2013 dissertations faculty and school leaders perceptions on the implementation of small learning communities to narrow perennial gaps in student achievement in . Small learning community descriptions t he global studies program is a four year college preparatory program aimed at hamilton high school students who are . A dissertation submitted to the faculty of the graduate school high schools with small learning communities and those attending small urban high.
Between small learning communities and this dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by [email protected] w woodruff library, atlanta . The division of los angeles' large urban comprehensive high schools into groups of small learning communities (slcs) within the school campus was proposed as a way to improve academic outcomes. Thesis or dissertation abstract the purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two different small learning community (slc) models on indicators of student progress.
A case study of teachers' and counselors' perceptions of the factors relating to student retention in a high school small learning community a dissertation. The effect of small learning communities on indicators of student progress a dissertation submitted to the faculty of the graduate school of the university of minnesota. Small learning communities (slcs) are school organizations designed to improve student achievement in large, public schools that have 1,000 students or more. This thesis rethinks how schools adapt to change, by exploring themes of a system of adaptable design by small learning community . One solution that has been implemented as part of educational reform is organizing large high schools into small learning communities the purpose of this study was .
This final analysis revealed a small learning community providing the opportunity for students and staff to build trust among themselves and a network of . The impact of a freshman academy small learning community on student achievement and engagement by christopher m fulco dissertation committee. Small learning community constitutional rights foundation (crf) provides curriculum materials and programs that support small learning communities with law, government, social justice, and public policy themes. Study: career choices curriculum positively impacts high school transition to small learning communities in a recent master’s thesis study by georgette phillips, small learning community coordinator at.
Sparger, , todd, an investigation of implementations of smaller learning communities in florida high schools (2005) electronic theses and dissertations 395. Small learning communities kearney high's career education model or the workforce with certification needed to meet community and industry demands . Kearney, shanon c, the community garden as a tool for community empowerment: a study of community gardens in a thesis presented by in urban communities, small-. Doctoral dissertations practices in 2007 and 2008 small learning communities grant professional learning community implementation and . Small learning communities: implementing and deepening practice brings together a knowledge base, tools, and resources for implementing and deepening small learning community practice its aim is to provide.
A dissertation by christopher lee bennett submitted to the graduate school appalachian state university freshman academy model as a small learning community . A research paper on the problems affecting ninth-grade students when entering high school and a program designed to address those problems. Small learning communities: the impact of a freshman academy on ninth grade student achievement many factors affect the transition of the individual into the environment of the high school including peer-pressure, multi-age classrooms, increased responsibilities, more strenuous coursework, part-time jobs, family obligations, athletic participation as well as other extra-curricular activities.
Download citation on researchgate | the role of attachment in the small learning community : a social psychological study of secondary teachers in the midst of educational reform / | a . Small learning communities in high schools 3 acknowledgements i would like to acknowledge and thank the faculty at dominican university of california for. View this dissertation on small learning communities the impact the limited amount of research concerning student transitions to high school has been primary. Small learning communities four smaller learning communities (slc) act as home base for students for four years, grades 9 through 12 administrators, counselors, teachers, and support personnel are attached to each learning community.
A small learning community's impact on students' success assessed by state test scores in reading and math smith, christiana helen croson proquest llc , edd dissertation, walden university. Small learning communities are usually created with academic content area ninth or tenth grade teachers, involve sharing a group of students across the school day, have common planning time to create similar expectations, and are provided professional development in order to more effectively collaborate on student achievement. Small learning communities at the sophomore, junior and senior level include: bach (bridging the arts, communication and humanities), champs (community health and medical professions school), and discovery (business, environment, service and technology school).