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Community-Based Rehabilitation (Cbr) As A Participatory Strategy In Africa Sep 2002

Community-Based Rehabilitation (Cbr) As A Participatory Strategy In Africa

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What's So Exciting About Harry?: Responses From The Fourth Grade To Harry Potter, Cynthia Hayes-Low Apr 2002

What's So Exciting About Harry?: Responses From The Fourth Grade To Harry Potter, Cynthia Hayes-Low

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This qualitative research study was undertaken to gather thoughts and opinions of fourth grade students in regard to the Harry Potter series of books. Ten fourth grade students of a suburban Western New York school district were interviewed. The prerequisite for the interview was that the student had to have read, or listened to, at least one of the Harry Potter books. The interviews were conducted in a quiet setting with only the interviewer and student present. The interviewer and the student were visible to other adults at all times. The interviews were conducted before the release of the movie ...


Should My Children Be Snacking All The Time?, Georgia Lauritzen Jan 2002

Should My Children Be Snacking All The Time?, Georgia Lauritzen

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Yoghurts For Fruit-Time : A Narrative Study Of Language Learning In The Kindergarten, Denise Lindsay Jan 2002

Yoghurts For Fruit-Time : A Narrative Study Of Language Learning In The Kindergarten, Denise Lindsay

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

This study focuses on how a group of seven Kindergarten teachers perceive their practices to support the language learning of young children. From a socio-cultural perspective, developing language competency at Kindergarten is a priority because of its pivotal role across all learning areas and the opportunity it creates for all children to add to their linguistic capital in an informal setting prior to formal schooling. This study is based on a collaborative, participatory model built on a mutually beneficial relationship between researcher and participants. It uses a narrative methodology to foreground the teacher's voice. Teacher participants in the study ...


How Divorce Affects Children: Developmental Stages, Cindy Strasheim Jan 2002

How Divorce Affects Children: Developmental Stages, Cindy Strasheim

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication provides guidelines for dealing with children of all ages who are dealing with the affects of a divorce.


Nf531 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Change Surroundings Instead Of Behavior, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf531 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Change Surroundings Instead Of Behavior, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication contains information about changing the surroundings instead of the behavior when parenting your children.


Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf 535 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Focus On "Do", Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

When disciplining children, focusing on "Do" is more effective than focusing on "Don't." This publications gives examples how negative statements can be turned into positive ones.


Nf532 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Choices, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf532 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Give Choices, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication is about giving your child choices.


Nf533 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Help Children Feel Lovable And Capable, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf533 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Help Children Feel Lovable And Capable, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact explains ways parents can build a child's self-esteem.


Nf527 Parenting Your Child Effectively Look At The Whole Picture, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf527 Parenting Your Child Effectively Look At The Whole Picture, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication contains information to help parents remain calm when having emotional discussions with children.


Nf534 Parenting Your Child Effectively: My Parenting Style, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf534 Parenting Your Child Effectively: My Parenting Style, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication helps parents identify their parenting style so they can be sure they are being most effective.


Nf536 Parenting Your Child Effectively: My Plan To Improve My Parent-Child Relationships, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf536 Parenting Your Child Effectively: My Plan To Improve My Parent-Child Relationships, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication helps parents identify ways they can improve their relationship with their children.


Nf528 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Set A Good Example, Marilyn Fox Jan 2002

Nf528 Parenting Your Child Effectively: Set A Good Example, Marilyn Fox

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication discusses ways parents can communicate effectively with their children during emotional times.


G02-1463 Indoor Air Qualitiy: Know The Asthma Triggers In The Home, Shirley Niemeyer, Sharon Skipton Jan 2002

G02-1463 Indoor Air Qualitiy: Know The Asthma Triggers In The Home, Shirley Niemeyer, Sharon Skipton

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication discusses asthma triggers sometimes found in the home and possible solutions. It is intended to help manage and reduce possible indoor triggers. Medical professionals should be consulted first and their recommendations followed.

Asthma, a serious lung disease, is the leading cause of long-term illness in children. Asthma affects 112,100 Nebraskans, of whom 75,000 are adults, and 37,100 are youth (1998), and is on the rise. While the U.S. death rate has decreased since 1993, Nebraska's rate has increased to second highest in the nation. The highest death rate is among blacks, females and ...


Conceptual-Associative System In Aboriginal English : A Study Of Aboriginal Children Attending Primary Schools In Metropolitan Perth, Farzad Sharifian Jan 2002

Conceptual-Associative System In Aboriginal English : A Study Of Aboriginal Children Attending Primary Schools In Metropolitan Perth, Farzad Sharifian

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

National measures of achievement among Australian school children suggest that Aboriginal students, considered as a group, are those most likely to end their schooling without achieving minimal acceptable levels of literacy and numeracy. In view of the fact that many Aboriginal students dwell in metropolitan areas and speak English as a first language, many educators have been unconvinced that linguistic and cultural difference have been significant factors in this underachievement. This study explores the possibility that, despite intensive exposure to non-Aboriginal society, Aboriginal students in metropolitan Perth may maintain, through a distinctive variety of English, distinctive conceptualisation which may help ...


Familiarity With Task And Its Effect On The Way Children Negotiate For Meaning, And Provide And Use Implicit Negative Feedback, Alec P. Kanganas Jan 2002

Familiarity With Task And Its Effect On The Way Children Negotiate For Meaning, And Provide And Use Implicit Negative Feedback, Alec P. Kanganas

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

This research involves an examination of the effects that familiarity with a task may have on the way young ESL children negotiate for meaning, and provide and use implicit negative feedback to each other. The focus of this research is the interactions that occur between pairs of young primary school children between the ages of 7.0 to 8.6 years. Two studies were carried out. The first study investigated the effect of familiarity with a type of task, whilst the second examined the effects of familiarity with the content (or subject domain). A stratified random sampling procedure was used ...