Recent Submissions

  • Flagship: News for the Pirate Education Nation 

    College of Education (2018-10)
    This is the Fall 2018 edition of the Latham Clinical Schools Network newsletter. The newsletter aims to highlight events within the College of Education and share information from ECU with partners in the Latham Clinical ...
  • The effects of an afterschool STEM program on students’ motivation and engagement 

    Chittum, Jessica R.; Jones, Brett D.; Akalin, Sehmuz; Schram, Asta B. (2017-06-12)
    Background: One significant factor in facilitating students’ career intentions and persistence in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields is targeting their interests and motivation before eighth ...
  • The Incorporation of Reading and Writing in the Middle Grades Math Classroom 

    Smith, Mary Allison (2015-03-23)
    Through observations during my training in teacher education, I have noticed a general student distaste, accompanied by lower achievement, in mathematics word problems. Among closer investigation, I noticed that this ...
  • Interest, Challenge, Choice, and Enjoyment for the Gifted Learner 

    Blanchard, Katherine A. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    Gifted learners are engaged in many classroom settings that each offer something different. This study investigated how gifted learners perceive interest, challenge, choice, and enjoyment across three classroom settings: ...
  • Trade Books in Elementary Education : Misconceptions in Science 

    Wiles, Heather T. (East Carolina University, 2011)
    Elementary pre-service teachers are required to take only a few science courses and are not likely to have the pedagogical content knowledge necessary to choose accurate science trade books. Incorporating trade books in ...