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    • 10 Applied Biosystems (AB 2006, Foster City, CA) and the PowerPlex 16 produced by Promega Corporation (Promega 2008, Madison, WI.). The kit used in this study was the Promega PowerPlex16 multiplex kit, which detects sixteen STRs while the Applied...
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    • 11 short-term improvement in their experimental group. After one year the experimental group continued to outperform the control group (Iseman, 2011). As beneficial as this strategy was for the experimental group, its efficacy is still only...
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    • 110 Evaluation of Fit section (Hoyle, 1995). SEM consists of several steps including model specification, estimation, evaluation of model fit, model modification and interpretation (Hoyle, 1995). Model specification. In the specification step, a...
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    • 111\UR Service· to the stu­\! V dents this year has giv­en satisfaction; our. val ues and prices have kept them cOIning right alo11g. Our ailn is to be mod­ern, bu t not extreme; he11ce our goods are Ed. E. Crouse Shoe Shop \Alho said Ed Crouse was...
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    • 12 Under conditions calculated to increase math anxiety in females, males tended to overwhelmingly outperform females (Beilock, 2008). However, both males and females can be negatively affected by math anxiety. In another study, after being given a...
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    • 14 (1996) conducted a study to determine if a text was too easy, appropriate, or too difficult for the 38 participants involved. Their criterion was based on percentages of scores: under 40% meant that the text was too difficult; 40% to 60% meant...
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    • 14 number of glass microscope slides were touched by a donor and held for 3-5 seconds. This was to ensure that a solid print was placed on each slide and therefore a sufficient source for the DNA to be collected. The experiment had two trials, with...
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    • ! 14! Staw and Calder’s (Staw and Calder, 1980) study of Intrinsic motivation and norms about payment sought to learn if certain circumstances inhibit the effect of extrinsic rewards. Previous studies had determined that under certain...
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    • 15 achievement in reading is higher at the end of the school year than it was at the beginning of the year (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl, 2005). One study shows that, when using ability grouping for reading instruction,...
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    • 15 need to be developed so that they provide new ways to assess the non-cognitive skills that students need to succeed in college and in the workplace. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) proposes that a growth-based evaluation be included into...
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    • 15 results; not all participants’ knowledge could cover all possible items. Therefore, the results were not completely valid and reliable. Brown suggested that a cloze test should be constructed to fit a particular group of participants. Pickering...
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    • 16 lasting and effective. Time becomes one of the most important factors when evaluating organizational support; allowances and accommodations must be made to provide teachers appropriate time to utilize learned skills to their fullest potential...
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    • 16 Literature Review Theory During the course of my capstone internship, I examined how the assignment exemplified concepts in John A. Ledingham’s Relationship Management Theory. This theory purports that “public relations balances the interests of...
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    • 17 Chapter 3 Methodology As Lesaux, Kieffer, Faller, and Kelly (2010) pointed out, “Despite the importance of vocabulary knowledge for older readers and its role in the academic difficulties of many learners, it is rarely an emphasis in middle...
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    • 18 material, oral and silent reading, monitoring, and wide and repeated reading (Reutzel & Cooter, 2007). Fluency is often measured by the number of words read per minute. There are many assessments to measure fluency, but one of the best known is...
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    • 18 McCabe, Margolis, & Barenbaum (2001) conducted a study that compared the Woodcock - Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery-Revised (WJ-R) and the QRI-II tests. The researchers discussed the importance of providing students with materials that were...
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    • 18 measured as the ability to understand narrative and expository text, shown in a national sample of students (Campbell, Voelkl, & Donahue, 1997). At all three ages studied (9,13, and 17 years), the more highly engaged readers showed higher...
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    • 18 negative, that child’s awareness of contingencies affecting their own behavior is increased (Appolloni, Cooke & Strain, 1976). In some instances, student removal from the classroom and placement in a less stimulating environment such as a...
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    • 18 outdoor activity engages students, where nature is the manipulative, resulting in reviewing concepts like ratios, proportions, percents, measurements and random sampling while addressing the bodily/kinesthetic and naturalist...
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    • 18 States and conducted within the past fifteen years. All studies found support a positive connection between physical activity and student achievement for students. These studies are slightly different and use varying measurement tools and tests to...

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