College of Education
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The intended and enacted curriculum in a new developmental mathematics course: a study of community college students' participation and attitudes (2017-07-13)Serving approximately 80% of the one million college students taking pre-college-level mathematics classes, community colleges perform an important function in providing access to advanced coursework and degrees. Low success ...
(2017-07-13)This dissertation examines the experiences and perceptions of multilingual international undergraduate students with English language policy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in order to better ...
Testing two models of critical consciousness: an application of sociopolitical development theory and theory of planned behavior (2017-07-07)Although there is emerging literature exploring the psychological mechanisms associated with critical consciousness (e.g., Watts et al., 2011), we know very little about individuals’ actual activism behaviors. In this ...
Being seen and heard: exploring the classroom participation and literacy practices of three Guatemalan students in their first year of U.S. schooling (2017-07-07)This dissertation examines the ways in which three Guatemalan students, in their first year of schooling in the U.S., engaged in written and oral classroom literacy practices in their all-English social studies class. This ...
(2017-06-30)The aims of the present study were to: (1) examine changes in friendship preferences for same- over cross-ethnic peers across the school year among 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade European American and African American children, ...