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Taking “Stock” Of Pedagogical Content Knowledge In Science Education, Harcharan Pardhan, Alan Wheeler Dec 2000

Taking “Stock” Of Pedagogical Content Knowledge In Science Education, Harcharan Pardhan, Alan Wheeler

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

This article focuses on efforts of facilitate the development of MEd science students' conceptual understanding of content, pedagogy and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). A basic premise of the approach taken was that to teach conceptually, students must learn conceptually. A four-step conceptual process was followed with the participants to help them actively construct knowledge about fundamental science concepts and enhance their confidence and enthusiasm for science teaching. Equivalent forms of an assessment instrument entitled the Science Test of Content Knowledge (STOCK), used as per- and post-performance measures, revealed a significant difference. The article describes the structured activities built into the ...


Welcome, Patricia R. Renick Ph.D. Jan 2000

Welcome, Patricia R. Renick Ph.D.

Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education

WELCOME, to the third edition of the Electronic Journal of Inclusive Education. As you can see this is a work in progress. Articles are being revised and will go on-line when we receive them. So continue to stop in and read how the journal is taking shape.

In the mean time, please take a look at the article concerning creating laboratory access for students with disabilities (C.L.A.S.S.). This project has been chosen by the National Science Foundation as a model for teacher preparation and is an ongoing project here at Wright State University. One of the ...


Integration: Being Realistic Isn't Realistic, Norman Kunc Jan 2000

Integration: Being Realistic Isn't Realistic, Norman Kunc

Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education

An increasing amount of pressure is being put on school boards to integrate students with physical, mental, and learning disabilities into regular classrooms, and thus teachers, principals, and those within the educational hierarchy are facing a dilemma to which there seem to be no easy answers. The primary concern confronting these educators is which students should be placed within the regular classroom and which students should be placed in segregated settings - whether in segregated schools or in segregated classes within a regular school. Even within the field of Special Education, there is a wide range of ideologies as to whether ...


Variables And Risk Factors In Day Care Settings, Ruth B. Schumacher Ph.D., Rebecca S. Carlson B.M. Jan 2000

Variables And Risk Factors In Day Care Settings, Ruth B. Schumacher Ph.D., Rebecca S. Carlson B.M.

Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education

Objective: This article was developed to identify the variables associated with abuse of children in day care centers and homes, and to specify risk factors to guide professionals and parents.

Method: The literature regarding child abuse [physical (PA), sexual (SA), and ritual (RA)] was reviewed, with emphasis on identification of variables associated with victims, perpetrators, and settings. Three factors increased the complexity of the review: (1) Differences in definition and categorization complicated study comparison. (2) Emotional tone affected some reviewers' definitions, methodology, and conclusions. (3) Some aspects of child abuse in day care homes and centers have not been well ...


June Moon, Catherine Vance Jan 2000

June Moon, Catherine Vance

Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education

A poem written by Catherine Vance.


Class Document, Michele Wheatly Ph.D., Timothy Wood, Patricia R. Renick Ph.D., Jeffrey A. Vernooy Jan 2000

Class Document, Michele Wheatly Ph.D., Timothy Wood, Patricia R. Renick Ph.D., Jeffrey A. Vernooy

Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education

The purpose of this short communication is to inform readers of the journal about an innovative NSF funded project at Wright State University aimed at "Creating Laboratory Access for Students in Science", commonly referred to as the "CLASS Project". The project, now in its second year and under the leadership of Michele Wheatly (Chair of Biological Sciences), represents a collaboration between academic units (Tim Wood, Biological Sciences and Patricia Renick, Teacher Education) and student services (Jeff Vernooy, Director of Office of Disability Services).

Individuals with physical disabilities are significantly underrepresented in mainstream science. Until recently the enterprise of science has ...


The Impact Of School Reform On Teacher Professionalism Lessons From Case Studies To Inform Future Professional Development Initiatives, Meher Rizvi Jan 2000

The Impact Of School Reform On Teacher Professionalism Lessons From Case Studies To Inform Future Professional Development Initiatives, Meher Rizvi

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

This paper will outline a number of issues faced by Government Primary Schools in Pakistan. Specifically, it will identify a research agenda that needs to be addressed if these schools are to progress. Pakistan's educational system is faced with many problems and dilemmas and each dilemma justifies a reason, but perhaps no problem is as grave as the low quality, the poor morale and the dejected professional status of the teachers. I say that because I believe that schools are only as good as their teachers, regardless of how high their standards, how up-to-date their technology, or how innovative ...


Understanding The Headteachers’ Role In Pakistan: Emerging Role Demands, Constraints And Choices, Muhammad Memon, Rana Nazir Ali, Tim Simkins, Viv Garret Jan 2000

Understanding The Headteachers’ Role In Pakistan: Emerging Role Demands, Constraints And Choices, Muhammad Memon, Rana Nazir Ali, Tim Simkins, Viv Garret

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

Little effort is made to study the role of headteachers in the eastern context, including Pakistan. This paper is based on the study conducted in the government and non-government schools in Pakistan in order to understand headteachers ' role in terms of the emerging demands, constraints and choices. The study suggests that the government school headteachers seem to be less proactive and more interested in maintaining status quo because of the influence of the 'topdown management model'. The study also suggests that the government headteachers have limited choices and many constraints because of the influence of the bureaucratic system. Their counterparts ...


Perceptions Of Implementation Of Key Middle School Concepts And Factors That Support Or Hinder Key Programs, Kenneth Shulack Jan 2000

Perceptions Of Implementation Of Key Middle School Concepts And Factors That Support Or Hinder Key Programs, Kenneth Shulack

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Post-Tenure Review Opinions Held By Faculty In Highly Selective, Independent, Private, Liberal Arts Institutions, Constance Marie Willett Jan 2000

Post-Tenure Review Opinions Held By Faculty In Highly Selective, Independent, Private, Liberal Arts Institutions, Constance Marie Willett

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Comparison Of Parental Involvement In Charter And Traditional Public Schools, William O. George Iii Jan 2000

Comparison Of Parental Involvement In Charter And Traditional Public Schools, William O. George Iii

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Faculty Perceptions Of The Impact Of Information Technology On Tenure And Promotion Decisions At Technologically Advanced Institutions Of Higher Education, Daniel Ositu Otieno Jan 2000

Faculty Perceptions Of The Impact Of Information Technology On Tenure And Promotion Decisions At Technologically Advanced Institutions Of Higher Education, Daniel Ositu Otieno

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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The Impact Of Environmental Issues And Stakeholder Expectations On U.S. Institutional And Programmatic Accreditation, Barbara L. Tedesco Jan 2000

The Impact Of Environmental Issues And Stakeholder Expectations On U.S. Institutional And Programmatic Accreditation, Barbara L. Tedesco

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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The Development And Implementation Of 360 Degree Feedback® For Administrators Of A K-12 Public School District, Linda Gray Smith Jan 2000

The Development And Implementation Of 360 Degree Feedback® For Administrators Of A K-12 Public School District, Linda Gray Smith

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

A procedure was developed, implemented, and tested to utilize 3600 Feedback[Superscript registered trademark symbol] collected from various job titles for central office and building administrators in public K-12 school district. Surveys were developed and used to reflect critical criteria for successful job performance. Data were aggregated and shared in feedback conferences with the administrators who were evaluated. Self-improvement plans were developed. Training materials were developed to allow the process to be used by other districts. Administrators who had used the 3600 Feedback compared the information gained from the multi-source feedback to the traditional supervisor-only feedback. Specific findings include: 1 ...


A Qualitative Analysis Of The Mission Statements Of The New Jersey Public Schools, Victoria A. Robertson Jan 2000

A Qualitative Analysis Of The Mission Statements Of The New Jersey Public Schools, Victoria A. Robertson

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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A Study Of How Elementary School Principals Spend Their Time With Different Quality Levels Of Teachers As A Correlate Of Principal Focus And Time, Gloria Gibba Kieley Jan 2000

A Study Of How Elementary School Principals Spend Their Time With Different Quality Levels Of Teachers As A Correlate Of Principal Focus And Time, Gloria Gibba Kieley

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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New Jersey Public School Principals' Perceptions Of The Impact Of Tenure On Principal Performance, Paul Russell Semendinger Jan 2000

New Jersey Public School Principals' Perceptions Of The Impact Of Tenure On Principal Performance, Paul Russell Semendinger

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Perceptions Held By Host Secondary School Principals Toward The Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (Jrotc) Program, Rodney J. Logan Jan 2000

Perceptions Held By Host Secondary School Principals Toward The Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (Jrotc) Program, Rodney J. Logan

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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A Comparison Of The Congruence Between The Actual And Espoused Valued Work Of The New Jersey Secondary Principal, Anne Marie M. Esmerado Mcnamara Jan 2000

A Comparison Of The Congruence Between The Actual And Espoused Valued Work Of The New Jersey Secondary Principal, Anne Marie M. Esmerado Mcnamara

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Statewide Coordination Of Higher Education: The Case Of New Jersey, Gerri Budd Jan 2000

Statewide Coordination Of Higher Education: The Case Of New Jersey, Gerri Budd

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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A Study Of The Fiscal Impact Of School District Consolidation Upon The 23 Non-Operating School Districts Within The State Of New Jersey, Ann F. Murphy Jan 2000

A Study Of The Fiscal Impact Of School District Consolidation Upon The 23 Non-Operating School Districts Within The State Of New Jersey, Ann F. Murphy

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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An Investigation Of The Haitian-American Community In New Jersey And Its Understanding Of School Choice, Hildegarde Vernet Jan 2000

An Investigation Of The Haitian-American Community In New Jersey And Its Understanding Of School Choice, Hildegarde Vernet

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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