Introduction - Nature of the Problem The concept of integrating literacy across the curriculums in schools is becoming more prevalent throughout the nation. “Students need to see that everything is connected and reading and writing...
are able to make “annual growth” in the first few years of school, they will not become further
behind others, but they still will be unable to reach appropriate benchmarks.
Research indicates that, although data vary from state to state,...
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The Internet and the Web
As previously mentioned, HTML was developed
in the early 1990s by Tim Berners-Lee who was
an independent contractor at CERN. The original
intent of HTML was to provide a means where-by
Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636).
High School (9th to 12th Grade)
Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
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...
I discovered through interviews that the majority of the students involved in the creative
project preferred working in groups. Allowing students to choose the group members exhibited
excitement. Explaining the assignments...
Learning in detail about the different learning styles created by Howard Gardner
increased my desire to implement the strategies that have been proven to help students learn to
the best of their abilities. Even though at times I feel frustrated...
I learned during the research how very important it is to use cross curriculum to
encourage interest in mathematics. I have learned that reaching one child is worth all the time,
effort and persistence it takes. Being an advocate does make a...
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...
sources such as referrals from family, friends and work colleagues (McCartney et al.,
2008; Sönmez & Sirakaya, 2002; and Dore & Crouch, 2003). Respondents were asked
whether or not they heard about Austria from individual advertising sources...
2010. Of the total number of surveys collected, 212 were rejected for incompleteness or
respondents did not meet the residency or age requirements discussed; 973 were deemed
Data analysis methodology.
engaging if they include names of students in the class. Students often benefit from creating
problems for each other (Wadlington and Wadlington, 2008).
Writing stories and listening to books are not the only ways an individual...
Sherman 2008). Much of classroom disruptions are attributed to students struggling to combat
ADHD; a great deal of disruptions could be reduced or even eliminated by implementing
preventative approaches. A preventative outlook involves the...
students early” (p. 280). As Greenfield, Rinaldi, Proctor, and Cardarelli (2010) relate, ownership
of learning difficulties are moved from the student to the teacher and the instruction. When the
teacher does not see the student improving or...
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XHTML attempts to support all the rules of
HTML using XHTML standards.
If this all sounds confusing, don’t let it worry
you. By learning HTML, you are also learning
the basics of XHTML. There are some differ-ences
but they are...
Evaluation of Fit section (Hoyle, 1995). SEM consists of several steps including model
specification, estimation, evaluation of model fit, model modification and interpretation
In the specification step, a...
direct and indirect effects of an independent variable on a dependent variable comprises
the total effect between the variables (Hoyle, 1995).
Identification is an important consideration in model specification. In essence,
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end. The area in between will be used to enter
the other tags and web content. Your Notepad
window should now look like Figure 7.6. Note:
the first tag wraps to a new line in the example
above but you do not need to wrap it in...
implied covariance matrix and the observed matrix are used to calculate the residual
matrix. The smaller the residual matrix, the better the model estimation, thus iteration
continues until the residual matrix is minimized (Hoyle, 1995). This...
variables. Standardized parameter estimates are normalized unstandardized parameter
estimates that allow parameters throughout the model to be compared and thus are more
functional (Hoyle, 1995). When results are interpreted, unstandardized...