We are inviting IDEALS users, both people looking for materials in IDEALS and those who want to deposit their work, to give us feedback on improving this service through an interview. Participants will receive a $20 VISA gift card. Please sign up via webform. Browse College of Education by Title • (2014-05-30) This dissertation explores how literacy instruction is organized for, taught, and experienced by five adolescent, African American, male students in an eighth grade English/Language Arts classroom. With this dissertation, ... application/pdf PDF (40MB) • (1997) These findings support similar studies that have shown that the realization of a technological innovation is socially constructed. The use of this particular NLE was shaped by its historical development and the emergent ... application/pdf PDF (8MB) • (1991) This study chronicled the intertextual links generated by 8 able readers as they read a five-passage tableau. Each reader silently read the passages and reported aloud their thoughts during a$2{1\over2}\$ to 3 hour session. ...

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This dissertation uses a case study to explore issues of college access for low-income, first-generation urban African American students. This project also examines the work of Mr. Silas Purnell, the man I have deemed as ...

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There are many education reform models intended to close the achievement gap between different groups of students (i.e., students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, students of differing household income levels, ...

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National studies have shown that most teachers receive summative evaluation ratings of “satisfactory” or “excellent,” but more are underperforming than evaluation data indicate (Kraft & Gilmour, 2017). Illinois enacted ...

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This study examines the doctrine of biblical inerrancy as an expression of evangelical traditioning and Bibliology. It raises the question of whether or not inerrancy can serve as a pedagogically responsible foundation ...

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Higher education is no longer a national concept, but rather a global concept. Globalization has enacted competition as a new driving force in higher education. This includes competition for students, faculty, research, ...

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This thesis explores whether or not the changing of students’ latent trait influences the power and the lag performance of a detection procedure based on Item Response Theory for successfully identifying a compromised item ...

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The purpose of this study was to use a practical–participatory evaluative method (Cousins & Whitmore, 1998) to develop and critically evaluate a diversity education program for police recruits. The Policing in a Multiracial ...

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This study concerns itself with how identity, modern language, and career aspirations function on a micro-level and macro-level as it pertains to the Trump administration. Through two language for specific purpose (LSP) ...

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Admissions practices and academic records were examined for African American students admitted to the University in 1968, 1978, 1985 and 1995. Independent t-tests were conducted on the means for both African Americans and ...

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The goal of this study was to identify factors that predict academic motivation for Black adolescents as well as those that inhibit their motivation. This investigation also searched for significant distinctions between ...

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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to address the lack of knowledge to date on the relationship of computer-assisted instruction to academic achievement gains of secondary vocational agriculture students. The study was ...

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This dissertation explores the experiences of students in this program spanning nearly a quarter of a central. My research seeks to understand and shred additional light on how certain outreach programs might help along ...

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