Content: Global student dissertations and literature reviews.
Purpose: Use for foundational research, to locate test instruments and data, and more.
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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 the qualitative case study of a primary school classroom, in an urban Phoenix district, was to explore the potential impacts of teacher professional development for working with ELLs and implementing CCSS on ELL achievement. Author: Ashley Stewart, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this correlational quantitative study was to investigate the relationship between the use of graphic organizer-infused science instruction and science learning of high school ELLs. Author: William Gordon Clarke, Northcentral University.
Examined the effectiveness of a combined reading curriculum (CRC), a developmental, systematic, comprehensive program designed to teach the essential reading components of phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Author: Kevin Zugel, University of Nevada, Reno.
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to investigate international ESL college students’ experiences of how using their native language (L1) or English (L2) note taking in the classroom affected their L2 writing skills. Author: Lori D. Jamieson, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this qualitative survey study was to explore effective ESL teacher experiences and perceptions with comprehension and scaffolding for listening and reading to K12 refugee students from all over the world in public school districts in New York State. Author: Paulina A. White, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the attitudes of secondary mainstream teachers in the Fayette County School District toward teaching ELLs in mainstream classrooms and to examine their professional development in ESL. Author: Casey Kreitner, Northcentral University.
The purpose of this study was to examine student and faculty views regarding factors that contribute to the academic success and retention of ESL students. Author: Patience Jegbefu Mbulu, Walden University.
Examined if explicit morphology instruction makes a contribution to ESL learners' morphological awareness, academic vocabulary, and reading comprehension skills. Author: Melike Yucel-Koc, Seattle Pacific University.
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to investigate and document how eight ESOL educators from a variety of educational settings in a lower income urban setting in Kansas would describe their experiences with secondary school Latinos. Author: Valerie A. Snyder, Northcentral University.