Irwin, D. Michelle

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A study of the effects of required mastery strategies and the use of concrete manipulatives on college-age remedial students 1983 117 The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of required mastery and the use of concrete manipulative materials on achievement, enjoyment of mathematics, and rate of completion in remedial arithmetic classes at a community college. Four c...
Design, implementation and evaluation of the Language Experiences Advancement Program : ameliorating language delays in kindergarten 1988 34 The purpose of this evaluation study was to assess the progress in grades kindergarten, one, and two, of children who were referred in the kindergarten year for a special amelioration program for language delays. Achievement measures that were evalua...
Children at risk : the need for preschool intervention programs for North Carolina's schools 1988 48 This research examines the need for a public preschool program for children who are at risk of school failure in North Carolina. There are some data available that there exists a growing need in our state for a publicly supported preschool interventi...
Art, sketchbooks, and knowing : a case study 1991 52 The ways of knowing and perception of self-as-artist of eight eighth-grade art students were explored through the use of sketchbooks. For two quarters of the 1990 - 1991 school year, students drew and wrote in two sketchbooks, an in-class, teacher-di...
Exploring the process of reflection used by preservice teachers : a case study 1991 49 The purposes of this study was to examine the process preservice teachers use when completing activities designed to promote reflection, and to identify whether their reflective processes differed. The subjects of the study were seven of 33 elementar...
Prismatic vision : a phenomenological exploration of creativity 1992 27 This qualitative study chronicles the personal journeys of five females and their struggle to give expression to the creative patterns at different points of their lives. Through the phenomenological process, the methods of narrative inquiry, and inf...
The lived experience of veteran nurse educators teaching in selected baccalaureate or higher degree programs in nursing : a study of professional development 1994 13 This inquiry examined the influence of changes in nursing education on the professional role development of veteran nurse educators in baccalaureate or higher degree programs in nursing. The perceptions and meanings held by nine successful women abou...
Critical thinking in young children 1994 24 The purpose of this paper was to look at the essential qualities of critical thinking as put forth by leading proponents of critical thinking, especially Richard Paul and Henry Giroux. The thinking of young children as told by them, rather than as te...
Emily Prudden and her schools 1994 195 In the late nineteenth century, many Protestant churches sent workers into the Appalachian mission field to establish churches and schools and more generally, to work for the betterment of the mountaineers. While many of these endeavors were plagued ...
The way we learned : rural schooling in Nebraska (1915-1925) 1995 17 The purpose of this study was to gain understanding about children's schooling experiences within rural or one-room schools through the narratives of persons who attended them. This research project was conducted within the qualitative paradigm using...