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San Valentin, A. – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this autoethnographic study is to find connections between past experiences as adolescents and current teaching practices among LGBTQ art teachers in order to contextualize propositions of Ladson-Billing's culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP) (1995, 2001) for LGBTQ adolescent populations. Most research on anti-oppressive pedagogy…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Art Teachers, Self Concept, Secondary School Teachers
Montgomery, Alexandra – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the anxiety and stress-reducing effects of drawing, using different drawing materials by promoting the development of student confidence. The drawing activities were designed to foster the exploration of identity, emotion, and sense of self, while encouraging the exploration of materials and mark making.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Stress Management, Art Education, Studio Art
Swanson, Sarah – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to measure the effects of fostering resilience through art education for students with severe physical disabilities ages 7-21. Recent trends of fostering resilience through art education were explored. Current attitudes towards art education for severely disables individuals were also explored. Of particular interest…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Art Education, Teaching Methods, Severe Disabilities
Waibel, Lindsay – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of trauma-informed care, specifically the application of a "identity-safe environment" in order to promote identity development in adolescents. Of specific interest to the researcher were the theories of adolescent development and techniques that serve to improve adolescent learning…
Descriptors: Trauma, Safety, Identification (Psychology), Adolescents
Skidmore, Kevin – Online Submission, 2014
As a part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), special education teachers work along with their student with special needs and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to create and implement Individualized Transition Plans (ITP) to assist the student with their transition to the post-school environment. As mandated by Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education
Geigle, Bryce A. – Online Submission, 2014
The aim of this thesis is to investigate and present the status of student synthesis with color coded formula writing for grade level six through twelve, and to make recommendations for educators to teach writing structure through a color coded formula system in order to increase classroom engagement and lower students' affect. The thesis first…
Descriptors: Color, Coding, Writing (Composition), Grade 6
Ives, Eugenia A. – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine and better understand the social cognitive effects of digital technology on teenagers' brains and their socialization processes, as well as to learn best practices with regard to digital technology consumption. An extensive literature review was conducted on the social cognitive effects of digital…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Computer Literacy
Ehinger, Jon – Online Submission, 2009
This thesis is an art-based research video demonstration of an alternate medium for art therapy. It postulates the value and validity of media arts as a therapeutic modality by way of adopting the major motion picture green screening technique for therapy with an at-risk youth population. Four male participants, raging from 16 to 19 years of age,…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Males, Adolescents, High School Students
Whisnant, Roberta Ann – Online Submission, 2009
Previous research involving adult survivors of CSA (childhood sexual abuse) indicates that approximately 77% of CSA victims did not report the abuse while in childhood. The purpose of this study was to examine CSA disclosure in childhood. Participants for this study were 137 children/adolescents ranging in ages from 2-16 interviewed at a child…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Mothers, Females
Williams, Brandi Elaine – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of the study was to describe self-reported influences on undergraduate students to choose social work as a major--including the social work populations and activities of interest to social work students. Fifty junior undergraduate students from California State University, Long Beach, participated in the study. A self-administered…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Social Work, Majors (Students)
Inesia-Forde, Angelina – Online Submission, 2005
One of the most significant problems in the area of learning disabilities and delinquency is failure in recognizing the characteristics of the LD (Learning Disabled) by the juvenile justice system. Therefore, a number of useful techniques, skills, and strategies are provided to help court officers, educators, mental health professionals, and…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Correctional Institutions, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons
Ofodile, Comfort N. – Online Submission, 2005
A child who is not granted a familial environment that is fundamentally consistent and harmonious will be more than likely to develop inconsistently, primarily psychologically and, perhaps even physically, in comparison to the accepted standards. This would idealistically make for a scenario within which the child grows into an adult who is under…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Influences, Marriage, Adolescents
Cohen, Gita – 2002
Adolescent substance abuse has been on the rise for the past few decades, constituting a major personal and social problem. According to researchers, the causes are many, including biological, temperamental, psychological, behavioral, and environmental factors. Yet, only a few intervention methods have proven effective. Numerous studies…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Jews, Judaism, Outcomes of Treatment
Gaon, Felicia – 2001
This study investigated the oral and written expression of 16 learning disabled students in a special education alternative high school. Students were offered two prompts: one written, one verbal. Written and oral responses were scored according to a rubric similar to that used for the New York State High School English Regents Examination.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Expressive Language, High School Students, High Schools
Posy, Yosef – 2001
This study compares the attitudes of two groups of professionals involved in adolescent drug and alcohol treatment regarding the usefulness of Mediated Learning Experience as a supplement to Multi Systemic Treatment (MST) for substance abuse. Fifteen social workers and 15 school psychologists completed a rating scale to record their opinions of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Counseling, Drug Rehabilitation
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