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Stephen F. Austin State University

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Voices From The Field: Regarding Elementary Teachers, Traci Christine Dorsett Apr 2019

Voices From The Field: Regarding Elementary Teachers, Traci Christine Dorsett

Undergraduate Research Conference

Purpose-to explore what the most important advice new teachers will want to know before entering the field of elementary education.

Research questions: (1) What is the most reoccurring advice given from the teachers surveyed? (2) What were similarities and differences that occurred between teacher candidates and teachers?


Can We Teach Fake News In The Classroom With Just One Lesson?, Melissa Caruso Apr 2018

Can We Teach Fake News In The Classroom With Just One Lesson?, Melissa Caruso

Undergraduate Research Conference

The purpose of this study is to investigate if teaching one lesson about spotting “fake news” is enough to help improve elementary education majors’ ability to spot fake news.


Students’ Perceptions Of The Training Environment: A Study Of Race And Gender, Robbie J. Steward, Josh Staley, Tiffany Wilbourn Apr 2015

Students’ Perceptions Of The Training Environment: A Study Of Race And Gender, Robbie J. Steward, Josh Staley, Tiffany Wilbourn

Bright Ideas Conference

This poster presents the results of a study of university students’ perceptions of educational training environments, which is typically limited to course evaluations. Relationships between program organization/structure, students’ perceptions, and cumulative GPA will be examined considering race and gender. Findings will enhance understanding about the impact of program variables. Packets (N = 227) , which included a consent form and a researcher-developed Training Environment Survey, were completed bi-annually by a random sampling of currently enrolled undergraduate (n = 140; 61.7%), graduate (n = 56; 24.7%), and doctoral-level (n = 31; 13.7%) university majors in programs housed within a Department of Human ...


“This Is A Picture Of…Exploring Pre-Service Teachers Experiences ‘Living A Hybrid Curriculum’, Christina Sinclair, Jay Thomton Apr 2015

“This Is A Picture Of…Exploring Pre-Service Teachers Experiences ‘Living A Hybrid Curriculum’, Christina Sinclair, Jay Thomton

Bright Ideas Conference

Examination of pre-service teachers’ (PSTs) learning and use of Models-Based Instruction (MBI) is a relevant direction in efforts to transform physical education through increased physical education teacher effectiveness. In an effort to help PSTs learn MBI, Oslin, Collier, and Griffin (2001) suggested physical education teacher education programs utilize a ‘Living the Curriculum’ approach allowing PSTs to experience MBI within their teacher education programs.


The Impact Of Small Group Instruction On The Reading Ability Of Three First Grade Students, Jillian Wilson Apr 2013

The Impact Of Small Group Instruction On The Reading Ability Of Three First Grade Students, Jillian Wilson

Undergraduate Research Conference

This literacy project investigated the impact of small group reading instruction on the reading ability of first graders. During fall 2012, the teacher candidate conducted research in a first grade classroom in a rural East Texas elementary school three days a week for an eight-week period. One purpose of this literacy project was to enable teacher candidates to gain experience conducting reading assessments, planning age appropriate reading lessons, and implementing those lessons in a small group instructional setting. Another purpose was to administer pre and post assessments to monitor the reading development of a group of students.


A Description Of The Effectiveness Of A Guided Reading Internship Project, Jacqueline Hooten Huntley Apr 2011

A Description Of The Effectiveness Of A Guided Reading Internship Project, Jacqueline Hooten Huntley

Undergraduate Research Conference

The intent of the literacy project during my Internship I for elementary education students is to give teacher candidates the opportunity to work with a guided reading small group. The pre-test, post-test project became an action research study that utilized quantitative data to determine the effectiveness of the guided reading program on the literacy growth of three students. The teacher candidate worked with three randomly assigned students from a first grade classroom in a rural east Texas elementary school twenty minutes a day, three days a week, for a six-week period.


Does Standardization Affect Creativity, Jenifer Picket, Lindsey Tatum Apr 2010

Does Standardization Affect Creativity, Jenifer Picket, Lindsey Tatum

Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.