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Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis Nov 2016

Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

Regarded as the definitive work on the Civil Rights Movement, the documentary series, Eyes on the Prize, has been seen by millions since its PBS debut in 1987. However, what remains unseen is the nearly 85 hours of interview outtakes that provide further insight into the series’ original stories of struggle, resistance, and perseverance. Through the Eyes on the Prize Digitization and Reassembly project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Washington University Libraries has made the complete, never-before-seen interviews and TEI XML encoded, synchronized transcripts freely accessible through its newly developed Hydra digital repository.

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Multi-Lingual Research In Rural Multi-Cultural Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd Oct 2016

Multi-Lingual Research In Rural Multi-Cultural Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

Multi-lingual research in rural multi-cultural communities can be a challenge (Perez, 2009, Kao, 2004, and Bolton and Dick, 2013). This paper will explore the processes for successful multi-lingual research in multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, rural communities. The implications of multi-lingual research for education and human services will be discussed.


Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr Oct 2016

Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

This poster will illustrate the student engaged experience utilized by Kansas State University for its Multicultural Student Center. It will delineate the campus "community" partnership and the empowerment process initiated by the multicultural student organizations that led to the preliminary building design and fundraising strategies by the University. It will also address how multiple communities in a university can engage in a creative, collaborative process that not only fosters inclusion but also student learning. Ultimately, it shows how student collaboration with University Administration can result in both intended and unexpected outcomes for all involved, especially impacts for beyond stated expectations.


Celebrating Diversity: Using And Measuring The Impact Of Strengthsquest, Sarah Riforgiate, Jared Meitler, Tamara Bauer Aug 2016

Celebrating Diversity: Using And Measuring The Impact Of Strengthsquest, Sarah Riforgiate, Jared Meitler, Tamara Bauer

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

This panel fits the “Best-practice examples of instructional/assessment practice to develop diversity outcomes.” Students who experience StrengthsQuest based learning will have a greater appreciation for their own strengths and better understand/appreciate the actions of students with different strengths from their own. Each presenter has different outcomes and assessments in using the StrengthsQuest learning approach. In the Department of Communication Studies, Communication and Leadership class (COMM 535), students use strengths in class activities, to self-select more diverse work teams for a group project, and write self-reflections about how they are actively using their strengths to be successful as a ...


Enhancing Communication Through Crucial Conversations® Training: Outcomes And Best-Practices, Dawn E. Bratsch-Prince, Rodney S. Bagley Mar 2016

Enhancing Communication Through Crucial Conversations® Training: Outcomes And Best-Practices, Dawn E. Bratsch-Prince, Rodney S. Bagley

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chairs and other academic leaders were invited to participate in Crucial Conversations training as part of professional development programming sponsored by the provost’s office. This session will 1) describe the logistics of the program including the Crucial Conversations platform; 2) present cohort data, 3) share assessment data for the program; and 4) identify best practices for on-going communication training.


A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones Mar 2016

A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This workshop focuses on strategies for engaging in successful short- and long-term development and fundraising efforts at the program and department level, while remaining aligned with college and university priorities. Facilitators include a chairperson, director of college development, and dean.


Challenges For Women Department Chairs, Laurie J. Patterson, Amy Kirschke, Pamela Seaton, Leslie Hossfeld Mar 2016

Challenges For Women Department Chairs, Laurie J. Patterson, Amy Kirschke, Pamela Seaton, Leslie Hossfeld

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Presenters will discuss issues specific to women in a leadership position, primarily as a department chair and work with participants for ideas on how to succeed as a female administrator.


Mapping Technologies’ Impact On A Professional Program Chair’S Workload, Randy Howe Mar 2016

Mapping Technologies’ Impact On A Professional Program Chair’S Workload, Randy Howe

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chair practices appear more open and accountable to its publics than ever, a shift driven by want it now information demands from improved data gathering systems. In this discussion, a concept model will be presented to determine whether advanced structures and procedures live up to the hype of reducing chair workloads.


Who Does What? Tensions Between Deans And Department Heads In Defining Roles, Tammy M. Proctor, Miguel Martinez-Saenz Mar 2016

Who Does What? Tensions Between Deans And Department Heads In Defining Roles, Tammy M. Proctor, Miguel Martinez-Saenz

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The session is designed around three common points of tension between deans and department heads created by the blurring of their roles: 1) fundraising; 2) creating a “vision”; 3) budgetary oversight. Attendees will work in groups to develop tools for negotiating each scenario, regardless of institution size or structure.


“We’Re All On The Same Journey, But [Are Taking] Different Paths:” Relational Connection, Critical Consciousness And Visions Of Possibility Among Female Adult Literacy Learners, Jaye Jones Jan 2016

“We’Re All On The Same Journey, But [Are Taking] Different Paths:” Relational Connection, Critical Consciousness And Visions Of Possibility Among Female Adult Literacy Learners, Jaye Jones

Adult Education Research Conference

Women Reading for Education, Affinity & Development (WREAD) is a literacy-focused reading and discussion group for African American women with self-defined histories of trauma. The following paper focuses on the links between relational connections in the group and the development of a collective critical consciousness.


Isolated Identities: The Storied Lives Of Lgb Emerging Adults On A Rural, Community College Campus, Erin J. Ferris, Miriam S. Phillips Jan 2016

Isolated Identities: The Storied Lives Of Lgb Emerging Adults On A Rural, Community College Campus, Erin J. Ferris, Miriam S. Phillips

Adult Education Research Conference

Community colleges serve diverse populations including LGB emerging adults who are attempting to find their place within society. Through a thematic analysis of narrative interviews and a focus group we found on one, rural campus there is a culture of isolation, which may limit individuals growth both personally and academically.


Fragile States: Beyond International Borders And Into U.S. Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd, Francisco M. Hernandez Major Jan 2016

Fragile States: Beyond International Borders And Into U.S. Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd, Francisco M. Hernandez Major

Adult Education Research Conference

“Fragile States Indicators”, used worldwide, were applied to U.S. communities with high poverty. Theories, literature and data gave rise to a model that could be applied to families and institutions with implications for adult education.


Using Spiral Dynamic Theory For Adult Civic Engagement Research And Social Justice Education, Lisa R. Brown Jan 2016

Using Spiral Dynamic Theory For Adult Civic Engagement Research And Social Justice Education, Lisa R. Brown

Adult Education Research Conference

Empirical civic engagement research based in a South American context. Participants included adult learner populations engaged in revolutionary protests that opposed private for-profit education in Chile. Findings were higher order Spiral Dynamic Theory thinking at the for-profits and lower civic engagement.


Using Mindfulness To Teach Beyond Triggers, Julee Rosser Jan 2016

Using Mindfulness To Teach Beyond Triggers, Julee Rosser

Adult Education Research Conference

The focus of this submission is on the intersection of mindfulness education and productive dialogue for understanding gender, race, ethnicity, ability, nationality, and religion as cultural constructs that often involve triggers.


Social Capital And Caregiving Among Grandmothers In Rural Communities, Mattyna L. Stephens, Mary Alfred Jan 2016

Social Capital And Caregiving Among Grandmothers In Rural Communities, Mattyna L. Stephens, Mary Alfred

Adult Education Research Conference

The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of ten Black primary caregiving grandmothers in rural communities within the state of Texas to understand how they learn to develop social capital to navigate inequitable systems and acquire resources for themselves and the grandchildren in their care. The application of qualitative inquiry was essential as it best supported the probing necessary to explore the phenomenon of African American grandmothers raising grandchildren.


The Role Of Transformative Learning In Fostering Identity Development Among Learners In Professional Education Programs Of Study, Elizabeth P. Marlowe, Teresa J. Carter Jan 2016

The Role Of Transformative Learning In Fostering Identity Development Among Learners In Professional Education Programs Of Study, Elizabeth P. Marlowe, Teresa J. Carter

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable discussion engages participants in exploring how professional identity develops for learners engaged in advanced professional education and how they experience the meaning of what it is to become a professional.