reading” (p. 283). They continue to explain “the assessments should be sufficiently sensitive to
small changes in the student’s reading performance” (Mesmer & Mesmer, 2008, p. 283). Besides
indicating student growth, progress monitoring...
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...
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conservative Christian feel more pressure to keep the children in line with the moral teaching
of their church. A mother who is ―spiritual‖ rejects using religious teachings as an easy way
to not take responsibility...
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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...
All students were given the same DRP test, which was standard for all groups. As can be seen in Table 4.6 (pg 37), 10 of 12 students (83%) scored above a 9th grade level for reading comprehension, with half of the students scoring just above the...
Jan. 5, 1911. . .After an extensive discussion, it was the unanimous opinion of the Council t h a t the Board of Health be sustained in closing of all public gatherings. March 3, 1911...The matter of right-of-way and locating grounds for the...
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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
self-reported as being a good reader, reading between 30 minutes to one hour a day. The other student who scored on a 5.8 grade equivalent level on the DRP also highly agreed with the results of the test at 9 out of 10 and reported being a good...
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...
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...
of texts was chosen to enhance the accuracy of determining the students’ reading comprehension levels. A select few were also asked to read a narrative passage to measure reading fluency and words-correct-per-minute to give the researcher a...
t h e citizens early in February.
Feb. 7 , 1980.. . T h e Re-Development Agency ordinance was approved. Members of the Committee a r e : Dixie Leavitt, Harold Hiskey. Conrad Hatch, Charlotte Boyer, Elloyd Marchant, and Clair Morris. Feb....
instructional to frustrated as the difficulty level increased: no one scored from frustrated to instructional or instructional to independent as they moved from the 6th grade level to the high school level. The passages and related questions...
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.
tested in the subject of language arts using curriculum-based measurements. Formal research
began in February of 2011 and includes archival data from August 2010 to February 2011. The
gathered data were used to classify students as below-grade...
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The Best of the BRICs:
A Metaphorical Analysis
Contemporary approaches to metaphor have partly spawned from works of 16th
century researcher Giambattista Vico. Vico explained that percepts create our...
selection on the high school level, 18% of the participants were independent, 32% were instructional, and 45% were frustrated. Even though the same percentage scored on the instructional level for both types of selections, the results varied in...