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'...
Middle school education.; Power (Social sciences); Creative ability.; Teacher-student relationships.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education."; Dissertation advisor: Susan Seider.; Ed.D.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 204-216).
Service learning -- United States; AmeriCorps (U.S.)
In the recent past there has been a growing concern for the decline in civic and political attitudes long associated with a spirit of citizenship in America (Keeter, Zukin, Andolina, & Jenkins, 2002; Putnam, 2000). A review of the literature...
Music in mathematics education; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Middle school); Music, Influence of
With so much emphasis on standardized test scores, teachers and administrators are under pressure to find ways to best prepare their students to succeed on state tests. A belief exists that children who are involved in music instruction have higher...
Social capital (Sociology); Health attitudes; Health behavior -- Social aspects
The present research examined the relationship of social capital to reported health status using data from the Social Capital Benchmark Survey (SCBS). Two hypotheses were examined: (1) higher scores on the 11 dimensions of social capital assessed...
United States. Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004; Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary); Teaching teams; Special education
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is requiring schools to integrate students with disabilities into general education classrooms. Many general education teachers do not have the experience or extensive knowledge of special...
Sex role--Religious aspects;
This thesis was concerned with the question of how religion and gender might affect clinical perceptions and judgments in psychotherapy. Participants were 378 psychologists and members of the APA. Participants answered a number of questions about...
Educational leadership --Connecticut;
Elementary school teachers -- Connecticut;
Elementary school principals|zConnecticut
The research endeavors to understand how principals can encourage and support teacher leaders, and how those teacher leaders can impart their expertise to their peer teachers to improve instruction in the classroom. This qualitative explanatory...
Textile fabrics -- Latin America; Molas -- Latin America; Arpilleras -- Latin America
The purpose of this Special Project Thesis was to investigate how three select
groups of Latin American textile artists have used their art in their lives and bring these
findings to the public. I accomplished this through newsletters and a...