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Waiting To Learn And Learning To Wait: An Autoethnographic Metareflection On Journaling As A Reflective Teaching Practice, Ana Palomino 2021 SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad

Waiting To Learn And Learning To Wait: An Autoethnographic Metareflection On Journaling As A Reflective Teaching Practice, Ana Palomino

MA TESOL Collection

In this autoethnographic metareflection, the author, an English as a Second Language (ESOL) teacher, demonstrates how she is working to develop a personalized and systematic approach to journaling as a reflective teaching practice. A self-identified “crisis journaler” for over two decades, the author argues that her journal entries, filled with vented frustrations and attempts to figure out life’s challenges, are part of a professional ongoing, long-term data collection process. The author shows how keeping written records of her experiences has produced the important documents that can now facilitate her personal and professional reflection. Using multiple approaches, the author models ...


Cross-Campus Collaboration And Its Impact On Resident Students At Rowan University, Serafina R. Genise 2021 Rowan University

Cross-Campus Collaboration And Its Impact On Resident Students At Rowan University, Serafina R. Genise

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to explore the role of cross-campus collaboration at Rowan University and understand the impact it has on resident students. By conducting multiple semi-structured interviews, I sought to understand the view of cross-campus collaboration from professionals from both academic and student affairs. After conducting a thematic analysis on the collected data, the findings of the study illustrated that there are some instances of cross-campus collaboration happening at Rowan University. These instances occur when they are integrated into one's position and or department, and through committee involvement at the university level. Outside of these instances ...


A Comparative Analysis Of The Impact Of A Progressive Learning Curriculum On Student Achievement In A Northeastern Urban Public School District, Corey McKinney 2021 Seton Hall University

A Comparative Analysis Of The Impact Of A Progressive Learning Curriculum On Student Achievement In A Northeastern Urban Public School District, Corey Mckinney

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This study used a non-experimental, one-group, pretest-posttest design to compare the scale scores on the 2017–2018 and 2018–2019 Mathematics sections of the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA). This investigation compared the 2018 New Jersey Student Learning Assessment in Mathematics (NJSLA-M) scale score means for sampled special education students in Grades 4 – 8 to the 2019 NJSLA-M scale score means for the same group. A Paired-samples t-Test was used to determine what statistical differences exist, if any, between the scores 2017–2018 results of the students prior to receiving instruction based on learning progressions and the 2018 ...


A Guided Orientation Process For Online Adult Learners, Shana L. Palla 2021 The University of Southern Mississippi

A Guided Orientation Process For Online Adult Learners, Shana L. Palla

School of Education Doctoral Projects

To the MS in Applied Statistics, Analytics & Data Science program at the University of Kansas, the orientation process, between accepting an offer of admission and starting the first day of classes, takes approximately 7 steps. Students to this program, typically online non-traditional working professionals, were sent an email with directions on how to complete the steps, and the students self-guided their way through the process using the email. The steps must be completed in a specific order and some steps require overnight processing before the next step can be initiated. When students were unable to complete the process on their ...


Parental Engagement In The Transition To College, Casey M. Henceroth 2021 The University of Southern Mississippi

Parental Engagement In The Transition To College, Casey M. Henceroth

School of Education Doctoral Projects

Increased parental involvement with children in college has been attributed to rising higher education costs, an increase in technology usage and communication, a generational shift in parenting style with increased closeness and involvement at the primary and secondary education levels, and the growing number of college students whose parents attended college. Some higher education professionals are concerned this increased parental engagement has a negative impact on college student growth and maturity, while others see benefits to students from a developmental standpoint. While there has been increased scholarly attention over the previous two decades about the growing involvement of parents on ...


Faculty Job Satisfaction Related To Online Course Design, April Marie Hixson 2021 The University of Southern Mississippi

Faculty Job Satisfaction Related To Online Course Design, April Marie Hixson

School of Education Doctoral Projects

Online education has expanded and evolved slowly through the decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2021 put online education at the forefront of teaching and learning worldwide and sped up the design and delivery of online courses. This study sought to examine faculty attitudes and opinions (amid a global pandemic) toward online course design that may affect their job satisfaction levels. Specifically, it explored factors that could inhibit or contribute to faculty job satisfaction during their engagement in online instructional design. Further, the study was designed to gain an understanding of how pedagogical and technological changes influence the degree of ...


Diversity And Worldliness At The Compass School, Luiz A. Batista 2021 S.I.T

Diversity And Worldliness At The Compass School, Luiz A. Batista

Capstone Collection

This paper demonstrates how the application of International Education principles and practices to curricula at the Compass School of Westminster, Vermont would augment worldliness and diversity as well as improve the overall quality of education offered at this secondary school. This research identifies deficiencies in areas pertaining to internationalization and diversity and provides recommendations to remedy these deficiencies. The realization of these recommendations would help to increase students’ preparedness for participation in a globalized society and would provide an enhanced educational experience for all. This research is intended to support faculty and staff at the Compass School by providing an ...


Electronic Document Exchange And Digitization Of The Attestation Process Related To Scientific Degrees, H. Zaynidinov, O.. Makhmanov, F. Latifov 2021 “Bulletin of TUIT: Management and Communication Technologies”

Electronic Document Exchange And Digitization Of The Attestation Process Related To Scientific Degrees, H. Zaynidinov, O.. Makhmanov, F. Latifov

Bulletin of TUIT: Management and Communication Technologies

The paper describes the development of the "Complex-analytical information system of scientific degrees" for electronic document exchange and digitization of the attestation process for scientific degrees in the field of attestation of highly qualified scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel, modules that make up the system, their functions, also information security of the system, requirements for functions performed by the system, client-server architecture of data processing in information system.


Confidence Intervals Of Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacy Rates, Frank Wang 2021 LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Confidence Intervals Of Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacy Rates, Frank Wang

Numeracy

This tutorial uses publicly available data from drug makers and the Food and Drug Administration to guide learners to estimate the confidence intervals of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy rates with a Bayesian framework. Under the classical approach, there is no probability associated with a parameter, and the meaning of confidence intervals can be misconstrued by inexperienced students. With Bayesian statistics, one can find the posterior probability distribution of an unknown parameter, and state the probability of vaccine efficacy rate, which makes the communication of uncertainty more flexible. We use a hypothetical example and a real baseball example to guide readers to ...


Can High School Students Check The Veracity Of Information About Covid-19? A Critical Media Literacy Proposal In Esl Classes, Karin Paola Meyrer, Dorotea Frank Kersch 2021 Universidade do Vale do Rios dos Sinos

Can High School Students Check The Veracity Of Information About Covid-19? A Critical Media Literacy Proposal In Esl Classes, Karin Paola Meyrer, Dorotea Frank Kersch

Journal of Media Literacy Education Pre-Prints

In a globalized and digital world, critical media literacy is imperative when selecting the content we consume amid countless offers.Therefore, the purpose of this study is to analyze how 3rd year high school students from an English as a Second Language class in Brazil check the veracity of information regarding COVID-19 available in a video and the resources they used when writing a journalistic article in pairs demystifying fake news.To this end, firstly students analyzed news about COVID-19 from international websites, secondly, they discussed aspects of a video that circulated widely in WhatsApp groups, and, finally, they ...


The Perception Of First-Generation Community College Students With Regards To The Academic Impact Of Student Support Services: A Phenomenological Study, Rubinder Garcha 2021 Brandman University

The Perception Of First-Generation Community College Students With Regards To The Academic Impact Of Student Support Services: A Phenomenological Study, Rubinder Garcha

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this phenomenological study is to describe the perceptions first-generation students (FGS) have of the academic impact of student support services (SSS) received while attending community college (CC) in the areas of student academic achievement, student engagement, student persistence, student satisfaction, and development of academic skills.

Methodology: The methodology used for this study was a phenomenological approach in which FGS’ perceptions about the academic impact of SSS while attending CC in the northern region of California were explored. The FGS who were interviewed for this study were consistently participating in the SSS. The study’s findings revealed ...


Ouachita's Bachelor Of Science In Nursing Program Received National Acen Accreditation, Rachel Gaddis, Ouachita News Bureau 2021 Ouachita Baptist University

Ouachita's Bachelor Of Science In Nursing Program Received National Acen Accreditation, Rachel Gaddis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) recently affirmed accreditation for Ouachita Baptist University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in the Department of Nursing.

“Nursing accreditation is a stamp of excellence and a milestone in Ouachita’s nursing history,” said Dr. Brenda Trigg, director of nursing at Ouachita. “Our nursing students can expect to gain a sound foundation in nursing education and become leaders in the profession to ensure quality healthcare is provided to all individuals, groups and communities.”


Supporting The Student Service Member And Veteran Population As Learners: An Exploratory Study Of Academic Motivation And Best Practices In Student Services At A State Comprehensive University, Seth D. Kastle, Brendon Fox, Jeni McRay, Haley Moon 2021 Fort Hays State University

Supporting The Student Service Member And Veteran Population As Learners: An Exploratory Study Of Academic Motivation And Best Practices In Student Services At A State Comprehensive University, Seth D. Kastle, Brendon Fox, Jeni Mcray, Haley Moon

Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University

This article explores best practices in student services for Student Service Members and Veterans (SSM/V) learners at a Midwestern state comprehensive university (SCU.) The Military Learner Academic Success Perception Survey (MLASPS) was administered to a small but targeted cohort population of SSM/V’s enrolled in a customized Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program through the institution’s new centralized student support center for SSM/V’s. The research team collected data related to the enrolled students’ perceived academic preparedness, student service needs, and academic motivation. Results informed the center about how to best serve SSM/V’s in ...


Virtual Budget Town Hall, Fiscal Year 2022, Joan Ferrini-Mundy, John Violin, Robert Dana, Kimberly Whitehead, Kody Varahramyan, Joanne Yestramski, Dan Qualls 2021 President, University of Maine

Virtual Budget Town Hall, Fiscal Year 2022, Joan Ferrini-Mundy, John Violin, Robert Dana, Kimberly Whitehead, Kody Varahramyan, Joanne Yestramski, Dan Qualls

General University of Maine Publications

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy leads a Virtual Budget Town Hall in a streaming YouTube discussion from 4–5:15 p.m., May 4, 2021. The forum includes an update on the University of Maine/University of Maine, Machias Fiscal Year 2021 budget and preliminary discussion of the planning process for the Fiscal Year 2022 budget.

Click the blue download button for an unedited, machine-generated English language transcript for this recording.


A Teacher's Guide To Plurilingual Pedaogy, Elisabeth Wichser-Krajcik 2021 SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad

A Teacher's Guide To Plurilingual Pedaogy, Elisabeth Wichser-Krajcik

MA TESOL Collection

Language teaching practices have been dominated by monolingual, deficit approaches in which students are expected to compartmentalize languages, ignore prior knowledge, and emulate how natives speak the target language—though there have also been many teachers who have challenged these approaches through the years. Plurilingualism and plurilingual pedagogy reject such ideas and practices and instead seek to cultivate linguistic repertoires (including partial or uneven skills across languages), engage prior knowledge and lived experience, and develop metalinguistic and metacognitive competencies. Drawing on decades of research in applied linguistics and associated fields, plurilingual pedagogy aims to teach language in a way that ...


The Effects Of The Superwoman Schema On African American Women Receiving Their Graduate Degree At Rowan University While Also Holding An Assistantship, Corrine Smith 2021 Rowan University

The Effects Of The Superwoman Schema On African American Women Receiving Their Graduate Degree At Rowan University While Also Holding An Assistantship, Corrine Smith

Theses and Dissertations

As an African American or Black woman, there is an expectation to be strong at all times. They are often glorified for their resiliency. Unfortunately, that strength and the expectation of it, can prove to be detrimental to African American or Black women's health. The Superwoman Schema, originally studied in 2010 by Woods-Giscomb, is the double edge sword that is handed to African American or Black women at a young age. The purpose of this qualitative study was to expand Wood-Giscomb's research by examining the perceptions of the impact of the Superwoman Schema on African American or Black ...


Newsroom, Georgia Southern University 2021 Georgia Southern University

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

Newsroom

  • Medical, military, educational leaders, pro athlete performance trainers and actor to speak at Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies
  • Georgia Southern SARC researching salt marsh habitat loss with new aquaponics garden


Using Gamification To Teach Foundational Fractions In The Third Grade: Year One, Makeba McCray 2021 Kean University

Using Gamification To Teach Foundational Fractions In The Third Grade: Year One, Makeba Mccray

Kean Quest

Schools face an instructional dilemma with how to create a motivational environment where fractions are fun, interactive, and induce problem-solving skills through real-time application. The concept of gamification has been utilized in business for marketing, employee training, customer retention, health, and fitness with much success. How can primary educational institutions harness the potential of gamification to close academic gaps or prevent stopgaps? This situation is particularly challenging at this level because there has to be a balance between interaction, gamification, and content delivery; while also providing effective instructional learning objectives for knowledge mastery without overloading students with information and digital ...


Impacts Of Technology Skills On Generic Job Satisfaction, And Assessment Of Training Needs: A Case Of Pakistani Librarians, Asad Khan 2021 University of Peshawar, Pakistan

Impacts Of Technology Skills On Generic Job Satisfaction, And Assessment Of Training Needs: A Case Of Pakistani Librarians, Asad Khan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Since modern librarians are urged to acquire technological skills, thus objectives of this study are; 1) to examine whether or not the acquisition of such skills affects their generic job satisfaction (GJS) and; 2) to identify the training needs. To this end, twelve research hypotheses were formulated indicating the relationship of technology skills with GJS. The findings revealed significant effects of technology functional and professional skills on GJS and accordingly, all hypotheses (H1-H12) are supported. Further, Information Assurance and Security Skills were established as the principal predictor of GJS whereas Library Content Management System skills as the ...


Dnp Final Report: Reducing The Rate Of Falls With A Stuctured Fall Program, Elanda L. Douglas 2021 University of Texas at Tyler

Dnp Final Report: Reducing The Rate Of Falls With A Stuctured Fall Program, Elanda L. Douglas

DNP Final Reports

Background: Fall rates continue to be a significant problem in health care facilities despite all the research and tool kits created to prevent falls. Hospitals that have successfully reduced fall rates find it challenging to sustain a reduction in the fall rates. During hospitalizations, 3%-20% of patients fall, with 30%-50% resulting in injury (Joint Commission, [JC], 2015).

Internal Evidence: Despite Medical City Alliance (MCA) having an evidence-based fall program, the fall rate has not decreased. Falls are one of the quality measures identified at the division level that needs improvement.

PICOT: In adult patients in a progressive care ...


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