Doctoral Research Poster Session

Monday, December 14, 2009
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Interfaith Chapel
University or Rochester’s River Campus

Warner School doctoral students in ED 506 (Concepts and Issues in Social Science Research) invite you to attend their end-of-semester research proposal presentations. Doctoral students from all departments in the Warner School will present their semester-long projects in a poster session.

A variety of research topics will be featured, including:

• Non-cognitive Factors and Socioeconomic Status (SES) Effects on College Student Success
• Place-based Education, Learning Styles and Critical Pedagogy
• Counselor Intuition: Understanding and Integrating Intuition into Counseling
• Self-determination Theory: A Korean Perspective
• Single Sex Schools and Boys’ Academic Achievement
• Studying Functional Family Therapy from an Ecological Perspective
• Relations of School Principals’ Perceptions of Struggling Readers with School Contexts
• Inquiry Teaching in College Laboratory Science Classes
• An Exploration of Hmong American Adolescents and the Need for Culturally Sensitive Mental Health Diagnostic Criteria and Services
• Examining Teacher Perceptions of and Reactions to Student Behavior: A Mixed Methods Approach
• Factors That Determine Why Students Attend BOCES Vocational Programs
• Portfolio Assessment vs. Clinical Observations in Evaluating Effective Teaching and Learning
• Small Class Size and Instruction in First Grade Urban Classrooms
• Teacher Portfolios as Evaluative Measure
• Underrepresented Students’ Formation of College Going Perceptions: The Impact of Upward Bound on Student Access

All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the event, please contact Nancy Ares at or Kevin O’Connor at

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