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Socio-Historical Analysis Of Educational Theories, Rachel White 2009 The Ohio State University

Socio-Historical Analysis Of Educational Theories, Rachel White

Rachel White

No abstract provided.


Affirming Difference, Chang Yau HOON 2009 Singapore Management University

Affirming Difference, Chang Yau Hoon

Dr Chang Yau HOON

No abstract provided.


Teaching Diversity Across Disciplines: Reflections From African American Faculty In Four Different Academic Settings, Aretha Marbley, Hansel Burley, Fred A. Bonner II, Wendy Ross 2009 Texas Tech University

Teaching Diversity Across Disciplines: Reflections From African American Faculty In Four Different Academic Settings, Aretha Marbley, Hansel Burley, Fred A. Bonner Ii, Wendy Ross

Fred A Bonner II

No abstract provided.


Preservice Teachers' Understanding Of Culture And Diversity: Comparing Two Models Of Teacher Education, Alina Slapac, S. Catapano 2009 University of Missouri-St. Louis

Preservice Teachers' Understanding Of Culture And Diversity: Comparing Two Models Of Teacher Education, Alina Slapac, S. Catapano

Alina Slapac

No abstract provided.


A New Method For Solving Boundary Value Problems For Partial Differential Equations, Habibolla Latifizadeh 2009 Shiraz University of Technology

A New Method For Solving Boundary Value Problems For Partial Differential Equations, Habibolla Latifizadeh

H. L. Zadeh

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Analytical Solution Of Second-Order Hyperbolic Telegraph Equation By Variational Iteration And Homotopy Perturbation Methods, Habibolla Latifizadeh 2009 Shiraz University of Technology

Analytical Solution Of Second-Order Hyperbolic Telegraph Equation By Variational Iteration And Homotopy Perturbation Methods, Habibolla Latifizadeh

H. L. Zadeh

No abstract provided.


Implementing Language Policy For Deaf Students From Spanish-Speaking Homes: The Case Of Agents In A Texas School District, Sarah Compton 2009 University of Jyväskylä

Implementing Language Policy For Deaf Students From Spanish-Speaking Homes: The Case Of Agents In A Texas School District, Sarah Compton

Sarah Compton

Language policy implementation is a complex, multilayered process that produces both planned and unplanned outcomes. Understanding the policy implementation process can be achieved by identifying the agents, layers, and processes of language planning and policy activities, analyzing the layers independently, and examining the relationships among the layers. With respect to deaf education policy, such a multidimensional approach calls for attention to federal, state, and district guidelines as well as to how individuals act as policy-implementing agents when determining appropriate educational contexts for deaf students. Considering these dimensions, this thesis begins by explicating how U.S. special education policy functions as de …


A Little Now For A Lot Later: A Look At A Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson 2009 Cornell University

A Little Now For A Lot Later: A Look At A Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson

C. Kirabo Jackson

The Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program pays both students and teachers for passing grades on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The program was implemented in schools serving primarily low-income, minority populations. Using a difference-in-differences strategy, I find that program adoption is associated with increased AP course enrollment and AP exam taking. Moreover, the program is associated with an increase in students scoring above 1100/24 on the SAT/ACT, and an increase in students matriculating in college. I find no evidence that the rewards distorted behaviors in undesirable ways. I present empirical evidence that teachers and students were not simply aiming to maximize …


Do Students Benefit From Attending Better Schools?: Evidence From Rule-Based Student Assignments In Trinidad And Tobago, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson 2009 Cornell University ILR School

Do Students Benefit From Attending Better Schools?: Evidence From Rule-Based Student Assignments In Trinidad And Tobago, Clement (Kirabo) Jackson

C. Kirabo Jackson

In Trinidad and Tobago students are assigned to secondary schools after fifth grade based on achievement tests, leading to large differences in the school environments to which students of differing initial levels of achievement are exposed. This paper uses instrumental variables based on the discontinuities created by the assignment mechanism, and exploits rich data which include the students’ test scores at entry and secondary school preferences to address self-selection bias. I find that attending a better school has large positive effects on examination performance at the end of secondary school. The effects are about twice as large for girls than …


Preservice Second-Career Teachers In A Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics And Motivations, Samuel J. Smith, John J. Pantana 2009 Liberty University

Preservice Second-Career Teachers In A Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics And Motivations, Samuel J. Smith, John J. Pantana

Samuel James Smith

This study examines preservice second-career teachers (SCTs), their motivations for switching careers, and their perceptions of the profession. Participants were graduate students in a blended online-residential Master of Arts in Teaching program (n=311). Profiles, characteristics, motivations, and perceptions were explored using the FIT-Choice (Factors Influencing Teaching Choice) Scale and focus groups.


Pedagogy, Child Soldier Memoirs, And Moral Intelligence In A Post-Conflict Classroom, Samuel Hinton 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

Pedagogy, Child Soldier Memoirs, And Moral Intelligence In A Post-Conflict Classroom, Samuel Hinton

Samuel Hinton

Edited by Barry Mowell, Sub-Saharan Africa in the Classroom is written from a variety of perspectives and addresses numerous important human and physical themes. Each chapter shares the common goal of providing educators with substantive and balanced overviews of content, as well as strategies and resources to assist in teaching about Sub-Saharan Africa. One chapter, A Child’s Safari into Sub-Saharan Africa, is written specifically for elementary classrooms, but is adaptable to middle grades as well. One chapter, Sub-Saharan Africa in Cinema, is primarily written for the post-secondary level, but also lists films and provides ideas that would be suitable for …


Schooling, Family, And The Ethnic Working Class Before World War Ii, Ivan Greenberg 2009 independent scholar

Schooling, Family, And The Ethnic Working Class Before World War Ii, Ivan Greenberg

Ivan Greenberg

No abstract provided.


Reframing Student Affairs Practice, Rishi R. Sriram, Jesse Hines 2009 Baylor University

Reframing Student Affairs Practice, Rishi R. Sriram, Jesse Hines

Rishi Sriram, Ph.D.

The interdisciplinary nature of student affairs requires the integration and application of theories pertaining to higher education, management, and psychology. Each discipline offers a theory that can be synthesized by utilizing Bolman and Deal’s (2008) four frames. By thinking of their work environments in circles, student affairs managers and leaders can utilize a proposed model to help them know how to begin applying each of the four frames in practice.


Fourth Year Collaboratory 2010, Thomas Fowler IV 2009 Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Fourth Year Collaboratory 2010, Thomas Fowler Iv

Thomas Fowler IV, DPACSA, FAIA

Since the 2007/2008 academic year, this interdisciplinary design studio called the Design Collaboratory has been co taught by four faculty members building upon the successful 46-year multi-disciplinary experience of this academic institution cultivating innovative models of practice through an integrated architecture and architectural engineering design studio. This team of professors, with over 40 years of collective cross disciplinary collaborative experience, and students from Architecture and Architectural Engineering Departments participate in a 20-week design studio.

The Design Collaboratory provides for an intensive two-quarter course sequence designed to familiarize undergraduate students with practiced based knowledge and application for how interdisciplinary teams can …


Mercury And Autism: A Review, Jie Zhang, John J. Wheeler 2009 The College at Brockport

Mercury And Autism: A Review, Jie Zhang, John J. Wheeler

John J. Wheeler

Abstract: The prevalence of autism has increased approximately four times in children in nearly one decade (California Health and Human Services Agency, 2003). It has been reported that explanations such as immigration, shifts in the interpretation of diagnostic criteria, improved identification, or diagnostic accuracies cannot explain the observed increase (Geier & Geier, 2005). One potential cause that has alarmed many has been the presence of thimersol, the mercury-based preservative found among immunizations. Although many refute this, concern has been leveled by many families and professionals concerning the potential impact of mercury poisoning as a causal factor. Researchers have proposed that …


An Analysis Of Evidence-Based Practices In The Education Of Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorders, Michael R. Mayton, John J. Wheeler, Anthony L. Menendez, Jie Zhang 2009 West Virginia University

An Analysis Of Evidence-Based Practices In The Education Of Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorders, Michael R. Mayton, John J. Wheeler, Anthony L. Menendez, Jie Zhang

John J. Wheeler

Horner et al. (2005) present a review substantiating how single-subject research methodology can be utilized to determine whether interventions are evidence-based practices (EBPs). The current study utilized the Horner et al. research piece to: (a) systematically identify a set of quality standards for the evaluation of single-case research methodology used with learners with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), (b) operationalize these standards for evaluators, (c) investigate three additional quality indicators related to external validity (multiple studies, locations, and researchers), (d) create a protocol for evaluators, and (e) gather and analyze data from studies that meet a set of predefined criteria. Published …


Theory Meets Practice: Hbcu Initiatives That Promote Academic Success Among African Americans In Stem, Robert T. Palmer, Ryan J. Davis, Tiffany Thompson 2009 University of Maryland - College Park

Theory Meets Practice: Hbcu Initiatives That Promote Academic Success Among African Americans In Stem, Robert T. Palmer, Ryan J. Davis, Tiffany Thompson

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

No abstract provided.


Another Strategy Toward Retention: Using Counseling Techniques To Help Black Faculty Succeed In The Academy, Robert T. Palmer, PhD, Sharon L. Holmes,PhD 2009 Howard University

Another Strategy Toward Retention: Using Counseling Techniques To Help Black Faculty Succeed In The Academy, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Sharon L. Holmes,Phd

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

Retaining African American faculty at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) remains an issue of focus and concern. While researchers have investigated the institutional climate, mentorship, and social capital and their relationship with fostering a supportive campus environment for African American faculty, a dearth of research has used the counseling literature to discuss coping strategies that African American faculty can use to enhance their experiences and increase their success. The purpose of this essay is to focus on the relationship between cognitive interpretation and emotional and behavioral outcomes through rationale emotive behavioral therapy (REBT), the positive self-talk of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), …


Investigating Black Students’ Disinclination To Consider And Attend Historically Black Colleges And Universities (Hbcus)., Robert T. Palmer, PhD, Dina C. Maramba,PhD, John M. Lee, PhD 2009 Howard University

Investigating Black Students’ Disinclination To Consider And Attend Historically Black Colleges And Universities (Hbcus)., Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Dina C. Maramba,Phd, John M. Lee, Phd

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

Research on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has documented the positive impact of these institutions on Black students. Such research has shown that Blacks experience positive academic and social outcomes and a disproportionate number of students who graduate from HBCUs attend graduate or professional schools. Notwithstanding, over the years, there has been an increase in the number of Blacks attending predominantly White institutions (PWIs) over HBCUs. While research has provided insight into the reasons Black students attend HBCUs and PWIs, limited empirical research has documented their rationale for not considering and attending HBCUs. To this end, this qualitative study …


Desegregation Policy And Disparities In Faculty Salary And Workload: Maryland’S Historically Black And Predominately White Institutions, Robert T. Palmer, PhD, Kimberly A. Griffin, PhD 2009 University of Maryland - College Park

Desegregation Policy And Disparities In Faculty Salary And Workload: Maryland’S Historically Black And Predominately White Institutions, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Kimberly A. Griffin, Phd

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

Although ambiguity exists regarding how states must respond to the mandates of Fordice to dismantle dual systems of education in previously segregated states, several scholars note Fordice should manifest itself in the enhancement of public Black colleges. Responding to Fordice, the state of Maryland entered into an agreement with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to make its Black colleges comparable with their White counterparts. While Maryland claims that it has satisfied its agreement with OCR, findings of this study challenge this assertion. Data from AAUP, University System of Maryland [USM], and he Morgan State Office of Institutional research show …


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