Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, 2019 Utah State University
Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout
All Graduate Theses and Dissertations
Parenting professionals play a key role in helping parents have a positive influence on their children, which is why it is important to ensure that professionals have and use research-based information and materials. Using data from 96 parenting professionals from Utah and Missouri, who completed a 4-hour Strong Parents, Stable Children training, we examined the effects (at 2-months post training) of reflective reminder emails on parenting professionals’ utilization and learning transfer of training materials. Results from independent samples t tests show that participants who received “booster” emails at 1-week and 1-month post training shared some information and some materials with ...
Metadata And Minerals : A Library – Museum Pilot Project, 2019 Colorado School of Mines
Metadata And Minerals : A Library – Museum Pilot Project, Christine Baker
Digital Initiatives Symposium
The Arthur Lakes Library and the Geology Museum at Colorado School of Mines (Mines) worked together to explore ways to promote the Museum’s unique collections. A task force formed to conduct a pilot project that involved creating digital access, via Mines Institutional Repository, to a set of the Museum’s mineral specimens from Creede Mining District. The Metadata Librarian collaborated with the Museum Collections Manager throughout this process to establish metadata requirements and workflows. This presentation explains how the pilot project came about and describes the preparation, metadata and workflow development, as well as the collaborative experience and evolution ...
Leveraging Visual Literacy To Engage And Orient First-Year College Students In The Library, 2019 Stephen F. Austin State University
Leveraging Visual Literacy To Engage And Orient First-Year College Students In The Library, Melissa Clark
Library Faculty and Staff Presentations
Too often incoming students leave library orientation sessions feeling overwhelmed and overstressed, which results in the library becoming one more intimidating obstacle to them. However, this does not need to be the case. Visual literacy and visual culture can be leveraged to engage students and improve library orientation sessions.
Connecting Bullying And School Drop Out, 2019 Clemson University
Connecting Bullying And School Drop Out, June Jenkins
National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah
Exploration Of School-Based Refugee Mental Health Intervention, 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha
Exploration Of School-Based Refugee Mental Health Intervention, Anne Marie Boose
Student Research and Creative Activity Fair
EXPLORATORY STUDY OF A SCHOOL-BASED REFUGEE
MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT
Anne Marie Boose, Ed.D.
University of Nebraska, 2018
Advisor: Kay A. Keiser, Ed.D.
Immigrant and refugee youth are in our schools in greater numbers than ever. Educators are required to educate all students to the same standards, even though they have often been exposed to violence and other difficulties throughout their journey to a new home. Many continue to face many on-going barriers as they arrive in our schools. Although this population is resilient and has many strengths, for some the burden of trauma is overwhelming, threatening their ...
Summer Camp And Experiential Learning – A Qualitative Study Exploring The Perspectives Of Selected Participants, Living In Poverty, While Attending A Sleep-Away Summer Camp In Northern Minnesota, 2019 University of Nebraska at Omaha
Summer Camp And Experiential Learning – A Qualitative Study Exploring The Perspectives Of Selected Participants, Living In Poverty, While Attending A Sleep-Away Summer Camp In Northern Minnesota, Mary Achelpohl
Student Research and Creative Activity Fair
Summer breaks vary in length and depth of experiences for many children and families. The summer learning gap has been widely researched as problematic to the cognitive, social, and emotional development for many children, especially children living in poverty. At the same time, best practices in summer learning initiatives have a narrow research scope. This qualitative phenomenological research study explores participants’ perceptions of their time at a sleep-away summer camp in Northern Minnesota. All participants were living in poverty during their time at summer camp. A major focus will examine summer learning opportunities and the importance of creating experiences for ...
Pedagogical Techniques That Provide Educational Value To Social Work Students Through Bereavement Academics And Empathetic Advancements, Sandra Renea Williamson-Ashe
Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice
The lack of empathy in college students has been documented and empathy levels are reported to have declined over recent years. College student bereavement has not been well-researched (Balk, 2008) but the lack of declining college student empathy has documentation in psychological expressions (Balk, 2008). This article addresses social work students engaged in an academic bereavement assignment that incorporates student centered instruction (SCI) and “teaching through relationships.” Using an untimely social work students’ death, students utilize research, reflection, cooperative small group learning, and applied theory, to compose a writing assignment. Intentionally introducing the “sorrowful empty chair” in the bereavement assignment ...
An Examination Of Cybersecurity Knowledge Transfer: Teaching, Research, And Website Security At U.S. Colleges And Universities, 2019 Illinois State University
An Examination Of Cybersecurity Knowledge Transfer: Teaching, Research, And Website Security At U.S. Colleges And Universities, Aditya Gupta, James R. Wolf
Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice
This work seeks to answer the question: Does faculty cybersecurity knowledge gained from teaching and research transfer to other IT units in the university? Specifically, do colleges and universities that excel in cybersecurity teaching and research have more secure websites? This work explores a unique setting where the knowledge of the source and recipient are both directly related and observable without outside intervention. Our study employed data from 591 U.S. colleges and universities, the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program, accepted paper data from the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) and the IEEE Symposium on ...
Teaching Traditional College Students Professional Marketing Via Linkedin, 2019 Kennesaw State University
Teaching Traditional College Students Professional Marketing Via Linkedin, Necall Wilson
Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings
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Stem Pedagogical Content Knowledge Scale (Stempck): A Validity And Reliability Study, 2019 Muş Alparslan University
Stem Pedagogical Content Knowledge Scale (Stempck): A Validity And Reliability Study, Bekir Yıldırım, Emine Şahin Topalcengiz
Journal of STEM Teacher Education
The aim of this study was to develop the STEM Pedagogical Content Knowledge Scale (STEMPCK Scale). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were conducted to examine the structural validity of the scale. Exploratory factor analysis of the scale was conducted using data from 443 preservice teachers who were studying to become science teachers, preschool teachers, elementary school teachers, and mathematics teachers. The confirmatory factor analysis of the scale was conducted using data from 212 students who were enrolled in the same departments. The scale was administered to 655 preservice teachers in total. To determine the reliability of the scale, the Cronbach ...
How Exemplary Urban Superintendents Build Trust With And Between School Board Members, 2019 Brandman University
How Exemplary Urban Superintendents Build Trust With And Between School Board Members, Damon J. Wright
Purpose: The purpose of this explanatory sequential mixed-methods study was to identify and describe what strategies exemplary urban superintendents perceive as most important to build trust with school board members using the 5 domains of competence, consistency, concern, candor, and connection. In addition, it was the purpose of this study to identify and describe strategies exemplary urban superintendents perceive as most important to build trust between board members.
Methodology: In this explanatory sequential mixed-methods study, surveys and interviews were used to secure data from exemplary superintendents to identify, emphasize, and highlight the strategies they used to build trust with and ...
Civic Engagement And Service Learning Partnerships, 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Civic Engagement And Service Learning Partnerships, Diane Villa, C. Stockwell, M. Cohen, K. Stucki
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo
Service learning is designed to promote volunteerism and civic awareness. Community engagement in higher education specifically involves university members partnering with local community organizations to address a need. Students engage with community partners through service learning and other activities (Moore & Mendez, 2014). Service learning is a practice that connects new knowledge and social responsibility through active learning (Benson & Younkin, 1996).
Double-Loop Learning: An Approach To Critical Thinking, 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Double-Loop Learning: An Approach To Critical Thinking, Joe Ervin, Nathan Slife
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo
There is a general consensus that critical thinking is an essential part of college. Instructors should therefore be aware of the following: How they define and conceptualize critical thinking, how they are teaching critical thinking to their students, expectations for how students can exhibit critical thinking. Research-based how to strategies would be an example of single-loop learning, one form of critical thinking.
Engaging Assignments Increase Performance, 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Engaging Assignments Increase Performance, Jorge Ramon Fonseca Cacho
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo
It is well known that students who complete homework assignments and other outside of class activities related to the course lead to improve student outcomes. However, engaging a student and motivating them to complete their assignments is no easy feat. To address this, we developed new assignments for two sections of the Fall 2018 course CS135.
The Education Of Black Males In A 'Post-Racial' World, 2019 College of William and Mary
The Education Of Black Males In A 'Post-Racial' World, Anthony L. Brown, Jamel K. Donnor
The Education of Black Males in a ‘Post-Racial’ World examines the varied structural and discursive contexts of race, masculinities and class that shape the educational and social lives of Black males. The contributing authors take direct aim at the current discourses that construct Black males as disengaged in schooling because of an autonomous Black male culture, and explore how media, social sciences, school curriculum, popular culture and sport can define and constrain the lives of Black males. The chapters also provide alternative methodologies, theories and analyses for making sense of and addressing the complex needs of Black males in schools ...
The Resegregation Of Schools: Race And Education In The Twenty-First Century, 2019 College of William and Mary
The Resegregation Of Schools: Race And Education In The Twenty-First Century, Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne D. Dixson
Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial” epoch, opportunities to access quality learning environments and human development resources remain determined according to race, class, gender, and ability. Taking a more nuanced approach to race and the resegregation of the American school system, this volume examines how and why the education quality for the majority of students of color in America remains ...
Education As The Property Of Whites: African Americans Continued Quest For Good Schools, 2019 College of William and Mary
Education As The Property Of Whites: African Americans Continued Quest For Good Schools, Jamel K. Donnor
This handbook illustrates how education scholars employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) as a framework to bring attention to issues of race and racism in education. It is the first authoritative reference work to provide a truly comprehensive description and analysis of the topic, from the defining conceptual principles of CRT in the Law that gave shape to its radical underpinnings to the political and social implications of the field today. It is divided into three sections, covering innovations in educational research, policy and practice in both schools and in higher education, and the increasing interdisciplinary nature of critical race research ...
Football Memorabilia, Tattoos, And The Fall Of Jim Tressel At The Ohio State, 2019 College of William and Mary
Football Memorabilia, Tattoos, And The Fall Of Jim Tressel At The Ohio State, Jamel K. Donnor, C William
This timely book highlights the impact that sports have on institutions of higher education and guides college leaders and educators in informed discussions of policy and practice. Scandals in College Sports includes 21 classic and contemporary case studies and ethical dilemmas showcasing challenges that threatened the integrity and credibility of intercollegiate sports programs at a range of institutional types across the country. Cases cover NCAA policy violations and ethical dilemmas involving student-athletes, coaches, and other stakeholders, including scandals of academic misconduct, illegal recruiting practices, sexual assault, inappropriate sexual relationships, hazing, concussions, and point shaving. Each chapter author explores the details ...
Parent(S): The Biggest Influence In The Education Of African- American Football Student-Athletes, 2019 College of William and Mary
Parent(S): The Biggest Influence In The Education Of African- American Football Student-Athletes, Jamel K. Donnor
Although Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been used to analyze difficult issues of race and racism in education for over ten years, the function of CRT in educational research is still not entirely clear. By bringing together the voices of various CRT scholars and education experts, this volume presents a comprehensive chorus of answers to the question of how and why CRT should be applied to educational scholarship. The collected chapters address CRT’s foundations in legal theory, current applications of CRT, and possible new directions for CRT in education. Appropriate for both students curious about CRT and established CRT ...
Using The Cornell Note-Taking System Can Help Eighth Grade Students Alleviate The Impact Of Interruptions While Reading At Home, Bradley Evans, Christopher Thomas Shively
Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education
A large group of eighth-grade social studies students (N=-101) received instruction and practice using the Cornell note-taking system and were assigned to one of three note-taking groups or one non-note-taking group. Students were asked to read an article about persuasion and use their assigned note-taking system to take notes at home. A 10-question multiple choice reading comprehension test and questionnaire were given. A one-way ANOVA found a significance in the group’s means and a Tukey HSD found significant differences between each note-taking group and the non-note-taking group. The students’ self-reported feelings of preparedness, their time spent reading and ...