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    • 7 high schools and alternative high schools and school wide versus pull out post-secondary introduction program. There has not been a study that focuses on students who live in rural areas, are members of low SES, have little parental support,...
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    • 8 Parental influence. Over 40 years of research has been documented stating that the greatest influence on a student’s choice is his or her family (Engberg & Wolniak, 2010). Horn and Chen (1998) found that general parental involvement increases the...
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    • DAVID’S VS. GOLIATH 27 Chapter 4: Results As discussed above, Jones and Pittman’s (1982) self-presentational strategies were categorized and studied in multiple communication settings. The five classes in the taxonomy include ingratiation,...
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    • 3 Chapter 2 Literature Review The focus of this literature review was on adolescent ELLs in terms of reading struggles and comprehension in the American mainstream classroom and what can be done in the classroom to help meet their current needs. In...
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    • 15 post-secondary goals. It is difficult to find documentation regarding students who are considered at-risk. At-risk students tend to have parents who are not vested in their child’s future and/or may not know how to positively influence decisions...
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    • 5 disadvantage compared to fellow classmates who are native English speakers. “These students are not only required to compete with native speakers of English with respect to academic or literacy related language skills, they must also acquire the...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction...................................................................................................................1 Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study...
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    • 11 instruction makes use of meaningful repetition, effective instruction increases the depth of students’ vocabulary knowledge, effective instruction fosters independence” (p. 77-79). Reading Programs and Interventions Involving ELLs While...
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    • 12 literacy has been studied for better understanding and practice but there has not been as much attention to those adolescents who still struggle with content-area reading. One particular study by Denton, Wexler, Vaughn, and Bryan (2008) was...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 2 once stated that, “Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself ("The quote garden," 2012). Music therapy has been used for many different...
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    • 13 ELLs as well as on EO students. As they set forth with different reading components, their study did confirm that the implementation of the vocabulary intervention in the mainstream classroom positively influenced both ELLs and EO students...
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    • 2 money from the National Defense Education Act and began providing schools with technology (Jones, 2010). Background, Significance, Purpose Statement, and Study Setting Modern technology is becoming more advanced in how it is implemented as an...
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    • 14 Other vocabulary programs are available, but not many have been carefully researched and approved. “Few independent research studies have been conducted on popular commercial reading programs, but the use of such programs in secondary schools is...
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    • 3 concept mastery using an interactive whiteboard versus using traditional whiteboards and non-electronic manipulatives. The purpose of this study was to analyze how the implementation of an interactive whiteboard, such as a SMART Board, in an...
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    • 5 Chapter 2 Literature Review Researching on the best approach for teaching elementary students mathematics, with the use of interactive whiteboards, one must, look at how mathematics with the use of interactive whiteboards has evolved. In this...
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 7 Music involves many parts of the brain. While music participation is happening, the brain’s ability to information increases. Researchers believe that music is the best exercise for our brain. Studies on musicians vs....
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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 9 a viola played sixteen melodies for the children. Four of each song represented sad, angry, happy and frustrated emotions. There was a control group of one hundred college-aged students, so the researchers could...
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    • 31 Appendix A Your child is being asked to participate in the research study, “Motivating at-risk teens to set post-secondary goals.” Researchers are required to provide a consent form to inform you about the study, to convey that your consent and...
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    • DAVID’S VS. GOLIATH 45 Conclusion The results found in this study opens the doorway for understanding what boutiques believe to be the strengths great enough that they broadcast it to the world. Previous studies in the area of impressions and...

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