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Rock, Heidi Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative retrospective causal-comparative study was to determine to what extent the form of professional development (face-to-face or online) or the level of instruction (elementary or high school) has on classroom teaching practices as measured by student learning outcomes. The first research question sought to determine…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Faculty Development, Online Courses, Conventional Instruction
Riggs, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative correlational study addressed the concept that teacher-perceived high school principal leadership style correlated with teacher self-efficacy. A relationship existed between teacher self-efficacy and student outcomes and research indicated a relationship between leadership style and teacher self-efficacy. Also, the effect of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Leadership Styles
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Lazarev, Valeriy; Toby, Megan; Zacamy, Jenna; Lin, Li; Newman, Denis – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
Recruiting and retaining effective teachers are serious concerns throughout Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State School Boards Association (2016) reported 500 teacher vacancies at the beginning of the 2015/16 school year, according to a survey of school districts, and 53 percent of respondents said the teacher shortage was worse than in the previous year.…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Rural Schools, Tenure
Welcome, Simone E. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose for this cross-sectional, non-experimental explanatory quantitative research study was to explain the amount of variance in the High School Proficiency Assessment-11 Language Arts and Mathematics scores accounted for by the amount of instructional minutes at high schools in New Jersey. A proportional, stratified random sample which…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students
Houck, T. Chad – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In high school settings the behavior of students can have significant impacts on educational outcomes. This study tests Bronfrenbrenner's ecological systems theory by quantitatively studying academic and discipline measures of 9th grade students before and after teachers participated in the Time To Teach (TTT) professional development training.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Grade 9, Faculty Development
Montgomery, Maureen C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Education is one area where the use of technology has had great impact on student learning. The integration of technology in teaching and learning can significantly influence the outcome of education in the classroom. However, there are a myriad of factors that influence technology integration in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
Culella, Nicole Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate teacher perception of technology integration in STEM and non-STEM classrooms of high school teachers of gifted and talented students and the relationship of those perceptions to actual technology use in their classrooms. This study measured teacher perception of technology integration…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
Street, Nathan Lee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Teacher value-added measures (VAM) are designed to provide information regarding teachers' causal impact on the academic growth of students while controlling for exogenous variables. While some researchers contend VAMs successfully and authentically measure teacher causality on learning, others suggest VAMs cannot adequately control for exogenous…
Descriptors: Value Added Models, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Kester, Rebekah G. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined a variety of sources of influence for traditionally underrepresented students at a primarily White institution of higher education. The sources of influence ranged from 2-way communications in high school to 2-way communications in the community, and from 1-way communication influences in the school such as AP courses, to 1-way…
Descriptors: Influences, Minority Group Students, College School Cooperation, High Schools
Carter, Bruce J. – Online Submission, 2017
A problem recognized in the United States is that a K-12 public education in urban communities is more likely to support existing patterns of inequality than to serve as a pathway to opportunity. The specific focus of this research was on the poor academic performance in U.S. K-12 urban communities. Using Benet's polarities of democracy theory as…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Statistical Analysis, Benchmarking, Achievement Tests
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Çiçek, Ö.; Ilhan, N. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Students are more likely to be successful in topics they are interested in than others. This study aims to develop an Acid-Base Interest Scale (ABIS) and subsequently evaluate the interest of pre-service science teachers in acids-bases according to gender, years at the university, type of high school the pre-service science teachers attended, and…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Science Interests, Chemistry, Science Tests
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Kodejška, C.; Ganci, S.; Ríha, J.; Sedlácková, H. – Physics Education, 2017
This work is focused on the experimental verification of the balance between the atmospheric pressure acting on the sheet of paper, which encloses the cylinder completely or partially filled with water from below, where the hydrostatic pressure of the water column acts against the atmospheric pressure. First of all this paper solves a theoretical…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Scientific Concepts, Science Experiments
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Tezel, Kadir Vefa – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Language is normally associated with linguistic capabilities of individuals. In the theory of multiple intelligences, language is considered to be related primarily to linguistic intelligence. Using the theory of Multiple Intelligences as its starting point, this descriptive survey study investigated to what extent prospective English teachers'…
Descriptors: Language Aptitude, Scores, Selection Criteria, Multiple Intelligences
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Olmez, Cemil; Ozbas, Serap – Africa Education Review, 2017
This study examined the self-efficacy of Turkish Cypriot science teachers working at high schools in Northern Cyprus. The study sample was 200 science teachers who participated in the survey. The Teacher Self-Efficacy (TSE) Scale was used as a data source. It was observed that the science teachers' efficacy beliefs about student engagement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools
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Sahin, Alpaslan; Almus, Kadir; Willson, Victor – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2017
This study examined the high schools' state tests performances in mathematics, reading, and science of an open-enrollment STEM-focused charter school system,Harmony Public Schools(HPS), between 2010 and 2013, and compared them with the performance of matched traditional public schools (TPS) in Texas. After propensity score matching, 12 HPS schools…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Public Schools, Charter Schools, State Standards
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