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Gender And Site-Name Recall Of Geographic Sites Varying In Distance., Joshua Sean Godsey Dec 2004

Gender And Site-Name Recall Of Geographic Sites Varying In Distance., Joshua Sean Godsey

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The purpose of this research project was to replicate, refine, and extend research by Zinser et al. (in press) of the site-name, associative memory of male and female college students of nearby to very distant geographic sites. A test booklet included eight schematic aerial maps. The maps were of 20 to 50 geographic sites participants attempted to match with their names. The number of campus buildings, campus city sites, regional cities, U.S. cities, U.S. states, world cities, world countries, and world continents/bodies of water matched correctly were determined. A demographic questionnaire was also presented. Overall, men performed ...


Assessment Of Differences In The Balanced Emotional Empathy Among Beginning, Practicum And Graduating Students In A Counselor Education Program, Frank Yesko Jan 2004

Assessment Of Differences In The Balanced Emotional Empathy Among Beginning, Practicum And Graduating Students In A Counselor Education Program, Frank Yesko

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This study was a quantitative analysis that investigated balanced emotional empathy differences among master's degree counseling students as they progressed through and graduated from a CACREP approved counselor education program.

The data was gathered through the assessment of the balanced emotional empathy levels of (a) students entering the counselor education program, (b) students participating in the practicum field experience aspect of their training and (c) students graduating from the counseling program. The assessment instrument that was utilized in collecting the data is Albert Mehrabian's Balanced Emotional Empathy Scale (BEES).

The results indicate there is no significant difference among ...


Women's Experiences With Distance Education, Jane Elizabeth Moody Jan 2004

Women's Experiences With Distance Education, Jane Elizabeth Moody

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This thesis examines issues that affect women in online learning, and discusses four women's particular experiences in the University of Central Florida's distance learning program. Online education involves aspects of support and communication that may affect women's learning experiences either positively or negatively. Distance learning may also allow women to pursue their education while still taking care of their families and outside work. In order to get a better idea of how distance learning impacts women, I discuss several studies that examine how distance learning affects women in particular. I identify three areas from this literature that ...