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    Graduate Project
    Granados, Barbara
    “Disruptive behavior in the classroom, poor academic performance, out-ofcontrol emotions: if you work with adolescents, you are well aware of the challenges this age group presents. What if there was a way to calm these students down and arm them with . . .
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    Hernandez, Jorge
    While there are prior studies regarding teacher shortage solutions, compilations of study results regarding teacher shortages have been sparse. It is not known how, based on historical evidence, the public educational system has addressed the teacher . . .
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    Fisher, Lynn Anne
    The Wonder City project was conducted at McKinley Elementary School in San Gabriel, California for two consecutive school years, from August 2016 to June 2017 and from August 2017 to June 2018 including two different second grade groups of students. T . . .
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    Gonzalez, Guadalupe
    This analytical research is focused on an intensive reading intervention program for struggling readers in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. The intention of the program is to provide intensive reading interventions early enough in order to h . . .
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    Tang, Chao
    ABSTRACT This thesis studies the curricula for English major in China. It summarizes the developments and reforms of curricula in used by Chinese universities over the past twenty years and compares and contrast the current curricula with the ones use . . .
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    Tucker, Terri
    The purpose of this project was to create a handbook for Kindergarten teachers providing lessons meeting Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and general curriculum. The lesson plans within the handbook emphasize curriculum based, . . .
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    Montemayor, Jennifer
    The purpose of this project was to create a handbook of strategies to assist primary grade level teachers for implementing variable seating. It presented strategies and techniques to help implement variable seating in the classroom which used peer rev . . .
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    Iverson De Luca, Kimberly
    Students that have difficulty reading often continue to fall behind their peers as they progress through the grades. Often times Language Arts curricula is not engaging in its methodology. This paper theorizes that students in a Special Education Reso . . .
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    Bistline, Lindsey
    Due to the influx of life changes, such as moving out, financial stressors, and learning to be independent, and with 75% of mental illnesses being diagnosed by the age of 24 and 9% of all adults experiencing symptoms of mental illness in their lifetim . . .
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    Richartz, Janae
    In order to close the achievement gap nation-wide, teachers need proper training and assistance with the implementation of the newly adopted Common Core Math Standards. Due to the current lack of support and resources, teachers are forced to spend the . . .
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    Gregorio, Irasema
    With an increase in English language learners (ELLs) and the rigorous requirements imposed by the CCSS, teachers are left unprepared and ELLs to stay afloat (Johnson & Wells, 2017, p. 1). As a result, this handbook of reading and writing strategies wa . . .
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    Zhou, Yuxin
    Employee training is essential in addressing the gaps in the skill levels of the staff of any organization. Many companies, particularly those in the hotel industry, experience regular changes in business and the technology they use. If proper employe . . .
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    Gonzalez, Elena
    This handbook was created to address the need of servicing English Language Learners and the school district’s mission of closing the academic vocabulary gap by having all their identified English Learners attain English proficiency. The English Langu . . .
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    Roldan, Cristina
    Elementary school teachers generally know that every child is a unique individual, yet most teachers still teach students in a standardized way, as if they grew up in the same home, same neighborhood, with access to the same resources, living with bot . . .
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    Jimenez, Stacy
    Foreign language educators are required to instruct in different methods that vary by school sites. How do they go about implementing what they learn via trainings or implementing their administrative desires? What makes a foreign language educator ma . . .
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    Beckman (Johnson), Vanessa
    There is evidence that students do not find social studies as valuable as other academic subjects. They are less enthusiastic about learning social studies than other topics, and in general they like other subjects more. (Dundar & Rapoport, 2014). The . . .
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    Mueller, Eugene
    This project focused on the internal factors that impact Special Education teachers’ decisions to stay, transfer, and/or leave the profession altogether. Specifically, the Literature Review found in Chapter 2 of this project revealed that Special Educ . . .
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    Beltran, Julie
    English literature courses in high school have been predominantly fiction based. Nonfiction is included in the curriculum, but the majority of the reading in the courses has been fiction. The implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in . . .
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    Bell, Nicole
    With the United States falling behind other countries in mathematics, creating uniform national standards that define mathematic content was a priority to gain competency in mathematics (Schmidt, 2012). The Common Core State Standards of Mathematics ( . . .
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    Fernandes, Rhea
    Compliance training helps to mitigate risks and incidents of unethical behavior by employees that may lead to financial and reputational ruin. Compliance training within the banking industry and the financial sector includes (but not limited to) shari . . .
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    Mora Mayo, Ryann
    This projects purpose is to show the reader that field trips serve a purpose to school age children and are extremely beneficial. The approach to prove the purpose of field trips is through experiential learning theories and practices explained in cha . . .
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    Dowling, Aaron
    As education progresses, new ideas on how and what to teach will come into focus. New ideas will replace the old ones. While progress is needed, it does not need to occur by forgetting practices of the past, instead learning from past practices while . . .
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    Andrade, Robert
    Students of high school world history courses around the country often struggle to remain engaged and interested in the subject (Wiersma, 2008). Additionally, unwillingness to complete assignments is affecting their achievements and lowering their gra . . .
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    Ng, Roger
    The purpose of this project was to create a handbook for Kindergarten teachers providing Physical Education lessons meeting Common Core Standards, Physical Education Standards, and general curriculum. The lesson plans within the handbook emphasis the . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Ruiz, Karla
    The purpose of this project was to raise awareness on school shootings and show educators how they can integrate school shootings in their curriculum. It contains curriculum on one month-long unit of language arts. Many educators want to integrate soc . . .
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    Latham, Kathy
    The purpose of this project was to create a handout designed for parents and guardians of students with special needs. Alongside the handout, a lesson was developed to showcase the Community Cultural Wealth that students with disabilities bring to the . . .
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    Mahler, Ryan
    Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) college students benefit from using metacognitive reading strategies, yet not all methods are equally effective at increasing reading comprehension. Factors cited in the literature that are responsible for low test score . . .
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    Howe Jr., Courtney
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been a topic of confusion and controversy for many years amongst psychological, educational and behavioral professionals. This problem stems from a lack of adequate knowledge of the condition and how to successfully . . .
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    Granado, Antonio Manuel
    With the increased interest of two-way dual immersion programs in the United States, bilingualism for monolingual English-speaking students was emerging as a viable option to traditional classroom settings. This project was created using peer reviewed . . .
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    Graduate Project
    Messick, Kurt
    Lectures and note taking have dominated the teaching style inside a social studies classroom for decades. Many educators now argue that students necessitate more than a simple transfer of knowledge (Michel, Cater, & Varela, 2009). The merger of techno . . .
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    Tang, Chao
    ABSTRACT This thesis studies the curricula for English major in China. It summarizes the developments and reforms of curricula in used by Chinese universities over the past twenty years and compares and contrast the current curricula with the ones use . . .
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    Lake, Tammylee
    The intention of this project was to create a handbook for middle school teachers to aid in the strengthening of number sense by providing strategies and lessons aligned with Common Core Mathematical Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practi . . .
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    Mason, Dillon
    This project provides a lesson guide and lesson plan integrating NGSS engineering practices and performance expectations to biology performance expectations. The U.S. is in high demand for professionals with a strong STEM background. The Next Generati . . .
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    Rios, Laura
    This project provided college access resources and Latino/a parents of first generation college students. It presented a series of informational workshops on college access and to provide guidance to Latino/a parents and help them support their childr . . .
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    Miramontes, Kevin
    The purpose of this project was to create a guide to assist parents in supporting their identified Special Education child K-12. It presented strategies and techniques to help guide parents in the navigation of developing an action plan centered on su . . .
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    Endo, Lani
    This project focused on school culture enrichment and elementary school administrators. It presented a handbook of strategies to enrich school culture using peer reviewed research and best practices as discussed in Chapter Two of the project.
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    Chen, Shijun
    The purpose of this project was to create a Web-based eLearning module in pharmacology for graduate nursing students. This research examined the existing studies on the role of technologies in the aspects of eLearning, blended or hybrid learning, simu . . .
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    Jow, Christin
    Problems are ongoing as schools attempt to build relationships with parents through constant communication (St. George, 2010). With technology becoming increasingly popular, schools have access to innovative ways to improve communication. The purpose . . .
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    Mendolia-Moore, Tracy
    College campus tours are one of the best recruiting tools for prospective students. As competition between universities target the best and brightest, universities are developing innovative campus tours to lure in the best students. In a poll conducte . . .
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    Han, Samantha
    The purpose of this project was to create a handbook of suggestions for elementary teachers to assist in the transition to an administrative position. It contains a resource handbook created using peer reviewed research and best practices.
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    Tucker, Terri
    The purpose of this project was to create a handbook for Kindergarten teachers providing lessons meeting Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and general curriculum. The lesson plans within the handbook emphasize curriculum based, . . .
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    Rangel, Marisol
    Parent involvement in schools is a crucial component to student learning; however, schools continue to struggle with having parents attend school related meetings or workshops. One main conflict is that there is no effective approach or method of impl . . .
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    O'Connor, Kamilah
    The Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) framework provides a practical approach to handling discipline in schools. The researcher used peer-reviewed data and best practices to provide a concise resource handbook that serves as a foundat . . .
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    Shu, Walter
    History is an important subject that all students must take to meet graduation requirements, yet most college students take this subject for granted. Previous studies have proven that many could not remember a single major event in American history. F . . .
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    Edward, Coronado III
    Modern college students lack the foundational academic skills necessary to succeed in college-level coursework (Bettinger, Boatman, & Long, 2013; McGuire & McGuire, 2015; NSSE, 2016; Raab & Adam, 2005). Increasingly, colleges and universities are focu . . .
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    Torres, Sarah
    In order for educators to increase parental involvement and to better improve student success, teachers need the proper training and assistance on different methods they can use to increase parental involvement. Due to the lack of support and resource . . .
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    Vega, Julieta
    Parents of first graders are willing to put forth the effort to support their children in reading skills but lack the necessary skills and knowledge to do so. Fortunately, teachers are making it easier than ever to provide these parents assistance by . . .
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    Hartigan, Kathleen
    Argumentative writing is a central component to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS); however, secondary students struggle with building effective claims that are supported by evidence and analysis. The blame cannot be put on the students. The CCSS . . .
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    Avila, Israel
    After highlighting and comparing the way collaboration is defined and operationalized in existing research, this study reviews research on collaboration and conducts an in-depth analysis of research that examines the effect of teacher collaboration on . . .