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Meeting The Needs Of Students With Traumatic Brain Lnjury, Heather K. Koole Dec 2014

Meeting The Needs Of Students With Traumatic Brain Lnjury, Heather K. Koole

Dissertations

School reintegration following pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) presents a number of challenges. This dissertation comprises three studies exploring common themes of best practice, training, and supporting success for students with TBI in school settings.

Study 1 reports the results of a survey of 70 speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who responded to questions about their use of clinical activities that described more or less contextualized services. Current literature supports contextualized service delivery as best practice. Findings indicated that 98% of participants reported using at least one contextualized practice. Higher use of contextualized practices was associated with working in schools (compared to ...


Textile And Apparel Studies Student Wins National Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development Nov 2014

Textile And Apparel Studies Student Wins National Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Textile and apparel studies student, Emily Olson, has won the Wil Conard Regent’s University Fashion Marketing scholarship for 2014.


The Role Of Reusable Learning Objects In Occupational Therapy Entry-Level Education, Bryan M. Gee, Jane Strickland, Lisa Salazar Oct 2014

The Role Of Reusable Learning Objects In Occupational Therapy Entry-Level Education, Bryan M. Gee, Jane Strickland, Lisa Salazar

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Out of early research, Cisco Systems (1999) have built an impressive foundation that advocates for reusable learning objects (RLOs). As the need for online methods for delivering both formal and informal educational content has increased, the prospect of greater influence through carefully constructed RLOs has grown. RLOs are any digital resource that can be used and reused to enhance online learning. RLOs typically are small, discrete, self-contained digital objects that may be sequenced, combined, and used within a variety of instructional activities. RLOs have been implemented in nursing, pharmacy, and physician assistant programs. However, there is a lack of literature ...


Student Receives Scholarship From Foundation, College Of Education And Human Development Sep 2014

Student Receives Scholarship From Foundation, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Eden Souser, a textile and apparel studies major, recently received a scholarship from the Monroe-Brown Foundation.


Interior Design Student Wins National Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development Aug 2014

Interior Design Student Wins National Scholarship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Miranda Thomaston, an interior design student from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named a winner of the 2014 Association of University Interior Designers (AUID) scholarship.


Career And Technical Education Faculty Members Secure Federal Grant, College Of Education And Human Development Jul 2014

Career And Technical Education Faculty Members Secure Federal Grant, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dr. Adam Manley and Dr. Rick Zinser recently secured another federal flow-through grant for $10,513.


Students Win Regional Competition For Second Consecutive Year, College Of Education And Human Development Jul 2014

Students Win Regional Competition For Second Consecutive Year, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Textile and Apparel Studies majors Sarah Lyons and Erin Johnson have won first place in two recent Fashion on the Shore student design competitions.


Dietetics Students Compete In Poster Contest, College Of Education And Human Development Jun 2014

Dietetics Students Compete In Poster Contest, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Six dietetics students along with faculty member Dr. Arezoo Rojhani, presented three posters at the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) poster session on May 1, 2014.


Family Science Program Faculty Member Awarded New Writers Fellowship, College Of Education And Human Development May 2014

Family Science Program Faculty Member Awarded New Writers Fellowship, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Dr. Sherria Taylor, a Family Science Program faculty member, has been awarded a New Writers Fellowship.


Core Aspects Of Curriculum Development: A Literature Review And Development Of Program Handbook For Health Informatics And Information Management, Nicole Yon Apr 2014

Core Aspects Of Curriculum Development: A Literature Review And Development Of Program Handbook For Health Informatics And Information Management, Nicole Yon

Honors Theses

TIle purpose of this review was to determine the basic principles of curriculum design and to understand how they are used to develop a competent curriculum handbook. The findings were used to develop a handbook for the Health Informatics and Information Management major at Western Michigan University. This literature review focuses on a variety of web pages, articles and books that analyzed the topics of curriculum design and curriculum handbook development. A review of the Bronson School of Nursing Handbook and the Temple University - Health Information Management Department B.S. in Health Information Management (HiM) Student Handbook was also conducted ...


Family Studies Students Win Contest, College Of Education And Human Development Feb 2014

Family Studies Students Win Contest, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

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Student Wins $5000 Scholarship Award, College Of Education And Human Development Jan 2014

Student Wins $5000 Scholarship Award, College Of Education And Human Development

Family and Consumer Sciences News

Student Wins $5000 Scholarship Award


Beyond The Pencil: Expanding The Occupational Therapists’ Role In Helping Young Children To Develop Writing Skills, Hope K. Gerde, Tricia D. Foster, Lori E. Skibbe Jan 2014

Beyond The Pencil: Expanding The Occupational Therapists’ Role In Helping Young Children To Develop Writing Skills, Hope K. Gerde, Tricia D. Foster, Lori E. Skibbe

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists (OTs) play an important role in early childhood classrooms as vital members of the educational team, particularly for young children’s writing development. Children’s emergent writing is a foundational literacy skill, which begins to develop well before they enter elementary school. However, early childhood classrooms are lacking in supports for early writing development. OTs are experts in guiding the development of early writing skills in young children and, therefore, should be considered as critical members of the early literacy curriculum team. This paper identifies the critical role emergent writing plays in early childhood literacy development and how ...