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    • Physician & Patient Communication 88 The purpose of this study was to examine the narratives of physicians and patients through grounded theory method, discover emergent themes and with those themes, attempt to fill in gaps of knowledge regarding...
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    • EL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN MATH 20 math and other content assessments. However, the support provided for these students often does not match their specific individual needs (Abedi, 2009; Clark, 2009; Cuevas, 1984; Pascopella, 2011; Willner et...
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    • Identifying and Motivating Reluctant Fifth Grade Readers: Using Positive Reading Opportunities to Encourage Intrinsic Reading Enjoyment A Thesis submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree...
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    • i Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction ....................................................................................................................1 Chapter 2: Literature Review...
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    • 3 • What effects do positive reading experiences have on unmotivated and apathetical readers who are currently scoring at or near benchmark levels on reading assessments? • Can participating in positive reading interventions and learning...
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    • 17 Motivating Reluctant Readers Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and interaction—engaged students are motivated for literacy...
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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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    • RECEPTION PERCEPTION 25 My biggest goal in life was to be a mom. You know? And now I’m here, and I’m here all the time and I spend more time here than I do with my kids and that’s not my goal. So I told my husband, “No, this is not working out. I...
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    • 24 Book Clubs An effective activity geared at motivating aliterate and apathetical readers is participation in a learning club, specifically book clubs (sometimes referred to as literature circles). Guthrie and Anderson suggest, “In our (reading)...
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    • 25 personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
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    • 28 Educators have a huge effect on student motivation. Enthusiasm can help undo years and years of self-perceived failure. Demos and Foshay have reflected on the importance of the teacher’s role in modeling reading enthusiasm. Since disengagement...
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    • RECEPTION PERCEPTION 33 Daniela’s thoughts were similar: “You pretty much are the face, of not just the provider, but your whole clinic. So the receptionist is pretty much top notch. You gotta win the patients over…You have to be top notch as much...
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    • SOCIAL THINKING INTERVENTIONS 27 term development of social communicative behavior and expand the developmental gap between these children and their typical peers (para 1). Growing evidence in research literature has shown that children with autism...
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    • RECEPTION PERCEPTION 34 you’re never really helping people much.” The desire to help people on a more personal basis was consistent with others. For example, Kassie spoke of her former employment: I honestly feel like when I was a 911 operator, I...
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    • 34 Participants and Setting Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were elementary teachers and students at Eagle Elementary School. A specific emphasis was placed toward third-grade, fourth-grade, and fifth-grade teachers, as well...
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    • 35 and aliterate (students who can read, but choose not to) readers. A complete log of events was kept to record activities related to the creative project. All materials have been properly compiled and organized for review as part of this study,...
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    • 15 (Conner & Norman, 1995). Completion of an activity may be enough for some students to feel success, while others may need to be proficient in order to enjoy that success. This confirms the importance of teachers giving positive feedback and...
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    • will lower the childhood obesity rate in the school by educating and motivating students to live healthier lifestyles. The purpose of this study was to (a) determine if the eight-week STEP Express program can be effective in lowering the rate of...

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