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Peer Assisted Learning Project, Maria-Jose Gonzalez, Odette Gabaudan 2011 Dublin Institute of Technology

Peer Assisted Learning Project, Maria-Jose Gonzalez, Odette Gabaudan

Teaching Fellowships

This report provides a comprehensive outline of the context for the Peer Assisted Learning Project and the process of implementation in the BA (hons) International Business and Languages in the academic year 2009-2010. It also includes a set of recommendations arising from the project and it concludes with an outline for future work in the area.


Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2010-2011, Learning and Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology 2011 Dublin Institute of Technology

Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2010-2011, Learning And Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology

Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


Undergraduate Work Placement Programmes In Ireland: Issues And Solutions, Joan Buckley, Lyndsey El Amoud 2011 University College Cork

Undergraduate Work Placement Programmes In Ireland: Issues And Solutions, Joan Buckley, Lyndsey El Amoud

Reports

The purpose of this paper then is to address this gap and to explore the state of placement programmes in third level institutes in Ireland in the early twenty-first century. The paper will begin with an overview of the growing need for graduates to acquire improved employability skills, as this has become even more relevant in the current economic downturn. It will also review the existing literature on the benefits of placement for students, employers and higher education institutions. It will then present the results of the first comprehensive survey of placement in Irish HEIs which focused on the scale ...


La Producción De Investigación En Las Universidades Privadas: Estudio De Un Caso, Gus Gregorutti 2011 Andrews University

La Producción De Investigación En Las Universidades Privadas: Estudio De Un Caso, Gus Gregorutti

Faculty Publications

This case study describes how Tecnológico de Monterrey, in northern Mexico, has experienced a qualitative and quantitative increase in its intellectual productivity. In less than ten years, this university has moved from generating few ideas to being one of most distinguished Mexican private universities in the production of knowledge, patents and several research-derived businesses. This work explores how the re-elaboration of the institutional mission and the implementation of a model of research classes, among others, were decisive factors to increase the production of ideas. In this way, the university has increased its visibility and international ranking, attracting qualified re-searchers, developing ...


Following The Path From Teaching To Research University: Increasing Knowledge Productivity, Gus Gregorutti 2011 Andrews University

Following The Path From Teaching To Research University: Increasing Knowledge Productivity, Gus Gregorutti

Faculty Publications

The 21st century has started out with an almighty university that has been evolving to the point of believing in the metamorphosis of people and society through the creation of powerful inventions. And society seems to expect that too. Universities around the world are experiencing an increasing pressure for producing revolutionary ideas that can be translated into publications, patents, business, and the like. As a way of welcoming the third mission for universities, elite winners of this tough game are gathering prestige, visibility, and all kind of human and financial assets. Training and doing research (first and second missions) is ...


2011 Presentation Abstracts, Grand Valley State University 2011 Grand Valley State University

2011 Presentation Abstracts, Grand Valley State University

Academic Conference Fund Abstracts

No abstract provided.


The Living Textbook Project For Affordable Higher Education, Dayanjan S. Wijesinghe 2011 Virginia Commonwealth University

The Living Textbook Project For Affordable Higher Education, Dayanjan S. Wijesinghe

Surgery Presentations

A blue print for ensuring that community college education remains affordable to the future generations via elimination of the cost of textbooks.


Gvsu Undergraduate And Graduate Catalog, 2011-2012, Grand Valley State University 2011 Grand Valley State University

Gvsu Undergraduate And Graduate Catalog, 2011-2012, Grand Valley State University

Course Catalogs, 1963-Present

Grand Valley State University 2011-2012 undergraduate and/or graduate course catalog published annually to provide students with information and guidance for enrollment.


Pharmacy And Faith Can Intersect, Marc A. Sweeney 2011 Cedarville University

Pharmacy And Faith Can Intersect, Marc A. Sweeney

Faculty Integration Papers

No abstract provided.


Grand Valley Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 3 Winter 2011, Grand Valley State University 2011 Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Magazine, Vol. 10, No. 3 Winter 2011, Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Magazine

Grand Valley Magazine is a quarterly publication about Grand Valley State University produced by University Communications since 2001.


The Redwood, V.107 2010-2011, Santa Clara University 2011 Santa Clara University

The Redwood, V.107 2010-2011, Santa Clara University

The Redwood

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Making Mission Statements Operational: Perceptions Of Principals From Tri-Association Schools, Juan David Fayad 2011 Lehigh University

Making Mission Statements Operational: Perceptions Of Principals From Tri-Association Schools, Juan David Fayad

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Shared Book Reading Styles And Expressive And Receptive Vocabulary Outcomes Among Low-Income Latino Caregivers And Young Children, Julie Curran Manzo 2011 Lehigh University

Shared Book Reading Styles And Expressive And Receptive Vocabulary Outcomes Among Low-Income Latino Caregivers And Young Children, Julie Curran Manzo

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Sleep Disturbance In Children And Adolescents With Adhd: Unique Effects Of Medication, Adhd Subtype, And Comorbid Status, Jocelyn Rachael Helwig 2011 Lehigh University

Sleep Disturbance In Children And Adolescents With Adhd: Unique Effects Of Medication, Adhd Subtype, And Comorbid Status, Jocelyn Rachael Helwig

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Gvsu Press Releases, 2011, Grand Valley State University 2011 Grand Valley State University

Gvsu Press Releases, 2011, Grand Valley State University

University Press Releases, 1961-Present

A compilation of press releases for the year 2011 submitted by University Communications (formerly News & Information Services) to news agencies concerning the people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.


Explore, Fall 2011, Vol. 15, No. 1: The Globalization Of Superficiality And The Challenge Of Jesuit Higher Education, Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education 2011 Santa Clara University

Explore, Fall 2011, Vol. 15, No. 1: The Globalization Of Superficiality And The Challenge Of Jesuit Higher Education, Ignatian Center For Jesuit Education

explore

Contents: Reflections on the “Shaping the Future” Conference, Mexico City, 2010 4 Refounding the “Universities of the Society”—The Challenge of Fr. Nicolás to Jesuit Higher Education BY MICHAEL E. ENGH, S.J. 10 Jesuit Higher Education and the Legacy of Paul Locatelli, S.J BY RON HANSEN 13 Universality, Learned Ministry, and Depth of Thought and Imagination BY PAUL J. CROWLEY, S.J. 18 Shaping the Future of (Jesuit) Legal Education BY CÉSAR ARJONA 22 HWJT? (How Would Jesus Tweet?): Reimagining New Media as Social BY ELIZABETH DRESCHER 28 Friending in El Salvador and Tanzania: An Education in Solidarity ...


The Implementation Of Life Space Crisis Intervention As A School-Wide Strategy For Reducing Violence And Supporting Students' Continuation In Public Schools, John E. Ramin 2011 Syracuse University

The Implementation Of Life Space Crisis Intervention As A School-Wide Strategy For Reducing Violence And Supporting Students' Continuation In Public Schools, John E. Ramin

Teaching and Leadership - Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of implementing Life Space Crisis Intervention as a school-wide strategy for reducing school violence.

Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) is a strength-based verbal interaction strategy (Long, Fecser, Wood, 2001). LSCI utilizes naturally occurring crisis situations as teachable moments

The literature review analyzes school violence, violence prevention programs and effective change practices.

This study employed mixed research methods with a sample population of public school, LSCI trained, staff members in Central New York.

The result of this study supports two conclusions: LSCI is an effective school-wide strategy, but was not implemented ...


Old Broken Crayons: Adolescent Artists With Autism In Art Education, Corrie Burdick 2011 Syracuse University

Old Broken Crayons: Adolescent Artists With Autism In Art Education, Corrie Burdick

Teaching and Leadership - Dissertations

This research engages a combined qualitative methodology of arts-informed research and critical descriptive ethnography to study thirteen adolescent artists with autism as they engage in art making across multiple art education contexts. This study revealed the perceptions of stakeholders about art and autism that informed the access these adolescent artists had to art education and art materials. These perceptions included varying ideas of competence, ability and struggle associated with an identity as `autistic'. In the examination of these adolescents' experiences the engagement with art making and the role of art in the lives of these artists is explored. It is ...


Best Practices In Transition To Adult Life For Youth With Intellectual Disabilities: A National Perspective Using The National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, Clare Kristin Papay 2011 Lehigh University

Best Practices In Transition To Adult Life For Youth With Intellectual Disabilities: A National Perspective Using The National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, Clare Kristin Papay

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Implementation Of Science Inquiry: A Mixed Methods Study Of Pre-Service Traditional Teachers, Non-Traditional Teachers And Their Pre-Conceived Epistemological Beliefs, Patricia L. O'Donnell 2011 Lehigh University

The Implementation Of Science Inquiry: A Mixed Methods Study Of Pre-Service Traditional Teachers, Non-Traditional Teachers And Their Pre-Conceived Epistemological Beliefs, Patricia L. O'Donnell

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


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