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251 Study of parental factors affecting success or failure of Navajo Indian studentsOne of the problems facing Indian education in the United States is how to involve the Indian parents in the educational programs of their children. There is growing concern among governmental and tribal agencies about the task of involving Indian people in their own self-determination. Much res...Navajo Indians--Education; Parent and child1969-06
252 Stage of change as a variable in career intervention outcome: an examination of a career courseStructured career counseling is generally beneficial for participants. However, there is not a clear understanding of what factors (e.g., intervention characteristics, client characteristics) contribute to the effectiveness of career counseling. Stage of Change is a specific client characteristic i...Vocational guidance; Occupations2010-05
253 Predicting college student success: a historical and predictive examination of high school activities and accomplishmentsAccording to generational theorists, the interests and experiences of incoming students have fluctuated over time, with Millennial students being more engaged and accomplished than their predecessors. This project explored data from 1974-2007 to determine the actual trends in engagement and accompli...Student activities; United States; Academic achievement; College preparation programs2010-08
254 Increasing functional communication skills in childen with autism: a meta-analysisA plethora of research exists regarding various teaching techniques and interventions for autism. By consolidating and analyzing the available research, effective interventions may be identified which can help lead to better practices. Parents, teachers, clinicians, and care providers, in additio...Hierarchical Linear Modeling; Total communication interventions2009-05
255 Can multimedia pretraining promote deep learning with interactive technologies?This study explored how educational technology can help students learn and retain information. Specifically, it addressed whether multimedia pretraining can encourage deep learning with intelligent tutors. Students were pretrained on two geometry theorems and then practiced problem solving in the...Educational technology; Geometry2009-06-17
256 Women's participation in an interview-based study on sexual assault disclosuresThe purpose of this study was to develop a conceptual model of women's experiences of participating in qualitative research on a traumatic topic, namely sexual assault. Prior literature addressed participants' motivations to participate in a study, their experience of participating, and the effects ...Rape victims; Interviewing; Rape--Research2010-08
257 Grounded theory of adult student persistenceThis grounded theory study investigates adult student persistence at a community college. Student persistence in college is a prerequisite for degree achievement, which correlates with higher earnings and overall better quality of life. Persistence rates remain low for adult students, who combine th...Adult education
258 Multicultural counseling competence and client outcomeThe purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between multicultural counseling competence and client outcome. Though the importance of multicultural competence is widely heralded in counseling psychology, a link has not yet been made between multicultural competence, as it is curr...Cross-cultural counseling; Psychology2007-09-12
259 Navigating the digital narrows: teaching students to read critically on the internetThe use of the Internet as a source of information is growing, especially among young people. Reading on the Internet poses unique challenges as texts on the Internet feature unique organizational features such as hypertext linking and search engines that must be navigated by readers; multimedia el...Critical evaluation; Critical reading; Internet; Pedagogy2010-08
260 Investigation analog task of parents' attributions for child behaviorsThis study evaluated a novel analog task to assess how parents' beliefs of whether children acted intentionally were related to the potential of physical child abuse. The analog task utilized eye-tracking technology to assess attributions without responses being influenced by conscious processing, ...Parenting; Child abuse2009-05
261 The Effects of methylphenidate on the learning of paired associates by hyperactive children.The stimulant drug methylphenidate was administered in a double-blind placebo controlled study to clinically predetermined stimulant responsive hyperactive children. Using a paired associated learning task the paired associate learning rates of 12 drugged hyperactive children were compared to the p...Methylphenidate; Placebos Randomized Controlled Trials; Child1980-08
262 Predictors of treatment success for parents of abused childrenFollowing the disclosure of abuse, parents are an important part of their child survivor's recovery process, often attending treatment with their children. The present study examined the relationships between parent competence at termination and variables regarding parent demographics, environmen...Child abuse; Abused children; Psychotherapy2008-12
263 Aging and lesbian relationships: strengths, challenges, and late-life concernsEmpirical efforts have slowly begun to explore the ways in which lesbian-identified women experience the many facets of aging. However, most research either conflates the experiences of lesbians and gay men or fails to distinguish between the experiences of single and coupled lesbians. This study...Lesbians2009-11-20
264 Protective factors for parenting teenagers: measuring perceived quality of relationships in latino and anglo adolescents expecting a babyIn American society, adolescence is typically a time when individuals develop identities and increase their involvement with peers. Transitioning to adulthood becomes more challenging when teenagers are expecting a baby and taking on new roles and responsibilities. While research supports the notion...Teenage pregnancy; Hispanic American teenagers; Family relationships2010
265 Benchmarking dialectical behavior therapy for male veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot studyThis pilot study examined the application and effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as a treatment for male combat veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Participants (n=8) were recruited from the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System (VASLCHCS) after seeking...Dialectical behavior therapy; Post-traumatic stress disorder2008-07
266 Investigation of the phenomena of extrasensory perception using blind subjectsHundreds of years of probing into the secrets of the universe have given science much knowledge concerning the universe and the laws which govern it. And foremost in this probing have been the control and manipulation of the various phenomena which seem to be a product of the operation of these ...Paranormal phenomena; ESP; Blind1957-06
267 Centerfold syndrome: exploring the constructs of heterosexual male sexual self-schemasThis research made use of the schema framework of traditional male sexuality outlined by Brooks, including five central aspects of male heterosexuality referred to as "The Centerfold Syndrome," namely, voyeurism, objectification, the need for validation, trophyism, and the fear of true intimacy. Usi...Heterosexual men2010-05
268 Religious orientation and child abuse potential : underlying cognitive processes of religiosityDespite religion being implicated in perpetuating child abuse, little research exists exploring this relationship. Conflicting findings in this literature may be accounted for by cognitive factors or differences in religious orientation. The following study investigated the relationship among religi...Child abuse; Religious aspects; Parenting2008-05
269 Respect for life, the final gift: a qualitative inquiry into the experiences of first-year medical students in cadaver dissectionCadaver dissection has been a fundamental part of the education of medical students for hundreds of years. Since the 16th century, dissection has been touted as the premier method for educating doctors in training on human anatomy. Research in the field of medical pedagogy has explored the multiface...Cadaver dissection; Human dissection -- Psychological aspects; Medical students -- Attitudes2010
270 Acceptability of parent-child aggression in relation to child abuse potential and attitudes toward childrenThe current study investigated the association between the acceptability of parentchild aggression, as demonstrated in a new analog measure, and self-reported support for spanking and mothers' child abuse potential. The connection between the analog of acceptability of parent-child aggression and at...Child abuse, psychological aspects; Aggressiveness; Mother and child2008-05
271 Making the subtle the obvious: underrepresentd students on a historically white camput and implications for institutional fit and stressAmid growing concern over the campus racial climate for historically marginalized populations on historically White college campuses, the current study examined how a student's institutional fit and sense of belonging is affected by stress. Secondary data from a section of the Survey of College Adj...Minorities; Discrimination in higher education;United States2008-12
272 Superhero social skills for children with autism spectrum disorders: comparing video-based instruction to traditional didactic instructionThe current study compared the efficacy of video-based social skills instruction for children with autism to traditional didactic instruction of social skills. The study consisted of two separate social skills groups. Two children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and two typically developing same...2010-05
273 Systematic, standardized screening for autism in toddlers through pediatric clinic visitsLack of systematic screening may delay identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), which may limit developmental outcomes of affected children. Pediatric clinics are logical screening points due to frequency of visits for immunizations, well- and sick-child visits. The American Academy of...Autism spectrum disorders; ASD educational classification; Autism-specific screening2009-04-10
274 Surrendering to institutional forces: how white high school teachers' alignment with school structures prevents meaningful engagement with Montana's Indian education for allThis dissertation seeks to address the lacking educational research around White in-service teachers' multicultural education practice. I use Lawrence-Lightfoot's (1997; 2005) qualitative research methodology "portraiture" in order to illuminate the contextual factors influencing teachers' working ...American Indian studies; Critical multicultural education; Indian education for all; Tribal critical race theory; White teachers; Whiteness theory; Montana2010-08
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