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    • Facilitating Beneficial Home-Based Engagement 

      Lippy, Rebecca (2016-05-20)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a home-based journal activity on parent engagement and confidence in supporting students’ achievement. It was hypothesized that the journal activity would not affect ...
    • Factors That Influence Black Males To Drop Out From High School 

      Thrash, Jo-Ann (2014-07)
      The purpose of this study was to determine what factors influence African American males to leave high school without earning a diploma. Students were randomly selected into four categories: five ninth, five tenth, five ...
    • Fifth Grade Math MSA Student Achievement 

      Taylor, Mark (2011-07)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether a six-month before school math program would increase the math achievement of selected fifth graders enrolled in a public elementary school in Maryland. The measurement ...
    • The Flipped Classroom 

      Stanley, Stephanie (2019-12-16)
      The flipped classroom pedagogy has been found to help “improve the student learning experience” (Wang & Qi, 2018, p. 1). With the revolution of technological advances in society, being online is simply child’s play for ...
    • Flipped Reading Methodology 

      André, Emmanuel (2013-05)
      The purpose of this study was to empirically determine whether the Flipped Reading methodology significantly improves reading achievement. The measurement tool was two separate HSA benchmark exams. This study involved use ...
    • Fluency in First Grade Readers 

      Pontier, Patricia (2009-07)
      The impact of an intervention program involving sight words on fluency in first grade readers is the focus of the study. Both the experimental and control groups were first grade students who, according to a pretest were ...
    • Game-based Learning Effects on Mathematical Engagement and Academic Achievement 

      Ibberson, Regan (2021-07-20)
      The purpose of the study was to determine how game-based learning effects student engagement and academic achievement in the mathematics classroom. The participants in the study were given an engagement survey and were ...
    • General Education Teachers' Perceptions on Their Ability to Implement ESOL Curriculum 

      Howard, Lydia (2020-07-20)
      The purpose of this descriptive study was to determine the perceptions of general education teachers of their ability to implement the ESOL curriculum effectively in their classrooms. The research and its findings examine ...
    • GIFTEDNESS WITH ADHD: THE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS’ PERSPECTIVE 

      Moore, Marcia (2020-07-23)
      Giftedness with ADHD has proven to be a discipline in its own right. Research has documented that when the two interface students are likely to experience more complex concerns than if diagnosed with ADHD alone or giftedness ...
    • Goucher Graduate Students' Perception of the Effectiveness of Letter Sounds, Rhyming, and Phoneme Segmentation in Developing Early Reading and Writing Skills 

      McClelland, Deborah L. (2010-07)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate whether Goucher graduate students in education perceive instruction in letter sounds, rhyming, or phoneme segmentation as more useful in developing phonemic awareness, word ...
    • Graduate Students’ in Education Knowledge and Perception of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Interventions, and Their Uses 

      Woodruff, Alycia J. (2014-12)
      The purpose of this study was to determine graduate students’ in education (n = 46) familiarity with and perception of the effectiveness of a variety of social interventions used with students diagnosed with autism spectrum ...
    • Group Mixing: Athletes and Non-Athletes at College 

      McCloskey, Kevin (2016-12-15)
      The purpose of this study was to examine college student’s attitudes about events outside of their social circle. In the experiment, participants received a pre-test survey, attended an outgroup activity, and then completed ...
    • High School Athletics and Academic Performance 

      Esbrandt, Eric (2019-12)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions that educators and future school leaders have regarding the impact of athletics on academic performance in high school. Forty five graduate students (prospective ...
    • High School Students’ Perceptions of Their Proficiency with Conflict Resolution after Participation in Peer Mediation Training 

      Boyle, Shira (2013-05)
      The purpose of this study was to build the researcher’s understanding of the effect of peer mediation programs by examining the effectiveness of such programs to determine whether providing students with the tools for ...
    • HOMEWORK IS ASSOCIATED WITH ANXIETY IN STUDENTS 

      Annous, Ibtissam (2017-05-05)
      The purpose of this descriptive study was to determine if homework is associated with anxiety in students. A survey was delivered to medical professionals in a hospital setting in Washington, DC. Only twenty respondents ...
    • How Music Impacts Anxiety in Middle School Students 

      McMenamin, Alyson (2021-05-11)
      The purpose of this study was to see if music could impact anxiety in adolescents. The measurement tool was a focus group. The participants in the focus group were asked a series of questions. The study involved a descriptive ...
    • How Students Experience Action Research 

      Ross, Aliza (2014-05)
      This research and its findings examine how current students enrolled in a small liberal arts college’s action research course experience their course. The reviewed literature examines affect, stress and stress management, ...
    • How to Increase Mathematics Achievement in At-Risk 6th Grade Students 

      Powell, Shaneen (2014-07)
      This study examined the impact of two interventions, Accelerated Math (AM) and Response to Intervention (RTI), on at-risk 6th grade students’ mathematics achievement. Participants with similar mathematics skills and who ...
    • Identification of English Learners in the Perceptions of ESOL Resource Teachers 

      Duracka, Juraj (2020-05)
      In this descriptive study, the English Learner (EL) identification process in one of the Maryland public school districts was reviewed and evaluated through the lens of ESOL instructional or non-instructional staff members. ...
    • Identifying Characteristics of Dyslexia 

      Klein, Maria (2017-07-15)
      The purpose of this study is to determine if teachers are able to identify dyslexia characteristics. This descriptive study surveyed 44 graduate students in the Master of Education program of a small liberal arts college. ...