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Factors impacting teacher efficacy in policy implementation: the case of the reading first initiative
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Implementation of educational innovations is a complex endeavor influenced by any number of individual and organizational factors (Berman, McLaughlin, Bass, Pauly, & Zellman, 1977; Elmore, 1978, 1979; Guskey, 1988; Huberman ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 014, number 10 (1926 June)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1926)
An analysis of the relationships between servant leadership, school culture, and student achievement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The purpose of the study was to quantitatively explore and analyze the relationships among the factors of servant leadership, school culture, and student achievement in Missouri elementary schools. Two survey instruments, the Servant Leadership...
A balancing act: negotiating the teacher roles of instructor and participant during a high school literature discussion unit
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The purpose of this naturalistic, qualitative inquiry is to provide more information about how literature discussion as a reading instructional strategy can work in the secondary classroom. Elementary teachers have known ...
Omkāra-Māndhātā-Mukti-Dhāma: a paradise for pilgrims
(University of Missouri International Library Center, 2006)
-ordinary, inexplicable, immanent, spiritual power. There is no other word in the whole world, in any of the many literatures of the entire universe, which is so infinitesimal in character, and yet is full of such infinite meanings as this universal OM. It is most...
The portfolio problem in agricultural cooperatives: an integrated framework
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
A portfolio problem within agricultural cooperatives arises as a result of the traditional cooperative's property rights structure. As members' investment is tied to patronage, this traditional structure prevents them from ...
You seem anxious
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-18)
This collection of stories explores gaps in human communication, the unknowability of others, and the anxiety that manifests from social experience. Many of the longer pieces are rooted in the Lake of the Ozarks, a 92-mile ...
Dance as a Community of Practice: Exploring Dance Groups in the Kansas City Area through the Lifespan
This dissertation examines the embodied cultural practice of dance among several groups in the Kansas City area. The dance groups were studied as Communities of Practice (CoP), as outlined in the Lave-Wenger model of ...
Missouri alumnus, volume 068, number 01 (1979 November-December)
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 1979)
Catullus' Attis: counterfeit epic
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Catullus' carmen 63 presents a confluence of forms - inverted, parodic, and imitative - from which flow diverging streams of critical interpretation. In this dissertation, I...
A Paradoxical Reality: The Blessings and Burdens of the African American Female Educational Leader
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2018)
The African-American female educational leadership experience is an interesting and unique journey toward personal and professional achievement. This journey proves to be quite precarious in that it is not unusual for ...
Development Theory and the Cold War: A Historical Analysis of Latin American Structuralism from 1930 to 1970
Latin America has experimented with two different development strategies over the last two centuries. First, and currently, an “outward-oriented” program based on exports of primary commodities. Alternatively, for a few ...
Physiologic and metabolic interactions in the soybean/bradyrhizobium japonicum symbiosis
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The agronomically vital, nitrogen-fixing symbioses between soybean and the soil bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum is a model system for the study of plant-microbe interactions...