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school connection and the HLEs of these students are just some of the reasons for these
remarkable academic achievements.
This study did not collect data from any schools other than Dixie Sun Elementary. It
focused on ELLs in the...
students’ investment in school learning appears to increase” (Haneda, 2006, p. 343). ELLs can
then feel safe to learn in this type of school environment as it allows them become active readers
and writers when exposed to new texts.
It is not...
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Important to standpoint theory is the idea that a person who has constructed an oppositional position is more aware not only of her own position and role in society, but also aware of the positions and roles of those within...
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(Orbe, 1998, p. 8)? This intrapersonal communication can be conscious or subconscious, but illustrates the process by which members of co-cultures assess how their communication will affect their ultimate relationship with...
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Chapter 3: Method
An ethnographic approach to research allows researchers to immerse themselves into a culture and collect naturalistic data. Naturalistic data consists of real-world observations rather than...
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(1) Meanings about being, personhood and identity. The first radiant answers the question, who am I or who are we? In addition to the actual words communicated by participants, there is additional information that they...
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(3)Meanings about acting, action and practice. People act explicitly or implicitly to communicate messages. By interpreting these actions a researcher can gain a richer understanding of the practice. Messages about action...
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husband. Some of the young sister-wives even called her “Mom” for a while as they matured in their roles as wives and mothers.
There are no relationships in monogamous culture that are the same as that of a sister-wife....
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largely remained unstudied. The emergence of this culture allows for a greater understanding of the beliefs, norms, and lifestyle of a unique and interesting culture.
Consistent with all participant observation studies where...
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the pursuit of happiness. They wished to live their lives without interference or persecution. These goals pushed the people in the community to break down long-standing barriers and allow themselves to become...
common in evidence due to degradation or even contamination, such as from other DNA or inhibitors. The more loci that can be detected allow for much more discrimination between individuals and thus simpler for identification among those...
In summary, RTI as Fuchs & Fuchs (2006) explain is a “multilayered structure . . .
implemented in the early grades to strengthen the intensity and effectiveness of reading
instruction for at-risk students, preventing chronic school...
RTI has been a nationwide initiative, because “to meet the needs of all students, the
educational system must use its collective resources to intervene early and provide appropriate
interventions and supports to prevent...
Currently, knowledge of the impact of selection on maize diversity has focused on modern specimens rather than ancient. An expanded understanding of the genetic variation, evolutionary history, and domestication of maize can be gained...
Another more recently developed method that identifies genomic differences employs qPCR and amplicon melting temperature variation. Many detection formats have been developed since the qPCR technique was first developed in 1996 (Real Time PCR,...
Assignment: Interactive Prototype
Using Microsoft PowerPoint, create an interactive prototype of a simulated web page. In
PowerPoint, design a simple website layout using the drawing tools provided in PowerPoint
Assignment: Set up a Web Hosting Account
1. Find a free or paid web host and create an account. Popular free hosts include
www.000webhost.com and www.doteasy.com/FreeWebHosting. Be sure that the host you
choose allows FTP...
Assignment: Install Wordpress CMS
Using the hosting account you created in the section on tools, install the Wordpress CMS on
your hosting account by following the “Five minute Install” instruction located...