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Modification Of The College Withdrawal Policy, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 2002

Modification Of The College Withdrawal Policy, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Resolution Regarding Faculty Senate Observer/Consultants, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 2002

Resolution Regarding Faculty Senate Observer/Consultants, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Resolution Regarding Faculty Senate Observer Consultants


Resolution Of Congratulations To The Department Of Business Administration & Economics On The Accreditation From Association To Advanced Collegiate Schools Of Business International, The College At Brockport, College Senate Dec 2002

Resolution Of Congratulations To The Department Of Business Administration & Economics On The Accreditation From Association To Advanced Collegiate Schools Of Business International, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Accreditation by the AACSBI marks a business program as being among the top 30% in the nation.


Effects Of Visual Impairment, Gender, And Age On Self-Determination Opportunities At Home, With Friends, With Health Care, At School, And In Physical Education, Barbara Lynn Robinson Dec 2002

Effects Of Visual Impairment, Gender, And Age On Self-Determination Opportunities At Home, With Friends, With Health Care, At School, And In Physical Education, Barbara Lynn Robinson

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Research on Self-Determination Theory has been conducted on many aspects of an individual's across the lifespan. Studies have researched the effects of self-determined behaviors on general education, athletic sport participation, and an individual's control of their own needs. However, few studies have been conducted on self-determination opportunities that are provided in physical education. Studies indicate an importance of self-determination in all aspects of ones life with regard to perceived competence, motivation, goal setting, choice making and achievement of positive outcomes. Few studies have been conducted regarding the effects of self-determination on the lives of individuals with visual impairment ...


Perceptions Of Artificial Turf Regarding The Effects Of Football Playing Surfaces On Injury Rates, James Hammond Dec 2002

Perceptions Of Artificial Turf Regarding The Effects Of Football Playing Surfaces On Injury Rates, James Hammond

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

The perceptions of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III college football coaches (based on their interactions with interscholastic and intercollegiate football players) regarding the effects of football playing surfaces on athlete injury was investigated. The subjects were all (237 total) NCAA Division III football coaches. Based on the existing literature and input from a panel of expert Division III coaches, a questionnaire was formed. Results showed that 48% of the coaches surveyed, strongly agreed or agreed that artificial turf poses a greater risk to injury than natural grass.


Guided Reading: Its Effects On Reading Achievement And Attitudes, Colleen Vinciquerra Dec 2002

Guided Reading: Its Effects On Reading Achievement And Attitudes, Colleen Vinciquerra

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study was designed to analyze the effect of guided reading on second graders reading achievement. This study also examined the effect guided reading had on students' attitude towards reading.

The subjects included forty-two second graders from a rural school in western New York. There were two second grade classes who participated in the study. The experimental group received guided reading. The control group did not.

The researcher used Running Reading Records as the tool to determine the students' reading level. The students Running Reading Records were taken at the beginning of the study and again at the end of ...


Minor Change Family Nurse Practioner Curriculum, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Minor Change Family Nurse Practioner Curriculum, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Proposed Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum Changes


Resolution On Fall 2002 Faculty Senate Open Meeting, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Resolution On Fall 2002 Faculty Senate Open Meeting, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Whereas: 1. The Faculty Senate is constitutionally mandated to hold a Faculty-at-Large meeting each semester and 2. Two significant issues to the faculty/staff - General Education revisions and implementation of Strategic Planning II will not be ready for presentation until spring 2003, and 3. Faculty Senate Article 13, #2 (page 12) states that “...provisions of these Bylaws may be disregarded on recommendation of the Executive Committee and two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Senate. Such variance shall not set precedence and shall be limited to the specific exigency,” and as a result the 4. Faculty Senate Executive Committee has approved ...


Postpone Music Specialty Option, Arts For Children, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Postpone Music Specialty Option, Arts For Children, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Admissions Criteria For First Year College Students With A High School Diploma, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Admissions Criteria For First Year College Students With A High School Diploma, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Minor Change To The Earth Sciences Program: Gel 101, Our Earth To Gel 201, Introduction To Physical Geology, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Minor Change To The Earth Sciences Program: Gel 101, Our Earth To Gel 201, Introduction To Physical Geology, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Introductory course offered by earth Science


Minor Change To The Educational Administration: Convert Elective To A Required Course In The Certificate Of Advanced Studied, The College At Brockport, College Senate Nov 2002

Minor Change To The Educational Administration: Convert Elective To A Required Course In The Certificate Of Advanced Studied, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Proposed program modification for Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Educational Administration.


Minor Change Late Add Deadline For Spring 2003, The College At Brockport, College Senate Oct 2002

Minor Change Late Add Deadline For Spring 2003, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

Background: The late add dates for the academic calendar were set without regard for the SUNY census date for certifying College enrollment. Students registered and added after the census date are not included in the numbers reported to System Administration and so the College loses credit for those students relative to potential funding.


An Analysis Of Self-Selected And Assigned Writing Of Third Grade Students, Marlena Marrano Oct 2002

An Analysis Of Self-Selected And Assigned Writing Of Third Grade Students, Marlena Marrano

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a difference in student performance .in writing when the topic for writing was self-selected or when the topic was assigned.

Ten third-grade students from two classrooms in an urban elementary school participated in this study. During a period of ten weeks, each student produced four pieces of writing. The topic of two of the four pieces was assigned. The other two pieces were formulated from self-selected topics.

The data were analyzed to determine which individuals and class wrote more for assigned pieces and which individuals and class wrote more ...


Information Technology Services Newsletter: Fall 2002, Mary Jo Orzech Sep 2002

Information Technology Services Newsletter: Fall 2002, Mary Jo Orzech

Library, Information and Technology Services Newsletter

Information Technology Services Newsletter: Fall 2002

Contents:

Enhanced Classrooms in Hartwell 1 PC Lab Upgrades 1 Dailey Sun Labs Upgraded 2 Angel Upgrade 2 SLN Update 2 ITS Welcomes Library Director 2 GIS In The News 3 A-Team Update 3 Hardware/Software Update 4 Computer Skills Update 4 Suny Training Center Schedule 5 Online Training Courses 6 ResNet Update 6 Uploading Personal Webpages 7 Educause IT Guide Available 7 Web Privacy/Content Policy 8 Banner Update 8 Netstats Graph 8 ITS Fall Workshop Schedule 9 ITS Contacts 10


A Comparison Of The Motor Development Of Deaf Children Of Deaf Parents And Hearing Parents, Lori A. Volding Aug 2002

A Comparison Of The Motor Development Of Deaf Children Of Deaf Parents And Hearing Parents, Lori A. Volding

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Differences in linguistic, cognitive, and social skills are known to exist between Deaf children of Deaf parents and hearing parents; differences in motor development, however, are not known between the two groups. This study was designed to compare the motor development of 14 Deaf children of Deaf parents and 15 Deaf children of hearing parents. The 11 girls and 18 boys were 4 – 9 years old; 16 were in the 4-6 age group, and 13 were in the 7 - 9 age group. The Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD) was used to assess the motor development of 29 participants who ...


The Effects Of Preschool On Phonemic Awareness In First Grade, Debbie Godsen Aug 2002

The Effects Of Preschool On Phonemic Awareness In First Grade, Debbie Godsen

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study examined whether there was a statistically significant difference between the reading readiness skills in first grade of students who attended preschool and students who did not attend preschool. The researcher compiled a list of students in first grade who attended preschool. Another group of students in first grade was randomly selected. The Emergent Literacy Survey (ELS) was administered to all students within the first two weeks of their first grade year. The average score for each group was compared using a t test. The results of the t test show there is no statistically significant difference in mean ...


The Effects Of A Kindergarten Home Reading Program, Patricia Siracusa Jun 2002

The Effects Of A Kindergarten Home Reading Program, Patricia Siracusa

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a kindergarten home reading program with parents reading books to their children. The program required parents to read stories to their children and to discuss the stories afterwards. Subjects included 46 kindergarten students and their parents. The families came from an upstate New York suburban school district. The students participated in a half-day kindergarten program. Students participated in a home reading program that started in January and continued through March. Children (with parents' assistance) were asked to read a minimum of 26 books during the program, one for each ...


Policy On Advisor's Approval To Add/Drop/Withdraw From Courses For First-Semester Freshmen Students, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 2002

Policy On Advisor's Approval To Add/Drop/Withdraw From Courses For First-Semester Freshmen Students, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Special Admit Gpa Policy - Subject To The Same Probation/Dismissal Policies As Regular Admits, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 2002

Special Admit Gpa Policy - Subject To The Same Probation/Dismissal Policies As Regular Admits, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Graduate Probation/Dismissal Policy, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 2002

Graduate Probation/Dismissal Policy, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Special Resolution For Dr. Jennifer Lloyd, Senate President, 2000-2002, The College At Brockport, College Senate May 2002

Special Resolution For Dr. Jennifer Lloyd, Senate President, 2000-2002, The College At Brockport, College Senate

College Senate Resolutions

No abstract provided.


Using Music Therapy To Enhance Social, Speech And Language Skills In One Five Year Old Child With Autism: A Case Study, Donna G. Head May 2002

Using Music Therapy To Enhance Social, Speech And Language Skills In One Five Year Old Child With Autism: A Case Study, Donna G. Head

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This descriptive case study examined the effects of using music therapy to enhance engagement, social, and early literacy skills in one 5-year-old boy diagnosed with autism. Video and audiotapes of music therapy sessions, progress notes and reports, and interviews with the boy's parents, special education teacher, and music therapist were qualitatively analyzed for this study. Instructional implications of this study include the recommendation that music therapy services, when used in conjunction with the educational program of autistic children, can be beneficial in helping to facilitate engagement and early literacy goals and objectives. Recommendations for future research in this area ...


An Investigation Into How Children With Learning Disabilities View Themselves As Compared To Their Regular Education Counterparts, Brian Todd Meister May 2002

An Investigation Into How Children With Learning Disabilities View Themselves As Compared To Their Regular Education Counterparts, Brian Todd Meister

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine how children with special needs at the third grade level view themselves both academically and socially as compared to their regular education counterparts. In order to determine these views, 23 third grade students from a suburban western New York school district were administered the Pier-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale. Six of the students were labeled with learning disabilities. The responses to this scale were divided into subsets to determine Self-Concept in the areas of behavior, intellectual and school status, anxiety, popularity, and happiness and satisfaction. The students were administered the self-concept scale ...


An Investigation Of What Parents Of Kindergarten Children Would Do With And For Their Children Before Entering Kindergarten, Kristen Anderson May 2002

An Investigation Of What Parents Of Kindergarten Children Would Do With And For Their Children Before Entering Kindergarten, Kristen Anderson

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate what parents of kindergarten children would do with or for their children before entering kindergarten given no restraints on time, money and opportunity. Five hundred questionnaires were sent out to parents of kindergarten children in suburban, rural, inner city, and urban school districts. The data were compared and categorized. Two bar graphs were made to show the results. The results of this study suggest that parents of kindergarten children have similar views on what a child should know and experience before entering kindergarten, with the emphasis being on academics and socialization.


The Degree To Which Student Self-Selection Of Literature From A Variety Of Genres Is Influenced By Teacher-Led Book Talks, Shawn L. Ranney May 2002

The Degree To Which Student Self-Selection Of Literature From A Variety Of Genres Is Influenced By Teacher-Led Book Talks, Shawn L. Ranney

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of teacher-led book talks in positively influencing students to select literature from a variety of genres. The subjects of this study consisted of twenty-four fifth grade students from a suburban elementary school in western New York who were exposed to teacher-led book talks designed to present a variety of literary genres.

Within a weekly cycle, participants were exposed daily to teacher-led book talks, a whole class brainstorming session, and a journal prompt intended to guide their reflections on a particular genre. The teacher-led book talks were comprised of oral readings ...


Sight Vocabulary And Computers: The Effect Of Stories Written In The Program Powerpoint On The Acquisition Of Sight Vocabulary In First Grade Students, Christopher J. Pratt May 2002

Sight Vocabulary And Computers: The Effect Of Stories Written In The Program Powerpoint On The Acquisition Of Sight Vocabulary In First Grade Students, Christopher J. Pratt

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of using fifth grade students' stories presented in a PowerPoint format as a tool for developing sight vocabulary for first graders.

The subjects were two heterogeneously grouped classes, a first grade and fifth grade class, from a suburban upstate school district in New York. There were twenty first graders who served as both treatment group A and treatment group B. The fifth grade students served as the cross-aged tutors that helped the first graders as they read.

Pretests of sight words were administered before the first grade students read the ...


Effects Of Interactive Writing On Student Writing Achievement In A Primary Classroom, Sheila M. Marconi May 2002

Effects Of Interactive Writing On Student Writing Achievement In A Primary Classroom, Sheila M. Marconi

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study looked at the effective of the interactive writing technique on primary teachers and their students over a six-month period. The study consisted of three, urban, first grade teachers and eighteen students. Teachers used a self-assessment rubric to rate themselves at the start and close of the study on how well they utilized the technique in the classroom. Teachers were also interviewed at the close of the study to determine if there were benefits or drawbacks associated with using the technique. Students were selected for the study by their performance on an emergent literacy survey. Two writing samples were ...


Information Technology Services Newsletter: Summer 2002, Mary Jo Orzech May 2002

Information Technology Services Newsletter: Summer 2002, Mary Jo Orzech

Library, Information and Technology Services Newsletter

ITS Newsletter for Summer 2002:

Contents:

Macromedia Flash, Graphs, Charts, and Tables in Excel, Camcorders at Media Services, CIT 2002 - 1 ITSS Faculty/Staff Workshops, Director Training Sessions-2 Help Desk Update, Supported Software Update, SUNY Tech Conference 2002, Consider Visual Studies - 3 ITSS General Information - 4


A Study Of The Correlation Between 8th Grade Students’ Self-Concept Toward English-Language Arts Skills And Their Performance On A Standardized Test, Charles C. Roods May 2002

A Study Of The Correlation Between 8th Grade Students’ Self-Concept Toward English-Language Arts Skills And Their Performance On A Standardized Test, Charles C. Roods

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a statistically significant correlation between academic self-concept and performance in the subset areas of reading and language on a standardized test. More specifically, is there a statistically significant relationship between student performance and their self-reported perceptions to English-Language Arts assessment criteria from a standardized test.

The subjects consisted of 108 eighth grade students. Out of the total number of students, 87 were considered regular education students and 21 were classified with a learning disability. All subjects took the Terra Nova assessment in May of 2001 and were given the ...