ThesisExamining Funding for Arts in Education at Oakland Unified School District: A Mixed Methods ApproachPersaud, SaritaThis study seeks to address the issue of lack of funding for the arts in education through a mixed methods approach by examining the role accountability systems have played in shaping education policy and specifically considering the ramifications of . . .
Masters ThesisUniversity students’ perceptions of the impact of a wilderness education program on their personal growth, resilience, and sense of communityCoriell, Bryn PaulsenThis study examines students’ perceptions of the impact of a wilderness education program on their resilience, personal growth, and sense of community. Wilderness education is a hands-on style of teaching and learning that is set in an immersion envir . . .
ThesisInvestigating the Nature of Science Understanding of Pre-Service Elementary Teachers in an Integrated Physical Science CourseUmar, RyanAs part of a scientific and technology-oriented society, the public is exposed to scientific knowledge on a daily basis. Scientists relay important information regarding issues such as the reliability of DNA evidence, global climate change, and the le . . .
DissertationMomeni, PersisThis dissertation is a mixed methods study using pre-existing high school cumulative GPA scores to examine if significant difference in student success over the course of three years exists after full service community school implementation within Dis . . .