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Policy On Student Academic Dishonesty, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Policy On Student Academic Dishonesty, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Defines what constitutes academic dishonesty, the range of disciplinary actions that may be taken, and the procedures that must be followed.


Policy On Publishing Schedule Of Final Examinations, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Policy On Publishing Schedule Of Final Examinations, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

The schedule for final examinations should be published with the schedule of classes for each semester, to be implemented with the publication of the final schedule for Spring 1981 classes.


Tutorial Program Resolution, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Tutorial Program Resolution, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Expresses appreciation to the Brockport Student Government for their part in the creation and funding of the Tutorial Program and seeks institutional support for the future.


Assessing Achievement Incommunication Skills, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Assessing Achievement Incommunication Skills, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Discusses the goal of the Communication Skills requirement, and provides policies and procedures for determining students' achievement in this area.


Resolution Of Thanks To Dr. Ambrose Corcoran Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Resolution Of Thanks To Dr. Ambrose Corcoran Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Congratulates Professor Ambrose Corcoran for his 35 years of service at Brockport, his charter membership in the Faculty Senate, and his authorship of the First Senate Consititution, upon his retirement.


Identify Those Freshmen Who Have Not Yet Pre-Registered For Spring 1981 And To Notify Those Students, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

Identify Those Freshmen Who Have Not Yet Pre-Registered For Spring 1981 And To Notify Those Students, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

RESOLVED That the Faculty Senate request the appropriate administrative officer to identify those Freshmen who have not yet preregistered for the Spring 1981 semester and to notify those students' DLE instructors of this fact as soon as possible.


To Congratulate Donald Murray, Westling Coach "Man Of The Year" By A.A.U., The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 1980

To Congratulate Donald Murray, Westling Coach "Man Of The Year" By A.A.U., The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


A Study Of The Effect Of Selected Teaching Strategies On Creative Thinking Ability And Reading Comprehension, Carol Miller Despos Dec 1980

A Study Of The Effect Of Selected Teaching Strategies On Creative Thinking Ability And Reading Comprehension, Carol Miller Despos

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if the creative thinking skills of third and fourth grade students could be enhanced by the use of selected teaching strategies designed to stimulate fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration. A second purpose was to investigate the relationship between creative thinking and reading.

The subjects were third and fourth graders who were all members of the same racially integrated, homogeneously grouped classroom in an urban elementary school. A control group and a treatment group were formed. Both groups were found to be statistically equivalent in reading ability and creative thinking ability when pretested ...


Quantity Of Continuous Word Associations And Their Relationship To Reading Achievement Of First Grade Children, Linda Ayres Dec 1980

Quantity Of Continuous Word Associations And Their Relationship To Reading Achievement Of First Grade Children, Linda Ayres

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the ability of first grade children to generate verbal associations to both neutral and emotional stimuli and to determine if this ability is significantly related to reading achievement.

Word associations are one element of oral expressive language which has been studied in its relationship to reading. Studies to date have only begun to examine the many different aspects of word associations and the relationship that they have to such things as beginning reading, reading comprehension, sight vocabulary acquisition and reading rate.

Four scores from the Metropolitan Achievement Test were correlated with scores ...


Composition Of The College Advisory Committee To Aid The College Council In Appointing A New College President, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 1980

Composition Of The College Advisory Committee To Aid The College Council In Appointing A New College President, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Defines the faculty representation on the College Advisory Committee to aid the College Council in appointing a new college president to be distributed as follows: 3 members of the academic faculty, 1 member of the non-teaching professionals, 1 member from EOC, and the Faculty Senate President.


Proposal: Graduate Policy On Independent Study, Proposal:Amendment To Graduate Policy Regarding Directed Study, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 1980

Proposal: Graduate Policy On Independent Study, Proposal:Amendment To Graduate Policy Regarding Directed Study, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Clarifies and expands several policies regarding independent study and directed study at the graduate level.


Postponement In Implementation Of Competency Examination, The College At Brockport, College Senate Oct 1980

Postponement In Implementation Of Competency Examination, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Proposal to postpone the implementation of the competency examination for Quantitative Skills by one year, with the comment that the prototype examinations will be given in December and May and will be used as the model for the competency tests given in 1981-82.


Procedure For Evaluation And Approval Of New Course Proposals, The College At Brockport, College Senate Oct 1980

Procedure For Evaluation And Approval Of New Course Proposals, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Resolved that all courses must be reviewed by an appropriate departmental, programmatic, or divisional faculty curriculum committee before being submitted for registion or re-registration.


Membership Lists Of Standing Committees Of The Faculty Senate 1980-81, The College At Brockport, College Senate Sep 1980

Membership Lists Of Standing Committees Of The Faculty Senate 1980-81, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Contains the membership lists of the following Senate Standing Committees: Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure; Undergraduate Academic Curriculum; Long Range Planning; Undergraduate Student Policies; Graduate Student Policies; Faculty Environment; and Professional Ethics.


The Influence Of Newspaper Prose Organization On Core Proposition Recall And Reader Proposition Production, Jean Alvord Parker Aug 1980

The Influence Of Newspaper Prose Organization On Core Proposition Recall And Reader Proposition Production, Jean Alvord Parker

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This research study asked whether journalistic writing, as found in daily newswriting, facilitated or hindered the recall of main ideas and the recall of ideas developed by the reader. Comparisons were made to the recall of main ideas and the recall of reader developed ideas after reading condensed versions of the same materials.

The questions asked by the study are based on a review of literature that identified overall prose passage organization as a readability factor important to reader retention of main ideas. A review of current research based on theories of story and prose passage structures and on memory ...


An Investigation Into The Effectiveness Of A Teacher Directed Versus An Independent Method Of Teaching Students The Use Of Context Clues, Maureen Preston Aug 1980

An Investigation Into The Effectiveness Of A Teacher Directed Versus An Independent Method Of Teaching Students The Use Of Context Clues, Maureen Preston

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a teacher directed approach versus an independent approach of teaching students to use context clues to determine word meaning. A randomized, two treatment, control group posttest design was used for the study. The sample consisted of 30 students (three classes) taught by the same team of instructors and equated in terms of age, reading level and pretreatment use of context clues.

Eighty words were selected from the social studies units to be studied during the eight week treatment period. The 80 words were divided into five word blocks—one ...


Teaching With Cloze: Its Effect On The Reading Comprehension Of Poor Readers, Joann F. Vierthaler Aug 1980

Teaching With Cloze: Its Effect On The Reading Comprehension Of Poor Readers, Joann F. Vierthaler

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigated the effectiveness of instructing poor readers using the cloze procedure. The primary purpose was to determine whether significant differences in reading comprehension grade equivalent scores occurred between the treatment and control groups on a standardized reading achievement test. Five subskills of comprehension measured by this test were identified and analyzed to determine which subskill areas were affected by the use of cloze. A secondary purpose was to determine whether poor readers increased in ability to comprehend cloze material at their instructional level.

Thirty-one fourth and fifth grade poor readers participated in the study. The treatment and control ...


Testing The Effect Of Pictures On The Comprehension Of Second Graders, Mary E. Bowers Aug 1980

Testing The Effect Of Pictures On The Comprehension Of Second Graders, Mary E. Bowers

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of pictures, used to accompany basal reader stories, on the comprehension of below average, average and above average second grade readers. This study was unique in that simple line drawings were designated picture types and the Bormuth standard cloze procedure was used to measure comprehension.

The subjects, one hundred and thirty second-graders from a rural primary school, were divided into two main groups: (1) story with no pictures and (2) story with pictures. Each group was composed of an equal number of below average, average and above average readers.

The ...


Training Of Self-Study Spelling Strategies And Their Effectiveness On Fourth Grade Students, Judy A. Lougheed Aug 1980

Training Of Self-Study Spelling Strategies And Their Effectiveness On Fourth Grade Students, Judy A. Lougheed

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of specific study strategy training as a method of improving self-study spelling strategies of average fourth graders.

Forty-four fourth graders comprised the treatment and control groups. Two fifteen word banks were constructed to serve as pre and posttests. With no directions as to which study strategies to employ, students in both groups were asked to study word lists for 15 minutes. Following the allotted time, the groups were pretested. Group A then received ten minute treatments for five weeks. These treatments included activities which emphasized visual memory and the development ...


An Investigation Of The Relationships Among Field Dependence/Independence, Hypothesis Testing/Focusing Behavior, And Performance On A Predictive Reading Task, John Michael Michalko Aug 1980

An Investigation Of The Relationships Among Field Dependence/Independence, Hypothesis Testing/Focusing Behavior, And Performance On A Predictive Reading Task, John Michael Michalko

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study investigated the relationships among field dependence/independence, hypothesis testing/focusing behavior, and performance on a predictive reading task.

A sample population of 32 third grade students and 20 sixth grade students were given the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, the Levine methodology for the measurement of hypothesis testing/focusing behavior, a standard cloze passage, and a measure of field dependence/independence (third grade subjects received the Children's Embedded

Figures Test while sixth grade subjects received the Group Embedded Figures Test).

The test scores were analyzed to determine correlation coefficients and partial correlation coefficients.

A significant relationship was found ...


Proposal Major In Meteorology, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Proposal Major In Meteorology, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Outlines the rationale, requirements, course sequence,staffing, facilities, library holdings, and course descriptions for a new major in Meteorology, through the Department of Earth Sciences.


Resolution Dealing With Recent Issue Of Stylus, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Resolution Dealing With Recent Issue Of Stylus, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

WHEREAS freedom of the press is a special right in society with particular significance for higher education, and; WHEREAS this right carries with it responsibilities recognized by people of good will, and; WHEREAS the Brockport academic community feels a sense of outrage and embarrassment at a recent issue of the Stylus; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Faculty Senate of the State University of New York College at Brockport expresses its very strong objection to the Stylus and urges its editorial staff to apologize to the Women's Coalition, Dr. Charles Crawford, Dr. Albert Brown, and the Brockport community ...


Resolution Dealing With Resource Allocation Model Or Models, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Resolution Dealing With Resource Allocation Model Or Models, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

The Faculty Senate requests that the College President, or his designee, provide adequate opportunities for the faculty and professional staff to respond and react to any model or models to be used for resouce allocation decisions prior to implementation and that the reactions and responses of the faculty and professional staff to any resource allocation model or models be provided to the Resource Allocation Subcommittee of the Faculty Senate.


Recommendations Regarding Content Of Promotional Publications, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Recommendations Regarding Content Of Promotional Publications, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

A promotional publication to accompany Introduction to Brockport for distribution to prospective students should stress the academic quality of the college and include the eight items spelled out in the attached document.


Appointments To Admissions Committee, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Appointments To Admissions Committee, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No further information


Revision Of Academic Major In Physical Education, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Revision Of Academic Major In Physical Education, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

A revision to the academic major in Physical Education is proposed. This will include a reduction in the required academic core from 15 to 12 credits, and an increase in the foundational theory courses from 6 to 8 credits, with the elective credits being increased from 9 to 11. This brings the overall credits required for a major up to 31, from 30.


Certificate Program In Child Drama, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Certificate Program In Child Drama, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Proposes a certificate program in Child Drama. Explains the goals, clientele, requirements, path to bachelor's degree, curriculum structure and course descriptions.


Minor In Jewish Studies, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 1980

Minor In Jewish Studies, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Provides a survey of the market, congruence with institutional mission, rationale, curriculum structure and course descriptions for a proposed interdisciplinary minor in Jewish Studies.


The Effects Of Revised Language On The Performance Of Nine To Fourteen Year Old Deaf Students On The Stanford Achievement Test, Rhonda L. Parrish May 1980

The Effects Of Revised Language On The Performance Of Nine To Fourteen Year Old Deaf Students On The Stanford Achievement Test, Rhonda L. Parrish

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects which language revisions had on the performance of 9 to 14 year old deaf students with regard to specific subtests of the Stanford Achievement Test. An experimental design was used for the study. The sample consisted of 31 severely or profoundly deaf students, ranging in age from 9 to 14 years, who were enrolled at a residential school for the deaf. The subjects varied in grade level, intelligence, socioeconomic background, cause of hearing loss, receptive and expressive language capability and age at which formal education began. For the purposes of ...


The Effects Of An Intensive Language Development Program On The Expressive And Receptive Language Of Kindergarten Children, Linda Smith Stinson May 1980

The Effects Of An Intensive Language Development Program On The Expressive And Receptive Language Of Kindergarten Children, Linda Smith Stinson

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect that an intensive program of language development had on the expressive and receptive language of kindergarten children.

The design of this study was a one group pretest, posttest design. This study consisted of approximately twenty-five kindergarten children from a rural community. Each student was pretested individually using the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (Form A), the Test of Language Development, and a taped, oral test developed by the researcher. At the conclusion of the instruction, each child was individually posttested using the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (Form B), the Test of ...