Hypothetical Case Study
Two student, Jack and Bob, determined as aggressive by their educators and chosen using purposive sampling, made up the participants of the study. The two … by their educators and chosen using purposive sampling, made up the participants of the study. The two are, at present, enrolled in a behavior support classroom setting. Neither has knowingly taken part in any research or been involved with self-monitoring or tactile prompt interventions. Both were enrolled … taken part in any research or been involved with self-monitoring or tactile prompt interventions. Both were enrolled in the very same class, require behavior support, and suffer from various disabilities.
The setting of the research was a self-contained classroom, with the two student referred for serious behavior issues. Both took part in a behavior support unit-developed token-economy points system. For system maintenance, a fresh point sheet was utilized every day. Individual……
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… the six dimensions of wellness (i.e., physical, emotional, intellectual, interpersonal, spiritual and environmental) as well as a discussion concerning the respective qualities and behavior that are associated with each of these dimensions. In addition, in a sidebar, the authors also provide a description of occupational wellness together … in the United States and some of the initiatives that have been implemented to address them, the authors provide a description of several behavior that contribute to human wellness including those used for the Healthy People 2010 initiative. The healthy behavior discussed by the authors are prioritized, beginning with the percentage of people in the United States that routinely engage in modern physical activities … authors note that many people fail to achieve their healthier lifestyle choices because they tend to rationalize their decisions to revert to previous behavior, blame others for their failures or just put things off until it……
Hermon, D. A. & Davis, G. A. (2009, Spring). College student wellness: A comparison between traditional- and nontraditional-age students. Journal of College Counseling, 7(1), 32-36.
Holland, D. & Wheeler, H. (2016, Fall). College student stress and mental health: Examination of stigmatic views on mental health counseling. Michigan Sociological Review, 30, 16-21.
Introduction to wellness, fitness, and lifestyle management.
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Walsh, B. (2015, Spring). America\\\\\\'s evolution toward wellness. Generations, 39(1), 23-26.
Drug Use as a Leading Cause of Poor Academic Performance among College student
There are a wide range of factors that negatively impact the academic performance of college student. Some of the factors that have been routinely mentioned on this front include, but they are not limited to: failure to attend classes, … One factor that has in the recent past received significant attention in as far as its impact on the academic performance of college student is concerned is drug/substance abuse.
From the onset, it is important to note that according to the World Health Organization – WHO, … things (Skidmore, Kaufman, and Crowell 737). It is also during this very period when the said young adults are likely to engage in behavior that could be deemed risky. This effectively explains why concerns relating to recreational drug use and alcohol abuse have always been significant problems ………
“Alcohol and Other Drugs Use and Academic Achievement.” Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/health_and_academics/pdf/alcohol_other_drug.pdf . Accessed 1st May 2020.
Meda, Shashwath, et al. “Longitudinal influence of alcohol and marijuana use on academic performance in college students.” PLoS ONE, vol. 12, no. 3, 2016, pp. 13-17.
Skidmore, Chloe, et al. “Substance Use among College Students.” Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol. 25, no 4, 2016, pp. 735-753.
“Substance Abuse.” World Health Organization, https://www.who.int/topics/substance_abuse/en/ . Accessed 1st May 2020.
… of the primary goals of every educational institution is to ensure a positive development in the lives, mentality, and intellectual capacity of its student. This goes beyond just academic rigour and extends to the incorporation of extra-curricular activities, infrastructure, and other such elements that foster a conducive, … Nguyen, 2018. pp.1-2). While the academic affairs unit of an educational institution is responsible for the design and execution of curricular activities, the student affairs units have a better idea of the most effective extra-curricular activities and programmes that can enhance the learning experience of student: student affairs units usually consist of student development professionals, and they also work with organizations focused around that goal (Terri, 2013, p. 139). Considering the impact of these two units … organizations focused around that goal (Terri, 2013, p. 139). Considering the impact of these two units and their individual responsibilities, as regards the student……
Blake, J. H. (2007). The crucial role of student affairs professionals in the learning process. New Directions for Student Services, 2007(117), 65–72. doi:10.1002/ss.234. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1002/ss.234
Commodore, F., Gasman, M., Conrad, C., & Nguyen, T.-H. (2018). Coming Together: A Case Study of Collaboration Between Student Affairs and Faculty at Norfolk State University. Frontiers in Education, 3. doi:10.3389/feduc.2018.00039. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2018.00039
Kaslow, N. J., Garcia-Williams, A., Moffitt, L. B., McLeod, M., Zesiger, H., Ammirati, R., Berg, J.P., & McIntosh, B. J (2012). Building and Maintaining an Effective Campus-Wide Coalition for Suicide Prevention, Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, (26)121–139. DOI: 10.1080/87568225.2012.659160. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1080/87568225.2012.659160
Rohli, R.V., Keppler, K.J., & Winkler, D.L. (2013). Academic Development of First-Year Living-Learning Program Students before and after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita of 2005. Learning Communities Research and Practice, 1(3), 1-16. Retrieved from: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1112658.pdf
Spanierman, L. B., Soble, J. R., Mayfield, J. B., Neville, H. A., Aber, M., Khuri, L., & De La Rosa, B. (2013). Living Learning Communities and Students’ Sense of Community and Belonging. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 50(3), 308–325. doi:10.1515/jsarp-2013-0022. Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/https://doi.org/10.1515/jsarp-2013-0022
Terri, F. B. (2013). Utilizing student affairs professionals to enhance student and faculty experiences and mitigate risk in short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs. Journal of International Education in Business, 6(2), 136-147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JIEB-05-2013-0019 . Retrieved from: https://sci-hub.tw/10.1108/JIEB-05-2013-0019
This paper provides an extensive review of literature on deaf student and deafness. The purpose of the literature review is to obtain an understanding of what deafness is, what causes deafness, how it occurs, … people. The review identifies schools and programs that are used to help the deaf community and it also examines the outcomes of deaf student in general education. It discusses whether deaf student are better served in an inclusive environment or whether they are better served in a deaf community based learning environment. It examines the … language use and speech
· Deafness—a lack of or deficiency in the sense of hearing
· Deaf Community—members have their own social and behavior characteristics but do not view themselves as impaired
· Deaf Culture—the set of values, social beliefs, traditions, customs, shared communities, behavior, art, and history informed by the experience of deafness and in which the……
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Curhan, G., & Curhan, S. (2016). Epidemiology of hearing impairment. In Hearing Aids (pp. 21-58). Springer, Cham.
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Hyde, M., Nikolaraizi, M., Powell, D., & Stinson, M. (2016). Critical factors toward the Inclusion of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in higher education. Diversity in deaf education, 441-472.
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… a different and more proactive approach. The authors…[break]…supposedly wrote the learner-centered syllabus as a relatively higher master teacher, as compared with evaluations from student that received the teacher-centered syllabus. The student also rated this teacher higher on the overall TBC ratings, especially on questions that suggest the teacher as creative, caring, enthusiastic, and with … questions that suggest the teacher as creative, caring, enthusiastic, and with a positive attitude. The second hypothesis was also validated, as the same student with the learner-centered syllabus rated the teacher as possessing a higher professor-student rapport. This result validates the need for the study and suggests the preference of a learner-centered approach to designing educational syllabi. A syllabus … likely to influence positive expectations in such learners before the commencement of actual classes/teaching. This improves the tendency for pre-class preparations in the student, which also facilitates actual learning during classes. This, in turn,……
Richmond, A., Slattery, J., Mitchell, N., & Morgan, R. (2016). Can a learner-centered syllabus change students’ perceptions of student-professor rapport and master teacher behaviors? Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 2(3), 159-168.
Saville, B. K., Zinn, T. E., Brown, A. R., & Marchuk, K. A. (2010). Syllabus Detail and Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Effectiveness. Teaching of Psychology, 37(3), 186–189. DOI:10.1080/00986283.2010.488523
Harrington, C. M., & Gabert-Quillen, C. A. (2015). Syllabus length and use of images: An empirical investigation of student perceptions. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 1(3), 235.
Wilson, J. H., & Ryan, R. G. (2013). Professor–student rapport scale: Six items predict student outcomes. Teaching of Psychology, 40(2), 130-133.
Cullen, R., & Harris, M. (2009). Assessing learner?centredness through course syllabi. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 34(1), 115-125.
Transgender- The behavior and Acts Leading up to a Transition
Transgender, as a terminology, alludes to individuals whose sense of their gender is different from … gender dysphoria is a prevalent experience amongst adults who identify as transgender (Psychology Today, 2020). This essay purposes to discuss transgender and the behavior and acts that lead up to a transition.
Psychological Reasons behind Transitioning
Gender incongruence, in delineation, is a condition whereby an individual's gender … al., 2018). Specifically, numerous transgender people face depressive incidents in the course of their lifetime, which in severe cases, are linked with suicidal behavior. Therefore, to overcome this sentiment of gender dysphoria, numerous transgender people opt to seek medical assistance and undergo gender-affirming interventions that can either … exposure to inequality, prejudice, and discrimination faced by members of minority and marginalized groups is linked with negative psychological results and health risk behavior and conducts such……
Bockting, W. O., Miner, M. H., Swinburne Romine, R. E., Hamilton, A., & Coleman, E. (2013). Stigma, mental health, and resilience in an online sample of the US transgender population. American journal of public health, 103(5), 943-951.
Bockting, W., Coleman, E., Deutsch, M. B., Guillamon, A., Meyer, I., Meyer III, W., ... & Ettner, R. (2016). Adult development and quality of life of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity, 23(2), 188.
Catelan, R. F., Costa, A. B., & Lisboa, C. S. D. M. (2017). Psychological interventions for transgender persons: a scoping review. International Journal of Sexual Health, 29(4), 325-337.
Divan, V., Cortez, C., Smelyanskaya, M., & Keatley, J. (2016). Transgender social inclusion and equality: a pivotal path to development. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 19, 20803.
Drydakis, N. (2020). Trans People, Transitioning, Mental Health, Life, and Job Satisfaction. Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, 1-22.
Glynn, T. R., & van den Berg, J. J. (2017). A systematic review of interventions to reduce problematic substance use among transgender individuals: A call to action. Transgender Health, 2(1), 45-59.
Grossman, A. H., Haney, A. P., Edwards, P., Alessi, E. J., Ardon, M., & Howell, T. J. (2009). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth talk about experiencing and coping with school violence: A qualitative study. Journal of LGBT Youth, 6(1), 24-46.
Jellestad, L., Jäggi, T., Corbisiero, S., Schaefer, D. J., Jenewein, J., Schneeberger, A., ... & Garcia Nuñez, D. (2018). Quality of life in transitioned trans persons: a retrospective cross-sectional cohort study. BioMed research international, 2018.
… and Biographical Data
The case of Jesse Norman Imeson reveals the possible connections between childhood upbringing, childhood trauma, and psychological characteristics on criminal behavior. While childhood experiences can never be used to condone violence or criminality, understanding the correlation between these factors may help identify early warning … never diagnosed as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) but certainly could have been; ADHD being a major risk factor in delinquency and criminal behavior (Bartol & Bartol, 2016).
Within a year after her husband’s suicide, Jesse’s mother placed him—but not his siblings--in foster care with an organization … Children’s Aid. Jesse was ten years old and his abandonment first by his father and then his mother undoubtedly contributed to his deviant behavior as a juvenile and young adult. Upbringing and the nuclear family “have long been identified in criminology literature as a crucial factor in … adult. Upbringing and the nuclear……
Bartol, C. R., & Bartol, A, M. (2018). Criminal behavior: A psychological approach. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions.
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“LFP Archives: The hunt for, and truth about, spree killer Jesse Imeson,” (2018). The London Free Press. Retrieved from: https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/lfp-archives-the-hunt-for-and-truth-about-spree-killer-jesse-imeson
“Man who killed elderly couple and bartender has appeal rejected by Supreme Court,” (2019). CBC. Retrieved from: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/man-who-killed-elderly-couple-and-bartender-has-appeal-rejected-by-supreme-court-1.5129542
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Perkel, C. (2018). Family of victims lash out as smirking killer gets life sentence. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/family-of-victims-lash-out-as-smirking-killer-gets-life-sentence/article1350382/
… uniform policies have been enforced in many schools over the past few decades. These policies are enforced based on school administrators beliefs that student are ready to learn when they arrive dressed for success (Adams, 2007). However, school uniform policies have become controversial in relation to their … they arrive dressed for success (Adams, 2007). However, school uniform policies have become controversial in relation to their potential benefits and impact on student achievement. On one hand, school uniforms are said to impact school safety and academic success through establishing a positive, beneficial learning environment. On … hand, school uniforms are said to impact school safety and academic success through establishing a positive, beneficial learning environment. On the other hand, student achievement is viewed as a construct influenced by various factors including behavior issues and class attendance/participation rather than how a student dresses. While school uniform policies have become relatively……
Adams, B.J. (2007, May 2). The Effectiveness of School Uniforms on Students’ Academic Achievement and Overall Classroom Behavior. Retrieved from Rowan University website: https://rdw.rowan.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1769&context=etd
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Sanchez, J. (2013, April 23). College of Education Researchers Conduct Study on Impacts of School Uniform. Retrieved from University of Nevada, Reno website: https://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2013/school-uniform-study
Background: Why Teach Sexual Education?
With about half of all high school student admitting to have already had sex, and only 60% of those student claiming they used a condom, sexual education can be considered a public health imperative (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019). Unwanted pregnancy and … diseases are the most important health-related reasons to teach sexual education in public schools. Research has shown that “when sex education is comprehensive, student feel more informed, make safer choices and have healthier outcomes — resulting in fewer unplanned pregnancies and more protection against sexually transmitted diseases … — resulting in fewer unplanned pregnancies and more protection against sexually transmitted diseases and infection,” (“America’s Sex Education: How We Are Failing Our student,” 2017, p. 1). Children will seek out and find information related to sex outside the classroom, such as on the Internet, opening them … require sexual education to be……
Abbott, K., Ellis, S. J., & Abbott, R. (2016). “We”ve got a lack of family values’: an examination of how teachers formulate and justify their approach to teaching sex and relationships education. Sex Education, 16(6), 678–691. doi:10.1080/14681811.2016.1169398
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