Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Educational & Clinical Studies Faculty.

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Submissions from 2019

Teaching Observational Data Collection to Early Childhood Preservice Educators, Hailey R. Love, Eva Horn, and Zhe An

Submissions from 2018

Compressibility And Thermoelectric Behavior Of Ticosb Half-heusler Compound At High Pressures, J L. Baker, R S. Kumar, C Park, N Velisavljevic, and A Cornelius

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Teaching Emergent Literacy Skills to Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Joshua N. Baker PhD; Christopher Rivera PhD; Stephanie Devine MEd; and Lee Mason PhD, BCBA-D

The Mediating Role of Exclusionary School Organizations in Pre-service Teachers’ Constructions of Inclusion, Margaret R. Beneke, Thomas M. Skrtic, Chunlan Guan, Sorcha Hyland, Zhe Gigi An, Turkey Alzahrani, Hatice Uyanik, Jennifer M. Amilivia, and Hailey R. Love

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Visual Supports to Promote Science Discourse for Middle and High School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders, Juliet Hart Burnett, Rebecca Trillo, and Cori M. More

Lesson of Emotions in the Family: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in the Relation between Filial Piety and Life Satisfaction among Taiwanese College Students, Wei-Wen Chen, Jin Jin Yan, and Ching-Chen Chen

Promoting Employee Handbook Comprehension for Postsecondary Students with Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Stephanie M. Devine, Joshua N. Baker, K. Ryan Wennerlind, and Mona Nasir-Tucktuck

Native Mexican Parents’ Beliefs About Children’s Literacy and Language Development: A Mixed-Methods Study, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Alain Bengochea, Laura Justice, Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, and Anita McCormick

Parent Empowerment: Respecting Their Voices, Yun-Ju Hsiao, Kyle Higgins, and Lindsay Diamond

Science Teacher Attitudes Towards English Learners, Margarita Huerta, Tiberio Garza, Julie K. Jackson, and Manognya Murukutla

Language Minority Students In Community Colleges: An Sem Model Exploring Socio-academic Variables Related To Persistence Pertaining To Re-enrollment, M Huerta, T Garza, and H A. García

Examining the Effects of a Professional Development Initiative on English Learning and Economically Disadvantaged Adolescents’ Scores on a High-Stakes Science Test, Julie K. Jackson, Margarita Huerta, Tiberio Garza, and Rose Narvaez

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A Multi-method Investigation of Literacy and Language Practices in Mexican Early Childhood Programs, Laura M. Justice, Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, Jorge Gonzalez, Alain Bengochea, and Anita McCormick

International Students in Community Colleges: On-Campus Services Used and Its Affect on Sense of Belonging, Jared Lau, Tiberio Garza, and Hugo Garcia

Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Integration of Assistive and Educational Technology for Students with Disabilities: Perspectives from the United States of America, Joseph John Morgan, Kristopher H. Yeager, Sarah J. Murphy, and Tracy Griffin Spies

A Comparison of Peer Network and Peer Video Modeling to Increase Positive Verbal Social Interactions in Young Children With Disabilities, Conrad Oh-Young, John Filler, Maryssa Kucskar, Jennifer Buchter, Kathleen O'Hara, and Jeffrey Gelfer

“But That’s Not How I Write”: Writing, Teaching Writing, and English Learners, Tracy G. Spies, Ed Nagelhout, Cristina L. Reding, and Cristina Reding

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Introduction to the Special Issue: Successful Inclusion for Students With Disabilities Who Are Learning English, Tracy Griffin Spies PhD and Gregory A. Cheatham PhD

Inviting Dad to the Dance: The Importance of Father-Child Interactions in Early Childhood, Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward, Rosa A. Santos, Daniel J. Laxman, Brent A. McBride, and Sarah L. Curtiss

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Parent and Professional Perceptions of Inclusion in Childcare: A Literature Review, Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward and Rosa Milagros Santos

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Factors That Support and Hinder Including Infants with Disabilities in Child Care, Jenna W. Weglarz-Ward, Rosa Milagros Santos, and Jennifer Timmer

Counseling Individuals with Addictive Behaviors, Sibyl West, Brittany Pollard, and Christopher T. Wood

The Dimensionality of Oral Language in Kindergarten Spanish–English Dual Language Learners, Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, Alain Bengochea, and Carol Mesa

Submissions from 2017

Improving Preservice Teacher Vocabulary Instruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Kat D. Alves, Michael J. Kennedy, Ryan O. Kellems, Jade Wexler, Wendy J. Rodgers, John Elwood Romig, and Katherine N. Peeples

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Giant Pressure-Induced Enhancement of Seebeck Coefficient and Thermoelectric Efficiency in SnTe, Jason Baker, Ravhi Kumar, Changyong Park, Curtis Kenney Benson, Andrew Cornelius, and Nenad Velisavljevic

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Holocene Warming in Western Continental Eurasia Driven by Glacial Retreat and Greenhouse Forcing, Jonathan L. Baker, Matthew S. Lachniet, Olga Chervyatsova, Yemane Asmerom, and Victor J. Polyak

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Examining Conditions for Empathy in Counseling: An Exploratory Model, Hannah B. Bayne and Danica G. Hays

Print knowledge in Yucatec Maya–Spanish bilingual children: an initial inquiry, Alain Bengochea, Laura M. Justice, and Maria J. Hijlkema

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An Emergent Bilingual Child's Multimodal Choices in Sociodramatic Play, Alain Bengochea, Sabrina F. Sembiante, and Mileidis Gort

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Education Technology and Distance Supervision in Counselor Education, Robert Carlisle, Danica G. Hays, Shana Pribesh, and Christopher T. Wood

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Education Technology and Distance Supervision in Counselor Education, Robert Carlisle, Danica G. Hays, Shana Pribesh, and Christopher T. Wood

Is the Incremental Theory of Intelligence a Key to Students’ Motivational Engagement? The Moderating Effects of Self-enhancement and Self-criticism., Wei-Wen Chen, Ching-Chen Chen, Chia-Liang Dai, Nok Man U, and Lin Cheng

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The Relationship Between Counselors’ Multicultural Counseling Competence and Poverty Beliefs, Madeline Clark, Jeff Moe, and Danica G. Hays

School connectedness for students with disabilities: From theory to evidence-based practice, Therese Cumming, Robbie Marsh, and Kyle Higgins

Cultivating Global Citizens for the Global Good, Hugo Garcia, Katie Yeaton, Jessica Soria, and Margarita Huerta

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An Undergraduate Inclusive Teacher Preparation Programme in Early Childhood Education: An Online Delivery Approach, Jeffrey I. Gelfer and Neal Nguyen

Exploring Cognitively Accessible Academic Lessons for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Using the iPad, Jamie Linn Gunderson, Kyle Higgins, Joseph J. Morgan, Richard Tandy, and Monica R. Brown

Parenting under fire: Serving families of those who serve and protect., Kimberly A. Hile, Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward, Robyn R. DiPetro-Wells, Rosa M. Santos, and Michaelene M. Ostrosky

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Parental Stress, Family Quality of Life, and Family-teacher Partnerships: Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Yun-Ju Hsiao, Kyle Higgins, Tom Pierce, Peggy J. Schaefer Whitby, and Richard D. Tandy

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Introducing the Content Acquisition Podcast Professional Development Process: Supporting Vocabulary Instruction for Inclusive Middle School Science Teachers, Michael J. Kennedy, Wendy J. Rodgers, John Elwood Romig, Hannah Morris Mathews, and Katherine N. Peeples

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Using E-Books to Acquire Foundational Academic Vocabulary, Matthew L. Love, Tracy G. Spies, and Joseph J. Morgan

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The Effects of Sex and Race on Academic Alienation among Iranian Students, Hojjat Mahmoudi, Monica R. Brown, Javad Amani Saribagloo, and Zahra Jalilzadeh-Mohammadi

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Provision of Mental Health Services to Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Robbie J. Marsh, Joseph J. Morgan, Kyle Higgins, Allison Lark, and Jack Thomas Watts

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Analysis of Restraint and Seclusion Legislation and Policy Across States: Adherence to Recommended Principles, Teri A. Marx and Joshua N. Baker

Father Involvement in Early Intervention: Exploring the Gap Between Service Providers’ Perceptions and Practices, Brent A. McBride, Sarah L. Curtiss, Kelly Uchima, Daniel J. Laxman, Rosa M. Santos, Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward, Wm. Justin Dyer, Laurie M. Jeans, and Justin Kern

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Parent Book Talk to Accelerate Spanish Content Vocabulary Knowledge, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Teresa Satterfield, Jose R. Benki, Juana Vaquero, and Camille Ungco

The Effects of Content Enriched Shared Book Reading vs. Vocabulary-Only Discussions on the Vocabulary Outcomes of Preschool Dual Language Learners., Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Jorge Gonzalez, Laura Saenz, Nora Resendez, Oi-man Kwok, Leina Zhu, and Heather Davis

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The Effects of Developing English Language and Literacy on Spanish Reading Comprehension, Tracy G. Spies, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Fuhui Tong, Beverly J. Irby, Tiberio Garza, and Margarita Huerta

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Maternal Inferential Input and Children’s Language Skills, Virginia L. Tompkins, Alain Bengochea, Susanna Nicol, and Laura M. Justice

A call for, and beginner's guide to, measurement invariance testing in evolutionary psychology, Shanshan Wang, Ching-Chen Chen, Chia-Liang Dai, and George Richardson

Consultation Corner (August 2017), Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward

Consultation Corner (December 2017), Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward

Consultation Corner (November 2017), Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward

Consultation Corner (October 2017), Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward

Consultation Corner (September 2017), Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward

Submissions from 2016

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High-Pressure Seebeck Coefficients and Thermoelectric Behaviors of Bi and PbTe Measured Using a Paris-Edinburgh Cell, Jason Baker, Ravhi Kumar, C. Park, C. Kenney-Benson, Andrew Cornelius, and N. Velisavljevic

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Latino Maternal Literacy Beliefs and Practices Mediating Socioeconomic Status and Maternal Education Effects in Predicting Child Receptive Vocabulary, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Sandra Acosta, Heather Davis, Sharolyn Pollard-Durodola, Laura Saenz, Denise Soares, Nora Resendez Leina, and Zhu

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Graduate Students as Academic Writers: Writing Anxiety, Self-Efficacy, and Emotional Intelligence, Margarita Huerta, Patricia Goodson, Mina Beigi, and Dominique Chlup

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Science Inquiry and Writing for Ells: A Gateway for Building Understanding and Academic Language, Margarita Huerta and Tracy G. Spies

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Measuring and Comparing Academic Language Development and Conceptual Understanding via Science Notebooks, Margarita Huerta, Fuhui Tong, Beverly J. Irby, and Rafael Lara-Alecio

Developing IEPs: The Complete Guide to Educationally Meaningful Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities, Keith J. Hyatt and John W. Filler

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Incorporating English Language Learner Instruction Within Special Education Teacher Preparation, Cori M. More, Tracy G. Spies, Joseph Morgan, and Joshua N. Baker

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Educating Learners With Disabilities in Palestine: The Past, Present, and Future, Mona Nasir-Tucktuck, Josh N. Baker, and M L. Love

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The Effects of Content-Related Shared Book Reading on the Language Development of Preschool Dual-Language Learners, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Laura Saenz, Denise Soares, Nora Resendez, Oi-man Kwok, Heather Davis, and Leina Zhu

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The Effects of Content-Related Shared Book Reading on the Language Development of Preschool Dual Language Learners, Sharolyn Pollard-Durodola, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Laura Saenz, Denise Soares, Nora Resendez, Oiman Kwok, Heather Davis, and Leina Zhu

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Turkish Preschool Teachers' Beliefs and Practices Related to Two Dimensions of Developmentally Appropriate Classroom Management, Ikbal Tuba Sahin-Sak, Feyza Tantekin-Erden, and Sharolyn Pollard-Durodola

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Turkish Preschool Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices Related to Two Dimensions of Developmentally Appropriate Classroom Management*, Ikbal Tuba Şahin-Sak, Feyza Tantekin-Erden, and Sharolyn Pollard-Durodola

Increasing Choice Making in Students with Intellectual Disability, Shannon Lynn Sparks, Tom Pierce, Kyle Higgins, Susan P. Miller, and Richard Tandy

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Utilizing Discourse in the Development of Strategic Readers in the Content Areas, Tracy Spies

The Implementation and Evaluation of an APRN-Led Opioid Monitoring Clinic, Richard Talusan, Jennifer Kawi, Lori L. Candela, and John Filler

Changes in Pre-Service Teachers’ Perceptions of Preparedness to Teach English Language Learners (Ells) in Mainstream Classrooms, Refkia Turgut, Elif Adibelli, and Margarita Huerta

Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., Karl R. Wennerlind, Kristin Withey, Rebecca Hopkins, and Tiffany Fisher

Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., Karl R. Wennerlind, Kristin Withey, Rebecca Hopkins, and Tiffany Fisher

Submissions from 2015

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Evaluating iPad Technology for Enhancing Communication Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders., Tara Boyd, Juliet Hart-Barnett, and Cori M. More

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Home Literacy Beliefs and Practices Among Low-Income Latino Families, Heather Davis, Jorge Gonzalez, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Laura Saenz, Denise Soares, Nora Resendez, Leina Zhu, and Shanna Hagan-Burke

Effects of Read-Alouds with Systematic Prompting to Promote Reading Comprehension for Postsecondary Students with Moderate Intellectual Disabilities, Stephanie M. Devine

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Spanish and English Early Literacy Profiles of Preschool Latino English Language Learner Children, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Laura Saenz, Denise Soares, Heather Davis, Nora Resendez, and Leina Zhu

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Associations Between Problem Behaviors and Early Vocabulary Skills Among Hispanic Dual-Language Learners in Pre-K, Shana Hagan-Burke, Denise A. Soares, Jorge E. Gonzalez, Leina Zhu, Heather Davis, Oi-man Kwok, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Laura Saenz, and Nora Resendez

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Relationship Between Language and Concept Science Notebook Scores of English Language Learners and/or Economically Disadvantaged Students, Margarita Huerta, Beverly J. Irby, Rafael Lara-Alecio, and Fuhui Tong

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An Observation Tool for Monitoring Skill Implementation in Natural Environments., Joseph J. Morgan, Yun-Ju Hsiao, Nicole Dobbins, Nancy B. Brown, and Catherine D. Lyons

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Comparing Student and Teacher Perceptions of the Importance of Social Skills in a Self-Contained Setting, Joseph John Morgan, Nicole Dobbins, Yun-Ju Hsiao, Nancy Brown, and Kyle Higgins

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A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Placement on Academic and Social Skill Outcome Measures of Students with Disabilities, Conrad Oh-Young and John Filler

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Accelerating language skills and content knowledge via shared book reading, Sharolyn D. Pollard-Durodola, Jorge Gonzalez, Deborah Simmons, and Leslie Simmons

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The professional school counselor: Cultivating academic achievement & college/career readiness for all students., Christopher T. Wood

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Individualized career plans: Helping youth create successful school to work transitions., Christopher T. Wood and Heather Dahl