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Learning Two Languages: Maze Behaviors In Narrative Discourse For Spanish-English Bilinguals, Joel Hopper May 2014

Learning Two Languages: Maze Behaviors In Narrative Discourse For Spanish-English Bilinguals, Joel Hopper

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

This study was designed to determine whether mazing behavior in narrative retells of bilingual English and Spanish speaking children was affected by language, complexity of sentence structure, and language development over time. Language transcripts were analyzed from English and Spanish narrative retells elicited from 216 children between the ages of 5 and 9 at the beginning and end of kindergarten, first, and second grade years. Findings revealed a statistically significant difference in the average maze scores and sentence types. A significant interaction was also found between time and language, with maze scores remaining nearly level over time in English and ...


Taking Culture And Philosophy Into Consideration: A Rhetorical Analysis Of Marketing Strategies In China, Yi Huang May 2013

Taking Culture And Philosophy Into Consideration: A Rhetorical Analysis Of Marketing Strategies In China, Yi Huang

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Globalization has posed colossal challenges to professional communications, and the most significant one is to overcome the cultural barriers. Rather than looking into cultural phenomena that are superficial, this research takes a philosophical approach to investigate the beliefs and values which are the core of social systems. The overarching purpose of this research is to establish cultural competence for entering the Chinese market by a discussion of different aesthetic, emotional, and philosophical points of view. With detailed analysis and evaluation, this research provides some guidelines to appropriate future marketing strategies in China. This research contributes to the understanding of the ...


Variability Of Cranial Nerve Assignment To Speech And Swallow Muscles, Kristina Morrey May 2011

Variability Of Cranial Nerve Assignment To Speech And Swallow Muscles, Kristina Morrey

Undergraduate Honors Capstone Projects

The object of this study was to examine and document anatomical variability of cranial nerve assignment for muscles of the speech and swallow mechanism. Through means of textbook review, the study’s first purpose was to identify which cranial nerves were attributed to the innervation for muscles associated with the speech and swallow mechanism. The second purpose was to examine if cranial nerve assignment, field of study, or geographic region explained differences in cranial nerve assignment to muscles of the head and neck.


Fostering Effective French Communication In The Classroom, Lindi Brown May 2011

Fostering Effective French Communication In The Classroom, Lindi Brown

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

This portfolio is a compilation of work the author completed while in the Master of Second Language Teaching (MSLT) program at Utah State University. It is focused on her beliefs of how French should be taught in a university classroom. It also includes three artifacts addressing how a challenging aspect of the language should be taught, how authentic literature can be utilized in the classroom, and why the French culture should be incorporated into the curriculum. Finally, there is an annotated bibliography of books and articles which have shaped the author’s beliefs and opinions about teaching French as a ...


A Study Of The Use Of Instructional Tv Programs In Logan City And Cache County Schools 1969-1970, Gary R. Saville May 1970

A Study Of The Use Of Instructional Tv Programs In Logan City And Cache County Schools 1969-1970, Gary R. Saville

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A sampling of teachers from two school districts was interviewed to determine the amount of use and factors affecting utilization of ITV programs in the classroom.

The findings revealed a high percentage of teachers using ITV programs in their classes.Physical surroundings had the greatest influence on TV usage. Unavailability of TV sets and poor reception of t he TV signal hamper teachers usage of ITV.

The teachers who used ITV incorporated the elements of pre-program preparation of the student: or what they we r e about to view and followup materials after the program.

Most of the teachers felt ...


A Proposed Equipment Development Plan For Closed Circuit Television As It Relates To The Existing Curriculum At College Of Southern Utah, Don Lee Blanchard May 1968

A Proposed Equipment Development Plan For Closed Circuit Television As It Relates To The Existing Curriculum At College Of Southern Utah, Don Lee Blanchard

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

A study of closed circuit television systems was made which could be utilized t o supplement conventional teaching methods at College of Southern Utah.

A basic , but complete studio installation for production work and radio-television class room instruction in addition to four , individual, self - contained installations a re recommended f or regular classroom use. All equipment is to be compatible and provide for complete interchangeability of tapes within the system.

Present costs of distribution systems indicate that video t apes produced in the classroom, in the fi eld, or in the studio and played back in the class room would ...


A Survey For The Planning And Utilization Of The Television Medium In Teaching Selected Courses At Utah State University And Continuing Education Centers In Utah, Gordon M. Taylor May 1968

A Survey For The Planning And Utilization Of The Television Medium In Teaching Selected Courses At Utah State University And Continuing Education Centers In Utah, Gordon M. Taylor

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis was to survey facilities at Utah State University and the Uintah Basin Center, develop teaching utilization models which would operate in given situations, and identify problems and recommend areas for further study.

The investigator found the facilities presently used by the Uintah Basin Center adequate or nearly adequate for the use of instructional television. There are also classrooms and auditoriums at Utah State University which can be adapted for the use of television. However, equipment must be purchased in both localities . The Uintah Basin Center also must have a trained technician responsible for the equipment ...