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Relationship Between Fluency And Comprehension For Middle School Students, Ingrid Mccallister Dec 2009

Relationship Between Fluency And Comprehension For Middle School Students, Ingrid Mccallister

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Integrating A Variety Of Cultures And Diversity Into The Upper Elementary Curriculum, Tammy Joy Hamlin Dec 2009

Integrating A Variety Of Cultures And Diversity Into The Upper Elementary Curriculum, Tammy Joy Hamlin

Masters Theses

Research has overwhelmingly shown that something needs to be done to combat the increasing problem of high minority drop-out rates. Many people still do not acknowledge that schools need to do anything differently. Instead the problem is blamed on the home life and economics. Some teachers feel that low-income inner city, minority students, simply are not capable of being successful academically. Society often does not realize how poor the minority drop out rates are in their school districts. Some administrations have chosen to hide the statistics. For instance one New York school district in this research promoted that almost all ...


A Program Evaluation Of Parenting Apart: Effective Co-Parenting, Melissa Ivy Rector Dec 2009

A Program Evaluation Of Parenting Apart: Effective Co-Parenting, Melissa Ivy Rector

Masters Theses

A two-month longitudinal program evaluation was conducted of a four-hour mandated parent education program for divorcing parents of minor children. To expand on Brandon’s (2006) program evaluation of the same program, the present study sought to examine knowledge gain and behavior change in participants. Using a retrospective post-then-pre design, 139 participants reported their knowledge gain in two areas: (a) the impacts of divorce and of putting children in the middle of conflict, and (b) strategies to reduce conflict with one’s former spouse. Two-month follow-up interviews were used to assess behavior change in two areas: (a) using techniques to ...


Modification Of Nancie Atwell's Reading Workshop For Implementation In A Homogeneous Group Of Struggling Adolescent Readers, Marilyn Ludwig Pickett Aug 2009

Modification Of Nancie Atwell's Reading Workshop For Implementation In A Homogeneous Group Of Struggling Adolescent Readers, Marilyn Ludwig Pickett

Masters Theses

The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine the effectiveness of Nancie Atwell's reading workshop in motivating homogeneously grouped, struggling adolescent readers in a public school setting. This naturalistic, personal narrative describes the Atwell workshop and the modifications made to it for implementation with this group of students. Atwell, a noted reading educator, uses specific strategies to teach the heterogeneously grouped students in her private school in Maine. Her students' independent thinking skills and personal connections to text are remarkable. Since I do not teach in the same environment as Atwell, I modified Atwell's strategies to meet ...


Students Attitudes And Beliefs Towards Recycling On The Campus Of A Midwestern Masters Granting Institution, Mark D. Bates Jan 2009

Students Attitudes And Beliefs Towards Recycling On The Campus Of A Midwestern Masters Granting Institution, Mark D. Bates

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Alcohol Consumption And Negative Outcomes At Eastern Illinois University, Matthew Michael Feely Jan 2009

Alcohol Consumption And Negative Outcomes At Eastern Illinois University, Matthew Michael Feely

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


C.U.B.S.: Creating Unique Beginnings For Student Involvement On Campus, Alisha Scaggs Jan 2009

C.U.B.S.: Creating Unique Beginnings For Student Involvement On Campus, Alisha Scaggs

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Videogame Use Among Male Residents In University Housing At Eastern Illinois University, Mark Bodnar Nicklaus Jan 2009

Videogame Use Among Male Residents In University Housing At Eastern Illinois University, Mark Bodnar Nicklaus

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Technology And Its Impact On Face-To-Face Communication: Does It Bring Us Together Or Tear Us Apart?, Marilyn Holmes Jan 2009

Technology And Its Impact On Face-To-Face Communication: Does It Bring Us Together Or Tear Us Apart?, Marilyn Holmes

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Matrimonial Concept Of School Public Relations, James C. Van Delinder Jan 2009

The Matrimonial Concept Of School Public Relations, James C. Van Delinder

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Ethnic Lesbian Identity Development: A Focus On African American And Latino Women, Alexandria Quinones Jan 2009

Ethnic Lesbian Identity Development: A Focus On African American And Latino Women, Alexandria Quinones

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Retaining At-Risk Undergraduates Through Mandatory Interaction, Brian Jacob Gorman Jan 2009

Retaining At-Risk Undergraduates Through Mandatory Interaction, Brian Jacob Gorman

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Formative Evaluation Of The Career Consultant On Call Program, Bernadette Grace So-Goodlin Jan 2009

Formative Evaluation Of The Career Consultant On Call Program, Bernadette Grace So-Goodlin

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Factors Influencing The Academic Major Selection Of Undecided Students: A Phenomenological Study, Christina D. Thompson Jan 2009

Factors Influencing The Academic Major Selection Of Undecided Students: A Phenomenological Study, Christina D. Thompson

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Defining Diversity: An Exploration Of The Perceptions Of First Semester Students At A Mid-Sized Midwestern Institution, Angela Hobkirk Jan 2009

Defining Diversity: An Exploration Of The Perceptions Of First Semester Students At A Mid-Sized Midwestern Institution, Angela Hobkirk

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Survey Of Disability Support Services In Illinois Higher Education, Courtney Diann Quinn Jan 2009

A Survey Of Disability Support Services In Illinois Higher Education, Courtney Diann Quinn

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Eliminating Hazing By Addressing Masculinities In A Fraternity Setting, Kevin J. Kolman Jan 2009

Eliminating Hazing By Addressing Masculinities In A Fraternity Setting, Kevin J. Kolman

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Examining At-Risk Students' Perceptions Of The Role And Function Of School Counselors, Colleen Marie Johnson Jan 2009

Examining At-Risk Students' Perceptions Of The Role And Function Of School Counselors, Colleen Marie Johnson

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Levels Of Homophobia Among Students Attending A Comprehensive Midwestern University, Amy J. Baumgart Jan 2009

Levels Of Homophobia Among Students Attending A Comprehensive Midwestern University, Amy J. Baumgart

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.