involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
selection on the high school level, 18% of the participants were independent, 32% were instructional, and 45% were frustrated. Even though the same percentage scored on the instructional level for both types of selections, the results varied in...
The researcher also suggests that service should be central to the university mission. The
line between academic and student affairs should be very blurry with regard to service. The rank
and tenure process should reward faculty who choose to...
The tasks completed in order to meet the goals of this study were to administer the
AIMSweb language arts curriculum-based measurements and the kindergarten teacher
questionnaire using the following procedures to ensure reliability...
of the entire text being read was 7.17 out of 10. Students rated the validity, effectiveness, and accuracy of the test at 7.42, with the same number reflecting their agreement of the test results. They comprehended the texts at a high level...
The research methodology was multi-phased, with the initial phase being a pilot
study of the survey instrument, followed by structural equation analysis of the final
survey data. The objective of this...
As required by the Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies in
Education, all necessary Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements were met throughout the
conduct of this research study. Furthermore, additional requirements of...
the Perry country and finally reached the herd. Walt Cox was herding the sheep at that time and he was in bed asleep when Henry arrived so Henry hobbled his horse out and woke the herder long enough to tell him they would have to get up early the...
Overall Effectiveness of DRP Test
Since this study is concerned with determining the validity, effectiveness, and accuracy of these two tests, the participants’ responses were averaged together. They rated the overall effectiveness, validity,...
The data collected during this thesis study offered information pertaining to the academic
gains of kindergarteners at a local elementary school. These data can be used to determine
which ability group shows the most progress...
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a bank holding firm that provides services in
investment banking, investment management, and security services to major corporations
and organizations around the world (About, 2009). They analyze...
Students in this group rated the text difficultly at 4.67 out of 10. For the most part, students read the entire text selection: nine out of 12 students read every word on the page. The average for the entire text read was 9.3 out of 10, a very...
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analyzed. These dimensions include communication styles, authority associations, unity within the group, community roles, loyalty to the organization, relationship to the environment, and placement of values.
The model was...
end of the allotted time, the evaluator recorded the correct number of answers for each test. The
scores were then transferred into an online database provided by AIMSweb. When the scores
were entered after the August assessments, the database...
DRP with an average of 7.32 out of 10. Students in this group did not find the QRI test as valid, effective, and accurate as the DRP - only 8.23 out of 10.
Overall Effectiveness of QRI Test
Among all three groups, the average rating for the...
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since the only significant difference between the two communities is their culture, additional support for the model’s practical application can be applied. Details and proof of these differences were noted in the study and...
The Average Number of Points Scored for Letter Naming Fluency Measurement
Leveled Group August January May
Below-Grade Level 3.39 27.17 44.44
On-Grade Level 19.76 45.16 55.97
Above-Grade Level 42.67 57.33 74.61
Figure 1. Average Points...
Table 4.8 DRP Post Survey Results – Group S
GROUP S - DRP
1. Confidence in reading skills and comprehension
2. Before the test, seriousness about taking test
3. After the test, seriousness of taking test
4. Did you...
grade level group of students made the next highest amount of progress, averaging a 17.28 point
increase; and the on-grade level students made the least amount of progress with a 10.68 point
increase. Overall, the group who made the most...
follows: Paul Whetman, Weldon Bittick, Harold Hiskey, Jack Carpenter, MacRay Cloward, Tom Cardon, and Lee Fife. A donation from the Cedar Cycle Club of $639.85 was received. It is to be used for bleachers at the proposed "bike track. " Mar. 18,...