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A review of food advertisements and childhood obesity and an exploration of the impact of food policies
Objective: The purpose of this study was to review food television advertisement policies that currently exist in multiple countries and to review the published literature on children's television viewing behaviors, the ...
The effect of publicly provided pre-Kindergarten community approach programs on Wisconsin district-level test scores
Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a significant increase in the number of Wisconsin school districts offering pre-kindergarten programs. Among these programs, districts either employ the traditional or the ...
Lesson study, word problems with systems of linear equations
This lesson study is designed to teach an Intermediate Algebra course with realistic applications. These applications will be based on the typical college and local lifestyle. The study is designed to teach students how ...
Survivor and other reality T.V. gameshows: the uses and gratifications perspective on a reality sub-genre
Ever since the 1930s when different forms of media such as film, radio, and print became a main source/influence of how people obtained information and were entertained, media theorists have questioned the effects of the ...
Ergonomic study of general practice physicians & specialty practitioners performing office-based surgeries
A poster containing visual and text describing an undergraduate research project completed at the University of Wisconsin--Whitewater. Results of this research study could provide further insight into providing greater ...
Reading comprehension and "best practices"
The purpose of this study is to investigate if and how the seven reading comprehension strategies identified as best practices are taught in the second grade Houghton Mifflin reading series (Cooper & Pikulski, 2008) used ...
Introducing blended learning environments for mathematics instruction : how does it affect student achievement and attitudes?
Blended learning is well researched in higher education, but little research exists in the primary and secondary level. This study explored the effects of a blended learning environment on algebra students' achievement and ...
The economic impact of pocket parks on residential property values: case study--Madison, Wisconsin
(University of Wisconsin--Whitewater, 2018-12)
When value of a property is assessed, the true determinants of the value of that property is in the attributes attached to that property. What individuals are willing to pay for is the attribute package that will give the ...
The influence of participation in student organizations on university students' entrepreneurial intensions
(University of Wisconsin--Whitewater, 2015-12)
This research study examined the influence of entrepreneurship related student organizations on university students’ entrepreneurial intentions, using the Theory of Planned Behavior model. Fifty students who are members ...
Using GIS to map the distribution of Peoria Loess on the Green Bay Lobe glacial surface in south-central Wisconsin
Mapping and analysis of digital soil survey data to understand the chronology, source and distribution of the loess layer of the Green Bay Lobe in south central Wisconsin.