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  • A Comparison of Parental Involvement on Student Academic Motivation and Student Academic Performance 

    Coyer, Erin (2008-04-29)
    The purpose of this study was to determine how parental involvement affects student academic achievement and academic performance. The researcher surveyed students and their parents to find out the amount of participation ...
  • THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN TO MUSIC EDUCATION AND AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT 

    Olsen, Kathleen A. (2011-01-27)
    The Bernstein legacy defies description, classification and categorization, not surprisingly unlike Bernstein himself. It is an evolving entity which continues to exert influence on the world despite the fact that Leonard ...
  • Creationism Versus Evolution 

    Stewart, Lisa (2006-10-12)
    New York State’s educational system fails to address the theory of Creationism in regards to the Living Environment Core Curriculum. The purpose of this study was to examine the theoretical points of view contained within ...
  • THE DERIVATION OF MASONIC SYMBOLISM AND MOZART’S USE OF IT IN THE MAGIC FLUTE 

    Welch, Patty (2009-08-13)
    Authors such as Manly P. Hall and John J. Robinson have done extensive research on the history and derivation of Freemasonic symbolism, while authors such as Jacques Henry, Jacques Chailley, Neal Zaslaw, and William Cowdery ...
  • Educators Perceived Preparedness Regarding the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students 

    Brand, Ryan Elizabeth (2008-04-29)
    With the growing military population in Northern New York, and therefore culturally diverse population, we need to evaluate the perceived preparedness of classroom teachers regarding the needs of culturally diverse students. ...
  • The Effect of Animals in the Classroom on Emotionally Disturbed Students 

    Donnell, Alissa (2008-04-29)
    Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and administration. The following ...
  • 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 ...