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Kiswahili Or English: A Policy Analysis Of Language Instruction In Tanzania, Mari C. Yogi 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Kiswahili Or English: A Policy Analysis Of Language Instruction In Tanzania, Mari C. Yogi

Capstone Collection

In many multilingual countries, the language instruction in classrooms is a continuous debate. Kiswahili is widely used in East Africa, however English is the language of instruction in secondary and tertiary education. In the United Republic of Tanzania, primary school is instructed in Kiswahili and then it abruptly switches to English in secondary school. Many students find the transition from primary to secondary school difficult for many reasons, including the language transition to English. As a result, nearly 1.5 million students are not enrolled in lower secondary school. Tanzania’s current president, John Magufuli, has made education a priority ...


Food Allergies Abroad: An Exploration Of The Experiences Individuals With Food Allergies Face While Studying Abroad, Danielle M. Roberge 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Food Allergies Abroad: An Exploration Of The Experiences Individuals With Food Allergies Face While Studying Abroad, Danielle M. Roberge

Capstone Collection

Food allergies are a life-threatening medical condition that can result in a potentially fatal allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. Food allergies affect roughly 15 million United States citizens and this number is growing, currently there is no cure. Young adults are most at risk to experience this life-threatening reaction. As more students with food allergies are entering colleges and universities to pursue a higher education, they are also becoming increasingly interested in studying abroad; however, there are few resources available. This research paper aims to explore the various challenges those with food allergies experience while studying abroad. To understand these ...


Identity-Oriented Program, Isaac Jorgensen 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Identity-Oriented Program, Isaac Jorgensen

Capstone Collection

This paper demonstrates why an identity-oriented community college study abroad programs is more accessible for the diverse student populations that attend these institutions. It does this with a case study, a demographic analysis, and the theoretical support of The Experiential Learning Cycle (ELC) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). First it proves the lack of diversity within United States study abroad participants. Following this, the paper shows that community colleges house more underserved populations than four-year universities. Additionally, it illustrates the benefits of studying abroad and demographics specific to The Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA), and ...


Project-Based Learning In Distance Learning High School Courses, Alison Davis 2017 SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad

Project-Based Learning In Distance Learning High School Courses, Alison Davis

Capstone Collection

Project-Based Learning in a Distance-Learning High School Courses

Project-based learning (PBL) is a teaching methodology that focuses on student-led inquiry that answers a larger question or project completion. Curricula are scaffolded in such a way that a general theory or practice is introduced by the instructor, who demonstrates the necessary skills and presents relevant information for students to experience the topic first hand in a professional context. Students formulate their own questions related to the topic, or design a project that explores the topic in a manner of their choosing. Students then complete their project or solve the larger problem ...


The Heart Of Basketball: A Dynamic And Transformative Program Design For Chinese Youth, Jayson Gilbert 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

The Heart Of Basketball: A Dynamic And Transformative Program Design For Chinese Youth, Jayson Gilbert

Capstone Collection

Chinese participation in educational overseas programs has steadily increased over the past several years. Chinese parents and youth see these types of programs, specifically short-term programs, as a means to gain exposure to a foreign country and its culture before possibly studying in that country. This capstone paper explores the value of such programs by examining their long-term impact while considering other factors that may influence Chinese desire to participate in these programs.

The research in this paper reveals that overseas youth programs that incorporate sound pedagogy and elements of experiential learning in their design have potential to be successful ...


Empowering Women Health Care Providers In Rural Tibet, Jampa Xiangbalacuo 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Empowering Women Health Care Providers In Rural Tibet, Jampa Xiangbalacuo

Capstone Collection

This paper begins with an understanding the issue of healthcare in Tibet, in particularly, women’s access to quality of healthcare and leadership has been denied due to their political, economic and social rights. Therefore, Tibetan women are dying from all preventable causes. This paper presents specifically an overview of the Pende Clinic, in rural Tibet, and its contextual information as a preliminary data that are gathered through interviews and observations in Tibet. It follows with a purpose to incorporate the process of women’s empowerment in the healthcare system. A number of studies of empowerment are analyzed in-depth and ...


Pisa 2015: Financial Literacy In Australia, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli 2017 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Pisa 2015: Financial Literacy In Australia, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli

Dr Sue Thomson

The main focus of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment is on measuring the proficiency of 15-year-old students in demonstrating and applying the knowledge and skill that they have learned in and out of school. Like other PISA domains, financial literacy is assessed using an instrument designed to provide data that are valid, reliable and interpretable. PISA is an international comparative assessment of student achievement directed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). PISA measures how well 15-year-olds, who are nearing the end of their compulsory schooling in most participating educational systems, are prepared ...


Pisa 2015: Financial Literacy In Australia, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli 2017 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Pisa 2015: Financial Literacy In Australia, Sue Thomson, Lisa De Bortoli

Lisa De Bortoli

The main focus of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment is on measuring the proficiency of 15-year-old students in demonstrating and applying the knowledge and skill that they have learned in and out of school. Like other PISA domains, financial literacy is assessed using an instrument designed to provide data that are valid, reliable and interpretable. PISA is an international comparative assessment of student achievement directed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). PISA measures how well 15-year-olds, who are nearing the end of their compulsory schooling in most participating educational systems, are prepared ...


Evaluating Tech Tools For Literacy: A Research-Based Checklist, Todd Cherner, Peggy Hopper 2017 Portland State University

Evaluating Tech Tools For Literacy: A Research-Based Checklist, Todd Cherner, Peggy Hopper

Todd Cherner

With an emphasis placed on students reading and writing digitally, this presentation offers attendees a resource they can use to evaluate the literacy implications for using different apps and websites.


Inquisitive Intellects, Helen Crane 2017 Iowa State College

Inquisitive Intellects, Helen Crane

The Iowa Homemaker

Helen Crane relates results of a search through Ames homes for household equipment.


The Journalistic Touch, Jean Ary 2017 Iowa State College

The Journalistic Touch, Jean Ary

The Iowa Homemaker

Jean Ary describes opportunities in the home economics writing field.


Home Fires Of Mount Vernon, Paulena Nickell 2017 Iowa State College

Home Fires Of Mount Vernon, Paulena Nickell

The Iowa Homemaker

Dr. Paulena Nickell brings the Washingtons to life in the story of their domesticities.


Stepping Up Through Pre-School Days, Eleanor White 2017 Iowa State College

Stepping Up Through Pre-School Days, Eleanor White

The Iowa Homemaker

Happiness in early childhood is one basis for easy adjustment to adult life, says Eleanor White.


Playing House In College, Katherine Dodds 2017 Iowa State College

Playing House In College, Katherine Dodds

The Iowa Homemaker

Ex-home manager Katherine Dodds interprets life in home management houses.


You'll Be Pretty As A Valentine In Sally's Fashion Tips, Gaynold Carroll 2017 Iowa State College

You'll Be Pretty As A Valentine In Sally's Fashion Tips, Gaynold Carroll

The Iowa Homemaker

Gaynold Carroll finds the glamour of late winter formals is mixed with intriguing hints of spring.


From Simpleton To Smartie, Lois Madsen 2017 Iowa State College

From Simpleton To Smartie, Lois Madsen

The Iowa Homemaker

Facts about I. Q. from a psychologist, as told by Lois Madsen.


Streamlining In Local Fashion, Adelaide Richardson 2017 Iowa State College

Streamlining In Local Fashion, Adelaide Richardson

The Iowa Homemaker

Adelaide Richardson brings the newest in household conveniences from a trip through Ames homes.


The Iowa Homemaker Vol.19, No.6, Adelaide Richardson, Lois Madsen, Gaynold Carroll, Katherine Dodds, Eleanor White, Paulena Nickell, Dorothy Anne Roost, Jean Ary, Betty Bice, Marjorie Thomas 2017 Iowa State College

The Iowa Homemaker Vol.19, No.6, Adelaide Richardson, Lois Madsen, Gaynold Carroll, Katherine Dodds, Eleanor White, Paulena Nickell, Dorothy Anne Roost, Jean Ary, Betty Bice, Marjorie Thomas

The Iowa Homemaker

The Home, page 1

Streamlining in Local Fashion, page 2

From Simpleton to Smartie, page 3

Pretty as a Valentine, page 4

Playing House in College, page 6

Through Pre-School Days, page 7

What’s New in Home Economics, page 8

Home Fires of Mount Vernon, page 10

From Journalistic Spindles, page 11

The Journalistic Touch, page 12

Alums in the News, page 13

Behind Bright Jackets, page 14

Inquisitive Intellect, page 15

Biography of a Home Economist, page 16


Biography Of A Home Economist, Shirley Ambrose 2017 Iowa State College

Biography Of A Home Economist, Shirley Ambrose

The Iowa Homemaker

A canoe or a pair of skates are all that Mable V. Campbell, H. Ec. '08, needs for a gay time. But her accomplishments number far above these two favorite sports, for Miss Campbell is professor of home economics education and supervisor of graduate work at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.


War And Education, Nancy Fifield 2017 Iowa State College

War And Education, Nancy Fifield

The Iowa Homemaker

Education goes on in belligerent England, says Nancy Fifield.


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