Browsing Mathematics and Statistics Electronic Theses and Dissertations (UMKC) by Thesis Advisor "Barger, Rita"
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Alternatively certified and traditionally certified secondary school mathematics teachers' student success on the Missouri Assessment Program
(University of MissouriKansas City, 20120514)Since the 1980s, alternative certification programs, with the goals of improving the quality and quantity of teachers, have been preparing teachers through streamlined coursework tailored to the individual teachers' ... 
The effectiveness of redesigning college algebra with a heavy focus on instructional technology
(University of MissouriKansas City, 20120928)Low success rates in college algebra have been an ongoing problem, and mathematics education researchers have continually looked for ways to improve student performance and learning (Aichele, Francisco, Utley, & Wescoatt, ... 
The Effects of Math Recovery on the LowPerforming Mathematics Student
(2012)This study examined the effectiveness of the course, Math Recovery, on a group of ninthgrade students enrolled in the course Algebra/Geometry I measured by course grades and subsequent tenthgrade MAP scores. In addition, ... 
Impact of Mathematics Content Course Sequence on CBASE and Praxis II Scores of Elementary Teacher Candidates
(2014)The focus of this study was to investigate the impact of the number of developmental mathematics courses and the level of algebraic integration of general education mathematics courses have on elementary teacher candidates’ ... 
Mathematical problemsolving styles in the education of deaf and hardofhearing individuals
(University of MissouriKansas City, 20120612)This study explored the mathematical problemsolving styles of middle school and high school deaf and hardofhearing students and the mathematical problemsolving styles of the mathematics teachers of middle school and ... 
The Mathematics Emporium: Infusion of Instructional Technology into College Level Mathematics and Psychosocial Factors of Learning
(2016)This manuscriptbased (European style) dissertation consisted of three different, but conceptually related manuscripts. The series of manuscripts examined psychosocial factors of learning including attitude towards ... 
The role of the tribal elder in teaching calculus through an ethnomathematics lens
(University of MissouriKansas City, 20120419)In action research study I was the classroom teacher of high schoolaged African American students participating in the sixweek summer portion of the Reach Up program. The purpose of Reach Up is to help students improve ...