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The influence of local wealth and school size on related educational inputs in Texas
(Texas Tech University, 1979-08)
The specific problem addressed by this study was to determine the present status of local wealth and school size as related to selected eductional and fiscal variables of Texas Public High Schools, with a 9 through 12 grade ...
A study of concept attainment in art education by elementary education majors
(Texas Tech University, 1963-08)
Teaching values in agricultural education
(Texas Tech University, 1997-12)
Despite widespread agreement about the need for teaching morals and values in the school system, there is controversy concerning what morals and values should be taught. There is almost no empirical research which identifies ...
Effects of amount and type of graduate teaching assistant (GTA) training on perceived teacher credibility and student motivation
(Texas Tech University, 1997-08)
The graduate student's transformation from student to instructor can be a difficult one. Having been a pupil for many years, the graduate student is very familiar with the roles, responsibilities, and the full persona of ...
Environmental education field trip: The importance of fifth grade students (10-11 years old) sociocultural experiences at a state park
Field trips have declined due to many factors including lack of time because of standardized testing. Informal learning institutions generally offer complex, stimulating environments and activities that go beyond most ...
Amusing instruction: Constructing the modern child in England during the long Eighteenth Century
England experienced drastic changes during the long-eighteenth century, including how the phase of life known of childhood was perceived. Before this time period, children were mostly viewed as miniature adults, but as the ...
Special education teachers' perception of the high stakes testing and the self-efficacy of students with special needs
The ideas of standardization found in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and individual needs of the student found in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 seem to be in opposition to one another ...
Parenting style, education specific parenting practices, and adolescent achievement and achievement related factors
(Texas Tech University, 1996-08)
The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate the relationship between global parenting style and education specific parenting practices as processes related to academic achievement and achievement related factors. ...
An academic and social adjustment program for the elementary school
Principal perceptions of online teacher education programs and participants: A case study with autoethnography
This study investigated the ways in which rural principal perceptions of online teacher education programs and participants impacted hiring practices in rural schools. The qualitative study focused on the hiring practices ...