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The Effect of Two Identified Teaching Variables on the Assignment of Secondary Teachers Between Student Tracks
This study was designed to determine if such effective teaching behaviors as enthusiasm and verbal clarity impact decisions by administrators when they are faced with assigning teachers to high and low track classes. An experiment was conducted where subjects were presented two fictitious job descriptions (one low track and ...
Matching the syntactic structure of textbook with the oral language proficiency levels of English-as-a-Second Language students
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects that matching the syntactic structure of textual material with the English oral language proficiency levels of high school English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) students has on their reading comprehension of the materials. The hypothesis tested in this study was that when ...
An analytical study of members of a horizontal women's professional and managerial network as related to diffusion theory
This study of a horizontal women's professional and managerial network investigated what women perceived as possible benefits of network affiliation and attempted to build a profile of women who belonged. Using diffusion theory of social network analysis as a theoretical framework, the research attempted to determine whether ...
Relationships between administrator emphasis on staff evaluation processes and secondary school effectiveness in Washington State
The purpose of this study was to explore relationships between administrator emphasis on staff evaluation processes and the overall effectiveness ratings of a sample of Washington State senior high schools. The project defined administrative emphasis on staff evaluation (the major independent variable) as being composed of ...