The Prereferral Intervention Process in Pennsylvania Following the Removal Of the Instructional Supp
The recent focus on Response to Intervention (RTI) has heightened the need for information regarding characteristics of prereferral intervention teams (PITs) that lead to successful outcomes. Though many researchers have theorized about important features of PITs, few studies have examined the factors that lead to high-functioning teams. Elementary principals in Pennsylvania (N = 440) were surveyed regarding prereferral intervention practices. Schools that continued to employ instructional
Lanceurs spatiaux et problème de propulsion (audio)
Une conférence de L'UTLS au Lycée
avec Luc Vervisch
Lycée de la Côte d'Albâtre (76)
Une conférence de L'UTLS au Lycée
avec Luc Vervisch
Lycée de la Côte d'Albâtre (76)
Parenting Education for Low-Income Parents of Preschoolers: What is the Most Effective Approach?
Parent education programs have been found to be effective interventions for lower-socioeconomic families. (Baydar, Reid, & Webster-Stratton, 2002). Although research has reliably reported that any parent training is better than no parent training (Helm & Kozloff, 1986), the effectiveness of group parent education programs which emphasize relational improvement is largely unknown. The present study attempted to address this question by comparing archival data collected between the years 1999 and
Effect of Parent Involvement on Math and Reading Achievement of Young Children: Evidence from the Ea
Parental involvement and home cognitive stimulation have been advocated as strong indictors to the academic achievement of a child. A growing body of literature indicates that parental education, parenting pattern and socio-economic status of the family have an influence on the academic achievement of a child. The purpose of this study was to examine the parenting practices in families of different income and ethnicities, and their impact on the math and reading achievement of young children acr
Family Influence on Children’s Second Language Literacy Building: A Case Study of Korean Families
This qualitative case study aims to explore the effects of family influence on children’s second language acquisition (SLA) by investigating Korean parents’ perspectives on early English education and their strategies for the children’s second language literacy building, both in Korea and in the U.S. The data collection depended primarily on interviews and observation. For the triangulation of this data collection, children’s artifacts were also analyzed. I applied triangulation to the d
A Writing Teacher Learns from his Students: The Symbiosis of Student-Centered Pedagogy and Teacher R
This teacher research study documents the attempts of a college writing teacher to use response-oriented, student-centered pedagogy as a means of providing practical learning experiences for his students while simultaneously providing a practical professional development opportunity for himself. In pursuit of this goal, the teacher promoted a dialogue with the students that sought to engender their sense of engagement in the class while simultaneously encouraging their criticism and analysis of
A Comparative Study of Metaphor in Arabic and English General Business Writing with Teaching Implica
The study aims to compare and contrast the usage and understanding of English and Arabic metaphors. My research attempts to reveal how similar and different Arab secondary learners of English respond when asked to answer or interpret metaphors in both their native and acquired languages. Furthermore, in this dissertation, I also attempted to address the impact of culture in metaphorical thinking. The study made use of a holistic approach, utilizing textual analysis, conversation meetings, partic
UNDERSTANDING THE PARADIGM SHIFT: A DESCRIPTIVE CASE STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF CHANGES IN INFORMATION
The purpose of this descriptive case study was to understand the impact on librarians, faculty, and students of changes in information literacy instructional methodologies that were piloted as an innovation within a particular institutional setting. The following questions were considered. In what ways and to what extent has a more holistic approach to teaching information literacy been assimilated by faculty and librarians? In what ways and to what extent have faculty attitudes toward teac
Student Discussion of iCube Podcasts
David Miller is joined by former iCube student participants who discuss how iCube podcasts enhance the course.
How to Prepare for the Study of Torts Law Guest: Professor Ron Eades, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville Topic: Things to Know About Torts Class Before Class Starts - Advice for a 1L Running Time: 18:15 Click here to download the mp3file:Eades1L_advice.mp
Guest: Professor Ron Eades, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville
Topic: Things to Know About Torts Class Before Class Starts - Advice for a 1L
Running Time: 18:15
Click here to download the mp3file:Eades1L_advice.mp
Thomas Kinloch, Future Circle Donor, has enjoyed the benefits of attending the John K. Friesen Lecture Series at SFU. Because of the knowledge he has gained over the years, Tom decided to leave a bequest in his will for SFU to ensure other lifelong learners can share the same experience.
Canine stress reduction experts are helping UMass Amherst students cope with mid-term exams. The Peer Health Education team enlisted Bright Spot Therapy Dogs to put smiles on the faces of hundreds of students.
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The Real Mary Magdelene ( 4 of 5 )
This History Channel documentary is sympathetic to the life of Mary Magdalene. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative. (WARNING; Educators/Parents: Very brief artist nudity 2 minutes in.)
This is the website of the Filmmuseum, a film museum based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The museum contains collections on film and film history from the era of silent films, dating from the late 19h century, up to the latest contemporary digital productions. The collection has both Dutch and foreign language titles. The museum hosts film programmes, exhibitions and events, as well as open-air screenings, festivals, theatrical family shows and retrospectives. The museum also has the largest fi
Endoscopy as a Tool in Architecture
The European Architectural Endoscopy Association was established in connection with the Association?s first international conference on August 25-28, 1993, which was hosted by the Department of Architecture at the Tampere University of Technology. The purpose of the EAEA is to promote experimentation, research, communication, exchange of experiences, collaboration, user participation and teaching in the field of endoscopy and environmental simulation. The first EAEA conference was attended by 25
A discussion of housing issues
Professor Chris Hamnett discusses his study of housing issues and its relevance to social scientists.
Getting Started (GS): What is Soundbooth CS5?
Learn about using Soundbooth CS5 to edit, repair, and enhance audio. Record voiceovers, remove unwanted noises, add effects, and integrate professional sounding audio projects in other Creative Suite applications.
Badly Fragmented: When Courts and Science Clash 2010 Forensic Science Education Series Presented by The Newkirk Center for Science and Society and The UCI Center for Psychology and Law. This series is designed to introduce legal professionals to new research in the social sciences that is relevant to issues that arise in criminal trials and the law of evidence. "Badly Fragmented: When Courts and Science Clash" A Panel Discussion Featuring: Jennifer Mnookin, Professor, UCLA Law, Henry Weinstein, Professor, U
2010 Forensic Science Education Series Presented by The Newkirk Center for Science and Society and The UCI Center for Psychology and Law.
This series is designed to introduce legal professionals to new research in the social sciences that is relevant to issues that arise in criminal trials and the law of evidence.
"Badly Fragmented: When Courts and Science Clash"
A Panel Discussion Featuring:
Jennifer Mnookin, Professor, UCLA Law, Henry Weinstein, Professor, U
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.