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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.
“No one ever asked us”: Counterstories of the Rochester, NY open enrollment process
Currently urban school districts of of our large cities in the United States are experiencing student populations that are overwhelmingly minority. Students are more than likely to be in classrooms where there is very ...
The effect of design modifications to the typographical layout of the New York State elementary science learning standards on user preference and process time
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of four different design layouts of the New York State elementary science learning standards on user processing time and preference. Three newly developed layouts ...
The relationship between nonverbal immediacy and cognitive learning is partially mediated by affective learning
Significant research has been dedicated to instructor nonverbal immediacy (NVI) and its relationship to student learning. This study establishes clarity among relative constructs to nonverbal immediacy and provides a more ...
(Re) presenting us: ‘Gay’ youth speak out about sexuality identities, media, and their lives in the cultural context of 21 st century heterosexism
Varying conceptions of youth who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) have been posited as a means to define GLBT identity and shape social and political policy that impact those who identify as GLBT. ...
Outcome and therapeutic alliance in solution -focused brief therapy
There has not been a great deal of research on the application of solution-focused brief therapy to difficult children and their families in a clinical therapy type setting. The purposes of the study were: (1) to provide ...
Acculturation and academic performance: The role of media use and interpersonal communication among international students
This study investigates mass media use and interpersonal communication among a sample of 171 international students in terms of their acculturation degree and academic performance. In addition to communication behaviors, ...
Indigenous and Western knowledges in science education: An ethnographic study of rural and urban secondary schools and classrooms in Kenya
In Kenya, indigenous knowledges related to the natural sciences are not considered in the formal science education of secondary students. Despite the prevalence of studies that examine indigenous knowledges in Kenyan school ...
The relationship between academic procrastination and academic achievement in Chinese university students
This study aims to examine academic procrastination and its relationship with academic achievement among 91 Chinese university students in a city at the Southern part of China. Gender and academic major variables are ...
The student experience of internationalization in a U.S. and Dutch higher education context
The topic of this study is the student experience of internationalization at the University at Buffalo (UB) in Buffalo, New York, and at the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The data for this ...