, and ...
The effects of computer animation and cognitive style on the understanding and retention of scientific explanation
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-15)
Advances in computer technology have made it possible for educators to develop their own multimedia instructional materials using visuals such as animation. Despite the increased use of animation in the multimedia instructional ...
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 ...
Teacher learning within a transactional process
(Virginia Tech, 1996)