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Pandemic & Education: A Conversation Between Teacher Candidates, Jake Carlsen, Eric Jensen, Anna Krytenberg 2020 Portland State University

Pandemic & Education: A Conversation Between Teacher Candidates, Jake Carlsen, Eric Jensen, Anna Krytenberg

Northwest Journal of Teacher Education

When Oregon public schools closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19, Jake, Eric, and Anna were

headed into the full-time student teaching segment of their year-long teacher preparation practicum experience. While everyone has faced uncertainty during the pandemic, these beginning teachers also shared unique challenges. In April they came together for a conversation with a NWJTE editor to talk about their experiences, the obstacles and opportunities facing schools right now, and their hopes for their students and themselves. All three envision a 2020-2021 school year focused on equity, inclusivity, and the importance of access for all children.


Hidden Power: Journalistic Representations Of Mental Health Labels, Elise Anguizola Assaf 2020 Chapman University

Hidden Power: Journalistic Representations Of Mental Health Labels, Elise Anguizola Assaf

Education (PhD) Dissertations

Individuals with disabilities make up the largest minority group in the U.S., and the language used to construct representations of these individuals has the ability to perpetuate or diminish stereotypes about these individuals. The purpose of this case study was to explore and describe the representations of mental health in online newspaper articles published by three national publications – The Washington Post, The New York Times, and USA Today. Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) was used as the methodological framework, including an analysis of semiotic choices, dominant perspectives, and causality. The case study allowed for data collection using the key terms ...


Zonta International: Unveiling 100 Years Of History & Membership, Jessica E. Nantka 2020 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Zonta International: Unveiling 100 Years Of History & Membership, Jessica E. Nantka

Museum Studies Projects

The purpose of this master’s thesis project is to examine the formidable globalized service organization, Zonta International (ZI), which has impacted women around the world for 100 years. I utilized essential practices in the Museum Studies Master of Arts program at SUNY Buffalo State to create this project in association with an exhibit, Zonta International: Unveiling 100 Years of History & Membership, presented at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum from November 5 – November 23, 2019. The use of digitized images, documents, and artifacts within the Howard D. Beach Photography Studio Collection owned by The Buffalo History Museum, have been systematically chosen ...


Achieving Positive Mental Health And Academic Achievement For Students With Behavioral And Emotional Issues In Elementary School, Reynalda Fuentes 2020 California State University, Monterey Bay

Achieving Positive Mental Health And Academic Achievement For Students With Behavioral And Emotional Issues In Elementary School, Reynalda Fuentes

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Elementary students, their peers, and teachers today are being affected by emotional and behavioral issues that some students struggle with at school. In order to understand why it is affecting their academic achievement and mental health, this report answers the following research questions to investigate how these problems affect schools, classrooms, and teachers, as well as what appears to be contributing factors to this problem, and what are some of the solutions. In review of the literature on preventions and interventions placed at elementary schools the research shows that frameworks such as The Multi-tiered System of Supports, and the incorporation ...


Embedding Problem Solving In The Math 30x Courses, Kelli Wasserman 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Embedding Problem Solving In The Math 30x Courses, Kelli Wasserman

Q2S Enhancing Pedagogy

The Math 30x Quarter Bridge courses have been designed to bridge the gap created in curriculum, as CSUSB transitions from quarters to semesters. The four course series will soon be a three course series, with the fourth course embedded in the other three. These classes will now incorporate reading, problem solving and reflection assignments from Powerful Problem Solving by Max Ray and Thinking Around the Box by Davida Fischman and Shawnee McMurran. These classes will also serve as a model for the Fall semester courses. The following outlines the Group Projects to be incorporated into the Quarter Bridge and Semester ...


Syllabus For Semester Bridge Course: Fundamental Concepts Of Math For Educators: Fundamental Concepts Of Algebra And Geometry & Problem Solving Through Theory And Practice (Math 301a Qbr), Lamies Nazzal, Joyce Ahlgren 2020 California State University, San Bernardino

Syllabus For Semester Bridge Course: Fundamental Concepts Of Math For Educators: Fundamental Concepts Of Algebra And Geometry & Problem Solving Through Theory And Practice (Math 301a Qbr), Lamies Nazzal, Joyce Ahlgren

Q2S Enhancing Pedagogy

The Quarter-to-Semester transition at CSUSB brought a number of challenges for many courses or course series. One of those included the math requirement for Liberal Studies series, Math 30x courses. The challenge here is that the 30x series includes four courses, yet the transition to semesters will yield three courses. In the Fall of 2020, the fourth 2-unit course in the series, Math 308 (Problem Solving Through Theory and Practice), will no longer be offered. Instead, it will be embedded into the first three courses. Students beginning the series after Fall 2019, will not have enough time to complete the ...


The Rise And Fall Of South Carolina College, Robert D. Cathcart III 2020 University of South Carolina - Columbia

The Rise And Fall Of South Carolina College, Robert D. Cathcart Iii

Senior Theses

Through a thorough examination of the underpinnings of Classical education, as well as the history of South Carolina College, it is clear that the classical system is superior to the later University system imposed upon the College during the Reconstruction period. Classical education began in the Greek philosophic schools, such as the Academy and the Lyceum, and was intended to enrich the soul of its students, as well as to equip them for leadership in the future. But the most important aspect of this education was its universality. It is highly ironic that the original concept of the University began ...


The Grizzly, March 5, 2020, Kevin Leon, Gillian McComeskey, Luke Robles, Kim Corona, Abigail Peabody, Lillian Vila Licht, Madison Rodak, Daniel Walker, Jake Supran, Ellie LaFountain 2020 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, March 5, 2020, Kevin Leon, Gillian Mccomeskey, Luke Robles, Kim Corona, Abigail Peabody, Lillian Vila Licht, Madison Rodak, Daniel Walker, Jake Supran, Ellie Lafountain

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

Musical "9 to 5" Sells Out Lenfest Theater • UC Mourns the Loss of Carol Williams • Calling for Nominations for Faculty Awards • Talk on the Role of Women in Campaign Funding • Weekly Lunches Encourage Conversation • Everything to Know About UC UNICEF • Opinion: On Bloomberg and the Boys in Blue • Men's Lax Can Count on Bobby McClure Scoring Goals • Ursinus Baseball is Ready for the New Season


La Princesse Adrosis Fille De L'Empereur Hadrien: Sainte Et Martyre, Laila Fares 2020 UNF

La Princesse Adrosis Fille De L'Empereur Hadrien: Sainte Et Martyre, Laila Fares

Showcase of Faculty Scholarly & Creative Activity

Le présent ouvrage est l’ensemble de leçons hebdomadaires que j’enseignai il y a quatorze ans. Le vif intérêt que témoignèrent mes étudiants à la princesse Adrosis m’avait encouragé à poursuivre l’histoire en prose, au-delà du petit poème que j’avais composé en 2003 au jour de sa fête célébrée au synexaire copte le 18 Hathor. Les questions de compréhension et de réflexion qui suivent chaque leçon peuvent servir dans un but didactique ou ludique. Vous pouvez en faire une activité de loisir ou d’enseignement pour l’édification et le développement spirituel de vos étudiants. L ...


The Grizzly, February 27, 2020, Kevin Leon, Skylar Haas, Abigail Peabody, Gillian McComeskey, Ian Abrahams, Colleen Murphy, Jenna Lozzi, Jake Supran, Rosalia Murphy 2020 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, February 27, 2020, Kevin Leon, Skylar Haas, Abigail Peabody, Gillian Mccomeskey, Ian Abrahams, Colleen Murphy, Jenna Lozzi, Jake Supran, Rosalia Murphy

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

UC Introduces New Diversity Recruiter • Latin American and Spanish Film Festival • Ursinus Commemorates Black History Month • BAPS Prepares Ambitious One-Acts Fest • Club Showcase: The Tea on Bahali Club • Opinions: Coronavirus Paranoia Rooted in Cultural Insensitivity; "The Two Popes" is a Miraculously Good Movie • UC Wrestling Team Focused on Regionals • UC Softball Eyes Back-to-Back Playoff Runs


Instructional Scaffolding Of The Acrl Framework For Information Literacy For Developmental Learners., Fabio Montella 2020 Georgia Southern University

Instructional Scaffolding Of The Acrl Framework For Information Literacy For Developmental Learners., Fabio Montella

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

Information literacy has become a necessary set of abilities for community college students to possess in this age of digital distribution. The plethora of information that is generated at an almost instantaneous rate has brought about the need for an information-literate student body with the ability to both decipher and utilize viable and valid information. However, the attainment of such abilities requires the comprehension of information literacy core concepts. These concepts, while instrumental, may be difficult to grasp without a foundation of practical familiarity, especially for students in developmental education courses.

In this presentation, Fabio Montella, Assistant Professor of Library ...


The Grizzly, February 20, 2020, Kevin Leon, Kim Corona, Gillian McComeskey, Luke Robles, Cyn Ercole, Colleen Murphy, Madison Rodak, Jen Joseph, Ian Abrahams, Rosalia Murphy, Ellie LaFountain 2020 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, February 20, 2020, Kevin Leon, Kim Corona, Gillian Mccomeskey, Luke Robles, Cyn Ercole, Colleen Murphy, Madison Rodak, Jen Joseph, Ian Abrahams, Rosalia Murphy, Ellie Lafountain

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

UC Hosts "The Vagina Monologues" • Spend a Semester in Philadelphia • College Launches First Mobile App • "Slavery in the Age of Memory" Talk • Q&A with the Creator of "High Education" • Get to Know New Tech with a DLA Fellow • Opinions: "The Good Place" Ends in a Good Place; "Marriage Story" Isn't Divorced from Humanity • Gymnastics Aims for First Nationals Appearance Since 2017 • Men's Hoops on the Brink of Clinching CC Playoff Berth


The Grizzly, February 13, 2020, Kevin Leon, Madison Rodak, Kim Corona, Shelsea Deravil, Gillian McComeskey, Jen Joseph, Daniel Walker, Jake Supran, Ava Compagnoni 2020 Ursinus College

The Grizzly, February 13, 2020, Kevin Leon, Madison Rodak, Kim Corona, Shelsea Deravil, Gillian Mccomeskey, Jen Joseph, Daniel Walker, Jake Supran, Ava Compagnoni

Ursinus College Grizzly Newspaper

Ursinus Celebrates Founders' Day • New Changes to UCSG • UC Job, Internship and Networking Fair • UCARE Introduces "Integrate for Good" • Meet Korean Culture Club "Heart & Seoul" • Opinions: The Fall of the House of "The Bachelor"; "Uncut Gems" Turns 2010s Anxiety into Great Cinema • Lydia Konstanzer is Really Good at Basketball • A Critical Clinch for Ursinus Men's Basketball


Through The Scholastic Looking Glass: The Pedagogical Potential Of Textual Deformation For Poetic Studies, Taylor Dietrich 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Through The Scholastic Looking Glass: The Pedagogical Potential Of Textual Deformation For Poetic Studies, Taylor Dietrich

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis examines the pedagogical usefulness of the antithetical reading model of textual deformation for the study of poetic works. No formal pedagogical plan exists for the education of students in poetic studies through textual deformance. This thesis does not go as far as structuring one in its entirety. Rather, it surveys the digital humanities landscape, showing a collective affinity within a number of textual studies approaches that advocate for textual deformance as useful for interrogating texts, and aligns the overlapping symmetries within those working methodologies with pedagogical imperatives like those embedded in Ryan Cordell’s Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy Laboratory—the ...


Democracy For Homework: A Review Of Civic Engagement In Urban Public Schools, Amanda B. Rosenblum 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Democracy For Homework: A Review Of Civic Engagement In Urban Public Schools, Amanda B. Rosenblum

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Civic engagement education prepares students to actively engage in social and political processes and influence community change. Many educators believe that civic engagement ought to be a central mission of schools because: 1. Adolescent civic engagement predicts adult civic engagement; 2. Schools may be able to reduce the inequity in political participation between individuals of different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, and 3: Civic engagement orientation and competencies can be developed through any and all content courses and extracurricular opportunities. This literature review on civic engagement education in urban public middle and high schools over the past 15 years explores: 1 ...


African American Existential Heroes: Narrative Struggles For Authenticity, Michael Cotto 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

African American Existential Heroes: Narrative Struggles For Authenticity, Michael Cotto

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

African American Existential Heroes: Narrative Struggles for Authenticity argues for the development of existential authenticities and their impact on African American self-identity constructions in three African American literary classics:

Richard Wright’s The Outsider, Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, and James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain. For that purpose, the introduction puts forward the aforementioned topic; defines the major terms, authenticity, existentialism, and African Americanness; identifies the three texts to be studied; explicates its methodology; studies the anagnorisis of each text in relation to the existential crisis; accounts for the existential philosophers used, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre ...


Mainstreaming Creativity: Creative Writing Enters General Education’S Advanced Writing Requirement, John Paul Tassoni 2020 Miami University

Mainstreaming Creativity: Creative Writing Enters General Education’S Advanced Writing Requirement, John Paul Tassoni

Journal of Creative Writing Studies

This essay describes twenty-first century general education reforms that create opportunities for creative writing studies proponents to negotiate a central role for the field in the core curriculum. This essay draws on existent research in creative writing pedagogy to make a case for “Introduction to Creative Writing” as part of the advanced writing requirements appearing now in liberal education plans. The essay also draws from scholarship and anecdotes describing new directions in general education at the author’s own school as well as colleges and universities nationwide to identify trends that can curtail or facilitate CW’s status as mainstream ...


Beyond Bookkeeping: Developing Intellectual Skills In Honors Accounting Courses, L. Benjamin Boyar 2020 LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Beyond Bookkeeping: Developing Intellectual Skills In Honors Accounting Courses, L. Benjamin Boyar

Honors in Practice -- Online Archive

Critical thinking skills are sharpened in an introductory accounting course requiring students to think and write about contemporary issues connected to their discipline. Students are tasked to explicate opinions involving shareholders and stakeholders as expressed in a New York Times editorial by U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer and to present an argumentative essay that demonstrates practical disciplinary competencies and understanding of procedural knowledge. The challenges and rewards of teaching writing in technical disciplines are discussed.


Breaking The Rules: Bringing Calculus Into The Humanities Classroom, Brent M. Blackwell 2020 Ball State University

Breaking The Rules: Bringing Calculus Into The Humanities Classroom, Brent M. Blackwell

Honors in Practice -- Online Archive

Calculus in an honors humanities course offers students of different learning styles, interests, and aptitudes an opportunity to understand and appreciate the full range of the humanities, including natural science and mathematics. Students investigate the intellectual history and development of the calculus by reading work by and about Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz and Sir Isaac Newton. Without having to understand any of the mathematics, students explore the rich intellectual debates that characterize the late seventeenth century and in so doing help bridge the traditional STEM-non-STEM divide that exists today.


Teaching Critical University Studies: A First-Year Seminar To Cultivate Intentional Learners, Elizabeth Bleicher 2020 Ithaca College

Teaching Critical University Studies: A First-Year Seminar To Cultivate Intentional Learners, Elizabeth Bleicher

Honors in Practice -- Online Archive

The first-year seminar Why Are We Here? Student Culture and the Problem of College (WAWH) helps high-achieving students become motivated agents in their education by changing attitudes toward themselves, college, and their roles as students. The author presents the intentional design, execution, analysis, and results of the WAWH seminar, a curriculum that combines content and methods from the discipline of Critical University Studies, layered high-impact practices, studentcurated and student-led discussions, and explicit instruction on metacognition in teaching and learning. The decennial study (2008–2018) involves eighteen sections and over 300 students, all with similar written assignments, reflections, and final course ...


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