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Where Equity Is A Dirty Word: Contradictions In Hong Kong's Policy Of Support Measure For Ethnic And Linguistic Minority Students, J. Connelly Nov 2012

Where Equity Is A Dirty Word: Contradictions In Hong Kong's Policy Of Support Measure For Ethnic And Linguistic Minority Students, J. Connelly

Dr. CONNELLY, Jennifer

No abstract provided.


We Will Rock You: Curricular Disruption In The Classroom, Joyce Lazier Oct 2012

We Will Rock You: Curricular Disruption In The Classroom, Joyce Lazier

joyce lazier

This paper will address the “integrating diverse disciplinary approaches to teaching, learning and SOTL” conference thread. My original question was simply how to get the students to spend more time editing their research papers to obtain a higher quality paper. This led to the idea of creating an iMovie research paper where the students would have to narrate their text, add images, and music for a final project. I put together a proposal requesting iPads for my seven students in Modern Philosophy. The final iMovie project brought together various disciplines since it required the student to find both visual components ...


Secondary Esl Round Table: Excavating Our Common Core Subject Standards Hopes And Fears, Revealing New Literacy Possibilities For Ells, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks Sep 2012

Secondary Esl Round Table: Excavating Our Common Core Subject Standards Hopes And Fears, Revealing New Literacy Possibilities For Ells, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (INTESOL) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 6, 2012.


Creative Text-Based Summarization And Pre-Writing Engagements For Diverse Learners, Susan Adams Sep 2012

Creative Text-Based Summarization And Pre-Writing Engagements For Diverse Learners, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference, Noblesville, IN, October 13, 2012.


Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams Sep 2012

Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Dayton, OH, October 19, 2012.


The Power To Transform: Leadership That Brings Learning And Schooling To Life, Stephanie Pace Marshall Jul 2012

The Power To Transform: Leadership That Brings Learning And Schooling To Life, Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

The Power to Transform is a call to re-conceive and re-design schooling. Rather than offer “best practices” or “prescriptive solutions,” it invites leaders of all ages and walks of life to think differently about learning and schooling. It illuminates the “why” and “what” of educational transformation and explores its deepest roots. It offers new language, new design principles, a new framework, and a new map for creating vibrant, imaginative and adaptive learning landscapes that integrate the dynamic properties of living systems with the generative principles of learning. It is from this natural integration that the new story of learning and ...


Blessed Unrest: The Power Of Unreasonable People To Change The World, Stephanie Pace Marshall Jul 2012

Blessed Unrest: The Power Of Unreasonable People To Change The World, Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

In her keynote address at the 2008 NCSSSMST Professional Conference, Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall addresses what work can be done with the collective resources of its Consortium members which beg to be shared and connected--and also explores what the source of "...our Blessed Unrest that will give us the courage to become unreasonable advocates for our children and for STEM transformation?"


Re-Imagining Specialized Stem Academies: Igniting And Nurturing ‘Decidedly Different Minds,’ By Design, Stephanie Pace Marshall Jul 2012

Re-Imagining Specialized Stem Academies: Igniting And Nurturing ‘Decidedly Different Minds,’ By Design, Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

This article offers a personal vision and conceptual design for reimagining specialized science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academies designed to nurture decidedly different STEM minds and ignite a new generation of global STEM talent, innovation, and entrepreneurial leadership. This design enables students to engage actively in the authentic work, modes of inquiry, and practices that distinguish four STEM learning cultures, environments, and communities: (a) Inquiry and Research Laboratory and Interdisciplinary Learning Center—develops disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inquiry-based thinking; (b) Innovation Incubator and Design Studio—ignites innovative and design-based thinking; (c) Global Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Institute—nurtures change leadership ...


Stem Talent: Moving Beyond Traditional Boundaries, Stephanie Pace Marshall Jul 2012

Stem Talent: Moving Beyond Traditional Boundaries, Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

The future well-being, prosperity and sustainability of our nation, the global community and our planet resides in igniting and nurturing decidedly different STEM minds that can advance both the new STEM frontier and the human future.


Igniting And Nurturing The Next Generation Of Stem Talent, Innovation And Leadership, By Design, Stephanie Pace Marshall Jul 2012

Igniting And Nurturing The Next Generation Of Stem Talent, Innovation And Leadership, By Design, Stephanie Pace Marshall

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

Regrettably, most American students experience STEM learning as an exclusive, individual, theoretical and “formulaic” enterprise. By decoupling STEM education from the human experience, we have distorted the essential nature of the scientific enterprise and advanced instrumentalist and utilitarian rationales for pursuing STEM careers—global economic superiority and technological competition.


Science Literacy For The 21st Century, Stephanie Pace Marshall, Judith A. Scheppler, Michael J. Palmisano Jul 2012

Science Literacy For The 21st Century, Stephanie Pace Marshall, Judith A. Scheppler, Michael J. Palmisano

Stephanie Pace Marshall, Ph.D.

Presents a collection of essays by prominent scientists, scholars, and educators on ways to transform science education in the United States and promote a more literate society. Edited by Marshall, Palmisano and Scheppler of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, this remarkable collection of forward-looking essays are written by such distinguished scientists and science educators as Stephen J. Gould, Howard Gardner, Lawrence M. Krauss, Mae C. Jemison, and James Trefil.


Work In Progress - Synthesizing Design, Engineering, And Entrepreneurship Through A Mobile Application Development Course, Mark L. Chang Jul 2012

Work In Progress - Synthesizing Design, Engineering, And Entrepreneurship Through A Mobile Application Development Course, Mark L. Chang

Mark L. Chang

In this paper, we describe our experiences in designing and delivering a course that blends together design, engineering, and entrepreneurship through the use of mobile devices. The significance of this work is in advocating for and demonstrating the motivational and educational benefits of using a mobile platform, and describing how to utilize the mobile marketplace to provide an authentic, real-world experience across these three domains.


A Blank Slate: Creating A New Senior Engineering Capstone Experience, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend Jul 2012

A Blank Slate: Creating A New Senior Engineering Capstone Experience, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend

Mark L. Chang

This paper presents some of the challenges, successes, and experiences in designing a new senior engineering capstone program at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Senior capstone design programs in engineering colleges have evolved over many years and are often modified and reinvented to keep up with the needs of both students and external constituencies. Harvey Mudd College’s Clinic program is one of the largest and longest-running capstone programs in the country that relies heavily on industry sponsors to provide real world problems and funding to execute the projects. For many reasons, and in no small way because ...


Work In Progress - Impact Of Early Design Instruction On Capstone Experiences, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend Jul 2012

Work In Progress - Impact Of Early Design Instruction On Capstone Experiences, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend

Mark L. Chang

In the Olin College curriculum, students have significant, early, and continuous exposure to user-oriented design principles. As a result, our students have a very user-centered approach to problem solving that has affected our yearlong, industry-sponsored capstone in several ways. We have reflected on five years of capstone engagements in order to learn how our program has changed because of the design emphasis in our curriculum. The significance of our work is to inform the many departments that are already undertaking design-centric curriculum reform on how they may modify their capstone experiences to best take advantage of new student understanding, and ...


A Blank Slate: Creating A New Senior Engineering Capstone Experience, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend Jul 2012

A Blank Slate: Creating A New Senior Engineering Capstone Experience, Mark L. Chang, Jessica Townsend

Jessica Townsend

This paper presents some of the challenges, successes, and experiences in designing a new senior engineering capstone program at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Senior capstone design programs in engineering colleges have evolved over many years and are often modified and reinvented to keep up with the needs of both students and external constituencies. Harvey Mudd College’s Clinic program is one of the largest and longest-running capstone programs in the country that relies heavily on industry sponsors to provide real world problems and funding to execute the projects. For many reasons, and in no small way because ...


Literacy And New Literacies Practices: Blurring The Boundaries Towards A Pedagogy Of Convergence Of Online/Offline Texts, J. Connelly Jun 2012

Literacy And New Literacies Practices: Blurring The Boundaries Towards A Pedagogy Of Convergence Of Online/Offline Texts, J. Connelly

Dr. CONNELLY, Jennifer

No abstract provided.


Secondary Esl Round Table: Excavating Our Ccss Hopes And Fears, Revealing New Literacy Possibilities For Ells, Susan Adams Jun 2012

Secondary Esl Round Table: Excavating Our Ccss Hopes And Fears, Revealing New Literacy Possibilities For Ells, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Literocity Conference, Indianapolis, IN, July 9, 2012.


Service-Based Consulting Projects: Real World, Real Time, Real Pressure Learning In Negotiation, Amy Kenworthy, George Hrivnak, Jane Murray May 2012

Service-Based Consulting Projects: Real World, Real Time, Real Pressure Learning In Negotiation, Amy Kenworthy, George Hrivnak, Jane Murray

George Hrivnak

Negotiation is defined as an interpersonal process in which two or more parties attempt to allocate scarce resources or resolve a conflict (Pruitt & Carnevale, 1993). Scarce resources and conflict permeate, at varying levels and in numerous forms, all aspects of our personal and professional lives. That said, as an academic subject area, negotiation is something that students of every disciplinary domain should be exposed to as a component of their professional skill development. In this chapter, we describe a semester-long consulting project aimed at developing students¿ negotiation skills. Students work in teams, serving as consultants to a non-profit organization to ...


Stephen Colbert And Philosophy: I Am Philosophy (And So Can You!), Aaron Schiller, Roben Torosyan May 2012

Stephen Colbert And Philosophy: I Am Philosophy (And So Can You!), Aaron Schiller, Roben Torosyan

Roben Torosyan Ph.D.

Roben Torosyan is a contributing author, "Things that make you go “what?”, p. 29-49). Book description: In Stephen Colbert's recent commencement address at Princeton University, he told the graduates not to change the world. And on the very first episode of The Colbert Report, he coined the term "truthiness," which means "not what is true, but rather what feels true." (The American Dialect Society subsequently voted "truthiness" 2005 Word of the Year, joining the august ranks of "plutoed," "red state," and "metrosexual.") Stephen Colbert, both the man and his body of work, represents a particularly rich set of philosophical ...


Designing Courses For Significant Learning: Voices Of Experience: New Directions In Teaching & Learning, 119, D. Fink, A. Fink, Roben Torosyan, Marice Rose May 2012

Designing Courses For Significant Learning: Voices Of Experience: New Directions In Teaching & Learning, 119, D. Fink, A. Fink, Roben Torosyan, Marice Rose

Roben Torosyan Ph.D.

Roben Torosyan and Marice Rose are contributing authors, "Integrating big questions with real world applications: Models from art history and philosophy", p. 61-70.

Book description: Higher education today is being called on to deliver a new and more powerful kind of education, one that prepares students to be more engaged citizens, better equipped to solve complex problems at work and better prepared to lead meaningful lives individually. To respond to this call, teachers in colleges and universities need to learn how to design more powerful kinds of learning into their courses. In 2003, Dee Fink published a seminal book, Creating ...


The Daily Show And Philosophy: Moment Of Zen In The Art Of Fake News, Jason Holt, Roben Torosyan May 2012

The Daily Show And Philosophy: Moment Of Zen In The Art Of Fake News, Jason Holt, Roben Torosyan

Roben Torosyan Ph.D.

Roben Torosyan is a contributing author, "Public discourse and the Stewart model of critical thinking", p. 107-120. Book description: An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world. * Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report * Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality and the American Way * Highlights the razor sharp critical skills of Jon Stewart and his colleagues * Faces tough and surprisingly funny questions ...


Spirituality In Higher Education: Autoethnographies, Heewon Chang, Drick Boyd, Eileen O'Shea, Roben Torosyan, Tracey Robert, I. Haug, Betsy Bowen May 2012

Spirituality In Higher Education: Autoethnographies, Heewon Chang, Drick Boyd, Eileen O'Shea, Roben Torosyan, Tracey Robert, I. Haug, Betsy Bowen

Roben Torosyan Ph.D.

Roben Torosyan is a contributing co-author (with Eileen O'Shea, Tracey Robert and Betsy Bowen), " Spirituality & Professional Collegiality: Espirit de 'Core'", Chapter 5.

Book description: This collection of articles explores how a wide range of academics-- diverse in location, rank and discipline-- understand and express how they deal with spirituality in their professional lives and how they integrate spirituality in teaching, research, administration, and advising. The contributors also analyze the culture of academia and its challenges to the spiritual development of those involved. Twenty chapter authors--from a variety of faith traditions--discuss the ways in which their own beliefs have affected ...


Preparing Economic Educators For A New Era: An Interdisciplinary Model Yields Teacher And Student Gains, Scott Willison, Philip Kelly Mar 2012

Preparing Economic Educators For A New Era: An Interdisciplinary Model Yields Teacher And Student Gains, Scott Willison, Philip Kelly

Philip P. Kelly

This study examines the effectiveness of a three-year Masters of Economics Education program developed and delivered through an interdisciplinary partnership between a Northwest University's College of Business and College of Education. The research on the Idaho Economic Fellows Institute clearly supports this format of teacher preparation and/or professional development. Specifically the research showed that the program increased fellows' economic literacy and positively affected the fellows' teaching skills and techniques. There is also strong evidence that the institute influenced the economic content being taught by fellows as well as their students' success on standardized tests. Researchers employed a mixed ...


Local Revenue: Making A Difference In College Readiness, Christian Busnardo, Philip Kelly Mar 2012

Local Revenue: Making A Difference In College Readiness, Christian Busnardo, Philip Kelly

Philip P. Kelly

This research project collects demographic, fiscal, and assessment data from Idaho school districts that have a high school and that report senior ACT scores. Analysis of the data indicates statewide correlations between local economic revenue indicators (local revenue per student, household median income, and percentage of local funding per student) and Idaho high school graduating seniors’ composite ACT scores. This research project indicates: (1) A strong relationship between Idaho school districts’ local revenues and their seniors composite ACT scores; (2) A strong relationship between Idaho high schools amount of local revenue per student and minimal ACT benchmarks not met by ...


Balancing On The Backs Of Children: A Contemporary Theoretical Examination Of Conflicting Claims To Educational Authority, Philip Kelly Mar 2012

Balancing On The Backs Of Children: A Contemporary Theoretical Examination Of Conflicting Claims To Educational Authority, Philip Kelly

Philip P. Kelly

No abstract provided.


Where Are The Children?: Educational Neglect Across The Fifty States, Philip Kelly Mar 2012

Where Are The Children?: Educational Neglect Across The Fifty States, Philip Kelly

Philip P. Kelly

This paper explores the extent to which states are meeting their obligation to provide adequate educations for their minor citizens. It reveals the current mismatch between children identified in the federal census and those enrolled in any form of schooling. Currently, approximately 1.7 million children (3.5% nationwide) within compulsory education age ranges are not enrolled with any type of educational institution. Hawaii, at 17.5%, has the largest percentage of “missing children.” These “missing” children lie at the intersection of two policy implementing bodies, departments of education and departments of health and welfare. Unfortunately, most states cannot reconcile ...


Creating Conditions For Transformation Of Adult Learners, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks Feb 2012

Creating Conditions For Transformation Of Adult Learners, Susan Adams, Kathryn Brooks

Susan Adams

Presentation at the 2012 Midwest Scholars Conference, Indianapolis, IN, March 9, 2012.


Shared Supervision Structures For Enhanced Partnerships And Meaningful Clinical Experience, Jennifer Snow, A. J. Zenkert Feb 2012

Shared Supervision Structures For Enhanced Partnerships And Meaningful Clinical Experience, Jennifer Snow, A. J. Zenkert

A. J. Zenkert

This presentation shares the collaborative experience of university faculty liaisons to partner schools and their emphasis on shared supervision of teacher candidates for high quality teaching and learning for all.


Technology Innovation: One District's Story, Heather Williams Jan 2012

Technology Innovation: One District's Story, Heather Williams

Heather Williams

No abstract provided.


Teaching Entrepreneurship And Intrapreneurship Throughout The Pharmacy Curriculum: Creating Agents Of Change, Erin Albert, Laurence Kennedy, Jane Gervasio Jan 2012

Teaching Entrepreneurship And Intrapreneurship Throughout The Pharmacy Curriculum: Creating Agents Of Change, Erin Albert, Laurence Kennedy, Jane Gervasio

Jane M. Gervasio

Abstract from the First International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health, Oklahoma City, OK, February 27-28, 2012.