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...
Time perception; Employees -- Workload; Job satisfaction; Organizational commitment
A number of studies have examined time perception (how people perceive time
to pass), but none have investigated time perception in the workplace. Studies
reviewed here indicate middle-aged people experience time to pass more quickly
Emotive (Linguistics); College students -- Psychology
Over the last decade, research has demonstrated that individuals writing their
thoughts and feelings about stressful experiences show significant improvements in
subjective well being, as well as physical and mental health. Yet, researchers...
Paradox ideology is founded upon the notion that a statement or words
seem contradictory to common sense but perhaps is true. Paradox defies
explanation by confounding language. Paradox bewilders the linear thinker
and thus, stimulates the...
High school dropouts; General educational development tests
This study examined the systemic characteristics of three major
risk factors of high school dropout in the Windsor Locks School District.
It further investigated the social dynamics of the circumstances which
force dropouts in the same school...
United States. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; Education -- Standards -- United States; Educational accountability -- United States; School principals -- Connecticut
This study examined Connecticut principals’ perceptions of the value of standards-based education and standardized testing, and the actions they have taken because of these conditions to improve student achievement. A descriptive research design...
Violence in video games; Video games -- Social aspects
Current contextual models of aggression (e.g., General Aggression Model); Anderson & Bushman, 2002) suggest that exposure to violent video games can lead to the expression of aggression (e.g., anger, physical/verbal aggression, hostility)....
Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation; African American women in literature; African Americans in literature; Stigma (Social psychology); Psychic trauma in literature
Toni Morrison is considered one of the greatest living American writers. A close reading of three of her novels (The Bluest Eye, Sula, Beloved) reveals the connection between her novels and Erving Goffman‘s theory of stigma—a connection that...