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Unwanted Sexual Contact: Students With Autism And Other Disabilities At Greater Risk, Kirsten R. Brown, Edlyn V. Pena, Susan R. Rankin 2016 California Lutheran University

Unwanted Sexual Contact: Students With Autism And Other Disabilities At Greater Risk, Kirsten R. Brown, Edlyn V. Pena, Susan R. Rankin

Kirsten R. Brown, Ph.D.

The limited literature on sexual assault and unwanted sexual contact indicates that students with disabilities, and specifically students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), are an at risk population. This study uses data from a multi-institution climate assessment to examine the prevalence of unwanted sexual contact. Findings indicate that students with non-ASD disabilities and students with ASD were twice as likely to report unwanted sexual contact, than their non-disabled peers were. Women students with ASD are particularly at risk. Implications for postsecondary institutions, recommendations for student affairs professionals, and areas for future research are discussed. 


Discussion In The College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged And Participating In Person And Online. Jay R. Howard, 2015, Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 224 Pp., $38.00 (Hardcover)., Tiffany Flowers 2016 Georgia Perimeter College

Discussion In The College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged And Participating In Person And Online. Jay R. Howard, 2015, Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 224 Pp., $38.00 (Hardcover)., Tiffany Flowers

Journal of Research Initiatives

Discussion in the college classroom is an important and timely book for college level instructors who want to improve, revise, and deliver engaging courses across disciplines. The purpose of this work is to help college instructors understand the purpose behind fostering classroom discussions. Issues related to participation, classroom management, and class facilitation is discussed within this work. College instructors who teach face-to-face and online courses will find the content of this book useful. In the next section of this review, the reviewer provides a detailed overview of each chapter in the book and discusses the importance of this body of ...


Quantitative Reasoning - Mathematical Modeling In The Sciences, Robert L. Mayes Dr. 2016 Georgia Southern University

Quantitative Reasoning - Mathematical Modeling In The Sciences, Robert L. Mayes Dr.

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research

No abstract provided.


Quantifying Life: A Computational Approach To Teaching Mathematics To Biology Students, Dmitry Kondrashov 2016 University of Chicago

Quantifying Life: A Computational Approach To Teaching Mathematics To Biology Students, Dmitry Kondrashov

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research

No abstract provided.


A Framework For The Teaching Of Modeling For Biologists, M. Drew LaMar, Carrie Diaz Eaton 2016 College of William and Mary

A Framework For The Teaching Of Modeling For Biologists, M. Drew Lamar, Carrie Diaz Eaton

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research

No abstract provided.


Teaching Nonlinear Dynamics To Biology Freshmen Improves Math Interest And Physics Performance, Jane Shevtsov, Alan Garfinkel, William Conley, Kevin Eagan, Erin Sanders, Blaire van Valkenburgh 2016 University of California Los Angeles

Teaching Nonlinear Dynamics To Biology Freshmen Improves Math Interest And Physics Performance, Jane Shevtsov, Alan Garfinkel, William Conley, Kevin Eagan, Erin Sanders, Blaire Van Valkenburgh

Annual Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research

No abstract provided.


Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Fall 2016, Communications & Marketing 2016 Gettysburg College

Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Fall 2016, Communications & Marketing

Gettysburg: Our College’s Magazine

From the President (Janet Morgan Riggs '77)

Table of Contents

Senior Year Saved Zach Warner '16, Geoff Jackson '91

Prof Notes: Emelio Betances, Sociology and Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (Professor Emelio Betances)

All in a Year's Work Raven Waters '19

The 411: Joe Biernat '75 (Joe Biernet '75)

Making it Work: Founder & CEO Peter Kratsios '11

From the Battlefield to the Big Leagues Matt Laux '15

Gettysburgreat: The Campaign for our College

Voice of Experience: Life-Changing Lessons from Studying Abroad (Will Essigs '17)

Media Notes: New & Noteworthy

Conversations

Bullets Build Cross-Cultural Bridges Cam Stewart '18, Mateus Maccieri ...


What Makes An Excellent Teacher?, Steven M. Fettke 2016 Southeastern University - Lakeland

What Makes An Excellent Teacher?, Steven M. Fettke

Selected Faculty Publications

Everyone who attends any place of education on any level wants an “excellent” teacher; however, is that word —“excellence”— ethereal, mystical, or just entirely subjective? In this essay I wish to propose a definition of what excellent teaching entails by referring to the spiritual and social formation of the teacher. Central to my thinking is how the work of the Holy Spirit affects “excellence.” Reflecting on my long years of experience teaching in a Pentecostal college/university and as someone in pursuit of “excellence” in my own teaching, I think I have something to say about it which involves teachers ...


The Critical Social Ecology Of Student Success In Higher Education: A Transformative Mixed Methods Study Of Undergraduates' Experiences And Outcomes At The City University Of New York (Cuny), Leigh Shebanie McCallen 2016 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Critical Social Ecology Of Student Success In Higher Education: A Transformative Mixed Methods Study Of Undergraduates' Experiences And Outcomes At The City University Of New York (Cuny), Leigh Shebanie Mccallen

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Ensuring success in higher education among historically underserved students is integral to social equity and mobility in the United States today. Scholars have called for research examining the complexity of factors determining educational pathways of students encountering circumstances that hinder progress toward a college degree in the context of broad-access public four-year universities and two-year community colleges, institutions most affected by declining federal and state support for higher education. The current research proposed a multidisciplinary applied model of underserved college student success to examine factors constraining and promoting the educational outcomes and social opportunities of undergraduate low-income, first in family ...


Case Studies To Enhance Graduate Employability: Careers Services, Kirsty Mitchell, Madelaine Judd, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Cecily Knight, Matthew McLean, David Dowling, Ros Schwerdt, Caroline Lovell 2016 Bond University

Case Studies To Enhance Graduate Employability: Careers Services, Kirsty Mitchell, Madelaine Judd, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Cecily Knight, Matthew Mclean, David Dowling, Ros Schwerdt, Caroline Lovell

Shelley Kinash

This is one in a series of case studies to enhance graduate employability. The theme of this case study is:

• The role and contribution of higher education career development centres

Careers Services are typically student-focused services based in universities operating in a range of models from a centralised model to a hub and spoke1 model. They range in size, funding, staffing, resourcing, reporting lines, associated portfolios and institutional support. Careers Services offer a broad range of services and programs to support diverse stakeholder groups – students and alumni, industry and employers, faculties, academics and university management.

Careers Services have moved from ...


Centennial Library E-News, September/October 2016, Cedarville University 2016 Cedarville University

Centennial Library E-News, September/October 2016, Cedarville University

Centennial Library E-News

Articles in this issue: Library orientation launches the academic year for new students; New staff member added to the library team; Tiered research assistance model instituted; Library internship program enters its 10th year; 2015/2016 Annual Report focuses on the library and student success; Just in time for the election - Biblical Heritage Gallery exhibit addresses the Bible in Early America; Recognizing Faculty Scholarship; Highlighting Alumni Publishing


More Than 700 Ouachita Volunteers Help Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

More Than 700 Ouachita Volunteers Help Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Tiger Serve Day, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

A total of 745 volunteers served in Arkadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Ouachita Baptist University’s 39th Tiger Serve Day.

The semi-annual community service event is hosted by the Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community. Tiger Serve Day began in the spring of 1997 in the aftermath of a devastating tornado that hit Arkadelphia and has been held every semester since. This year’s Tiger Serve Day projects, marking the event’s 20th anniversary, celebrated its beginnings with the retro theme of “Into the Streets.”


Teaching Ethics In Introductory Public Speaking: Review And Proposal, Jon A. Hess 2016 University of Dayton

Teaching Ethics In Introductory Public Speaking: Review And Proposal, Jon A. Hess

Jonathan A. Hess

Ethics are not heavily emphasized in either public speaking textbooks or classroom lectures. This de-emphasis of public speaking ethics is unfortunate. Educators should take responsibility for making sure that students are familiar with ethical issues and that they know that unethical public communication is not acceptable. Since public speaking textbooks do not provide much explicit guidance for ethical decision making, supplementary material is provided in this article. Four ethical principles are provided to help students understand the nature of communication ethics, a sample class lecture is outlined, and teaching ideas are included.


Rethinking Our Approach To The Basic Course: Making Ethics The Foundation Of Introduction To Public Speaking, Jon. A. Hess 2016 University of Missouri

Rethinking Our Approach To The Basic Course: Making Ethics The Foundation Of Introduction To Public Speaking, Jon. A. Hess

Jonathan A. Hess

The basic public speaking course is often taught from a standpoint of effectiveness. That approach can be problematic due to the dangers of technique. The use of ethics as a foundation for public speaking can overcome this drawback and has other advantages. Included in these advantages are its fidelity to the subject matter, promoting more responsible use of power, improved fit with the liberal arts mission of higher education, and better meeting student needs.

Issues in implementing an ethics-based course are discussed, such as identifying ethical issues and engaging in dialogue. The model is illustrated through a description of one ...


Basic Public Speaking Principles: An Examination Of Twelve Popular Texts, Jon A. Hess, Judy C. Pearson 2016 University of Dayton

Basic Public Speaking Principles: An Examination Of Twelve Popular Texts, Jon A. Hess, Judy C. Pearson

Jonathan A. Hess

The importance of the basic course is reflected in the number of published articles focused on it. Aside from having an annually published journal (The Basic Communication Course Annual) devoted to it, articles concerning the basic course are sprinkled throughout many of the discipline's journals. However, Schneider (1991) pointed out that few studies have focused on the textbooks used. Since the textbook is generally the foundation upon which the course is built, it is an important object of study.

Although the term basic course may be used to identify a variety of courses (such as public speaking, interpersonal communication ...


Understanding The First-Year Student Athlete Experience At Rowan University: A Qualitative Approach, David Joseph Naphy 2016 Rowan University

Understanding The First-Year Student Athlete Experience At Rowan University: A Qualitative Approach, David Joseph Naphy

Theses and Dissertations

Retaining students in higher education is a continual process, in need of constant evaluation, to ensure best practices are being implemented to meet the needs of the students. When implementing retention and transition programs, colleges and universities must understand the varying needs, particularly for those who are members of a subgroup within the traditional population (Bean & Metzner, 1985). One subgroup, in particular, that could benefit from a more focused transitional experience during their first-year at college are student athletes (Crom, Warren, Clark, Marolla, & Gerber, 2009).

The purpose of this study was to better understand the first-year experience at Rowan University ...


2016-09-23 President's Message, Office of the President. Morehead State University. 2016 Morehead State University

2016-09-23 President's Message, Office Of The President. Morehead State University.

Faculty Senate Records

Message from the President to faculty and staff on September 23, 2016.


Ouachita Hosts Consortium For Global Education As Group Celebrates 30th Year Of International Impact, Trennis Henderson 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita Hosts Consortium For Global Education As Group Celebrates 30th Year Of International Impact, Trennis Henderson

Press Releases

Launching the Consortium for Global Education’s 30th year, participants from across the nation and around the world gathered Sept. 14-16 on the campus of Ouachita Baptist University for the organization’s annual meeting.

The consortium, which was established in 1987 under the name Cooperative Services International Education Consortium, supports the development and programs of international education between member Baptist colleges and universities and partner institutions of higher education overseas, especially in restricted countries.


Ouachita's Jacob Hemsath To Perform Sophomore Recital Sept. 30, Haley Martin, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Jacob Hemsath To Perform Sophomore Recital Sept. 30, Haley Martin, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Jacob Hemsath in his sophomore musical theatre recital on Friday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. The recital will be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Ouachita’s Mabee Fine Arts Center and is free and open to the public.


Ouachita To Host Andy Davidson In Fiction Reading Sept. 29, Brooke Zimny, Ouachita News Bureau 2016 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita To Host Andy Davidson In Fiction Reading Sept. 29, Brooke Zimny, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Language and Literature will host author Andy Davidson in a reading of his debut novel, In the Valley of the Sun, on Thursday, Sept. 29. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Hickingbotham Hall’s Young Auditorium on Ouachita’s campus.


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