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Open Educational Resources: Revolutionizing The Academic World, Johannah Lowder, Roriebeth Fredrich Jan 2017

Open Educational Resources: Revolutionizing The Academic World, Johannah Lowder, Roriebeth Fredrich

Faculty Publications and Presentations

This presentation by the Jerry Falwell Library and Center for Curriculum Development offers information on the benefits of using Open Educational Resources (OER) in a course and resources for finding OER.


Making Connections: Helping New Employees Find Their Place, Angela Rice, Rory Patterson, Lori Snyder Jun 2014

Making Connections: Helping New Employees Find Their Place, Angela Rice, Rory Patterson, Lori Snyder

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No abstract provided.


Understanding The Role Of Childhood Poverty In Doctoral Motivation And Persistence, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Lucinda S. Spaulding, James A. Swezey, Carolyn Wicks Feb 2014

Understanding The Role Of Childhood Poverty In Doctoral Motivation And Persistence, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Lucinda S. Spaulding, James A. Swezey, Carolyn Wicks

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Increasing Our Reach While Preserving Quality: Creating And Using Information Literacy Assessments And Rubrics For Non-Librarians, Angela Rice, Rory Patterson, Jeremy Roden May 2013

Increasing Our Reach While Preserving Quality: Creating And Using Information Literacy Assessments And Rubrics For Non-Librarians, Angela Rice, Rory Patterson, Jeremy Roden

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Mobile Modeling: Using And Creating Ipad And Ipod Apps To Shape Students With Disabilities, Carolyn Wicks, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Justin M. Tucker Nov 2011

Mobile Modeling: Using And Creating Ipad And Ipod Apps To Shape Students With Disabilities, Carolyn Wicks, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Justin M. Tucker

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Modeling is a technique that is often used to teach new skills to students with disabilities. Modeling is effective for teaching communication, social, and functional living skills to students with emotional, behavioral, and cognitive disorders (Werts, Caldwell, & Wolery, 1996). Video modeling and audio prompts can be as effective as live modeling (Murzynski & Bourret, 2007; Rehfeldt, Dahman, Young, Cherry, & Davis, 2003). In fact, some researchers have suggested that video modeling results in more rapid acquisition of skills than live modeling and may even be more generalizable across environments (Charlop & Milstein ,1989). With the introduction of mobile devises, students can be provided with pictorial instructions , audio prompts, and video modeling at any time in any place. Research is beginning to demonstrate that the use of mobile devices for these purposes is effective (Furniss et al., 2011; Hammond, Whatley, Ayres, & Gast , 2010). Developers of iPad and ipod touch applications have developed a variety of tools with pictorial instructions , audio prompts, and video modeling for teaching students with disabilities. Apps like Story Kit, Puppet Pals, Strip Design, Model Me Kids, and Popplet are some of the many applications . Several of these applications have been effectively used in ...


Collaboration: Best Practices For Today’S Teachers, Deanna L. Keith Dr., Miranda Arnold Nov 2011

Collaboration: Best Practices For Today’S Teachers, Deanna L. Keith Dr., Miranda Arnold

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Death Of A Student: Navigating A School Through Grief, Samuel J. Smith Oct 2011

Death Of A Student: Navigating A School Through Grief, Samuel J. Smith

Faculty Publications and Presentations

When a school family experiences the loss of a student, there are many issues to consider. This session will offer suggestions that will minister to the grieving school community.


Evaluating Classroom Assignments: Planning For Grading, Deanna L. Keith Dr. Apr 2011

Evaluating Classroom Assignments: Planning For Grading, Deanna L. Keith Dr.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Classroom Climate - Be Proactive, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Classroom Climate - Be Proactive, Beth E. Ackerman

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Early Identification And Intervention Of Children With Disabilities, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Early Identification And Intervention Of Children With Disabilities, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Using Reinforcements, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Using Reinforcements, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Successful Collaboration, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Successful Collaboration, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Intentiality Part 2, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Intentiality Part 2, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Intentiality Part 1, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Intentiality Part 1, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Puzzling Classroom Behaviors, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Puzzling Classroom Behaviors, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Differentiated Instruction In Early Childhood, Beth E. Ackerman Mar 2011

Differentiated Instruction In Early Childhood, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Technology: Uses For Teachers, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Technology: Uses For Teachers, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

There are many, many classroom worthy forms of technology available for teachers. This presentation discusses their use and possibilities for applications within the classroom.


Technology: The Best Resources In The World, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Technology: The Best Resources In The World, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Having a computer connected to the Internet is like being inside the best resource center, the best library in the world. This presentation presents some of the very best sites for use in the classroom, from music or Bible sites to links to, truly, the best library in the world, The Library of Congress.


Writing An Internet Policy For The Your School, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Writing An Internet Policy For The Your School, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Whenever the school provides access to computers, or the Internet there should be an understanding and agreement with those that service is provided to. Every school should clearly stipulate what is being provided and the terms for use of those facilities. This presentation discusses the Internet Use and Waver form that parents and students should sign prior to use of the school's computers.


Technology: The Teacher That Is Prepared, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Technology: The Teacher That Is Prepared, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Using technology is more than having a computer in the classroom. Having that computer in the classroom won't necessarily improve test scores. Knowing the right technology to use and how to use it in the classroom can implement learning and access wonderful resources that the school could never afford otherwise. This presentation examines the various possibilities and offers suggestions for classroom instruction.


Technology: Safe Internet Use For Your School, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Technology: Safe Internet Use For Your School, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Teaching students about the ethical use of materials located on the Internet is the job of every teacher that uses computers and technology in the classroom. The millennial generation has never known life without the computer. While these students are often knowledgeable about how to navigate the Internet and "at home" in cyberspace, often they are very ignorant of the potential of danger for themselves and others.


Technology: Teaching Students Internet Manners, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D. Nov 2010

Technology: Teaching Students Internet Manners, Kathie C. Morgan Ed. D.

Faculty Publications and Presentations

Students must be taught how to use the computer and Internet. Language arts now includes viewing and visually representing, but often teachers neglect to instruct on the correct format and use of correspondence and presentation using technology.


The Parent And Community Connection: The Essence Of Successful Students, Shante' Moore-Austin Jan 2010

The Parent And Community Connection: The Essence Of Successful Students, Shante' Moore-Austin

Faculty Publications and Presentations

As the old saying goes, "it takes a village to raise a child." This is very true within the school system, and educators must understand the importance of parental and community involvement. This presentation focuses on a number of exciting and fun strategies for both beginning and veteran teachers on effective ways to incorporate parents and the community in the overall learning process


Destination: Cia, Shante' Moore-Austin Jan 2010

Destination: Cia, Shante' Moore-Austin

Faculty Publications and Presentations

The Pi Sigma Chapter motivates members to Commit to service, Inspire others to be successful, and Act responsibly as educators. Service projects and programs prompt members of this ACE Award winning chapter to action-oriented involvement within the university and community environment.


Enhancing Classroom Communication And Collaboration Via Web-Based Technologies, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Richard J. Silvey Jan 2010

Enhancing Classroom Communication And Collaboration Via Web-Based Technologies, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Richard J. Silvey

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Differentiated Instruction (Acsi), Beth E. Ackerman Nov 2009

Differentiated Instruction (Acsi), Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Evaluation And Mentoring Of On-Line Faculty, Beth E. Ackerman Nov 2009

Evaluation And Mentoring Of On-Line Faculty, Beth E. Ackerman

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Dealing With The Difficult Student, Beth E. Ackerman Nov 2009

Dealing With The Difficult Student, Beth E. Ackerman

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No abstract provided.


Differentiated Instruction (Ted Conference), Beth E. Ackerman Nov 2009

Differentiated Instruction (Ted Conference), Beth E. Ackerman

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It's Beyond Me, Beth E. Ackerman Oct 2009

It's Beyond Me, Beth E. Ackerman

Faculty Publications and Presentations

We will learn how having immeasurably more than we ask or imagine is by looking outside ourselves to God and our neighbors.