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Revitalizing A 19th Century Industrial Complex Into A 21st Century Research And Learning Technology Center, James Lawrence Wines Aug 2013

Revitalizing A 19th Century Industrial Complex Into A 21st Century Research And Learning Technology Center, James Lawrence Wines

Masters Theses

The revitalization and repurposing of the Domino’s Sugar Plant will foster a vibrant and engaged community for the neighborhood in a distinct way differing from the recent history of growth. Williamsburg is located in a north Brooklyn, New York, community that has been struggling for its identity since the 1970’s. The reprogramming of this abandoned industrial site will include the addition of a new technological research center that will contribute to economic growth and stability for the neighborhood. The new jobs will help bring more people into the neighborhood who will be committed to both live and work ...


How Textbooks Influence Students’ Algebra Learning: A Comparative Study On The Initial Treatment Of The Concept Of Function, Qintong Hu May 2011

How Textbooks Influence Students’ Algebra Learning: A Comparative Study On The Initial Treatment Of The Concept Of Function, Qintong Hu

Masters Theses

To give insights into cross national differences in schooling this study analyzed the initial treatment of the concept of function in three curricula: a US standards-based text--Connected Mathematic 2: Variables and Patterns, a US conventional text--Glencoe: Mathematics Applications and Concepts: Course 2, and a Chinese reform text--Shu Xue: Grade 8, first volume.

This study examined content organization and problem features in the three textbooks. For content analysis, this study explored how the concept of function was introduced, defined, and developed. The results indicated both of the US textbooks introduce this concept at grade 7 whereas the Chinese ...


A Comparison Of Special Characteristics Of Art And Non-Art Seniors From Virginia High School, Bristol, Virginia, Lee Kovacs Aug 1963

A Comparison Of Special Characteristics Of Art And Non-Art Seniors From Virginia High School, Bristol, Virginia, Lee Kovacs

Masters Theses

(From The Problem)

The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not significant differences exist in academic abilities, aptitudes, and other selected characteristics between art and non-art high school seniors at Virginia High School, Bristol, Virginia.


An Analysis Of Some Effects Of Multiple-Grade Grouping An Elementary School, E. Stanley Chace Aug 1961

An Analysis Of Some Effects Of Multiple-Grade Grouping An Elementary School, E. Stanley Chace

Masters Theses

The foregoing conclusions would imply that the arguments presented in Chapter II for multiple-grade grouping need to be modified . Though there appear to be some advantages to multiple-grade grouping, these advantages are not sharply defined. While it is possible to argue that these advantages would have been more apparent had different techniques and practices been employed in the multiple-grade classes, this remains to be demonstrated .


Quantitative Standards For The Implementation Of Qualitative Standards In Student-Teaching Programs, Dan B. Cookie Aug 1959

Quantitative Standards For The Implementation Of Qualitative Standards In Student-Teaching Programs, Dan B. Cookie

Masters Theses

This study was selected because there was evi­dence that some defensible quantitative standards were needed to implement the desirable practices which would be consistent with the philosophies set forth in the standards of both the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the National Council for Accreditation or Teacher Education. Recognizing that the value or the student teaching experience depends to a large extent on the quality and the quantity of the types of experiences provided during student teaching, and the supervision or the program, the writer has identified two major purposes of the study as follows:

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The Application Of Elementary Statistics In Analysis Of Data By Selected Secondary School Students, Charles Martin Bridges Jr. Jun 1959

The Application Of Elementary Statistics In Analysis Of Data By Selected Secondary School Students, Charles Martin Bridges Jr.

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of apt secondary school students to apply principles of elementary probability and statistical inference in the analysis of data following a semester of instruction in statistics and elementary probability.