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Obsessed, Sam Chantarasak, Mikayla Larsen, Tomhas Huhnke, Kelly Schiro Jul 2015

Obsessed, Sam Chantarasak, Mikayla Larsen, Tomhas Huhnke, Kelly Schiro

Ethos

University life can be stressful—with seemingly endless assignments, readings, homework, social dilemmas and fi nding the balance between clubs and schoolwork, it might seem to the average student that college is the hardest challenge they have had to face so far in their lives.


Hazy Hollywood Flicks, Colby Burnight, Emerald Klauer, Liz Zabel May 2015

Hazy Hollywood Flicks, Colby Burnight, Emerald Klauer, Liz Zabel

Ethos

If you’re a fan of Mary Jane, then you already know how cannabis enhances the movie viewing experience. You laugh harder, become more engaged and become more perplexed by the twists and turns of the narratives. Th is list could have had any number of worthy movies on it, complete with classics such as “Fight Club” and “Pineapple Express,” but I’ve decided to compile a list of personal favorites that includes stoner staples as well as lesser-known titles. So settle in, roll a fat one and happy smoking.


Dream Theory, Kiana Roppe, Tam Vo May 2015

Dream Theory, Kiana Roppe, Tam Vo

Ethos

Your imagination wanders as you’re caught in the midst of a vivid, event-filled dream. Throughout the day, the memory of the dream haunts you and you beg the question: “What could it possibly mean?” Luckily, we scoured the shelves and pulled the most common dream associations from Gillian Holloway’s “The Complete Dream Book: Discover What Your Dreams Reveal About You And Your Life.”


Studying On Borrowed Time: How Does Testing Impair New Learning?, Sara D. Davis, Jason C.K. Chan Jan 2015

Studying On Borrowed Time: How Does Testing Impair New Learning?, Sara D. Davis, Jason C.K. Chan

Psychology Publications

Retrieving studied materials often enhances subsequent learning of new materials (Pastötter & Bäuml, 2014). However, retrieval has also been shown to impair new learning (Finn & Roediger, 2013). Here we attempted to determine when retrieval enhances and when it impairs new learning. We argue that testing impairs new learning when one intermixes testing with new learning, which biases participants to relearn the tested information at the expense of the new information. We refer to this as the borrowed time hypothesis. Consistent with this idea, we reduced or eliminated testimpaired new learning by discouraging time borrowing. Moreover, testing enhanced new learning only when ...


The Transition To Kindergarten: Factors Associated With A Positive Adjustment, Abby Marie Copeman Petig Jan 2015

The Transition To Kindergarten: Factors Associated With A Positive Adjustment, Abby Marie Copeman Petig

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The transition to kindergarten represents a significant milestone in the lives of young children and their families. This period may be both exciting and challenging for families, and there are efforts that parents and educators can make to help ease difficulties that arise during the transition. Working within the framework of Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model and the concept of academic socialization, the current study used the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study – Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) to explore the associations among transition activities, beliefs about school readiness skills, parental involvement in school-based activities, and children’s adjustment to kindergarten. Children in ...


The Relationship Between Perceived Discrimination, Economic Pressure, Depressive Symptoms, And Educational Attainment Of Ethnic Minority Emerging Adults: The Moderating Role Of School Connectedness During Adolescence, Yuk Ching Pang Jan 2015

The Relationship Between Perceived Discrimination, Economic Pressure, Depressive Symptoms, And Educational Attainment Of Ethnic Minority Emerging Adults: The Moderating Role Of School Connectedness During Adolescence, Yuk Ching Pang

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Rising rates of the ethnic minority population in the United States have resulted in a plethora of research addressing minority adolescents' and adults' experiences with stress and discrimination as they reside in the United States. While many studies have focused on the negative impact of both racial discrimination and economic stress that can lead to poorer psychological and academic outcomes, fewer studies have addressed protective factors that can help them to cope with these negative experiences over time. Utilizing data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), a longitudinal study that examines adolescents and their ...


The Testing Effect In General Chemistry: Effects Of Repeated Testing On Student Performance Across Different Test Modes, Anna Agripina Prisacari Jan 2015

The Testing Effect In General Chemistry: Effects Of Repeated Testing On Student Performance Across Different Test Modes, Anna Agripina Prisacari

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Research on the testing effect shows that practice tests are more effective than additional studying for enhancing learning. However, there has been little research directly addressing the role of additional testing when students take paper-based or computer-based tests in college courses. Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to investigate the role of the testing effect and test mode on student performance.

The participants were 664 general chemistry students from two large universities in the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest. After covering the test material in their course, students completed two proctored practice tests that included 17 algorithmic question pairs ...


Queering Center: A Critical Discourse Analysis Of University Lgbt Center Theoretical Foundations, Jen M. Self Jan 2015

Queering Center: A Critical Discourse Analysis Of University Lgbt Center Theoretical Foundations, Jen M. Self

Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis

Queering Center: A Critical Discourse Analysis of University LGBT Center Theoretical Foundations

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to examine the framing discourse of theorization and practice surrounding university-based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) resource centers. Building on interdisciplinary work by critical feminist, race, and queer scholars in sociology, social work, education, and political science, this study proposed a vital shift from identity politics (Combahee River Collective, 1977) and multicultural (Jay, 1994; Ward, 2008) theorizing and practice frameworks to praxis grounded in intersectional understandings of identity and resistance to interlocking systems of oppression (Razack, 1999) which (re ...