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From Talking Stick To Listening Stick: A Variation On An Ancient Practice, E. James Baesler Jan 2019

From Talking Stick To Listening Stick: A Variation On An Ancient Practice, E. James Baesler

Communication & Theatre Arts Faculty Publications

Goals:

The primary goal is to introduce students to the concept, experience, and application of the listening stick activity within the context of an undergraduate listening course. Students participate in a group listening stick activity that cultivates experiences of first person attention, focus, and awareness of self and others’ feelings and needs for the purpose of self-discovery and building small group cohesiveness. As a secondary goal, students learn how to apply the listening stick activity to interpersonal and small group situations in school, work, social, and spiritual settings for a variety of purposes including relationship building, problem-solving and decision-making.


Continued Efforts In Ti Arm M4 Microcontroller Curricula Developments And Assessments Between Three Different Institutions And Programs, Steve C. Hsiung, Lijian Xu, Feng Jao, Yonghui Wang, Suxia Cui Jan 2019

Continued Efforts In Ti Arm M4 Microcontroller Curricula Developments And Assessments Between Three Different Institutions And Programs, Steve C. Hsiung, Lijian Xu, Feng Jao, Yonghui Wang, Suxia Cui

Engineering Technology Faculty Publications

This project is a continuation in efforts to upgrade the curricula in microcontroller related courses that are facing difficulties in the disappearing and lack technical supports in hardware and software of 68XXX and 80XXX microcontrollers. Through the study of a NSF supported project "Transform the Innovated Design and Development of an Embedded Design Training System and Associated Support Curricula into a Commercial Available Product" that interviewed 130 faculty/teachers/students across the U.S. has revealed on finding newly available microcontrollers is an urgent issue in the academic communities. Based on the supports on hardware and software and function libraries ...


A Content Analysis Of Aiaa/Itea/Iteea Conference Special Interest Sessions: 1978-2014, Philip A. Reed, James E. Laporte Jan 2015

A Content Analysis Of Aiaa/Itea/Iteea Conference Special Interest Sessions: 1978-2014, Philip A. Reed, James E. Laporte

STEMPS Faculty Publications

Associations routinely hold annual conferences to aid with professional development and actively promote the ideals of their membership and the profession they represent. The American Industrial Arts Association (AIAA) was created in 1939 and has held an annual conference the past 76 years to further these goals (Starkweather, 1995). Throughout this period, the profession has gone through significant changes that include a paradigm shift from a focus on the products and processes of industry to a broader focus on technological literacy. The AIAA reflected this shift by changing the association name to the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) in 1985 ...


Criminology And Criminal Justice: Differences In Programs At The Master's Level, Ruth Triplett, Elizabeth Monk-Turner Feb 2010

Criminology And Criminal Justice: Differences In Programs At The Master's Level, Ruth Triplett, Elizabeth Monk-Turner

Sociology & Criminal Justice Faculty Publications

Our aim in this work is to: (1) determine how distinct the program structure and curriculum content for graduate education in Criminology was compared to Criminal Justice; and (2) evaluate whether the diversity or consistency of the curriculum in either field varied depending of what type of department was offering the degree. Differences in department titles, hours required for the M.A. degree, program descriptions, curriculum content and curriculum content by department type between M.A. programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice were examined. The results suggested there is both consistency and difference in program structure and in curriculum content ...


Developing A New Program In Marine Engineering Technology, Anthony Dean, Gary Crossman, Alok Verma Jan 2006

Developing A New Program In Marine Engineering Technology, Anthony Dean, Gary Crossman, Alok Verma

Engineering Technology Faculty Publications

The Department of Engineering Technology, in the Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University, in conjunction with members of its advisory board and other industry representatives have begun a sustained effort to promote and develop a strong course of study in Marine Engineering Technology. Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University, and particularly the Department of Engineering Technology, is uniquely positioned to develop such a program. With strong ties to the world's largest Naval Base and superlative shipbuilding, maintenance and repair facilities, early qualitative research indicated high interest for development of such a program in support ...


A Comparison Between Frequent Out-Of-Class Assignments And Frequent In-Class Assessments Relative To Student Performance In A Sophomore Level Electrical Circuit Analysis Course, Isaac Flory, Christian Hearn Jan 2006

A Comparison Between Frequent Out-Of-Class Assignments And Frequent In-Class Assessments Relative To Student Performance In A Sophomore Level Electrical Circuit Analysis Course, Isaac Flory, Christian Hearn

Engineering Technology Faculty Publications

Two parallel sections of a sophomore level circuit analysis course in Electrical Engineering Technology were structured to provide insight to the marginal utility of out-of-class assignments versus in-class assessments in academic performance. Student distributions for each section, the classroom model, the composition of the common tests and exam, and grading formats are discussed. The data presented and the conditions of the resulting observations indicate the model which favored out-of-class assignments led to improved test scores.


Competency-Based Education: Implications For Curricular Development Of The Allied Dental Science Program At The Jordan University Of Science And Technology, Suhair Ref' At Obeidat May 2003

Competency-Based Education: Implications For Curricular Development Of The Allied Dental Science Program At The Jordan University Of Science And Technology, Suhair Ref' At Obeidat

Dental Hygiene Master's Papers and Projects

Preface:

The content of this document represents a review of the best practices and principles in competency-based dental and allied dental education. This information is offered in the spirit of collegiality with the intent of improving the allied dental education in general and the dental hygiene education in particular in Jordan. Recommendations presented should serve as a basis for discussion and decision-making by all involved in the Allied Dental Science Program education and administration at the Jordan University of Science and Technology, including the Dean of the Applied Medical Sciences Department and the Allied Dental Science Program Director and Faculty.


The Effects Of Restructuring The Curriculum Of The Joint Targeting School, Jeffrey R. Puckett Jan 2001

The Effects Of Restructuring The Curriculum Of The Joint Targeting School, Jeffrey R. Puckett

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following questions were established to guide this study: 1. What changes were made to the five-week curriculum in splitting courses into a three-week staff course and a two-week applications course? 2. What effect did changing the curriculum have on student performance? 3. Did changing the curriculum improve student throughput? 4. What impact did dividing the course into two courses have on the number of students receiving congressionally mandated required skills?


A Study To Determine The Feasibility Of Establishing A Dual Marketing/Business Education Teacher Certification Curriculum In Virginia Colleges And Universities, Joy D. Lalonde Jan 1994

A Study To Determine The Feasibility Of Establishing A Dual Marketing/Business Education Teacher Certification Curriculum In Virginia Colleges And Universities, Joy D. Lalonde

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The following questions were established to guide this research: What should the requirements for teacher certification in marketing education be? What should the requirements for teacher certification in business education be? Can the two certification requirements be combined into one teacher education program?


Women's Studies Today: An Assessment, Nancy Topping Bazin Jan 1985

Women's Studies Today: An Assessment, Nancy Topping Bazin

Women's Studies Faculty Publications

Essay assesses the status of Women's Studies higher education programs.


A Marketing And Distribution Entrepreneurship Curriculum For Virginia, David L. Netherton Jan 1983

A Marketing And Distribution Entrepreneurship Curriculum For Virginia, David L. Netherton

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To answer this problem the following objectives were established: 1. Select a curriculum development model to insure the development effort would be systematic and complete; 2. Outline the foundations which guide the curriculum development effort; 3. Identify the competencies and tasks that must be performed to accomplish entrepreneurship responsibilities; 4. Identify the content that would insure that the skills, knowledge, processes, and values important to successful entrepreneurship would be covered; 5. Identify a curriculum format that would be acceptable to the Virginia Vocational Education Curriculum Laboratory for publishing marketing and distributive education curricula.


A Study Of The Curriculum Content For The Clothing Occupations Program At Northampton High School, Jacquelyn W. Martin Jan 1982

A Study Of The Curriculum Content For The Clothing Occupations Program At Northampton High School, Jacquelyn W. Martin

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The data obtained from this study provided answers to the following questions: 1. Does the clothing occupation curriculum at Northampton High School provide knowledge and skills for entry level jobs? 2. Is the availability of jobs in the clothing occupation field abundant on the Eastern Shore? 3. Does the clothing occupation curriculum at Northampton High School provide the necessary training in proper attitudes and work habits for successful employment?


Expanding The Concept Of Affirmative Action To Include The Curriculum, Nancy Topping Bazin Jan 1980

Expanding The Concept Of Affirmative Action To Include The Curriculum, Nancy Topping Bazin

Women's Studies Faculty Publications

Article discusses Old Dominion University's decision to expand of the concept of affirmative action to include the curriculum.


Requirements For Textile Product Knowledge In Marketing And Fashion Merchandising Curricula, Carolyn H. Josey Jan 1979

Requirements For Textile Product Knowledge In Marketing And Fashion Merchandising Curricula, Carolyn H. Josey

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

To determine what textile product knowledge must be taught in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising curricula in order to prepare graduating students for entry level jobs in apparel and accessories merchandising.


A Curriculum Guide For Windmills, Bentley R. Harrell Jan 1976

A Curriculum Guide For Windmills, Bentley R. Harrell

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

No abstract provided.