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Acculturation and Achievement in English among Chinese Immigrant Adolescents: A Comparison of Two Populations Which Vary in the Density of Speakers of Chinese 

Duan, Guiyong (2006-05-15)
The present study was conducted for the purposes of addressing how differential L1-speaking population density affects the acculturation status of two cohorts of ethnic Chinese adolescent respondents with ages at testing ...

Alabama High School Graduation Exam Outcomes: Agricultural Education and Its Impact 

Nolin, Joshua (2011-10-27)
This study sought to determine if there is possible a relationship between agricultural education class credits obtained by students and their subsequent outcome on the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE). Also, ...

Alfred Watkins and the Lassiter High School Band: A Qualitative Study 

Samuels, Sue (2009-11-17)
The purpose of this study was to explore the life and lifework of Alfred Watkins, Director of Bands at Lassiter High School for 27 years and to describe the components that contribute to the success of the Lassiter High ...

An Analysis of Distance Education Adoption Barriers within Colleges and Programs of Agriculture 

Boland, Kellis (2017-01-27)
Distance Education (DE) provides a means for which people, who are unable to attend on-campus courses for any of various reasons, to receive a college education. While there are many benefits cited for DE and many students ...

Assessing Teacher Practices Related to Precision Agriculture in Secondary Agriculture Education 

Heidenreich, Abigail (2018-04-18)
Agricultural education was designed to reflect the agriculture industry, and since the recent increase in technology use in the industry, little research has been done to investigate what agricultural technologies are ...

Assessing the Needs of Middle School Agricultural Education Teachers in Georgia 

Golden, Mary (2013-04-15)
Like their students, middle school agriculture teachers are a unique group with special needs and concerns. And like their students, the needs of middle school teachers and their programs are often misunderstood and ...

Assessment of Science Teachers’ Vocabulary Strategies with English Language Learners and Self-Efficacy Levels 

Crowe, Laura (2016-05-05)
The purpose of this study was to examine science teachers’ self-efficacy with teaching science and their self-efficacy level for teaching ELL students while also examining the types of vocabulary instructional strategies ...

Aural Skills Pedagogy in the Wind Band: A Survey of Secondary and Collegiate Wind Band Conductors’ Perceptions and Strategies 

McNeil, Brady (2021-03-24)
The purpose of this study was to explore (a) perceptions of collegiate and high school wind band conductors surrounding aural-based learning in the rehearsal, (b) current trends in pedagogical strategies used to strengthen ...

Automatic Word Recognition: The Defining Feature of Fluency 

Johnson, N. Melinda (2008-12-15)
This study investigated automatic word recognition as the defining feature of fluency, with speed and expression as results. Fluent readers are able to perform more than one task at a time. They are able to recognize ...

Barriers Obtaining Alternative Certification in Online Career and Technical Teacher Education Programs in Alabama 

Wilson, John (2015-07-17)
This research study sought to identify perceived barriers in online career and technical alternative certification and specialty area certification in the state of Alabama. The study was further conducted to determine why ...

Becoming Acquainted with the Faces of Words: Fostering Vocabulary Development in Kindergarten Students through Storybook Readings 

Thornton, Resia (2006-12-15)
The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of storybook readings with explicit instruction of target words on the vocabulary acquisition of primary grade students. The secondary focus of the research sought to ...

Beginning Georgia Agriculture Teachers Motivation For Teaching Agriculture 

McHugh, Sallie (2018-07-18)
The purpose of this study was to determine the level of motivation for tasks associated with program standards for beginning agriculture education teachers in Georgia. The participants in the study were middle and high ...

Beyond the 9 to 5: A study of family work life balance of female agricultural educators in Georgia 

Guyett, Lindsey (2020-12-04)
This study had a purpose to examine the family work life balance of female school based agricultural education (SBAE) teachers in Georgia. The research objectives included describing the personal characteristics of female ...

Beyond the Classroom: Secondary School Agriscience Educator Perceptions of Secondary Administration 

Stanley, Christian (2020-07-08)
Agriscience education teachers are supported in their duties as teachers by secondary school administrators. Though these administrators are often seen as the direct supervisors of agriscience education teachers, little ...

Building Blocks of a Functional Classroom Community: A Case Study of the Challenges to Construct a Successful Environment of Learning 

Knott, Steven (2014-07-09)
The purpose of this study was to examine a classroom’s dynamics to investigate how one teacher describes students’ disruptive behavior and the strategies used to maintain classroom integrity for a more conducive environment ...

Building Language and Literacy Foundations for L2 Learners in West Africa with Oral Vocabulary Instruction and Shared Reading of Predictable and Non-Predictable Stories in Picture Books 

Smith, Kimberly (2013-07-19)
This study investigated the effects of shared reading on oral vocabulary development with 42 second language (L2) learners in Dakar, Sénégal. Participants, ranging from four to six years old, were taught French target words ...

Can Deliberation Occur? Student Decision-Making about Controversial Political Issues in Online, Face-to-Face, and Blended Formats 

Busbin, William (2013-07-19)
This study investigated the influence of format on the ability of students to reach a collective decision regarding a controversial political issue through the deliberation process. Three deliberation iterations were ...

Climate Variability Adaptive Capacity: Perceptions of Alabama Farmers 

Walker, Tegan (2020-11-20)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this study was to describe the adaptive capacity perceptions of Alabama farmers to climate variability. Adaptive capacity is the ability to successfully respond to climate variability threats. Climate change ...

Close, Closer, and Even Closer: Introduction of the Digital Microscope into Elementary (K5) Enrichment and Art Classrooms 

Beardsley, Lucille W. (2008-12-15)
This study examines the effect of introducing digital microscopy into two elementary classrooms: Teacher E’s enrichment classes and Teacher A’s art classes. Data were obtained during 2004 by conducting preliminary interviews, ...

Comparing the Effectiveness of Reform Pedagogy to Traditional Didactic Lecture Methods in Teaching Remedial Mathematics at Four-Year Universities 

Smith, Luke (2013-07-19)
Postsecondary remedial mathematics courses often have relatively low pass rates compared to other courses (Bahr, 2008; Virginia College Community System, 2011) and have contributed to the view that mathematics is a gatekeeper ...