Brookings, South Dakota: Learning Lab, 2019 South Dakota State University
Brookings, South Dakota: Learning Lab, Doriane Paso
Empowering Research for Educators
The following paper explores the possibilities of education in one local setting using both an insider and outsider perspective. Education is a part of society, and as society changes, why should education not change with it?
Alexa?: Possibilities Of Voice Assistant Technology And Artificial Intelligence In The Classroom, 2019 South Dakota State University
Alexa?: Possibilities Of Voice Assistant Technology And Artificial Intelligence In The Classroom, Patrick D. Hales, Melissa Anderson, Tonya Christianson, Amber Gaspar, Billi Jo Meyer, Beth Nelson, Krista Shilvock, Mary Steinmetz, Makenzi Timmons, Michelle Vande Weerd
Empowering Research for Educators
The following paper represents the combined effort of 10 educators exploring the experience and use of voice assistant technology in classrooms. This reflection and study of our classrooms looks to better understand both our use of technology and students’ use of technology in very specific ways. Is there a place for voice assistant technology in our classrooms? What benefits are there? What obstacles exist? We tell our stories and experiences here with the intent to provide context and continue the discussion among more of our colleagues.
From Assertion To Conversion: Classroom Management For 21st Century Teachers, 2019 South Dakota State University
From Assertion To Conversion: Classroom Management For 21st Century Teachers, Benjamin Halbkat
Empowering Research for Educators
The following position paper provides a new teacher's perspective on modern classroom management. Where is there room for improvement? What might the future hold?
High School Biology Preparation: Do Students Feel They Have Been Adequately Prepared For Introductory College Biology?, 2019 South Dakota State University
High School Biology Preparation: Do Students Feel They Have Been Adequately Prepared For Introductory College Biology?, Mara Neitzel
Empowering Research for Educators
The purpose of this study was to determine how well students are being prepared in high school for introductory college biology courses. Specifically, the objectives of the study are as follows: To gain a better understanding about how well students feel they have been prepared for college science classes based on their high school education, to gain insight on how college preparation in high school impacts students’ self-confidence, and to determine if the accessibility of advanced education courses is influenced by the size of a high school. A mixed methods survey was distributed to freshman in the fall semester of ...
In Support Of The Tinker V. Des Moines Decision, 2019 South Dakota State University
In Support Of The Tinker V. Des Moines Decision, Matthew Olson
Empowering Research for Educators
The following position outlines a case for the Tinker v. Des Moines decision, including a historical and modern perspective. With freedom of speech and protest being a regular part of the discussion about U.S. society and schools, now is a good time to look back.
Using Microanalysis (Mfd) To Teach & Train Students, 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Using Microanalysis (Mfd) To Teach & Train Students, Sara Smock Jordan
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo
Microanalysis of face-to-face dialogue (MFD), that is, the detailed and replicable examination of any aspect of observable communicative behavior as it occurs, moment by moment, in a face-to-face dialogue (Bavelas, Gerwing, Healing, & Tomori, 2016) to examine professional conversations. MFD is an inductive methodology which uses detailed operational definitions and analysis rules, rather than relying on subjective judgment, to produce high inter-analyst agreement (Bavelas et al., 2016). MFD principles are applicable to teaching, training, and supervising clinicians in our CFT program.
Strategies In Developing An Aviation & Aerospace Skill Ecosystem For The State Of Telangana, India – Case Study Of Task -Telangana Academy For Skill And Knowledge, 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 ...
Gearing Up For College, 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay
Gearing Up For College, Beatriz Amy Huerta
Capstone Projects and Master's Theses
Sadly, in the Greenfield community, there are exceedingly high rates of individuals who lack post-secondary education. The Census (2010), states that only 4.8% of persons age 25 years and older in Greenfield, CA obtain a bachelor’s degree. At Greenfield High School over the past five years, an average of 16 students enrolled at a CSU campus (The California State University, 2018). In efforts to promote higher education, Gear Up (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) empowers students and families of the Monterey County by fostering equitable access to postsecondary education and career readiness through relevant rigorous ...
Perceptions Of Trust: Communicating Climate Change To Cattle Producers, 2018 University of Florida
Perceptions Of Trust: Communicating Climate Change To Cattle Producers, Ricky W. Telg, Lisa Lundy, Cassie Wandersee, Saqib Mukhtar, David Smith, Phillip Stokes
Journal of Applied Communications
The Cattle and Climate Conversations Workshop for Cooperative Extension and Natural Resources Conservation Service, the last activity funded through a multi-regional United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) grant, took place in October 2016 in Denver, Colorado, for Extension and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) representatives in the Southwest and Mountain West who work extensively with cattle producers. The purpose of this study was to identify how Extension agents and NRCS personnel in this workshop viewed the issue of “trust,” as it relates to communicating the topic of climate change to cattle producers ...
Gamma Sigma Delta, Nebraska Chapter Newsletter, Issue #56 Fall 2018, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Gamma Sigma Delta, Nebraska Chapter Newsletter, Issue #56 Fall 2018
Gamma Sigma Delta, Nebraska Chapter, Newsletters
President's message, John Westra, Nebraska Chapter
Celebrating 100 years of recognizing excellence!
Welcome new members
Gamma Sigma Delta international scholarship awards
Recipients of 2017 Gamma Sigma Delta awards
Outstanding student recognition
In memoriam: Edwin J. Penas
In memoriam: Z. B.Mayo,Jr.
In memoriam: Richard L. "Dick" Fleming
In memoriam: Howard Warren Ottoson
In memoriam: Gary E. Varvel
Celebrating our centennial year, 1918-2018, Nebraska Chapter, Gamma Sigma Delta
2018 annual meeting minutes
Gamma Sigma Delta committees
Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Graduate Student Award fund
Gamma Sigma Delta, 2018 dues notice for Nebraska Chapter
Active members, Gamma Sigma ...
How Do Program Recruiters At One Ontario University Interpret The Internationalization Strategic Plan?, 2018 The University of Western Ontario
How Do Program Recruiters At One Ontario University Interpret The Internationalization Strategic Plan?, Jing Qu
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
This study examines how program recruiters interpret a university’s internationalization strategic plan in Ontario, and how they translate this policy initiative into Chinese international students’ recruiting at the graduate level. In order to gain a deeper understanding of the processes related to the internationalization of higher education in Canada, this study explores recruitment as one key aspect of the university’s internationalization efforts. A qualitative research approach was used in designing this study. The data was gathered from three Ontario universities’ internationalization policy initiatives and semi-structured interviews with recruiters from a research-intensive university in Ontario. The findings demonstrate significant ...
An Evaluation Of The Criteria Used To Assess Title Ix Responsible Employee Training Programs At Large, Four Year Primarily Residential Institutions, 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
An Evaluation Of The Criteria Used To Assess Title Ix Responsible Employee Training Programs At Large, Four Year Primarily Residential Institutions, Catherine Hopkins
Theses and Dissertations
The purposes of this study were to: (a) discover the intended objectives that selected institutions of higher education had for their “responsible employee” training programs and (b) identify what data were collected to determine if the “responsible employee” training programs were meeting those objectives. I surveyed the Title IX Coordinators at 144 primarily residential and highly residential institutions using a 20 question electronic survey. The top four reported training objectives were that the responsible employee learn how to: appropriately respond to a student; understand their legal duty to report; cite the information that students must be informed about; and know ...
Visual Inspection Of Sequential Data: A Research Instrument For Qualitative Data Analysis, 2018 University of Minho
Visual Inspection Of Sequential Data: A Research Instrument For Qualitative Data Analysis, Alaa A. Aldahdouh
The Qualitative Report
Sequence analysis has been widely used to investigate the patterns of similarities and differences of sequential data in biology and sociology. However, the debate on the usage of sequence analysis in social sciences has not been settled yet. Among a long list, sequence analysis methods have been criticized for ignoring the qualitative information behind the sequences. This paper presents a new instrument for inspecting sequential data visually in qualitative studies. The method includes building a hierarchical tree of relations among the categories which is then used to recode the categories systematically. The recoding process is meant to give meaning to ...
Readiness To Teach Secondary Mathematics: A Study Of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Self-Perceptions, 2018 The University of Notre Dame Australia
Readiness To Teach Secondary Mathematics: A Study Of Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Self-Perceptions, Gregory S. C. Hine, Thuan Thai
Gregory S.C. Hine
North-South University Research Partnerships In Latin America And The Caribbean, 2018 Tulane University
North-South University Research Partnerships In Latin America And The Caribbean, Gus Gregorutti, Nanette Svenson
College Didn’T Prepare Me For This: The Realities Of The Student Debt Crisis And The Effect It Is Having On College Graduates, 2018 Western Carolina University
College Didn’T Prepare Me For This: The Realities Of The Student Debt Crisis And The Effect It Is Having On College Graduates, April Perry, Cassandra Spencer
The William & Mary Educational Review
Student loans are like a dark cloud looming above 41 million Americans (Perna, Kvall, & Ruiz, 2017). Through young adults’ personal accounts and relevant literature, we aimed to explore how student debt has altered the lives of college graduates and what can be done to educate students before they graduate with tens of thousands of dollars in debt. To provide context, we first discuss a brief history of student loans and address what we know from the literature about the burden of student debt. Next, we address the factors that contribute to the student debt crisis and the effects of student ...
Between Knowing And Learning: New Instructors' Experiences In Active Learning Classrooms, 2018 Queen's University
Between Knowing And Learning: New Instructors' Experiences In Active Learning Classrooms, Andrea Phillipson, Annie Riel, Andy B. Leger
The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Over the past 20 years, interest in the impact of space on teaching and learning has grown, and higher education institutions have responded by creating Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs)—spaces designed to promote active, student-centred learning. While ALC research has explored teaching methods, student experience, and student learning, less is known about how teaching in these spaces affects instructors. We contribute to this discussion by investigating teachers’ educational development in these spaces. We asked new instructors to reflect on their ALC experiences, exploring their pre-course preparation and their perceptions about themselves, their students, and teaching and learning. Their reflections revealed ...
Creative Collaboration In Higher Education: A Guide For Distance Learning Technologies, 2018 Morehead State University
Creative Collaboration In Higher Education: A Guide For Distance Learning Technologies, Christopher D. Howes
Morehead State Theses and Dissertations
A capstone submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education in the College of Education at Morehead State University by Christopher D. Howes on April 13, 2018.
Addressing The Assumption; A Case Study On Student Motivations And Barriers To Study Second Language Abroad, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
Addressing The Assumption; A Case Study On Student Motivations And Barriers To Study Second Language Abroad, Rebecca Schano
Historically, second language learning and study abroad programming have run in natural conjunction. However, in recent years there has been a slow but steady decline in the number of foreign language students in higher education who are choosing to study abroad to further their second language acquisition. This study explores this topic through a case study at Marquette University, and aims to answer the research question: What are the motivations and barriers of foreign language students to study their second language abroad? Using a student survey and in-person interviews with professionals in the field, data is collected on the most ...
Lgbtq Students, 2018 Marshall University
Lgbtq Students, Tammy R. Johnson, Daniel Weber
Tammy R. Johnson
As with any sub-population of college students, there is a great deal of variance among individual LGBTQ students in terms of their expectations and desires when it comes to choosing or persisting at a particular college. Perhaps the one unifying objective among members of this group is a goal common to almost every student at every level of study: to find an educational environment in which the student will feel valued and supported while pursuing his or her educational goals. To this end, LGBTQ students have unique needs that historically have gone unaddressed.