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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Curriculum and Instruction

1985

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The Effectiveness Of Computer Assisted Instruction Of Chapter I Students In Secondary Schools, Robert Lloyd Davidson Dec 1985

The Effectiveness Of Computer Assisted Instruction Of Chapter I Students In Secondary Schools, Robert Lloyd Davidson

Doctoral Dissertations

The major purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of computer assisted instruction in the mathematics classroom. Mathematics achievement scores of Chapter I students receiving only traditional instruction were compared to mathematics achievement scored of Chapter I students using computer assisted instruction. Chapter I students from grades 9, 10, 11, and 12 at Fulton High School, Knoxville, Tennessee, were chosen. Form J of the Metropolitan Instructional Mathematics Test was administered to establish the initial level of students' mathematical achievement. Thirty-six students were in the control group and 18 were in the experimental group. The 18 students in the ...


Learning Style Preferences For Design And Their Relationship To Standardized Test Results, Roger H. Siles Jun 1985

Learning Style Preferences For Design And Their Relationship To Standardized Test Results, Roger H. Siles

Doctoral Dissertations

Statement of the Problem: The emergence of the proficiency testing movement has created a situation in which schools must administer these tests in a setting most conducive to student success. Students' performance on tests depends not only on their knowledge and skills, but also on conditions under which tests are taken. "Conditions of test administration affect test performance and hence test reliability by having differing effects on different test takers."

Recent research in the area of student learning style indicates that the various environmental elements of sound, light, temperature, and design affect student learning and test performance. This research indicates ...


New Directions In Facilitating The Teaching Roles Of Parent In The Sex Education Of Their Children, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 1985

New Directions In Facilitating The Teaching Roles Of Parent In The Sex Education Of Their Children, John A. Henschke Edd

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A family-oriented sex education course was developed for parents to take together with their children. The program, which is designed for young people between the ages of 9 and 17, is offered in separate sections for the following groups: mothers and their 9- to 12 year-old daughter, mothers and their 13 to 17-year-old daughters, fathers and their 9 to 12-year-old sons, and fathers and their 13- to 17-year-old sons. Five 2 hour sessions were provided for the younger group and six 2- hour sessions were provided for the older group. Through mini lectures, films, discussion, activities, and games, the following ...