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O'Meara, Mary T. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore specific leadership practices of high school principals, as identified by teachers and principals, and these practices' relationship to student achievement in English language arts. The measurements used for student achievement in English language arts were the proficiency percentages on the 2016 New York…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, High School Students, Principals, Common Core State Standards
Messina, Barbara A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Catholic schools in the United States support the Church's mission to evangelize; in doing so, they have an impact on the future vitality of the Catholic Church. Catholic school cultures make the schools authentically Catholic and distinguish them from other educational institutions. The Church depends on administrators and teachers in the schools…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Role, Institutional Mission, School Culture
Wells, Sandra H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive comparative study was to investigate and explore the usage of multimedia instructional tools (MMITs) in an integrated business applications course to determine if there was a statistically significant difference in the gain scores between the pretest and posttest scores of high school students who used…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, High School Students, Business Education, Multimedia Instruction
Tidmore, Lauren Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the social, emotional, and behavioral impact of a nine-week blended learning social skills intervention for high school students identified as having, or at-risk for, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Exploring how social skills interventions improve students' social, emotional, and behavioral deficits…
Descriptors: High School Students, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, At Risk Persons
Webster, Jared P. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative study surveyed teachers in high schools with a one-to-one technology program to determine their perceptions on the nine tenets of digital citizenship and the frequency with which they were addressed in their schools. Teachers expressed that all nine tenets were important. However, teachers stated the tenets were only taught…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Curriculum, Teacher Attitudes
Ortiz, Craig R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Homework varies widely in importance among both teachers and students, as well as in subject areas. In mathematics, it is generally expected that it plays a critical role in students' understanding of mathematics and will be assigned daily. However, it is also understood that whether students take homework seriously can be difficult to ascertain.…
Descriptors: Homework, Mathematics Achievement, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
Kester, Jonathan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This quantitative study examined the influence of family, school, and peers on the educational aspirations of African American male high school students in the ninth and tenth grade who live in a small Midwest town. Increasing the higher education aspirations of African American males is the first step needed to attend college, which according to…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Family Influence, School Role, Peer Influence
Harrell, Kyleigh Blackwell – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The quantitative study examined how blended learning influences high school learners' social presence, cognitive presence, teacher presence, and perceived learning in comparison to online instruction. The study answered the following research questions: (a) Do differences exist among the social presence, cognitive presence, and teaching presence…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Statistical Analysis
Matthews, Jon Adam – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Dual enrollment has emerged as an effective means of encouraging postsecondary college participation and acculturating high school students to the academic rigors and expectations of the college environment. In most states, dual enrollment participation is voluntary. To encourage more students to take advantage of dual enrollment opportunities,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Participation, Dual Enrollment, Program Implementation
Kimbro, Nathan Shawn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this predictive correlational study was to determine if a predictive relationship existed between teacher-student rapport, as perceived by students, and biology achievement scores. The Teacher-Student Likert Scale Questionnaire was used to measure students' perceptions of rapport with their science instructor. Students' scores on…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, High Stakes Tests, Likert Scales, Questionnaires
Pacheco, Beatriz – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Literacy rates among male adolescents continue to fall below those of female adolescents, and this trend shows no indication of improving (Cheung & Slavin, 2014; Gurian & Stevens, 2007; Weins, 2005; Clark, 2006; Cantrell & Carter, 2009). This study aims to examine this trend by measuring the effects of extended literacy learning…
Descriptors: Literacy, Adolescents, Gender Differences, Literacy Education
Corcoran, Mimi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation explores the views and experiences of high school calculus teachers and college mathematics professors on the professional development which occurs at the annual national AP Calculus exam grading. This professional development experience comes in several forms: the exam briefing sessions, the actual reading of the exams, the…
Descriptors: Calculus, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, College Faculty
McMasters, Sherry Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2017
School administrators develop, recommend, and carry out policy for school districts. The policy can have long lasting effect on students. Ideology and gender of the administrator can influence adoption and implementation of individual school's policy. A study consisting of quantitative and qualitative measures was utilized to determine the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Zero Tolerance Policy, Discipline Policy
Berry, Sharon – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study used a quantitative, causal-comparative design. It compared educational outcome data from online Algebra 1 courses to determine if a significant difference existed between synchronous and asynchronous students for end-of-course grades, state assessments scores, and student perceptions of their course. The study found that synchronous…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students
Garza, Jennifer M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study is to inform and further the discussion of academic (i.e., teachers and school counselors) and non-academic (i.e., parents, family, friends, etc.) validating agents on Latina students' mathematics and science self-concepts. This study found a relationship between Latina students' interactions with academic and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Self Concept
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