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College of Education and Human Service Professions Theses and Dissertations  [89]

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This collection of theses and dissertations contains research works produced by UMD graduate students. Some of these were submitted in an electronic format, and others were digitized from the print copy deposited in the Kathryn A. Martin Library.

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A Proposed Score Sheet for the Evaluation of Elementary Science Textbooks

Lahti, James A (1961-03)
It is the purpose of this study (1) to review the literature to determine what are the accepted criteria for evaluating an elementary science textbook, (2) to survey experienced elementary teachers to determine what ...

The Influence of Feedback Statement Sequence and a Challenging Goal on Task Performance

Lakowske, Areanna M (2016-05)
The purpose of the present study was to examine the use of combined positive and corrective feedback statements to improve performance in the presence of a challenging “stretch” goal. A within-subjects design was used ...

Effectiveness of Education Reform Initiatives within the Context of Poverty

Spehar, Thomas John (2015)
Practical “education reform” in school districts across the county has focused on the system of education comprised of education leaders, teachers, parents and the students. While the system appears to be full of activity ...

Parental Involvement In Youth Sports

Olson, Ella (2014)

Effects of Mindfulness in Motion on Adults with Multiple Sclerosis

Gilbertson, Rachel M (2015)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder that can negatively affect physical and cognitive abilities and mental health. Although there is no known cause or cure for MS, increased stress levels is thought to ...

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