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Boan-Lenzo, Candace

WCU

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Differences in perceived seriousness and outcome of bullying behaviors based on sex 2009 434 Previous research has demonstrated that bullying is a significant problem experienced by students. Bullying can be categorized as direct or indirect. Direct bullying is overt and may involve actions such as physical or verbal aggression; indirect bul...
Differences in females' math and science self-efficacy based on gender-type socialization and gender role type 2009 799 Research has suggested that there are significant gender differences in the fields of study that students choose after completing high school. Females are less likely to select a discipline that is based on math and science abilities than are males. ...
Differences in the domains of achievement motivation based on gender and developmental group 2010 3881 The following study examined differences in domains of achievement motivation based on gender and developmental group. Participants included 129 males and females. The developmental groups in this study consisted of preadolescents (9-12 years) and ...
Differences in academic, affect, competence, and social self-concepts in homogeneously and heterogeneously grouped gifted students 2010 930 The purpose of this study was to compare domains of self-concept in gifted high school students based on their academic setting (homogenous grouping or heterogeneous grouping). Specifically, the domains of academic, competence, and social self-conc...
Differences in quality of romantic relationships in college females based on family status : divorced or intact 2010 1284 The purpose of this study was to examine differences in quality of romantic relationships in college females based on parents’ marital status. Many studies have investigated various effects of divorce on children, but less research has investigated...
The effect of moral reconation therapy on adolescents in a group home setting 2011 3148 A variety of risk factors have been found to contribute to juvenile delinquency and offending; it is important to consider these factors in prevention and intervention. Rehabilitation and treatment is one approach for addressing the growing concern...
Predicting anti-gay prejudice based on sex knowledege and education 2012 977 Bullying of sexual minority students is an increasingly prevalent topic among school psychologists and educational personnel across the country. This study measured the variables of sex knowledge (as measured through the Sexual Knowledge and Attitu...
Comparing self-perception of attractiveness and overall life satisfaction : the differences between men and women 2012 2902 This study examined differences in self-perceived attractiveness and life satisfaction. The participants included 190 college students (108 females and 62 males). It was hypothesized that a positive correlation between perceived attractiveness and li...
Racial disproportions in a North Carolina exceptional children's program : a case study 2013 1141 For several decades research has documented the overrepresentation of minorities in special education programs. The public school system in Wayne County, North Carolina, has been plagued by accusations of racial inequality, such as segregation of s...
The impact of child symptom severity and stress on school satisfaction among parents of children with autism spectrum disorders 2014 55 Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) consist of a continuum of disorders that are increasing in prevalence (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). This study used the variables of parenting stress and autism symptom severity to try to predict ...