More specifically, Homeyer and Sweeney defined sandtray therapy as "an expressive and projective mode of psychotherapy involving the unfolding and processing of intra- and inter-personal issues through the use of specific sandtray materials as a nonverbal medium of communication, led by the client and facilitated by a trained therapist" p.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: University of Arizona, Anderson's dissertation documents children's responses to picture books through language and art, using qualitative research methods. Her findings are organized within two major areas: Anderson concludes that the students' responses were "extremely sophisticated and showed that they were capable of complex understandings of art and literature.
University of Pennsylvania, Anderson's study looks at the "social and academic worlds of third and fourth graders to ascertain how literary practices [are] used to constitute gendered social identities. Anderson supports understanding literacy as a continuous view of social, personal, and academic learning.
Ayala-Schueneman, Maria de Jesus. Ayala-Schueneman surveyed librarians and media to determine whether the Bilingual Education Act ofwhich stipulates that financial assistance will be provided to develop and carry out new and imaginative programs to meet the educational needs of limited-English-speaking children, has been completely implemented.
In addition to problems with funding, her survey reveals problems with the number and quality of Spanish titles available, as well as a lack of cooperation between teachers and librarians.
Christian Literature in a Post-Christian Culture. Backman's dissertation explores the "rhetorical situation of the avowedly Christian literary artist in the post-Christian twentieth century" as it relates to the work of C.
She argues that Christian literary discourse, both in its articulation and in its reception, occupies a "crucial site of lay interpolation of what it means to be religious in a modern secular world" and illustrates how the "complex and changing boundaries of religion and culture are negotiated.
Blanchard identifies the role of organizational storytellers who facilitate and add to "the construction of meaning constituted by social experiences in organizations.
He concludes that their credibility, as well as a large part of their sense of corporate identity, stems from the storytelling role "performed within a communal sense of meaning as negotiated between teller and listener.
Using a qualitative multicase research design, Boettcher discovered that gender-conscious teachers are aware of the differences between girls' and boys' experiences and their academic requirements, as well as the "gender and ethnic diversity of their students. New York University, Bouzoukis' study seeks to determine the effectiveness of dramatizing fairy tales for chronically ill children in order to reduce stress.
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The purpose of this collection of contributions is to demonstrate how play, art, music therapies, sandplay, storytelling and psychodrama (a contentious subject for play therapists – see 'Play for Life' Summer ) can be used to aid the recovery of trauma victims.
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