STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 18
Church converted to the Work, but as time passed, fewer outsiders converted to the Work. Despite the fewer numbers of converts, a high birth rate within the community caused the congregations to steadily grow through the...
STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 82
Other events were centered on holidays. A Christmas choral concert provided a way for the community to celebrate the holiday together. Choirs of young children, high school aged children, and adults provided a mixture of...
STRAIGHT IS THE GATE 100
of Southern Utah, there could have been some hesitation by participants to fully disclose their true feelings and experiences because they could have had some fears that my motives were malignant.
This study did not only...
Nature of the problem
There is a tremendous amount of pressure placed upon students and teachers to
achieve proficient scores on end of level math testing. High expectations dealing with
math have created many different...
shown to help teachers rectify the lack of parental involvement in a student’s math
Background, Significance, and Purpose Statement, and Study Setting
There has been a large amount of research done studying the importance of
When teachers inaccurately or inadvertently give assignments that do not reach
the intended learning, there is a chance of doing more harm than good for a student’s
attitude towards the subject (Michael, 2007). Math homework is assigned to...
parents end up doing the bulk of the homework assignments in order to simply just get it
done (Simplicio, 2005).
Policies and practices that have formed consistent positive results regarding math
homework are: “(a) Homework must help students...
Throughout the researcher’s Master of Education Capstone project, five vital
educational resources were monitored to effectively determine the ability and growth
among students identified as lacking parental support. First,...
In this chapter the researcher will compare performance characteristics during
three units of math instruction. The first unit of math instruction is focused on observing
the academic behavior of the selected students with basic in-class...
Percentage improvement on basic skills test from end of 5th grade to the end of 1st quarter
of 6th grade
Basic Skills Test
Student A Student B Student C Student D
Percentage improvement 1.0 7.0 -1.0 -3.0
On basic skills test
At the end of each unit the researcher administered an assessment to evaluate the
level of proficiency students had on the current concept. Throughout the first unit the
researcher did not provide any additional math instruction....
Although the homework tracker proved to be successful in identifying some
students who did not receive adequate help from home, it was not successful in
identifying all. The tracker itself required the parents of the students to be honest...
multiplying, and dividing of decimals, number sense, basic algebraic understanding, and
simple adding and subtracting of fractions.
The fifth grade basic skills results were high in relation to the scores of their
initial sixth grade test, and...
The researcher assigned daily homework assignments intended to reinforce the
math concept learned that day. While recording and analyzing the homework
assignments of the students studied, the researcher made some...
assignments and watch their grade climb, they began to carry with them a concern for
their grades that had not been there before. Once each student saw that they could
succeed with the researcher helping them at the end of the day, they their...
Employee Giving 3
DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYEE GIVING CAMPAING: A CASE STUDY FROM SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERISTY
Dr. Stan Gwin, Project Supervisor
The 2008 Employee Giving Campaign at Southern Utah University...
Employee Giving 7
This project examines the 2008 internal campaign at Southern Utah University (SUU) that targeted full-time employees with the goal of increasing employee donations to the university through payroll deductions. It explores the...
Employee Giving 13
employment at SUU. There would be no building to dedicate, no new program to launch and in most cases, no way of attributing a donation to a specific student. So participation – each employee donating something – became the...