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The Effects of Graphic Novels on the Reading Comprehension Scores of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face several challenges in the academic setting. These students often struggle to comprehend what they have read, which makes learning difficult. The purpose of this study was ...
The McNair Scholars Journal, 2014
(University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2014)
The McNair Program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior prepares income eligible, first generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study. It is a nationwide ...
Kindergarten Efficacy: A Comparative Analysis of Literacy Achievement Outcomes and Length And Time of Kindergarten Programs
This study explores the impact of full-day kindergarten versus half-day kindergarten on student literacy achievement. The participant samples were drawn from a suburban school district in the Midwest. This study uses the ...
General Education Teachers' Attitudes Towards Inclusion
Knowing general education teachers attitudes towards inclusion is crucial to a successful inclusion program. Factors that influence positive and negative attitudes must be identified so changes can be made. This study ...
The Effects of Immediate Correctness Feedback on Student Learning, Understanding, and Achievement
There is a national push from many directions to improve student achievement in all STEM areas. A study done by Harvard University's Program on Education Policy and Governance (HuffPost, 2012) found that the United States ...
Scaffolded Silent Reading: More Effective than Sustained Silent Reading?
The purpose of this study was to measure the effect of Scaffolded Silent Reading on third grade students’ reading comprehension and fluency. During Scaffolded Silent Reading participants read independently and silently ...
Paraprofessionals' Perceptions of Violence and Training: Investigating an Understudied Group
Paraprofessionals often work in a variety of roles directly with students with disabilities. Previous research on paraprofessionals has indicated that they are often undertrained for the jobs they are asked to perform. ...
Learning Empathy Online versus Face-to-Face
Online learning is used in multiple fields of study. Having the ability to take classes online and having the flexibility to learn at a student’s own convenience is one of the rewards of learning online. Some subjects may ...
Understanding Scientific Inquiry: A Study of Seventh Grade Students
Increasingly, there have been calls for science educators to teach science through scientific inquiry as research has shown that students who learn via scientific inquiry better understand how to practice science as well ...
The McNair Scholars Journal, 2013
(University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2013)
2013 McNair Scholar's Journal