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via thumb drive. An entire course can be distributed in one, self-contained document. Below is a list of
components that can be incorporated into an I-Text:
1. Communication Console – The main drawback of...
The final question asked of the student participants as part of the study was what they feel
their level of learning was with regard to their service experience. These results can be found in
Table 9 below.
Level of learning with regard...
Interests, skills, and strengths for the mathematical/logical learning style include
experimenting, working with numbers, problem solving, thinking logically, exploring ideas,
questioning and wondering about natural events. Making categories,...
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shown that the teacher variable is an important factor in student achievement. Only home related factors have a bigger influence (Kratochwill et al., 2007). NCLB (2002) requirements feature this change...
special educators are asked to take on the roles of intervention specialists, RtI experts, and Tier
evaluators in addition to their undersold roles as high-quality instructors who perform daily with
professional practices of rigor, excellence,...
Using a Graphics Editor
While the code for a website can be created in a simple text editor,
the graphics must be created using graphic design software. The
industry standard is Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for creating
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7. Quiz Console – Students can take quizzes using the Quiz Console. Instructors can
build quizzes using four question types: multiple choice, true-false, fill in the blank,
and short answer. The quizzes are...
The purpose of this study was to discover the involvement of college students in service
and explore the enhancement of their learning because of refection, the reason for their choice
for service sites, and whether their...
are the best way for a visual/spatial learner to learn (Utah State Office of Education, n.d.) (see
3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Students' Self-Assessed Visual/Spatial
went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten
programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind
Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
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Many decisions need to be made when planning professional development. One of the most important decisions involves the content and intended outcome of the professional learning opportunity. A series...
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The I-Text was developed using Acrobat 9, Flash CS3, Flex 3.0, PHP and MySQL. The
individual consoles were written in Actionscript 3.0 and compiled using Flash CS3. The consoles
communicate with a web server...
3. The students’ motivation and amount of time dedicated to service both impact the level of
learning for that student.
In this chapter, the discussions of the research findings are presented as an overview of
the findings with regard to each...
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(2000) have suggested that the longer the activities, the more effective they are. The learning opportunities tend to be more focused, allow more opportunity for active learning, and are more coherent...
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Table 1 - Results of Student Survey (n = 15)
BB Vista Better Both the Same I-Text Better
Feedback 1 12 2
Navigation 6 5 4
Easier to Understand 4 8 3
Easier in General 4 7 4
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Participating in an internship for the Department of State in the U.S. Embassy in
Brasilia has been very beneficial to me academically, professionally, and personally. I
participated in an organization that was...
sites? Here again, important factors for practical use is evident ranging from potential for
impact, the type of project suited to the audience and match of skill with the project. The male
participants tended to chose sites where they felt that...
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The dialectic of protection versus equipment was described by the mothers
interviewed. Relational dialects theory of Baxter and Montgomery (1996) describes intimate
relationships in terms of the inherent ―push and...