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Effective Communication at Tobler & Associates: An Audience Analysis Survey
Lindsay R. Booker
An assessment of client communication was conducted for a law firm, Tobler &
Associates, in Phoenix, Arizona. The...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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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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This research utilized a descriptive case study. The intent of the research was not to provide results that are generalizable to all educational settings, rather it is to provide...
involves working with word meaning and understanding text. Currently, “direct screenings in the
areas of vocabulary and comprehension have yet to be developed for elementary learners”
(Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 289). Fuchs and Fuchs go on to...
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Teacher Knowledge and Implementation, Fechtelkotter (2010) Response-To-Intervention in Schools: A Survey of Current Practices and Teacher Perceptions in Two States, and guided questions provided in...
Albert, L. S. (2004).Universities at their best. Education Digest, 23, 14-19.
Astin, A. W. (1985). Achieving educational excellence. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Astin, A. W. (1997). Liberal education and democracy: The case for...
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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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The purpose of the study was to examine the perceptions of general education teachers on the school-wide implementation of RTI. The study provided the researcher with usable data to...
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Kane and Tedeschi, 1997). The classic ―bobo doll‖ study of Bandura, Ross and Ross (1961)
demonstrated that children model unusual levels of aggressiveness after viewing an adult‘s
aggression toward the object. An...
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• Communication Channels – I asked about the methods they used to initiate conversation,
which method was used the most, and which channel was preferred by clients.
• Information Sharing – Questions were created...
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I have made many small changes in implementing RTI. The most significant change is letting the assessments guide my instruction rather than using them to be a summary of how students have done. I have...
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Mean Response to Student Outcome Statements 3 and 12
Mean Response Out of 6.0
#3 RTI has resulted in a proactive system that better meets the needs of all students.
#12 RTI has...
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In conclusion this chapter presents the study finding revealed by the teacher survey. The findings of this study were organized in reference to the research questions and themes that...
some studies may not be as universal as anticipated but can give a baseline from which to start.
All teachers commented on the frustration of seeing the best thing come and go to be replaced by
the next best thing.
All of the participants were...
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Mandates, like NCLB (2002) and IDEIA (2004), include high expectations for student proficiency, quality instruction, and research-based strategies which address achievement...