Bowles, Elisabeth A.

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An exploration of mentorship between adults in the public schools 1985 143 The purpose of this study was to identify and determine the nature of the mentoring process that occurred naturally between adults in a public school setting. The major focus was on school-based personnel, primarily teachers. Chapter I explained the ...
Adolescent literature as a useful addition to today's curriculum 1989 1026 The purpose of this dissertation is to encourage English teachers to use adolescent literature in the classroom. Based on the belief that contemporary novels are fitting and useful additions to today's curriculum, this study is aimed at diminishing t...
Teaching literature with a specific emphasis on critical thinking : an interpretive investigation of student perceptions 1991 141 The purpose of this study was to examine and interpret students' impressions and attitudes toward a study of literature which emphasized critical thinking. The following questions guided the inquiry: (a) How do students perceive the study of literatu...
Teaching writing to adults : a synthesis of research and a report on current practice in the North Carolina Community College System 1987 169 The purpose of this study was three-fold: (1) to synthesize the literature on teaching writing to adults, (2) to survey English instructors in the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) to determine how they perceive adult students and if th...
An evaluation approach applicable to North Carolina police management development programs 1987 160 Police administrators recognize the importance of determining how well training programs function. However, generally only a limited number of variables are taken into consideration when police management training programs are evaluated. While there ...
Autobiography as a way of knowing : a student-centered curriculum model using Maya Angelou's I know why the caged bird sings 1987 613 The major purpose of this dissertation is the construction of a curriculum model for the teaching of autobiography. The study is based on the contention that learning is rendered more meaningful when instructional practices attend to both the cogniti...
The status of advanced placement English in North Carolina 1987 170 The purpose of this study was to determine the status of Advanced Placement English in North Carolina. A questionnaire was prepared and distributed to the Advanced Placement English teachers in the 146 high schools in North Carolina in which the exam...
Reading while listening : adult literacy students 1987 9067 This dissertation explores the use of the tape recorder with five adult reading students. It was postulated that independent practice with reading materials supported by the same materials on tapes would utilize or develop the intrinsic learning capa...
The first amendment rights of high school newspapers in Virginia 1980 696 As the result of Tinker v. Pes Moines (1969) students have become more aware of their constitutional rights. However, the First Amendment rights of student newspapers have been abridged even after the Tinker decision stated that students' rights did ...
The negritude poets and their critics : a literary assessment and implications for education 1978 11460 This study was designed to define and to analyze the work of four negritude poets, Langston Hughes, Leon Damas, Leopold Senghor and Aime Cesaire, in relation to the literary assessment by their critics and potential implications for education. It pro...
Writing across the curriculum : a call for pedagogical change in the secondary school 1989 192 The purpose of this investigation was to assess the effectiveness of staff development in the form of workshops, which presented writing across the curriculum theory and practice, upon the writing apprehension level and attitudes toward writing of se...