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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.
Learning across contexts and time in an inclusive classroom: Struggling adolescent writers use an independent learning strategy to improve essay writing
Writing essays is an essential skill that is difficult for struggling adolescent writers. Empirical literature suggests that the use of graphic organizers can improve essays when prompted by the teacher, but whether a ...
The effects of technology on students' achievement motivation in Chinese college English classes
This study examined the effects of technology on students’ achievement motivation in the context of Chinese college English classes. One hundred and fifty undergraduate students in seven different colleges and universities ...
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 ...
Indigenous and Western knowledges in science education: An ethnographic study of rural and urban secondary schools and classrooms in Kenya
In Kenya, indigenous knowledges related to the natural sciences are not considered in the formal science education of secondary students. Despite the prevalence of studies that examine indigenous knowledges in Kenyan school ...
The relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement in Chinese university students
This study aims to examine academic procrastination and its relationship with academic achievement among 91 Chinese university students in a city at the Southern part of China. Gender and academic major variables are ...
The student experience of internationalization in a U.S. and Dutch higher education context
The topic of this study is the student experience of internationalization at the University at Buffalo (UB) in Buffalo, New York, and at the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The data for this ...
Angels, apes and pandas; an analysis of the intelligent design movement
There exists a longstanding continuity between creationism and intelligent design. Proponents of intelligent design purport the idea to be a scientific theory. The scientific community criticizes intelligent design for ...
A single case study of one school's support for adolescents placed at risk in a rural middle level school
This is a study of programmatic provisions for students placed at risk in a rural middle-level school. A qualitative case study research methodology was designed in order to answer the primary research question that framed ...
Documenting ethnic cleansing in North America: Creating unseen tears
Unseen Tears: The Impact of Native American Residential/Boarding Schools in Western New York addresses unresolved issues stemming from centuries of genocidal policy. Southern Ontario's Mohawk Institute and New York's Thomas ...