Dissertations and Theses - Education
Think, talk, read and write better English: improving L2 literacy skills of Malaysian schoolchildren through collaborative reasoning (2015-01-21)This quasi-experiment study reports on the improvement in oral and written skills of Malaysian schoolchildren who generally struggle in English literacy attainment and have very limited opportunities for extended talk in ...
Black male partial (in)visibility syndrome: a qualitative study of the narratives of Black masculine identities at the Pebbles School (2015-01-21)This dissertation explores how 12 diverse Black males who attend or graduated from the Pebbles School—an urban all-male public combined middle and high school—constructed, perceived, and negotiated their identities as ...
Social-ecological factors associated with bullying and sexual harassment perpetration among middle school students (2015-01-21)The aim of the present study was to investigate the extent to which family- (i.e., family social support, family violence, parental supervision, and sibling aggression perpetration) and school-related (i.e., sense of ...
(2015-01-21)Caring is an important topic in the K-12 classroom setting, and it relates to the academic achievement of at-risk students. However, the K-12 caring literature tends to focus on relational aspects and not on subject matter. ...
(2015-01-21)The modern university is a public institution. Its teaching, research and service mission all intersect with the public, and the public often serves as the source of its legitimacy, governance and support. The precise ...