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    • Spanish language; Language experience approach in education; Writing
    • 10 2007; Serna, 2009). However, although a strong correlation has been identified between L1 literacy and L2 (English) literacy, there is still little research explaining the process of how the two languages might develop (Escamilla et al.,...
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    • Teachers--Training of; Reading--Phonetic method; Utah--Education.
    • 10 and an additional 10,000 from before that time. This meta-analysis was comprehensive in scope and was in direct response to Congress’ request that they were to find the best way to teach children to read. The results of this study established...
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    • 10 Applied Biosystems (AB 2006, Foster City, CA) and the PowerPlex 16 produced by Promega Corporation (Promega 2008, Madison, WI.). The kit used in this study was the Promega PowerPlex16 multiplex kit, which detects sixteen STRs while the Applied...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 100 understand the importance of spending time thinking before writing, the importance of the revision process, and the value of both teacher and peer feedback; however, the reported increase in those numbers in December held much more significance...
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    • Social media; Fashion; Advertising
    • 11 measure the social media investments customers make as they engage with the marketers’ brands” (2010, p. 42). Because an exact ROI measurement for social media hasn’t been discovered, key performance indicators (KPIs) can be used to determine...
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    • 11 short-term improvement in their experimental group. After one year the experimental group continued to outperform the control group (Iseman, 2011). As beneficial as this strategy was for the experimental group, its efficacy is still only...
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    • 110 Evaluation of Fit section (Hoyle, 1995). SEM consists of several steps including model specification, estimation, evaluation of model fit, model modification and interpretation (Hoyle, 1995). Model specification. In the specification step, a...
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    • Teachers--Training of; Reading--Phonetic method; Utah--Education.
    • 112 Table 7 Excel Spreadsheet Raw Data for Correlation--Comparing Averages from Time Spent teaching phonics per week, Confidence in University Preparation, Perception of Phonics Qualifications, Perception of District Support, Actual Skill Level,...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 118 Another interesting study might include comparing test groups who have been exposed to metacognitive strategies for at least a year (or since primary education levels) to those who haven’t. However, perhaps an even more authentic and therefore...
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    • Social media; Fashion; Advertising
    • 12 18- to 34-year-old age bracket”. Creating a strong brand identity on social media is vital to the success of Kandy Kiss. RQ1: How can social media be utilized to increase brand awareness for Kandy Kiss measured by key performance...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 12 and] may not be aligned well enough with college success standards to provide feedback to high school students and teachers regarding college readiness” (2008, p. 1-2), nor can they help direct classroom instruction. Therefore, instructors and...
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    • 12 Under conditions calculated to increase math anxiety in females, males tended to overwhelmingly outperform females (Beilock, 2008). However, both males and females can be negatively affected by math anxiety. In another study, after being given a...
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    • 14 (1996) conducted a study to determine if a text was too easy, appropriate, or too difficult for the 38 participants involved. Their criterion was based on percentages of scores: under 40% meant that the text was too difficult; 40% to 60% meant...
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    • 14 number of glass microscope slides were touched by a donor and held for 3-5 seconds. This was to ensure that a solid print was placed on each slide and therefore a sufficient source for the DNA to be collected. The experiment had two trials, with...
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    • ! 14! Staw and Calder’s (Staw and Calder, 1980) study of Intrinsic motivation and norms about payment sought to learn if certain circumstances inhibit the effect of extrinsic rewards. Previous studies had determined that under certain...
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    • 15 achievement in reading is higher at the end of the school year than it was at the beginning of the year (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl, 2005). One study shows that, when using ability grouping for reading instruction,...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 15 results; not all participants’ knowledge could cover all possible items. Therefore, the results were not completely valid and reliable. Brown suggested that a cloze test should be constructed to fit a particular group of participants. Pickering...
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    • Writing--Education; Composition (Language arts); College preparation programs; Education, Secondary
    • 16 important for college academic success and lifelong learning. Schools that promote these skills and habits of mind through more rigorous assignments and “open-ended exploration” help close the academic gap between high school and college...

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