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The emergence of joint attention in a naturalistic parent training program.

The emergence of joint attention in a naturalistic parent training program.

Date: May 2008
Creator: Goettl, Elizabeth J.
Description: Behaviors related to joint attention have been described by behavior analysts and developmental psychologists alike as having a distinctly social function. Children with autism often do not emit these behaviors. Research on the collateral effects of teaching joint attention suggests far reaching consequences. Given the reported benefits of using these behaviors, and the theoretical descriptions of their function, we assessed joint attention as a collateral effect of a naturalistic parent training program. Data suggest that although these behaviors were not directly targeted, they increased in all 3 children. Implications of parent training goals and child intervention targets are discussed in terms of a behavior analysis of joint attention and child development.
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The Emergence of Organization Through Communication

The Emergence of Organization Through Communication

Date: August 2002
Creator: Hope, Michael
Description: Taylor, Cooren, Giroux, and Robichaud (1996) theorize that an organization is created entirely through the interpretations of its members and it evolves as those conversations change. Demonstrating the Taylor et al. theory, the current study focuses on the outcomes of management vision and strategic planning sessions in a division of a large Southwestern University. It explores the ways organization emerges through the discourse of the managers, how text is amplified to support the organization as a whole, the ways organization continues to emerge in communication, and in what ways the emergent view of organization exists throughout the division. The results of the study support the Taylor et al. theory. Management participants created an expanded view of the organization through discourse and then linked it to the university as a whole. Evidence was found supporting continued reformulation but it was limited to the management participants and did not include hourly employees.
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The Emergence of Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone System through Opus 11, Opus 19, and Opus 23

The Emergence of Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone System through Opus 11, Opus 19, and Opus 23

Date: August 1971
Creator: George, Ruth Minter
Description: None
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The Emergence of the Grotesque Hero in the Contemporary American Novel, 1919-1972

The Emergence of the Grotesque Hero in the Contemporary American Novel, 1919-1972

Date: May 1976
Creator: Reed, Max R.
Description: This study shows how the Grotesque Hero evolves from the grotesque victim in selected American novels from 1919 to 1972. In these novels, contradictory forces create a cultural dilemma. When a character is especially vulnerable to that dilemma, he becomes caught and twisted into a grotesque victim. The Grotesque Hero finds a solution to the dilemma, not by escaping his grotesque victimization, but by accepting it and making it work for him. The novels paired according to a particular contradictory dilemma include: Winesburg, Ohio and The Crying of Lot 49, As I Lay Dying and Wise Blood, Miss Lonelyhearts and The Dick Gibson Show, Cabot Wright Begins and Second Skin, The Day of the Locust and The Lime Twig, and Expensive People and The Sunlight Dialogues.
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The Emergence of the Individual in Eleventh and Twelfth Century Europe: Cistercians to Cowboys

The Emergence of the Individual in Eleventh and Twelfth Century Europe: Cistercians to Cowboys

Date: December 1991
Creator: Cain, Elizabeth P.
Description: None
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Emergency Physician Communication Style and Career Satisfaction: Is There a Correlation?

Emergency Physician Communication Style and Career Satisfaction: Is There a Correlation?

Date: December 2002
Creator: McEwen, Janet S.
Description: The correlation between social style and career satisfaction among emergency physicians was investigated. An e-mail survey was sent to a random sample of 1,000 members of the American College of Emergency Physicians in practice for at least three years; 707 had valid e-mail addresses. A twenty-item behavioral style survey instrument and a five-item career satisfaction scale were used. The study incorporated prenotification and reminder e-mails. Valid responses were obtained from 329 physicians (46.5%). No correlation was shown between social style and career satisfaction. Problems with both survey instruments were discovered. Survey respondents were unhappy with their careers, with an average satisfaction of 4.03, 1 being very satisfied, 5 very dissatisfied. Areas for future study include redoing the study using different survey instruments.
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The Emergent Literacy Behaviors of Bilingual Education Kindergarten Students During Modified Sustained Silent Reading : A Descriptive Study

The Emergent Literacy Behaviors of Bilingual Education Kindergarten Students During Modified Sustained Silent Reading : A Descriptive Study

Date: December 1993
Creator: Rosenkrans, Dreama J.
Description: The purpose of this study was to describe the behaviors of kindergarten students during Sustained Silent Reading sessions modified to be developmentally appropriate.
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Emerging Ed-tech and Accessibility

Emerging Ed-tech and Accessibility

Date: December 2013
Creator: Vora, Disha
Description: Recent developments in the field of education have led to a proliferation of educational technologies (or “ed-tech”), yet access to educational content for students with special needs remains a challenge. This research study aims to assess the current state of accessibility in emerging ed-tech and to identify barriers in enabling educational content to be born accessible. Detailed discussions with various ed-tech platforms revealed less of a need for technical tools, but a more prevailing need for knowledge and education around accessibility – what it means and how best to incorporate accessibility into their platforms. The more experienced teams advocate incorporating accessibility into product development right from the design phase, while the younger teams expressed challenges in navigating accessibility laws and the dire need for easy-to-follow guidelines and best practices. A detailed review of educators' content creation processes reveals multiple dependencies in the ecosystem of ed-tech where partnerships and compatibilities are crucial in enabling accessibility throughout the process. Likewise, an urgent need exists for increasing awareness of accessibility among instructors authoring educational content using emerging ed-tech.
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The Emerging Intelligence and Its Critical Look at Us

The Emerging Intelligence and Its Critical Look at Us

Date: Autumn 1998
Creator: Thaler, Stephen L.
Description: Abstract: In response to Susan Gunn's editorial, I offer a less comforting but more utilitarian perspective on the life and death of artificial consciousness. Admittedly an unpopular view, it suggests that concurrence with Gunn's message represents the seeds of our own destruction, as an emerging synthetic intelligence begins to extinguish us.
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The Emerging Role and Status of the Director of Human Relations in the Desegregation of Selected Public Schools in Texas

The Emerging Role and Status of the Director of Human Relations in the Desegregation of Selected Public Schools in Texas

Date: May 1974
Creator: Newman, Bill G.
Description: None
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Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications

Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications

Date: April 27, 2015
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Helge, Kris; Tmava, Ahmet Meti & Priyanto, Ida Fajar
Description: Presentation for the 2015 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). This presentation discusses emerging trends and evolving issues in open access and scholarly communication.
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Emerging Trends in Academic Research Libraries

Emerging Trends in Academic Research Libraries

Date: February 2015
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Presentation for the 2015 Consortium of Ethiopia Academic and Research Libraries (CEARL) General Meeting Workshop. This presentation discusses emerging trends in academic and research libraries.
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Emeritus College Presentation Lecture Notes

Emeritus College Presentation Lecture Notes

Date: February 17, 2011
Creator: Carlisle, Tara
Description: These lecture notes accompany a presentation titled 'This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis Aultman.' The lecture notes discuss the fifty-two presentation slides with the topics and details.
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Emersonian Ideas in Whitman's Early Writings

Emersonian Ideas in Whitman's Early Writings

Date: 1948
Creator: Mizell, Elizabeth Ann
Description: This thesis will be an attempt to gather together the important ideas set forth in Whitman's early writing which are to be found also in Emerson's lectures, essays, and poems written before 1855. It will attempt to show what Whitman might have gained from Emerson if he had had no other source, and if a creative intellect had not the power of originating its own ideas.
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Emerson's Ideal of Education

Emerson's Ideal of Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Hildebrand, Oneita
Description: This paper discusses what Ralph Waldo Emerson believes to be the aim of education and how he thinks the aim is to be reached.
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Emerson's Representative Men: a Study of Emerson's Six Representative Types

Emerson's Representative Men: a Study of Emerson's Six Representative Types

Date: 1948
Creator: Harrison, James P., Jr.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to relate the six personalities dealt with by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Representative Men to such proportions of the essayist's ideas as may be applied to these six representative types, to the end of arriving at an understanding of Emerson's aim in writing about these six men and about great men in general.
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Emerson's Theory of Learning

Emerson's Theory of Learning

Date: January 1962
Creator: Gause, Mary Jean
Description: The purpose of this thesis is two-fold: it is (1) to show Emerson's development of a consistent and fully formed theory of education which may well have value for the present time, and (2) to analyze the main aspects of this theory in detail for a better understanding of Emerson's thought.
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EMG Biofeedback Training: Effect on Behavior of Children with Activity-Level Problems

EMG Biofeedback Training: Effect on Behavior of Children with Activity-Level Problems

Date: May 1977
Creator: Henry, David L.
Description: The relationships between muscle-tension level, motoric-activity level, and academic performance in the laboratory setting are investigated. Three participants were reinforced for reducing and increasing their tension levels, alternately, while engaged in a simulated academic task, and the effects of each on the rate of activity and academic performance were measured. Measures were also obtained on the rate of activity and occurrence of problem behavior in the subject's homes. Significant treatment differences were found which support a direct relationship between tension and activity level so that a decrease in EMG level was associated with a decrease in motoric activity, and an increase in EMG level was associated with an increase in motoric activity. The efficacy of using EMG biofeedback to train relaxation in children with activity-level problems to control their symptoms is supported, especially where such a technique can be used in a specific task-oriented situation.
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Emilia Pardo Bazán: Feminism in Her Life and Works

Emilia Pardo Bazán: Feminism in Her Life and Works

Date: May 1976
Creator: Rogers, Kathryn
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to show the relationship between the autobiographical information evidenced by the principal female characters in Emilia Pardo Bazan's major novels and her influence on nineteenth-century feminism in Spain. The changing nature of Pardo Bazan's feminism is studied through an analysis of two literary phases in her work. In the first, classified as naturalistic, Pardo Bazan concentrates on the nineteenth century woman and her limited role within society. The second phase reveals a change of perspective as the author creates a character type: this "new woman" is an expression of her feminist beliefs. As Pardo Bazan sought support for feminist goals, diverse intellectual activities characterized her life and became an integral aspect of her art.
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Emily and the Child: An Examination of the Child Image in the Work of Emily Dickinson

Emily and the Child: An Examination of the Child Image in the Work of Emily Dickinson

Date: May 1974
Creator: McClaran, Nancy Eubanks
Description: The primary sources for this study are Dickinson's poems and letters. The purpose is to examine child imagery in Dickinson's work, and the investigation is based on the chronological age of children in the images. Dickinson's small child exists in mystical communion with nature and deity. Inevitably the child is wrenched from this divine state by one of three estranging forces: adult society, death, or love. After the estrangement the state of childhood may be regained only after death, at which time the soul enters immortality as a small child. The study moreover contends that one aspect of Dickinson's seclusion was an endeavor to remain a child.
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Emily Bronte's Word Artistry: Symbolism in Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte's Word Artistry: Symbolism in Wuthering Heights

Date: December 1981
Creator: Madewell, Viola D'Ann
Description: None
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Emily Dickinson and Nature

Emily Dickinson and Nature

Date: 1945
Creator: Robyn, Dorothy Jean
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to show upon what aspects of nature Emily Dickinson's poems touch, to what extent and in what manner she uses nature terms in expressing her philosophy of life, what ideas she expresses through these terms, and finally what her own philosophy of nature is.
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Emissions Caps for Electricity

Emissions Caps for Electricity

Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Description: This map shows states that cap greenhouse gas emissions through performance standards or through cap and trade systems.
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Emissions Scenarios

Emissions Scenarios

Date: 2000
Creator: Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Description: This Report describes climate change scenarios that extend to the end of the 21st century and how they were developed. The scenarios cover a wide range of the main driving forces of future emissions, from demographic to technological and economic developments. The set of emissions scenarios is based on an extensive assessment of the literature, six alternative modeling approaches, and an "open process" that solicited wide participation and feedback from many groups and individuals. The SRES scenarios include the range of emissions of all relevant species of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and sulfur and their driving forces.
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