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Teacher Education and Professional Development

1995

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Career Stability Of University Graduates Of Agriculture In Benue State, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr. Nov 1995

Career Stability Of University Graduates Of Agriculture In Benue State, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr.

Dr. Mchivga Alexander Abelega

The paper was designed to establish career stability of graduates of agriculture in Benue state. Data was collected from 413 respondents using a four-point scale questionnaire. Percentages, means and standard deviations were used for analysis. It was found inter alia. that there is a higher career stability among soil scientists followed by agricultural engineering graduates. it was found that the situation was due to employment opportunities


The Long-Term Effects On High School Seniors Of Learning To Read In Kindergarten, Ralph A. Hanson, Donna M. Farrell Oct 1995

The Long-Term Effects On High School Seniors Of Learning To Read In Kindergarten, Ralph A. Hanson, Donna M. Farrell

Donna M Farrell

This follow-up study assessed the educational history and current reading proficiencies of 3,959 high school seniors from 24 school districts in 10 U.S. states in 1986. The purpose was to examine the effects, if any, of receiving formal reading instruction in kindergarten. Over one-third of these students attended elementary schools that implemented a carefully developed beginning reading program in their kindergarten classes in 1973. Although the study included kindergarten students from all backgrounds, those from at-risk backgrounds were overrepresented. Three types of information were combined for each student to create a data base for this study: (a) the ...


Teaching And Learning In The Diverse Classroom: A Faculty And Ta Partnership Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Matthew L. Ouellett Jan 1995

Teaching And Learning In The Diverse Classroom: A Faculty And Ta Partnership Program, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Matthew L. Ouellett

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

On most campuses, diversity education and faculty development are separate initiatives. This article describes a new program that successfully combines the two functions by building on methods and practices from both. The program has had beneficial outcomes for individual teachers as well as for their departments.