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    • Adolescent ego development: relationship to family cohesion and adaptability 

      Bakken, Linda; Romig, Charles A. (Elsevier, 1989-03)
      Adolescence has been a focus of research for several decades. Recently, a portion of this body of research has addressed the relationship between adolescent development and family functioning. The intent of much of this ...
    • Teens at risk for pregnancy: the role of ego development and family processes 

      Romig, Charles A.; Bakken, Linda (Elsevier, 1990-06)
    • Interpersonal needs in middle adolescents: companionship, leadership and intimacy 

      Bakken, Linda; Romig, Charles A. (Elsevier, 1992-09)
      Recent research suggests that, along with identity, intimacy is an important developmental construct during adolescence. Are there gender differences in current society regarding intimacy development? Two hundred and seven ...
    • Bias in learning disabilities placement 

      Stone, B. J. (Ammons Scientific, 1993-06)
      A nationally representative sample of 20,614 eighth grade students was examined for bias in placement decisions for children said to have learning disabilities. Factors investigated for bias were race, sex, and socioeconomic ...
    • A phonologically based analysis of misspellings by third graders with disordered-phonology histories 

      Clarke-Klein, S.; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937- (American Speech - Language - Hearing Association, 1995-08)
      Misspellings evidenced in written responses of third graders during administration of a battery containing 25 true words and 20 nonsense syllable items were analyzed phonologically. Children with histories of disordered ...
    • Learning disabilities and learned helplessness: a heuristic approach 

      ; Hersh, C. A.; Stone, B. J.; Ford, L. (Informa Healthcare, 1996-02)
      This study investigated whether students with learning disabilities exhibited learned helpless behavior at a greater rate than their normal achieving peers when confronted with reading failure. Forty-five third grade ...
    • Cultural values at the individual level and the malleability of ways of knowing 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Easter, Marilyn (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis LTD, 2/23/2014)
      This research tested the relationship between individuals cultural values and the malleability in their ways of knowing in two social contexts. Two hundred and ninety-two college students majoring in either business or ...
    • Epistemological beliefs and thinking about everyday controversial issues 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Hutter, Rosetta (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2002-01)
      The authors investigated the relationship between individuals' beliefs about the nature of knowledge and the nature of learning (epistemological beliefs) and their thinking about everyday controversial issues. Adults (N = ...
    • An examination of phonological awareness treatment outcomes for seventh-grade poor readers from a bilingual community 

      Swanson, Teri J.; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937-; Schommer-Aikins, Marlene (American Speech - Language - Hearing Association, 2005-10)
      The goal of this study was to examine posttreatment outcomes following direct, systematic phonological awareness instruction for seventh-grade poor readers, most of whom had English as their second language.
    • Ways of knowing and willingness to argue 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Easter, Marilyn (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2009-03)
      Willingness to argue is associated with higher level thinking. The authors tested the relation between ways of knowing-involving separate knowing (i.e., playing the devil's advocate) and connected knowing (i.e., empathic ...
    • Bullying and social status during school transitions 

      Pellegrini, Anthony D.; Long, Jeffrey D.; Solberg, David; Roseth, Cary; Dupuis, Danielle; Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Hickey, Meghan (Routledge, 2009-11-12)
      The Handbook of Bullying in Schools provides a comprehensive review and analysis of what is known about the worldwide bullying phenomena. It is the first volume to systematically review and integrate what is known about ...
    • A longitudinal study of preschool children's (Homo sapiens) sex segregation 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Pellegrini, Anthony D.; Dupuis, Danielle; Hickey, Meghan; Hou, Yuefeng; Roseth, Cary; Solberg, David (American Psychological Association, 2010-05)
      In this 2-year longitudinal study, we hypothesized that sex of the human child (Homo sapiens), differences in physical activity, and time of the year would interact to influence preschool children's sex segregation. We ...
    • Adults' and children's monitoring of story events in the service of comprehension 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N.; Van den Broek, Paul; Kendeou, Panayiota; White, Mary Jane (Springer (New York), 2011-08)
      When reading narratives, adults monitor shifts in time, space, characters, goals, and causation. Shifts in any of these dimensions affect both moment-by-moment reading and memory organization. The extant developmental ...
    • Depending on my mood: mood-driven influences on text comprehension 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N. (American Psychological Association, 2011-08)
      Reading comprehension is a critical component of success in educational settings. To date, research on text processing in educational and cognitive psychological domains has focused predominantly on cognitive influences ...
    • Making the right connections: Differential effects of reading intervention for subgroups of comprehenders 

      McMaster, Kristen L.; Van den Broek, Paul; Espin, Christine A.; White, Mary Jane; Rapp, David N.; Kendeou, Panayiota; Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Carlson, Sarah (Elsevier, 2012-02)
      The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of different types of questioning interventions on students' reading comprehension. Fourth-grade students (n = 246) were identified as struggling, average, or good readers ...
    • Epistemological and learning beliefs of trainee teachers studying education 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Beuchat-Reichardt, Marianne; Hernandez-Pina, Fuensanta (University of Murcia, 2012-05)
      Educational reforms have brought about transformations about the ways in which teaching and learning are carried out. Learning is contextualized and learning means how we learn. This is directly related to Education student ...
    • Journey to Solla Sollew: Teacher candidates, resiliency, and children's literature 

      Lohfink, Gayla; Unruh, Susan (Association of Teacher Educators – Kansas, 2013)
      Today's elementary student must learn coping strategies in order to deal with life's challenges-social, emotional, and academic-in his or her changing world. To foster the development of such learning, teacher preparation ...
    • Evolution, not revolution: school psychologists' changing practices in determining specific learning disabilities 

      Unruh, Susan; McKellar, Nancy A. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-04)
      The profession of school psychology has been impacted by the response to intervention (RTI) model in various ways. RTI data are being used to make decisions regarding academic and behavioral interventions and to make ...
    • Response to Tracy's under the "big tent": establishing universal criteria for evaluating qualitative research 

      Gordon, Jenny; Patterson, Jean A. (Sage Publ, 2013-11)
      In this paper, we consider Tracy's proposal for universal criteria to judge the goodness of qualitative studies, and we explore her criteria by applying them to our own work. As a test of Tracy's claim to universality, we ...
    • Chapter 22 -- Emotion during reading and writing 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Rapp, David N. (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
      For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the pivotal role of emotions in educational settings. This ground-breaking handbook is the first to highlight this emerging field of research and to ...