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Visual Literacy For The Enhancement Of Inclusive Teaching, Mary Ball Howkins 2010 Rhode Island College

Visual Literacy For The Enhancement Of Inclusive Teaching, Mary Ball Howkins

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

As our culture becomes increasingly visually expressive and persuasive, there is a need for all of us to develop greater visual analysis skills for the enhancement of inclusive teaching, as well as an understanding of the visual culture around us. For students and faculty with little visual or art history education, this can be a daunting undertaking. The contemporary academic field of visual communication is complex, yet a promising and accessible place to begin acquiring visual analysis skills is in the realm of contemporary print advertising where images are immobile and often familiar. Students usually respond enthusiastically, pleased to interpret ...


When Literature Is Evangelical: Pedagogies Of Passion, J. Ken Stuckey 2010 Bentley University

When Literature Is Evangelical: Pedagogies Of Passion, J. Ken Stuckey

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

This essay examines how to teach from a point of passion to engage students with narrative study in a manner that moves them beyond the preoccupation with the pragmatic applications of reading and writing. I discuss two key teaching activities that allow students to see literature as a scholarly discipline in its proper context as a very personal philosophical tenet: A. “The Read-In and Write-In”; and B. “Bring a Friend to Class Day.”


Framing Cultural Diversity Courses Post U.S. 2008 Presidential Elections, Marjorie Jones 2010 Lesley University

Framing Cultural Diversity Courses Post U.S. 2008 Presidential Elections, Marjorie Jones

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

Historical events are often used both as descriptors and ‘projections’ of the tenor of a nation. The election of Barak Obama as the 44th president of the United States was seen as a turning point in U.S. history. How should this historical event inform the framing and teaching of higher education courses which focus on race and cultural issues in the U.S.? This question was asked of adult learners enrolled in a course examining the African American experience in the U.S. Since the higher education classroom provides a unique opportunity to present, explore and understand many controversial ...


The Difference Between You And Me: Faculty Identities At Play In The Classroom, Suzanne M. Buglione, Jennifer Safford-Farquharson 2010 Worcester State College

The Difference Between You And Me: Faculty Identities At Play In The Classroom, Suzanne M. Buglione, Jennifer Safford-Farquharson

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

This conversation is a further discussion of the 2010 Center for Inclusive Teaching Conference on Teaching for Transformation presentation made by the authors, which focused on how classroom learning is influenced by faculty and student identities and the resulting identity-based dynamics. In the spirit of the great Freire/Horton conversation, this dialogue engaged the two authors, one a middle-aged white woman and the other a young black woman. The conversation reflects the authors’ faculty experiences coteaching and teaching individually in higher education while engaging relevant literature as well.


Service-Learning And Authenticity Achievement, John W. Murphy, Dana Rasch 2010 University of Miami

Service-Learning And Authenticity Achievement, John W. Murphy, Dana Rasch

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

In the current Age of Globalization a neo-liberal ideology has come to the forefront, and scholars have pointed out that the effect of this market-oriented approach on society has been catastrophic. In particular, many argue that the field of education is producing self-absorbed students, as each individual simply prepares to enter the labor market. Moreover, the emphasis on individualism has destroyed any sense of community solidarity. In the end, these outcomes have resulted in inauthentic behavior; that is, people simply treat one another as a means to gain access to the marketplace. However, in the field of education, service-learning— which ...


Academic Achievement Of Turkish And American Students, Eyyup Esen 2010 University of Kansas

Academic Achievement Of Turkish And American Students, Eyyup Esen

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

This study aims to provide a comparative look at Turkish and American high school graduates’ academic achievement at college by using High School grade point average (HSGPA), Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), American College Testing Assessment (ACT), and Student Selection Examination (OSS). The questions addressed were: 1-Are high school GPA or standardized test scores such as SAT and ACT better predictor of academic achievement of American students at college? 2-Is high school GPA or standardized test scores such as OSS better predictor of academic achievement of Turkish students at college? To answer this question, the author conducted interviews with four Turkish ...


The Miseducation Of Ms. M, Melanie Robinson 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

The Miseducation Of Ms. M, Melanie Robinson

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

How do you navigate charted waters with an outdated map? Not only can you get lost, but you’ll find that the environment has changed enough that you might need a new or better mode of transportation. I bumbled my way through my adolescence. Millions of people have walked that journey before me yet no one could give me updated directions. I just wanted clear directions on how to manage imposed identities and internal expectations. I just needed a leg up. Apparently I received one because I graduated with honors. All of the years of crying, of taking insensitive jokes ...


Colby College Catalogue 2010 - 2011, Colby College 2010 Colby College

Colby College Catalogue 2010 - 2011, Colby College

Colby Catalogues

Colby College Catalogue: September 2010 - August 2011


Promotion Incentives And Teacher Effort In China, Naureen Karachiwalla 2010 University of Oxford

Promotion Incentives And Teacher Effort In China, Naureen Karachiwalla

Gansu Survey of Children and Families Dissertations

This paper examines the effort incentives of teachers in rural China. China employs a complex system of annual evaluations and promotions for civil servants in which good evaluations, along with a teacher's years of service and education, make teachers eligible to apply for rank promotions. A model of promotions is developed in which agents are both incentivized, and are sorted into ranks by ability. The model's predictions are then tested using panel data on teachers collected as part of the Gansu Survey of Children and Families (GSCF). We find that teachers respond to promotion incentives as predicted by ...


Why Are Teachers “Overpaid” In Developing Countries? --The Role Of The Nature Of Educational Production In Teachers’ Labor Markets, Qihui Chen 2010 University of Minnesota

Why Are Teachers “Overpaid” In Developing Countries? --The Role Of The Nature Of Educational Production In Teachers’ Labor Markets, Qihui Chen

Gansu Survey of Children and Families Papers

No abstract provided.


Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, And Social Welfare In China, Emily C. Hannum, Meiyan Wang 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, And Social Welfare In China, Emily C. Hannum, Meiyan Wang

Asia-Pacific Education, Language Minorities and Migration (ELMM) Network Working Paper Series

This chapter investigates poverty and social welfare among China’s minority groups. Focusing on the Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, and Uygur populations, China’s five largest minority groups, as well as other minorities in the aggregate, this chapter will begin by providing an introduction to the classification of ethnic groups in China. We consider the relationship of this classification scheme to the concept of indigenous populations, and develop working definitions of minority status and ethnic group for use in the chapter. We then discuss recent economic trends and introduce some of the main government policies targeted toward ethnic minorities. With ...


Doing More For Learning : Enhancing Engagement And Outcomes : Australasian Survey Of Student Engagement : Australasian Student Engagement Report., Ali Radloff, Hamish Coates 2010 ACER

Doing More For Learning : Enhancing Engagement And Outcomes : Australasian Survey Of Student Engagement : Australasian Student Engagement Report., Ali Radloff, Hamish Coates

Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE)

The 2009 Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) involved over 30,000 students from 35 higher education institutions. AUSSE reports on the time and effort students devote to educationally purposeful activities and on students' perceptions of other aspects of their university experience including interactions with university staff. The research shows that the contact students have with staff are among the strongest influences on positive learning outcomes. When students have the opportunity to speak with their teachers about their performance, their grades, or ideas from their classes, particularly outside of the classroom, and engage with their teachers on an individual level ...


Iccs 2009 European Report : Civic Knowledge, Attitudes, And Engagement Among Lower Secondary Students In 24 European Countries, David Kerr, LInda Sturman, Wolfram Schulz, Bethan Burge 2010 National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)

Iccs 2009 European Report : Civic Knowledge, Attitudes, And Engagement Among Lower Secondary Students In 24 European Countries, David Kerr, Linda Sturman, Wolfram Schulz, Bethan Burge

Civics and Citizenship Assessment

The International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) studied the ways in which countries prepare their young people to undertake their roles as citizens. ICCS was based on the premise that preparing students for citizenship involves helping them develop relevant knowledge and understanding and form positive attitudes toward being a citizen and participating in activities related to civics and citizenship. These notions were elaborated in the ICCS assessment framework (Schulz, Fraillon, Ainley, Losito, & Kerr, 2008). Regional contexts are important aspects of civic and citizenship education because they help us understand how people are differentially influenced to undertake their roles as ...


Acer Enews 01 January 2010, ACER 2010 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Acer Enews 01 January 2010, Acer

ACER eNews Archive

No abstract provided.


A Life Of Scholarship And Service To The Communication Discipline: Celebrating Lawrence W. Hugenberg, Jeffrey T. Child 2010 Kent State University

A Life Of Scholarship And Service To The Communication Discipline: Celebrating Lawrence W. Hugenberg, Jeffrey T. Child

Basic Communication Course Annual

A tribute to the Basic Communication Course Annual's founding editor, Lawrence W. Hugenberg, who died on August 11, 2008.


Contents And Abstracts, 2010 University of Dayton

Contents And Abstracts

Basic Communication Course Annual

No abstract provided.


The Boys Like Action And The Girls Like Emotion, Timothy Lintner 2010 University of South Carolina - Aiken

The Boys Like Action And The Girls Like Emotion, Timothy Lintner

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Spring 2010: Research Opportunity For Undergraduates, Mark Rast 2010 University of Colorado, Boulder

Spring 2010: Research Opportunity For Undergraduates, Mark Rast

Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences Faculty Contributions

The goal of this effort was to engage a broader range of undergraduates (beyond those with the highest grades) in research, and to document what strategies work and where the difficulties lie in providing that broader population a meaningful undergraduate research experience. This then may lead to a more formalized undergrad research program in the department (if we decide we want to go that way), or more informally to some shared insights.

Here I document as completely as possible what I have learned. Many of these things are well known to those with more experience, but I made no attempt ...


Gains In Knowledge And Perception Of Engineering After Participation In An Engineering Design Web-Experience Are Gender-Dependent, Kimberly Edginton Bigelow, Gail Wheatley, David Tomasko 2010 University of Dayton

Gains In Knowledge And Perception Of Engineering After Participation In An Engineering Design Web-Experience Are Gender-Dependent, Kimberly Edginton Bigelow, Gail Wheatley, David Tomasko

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Publications

Web-based activities have the potential to teach engineering in both formal and informal science education settings, maximizing outreach efforts. To date, many activities available on the internet teach about engineering, but few allow students to truly “do” engineering.

This project utilized web animation and interaction in the design of a web-based experience focused on engineering design. In this activity, targeted toward middle school students, users played the role of engineer and engaged in the process of designing a cell phone for the older adult market. It was hoped that this web-based activity would increase participant understanding of what engineering is ...


A Lecture From The Children Of The "Lost Generation" Of Students From Prince Edward County, Virginia, Terence Hicks 2010 Fayetteville State University

A Lecture From The Children Of The "Lost Generation" Of Students From Prince Edward County, Virginia, Terence Hicks

Faculty Working Papers from the School of Education

A chapter extracted from:

The Educational Lockout of African Americans in Prince Edward County, Virginia (1959-1964) : personal accounts and reflections


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