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Theses from 2013

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Creating High Quality Assessments for a Bilingual Population, Leigh Sanna

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The Holodomor: Genocide and National Identity, Nicolas D. Sawicky

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Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of a Basal Reading Program, Stephanie Schepis

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The Civil War Years: Rochester and the Civil War, Alan Schlageter

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The Impact of Mindfulness on Anxiety and Coping Strategies in Children: A Quantitative Study, Stephanie Skorman Cicero

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Bridging The Transition From Middle School To High School, Rozetta Smith

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The Role of Technology in a Sixth Grade Classroom, Lauren K. Spiotta

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From Denial to Acceptance: How the Confederacy Came To Terms with the American Civil War, Ann E. Stachowski

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First Grade Teachers’ Perspectives on Using Nonfiction Texts in Guided Reading and Read-Aloud Lessons, Emily Sullivan

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The Effects of Technology in Society and Education, Brian Sutton

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Cultivating Reading Motivation in a Middle School Classroom Using Independent Reading, Nicole L. Tavolino

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Writing Rubrics as Formative Assessments in an Elementary Classroom, Debra M. Taylor

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Mental Health Awareness Among Parents in an Urban High School, Nicole Taylor

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The Effectiveness of Group Counseling on the Self-Esteem of Adolescent Girls, Elissa Townsend

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Differentiation in the Elementary School Reading Program and Student Achievement, Sharon A. Tramonto

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A Collection of Guided Note-packets and PowerPoint Presentations to be Used in the Earth Science Classroom: With a focus on multi-modal representations and writing in science, Leigh W. Trifeletti

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Culturally Responsive Teaching, Yajaira Walker

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Media, His Physical Image, and Teaching Implications, Eric R. Waples

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Group Versus Individual Therapy in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: Finding Interventions that Work, Cailley Wayman

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American Vernacular music in the Social Studies Classroom, Eric C. Yanis

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Revitalizing the Physics Curriculum: Introducing Game-Based Learning as an Effective Educational Technique in the Physics Curriculum, W. David Yochum

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Effective Literacy Based Software Programs in a 5th Grade Environment, Randall Yu

Theses from 2012

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Use of Dialogue Joumals to Support Independent Reading in a Fourth Grade Classroom, Kylie Armstrong

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Semiotics in Education, Charles Duncan Arney

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A Compilation of Literacy Strategies to be Used in Science and Earth Science Units, Robert J. Atkinson Jr

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Effects of Environmental Enrichment on Learning a Discrimination Task by Captive White-spotted Bamboo Sharks (Chiloscyllium plagiosum), Danielle M. Barbiero-Turk

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Integrating Social Emotional Learning with English Language Arts: Creating Relevancy to Reading and Writing, Claire E. Bateman

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How Elementary Teachers Craft Their Instruction During a 90-minute Reading Block to Meet the Needs of Readers who Struggle, Jennifer Berrigan

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Strategies and Interventions for Increasing Homework Completion and Accuracy, Matthew Bonawitz

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Exploring the Use of Interactive Read Alouds to Support the Literacy Development of Fifth Graders Receiving Academic Intervention Services, Abbey L. Boyst

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RTI Implementation and Differentiation for Primary School English Language Learners, Shelly Sue Budziszewski

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Dietary Effects of Non-native Species on Yellow Perch, Perca flavescens, Reproductive Performance, Christina Ann Cappelli

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Any Bodies' Protest Novel: Challenging the Politics of Canon Formation in the works of Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, and James Baldwin, Anthony M. Casciano

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Effects of Watching Television While Exercising, Karen M. Casilio

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Therapist’s Perceptions of Self-Care, Stephanie Catlin-Rakoski

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Teachers Perceptions of Interventions for Children with Autism in a School Setting, Carli M. Cavanaugh

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Spirituality: A Tool for Professional School Counselors Working in an Urban Secondary Setting, Alexander M. Clark

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Pairing and Comparing in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom, Elizabeth A. Clark

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Student Attitudes Towards Writing and the Effects on Writing Progress, Kathryn A. Clark

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Toska: Stories, Ryan Conaughty

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A Compilation of Rubrics to be Used in Chemistry to Emphasize Argumentative Writing in the Science Classroom, Rachel M. Coon

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Typha Control and Sedge/Grass Meadow Restoration on a Lake Ontario Wetland, Alex Czayka

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A Curriculum Project on Quadratics Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Donovan J. Daily

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The Effects of Parental Reading and Teaching on Kindergarten Children's School Readiness, Erin M. Dawson

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Everyday Heroes : The Civil Rights Movement in Holmes County, Mississippi, Anna Delaney

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Obstacles to Attending Treatment in an Urban Mental Health Clinic: A Client’s Perspective Approach to Identifying Factors Influencing Treatment Attendance, Nicholas M. Delaney

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Northeast Woodland Native American Warfare & the Iroquois Response to the Colonial Era, Andrew Thomas Ehnot

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The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education, Cristie R. Ellison

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How Fifth-Grade Inclusion Teachers within a Suburban School District, Use Assessments to Guide the Literacy Needs of Their Students, Christine Erne

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The Modern Vampire as Romantic Hero: Acceptance, Love and Self-Control, Lindsey M. Fenicchia

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Parents’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Home-School Journaling as an Effective Method for Two-Way Communication and Collaboration, Tabitha Fidanza

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A Study of the Sequestration of Melanin-Concentrating Hormone Receptor-1 in Caveolae: A Potential Mode of Cell Signaling Regulation by an Appetite-Stimulating Hormone, Lauren D. Field

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Implementing the Common Core Learning Standards in Grade Three: Teaching for College and Career Readiness through the Social Studies Content Area, Trista Fiorino

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Characterization of TbLpn in Trypanosoma brucei, Alyssa S. Frainier

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How to Threaten His Hegemony: The Nameless Women of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men and Meridel Le Sueur' s The Girl, Celine Geary

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Conferring with Readers to Develop Reading Proficiency, Sandra Goettelman

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The Effectiveness of Character Education Programs in Middle and High Schools, Chelsea E. Graff

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Exploring the Literacy Development of Preschoolers Through Theme-Based Center Activities, Shannon Gross

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Incorporating Literacy Props in Preschool Play, Andrea Guck

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Teacher Knowledge of School Counselor Responsibilities, Laura G. Hale

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What’s the Deal With Junie?: Responses from Second and Third Graders to Junie B. Jones, Sarah C. Hull

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How Reading Newspapers Influences the Literacy Leaming of the African American Male Student, Debra Ann Joseph-McEwen

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Electronic Books and Emergent Literacy Development, Joseph G. Juzwiak

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The Effect of Play on the Literacy Development of Students with Severe Disabilities, Lindsay Marie Kelly

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Rescuing Van Weyden, Jonathan A. Kerner

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The Effects of Past Experiences on the Vocabulary Use and Sentence Structure of a Two-Year-Old, Maureen Krencik

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Geometry Curriculum for High School Students During a Summer School Program, Kyle E. Kucsmas

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Using Literature to Support Second Graders' Critical Literacy of Civil Rights, Nicole M. Leo

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Investigating Burnout at a County Mental Health Agency, David B. Luce

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Dropout: Students leaving urban high schools prior to graduation, Jeffrey K. Mangini

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A Look at Ability Grouping vs. Cooperative Learning, Laura Martin

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How the Accelerated Reading Program Supports the Comprehension Development of Struggling Readers, Emily A. McLean

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Alternative Strategies for Teaching Mathematics, Nathan D. Moore

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Through Grace and Grit: Northern Women's Contributions to the American Civil War, Amelia Luel Morgan

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Authentic Topics as Organizers for Instruction, Cassandra M. Moulton

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Characterization of in vitro and in vivo enzymatic activity of TbLpn and its role in phospholipids biosynthesis in Trypanosoma brucei, Dominic Nyamai Munini

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A Comparison of Homework Practices in an Adolescent Mathematics Classroom, Brian Paganin

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Context Based Science Instruction, Hanna S. Panek

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Developing Epistemological Values in Students using Microsoft Excel(R) as a Software-Based Support Tool, David L. Peck

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Interest Books and Engagement in Reading, Stephanie Rufina Peckham

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Use of Computer Technologies in Supporting 3rd Graders' Literacy Development, Nicole M. Pensgen

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Oatka Creek Water Quality Assessment: Identifying Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution with Application of the SWAT Model, Dale Matthew Pettenski

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Seesaw, Caroline M. Povinelli

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Parents’ Perceptions of Factors Influencing Student’s Attendance, Amy L. Powell

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The Use of Hands-On Comprehension Games in Literacy Development, Maria Prestigiacomo

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The Impact of Group Counseling on the Self-Esteem Levels of Students Who Have Been Identified as the Targets of Bullying Aggressors, Christine D. Reber

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Mathematics Curriculum Revised to Align to Common Core State Standards, Ashley Redino

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Complacency and Conformity: How the Elimination of Individual Choice Creates Perfect Dystopian Societies, Lauren L. Rohan

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Factors Influencing Readers When Matching Texts to Struggling Students, Brian P. Romeo

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The Civil Rights Movement: What Progress Has Been Made Since The 1950s?, James J. Schroeder

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From Mufflers to the Mütter: Essays on Everyday Spectacle, Pauline S. Smith

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Down The Rabbit Hole: A look at integrating classic literature into a secondary mathematics curriculum, Adam E. Sokol

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Evaluation of Concurrent Operant Preference Assessment For Identification of Social Consequences in Adolescents: Daily Living Skills in a Residential Setting, Elizabeth A. Speares

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How Does Incorporating Multi-Sensory Approaches Into Literacy Instruction Influence the Literacy Development of Preschoolers?, Jennifer Stonier

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Multimodality in the Science Classroom: A Focus on Multimedia Representations and How Students Learn, Natalie Suflita

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Meaningful Use of Animation and Simulation in the Science Classroom, Kevin T. Swain

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The Decision and the Debate: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Nick Tolleson

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The Use of Authentic Context to Foster Independent Learning in Science, Ignacy Urbanski

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Checking Middle School Mathematics Assignments for Completion, Kara K. Utegg

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A Kindergarten Teacher's Exploration of Independent Learning Activities, Nicole A. Vaughn