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The Impacts Of Natural Disasters On Educational Attainment: Cross-Country Evidence From Macro Data, Lois Onigbinde May 2018

The Impacts Of Natural Disasters On Educational Attainment: Cross-Country Evidence From Macro Data, Lois Onigbinde

Master's Theses

Do natural disasters impact educational attainment? Education as a paramount factor of economic development suffers from the uncontrollable effects of these increasing events from storms to floods, earthquakes to wildfires. Globally, educational resources are destroyed, directly and indirectly, students and teachers are displaced or killed, parents’ income is affected because of natural disasters. Investments in human capital for rich- and low-income countries are exposed to the uneven impact of natural disasters that adjusts household and country-level decisions, leaving them to short and long-run losses. Exploring the influence of natural disasters on secondary school attainment across a sample of 85 countries ...


The Impacts Of Natural Disasters On Educational Attainment: Cross-Country Evidence From Macro Data, Lois Onigbinde May 2018

The Impacts Of Natural Disasters On Educational Attainment: Cross-Country Evidence From Macro Data, Lois Onigbinde

Master's Theses

Do natural disasters impact educational attainment? Education as a paramount factor of economic development suffers from the uncontrollable effects of these increasing events from storms to floods, earthquakes to wildfires. Globally, educational resources are destroyed, directly and indirectly, students and teachers are displaced or killed, parents’ income is affected because of natural disasters. Investments in human capital for rich- and low-income countries are exposed to the uneven impact of natural disasters that adjusts household and country-level decisions, leaving them to short and long-run losses. Exploring the influence of natural disasters on secondary school attainment across a sample of 85 countries ...


Proposition 48: Knowledge, Attitude And Appreciation In High School Student-Athletes, Robin Salters Jun 2000

Proposition 48: Knowledge, Attitude And Appreciation In High School Student-Athletes, Robin Salters

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge, attitude, and appreciation of high school student-athletes toward National Collegiate Athletics Association bylaw 14.3, commonly known as Proposition 48. The subjects completed a questionnaire inquiring about their knowledge of Proposition 48 as well as knowledge of its qualifying criteria. Those subjects that acknowledged having heard of the bylaw were then asked questions pertaining to their attitude towards Proposition 48 as a standard for intercollegiate athletics eligibility and the effect of their knowledge of Proposition 48 on their study habits in preparing for the pressures of being an intercollegiate athlete ...


Implementation Of A Middle School Team Model: A Case Study, Deborah S. Lehmann Apr 1997

Implementation Of A Middle School Team Model: A Case Study, Deborah S. Lehmann

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect that a paradigm shift from a junior high departmental model to a middle school team model had in one rural mid-western school district. The relationship between professional development in collaborative teaming and teaching, and the effective use of these skills, was studied. The researcher took the role of participant observer in order to obtain an inside view of the school for this case study. Participants were observed during team meetings and completed a questionnaire that addressed the identified variables related to interdisciplinary teaming, collaborative teaching, professional development, and administrative support ...


An Analysis Of Health Related Fitness Practices In The Michigan Secondary School Physical Education Curriculum, D. Robert Salmon Dec 1991

An Analysis Of Health Related Fitness Practices In The Michigan Secondary School Physical Education Curriculum, D. Robert Salmon

Master's Theses

This study investigated the emphasis placed on health-related fitness in Michigan's secondary school physical education system. Information for this study was gathered from questionnaires. A total of 707 questionnaires was sent out, with 421 returned, representing a response rate of 59%. Analyzed variables included: (a) psychomotor, (b) cognitive, (c) socio-economic, (d) frequency, (e) geographical regions, (f) class size, (g) faculty, (h) public/private education, (i) facilities, and (j) evaluation tests. Statistical analyses included percentages, frequencies, and chi squares.

The findings from this study indicated that only two variables, (c) socioeconomic, and (j) evaluation, had a significant effect on fitness ...


The Effects Of A Performance-Management Procedure On High School Students With Poor Academic Achievement, Thomas R. Harwood Apr 1985

The Effects Of A Performance-Management Procedure On High School Students With Poor Academic Achievement, Thomas R. Harwood

Master's Theses

This study evaluated the effectiveness of contracting for all classes and the contigent presentation of incentives for school work completed. fifteen high school students who earned a grade point average below 1.5 (on a 4.0 scale) volunteered for the contracting classroom. The subjects were ranked and randomly assigned to the first experimental group, the second experimental group, or the control group. The first experimental group had incentives contingent upon contracts completed, the second experimental group received the incentive noncontigent upon contract completion, and the control group did not attend the contract completion, and the control group did not ...


The Effects Of An Instructional Package On Study Question Completion Skills Of High School Students, Jeffery David Montgomery Aug 1983

The Effects Of An Instructional Package On Study Question Completion Skills Of High School Students, Jeffery David Montgomery

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to empirically evaluate the effects of an instructional package on study question behaviors. The instructional package, incorporating contingent reinforcement, modeling, feedback, contingency contracting and a programmed instruction format was implemented to train four study question answering behaviors identified through task analysis. Each subject demonstrated ability to perform the four behaviors with increased accuracy on experimental measures following training. Results indicated that the instructional package was effective in training increased accuracy in each instructional behavior for each subject. Generalized performance of these behaviors in the classroom environment, assessed through comparison of classroom grades and study ...


The Relationship Between Contracting And The Level Of Academic Achievement Of High School Students, John Philip Kirkpatrick Dec 1979

The Relationship Between Contracting And The Level Of Academic Achievement Of High School Students, John Philip Kirkpatrick

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


A Survey Of Job Activities Of Entry-Level Employees In Accounting/Bookkeeping/Recordkeeping Positions In Relation To The Michigan Vocational/Technical Program Performance Objectives For Bookkeepers With Implications For Secondary School Curriculum, Kathryn R. Tomaszewski Aug 1978

A Survey Of Job Activities Of Entry-Level Employees In Accounting/Bookkeeping/Recordkeeping Positions In Relation To The Michigan Vocational/Technical Program Performance Objectives For Bookkeepers With Implications For Secondary School Curriculum, Kathryn R. Tomaszewski

Master's Theses

Statement of the Problem

The purpose of this study is to provide sufficient data for determining whether the accounting curriculum in the Grand Rapids Public Schools is providing the training needed by entry-level accounting/bookkeeping/recordkeeping employees for the job tasks defined in the Michigan Department of Education Recommended Minimum Vocational/Technical Program Performance Objectives for Bookkeepers, and to provide data for possible revision of the curriculum.


The Effects Of Two Types Of Remedial Procedures On Test Performance Of Middle School Students, Linda Borgman Aug 1977

The Effects Of Two Types Of Remedial Procedures On Test Performance Of Middle School Students, Linda Borgman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Presentation Factors As Critical Variables In Learning By Program, Guide, And Self Study, Charles Holman Jennings Jan 1965

Presentation Factors As Critical Variables In Learning By Program, Guide, And Self Study, Charles Holman Jennings

Master's Theses

Visionary suggestions for improving formal education are now at last becoming realities. More and better equipped plants are rising. Teachers' salaries are on the increase. More updated text books are available. Ability grouping is Widely practiced. A wider range and greater depth or course offerings enhances the high school curricula. Increased alumni contributions and government grants are leading to expansion of staff and facilities at the college level. However, none of these consider how a student learns. Thus none copes directly with the most basic o! needs, that of making the teaching-learning process itself more effective and efficient. The approach ...


A Survey Of The Status Of Secondary School Intramural Sports For Boys In The State Of Michigan, Robert Epskamp Jun 1961

A Survey Of The Status Of Secondary School Intramural Sports For Boys In The State Of Michigan, Robert Epskamp

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


An Evaluative Study Of The Student-Activity Program In Group Ii High Schools In Virginia, Emelyn Mills Markwith Aug 1958

An Evaluative Study Of The Student-Activity Program In Group Ii High Schools In Virginia, Emelyn Mills Markwith

Master's Theses

Sattler Burns Anderson made a study of the Junior High School intramural sports program in the Richmond public schools. One of the purposes of the study, which was based on a questionnaire, was to get the student’s reactions to an intramural program. A large percentage of students participated in intramural sports (90.8 percent) and five main reasons were given by them for their participation: (1) to have fun, (2) to maintain better health through exercising in sports, (3) to improve athletic skills, (4) to maintain friendly relations with classmates, and (5) to compete against others. The main reasons ...


A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Elizabeth V. Banks Apr 1953

A Sociometric Study Of Popularity And Academic Achievement In A Ninth Grade Class, Elizabeth V. Banks

Master's Theses

The Problem and Its Background

Introduction

It is common knowledge that education consists of more than training for academic achievement. It consists of teaching whole individuals how to live effectively in their social environments. Although it is almost impossible to teach them all the skills directly they can be helped to learn through experience a great number of them for themselves. These view-points with respect to the teaching of students are held not only by a great number of educational authorities but are also part of the educational practice of a great number of teachers. Jenkins, Shacter and Bauer1 ...