Maryland Shared Open Access Repository

MD-SOAR is a shared digital repository platform for eleven colleges and universities in Maryland. It is currently funded by the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium ( and other participating partner institutions. MD-SOAR is jointly governed by all participating libraries, who have agreed to share policies and practices that are necessary and appropriate for the shared platform. Within this broad framework, each library provides customized repository services and collections that meet local institutional needs. Please follow the links below to learn more about each library's repository services and collections.

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  • The Effect of Whole Brain Teaching Strategies on the Acquisition of High Frequency Words 

    Kane, Allison (2021-05-07)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the acquisition of high-frequency words, between English Language Learners (ELLs) and their peers when instructed using the Whole Brain teaching approach. The participants were 11 ...
  • Effects of Behavior Specific Praise on Disruptive Behaviors 

    Le, Elean (2020-05-07)
    This research examines how the use of a positive reinforcement strategy, behavior specific praise, affects the frequency of disruptions in a virtual classroom of fifteen pre-kindergarten students. ,This study used a single ...
  • Does Exercise Improve Student Motivation 

    Ketterer, Katie (2021-05-07)
    Physical activity has been associated with beneficial effects on cognitive brain function, attention, and alertness. Scharf and Payer (2018) found that teachers who incorporate movement and activity breaks into their daily ...
  • Mirror (1975): Dreamscape Interpretations 

    Giggey, Margaret (2021-04)
    Adaptation in film is traditionally thought of as taking a written work and translating it into the moving elements of the cinema; however, a reciprocal phenomenon can also occur—adaptation of film into another artform. ...
  • Achievement in Spanish Class for Middle School Students through eLearning 

    Nunez, Adriana (2021-05-06)
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether the type of delivery of virtual instruction would affect the achievement of middle school students in Spanish class. The study was conducted with seventy-eight Middle ...

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