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Comparing Multiple Measure Placement Models in Mathematics
Accurate placement into an initial college mathematics course is a key step toward the successful completion of college mathematics and, eventually, a college degree. Conversely, misplacement in mathematics may lead to a ...
The Holistic Course Delivery: A Novel Pedagogy for Collegiate Introductory Computer Programming
For many years there have not been enough computer science graduates to fill open positions. One of the chief barriers to the formation of computer science graduates is that many students are unsuccessful in the introductory ...
Resilience, Risk and Protective Factors among Nigerian Youth
Poverty or low socioeconomic status has been known to negatively impact the educational achievement of children across the world. However, some children have managed to succeed despite the daily challenges they face because ...
The Mathematics Emporium: Infusion of Instructional Technology into College Level Mathematics and Psychosocial Factors of Learning
This manuscript-based (European style) dissertation consisted of three different, but conceptually related manuscripts. The series of manuscripts examined psychosocial factors of learning including attitude towards ...
Unfolding Untapped Stories: A Narrative Inquiry of Teachers' Experiences of Working With Students Who Have Faced Trauma or Traumatic Events.
The purpose of this narrative inquiry is to understand the teachers’ experiences of working with students who have faced trauma or traumatic events. The number of children facing trauma exposures to violence, crime, and abuse in the classroom has...
The Effects of Math Recovery on the Low-Performing Mathematics Student
This study examined the effectiveness of the course, Math Recovery, on a group of ninth-grade students enrolled in the course Algebra/Geometry I measured by course grades and subsequent tenth-grade MAP scores. In addition, ...