Edinger, Lois V.

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The holistic paradigm in the foreign language-culture curriculum 1981 229 A wellness movement is rapidly evolving outside of the recognized professions. This is evidenced by the growing popularity of non-traditional ways of seeking total wellbeing, such as natural nutrition, the use of vitamins and herbs, exercise, meditat...
An investigation into the effects of a specially designed introductory poetry unit on the cognitive gains and affective responses of ninth grade students 1979 166 The purpose of this study was to determine whether a specifically designed unit of poetry study could produce cognitive achievement without damaging affective growth in appreciation of poetry for ninth grade students. In this study, cognitive achieve...
Social processes : a curriculum approach to local and community history : Julian, North Carolina : a case study 1981 341 Although enrollments in traditional history courses have declined in recent years, interest in local and community history has never been higher. As a result, a number of local and community histories have been published, and various strategies have ...
A study of differentiated staffing at the post-secondary level with the development of a model for a technical institute 1976 137 This study is an account of one school's attempts to investigate and develop an alternate structural model by utilizing the basic tenets of differentiated staffing. The period from September 1973 to July 1975 represents the time frame. Key events, de...
The perceptions of North Carolina social studies teachers in relation to practice and theory : a factor analysis of the "grasp" model of social studies education 1984 148 This study was designed with two purposes relating to the ongoing examination of the field of social studies. First, to subject the GRASP model of social studies to factor analysis and second, to assess, as far as possible, how classroom teachers def...
An exceptional perspective : the rhetoric of retarded children in Newbery award-winning fiction 1978 261 A rhetoric of children's fiction follows a writer's means of influencing his reader. The popular phenomenon of the 1960's and '70's known as the new realism provides the writer and critic of children1s books with opportunities to observe an exception...
A study of program relevance and student preparation in business education and administrative services curricular programs with respect to business employment experiences of the graduates of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1980 107 The purpose of this study was to develop (1) a method of compiling first-hand information from the graduates, (2) a means of identifying those elements which have enhanced the ability of graduates to meet the demands of business employment, and (3) a...
Promotion of creative dramatics in elementary education in North Carolina in school systems and teacher education programs 1975 175 There were two basic purposes of this study which the author considered interrelated. The first part of the investigation identified independent school units in North Carolina which reported a system-wide effort to promote the use of creative dramati...
A conceptual framework for teaching college credit courses via public radio 1983 112 The purpose of this study was to develop a conceptual framework for teaching credit courses to adults through radio and to assess the interest of public radio stations in North Carolina in utilizing radio for instruction. The three objectives of the ...
The mathematics program of the Greek high school : in terms of internationally acceptable patterns and practices in mathematics education 1978 104 The purpose of this study was to examine the mathematics program of the Greek high school in the light of international developments in mathematics education. The program was described in terms of content, textbooks, teaching methodology, and teacher...
Creativity and its implications for secondary college-preparatory mathematics education 1978 136 A great deal of research has been done in the area of creativity since 1950. Nevertheless, there is still a scarcity of creativity in the schools today. There are several reasons for this situation. Part of the problem is a lack of consensus as to th...
Description and analysis of the Camp Lejeune teacher education consortium : a modified competency-based teacher education program 1982 153 The problem on which this study focused was whether a competency-based teacher education program could be modified in certain specified directions through collaborative arrangements involving several education agencies. Specifically, this study consi...
Business data processing curriculum in the community colleges and technical institutes and data processing job classifications in selected businesses and industries in North Carolina 1973 132 The purposes of this study were threefold: 1. To determine the business data processing job classifications of businesses and industries in North Carolina and the knowledges and technical skills needed for each job classification. 2. To survey the co...
Elective English in secondary schools : descriptive evaluation in macrocosm and microcosm 1980 99 This study traced the historical and philosophical evolution of short-course elective English programs in American secondary schools, emphasizing the development and effects of a selected example involving alternative course designs. The problem has ...
An analysis of the qualifications of the mathematics instructors and of the content of the mathematics courses in the community colleges of North Carolina 1972 138 It was the purpose of this study to investigate the qualifications of the mathematics instructors in the community colleges of North Carolina and to determine the content of the mathematics courses in the college transfer programs at these institutio...
The analysis of James B. MacDonald's "A transcendental developmental ideology of education" and its implications for art curriculum 1984 115 It was the purpose of this study to analyze James B. Macdonald's "A Transcendental Developmental Ideology of Education" by comparing Macdonald's ideology to current ideologies in art education and by applying Macdonald's framework to a situational in...
An investigation of the real-problem-solving curriculum in the college general education mathematics course 1983 106 Most colleges offer a general education mathematics course for students whose background and interest are minimal and whose expected use of mathematics is limited to fairly fundamental topics. A review of the literature and the experiences of instruc...
An analysis of the potential of the community education process for changing the K-12 curriculum 1979 121 There is a need to resolve the difference between what schools are and what schools should be. To this end, there must be change within the K-12 curriculum which will enhance or otherwise improve the quality of living in schools. An initial step towa...
Cognitive level and attitudes of global understanding in undergraduate students : effects of instruction in international studies 1982 112 It was the purpose of this study to examine the effects of four independent variables upon undergraduate college student performance on a measure of global understanding. The four variables used in this study were: 1) academic performance in Internat...
An interpretive analysis of teacher expectations in early childhood education 1985 115 The purpose of this study was to broaden the existing field of teacher expectation research by examining the following dimensions of the teacher expectation phenomenon: (a) How do teachers in early childhood education develop their expectations for s...
A conceptual framework of curriculum for higher education for Bendel State, Nigeria : aesthetics and moral education as integrative factors of development 1983 29 The intent of this dissertation was to provide a broad conceptual framework of curriculum for use in the higher education system of Bendel State, Nigeria. The framework is a direct consequence of the need which the author identifies for bridging the ...
A case study of the management development program in one medium-to-large U.S. corporation, using Tyler's framework 1984 47 The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the training and development program in one medium-to-large American company had been developed using the framework prescribed by Ralph Tyler (1949). The focus was on the approach used by t...
Issues and problems of Cuban identity and acculturation 1985 61 The purpose of this study was to study and analyze the concept of Cuban identity and its relationship to acculturation and assimilation by examining the historical and cultural background of selected Cuban immigrants that have graduated from Cuban an...
An interpretive analysis of elementary teachers' conceptions of caring 1986 24 The purpose of this study was to examine the phenomenon of caring in the teacher-student relationship from the viewpoint of the teacher. This was accomplished in the following manner: a) constructing a conceptual framework of caring derived from the ...
A description and analysis of an academic enrichment program at Bennett College 1986 61 The purpose of this study was to describe and analyze an Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) implemented at Bennett College in 1981 and continuing for three years, and to evaluate the program's impact on students' (a) study habits, (b) academic perform...
The current constitutional debate concerning the separation of church and state as manifested in religiously based challenges to the public school curriculum 1987 43 The purpose of this study was to examine the current delate concerning separation of church and state as manifested in religiously based challenges to the public school curriculum. There are two clauses in the First Amendment regarding separation of ...
America's China trade : a framework for linking the history profession with social studies curriculum 1987 83 The United States' trade with China began in 1784 with a single ship's voyage from New York City. From this modest beginning, an on-going, special relationship with China has grown. The history of Sino-American relations is more than economics; it is...
A proposed framework for individualizing staff development programs in the North Carolina Community College System 1988 27 This study developed a framework for staff development for all employees in the fifty-eight institutions in the North Carolina Community College System. To develop the framework, several areas were studied: the current staff development practices of ...
A study of selected Christian day schools in North Carolina 1988 35 This study was designed to describe selected Christian day schools in North Carolina in the 1980's through an interpretative analysis of responses to questionnaires and interviews which addressed issues related to philosophical foundations, goals and...
The nature of women's power : an interpretive analysis of perceptions of selected senior administrators in higher education 1988 98 The purpose of this study was to examine the nature of power to women who are in a position to have it and to use it. This was accomplished in the following manner: (a) constructing a conceptual framework of women's power from the author's personal r...
A survey of methods, procedures, and materials used for teaching critical thinking in a selected school system 1989 38 This study centers on the teaching of critical thinking and the extent to which it is emphasized by some educators. Literature reveals that it has been of concern in the past and that interest in it seems to be increasing, especially since the 1960s....
A symbolic analysis of the dimensions of holiness in American culture and curriculum : toward a symbolic synthesis of wholeness 1990 27 This study involves a symbolic analysis from which a symbolic synthesis is derived. The analysis is based upon a structuralist and values approach to interpreting the epistemological and ontological dimensions of cultures and societies. Herein the fo...