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Talley, Micole Atkins – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Few research studies listened to the voices of high school students with disabilities' regarding their lived experiences during placement in an inclusion setting and a resource setting. The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to understand the central phenomenon of the study for 10 ninth grade students with disabilities served…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, High School Students, Grade 9, Disabilities
Neilson, Brent Alan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The results of this qualitative descriptive study provide insight into the impact Career and Technical Education has on Native American male students in Northern Arizona. This study was created in response to the lack of research, especially qualitative research in this area. Moreover, it provided Native youth an opportunity to share their stories…
Descriptors: Career Education, Technical Education, American Indian Students, Industry
Andrews, Valerie Griffin – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this qualitative, historical case study is to explore former living administrators', teachers', and students' opinions of their personal experiences while working at or attending P. W. Moore High School in North Carolina. The school's culture and leadership qualities of administrators will be examined through participants'…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational History, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
Aguilar-Valdez, Jean Rockford – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This qualitative study uncovers the voices of five Latin@ students who are high-"achieving" and undocumented and have strong aspirations in science, in a Southern, Title I high school. Through critical race methodology and these students' "testimonios"/counter-stories, these students' struggles and successes reveal their…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Science Education, Hispanic American Students, Critical Theory
Marberry, Tammie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to explore rural high school graduates', teachers', and administrators' perceptions of student voice on academic success. This study was designed to examine the following three questions: What were the common beliefs regarding opportunities for input, or student voice, on the educational…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Rural Schools, High Schools
Heidenrich, Carol – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Technology has evolved as a valuable information and communication tool. In our knowledge and information society, students with information and communication technology (ICT) competence will be prepared for success. Teacher pedagogy and student learning have to change to fully integrate technology into the curriculum. Students may not have…
Descriptors: High School Students, Technology Uses in Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups
Kezios, Melissa Joan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation examines high school students' perspectives on social studies homework. Specifically, it uses the high school student perspective to determine the types of social studies homework that students perceive most benefit them academically and developmentally. In addition, it examines how homework should be evaluated. Findings are…
Descriptors: High School Students, Social Studies, Homework, Student Attitudes
VanderJagt, Douglas D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine how students experience and respond to Michigan's increased graduation requirements. The study was conducted in a large, suburban high school that instituted a change to a trimester system in response to the state mandate. A criterion-based sample of 16 students, both college bound and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
Duarte, George – ProQuest LLC, 2013
School reformers are often searching for a program that will have a positive and far-reaching effect on a school campus. Researchers and writers have described the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP) as a largely positive influence on a school campus, providing a rigorous and standards-based curriculum to IB DP students. However,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Advanced Placement Programs, School Culture, Educational Environment
Cash, Paul E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In a North Texas school district, students taking online courses in a variety of subject areas were not successfully completing courses at the district's expected levels. The district pays for courses and student support while remaining financially responsible to the community and programmatically to students' online success. Students'…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Qualitative Research, High School Students, Computer Simulation
Giple, Patrick Pepan, Sr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Since its implementation in 2002, NCLB, through its expectations and sanctions, has created a state of urgency among school leaders and instructional staff in most urban public high schools. While there is significant literature on urban school reform promoting the academic performance of urban high school students, the perspectives of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Urban Schools, Public Schools, High School Students
Lange, Tennille W. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Pre-GED (General Education Development) and Skills Options Program was a response by one state to the national increase in high school dropout rates. However, more than a decade later dropout rates continued to rise. As a result, an evaluation of the program was needed. Thus, the purpose of this study was to explore the purpose of the program,…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, High School Students, Dropout Rate, Program Effectiveness
Cornick, Shayla L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Experiences that females have during middle and high school have been found to influence the perceptions that they have of their ability to be successful as an engineer and the value that they place on participating in engineering education. Engineering education continues to suffer from a lack of female participation. Several efforts have been…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Engineering Education, Career Choice
Mitchell, Kathy Jessee – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Nursing is facing a critical shortage and retention of nursing students is of paramount importance. Much research has been completed related to retention in nursing education and student success, but there is very little in current literature related to issues associated with the transition from high school to associate degree nursing (ADN)…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Associate Degrees, Nursing Education, Academic Persistence
Ragland, Tamra Christine – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore African American female students' beliefs, and self-perceptions about their mathematics experiences. This study used mathematics autobiographies, focus group interviews and individual student interviews to generate data that was analyzed for emerging themes and patterns as to how the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, African Americans, Females, Beliefs
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