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Behavioral Pedagogies and Online Learning (Hedgehog Publishers, 2022-10)Behavioral Pedagogies and Online Learning is a collaborative effort that started with a teaching conference aimed at providing support for teachers in higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dedicated colleagues ...
EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCIENCE TEACHERS’ EPISTEMOLOGY AND SELF-EFFICACY ON SCIENCE INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES AND CONCEPTUALIZATION OF STUDENT RESEARCH EXPERIENCES ROOTED IN THE NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS (2022-05-19)Teachers’ values, beliefs, and self-confidence are critical components of decisions educators make every day. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between secondary science teachers’ epistemology and ...
The Impact of Teachers’ Self-Efficacy and Instructional Practices for English Language Learners: A Mixed Methods Approach (2022-02-22)This mixed-methods study examinedthe impact of teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs and instructional practices when teaching English Language Learners(ELLs). The researcher utilized an integrated mixed-methods design. Quantitative ...
An Evaluation of Heat Shock Protein Expression in the Blood Cells of Free-Living Common Loons (Gavia Immer) (2022-08-15)Common loons in the northeastern United States are subjected to a wide variety of environmental and anthropogenic stressors. Many of the biomarkers currently used to assess individual or population health of common loons ...
The Role and Impact of School Resource Officers in Connecticut: A Report Completed for the General Assembly Judiciary Committee (Western Connecticut State UniversityDanbury, 2022-12-01)