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Modeling The Writing Assignment On Literature, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Modeling The Writing Assignment On Literature, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Charlie has been teaching his junior-level American Lit Survey II for 36 years, but last summer after reflecting on the course with Hal, he decided to try a new way of teaching students to write. He set up critical writing communities in his class and then he created one for himself in order to model a particular writing skill.


The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2007, University Of Iowa Dec 2007

The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2007, University Of Iowa

University of Iowa Class Count

The class count report offers a breakdown of course enrollment by course section and the students' primary program of study program college and student classification.


Common Data Set 2006-07, Kirk England Dec 2007

Common Data Set 2006-07, Kirk England

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

WWU 2006-07 Common Data Set


A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2007-2008, University Of Iowa Dec 2007

A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2007-2008, University Of Iowa

Profile of Students Enrolled at the University of Iowa

No abstract provided.


Divergent Perspectives On Learner Engagement In Adult Literacy Classrooms, Anastasiya A. Lipnevich Dec 2007

Divergent Perspectives On Learner Engagement In Adult Literacy Classrooms, Anastasiya A. Lipnevich

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable will focus on two types of quantitative data that measures the engagement of learners in adult literacy classrooms and the ways in which educational roles dramatically affect perceptions of classroom behaviors.


The Value And Role Of Contemplative Practices For Effective Teaching And Transformative Learning In Adult And Higher Education, Qi Sun Dec 2007

The Value And Role Of Contemplative Practices For Effective Teaching And Transformative Learning In Adult And Higher Education, Qi Sun

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper presents and discusses value and role of contemplative practices for effective teaching and transformative learning in adult and higher education.


Towards A Theory Of Collaborative Learning At Adult Learning Events: A Grounded Study, Julia Storberg-Walker, Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner Dec 2007

Towards A Theory Of Collaborative Learning At Adult Learning Events: A Grounded Study, Julia Storberg-Walker, Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable focuses on the work-in-progress of building grounded theory. Specifically, the researchers will describe the context, the research project, and the iterative, collaborative theory building developments that have been in process over the past 27 months. Critique is sought from a variety of perspectives, including feminist, critical race, and other theories.


Undergraduate Adult Learners’ Acquisition Of Credit Through Multiple Means, C. Dan Stoicescu, Charlene H. Harrison Dec 2007

Undergraduate Adult Learners’ Acquisition Of Credit Through Multiple Means, C. Dan Stoicescu, Charlene H. Harrison

Adult Education Research Conference

Using available institutional data, the authors determined the extent to which Penn State’s undergraduate adult learners acquired credit through means in addition to enrolling in other higher education institutions, the frequency with which several means are used, and offered suggestions for improvements to increase adults’ use of these options.


Adult Education And A Culture Of Peace, Bruce Spencer Dec 2007

Adult Education And A Culture Of Peace, Bruce Spencer

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable explores Bud Hall’s argument that: “… as adult educators, we have lots to offer in the current culture of fear, negativity and violence.”


Engaging Out Of School Males In Adult Education, Joni Schwartz Dec 2007

Engaging Out Of School Males In Adult Education, Joni Schwartz

Adult Education Research Conference

This ethnographic study examines a community of practice re-engaging one marginalized group of out of school minority males (16-25 years old) in learning.


Researching The Intersection Of Local And Academic Knowledge On Gender: Academics Working With Community-Based Women’S Organizations, Nancy Peters, Leona M. English, Catherine Irving Dec 2007

Researching The Intersection Of Local And Academic Knowledge On Gender: Academics Working With Community-Based Women’S Organizations, Nancy Peters, Leona M. English, Catherine Irving

Adult Education Research Conference

Recognizing the key role women’s organizations contribute to adult learning, this roundtable discussion will explore issues and opportunities that grow out of partnerships between academic researchers and community-based organizations. Participants are invited to share their experiences of researching in such a collaborative environment.


Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2006/07), University Of Maine System Dec 2007

Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2006/07), University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

This report provided a statistical history of degrees conferred by the University of Maine System. The data used in the history is based on the IPEDS reports on completions


12-21-2007 Swosu's 38th Annual Jazz Festivalcoming February 8, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Dec 2007

12-21-2007 Swosu's 38th Annual Jazz Festivalcoming February 8, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

THE BARK ARCHIVE 2007

Bobby Watson will be the featured soloist for the annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Jazz Festival coming up on February 8 on the Weatherford campus.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2007, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Dec 2007

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2007, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Newsroom, Georgia Southern University Dec 2007

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

Newsroom

  • Music professor strengthens Georgia Southern’s international links
  • Georgia Southern University professor says: Time to start thinking about filing your 2007 taxes


Community Peace Asset Mapping: Rereading Our World, Rereading Ourselves, Robin Neustaeter Dec 2007

Community Peace Asset Mapping: Rereading Our World, Rereading Ourselves, Robin Neustaeter

Adult Education Research Conference

Peace education critically confronts violence in our society and develops peace practices and theories, at the local, national, and global levels. This interactive session will critically explore the concepts and questions linking peace education and lifelong learning to deconstruct dominant social values that perpetuate violence.


12-20-2007 Fans Win Scholarships At Swosufestival, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Dec 2007

12-20-2007 Fans Win Scholarships At Swosufestival, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

THE BARK ARCHIVE 2007

Winners of $250 scholarships at the recent Southwestern Oklahoma State University Basketball Festival included (second from left) Kimberly Catterson of Weatherford and (third from left) Brooke Stephenson of Anadarko.


12-20-2007 Swosu Students Involved In Cancerresearch, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Dec 2007

12-20-2007 Swosu Students Involved In Cancerresearch, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

THE BARK ARCHIVE 2007

Southwestern Oklahoma State University students at Weatherford have received NASA Oklahoma Space Grant scholarships to perform cancer-related research, including (front from left): Cammi Valdez, Enid; Antionette Smith, Tulsa; Henok Ermias, Weatherford; and Madeline Baugher, SWOSU faculty member who is grant investigator. Back from left-Dr. Williams Kelly, chair of the SWOSU Department of Chemistry & Physics; Abigail Ntreh, Oklahoma City; and Joel Kardokus, Lookeba.


Newsroom, Georgia Southern University Dec 2007

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

Newsroom

  • University offices will close for holidays


Piecing Together A New Identity”: Uncovering 1st Year Women Doctoral Student Socialization Through Quilting And Stories, Debora K. Nelli Dec 2007

Piecing Together A New Identity”: Uncovering 1st Year Women Doctoral Student Socialization Through Quilting And Stories, Debora K. Nelli

Adult Education Research Conference

This roundtable session explores a narrative study of 1st year women doctoral student socialization. Stories unfold both visually and verbally through student created quilt imagery, interviews and journal entries. Using arts based inquiry and the traditional folk art of quilting, participants access and express the affective component of initial academic socialization.


12-19-2007 Nixon Wins Aauw Scholarship, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Dec 2007

12-19-2007 Nixon Wins Aauw Scholarship, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

THE BARK ARCHIVE 2007

Southwestern Oklahoma State University student Minoma Nixon (center) has won a $300 Nancy McClain Honorary Scholarship from the American Association of University Women branch in Weatherford. Making the presentation is Lisa Appeddu (left) and Faye Henson.


Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Dec 2007

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Minutes, December 19, 2007


Newsroom, Georgia Southern University Dec 2007

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

Newsroom

  • Tax Research class attends U.S. Supreme Court hearing


Are Accelerated Learning Formats The Answer To Meeting The Demand For Increased Adult Programs?, Kalpana Muetz, Kristi Frush Dec 2007

Are Accelerated Learning Formats The Answer To Meeting The Demand For Increased Adult Programs?, Kalpana Muetz, Kristi Frush

Adult Education Research Conference

Accelerated learning formats allow adult learners to balance their personal and professional responsibilities with their role as a learner. The roundtable discussion will provide an opportunity to discuss the positive and negative implications of these learning formats and the quality of education that is being delivered.


Successful Community Building In Alternative-Delivery Graduate Programs, Natasja Larson, Jim Parsons Dec 2007

Successful Community Building In Alternative-Delivery Graduate Programs, Natasja Larson, Jim Parsons

Adult Education Research Conference

This session discusses research that shows how community is created and enhanced in the University of Alberta Masters of Educational Studies (MES) graduate program. This hybrid program uses both on-line and face-to-face delivery. The discussion outlines findings from both open-ended survey results and collected notes from students.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University Dec 2007

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University

2007-2008, Volume 32

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


2007 Winter Commencement, Nova Southeastern University Dec 2007

2007 Winter Commencement, Nova Southeastern University

NSU Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Newsroom, Georgia Southern University Dec 2007

Newsroom, Georgia Southern University

Newsroom

  • Annual Southern Conference on Children set for Jan. 26


Exploring Women’S Experiences Of Online Learning Using Photography And An Online Focus Group, Jennifer H. Kelland Dec 2007

Exploring Women’S Experiences Of Online Learning Using Photography And An Online Focus Group, Jennifer H. Kelland

Adult Education Research Conference

In this roundtable, I consider methodological questions about integrating photo-assisted interviews and an online focus group to examine women’s experiences of learning online.


Backbone Of Classroom Instruction, Bilqees Patel Dec 2007

Backbone Of Classroom Instruction, Bilqees Patel

Institute for Educational Development, Karachi

No abstract provided.