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An Analysis of Metaphor Teaching Methods.
This study examined metaphors and the effect the method of presentation as well as the metaphor type had on their understanding in kindergarten, second, and fourth graders. Participants were presented with both transparent ...
Draft resistance at the University of Wisconsin Madison : an examination of the American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee dedicated itself to the pursuit of peace, particularly during the Vietnam Era. During the Era of Vietnam, the University of Wisconsin-?Madison was a tense and hostile environment ...
The Effects of Pornography on Heterosexual Relationships.
This research evaluates the extent to which pornography has an effect on heterosexual relationships. This project examines male and female perceptions of pornography and how it shapes and influences the strength of a ...
Why Some Love Math... Why Some Hate Math
Mathematical attitudes and achievement vary gretly amongst incoming college freshmen. Factors such as race, gender and socioeconomic status impact student performance and attitudes in mathematics and have already been ...
The Imprint of One Woman: Veda Stone's Influence on Wisconsin Native Americans
This paper discusses the life and work of Veda Stone, a Native American advocate from Wisconsin. During the 1960s and 1970s, Native Americans around the country demanded self-determination and better education from the ...
Mary Kingsley: A Different Type of Feminist
Victorian women are not necessarily known for their extravagant lifestyles outside the home and wardrobe. There are exceptions to this stereotypical lifestyle, and some women prove in many ways that women are not just ...
When Guru is God, and Guru is a Woman.
This project began with a question: How do American followers of Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) construct meaning from following a Hindu female religious leader, in a traditionally male-dominated role? We conducted an extensive ...
Preschool Children's Self-Concepts and Academic Achievement : Preliminary Findings.
Although extensive research has examined the self-concepts of children in elementary, middle, and high school, little is known about the self-concepts of younger children. The current study examines preschool children?s ...
New methods in color image compression.
Research conducted to develop a lossy and lossless compression method for color images based on the WDR and ASWDR methods for grey-scale images.