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2009

University of Iowa

Student

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A Study Of The Experiences Of Black College Female Student Athletes At A Predominantly White Institution, Noël Suzanne Harmon Dec 2009

A Study Of The Experiences Of Black College Female Student Athletes At A Predominantly White Institution, Noël Suzanne Harmon

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to gather descriptive data on the experiences of Black female student athletes. A better understanding of the experiences of Black female student athletes as students, as athletes, and as developing young women may help student affairs practitioners better understand their collegiate experience; provide them with information to make decisions about student affairs programs, policies, services, and practices; and offer a subgroup of students who have historically been underrepresented in research an opportunity to share their stories. The study addressed the following research question: What are the college experiences of Black female student athletes during ...


The School Official's Ability To Limit Student First Amendment Freedom: Exploring The Boundaries Of Student Speech And Expression In School As Defined By The United States Federal Courts, R Chace Ramey May 2009

The School Official's Ability To Limit Student First Amendment Freedom: Exploring The Boundaries Of Student Speech And Expression In School As Defined By The United States Federal Courts, R Chace Ramey

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to identify and review the current legal boundaries of student speech and expression rights in public school, as developed and defined by the U.S. federal courts, to better enable educators to make informed decisions regarding student speech and expression when confronted with such situations. The study examined federal court student speech and expression decisions published between January 1, 1983 and December 31, 2008. Four Supreme Court decisions and numerous lower federal court decisions were reviewed and analyzed to identify the current legal boundaries of student speech and expression in school.

The Supreme Court ...