SearchSkip to Search Results
- 1Aquilina, Alexandra
- 1Brown, Carol A.M
- 1Conners, R. D.
- 1Denet, Elaine.
- 1Graham, Ellen
- 1Johnston,Michelle N
- 8Department of Educational Psychology
- 5Department of Educational Policy Studies
- 4Department of Secondary Education
- 3Department of Elementary Education
- 2Department of Educational Administration
- 1Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
With many current initiatives to promote information literacy, it is necessary to assess the state of information literacy instruction in secondary school and the factors influencing information literacy. Teachers have the opportunity to instruct information literacy (IL) yet students enter...
Policy from below: Foregrounding teacher experiences of hardship in remote rural secondary schools in KenyaDownload
Teacher shortage for schools in remote rural areas (also called hardship areas) in Kenya, as in other parts of the world, is a recurrent problem. Such shortage is problematic as it exacerbates the educational disadvantage of such areas, already disadvantaged with regard to access to schools,...
The Social and Cultural Conditions for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Students in a Rural Community: A Case Study of Educators’ PerspectivesDownload
In order to combat sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth suicide ideation and completion, the cultures of schools must change to become accepting and inclusive of this vulnerable group. SGM youth in rural spaces are at greater risk than their urban counterparts. For changes to occur, a deep...
Constructing Collaboration Across Campus: Pre-professional speech-language pathologists and teachers working togetherDownload
This thesis project analyzed the efficacy of a single exposure to interprofessional education (IPE) for education and speech-language pathology (SLP) pre-professionals. The effects of IPE were shown through analysis of participant responses related to personal reflections, professional roles,...
Making Meaning of Trust in the Organizational Setting of a School
Recognizing that teachers are both leaders in their classrooms and colleagues in the school setting, this study focuses on the interplay of trust in the interpersonal professional relationships of teachers with their principals from the perspective of teachers. The rationale for the examination...
Syria has witnessed major changes in the twenty-first century. Educational reform and change in curricula were part of this wave of changes. Globalization processes have affected the direction of many of the changes that took place in the country. In this dissertation, I started by exploring the...
Teacher Practices in Science Literacy Instruction for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in KenyaDownload
The Kenyan Vision 2030 initiative, which aims at improving the quality of life for all citizens, has put increasing emphasis on science literacy (Amunga, Amadalo, & Musera, 2011). Even though the Kenyan secondary school curriculum is designed to accomplish the goals of the Vision 2030 initiative,...
Given the prevalence of web use by teachers and students and the need for all citizens to be information literate, teachers across curricula are expected to model and develop information literacy and web searching skills within their classrooms. Unfortunately, little is known about how teachers...
Teachers’ Perspectives on Motivational Practices in Classrooms: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods DesignDownload
Motivation theory suggests several different approaches to best motivating students, established through rigorous empirical research. However, a theory-practice divide persists: teachers report feeling underprepared to motivate their students and researchers fail to make their recommendations...
Is Teacher Stigma Associated with the Delivery of Instructional Supports to Students with Disabilities?Download
The present study is exploratory and was conducted to investigate teachers’ beliefs about the academic potential of students with disabilities (SWD) based on their attributions and potentially stigmatizing views. In addition, the association between these attributions and teachers’ reported...