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26 Hyte, Holly A.Supporting Teachers of Students Who Are Deaf Plus: Perceptions in Provision of Supports and ResourcesLiterature about educational experiences of students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing with accompanying disabilities (deaf plus) and those who teach them is limited. Extant literature reveals that teachers have limited knowledge of effective practices in the education of students who are deaf plus. B...Disability studies; Early childhood education; Special education2017
27 Ferrara, Lisa AnnPromoting Self-regulated Learning Processes Through Interactions in Resource-based Digital Learning EnvironmentsSelf-regulated learning with online resources is a prevalent experience for today's learners, but these online learning opportunities frequently yield disappointing results when considering students' learning outcomes. The current research examined the impact of different forms of navigational scaff...Educational psychology; Educational technology2017
28 Fiet, Paula BarlowThe Impact of Effortful Processing on Automatic PrimingThere are conflicting findings in the literature regarding the impact of effortful task demands on the availability of automatic semantic priming processes. Woltz and colleagues reported in one experiment that semantic priming effects were eliminated when episodic retrieval demands were added to a s...Educational psychology; Psychology; Cognitive psychology2017
29 Delavan, Michael GarrettEngaging with Latin@ "Eth(n)ical Issues" in Middle School Spanish: Using Translanguaging and Comprehensible Input Approaches to Advance Spanish Proficiency and Social Justice GoalsThis dissertation reports on practitioner inquiry into a year-long curriculum in middle school Spanish II built around Latina/o cultural topics with social justice implications. A comprehensible input approach supported both the development of a core vocabulary in Spanish and discussion of these iss...Foreign language education; Middle School education; Social studies education2017
30 Bullock, Casey DeeFactors that influence graducation efficiency of baccalaureate recipients at Weber State UniversityPolicymakers at the state and national levels have identified college completion as a key policy priority. The proportion of adults with a college credential has decreased and the equity gap in college completion is expanding. Given this policy context, there is an interest in the extent to which de...Higher Education Administration; Education Policy; Higher education2017
31 Brown, Halley J.Understanding the utilization and effectiveness of combined (individual plus group) mental health treatment in everyday practice2017
32 Weeks, Jessica ElizabethAn Examination of the Effects of Harsh Discipline and Infant Difficult Temperament on the Externalizing Behaviors of Maltreated ChildrenExisting research consistently links difficult early temperament and later externalizing behavior problems; however, the literature has shown that parental discipline style can influence this relationship. There are few studies that have considered this interplay of temperament and parenting in high...Developmental psychology; Clinical psychology2017
33 Mora, Hector GeovanniOral reading fluency: Predicting outcomes for culturally and linguistically diverse studentsThe present study investigated Oral Reading Fluency and its ability to predict academic achievement in language arts and mathematics on 6,484 first through fourth grade students. Student, teacher, and school information from the 2006-2007 academic school year was collected from databases maintained ...Bilingual education; Educational sociology; Elementary education; Literacy; Reading instruction; Ethnic studies2010
34 Gupta, UditaManaging Cognitive Load During Complex Learning: A Study on Worked Examples and Element InteractivityOut of the three major constituents of cognitive load theory, intrinsic is the most crucial as it relates to difficulty of learning material. Difficulty of learning material is determined by two factors: the learner's prior knowledge and interacting elements present in the task. The proposed study i...Mathematics education; Education; Educational psychology; Psychology; Cognitive psychology2017
35 Abdoulaye, TalatouColonial legacies and preservice teacher subjectivities in mali: A critical examination of two teacher training programsThe main goal of this dissertation is to identify major characteristics of French colonial education in Soudan Francais (present day Mali) before discussing ways in which, despite major education reforms, legacies that relate to those characteristics continue to, either consciously or unconsciously,...Educational evaluation; Education history; Teacher education; Education philosophy2017
36 Morales, SocorroFostering critical counterspaces in the borderlands: Engaging latin@ elementary youth in Chican@ studiesChican@ and Latin@ students have persistently had low high school graduation rates, as well as low college matriculation and completion rates. A wide range of literature suggests that ethnic studies-based educational approaches can positively engage students of color academically, in ways that marke...Multicultural Education; Elementary education; Ethnic studies2016
37 Bourassa, Gregory N.An autonomist biopolitics of education: Reframing educational life in the age of neoliberal multiculturalismBuilding upon an emerging literature of educational biopolitics, this dissertation develops and thinks through some concepts to explore the prevailing forms of educational life (constituted bíos) that schools commonly promote in the service of constituted power and, alternatively, the kinds of educ...Education and state; Educational philosophy; Autonomist marxism; Culturally relevant teaching; Educational biopolitics; Neoliberal multiculturalism; Resistance theory2016
38 Haygeman, Emily AnneAn adaptation of the Mindful schools curriculum for adolescents: feasibility and preliminary effectiveness on stree, depression, and mindfulness of adolescent in an after-school settingThe current study evaluated the feasibility and effectiveness of an adaptation of the Mindful Schools Curriculum for Adolescents in an after school setting. This study is the first to evaluate feasibility and effectiveness of the Mindful Schools curriculum for a nonclinical, community-referred adole...Educational Psychology; Adolescents; Intervention2017
39 Scott, Kay vernon ParkinsonAdaptive theory - Educational implications and an exemplary Earth Science curriculumIn this study, a general theory of adaptation based on statistical graphics was proposed for the purpose of providing perspective in complex situations. The educational implications of the theory suggested an adaptive curriculum design that would embrace most existing educational models. To exempl...Education -- Philosophy; Earth sciences -- Study and teaching (Secondary)1975
40 Carter, Louisa PhinneyMindfulness and social justice advocacy: exploring the relationship and experience among psychotherapistsThis qualitative study explored the relationship between mindfulness practice and social justice advocacy among psychotherapy practitioners. The increased call to include and re-vision social justice advocacy as a central component of practice in feministAdvocacy; Barriers; Feminist Multicultural; Mindfulness; Social Justice2017
41 Ludwig, Erik BradleyRacially diverse students' perceptions of caring teacher-student relationships in private Jewish schoolsResearch is scant that is specifically on teacher-student relationships as an academic resource for racially diverse students in majority white, private religious schools compared with similar research done in public schools. This study identified the presence of caring teacher-student relationships...Private schools - Jewish; Diversity - Education2018-08
42 Franklin, Jeremy DavidRacial battle fatigue and coping in a "postracial" era for african american and mexican american students: implications for higher education institutions and studentsThis study investigates how racial battle fatigue manifests itself for African American and Mexican American students and investigates the most utilized coping strategies students employ to combat racial battle fatigue. The study uses structural equation modeling (SEM) to investigate the differences...Education; Higher Education; Racial Battle Fatigue; Racial Microaggressions; Racism; Sociology2015
43 Bundock, Kaitlin ANinth-grade students with disabilities: a concrete-representational-abstract + writing strategy for solving rate of change problemsThe U.S. finishes in the bottom fifth of industrialized nations in math achievement, based on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) scores. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) classifies almost 10% of U.S. students as low achieving, and students with disabilities...CRA; Disabilities; Math; Mild/Moderate; Writing2015
44 Call, ChristyEvery least thing: reading Cormac McCarthy's literary ecologies for a practice of thinking ethicsCormac McCarthy's novel The Crossing presents an ecocentric cosmology that diverges radically from the traditional anthropocentric model, which centralizes the primacy of humans. McCarthy's vision of "joinery" reformats the place of humanity to a position of equality with "every least thing." My fo...Agency; Cormac McCarthy; Eco-Pedagogy; Ethics; Network Theory; Ontology2015
45 King, Brian Scotton-task in a box: a validation study examining an evidence-based package intervention for increasing rates of on-task behavior and academic performanceOn-Task in a Box is an evidence based intervention system designed to increase a student's rates of on-task behavior and academic achievement. The primary interventions that are used in the program include self-monitoring and video modeling. The program also includes motivation systems for keeping s...Education; Academic performance; Evidence; On-task behavior; Package intervention2013
46 Hu, QinAn examination of college career counselor self-efficacy in working with international students and its relationship with multicultural counseling competenceThe United States is a leader in internationalizing its higher education and has witnessed a tremendous increase in recruiting international students. International students, however, encounter a host of challenges, including language and cultural barriers. Additionally, many come to the United Stat...Career Counseling; career counselor multicultural competence; Career Counselor Self-efficacy; International Students2017
47 Cottle, Kristina JoanCo-occurring anxiety in adults with autism spectrum disorder: use of diagnostic codes to measure prevalence and associations between anxiety and intellectual ability, adaptive behavior, and employmentChildren with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopmental disability, continue to be affected by the disorder in adulthood. Research shows that many adults with ASD have poor outcomes in adulthood, regardless of intellectual ability or severity of symptom impairment, when compared to typica...adults; anxiety; autism; big data; diagnostic codes2017
48 Phosaly, LindaPlay your way to compliance: a validation study of a parent-training program to increase compliance rates in young children with autism spectrum disorderThe current study evaluated the efficacy of a parent-training program, Play Your Way to Compliance, to increase compliance rates of young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Play Your Way to Compliance is an evidence-based intervention package with an errorless learning approach designed ...autism; behavior momentum; compliance; parent training2017
49 Huynh, CindyI've got a bird's eye view: portraits of asian american women educators practicing hip-hop pedagogyExisting research on Asian American educators is typically limited to a few select areas of inquiry including the absence of Asian American educators, Asian Americans as honorary “Whites” and model minorities, and racial microaggressions experienced by Asian American teachers and faculty...Asian American Education; Asian American Studies; Asian American Women; Critical Pedagogy; Hip-Hop Pedagogy; Womanism2017
50 Boon, Mackenzie LAn adaptation of the mindful schools curriculum for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: implementation feasibility and impact on anxiety, rigidity, and mindfulnessDespite the burgeoning interest in mindfulness and its applications, relatively few mindfulness research studies have been conducted with children and adolescents, particularly in regard to those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and comorbid internalizing symptoms. Moreover, there is a lack of pe...autism; mindfulness; mindful schools2017
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