Papers Archived from 2003 MSERA Conference

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THE EFFECT OF STUDENTS' GENDER ON ATTITUDE TOWARD SOCIAL STUDIES AND THE ILLUSTRATION OF HISTORICAL IMAGES AT A SELECTED MIDDLE SCHOOL
Wilson, Lisa S.; Kariuki, Patrick; Milligan College

WHAT DOES THE LITERATURE SAY ABOUT THE PERSISTENCE OF WOMEN WITH CAREER GOALS IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS?
Kondrick, Linda C.; Arkansas Tech University

EXPLORING THE USE OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE TO IMPACT THE GENDER ROLE EXPECTATIONS OF FIFTH-GRADE STUDENTS
Flynn, Rachael A.; Belmont University
Falconer, Renee; University of Southern Mississippi

FACTORS THAT PROMOTE AND INHIBIT THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF RURAL ELEMENTARY AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES IN A MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL: A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Wilson-Jones, Linda; Fayetteville State University

ON BECOMING A PRAGMATIC RESEARCHER: THE IMPORTANCE OF COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida
Leech, Nancy L.; University of Colorado-Denver

INSTRUCTIONAL REVIEW TIME IN YEAR ROUND AND TRADITIONAL CALENDAR SCHOOLS
Varner, Lynn W.; Delta State University

EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT: THE MEASUREMENT PRETEST-POSTTEST COMPARISON
Broadston, Pamela M.; Texas Tech University
Kennedy, Rob L.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock

CAN STREAMING VIDEO CONVEY AFFECTIVE MEANING AS WELL AS VIDEOTAPE?
Cofield, Jay L.; University of Montevallo

DISTANCE LEARNING IN ALLIED HEALTH EDUCATION: IS IT HEALTHY?
Wright, Ken; University of Alabama
Stewart, Jeff; Macon State College
Wright, Vivian H.; University of Alabama

PREDICTING ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES' TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION DURING THEIR FIELD PLACEMENT INSTRUCTION
Negishi, Meiko; Elder, Anastasia D.; Hamil, Burnette; Mzoughi, Taha; Mississippi State University

DOES TEACHER CONFIDENCE IN TECHNOLOGY SKILLS VARY BASED ON GRADE-LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION OR TEACHING EXPERIENCE?
Marvin, Eric; University of Memphis

FACULTY PERSPECTIVES OF THE BLACKBOARD COURSE DELIVERY SYSTEM
Anderson, Jeff; University of Alabama-Birmingham

DECENTRALIZED BUDGETING MODELS IN EDUCATION: MODEL VARIATION AND PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVES
Hall, George S.; Matsinger, Jackie; McGinnis, Patricia; Auburn University

THE APPLICATION
Weems, Gail; University of Arkansas-Little Rock

INTERVIEWING SUCCESSFULLY FOR ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida

TIPS FOR FINDING JOBS IN ACADEME
Daniel, Larry G.; University of North Florida

TEMPERAMENT, LEARNING STYLES, AND DEMOGRAPHIC PREDICTORS OF COLLEGE STUDENT SATISFACTION IN A DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Stokes, Suzanne P.; Troy State University

PREDICTING FINAL EXAMINATION GRADES IN A SELF-PACED INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY COURSE
Skidmore, Ronald L.; Morehead State University

ALPHA RELIABILITY AND STABILITY OF STUDENT LITERACY ATTITUDE INVENTORY (SLAI) SCORES ACROSS GRADE LEVEL AND TEACHER RATINGS OF READING ABILITY
Thames, Dana; Reeves-Kazelskis, Carolyn; Kazelskis, Richard; University of Southern Mississippi

DISPOSITIONS AND DIVERSITY
Coyle, Naomi C.; Centenary College of Louisiana

QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS' SERVICE-RELATED FIELD EXPERIENCE
Giles, Rebecca M; Casteel, Carolyn P.; Daughenbaugh, Lynda; University of South Alabama

TRENDS AND PRACTICES IN FIELD EXPERIENCE
Salyer, Barbara A.; Santoli, Susan P.; University of South Alabama

NATURALISTIC INQUIRY: A METHOD FOR SHADOWING PRINCIPALS
Blendinger, Jack G.; Mississippi State University
Wells, Lauren R.; University of West Alabama
Snipes, Gail; Jackson State University

CLASS SIZE AND LEARNING: COMMENTS ON CLASS SIZE USE OR MISUSE
Achilles, Charles M.; Seton Hall University and Eastern Michigan University
Finn, J. D.; SUNY

IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES AND OUTCOMES OF CLASS-SIZE REDUCTION IN WOODLAKE ELEMENTARY
Krieger, Jean D.; Woodlake Elementary School

CONTENTIOUSNESS IN CLASS SIZE DISCUSSION: THE PTR PROXY WON'T GO AWAY
Sharp, Mark; Eastern Michigan University

LEARNING STYLES INSTRUMENT CREATION: A CONFIRMATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS
Witte, James E.; Martinez-Witte, Maria M.; Guarino, A. J.; Auburn University

USING MI THEORY AS A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT OF ELECTRONIC LEARNING
Marvin, Stephen; University of Memphis
Franklin, Kathy K.; University of Alabama
Marvin, Eric; University of Memphis

THE EFFECT OF RACE, GENDER, AND LEARNING STYLE ON THE FINAL GRADE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS IN REMEDIAL READING CLASSES
Lindsey, Sara J.; Harris, Jennifer L.; Watts, Rebecca S.; University of Louisiana-Monroe

USING PRE-TESTING AS AN ADVISING TOOL FOR STUDENTS TAKING PRAXIS I
Brooks, Patricia A.; Burke, Garfield; Mississippi Valley State University

CHANGES IN COVERAGE OF COGNITIVE TOPICS IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY TEXTBOOKS
Yanowitz, Karen L.; Kallam, Amy C.; Arkansas State University

TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF THE TYPE OF CERTIFICATION NEEDED BY PROFESSIONALS IN LEARNING DISABILITIES
Patterson, Regina; Lindsey, Jimmy D.; Southern University-Baton Rouge

A MENTORING PROGRAM TO PUT TEACHERS ON PATH TO SUCCESS
McHaney, Jane H.; University of Central Arkansas

EFFECTIVE READING INTERVENTION PROGRAMS: THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER ASSISTANT/PARAPROFESSIONAL
Griffin, Leslie L.; Nicholson, James W., Jr.; Delta State University

READING ABILITY AS A PREDICTOR OF TECHNICAL WRITING PROFICIENCY AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN GRADUATE STUDENTS
Collins, Kathleen M.T.; University of Arkansas
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida

MISSING OUT: AN EXAMINATION OF ABSENTEEISM AND STANDARDIZED READING SCORES OF CHILDREN IN URBAN SCHOOLS
Hockert, Christine R.; Clifton Hills Elementary
Harrington, Sonja Y.; Alabama State University
Vaughan, Debra; Public Education Foundation
Kelly, Kirk; Hamilton County Department of Education

A STUDY OF ACTION RESEARCH AS A METHOD OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Sanders, Sharon P.; University of North Florida

DISTANCE TECHNOLOGIES IN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: ANALYZING THE SUCCESSES AND BARRIERS
Mayben, Robert E.; Nichols, Sharon E.; Wright, Vivian H.; University of Alabama

PUTTING THE 'ARTS' BACK INTO THE LANGUAGE ARTS
Blendinger, Jack G.; Mississippi State University
Wells, Lauren R.; University of West Alabama
Tabereaux, Charlotte; Rankin County School District

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECESS: A COMPARISON OF PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVES
Jones, Rose B.; University of Southern Mississippi

EXPERTS AND NOVICES: THE BENEFITS OF MULTIAGE PLACEMENT IN PRIMARY SCHOOL
Krieger, Jean D.; Woodlake Elementary School

PARENTS' INTERESTS, CURRENT INVOLVEMENT AND LEVEL OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Gbadamosi, Tara I.; Lin, Huey-Ling; Alabama State University

STUDIO-BASED LEARNING: AN INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACH FOR FOSTERING CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING
Morse, Linda; Mississippi State University

A MODEL FOR STUDIO-BASED LEARNING IN TEACHER EDUCATION: APPLICATION IN PLANNING AND MANAGING LEARNING
Franz, Dana P.; Brocato, Kay; Mississippi State University

USING STUDIO-BASED LEARNING WITH COUNSELORS IN TRAINING
Young, J. Scott; Mississippi State University

RESEARCH ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH STUDIO-BASED LEARNING
Morse, David; Mississippi State University

LEADERSHIP STYLES AND SCHOOL VIOLENCE: DOES LEADERSHIP IMPACT OCCURRENCES OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Johnson, Shuntina L.; Jackson State University

A TRIPLE TAKE: A CLOSER LOOK AT COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL REFORM
Bacho-Logsdon, Rodilyn O.; University of North Florida

WHAT FACTORS AFFECT THE WAY TEAMS INTERACT IN AN ON-LINE COURSE?
Ingram, Kathleen W.; Conley, Christopher; McDonald, Scott; Parker, Vincent; Rivers, John; University of South Alabama

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPRESSED VIDEO IN DELIVERING GRADUATE COURSEWORK
Parker, D. Randall; Louisiana Tech University

USING TECHNOLOGY TO DESIGN AND DELIVER EFFECTIVE RESPONSIVE INSTRUCTION
Cornelious, Linda; Yang, Yi; Mississippi State University

INTERNET FILTER USE IN ALABAMA PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS
Myrick, Jimmy; Cherokee County Board of Education

OPINIONS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES IN K-12 SCHOOLS
Beaver, Jana; Athens High School
Rice, Margaret; University of Alabama

A STUDY OF ELECTRONIC COPYRIGHT ISSUES IN ALABAMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS SYSTEMS
Patterson, Susan; Alabama Online High School
Wright, Vivian H.; University of Alabama

TEACHERS HAVE THEIR TURN: TEACHER PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES ABOUT EDUCATIONAL REFORM
Boling, Nancy C.; Murray State University

A STUDY OF THE SUSTAINABILITY OF GEAR UP INTERVENTIONS IN EAST TENNESSEE MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Skolits, Gary J.; Lashley, Terry; King, Peggy; University of Tennessee

TECHNOLOGY USE AMONG STUDENT TEACHERS
Santoli, Susan P.; University of South Alabama

TABLE OF SPECIFICATIONS: INSURING ACCOUNTABILITY IN TEACHER MADE TESTS
Notar, Charles E.; Zuelke, Dennis; Wilson, Janell; Jacksonville State University

TACKLING CLASSROOM INTERRUPTIONS
Leonard, Lawrence J.; Lousiana Tech University

IMPACT OF COMMUNITY DRUG USE ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SCHOOLS
Johnson, David M., Sr.; Halpin, Glennelle; Halpin, Gerald; Auburn University

PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVES ON MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Dharmadasa, Indranie; Chicago State University

EXPANDING DISCUSSION OF DIVERSITY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
Herbers, M. Sharon; University of Memphis

DO MULTICULTURAL PEDAGOGICAL TOOLS IN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CLASSROOM WORK? USING DIVERSITY FORUMS TO ENHANCE WORLDVIEWS OF STUDENTS IN A CAREER PLANNING COURSE
Witenstein, Matthew A.; Louisiana State University

DATA THROUGH THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
Krieger, Jean D.; Woodlake Elementary School

SUCCESS IN CREATING WEB FORMS: EXPERIENCES FROM THE FIELD
O'Neal, Marcia R.; Sun, Feng; University of Alabama-Birmingham

IMPLEMENTING PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN THE COUNSELING SESSION
Hall, Kimberly R.; Mississippi State University

THE EFFICACY OF EXPOSURE-BASED COGNITIVE THERAPY WITH ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE (CSA)
Gardner, Yun H.; Mississippi State University

THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DECISION: A CASE FOR THE GREATER CAUSE
Nichols, Joyce C.; Ferguson, Fernaundra; University of West Florida

DOES EDUCATIONAL PLACEMENT MATTER IN THE PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES?
Luster, Jane Nell; National Center for Special Education Accountability Monitoring
Durrett, John; Special School District, Louisiana Department of Education

AN INVESTIGATION OF CORRELATES AND PREDICTORS OF COLLEGE STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Chemosit, Caroline C.; Rugutt, John K.; Illinois State University
Rugutt, Joseph K.; Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Nafukho, Fredrick M.; University Of Arkansas
Kaloki, Philip K.; Dallas Baptist University

VOUCHERS: A SCHOOL CHOICE
Costa, Alicia; Elseginy, Siham; Lusco, Ellen; Pinney, Jean L.; University of New Orleans

FROM WALDEN TO SCHOOLS OF TOMORROW: THOREAU AND DEWEY ON EDUCATION
McNellis, Janet R.; Troy State University

TRANSITION EXPERIENCES AND ATTITUDES OF PARENTS OF ADOLESCENTS WITH SEVERE MENTAL DISABILITIES
Fuller, David P.; University of Central Florida
Lindsey, Jimmy D.; Southern University-Baton Rouge

ONLINE, STRUCTURED COURSE DISCUSSION AND BLOOM'S TAXONOMY IN TEACHER EDUCATION
Saleh, Amany I.; Arkansas State University

SHARED GOVERNANCE: A SEVEN-YEAR LONGITUDINAL STUDY
Blendinger, Jack G.; Cornelious, Linda; McGrath, Vincent; Mississippi State University

CHARACTER EDUCATION AND POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: VIRTUES AND STRENGTHS IN THE CLASSROOM
Khramtsova, Irina I.; Saarnio, David; Arkansas State University

PROGRAM EVALUATION OF THE ALABAMA TEACHER QUALITY ENHANCEMENT NOVICE TEACHER INDUCTION PROJECT
Snyder, Scott W.; Geiger, Brian; University of Alabama-Birmingham

HOW DO PRINCIPALS RATE TEACHERS TRAINED USING THE PATHWISE MODEL?
Thornton, Linda; Harding University

THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF RESOURCE ALLOCATION WITHIN SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS
Tollett, Connie L.; Lowery, Regina A.; University of Memphis

PATTERNS OF RISK BEHAVIOR IN ADOLESCENTS
Selig, James P.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Deere, David; Edwards, Mark E.; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Lee, Carol; Child Development Inc.
Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF FISCAL REDUCTIONS ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN ALABAMA
Smith, Wade; Louisiana State University Lab School
Adams, Olin; Auburn University

WHAT INTERNS IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION SAID THEY LEARNED FROM THEIR INTERNSHIP: PROGRAM IMPLICATIONS
Marshak, John J.; SUNY Cortland

RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN LIBRARY ANXIETY AMONG GRADUATE STUDENTS
Jiao, Qun G.; Baruch College, The City University of New York
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida
Bostick, Sharon L.; S.L. Bostick and Associates

LESBIAN PERSPECTIVES ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
Gaddis, Lorraine K.; Mississippi State University

SCHOOL CLIMATE IN HIGH SCHOOLS: WHAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE?
Potter, Allison P.; McDonald, Aaron J.; University of Memphis

TECHNOLOGY AND THE CULTURAL DIVIDE: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
Grant, Allen C.; Louisiana State University

FINDING A JOURNAL AND WRITING FOR IT
Daniel, Larry G.; University of North Florida

WRITING TIPS
McLean, James; East Tennessee State University

CAN PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS IDENTIFY MATHEMATICAL ERRORS?
Robichaux, Rebecca R.; Southeastern Louisiana University
Guarino, A. J.; Auburn University

EFFECTS OF INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS AND CHILDREN'S LITERATURE INSTRUCTION ON MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT
Beard, Leigh Ann; Southeastern Louisiana University

CULTIVATING TEACHER LEADERSHIP FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
Bauer, Scott; Haydel, Juanita B.; University of New Orleans
Cody, Caroline; Cody Associates

DEFINING AND APPLYING LEADERSHIP: PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHER LEADER CANDIDATES
Whitsett, Glee; Riley, Jack; University of Montevallo

SURVIVING THE SUPERINTENDENCY: WHAT DISTRICT AND STATE EDUCATION REPORT CARDS CAN TELL US
Miller-Whitehead, Marie M.; Consultant

BLACK WOMEN WITH TERMINAL DEGREES: HISTORY, CURRENT STATUS, SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES
Nichols, Joyce C.; Tanksley, Carol B.; University of West Florida

MEASURING THE SUCCESS OF EDUCATION REFORM IN KENTUCKY
Sultana, Qaisar; Eastern Kentucky

DETERMINING THE FACTOR STRUCTURE OF THE TECHNOLOGY AND TEACHING EFFICACY SCALE
Tanguma, Jesus; University of Houston-Clear Lake
Underwood, David; Arkansas Tech University
Mayo, Nolie B.; University of Houston-Clear Lake

A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR A TASK ANALYSIS OF METHODS IN ACTION RESEARCH DESIGN
Kondrick, Linda C.; Arkansas Tech University
Franklin, Kathy K.; University of Alabama

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INSTRUMENT MEASURING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARD HUMAN RELATIONS, LEADERSHIP AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
Lowery, Regina A.; University of Memphis

GRADUATE RESEARCH CLASS: PERFORMANCE BY GENDER
Kennedy, Rob L.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Broadston, Pamela M.; Texas Tech University

A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE STUDY OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING PRACTICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
Adams, Olin L., III; Auburn University

THE CHILLY CLIMATE FOR WOMEN: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Morris, LaDonna K.; Florida Community College-Jacksonville

IS THERE A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PHONEMIC AWARENESS AND READING RECOVERY?
Perry, Susan N.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Jorgenson, Liz J.; North Heights Elementary School

PARENTS' AND PRESERVICE TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS ABOUT PRE-SCHOOL READINESS BEHAVIORS
Tanguma, Jesus; McEnery, Lilian; Laird, Teresa; University of Houston-Clear Lake

STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF CHARACTERISTICS OF EFFECTIVE COLLEGE TEACHERS
Witcher, Ann E.; University of Central Arkansas
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida
Collins, Kathleen M.T.; University of Arkansas
Filer, Janet D.; Wiedmaier, Cheryl D.; University of Central Arkansas

UNISEX MATH: NARROWING OF THE GENDER GAP
Tapia, Martha; Berry College
Marsh, George E.; University of Alabama

DEVELOPMENT OF THE SURVEY OF STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS
Harris, Sandra M.; Troy State University-Montgomery

A LONGITUDINAL EXAMINATION OF ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIOS: PROCESS OR PRODUCT OF LEARNING?
Wright, Vivian H.; University of Alabama

EVALUATION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT TEACHERS USING LAPTOP COMPUTERS
Haynes, Linda; Rogers, Donna; Feldman, Phillip; University of South Alabama

STUDENT LEARNING COMPARED THROUGH THE USE OF STUDENT POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS AND TRADITIONAL TEACHING METHODS
Branton, Camille B.; Lee, Susan P.; Delta State University

A STUDY OF STUDENTS' ACADEMIC CHANGE IN MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT: A CASE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS
Rugutt, John K.; Illinois State University
Rugutt, Joseph K.; Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Chemosit, Caroline C.; Illinois State University
Kaloki, Philip K.; Dallas Baptist University
Nafukho, Fredrick M.; University of Arkansas

THE DORE STUDENT RETENTION PROGRAM
Larmon, Marilyn M.; University of Southern Mississippi
Belk, JoAnn; University of Memphis
Cuevas, Phyllis; McNeese State University
Seed, Allen; University of Memphis
White, Faye; McNeese State University

OUT OF THE FLOW: THE EFFECTS OF A COMMUNITY BASED AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING PROGRAM WITH AT-RISK STUDENTS
Hinson, Janice; DiStefano, Christine; Lasserre-Cortez, Shannon A.; Louisiana State University

GRADUATE STUDENT LEARNING STYLES AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL FACTOR OF NOISE: A PILOT STUDY
van der Jagt, Johan W.; Anzelmo-Skelton, Nicki L.; Southeastern Louisiana University
Madison, Marion; University of West Alabama
Gum, Louann I.; Sumner County Schools

CRITICAL ISSUES AS IDENTIFIED BY ASPIRING, NOVICE, AND EXPERIENCED PRINCIPALS
Roberson, Thelma; University of Southern Mississippi
Schweinle, William; University of South Dakota
Styron, Ronald A.; University of Southern Mississippi

STRATEGIC PLANNING IN SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS: THE PRINCIPAL'S PERSPECTIVE
Cox, Edward P.; Norman, Jean; University of South Carolina

IDENTIFYING THE IDEAL ADMINISTRATOR MENTOR: COMPARING PERCEPTIONS OF INTERNS ATTENDING A HBCU WITH THOSE ATTENDING A PREDOMINATELY WHITE UNIVERSITY
Gooden, John S.; Brown, Sidney; Harrington, Sonja; Alabama State University

THE PDS PROCESS AT BELMONT UNIVERSITY
Hutchins, Trevor F.; Belmont University

THE PDS AT GRANBERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Khan, Zafrullah; Belmont University

THE PDS AT BRENTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Kimmons, Joy; Belmont University
Sunley, Laura; Rathjen, Angela; Brentwood Middle School

THE PDS AT WALNUT GROVE ELEMENTARY
Grimac, Melinda; Belmont University

GEORGE COUNTS AND THE PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Feldmann, Doug; University of Southern Mississippi

THE DISCOURSE OF LIBERATION THEOLOGY IN SCHOOL REFORM
Kirylo, James D.; Southeastern Louisiana University

POLICY IMPLICATIONS FROM INDOOR-AIR QUALITY (IAQ) INQUIRY
Achilles, Charles M.; Seton Hall University and Eastern Michigan University
Prout, Jean; Mt. Pleasant Baptist School
Finn, Jeremy; Bobbett, Gordon; Contributors

ACTIVE LEARNING AND PRESERVICE TEACHER ATTITUDINAL CHANGE
Johnston, James D.; Harding University

MUSEUM-BASED LEARNING: INFORMAL LEARNING SETTINGS AND THEIR ROLE IN STUDENT MOTIVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENCE
Holmes, Julie; Louisiana Tech University

IMPACTS OF SCHEDULING CONFIGURATIONS ON MISSISSIPPI BIOLOGY SUBJECT AREA TESTING
Marchette, Fran L.; St. John

A NATIONAL REPORT CARD FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS - AN INTERIM REPORT
Coulton, Bill; Council on Occupational Education

FINDING THE GAP BETWEEN TEACHER PREPARATION AND FIRST-YEAR PROFESSIONAL EVALUATION
Manners, Pamela A.; Strickland, Catherine R.; Troy State University
Moore, Carol; Troy State University-Phenix City

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT OF FOURTH GRADERS IN A HIGH-STAKES STATE
Aagaard, Lola J.; Boram, Robert D.; Morehead State University

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: DIFFERENCES ON THE ACT WORK KEYS ATTRIBUTABLE TO EDUCATION LEVEL, RACE, AND GENDER
Barnes, Shirley Lanier; Halpin, Glennelle; Halpin, Gerald; Auburn University

DOES AN INCLUSIVE SETTING AFFECT THE READING COMPREHENSION IN STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES?
Rogers, Donna; Thiern, Iris M.; University of South Alabama

AFRICAN AMERICAN AND THE BLOCK SCHEDULING: A PLAUSIBLE MEANS TO A INCREASE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Ross, Michael C.; Kennesaw State University
Hubbard, Daphne; University of South Alabama

MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF CHARACTER EDUCATION: AN ANALYSIS OF STATE POLICIES
Costa, Alicia C.; University of New Orleans

THE TWO-YEAR IMPACT OF HIGH-STAKES, STATE-MANDATED STUDENT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT ON TEACHERS' INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES
Vogler, Kenneth E.; Butler-McCullough, Desiree A.; University of Tennessee-Martin

SURVEY OF SCHOOL AND NON-SCHOOL PERSONNEL REGARDING LEGAL ISSUES IN EDUCATION
DeVaney, Thomas A.; Armenta, Anthony; Southeastern Louisiana University

EXPLORING SOUTHERN OPPOSITION TO THE MORRILL LAND GRANT ACT OF 1862
Brooks, Newton J.; Austin Peay State University
Franklin, Kathy K.; University of Alabama

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRESS LEVELS AND JOB SATISFACTION AMONG COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY IN EAST TENNESSEE
McCracken, Carolyn G.; Northeast State Technical Community College
Tollefson, Terrance; West, Russ; East Tennessee State University

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BUSINESS MODEL IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
Adams, Olin L., III; Gregory, Keith T.; Auburn University
Spataro, Lucian P.; Ohio University

THE LESSON PLANNING PROCESS: A STUDY TO DETERMINE HOW PRESERVICE EDUCATION STUDENTS CONNECT CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TO PRACTICE
Lowry, Patricia K.; McCrary, Judy H.; Jacksonville State University

ELEMENTARY TEACHER ABILITIES ON HOW TO COUNSEL STUDENTS ON DEATH
Pugh, Ava F.; Groves, Fred; University of Louisiana-Monroe

AN INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT OF SPECIFIC DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES OF THIRD GRADE TEACHERS IN NORTH LOUISIANA RURAL SCHOOLS WHO WERE CERTIFIED THROUGH TRADITIONAL OR ALTERNATE PARALLEL PROGRAMS
Sanders, Phyllis S.; University of Louisiana-Monroe

CONTENT AREA READING: A CASE STUDY OF AN ENGLISH-SECOND-LANGUAGE COLLEGE STUDENT
Ambe, Elizabeth; Falconer, Renee; University of Southern Mississippi
Autry, Sallie; Mississippi State University

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TESTING CONDITIONS AND STUDENT TEST SCORES
Skidmore, Ronald L.; Aagaard, Lola; Morehead State University

A FRAMEWORK FOR DEEP LEARNING IN DISTANCE EDUCATION
Du, Jianxia; Havard, Byron; Mississippi State University

INTELLECTUAL PLURALITY BASED UNDERGRADUATE CLASSIFICATION AND GENDER
Marvin, Stephen; University of Memphis
Franklin, Kathy K.; University of Alabama
Kennedy, Rob L.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock

THE ROLE OF ANIMATED PEDAGOGICAL AGENTS IN MULTIMEDIA LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Merrill, Mary M.; Mississippi State University

PERCEPTIONS OF PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS REGARDING FRAMES USED IN DECISION-MAKING
Peters, Gary B.; University of Southern Mississippi-Gulf Coast

OVERALL METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS
Jones, J. Reid; Dent, Lauren; Delta State University

ASSESSMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHERS
Jenkins, K. B.; Delta State University

DEVELOPMENT OF THE STUDENT TEACHER ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT (STAI), RELIABILITY, AND VALIDITY
Cronin, C. H.; Jenkins, K. B.; Delta State University

SELF EFFICACY, STUDENT TEACHING, AND THE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
House, Lynn J.; Jones, J. Reid; Delta State University

EFFECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAMS
House, Lynn J.; Jenkins, K. B.; Delta State University

UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS, LEADERSHIP STYLES, GOVERNANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Nichols, Joyce C.; University of West Florida

PERSPECTIVES ON BUILDING RAPPORT BETWEEN TEACHER AND STUDENT
Worley, Jerry; Falconer, Renee; Reeves, Carolyn; University of Southern Mississippi

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR THE LEARNING DISABLED
Simoncelli, Andrew P.; Louisiana State University

DOES PARTICIPATION IN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT?
Abbott, Gypsy; University of Alabama-Birmingham
Meeks, Lynne; University of Alabama
Tomberlin, Chris; Jeffco Board of Education

YOUTH TOBACCO SURVEY: THE STATE OF A STATE
Pickering, Lloyd; Halpin, Gerald; Halpin, Glennelle; Auburn University

USING MICROSOFT EXCEL TO CONDUCT THE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
Sun, Feng; Anderson, Jeff; University of Alabama-Birmingham

PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES AND PREDICTIVE VALUE OF AN INSTRUMENT COMMONLY USED FOR ASSESSING DISTANCE LEARNING SUITABILITY
Hartman, Julia A.; University of Alabama

EVALUATING STUDENT TEACHERS' TECHNOLOGY USE WITH GROUP SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND QUESTIONNAIRE
Klecker, Beverly; Hunt, Steve; Hunt, Darla A.; Lackner, Katherine J.; Morehead State University

COMPARING GENDER DIFFERENCE IN COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE ON THE TECHNO-GENDER DIVIDE
Nelson, J. Gordon; King, Franklin L.; Jacksonville State University

STUDENTS' ATTITUDES IN A GRADUATE STATISTICS CLASS
Kennedy, Robert L.; University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Broadston, Pamela M.; Texas Tech University

A PRIMER ON EFFECT SIZES FOR MULTIVARIABLE STATISTICAL METHODS
Morse, David; Mississippi State University

CONSTRUCTIVIST PRACTICES: BEST FOR E-LEARNING?
Ware, Helen B.; Louisiana State University

UNASKED QUESTIONS: EXPLORING THE VIEWS OF STUDENTS, SCHOOL PERSONNEL, AND PARENTS REGARDING CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
Alexiou-Ray, Jennifer A.; Wilson, Elizabeth K.; Wirght, Vivian H.; Peirano, Ann-Marie; University of Alabama

A PILOT STUDY OF THE NAVY COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING INTERFACE
Eaton-Law, Margie; U.S. Navy
Steiner, Alexandra; University of South Alabama

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: RETHINKING QUESTIONING SKILLS AND EFFECTIVE TEACHING
Wei, Fang-Yi F.; University of Memphis

TRANSFERRING LANGUAGE SKILLS TO INTERPRETATION: STUDENT PERSPECTIVES FROM SIGNED AND SPOKEN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
Shaw, Sherry L; University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Franklin, Kathy K; University of Alabama

ANXIETY AS A MEDIATING EFFECT ON THE RELATION BETWEEN EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE AND VICTIMIZATION MODERATED BY GENDER FOR 7TH GRADE STUDENTS
Tollett, Connie L.; University of Memphis

EMOTION MANAGEMENT: ASSESSING STUDENT BEHAVIOR
McLin, Arthur; Arkansas State University

PARENTS AS TEACHERS: ADVANCING PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN A CHILD'S EDUCATION
Albritton, Shelly L.; Klotz, Jack; University of Central Arkansas
Roberson, Thelma; University of Southern Mississippi

THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: A STUDY OF BLACK AND WHITE
Benton, Joyvin L.; Saarnio, David; Arkansas State University

ADAPTING THE HIDDEN FIGURES TEST FOR ADMINISTRATION VIA THE INTERNET
Edwards, John F.; Callens, Paul A.; Mississippi State University

A VALIDATION OF THE EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE INVENTORY
Tapia, Martha; Berry College
Marsh, George E.; University of Alabama

ACCOUNTABILITY AND GRADE INFLATION IN A RURAL SCHOOL
Goodwin, Debora A.; Holman, David M.; Arkansas State University

JOINING FORCES: A HIGHER EDUCATION-SCHOOL DISTRICT PILOT IN TEACHER PREPARATION
Feldman, Phillip; University of South Alabama

THE IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN AN EXTENDED FIELD EXPERIENCE ON PRESERVICE TEACHERS' EFFICACY
Baggett, Paige V.; Byrd, Kelly; Shaw, Edward L., Jr.; University of South Alabama

THE IMPACT OF A NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND PILOT PROJECT ON THE STRESS OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS
Hopkins, Scott; Bailey, Gahan; University of South Alabama

JOINING FORCES PART II: A HIGHER EDUCATION-SCHOOL DISTRICT COLLABORATION IN TEACHER PREPARATION IS REVISITED
Giles, Rebecca M; Hubbard, Daphne W.; University of South Alabama

PROMOTING EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING THROUGH THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY
Johnson, Corey U.; Greenlee, Tarase D.; Mississippi State University

PERFORMING AN EDUCATIONAL 'MILTON BERLISM': BORROWING SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY PRACTICES FROM DIVERSE DISCIPLINES TO INTEGRATE THEORY AND PRACTICE IN HIGHER EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION CURRICULA
Witenstein, Matthew A.; Louisiana State University

ENSURING QUALITY IN ONLINE EDUCATION INSTRUCTION
Yang, Yi; Cornelious, Linda; Mississippi State University

A CASE STUDY OF READING EDUCATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Sargent, John A.; East Texas Baptist University

CONCERNS OF PRINCIPALS REGARDING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER INSTRUCTION
Littleton, Richard H.; Abbott, Gypsy; Austin, Julia; University of Alabama-Birmingham

ACADEMIC INTERVENTION PROGRAMS: A SOLUTION TO THE COLLEGE DROPOUT PROBLEM
Taylor-Sims, Mary Ann; Halpin, Glennelle; Auburn University

A COMPARISON OF THE SELF-PERCEIVED ABILITIES OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS AND FIRST YEAR TEACHERS
Coxe, Catherine S.; Mobile County Public Schools
Hopkins, Scott; University of South Alabama

PRE-SERVICE CANDIDATES' EVALUATION OF TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS
Atkins, Kathleen R.; Mainord, James C.; Naylor, David L.; University of Central Arkansas
Whorton, James E.; University of Southern Mississippi

PRESERVICE TEACHER PERSONAL AND CIVIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SERVICE-LEARNING
Pepper, Kaye; University of Mississippi

ATTITUDES TOWARD DISPOSITIONS RELATED TO TEACHING OF PRESERVICE TEACHERS, INSERVICE TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS
Richardson, Gloria D.; University of West Alabama
Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; University of South Florida

ANALYSIS OF FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH TEENS' SEXUAL EXPERIENCE USING GENERALIZED HIERARCHICAL LINEAR MODELS
Lin, Huey-Ling; Alabama State University
Lawrence, Frank R.; Pennsylvania State University
Vazin, Tina; Alabama State University

DEVELOPMENT OF SURVEYS TO MEASURE PARENTS' KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MICHIGAN MODEL FOR COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION
O'Neal, Marcia R.; Geiger, Brian; University of Alabama-Birmingham


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