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Application Of Evolutionary Network Concept In Structuring Mathematics Curriculum, Aditi Mitra Jan 2018

Application Of Evolutionary Network Concept In Structuring Mathematics Curriculum, Aditi Mitra

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Phylogenetic tree and in general, evolutionary network, has found its application well beyond the biological fields and has even percolated into recent high demanding areas, such as data mining and social media chain reactions. An extensive survey of its current applications are presented here. An attempt has been made to apply the very concept in the mathematics course curriculum inside a degree program. Various features of the tree structure are identified within the curriculum network. To highlight various key components and to enhance the visual effect, several diagrams are presented. The combined effect of these diagram provides a sense of ...


Roles And Responsibilities Of The Georgia Special Education Paraprofessionals And The Impact Of The Nclb Mandates: An Assessment By Georgia Administrators, Special Education Teachers, And Special Education Paraprofessionals, Donna Lynn Archibald Jan 2008

Roles And Responsibilities Of The Georgia Special Education Paraprofessionals And The Impact Of The Nclb Mandates: An Assessment By Georgia Administrators, Special Education Teachers, And Special Education Paraprofessionals, Donna Lynn Archibald

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This descriptive study was based on quantitative data from a total of 76 school personnel that consisted of 18 administrators, 37 special education teachers, and 21 special education paraprofessionals from two high schools, one middle school and two elementary schools. The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of roles and responsibilities performed by the Georgia special education paraprofessionals and the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) on those roles and responsibilities as perceived by administrators, special education teachers and special education paraprofessionals. A survey was sent to all respondents for their input that covered ...


Beneficial Induction Services For Georgia Teachers, Mable Webb Anderson Jan 2008

Beneficial Induction Services For Georgia Teachers, Mable Webb Anderson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The teaching profession has a historically high rate of attrition occurring especially in those teachers in the first five years of induction proactively; mandatory Teacher Support Specialist training for administrators and development of a formal Individual Induction Plan for each new teacher.


Marvin S. Pittman: A Historical Inquiry Of His Life, Legacy And Leadership, Pamela Frost Altman Jan 2007

Marvin S. Pittman: A Historical Inquiry Of His Life, Legacy And Leadership, Pamela Frost Altman

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This dissertation is an inquiry into the educational leadership style of Marvin Summers Pittman, April 12, 1882-February 27, 1954. Pittman was a transformational leader with a vision to set goals that sometimes appeared to be outside the box during his time as an educational leader. Pittman introduced new and innovative programs in education, including his zone plan for teacher training, and theories for the consolidation of schools. Pittman understood that education was the tool needed to give power back to the people, and to enable them to be productive citizens. Education was Pittman's tool to bring the poor farm ...


Georgia Southern University's Mentoring Administrators Program: A Program Evaluation, Gina Gibbs Williams Jan 2003

Georgia Southern University's Mentoring Administrators Program: A Program Evaluation, Gina Gibbs Williams

Legacy ETDs

High stakes accountability in education has changed nearly everything in school leadership. In the past, principals were expected to simply hold school each day with classes running smoothly and in an orderly fashion. Rising expectations have prompted state legislatures across the United States to implement high stakes accountability systems that hold schools responsible for student achievement. The responsibility for raising student achievement rests student achievement. The responsibility for raising student achievement rests one way to cultivate and make ready new administrators for the challenges that they will face as they begin their careers.

The purpose of this study was to ...


United States Department Of Education Institutional Quality Assurance Program: An Evaluation Of Specific Interventions At Georgia Southern University, Lisa Lynn Pajari Jan 1997

United States Department Of Education Institutional Quality Assurance Program: An Evaluation Of Specific Interventions At Georgia Southern University, Lisa Lynn Pajari

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