SUCCESSFUL DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS.
Proposed research to determine why some at-risk students (poor, parental divorce, etc.) achieve educational success, focusing on the "resilient" students' perceptions about themselves and their success.
Pro's and Con's of Affirmative Action
This paper discusses the pro's and con's of affirmative action, particularly with regard to employment and education. Discusses the purpose of Affirmative Action, and issues of discrimination and reverse discrimination.
Research proposal to determine relationships among academic procrastination, perceived fear of failure, text anxiety, self-concept, more.
Examines causes of juvenile criminal behavior. Theories (conflict, labeling, interactionism), motivation, gangs, drugs, violence, possible solutions.
TELEVISION IN SCHOOL.
Proposal to set up a TV studio & production curriculum in a junior high school. Background, misconceptions, experiments, applications.
Examines government response to youth employment needs. Overview of national government programs and regulations that impact funding and management. Institutional arrangements and systems, and how they function in the target areas. Compares and contrasts youth employment initiatives in New York, Boston, and California. Recommendations.
GAY COLLEGE STUDENTS.
History, nature & extent of special problems facing Lesbian & gay students & programs & policies aimed at serving this segment. Gay rights, homophobia, relevant theories, related research, sex education, more.
Increasing the Relevance of Business Schools
This paper discusses the relevance of emotional intelligence in business schools, including the many benefits of EI and why it is important in a globalized society characterized by diversit.