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Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 20, December 14, 1998, Grand Valley State University Dec 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 20, December 14, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 15, December 10, 1998, Grand Valley State University Dec 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 15, December 10, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 19, December 7, 1998, Grand Valley State University Dec 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 19, December 7, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 14, December 3, 1998, Grand Valley State University Dec 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 14, December 3, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Post-Secondary Retention Of The Non-Traditional Student At The Davenport College Career Center, Sheryl Roslund Dec 1998

Post-Secondary Retention Of The Non-Traditional Student At The Davenport College Career Center, Sheryl Roslund

Masters Theses

In order to increase understanding regarding the factors contributing to student attrition at the Davenport College Career Center, a survey was undertaken to determine how those elements over which the school has control impacted its students' decisions to discontinue pursuing their educational goals. The survey of 600 non-returning students asked questions on the following attributes of the college: admissions, advising, academics, support services, and facilities. Survey recipients were divided into two categories: those students who had intended to take a full program of study and those students who had come to college to update their skills with only a few ...


Spiritual Formation Through Residential Living, Michelle Kay Northcutt Dec 1998

Spiritual Formation Through Residential Living, Michelle Kay Northcutt

Masters Theses

Higher education institutions are continuing to advance in the area of educating students through the residence hall experience. Educating through the residence halls deals with a variety of facets, including spirituality. This study was able to ascertain what college students believe about their own spirituality, determine that peer groups and personal experiences are the greatest influencing factors that play a role in the spiritual formation of college students, determine that these factors can either have a positive impact or act as hindrances to their spiritual formation, and discover that college students believe it is important to incorporate their spirituality with ...


Improving The Writing Skills Of At-Risk Students Through The Use Of Writing Across The Curriculum And Writing Process Instruction, Theresa A. Dean-Rumsey Dec 1998

Improving The Writing Skills Of At-Risk Students Through The Use Of Writing Across The Curriculum And Writing Process Instruction, Theresa A. Dean-Rumsey

Masters Theses

A plan for improving the writing skills of at-risk students was developed and implemented. Subjects were fifteen seventh-grade Title I students who demonstrated weak writing skills. Evidence for the existence of the problem included MEAP test scores and teacher observations. A review of research on writing pointed to the following solutions to the problem: increasing students’ experiences with writing by implementing writing across the curriculum, improving students’ knowledge and use of the writing process, and direct instruction in writing strategies and techniques. Results of the post-test did not indicate a significant improvement in writing had occurred as a result of ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 18, November 30, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 18, November 30, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 17, November 23, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 17, November 23, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 13, November 19, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 13, November 19, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 16, November 16, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 16, November 16, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 12, November 12, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 12, November 12, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 15, November 9, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 15, November 9, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 11, November 5, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 11, November 5, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 14, November 2, 1998, Grand Valley State University Nov 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 14, November 2, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 10, October 29, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 10, October 29, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 13, October 26, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 13, October 26, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 09, October 22, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 09, October 22, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 12, October 19, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 12, October 19, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 08, October 15, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 08, October 15, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 11, October 12, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 11, October 12, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 07, October 8, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 07, October 8, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 10, October 5, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 10, October 5, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 06, October 1, 1998, Grand Valley State University Oct 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 06, October 1, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


The Effects Of Phonological Awareness Activities On At-Risk First Grade Readers, Kimberly L. Van Belois Oct 1998

The Effects Of Phonological Awareness Activities On At-Risk First Grade Readers, Kimberly L. Van Belois

Masters Theses

The purpose of this study was to look at a variety of phonological awareness studies and their impact on students with reading difficulties and to implement a program to develop student's reading abilities and look at its impact on student's knowledge of vowel and consonant recognition, vowel sounds, and sight words. Phonological awareness can be defined as one's sensitivity to, or explicit awareness of, the phonological structure of words in one's language. A number of researchers (eg., Libennan, Shankweiler, & Liberman, 1989) have concluded that adequate awareness of the phonological structure of words helps to make learning ...


Remarks On Dr. Roth, Delivered At Convocation On September 29, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers Sep 1998

Remarks On Dr. Roth, Delivered At Convocation On September 29, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers

Presidential Speeches

Remarks on Dr. Roth, delivered at Convocation on September 29, 1998 by Arend D. Lubbers, who served as President of Grand Valley from 1969-2001.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 09, September 28, 1998, Grand Valley State University Sep 1998

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 023, Number 09, September 28, 1998, Grand Valley State University

1998-1999, Volume 23

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


Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 05, September 24, 1998, Grand Valley State University Sep 1998

Lanthorn, Vol. 33, No. 05, September 24, 1998, Grand Valley State University

Volume 33, August 27, 1996 - April 22, 1999

Lanthorn is Grand Valley State's student newspaper, published from 1968 to the present.


Remarks To Honor David Frey, Delivered At Convocation On September 24, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers Sep 1998

Remarks To Honor David Frey, Delivered At Convocation On September 24, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers

Presidential Speeches

Remarks to Honor David Frey, delivered at Convocation on September 24, 1998 by Arend D. Lubbers, who served as President of Grand Valley from 1969-2001.


Welcome Remarks, Delivered At The Scholarship Luncheon On September 23, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers Sep 1998

Welcome Remarks, Delivered At The Scholarship Luncheon On September 23, 1998, Arend D. Lubbers

Presidential Speeches

Welcome Remarks, delivered at the Scholarship Luncheon on September 23, 1998 by Arend D. Lubbers, who served as President of Grand Valley from 1969-2001.