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Developing And Implementing An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Symposium At A Small Liberal Arts College, Philip J. Nyhus, F R. Cole, D H. Firmage, E H. Yeterian Aug 2002

Developing And Implementing An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Symposium At A Small Liberal Arts College, Philip J. Nyhus, F R. Cole, D H. Firmage, E H. Yeterian

Philip J. Nyhus

No abstract provided.


Imsa 2061 Program Year 2001-2002 Summary Report, Steven R. Rogg Aug 2002

Imsa 2061 Program Year 2001-2002 Summary Report, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

In 2000 IMSA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Project 2061 established a partnership, IMSA 2061, to offer unique and nationally recognized professional development programs for mathematics and science teachers and education leaders. Participants in the IMSA 2061 professional development programs learn to use the tools, research, and experiences of education reform to enable all students to achieve the learning expressed in state and national standards. Activities described in this report fall into two categories, Introductory Workshops and long-term programs with districts. IMSA 2061 Introductory Workshops help educators become aware of how to apply Project 2061 ...


Decentralisation Of Professional Development: Teachers' Decisions And Dilemmas, Philip Kelly, Mcdiarmid Williamson Jun 2002

Decentralisation Of Professional Development: Teachers' Decisions And Dilemmas, Philip Kelly, Mcdiarmid Williamson

Philip P. Kelly

This study examines professional development activities under the omnibus Kentucky Education Reform Act and finds them lacking. It addresses three related questions. Are Kentucky teachers, in fact, in charge of their own professional development? What are the formats and foci of the professional development opportunities teachers are planning? How is professional development changing in the increasingly high–stakes environment created by the accountability movement? Analysis of professional development activities reveals systemic weaknesses that are counterproductive to improving teacher quality. Chief among these weaknesses are system–wide ignorance of alternative professional development activities and a failure to define professional development engagement ...


Museum Educators' Workshop Study: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven R. Rogg Mar 2002

Museum Educators' Workshop Study: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

In preparation for the Museum Educator’s Workshop, the Planning Team saw that a necessary first step would be to honor the perspectives of Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers and principals. Changes in Illinois Teacher Recertification requirements, changes within the CPS itself, and nation-wide developments in the teaching profession suggested that a fresh look at Chicago’s professional development landscape would be necessary. Indeed, many relevant questions about the role(s) of museums in teacher professional development were raised during initial Planning Team discussions. Here are just a few examples: Which organizations are the foremost providers of professional development for ...


Museum Educators' Workshop Study Highlights: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven Rogg Mar 2002

Museum Educators' Workshop Study Highlights: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven Rogg

Steven R Rogg

Following Phase I, of the Museums In the Park Study, the Planning Team used this information to design and conduct the Museum Educators’ Workshop event on March 15, 2002. Highlights of the Phase-I study were also presented to participants at the workshop event.


Maps-Ii Study Final Report For The Initiative “Museums And Public Schools” On Behalf Of Museums In The Park And Chicago Public Schools, Steven R. Rogg Jan 2002

Maps-Ii Study Final Report For The Initiative “Museums And Public Schools” On Behalf Of Museums In The Park And Chicago Public Schools, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

The Museums and Public Schools (MAPS) initiative intends to “create a lasting impact on teaching and learning by integrating museum resources into the educational process and serve as a national model.” It is conceived as a “sustained partnership of museums and schools, students and teachers,” engaging them in “authentic learning experiences.” This is to be accomplished primarily via the explicit incorporation of relevant (as indicated by the Chicago Academic Standards) cultural, historical, and scientific resources of Chicago’s world-class museums into the curriculum of Chicago Public Schools. The result is to be an experience of education that is powerfully rich ...


Using Role Plays In The Personal Selling Class: Some Suggestions, Daniel Mcquiston Dec 2001

Using Role Plays In The Personal Selling Class: Some Suggestions, Daniel Mcquiston

Daniel H. McQuiston

Note: full-text not available due to publisher restrictions. Link takes you to an external site where you can purchase the book or borrow it from a local library.


Ist Masters @ A Distance Program: Course Design And Development Process, Paul Alford, Sandie Waters, Semiral Oncu, Hasan Tuzan Dec 2001

Ist Masters @ A Distance Program: Course Design And Development Process, Paul Alford, Sandie Waters, Semiral Oncu, Hasan Tuzan

Sandie H Waters

No abstract provided.


Addressing The Educational Needs Of Boys, Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Martin Mills, Mark Bahr Dec 2001

Addressing The Educational Needs Of Boys, Bob Lingard, Wayne Martino, Martin Mills, Mark Bahr

Mark Bahr

Informed by a literature review, this report, based on case studies of schools and survey data, has provided an analysis of the work of research in addressing the educational needs of boys. The report examined how systemic factors affect the educational performance and outcomes of boys and how these can be addressed in the school context. These systemic factors included family, school and community environments, peer culture, student-teacher relationships, and teacher classroom practices. The authors sought to understand how these variables affect the educational experiences and achievement of boys and girls from different socio-economic status backgrounds and to determine which ...


Retroviral Delivery Of Connexin Genes To Human Breast Tumor Cells Inhibits In Vivo Tumor Growth By A Mechanism That Is Independent Of Significant Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication, H. Qin, Q. Shao, H. Curtis, J. Galipeau, Daniel Belliveau, T. Wang, M. Alaoui-Jamali, D. Laird Dec 2001

Retroviral Delivery Of Connexin Genes To Human Breast Tumor Cells Inhibits In Vivo Tumor Growth By A Mechanism That Is Independent Of Significant Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication, H. Qin, Q. Shao, H. Curtis, J. Galipeau, Daniel Belliveau, T. Wang, M. Alaoui-Jamali, D. Laird

Daniel J. Belliveau

The mechanism by which gap junction proteins, connexins, act as potent tumor suppressors remains poorly understood. In this study human breast tumor cells were found to exhibit diverse gap junction phenotypes including (a) undetectable Cx43 and no intercellular communication (HBL100); (b) low levels of Cx43 and sparse intercellular communication (MDA-MB-231); and (c) significant levels of Cx43 and moderate intercellular communication (Hs578T). Although retroviral delivery of Cx43 and Cx26 cDNAs to MDA-MB-231 cells did not achieve an expected substantial rescue of intercellular communication, overexpression of connexin genes did result in a dramatic suppression of tumor growth when connexin-expressing MDA-MB-231 cells were ...


Psycho: The Musical, Sandie Waters, Megan Knight, Caitlin Shirts Dec 2001

Psycho: The Musical, Sandie Waters, Megan Knight, Caitlin Shirts

Sandie H Waters

[Recorded by Moosebutter]. On See dee [CD]. Provo, UT: June Audio. [Winner of the 19th Annual Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival Best Original Song category (2003).]


Creating A Community Of Learners: How A Departmental Student Organization Can Help, Semiral Oncu, Sandie Waters, Ana Correia, S. C. Randolph, Michael Jones, Keller John Dec 2001

Creating A Community Of Learners: How A Departmental Student Organization Can Help, Semiral Oncu, Sandie Waters, Ana Correia, S. C. Randolph, Michael Jones, Keller John

Sandie H Waters

No abstract provided.


Scholar Or Baller In American Higher Education? A Visual Elicitation And Qualitative Assessment Of The Studentathlete's Mindset, Keith Harrison Dec 2001

Scholar Or Baller In American Higher Education? A Visual Elicitation And Qualitative Assessment Of The Studentathlete's Mindset, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

Eminent scholar Harry Edwards (2000) has articulated three major realities of African American males in sports: a) The presumption of innate, race-linked black athletic superiority and intellectual deficiency; b) media propaganda portraying sports as a broadly accessible route to African American social and economic mobility; and c) a lack of comparably visible, high-prestige African American role models beyond the sports arena. Driven by labeling theory (Becker, 1963; Goffman, 1959), eight African American male student athletes were surveyed and interviewed. The last two points of Edwards' scholarship were investigated. "We have pretty good historical data and quantitative data about African American ...


African American Racial Identity And Sport, Keith Harrison Dec 2001

African American Racial Identity And Sport, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to synthesize and apply African American racial identity theory and related research to the development of sport and physical activity patterns and preferences in African American youth. Historically the African American over-representation in particular sports phenomena has been examined genetically, anthropocentrically, physiologically, sociologically, and psychologically. The profusion of explanations is a testimony to the complexity of this phenomena. This manuscript provides yet another compelling perspective. Cross [(1995) The psychology of Nigrescence: revising the Cross Model, in: J.G. PONTEROTTO et al. (Eds) Handbook of Multicultural Counseling (Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage)] outlines the ...


Who Can A Baller Trust? Analyzing Public University Response To Alleged Student-Athlete Misconduct In A Commercial And Confusing Environment, Keith Harrison Dec 2001

Who Can A Baller Trust? Analyzing Public University Response To Alleged Student-Athlete Misconduct In A Commercial And Confusing Environment, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Education Through Research In The Environmental Science Laboratory: Integrating Gis And Project-Based Learning At Colby College, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, P S. Lehmann Dec 2001

Enhancing Education Through Research In The Environmental Science Laboratory: Integrating Gis And Project-Based Learning At Colby College, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, P S. Lehmann

Philip J. Nyhus

No abstract provided.


A Social Constructivist Approach To Computer-Mediated Instruction, Joseph J. Pear, Darlene E. Crone-Todd Dec 2001

A Social Constructivist Approach To Computer-Mediated Instruction, Joseph J. Pear, Darlene E. Crone-Todd

Darlene Crone-Todd

A computer-mediated teaching system, called computer-aided personalized system of instruction (CAPSI), has been developed that incorporates a social constructivist approach. This educational philosophy maintains that human learning occurs primarily through a socially interactive process. In CAPSI, course material is divided into study units, and the instructor prepares study questions on each unit. The study questions require verbally composed answers. In addition, the study questions in CAPSI often do not specify any one correct answer; instead the quality of the answer depends on how well it is argued as judged by the feedback it evokes from others. All students receive feedback ...