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Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout 2019 Utah State University

Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Parenting professionals play a key role in helping parents have a positive influence on their children, which is why it is important to ensure that professionals have and use research-based information and materials. Using data from 96 parenting professionals from Utah and Missouri, who completed a 4-hour Strong Parents, Stable Children training, we examined the effects (at 2-months post training) of reflective reminder emails on parenting professionals’ utilization and learning transfer of training materials. Results from independent samples t tests show that participants who received “booster” emails at 1-week and 1-month post training shared some information and some materials with ...


Building A Community Learning Laboratory Through Digital Initiatives, Sonia Chaidez, Stephanie Carmona 2019 Whittier College

Building A Community Learning Laboratory Through Digital Initiatives, Sonia Chaidez, Stephanie Carmona

Digital Initiatives Symposium

How can digital initiatives help to build a community of life-long learners? It begins with creative collaboration. We developed a partnership between the College Library and the Education Department to launch a learning laboratory that partners adult learners from our neighboring community with our undergraduate students to create authentic learning experiences centered on building digital literacy skills. From photo archives to digital storytelling to creating digital maps- this partnership is helping to build and contribute to digital platforms for the populations that will use them to continue the cycle of life-long teaching and learning. This process also helps to give ...


Multimodal Adventures In Teaching: Individualized Learning, Relationship-Building, And Nurturing A Sense Of Belonging Through Fsd’S Student Life And Writing Centre Videos, Jenna L. Goddard 8197389, Alicia Ashcroft 2019 TRU

Multimodal Adventures In Teaching: Individualized Learning, Relationship-Building, And Nurturing A Sense Of Belonging Through Fsd’S Student Life And Writing Centre Videos, Jenna L. Goddard 8197389, Alicia Ashcroft

Teaching Practices Colloquium

The results of the recent Canadian University Survey Consortium (CUSC) survey indicate that, compared to equivalent institutions, TRU students lack a feeling of connection to the campus; thus, growing and nurturing a sense of belonging within our increasingly diverse student body is vital. How does one create or facilitate connection or belonging to places and spaces of learning? Teaching and learning do not always take place in the traditional way within a classroom; in fact, sometimes the best “learning” takes place in unique and unanticipated ways. TRU’s Writer & Storyteller Alicia Ashcroft uses Faculty of Student Development’s Student Life ...


February 2019, Marci Grant 2019 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

February 2019, Marci Grant

The CETL Correspondent

New Teaching and Learning Coordinator has been hired!

Mr. Steve Ray has joined the ranks of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, please contact Steve and give him a warm SWOSU welcome.


Academic Discourse Socialization, Scaler Politics Of English, And Racialization In Study Abroad: A Critical Autoethnography, PRAMOD K. SAH 2019 The University of British Columbia

Academic Discourse Socialization, Scaler Politics Of English, And Racialization In Study Abroad: A Critical Autoethnography, Pramod K. Sah

The Qualitative Report

In this age of rising animosity to newcomers in host societies, study abroad students are often reported to receive maltreatment and discrimination. To this end, I conducted a critical autoethnographic study that responds to the trajectory of my English language learning in the UK and explores my adjustment difficulties and factors such as racialized linguistic discrimination. It also reveals the types of agency that I employed in the process of academic discourse socialization and unpacks causes and processes of renegotiating and reconstructing my identity as a learner and user of the English language. The data for this study was gathered ...


Lifelong Learning In Social Work Education: A Review Of The Literature And Implications For The Future, Laura Burney Nissen, Kimberly D. Pendell, Pauline Jivanjee, Charlotte Goodluck 2019 Portland State University

Lifelong Learning In Social Work Education: A Review Of The Literature And Implications For The Future, Laura Burney Nissen, Kimberly D. Pendell, Pauline Jivanjee, Charlotte Goodluck

Kimberly Pendell

Social workers practice in rapidly changing and complex environments where they encounter challenges that include increasing evidence-based practice requirements, a shifting information landscape, and diminishing workplace resources. To address these challenges, social workers need to engage in lifelong learning. The purpose of this article is to explore conceptual elements and assumptions underlying lifelong learning; propose social work specific approaches to lifelong learning; present a conceptual model to orient social work educators to the possibilities inherent in lifelong learning for practice, with inclusion of suggested practice behavior; and offer a research agenda for practice.


Creativity-Integrated Art History: A Pedagogical Framework, Alysha Meloche, Jen Katz-Buonincontro 2019 Drexel University

Creativity-Integrated Art History: A Pedagogical Framework, Alysha Meloche, Jen Katz-Buonincontro

Art History Pedagogy & Practice

Art history offers a unique opportunity for students to encounter real, historical examples of the creative process in action. By showing examples of the complex process through which artwork is created, art history classes can provide emulative examples for the next generation of innovative designers, artists, historians, educators, and creative thinkers. Art history has a tradition of teaching Big-C creativity principles by highlighting creative products and individuals. Therefore, the art object is emphasized at the expense of unpacking the process and everyday, or mini-c, creativity of the work. At a time when the field of Art History is beginning to ...


The Use Of A “Cpr Posture” For Hemorrhage Control, Nathan Phillip Charlton, Robert Solberg, Nici Singletary, Craig Goolsby, Justin Rizer, William Woods 2019 University of Virginia, American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council

The Use Of A “Cpr Posture” For Hemorrhage Control, Nathan Phillip Charlton, Robert Solberg, Nici Singletary, Craig Goolsby, Justin Rizer, William Woods

International Journal of First Aid Education

Bleeding from traumatic injury is a major source of morbidity and mortality, however, little data is available to aid guidelines and curriculum developers in best practice of applying direct pressure when treating or teaching how to stop life-threatening hemorrhage.

Hypothesis: This study investigated the use of two-handed pressure with bent arms versus two-handed pressure with straight arms to apply direct pressure to a hemorrhage model.

Methods: Participants, recruited as a convenience sample, were randomized and instructed to use either two hands overlapping using arm strength only, or two hands overlapping with arms straight in a “CPR-like” position to apply force ...


Strategies In Developing An Aviation & Aerospace Skill Ecosystem For The State Of Telangana, India – Case Study Of Task -Telangana Academy For Skill And Knowledge, Kim Chua, Sujiv Nair, M.P Ganesh Dr. 2019 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Strategies In Developing An Aviation & Aerospace Skill Ecosystem For The State Of Telangana, India – Case Study Of Task -Telangana Academy For Skill And Knowledge, Kim Chua, Sujiv Nair, M.P Ganesh Dr.

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

The aviation & aerospace sector in India has been expanding and growing through partnerships and new research facilities, thereby encouraging more players to invest and optimize the manufacturing process. Improving green and fuel-efficient technologies have contributed to a steady rise in fuelling the demand for aerospace engineers.

The state of Telangana is fast emerging as a new aviation cluster with some of the country’s best-qualified engineers and technicians. The potential of the aerospace industry is immense as it continuously requires skilled technicians and engineers. Considering the precision of skill required, it is imperative that rigorous training be imparted to all ...


Actual And Self-Assessed Financial Literacy Among Employees Of A South African University, Gizelle D. Willows 2019 The University of Cape Town

Actual And Self-Assessed Financial Literacy Among Employees Of A South African University, Gizelle D. Willows

Numeracy

This study examines the level of financial literacy and self-assessed financial literacy amongst members of a South African tertiary institution’s retirement fund. Based on surveys of the fund’s members, I employ descriptive statistics and multivariate regression analyses to examine differences in financial literacy within and across groups. The results show that, despite working for an employer implementing many best practices identified by financial literacy advocates, respondents from all demographic subgroups possess relatively low levels of financial knowledge. Men, White respondents, and those with a higher cost of employment or higher educational attainment were more likely to have a ...


The Second Decade Of Numeracy: Entering The Seas Of Literacy, H. L. Vacher 2019 University of South Florida

The Second Decade Of Numeracy: Entering The Seas Of Literacy, H. L. Vacher

Numeracy

This multipurpose editorial explores and tries to count the many types of literacy that are referred to by name in Wikipedia and Numeracy. Wikipedia’s Category:Literacy page identifies 44 kinds of literacy that are the subject of articles, ranging from numeracy and graphicacy to braille literacy and diaspora literacy. In addition, searching Google finds more than 30 adjective-literacy or noun-literacy collocations, including quantitative literacy, adult literacy, and document literacy, that do not have Wikipedia pages of their own but are mentioned on other Wikipedia pages. The sum puts this modest literacy count in line with the more than 70 ...


An Uncommon Textbook: Review Of Common Sense Mathematics By Ethan Bolker And Maura Mast, Bernard Madison 2019 University of Arkansas

An Uncommon Textbook: Review Of Common Sense Mathematics By Ethan Bolker And Maura Mast, Bernard Madison

Numeracy

Ethan D. Bolker and Maura B. Mast. 2016. Common Sense Mathematics.(Washington DC.: Mathematics Association of America) ISBN-13: 978-1-93951-210-9.

Common Sense Mathematics is an integrative quantitative reasoning (QR) textbook that is built around scores of exercises derived from authentic circumstances from public media and other public sources. The exercises elicit responses from students requiring extensive communication and analyses and distinguish the book from ones typically encountered in a mathematics or science course. Responses to exercises often require one-half page or more of writing and can occupy considerable class time in discussion. The book has material for a one- or two-semester ...


January 2019, Marci Grant 2019 Southwestern Oklahoma State University

January 2019, Marci Grant

The CETL Correspondent

CETL, SWOSU, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


Exploring The Impact Of Work-Based Learning Opportunities From The Student Perspective: The Development Of Career Pathways, Workforce Expectations, And The Transmission Of Cultural Capital, Robert Boone 2019 University of Kentucky

Exploring The Impact Of Work-Based Learning Opportunities From The Student Perspective: The Development Of Career Pathways, Workforce Expectations, And The Transmission Of Cultural Capital, Robert Boone

Theses and Dissertations--Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

Understanding the practical implications of work-based learning opportunities (WBLOs) is complex. Although WBLOs are not new learning environments, understanding and clearly defining them is increasingly necessary. In Kentucky, WBLOs are part of the political discourse in post-secondary education. The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and local/regional economic and workforce development agencies have incorporated strengthening and growing WBLOs into their strategic plans.

By interviewing students that have completed WBLOs at three colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), this study intended to explore student perspectives of WBLOs by asking the following research questions: 1) What role do ...


L’Implantation Du E-Portfolio Dans Un Programme Par Compétence En Science Infirmière : Le Cheminement De 10 Ans., Suzanne Harrison, Jeanne Godin, Suzan Bastarache 2018 Université de Moncton

L’Implantation Du E-Portfolio Dans Un Programme Par Compétence En Science Infirmière : Le Cheminement De 10 Ans., Suzanne Harrison, Jeanne Godin, Suzan Bastarache

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Le e-portfolio s’avère un outil pédagogique de plus en plus utilisé dans le programme baccalauréat en science infirmière, car il permet non seulement la croissance et le développement de l’apprenante et de l’apprenant, mais informe aussi l’employeur, les paires et les organisations professionnelles de l’acquisition des habiletés et des connaissances inhérentes à la profession (Chertoff, 2015; Green, Wyllie, & Jackson, 2014). L’École des sciences infirmières de l’Université de Moncton explore l’utilisation du e-portfolio depuis dix ans. L’expérience débute en 2007 par la mise en place d’une étude qualitative longitudinale qui a suivi le parcours de sept étudiantes afin d’explorer comment l’identité professionnelle se développe lors de la création et du maintien d’un portfolio électronique à partir du logiciel Iwebportfolio. Bien que les écoles de science infirmière reconnaissent l’importance de promouvoir la pensée savante et l’écriture académique chez la population étudiante, les outils facilitant l’atteinte de ces compétences se font rares ou sont difficilement applicables (Garrett, MacPhee, & Jackson, 2013; Stefani, Mason, & Pegler, 2007). Toutefois, le portfolio est un outil prometteur qui favorise le développement de l’identité professionnelle et permet de l’articuler (Desjardins, 2002). Grâce aux entrevues annuelles et à l’examen de la qualité de la réflexion critique dans les artéfacts placés dans le e-portfolio, une évolution dans l’appropriation des rôles inhérents à la profession infirmière a été notée chez les participants. En fait, les résultats de cette expérience ont appuyé l’inclusion du e-portfolio, via la plateforme eduportfolio, dans le nouveau programme par compétences en science infirmière en 2010. D’ailleurs, la première cohorte étudiante à maintenir un e-portfolio tout au long de ses études fut diplômée en mai 2017 et un sondage a été complété par 43 de ses membres. Cet article décrit notre parcours en lien avec l’utilisation du e-portfolio, en incluant les leçons apprises à la suite des trois études réalisées ainsi que les expériences vécues en salle de classe (entrevues lors d’une étude qualitative longitudinale, groupes de discussion et sondage).

The e-portfolio is an increasingly popular educational tool in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program as it not only allows for the growth and development of the learner, but also informs the employees, peers, and professional organizations of the acquisition of the skills and knowledge inherent to this profession (Chertoff 2015; Green, Wyllie, & Jackson 2014). The University of Moncton’s School of Nursing has been exploring the use of the e-portfolio for ten years. The experience started in 2007 with the implementation of a longitudinal qualitative study that followed the educational career of seven students to explore how the professional identity is developed during the creation and maintenance of an electronic portfolio using Iwebportfolio. Although nursing schools recognize the importance of promoting scholarly thinking and academic writing among students, tools facilitating the attainment of these skills are rare and hardly applicable (Garrett, MacPhee, & Jackson 2013; Stefani, Mason, & Pegler 2007); however, the portfolio is a promising tool that fosters the development of the professional identity and allows for its articulation (Desjardins 2002). With the annual interviews and examination of the quality ...


L’Expérimentation Du Eportfolio À L’Université : Questionnements Autour De La Réflexivité, Caroline Le Boucher, Geneviève Lameul, Hugues Pentecouteau 2018 Univ Rennes, CREAD EA3875, Rennes, France

L’Expérimentation Du Eportfolio À L’Université : Questionnements Autour De La Réflexivité, Caroline Le Boucher, Geneviève Lameul, Hugues Pentecouteau

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Le développement des compétences professionnelles oriente les politiques d’établissements universitaires français, plus particulièrement depuis la loi relative aux libertés et aux responsabilités des universités de 2007. Ce terrain est d’autant plus favorable à la mise en place d’eportfolios avec la volonté d’intégrer des technologies numériques. Ces injonctions institutionnelles s’accompagnent rarement d’un discours pédagogique (Houot, Issenmann et Nowakowski, 2013). L’eportfolio montre alors, dans ses fonctions et ses usages, de multiples facettes (Salinas, Marín et Escandell, 2013 ; Siampou & Komis, 2011). Mettant l’accent sur les processus, il sous-entend le développement d’une démarche réflexive (Loisy et Lison, 2013), mais à certaines conditions (Bibeau, 2007 ; Naccache, Samson et Jouquan, 2006).

Cet article permet de documenter cette place accordée à la fonction réflexive ...


Exploring Solidarity In Teacher Learning And Activism For Social Justice, Rebecca Rogers, Luzkarime Calle Díaz 2018 University of Missouri-St. Louis

Exploring Solidarity In Teacher Learning And Activism For Social Justice, Rebecca Rogers, Luzkarime Calle Díaz

Journal of Curriculum, Teaching, Learning and Leadership in Education

Teaching and organizing for social justice can be an alienating experience in the current educational climate. Being a part of a network of educators can help create community, support, and solidarity. Solidarity is a socio-political topic that has been understudied and, we argue, holds great potential for understanding the transformative power of educators organizing for social justice. In this paper, we draw on examples of educators’ narratives of solidarity who contributed to a social justice event organized by a grassroots educators' organization. Through the narratives of a community organizer, a classroom educator, and a community based arts educator, we highlight ...


Empowering Faculty Using Distance Learning Mentoring Programs, Nicole Luongo, Sara T. O'Brien 2018 Saint Peter's University

Empowering Faculty Using Distance Learning Mentoring Programs, Nicole Luongo, Sara T. O'Brien

Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence

This article discusses the value of developing mentoring programs for the empowerment of distance learning faculty. The paper describes various ways mentoring relationships enhance the development and teaching of distance learning courses. Distance learning faculty mentoring programs consist of a process where a more experienced faculty member assists a newer faculty member in developing a distance learning course. By creating and supporting distance learning faculty mentoring programs, higher education institutions can provide an efficient and valuable way for new distance learning faculty to gain empowerment as well as the skills and knowledge they need to teach online. This article asserts ...


Five Instructional Practices To Optimize Peer Feedback Activities Among Adult Learners, Regina C. Rodriguez, Laurie A. Sharp 2018 West Texas A&M University

Five Instructional Practices To Optimize Peer Feedback Activities Among Adult Learners, Regina C. Rodriguez, Laurie A. Sharp

Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence

There is a significant need for adult learners to improve their writing proficiency within a variety of contexts. Thus, postsecondary instructors require effective research-based teaching strategies to support adult learners hone their writing skills. While studies on peer feedback abound, little has been done to date to consider ways in which postsecondary instructors design quality peer feedback activities within their courses. The purpose of this article was to describe five instructional practices to optimize peer feedback activities among adult learners.


English For Baking: Lessons For Kitchen Workers Using On-Site Learning, Christopher Torossian 2018 The University of San Francisco

English For Baking: Lessons For Kitchen Workers Using On-Site Learning, Christopher Torossian

Master's Projects and Capstones

Today, the back of house staff in culinary kitchens is comprised largely by migrant workers whose native language is something other than English. At times this can create issues among workers due to communication errors or complete lack of communication all together, posing issues for not only cooking, but it can also be a threat to kitchen safety as well. Additionally, due to native speaker stigma surrounding non-native speakers of English, many workers are often denied the chance at a higher position in the workplace simply because of their low communicative competence, despite their actual talents and skills in the ...


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