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2010

Theses/Dissertations

Middle school

Student Counseling and Personnel Services

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Exploring The Impact Of Sports Participation On Academic Achievement In A Middle School, Michael J. Gorton Jan 2010

Exploring The Impact Of Sports Participation On Academic Achievement In A Middle School, Michael J. Gorton

Counselor Education Master's Theses

The writer explores the correlation of sports participation and academic achievement in a middle school. Current and dated literature on the topic is reviewed. The method in which the research was conducted is detailed, as well as the reasoning for the research. The writer examines the findings and explains their importance. Finally, the author discusses suggestions for future research, how the findings can be utilized in counseling and closes with a summary of his findings.


Staff Preparedness For Acts Of Violence In School Settings, Jenna L. Winicki Jan 2010

Staff Preparedness For Acts Of Violence In School Settings, Jenna L. Winicki

Counselor Education Master's Theses

This thesis addressed the topic of staff preparedness for acts of violence in school settings. A survey was sent to all staff members at a middle school in the northeast United States. The majority of participants disagreed that they have the professional knowledge to effectively deal with violence, have received appropriate training to deal with violence, and have the confidence to effectively handle violent situations at school. Recommendations for improving staff preparedness for school violence are offered and suggestions for future research are given.