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African-Virginian Extended Kin: The Prevalence of West African Family Forms among Slaves in Virginia, 1740-1870
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-16)
Scholarship on slave families has focused on the nuclear family unit as the primary socializing institution among slaves. Such a paradigm ignores the extended family, which was the primary form of family organization among ...
Career-Threatened Principals: Virginia Superintendents' Views
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-21)
(ABSTRACT) David Parks, Committee Chair Educational Leadership and Policy Studies The characteristics of career-threatened principals in Virginia as identified by Virginia superintendents were examined. All superintendents ...
A Procedure for the Preliminary Assessment of Water Supply Availability
(Virginia Tech, 2001-03-15)
Of the factors that determine development potential in a given geographic area, the availability of water for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes is a primary indication of prospective growth. Governmental ...
Factors inhibiting unionization of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association
(Virginia Tech, 1993-06-02)
The study was an investigation into the motives, policies and practices of the Virginia Governmental Employees Association and the motivations, needs and desires of its membership. This was undertaken to determine the major ...
Developing an index of biotic integrity (IBI) for warmwater wadeable streams in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
One School Division's Experiences in Developing and Sustaining Capacity for School Improvement
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-31)
All states and the District of Columbia have embraced academic standards as a primary means for improving public education (Manzo, 2001). Virginia implemented the Standards of Learning assessments in 1998. These assessments ...
A Case Study in Nineteenth Century Medicine: Robert Ellett's Medical Practice, 1850-1904
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-24)
This thesis focuses upon the practice and realities of 19th century rural medical practitioners located throughout segments of southwestern Virginia. The study particularly examines the career of Montgomery County physician ...
Investigation of Wine Grape Cultivar and Cluster Developmental Stage Susceptibility to Grape Ripe Rot Caused by Two Fungal Species Complexes, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, and C. acutatum, and the Evaluation of Potential Controls
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-15)
Ripe rot of grape is caused by two fungal species complexes: <i>Colletotrichum gloeosporioides</i> and <i>C. acutatum</i>, both of which cause disease on a variety of crops, such as strawberry and apple. To investigate ...
Dynamics of the Decision-Making Process of A Rural School Board in the Commonwelth of Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-28)
This is a case study of the dynamics of the decision-making process of one rural school board in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The case study focused on a five member elected rural school board and the division superintendent. ...
Wetland hydrology and soils as components of Virginia bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-27)
Reptile populations are in decline worldwide, with turtle species showing some of the largest drops in population. The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is considered one of the rarest North American turtle species, and ...