Browse Dissertations and Theses - Education by Contributor "Heal, Laird W."
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An Evaluation of the Information Retrieval Skills of Students With and Without Learning Handicaps Using Printed and Electronic Encyclopedias (1987)The use of online databases for information retrieval has risen substantially in recent years as a result of issues associated with accessibility, convenience, and efficiency. This study examined student use of information ...
Longitudinal Trends of Competitive Employment for Developmentally Disabled Adults: A Benefit-Cost Analysis (1988)The purpose of this study was to complete a benefit-cost analysis using analytical concepts and empirical measurements to determine the economic efficiency of a Competitive Employment Program for 22 developmentally disabled ...
Reading comprehension improvement when readers use pictures and reciprocal questioning to activate and build schemata (1990)The effects of a sequential and cumulative set of activities designed to build and activate schemata were investigated with sixth- to tenth-grade students who decoded adequately, but comprehended at least two years below ...
(1995)The interview has been a common method for gathering information. Despite its ease of administration, the interview can produce considerable measurement error. As artifacts of the interview, specific biases are exhibited ...