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Challenging The Boundaries Of Academic Discourse, Charles Henry Williams Jan 2000

Challenging The Boundaries Of Academic Discourse, Charles Henry Williams

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis suggests other ways of helping students resist blind submission to the discourse of the university. The primary objective is to discuss meaningful ways of transforming composition classrooms into counter hegemonic cultural environments where students can critically examine the complications of cultural dynamics and power relations within the communication process.


Teaching Social Skills Through Environmental Education, Jacqueline Marie Lacey Jan 2000

Teaching Social Skills Through Environmental Education, Jacqueline Marie Lacey

Theses Digitization Project

This project was designed to address the need for a curriculum that links environmental education and social skills. All of the social skills units were created to improve the students' understanding of social skills and important environmental concepts.


Assessing Business Writing: An Examination Of Scoring Methods, Writing Sample Complexity, And Rating Variability, Larry Weitzel Jan 2000

Assessing Business Writing: An Examination Of Scoring Methods, Writing Sample Complexity, And Rating Variability, Larry Weitzel

Theses Digitization Project

Good writing is essential for business. Writing is evaluated using holistic and analytical assessment of writing samples.


A Qualitative Study Of The Dichotomy Between Educational Policy And Educational Research On Learning Theory, Karen Joy Eakes Jan 2000

A Qualitative Study Of The Dichotomy Between Educational Policy And Educational Research On Learning Theory, Karen Joy Eakes

Theses Digitization Project

This study explores and exposes the dichotomy that currently exists between educational policy and research in learning theory.


An Investigation Of The Effects Of Teachers' Sense Of Efficacy On Teacher Motivation For Predicting Student Participation: Do Teacher Behaviors Mediate This Relationship?, Karen Lynn Wanzung Jan 2000

An Investigation Of The Effects Of Teachers' Sense Of Efficacy On Teacher Motivation For Predicting Student Participation: Do Teacher Behaviors Mediate This Relationship?, Karen Lynn Wanzung

Theses Digitization Project

This study tested the hypothesis that the combination of teachers' sense of efficacy, and teacher motivation predicts student participatory behavior, and that teacher behaviors mediate this relationship. This study consists of two parts: surveying community college instructors and observing instructors' lectures and student participation.