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Gaming While Black: The Social Identity of Black Gamers
Tabletop game, such as Dungeons and Dragons, are interactive worlds in which a person creates an avatar representation to explore fictional worlds. These avatars provide fertile ground for a person to explore different ...
THE IMPACT OF DISCIPLINE REMOVALS ON HIGH SCHOOL AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: WHAT SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS NEED TO KNOW
The purpose of this study was to determine if the number of days of in-school suspension, out-of-school suspension, and alternative discipline placements impacts mathematics achievement as measured by the 2011TAKS assessment ...
The Institutional Foundations of Local Decisionmaking & Representation
This dissertation explores how local institutions affect decisionmaking and representation in urban America. First, I argue that conventional expectations for partisan officials will hold at the local level, specifically ...
A Mixed Methods Investigation of the Impact of Neurocognition, Gender Role Conflict and Self-Identity on Psychosocial Adjustment to Traumatic Brain Injury
Many persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience substantial emotional distress and psychosocial adjustment difficulties. The contribution of alterations in gender roles and self-identity to psychosocial adjustment ...
THE EFFECT OF ADULT AND PEER SUPPORT ON EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER PLANS OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
This research compares the effects of adult support and peer support on educational and occupational aspirations of high school students across various racial groups using data from Aldine Independent School District: ...