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No One Flunks Museum: An Overview Of Learning Theory And Its Implementation In Formal And Informal History Education, Nichole D. Smith Dec 2006

No One Flunks Museum: An Overview Of Learning Theory And Its Implementation In Formal And Informal History Education, Nichole D. Smith

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The transition of museums from institutions for the knowledgeable to places for those seeking knowledge has brought about a need for those educating in museums to better understand the ways in which people learn. This paper introduces and explains theories, psychological and educational, that are applicable to learning such as Constructivism, Multiple Intelligences, and the Contextual Model of Learning. Observations of informal and formal history and social studies lessons or programs presented to students ages 3-16 provide the framework for understanding how well these theories of learning are being implemented in the museum. Comparison of history museum programs (informal education ...


An Historical Descriptive Analysis Of The Federal Education Policies That Influenced The Education Of Students With Disabilities, 1950-2005, Catherine Quinn Jan 2006

An Historical Descriptive Analysis Of The Federal Education Policies That Influenced The Education Of Students With Disabilities, 1950-2005, Catherine Quinn

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A Case Study Of The Writing Consultant As A Professional Development Model For Elementary School Teachers, Shirley E. Martin Jan 2006

A Case Study Of The Writing Consultant As A Professional Development Model For Elementary School Teachers, Shirley E. Martin

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A Study Of New Jersey's Assessment And Accountability System For Students With Disabilities And Its Impact On Special Education Services, Julie Moul Gardner Jan 2006

A Study Of New Jersey's Assessment And Accountability System For Students With Disabilities And Its Impact On Special Education Services, Julie Moul Gardner

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Use of high stakes assessment for special needs students is a key element in the current educational reform movement. State assessment systems use these tests to determine and report school accountability scores, distribute school funding, and assess school rewards and sanctions. The impact of including these students' test score on the district accountability reports has not yet been determined. Directors of special services, the primary individuals for supervising or coordinating district special education programs, have an extensive understanding of administrative and functional knowledge of special education services and are therefore able to provide insight concerning the impact of accountability on ...


A Study Of The Qualities Of Effective Mentor Teachers, Eileen Mooney Cambria Jan 2006

A Study Of The Qualities Of Effective Mentor Teachers, Eileen Mooney Cambria

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A STUDY OF THE QUALITIES OF EFFECTIVE MENTOR TEACHERS The purpose of this study is to identify the attributes of teachers who are master teachers and exemplary mentors. This qualitative inquiry was designed to shed light on the values, attributes, beliefs and practices of these individuals as they relate to the art of teaching and mentoring novice teachers. A stable faculty provides schools with a strong support structure that enables students to achieve high levels of instruction and new teachers the high quality of mentoring needed during the first phase of their careers. Recruiting new teachers to fill the void ...


A Study Of The Status Of The Strategic Planning Process As Used By Public School Districts In Six Suburban New York City Counties, Bartholomew Linehan Jan 2006

A Study Of The Status Of The Strategic Planning Process As Used By Public School Districts In Six Suburban New York City Counties, Bartholomew Linehan

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Over the past two decades, strategic planning has emerged as a management tool to assist administrators in leading public school districts forward. If strategic planning is an important administrative tool in moving a school district toward its vision, how and in what form is it being utilized in suburban New York City school districts? The purpose of this study was to understand the utilization of strategic planning in suburban New York City school districts and to understand the constraints, training and technical needs regarding strategic planning. This study also discusses the relationship existing between strategic planning and the key district ...


The Creation Of A Communication Guide For The Project Manager Implementing A Student Information System, Kimberly A. Momballou Jan 2006

The Creation Of A Communication Guide For The Project Manager Implementing A Student Information System, Kimberly A. Momballou

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The objective of this research project is to create a communication guide for the project manager responsible for implementing a student information system on a college or university campus. The implementation of a student information system may be among the most difficult challenges that are faced in higher education due to the sensitivity of the data involved, the number of employees that will be involved in the project and the potential impact on the entire campus community. Most implementations take far greater than twelve months to complete and have been known to last for several years causing a substantial strain ...


A Validation Study Of The Administrator Data Use Survey, Francis Nicholas Sheboy Jan 2006

A Validation Study Of The Administrator Data Use Survey, Francis Nicholas Sheboy

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The purpose of this study was to create an original instrument, the Administrator Data Use Survey (ADUS), to assess practicing school administrators' perceptions of the importance of data to school improvement, the importance of data to their position, and the degree to which they feel their graduate preparation in educational administration adequately prepared them for the data use demands of their position. Validation panels were used to assess construct, content, criterion, and face validity of the ADUS. In addition, factor analysis was utilized for construct validation. The ADUS was sent to a random sampling of practicing administrators from New York ...


Leadership Practices Of Chief Academic Officers From Hispanic-Serving Institutions: A Comparative Analysis, Melanie Mcdonald Jan 2006

Leadership Practices Of Chief Academic Officers From Hispanic-Serving Institutions: A Comparative Analysis, Melanie Mcdonald

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Leadership Styles Of Dominican College Presidents At Four-Year Institutions Of Higher Learning, Emmanuel N. Ogu Jan 2006

Leadership Styles Of Dominican College Presidents At Four-Year Institutions Of Higher Learning, Emmanuel N. Ogu

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New Principals And Initial Trust Formation Engenderment, Joseph R. Saxton Jr. Jan 2006

New Principals And Initial Trust Formation Engenderment, Joseph R. Saxton Jr.

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Perceptions Of New Jersey Superintendents Relative To Public School Regionalization And Deregionalization Efforts, 1993-2003, Karen A. Lake Jan 2006

Perceptions Of New Jersey Superintendents Relative To Public School Regionalization And Deregionalization Efforts, 1993-2003, Karen A. Lake

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Perceptions Of Block Scheduling: An Indepth Study Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Block Scheduling At A District Factor D/E High School In Central New Jersey, John A. Crowe Jan 2006

Perceptions Of Block Scheduling: An Indepth Study Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Block Scheduling At A District Factor D/E High School In Central New Jersey, John A. Crowe

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School Violence Prevention Programs And Changes In Violence Incidents In New Jersey (2002-2005), James V. Fiasconaro Jan 2006

School Violence Prevention Programs And Changes In Violence Incidents In New Jersey (2002-2005), James V. Fiasconaro

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Segregated Schools And Student Achievement: The Relationship Between Same Culture Schools And The Achievement Of African-American And Latino Students, Lawrence E. Everett Jan 2006

Segregated Schools And Student Achievement: The Relationship Between Same Culture Schools And The Achievement Of African-American And Latino Students, Lawrence E. Everett

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The Effects Of Integrated Technology Programs On Twelfth Grade Girls In Comprehensive Technology-Rich Secondary School Environments, In Terms Of Girls' Attitudes Toward Computer Usage, Kimberly J. Schneider Jan 2006

The Effects Of Integrated Technology Programs On Twelfth Grade Girls In Comprehensive Technology-Rich Secondary School Environments, In Terms Of Girls' Attitudes Toward Computer Usage, Kimberly J. Schneider

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The Effects Of Whole School Reform On Instructional Program Coherence In Urban Elementary Schools, Myrna E. Garcia Jan 2006

The Effects Of Whole School Reform On Instructional Program Coherence In Urban Elementary Schools, Myrna E. Garcia

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The Impact Of Hesi Case Studies On The Hesi Exit Examination Scores For Nursing Students Preparing For The National Council Licensure Examination For Registered Nurses, Christine Cloutier Mihal Jan 2006

The Impact Of Hesi Case Studies On The Hesi Exit Examination Scores For Nursing Students Preparing For The National Council Licensure Examination For Registered Nurses, Christine Cloutier Mihal

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The Influence Of Highly Qualified Teacher Designation, And Other Teacher Variables, On Student Achievement, Camille Christine Cabezas Jan 2006

The Influence Of Highly Qualified Teacher Designation, And Other Teacher Variables, On Student Achievement, Camille Christine Cabezas

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The Relationship Between Spirituality And Effective Instructional Leadership Of Principals Of Inner City High Schools In The Archdiocese Of New York, Michael A. Ramos Jan 2006

The Relationship Between Spirituality And Effective Instructional Leadership Of Principals Of Inner City High Schools In The Archdiocese Of New York, Michael A. Ramos

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The Relationship Between Participation In Extended-Day Programs And Mathematics Achievement Of Title I-Eligible Students, Crystal M. Lovell Jan 2006

The Relationship Between Participation In Extended-Day Programs And Mathematics Achievement Of Title I-Eligible Students, Crystal M. Lovell

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A Case Study Of The Naval Jrotc Program At Passaic High School, Joseph A. Santora, Jr. Jan 2006

A Case Study Of The Naval Jrotc Program At Passaic High School, Joseph A. Santora, Jr.

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A Comparative Study Of Teacher Satisfaction Levels In New Jersey Public Middle Schools In District Factor Groups A, B, Cd, And De, Francine R. Parker Jan 2006

A Comparative Study Of Teacher Satisfaction Levels In New Jersey Public Middle Schools In District Factor Groups A, B, Cd, And De, Francine R. Parker

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A Comparative Study Of The Ways In Which Selected New York State District Administrators In Districts In Need Of Improvement Respond To The No Child Left Behind Act, Paula C. Childs Jan 2006

A Comparative Study Of The Ways In Which Selected New York State District Administrators In Districts In Need Of Improvement Respond To The No Child Left Behind Act, Paula C. Childs

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A Historical Analysis Of New Jersey Charter Schools: Development Of Hypotheses For Measuring Effectiveness, Georgiana C. Walsh Jan 2006

A Historical Analysis Of New Jersey Charter Schools: Development Of Hypotheses For Measuring Effectiveness, Georgiana C. Walsh

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A Multi-Case Study Of The Contextual Attributes Of The School That Are Critical For Adoption And Sustainability Of Exemplary Technology Practices, Tami Crader Jan 2006

A Multi-Case Study Of The Contextual Attributes Of The School That Are Critical For Adoption And Sustainability Of Exemplary Technology Practices, Tami Crader

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A Study Of Demographic Variables And Their Influence On Teachers' Perception Of Bullying Behavior In A Suburban New Jersey High School, Brian Purzak Jan 2006

A Study Of Demographic Variables And Their Influence On Teachers' Perception Of Bullying Behavior In A Suburban New Jersey High School, Brian Purzak

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A Study Of New Jersey State Police Physical Qualification Test And It's Relationship To Leadership, Organizational Decision Making, And Policy Implementation, Richard J. Cosgrove Jan 2006

A Study Of New Jersey State Police Physical Qualification Test And It's Relationship To Leadership, Organizational Decision Making, And Policy Implementation, Richard J. Cosgrove

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A Study Of Perceptions And Beliefs Of Graduates Regarding Their School Leadership Skills Based On Their Educational Leadership Management And Policy Graduate Program At One Northeastern Catholic University, Teresa Quigley Jan 2006

A Study Of Perceptions And Beliefs Of Graduates Regarding Their School Leadership Skills Based On Their Educational Leadership Management And Policy Graduate Program At One Northeastern Catholic University, Teresa Quigley

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A Study Of The Impact Of Institution Name, Tuition Price, Longevity, And Website Form On Online Student Enrollment, Scott Francis Snair Jan 2006

A Study Of The Impact Of Institution Name, Tuition Price, Longevity, And Website Form On Online Student Enrollment, Scott Francis Snair

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