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Child Welfare: Trauma Informed Practice At Time Of Child Removal, Ester Garcia Jun 2019

Child Welfare: Trauma Informed Practice At Time Of Child Removal, Ester Garcia

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

As of 2018, approximately 442,995 children are in the foster care system in the United States according to the federal statistics from the Children’s Bureau. Entry into the foster system involves the removal of children from their home, making it a traumatic experience. The purpose of this study was to examine social workers’ perceptions of what trauma informed practice means and what it looks like in child welfare removals. The study also clarifies what trauma informed practice (TIP) is and how it can be applied in child welfare’s organizational structure. This was a qualitative study in which ...


Bridge Over Troubled Water: Creating An Ecology Of Transformative Care For Students At Risk Of Their Promise, Cherina O. Betters Dec 2017

Bridge Over Troubled Water: Creating An Ecology Of Transformative Care For Students At Risk Of Their Promise, Cherina O. Betters

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

The teacher-student relationship is multidimensional and fluid. This is especially true for students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Educational leaders in the public school setting cannot control which students enroll at their school sites. The only thing teachers, as educational leaders in K-12 public education, have complete control over is the environment they create in their classrooms. Among those student groups most reflecting few gains on state and federal reports of proficiency data are students who typically come from backgrounds besieged with challenges or from historically underserved and marginalized communities. In this transcendental phenomenological study, the phenomenon investigated was how ...


Literacy Tutoring Strategies Of America Reads University-Level Tutors, Mauricio Cadavid Jun 2017

Literacy Tutoring Strategies Of America Reads University-Level Tutors, Mauricio Cadavid

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The purpose of this study was to explore, study, outline and describe tutoring strategies applied by American Reads (AR) tutors and non-America Reads (nAR) tutors helping young tutees develop early literacy skills. There is limited research on the implementation of effective tutoring strategies during one-on-one tutoring with elementary school children in terms of early literacy development. Most of the literature is split between peer tutoring and program tutoring. This lack of research presents a particular challenge when it comes to identifying an effective tutor and effective tutoring methodologies. Using a qualitative approach, this study utilizes survey data, session recordings, and ...


Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Over Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? A Meta-Analysis Of Effective Treatment Of Anxiety Disorders In Middle Childhood, Emily A. Edwards Sep 2015

Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Over Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? A Meta-Analysis Of Effective Treatment Of Anxiety Disorders In Middle Childhood, Emily A. Edwards

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Anxiety is a commonly diagnosed disorder in middle childhood that affects many aspects of the child’s life. Effective treatment is needed so that children are able to experience fewer or no symptoms of anxiety and to manage anxiety. Cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) is widely used as a treatment for children with anxiety. CBT can either be facilitated in an individual or group format but there are inconsistencies in the literature regarding which modality is most effective. A meta-analysis was conducted to compare the effectiveness of individual CBT (ICBT) and group CBT (GCBT) in treating school-aged children with anxiety disorders ...


Socioeconomic Status And Domains Of Creativity: Is The Artist Really Starving?, Michelle Louise Evans Jan 2007

Socioeconomic Status And Domains Of Creativity: Is The Artist Really Starving?, Michelle Louise Evans

Theses Digitization Project

Socioeconomic status (SES) influences many aspects of a person's life, and stereotypes concerning level of SES and the domain of creativity exist. It was hypothesized that children classified as low SES would perform more creatively in the visual arts and language arts domains of creativity than in the mathematic and scientific domains.


21st Century Skills For 21st Century Learners, Jennifer Lynne Shopshear Jan 2007

21st Century Skills For 21st Century Learners, Jennifer Lynne Shopshear

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the project was to develop and implement a survey for the purpose of better understanding how teacher's attitude affect their ability to achieve success and overcome challenges associated with the implementation of a 1 on 1 Learning Program. This project was intended to increase awareness as to how teachers currently use technology, their attitudes about the technology they use, and their perceptions as to how students will use technology. Research in this study affirms this can improve teacher/student achievements; promote creativity and motivation through effective communication. The significance of this project was to identify teacher ...


Designing A Brain-Based Learning Environment, Juntana Ginda Sperlich Jan 2007

Designing A Brain-Based Learning Environment, Juntana Ginda Sperlich

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop a teacher friendly guide that would help teachers not only apply brain-based strategies in the classroom, but also to see results from transforming their classrooms into brain-based learning environments.


Goal Orientation, Ethnicity, And Achievement Of Middle Elementary Students, Carl Phillip Koehnke Jan 2005

Goal Orientation, Ethnicity, And Achievement Of Middle Elementary Students, Carl Phillip Koehnke

Theses Digitization Project

Examines goal orientation, ethnicity, gender, and achievement variables of 149 elementary school children (grades 3-5) at a Southern California elementary school. Research was conducted using a 2 x 2 goal orientation matrix that included mastery-approach, mastery-avoid, performance approach, and performance-avoid constructs. California Standards Test (CST) were used to determine achievement. Results supported the hypothesis that there would be no differences based on ethnicity, gender, or grade level. Statistically significant differences were found in the mastery-avoid goal because of class subject. Also, mastery-avoid was found to have a negative correlation to high test scores as measured by CST.


Lessons In Character Development, Virginia Lizette Escobar Jan 2005

Lessons In Character Development, Virginia Lizette Escobar

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the project was to provide first grade teachers at the Baldwin Park Unified School District with teaching approaches, tools, and strategies in instructing their students in character development education. These approaches, tools, and strategies will support students' academic learning as they develop a deeper comprehension of responsibility skills.


The Relationship Between Epistemological Beliefs And Academic Achievement Goals In Middle School Children, Sara Elizabeth Schuyten Pierce Jan 2005

The Relationship Between Epistemological Beliefs And Academic Achievement Goals In Middle School Children, Sara Elizabeth Schuyten Pierce

Theses Digitization Project

This study examined relationships among epistemic beliefs, achievement goals, self-regulated learning, cognitive strategy use, and academic performance for 131 sixth graders and 100 eighth graders.


Playful Sciencing And The Early Childhood Classroom, Barbara Mary Kirby Jan 2005

Playful Sciencing And The Early Childhood Classroom, Barbara Mary Kirby

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to examine the power of play, guided discovery, and hands-on experiences in the early childhood classroom, specifically as it relates to early childhood science experience. This paper will also propose a science curriculum encompassing a hands-on, guided discovery, play-based approach.


Guidebook For Middle And High School Teachers And Students In Conflict Management, Dana Renia Lofton Jan 2004

Guidebook For Middle And High School Teachers And Students In Conflict Management, Dana Renia Lofton

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the project was to design a one-semester core curriculum guidebook for middle and high schools. This curriculum will provide a tool to teach students to manage conflict in middle and high school settings. The curriculum, guidebook and materials developed will establish guidelines that can be used by middle and high school teachers to teach useful conflict management skills.


The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And The Adjustment Process Of International Students, Hedieh Khajavi Jan 2002

The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And The Adjustment Process Of International Students, Hedieh Khajavi

Theses Digitization Project

Although there is a handful of research on Emotional Intelligence in organizations, there is a lack of research between Emotional Intelligence and the adjustment process of international students. This research aimed to gain a greater understanding of the adjustment process of international students in the United States.


A Guide To A Brain-Based Approach To Thematic, Interdisciplinary Teaching, Deborah Marie Ferguson Jan 2001

A Guide To A Brain-Based Approach To Thematic, Interdisciplinary Teaching, Deborah Marie Ferguson

Theses Digitization Project

This project promotes an interdisciplinary approach to classroom instruction as an alternative to sequential instruction typically practiced in public schools. Specifically targeted are thematic, interdisciplinary teaching strategies.


A Qualitative Study Of The Dichotomy Between Educational Policy And Educational Research On Learning Theory, Karen Joy Eakes Jan 2000

A Qualitative Study Of The Dichotomy Between Educational Policy And Educational Research On Learning Theory, Karen Joy Eakes

Theses Digitization Project

This study explores and exposes the dichotomy that currently exists between educational policy and research in learning theory.


Assessing Business Writing: An Examination Of Scoring Methods, Writing Sample Complexity, And Rating Variability, Larry Weitzel Jan 2000

Assessing Business Writing: An Examination Of Scoring Methods, Writing Sample Complexity, And Rating Variability, Larry Weitzel

Theses Digitization Project

Good writing is essential for business. Writing is evaluated using holistic and analytical assessment of writing samples.


Challenging The Boundaries Of Academic Discourse, Charles Henry Williams Jan 2000

Challenging The Boundaries Of Academic Discourse, Charles Henry Williams

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis suggests other ways of helping students resist blind submission to the discourse of the university. The primary objective is to discuss meaningful ways of transforming composition classrooms into counter hegemonic cultural environments where students can critically examine the complications of cultural dynamics and power relations within the communication process.


Teaching Social Skills Through Environmental Education, Jacqueline Marie Lacey Jan 2000

Teaching Social Skills Through Environmental Education, Jacqueline Marie Lacey

Theses Digitization Project

This project was designed to address the need for a curriculum that links environmental education and social skills. All of the social skills units were created to improve the students' understanding of social skills and important environmental concepts.


An Investigation Of The Effects Of Teachers' Sense Of Efficacy On Teacher Motivation For Predicting Student Participation: Do Teacher Behaviors Mediate This Relationship?, Karen Lynn Wanzung Jan 2000

An Investigation Of The Effects Of Teachers' Sense Of Efficacy On Teacher Motivation For Predicting Student Participation: Do Teacher Behaviors Mediate This Relationship?, Karen Lynn Wanzung

Theses Digitization Project

This study tested the hypothesis that the combination of teachers' sense of efficacy, and teacher motivation predicts student participatory behavior, and that teacher behaviors mediate this relationship. This study consists of two parts: surveying community college instructors and observing instructors' lectures and student participation.


Assessment Centers And Group Decision Making: Substituting The Arithmetic Mean For The Traditional Consensus Discussion, Jeffrey Allen Gust Jan 1998

Assessment Centers And Group Decision Making: Substituting The Arithmetic Mean For The Traditional Consensus Discussion, Jeffrey Allen Gust

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Causal Influences Of Mental Overload And Self-Efficacy On Academic Performance, Elizabeth Jane Barbo Jan 1997

Causal Influences Of Mental Overload And Self-Efficacy On Academic Performance, Elizabeth Jane Barbo

Theses Digitization Project

In the past, literature has proposed relationships between several different factors. Multiple roles influence performance and stress, good performance increases self-efficacy, high self-efficacy increases performance, and increased amounts of stress decrease performance. While performance can be measured in different ways, the literature has supported using academic achievement as a performance indicator.


Test Anxiety As A Moderator In The Prediction Of School Achievement From Measured Ability, Gina Lea Robinson Jan 1995

Test Anxiety As A Moderator In The Prediction Of School Achievement From Measured Ability, Gina Lea Robinson

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Feedback And Strategy On Self-Efficacy And Computer Task Performance, Richard John Fogg Jan 1995

The Effects Of Feedback And Strategy On Self-Efficacy And Computer Task Performance, Richard John Fogg

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Investigating The Aptitude Treatment Interaction: Age, Gender, Computer Self-Efficacy And Computer Training, Alexandra Anggraini Adhyatman Jan 1995

Investigating The Aptitude Treatment Interaction: Age, Gender, Computer Self-Efficacy And Computer Training, Alexandra Anggraini Adhyatman

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Academic Achievement In Filipino Children, Muriel Del Castillo Lòpez Jan 1994

Academic Achievement In Filipino Children, Muriel Del Castillo Lòpez

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Test Administrations On General, Test, And Computer Anxiety, And Efficacy Measures, Susan Kiskis Jan 1991

Effects Of Test Administrations On General, Test, And Computer Anxiety, And Efficacy Measures, Susan Kiskis

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of Behavior Modeling And Experience On The Acquisition Of Computer Skills, Mario Enrique Baeza Jan 1990

The Influence Of Behavior Modeling And Experience On The Acquisition Of Computer Skills, Mario Enrique Baeza

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Cross-Modality Semantic Integration As A Function Of Depth Of Processing In Third Grades, Laura L. Miceli Jan 1979

Cross-Modality Semantic Integration As A Function Of Depth Of Processing In Third Grades, Laura L. Miceli

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Crossmodal Matching Capabilities Of Pre-School Children, Nancy Ruth Pettus Jan 1977

Crossmodal Matching Capabilities Of Pre-School Children, Nancy Ruth Pettus

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.