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Curriculum and Instruction

Longwood University

2001

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Environmental Economics A Teacher's Guide, Sandra Allmond Bagley Dec 2001

Environmental Economics A Teacher's Guide, Sandra Allmond Bagley

Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers

The purpose of this thesis is to incorporate economics into lectures on environmental issues. This guide introduces several environmental issues, discusses the laws and regulations governing these issues, and discusses the economic instruments discussed in this guide are those that have been incorporated into environmental laws. These instruments allow environmental protection goals to be met at the least cost. Economic instruments are more flexible than command and control regulations and allow firms to choose the least cost method of reaching goals. Economic instruments also encourage advances in new technology. Students will be more receptive to the concept of using economics ...


A Survey Of Student Participation In The Iep Process, Elizabeth A. Edgemon Apr 2001

A Survey Of Student Participation In The Iep Process, Elizabeth A. Edgemon

Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers

The purpose of this research was to investigate teachers' compliance with the portion of the IDEA '97 amendments that mandates participation in the IEP process by students 14 and older, or younger than transition is discussed. Researcher-developed surveys were sent to middle and high school special education throughout Virginia. The results of these surveys reflect teachers' compliance with this component of the IDEA Amendments of 1997. Nearly all of the teachers surveyed reported that at least some of their students were present at their most recent IEP meeting and though less than half of those students had any preparation for ...