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Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb Dec 2017

Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This article provides context for and examines aspects of the design process of a game for learning. Lost & Found (2017a, 2017b) is a tabletop-to-mobile game series designed to teach medieval religious legal systems, beginning with Moses Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah (1180), a cornerstone work of Jewish legal rabbinic literature. Through design narratives, the article demonstrates the complex design decisions faced by the team as they balance the needs of player engagement with learning goals. In the process the designers confront challenges in developing winstates and in working with complex resource management. The article provides insight into the pathways the team found ...


The Horse's Ass: A Survey Of Comediology, William M. Fisk Dec 2017

The Horse's Ass: A Survey Of Comediology, William M. Fisk

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

What is comedy? Can someone learn to be funny? Are there rules or guidelines for the production of laughter, the universal language? This paper, which outlines an investigation of successful comedians and the production of a short film, determines to aggregate as many of the relevant prerequisites of inducing giggles as possible, especially as they relate to the audiovisual medium of cinema.


Chandler Blake And Chris Clark Win Ouachita Business Plan Competition, Ouachita News Bureau, Katie Smith Dec 2017

Chandler Blake And Chris Clark Win Ouachita Business Plan Competition, Ouachita News Bureau, Katie Smith

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Hickingbotham School of Business hosted its annual Business Plan Competition on Dec. 6. Chandler Blake, a senior finance and business administration major from Frisco, Texas, and Chris Clark, a senior finance and business administration major from Arkadelphia, Ark., placed first in the competition with their business, WinterTerm.com, and received a $4,000 cash prize. Blake and Clark were advised by Bryan McKinney, dean of the Hickingbotham School of Business.


Ouachita Visiting Professor Publishes Children’S Book, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Ouachita Visiting Professor Publishes Children’S Book, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Dr. Benjamin Utter, Ouachita Baptist University visiting assistant professor of English, has published a children’s book titled “Gladys the Grayish-Green Dragon” with Bowen Press.


Life Being An International Student In The United States: Acculturation, Culture Shock, And Identity Transformation, Lai Yan Vivyan Lam Dec 2017

Life Being An International Student In The United States: Acculturation, Culture Shock, And Identity Transformation, Lai Yan Vivyan Lam

Master's Theses

The population of international students at community colleges in the United States has increased significantly over the past decade. International students play a big role in building the cultural diversity on campus by bringing over different cultures and sharing their global perspective to the local community. However, they often face challenges adapting into American culture due to cultural differences in education system, language, lifestyle, etc. By looking into the acculturation process of international students to analyze the culture shock and cultural identity changes they experienced, this paper intends to seek ways to help this group of students to ease their ...


Seminary Releases Revised Mdiv Program, Samantha Angeles Dec 2017

Seminary Releases Revised Mdiv Program, Samantha Angeles

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

No abstract provided.


The Power Of Encouraging Conversation, Lisa Hayden Dec 2017

The Power Of Encouraging Conversation, Lisa Hayden

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

No abstract provided.


Rankings And Enrollment Report, Stephen Payne Dec 2017

Rankings And Enrollment Report, Stephen Payne

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

No abstract provided.


Board Report: October 2017, Gillian Sanner Dec 2017

Board Report: October 2017, Gillian Sanner

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

No abstract provided.


Ouachita Honors Dr. Raouf Halaby With Art History Classroom, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Ouachita Honors Dr. Raouf Halaby With Art History Classroom, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University dedicated the newly named Dr. Raouf J. Halaby Art History Lecture Classroom and honored Dr. Halaby, Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts and English, during a reception held Dec. 5. The classroom in Moses-Provine Hall honors Dr. Halaby for his 42 years of service at Ouachita.


Danny Prescott Resigns After 14 Years As Ouachita Head Volleyball Coach, Ouachita News Bureau Dec 2017

Danny Prescott Resigns After 14 Years As Ouachita Head Volleyball Coach, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Coach Danny Prescott, who has served as Ouachita Baptist University’s head volleyball coach for 14 seasons, has announced his resignation effective Dec. 31.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2017

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Relationships In The Flipped Classroom, Brett M. Mccollum, Cassidy L. Fleming, Kara M. Plotnikoff, Darlene N. Skagen Dec 2017

Relationships In The Flipped Classroom, Brett M. Mccollum, Cassidy L. Fleming, Kara M. Plotnikoff, Darlene N. Skagen

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This study examines the effectiveness of flipped classrooms in chemistry, and identifies relationships as a major factor impacting the success of flipped instruction methods. Examination of student interview data reveals factors that affect the development of peer-peer, peer-peer leader, and peer-expert relationships in first-year general chemistry and second-year organic chemistry flipped classrooms. Success was measured in terms of student perceptions of the effectiveness of the instruction, as well as student academic development. Furthermore, analysis of research participant interviews reveals that academic reading circles, open-response multiple-attempt group quizzes, and peer leaders are important elements of a text-centric flipped approach at a ...


The Efficacy Of A Goal-Based Study Skills Course For Academically At-Risk, First-Generation, African American, Female Students, Sarah Beth Garrison Dec 2017

The Efficacy Of A Goal-Based Study Skills Course For Academically At-Risk, First-Generation, African American, Female Students, Sarah Beth Garrison

Dissertations

The purpose of this research was to identify effective intervention strategies used in a goal-based study skills course for academically at-risk, first-generation, African-American, female students. Based on the theoretical framework from goal, motivation and achievement theories (Covington, 2000; Kuh, 2007; Nicholls, 1984), this study provided an analysis of research regarding the academic success and persistence of at-risk students. An explanatory mixed-method design was employed that consisted of two phases. The first phase of the study used quantitative data to test for difference in GPA and academic status between the control and treatment group. Quantitative data was also used to identify ...


Exploring Strategies For Teaching Creatively Online, Conny Van Der Wouw Dec 2017

Exploring Strategies For Teaching Creatively Online, Conny Van Der Wouw

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

The way we learn and teach is changing. There is more emphasis on collaboration and personalization of the learning. Teaching online is becoming common. For my Master’s project I have developed a product that will help designing and delivering teaching programs creatively through the use of online learning opportunities. The product discusses the opportunities and challenges of a creative climate when teaching online and provides strategies to develop creativity during the online learning process. It is developed with the use of the Torrance Incubation Model of Teaching and Learning (TIM) and Ekvall’s ten dimensions of a creative climate ...


Change: A Leader’S Perspective, Hassan Al Tamimi, Kayleen Berwick, David Biedenbender, Nabih Elteir, Ross Hemmingsen, Kevin Horton, Benjamin Johnson, Danica Johnson, Wail Kailani, Julie Kiehne, James Lowery, Michael Mangan, Matthew Ohs, Lori Steinke, Riley Swier, Terrelle Wilson, Barbara Holmes, Kendall Larson Dec 2017

Change: A Leader’S Perspective, Hassan Al Tamimi, Kayleen Berwick, David Biedenbender, Nabih Elteir, Ross Hemmingsen, Kevin Horton, Benjamin Johnson, Danica Johnson, Wail Kailani, Julie Kiehne, James Lowery, Michael Mangan, Matthew Ohs, Lori Steinke, Riley Swier, Terrelle Wilson, Barbara Holmes, Kendall Larson

Leadership Education Books

Change: A Leader's Perspective represents the culmination of the Change Leadership course taught at Winona State University in the fall term of 2017. Leadership is a broad category with many facets. This book explores the subject and offers students of leadership and aspiring leaders current perspectives on leadership theories, the omnipresence of change, and personal reflections on the course material. Additional thoughts which resonate throughout this text are that leaders influence outcomes and that leadership manifests itself in change, whether by cause or effect.


Interns Matter: Maximizing Integration Of Interns Into Community Agencies, Valerie Garcia Dec 2017

Interns Matter: Maximizing Integration Of Interns Into Community Agencies, Valerie Garcia

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Hope Services is a non-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities in six counties. Over the years, there have been many agencies that have formed connections with Hope Services. One of these collaborative partnerships has been with CSU Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) integration of interns through their field placement program. However, recently former Hope Services South District Manager, Greg Dinsmore, witnessed a lack of utilization and integration of interns across all Hope Services agencies. Through firsthand experience as a mentor, he witnessed the benefits of utilizing interns and saw the need for further advocacy and support for the integration of ...


Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs Dec 2017

Ua12/2/1 Wkuherald321, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter recapping the top stories of the week.


Book Review: 'The Basic Communication Course Online: Scholarship And Application', Paul J. Siddens Iii Nov 2017

Book Review: 'The Basic Communication Course Online: Scholarship And Application', Paul J. Siddens Iii

Paul J. Siddens

Citation information for the book reviewed: Goodnight, L. J., & Wallace, S. P. (2005). The Basic Communication Course Online: Scholarship and Application. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt, 96 pp. “The debate over whether the basic communication course should be taught online is over. Despite our reservations, we have … successfully created and taught the basic course as distance learning.” This first sentence in co-editor Lisa Goodnight’s preface to this source book succinctly summarizes its theme: We are past the point of debating the issue of teaching the basic course online. It is now time to ensure that we engage in this process in ...


Ouachita Theatre To Present One-Act Play Festival Dec. 7-8, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Theatre To Present One-Act Play Festival Dec. 7-8, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

The Ouachita Baptist University Department of Theatre Arts will host its student-directed One-Act Play Festival in Verser Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 7, and Friday, Dec. 8. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.


Texarkana Regional Arts Center Hosts Ouachita’S Donnie Copeland In Solo Exhibit Through Jan. 13, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Texarkana Regional Arts Center Hosts Ouachita’S Donnie Copeland In Solo Exhibit Through Jan. 13, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Donnie Copeland, Ouachita Baptist University associate professor of visual arts and chair of Ouachita’s Adams Department of Visual Arts, is showcasing a solo exhibit at the Texarkana Regional Arts Center Nov. 9 through Jan. 13. Admission to the center is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Emily Johnson To Perform Sophomore Recital Dec. 8, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita’S Emily Johnson To Perform Sophomore Recital Dec. 8, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Emily Johnson in her sophomore recital on Friday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Ouachita’s Mabee Fine Arts Center.


Ouachita Receives $1.4 Million Gift From Earl And Nancy Mccuin Estate To Benefit Student Scholarships, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Receives $1.4 Million Gift From Earl And Nancy Mccuin Estate To Benefit Student Scholarships, Trennis Henderson, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

For Earl and Nancy McCuin, generosity and service to others was a way of life. Their giving culminated with a recent estate gift of almost $1.4 million to Ouachita Baptist University for student scholarships.


Ouachita Vocal Studies Program Boasts Highest Number Of Finalists At Southern Region Nats Auditions, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Vocal Studies Program Boasts Highest Number Of Finalists At Southern Region Nats Auditions, Addy Goodman, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

No abstract provided.


Ouachita To Host Annual Service Of Lessons And Carols On Dec. 5, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita To Host Annual Service Of Lessons And Carols On Dec. 5, Rachel Bruton, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University will present its annual Service of Lessons and Carols on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The service is free and open to the public.


Alumnotes, Fall 2017, Cedarville University Nov 2017

Alumnotes, Fall 2017, Cedarville University

Alumnotes

No abstract provided.


Cedarville Magazine, Fall 2017: 130 Years, Cedarville University Nov 2017

Cedarville Magazine, Fall 2017: 130 Years, Cedarville University

Cedarville Magazine

No abstract provided.


Ouachita To Host Tiger Steel Band In Concert Dec. 4, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita To Host Tiger Steel Band In Concert Dec. 4, Bethany Lenards, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University’s Tiger Steel Band will present its fall concert on Monday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall on Ouachita’s campus. The recital is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Ranked In Top 25 Percent Of Undergraduate Programs Preparing High School Teachers, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Ouachita Ranked In Top 25 Percent Of Undergraduate Programs Preparing High School Teachers, Sarah Davis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University has been ranked in the top 25 percent in the National Council on Teacher Quality’s latest ratings for undergraduate programs that prepare high school teachers.


Hubbard Elected Vice Chair Of American Chemical Society Regional Committee, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau Nov 2017

Hubbard Elected Vice Chair Of American Chemical Society Regional Committee, Katie Smith, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

No abstract provided.