ERIC Number: ED481396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
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Culminating Experience Action Research Projects, Volume 3, Spring 2003.
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Moyer, Peggy S., Ed.
This document presents the course syllabus for Education 590 Culminating Experience at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's teacher licensure program. It also includes action research projects from spring 2003: "'To Track or Untrack...That Is the Question'" (Sarah Armes); "Providing Urban Students with the Motivation to Succeed in School" (Laura K. Cline); "Understanding the Structure of DNA" (Gary S. Dunn); "The Effectiveness of Direct Instruction with High Priority (Low Performing) Middle School Students" (Andrew Falk); "Pythagorean Theorem Learning Assessment in Urban High School Geometry" (William A. Floyd); "Flexibility with the Sit and Reach Test" (Heather Huffman); "Total Physical Response Storytelling and Vocabulary Retention in Second Language Learning" (Christina L. McCombs); "The Use of Mnemonic Devices in the Teaching of Mathematics in Middle School: What a Group of Eighth Graders Remember that Help Them Solve Math Problems" (Charles C. Milam, Sr.); "Learning through Directed Instruction vs. Cooperative Learning" (Julie Burnes Novak); "Effects of Emphasizing the Processes of Scientific Inquiry in Relation to Student Motivation and Achievement in the Middle School Science Curriculum" (John Ramey); "The Merits of Geography Teaching that Engages and Provides Experiential Learning for Students" (John Shearer); "Children's Theatre" (Erianona M. Vali); and "Gender Bias in the Science Classroom: An Analysis of the Science TCAP Achievement Test for 2002" (Jason Wohlers). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Low Achievement, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Preservice Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sex Bias, Student Evaluation, Student Motivation, Student Research, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Vocabulary Development
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