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Sommerville's "Religious Ideas For Secular Universities" - Book Review, Ken Badley 2010 George Fox University

Sommerville's "Religious Ideas For Secular Universities" - Book Review, Ken Badley

Faculty Publications - School of Education

Review of C. John Sommerville's "Religious Ideas for Secular Universities," originally published in Christian Scholar's Review, 40(1), 2010.

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Whither Church-Related Higher Education Now? A Review Essay Of Six Recent Titles, Ken Badley 2010 George Fox University

Whither Church-Related Higher Education Now? A Review Essay Of Six Recent Titles, Ken Badley

Faculty Publications - School of Education

No abstract provided.


Slow Reading: Reading Along 'Lectio' Lines, K Jo-Ann Badley, Ken Badley 2010 George Fox University

Slow Reading: Reading Along 'Lectio' Lines, K Jo-Ann Badley, Ken Badley

Faculty Publications - School of Education

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A Biblical Ethics For Talented And Gifted Education, Ken Badley, Amy Dee 2010 George Fox University

A Biblical Ethics For Talented And Gifted Education, Ken Badley, Amy Dee

Faculty Publications - School of Education

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Creating An Educational Ethos Where Innovation And Accountability Flourish: A New Model For Transparency In Educational Organizations, Amy Lynn Dee, Ken Badley 2010 George Fox University

Creating An Educational Ethos Where Innovation And Accountability Flourish: A New Model For Transparency In Educational Organizations, Amy Lynn Dee, Ken Badley

Faculty Publications - School of Education

No abstract provided.


Nonmath Analogies In Teaching Mathematics, Vera Sarina, Immaculate Kizito Namukasa 2010 Toronto District School Board, Toronto, Canada

Nonmath Analogies In Teaching Mathematics, Vera Sarina, Immaculate Kizito Namukasa

Education Publications

Way too often, students find some concepts too abstract to comprehend. One of the strategies used to assist students with building conceptual knowledge is to use analogies. We investigate the place of nonmath analogies in teaching school mathematics. First, we demonstrate the widespread use of analogies by drawing examples through context analysis of tutoring websites, textbooks, and teaching experiences. Second, we argue that analogies reflect the grounded nature of mathematical concepts in common life experiences and, thus, have an essential place in instruction. To support our argument we offer a theoretical rationale based on research literature and historical sources.


School Mathematics Education In Uganda: Its Successes And Its Failures, Immaculate Kizito Namukasa, Madge Quinn, Janet Kaahwa 2010 The University of Western Ontario

School Mathematics Education In Uganda: Its Successes And Its Failures, Immaculate Kizito Namukasa, Madge Quinn, Janet Kaahwa

Education Publications

This paper examines the character of school mathematics education in Uganda. It focuses on its successes, failures and its history. The methodology involved analyzing Ugandan curriculum documents and teaching resources. The analysis is through a comparative and post-colonial approach. The analysis reveals that Ugandan mathematics education is largely not influenced by recent international reforms; it purely essentialist; and it focuses on the gifted and students. To be sure this study is relevant for curriculum development in developing countries. From a post-colonial perspective the study is relevant to mathematics education of indigenous and marginalized populations in developed countries.


Becoming Intimate With Developmental Knowledge: Pedagogical Explorations With Collective Biography, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Kathleen Kummen, Deborah Thompson 2010 Western University

Becoming Intimate With Developmental Knowledge: Pedagogical Explorations With Collective Biography, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Kathleen Kummen, Deborah Thompson

Education Publications

In this article, we draw on postfoundational frameworks to make visible the subjectification processes by which practitioners simultaneously master and become mastered by developmental theories. We emphasize the implication of the entire minded-body in the processes of the developmental worker formation. We show these processes through empirical investigation with data gathered through collective biography in a child development graduate course in a child and youth care program. Often developmental psychology masks itself as “just natural” knowledge that informs our practice. However, the article shows that our relationship with developmental psychology is much more intricate and intimate than we might believe ...


School Cultures As Contexts For Informal Teacher Learning, Elena Jurasaite-O'Keefe, Lesley A. Rex 2010 St. John's University

School Cultures As Contexts For Informal Teacher Learning, Elena Jurasaite-O'Keefe, Lesley A. Rex

Faculty Publications

This study descriptively compares international social contexts for teacher workplace informal professional learning from the teachers’ perspectives. Set in elementary schools in the U.S. and Lithuania, the study illustrates how teachers make sense of and engage in learning within the historical, political and administrative contexts within which they work. A sociocultural framework brings into view different opportunities for teacher informal learning. These appear in teachers’ discourse about their schools’ missions, building structures, classroom environments, organizational arrangements, traditions, and professional relationships as referenced in teachers’ discourse. The study argues for the importance of acknowledging teacher informal learning as a method ...


Undergraduate And Graduate Programs In Environmental Science At Unlv, Scott R. Abella 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Undergraduate And Graduate Programs In Environmental Science At Unlv, Scott R. Abella

Public Policy and Leadership Faculty Publications

The School of Environmental and Public Affairs at UNLV houses B.A. and B.S. degrees in Environmental Studies and M.S. and PhD degrees in Environmental Science. These degrees are flexible, multi-purpose, interdisciplinary programs that can be tailored for both breadth and depth.


Dispelling The Meritocracy Myth: Lessons For Higher Education And Student Affairs Educators, Lorriz Anne Alvarado 2010 University of Vermont

Dispelling The Meritocracy Myth: Lessons For Higher Education And Student Affairs Educators, Lorriz Anne Alvarado

The Vermont Connection

“Just work hard and you will succeed.” This phrase and others like it represent the belief in meritocracy, which is repeated and perpetuated in our society by role models, friends, government, media, and ourselves. The myth of meritocracy is a part of the utopian belief in the American Dream, which continues to be an active narrative in Americans’ lives that many do not realize is simply a dream and not based on reality. As educators, how do we confront the meritocracy narrative and better understand how it affects our work and our impact on students? This article updates professionals on ...


Tradition Today: How Student Affairs Professionals Can Strengthen And Preserve Campus Traditions, Matthew J. Van Jura 2010 University of Vermont

Tradition Today: How Student Affairs Professionals Can Strengthen And Preserve Campus Traditions, Matthew J. Van Jura

The Vermont Connection

On November 18, 1999, 12 people were killed and 27 injured when the tower of logs they had erected collapsed, crushing the victims underneath. This tragedy took place on the campus of Texas A&M University, where students had been preparing for “Bonfire,” an annual tradition nearly 90 years old. As a result of tragedies like this, some critics oppose campus traditions. Yet, traditions have long played an instrumental role on college campuses through their ability to build community, connect students with the heritage of their alma mater, and develop institutional pride. The question facing many administrators today is what ...


Two Students Affairs Professionals' Journeys To (Un)Cover, Joshua Gonzalez, Khristian Kemp-DeLisser 2010 University of Vermont

Two Students Affairs Professionals' Journeys To (Un)Cover, Joshua Gonzalez, Khristian Kemp-Delisser

The Vermont Connection

An African-American student named Jamal adopts the nickname “Jay” when he runs for the student government association. A transgender sophomore dresses impeccably in suits and ties, even for biology lab. Yoshino (2006) described these actions as covering, where an individual masks one’s own recognized marginalized identity in order to gain acceptance within the dominant identity. The authors— a gay African-American and a heterosexual Latino— are both male student affairs professionals at predominately White institutions (PWIs). They will each look at the subtle and covert ways student affairs professionals reproduce pressures to cover and offer ways to understand the impact ...


A Tribute To Excellence, Jackie M. Gribbons 2010 University of Vermont

A Tribute To Excellence, Jackie M. Gribbons

The Vermont Connection

No abstract provided.


Raising Children Who Soar: A Guide To Healthy Risk-Taking In An Uncertain World, P. S. McMillen 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Raising Children Who Soar: A Guide To Healthy Risk-Taking In An Uncertain World, P. S. Mcmillen

Library Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Drafting And Revision Using Word Processing By Undergraduate Student Writers: Changing Conceptions And Practices, Anish M. Dave, David R. Russell 2010 Iowa State University

Drafting And Revision Using Word Processing By Undergraduate Student Writers: Changing Conceptions And Practices, Anish M. Dave, David R. Russell

English Publications

The concepts of drafting and revision were developed out of process theory and research done in the early 1980s, an era when word processing was not as pervasive or standardized as it is now. This paper reexamines those concepts, drawing on an analysis of two decades of previous collegelevel studies of writing processes in relation to word processing and an exploratory survey of 112 upper level undergraduate students who use computers extensively to write and revise. The results support earlier studies that found students' revision is predominantly focused on local issues. However, the analysis suggests that the common classroom practice ...


Is Originality An Appropriate Requirement For Undergraduate Publication?, Nathan Hilberg 2010 University of Pittsburgh

Is Originality An Appropriate Requirement For Undergraduate Publication?, Nathan Hilberg

Honors in Practice -- Online Archive

As the faculty advisor for the Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review (PUR), a professionally refereed undergraduate journal devoted to publishing scholarly papers across the disciplines, I found the following passages from Ellen Buckner noteworthy: “It is assumed that the honors work is an original piece of scholarship and prepared according to accepted standards for a written paper . . . ” (149); and “the project’s scholarly accomplishment . . . ” should be conveyed in a summary or abstract (150). I agree that demonstrating scholarly accomplishment is a worthy goal of publishing academic work; I would also emphasize that scholarly accomplishment is different from originality. The significance of this ...


The Transition Experiences Of Students Formally (I.E. Formerly) In Bilingual Education, Yamalis Hernandez 2010 The College at Brockport

The Transition Experiences Of Students Formally (I.E. Formerly) In Bilingual Education, Yamalis Hernandez

Counselor Education Master's Theses

Although the number of students who are English Language Learners (ELL) in the United States has steadily increased since 1965, the decision as to how to best educate these students remains controversial (Nieto, 2009). Currently, several states offer Bilingual Education programs as a mechanism to teach students, while other states utilize minimal student supports. At the present time, there is a growing body of literature which provides evidence that bilingual education programs are effective in not only increasing a students? understanding of core content material, but also in advancing a students' English language proficiency (August & Shanahan,2006; Krashen 2006). Although this growing ...


Eagle Executive, 2010 Georgia Southern University

Eagle Executive

Eagle Executive Magazine

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Eagle Executive, 2010 Georgia Southern University

Eagle Executive

Eagle Executive Magazine

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