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Slipping Through The Cracks: A Look Into Special Education Referrals, Courtney Musselman 2017 California State University, Monterey Bay

Slipping Through The Cracks: A Look Into Special Education Referrals, Courtney Musselman

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Special Education is offered in many schools today and more and more students are being referred to this type of education. For this capstone project three local special education teachers were interviewed about the referral process and what could be done to improve it. This is an important issue because many students are slipping through the cracks when it comes to be identified and others are being overly identified. The referral process is important because it provides students with an equal opportunity for education. Findings from the interviews and information from a relevant literature review were used to develop an ...


The Educational Experiences Of Biracial Students As Seen Through The Eyes Of Their Parents, Sandra Washington 2017 National Louis University

The Educational Experiences Of Biracial Students As Seen Through The Eyes Of Their Parents, Sandra Washington

Dissertations

The purpose of this research was to gain a better understanding of the issues and challenges biracial children and their parents face as they navigate through the U.S. K–12 school system while developing a firm sense of self and racial identity. This issue is important because of the growing number of biracial children in the U.S. today. “Among American children, the multiracial population has increased almost 50 percent, to 4.2 million, since 2000, making it the fastest growing youth group in the country” (Saulny, 2011, p. A3). Three couples, one single father, and one mother were ...


Iii International Colloquium Proceedings, International Colloquium 2017 Loyola Marymount University

Iii International Colloquium Proceedings, International Colloquium

Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity in School and Society

No abstract provided.


Lawrence, Fall 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Lawrence, Fall 2017, Lawrence University

Alumni Magazines

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Matriculation Convocation 2017: What Do We Stand For?, Mark Burstein 2017 Lawrence University

Matriculation Convocation 2017: What Do We Stand For?, Mark Burstein

Presidential Addresses

The Matriculation Convocation is the traditional start of the academic year. This is President Burstein's fifth Matriculation Convocation.


International Programs Minutes 09/06/2017, International Programs Committee 2017 University of Minnesota Morris Digital Well

International Programs Minutes 09/06/2017, International Programs Committee

International Programs Committee

Minutes from the International Programs Committee Meeting, September 6, 2017, Science 2555.


Parental Influence On Second Generation Chinese-American Youth’S Career Choice And Development, Yingli Huang 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Parental Influence On Second Generation Chinese-American Youth’S Career Choice And Development, Yingli Huang

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

A large body of literature supports the claim that the role of parents in shaping Asian-American youth's career development is significant (Leong & Serafica, 1995; Leong & Hardin, 2002; Yuan, 2012; Sandhu, 2017; Qin, 2011). When considering the family impact on Asian-Americans’ vocational choices, researchers should examine the phenomena through culturally specific lens so that variables that are more cultural relevant are captured. This is a pilot study with the goal to provide a preliminary understanding of the ways in which first-generation Chinese immigrant parents influence the choice and development of a career to their second-generation young adult children. In this pilot study, I utilized ...


Education Is Transformation: The Impact Of Attitudes, Robert DeCaul 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Education Is Transformation: The Impact Of Attitudes, Robert Decaul

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

What truly informs success? Is it one’s education, career type, and socioeconomic status? I believe that more than ever before these three criteria appear to define our understanding of what success is. However, the development and transformation of education in the United States, which is marred by racism, has historically disadvantaged segments of our population especially in cities with a predominantly black population. New Orleans being a perfect example. Hurricane Katrina put the spotlight on education in New Orleans as the storm’s devastation of the city exposed the myriad of problems education was facing. This thesis is an ...


Literary Exposures For An Ecological Age, Christy Call 2017 Weber State University

Literary Exposures For An Ecological Age, Christy Call

The Goose

This paper argues that exposures through literature to human fragility and vulnerability, which are default modes of life within the relational collective on-page, rehearse critical engagements for life off-page during a time of climate change.


2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog, Cedarville University 2017 Cedarville University

2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog, Cedarville University

Undergraduate Academic Catalogs

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Integrating Liberal Arts Into Management Education, Singapore Management University 2017 Singapore Management University

Integrating Liberal Arts Into Management Education, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Management education is too narrowly focused and should adopt an inter-disciplinary approach…or face an inevitable demise


Alive And Well, Mary B. Marcy 2017 Bard College at Simon's Rock

Alive And Well, Mary B. Marcy

Mary Marcy

The liberal arts are higher education’s answer to Broadway, that "fabulous invalid" whose demise is predicted with both certainty and regularity. Claims that the liberal arts are in jeopardy have taken on increased urgency in the current economic climate. As students swell the ranks of community colleges, the presumption is that readily identifiable and employable skills rather than broad and deep learning are the primary focus of their educational ambitions. But in the case of the liberal arts, conventional wisdom is at odds with what experience and current data suggest. For example, the benchmark freshmen surveys conducted each year ...


Lawrence University One Hundred Sixty-Eighth Commencement, June 11, 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Lawrence University One Hundred Sixty-Eighth Commencement, June 11, 2017, Lawrence University

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Open Source Micro Diplomas: New Credentials For New Learning, Jack F. Powers 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Open Source Micro Diplomas: New Credentials For New Learning, Jack F. Powers

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The standard model for college in America—a four-year bachelor’s degree that teaches critical thinking, analytic reasoning, and written communication skills—is unaffordable and unattainable for most Americans. Only about a third of citizens aged 25 and over have achieved a baccalaureate degree or better. Two-thirds are left behind in precarious jobs that pay substantially less and that are losing ground. Everyone from politicians to parents repeats the mantra of “college for all”, but the reality is more like “college for the socio-economically gifted.”

At the same time, the modern world of work is evolving into a more complex ...


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 25, May 26, 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 25, May 26, 2017, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 24, May 19, 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 24, May 19, 2017, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 23, May 12, 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 23, May 12, 2017, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


In Conversation With Seth Pollack, Seth Pollack, Marshall Welch 2017 California State University, Monterey Bay

In Conversation With Seth Pollack, Seth Pollack, Marshall Welch

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education (EPiCHE)

In November 2016, EPiCHE Editor Marshall J. Welch sat down with service-learning scholar and practitioner Seth Pollack. They explored how the spiritual and religious dimensions of Seth’s life have influenced his personal passions and academic career.

Seth Pollack is Professor of Service Learning, and the founding faculty director of the Service Learning Institute at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). For the past 17 years, Seth has provided overall leadership for the Service Learning Institute at CSUMB. In 2005, he received the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning, recognized as the nation’s outstanding faculty in the field ...


In Our Time: Advancing Interfaith Studies Curricula At Catholic Colleges And Universities, Eboo Patel, Noah Silverman, Kristi Del Vecchio 2017 Interfaith Youth Core

In Our Time: Advancing Interfaith Studies Curricula At Catholic Colleges And Universities, Eboo Patel, Noah Silverman, Kristi Del Vecchio

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education (EPiCHE)

People who orient around religion differently are interacting with greater frequency than ever before. These interactions, especially in the context of college and university campuses, require young people to grapple with their own identities in ways that previous generations could more easily avoid. Conversations about religious diversity have become elevated at colleges and universities, which has led Drs. Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen to claim that religion is “no longer invisible” in the context of American higher education.

As an organization that works with hundreds of American colleges and universities every year, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) believes that Catholic ...


Volume Cxxxiv, Number 22, May 5, 2017, Lawrence University 2017 Lawrence University

Volume Cxxxiv, Number 22, May 5, 2017, Lawrence University

The Lawrentian

No abstract provided.


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