Date of Award

Summer 7-16-2013

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Dr. Don Halquist

Abstract

This five week study looks at the impact of journaling, through email, with a student with emotional disturbances. Interviews, journal entries, and observation field notes are analyzed and reveal positive effects of email journaling. Following five weeks of journaling the student demonstrated increased rates of engagement in a writing activity, improved self-efficacy, as well as a strengthened relationship with his teacher.

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