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The Fear Of Reptiles And How To Change It, Maxwell Lyman Dec 2020

The Fear Of Reptiles And How To Change It, Maxwell Lyman

Honors Projects

Reptile fear is prominent across many cultures. Anti-reptilian attitudes can lead to anti-conservation attitudes towards reptiles. Person-animal interaction has been shown to decrease fear desensitization and increase positive attitudes towards "unpopular" animals. My project demonstrates the effectiveness of live animal presentation in dispelling negative attitudes of reptiles. However, due to the sample size of the project, further research is highly suggested.


Adhd: A Personal Struggle, Julianna Vanvalin Apr 2020

Adhd: A Personal Struggle, Julianna Vanvalin

KUCC -- Kutztown University Composition Conference

This paper attempts to show my struggles with ADHD and how not receiving proper care can hinder someone.


Willowcreek Middle School Alternative Program: Successfully Working Through Trauma, Debra B. Ekdahl 6061 Mar 2020

Willowcreek Middle School Alternative Program: Successfully Working Through Trauma, Debra B. Ekdahl 6061

National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference

Willowcreek Middle School in Portage Indiana is not your typical alternative school. We offer trauma informed practices in place of student expulsions. A safe structured environment, reduced class time, academic strategies, mindfulness, yoga, and community service, all help to provide the educational and social/emotional support necessary to help students at risk reach their potential and eventually transition back to the traditional classroom.


Students’ Perceptions Of Positive School Experiences: An Investigation On The Similarities And Differences Over Time, Marisa Peczuh Jan 2020

Students’ Perceptions Of Positive School Experiences: An Investigation On The Similarities And Differences Over Time, Marisa Peczuh

Senior Capstone Projects

This study aimed to understand the factors of positive school experiences from children’s own perspectives. The foundation of this research depended on school satisfaction, school connectedness, and academic self-perception. Overall, these terms encompassed general feelings about enjoying school, engaging with the rules and content, and thinking of oneself as smart. I wondered how these variables individually and cohesively contributed to positive school experiences and how these relationships changed depending on students’ ages. Based on previous literature, I predicted that students would feel less positively about their school experiences as their grade level increased. My methodology was based on interviews ...


Displaced Spaniards Map, Layer Files & Data Tables, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green Jan 2020

Displaced Spaniards Map, Layer Files & Data Tables, Karl D. Qualls, Alexia Orengo Green

Stalins Niños - GIS Maps Data

This zip file contains three folders related to the Displaced Spaniards maps.

The Dislpaced Spaniards folder contains the index, GDB, APRX and other files associated with the GIS mapping.

The Displaced Spaniards Layers folder contains LYRX files for the associated GIS maps.

The third folder contains the associated data tables.