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    • 'diamond hitch' on a pack when 1 was 14 years old and, naturally, those people didn't. So, we had quite a time moving that big outfit. In a few days things kind of moled down and we started on horseback for the United States. We delayed and stopped...
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    • 10 for poor school outcomes, not only because of language issues, but also because of socioeconomic issues (Goldenberg, 2008). Most Hispanic Americans are characterized as having low levels of educational success and high rates of poverty, and this...
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    • 103 Exploratory research was conducted to identify and measure the relationships between information sources, socio-cultural preferences, and travel motives on destination image and visiting intentions. An adaptation of the study conducted...
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    • !12 and basketball, to sampling pies for Thanksgiving and screening the film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. With each activity, I was required to design posters and digital promotions to get students talking and interested in the ASC 1. It was...
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    • 13 that they feel are better to spend their time. These researchers seem to make the same point: students are not going to do well on tasks that do not have value to them. Both the effects of negative attitudes and self-efficacy lead students to...
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    • 14 Another suggestion to activate interest and increase students’ vocabulary about a specific topic is through the use of informational alphabet books (Yopp & Yopp, 2000). Prior to studying a specific topic, the teacher will have students...
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    • 15 increased vocabulary knowledge to achievement in high-stakes circumstances (McCormick & Pasquarelli, 2010, p. 2). The cycle of non-reading and little or no gain of fluency and automaticity then continues. As children become adults, the problems...
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    • 18 Chapter 2 Planning for Web Design CONCERNS FOR PEOPLE WITH DIS-ABILITIES The Americans with Disabilities Act has pre-scribed certain standards for web pages that the government and government contractors must abide by. Because of this,...
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    • 18 “transforming” the way we view sentence construction (Kolln & Hancock, 2005, p12). Before that time, there was a set number of sentence patterns that students learned to use in their writing. After Chomsky, evidence supported the fact that...
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    • 2 apply to English. For example, the cases require adjectives to agree with their antecedents in the singular, dual, and plural forms. In a Slovene grammar book, it says, “The selection and use of cases in Slovene is determined by the function of...
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    • 2 Most Americans think testing is a spurious trend; a new Time poll found that only one out of five people surveyed felt that testing has had a positive effect in schools. But as the tests get better, we are starting to be able to see in the dark ....
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    • 2006, p. 126). Americans on average consume 16% of their calories from added sugars. Among children ages six to eleven, the number is 18%, while teenagers derive 20% of their calories from added sugars. A typical twelve-ounce canned soft drink...
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    • !23 Method As stated above, I utilized Communication Accommodation Theory for the research component of my Master’s project. Initially, I had proposed that my main source of interactions be students from Hunan Normal University; however, once...
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    • 24 needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
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    • 3 Approximately 1500 B.C., maize cultivation began to spread rapidly and widely. Matsuoka et al., (2002) proposed that maize domestication spread from the Balsas Basin of southwestern Mexico into northern Mexico, then into the southwestern United...
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    • !41 see Mao would be to take Jesus Christ and George Washington, and make them one person. He is religion, and he is politics. Consider this passage from my journal: The Chinese like to draw comparisons between Chairman Mao and George Washington....
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    • !52 football, etc., are all examples of things we don’t have in common culturally, but this doesn’t mean that effective communication is being lost. As stated earlier, this divergence is what will actually build relationships over time. Granted,...
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    • 54 References Brimijoin, K. (2005). Differentiation and high-stakes testing: An oxymoron? Theory Into Practice, 44(3), 254-261. Brimijoin, K. (2002). A journey toward expertise in differentiation: A preservice and inservice teacher make their way....
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    • 6 1. The survey instrument was inclusive of the factors influencing how travelers might perceive and attain information about Austria. 2. Respondents were not prejudiced in their responses. 3. Respondents accurately depicted the opinions of average...
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    • 78 reveal travelers‘ image perceptions of Austria and the degree to which various factors contributed to the collective Austria destination brand decision. These findings were mapped on a Communication Effectiveness Grid (CEG) to illustrate the...

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