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Supporting Student Connectedness And Social Satisfaction During Recess, Elizabeth Teasdale Wells 2018 Dominican University of California

Supporting Student Connectedness And Social Satisfaction During Recess, Elizabeth Teasdale Wells

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

This project examines the effects of how recess preparation and reflection can be focused on providing students an opportunity to connect socially and strengthen overall happiness. By investigating the role social satisfaction plays in a child’s life during recess, educators may gain knowledge about how to foster social connectedness for every child. While most studies about recess focus on a child’s level of physical activity or negative behaviors, researchers have yet to investigate recess as a place to improve a child’s well-being and social satisfaction. This study was conducted at a public elementary school through qualitative interviews ...


Comparison Of Learning Outcomes From Online And Face-To-Face Accounting Courses, Joel Faidley 2018 East Tennessee State University

Comparison Of Learning Outcomes From Online And Face-To-Face Accounting Courses, Joel Faidley

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Online education continues to evolve and grow dramatically at colleges and universities across the globe. Today’s society is comprised of people who are increasingly busy with work and family obligations and who are looking for more flexible and expedited avenues for higher education. Institutions seek to meet these new demands by offering online distance educational opportunities while increasing cash flow for their college. Unfortunately the pitfalls to this rush to meet online demand results in what some researchers assert are inadequate quality content and curriculum. Others indicate there are not significant differences in the outcomes from online learning compared ...


From Sets To Metric Spaces To Topological Spaces, Nicholas A. Scoville 2018 Ursinus College

From Sets To Metric Spaces To Topological Spaces, Nicholas A. Scoville

Topology

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Nearness Without Distance, Nicholas A. Scoville 2018 Ursinus College

Nearness Without Distance, Nicholas A. Scoville

Topology

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Determining The Determinant, Danny Otero 2018 Xavier University

Determining The Determinant, Danny Otero

Linear Algebra

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Over The Hills And Far Away: Inviting And Holding Traumatic Stories In School, Lesley Koplow, Noelle Dean, Margaret Blachly 2018 Bank Street College of Education

Over The Hills And Far Away: Inviting And Holding Traumatic Stories In School, Lesley Koplow, Noelle Dean, Margaret Blachly

Occasional Paper Series

Thousands of young immigrant children enter school each year, bringing their immigration stories with them. They enrich the communities that receive them, bringing hope and new perspectives, new languages, and experiences of other worlds to share with peers. Sometimes their stories include experiences of loss and trauma in their lives prior to entering school. Studies estimate that more than 51% of immigrant families have experienced at least one traumatic event or loss, and at least 15% of immigrant parents and children present with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Aragona, Pucci, Mazzetti, Maisano, & Geraci, 2013). These traumatic histories can include difficult events ...


Experiential Knowledge And Project-Based Learning In Bilingual Classrooms, Adriana Alvarez 2018 University of Texas at Austin

Experiential Knowledge And Project-Based Learning In Bilingual Classrooms, Adriana Alvarez

Occasional Paper Series

Culturally and linguistically diverse children deserve sophisticated and dynamic biliterate learning opportunities that integrate the children’s life experiences and keen intellects. Dynamic learning in early childhood classrooms, including progressivist pedagogical approaches like project-based learning, has been shown to facilitate academic achievement as well as high-level learning capabilities including critical thinking, agency, problem solving, and negotiation (Adair, 2014; Bell, 2010; Hyson, 2008; Katz & Chard, 2000). Too often, culturally and linguistically diverse children are offered learning opportunities that fall short of helping students achieve their potential or of validating their life experiences (González, Moll, & Amanti, 2005; Nieto & Bode, 2008; Valenzuela, 1999). Instead these children receive reductionist instruction characterized by limited, dull activities such as drills, isolated tasks, repetition, and memorization of material (Banks, 1991; Delpit, 1995; Gay, 2010).

Culturally and linguistically diverse children not only ...


Editor's Note, Jonathan Silin 2018 University of Toronto

Editor's Note, Jonathan Silin

Occasional Paper Series

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Personal Reflection: An Administrator’S Path To Serving And Living The Mission, Sawanee Khongsawatwaja 2018 St. John's University, Queens

Personal Reflection: An Administrator’S Path To Serving And Living The Mission, Sawanee Khongsawatwaja

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

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St. John’S University Founder’S Week Convocation Keynote Address Date: September 21st, 2017, John Oliver Barres S.T.D., J.C.L., D.D. 2018 Fifth Bishop of Rockville Centre, NY

St. John’S University Founder’S Week Convocation Keynote Address Date: September 21st, 2017, John Oliver Barres S.T.D., J.C.L., D.D.

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

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Cultural Immersion And Social Justice: The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program At St. John’S University, Judith Ryder Ph.D, Joanne Carroll Ph.D. 2018 St. John’s University, Queens

Cultural Immersion And Social Justice: The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program At St. John’S University, Judith Ryder Ph.D, Joanne Carroll Ph.D.

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


Spj Meets Cst: A Code For Journalism That Matters, Michael Rizzo 2018 St. John’s University

Spj Meets Cst: A Code For Journalism That Matters, Michael Rizzo

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


The Gift Of Academic Service Learning, Robert A. Mangione 2018 St. John’s University, Queens

The Gift Of Academic Service Learning, Robert A. Mangione

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


Traversing Across Learning Environments And The Need For A Single Data Standard In Digital Learning Environments, Liam McNamara 2018 University of Edinburgh

Traversing Across Learning Environments And The Need For A Single Data Standard In Digital Learning Environments, Liam Mcnamara

Current Issues in Emerging eLearning

As Big Data becomes ever present in many industries, in education it presents a particularly interesting problem as many technologies begin to develop, data standards become variant. This raises the issue that ad-hoc data standards present discontinuity across platforms particularly in the analysis and interpretation of data collected in Personalised Learning Environments. This presents an ethical dilemma when this data becomes actionable and active in decision making regarding a learners’ progress and advancement. This article asserts that there exists a hypothetical dilemma in the predicament that ad-hoc data standards result in potentially misleading or erroneous interpretations that have longitudinal effects ...


Advocating For More Experiential Learning Strategies In Medical School, Seth D. Adams 2018 University of Dayton

Advocating For More Experiential Learning Strategies In Medical School, Seth D. Adams

Undergraduate Voices

When it comes to learning and teaching, there are many ways for teachers and students to maximize the amount of learning that happens in the schooling environment. The focus of this paper is the effects of experiential learning in medical education. This pedagogy is very common in many teaching strategies and is widely used, debated, and studied throughout academia. This paper will introduce experiential learning as it is seen broadly throughout all fields of study and practice, but will then specifically focus on experiential learning and its effects on medical education. Using two different types of experiential learning, community-based learning ...


Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon 2018 Texas A & M University - College Station

Application Of Virtual And Augmented Reality To The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han, Doo Hun Lim, Chang Sung Jang, In Tak Kwon

Adult Education Research Conference

This research reviews the extant literature and web resources on Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) to provide new insights and future direction of adult learning. Based on the review, we discuss implications for research and practice on the use of VR and AR in the field of Adult Education.


New Identities New Voices: Introducing The Choreographer-Notator, Beth Megill 2018 Moorpark College

New Identities New Voices: Introducing The Choreographer-Notator, Beth Megill

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

In this practitioner’s perspective paper, the author discusses an experience in which she notated a piece of her choreography using a combination of Labanotation and Motif Notation with the intent of setting the repertory from the score on a group of contemporary dancers, who had never read notation before. She explains her goals as a choreographer and notator proposing a fused creative identity, the Choreographer-Notator. This paper describes how the process of drafting the score and then teaching from the score provided new insights into her work and her identity as a dance artist. The paper concludes with the ...


The Creation Of Traditional African Dance/Music Integrated Scores, Doris Green 2018 Pan African Performing Arts

The Creation Of Traditional African Dance/Music Integrated Scores, Doris Green

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

African dances are among the oldest dance traditions in existence; their structure is uniquely different because the movement therein is inseparable from the music that governs the movements. The music is associated with the spoken language of the people, which makes it virtually impossible for outsiders to comprehend the music of different African countries. In Africa there is no dance that is not accompanied by some form of music from the voice to orchestras of different percussive instruments. For centuries the dance/music of African people has been passed between generations by a mouth to ear process. Any society that ...


Voices Of Notators: Approaches To Writing A Score--Special Issue, Teresa L. Heiland 2018 Loyola Marymount University

Voices Of Notators: Approaches To Writing A Score--Special Issue, Teresa L. Heiland

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

In this special issue of Voices of Notators: Approaches to Writing a Score, eight authors share their unique process of creating and implementing their approach to notating movement, and they describe how that process transforms them as researchers, analysts, dancers, choreographers, communicators, and teachers. These researchers discuss the need to capture, to form, to generate, and to communicate ideas using a written form of dance notation so that some past, present, or future experience can be better understood, directed, informed, and shared. They are organized roughly into themes motivated by relationships between them and their methodological similarities and differences. The ...


Reflections On Thirteen Years Directing Community-Based Learning Projects, Joao Alberto Arantes do Amaral 2018 Federal University of Sao Paulo, Osasco Campus

Reflections On Thirteen Years Directing Community-Based Learning Projects, Joao Alberto Arantes Do Amaral

Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice

In this article I present my reflections on thirteen years directing community-based learning projects. From 2002 to 2014, I taught 47 community-based courses to MBA students at the University of Sao Paulo, involving a network of 40 organizations that help people in need. I discuss the concept of community based learning, the context of the course, the process of creation of the community partners network, the project achievements and the media coverage. I discuss the benefits the projects brought to the students, to the community partners, to the University of Sao Paulo, to the scholars and to the people served ...


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