Gloria E. Jacobs

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The interexaminer reliability of noninvasive methods of examining lumbar spinal segments is not well established. In this project the interexaminer reliability of three experienced chiropractic examiners, who evaluated 21 symptomatic and 25 asymptomatic subjects, was explored. Eight noninvasive segmental examination strategies (dimensions) were employed at(More)
L2 literacy and the design of the self: A case study of a teenager writing on the Internet by W. The journey ahead: Thirteen teachers report how the Internet influences literacy and literacy instruction in their K–12 classrooms 6 Preface Purpose During a period when the Internet has profoundly altered our literacy lives, the Handbook of Research on New(More)
Sixty student volunteers were assessed for fixation in the lumbar spine using a passive motion palpation protocol. Subjects were examined in random order by two experienced chiropractors. Every subject was evaluated twice by each examiner. Fixations were judged present or absent for each of five lumbar motion segments. Moderate test-retest agreement beyond(More)
The purpose of this study was to operationally define and evaluate inter- and intra-examiner reliability of the standing sacroiliac mobility (Gillet) test on 53 college students. Both inter- and intra-examiner reliability data showed high mean percentages of agreement (85.3% and 89.2%, respectively.) Cohen's unweighted kappa statistic for concordance was(More)
This chapter contains an examination of the research into texting and instant messaging. Instant messag-ing and texting are shown to be powerful technologies for maintaining relationships, building identities, and functioning within an information based society. The author raises questions about the implications of these social practices for those(More)
Based on the idea that literacy is a social practice and that literacy acquisition begins in the home, this study seeks to explore the question of how does the home literacy environment impact a child's attitudes towards literacy? Two school-aged children and their parents were observed and interviewed in their home environments to better understand this(More)
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