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An Assessment of Environmental Literacy among Undergraduate Students at Two National Universities in Hubei Province, China
In China, there have been several national environmental surveys and studies of environmental literacy (EL) variables, but no broader assessment of EL in any population. This study investigated the status of EL among ...
Testing a Model of the Relationship of Demographic, Affective, and Fitness Variables to Academic Achievement among Non-Science Majors at an Independent University
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of specific attributes of college students to their academic achievement at an independent university in central Florida. Academic achievement was measured as ...
A Qualitative Study of Florida Tech Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Response to Coaching, Video Playback, and Coaching Paired with Video Playback with Regard to their Concerns, Self-Reflections, and Practice of Teaching
Florida Tech’s campus-wide GTA professional development training, the GTA Seminar, has no clear theory on which it was designed, employs only measures of satisfaction and open-ended feedback, and performs limited follow-up ...
Effects of Intelligent Computer-Generated Interactive Mathematics Programs on Students' Achievement and Affective Domain
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship each of the mathematics web-based programs, MyMathLab and Assessments and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS), has with students’ mathematics achievement. ...
A Comparative Study of Discovery Learning Scientific Community Laboratories and Traditional Laboratories in Physics at an Independent University, Florida, U. S.
This study investigated the effects of two instructional approaches – Discovery Learning Scientific Community Laboratories (DL-SCL; Treatment) and non-DLSCL laboratories (Control) – on students’ conceptual understanding, ...
An Investigation of the Relationship of Student Engagement to Alumni Giving at an Independent Technological University
Due to periodic decreases in government funding for higher education, higher education institutions have relied increasingly on philanthropic gifts. As a result, private funding, including alumni giving, has increased ...
Female Saudi Arabian Students’ Attitudes, Willingness and Preferences of Communication in Online Educational Settings
This study investigated the impact of age, location, and marital status on the attitudes of Saudi female students’ toward online education. A total number of 135 females participated in the survey. Findings revealed that ...
Effects of Peer Instruction on State College Student Achievement in an Introductory Biology Unit in Genetics
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Peer Instruction (PI) in a state college biology classroom. Students discussed biological concepts in the area of genetics among their peers during class time. ...
Instructional Approach and Mathematics Achievement: An Investigation of Traditional, Online, and Flipped Classrooms in College Algebra
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship three different instructional models had with students’ mathematics achievement. The research factors included group membership (flipped, online, and traditional), ...
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