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Unruh, Lori

WCU

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Parent opinions of a structured functional curriculum for students with significant intellectual disabilities 2009 619 The present study examined parental opinions of a structured functional curriculum for children who have significant intellectual disabilities. Parents from the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School District in North Carolina whose children were invo...
Differences in academic achievement and academic self-concept based on intellectual ability, grade retention, and special education status 2010 2642 There are a variety of factors that may impact a child’s ability to perform academically and to develop a strong academic self-concept. This study looked at how intellectual ability, grade retention, and special education placement impact academic ...
Traditional bullying and cyber-bullying : are the impacts on self-concept the same? 2011 10915 Purpose: Cyber-bullying is a serious matter involving a substantial number of middle school students. The frequency of cyber-bullying is becoming more prevalent, increasing the need for minors, parents, and school personnel to become more aware and...
Impact of response to intervention training on teacher and school outcomes 2010 1186 The primary focus of education is to instill knowledge in children in order to lead them to a successful life. However, there are many children who struggle academically and many teachers who feel helpless in knowing how to help children succeed. T...
Homework and stress : differences in experiences based on sex and diagnosis of learning disabilities 2011 1712 This study looked at differences in homework experiences (i.e., stress, problems, difficulty, and parental involvement) of fourth and fifth grades based on sex and diagnosis of learning disability. The differences in primary and secondary homework he...
Ethnicity, gender, and high school dropouts : a case study 2011 784 High school dropout, or early school withdrawal, is a complex problem that can result from factors in all life domains. Specific factors commonly cited throughout literature in association with early school withdrawal include socioeconomic status, sc...
Changing the social environment in an elementary school to reduce dropout predictors for African American students 2011 249 Dropping out of school is a serious problem in the United States, especially for African American students. School systems have implemented various prevention and intervention programs to reduce the dropout rate of African American students with on...
Conscious discipline implementation : a case study on teacher management of chronic problem behaviors 2013 1719 Effective classroom management is one of the most important factors that contributes to instructional time and student achievement. Conscious Discipline is an approach to classroom management that emphasizes social-emotional development of adults and...
Correlations between emotional and behavioral factors and the EDI-3 by sex 2013 342 The Eating Disorder Inventory 3 (EDI-3) is one of the most commonly used measures for assessing symptoms associated with eating disorders. Several studies have examined differences in scores on the EDI-3 constructs based on sex, however; few have exa...
A case study of first year implementation of positive behavioral interventions and supports in a high school 2013 817 Disciplinary infractions are a major problem for American public schools. The traditional, punishment-based approach to this problem has proven ineffective. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) have shown to be an effective alternati...
Gender differences in college students' self-report of personality 2013 874 The BASC-SRP-COL is a standardized self-report measure that is specifically designed to measure college students’ perceived levels of positive and negative aspects of personality. As college student mental health problems become more prevalent, it is...
Teacher beliefs regarding grade retention based on type of academic difficulties demonstrated : a pilot study 2013 46 Academic failure has been shown to be both positively and negatively associated with a variety of different factors including school and classroom influences, home influences, student academic history, and student behavioral history (Casillas et al.,...