|Designing and implementing a new model for functional behavior assessments incorporating positive behavioral supports at a Native American middle school
||The 1997 and 2004 reauthorizations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) have mandated the use of functional behavioral assessments and recommended the implementation of positive behavioral supports when developing behavior interv...
|"Wait, what was the question again?" : first-person descriptions of the experiences of school-aged females with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and their teachers
||Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been under-researched in females when compared to the amount of research devoted to their male peers. This qualitative study involves individual interviews with middle-school and high-school-aged fe...
|Describing and increasing the resiliency of middle grade students in a small charter school
||Resiliency is a term used to describe personal or environmental characteristics
that foster a process of successful adjustment and transformation regardless of the risk
and hardship (Benard, 1995). Certain youth have been shown to be deficient in r...
|Predicting community college student success by participation in a first-year experience course
||A first-year experience is a collaborative effort of many initiatives, with varying names that have the greatest impact on student success during the first year of college. A first-year experience course, a feature of the first-year experience, is an...
|Critical information literacy in practice : an interpretive synthesis
||More than two decades of debate since the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) adopted the term information literacy have been marked by ongoing criticism of its associated definitions and standards. Some scholars and practitioners ha...
|A descriptive study of parent involvement in early intervention for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and have additional special needs
||Abundant studies have documented the benefits of early intervention in overcoming the detrimental effects of congenital hearing loss. This research has lead to past and current recommendations by the Joint Commission on Infant Hearing on the timeline...
|Factors that promote success in women enrolled in STEM disciplines in rural North Carolina community colleges
||Women have historically been underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM fields). The underrepresentation of women in STEM may be attributable to a variety of factors. These may include different choices men and...
|Reducing implicit racial bias in preservice teachers by facilitating impact awareness
||Implicit racial bias has a measurable impact on the judgments and evaluations of Black individuals by Whites, as well as communication between these two groups. The purpose of this study was to develop an efficient, researched-based intervention for ...
|Learning outcomes of a narrative exchange program for high school students : empathy and related constructs
||Narrative 4 is an organization of writers, artists, teachers, and other community leaders, which isprimarily focused on promoting empathy and prosocial behavior among high school students.Narrative 4 uses a unique narrative exchange process and curri...
|Implementing the scholarship of teaching and learning in the Community College Office Administration classroom a faculty learning community initiative
||The community college enrolls over 40 percent of all higher education undergraduate students (Mullin, 2012). Recent calls for educational reform and demands for accountability within higher education have placed increasing pressure on community colle...
|Leading basic skills education in North Carolina community college : successes and challenges
||This qualitative study focuses on North Carolina community college basic skills departmental directors. In this study, interviews were the means to gather data and to give North Carolina community college basic skills directors a voice. The participa...