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The Generalization Of Treatment Gains Of Mildly Handicapped Adolescents From Special Education To Regular Education Classrooms Using Peer-Mediated Self-Management Procedures, Deborah J. Smith May 1988

The Generalization Of Treatment Gains Of Mildly Handicapped Adolescents From Special Education To Regular Education Classrooms Using Peer-Mediated Self-Management Procedures, Deborah J. Smith

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether a self-evaluation procedure paired with a token economy would be effective in reducing the off-task and talk-out behavior of behaviorally disordered and learning disabled high school students in a resource classroom. The study also examined the effects of the seIf evaluation procedures when monitored by regular education peers on target students' behavior in their regular education English class . In addition to improving classroom behavior, another purpose of the study was to examine the effectiveness of the self-evaluation procedures when paired with an academic goal-setting component on academic variables in both ...


Teacher-Student Writing Conferences As An Intervention In The Revision Practices Of College Freshmen, Lynn Riley Neil May 1988

Teacher-Student Writing Conferences As An Intervention In The Revision Practices Of College Freshmen, Lynn Riley Neil

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In case studies of six college freshmen of average English ability, as determined by ACT scores, the researcher explored the connections between teacher-student writing conferences and students' subsequent revisions. The following question guided this study: How does the teacher-student conference conversation relate to students' subsequent revisions? Three principles drawn from the review of literature also guided the study: 1) writing conferences can be used as a mid-composing intervention, 2) the purpose of such intervention is to guide student revision of a specific draft as well as instruct in general revision strategies, and 3) a study of student changes on drafts ...


Inter-Rater Reliability: A Question Of Measurement In Social Science Research, Lani Kai Eggertsen Goff May 1988

Inter-Rater Reliability: A Question Of Measurement In Social Science Research, Lani Kai Eggertsen Goff

Undergraduate Honors Capstone Projects

Erik Erikson (1968) set forth the framework for the conceptualization and adolescent identity formation in the late 1960's. The assessment of identity invokes a subjective measurement of a youth's process and current standing regarding sociopsychological development. According to Adams (1987) throughout Erikson's writings a "conscious sense of individual identity," a process of "ego synthesis" and formation of sense of social "ideals and social identity" are central considerations when discussing identity.


Social-Vocational Skills Of Developmentally Disabled And Nonhandicapped Workers In Two Community Employment Sites, Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft, Charles L. Salzberg, S. Rule, J. J. Stowitschek Jan 1988

Social-Vocational Skills Of Developmentally Disabled And Nonhandicapped Workers In Two Community Employment Sites, Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft, Charles L. Salzberg, S. Rule, J. J. Stowitschek

Special Education and Rehabilitation Faculty Publications

The social interactions of employees with and without developmental disabilities were observed in two community employment settings during work and breaks. Conversations were frequent and generally concerned work-related topics. Target workers different in how often they interacted with coworkers with and without developmental disabilities. During work, workers with developmental disabilities received commands more often than did their counterparts without developmental disabilities. Work-related information was requested more often from workers who were not developmentally disabled than from those who were. During breaks, requests for information were observed most often. Differences were found between workers in the frequency with which greetings, kidding ...