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Being Sisyphus: A Writing Pedagogy For At-Risk Students, Eric David Sullivan Jan 2004

Being Sisyphus: A Writing Pedagogy For At-Risk Students, Eric David Sullivan

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis discussess the limitations of the standards-based movement and suggests that some schools, especially those whose mission it is to work exclusively with at-risk students, need to be allowed to set local behavioral standards before any consideration can be given to setting and teaching academic standards. It mainly focuses on Phoenix High School, a community day school in the Corona-Norco Unified School District, and discusses how the standards based movement is not suited to meet the needs of its students.


Curriculum Manual For The Esthetician Course At Fullerton College, Rosa Maria Molina Jan 2004

Curriculum Manual For The Esthetician Course At Fullerton College, Rosa Maria Molina

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this thesis was to develop a core curriculum to be used at Fullerton College for the esthetician program. This curriculum consists of two Esthetic courses which will help facilitate student learning, prepare them for licensure and help them develop life long skills to meet the competitive job market.


Eureka: A Gold Rush Play Integrating The Performing Arts Into Elementary Social Studies Curriculum, Jean Collins Merrill Jan 2004

Eureka: A Gold Rush Play Integrating The Performing Arts Into Elementary Social Studies Curriculum, Jean Collins Merrill

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is two-fold. The first purpose is to explore the benefits of incorporating the arts in the education of all students. Incorporating the arts into other curricular areas enhances learning and makes it more meaningful to the student. The second purpose is to develop a performance program that brings the California Gold Rush era and the cultural diversity of that period of history alive.


Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai Jan 2004

Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai

Theses Digitization Project

This project explores the Whole Language method for developing Taiwanese students' language proficiency in both Chinese and English. It includes sections on current practice in primary-level instruction, teaching methods, learner-centered literacy, crosscultural teaching and learning, and school administration. It provides a theoretical framework for training Whole Language teachers, an instructional unit and a strategy for assessment.


Curriculum Development For Disadvantaged Students Enrolled In Nursing Courses In Career And Technical Education Programs, Wanda Jean Vickers Jan 2004

Curriculum Development For Disadvantaged Students Enrolled In Nursing Courses In Career And Technical Education Programs, Wanda Jean Vickers

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of special needs students in technical educational programs.


The Development Of A Computer Literacy Curriculum For California Charter Schools, Barbara Ann Mobarak Jan 2004

The Development Of A Computer Literacy Curriculum For California Charter Schools, Barbara Ann Mobarak

Theses Digitization Project

To develop leaders for the 21st century, schools must be able to prepare students to meet the high academic, technical and workforce challenges. Charter schools are increasingly attempting to meet these challenges by educating students through innovative means and by creating effectual educational programs that are more conducive to the needs of the student. This document provides a computer literacy curriculum, which will facilitate student learning of computer literacy skills.


Teacher Attitude Towards Technology: Usage In K-2 Classrooms, Lilia Reyes Granillo Jan 2004

Teacher Attitude Towards Technology: Usage In K-2 Classrooms, Lilia Reyes Granillo

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis is designed for teachers in early elementary education. It focuses on how and if, these teachers are integrating technology while meeting the many State Standards required by the State of California.


Developing Extended Communities Of Practice To Support Implementation Of Inspiration® In Elementary Classrooms, Michael Richard Towne Jan 2004

Developing Extended Communities Of Practice To Support Implementation Of Inspiration® In Elementary Classrooms, Michael Richard Towne

Theses Digitization Project

This project examined the need for continuing education for teachers, particularly in the area of technology integration. It includes an exploration of the interdependence of technology and pedagogy. It developed an on-line extended community of practice to support professional educators attempting to implement Inspiration®, a commercial software application. The project presents a research-based justification for employing cognitive mapping strategies in a wide variety of pedagogical contexts, provides a dynamic list of examples demonstrating concrete applications which are connected to content and technology standards, and examines current design features for websites.


Inquiry Learning In The Earth Science Classroom, Jeni Kimberly Williams Jan 2004

Inquiry Learning In The Earth Science Classroom, Jeni Kimberly Williams

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop a handbook of inquiry activities that can be used in high school Earth sciences.


A Parenting Skills Currriculum For Single Parents Of At Risk Youths, Connie Francis Hensley Jan 2004

A Parenting Skills Currriculum For Single Parents Of At Risk Youths, Connie Francis Hensley

Theses Digitization Project

This project entails a curriculum targeted at helping improve the parenting skills of single parents that have children who are considered "at risk" by societal standards. This curriculum is the survival kit for the single parent. Learning the skills provided in this curriculum, the single parent will discover that parenting their "at risk" youth on a positive realm will become a fundamental standard for their lives.


Zoophonics Keyboards: A Venue For Technology Integration In Kindergarten, Marie Bess Forst Jan 2004

Zoophonics Keyboards: A Venue For Technology Integration In Kindergarten, Marie Bess Forst

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the project was to create a program of instruction that seamlessly meshed with my current emergent literacy curriculum, a popularly used phonics program entitled Zoo-phonics, which can easily be applied by other kindergarten teachers using the same phonics instruction program.