Annotated Essays

Annotated Biblography

Kristen E. Van Vonderen, M. S. , William Kinnally, Ph. D. (2012), “Media Effects on Body Image: Examining Media Exposure in the Broader Context of Internal and Other Social Factors”. Volume 14, Issue 2. 41-57. American Communication Journal. Summary: Vonderson and Kinnally’s article discusses the influence media has on women today and the way they see themselves. Being “overweight” has such negative stigmatism to it that women who are considered to be overweigh feel as though they are unlovable or…

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Idea and Special Education Annotated

Bowen, S. and Rude, H. (2006). Assessment and students with disabilities: Issues and challenges with educational reform. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 25 (3), pp. 24-30. Retrieved October 14, 2008, from Academic Search Premier database. Bowen and Rude pointed out that the 2004 reauthorization of IDEA reflected an effort to align IDEA with NCLB. This article focuses specifically on the problem of accountability, eligibility for special education services, summary of performance, and transition services for special education students. Also included are…

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