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Lanthorn, Vol. 29, No. 02, September 8, 1994, Grand Valley State University Sep 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 29, No. 02, September 8, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 29, September 1, 1994 - April 20, 1995

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 06, September 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University Sep 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 06, September 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1994-1995, Volume 19

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 29, No. 01, September 1, 1994, Grand Valley State University Sep 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 29, No. 01, September 1, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 29, September 1, 1994 - April 20, 1995

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 05, August 29, 1994, Grand Valley State University Aug 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 05, August 29, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1994-1995, Volume 19

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 04, August 15, 1994, Grand Valley State University Aug 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 04, August 15, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1994-1995, Volume 19

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 03, August 1, 1994, Grand Valley State University Aug 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 019, Number 03, August 1, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1994-1995, Volume 19

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 44, July 18, 1994, Grand Valley State University Jul 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 44, July 18, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 43, July 5, 1994, Grand Valley State University Jul 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 43, July 5, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


A Gifted Child’S Education Requires Real Dialogue: The Use Of Interactive Writing For Collaborative Education, Dorothy Ciner Armstrong Jul 1994

A Gifted Child’S Education Requires Real Dialogue: The Use Of Interactive Writing For Collaborative Education, Dorothy Ciner Armstrong

Peer Reviewed Articles

This paper reports the findings of two studies which compared the responses to using dialogue journals by teachers of the gifted and talented and their students. The purpose of this research was to learn more about the ways that such interactive writing can enable GT students to collaborate effectively in their own education. Study 1 sought to determine the types of discourse functions teachers used in the journals they kept with their instructor in a graduate practicum and with the GT students they taught in that practicum. They interacted differently with their instructor than with their students in ways consistent ...


The Importance Of Recreational Reading, And Its Impact On Children's Motivation, Attitude Towards Reading, As Well As Reading Achievement, Lisa Marie Digiovanna Jul 1994

The Importance Of Recreational Reading, And Its Impact On Children's Motivation, Attitude Towards Reading, As Well As Reading Achievement, Lisa Marie Digiovanna

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine whether children's voluntary/recreational reading and their attitudes toward reading would affect their overall, reading achievement. Third, fifth and seventh grade students were the subjects for this study. Student surveys, parent questionnaires, teacher observations and standardized test scores were used to assess students' attitudes, time spent on recreational reading and overall achievement. Students were placed in an "above average", "average", or "below average" achievement group according to overall achievement. Significant differences were found among the three achievement groups. The "above average" and "average" achievers, from all three grade levels, showed greater ...


An International Comparison Of Lower Elementary School Schedules, Barbara Helen Wyns Jul 1994

An International Comparison Of Lower Elementary School Schedules, Barbara Helen Wyns

Masters Theses

International comparisons indicate that U.S. students test below other industrialized countries. Researchers identify a shorter school day and year as a possible reason. While recognizing the fundamental differences from country to country, this study focuses on the measurable variables; days of instruction per year and total hours of instruction for lower elementary students. Comparisons with Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, and the United States, find that U.S. instructional days are fewer, however, the length of day is longer, and that total annual hours are second only to Japan. The amounts of homework and out of school learning are also ...


Examining The Use Of An Instructional History For Learning Disabled Students, Lynette J. Witte Jul 1994

Examining The Use Of An Instructional History For Learning Disabled Students, Lynette J. Witte

Masters Theses

The main purpose of this research study was to explore the use of instructional histories as learning disabled students progress through school. The study is confined to the area of reading histories. A review of the literature provides evidence to support the use of instructional histories as a basis for the curriculum planning for learning disabled students. The literature focuses on the areas of effective curriculum development and differences in the learning styles of LD students. A survey was used to determine if teachers of LD students were using instructional histories in reading. Suggestions based on survey results and literature ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 42, June 20, 1994, Grand Valley State University Jun 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 42, June 20, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 41, June 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University Jun 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 41, June 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 40, May 23, 1994, Grand Valley State University May 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 40, May 23, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 39, May 9, 1994, Grand Valley State University May 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 39, May 9, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 38, May 2, 1994, Grand Valley State University May 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 38, May 2, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Opening Remarks, Delivered At Commencement On April 30, 1994, Arend D. Lubbers Apr 1994

Opening Remarks, Delivered At Commencement On April 30, 1994, Arend D. Lubbers

Presidential Speeches

Opening Remarks, delivered at Commencement on April 30, 1994 by Arend D. Lubbers, who served as President of Grand Valley from 1969-2001.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 37, April 25, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 37, April 25, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 28, April 20, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 28, April 20, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 36, April 18, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 36, April 18, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 23, April 16, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 23, April 16, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 27, April 13, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 27, April 13, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 35, April 11, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 35, April 11, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 26, April 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 26, April 6, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 34, April 4, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 018, Number 34, April 4, 1994, Grand Valley State University

1993-1994, Volume 18

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 22, April 2, 1994, Grand Valley State University Apr 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 22, April 2, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Nbd Newsletter, Delivered In April 1994, Arend D. Lubbers Apr 1994

Nbd Newsletter, Delivered In April 1994, Arend D. Lubbers

Presidential Speeches

NBD Newsletter, delivered in April 1994 by Arend D. Lubbers, who served as President of Grand Valley from 1969-2001.


Identification Of Factors Leading To Successful Computer Implementation In Elementary Schools, Jeffrey A. Marsh Apr 1994

Identification Of Factors Leading To Successful Computer Implementation In Elementary Schools, Jeffrey A. Marsh

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to review existing research and write an article about factors that lead to greater computer usage in the elementary schools.; In completion of this study an exhaustive review of literature and research dealing with factors pertaining to successful elementary computer programs was conducted. From this review, a list of factors was created, and a survey developed. A phone survey was then completed for a group of 26 district computer coordinators. The surveys were then divided into schools with elementary computer models that computer coordinators ranked highly, and those which computer coordinators felt were lacking ...


Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 25, March 30, 1994, Grand Valley State University Mar 1994

Lanthorn, Vol. 28, No. 25, March 30, 1994, Grand Valley State University

Volume 28, September 1, 1993 - April 20, 1994

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.