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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...
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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...
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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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(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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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...
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student learning outcomes. This is accomplished through on-going collaboration and professional learning focused on understanding how students learn. New practices are learned, created, and implemented...
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contact was synchronous (though they used different words). Further study is necessary to determine in
what ways communication was better with the I-Text system.
The differences in opinion with regard to...
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meet and share should have priority. The school administration and school leadership team must implement these learning opportunities (Clauset & Murphy, 2012). Time for faculty to collaborate should be...
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As a result of this internship, my technical skills have grown as I have worked in
groups, have learned new means of research and how to be a more effective researcher,
have learned about management in a government organization,...
The following specific recommendations were identified from the current study. The
term educator in this chapter is used very loosely to include faculty, student life personnel and
service center staff.
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Commercials and products are discussed among friends and participant eight said, ―They
talk about it with each other‖. The struggle is how to retain your values but let the kids still
have a social...
The researcher also suggests that service should be central to the university mission. The
line between academic and student affairs should be very blurry with regard to service. The rank
and tenure process should reward faculty who choose to...
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live as he lives, with false ideas of money. Modeling will be discussed further in this
discussion under social cognitive theory.
The second strategy that mothers use is vigilance, being aware of moral threats and
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husband. Some of the young sister-wives even called her “Mom” for a while as they matured in their roles as wives and mothers.
There are no relationships in monogamous culture that are the same as that of a sister-wife....
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believes in stretching them and helping them realize that ―we have to work for things.‖ The
inherent exchange of goods and services for money that adults accept as a natural part of
society (Baudrillard, 2001) is not...
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The open-response questions are reported in themes that emerged as described by the teachers surveyed.
Teacher Knowledge of RTI
Several statements from the survey (See Appendix A) addressed the...
The rooms are furnished with machines, cases, forms and tables, screens, etc., so one desiring the work has everything that the most approved seamstress could ask for.
The necessity of ethical...
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(2006) claim that ―responsibility can‘t be taught, it must be caught‖ (p. 34). Participant one
offers opportunities to do chores and have more responsibility. A strategy enlisted gives a bit
of a reward from a list...