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Two Factor Index of Social Position
Developed to estimate positions occupied by individuals within society's structure. Defines occupation and education as determinants of social position.
Increasing the knowledge and competencies needed for active participation in transition planning: Use of the CD-ROM version of the self-advocacy strategy with students with emotional and behavioral disorders
Given their dismal postschool outcomes, students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) are in dire need of effective methods to increase their involvement in the transition process. It is believed that through this ...
Examining the influence of treatment integrity: Accuracy of daily report card intervention implementation and student outcome
Given the deficits associated with ADHD and the significant prevalence, it is important to explore evidence based treatments for ADHD in the classroom and the efficacy with which the classroom teachers implement such ...
Enduring reputations: The durable structure of class, knowledge, and status in higher education
More than a decade ago, art historian Carol Duncan (1993) questioned the legitimacy of the democratization of an “elite” liberal arts education, challenging assumptions held by educators, administrators, and scholars that ...
The effects of graphic organizers on solving linear equations and inequalities
This study examined the use of graphic organizers in secondary mathematics classrooms to solve high-level mathematics problems. A Non-Equivalent Groups Design (NEGD) was used to investigate the effectiveness of using a ...
The accuracy of physical science books on the Outstanding Science Trade Books list
Each year the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council publish a list of the Outstanding Science Trade Books. This study examined the elementary- and intermediate-level physical science books ...
Connecting public middle school education to community problem solving: Using latent growth curve analysis to evaluate impact on academic performance over time
This study examined the problem of middle school students in urban public schools who act and feel like their education is meaningless by evaluating an intervention that engaged the grade-level expertise of these students ...
Local area network: Community involvement, social capital, and glocalization at NetU
Ethnographic and interview data from a long-term study of "NetU," a wired community and college, are used to investigate the effects of computer-mediated communication on social relationships. During the course of this ...
The process of parental advocacy for their struggling reader: A grounded theory
This study examines and describes (1) why parents of struggling readers decide they must become active advocates for changes in their child's education and (2) how such parents learn to negotiate school organization in ...
Teacher attitudes towards three types of bullying
School bullying has come to the forefront of challenging behaviors, as nearly 30% of youth are estimated to experience frequent involvement in bullying related issues (Bradshaw, Sawyer, & O’Brennan, 2007). Teachers are ...