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Writing Instruction in Practice: An Investigation into the Experiences of Beginning Teachers
Teacher education programs and PK-12 schools are contending with a shifting field as federal and local initiatives call for different approaches in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Some of these changes include ...
The effects of computer-supported inquiry-based learning methods and peer interaction on learning stellar parallax
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
the concept with SPIRUT constructed greater conceptual knowledge and were able to better transfer it to another situation while their mathematical skills were equally improved as those students who worked with the paper-based tutorial. It was also evident...
2013 annual report
(University of Missouri--Columbia Extension Division, 2013)
Evaluation of faculty engagement in professional learning activities : a mixed-methods study on communication processes, value, and barriers
This study was a developmental evaluation of a faculty center at a state funded, public non-research university focused on undergraduate and graduate degree programs that is located in the Midwest United States. The purpose ...
Cross-cutting knowledge organizations as leverages of entrepreneurial activity
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
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A middle school co-teaching program evaluation in one suburban midwestern school district : perceptions from regular education co-teachers, special education co-teachers, and building administrators
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Middle school co-teachers and administrators offered information during focus groups, interviews, and surveys pertaining to co-teaching. Co-teaching in this study is defined as a special education teacher and a regular ...
From Service-Learning to Post Graduation Service: Insights from University Graduates
, this study sought to fill this gap in the literature by describing the ways that university graduates experience and perceive service-learning activities during college and after college. This study sought to answer the following research questions: What...
The Green Impact Zone of Missouri: An Analysis of Place Based Investment
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
The Green Impact Zone of Missouri operated in Kansas City, Missouri from 2009 until 2014 as a national model for place-based investment. Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II is credited with pioneering the initiative, ...
A qualitative analysis of elementary teachers' perceptions about the impact of the IPI process on classroom practices
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
. The purpose of this study was to explore teachers' perceptions through conversations using personal open-ended, semi-structured interviews in order to gain information on the IPI process and its impact on instructional practices used in the classroom. Based...
The role of mentoring in developing beginning principals' instructional leadership skills
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the type of support provided by mentors in helping new principals develop instructional leadership skills. Perceptions were investigated to determine if principals believed participation in mentoring...
Gender differences of students leadership in student organizations
This research examines the gender differences in leadership among students in a rural Midwestern high school as impacted by a sense of belongingness, socio-economic status (SES), academic standing (GPA), and attendance. ...
Talking Texts with Teachers: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Secondary English Language Arts Teachers and Their Text Selection Practices
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
The texts that teachers choose to read in the secondary English language arts classroom have been an important part of the curriculum development process for teachers of this subject. Teachers have always been interested ...
Battles of the sexes onstage: explorations of changing Gender roles by four American women playwrights of the 1910s-1930s
Battle of the Sexes Onstage: Explorations of Changing Gender Roles by Four American Women Playwrights of the 1910s-1930s analyzes plays by Rachel Crothers, Susan Glaspell, Sophie Treadwell, and Dawn Powell in order to ...
Local decision making: the relationship between federal educational legislation and educational practices
The purpose of this heuristic, social constructivist, phenomenological study was to understand the perceptions of teachers, school administrators and state legislators on the relationship between federal legislation, ...
Skepticism, reason, and decision
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
�This dissertation is a combination of three different projects. The first project investigates the history of philosophy: Kant�s refutation of idealism. In this project I propose a more plausible interpretation of Kant�s ...
Scholars on the sidelines : a phenomenological study of high-achieving elementary students in southwest Missouri
High-achieving students are those who enter the classroom ready and able to learn. They demonstrate their abilities by earning high grades in their coursework and by receiving high scores on standardized tests. The purpose ...
Tweeting while leading : President trump’s twitter habits from a Washington media perspective
. Along with benefiting our scholarly understanding, this research has the potential to help news professionals understand the impact President Trump’s use of Twitter is having on their work, their newsrooms, and the future of their profession....
Archives, 2015 Fall
(University of Missouri Health System (MU), 2015)
Complete issue of the online version of Archives for Fall 2015.