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Are We Helping? A Discussion Of The Effects Of Trio Program Intervention On K - 12 Appalachian Seniors: Research, William D. Bowling, Sherwood Thompson Oct 2013

Are We Helping? A Discussion Of The Effects Of Trio Program Intervention On K - 12 Appalachian Seniors: Research, William D. Bowling, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Postsecondary education is quickly becoming a requirement for many flourishing and emerging career fields. Because of this, an increased focused on postsecondary enrollment and attainment has been seen in the education community, particularly in K-12 education systems. To that end, a large number of programs and organizations have begun to provide academic and college preparation assistance to these students in the form of academic advising, college coaching, and personal enrichment. Since the enactment of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, there has been a burgeoning population of such programs like the TRIO family. This article focuses on a group of ...


Using Multi-Instructional Teaching And Technology-Supported Active Learning Strategies To Enhance Student Engagement, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson, Timothy Forde Dec 2011

Using Multi-Instructional Teaching And Technology-Supported Active Learning Strategies To Enhance Student Engagement, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson, Timothy Forde

Sherwood Thompson

University professors are developing an increasing awareness of how creative teaching is contributing to active learning in the classroom. Much is being learned from research that explores the significance of engaging students in activities designed to increase their learning. This article examines essential components of active learning, discusses ways in which multi-instructional teaching and technology can be used to generate active learning in the classroom, and provides examples of strategies, models, and tools that can be implemented to enhance student engagement and active learning in today's classroom