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2004

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Accommodating Women's Learning In Continuing Medical Education, Corrina Aloyse Dixon Jan 2004

Accommodating Women's Learning In Continuing Medical Education, Corrina Aloyse Dixon

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to present continuing medical education providers with a handbook that presents current perspectives on women's learning and suggests practice guidelines that can be incorporated into the planning of existing and future medical education activities.


Autonomous Elementary English Learning In Korea Using Mediated Structures, Backyoung Kim Jan 2004

Autonomous Elementary English Learning In Korea Using Mediated Structures, Backyoung Kim

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to address the need for cultural awareness through mediated reading structures and dual language acquisition in the English as a foreign language (EFL) situation.


Being Sisyphus: A Writing Pedagogy For At-Risk Students, Eric David Sullivan Jan 2004

Being Sisyphus: A Writing Pedagogy For At-Risk Students, Eric David Sullivan

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis discussess the limitations of the standards-based movement and suggests that some schools, especially those whose mission it is to work exclusively with at-risk students, need to be allowed to set local behavioral standards before any consideration can be given to setting and teaching academic standards. It mainly focuses on Phoenix High School, a community day school in the Corona-Norco Unified School District, and discusses how the standards based movement is not suited to meet the needs of its students.


Career Workshop Curriculum For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Employment Resource Services, Randy Earl Patterson Jan 2004

Career Workshop Curriculum For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Employment Resource Services, Randy Earl Patterson

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop a career workshop curriculum for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Welfare Services in the Inland Empire Area. The major steps involved in job search will be covered including: goal setting, networking, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, salary negotiations, and follow-up.


Creatine: Physiology And Performance: The Health Effects Of Creatine In Exercise And Human Performance, Gerardo Gomez Perez Jan 2004

Creatine: Physiology And Performance: The Health Effects Of Creatine In Exercise And Human Performance, Gerardo Gomez Perez

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to review literature on creatine monohydrate (simply known as creatine/Cr) supplementation and its effects on exercise, human performance, and health. Included in this project is basic information relating to the biochemical and physiological effects of Cr, including possible side effects.


Internationalizing The Japanese Classroom With Computer-Mediated Instruction, Hajime Kajiwara Jan 2004

Internationalizing The Japanese Classroom With Computer-Mediated Instruction, Hajime Kajiwara

Theses Digitization Project

The goal of this project is to design an effective way for Japanese high school students to improve their English communication skills through internationalized, computer-mediated instruction.


Registers Of Supplication And Demand In English-As-A-Foreign-Language Technical Writing, Kuang-Je Chen Jan 2004

Registers Of Supplication And Demand In English-As-A-Foreign-Language Technical Writing, Kuang-Je Chen

Theses Digitization Project

This project introduces theoretical discussion on five aspects of writing: register, genre, pragmatics, functional writing, and social function the goal of this project aims at improving business peoples' technical writing competence.


Using Research Based Teaching Strategies With Bilingual Students, Miriam Perez Blum Jan 2004

Using Research Based Teaching Strategies With Bilingual Students, Miriam Perez Blum

Theses Digitization Project

This project examines instructional approaches that have been used to teach literacy to the English language learner. It also examines elements of the Foundation for California Early Literacy Learning (2003) and how they become integrated into daily classroom instruction.


Using Self-Directed Learning Strategies And Affective Factors In Educating Adult English Learners, Jennifer Margaret Heald Jan 2004

Using Self-Directed Learning Strategies And Affective Factors In Educating Adult English Learners, Jennifer Margaret Heald

Theses Digitization Project

The content of this project will serve to demonstrate that ample research connects self-directed learning to more healthy psychological dynamics in language acquisition. It will also show that self-directed learning strategies are practical and effective in teaching a second language.


Curriculum Manual For The Esthetician Course At Fullerton College, Rosa Maria Molina Jan 2004

Curriculum Manual For The Esthetician Course At Fullerton College, Rosa Maria Molina

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this thesis was to develop a core curriculum to be used at Fullerton College for the esthetician program. This curriculum consists of two Esthetic courses which will help facilitate student learning, prepare them for licensure and help them develop life long skills to meet the competitive job market.


Designing An Online Support Community For Novice Computer Users, Thomas Hubbard Caswell Jan 2004

Designing An Online Support Community For Novice Computer Users, Thomas Hubbard Caswell

Theses Digitization Project

This project seeks to identify characteristics of successful online communities and apply them to designing and prototyping an online discussion forum where novice computer users can share computer questions and answers. Usability and sociability are identified as essential goals in the development of online communities. Appropriate and effective Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) software is evaluated and selected to run the discussion forum.


Disability Management In The Workplace Employer Handbook, Pamela Ann Major Jan 2004

Disability Management In The Workplace Employer Handbook, Pamela Ann Major

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project was to develop an employer handbook to assist them in developing a return to work program for industrially injured workers.


Development Of A Website To Improve Communication And Learning, Rebecca Sue Bonheim Jan 2004

Development Of A Website To Improve Communication And Learning, Rebecca Sue Bonheim

Theses Digitization Project

This project was developed to address the complex issue of disseminating information to high school students via the World Wide Web. Topics include: the need for greater communication among instructors, students and parents, the need to utilize instructional design techniques, the backwards design process in the development of web based projects; and the need to integrate internet technology for promoting instruction and learning.


Implementing The Teaching Strategy: "Identifying Similarities And Differences", Karilyn Dangleis Jan 2004

Implementing The Teaching Strategy: "Identifying Similarities And Differences", Karilyn Dangleis

Theses Digitization Project

In order to enhance academic achievement it is necessary to implement a teaching strategy which provides students with tools needed to improve classroom performance. This study will produce data showing whether the implementation of "Indentifying Similarities and Differences" is an effective teaching strategy.


Online Mentoring For Sam V. Curtis Elementary, Michelle Ann Kendall Jan 2004

Online Mentoring For Sam V. Curtis Elementary, Michelle Ann Kendall

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this thesis was to create an Online Mentoring website that would benefit teachers by helping them to feel more confident and efficient through their first couple of years teaching. Its focus is to provide new teachers access to all information involving its processes, procedures and expectations within a specific school site.


Outdoor Nature Program For Azalea Trails Girl Scout Resident Camp, Diana Lynn Robinson Jan 2004

Outdoor Nature Program For Azalea Trails Girl Scout Resident Camp, Diana Lynn Robinson

Theses Digitization Project

This project offers a nature program that can be implemented into youth camp programs. Outdoor Residential Camp programs offered by youth organizations provide an outdoor camp experience for many children in the communty. Many offer participants resident summer camp programs which is a perfect venue for the outdoor experience. Children exposed to outdoor experiences develop a greater sense of responsibility to the natural environment around them. The schools are not doing enough to educate youth about the natural environment. This project was written specifically for the Azalea Trails Girl Scout Camp located in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California ...


Provisional Accelerated Learning Center (Pal) Entrepreneurship Program Grant Proposal, Yvonne Mays Howard Jan 2004

Provisional Accelerated Learning Center (Pal) Entrepreneurship Program Grant Proposal, Yvonne Mays Howard

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis was written as part of a process to secure funds to develop a Vocational Education Entrepreneurship Workshop for African American students attending the Provisional Accelerated Learning Center (PAL), a local community based organization which assist high risk individuals to gain vocational education and Graduation Equivalen Diploma (GED)


Visual Literacy In Kindergarten: How Can Visual Literacy Be Used As A Tool To Promote Student Learning In The Kindergarten Classroom?, Arcelia Anguiano Jan 2004

Visual Literacy In Kindergarten: How Can Visual Literacy Be Used As A Tool To Promote Student Learning In The Kindergarten Classroom?, Arcelia Anguiano

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is to create a guide for planning effective use of visuals. Recent studies demonstrate the effectiveness of using visuals in classroom instruction, including the fact that English language learners benefit from using this tool.


Eureka: A Gold Rush Play Integrating The Performing Arts Into Elementary Social Studies Curriculum, Jean Collins Merrill Jan 2004

Eureka: A Gold Rush Play Integrating The Performing Arts Into Elementary Social Studies Curriculum, Jean Collins Merrill

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this project is two-fold. The first purpose is to explore the benefits of incorporating the arts in the education of all students. Incorporating the arts into other curricular areas enhances learning and makes it more meaningful to the student. The second purpose is to develop a performance program that brings the California Gold Rush era and the cultural diversity of that period of history alive.


Organization Leads To Self-Confidence And A Wonderful Retirement, Dorothy Jean Oliver-Scott Jan 2004

Organization Leads To Self-Confidence And A Wonderful Retirement, Dorothy Jean Oliver-Scott

Theses Digitization Project

The significance of the project was to answer the call of California schools in their plight to stop attrition and retain teachers. This project alone or in conjunction with other programs offered by schools/school districts gives them another tool to reach their goal of 100% teacher retention. It is the belief of this project that the problems with retention could be diminished if not eliminated, by giving beginning teachers a handbook.


Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai Jan 2004

Staff Development For Whole-Language Teacher In Taiwan English As A Foreign Language, Chung-Ju Lai

Theses Digitization Project

This project explores the Whole Language method for developing Taiwanese students' language proficiency in both Chinese and English. It includes sections on current practice in primary-level instruction, teaching methods, learner-centered literacy, crosscultural teaching and learning, and school administration. It provides a theoretical framework for training Whole Language teachers, an instructional unit and a strategy for assessment.


Improving Communication In A Transportation Company By Using A Web Page, Cristina Logofatu Jan 2004

Improving Communication In A Transportation Company By Using A Web Page, Cristina Logofatu

Theses Digitization Project

The Internet has become a very powerful tool in improving communication, making it easier, more convenient, and faster to access or exchange information. This project takes advantage of the strengths the Internet provides by improving communication by developing a web site for a transportation company.


Assessing High School Students' Conceptions Of The Size, Age, And Distance Of Astronomical Objects, Tracy Jean Lawrence Jan 2004

Assessing High School Students' Conceptions Of The Size, Age, And Distance Of Astronomical Objects, Tracy Jean Lawrence

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this research study is to identify student conceptions about the size, distance, and age of various objects associated with space science. After reviewing the literature related to this study, there seems to be a need for continued research at the high school level in the field of astronomy conceptualization.


Authentic Materials In English As A Second Language Conversation Instruction, Xiangmei Zhang Jan 2004

Authentic Materials In English As A Second Language Conversation Instruction, Xiangmei Zhang

Theses Digitization Project

Interviews with experienced ESL language instructors were held to aid in determining how these instructors choose and design authentic materials and make them authentic to second language learners.


Computerized Reading Assessment Using The Star Reading Software, Brian Michael Bartlett Jan 2004

Computerized Reading Assessment Using The Star Reading Software, Brian Michael Bartlett

Theses Digitization Project

This thesis focused on the use of a computerized reading assessment program called Star Reading. Reading has been one of the most difficult areas across the curriculum to assess. Reading asssessment differs widely from teacher to teacher, and has traditionally been very subjective.


Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Of Coachella Valley, Frances Jolene Cassano Jan 2004

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Of Coachella Valley, Frances Jolene Cassano

Theses Digitization Project

This project investigates federal, state and local agencies and organizations that are key sources of information about Peninsular bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis cremnobates) to determine the extent of the agencies' environmental education and awareness programs related to the sheep. The agencies and organizations investigated include: Bureau of Land Management, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Living Desert Wildlife and Botanical Park, Bighorn Institute, Natural Science Collaborative of the Desert Region and California Desert Managers Group. Recommendations about future educational and interpretive programs are included.


Peacebuilders And The Values Of Culturally Diverse Students, Duan Carmichael Kellum Jan 2004

Peacebuilders And The Values Of Culturally Diverse Students, Duan Carmichael Kellum

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study is to examine the cultural relevance of the Peacebuilders model. The study shows that programs such as Peacebuilders need to address concepts of culture that will enhance the diversity of program participants. Many schools and school districts are utilizing these programs to head off student violence, resolve student conflicts and premote school wide harmony.


The Role Of Imaginative Literature In First Year Composition, Randee Teresa Cowles Jan 2004

The Role Of Imaginative Literature In First Year Composition, Randee Teresa Cowles

Theses Digitization Project

This study steps into a long running discussion of the place of imaginative literature in First Year Composition (FYC) courses. Chapter one surveys the scholarship, including the work of Erika Lindeman and Gary Tate, two compositionists whose debate has been at the center of this discussion, and three scholars' responses to the issues their debate raises. Instructors might be able to include imaginative literature in FYC courses if they use the literature to support the courses' rhetorical goals rather than to "teach the literature" itself.


A Program For Teaching Environmental Issues In Taiwanese Junior High Schools, Ruen-Ting Huang Jan 2004

A Program For Teaching Environmental Issues In Taiwanese Junior High Schools, Ruen-Ting Huang

Theses Digitization Project

This project is designed for junior high school teachers who wish to initiate environmental issues-based education in Taiwan. It addresses the current education at junior high schools and important environmental issues in Taiwan, presenting instructional strategies for teaching controversial environmental issues. The appendix of the project is an original design for a systematic environmental issues curriculum, including student-centered and teacher-centered activities that could be integrated into curricula on related subjects. Lessons include the environmental awareness, ethics, skills for analyzing issues, research skills, debate practice, negotiation practice, and projects.


Curriculum Development For Disadvantaged Students Enrolled In Nursing Courses In Career And Technical Education Programs, Wanda Jean Vickers Jan 2004

Curriculum Development For Disadvantaged Students Enrolled In Nursing Courses In Career And Technical Education Programs, Wanda Jean Vickers

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of special needs students in technical educational programs.