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The effects of experiences with constructivist instruction on attitudes toward democracy among Thai college students
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The study draws on Dewey's theory that constructivist instruction embraces the philosophy of democracy with regards to enhancing students' individual and social constructivist learning. As a result, the hypothesis is that constructivist learning...
Teacher incentive pay programs : characteristics and association with instructional practices
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
to offer teacher incentive pay programs. Using statewide longitudinal Teachers' Opportunity to Learn survey data, this study found that most of the PRP recipients were evaluated by school principals, who conducted classroom observations and face...
School expectations and initiatives for parental involvement in 30 nations : a comparative study using TIMSS 1999 data
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Using the TIMSS 1999 data, this study examined school expectations and initiatives for promoting parental involvement at middle school level in 30 nations. In most countries, schools were more likely to expect parental ...