Olson, George

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Value-Added Effects of Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Funding on Students in the Surry County Schools 2010 1641 This study examined the value-added effects of tutoring funded through DSSF on the academic achievement growth of students in the Surry County Schools. Created in response to a judicially mandated attempt to provide equitable instruction to all stude...
An Evaluation of a School System’s Excursion into Online Instruction for Middle School Students 2011 1970 The purpose of this study was to evaluate the implementation of online courses into one school system’s five traditional middle schools using these key questions: What steps were needed to implement an online program in middle school? What implementa...
The Summative Impact of College Access Interventions: A Program Evaluation of Gear Up North Carolina 2013 1718 This study evaluated the summative impact of interventions in a statewide Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. This United States Department of Education federal grant was funded at $19.2M in 2005 to serve...
The Effects of Flipping an Undergraduate Precalculus Class 2014 3041 The flipped classroom model of instruction has become an alternative to traditional, lecture-based instruction. This study examined the effects of flipping an undergraduate precalculus class in a small, private, Christian college in the southeastern ...
Action Research in Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: A Study of the Evaluation and Reporting of Student Achievement 2015 751 The theory and practice of evaluating student academic performance has been a source of concern in academia for over a century. The challenge of successfully implementing assessment practices that reflect the true measure of a student’s academic achi...
PERFORMANCE GRADES AS MEASURES OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT 2016 252 Prior research exposes some long-held concerns about the grades teachers assign and what those grades mean (e.g., Starch, 1913; Steele, 1911). Despite an increased effort to improve assessment at the classroom level (e.g., Popham, 2009; Stiggins, 200...
Searching For Predictors Of Success In Community College Online Courses 2016 101 The continuous growth of online learning in higher education has created a demand for more sections of more course offerings than ever before, particularly true in the community college system. Online courses can meet the needs of students who are un...