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A Numeracy Curriculum, Dave Tout, B Marr Jun 1997

A Numeracy Curriculum, Dave Tout, B Marr

David (Dave) Tout

Outlines the rationale and development of a curriculum for adults based on realistic purposes and uses of mathematics, and discusses its potential for use with secondary students who are not coping with a more formal curriculum.


Perceptions Of African-American Males Regarding Factors Supporting Doctoral Completion In Colleges Of Education, William Respress May 1997

Perceptions Of African-American Males Regarding Factors Supporting Doctoral Completion In Colleges Of Education, William Respress

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The primary purpose of the study was to examine what institutional factors most influenced the decision of African-American male doctoral scholars to persist unto graduation. The literature review showed mentoring, institutional climate, race relations, and social adjustment as key factors in persistence of minorities in graduate studies. An objective specific to the study was to explore the cumulative outcomes that mentoring, social adjustment, institutional climate, and race relations have upon persistence. The population included scholars at both Predominantly White Colleges (PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the United States in Colleges of Education. One hundred sixty-four scholars …


Non-Literate Students In Adult Beginning English As A Second Language Classrooms - A Case Study, Sandra Lynn Banke Jan 1997

Non-Literate Students In Adult Beginning English As A Second Language Classrooms - A Case Study, Sandra Lynn Banke

Dissertations and Theses

The development of literacy in English is facilitated by second language students' ability to read in their first language, particularly if that language employs a Roman alphabet. These students' literacy abilities may also influence their development of oral proficiency when their primary instructional environment is the classroom. Yet there have been few successful studies of non-literate students' progress, behaviors and learning preferences in classrooms with literate students. This is primarily because the transient nature of non-literate students' attendance in formal learning environments results in sample sizes too small for experimental research with reliable generalizations.

The purpose of the present study …


The Palm Springs Adult School Home Page: A Presence On The World Wide Web, Gregory Jackmond Jan 1997

The Palm Springs Adult School Home Page: A Presence On The World Wide Web, Gregory Jackmond

Theses Digitization Project

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Descriptive Analysis Of Technology Use At The Riverside County Office Of Education, Riverside, California, Diana Sensenbaugh Schneider Jan 1997

Descriptive Analysis Of Technology Use At The Riverside County Office Of Education, Riverside, California, Diana Sensenbaugh Schneider

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.