Role models -- Juvenile literature; Girls in literature
This study was designed to assess the current and past state of female role
models in young adolescent literature. Going on the assumption that there was indeed
a shortage of strong, independent female protagonists in youth literature, the...
In March 1999, a six-month water quality survey of Wethersfield Cove was initiated to
determine the spatial and temporal patterns of water quality impairment from periodic releases of
untreated sanitary waste and storm water into the Cove. These...
This study examines the communication styles and practices between
the handicapped and non-handicapped communities in contemporary society.
It depicts the processes or lack of communication processes which contribute to
the present conditions.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Complications; Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Complications -- Caregivers
According to figures compiled by the Brain lnjury Association, approximately 99,000
people survive each year with permanent disabilities resulting from traumatic brain
injuries (Olendorf, Jeryan & Boyden, 1999). Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a...
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939; Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 -- Characters -- Heroes;
This thesis explores the relationship between the biographies of William Butler
Yeats's friends and the icons of Heroic Ideals that the poet creates from them Tracing
the development of the ideals from the early fictional character of Cuchulain...
Discrimination in housing -- Connecticut -- New Haven; Housing -- Connecticut -- New Haven; African Americans -- Housing -- Connecticut -- New Haven
From the mid-1950s to the present, social scientists have produced an everincreasing
number of discourses on the topic of the concentration of urban poverty in the
United States. Although broad agreement exists on the effects of urban property,...
Sex instruction for people with mental disabilities
The purpose of this study was to improve safe-sex knowledge among seriously mentally
ill clients living in a residential program. Many have recognized that education and
prevention are the most important tools, and that increasing health knowledge...
Teaching chemistry is a very difficult task because students find the subject very difficult to learn.
The subject requires new vocabulary, new study skills and new problem solving strategies as well as the
understanding of complex and abstract...
Psychology and religion; Mental health -- Religious aspects
Throughout the evolution of psychology, scientific study and religion have been
separated into independent realms of knowledge; probably due in large part to the
exclusion of religious experience from secular life in Western culture. The area...
Problem solving -- Education (Elementary); Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematical problem solving is a complicated process involving many components.
Here, an historical overview of the study of the effect of problem solving instruction is
presented. The roles of contributing factors, such as the students'...
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Connecticut
The present study explores the need to research, recommend and implement a
Juvenile Review Board and measures officer responses to that Juvenile Review Boards'
inception. The study begins with the police department looking at its ability to...
Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of this study is to determine if students will improve their social
relationships among peers by learning to use kind words, actions, and conflict resolution
techniques taught by whole class instruction and modeled...
This research examined the extent of recorded abuse and neglect with
committed delinquent girls in the State of Connecticut. The study looked at
differences between those girls that have a history of abuse, neglect, abuse and
neglect, and those...
Sexual abuse victims -- Psychology; Sexual abuse victims -- Mental health
The hypothesis of the present study was that female survivors of childhood sexual abuse
who use their spirituality/religiousness to cope with the trauma of the abuse will have
lower rates of depression and anxiety than those who are not spiritual...
Norwich (Conn.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History; City and town life -- Connecticut -- Norwich -- History; Norwich (Conn.) -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects
During the mid 1800s and early 1900s, large numbers of European Immigrants
sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to the shores of the United States. While many of these
immigrants still came from the European countries that migrated to this country...
Sexual abuse victims -- Psychology; Sexual abuse victims -- Mental health;
The purpose of this study was to utilize, four
current Informal Reading Inventories to assess three
students. Through using the IRIs, an understanding of
the similarities and differences of the tests was
developed. The results of the students'...
Distance education -- Evaluation; Distance education -- College dropouts
The present study attempted to examine both personality and demographic factors
associated with successful performance in on-line courses. Specifically, it was
hypothesized that internal locus of control, Dionysian and Promethean personality...
Violence -- Social influence; Violence -- Mediation therapy
The present study examines the need for a peer mediation program at Northwest
Village School. A needs assessment was conducted to determine if implementing this
type of violence prevention program would be beneficial within this school...
Pharmacy -- Study and teaching; Pharmacy -- Study and teaching -- Fluorescein; Hospitals -- Home care programs
Pharmacy technicians compound sterile I.V. solutions to be administered to
patients in hospitals, long term care facilities and in home care settings. These products
must be prepared without contamination. This necessitates sound aseptic techniques...
Historians, at some point, have dealt with questions of the
causes of the subject matter they study, whether those entities are persons, events, ideas,
or political states. The historian, Edward Hallett Carr, wrote, "The study of history is...