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Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: December 6, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Dec 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: December 6, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from October 18, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Update on Project Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Utilities
    B. Water Line
    C. Parking
    D. Operator
  4. Update on Design Development – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
  5. Cultural Treatment Plan – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
  6. Environmental Assessment Update – Otak Inc. (10 min.)
  7. Curriculum Update – Jeanne Klockow (10 min.)
  8. Standing Reports (10 min.)
    A. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
    B. Community Outreach – LaNelda Rolley
  9. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee
    B. Design Oversight
    C. Educational Programs
    D. Fund-raising and Partnerships
    E. NEPA
    F. Operations
    G. Other Uses
    H. Wild ...


2005 Scholars And Artists Bibliography, Stephen D. Slane Dr., Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University, Friends Of The Michael Schwartz Library Oct 2005

2005 Scholars And Artists Bibliography, Stephen D. Slane Dr., Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University, Friends Of The Michael Schwartz Library

Scholars and Artists Bibliographies

This bibliography was created for the annual Friends of the Michael Schwartz Library Scholars and Artists Reception, recognizing scholarly and creative achievements of Cleveland State University faculty, staff and emeriti. Dr, Steve Slane was the guest speaker.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: October 18, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Oct 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: October 18, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from September 20, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Curriculum Update – Jeanne Klockow (15 min.)
  4. Review of Project Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Utilities
    B. Water Line
    C. Parking
    D. Operator
  5. Standing Reports (15 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
  6. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee – Angie Lara
    B. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    C. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    D. Fund-raising and Partnerships – Blaine Benedict
    E. NEPA – Michael Johnson
    F. Operations – Jackson Ramsey
    G. Other Uses – Pat Williams
    H. Wild Horse & Burro – Billie Young ...


Ua66/5 Newsletter, Wku Agriculture Oct 2005

Ua66/5 Newsletter, Wku Agriculture

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by WKU Agriculture Department re: faculty/staff, students/alumni, student organizations and clubs and donors.


The Theory Of Planned Behavior: Predicting Physical Activity And Cardiorespiratory Fitness In African American Children, Jeffrey J. Martin, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Nate Mccaughtry, Donetta Cothran, Joe Dake, Gail Frances Fahoome Oct 2005

The Theory Of Planned Behavior: Predicting Physical Activity And Cardiorespiratory Fitness In African American Children, Jeffrey J. Martin, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Nate Mccaughtry, Donetta Cothran, Joe Dake, Gail Frances Fahoome

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies

The purpose of our study was to evaluate the ability of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to predict African American children’s moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and cardiorespiratory fitness. Children (N = 548, ages 9–12) completed questionnaires assessing the TPB constructs and MVPA and then had their cardiorespiratory fitness assessed with the Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run (PACER) test. Commonly used Structural Equation Modeling fit indices suggested the model was an adequate representation for the relationships within the data. However, results also suggested an extended model which was examined and supported. Tests of direct paths from subjective ...


Unlv Magazine, Erin O'Donnell, Gillian Silver, Lori Bachand, Regina Barcolas, Tony Allen, Gian Galassi, Suzan Dibella, Diane Russell, Doug Mcinnis, Cate Weeks, Jennifer Robison, Holly Ivy De Vore Oct 2005

Unlv Magazine, Erin O'Donnell, Gillian Silver, Lori Bachand, Regina Barcolas, Tony Allen, Gian Galassi, Suzan Dibella, Diane Russell, Doug Mcinnis, Cate Weeks, Jennifer Robison, Holly Ivy De Vore

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


Work In Progress: The Wsu Model For Engineering Mathematics Education, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Richard Mercer, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds Oct 2005

Work In Progress: The Wsu Model For Engineering Mathematics Education, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Richard Mercer, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds

Kno.e.sis Publications

This paper summarizes progress to date on the WSU model for engineering mathematics education, an NSF funded curriculum reform initiative at Wright State University. The WSU model seeks to increase student retention, motivation and success in engineering through application-driven, just-in-time engineering math instruction. The WSU approach involves the development of a novel freshman-level engineering mathematics course EGR 101, as well as a large-scale restructuring of the engineering curriculum. By removing traditional math prerequisites and moving core engineering courses earlier in the program, the WSU model shifts the traditional emphasis on math prerequisite requirements to an emphasis on engineering motivation for ...


Mammalogy At Texas Tech University: A Historical Perspective, Lisa C. Bradley, John R. Suchecki, Brian R. Amman, Joel G. Brant, Hugh H. Genoways, L. Rex Mcaliley, Robert J. Baker, Francisca Mendez-Harclerode, Robert D. Bradley Sep 2005

Mammalogy At Texas Tech University: A Historical Perspective, Lisa C. Bradley, John R. Suchecki, Brian R. Amman, Joel G. Brant, Hugh H. Genoways, L. Rex Mcaliley, Robert J. Baker, Francisca Mendez-Harclerode, Robert D. Bradley

Mammalogy Papers: University of Nebraska State Museum

The mammalogy program at Texas Tech University officially was established in 1962, when Robert L. Packard joined the faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences. As the institution's first mammalogist, Packard took the initiative to develop a strong program of mammalian research and education. Influenced by the successful program built by his mentor, E. Raymond Hall, at the University of Kansas, Packard modeled similar goals for Texas Tech University. Those goals included a strong emphasis on both undergraduate and graduate education and research, with several mammalogy faculty members, and the establishment and growth of a large and active mammal ...


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: September 20, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Sep 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: September 20, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from August 16, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Discussion of Scope/Design Issues –Michael Reiland/David Frommer (30 min.)
  4. Cost Update – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  5. Schedule Update – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  6. Standing Reports (15 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
    C. Community Outreach – Nancy Flagg
  7. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee – Angie Lara
    B. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    C. Educational Programs – Paul Buck
    D. Fund-raising and Partnerships – Blaine Benedict
    E. NEPA – Michael Johnson
    F. Operations – Jackson Ramsey
    G. Other Uses – Pat Williams
    H ...


Red Rock Desert Learning Center: The Vision, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Sep 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center: The Vision, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Oliver Ranch Project

A public meeting will be held to introduce the Red Rock Learning Center, the first outdoor education center for local fifth grade children in Southern Nevada. Designed to enhance math and science skills, the school will be built in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It will feature a curriculum that teaches children about conservation and the natural world by increasing their knowledge and understanding of the Mojave Desert ecosystem.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center: The Vision, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Aug 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center: The Vision, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Oliver Ranch Project

To instill stewardship and respect by increasing knowledge and understanding of the Mojave Desert ecosystems and cultures through a unique experiential discovery program.


Ua3/9/5 Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (Crep), Wku President's Office Aug 2005

Ua3/9/5 Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (Crep), Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Talking points used by WKU president Gary Ransdell regarding WKU's partnering with Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: August 16, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Aug 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: August 16, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from July 19, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Matrix of Project Concerns and Resolutions – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  4. Update on Project Timeline Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Status of Operator Process
    B. Status of Water Options
    C. Status of Draft EA Report
  5. Curriculum Development – Jeannie Klockow (10 min.)
    A. Wild Horse & Burro Curriculum
  6. Standing Reports (20 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
    C. Community Outreach – Nancy Flagg
  7. Committee Reports (10 min.)
    A. Building Committee – Angie Lara
    B. Design Oversight – David Frommer
    C. Educational ...


Using Three Dimensional Motion Capture Technology To Describe And Assess Piano Technique: A Case Study, Brenda Wristen, Nick Stergiou, Sharon Evans Aug 2005

Using Three Dimensional Motion Capture Technology To Describe And Assess Piano Technique: A Case Study, Brenda Wristen, Nick Stergiou, Sharon Evans

Health and Kinesiology Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

The purpose of the study was to examine any differences that exist in the quality of motions employed by pianists when they are sight-reading versus performing repertoire. A secondary question of interest was whether or not an improvement in the efficiency of motion could be observed between two sight-reading trials of the same musical excerpt. While data analysis for the full study is ongoing, the following results from a case study are illustrative.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: July 19, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Jul 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: July 19, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from May 17, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Update on NEPA Process – Michael Johnson & Otak (30 min.)
    A. Overview of NEPA Process C. Status of interim EA report
    B. EA Timeline Schedule D. Status of cultural treatment plan
  4. Matrix of Project Concerns and Resolutions – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  5. Review of Project Timeline Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Status of Request for Proposals C. Status of Nevada Power Grid
    B. Status of Water Options
  6. Curriculum Development – Jeannie Klockow (10 min.)
    A. Wild Horse & Burro Curriculum
  7. Community Outreach – Nancy Flagg (10 min.)
    A. Presentation to ...


A Social Cognitive Perspective Of Physical-Activity-Related Behavior In Physical Education, Jeffrey J. Martin, Pamela Hodges Kulinna Jul 2005

A Social Cognitive Perspective Of Physical-Activity-Related Behavior In Physical Education, Jeffrey J. Martin, Pamela Hodges Kulinna

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies

The purpose of the current study was to examine student and teacher physical-activity-related behavior using the theory of planned behavior and self-efficacy theory. Although teachers reported an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward teaching physical activity lessons to promote fitness development, they only devoted 4% of their class time to actually demonstrating and promoting fitness. Students were quite sedentary during class spending 61% of class time sitting, standing, or lying down. Using hierarchical regression analyses, teachers' attitudes toward teaching physically active physical education classes accounted for 50% of the variance in teachers' intention. Teachers who demonstrated/promoted fitness and who limited their ...


Solar South, Roof Overhangs, And Light Shelves, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson Jul 2005

Solar South, Roof Overhangs, And Light Shelves, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Energy Efficient Appliances, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson Jul 2005

Energy Efficient Appliances, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Energy Efficient Windows, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson Jul 2005

Energy Efficient Windows, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Checklist To Determine Energy Efficiency Of A Home, Leona Hawks Jul 2005

Checklist To Determine Energy Efficiency Of A Home, Leona Hawks

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Insulating Concrete Forms (Icfs), Leona Hawks, Koa Percer Jul 2005

Insulating Concrete Forms (Icfs), Leona Hawks, Koa Percer

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Lighting, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson Jul 2005

Lighting, Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Photovoltaic Systems (Pv), Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson Jul 2005

Photovoltaic Systems (Pv), Leona Hawks, Celia Peterson

All Current Publications

No abstract provided.


Ua3/9/5 Sygen Announcement, Wku President's Office Jun 2005

Ua3/9/5 Sygen Announcement, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Program and talking points used by WKU president Gary Ransdell when announcing $2.5 million gift from Sygen and the creation of the Sygen Chair in Biotechnology.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: May 17, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center May 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: May 17, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from March 15, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Review of Project Issues & Concerns (30 min.)
    A. Discussion of Strategic Project Review
  4. Update on Water Options and NEPA Timeline/Progress – Michael Reiland (15 min.)
  5. Core Curriculum Development: Progress Report – Jeannie Klockow (15 min.)
  6. Community Outreach – Nancy Flagg (15 min.)
    A. Key Messages
    B. List of environmental groups and media
    D. Revisit Core Group list
  7. Standing Reports (20 minutes)
    A. Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
  8. Committee Reports (10 min.)
    A. Building Committee – Angie Lara
    B. Design Oversight – David ...


Presentation To Mojave-Southern Great Basin Rac, Public Lands Institute Apr 2005

Presentation To Mojave-Southern Great Basin Rac, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

University manages selected SNPLMA projects as determined by the four federal agencies. Projects must be:

  • Compatible with UNLV’s mission.
  • Enhance education and research.
  • Draw upon expertise of faculty, staff, and students.


Lighten Up Iowa: An Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Health Promotion Campaign, Ruth E. Litchfield, Joann Muldoon, Gregory Welk, Jim Hallihan, Tim Lane Apr 2005

Lighten Up Iowa: An Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Health Promotion Campaign, Ruth E. Litchfield, Joann Muldoon, Gregory Welk, Jim Hallihan, Tim Lane

Food Science and Human Nutrition Publications

In Iowa, obesity nearly doubled between 1990 (12.8%) and 2002 (22.9%). Rural areas, like Iowa, tend to have a higher prevalence of obesity and are difficult to reach with health promotion efforts. The Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa Games, and Iowa State University Extension deliver Lighten Up Iowa, a friendly team competition promoting physical activity and fruit/vegetable consumption. In 2003, Lighten Up Iowa reached 1,400 teams (12,000 Iowans in 99 counties) that logged 2.6 million miles of physical activity and lost 23.5 tons of weight. Pre- and post-surveys indicate significant (p<0.05) increases in physical activity and fruit/vegetable consumption.


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: March 15, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Mar 2005

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: March 15, 2005, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from January 18, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Core Curriculum Development: Timeline and Progress Report – Jeannie Klockow (30 min.)
  4. Update on Water Testing – Bob Boyd (15 min.)
  5. A. Line and Space Architects – Les Wallach/Henry Tom
    B. UNLV/CESU – Nancy Flagg
    C. BLM – Michael Reiland
  6. Committee Reports (5 min.)
  7. Open Discussion / New Business (5 min.)


Cesu Agreements: Beyond Traditional Science Applications, Margaret N. Rees Mar 2005

Cesu Agreements: Beyond Traditional Science Applications, Margaret N. Rees

Presentations (PLI)

Partnering with four federal land-management agencies

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


Ua1b1/7 Complex For Engineering & Biological Sciences Dedication, Western Kentucky University Jan 2005

Ua1b1/7 Complex For Engineering & Biological Sciences Dedication, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Program for the Complex for Engineering & Biological Sciences dedication, includes image of the building and floor plans.