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College Admissions Tests And Socioeconomic/Racial Discrimination, Aaron W. Hughey Oct 2009

College Admissions Tests And Socioeconomic/Racial Discrimination, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Poor Are Hurt When Schools Rely On Standardized Tests, Aaron W. Hughey Aug 2009

Poor Are Hurt When Schools Rely On Standardized Tests, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


How Do Teachers Learn New Skills For Reading Instruction And Transfer Their Learning Into The Classroom?, Patricia Ann Sharp Aug 2009

How Do Teachers Learn New Skills For Reading Instruction And Transfer Their Learning Into The Classroom?, Patricia Ann Sharp

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Third grade teachers participated in a study that examined the ways teachers learn new skills for reading instruction and transfer their learning into the classroom on a daily basis. A review of literature included identification of a purpose for teacher learning, how teacher self-perception influenced use of new knowledge and teacher skills, and improved reading achievement. The teachers discussed challenges and barriers for their learning and implementation of new learning, which included reflection of how each has evolved as a reading teacher. Teachers expressed interests for new learning in reading instruction and self-awareness necessary for improvement in their practice.


Screening Preschoolers For Autism With Behavior Rating Scales, Amber Desiré Gross May 2009

Screening Preschoolers For Autism With Behavior Rating Scales, Amber Desiré Gross

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Early identification of autism is important in order to maximize the potential of intervention efforts. However, the identification of autism can require extensive training and experience. Psychologists routinely use behavior rating scales to assess children for various social, emotional, or behavioral problems when completing evaluations in the school or clinical setting. The focus of the current study is to determine whether a behavior rating scale can accurately distinguish between referred preschoolers with autism and referred preschoolers without autism. Parents of 82 preschoolers referred to a nonprofit child development clinic because of behavioral or developmental concerns completed two behavior rating scales ...


Examining Teachers' Knowledge And Perceptions Of Response To Intervention, Ashley Elizabeth Moore Swigart May 2009

Examining Teachers' Knowledge And Perceptions Of Response To Intervention, Ashley Elizabeth Moore Swigart

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-step approach to providing interventions to students within general and special education. This study investigated the relationship between elementary, middle, and high school teachers’ perceptions of RTI and (a) whether they taught general versus special education, (b) grade level taught, (c) knowledge level of RTI, and (d) presence in a school implementing RTI and participation in the process. Understanding teachers’ perceptions is of particular importance to school psychologists and can be used to ensure that teachers participate fully in the RTI process. Participants were given a questionnaire to complete that assessed their perceptions and ...


Certification For Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Programs: An Idea Whose Time Is Past Due, Aaron W. Hughey Apr 2009

Certification For Student Affairs Graduate Preparation Programs: An Idea Whose Time Is Past Due, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1739. Teacher's grade book kept by M. Loula Irvine from September 1889 to January 1890 for an unidentified Kentucky school. Also includes some notes on elocution.