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 (usmai.org) 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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(2019-12-13)This study focuses on the effects of repeated student evaluations of teacher’s effectiveness and its impact on improving instructional strategies in a secondary classroom. The secondary classroom is often a challenging ...
(2019-12-13)The purpose of this study was to determine whether mental imagery training sessions could increase resilience in athletes. The tool used was a true or false survey called “Just How Mentally Tough Are You?” from Competitive ...
(2019-12-12)The purpose of this action research was to determine the impact of explicit and nonexplicit sight word instruction on word acquisition and reading levels of kindergarten students. To compare and highlight the differences ...
Strategies and Approaches to Support Reading Instruction for Students with Severe and Profound Disabilities (2019-12-12)The purpose of this study was to determine which literacy strategies are believed to be most effective in supporting improved reading comprehension for students with severe special needs. The measurement tool for the study ...
The Impact of Confidence on Athletic Performance - How the Implementation of Mental Training Affect Track and Field Performances (2019-12-12)The purpose of this research was to determine if the implementation of mental training will improve athletic performance of Division III track and field athletes over a track and field season. The null hypothesis states ...