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    • Orthodox rabbinic responsibilities: Implications for rabbinic training 

      Gewirtz, Gershon C. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1993)
      This study determined the professional responsibilities that Orthodox rabbis view as important for the Orthodox pulpit rabbi and that require professional training in order to be performed. Two hundred thirty-five rabbis, ...
    • The impact of child care on opportunities for college student-mothers 

      Gonchar, Nancy Tishman (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1993)
      An important focus for the social work profession lies in its enabling clients to make optimal use of opportunities available to them. Public education represents a major chance for upward mobility in our society. Public ...
    • The impact of education at Yeshiva University's James Striar School 

      Rosenberg, Bernhard Howard (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1992)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the perceived long term effects of the educational program of the James Striar School (JSS) of Yeshiva University on the observances, identification with Judaism and participation ...
    • Attitudes of day school principals and teachers toward gifted education 

      Isaacs, Melvin A. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1991)
      This study investigated the reported attitudes toward educating the academically gifted among principals and teachers of both the General Studies and Judaic Studies departments employed in Board of Jewish Education-affiliated ...
    • Decision-making in Jerusalem high schools 

      Gordon, Tova (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1991)
      This treatise examines the policy- and decision-making process in the secondary school system in Israel. The study considers the functioning of schools in a centralized system, and attempts to determine the leading elements ...
    • Development and change in the teachings of Rabbi Yohanan ben Nafha. [Hebrew text] 

      Hayman, Peter Eric (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1990)
      Scientific Rabbinics is dominated by the desire to clarify the relationship between Amoraic material and the anonymous (stama) material in the two Talmudim. One of the most radical suggestions has been that of "fictitious ...
    • Factors affecting college retention of Hispanic males 

      Gonzalez, George Paul (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1990)
      This study was designed to explore some major factors that may influence the retention of Hispanic males in college, and to generate a profile of the persisting Hispanic male student at Hunter College.;Eighty-one Hispanic ...
    • A 'Halakhah' curriculum for nonobservant students in an Orthodox school 

      Grysman, Charles Osher (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1989)
      Contemporary societal trends, assimilation and the increased secularization of Jewish identity, have created a situation where halakhah and its attendant practices are foreign to non-observant students in Orthodox-sponsored ...
    • Factors contributing to high school graduation among Hispanics 

      Marin, Patria V. (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1989)
      This study was designed to examine the factors associated with graduation and non-graduation rates of high school among Puerto Rican/Hispanic youth in New York City. Subjects included: 56 graduates, 58 high school equivalency ...
    • Israelis teaching in American Jewish schools: Job-related variables 

      Stern, Raymond (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      The relationship among job stress, job involvement and other variables was studied for a population of Israeli Shlichim teachers in North American Jewish day schools. All Shlichim serving in North America day schools during ...
    • The teaching of Samuel I: A Hebrew curriculum. [Hebrew text] 

      Schwartz, Sheldon (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      As early as fifty years ago, Jewish educators had recognized the importance of modern methodology in Bible teaching incorporating investigation, discovery and development. They believed that the child who learns actively ...
    • A high school Judaic values curriculum using media as motivation 

      Amsel, Norman Allan (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      This thesis attempts to show how and why previous courses teaching Jewish values have been largely unsuccessful, and then introduces a one year curriculum of thirty lessons, which uses a specific methodology in discussion ...
    • Causal factors for termination of Jewish day school principals 

      Elmaleh, Haim (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1988)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the causal factors for termination among Jewish day school principals in the United States, the rate of termination, and its effect on the schools. Twelve hypotheses were designed ...
    • Factors contributing to English language acquisition among Hispanic adults in basic education programs 

      Morales, Milga (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1987)
      Although studies pertinent to adult Hispanics with limited literacy in their native language are few, research by Cummins, and others, suggests that among children acquiring a second language the level of development in ...
    • TEACHERS' MAINSTREAMING INSERVICE PRIORITIES IN JEWISH ELEMENTARY DAY SCHOOLS 

      GLADSTEIN, SALLY SARA (LUBIANKER) (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1986)
      This study determined the mainstreaming inservice content and format priorities of regular teachers employed in Board of Jewish Education affiliated elementary day schools in Greater New York. One hundred twenty-one teachers ...
    • A STATUS REPORT OF PRIVATE NEW JERSEY READING SERVICE CENTERS (EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT, PERSONNEL, RESEARCH METHODOLOGY) 

      WILF, MARCIA ROBBINS (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1986)
      Very little systematic information concerning private reading agencies in New Jersey has been available. Detailed data have been unavailable pertaining to (a) types of services provided, (b) qualifications of individuals ...
    • FACTORS RELATED TO COMPREHENSION OF CLOZE PASSAGES BY SEVENTH GRADERS 

      KARSTADT, ROBERTA (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1986)
      This study investigated five hypotheses in order to examine the relationship among several variables related to comprehension of cloze passages by 7th-grade students. It examined the effects and interaction effects of the ...
    • A CASE STUDY OF BILITERACY READING ACQUISITION IN TWO NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS 

      RIEDLER-BERGER, CAROLE RITA (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1985)
      The present study of initial reading acquisition in English and the ethnic tongue and of a myriad of related pedagogical process variables was based on 164 ethnographic observations in two schools representative of an ...
    • HEAD START AND ITS CONSULTANTS 

      HADDAD, EDMUND GEORGE (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1985)
      This study explored perceived agency/consultant differences, as reported by Head Start consultants, regarding the importance placed on eighteen specific consultative roles. Head Start's history with its consultants has ...
    • CLOZE COMPREHENSION AND PRIOR KNOWLEDGE IN TWO CONTENT AREAS 

      GROSS, GEORGE JOHN (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses, 1985)
      This study examined the relationship between seventh grade pupils' prior knowledge of the content, standard English syntax and reading ability, as measured by the Degrees of Reading Power test (DRP) and cloze comprehension ...