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  • THE EFFECT OF MEDIA ON THE LEARNING BEHAVIORS OF STUDENTS 

    Keese, Aubree; Kubinski, Carrie; Rowe, Deborah; Sykes, Pamela; Todd, Justin (2010-09-22)
    The media impacts many students in today’s world. A common theme across literature is that the media makes a significant impression upon children. Children make associations from the media, sometimes correct, and sometimes ...
  • Effective Inclusion Practices 

    Eddy, Krisite (2008-04-29)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the inclusion methodologies currently in place in Northern New York Elementary schools. Of particular interest to the researcher is the effectiveness, teacher staff reactions, ...
  • Effective Teaching 

    Petrie, Trinia; Spooner, Al; McLarnon, Mary (2008-04-29)
    In order to evaluate the effectiveness of Multiple Intelligences and brain-based learning on student learning and retention, a review of literature was conducted. Specifically, distributive practice will be investigated ...
  • EFFECTIVENESS OF HOMEWORK 

    Carr, Shannon; Rocker, Maria (2009-08-13)
    The purpose of this study was to determine which approaches to homework are most effective and least effective for increasing student performance on various methods of assessments and test. Fourteen parents and fourteen ...
  • THE EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE 

    Pawananon, Sarah; Burris, Ron; Holland, Maya; Johnson, Ashley; Whitmore, Colter; Baist, Rhea (2009-08-17)
    Along with the No Child Left Behind legislation, the role of an educator in public schools was encouraged to be mindful of the various learning styles and ways in which to motivate students of all achievement levels. ...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL RISK COMMUNICATION: A CASE STUDY OF A STATE AGENCY‟S COMMUNICATION WITH THE PUBLIC 

    West, Heather J. (2010-09-22)
    Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease which affects white-tailed deer and elk in both wild and captive populations. In 2002 the Department of Environmental Conservation observed that CWD could possibly spread to New ...
  • EXPLORING THE CRITERIA THAT CHILDREN IN SECOND AND SIXTH GRADE USE WHEN EVALUATING THE GOODNESS OF THEIR OWN COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR PEERS’ COMPOSITIONS 

    Longe, Lisa (2008-05-12)
    This research explored the criteria that children in second and sixth grade used when evaluating their own compositions and their peers’ compositions. Two children from each grade were studied. Criteria between the two ...
  • GENDERED GENRE CONVENTIONS IN SOPHIA LEE’S THE RECESS 

    Ferro, Darcie (2009-09-23)
    Sophia Lee’s The Recess played a key role in the development of the British novel. Written in the period between the rise of sentimental novels like Richardson’s Clarissa and Pamela in the 1740s and the explosion of popular ...
  • Heroes and Villians in Michael Moore's Roger and Me:A Fantasy Theme Analysis 

    Smith, Kathryn L. (2006-05-16)
    Michael Moore’s Roger and Me (1989) was a highly acclaimed documentary film when it was released in theaters nearly sixteen years ago. Though scholars have examined the film through a number of critical lenses, none have ...
  • INCLUSION: STRATEGIES THAT WORK 

    Ingerson, Lisa (2008-04-02)
    This study gathered information on successful inclusionary practices that have been implemented in the public education settings. The research was designed to examine different strategies and how they succeed in the ...
  • Is It Time For Art Yet? Using Art Integration to Promote Student Learning 

    Willmart, Mary Anne (2008-05-12)
    This thesis was completed during a five-month period in 2007, starting in the month of May and ending in September. Research was collected from the Colton-Pierrepont Central School District in the form of teacher and ...
  • THE LITOST-IDYLL FRAMEWORK IN MILAN KUNDERA’S WORK 

    Bulizak, Adam (2009-08-12)
    Milan Kundera structures his novels through the thematic development of key terms. In The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Kundera explores the meaning of litost, an untranslatable Czech word that means “a state of torment ...
  • Lunches Served In Schools 

    Bryant, Shannon; Brown, Donald (2008-04-02)
    Nutritional meals and knowledge of nutrition are two weapons needed to fight the battle on school lunches. Healthy menus play a significant role in training the minds of our future. Nutritional meals have been shown to ...
  • Old Testament Spatial Metaphor and Troilus and Criseyde: A Study in Persistence 

    Wenzel, Heather Louise Kelly (2006-04-18)
    Some of the most powerful tropes are figures of speech that both mirror and influence the way a culture understands the world. Some of the most formative gender tropes are contained in the Old Testament, particularly in ...
  • Parental Involvement and the Implications on Student Achievement, Motivation and Student Behavior 

    St. Croix, Jason M. (2008-04-02)
    This study is concerned with how parental involvement affects student achievement since parental involvement has implications for student achievement, behavior, and motivation. Educators realize there are obstacles that ...
  • PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S EDUCATION 

    Wanke, Ashley Ann (2008-05-12)
    Parent involvement has been shown to be an important variable that positively influences children’s education. In spite of this, many parents do not appear to be getting involved in their children’s education. This lack ...
  • PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE CLASSROOM 

    Hanni, Dana M.; Phippen, Heather (2011-01-27)
    Parental involvement has been shown to be an important part of a student’s life. In our study and research, we found that the amount of participation that parent’s [sic] give can drastically improve a child’s social and ...
  • PERCEPTIONS OF THE VALUE OF HOMEWORK: HOW STUDENTS, TEACHERS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS PERCEIVE THE VALUE OF HOMEWORK AS IT RELATES TO ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT 

    Boyle, Joseph E. (2009-09-23)
    In this age of high-stakes standardized testing, it is important that students develop a deep understanding of relevant subject matter. In general, this level of understanding is not being achieved, according to recent ...
  • Post-Bebop Modality: Middle Eastern Musical Style in Davis and Coltrane 

    Witulski, Christopher James (2008-04-29)
    The purpose of this study is to describe the uses of Middle Eastern and Andalusian musical style in the music of Gil Evans, Miles Davis and John Coltrane with special emphasis on their respective individual interpretations ...
  • THE POWER OF DISCOURSE AND ANALYSIS OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK 

    Wisniewski, Marzena (2009-08-12)
    The following research was prepared as a study into Holocaust survivors in Buffalo, NY and their coping abilities post World War II. The research, analysis, and conclusions made from this study made it possible to have a ...