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    • 1 Chapter 1 Introduction Chemistry is "the study of matter and the changes it undergoes" (Buthelezi, Dingrando, Hainen, Wistrom & Zike, 2008, p. 4). Almost everything studied by scientists involves matter. Since this is the case, it is crucial to...
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    • 10 before they fell through the cracks. These students were then less likely to drop-out or quit their academic programs. The short-term interventions used included parental contact, after-school tutoring, Saturday school, lunchtime classes, and...
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    • 10 choosing to attend a post-secondary institution. The researchers defined college qualifications as being a culmination of cumulative grade point average, senior-class rank, aptitude test scores, and SAT/ACT test scores. They stood by their point...
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    • 10 Students with mathematics anxiety. Mathematics anxiety has also been of great concern in the learning of mathematics. Research shows that many capable students do poorly on mathematics exams despite knowing the concepts very well (Meece,...
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    • 12 example, in the field of computer programming, (Moran, Kornhaber, and Gardner, 2006) a common career choice for the mathematical/logical learner. Students who do well in traditional classrooms are mathematical/logical learners (Nolen, 2003). A...
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    • 12 The researchers found there were some students who really enjoyed the project and learned a lot from it and those who completed it just for the grade. The researchers suggested that the project was most beneficial if the student could really...
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    • 12 were paired with master teachers and then given extra training related to interventions that successfully worked with at-risk students (Henderson-Sparks, Paredes, and Gonzalez, 2002). These student teachers taught in lower socio-economic areas,...
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    • 13 having clear expectations of the students, having information about post-secondary education available in many forms and levels of understanding, having a personalized counseling program, making sure that testing and curriculum is arduous enough...
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    • 13 successfully have a significantly higher community participation rate at cultural, intellectual, athletic, and artistic events (Steinkamp, 1998, 34-59). Additionally, town-gown studies suggest that community members who have benefited from a...
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    • 14 believed by Radcliffe and Stephens (2008) that at-risk students may not become adequately prepared for any post-secondary training unless schools join forces with parents and other bodies to promote post-secondary education. The researchers...
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    • 14 VITA name. Most Universities run their VITA programs through their accounting offices by students as a fully-functioning nonprofit office (Hulsart, 2007, 48-50). VITA is a successful service-learning program because it provides tax information...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology The purpose of this thesis was to study the effects of a school-wide career introductions program on at-risk students’ perception of, interest in, and planning toward post-secondary education. The research questions that...
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    • 18 Instrumentation The data were collected through quantitative measures. I relied on the use of pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys. I used an adaptation of the Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) survey that our counselor has included on...
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    • 19 particular study. I entered the parts of the survey that would benefit this study into a Google Document Form and administered both the pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys online. I focused on whether or not exposing students to various...
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    • 2 1 6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a...
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    • 2 Objective The intent of this capstone experience was to gain the professional experience necessary to pursue further employment in the event planning industry. I used concepts learned during my communication graduate studies and applied this...
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    • 2 We have structured the school with flexibility in mind and believe a family environment exists that supports the students. Little time is devoted to college preparation or career exploration. Most of our students are not thinking that far in...
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    • 20 Chapter 4 Results In this chapter, the purpose of the study and research surveys are reviewed followed by an overview of questions asked during individual interviews. Analysis is then provided with summary data. Introduction The purpose of this...
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    • 20 measure growth from. I learned if students had post secondary goals, if they are receiving post secondary advisement and if so from where and most important I found what careers interested them most. Most students were only receiving advisement...

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