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complained when anything they were required to accomplish took more time than they thought it
Students’ understanding of math was very interesting. Pupils leaned towards disagreeing
with the statement, “Math brings out my...
REQUEST FOR IRB EXEMPTION
Name: Dr. James W. McCoy and Colleen Okeson
Position at SUU: Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies in Education
Telephone # and fax #: Phone: 435-865-8290 Fax: 435-865-8485
March 2, 2010
Your child is being invited to take part in a research study to encourage an interest in
mathematics. The study will include real life math problems integrating Howard Gardner’s
multiple intelligences. For...
oral language, and potentially positive effects for early reading, writing, and knowledge of print
(Institute of Education Sciences, 2006).
Ideally, intervention would come for low SES Hispanic ELLs when they are very young,
but this is...
Collection of Real-life math assignments/activities
Seven stories were chosen for the first activity from Math Stories for Problem Solving
Success (Overholt, et. al., 1990). They were Tessa’s grounding, Jake’s surprise, The Pro...
In another study, IntelliMetric’s accuracy when compared with human scores was
debated. When the study, performed in Texas, indicated that the IntelliMetric scores did not
correlate with human scores, the researchers developed the hypothesis...
The data from both the pre and post surveys and verbal questioning were gathered and
evaluated using an online program called Survey Monkey. The survey is still accessible at:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KVBTVSJ and can also be...
1986. Unanimous. (Water rate in 1968 was $8 per quarter, or $2.67 per month. Water rate is now 6 times higher. ) Motion to amend the Sewer Ordinance to put into effect a 33% increase, from $4.50 to $6 per month. Also, a motion was made setting the...
• What concepts and understanding are expected for students prior to entering an
advanced chemistry education course?
• What standards are missing from the Utah State Core that need to be added into the
course to better align with National...
tested in the subject of language arts using curriculum-based measurements. Formal research
began in February of 2011 and includes archival data from August 2010 to February 2011. The
gathered data were used to classify students as below-grade...
related to the effectiveness of the assessments studied, the data gave more insight into the importance of literacy skills in the higher grade levels.
The next step in this study was to administer the DRP and QRI assessments. Scores were...
important areas for the study. These thoughts and insights helped to explain the effectiveness of the assessments by observing the entire process.
As required by the Southern Utah University Department of Graduate Studies in Education, all...
The purpose of this thesis was to examine the results Automatic Essay Scoring (AES)
programs have on state writing scores in the state of Utah. The primary research question
addressed in this thesis was: Do AES programs make a difference in...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
to do. And he always had the courage to stand up for what he believed in. I don't know if anybody can really fill his shoes, to be able to earn the trust and confidence of the tribal elders is no easy task....
The purpose of this creative project was to create, gather, and evaluate a bank of real life
math problems that apply Howard Gardner’s theories of multiple intelligences that can be
implemented as instructional projects...
out of respect for the educator’s time as well as to be sure to observe the class for the entire time
allotted. An observational protocol (Creswell, 2012) was developed to focus on particular aspects
of instruction and classroom dynamics. This...
Overview of this Chapter
In this chapter, data from eighth grade classes comprising of 4,558 students in eleven
different schools, in a single district provides a look at the effectiveness of an AES program in
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...