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The Impact Of Postsecondary Remediation On African American Students: A Review Of Research., Ryan J. Davis, Robert T. Palmer Dec 2009

The Impact Of Postsecondary Remediation On African American Students: A Review Of Research., Ryan J. Davis, Robert T. Palmer

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

The role of remediation in higher education has generated much debate over the last two decades. While states have enacted policies that reduced or eliminated postsecondary remediation, many policy actors and analysts have not completely acknowledged the ways in which remediation affects college access and success for African American students. This review of research first explains why African American students are disproportionately underprepared for college-level work. Then, the authors summarize the debates concerning the role of remediation in higher education, synthesize the research on the effectiveness of postsecondary remediation, and discuss major and recent policy enactments. They draw implications for ...


The Bayou Defense: Ten Steps To Club Doubles Dominance, Beau James Brock Dec 2009

The Bayou Defense: Ten Steps To Club Doubles Dominance, Beau James Brock

Beau James Brock

This article is intended to help club players from 2.5 all the way to 4.5. The ideas expressed focus on court positioning and mental tennis tips which will lead to countless victories regardless of the partner you are playing with and regardless of the opponents you face.


Emerald City Mayhem & Murder, Beau James Brock Dec 2009

Emerald City Mayhem & Murder, Beau James Brock

Beau James Brock

This skit is a fictitious trial of Dorothy for for murdering witches in Emerald City. It is an educational tool for schools to use in conjunction with Civics class for Law Week activities. It is a complete mock trial skit with roles for an entire class to play either parties, lawyers, court officials or jurors. The skit will last approximately 25 minutes when performed and with discussion afterwards will fill 45 minutes to an hour.


Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Albert Palmieri Dec 2009

Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review And Research Assessment, Patrick Albert Palmieri

Patrick Albert Palmieri

GOAL. To analyze the theoretical underpinnings of safety culture and to provide an assessment about the state of safety culture research in healthcare. METHODS. First, we reviewed the concept of safety culture, including its origination, disciplinary influences, and associated theoretical tenets. By describing the literature and discussing the interchangeable use of the terms “safety attitude,” “safety climate,” and “safety culture,” we are able to present the conceptual attributes associated with safety culture and present a definition of safety culture. Then, we discuss the psychometric properties for the most widely used instruments in healthcare. The article concludes with a discussion of ...


Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review, Research Assessment, And Translation To Human Resource Management., Patrick Albert Palmieri Dec 2009

Safety Culture As A Contemporary Healthcare Construct: Theoretical Review, Research Assessment, And Translation To Human Resource Management., Patrick Albert Palmieri

Patrick Albert Palmieri

Through a number of comprehensive reviews, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has recommended that healthcare organizations develop safety cultures in order to align delivery system processes with the workforce requirements to improve patient outcomes. Until health systems can provide safer care environments, patients remain at risk for suboptimal care and adverse outcomes. Health science researchers have begun to explore how safety cultures might act as an essential system feature to improve organizational outcomes. Since safety cultures are established via modification in employee safety perspective and work behavior, human resource professionals need to contribute to this developing organizational domain. The IOM ...


Review Of The Books Remembering Simplified Hanzi 1: How Not To Forget The Meaning And Writing Of Chinese Characters & Remembering Traditional Hanzi 1: How Not To Forget The Meaning And Writing Of Chinese Characters, By J. Heisig & T. W. Richardson), Li Jin Dec 2009

Review Of The Books Remembering Simplified Hanzi 1: How Not To Forget The Meaning And Writing Of Chinese Characters & Remembering Traditional Hanzi 1: How Not To Forget The Meaning And Writing Of Chinese Characters, By J. Heisig & T. W. Richardson), Li Jin

Li Jin

No abstract provided.


Dynamic Motives In Esl Computer-Mediated Peer Response, Li Jin Dec 2009

Dynamic Motives In Esl Computer-Mediated Peer Response, Li Jin

Li Jin

This paper reports a case study investigating how the use of instant messaging (IM) mediated ESL students’ motives in their participation in computer-mediated peer response (CMPR) tasks in an ESL academic writing class. Qualitative data including interview transcripts, chat transcripts, on-and off-screen behaviors captured on video cameras and with a screen-capturing tool, researcher observations, and student drafts collected from two low-advanced-level ESL students were analyzed. Data analysis indicated that with the opportunities afforded and challenges presented by IM technology, the ESL students were driven by heterogeneous and multiple motives even when they were participating in the same task, and their ...


Beyond The Textbook.Pdf, Katherine E. Norris Dec 2009

Beyond The Textbook.Pdf, Katherine E. Norris

Katherine E. L. Norris

No abstract provided.


Translations And Interpretations For English Poems, Grace Hui Chin Lin Dec 2009

Translations And Interpretations For English Poems, Grace Hui Chin Lin

Dr. Grace Hui Chin Lin 林慧菁 英語教學 語文學哲學博士 886 933 503 321

Based on poetry translation and cross-cultural interpretation Strategies, this book has been completed to demonstrate poem interpretation from English to Mandarin. It briefly introduces various significant English poets and their well-known poetries. In fact, poetry translating is an attracting academic task that many English majors would like to engage. Because it not only practices Linguistics accumulations but also builds living paces with a romantic atmosphere. When creating cross-cultural interpretations in poetry translations, to search for a perfect balance between accuracies of resourced texts and beauties of produced texts is a crucial task that a translator should pursuit. To achieve this ...


Mining And Civilization, An Illustrated History, Fathi Habashi Dec 2009

Mining And Civilization, An Illustrated History, Fathi Habashi

Fathi Habashi

Mining and Civilization has been conceived to compliment the author's two books History of Metallurgy and Readings in Historical Metallurgy and to fill a gap in the literature. It is difficult to study the history of metallurgy without studying the history of mining at the same time. Each time the author visits ancient ruins or examines an ancient stone statue he recalls the work of miners who brought the material from a quarry so that the sculptor can create a work of art. History of mining, quarrying, and stone carving is history of civilization.


Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education: Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner Dec 2009

Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education: Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner

Dr Angela Turner

This report presents a summary of findings from data collected during 2009 as part of a doctoral thesis entitled: A Critique of Food Technology, Innovation and Teacher Education: A Technacy Perspective of NSW Curriculum. The survey instrument collected information that sought to establish contemporary perceptions about the study of Food Technology in Australia and the role secondary education may play in ‘supplying’ people into professional studies towards a career as a food technologist. In this arrangement, the industry and profession of food technologists represent the ‘demand’ side of the process that starts with receiving students ‘supplied’ by the schools sector ...


The Role Of Grammar In L2 Lexical Inferencing, Zahra Alimorad, Seyyedeh Rezwan Ghalebi, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar Dec 2009

The Role Of Grammar In L2 Lexical Inferencing, Zahra Alimorad, Seyyedeh Rezwan Ghalebi, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Soozandehfar

Zahra Alimorad

The role of grammatical knowledge in foreign language lexical processing is not clear. Providing evidence from a recent introspective study, this paper intends to demonstrate the significant contribution that such knowledge can make to inferring the meanings of unfamiliar words while reading, and to possible consequent acquisition of L2 vocabulary. 5 intermediate learners of English participated in this study. Concurrent think-aloud and immediate retrospective data collection procedures was used in individual research sessions followed by think-aloud protocols. The findings of the study reveal the importance of learners‟ knowledge of grammar in L2 lexical processing and L2 vocabulary acquisition process, and ...


Studying The Professional Lives And Work Of Faculty Involved In Community Engagement, Kerryann O'Meara, Lorilee R. Sandmann, John Saltmarsh, Dwight E, Giles Jr. Dec 2009

Studying The Professional Lives And Work Of Faculty Involved In Community Engagement, Kerryann O'Meara, Lorilee R. Sandmann, John Saltmarsh, Dwight E, Giles Jr.

KerryAnn O'Meara

Community engagement is one of the major innovations that has occurred in higher education over the last 20 years. At the center of this innovation are faculty members because of their intimate ties to the academic mission. This article examines the progress that has been made in understanding this critical area of faculty work. It builds on past research to considerhow the conceptualization of faculty community engagement influences the kinds of questions we ask about it and the kinds of recruitment, support, and professional growth we provide. Implications of the study and for the practice of faculty community engagement are ...


“Math Is Hard,” Said Mrs. Ford; “Not For Me,” Said Mrs. Honda: Does Culture Matter In Teaching And Learning In Elementary Mathematics?, Shamah Md-Yunus Dec 2009

“Math Is Hard,” Said Mrs. Ford; “Not For Me,” Said Mrs. Honda: Does Culture Matter In Teaching And Learning In Elementary Mathematics?, Shamah Md-Yunus

ShamAh Md-Yunus

This article is a discussion of the practices of teaching and learning in elementary mathematics from the perspectives of Eastern and Western cultures. It focuses on the differences in teaching pedagogy in math between the United States and three Asian countries: Singapore, Japan, and China.


Good Enough Evaluation, Peter Elbow Dec 2009

Good Enough Evaluation, Peter Elbow

Peter Elbow

For inclusion in a collection honoring Ed White. I have to revise this by mid month and would welcome any feedback if someone is moved to give it


Popularizing Achievement: The Role Of An Hbcu In Supporting Academic Success For Underprepared Black Males, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Ryan J. Davis, Dina C. Maramba, Phd Dec 2009

Popularizing Achievement: The Role Of An Hbcu In Supporting Academic Success For Underprepared Black Males, Robert T. Palmer, Phd, Ryan J. Davis, Dina C. Maramba, Phd

Robert T. Palmer, PhD

Both predominantly White institutions (PWIs) and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are experiencing low academic persistence rates among Black males. While researchers have focused on factors facilitating the retention and persistence for Black males at PWIs, a paucity of contemporary research has focused on the academic and social experiences of Black males at HBCUs. We used in-depth interview methods to investigate the academic and social experiences of 11 Black males, who entered a public HBCU through its remedial or developmental studies program and persisted to graduation. Although several themes emerged from this study, special attention was placed on the ...