Missionaries -- Barbados; Missions, British -- Barbados
Most historians argue that missionaries have been complicit agents of the
colonizing powers, paving the way for more complete domination of the
indigenous peoples living in the colonized areas. Yet there are a few historians
who maintain the...
This thesis argues that the reunification of Germany was well overdue
because the German nation arrived at a point in its development where certain truths
about its past no longer applied. The "truth" about Germany and its past cannot be
Beaches -- Connecticut; Recreation areas -- Access -- Connecticut
Beaches are considered an important natural resource, although perceptions
of the nature of that resource may vary significantly. Municipalities located along
Connecticut's coastline exhibit a variety of income levels, populations, and
This thesis explores the concept of human happiness, focusing primarily on
adolescents and their experience of this distinct state of being. An historical approach is
taken, reviewing how happiness has been defined and treated throughout the years...
The present study examined whether relationships between
personality characteristics and emotional reactions to mass
media exist. Specifically, the purpose of this study was
to find out if anxiety sensitivity, neuroticism and
depression, may make...
This thesis explores William Butler Yeats's definitions of himself as poet and also
his role as a poet. Tracing Yeats's definition of himself in these roles as he progresses
from youth to old age allows the reader to observe the changes Yeats...
Geography -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Connecticut
Geographic illiteracy is a prevalent phenomenon in American culture today.
Students in American high schools lack basic geographic skills, concepts and knowledge
that would aid their entrance into today's society. This lack of knowledge has...
Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia are the two most commone forms of dementia.
Approximately 65-90% of all dementia cases represent one of these two types. Early
differentiation of the two diseases is crucial to proper therapeutic treatment...
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...
In the tragic drama Samson Agonistes, John Milton transforms the protagonist
from a defeated hero in the Homeric tradition to a suppliant yet conquering hero in the
Hebraic tradition. Milton's source is the Old Testament book of Judges. W. H....
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...
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...