Session III: Suzanne M. Scharer Room

Session III Oral - Suzanne M. Scharer

Session III Oral Presenters – Suzanne M. Scharer Room (from left): Ruri Famelia, Kristy McCray & Elizabeth Palmer. Not pictured: Min Young Kim.

Ruri Famelia
Human Sciences, Kinesiology
Jacqueline Goodway, Advisor

Title: The Influence of a Skip Intervention on The Motor Competence and Perceived Motor Competence of Indonesia Preschool Children
Abstract: The purpose of this proposed research study is to develop an evidence-based physical activity intervention for young Indonesian children.

Min Young Kim
Teaching and Learning, Language, Education, and Society
David Bloome, Advisor

Title: Dialogic Construction of Argumentative Literacy: A Methodology for the Discourse Analysis of Text-Based Discussions
Abstract: Based on sociocultural theories of language, interactional sociolinguistics, and their application to discourse analysis, the purpose of this study is to problematize the assumption that the argumentation constructed in classrooms is monolithic and investigate how different argumentative literacies are constructed in two 5th-grade classrooms.

Kristy McCray
Human Sciences, Kinesiology
Donna Pastore, Advisor

Title:An Exploration Of Knowledge Of And Attitudes About Sexual Assault Occurrence And Prevention Among Former Intercollegiate Student-Athletes
Abstract:This study explores how former intercollegiate student-athletes understand sexual assault, including their perceptions of athletic department response to occurrence and prevention. The results of this research is critical in filling a gap in the literature, particularly at a time when sexual assault affects in 1 in 5 college age women.

Elizabeth Palmer
Human Sciences, Human Development and Family Science
Keeley Pratt, Advisor

Title: Couple and Family Therapists’ Views on a Weight and Body Awareness Curriculum and Weight-Bias
Abstract: This study explored Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) students’ views on a weight and body awareness curriculum and students’ explicit weight-bias using a mixed methods approach. Results indicated that the curriculum should be incorporated into CFT coursework and that weight-bias in CFTs was similar to other healthcare fields.