This qualitative study on the experiences of English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) educators in the process of reclassifying English Learner Students with Disabilities (ELSWDs) from English Language Development (ELD) services in Oregon sought the answers to two questions: (1) Who is making reclassification decisions? and (2) How are reclassification decisions made on behalf of ELSWDs?...
The three essays in this dissertation progressively answer the following questions: (a) How important are constraints? (b) Who benefits from removing constraints? (c) When does a constraint for a single market predominantly affect closely related markets? These questions are applied in the context of time, weather, and minimum wage constraints,...
Organization theory had seldom been applied to higher education
organizations but recent developments in organization theory appeared
to have potential for such application. No coherent theory of
educational change had been developed. However, one multidisciplinary
synthesis of literature on organizational change was congruent with
modern organization theory and contained both...
A new organization was created when Oregon State University (OSU) School of Education and Western Oregon State College (WOSC) Division of Education merged into the OSU-WOSC School of Education in the fall of 1982. Two education faculties from two different kinds of institutions (i.e., a large university and a small...
The purpose of the study was to verify growth in the interpersonal
problem solving abilities of high school students. A fourpart
subtest of the Means End Problem Solving Test (MEPS) was administered
to 642 students grades nine through twelve at Columbia High
School, Troutdale, Oregon. Completed tests were separated by...
The Purpose of the Study
This study was undertaken to design, implement, and assess
the effectiveness of a memory retraining program. The design
was a true experimental design with pretest/posttest control
group and randomized selection of experimental group. The
principle hypothesis was that there would be a significant difference