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Is There A Relationship Between Pre-Service Training, In-Service Training, Experience, And Counselor's Self-Efficacy And Whether They Work With Students With Special Needs?, Sally Lewis Jan 2010

Is There A Relationship Between Pre-Service Training, In-Service Training, Experience, And Counselor's Self-Efficacy And Whether They Work With Students With Special Needs?, Sally Lewis

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This study elaborated on the development of school counselor's feelings of self-efficacy in working with students with special needs and how self-efficacy affects school counselor's roles with students with special needs. More specifically, this study addressed a number of topics in researching the impact of pre-service training, experience and in-service training for Professional School Counselors (PSCs) on their feelings of self-efficacy in working with students with special needs. This study will present a historical review of the development of Professional School Counselor roles. In addition, an analysis of the development of comprehensive developmental guidance programs in schools and ...


Ell And Non-Ell Students' Misconceptions About Heat And Temperature In Middle School, Leah Weiss Jan 2010

Ell And Non-Ell Students' Misconceptions About Heat And Temperature In Middle School, Leah Weiss

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All students come to the classroom with their own ideas about a number of science phenomena. In the classroom setting, English language learners may have ideas about heat and temperature that present additional challenges for teachers. In fact, their ideas can stem from many different influences and English language learners (ELL), in particular, may have misconceptions about topics and language barriers, or misconceptions, that are culturally or language-based (Lee, 2001). This action research thesis was performed to explore the research questions: How did my use of formative assessment affect ELL students' misconceptions about heat?, How did my use of formative ...