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community’s assets, and strengthen current and future community based projects, activities, and proposals,” (Kretzmann & McKnight, 2005, p. 1). This document provides various worksheets for analyzing the communication...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
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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2006, para. 9). The key word here is observable. Many practitioners overlook the fact that all aspects of a community are observable. And that they can refer back to humanities’ original roots in anthropology to gain a better...
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...
2003). In addition to improving the core academic instruction, by working together, educators
will have the opportunity to focus on instruction and monitoring students’ response to accurately
determine those in need of special education...
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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practitioner, on paper, what a community’s list of favorite values are, but by observing the people interacting with one another and the organization itself will reveal how they act out and act upon those values. It will...
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Navigation through the culture and a feeling of directional helplessness is expressed
by the mothers in this study. As participant one said, ―they don‘t come with an instruction
manual‖ so the mother is left...
time, the students did show varying rates of progress when it came to specific target skills (West,
Denton, & Reaney, 2000).
A significant factor in student achievement is socioeconomic status. Low-income
students have a higher probability of...
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As a Masters student in Professional Communication, I have felt it important to apply the
skills and knowledge that I have obtained throughout my degree in a professional capacity.
Based on a class taken...
Exploratory research was conducted to identify and measure the relationships
between information sources, socio-cultural preferences, and travel motives on
destination image and visiting intentions. An adaptation of the study conducted...
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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2005, p. 11). So, in conducting this type of study, one of the first things that researchers need to understand is that, “ethnography is not one research approach, but is a qualitative research paradigm that encompasses a...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
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communication (CMC) to see which elicits more customer satisfaction, creates fewer instances
of miscommunication and better creates a positive perception of Tobler & Associates.
The Hyperpersonal model states that...
The Internet is increasingly considered one of the most effective ways to advertise
since the Internet has several advantages over the traditional forms of advertising in the
travel and tourism industry, including...
seeking to measure the impact on learning and development as mentioned above. This finding,
combined with others, provides ample basis to continue promote service in college as a tool to
enhance student learning and development and to augment...