Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
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The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database (PQDT) is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. It is the database of record for graduate research, with over 2.3 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of prekindergarten teachers concerning the effectiveness of behavior management techniques at a public school district in northeast Florida. Author: Mary Ann Kester, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this qualitative action research study was to explore Head Start parents’ perceptions and experiences with parent-child shared reading at home and school in early literacy learning to prepare at-risk North Carolina four-year-old literacy development. Author: Francis Jane Bennett, Northcentral University.
Study included both a survey of individual participants and focus groups with questions designed to indicate status of the Professional Learning Community (PLC) on the continuum. Author: William C. Marble III, Wilmington University.
Study was designed to examine family and service provider perceptions on the factors in the Early Childhood Intervention program that families value the most, which could help generate strategies that encourage family involvement and increase the effectiveness of the program. Author: Susan Moody, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this phenomenological case study was to gain insight into the perspectives of early childhood leaders about practices that facilitate inclusion. Author: Mary Credle Jordan, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Guided by Parson's framework on structural functionalism, specifically, how traditions are maintained and shared with members of society through education, this qualitative case study examined a college recruiting system and the perceptions of 4 different groups within this system. Author: Lida Lennore Anderson, Walden University.
Qualitative, multiple-case study was conducted in which six purposefully selected Maryland elementary school principals were interviewed and five purposefully selected assistant principals participated in a focus group discussion regarding their perspectives about the mandatory implementation of prekindergarten programs in elementary schools. Author: Jacqueline D. Gaines, Northcentral University.
Qualitative study addressed a gap in literature by examining teacher perceptions of students with executive function deficits, as well as teacher preparedness and desire to learn more about executive function. Author: Stacey L. E. Reed, Missouri Baptist University.
The purpose of the study was to determine whether differences exist in performance on high-stakes accountability tests in third grade and high school among seniors who attended preschool and those who did not attend preschool. Author: Fina F. Gayden-Hence, The University of Southern Mississippi.
Looks at how Head Start programs support the language and literacy development of ELL children and how Head Start teachers can be better developed to provide this support. Author: Jennifer Wallace Jacoby, Harvard University.