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Higher Education Costs And The Excelsior Scholarship: Who Pays, And Who Receives?, Anirudh Sanjay Hungund Jan 2017

Higher Education Costs And The Excelsior Scholarship: Who Pays, And Who Receives?, Anirudh Sanjay Hungund

Senior Projects Fall 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


The Effects Of Where You Grew Up On Your Future Opportunity, Christopher Josiah Lockwood Jan 2017

The Effects Of Where You Grew Up On Your Future Opportunity, Christopher Josiah Lockwood

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.

Neighborhoods effect developing children from several areas. The influence that a community possesses can either bolster socioeconomic status or inhibit it. Some experiments have been done in the US to aid struggling families in disadvantaged neighborhoods that have produced significant results. This purpose of this senior project is to analyze and discuss the varying ways in which neighborhoods can affect its inhabitants (i.e. education, health/nutrition), the experiments aimed to helping poor families, and offer a possible solution to mitigate these issues.


Does It Take A Village To Teach A Child? Lessons From Experiments In Education, Piyush Kuthethoor Jan 2017

Does It Take A Village To Teach A Child? Lessons From Experiments In Education, Piyush Kuthethoor

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Why should we and how do we incorporate a community-based development model into the design, implementation and targeting of experimental programs? This project is motivated to create a useful theoretical framework or “lens” for development that reflects social reality, one which sees communities, the space of patterned, meaningful interpersonal relationships, as a locus of development. It is interested in ways that such a framework can help design adaptable policy innovations/developmental programs and come up with successful and sustained solutions to pressing human needs. First, a “lens” of community is developed for analysis using findings from behavioral studies, historic observations ...


It Takes Two: Compatibility Of Perspectives Between Students And Teachers And The Effects Effort Has On Student Academic Achievement And Subjective Well-Being, Leah E. Bracey Jan 2017

It Takes Two: Compatibility Of Perspectives Between Students And Teachers And The Effects Effort Has On Student Academic Achievement And Subjective Well-Being, Leah E. Bracey

Senior Projects Spring 2017

This research study examined the unique matching of perspectives between teachers and students on the notion of who is assumed to be responsible for student academic achievement and subjective well-being. Students (N=190) in grades 9-11 and teachers (N=19) from a Newark, New Jersey public magnet high school completed various locus of control, classroom climate and well-being psychological questionnaires. Descriptive statistics and correlational tests were conducted for the analysis of the data. The surveys provided an in depth understanding of the distribution of perspectives which existed in this academic institution. Students found themselves, more often than not, feeling responsible ...


Variations On The Theme Of Integration In The "Israeli Democracy", Mais Ali Hriesh Jan 2017

Variations On The Theme Of Integration In The "Israeli Democracy", Mais Ali Hriesh

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Rascals To Wise Men: Jean-Jacques Rousseau And Emancipatory Education, Isabella Dempsey Wilcher Jan 2017

Rascals To Wise Men: Jean-Jacques Rousseau And Emancipatory Education, Isabella Dempsey Wilcher

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld Jan 2017

The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Multidisciplinary Studies of Bard College.