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126 The accidental retention agents: how student affairs can influence student retention by understanding how key players (i.e., faculty) perceive their role in student success and retentionOver the past 40 years significant research has attempted to understand what influences student retention and overall student success. As leaders/administrators and student affairs professionals at colleges and universities around the country have searched for new ways to improve retention, underst...Faculty Involvement; Student Retention; Student Success2015-05
127 Enhancing kindergarten transition practices for preschoolers with special needs: effects on child outcomes and parent-teacher involvementThe transition from preschool to kindergarten can produce a period of disruption for many children and their families in regards to the anticipation of changes in services and providers, and in some cases, a complete change in setting. This is particularly true for preschool students with disabiliti...Early childhood education; Educational psychology; Special education; Developmental psychology2015-05
128 A case study of community cultural wealth among "mountain west" chicana/o college studentsThe purpose of this qualitative study was to identify some of the cultural wealth and resources that Chicano/Latino college students, families, and communities hold and share. By using Latino critical race theory (LatCrit) to conceptualize cultural wealth, it was possible to focus this study on an ...Chicana and Chicano; Community cultural wealth; Critical race theory; Cultural capital; Cultural wealth; Latina/o critical race theory2015-05
129 A validation and efficacy study examining the electronic home note intervention package for increasing rates of on-task and academic performanceThe aim of this study was to increase the rates of on-task behavior and academic achievement for 4 participants with the Electronic Home Note Intervention Package. The Electronic Home Note Intervention Package was designed to enhance a common school-based behavioral intervention, the home note, by c...Daily behavior report card; Education; Electronic; Home note; Intervention2015-05
130 Implicit and declarative learning and mathematics instructionA review of traditional mathematics instruction suggests that conventional methods emphasize student learning of declarative rules about math problem solving procedures, especially in the early phase of learning. In contrast to the implicit learning of procedural skills, this approach places heavy ...Alternative methods; Implicit learning; Math learning; Priming; Problem solving; Technology based2015-05
131 Exploring community partners' perceptions, motivations, and shaping of service-learningThis multisite case study sought to build a deeper understanding of community partner experiences with service-learning collaborations. The study examined how community partners involved with service-learning collaborations shape and evaluate these collaborations; what their motivations were when t...Collaborations; Community partners; Nonprofits; Partnerships; Service-learning2015-05
132 Self-and peer-modeling combined with self-monitoring to increase rates of on-task behaviorThis study investigated the effectiveness of using self-as-a-model and peermodeling techniques in a package with self-monitoring to increase on-task behavior during independent seatwork time in math. The intervention package included self and peermodeling videos, a self-monitoring training video, co...On-task; Peer-modeling; Self-monitoring2012-05
133 The phenomenological experience of cross-cultural differences in the therapeutic relationshipThe therapeutic relationship has been a cornerstone of the theory and practice psychotherapy since it first emerged as a healing modality. Evidence of the power of the therapeutic relationship between client and therapist has been extensively reported. Despite the recent emphasis on multicultural aw...Cross-cultural differences; Multicultural counseling; Psychotherapy; Qualitative; Therapeutic relationship2012-05
134 The development of expertise in reading and reading instruction: the continuum from preservice to advanced experienced teachers as measured by the literacy instruction knowledge scales written surveyThe purpose of this study was to examine whether teachers with more teaching experience possess greater expertise with regards to content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge than teachers with less experience, and to identify a collection of variables that contribute to the growth of content...Content knowledge; Developmental models; Expertise; Knowledge of reading; Pedagogical content knowledge; Teacher knowledge2012-05
135 The effects of perceived coercion and empowerment on motivational processes for adults ordered to attend substance abuse treatment: a mixed methods analysisSubstance abuse treatment agencies increasingly work with clients who are mandated to treatment by the criminal justice system. This trend has necessitated a better understanding of the impact of clients' subjective perceptions of coercion on motivation for treatment and recovery. The present study ...Empowerment; Motivation; Substance abuse; Counseling Psychology; Psychology; Clinical psychology2013-08
136 Ocular-motor methods for detecting deception: direct versus indirect interrogationThe present mock crime study investigated whether the accuracy of an ocular-motor deception test (ODT) that directly asks if the person committed illicit acts differs from the accuracy of an ODT that indirectly asks if the person provided false answers on a questionnaire about those illicit activiti...Deception detection; Eyetracking2013-08
137 Teaching vocabulary to preschoolers with disabilities using adult-child shared bookreading: a comparison of traditional and electronic booksThis study sought to validate adult-child shared storybook reading as a method for teaching target vocabulary words to preschool children with disabilities. The Vocabulary Learning through Books (VLTB) instructional procedure incorporates, adult-child book reading, questioning during reading requiri...Disabilities; E-book; Preschool; Shared bookreading; Traditional book2013-08
138 An investigation of types and awareness of psychological problems of male adolescents with autism spectrum disorders who have been treated for psychiatric disordersThis study examined types of psychological and functioning problems, and awareness of these problems, in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) who had been treated for comorbid psychiatric disorders. Participants were male adolescents, ages 11-18, who were "high functioning" (IQ > 85). Th...Autism; Autism spectrum disorders; Functioning; Parent-report; Self-awareness; Self-report2012-08
139 An investigation of head start teachers' attitudes toward adopting evidence-based practices and the classroom assessment scoring systemThe concurrence of neuroscience research, predictive factors linking preschool quality to subsequent learning, and risk factors compromising developmental outcomes and therefore a child's ability to enter kindergarten with requisite skills have prompted changes in research, policy, and practice. The...Attitude scales; Classroom assessment scoring system; Early childhood professional development; Evidence-based practices; Head start; Teacher instructional quality2014-12
140 An examination of the effects of the strong start pre-kindergarten program on the behaviors of children with externalizing behavior disorders in a therapeutic preschoolThe current study evaluated the effectiveness of a manualized social and emotional learning curriculum, Strong Start Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) in decreasing aggressive behaviors and increasing positive social behavior and emotional regulation in a group of 4 to 5 year-old preschool children with seri...Behavior; Preschool; Social emotional learning; Social skills; Strong Kids; Strong start2014-12
141 Spanish-English dual language teacher beliefs and practices on culturally relevant pedagogy in a collaborative action research processDual language (DL) research tends to overlook the bicultural goal in DL, as well as social justice issues, with little research showing how and if DL teachers develop biculturalism and sociopolitical consciousness in their students. This study employs a critical sociocultural theoretical framework a...Collaborative action research; Culturally relevant pedagogy; Dual language immersion education; Multicultural education; Teacher beliefs and practices; Teacher professional development2014-08
142 Early premature termination from a university counseling center: a qualitative research studyA significant percentage of clients entering counseling or psychotherapy unilaterally discontinue after the first or second session. In the clinical and research literature these former clients are referred to as "early premature terminators" (EPTs) and are often presumed to be treatment failures. W...Counseling centers; Early premature terminators; Treatment failure1990-06
143 The price is right: the impacts of age, quantitative knowledge, working memory, and congnitive strategy use on memory for quantitative informationResearch has demonstrated that experts, or those with more knowledge within a particular domain, tend to have better memory for information within that domain. However, there is conflicting evidence as to whether domain knowledge can moderate the relationship between aging and recall. This study tes...Aging; Declarative memory; Domain expertise; Working memory capacity2014-08
144 The effects of spatial organization and student generation during self-regulated, online learning with domain overviewsConcept maps have been shown to have positive effects for students on recall. This is because, among other things, they are designed to show learners the relationships between concepts in a visuospatial way. However, it remains to be seen how concept maps affect deeper forms of learning, or whether ...Concept maps; Conceptual relationships; Constructivism; Deep learning; Online learning; Spatial organization; Instructional Design; Educational technology2014-08
145 Language regression in autism spectrum disorders: investigating adult outcomes 30-years laterSeveral studies have compared the outcomes of children with and without language regression; however, no studies to date provide outcome data investigating the early effect of language regression on adult outcomes. This study compared current adult functioning of individuals who were diagnosed with ...Adult; ASD; Autism; Longitudinal; Outcomes2014-08
146 Postresettlement refugee mental health trajectoriesThe current study evaluated longitudinal mental health trajectories for 107 refugees resettled in Utah during 2011. The aims of this study were to: (1) identify a set of trajectory classes that reflect important variations in mental health experienced by refugees during the course of their first pos...Growth mixture modelling; Growth trajectories; Mental health; Refugee; Resettlement2014-08
147 Deterritorializing multicultural education: re-conceptualizing social justice curriculum and teachingIn an effort to begin rethinking multicultural education, this dissertation intends to problematize multicultural education social justice discourse. I analyze multicultural education's territorial assumptions about power-and the subsequent social arrangements of power (social justice, equality and ...Deterritorialization; Neoliberal discourse; Social justice education; Subjectivity; Tantrum; Territorialization2014-08
148 Predictors of ambivalent sexist attitudes toward women in a Latter-Day Saint (LDS) adult sample: a test of Glick and Fiske's ambivalent sexism theoryThe objective of this study was to investigate the contribution of multiple demographic and religiosity variables as predictors of ambivalent sexism toward women in a sample of LDS adults. A nationwide sample of 3563 active or former LDS participants were recruited through online social media sites ...Ambivalent sexism; Benevolent sexism; Hostile sexism; Latter-day Saints; Mormons; Violence against women2014-08
149 Engagement and struggle for beloved community: old lesbians building community through participatory action researchThe remarkable increase in the last 15 years of published literature on LGBT people has typically used mixed samples of gay men and lesbians, even though differences in historical, political, and social contexts lead each reference group to have unique lived experiences and needs. Kehoe (1988) state...Aging; Beloved community; Feminist; Lesbian; LGBT; PAR; Social psychology; Womens studies; GLBT Studies; Aging2014-08
150 Why time away from practice improves performance: a test of three memory-based explanationsPrior evidence from several research areas suggests that performance improvements can accrue during intervals that preclude further practice of a procedural skill; however, the mechanism underlying this improvement is unclear. In order to test competing explanations for such improvement, the author ...2014-08
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