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Developing Listening Comprehension Competence In Japanese English As A Foreign Language Learners, Masahiro Fujita Jan 2002

Developing Listening Comprehension Competence In Japanese English As A Foreign Language Learners, Masahiro Fujita

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to investigate a model for developing listening comprehension competence on the part of Japanese learners of english as a foreign language, with a view toward promoting practical and communicative english competence.


English Language Institute In Greece: A Business Proposal, Roumpini Alkaterini Papadomichelaki, Lash Keith Vance Jan 2002

English Language Institute In Greece: A Business Proposal, Roumpini Alkaterini Papadomichelaki, Lash Keith Vance

Theses Digitization Project

The aim of this project is to propose a model for a private English language school in Greece with an emphasis on English for business purposes.


Reducing California's Special Education Costs By Improving Access To Early Childhood Intervention: A Policy Review, Ann Laureen Hennessey Jan 2002

Reducing California's Special Education Costs By Improving Access To Early Childhood Intervention: A Policy Review, Ann Laureen Hennessey

Theses Digitization Project

This project addressess the importance of early childhood intervention for California's infants and toddlers and how the managed care trends are affecting families' ability to obtain help for their children.


Resource Guide For The 2002 General Education Development Exam, Timothy Scott Houser Jan 2002

Resource Guide For The 2002 General Education Development Exam, Timothy Scott Houser

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop a beneficial resource guide for teachers of the updated (2002) General Education Development (GED) examination.


Three Key Factors That Influence Reading Comprehension, Denise Michelle Cates-Darnell Jan 2002

Three Key Factors That Influence Reading Comprehension, Denise Michelle Cates-Darnell

Theses Digitization Project

This study explores the factors that influence the ways in which intermediate students learn comprehension strategies. A substantial scholarship offers evidence of the success of three factors: the teacher, Support structures, and the efficacy of the specific comprehension strategies taught.


A Process Of Using Mini-Shared And Guided Reading To Transition Fluent Readers In Spanish To English, Pedro Rosas Jan 2002

A Process Of Using Mini-Shared And Guided Reading To Transition Fluent Readers In Spanish To English, Pedro Rosas

Theses Digitization Project

A descriptive study was conducted using a modified approach to Guided Reading and Mini-Shared Reading to improve the reading comprehension levels of bilingual second graders in their second language, English.


A Comparative Analysis Of Student Performance Utilizing Computer Based Instruction And Teacher Based Instruction Within A Secondary Mathematics Setting, John Douglas Sawtelle Jan 2002

A Comparative Analysis Of Student Performance Utilizing Computer Based Instruction And Teacher Based Instruction Within A Secondary Mathematics Setting, John Douglas Sawtelle

Theses Digitization Project

This project addresses the question: does computer based instruction enhance student learning when compared to traditional lecture or teacher based instruction? The overall purpose of this project was an assessment of student performance before and after using computer based instruction versus a before and after assessment using traditional teacher based instruction.


A Proposal To Create A College-Level Reading Class For Students With Learning Disabilities, Gary Richard Bergstrom Jan 2002

A Proposal To Create A College-Level Reading Class For Students With Learning Disabilities, Gary Richard Bergstrom

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Building A School Web Site, Darin Jay Clark Jan 2002

Building A School Web Site, Darin Jay Clark

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to review the literature on the importance of creating school web sites and to show how Dartmouth Middle School can successfully plan an effective site. The project focuses on the significance of having a school web site as a way to add to the communication process between school and parents.


Digital-High Definition Television Servicing Curriculum For Santa Ana Community College, David Glenn Schmidt Jan 2002

Digital-High Definition Television Servicing Curriculum For Santa Ana Community College, David Glenn Schmidt

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop a semester length community college curriculum for a course in the theory and servicing of digital-high definition television for the students in the service technology field of electronics at Santa Ana Community College in Santa Ana, California. Additionally, it is designed with the current electronic service industry in mind.


Launchpad: Using Students-Owned Computers In The Classroom, Justin James Whiteford Jan 2002

Launchpad: Using Students-Owned Computers In The Classroom, Justin James Whiteford

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to address the need for integrated technology in schools by presenting LaunchPad as a means of implementing student-owned laptops in the classroom.


Patterns Of Invented Spelling In Spanish, Mercedes Pérez Jan 2002

Patterns Of Invented Spelling In Spanish, Mercedes Pérez

Theses Digitization Project

This study proposes to examine the invented spelling patterns that Spanish speaking children create in their writing. Their writing samples were then transcribed and each word was categorized as either conventional or an invented spelling.


Educational Technology: An Online Tutor Training Course, Cd Jackson Jr. Jan 2002

Educational Technology: An Online Tutor Training Course, Cd Jackson Jr.

Theses Digitization Project

The goal of this online tutoring course project is to institutionalize an online tutoring training course. This instructionally designed model will target College of the Desert students serving as tutors. The students taking this course will generally be freshmen and sophomore students. A questionnaire was used to determine what the needs would be in order to build the online course.


Handbook On Eating Disorders For Dance Teachers: A Guide To Understanding Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa And Promoting Proper Nutrition In Young Female Dancers, Jennifer Tena Krogman Jan 2002

Handbook On Eating Disorders For Dance Teachers: A Guide To Understanding Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa And Promoting Proper Nutrition In Young Female Dancers, Jennifer Tena Krogman

Theses Digitization Project

This project discusses the problem of eating disorders in dancers. The development of eating disorders can be attributed to sociocultural development, and psychological factors. Dance places an emphasis on thinness, and the pressure to obtain ideal standards of thinness appear to be particularly salient in the development of eating disorders in dancers.


Teaching A Child With Autism To Use An Independent Activity Schedule To Increase Play Behavior And Reduce Stereotypy, Korena Lyn Saunby Jan 2002

Teaching A Child With Autism To Use An Independent Activity Schedule To Increase Play Behavior And Reduce Stereotypy, Korena Lyn Saunby

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to teach play skills to a six year-old deaf male child with autism and to determine if these play skills would reduce self-stimulatory behaviors. The child was introduced to an independent play schedule duing two teaching phases using prompting and reinforcement procedures that have in the past been successful in teaching new skills to children with autism.


A Parent Workshop For Motivating Emergent Literacy In English, Patricia Jean Bohanan Jan 2002

A Parent Workshop For Motivating Emergent Literacy In English, Patricia Jean Bohanan

Theses Digitization Project

The goal of this project is to help teachers create a motivation-enhancing literacy environment that increases students' reading ability, improves the understanding of written material, fosters a love of reading, and develops life-long learners.


Establishing Cisco Academy At San Bernardino High School, La Mont Alfredo Carroll Jan 2002

Establishing Cisco Academy At San Bernardino High School, La Mont Alfredo Carroll

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to establish a CISCO program at San Bernardino High School. This program facilitates student matriculating with the program being taught at San Bernardino Valley College. Students earn certification as a Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) certification.


Integrating Distance Learning Technologies With Information Technology Curricula: A Solution For Economic And Workforce Development At Mt. San Jacinto College, Guy Mitchell Reams Jan 2002

Integrating Distance Learning Technologies With Information Technology Curricula: A Solution For Economic And Workforce Development At Mt. San Jacinto College, Guy Mitchell Reams

Theses Digitization Project

The goal of this project being to provide a unique strategy that integrates new curriculum, instructional methods, and distance technology to position higher education as a key participant in workforce and economic development.


The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And The Adjustment Process Of International Students, Hedieh Khajavi Jan 2002

The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And The Adjustment Process Of International Students, Hedieh Khajavi

Theses Digitization Project

Although there is a handful of research on Emotional Intelligence in organizations, there is a lack of research between Emotional Intelligence and the adjustment process of international students. This research aimed to gain a greater understanding of the adjustment process of international students in the United States.


Teamwork And Place-Based Curriculum And Instruction In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Mary Kay Bider Jan 2002

Teamwork And Place-Based Curriculum And Instruction In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Mary Kay Bider

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to apply the theories of John Dewey's experiential learning, providing the foundation of place-based curriculum incorporating community investigation, outdoor education, and project-based learning into an EFL curriculum.


Integrating Technology Into Standards-Based Instruction For Second Grade English Language Learners, Catherine Levander Enbody Jan 2002

Integrating Technology Into Standards-Based Instruction For Second Grade English Language Learners, Catherine Levander Enbody

Theses Digitization Project

Rapid growth in the use of technology and the need for education reform resulted in the need for educators to integrate technology and standards-based instruction into their daily lessons. The growing number of students whose first language is not English requires a diverse set of teaching strategies and assessments to provide these students with optimal opportunities for achieving high standards.


Special Education Needs Among Children Exposed To Domestic Violence, Denise Jo Hollingsworth Jan 2002

Special Education Needs Among Children Exposed To Domestic Violence, Denise Jo Hollingsworth

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the study is to discover whether exposure to domestic violence leads to higher rates of special education placement. The problem of concern is the effect of domestic violence exposure to children, which results in psychological and behavioral problems that may lead to school difficulties and placement in special education programs.


The Relationship Between Academic Performance And Physical Fitness: An Analysis Of Academic Performance Scores And Fitnessgram Scores In San Bernardino And Riverside Counties, James Patrick Hallion Jan 2002

The Relationship Between Academic Performance And Physical Fitness: An Analysis Of Academic Performance Scores And Fitnessgram Scores In San Bernardino And Riverside Counties, James Patrick Hallion

Theses Digitization Project

The focus of this project is an analysis of the relationship between the results of the Academic Performance Index (API) and the Fitnessgram for seventh grade students in California's Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Results of the analysis show a positive relationship beween academic scores and fitness scores.


Social Distance, Motivation And Other Factors Contributing To Success In Language Acquisition And Achievement Among Adolescent Mexican Immigrants, Alice Yvette Muniz-Cornejo Jan 2002

Social Distance, Motivation And Other Factors Contributing To Success In Language Acquisition And Achievement Among Adolescent Mexican Immigrants, Alice Yvette Muniz-Cornejo

Theses Digitization Project

Adolescent immigrant English learners who enter U.S. schools at the secondary level are faced with challenges that distinguish their experience in second language acquisition from that of children and adults. Some of the challenges they face include limited time to acquire academic English proficiencey in reading and writing, difficulty in assimilating into English speaking American culture, and limited programs and services at the secondary level.


Teacher Attitudes And The Reading Achievement Of English Language Learners, Sandra Magdalena Ahumada-Penaloza Jan 2002

Teacher Attitudes And The Reading Achievement Of English Language Learners, Sandra Magdalena Ahumada-Penaloza

Theses Digitization Project

English language learners need teachers who are knowledgeable about the children they are teaching and they must be willing to learn more about their students' cultures, backgrounds and languages in order to make their educational experience meaningful.


Cultural Conflicts In High Schools Of The Inland Empire And Cleveland, Ohio, Ann Marie Love Jan 2002

Cultural Conflicts In High Schools Of The Inland Empire And Cleveland, Ohio, Ann Marie Love

Theses Digitization Project

This study focuses on the students who participate in acts of racism. The study examines the degree to which students who commit acts of racism and engage in cultural clashes are outsiders or nonparticipants in their schools as well as in their communities.


Integrated Agriscience And Career Awareness Curriculum For Elementary And Middle School Utilizing School Gardens, Lorie Susan Suntree Jan 2002

Integrated Agriscience And Career Awareness Curriculum For Elementary And Middle School Utilizing School Gardens, Lorie Susan Suntree

Theses Digitization Project

Agriculture is a one billion dollar industry in the state of California, yet science and agriculture are overlooked in elementary and middle schools. Instead, an emphasis is placed on writing, reading, and math, subjects that are tested at the state level. As a result, fourth and eighth graders in California placed 38th out of 41 in a National Science Assessment Test. In the spring of 2003, science will be included in the statewide test; therefore, elementary and middle school will have to address the subject of science and its impact on the school day. In 2002 the California State Board ...


Specific Medicine Ball Training For The Soccer Goalkeeper, Ted Edward Armstrong Jan 2002

Specific Medicine Ball Training For The Soccer Goalkeeper, Ted Edward Armstrong

Theses Digitization Project

Medicine balls have traditionally been used to develop upper body strength through catching and throwing exercises. Medicine ball training is also designed to enhance power, strength, flexibility and agility. In addition, they are used for abdominal strength gains and rehabilitation exercises for various injuries to the upper torso.


What's In A Word?: Connotation In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Marie Linnea Bozzetti-Engstrom Jan 2002

What's In A Word?: Connotation In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages, Marie Linnea Bozzetti-Engstrom

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis focuses on connotative meaning routinely ignored or difficult to locate in the available ESL textbooks and dictionaries. This perceived absence led to the following study: a review of ESL textbooks, a review of standard monolingual English and learner dictionaries, and a survey of ESL instructors.


Critical Thinking And Ideology: A Study Of Composition's Secondary Curricula, Jonathan Barney Anderson Jan 2002

Critical Thinking And Ideology: A Study Of Composition's Secondary Curricula, Jonathan Barney Anderson

Theses Digitization Project

In 1992 Maxine Hairston "Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing" claimed that instead of teaching writing and critical thinking skills, First year Composition (FYC) instructors were instead using their classrooms as coercive political platforms that were detrimental to students' educational needs.