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  • Participatory Design and Learning Outcomes: Designing a Citizen Science Portal with Elementary School Students 

    Kulikowski, Victoria (2018-06)
    This paper explores research in Participatory Design when working with student populations. It combines existing design frameworks and integrates them with the Montessori Method and 21st Century Skills to produce learning ...
  • Accessible Web Typography for the Visually Impaired 

    McCoy, Erica (2018-05)
    Background: Visual impairments affect millions of people worldwide. Accessible web typography is important in ensuring online legibility for this diverse group of users to help them maintain their independence. However, ...
  • But Just Listen 

    Castro, Katrina (2018-03-16)
    “But Just Listen” is a website that explores the way stories of young voices can be told through conversations with an adult: particularly showcasing the student-teacher relationship. I created “But Just Listen” as a way ...
  • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

    Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-04)
    Happy Spring Alumni!! After the long winter we have all endured this year, I’m sure you all are just as excited as I am to see the trees beginning to bloom, the flowers beginning to poke up through the earth, and to feel ...
  • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

    Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-07)
    Hello Alumni!! It is with great pleasure that I welcome yet another class into our ever growing circle! This year’s Academy class had such a wonderful week - so much learned and so many great friendships formed. I just ...
  • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter 

    Bradley, Debbie; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy, 2014-10)
    Can you believe summer is already a thing of the past! It was such a cool summer, it kind of felt like we were dealing with fall already. But I do so love the fall colors, opening up my windows and smelling the autumn air! ...
  • Victimization and the Impact on Inmate Behavior 

    Sillaman, Alisha (2018-05-21)
    Numerous studies have examined the correlation between childhood physical and/or sexual victimization, and re-victimization later in life in the general population. However, fewer studies have explored how such victimization ...
  • The Sharing Economy with Heart: Developing a Peer-to-Peer Marketplace for Patients and Their Families Traveling for Medical Care 

    Wozniak, Amanda (2018-05)
    Hosts for Humanity is a non-profit organization that connects patients and their families traveling for medical care with volunteers willing to host them. Currently, patients and hosts are matched manually; however, for ...
  • Homeworking: Domestic Space and Creativity 

    Valdez, Kate Bisset (2018-05)
    This project explored how domestic spaces, the places people have carved out in which to live and also work, along with the everyday experiences artists have in those places, influenced creative practice and artistic ...
  • In Between Words: Communications in Response to Metaphysical Questions 

    Knox, Andrew (2018-05-19)
    When I began this project, I knew I wanted to address metaphysical questions, the big questions if you will. I didn’t know how I would address them or distribute my findings, but I knew I wanted to take the opportunity to ...
  • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum: Quarterly Newsletter 

    Bradley, Debbie; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-01)
    Happy New Year Alumni!!Well it is the beginning of yet another year - where did the time go? 2014 seemed to zip by! I can remember years ago when I was just a child, my mother used to say, “Don’t rush your life away, it ...
  • The RVAAM Alumni Academy Forum Quarterly Newsletter April 2015 

    Bradley, Debbie; Lee, Michelle; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-04)
    Spring has finally arrived! It has been such a cold, cloudy winter, the sights and sounds of spring sure are a welcome sight!! Another welcome sight on my calendar is the Academy! Can you believe it is time to start ...
  • Hogan's 'Tax' on State Workers 

    Gibson, Stephanie B.; Pfeifer, Heather (The Baltimore Sun, 2015-02-19)
    Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a ...
  • Digitally Facilitating Reminders and Alerting for Individuals Struggling with Young-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease 

    Coates, Katherine (2018-04-25)
    Approximately 658,000 struggle with Young-Onset Dementia (YOD) in the United States alone. While on a percentage basis, these individuals represent a small subsection of the Alzheimer’s community overall, the needs associated ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-04)
    Broadening the Definition of Advocacy! RVAAM and VSPN! According to the FBI’s 2014 Crime Clock, there was a murder every 36.9 minutes, a rape every 4.5 minutes, and robbery every 1.6 minutes. Without a doubt, crime in ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hadiya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-10)
    Shame on Maryland!! Why do we continue to impose a statute of limitations on child sexual abuse? ! There is no doubt in anyone's mind that child sexual abuse and molestation is abhorrent and an embarrassment to our ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Hamilton, Hidaya; Howard, Deborah; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2017-04)
    One of the most unique features of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland (RVAAM) is that it has a beginning but does not have an end. Rather, it is a cyclical organization and a source of renewable human energy. ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2015-10)
    Sometimes we may not understand why a victim focuses on a particular thing or issue when we believe there are more pressing matters to address. But being sensitive to all the needs of a victim is paramount if we want ...
  • Academy Forum: Continuing the Message of the Roper Victim Assistance Academy 

    Bradley, Debbie; Gethers, Keith; Fundack, Ashley; Pfeifer, Heather (Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland, 2016-01)
    Assisting Victims of Burglary, Robbery, and Armed Robbery! Victims’ Rights for Justice and Restitution! Whether a person has been the victim of a burglary or a robbery, the rights of that victim have been violated in ...
  • Rainbow Rulings: Separate but Equal is Unconstitutional 

    Naylor, Lorenda (Public Administration Timesd, 2013)
    In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court (USSC) delivered two landmark decisions for the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community: United States v. Windsor (570 U.S. 2013) and Hollingsworth, et al., v. Kristin ...

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