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Tutors, Carolyn J. Smith 2015 SUNY Plattsburgh

Tutors, Carolyn J. Smith

Tutors: A Site for Multiliteracies About Tutoring

Carolyn Smith's short story is from the perspective of an anxious student who has her first tutoring session.


Developing Leaders Through Service At The University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Lana L. Collet-Klingenberg, Kelsy E. Hribar, Delaney K. Fenwick 2015 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Developing Leaders Through Service At The University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Lana L. Collet-Klingenberg, Kelsy E. Hribar, Delaney K. Fenwick

Learning Communities Research and Practice

First year learning community (LC) freshmen entering as education majors participated in year-long activities related to service learning and leadership development. Activities included fall cohort classes with shared content, a common read, and a spring seminar that included leadership learning, fund raising, and a short-term service project in an alternative school setting. Students were compared with other LC freshman not engaged in the project, non-education LC students, and those not in learning communities across measures of attitudes toward volunteerism and diverse groups, grades, and rates of volunteering. Additional qualitative data were collected in regard to self-reflection of those involved in ...


Missing In Action?, Rowan Cahill, Terry Irving 2015 University of Wollongong

Missing In Action?, Rowan Cahill, Terry Irving

Rowan Cahill

The changing character of intellectual production: how university radicals have become vassals of global billion-dollar scholarly publishing empires; the necessity for radical scholars to break from this model; and the possibility of connecting with activism outside the university as one way of doing this.


Return To Holy Hill: Louisiana College, Academic Freedom, And The Southern Baptist Convention's Conservative Resurgence, 1995-2006, Joseph L. Odenwald 2015 The University of Southern Mississippi

Return To Holy Hill: Louisiana College, Academic Freedom, And The Southern Baptist Convention's Conservative Resurgence, 1995-2006, Joseph L. Odenwald

Dissertations

This study examines a period in the history of Louisiana College in which the college’s sponsoring organization, the Louisiana Baptist Convention, a Southern Baptist affiliate, began to insist that professors at the college teach only in accordance with the official views of the Southern Baptist Convention. The literature is replete with studies on the movement affecting the Southern Baptist seminaries, but little has been written about the impact of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Conservative Resurgence on the colleges.

As such, this study explores the changes that were made to the academic freedom and governance policies as the trustees ...


The Practical Value Of A Liberal Education, James J. Koelbl 2015 University of New England

The Practical Value Of A Liberal Education, James J. Koelbl

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Move, Interact, And Connect Personally Barter Theatre’S Project Real Gets Implicit In Order To Learn, Megan E. Atkinson 2015 East Tennessee State University

Move, Interact, And Connect Personally Barter Theatre’S Project Real Gets Implicit In Order To Learn, Megan E. Atkinson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Body movement, hands-on activity, embodiment, social interaction, emotions, and self-reflection allow teaching artists of Barter’s Theatre’s Project REAL to conduct a lesson with an implicit learning experience as the focus. Barter Theatre’s Project REAL exists as a theatre for education program that collaborates with regular classroom teachers on delivering the curriculum through specific theatre exercises in order to connect the material personally to the students’ lives. Theatre tools provide a human experience that enhances learning for the student by use of kinesthetic movement, social learning, emotions and interpersonal skills. To understand the effects of Barter Theatre’s ...


Creating A Positive Emotional Climate In An Elementary School Classroom, Nicole Good 2015 Dominican University of California

Creating A Positive Emotional Climate In An Elementary School Classroom, Nicole Good

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

All teachers create an environment in their classrooms that sets an emotional tone for students. Teachers may find it hard to choose the right classroom management strategies to create a positive classroom climate for their students. As a result, teachers have expressed an interest in this topic for over 40 years. The purpose of this research is to identify aspects of successful classroom management systems in order to assist teachers in creating a successful learning environment and a positive emotional climate for learning. The research literature revealed that classroom management is instrumental in establishing a climate for learning that is ...


The Relationship Between Demands And Resources And Teacher Burnout: A Fifteen-Year Meta-Analysis, Tammy Marie Stewart 2015 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

The Relationship Between Demands And Resources And Teacher Burnout: A Fifteen-Year Meta-Analysis, Tammy Marie Stewart

Doctoral Dissertations

This meta-analysis explored the phenomenon of teacher burnout— the biggest contributor to teacher attrition (Owens, 2013; Unterbrink, 2014; Yu, 2015). The focus of this study was to use meta-analytical procedures to explore the relationship between burnout dimensions (i.e., emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of personal accomplishment) and specific demand and resource correlates. Demand correlates included work overload, role conflict, role ambiguity, and student misbehavior. Resource correlates included peer support, supervisory support, and decision-making. This meta-analytical research method encompassed fifteen years of published and unpublished studies from January 2000 through January 2015. A total of 116 studies met the following ...


Five Faith Commitments, Four Years, One Future, Kerry Robbins 2015 Augustana College - Rock Island

Five Faith Commitments, Four Years, One Future, Kerry Robbins

Five Faith Commitments

No abstract provided.


We Get To Carry Each Other: Using The Musical Activism Of U2 As Framework For An Engaged Spirituality And Community Engagement Course, Marshall Welch 2015 Saint Mary's College of California

We Get To Carry Each Other: Using The Musical Activism Of U2 As Framework For An Engaged Spirituality And Community Engagement Course, Marshall Welch

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education

This article describes a January term community engagement service-learning course that used the musical and spiritually-based activism of the rock group U2 as an example of engaged spirituality using activism and advocacy. In addition to learning about the history, music, and activism of the band, students were taught a specific set of skills for activism, advocacy, and community organizing that included creating goal statements, developing and implementing action plans, and coordinating logistics for advocacy-based events on campus. Students were assigned to apply these skills as the service-learning component of the course. These activities were conceptualized as indirect service that reflected ...


Interfacing Catholic Social Meanings, Sociology, Self, And Pedagogical Practices, Daniel J. Myers, Andrew J. Weigert 2015 University of Notre Dame

Interfacing Catholic Social Meanings, Sociology, Self, And Pedagogical Practices, Daniel J. Myers, Andrew J. Weigert

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education

What connects Catholic Social Tradition with Sociology? How do each inform the other and how do they, together, flow through and animate the sociologist? Within a student-driven learning community pedagogy, this course builds on the humanistic aspects of Sociology as a scientific perspective a la Peter Berger’s Invitation to Sociology. This foundation is then filtered through a social psychological understanding of self with a sense of vocation through which persons’ deepest passions meets humans’ greatest needs. Biographical vignettes of sociologists’ careers of study that address issues of racial and gender inequalities and psycho-social shifts in values over the life ...


Journey Into Shame: Implications For Justice Pedagogies, Roger C. Bergman 2015 Creighton University

Journey Into Shame: Implications For Justice Pedagogies, Roger C. Bergman

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education

Being formed for justice can be a painful experience. Sometimes that pain takes the form of shame and contributes to the formation and exercise of conscience. But shame in other forms can be opposed to human flourishing and social justice. Psychologist James Fowler provides a spectrum of two forms of healthy shame and four forms of unhealthy shame, to which the author adds four other varieties, strategic shame and spiritual shame, at one end of the spectrum, and murderous shame and genocidal shame, at the other. Various experiences of shame are dramatically illustrated in Black Like Me, John Howard Griffin ...


Prophetic Imagination: Confronting The New Jim Crow & Income Inequality In America, Cornel West 2015 Union Theological Seminary

Prophetic Imagination: Confronting The New Jim Crow & Income Inequality In America, Cornel West

Engaging Pedagogies in Catholic Higher Education

On October 11, 2014, Cornel West delivered the keynote address to nearly 600 students at the regional Leadership & Social Justice Conference, hosted at Saint Mary’s College of California. The conference occurred two days before West was arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, during a demonstration to protest the killing of young Black men by White police officers, as in the case of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson. Speaking of the students, West said, "I would like to see these precious young people commit themselves to lives of integrity, honesty and decency, where they are vigilant against all forms of evil—White ...


Lawrence, Volume 96, Number 1, Spring 2015, Lawrence University 2015 Lawrence University

Lawrence, Volume 96, Number 1, Spring 2015, Lawrence University

Alumni Magazines

No abstract provided.


Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Spring 2015, Communications & Marketing 2015 Gettysburg College

Gettysburg: Our College's Magazine Spring 2015, Communications & Marketing

Gettysburg: Our College’s Magazine

Table of Contents

From the President Janet Morgan Riggs '77

Record Gift to the Sciences (Harrison Dickson '48)

Office Hours: Professor Kathleen M. Cain

Science & Service from Gettysburg to Yale (Amanda Pellowe '12 and Jeremiah Johnston '13)

The 411: Steve Cloetingh '81

The Gettysburg Network Abroad (Jesper Rosenkrans '07 and Lionel Hong '12)

Gettysburgives: $1.27 million in 36 Hours

Renewing the Legacy (Rimvydas Baltaduonis, Divonna Stebick, Amy Dailey, Kurt Andresen, Richard Russell, Radost Rangelova)

Great Work, Great Life (Sheri Woodruff '87)

NEH Challenge Enhances Civil War Era Studies (Dr. Allen C. Guelzo)

Conversations

The Light at the End of ...


Creative Expressive Writing And Perceived Self-Efficacy In The Writing Center—A Tutor’S Narrative, Allison King 2015 Boise State University

Creative Expressive Writing And Perceived Self-Efficacy In The Writing Center—A Tutor’S Narrative, Allison King

McNair Scholars Research Journal

You know the story…the one about a curious little girl, captivated by a little white rabbit? Like young Alice, my curiosity compelled me to follow my own white rabbit down an unknown path, at least to me. It found me when I attained an internship in our university writing center the fall of 2012. And down the rabbit-hole, I fell. My adventures in writing center wonderland grew into an infatuation with writing—the tutoring of, the process of, the pedagogies of, the praxis of. Many discourses of writing pull at me, begging to be consumed and adapted to suit ...


Caught In The Middle: Understanding The Experiences Of Men Elementary School Teachers, Nate J. Schurman 2015 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Caught In The Middle: Understanding The Experiences Of Men Elementary School Teachers, Nate J. Schurman

Education Doctoral Dissertations in Leadership

“How do men express and make meaning of their experiences in an elementary school setting?” Gender, sex role theory, and tokenism provided the foundation for understanding how male elementary teachers express and make meaning of their work experience. Male elementary school teachers from two Eastern Minnesota school districts, and one Western Wisconsin school district, participated in phenomenological research that included personal interviews, and focus group interviews. Participants described their lived experiences through these interviews, guided by a loose framework of open-ended interview questions. Demographics included fourteen licensed elementary teachers, grades kindergarten through sixth, with a wide range of ages (27-61 ...


Balancing The Five Faith Commitments Of Augustana College, Amanda Hassler 2015 Augustana College - Rock Island

Balancing The Five Faith Commitments Of Augustana College, Amanda Hassler

Five Faith Commitments

No abstract provided.


Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail: Examining Opportunities For Learning On A Continuous 2,185-Mile Self-Supported Hike, Bahne Bahnson 2015 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail: Examining Opportunities For Learning On A Continuous 2,185-Mile Self-Supported Hike, Bahne Bahnson

Education Doctoral Dissertations in Leadership

This study explored transformational adult learning and thru-hiker culture on the Appalachian Trail, employing autoethnography as research methodology within the qualitative research tradition (Creswell, 2007). The researcher explored thru-hiker culture by hiking the complete Appalachian Trail for five months, involving a 2,185 mile journey experienced as a continuous “flip-flop” hike. The researcher began hiking northbound from Mount Greylock, Massachusetts on June 25, 2014. Mount Katahdin, Maine, the A.T. northern terminus was summited August 15, 2014. The southbound journey commenced August 20, 2014 from Mount Greylock and ended at the summit of Springer, Mountain, Georgia, the southern terminus November ...


Art, Life Story And Cultural Memory: Profiles Of The Artists Of The Lewis And Clark Bicentennial, Elise S. Roberts 2015 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Art, Life Story And Cultural Memory: Profiles Of The Artists Of The Lewis And Clark Bicentennial, Elise S. Roberts

Education Doctoral Dissertations in Leadership

A case study of four public artists uncovered how the artists’ lived experiences and awareness of cultural memory influenced their creation of commemorative artwork for the Lewis and Clark bicentennial. The study involves how the professional and cultural experiences of two White artists and two Native American artists living or working in the Missouri River Valley in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana influenced their art. Professional factors influencing the artists included education, involvement with the Lewis and Clark bicentennial, work space, and connections to arts communities. Cultural factors influencing artists were family relationships and ethnic, political, gender, and religious ...


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