Now showing items 1-10 of 673
Two Factor Index of Social Position
Developed to estimate positions occupied by individuals within society's structure. Defines occupation and education as determinants of social position.
A concept mapping study of the impact of mobilization and deployment on United States Army reservists
This exploratory study utilized an innovative methodology, concept mapping, to examine the impact of mobilization and deployment on Army Reservists during Operation Iraqi Freedom . Free-response methodology identified 103 ...
College students use of alcohol and related consequences: Exploring differences by gender and sexual orientation
The objective of this dissertation was to explore the differences in the use and misuse of alcohol and related consequences in a large nationally representative sample of college students who have clearly identified their ...
Cultural distance and distress: Understanding the international graduate student experience
International students are increasingly integrated into diverse college cultural landscapes across the United States. Insofar as the cultural distance between the United States and home cultures predicts the adjustment ...
Pathways to success: Developing resiliency in urban students
Adolescence is a time of exploration, individualization, physical and emotional changes which create unique opportunities and challenges during this crucial stage of life. Urban minority adolescents have exacerbated risks ...
Achieving voices: A qualitative study of how students in the Ability-to-Benefit program at a proprietary college construct their experiences
This qualitatively-based research study provides a means by which educators, policy-makers, and other interested parties can better understand how first-through fifth-semester students, currently attending a proprietary, ...
A case study of a migrant school responses to the needs of transient students
Transient migrant students are at great risk of dropping out of school due to their frequent mobility and limited English proficiency. This population of students faces severe discontinuity in their education, as well as ...
The relationship between student engagement and academic performance: An exploration of the paradox of international undergraduates
Research in higher education suggests a direct relationship between student engagement and academic performance. International students at research extensive University at Buffalo have a higher mean GPA than the national ...
The structure and function of the cognitive constructs engaged during the symbolization of linear situations
Providing experiences that allow students to symbolize the relations embedded in situations is an important aspect of mathematics education. Research has shown that knowledge from several domains is incorporated into ...
The effects of English Language Learning (ELL) factors on the White-Asian academic achievment gap: An analysis of National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in math and reading
This study reveals that the White and Asian achievement gap in the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) in math and reading might be misleading since NAEP does not take into account English Language Learning ...