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James, Jewel C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Aiming to bridge a gap in the psychological literature as it pertains to giving voice to the experiences of mothers enrolled in college with limited financial resources, this qualitative study sought to contribute to research in the area of persistence. Through the lens of a critical-ideological paradigm, this phenomenological study examined the…
Descriptors: Low Income, Undergraduate Students, One Parent Family, Mothers
Crum, Takashi – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Administrators and teachers understand the mandates of No Child Left Behind Act 2001 that required the effective use and adoption of technology such as iPads and interactive whiteboards to prepare students to compete in a global marketplace; however, these technologies were often used inefficiently to teach basic literacy concepts and the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Technology, Interactive Video
Gaston, Rolanda T. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The relationship that is established between the principal and teacher influences the type of learning environment the school has, thereby affecting how students learn in the classroom. This dissertation investigated the relationship between principals and teachers and its influence on the success of student learning. Details of how the principals…
Descriptors: Teacher Administrator Relationship, Correlation, Educational Environment, Principals
Aragona, Tonina – ProQuest LLC, 2019
A main challenge of online education is fostering student engagement. The general problem to be explored is the lack of motivational techniques e-instructors use to encourage online engagement. The specific problem is that students are not learning the necessary engagement skills needed to be effective online learners. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learner Engagement, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Fairweather, Sandra Dorothy – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Of the five boroughs, Bronx schools consistently enroll the largest number of homeless students (STH). Of the 114,659 STH enrolled in the City's 33 school districts during the 2017-18 academic year, 37,484 attended schools in the Bronx (NYSED, 2018). Almost one-third (10,804) of these students were enrolled in schools in District 10. Although…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Homeless People, Housing, Federal Legislation
Morgan-Morris, Claudia Beverley – ProQuest LLC, 2019
During 2012-2016, students with disabilities (SWDs) in Grades 3-5 in an urban elementary school in New York City did not meet the New York State English Language Arts (ELA) standards. The scores had been consistently low for SWDs when compared to their nondisabled peers. SWDs are placed in the inclusion classrooms with an Individual Education Plan…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Urban Schools, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
Kaplon-Schilis, Aleksandra – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation presents findings of three studies investigating the development and transfer of TPACK of pre-service and in-service elementary school special education teachers. The dissertation is presented in a non-traditional format including an introduction, three manuscripts submitted for journal publication, and a summary chapter. The…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Special Education Teachers
James, McDonald Ian – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study explores the impact of Black Male Initiative (BMI) programs on the success and wellness of Black men at a large, diverse, public urban university from the distinctive perspective of Black men themselves. The risk factors that limit the educational achievement of Black students have been well documented and researched. Furthermore, the…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Urban Schools, College Students
Estruch, Marcie Jane – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study sought to determine the relationship between teachers' attitudes toward the Common Core State Standards and three predetermined factors. These factors were (1) teachers' attitudes toward the practicality of pedagogical shift three, balancing informational and literary texts, (2) teachers' attitudes toward school support with the…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys, Correlation
Jordan, Charles R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
For decades the City University of New York has served as a model for public higher education in the United States. Since 1969, CUNY has attempted to construct policies that support the postsecondary ambitions of New York's underrepresented students. The era of Open Admissions that ushered in the 1970s remains one of the greatest social…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Remedial Instruction, School Policy, Open Enrollment
Denton, Vaughn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There has been extensive research and commentary blaming schools for the achievement disparity that exists among its students. Attempts to solve this issue have focused primarily on instruction and school tasks. Anthony Bryk and Barbara Schneider (2002) found social trust as a major attribute to school effectiveness. Their 1997 study of Chicago's…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Comparative Analysis, Urban Schools, Graduation Rate
Akunvabey, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Sound Business Inc. (SBI) has worked to improve college access for Black and Latino students at A. Philip Randolph (APR) High School in New York City for over twenty-five years. This Case Study provides an in-depth look at the relationship between an in-house non-profit organization and an NYC public high school. How does this non-traditional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Hispanic American Students, African American Students
Thoms, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this study I explore the construction of algebraic structure sense through engaging students in task sequences designed to elicit the development of competencies related to this understanding. The primary task-design principle employed in this study is strategic variation, in which certain components of items within task sequences vary while…
Descriptors: Algebra, Sequential Learning, Grade 10, High School Students
Henry, Alethea – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The lack of minority teachers in the United States is an ongoing problem, and the underrepresentation of minority teachers in the United States has been recognized as a symptom and a cause of racial injustice. The general problem is that minority K-12 teachers are under-represented in the United States. The specific problem that justifies the need…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Teaching Experience, Disproportionate Representation, Elementary School Teachers
Attal, Sheren – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to assess leadership practices of school counselors, and to analyze the relationships between demographics, experience, training, work setting, school counseling program implementation and leadership practices. This study addresses the need for understanding the way school counselor leadership promotes school…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Leadership Role, Counselor Role, Work Environment
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