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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.
What makes them want to stay? A qualitative study of new teachers and their intent to persist in education
New teacher turnover can be a costly problem for school districts. Almost half of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Costs can be financial (recruiting and training cost) or academic (lower ...
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 ...
A matter of degrees: Women's higher education decision-making processes related to school, relationships, and work
This dissertation explores the meaning women ascribe to their higher education and labor market choices during a time of women’s majority participation in U.S. postsecondary schooling and the workforce. The rapidly ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Prospective TESOL teachers' beliefs, understandings, and experiences of cooperative learning
The purpose of this present ethnographic case study is to explore the initial and developing beliefs, understandings, and experiences of prospective language teachers as they engage in the process of learning about cooperative ...