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Advance or drowned, international college students' use of social media in a learning environment
This study examines how international graduate students at UW-Whitewater use social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) in a higher education setting.
Latina women and career barriers due to post-traumatic stress disorder
Hispanic Latinas were surveyed in order to establish the effects childhood sexual abuse had on their academic performance, future career choice and success. The findings presented provide some evidence of a contrast between ...
The implementation of standards-based grading
As the demands for a higher accountability in our current education system continue to grow, more attention is being given to Standards-based Grading. Based on an abundance of research correlating the positive effects ...
Cognitive dissonance theory and alcohol awareness messages : college student reactions
College students spend more money on alcohol than they do on books, coffee, tea, juice and soda, combined (Wechsler & Wuerthrich, 2002). Recent studies have shown that binge drinking rates range from 34 to 44% of college ...
Reading motivation : the effect of read alouds on children's motivation to read
The purpose of this Capstone project was to determine how reading aloud to primary aged students influenced their motivation to read. Research was completed in the form of action research involving reading aloud to five ...
Free women of color in Spanish colonial New Orleans 1768-1803
Poster examines..."the economic and social mobility of free women of color in Spanish colonial New Orleans through an analysis of notarial documents, wills, acts, and marriage records. These records showed how free women ...
Laying the foundation for a new spelling initiative
Background and Statement of the Problem "There is no program, no book, no speller, no machine that alone will build language competence in a child. Unfortunately, spelling can’t be isolated from other language processes, ...
Changing students' attitudes towards learning through learning instruction on metacognition and growth-mindset intelligence
Teaching students how to be successful learners is an important part of a teacher's set of skills to use in the classroom. There are many documented methods on how to do this, but few have recorded the experience of the ...