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  • Date Degree Awarded: 2011-05-20
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    • Academic and Social Experiences of Spanish Native Speakers in an Immersion Program

    • English Learners, Spanish Immersion Program, Second Language Acquisition, Spanish Native Speakers, Intercultural Sensitivity
    • The purpose of this research is to explore the academic and social experiences of English learners (ELs) in a Spanish immersion program. The researcher is specifically interested in learning about both the English and Spanish language acquisition...
    • 2011-05-20
    • The Effects of Graphing Calculator use on High-School Students' Reasoning in Integral Calculus

    • Calculus, Constructivism, Conceptual Understanding, Graphing Calculators, Handheld Graphing Technology, Problem Solving Approaches, Reasoning
    • This mixed-method study investigated the impact of graphing calculator use on high school calculus students' reasoning skills through calculus problems when applying to concepts of the definite integral and its applications. The study provides an...
    • 2011-05-20
    • The Journey to Manhood in Gaines’s Bloodline

    • Racial denigration, animalistic state, maturity, nurturing, self-identity, manhood
    • Ernest Gaines collection of five short stories Bloodline, (1968) depicts the effects of racism and its denigrating effects on the lives of the black men .Gaines use of animal imagery furthers the effects of racism on the psychology of the blacks....
    • 2011-05-20
    • Phases of a Man Called 'Moon':  Mayor Landrieu and Race Relations in New Orleans, 1960-1974

    • Southern, Urban, Politics, New Orleans, Progressives, Liberals, Mayors, Moon Landrieu, Segregation, 1960 New Orleans School Crisis, 1966 New Orleans City Council, Human Relations Committee, Black Panthers
    • This study examines the political career of Maurice Edwin "Moon" Landrieu from his election to the Louisiana legislature in 1960 to the end of his first term as mayor of New Orleans in 1974. Landrieu was a white southern liberal who vigorously...
    • 2011-05-20
    • The Carnivalesque and the Grotesque in Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetry

    • Elizabeth Bishop, Grotesque, Carnivalesque, Poetry Analysis, American Poetry
    • Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) was a Pulitzer-prize winning American poet who did not produce much published work in her career. This was partly due to her low confidence, depression, alcoholism, and difficult personal life, but it was also due to...
    • 2011-05-20
    • Transcendence

    • Contemporary art, Sculpture, Installation art, Performance art, Collage, Identity, Human condition, Surrealism, Feminism, Transcendence
    • This thesis is a description and critical analysis of the processes, concepts and imagery of my artwork. I am interested in creating visual narratives, often figurative, in the form of sculpture, collage, and installation. In my work I attempt to...
    • 2011-05-20
    • A Spectre in Polished Obsidian

    • New Orleans, Peace Corps, East Timor, gardening, fatherhood, childbirth, life history, anthropology, homosexuality, Ecuador, personal quest
    • The author joins the Peace Corps in the hopes that he will discover who he really is yet he only finds frustration. Upon returning to the States he has a daughter and finds peace. Within this peace, as he types up the life history of a friend, he...
    • 2011-05-20

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