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Psychology

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William & Mary

1998

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Promoting The Moral And Conceptual Development Of Law Enforcement Officers: A Deliberate Psychological Educational Approach, Barbara M. Morgan Jan 1998

Promoting The Moral And Conceptual Development Of Law Enforcement Officers: A Deliberate Psychological Educational Approach, Barbara M. Morgan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


An Evolutionary-Psychological Interpretation Of Self-Esteem, Jeffrey Edward Glenn Jan 1998

An Evolutionary-Psychological Interpretation Of Self-Esteem, Jeffrey Edward Glenn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Promoting The Cognitive Development Of High-Risk College Students Through A Study/Life Skills Seminar, Sandra Ann Loew Jan 1998

Promoting The Cognitive Development Of High-Risk College Students Through A Study/Life Skills Seminar, Sandra Ann Loew

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No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Counselor Education And Moral Development, Conceptual Development And Self-Actualization, Jered Benjamin Kolbert Jan 1998

The Relationship Between Counselor Education And Moral Development, Conceptual Development And Self-Actualization, Jered Benjamin Kolbert

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No abstract provided.


Resilience Profiles Of Young Children In Special Education And Poverty-Related Programs: The Role Of Protective Factors, Evelyn Reed-Victor Jan 1998

Resilience Profiles Of Young Children In Special Education And Poverty-Related Programs: The Role Of Protective Factors, Evelyn Reed-Victor

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Individual Differences In The Activation Of Racial Attitudes: The Relationship Between Implicit Prejudice And The Propensity To Stereotype, William Andrew Cunningham Jan 1998

Individual Differences In The Activation Of Racial Attitudes: The Relationship Between Implicit Prejudice And The Propensity To Stereotype, William Andrew Cunningham

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No abstract provided.


Romantic Relationship Schema Complexity, Kristopher J. Preacher Jan 1998

Romantic Relationship Schema Complexity, Kristopher J. Preacher

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No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Similarity To An Actor On An Observer's Attributions For Negative Behaviors, Gregory Daniel Gudleski Jan 1998

The Influence Of Similarity To An Actor On An Observer's Attributions For Negative Behaviors, Gregory Daniel Gudleski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Cognitive Development Approach To Professional Ethics Training For Counselor Education Students, Nicole Marie Chase Jan 1998

A Cognitive Development Approach To Professional Ethics Training For Counselor Education Students, Nicole Marie Chase

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The study examined the effects of integrating a cognitive-developmental approach with professional ethics training on the moral and conceptual development, self-presentation styles, and ethical decision-making skills of graduate counseling students. The sample was comprised of students who enrolled in counseling courses at the College of William and Mary. The ethics intervention group was compared to two groups; one group who received the traditionally taught ethics course, and one group who had not taken the ethics course at William and Mary. Instruments used included the Defining Issues Test (DIT), Paragraph Completion Method (PCM), and Concern For Appropriateness scale (CFA). Students were ...


Adults "Making Meaning" At Colonial Williamsburg: A Descriptive Study Of Planners' Intentions And Audience Members' Constructions Of The 1996 History Forum, Joan Ellen Casey Jan 1998

Adults "Making Meaning" At Colonial Williamsburg: A Descriptive Study Of Planners' Intentions And Audience Members' Constructions Of The 1996 History Forum, Joan Ellen Casey

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Forecasts reveal an increase in the percentage of mid to older adults in the U. S. and the need of educational programs for lifelong learners. In recognition of changing demographics, the American Association of Museums urged its member institutions to place a high priority on adult programs and research into learning. While museums have experienced changes in adapting to environmental conditions and more explicit educative mission, professionals have noticed the emergence of a meaning-making, constructivist paradigm.;Previously, no study dealt with the mental constructions adults have or form as they interface with a multi-faceted museum program such as the History ...


The Acculturation Process For Kaigaishijo: A Qualitative Study Of Four Japanese Students In An American School, Linda F. Harkins Jan 1998

The Acculturation Process For Kaigaishijo: A Qualitative Study Of Four Japanese Students In An American School, Linda F. Harkins

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to sort out and specify the dimensions of acculturation for kaigaishijo, Japanese sojourning students who presented an anomaly in a monocultural setting, based on factors that surfaced through data collected in the interviews and observations as a result of my conceptual framework that focused on the family, educational environment, and maturity. By sorting the data and comparing and contrasting one child's experiences to those of others as individuals and as an aggregate, nine factors appeared to repeatedly impact the process of acculturation. These essential factors that provide insights into acculturation are (1) the ...


A Statewide Survey Of Professionals' Opinions And Practices Concerning The Assessment Of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder In Children, Roberta Waller Thompson Jan 1998

A Statewide Survey Of Professionals' Opinions And Practices Concerning The Assessment Of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder In Children, Roberta Waller Thompson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate current practices used by clinicians when diagnosing children with AD/HD as well as to explore possible relationships between practices, professional disciplines, opinions, and theoretical leanings.;The study utilized a researcher designed questionnaire mailed to licensed Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Clinical Psychologists, and Counselors in Virginia. The sample included 274 professionals.;Hypotheses examined relationships between professional discipline and use of assessment methodologies, consultation practices, and classification system preferences, as well as relationships between opinions about classification and assessment of AD/HD and practitioners' opinions about assessment practices.;It was found that physical examination was ...