Spring 2018

Reading

  • Question Answer Relationship: Improving Reading Comprehension Scores
    By Jennifer Confletti
  • Promoting Reading Comprehension Through the  Use of “Talking to the Text”
    By Jared Stock

Curriculum & Instruction - Excellence in Teaching

  • Concussions:  A Case Study
    By Rachel Hickey
  • Examining Physical Activity and Physical Education on School-Aged Student’s Health
    By Josh Wenner
  • Improving Writing Using Focus Correction
    By Patricia Winton

Curriculum & Instruction - ESL Concentration

  • The Effects of Different Writing Strategies on Elementary-Aged English Language Learners
    By Kristina Carlyon
  • Strategies for the Development of Academic Language for English Learners: A Meta-Analysis
    By Melissa Malloy

Mathematics

  • Determining the Predictive Validity of the Classroom Diagnostic Tools as an Indicator of Achievement on the Pennsylvania Keystone State Exams
    By Kyley Henry

Special Education

  • Reading Comprehension Interventions with Special Education Students
    By Leanne Harvey
  • Teaching Text Structure:  Do Special Education Students Benefit More From This Technique?
    By Lauren Shovlin

Fall 2017

Reading

  • The Effect of Using Interactive Writing on Students’ Attitudes Toward Writing
    By Amanda Knowles
  • The Effectiveness of Shared Reading with English Language Learners
    By Robin Malore
  • The Effect on Comprehension through Close Reading
    By Amanda Plisko
  • Tap It Out: Do Fundations Decoding Strategies Develop Independent Readers?
    By Brandy Popple
  • Determining Relationship Between Readers’ Choice and Motivation to Read Regarding an Adolescent Boy’s Comprehension
    By Theresa Quinn
  • Small Group Interventions: A Closer Look at Small Group Interventions Improving the Overall DIBELS Composite Score Among 1st Grade Students.
    By Keli Shanahan

Curriculum & Instruction - Excellence in Teaching

  • The Dogma of Division III Athletics and Its Impact on Student Athletes
    By Daniel A. Delamaza


Curriculum & Instruction - ESL Concentration

  • Teaching English Language Learners in the Social Studies Classroom: A Meta-Synthesis
    By Stephen Swicklik

 

Spring 2016 Master's Projects

Reading

  • The Effects of the Hatch i StartSmart Mobile Table on Preschoolers' Emergent Literacy
    By Jennifer Wilson
  • Student Motivation and Academic Progress when Integrating Music with Reading Lessons
    By Mary Joyce Stefanowicz
  • Can Buddy Reading Effect Students' Feelings Toward Reading?
    By Paula McQuestion
  • Reading for Understanding: Reading Comprehension Strategies that are Effective for Students with Learning Disabilities
    By Kelly Sandrock
  • The Effect of Graphic Organizers as it Pertains to Reading Comprehension and Informational Texts
    By Stephanie Widdoes

C & I Mathematics

  • The Effectiveness of a Structured Note-Taking System in a Middle School Mathematics Classroom
    By Mary E. Breznitsky
  • The Effectiveness of Writing Out Solutions to Mathematics Problem
    By Brittany Scarnulis

C & I Science

  • Promoting Student Understanding of Ecology Concepts with Project-Based Learning
    By Jenn Mason

Curriculum and Instruction - English as a Second Language

  • The Impact of I-Ready on the Reading Comprehension Skills of English Language Learners
    By Meghan E. Bell
  • Computer Assisted Instruction and Its Effects on Math Students in a Learning Support Setting
    By Alicia Garavaglia-Mikluscak
  • The Impact of Comprehensive School-Based Teenage Pregnancy Programs
    By Christina Marie Jeckell
  • The Practical Implications of Telemedicine in the School Health Room: A Meta-analysis
    By Donna LaPorte
  • Assessing the Importance of English Language Learners' Writing Progression Through Writing Portfolios
    By Kate Reynolds
  • The Impact System 44 has on Phonemic Awareness Instruction for English Language Learners
    By Heather Rosato
  • The Effects of Technology on the Development of Phonological Awareness in Preschool Students
    By Edward Rosengrant
  • The Effects Sports Participation has on Academic Performance from In-Season to Out-Of-Season Athletes
    By Jason Smolinsky
  • A Meta-Analysis of Contemporary Virtual Field Trips for Optimal Interactive Learning
    By Anna Lee Steighner
  • The Effectiveness of Sentence Frames in Developing English Language Learners' Academic Vocabulary
    By Jordan Zande

Fall 2015 Master's Projects

Reading

  • Think Pair Share: A Strategy to Enhance Students' Critical Thinking
    By Calli Berryman
  • Enhancing Fluency and Comprehension Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities Using a Corrective Reading Program
    By Kristen Flock
  • Expository Text Structure
    By Jeffrey J. Hanadel
  • "30" Words in Thirty Days: Explicit Vocabulary Instruction
    By Andita N. Parker Lloyd
  • DEAR Me: Examining a Sustained Silent Reading Program on Cultivating Students' Reading Attitudes and Habits
    By Megan E. Sweeney
  • Title I Delinquent Reading Programs: What's Reported and What's Not Reported?
    By Cheri L. Shaver

Curriculum and Instruction - English as a Second Language

  • A Meta-analysis of the Common Characteristics of Dual Immersion Programs
    By Brittany Ann Driscoll
  • Teaching Middle School Science Using Bilingual Resources with a Focus on Cognates to Beginner and Intermediate ELLS
    By Vito C. Pasone, Jr.