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Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Long-Term Effectiveness of a Women's Leadership Development Program, Kirsten S. Ericksen

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Dissertation: The Impact of Intercultural Training on the Satisfaction and Achievement of Undergraduates Taught by International Teaching Assistants, Kirsten Jensen

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Dissertation: Teachers' Education and Training Factors and Their Influence on Formative Assessment Processes, William Clark Reed

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Dissertation: Preservice and K–12 Inservice Teachers' Perceptions of Appropriateness of Teacher Self-Disclosure and Its Teaching Effectiveness, Shaoan Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Dissertation: Service With Friends: The Influence of Peer Interactions and Emotions in Community Service Experiences, Jennifer Jill Kidd

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Dissertation: Perceptions and Factors Influencing Success in Professional Preparation Physical Therapy Education, Mira H. Mariano

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Dissertation: A Study of Literacy Efficacy and Student Achievement Among Beginning Middle School Teachers in an Urban Context, Michael J. Mustain

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Dissertation: Balanced Literacy Versus Basal Reading Instruction for Urban African-American, Title I Third-Grade Students, Julie Ann Perkins

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Dissertation: An Exploratory Analysis of Post Strategic Plan Implementation Fidelity in Two Urban-Based, Nonprofit Health Education/Advocacy Organizations, Theodore N. Burke

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Dissertation: Effect of Instructional Styles and the Duration of Class Time on the Sense of Classroom Community of Military Urban Graduate Students, William J. Davis Jr.

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Dissertation: Cultural Competence and Curricula in Physical Therapist Professional Education, Beth Ernst Jamali

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Dissertation: Factors Predicting Teacher Satisfaction and Retention in the Hampton City Schools Teacher Induction Program, Gale A. Lee

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Dissertation: A Comparison of Anonymous E-Peer Review Versus Identifiable E-Peer Review on College Student Writing Performance and Learning Satisfaction, Ruiling Lu

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Dissertation: A Conceptual Model for Determining Career Choice of CHROME Alumna Based on Farmer's Conceptual Models, Lisa Simmons Moore

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Dissertation: Assessing the Relationship Between Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms and Freshman Survey Academic Probation Scores for Use in Developing Counseling Programs for Academically at Risk College Students, Douglas Joe Muller

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Dissertation: The Interactive Question Protocol: Examining the Relationship Between Feedback, Cognitive Development and Student Achievement, G. Simon Richmond

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Dissertation: The Effects of Breakthrough to Literacy on the Phonological Awareness Skills of Students in Early Elementary School, Amy W. Woodward

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Dissertation: The Effects of an Autobiographical Dialogue Journaling Activity on Student Teachers' Levels of Cultural Sensitivity and Reflective Skills, Wanda G. Lastrapes

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Dissertation: Synchronous Text-Based Chat Vis-à-Vis Asynchronous Threaded Discussion: An Instructional Strategy for Providing an Option in Two Course Delivery Schemes, Shin Yi Lin

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Dissertation: Choice and Support: An Individualized Approach to Student Empowerment and Involvement in Combating Procrastination in the Internet Learning Environment, Han Liu

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Dissertation: A Comparative Study of American-Born Chinese and Non American-Born Chinese Students' Language Learning Motivation, Language Acquisition, and Ethnic Identity Development in Chinese Language Schools, Sarah C. Tsai

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Thesis: An Examination of Relationships of Reading and Writing Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Standardized Placement Test Scores, and Diverse Community College Students' Perceptions of Those Relationships, Ann Woolford-Singh

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Non-Completers' Decisions to Leave Certificate Programs Before Earning Certificates and Their Career Goals, Elizabeth M. Lohman

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Dissertation: Privatize or Self-Operate: Decision-Making in Campus Services Management, Jeffrey Shelton Pittman

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Dissertation: The Impact of Place of Residence on the Academic Achievement and Retention of First-Time-in-College Students at an Urban Commuter University, Tameria Lee Vickerson

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Dissertation: An Examination of the Effects of the America Reads Tutoring Program and Tutor Training on the Attitude and Academic Achievement of Urban At-Risk Minority Students, Tami C. Al-Hazza

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Dissertation: A Naturalistic Investigation Into the Processes and Themes of Recovery From Chemical Dependency, Mark Thomas Blagen

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Dissertation: Variables Associated With a Sense of Classroom Community and Academic Persistence in an Urban Community College Online Setting, Cynthia P. Cadieux

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Dissertation: They Did Not Teach: Veterans' Experiences in a Mid-Career Transition Program at an Urban University, Joseph Franklyn Shipes

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Dissertation: Facility Administrator Perceptions of the External Environmental Constituencies Shaping Urban Advanced Technology Centers, Daniel Robert Smith

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Dissertation: A Study of Professional Development School Program Graduates Through Their First Year as Urban School Teachers, Amy J. Vereen

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Dissertation: The Effects of Technology on Urban High School Students' Sense of Classroom Community, Mervyn J. Wighting

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Dissertation: A Study of the Effects of Constructivist Based vs. Traditional Direct Instruction on 8th Grade Science Comprehension, Clair T. Berube

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Dissertation: The Effects of the Help One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) Program on the Reading Achievement of At-Risk 4th and 5th Grade Elementary Students, Kelvin L. Bradley

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Academic Self-Concept and the Achievement Expectancies on the Academic Achievement and Persistence Rate of African-American Freshmen Students, Ira Falls III

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Dissertation: A History of Public Radio in an Urban Community: Its Impact Upon Education, Culture, Public Opinion and Policy, Barry K. Graham

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Dissertation: Post Doi Moi Urban Higher Education in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: The Case of Hong Duc University, Jeanne Beth Natali

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Dissertation: The Validation of a Detailed Strategic Planning Process Model for the Implementation of Distance Education in Higher Education, Kenneth Phillip Pisel Jr.

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Dissertation: Evaluation of a Distance Learning Program for the Preparation of Special Education Teachers, Tami Seifert

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Dissertation: Community Social Disorganization Theory Applied to Adolescent Academic Achievement, Spencer Ross Baker

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Dissertation: Identification of Noncognitive Factors as Predictors of Freshman Academic Performance and Retention in a Community College Setting, Mark Fallon Freeze

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Dissertation: Site-Based Dropout Identification and Prescription Process for Alternative Education in a Diverse School System, William P. Krupp

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Dissertation: The Influence of Selected Noncognitive Variables on the Academic Success of Urban Black High School Males in an Enrichment Pre-College Program, Leon Rouson

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Dissertation: A Power Structure Study of an Urban Superintendent's Tenure in the City of Virginia Beach, 1967–1986, Sophia V. Stubblefield

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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Dissertation: Program Practices in an Urban School District for Serving Students Identified as Emotionally Disturbed in the Least Restrictive Environment, Leigh L. Butler

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Dissertation: The Effects of Inclusion of Students with Learning Disabilities on Urban Fourth-Grade General Education Students, Brenda E. Cox

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Dissertation: Comparative Effects of Three Methods of Staff Development in Content Area Reading Instruction on Urban High School Teachers, Mark Alan Forget

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Dissertation: Cognitive Complexity and Empathy as Predictors of Leadership Style in an Urban College Student Population, Scott B. Harrison

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Accelerated Reader Program in Grades 3–5 on Reading Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Attitude in an Urban Southeastern School District in Virginia, Carol Ann Howard

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Dissertation: Comparative Student Perception and Interactional Event Analysis in an Urban Computer-Based Distance Education Environment, Michael Shawn Ireland

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Dissertation: A Comparison of Cognitive Development Between Whites and African Americans Based on William Perry's Scheme of Intellectual and Ethical Development, Joan Johnson

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Dissertation: The Effects of School Uniforms on Student Behavior and Perceptions in an Urban Middle School, Jacqueline M. McCarty

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Dissertation: A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Multicultural Education on the Racial Attitudes of Pre-K Through Grade 12 Students: A Comparison of Curricular Intervention and Reinforcement Dimensions in Suburban and Urban Educational Settings, Ogochukwu Nkeiruka N. Okoye-Johnson

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of an Urban Community College Single Parent and Displaced Homemaker Program, Linda Myers Rice

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Dissertation: An Analysis of Practicum Student Attitudes in Urban Professional Development School and Urban Traditional School Programs, Ira Carroll Starling

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Dissertation: Factors That Affect African-American Enrollment in Urban Agricultural Degree Programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Thomas Earl Tracy

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Dissertation: Retracing Gender Bias and the Validity of Believed Differences Between Male and Female Coaches of Women's Basketball, Melissa Baile

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Dissertation: Predicting Academic Success of Entering Freshmen at an Urban University Through the Assessment of Oral and Written Language Competency, Karen D. Cobbs

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Dissertation: Urban University Adjunct Faculty Perceptions of Professional Development Needs, Merodie Anne Hancock

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Dissertation: The Influence of an Early Childhood Program on the Academic Achievement, Attendance, and Attitudes of Urban At-Risk Students, Daisy McCray Murphy

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Dissertation: Acute Blood Pressure Responses to Static and Dynamic Exercise: Racial Differences, Reuben Leon Wright

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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Dissertation: A Survey of Characteristics of Effective Alternative Education Teachers as Perceived by Alternative Education Teachers, Administrators, and Students, Barbara Jean Nicholson Anderson

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Dissertation: Causal Attribution and Dimension Differences Between Sixth-Grade Urban Middle School Students Who Pass and Students Who Fail Reading on the Virginia Literacy Passport Test, Elsie Perry Daniels

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Dissertation: A Comparison of White Male College Students Attending an Urban Black University and an Urban White University: White Racial Identity and Perceived Comfort With Blacks, Cheryl Lorraine Evans

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Dissertation: The Effects of Applied Technology Instruction on Mathematics Achievement and Career Interests of Urban Seventh-Grade Students, Eric M. Fischer

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Dissertation: A Study of the "Pride" Program: A Residential, Summer-School Program for At-Risk Middle-School Students in an Urban Community, Maria Teresa Amillategui Grimm

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Dissertation: A Case Study of the Perceptions of Character Education in a Large Urban Community, Suzanne G. Houff

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the 2 + 2 for Teachers: Alternative Performance Appraisal Program in the Norfolk Public Schools PRIME Project, Alyce C. LeBlanc

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Dissertation: The Influence of Reading Comprehension and Other Selected Factors on Student Dropouts in an Urban Southeastern School District in Virginia, Viola Garris Morgan

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Dissertation: The Measurement of Mood Variation Over Time and Its Relation to Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy in Young Adolescents, William Thomas Pinkston

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Dissertation: Patterns of Giving to Urban Public Higher Education Among Corporate Foundations in Virginia and Select Others Which Have a Significant Presence in Virginia, Grace Aine Porter

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Collegial Support to Retention of Nurse Educators in Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Nursing Programs in Virginia, Estella Mary Henry Reynolds

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Dissertation: Computer Anxiety and Attitudes of Urban Teacher Education Students, Alfred P. Rovai

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Dissertation: The Impact of Total Quality Management on Student Achievement and School Improvement Team Performance in an Urban Elementary Setting, Jennette Ann Straus

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Dissertation: A Study to Determine the Effects of Marketing Occupational Experience on Urban Secondary Marketing Teachers' Perceptions of Curriculum Priorities, K. Denise Threlfall

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Norfolk Interagency Consortium's Community-Based System of Care for At-Risk Youth, Melody Bingman Wilt

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Dissertation: A Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Computer-Assisted Instruction on the Academic Achievement of Students in Grades 6 Through 12: A Comparison of Urban, Suburban, and Rural Educational Settings, Edwin Patrick Christmann

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Dissertation: The Effect of Technology-Rich School Environments on Academic Achievement and Attitudes of Urban School Students, Charles R. Grimm

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Dissertation: The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on State and Trait Body Image and Physical Fitness Among College Women, Sherri L. Hensley

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Dissertation: A Model for Assessing the Quality of Learning in Distance Education, George C. Lassetter III

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Dissertation: An Examination of the Role of the Assistant Principal in High schools in Virginia That Are Restructuring, Teresa K. Mizelle

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Dissertation: Teacher Roles for the Twenty-First Century, James C. Onderdonk Jr.

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Dissertation: The Effects of the Recommendations of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on State Funding for the School Divisions of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, James T. Roberts

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Dissertation: A Formative Analysis of the Full Integration of Students with Severe and Profound Disabilities in Age-Appropriate Elementary School Classrooms, Nancy Cheshire Rosenblatt

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Dissertation: Effects of Direct Reading Instruction on Literacy Achievement in Urban, Literature Based Classrooms, Steven M. Scarcelli

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Dissertation: Multiple Intelligences and the Gifted Identification of African-American Students, Oscar Scott Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Dissertation: Building a Consensus for the Development of National Standards in History, Mary Vassilikou Bicouvaris

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Dissertation: Linguistic Theory Applied to Teaching Practice: Looking Through Linguists' Eyes at an Urban ESL Classroom, Caroline Mary El-Kadi

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Dissertation: The Effects of an Urban Middle School Dropout Prevention Program on the Academic Achievement, Attendance, Attitudes, and Conflict Resolution Skills of At-Risk Student, Patricia Hawkins Fisher

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Dissertation: An Urban Education Study: Implementing Problem-Solving Strategies in Mathematics as a Function of Teacher's Learning Styles, Mary Lou Meinhold Fogarty

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Dissertation: The Impact of Educational Interventions on Organizational Culture at an Urban Federal Agency, Janet Myrick McKenzie

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Dissertation: The Effects of Athletic Participation on Self-Concept, Daily School Attendance, and Grade Point Average of Female Seventh-Grade Students in Urban Schools, David L. Olah

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Dissertation: A Follow-Up Study Investigating the Relationships Between Holland's Personality Types and Selected Career Choice Variables, Kennard S. Brackney Sr.

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Dissertation: A Comparison of Minority and Non-Minority Engineering Students on Selected Personality and Program Variables, Thomas Mercer Collier Jr.

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Dissertation: The Effect of Noncognitive Variables on the Prediction of Academic Difficulty and Attrition of Freshman Student-Athletes, Bruce W. Cunningham

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Dissertation: A Study of the Relative Effectiveness of Alternative Instructional Delivery Schedules for Adult Achievement, Wendy A. Gee

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Dissertation: An Evaluation Model for Middle School Counseling and Guidance, Ann Salisbury Harrison

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Dissertation: Attributions for Change in Attitude Among Urban Elementary Parochial School Teachers Toward Children Who Speak Nonstandard English, Charles A. Saglio Jr.

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Dissertation: A Construct Validity Study of the Cynicism Scale of the MMPI-2, Jeffrey Shelton

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Dissertation: A Meta-Analysis of the Relative Effectiveness of Two Cooperative Learning Models in Increasing Mathematics Achievement, Frances Burton Spuler