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Gender equity as the evaluating tool for middle/junior high school physical education curriculums, facilities & equipment
Title IX has had an impact in the sports arena but how has it affected the physical education setting? The purpose of this study was to investigate selected middle/junior high schools across the state of Illinois to determine ...
Modeling Instruction and the Nature of Science
High school students hold naïve conceptions about the nature of science (NOS),believing that scientific knowledge is absolute, that science is an objective activity without bias, creativity, or imagination, and that theories ...
Laying the foundation for a new spelling initiative
Background and Statement of the Problem "There is no program, no book, no speller, no machine that alone will build language competence in a child. Unfortunately, spelling can’t be isolated from other language processes, ...
Curriculum revision for customer relations course
The purpose of this capstone project is to re-design a course that is currently taught at Madison College for students from the machinist program. The Customer Relations course is required for program completion and it ...
Technology integration through staff development
How does staff development in education insure that all learners meet the intended learning outcomes? At the time of this study most staff development for teachers was designed to get as many learners as possible familiar ...
Toward a practical model of postmodern public relations
Although there has emerged in the past 10 to15 years a significant body of scholarly literature on the application of postmodern perspectives to the field of public relations, very little has been offered in the way of ...
Studies in fluorescence resonance energy transfer in a FAM/Iowa black labeled thrombin-binding aptamer
Describes a study with the hypotheses: using a dual labeled thrombin-binding aptamer (TBA), as ions are added to the solution total fluorescence will decrease when using FAM and Iowa black-FQ as a result of fluorescence ...
Over-the-counter supplements to improve human performance
This study examines whether athletes can improve their performance if they consume an alkalinizing supplement (Alka-Seltzer) before participating in a sport.
The daily five
The Daily Five is a program that was developed by Gail Boushey and Joan Moser, "the sisters." "The sisters" designed this program to help students develop the daily habits of reading, writing, and working with peers with ...
Uses of differentiation within the classroom
The following quantitative research descriptive study was conducted in the area of differentiation with the focus being the differentiation methods/strategies. Differentiation is defined as teachers meeting the individual ...