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The Effect of Language Use on Emotional Expression and Autobiographical Memory Retrieval in Bilingual Therapy 

Song, Haidi (2021-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this study was to gain understanding into the mechanism of autobiographical story telling process in bilingual therapy by examining language independence, language specificity and code-switching phenomenon. ...

The Effect of Stereotype Threat on African Americans' Perception of Police Officer Communication Accommodation 

Kinney, Jade (2020-11-24)
Stereotype threat is a phenomenon that has been shown to produce inhibitory effects in cognitive and other processing (Najdowski, 2011; Osborne, 2007). This study analyzed whether stereotype threat differences occur between ...

The Effects of Computer-Based Graphic Organizers and Instructional Technology for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities 

Massey, Cynthia (2018-04-09)
This study investigated the effects of an instructional technology, a computerized graphic organizer, on vocabulary acquisition skills of students with high-incidence disabilities. Specifically, this study focused on the ...

The Effects of Direct Instruction on Reading Comprehension for Individuals with Autism or Intellectual Disability 

Head, Cynthia (2016-07-22)
This study investigated the effects of a Direct Instruction (DI) reading comprehension program on the reading comprehension skills of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability. Although the ...

The Effects of Self-Compassion, Attachment-styles, and Intolerance of Uncertainty on Trauma Outcomes 

Collins, Joanna (2023-08-04)
Research shows that a complex life experience, such as trauma, will most likely be experienced in a person’s life (Nelson, 2019). Experiences with trauma can have a lasting effect on all aspects of a person’s life, and one ...

The Effects of the Concrete-Representational-Abstract-Integration Sequence to Teach Students with Disabilities Binomial Multiplication and Quadratic Transformations into Factored Form 

Moore, Alexcia (2020-05-15)
Algebra is the foundational mathematics course that students take as they begin their high school career and is often difficult for the average learner. In order for students with disabilities and those with mathematics ...

The Effects of Video Modeling as a Reading Intervention Strategy with Students with Deficits in Reading 

Rachel, Yolandria (2020-04-13)
This study investigated the effects of using video self-modeling as an intervention strategy to improve the oral reading fluency of students with and without disabilities with a descriptive look at its impact on reading ...

Employer Perceptions Toward Hiring People with Disabilities 

Merckerson, Clarence (2017-10-12)
The objective of this research was to identify hiring manger perceptions in the workforce toward hiring and working with people with disabilities. The concepts of stigma, attribution theory, and the spread effect are ...

An Ethnographic Content Analysis of Postings to an Online Group Forum: Individuals Abstaining from Pornography 

Jenkins, Morgan (2018-07-24)
The purpose of this dissertation is to examine the experiences of individuals that have chosen to abstain from pornography with an aim to better understand its effects. Current research suggests negative effects of excessive ...

An Evaluation of the Steps Secondary Special Education Teachers Practice Prior to Implementing Community-Based Vocational Instruction 

Schiffer, Betty (2017-07-25)
Employment is an important factor in meeting fundamental needs of life (e.g., food, shelter, and clothing) and can increase opportunities for socialization with peers (Pickens & Dymond, 2015). Despite the benefits of ...

An Examination of Intolerance of Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Spirituality in College Undergraduates 

LaPolla, Madeline (2024-04-22)
Feelings of distress over the unknowns of the future refers to an intolerance of uncertainty (IU). IU is significantly linked to internalizing disorders like anxiety. College students are in a unique position of uncertainty ...

An Examination of Job Satisfaction and Work/Life Balance among Racial Minority Faculty in Higher Education 

May, Viola (2017-07-25)
Racial minority faculty remain underrepresented in higher education institutions across the U.S. Faculty continue to encounter barriers to recruitment and retention such as over extension, discrimination, the lack of ...

An Examination of Preservice Teachers’ Attitudes, Attributions, and Level of Social Comfort with Poverty 

Booker, Samantha (2018-04-30)
This study was conducted to examine the relationship between preservice teachers’ attitudes, attributions, and level of social comfort with poverty. Undergraduate students enrolled in teacher education programs, at a ...

An Examination of the Impact of Client Excuses on Therapist Emotional Reactions and Expectancy for Client Change 

Conroy, Anne (2019-07-10)
Using an analogue structure, this study examined the impact of client excuses on a therapist’s emotional reactions, the therapist’s prognostic impression for therapy, and the level of smoothness and depth in the session. ...

Examining the Career Interests and Career Development of Incarcerated Youth with and without Disabilities. 

Gage, Curtis (2022-11-03)
Individuals with disabilities typically have many complex factors that impact their career development process. Participants in this study (n = 87) were youth with and without disabilities, ages 14–21, who were incarcerated ...

Examining the Career Interests of High School Students with Disabilities 

Booker, Andrew (2021-11-16)
Individuals with disabilities are faced with many factors that impact their post-school career options. Participants in this study (n = 64) were students with disabilities who enrolled in career-focused transition programs ...

Examining the Lived Experiences of Acculturation Among Haitian Immigrants Living in the United States: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis 

Barnett, Juanita (2018-04-16)
The United States has the largest immigrant population compared to other countries around the world (Thaker, 2013). As the United States experiences unprecedented migration by foreign-born individuals, Haitian immigrants ...

An Exploration of Mental Health Help-Seeking Experiences Among Women Combat Veterans 

Roberts, Kaycee Colón (2023-07-25)
This phenomenological study explores the lived experiences of women combat veterans and their mental health help-seeking experiences. Semi-structured interviews were completed with ten women combat veterans. Using a ...

Exploring the Minds of Emerging Adults: A Quantitative Investigation into Risky Behavior 

Shields, Julian (2022-11-02)
Emerging adulthood is a term used in the U.S. that describes the period of human development that begins in the late teens and continues through the late twenties, with a focus on the ages 18 to 25 years. Five key ...

Exploring the Role of Self-Esteem, Masculinity, and Attachment on Males' Responses to Social Support 

Gaines, Tenille (2016-12-09)
The current study explored the relationship between self-esteem, attachment, and masculinity and males’ responses to two types of social support messages. Participants read a scenario in which they were asked to imagine ...