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How the Learning Commons Supports the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards
This research paper examines how modern school libraries support student learning related to new educational learning initiatives, like the Common Core State Standards. The paper is divided into 3 chapters. Chapter 1 ...
Monitoring Heart Rates
Panoptic Control in the Digital Age: Examining the Effect of Required Lifetime Electronic Monitoring on Reported Forcible Rape
Sex offenses remain a pervasive problem in the United States. In response, several state legislatures have mandated lifetime electronic monitoring of convicted sex offenders. The impact of this legislation as it applies ...
The Effects of Nonfiction Book Clubs on Elementary School Students
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards has placed an increased emphasis on the importance of students’ exposure to nonfiction text. This research sought to determine if the use of nonfiction book clubs within a ...
Women's Facebook Uses and Gratifications
With over one billion users worldwide, Facebook is leading the social media revolution and women account for the majority of users. But why are women so enamored with Facebook? Based on uses and gratification theory, the ...
Evolution of School Library Standards to Incorporate Technology over the Past 25 Years
The changes in technology over the past 25 years have impacted the standards that regulate school libraries. These standards were written and established by various organizations such as the American Association of School ...
Personal Learning Networks and the 21st Century Learner
Twenty-first century students do not have adequate opportunities to work with Web 2.0 tools in the classroom. As a result, students are entering college and the workforce unable to meet technology demands. Students are ...
Landscape of Collective Memory: The Confederate Memorial State Historic Site, Higginsville, MO
Americans have been forming a collective memory since the United States was founded. It was not until after the American Civil War, however, that memorialization and commemoration occurred on a large scale. In the period ...
Cognitive Dissonance in Evangelism: A Comparison of Two Approaches
It is the great commission of the Christian faith to “go and make disciples.”(Matthew 28:19) This activity, otherwise known as evangelism, can be analyzed not only from a theological perspective, but also through the lens ...
The Effects of Ereaders on School Libraries and Student Achievement
The rise in the use of eReaders in schools and libraries raises the question of their effects on curriculum, student achievement, library media center management, and the role of school librarians. This research reviews ...