Human powered vehicles; Transportation -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States; Transportation -- United States -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
To meet the requirements stated for completion of the Master's program in Technology Education at Central Connecticut State University, I will develop a competition, a working vehicle, and a curriculum to promote Transportation Technology in the...
Learning, Psychology of; Child development; Cognition in children
Young children perceive and respond to their environment in a variety of ways based upon their unique combination of approaches to learning. They use a range of intelligences in interacting with their classmates and the classroom setting:...
Autism in children -- Diagnosis; Autism in children -- Case studies
Autism has many definitions, but its most specific definition describes it as a developmental disorder that affects verbal and non-verbal communication as well as social interaction. It affects a person’s ability to respond appropriately to their...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Homework; Interaction analysis in education
This study examined whether writing targeted feedback to students on collected homework in the form of specific, process-related comments would have an impact in student achievement. This study was conducted over the course of 8 weeks in a public...
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Secondary); Word problems (Mathematics)--Study and teaching (Secondary)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of using Multiple Representations Charts in the classroom. This thesis was focused on the comparison of students’ abilities to solve word problems using Multiple Representations Charts as an...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Personality and academic achievement; Prediction of scholastic success
The purpose of this study is to determine if a personality test combined with a mathematics placement test can be used to identify students that may need additional interventions as early in the school year as possible. The school in which this...
Music in mathematics education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Academic achievement
Purpose
The purpose of this research was to explore a possible connection between students’ involvement in formal music activities and their achievement in mathematics.
Hypothesis
Students who have more exposure to music as measured through the...
Mathematics -- Remedial teaching; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Can low achieving mathematics students succeed in the study of linear inequalities and linear programming through real world problem based instruction? This study sought to answer this question by comparing two groups of low achieving mathematics...
Urban renewal -- Connecticut -- New Haven; New Haven (Conn.)
The middle decades of the twentieth century saw an unprecedented amount of resources directed at rescuing and redeveloping blighted urban areas in the United States. Across the country, federal dollars, in accordance with the Federal Housing Act of...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Self-evaluation
This researcher sought to develop a technique of self-assessment that was easy to implement on an everyday basis and increased student achievement in mathematics.
Let X and Z be topological spaces and Y be a subspace of X. A con-
tinuous function f : Y ! Z is extendable to X if there exists a continuous
function f : X ! Z such that f(x) = f(x) for all x 2 Y . If every continuous
function f : Y ! Z is...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Academic achievement
This study examined whether focused-instruction of vocabulary had an impact on overall mathematical achievement. The study was conducted over the course of 18 weeks and took place in a public high school in Connecticut. The participants of the...
Concealment (Criminal law); Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Safety measures; College environment -- United States -- Safety measures; Gun control -- United States -- Public opinion
The incidence of mass public shootings has become an issue of great concern in the United States, and has become a topic of focused research in recent years. Among this research, there has been a notable lack of focus regarding the opinions of...
The military revolution had an important impact on the New Model Army of Great
Britain and because of its impact the New Model Army was able to transform Great Britain
into the dominant world power in early modern Europe. The military revolution,...
Language arts (Middle school); Parental involvement; Caregivers; Influence (Psychology)
This study investigates ways that care givers can positively influence gifted children to achieve in the area of language arts. Various methods of care giver involvement are reviewed and data is analyzed to determine which types of involvement...
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Chemistry -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
The purpose of this study was to determine if integrating a unit on functions would benefit students. Previous studies have shown that integrating science and mathematics increases students' understanding of certain topics in science. Typically,...
Multiplication -- Study and teaching (Middle school); Arithmetic -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
The purpose of this study was to determine if numeric fact strategies or a rote-fact rehearsal strategy would increase student recall of multiplication facts for middle level students. An additional goal of this study was to determine if numeric...
Homework; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
The value of homework as part of the educational process has been debated for many years. Some researchers believe that homework is critical to learning and development, while others indicate that there is no benefit to the practice of homework. ...
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Higher)
The prediction of college mathematics grades has been widely researched. Results from other studies have shown that the prediction of college mathematics grades can vary depending on the set of predictor variables considered. For instance, some...
Academic achievement -- Evaluation; Mathematics -- Study and teaching
The purpose of this thesis is to examine and explore the implementation of formative assessment in a mathematics class and determine its effectiveness in improving student achievement in mathematics. Wiliam and Black (1998) define formative...