The purpose of this study was to determine if
students' school-related attitudes are significantly
affected by teacher classroom discipline management based
upon concepts contained in Judicious Discipline: A Constitutional
Perspective for School Rules (Gathercoal, 1986).
The data relative to student school-related attitudes
of elementary, middle, and high school students toward...
The purpose of this study was to assess the attitudes of teachers at the
elementary, middle, and high school levels toward student rights and
classroom management. Specifically this study was designed to analyze the
effect Judicious Discipline: A Constitutional Perspective for School Rules and
Decisions had upon teacher attitudes toward...
This study examined the effects of an eight week Rational Emotive Education Program (REE) on the perception of locus of control and the reduction of the number of disciplinary referrals of self-revealing children of alcoholics (COA's) in a school setting. The sample included 74 randomly selected middle school students. The...
Statement of the Problem:
The focal point of student activity centers around a student's
residential affiliation. Therefore, a student's residence should be
considered as a vital area for continued research. There have been
a number of studies directly related to a student population, some
focusing on activities and some on...
This study examined the singular and combined effects of a
progressive relaxation and biofeedback monitoring program upon Trait
Anxiety, Sports Competition Anxiety, blood pressure, heart rate, and
muscle tension as measured by EMG readings. The programs were
administered over a six-week sequence, with pre-measures utilizing
the Spielberger Trait Anxiety measure,...
The study's goal was to develop and initially validate the Food
Fantasies Questionnaire, a self-report therapeutic and research
instrument which assesses the occurrence and content of highly
irrational food cognitions (fantasies) common to eating disorders in
relation to seven theoretically derived factors characterisic of the
disorders: fear, anxiety, revulsion, pleasure,...
In the process of adjusting to a new institutional environment,
transfer students will often experience difficulties and
these difficulties may limit their academic potential. Can an
institution create a formal process which can help the transfer
student adjust to the institutional environment? This study is an
examination of a program--an...
Mentor teachers are currently seen as a solution to
education's dilemma of how to orient beginners into the
profession and provide educational advancement for its most
capable, experienced teachers. One goal of Oregon's mentor
program is to have mentors provide their proteges with
instructional assistance through an observation process.