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    • Old brains in a new world: A manuscript thesis 

      Payne, Ryan (2020-07-13)
      The human brain and nervous system have both adapted in direct response to the specific environmental pressures that existed tens of thousands of years ago. More recently (approximately the past 200 hundred years) societal ...
    • Kindergarten readers theater 

      Loden, Kasey (2020-07)
      This research focused on how the use of Readers Theater would impact students' reading fluency and sight word knowledge. The problem addressed in this action research study was that students were failing to meet their ...
    • Homework differentiation and kindergarten reading fluency 

      Dederer, Jaime (2020-07)
      The purpose of this study was to analyze the impact that differentiated homework has on Kindergarten reading fluency. This study divided 20 kindergarteners into reading level groups: low, middle, and high based on sight ...
    • Disenfranchised grief in response to supporting loved ones through significant substance use challenges 

      Pal, Shweta (2020-06-30)
      This research explores lived experiences of individuals supporting loved ones through significant substance use challenges. The data was gathered by one-on-one semi-structured qualitative life history interviews with six ...
    • Peer to peer feedback and its impact on mathematics in the classroom 

      Brown, Melissa (2020-06-10)
      Some elementary students have such mathematics anxiety that it impedes their ability to master grade level standards. The participants of this study were 29 fourth grade students in the school where I performed my student ...
    • Articulation of community engagement: A collaborative recovery model (CEACRM) 

      Kadler, Megan (2020-06-10)
      This thesis is divided into five chapters. The first chapter consists of a two-part introduction. The first part of the introduction provides a critique of the prevailing diagnostic and medicalized worldview within our ...
    • The effect of goal setting, goal tracking, and feedback on reading fluency 

      Shell, Katharine (2020-06-05)
      As more accountability is placed on teachers and schools, they must find ways to boost their students’ academic reading fluency success. Because of the need to increase academic achievement, strategies that have little ...
    • The impact of VAS and AAC charts on student focus 

      Clarke, Christine (2020-06-04)
      This action research study investigates the use of visual activity schedules (VAS) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) charts in a first-grade classroom in Washington State to increase the amount of time ...
    • A points system and its impact on student behaviors 

      McClelland, Javone (2020-06-04)
      Negative classroom behaviors can affect not only the learning of the child exhibiting the behaviors, but they can disrupt the learning of other children in the classroom. Creating a points system to manage negative behaviors ...
    • Connecting math talk communities, student reasoning and math assessments 

      Almon, Alison (2020-06)
      This action research project explores the possible connections between the development of a math talks community in a classroom and student performance on standards-based assessments. The project includes nine student ...
    • Classroom management: Middle school interventions 

      Hansen, Briauna (2020-06)
      Classroom management interventions were implemented in a middle school resource room over a 6-week period. Of 32 students, 12 opted out of participating, which left 20 participants total. The goal was to implement classroom ...
    • Classroom management 

      Leese, Rylan (2020-06)
      Classroom management is a primary challenge to academic instruction in elementary classrooms. Establishing and maintaining student engagement may be a controllable way to create a functioning classroom management system. ...
    • A phenomenological exploration of vicarious posttraumatic growth experiences in therapists 

      Allen, Caitlin (2020-06)
      This qualitative interpretive phenomenological analysis examines the lived experiences of vicarious posttraumatic growth in therapists who work with trauma survivors. By providing an in-depth exploration of the experiences ...
    • Students with emotional and behavioral disabilities 

      McIntyre, Suhr (2020-06)
      Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities (EBD) in students can significantly affect both their social and academic life if proper management strategies are not put in place. This applies especially in the educational ...
    • First-generation Filipino American perceptions of pursuing the American dream through higher education 

      Carrancho, Chantal (2020-06)
      The American Dream, coined by writer and historian James Truslow Adams (as cited in Nakate, 2018), is the idea of opportunities for fulfilling dreams through hard work. Most people in the United States believe higher ...
    • Men’s help-seeking behaviour 

      Horner, Rod (2020-06)
      This thesis used a self-reporting online survey to gather firsthand knowledge of men’s help-seeking behaviour. Research into men’s unwillingness to accept help generally, and more specifically for psychotherapy, is reviewed. ...
    • Project P.I.N.K.: A case study of a school-based intervention program for middle school girls 

      Snell, Christina (2020-06)
      Maintaining positive self-esteem and self-image, especially in adolescent girls, has grown to be a significant issue that has caught the attention of school district leaders. However, related school-based programs that ...
    • Discourses of rape culture: An examination of university policies on sexualized violence 

      MacNaughton, Julie (2020-05-31)
      The purpose of this study is to identify language used in sexualized violence polices at post-secondary institutions that are consistent with Coates & Wade's (2007) research on language that blames the victim, obscures ...
    • Why your pain must not exist: Bias & Phenomenology at the ends of medicine 

      Trudell, Shane (2020-05-28)
      Interrupting bias in counselling psychotherapy is critical to ethical practice. This paper demonstrates how the scientific method, for all its utility in health and medicine, also functions as a worldview and a personal ...
    • The use of language in developing emotional safety 

      Winship, Kathryn (2020-05-22)
      This thesis explores how the language used by counsellors influences client experiences of emotional safety within the therapeutic relationship. This influence was explored through an online survey exploring counsellor and ...