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Young Chicanx On The Move: Folklórico Dance Education As A Mechanism Of Self-Assertion And Social Empowerment, Maya Salas 2017 Scripps College

Young Chicanx On The Move: Folklórico Dance Education As A Mechanism Of Self-Assertion And Social Empowerment, Maya Salas

Scripps Senior Theses

In the context of Chicanx experiences in the United States, where varying generations of Chicanxs experience bicultural realities, this study shows how embodied knowledge performed through the body’s movements in folklórico dance by Chicanx youth from multiple generations, acts as a mechanism for reconnecting youth to cultural ties, reevaluating educational practices, and emplacing within youth, the ability to foster the confidence to express and create imagined futures. Data collection incorporated a series of interviews with eight Chicanx youth and adults who have either taught or danced folklórico in the Phoenix, Los Angeles, or Coachella Valley areas. Interview participants revealed ...


Understanding The Expressive Cartoon Drawings Of A Student With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Michael S. Collins 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University

Understanding The Expressive Cartoon Drawings Of A Student With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Michael S. Collins

Theses and Dissertations

This study focuses on the highly expressive comic drawings of Amy, a child with autism. This study connects larger fields of research: the study of how people with autism spectrum disorder [ASD] process faces and emotions; and, research about artists with ASD. Amy's understanding of emotion was analyzed by asking her to view and identify humans and cartoon characters expressing different emotions. Her ability to illustrate emotion is tested by asking her to respond to various drawing prompts. The study concluded that Amy has difficulty identifying the emotions of humans and cartoons, but she does have the ability to ...


The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld 2017 Bard College

The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Multidisciplinary Studies of Bard College.


Examining Adolescent Student Photography And Related Processes To Inform Day Treatment School Curricula And Behavioral Interventions, Jason Edward Gorbel 2017 Walden University

Examining Adolescent Student Photography And Related Processes To Inform Day Treatment School Curricula And Behavioral Interventions, Jason Edward Gorbel

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Adolescent students with psychiatric disorders who are educated in day treatment school classrooms manifest cognitive limitations, maladaptive behaviors, and social functioning deficits that often lead to academic failure, impeding their productivity when they become adults and causing them to run afoul of the criminal justice system. Informed by their students' interests and perspectives, day treatment schoolteachers can individualize existing curricular and behavioral interventions, or develop alternatives so that unwanted classroom behaviors decrease and academic performance improves. This qualitative case study used Roland Barthes' (1981, 1985) theory of semiotics as a conceptual framework for answering how an analysis of photographs taken ...


The Art Of Art Education, Kaylee Huber 2017 University of Iowa

The Art Of Art Education, Kaylee Huber

University of Iowa Honors Theses

Teaching is a career that can constantly be crafted through research and further education in order to ensure one’s students are reaching their full potential. Through this project I hoped to learn more about advocating for my students, discover what peer-reviewed research had already been conducted to promote the importance of art education and the transfer of skills into adulthood, and how to relay this externally to parents and community members. Technically, this project introduced new design skills necessary to expand my motion graphics animation ability using Adobe After Effects.

My process began through the research of peer-reviewed articles ...


On The Cover: Artist's Statement For Portrait Of Mental Illness, Kristin Donato 2017 Bridgewater State University

On The Cover: Artist's Statement For Portrait Of Mental Illness, Kristin Donato

The Graduate Review

This body of artwork uses 3D forms to visualize the impact of mental illness. Altered forms of cast heads and personal stories depicted through artist books examines how mental illness affects those suffering from an illness, as well as those acting as support systems.


A Portrait Of Mental Illness: Artist Notebook I, Kristin Donato 2017 Bridgewater State University

A Portrait Of Mental Illness: Artist Notebook I, Kristin Donato

The Graduate Review

This body of artwork uses 3D forms to visualize the impact of mental illness. Altered forms of cast heads and personal stories depicted through artist books examines how mental illness affects those suffering from an illness, as well as those acting as support systems.


Classical Music As An Instrument To Foster Leadership Skills For Social Change: The Case Of Venezuela’S El Sistema, Marco Aponte Moreno, Lance Lattig 2017 Saint Mary's College of California

Classical Music As An Instrument To Foster Leadership Skills For Social Change: The Case Of Venezuela’S El Sistema, Marco Aponte Moreno, Lance Lattig

Journal of Social Change

El Sistema, the Venezuelan system of youth orchestras, is a program aimed at teaching and performing classical music through the development of a free network of symphony orchestras and choruses nationwide. Since its creation in 1975 by its founder José Antonio Abreu, El Sistema has given thousands of Venezuelan children, who often come from unprivileged socioeconomic backgrounds, the opportunity to receive free classical music education while promoting their personal, intellectual, spiritual, social, and professional development. The purpose of this article is to analyze El Sistema’s potential to foster leadership skills for social change. After providing an overview of the ...


Variations On The Theme Of Integration In The "Israeli Democracy", Mais Ali Hriesh 2017 Bard College

Variations On The Theme Of Integration In The "Israeli Democracy", Mais Ali Hriesh

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Primary Students’ Engagement With The Visual Arts And Their Transition Into Year 7, Zoe Wittber 2017 Edith Cowan University

Primary Students’ Engagement With The Visual Arts And Their Transition Into Year 7, Zoe Wittber

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Visual Arts education is fundamental to an effective school curriculum for primary and secondary students. It provides students with opportunities for expression and personal growth, essential to a holistic education. Recently, in Perth, Western Australia (WA) several secondary Visual Arts educators expressed what they saw as a significant deficit in the outcomes of Making and Responding in Visual Arts, evidenced in their Year 7 students who had recently graduated from primary school. Consequently, this research investigated the extent of Year 7 students’ prior Visual Arts experiences upon entry into secondary school.

The research engaged a qualitative research approach to gather ...


Recovery From Design, Cassandra J. Ellison 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University

Recovery From Design, Cassandra J. Ellison

Theses and Dissertations

Through research, inquiry, and an evaluation of Recovery By Design, a ‘design therapy’ program that serves people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities, it is my assertion that the practice of design has therapeutic potential and can aid in the process of recovery. To the novice, the practices of conception, shaping form, and praxis have empowering benefit especially when guided by Conditional and Transformation Design methods together with an emphasis on materiality and vernacular form.


News - Oconee County Library, Athens Regional Library System, Rebecca Ballard 2017 Athens Regional Library System

News - Oconee County Library, Athens Regional Library System, Rebecca Ballard

Georgia Library Quarterly

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Level Of Democratic Educational Practices Among Health Faculty From Students Perspective In Northern Border University, Saud R. Alrwaili 2016 United Arab Emirates University

Level Of Democratic Educational Practices Among Health Faculty From Students Perspective In Northern Border University, Saud R. Alrwaili

International Journal for Research in Education

This study examined level of democratic practices among Health Faculty from students’ perspective in Northern Border University. In addition, the study aimed at uncovering the significant statistical differences in level of democratic educational among Health Faculty from students’ perspective in Northern Border University based on the gender variable, the faculty and grade. The study used the descriptive analytical methodology. A questionnaire has been conducted on (226) students (males and females), and its validity and reliability have been assured. The study concluded with the following results:

- Level of democratic practices among Health Faculty from students’ perspective in Northern Border University was ...


Suggested Educational Content To Merge Values And Work Ethics In Islamic Culture Curriculum At Taibah University, Awad Zuriban Al-Johani 2016 United Arab Emirates University

Suggested Educational Content To Merge Values And Work Ethics In Islamic Culture Curriculum At Taibah University, Awad Zuriban Al-Johani

International Journal for Research in Education

The current study aims to investigate the opinions of Taibah University faculty members who teach the Islamic Culture curriculum about the importance of merging values and work ethics. It also aims to explore the viability of including values and work ethics in the curricula content of the Islamic Culture. The target opualtion is all faculty members of Taibah University that teach Islamic culture curricula. The sample of the study consists of (53) faculty members with different degrees (Professor – Associate Professor – Teacher Assistant), who teach Islamic culture curricula. Two tools were used: the first tool is (qualitative) a questionnaire which aims ...


The Elements Of Environment Incubator For Competitive Research Projects In Egyptian Universities: A Prospective Study, Mohamed Ibrahim Khater, Amira Khairy Ali 2016 United Arab Emirates University

The Elements Of Environment Incubator For Competitive Research Projects In Egyptian Universities: A Prospective Study, Mohamed Ibrahim Khater, Amira Khairy Ali

International Journal for Research in Education

The study aimed to reach elements of the environment incubator for university research projects, and identify the nature of the research projects at universities. To achieve this, a Delphi research method was used to identify the views of experts in the elements of the environment incubator for research projects at Egyptian universities, in three successive rounds. The study ended to provide future vision for the elements of the environment incubator for research projects in Egyptian universities in the light of the views of experts.


The Extent To Which Directors Of Special Education Centers Practice Transformational Leadership As Viewed By Teachers, Jihad Soliman AL-Quran 2016 United Arab Emirates University

The Extent To Which Directors Of Special Education Centers Practice Transformational Leadership As Viewed By Teachers, Jihad Soliman Al-Quran

International Journal for Research in Education

This study investigates teachers’ viewpoints about the transformational leadership adoption by directors of special education centers in Karak Governorate. The sample included all special education teachers (180) working in 29 private and public special education centers. To achieve the objectives of this study, a descriptive statistical analysis of data obtained by a transformational leadership scale prepared by the researcher was used. Means and standard deviations were calculated, followed by a two-way analysis of variance and Chafe test for post comparisons analysis. Results of the study revealed that the level of practicing transformational leadership by directors of special education centers was ...


The Effectiveness Of A Training Program In Developing The Auditory Perception Skills And Its Effect In Improvement Reading Skills Of Students With Learning Disabilities., Emad M. Alghazo, Hussein Abdullah Al Smadi, Abd Al-Razaq Al-Hassa 2016 Qatar University

The Effectiveness Of A Training Program In Developing The Auditory Perception Skills And Its Effect In Improvement Reading Skills Of Students With Learning Disabilities., Emad M. Alghazo, Hussein Abdullah Al Smadi, Abd Al-Razaq Al-Hassa

International Journal for Research in Education

The study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of a training program in developing the auditory perception skills and its effect in improving reading skills of students with learning disabilities (LD). The sample of the study were 40 students who were chosen purposively from students who have learning disabilities and who were attending 4th grade resource rooms. These participants were divided into two groups: the first group was an experimental group while the other was a control group. Each group consisted of 20 male students with LD. Moreover, the study used the auditory perception scale prepared by Al-Kailani and Al-Waqfi ...


The Capability Of Teachers In Identifying Students With Speech And Language Disorders, Yaser Natour, Omar Bani Mustafa, Ahmed Abu Shariha, Fatma Al Kaabi 2016 The University of Jordan

The Capability Of Teachers In Identifying Students With Speech And Language Disorders, Yaser Natour, Omar Bani Mustafa, Ahmed Abu Shariha, Fatma Al Kaabi

International Journal for Research in Education

Spoken language is considered one of the most important means of communication among human beings. Language acquisition is preconditioned by a number of cognitive, perceptual and motor integrity of hearing and speech. Also, language acquisition is governed by the availability of environmental factors that nourish such and acquisition (Owens, Metz and Haas, 2011). Amayreh and Natour (2012) stated that acquiring language and speech is accomplished through active listening of the child to the adult form of language. Any breakdown in that process may entail subjecting the child to a language and speech habilitation program tailored to his/her individual needs ...


Islamic Teacher’S Awareness To Their Teaching Roles In The Light Of Economy Knowledge At The Sultanate Of Oman, Maimuna D. AlZedgalia 2016 United Arab Emirates University

Islamic Teacher’S Awareness To Their Teaching Roles In The Light Of Economy Knowledge At The Sultanate Of Oman, Maimuna D. Alzedgalia

International Journal for Research in Education

The aim of this study was to know the extent of awareness of Islamic education teachers in the Sultanate of Oman of their roles in light of the teaching of Knowledge Economy. The researcher used the descriptive approach forth suitability of the nature of this research, which has prepared a measure to be from 35. An indication of the performance was distributed among the five axes, and after making sure of the sincerity and persistence has been applied to a random sample consisted of 300 teachers of them (138) male and (162) parameter. Study indicated that the overall average of ...


Implementation Reality Of Mathematics Teachers Of Higher-Order Problems Thinking Skills At Primary School, Abdulaziz M. Alrwais, Sammar A. Alshalhoub, Abdulnasser M. Abdulhameed, Ahmad H. Albdour 2016 United Arab Emirates University

Implementation Reality Of Mathematics Teachers Of Higher-Order Problems Thinking Skills At Primary School, Abdulaziz M. Alrwais, Sammar A. Alshalhoub, Abdulnasser M. Abdulhameed, Ahmad H. Albdour

International Journal for Research in Education

This study aimed to identify the reality of mathematics teacher’s use of higher-order thinking skills at primary school. To investigate this, the researchers recruited a random sample of 197 teachers and used an observation card on a random sample of 92 primary school mathematics. The credibility of the investigator and the observation card was checked. Results of the study showed that the implementation of mathematics teachers in primary school to issues of higher-order thinking skills varied in responses between medium and high, from their point of view. While it became clear by observing their teaching in the classroom that ...


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