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Iowa State University

1989

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The Impact Of A State Pilot Teacher Evaluation System On Teacher Performance, Attitudes, And Behaviors , Connie Hathorn Jan 1989

The Impact Of A State Pilot Teacher Evaluation System On Teacher Performance, Attitudes, And Behaviors , Connie Hathorn

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This study was conducted by utilizing the Delaware Performance Appraisal System Survey (Teachers) to examine teachers' perceptions related to the effects of a pilot statewide appraisal system on teacher performance, attitudes, and behaviors;The data were gathered from teachers that participated in the pilot appraisal system in Delaware during the 1986-87 and 1987-88 school year. Four districts piloted the appraisal system: (1) Delmar, (2) Smyrna, (3) Christina, and (4) Seaford. The instrument surveyed a total of 505 teachers, including 289 elementary teachers and 216 secondary teachers;Teachers' responses on the instrument were used to assess their perceptions as to the ...


Educating The Learning Disabled Adult In Iowa's Community Colleges: A Descriptive Study , Marguerite J. Hunt Jan 1989

Educating The Learning Disabled Adult In Iowa's Community Colleges: A Descriptive Study , Marguerite J. Hunt

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The present study was designed to investigate the progress made by Iowa's community colleges in the education of adults with learning disabilities since the 1970s and 1980s legislative Acts;Special needs coordinators, learning resource center directors, counselors and instructors were surveyed via a mailed questionnaire to examine the perceived educational needs of learning disabled adults, the current educational methods utilized, and possible future educational concerns. Using a univariate analysis, a description of the colleges' progress was calculated through frequencies, means, standard deviations and percentages;The results indicated that while community colleges have sought avenues to meet the educational needs ...


The Implementation And Evaluation Of An Electronic Communication Network For Student Teachers, Nancy Nancy Anne Burkland Jan 1989

The Implementation And Evaluation Of An Electronic Communication Network For Student Teachers, Nancy Nancy Anne Burkland

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http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20291031


Factors Affecting Rural Males' Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce Heart Disease, Kristine Kay Ankeny Jan 1989

Factors Affecting Rural Males' Adoption Of Dietary Behaviors To Reduce Heart Disease, Kristine Kay Ankeny

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http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20860472


A National Study To Determine The Role Of Bioscioences/Biotechnology In Agricultural Education As Perceived By Vocational Agriculture Instructors, Bhakthavatsalam Rajasekaran Jan 1989

A National Study To Determine The Role Of Bioscioences/Biotechnology In Agricultural Education As Perceived By Vocational Agriculture Instructors, Bhakthavatsalam Rajasekaran

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No abstract provided.


The Criteria That Influence The Decisions Of Corporate Training Developers Vis-A-Vis The Adoption And Diffusion Of Interactive Video As Part Of An Overall Training System, Szu-Yun Lee Jan 1989

The Criteria That Influence The Decisions Of Corporate Training Developers Vis-A-Vis The Adoption And Diffusion Of Interactive Video As Part Of An Overall Training System, Szu-Yun Lee

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Hypermedia Lesson About 1875-1885 Costume: Cognitive Style, Perceptual Modes, Anxiety, Attitude, And Achievement , Diane Kay Frey Jan 1989

A Hypermedia Lesson About 1875-1885 Costume: Cognitive Style, Perceptual Modes, Anxiety, Attitude, And Achievement , Diane Kay Frey

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Cognitive theory focuses attention on mental processes involved in learning. Cognitive theory is based on the view that the human mind interprets information and the individual is central to the learning process. There are individual differences in the ways that information is initially received into the brain. One of the problems associated with the teaching-learning process is determining how learners acquire, store, and recall information;The purpose of this study was to profile students' cognitive styles and to determine relationships among variables that may be associated with how students progress through a computer and videodisc lesson. The lesson is about ...