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University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Dec 1997

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


The Community Discovered: The Search For Meaning Through The Integration Of Art And Technology In K-12 Education - Annual Progress Report No. 3, Kathy Coufal, Neal Grandgenett, Westside Community Schools Dec 1997

The Community Discovered: The Search For Meaning Through The Integration Of Art And Technology In K-12 Education - Annual Progress Report No. 3, Kathy Coufal, Neal Grandgenett, Westside Community Schools

Teacher Education Faculty Publications

This third evaluation progress report concerns a 5-year project that links technology and the visual and performing arts with other subject areas to transform the education of K-12 students in Nebraska and nationwide. The report states that the "Community Discovered" project is continuing to make substantial and consistent progress in its training, classroom integration, and evaluation activities. It explains that the project focuses on enhancing education by developing interdisciplinary constructivist curriculum units that deliver the arts and art resources to the classrooms of Nebraska and the world via the use of the Internet, describing the project as a multi-element education ...


Enrollment Report - Fall 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 1997

Enrollment Report - Fall 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


Fact Book 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 1997

Fact Book 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Fact Book

This sixteenth edition of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Fact Book has been designed to present a variety of information and data, about the University, in a concise, easily-used format. I hope this provides a profile that will expand your understanding of our institution.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, August Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Aug 1997

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, August Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Teaching The Presidential Elections: A Social Studies/Service Learning Teaching Unit For The Middle Grades, Lisa M. Greco Aug 1997

Teaching The Presidential Elections: A Social Studies/Service Learning Teaching Unit For The Middle Grades, Lisa M. Greco

Curriculum

Teaching the Presidential Elections by Lisa M. Greco is the first in a series of exemplary curriculum units on social studies and service learning developed by public school teachers and compiled by the Eastern Regional Information Center, School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The idea for a series of curriculum units came from the National Service Learning Cooperative and the K-12 Learn and Serve America Clearinghouse who are affiliated with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Social Studies and Social Science Education. Both organizations wanted to showcase models of integrating service learning into history and social studies classes in elementary and ...


A Curriculum Addressing Issues Of Hunger And Food Security For Minnesota Youth, Fighting Hunger In Minnesota Aug 1997

A Curriculum Addressing Issues Of Hunger And Food Security For Minnesota Youth, Fighting Hunger In Minnesota

Curriculum

Children have an incredible capacity for understanding the problems of other children, but often lack the opportunities to participate in the solutions. In order to provide children with that opportunity, Hunger Partners of Minnesota has produced "Kids for Kids: Fighting Hunger in Minnesota." "Kids for Kids" is designed to help children develop an awareness about hunger, understand the extent of the problem in their community and state, and motivate them to respond to their community's needs.


Women's History Through Quilting, Tricia J. Lea Aug 1997

Women's History Through Quilting, Tricia J. Lea

Curriculum

Women's History Through Quilting by Tricia J. Lea is the second in a series of exemplary curriculum units on social studies and service learning developed by public school teachers and compiled by the Eastern Regional Information Center, School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The idea for a series of curriculum units came from the National Service Learning Cooperative and the K-12 Learn and Serve America Clearinghouse who are affiliated with the ERIC Oearinghouse on Social Studies and Social Science Education. Both organizations wanted to showcase models of integrating service learning into history and social studies classes in elementary ...


Enhancing The Middle School Curriculum Through Service Learning, Ron Schukar Jul 1997

Enhancing The Middle School Curriculum Through Service Learning, Ron Schukar

Curriculum

On a warm April morning, 80 eighth-grade students from North Middle School in Aurora, Colorado, gathered in nearby Sand Creek Park to erect bat houses. "Why bat houses?" a local news reporter asked. "To control the insect population," one of the students answered. "We have reclaimed this park for all the plant and animal species that live here and for the people of our community who want to enjoy the surroundings," another student offered. "Because of the water and foliage, insects, especially mosquitoes, are a problem. We don't want the city to apply insecticides in the park, so we ...


Enrollment Report - Summer 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jul 1997

Enrollment Report - Summer 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, May Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha May 1997

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, May Commencement 1997, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Enrollment Report - Spring 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Apr 1997

Enrollment Report - Spring 1997, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


Service Learning And Teacher Education: Mapping The Territory, Carole Cook Freeman Mar 1997

Service Learning And Teacher Education: Mapping The Territory, Carole Cook Freeman

Service Learning, General

Since the mid-1980's there has been a renewed interest in progressive approaches to the education of intending teachers1. In the context of this progressive teacher education activity, several distinct, but related, ideas converge and become the theoretical base for teacher education practices involving (community) service learning.2 Among these ideas are renewed interest in authentic field experiences, multicultural education, child advocacy, democratic education, social justice, school reform efforts, autobiography and teacher thinking, and an emphasis on community service in K-12 education. In addition, teacher educators increasingly recognize the gap between the backgrounds of those who intend to teach ...


Animal Tracks Urban Communities Action Pack, Sara Bradley, Cathy Mcfarlane Nolan, Cheryl Dixon, Elenor Hodges, Charles Wilkinson Jan 1997

Animal Tracks Urban Communities Action Pack, Sara Bradley, Cathy Mcfarlane Nolan, Cheryl Dixon, Elenor Hodges, Charles Wilkinson

Curriculum

This guide includes Discovery, Awareness, Action and Appendices.


Shared Consequences: Recent Experiences With Outreach And Community-Based Learning, Judith A. Ramaley Jan 1997

Shared Consequences: Recent Experiences With Outreach And Community-Based Learning, Judith A. Ramaley

Higher Education

Recently, William M. Sullivan asked "whether [higher education] has the ability and the will to respond through leadership, institutional design, teaching, and research, in creating a new form of intellectual life for the public good" (Sullivan 1996). A call has been issued for our nation's research universities to embrace public engagement (Kellogg Commission on the Future of State and Land-Grant Universities 1996), and to acknowledge that "higher education should be about values - the values of informed citizenship, the values expressed in a sense of responsibility ... "(Atwell 1996).


Finance 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Finance 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Finance

IPEDS Finance annual report contains the following information: • Revenues by source (e.g., tuition and fees, government, private gifts) • Expenses by function (e.g., instruction, research, plant maintenance and operation) • Scholarships, physical plant assets and indebtedness • Assets, liabilities and net assets • Different formats are used based on the institution’s accounting standards


Graduation Rates 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Graduation Rates 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Graduation Rate

IPEDS Graduation Rates annual report contains the following information: • Numbers of students entering the institution as full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking in a particular year (cohort), by race/ethnicity and gender • Number completing within 150% of normal time to program completion • Number transferred to other institutions • Developed to help institutions comply with requirements of Student Right-to-know • Worksheets are provided to calculate rates


Getting Started: Growing A Service-Learning Curriculum, Kathryn E. Dewsbury-White Jan 1997

Getting Started: Growing A Service-Learning Curriculum, Kathryn E. Dewsbury-White

Curriculum

The Michigan K- 12 Service-Learning Center is a part of the School of Education at the University of Michigan. Supported in part by the Michigan Department of Education with funds from the Corporation for National Community Service and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Center is dedicated to the promotion of service-learning as an effective strategy for educating young people from diverse communities.

The Center provides assistance, consultation and clearinghouse services to school districts, community organizations and universities in the state of Michigan and surrounding states in the Great Lakes region. The focus of the Center is to assist in ...


Educating A Committe Citizenry, Faith Gabelnick Jan 1997

Educating A Committe Citizenry, Faith Gabelnick

Higher Education

If we want our students to acquire the democratic virtues of honesty, tolerance. empathy. generosity. teamwork, and social responsibility, we have to demonstrate those qualities not only in our individual professional conduct but also in our institutional policies," writes Alexander Astin in "What Higher Education Can Do in the Cause of Citizenship"' (Chronicle of Higher Education, October 6, 1995).


Institutional Characteristics 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Institutional Characteristics 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Institutional Characteristics

IPEDS Institutional Characteristics Annual report contains the following information:

  • Admissions requirements
  • Institutional price/cost data for full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students
  • Tuition and required fees by level or program
  • Room and board charges


Human Resources 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Human Resources 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Human Resources

IPEDS Human Resources annual report contains the following information: • Employees by primary occupational activity, faculty status, full and part time (collected separately for medical schools) • Full-time instructional staff by academic rank, gender and function • Total salary outlay and number of months covered by academic rank and gender


Human Resources, Staff Information, 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Human Resources, Staff Information, 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Human Resources

IPEDS Human Resources annual report contains the following information: • Employees by primary occupational activity, faculty status, full and part time (collected separately for medical schools) • Full-time instructional staff by academic rank, gender and function • Total salary outlay and number of months covered by academic rank and gender


Teacher-Leader Cadre Institute Training Program, Teacher-Leader Cadre Institute Jan 1997

Teacher-Leader Cadre Institute Training Program, Teacher-Leader Cadre Institute

Curriculum

Phase I: Basic Training; Phase II: Educational Training Program Service Learning; Phase III: Integration & Follow-up; and Phase IV: Peer Coaching.


Fall Enrollment 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 1997

Fall Enrollment 1997-98, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Fall Enrollment

IPEDS Fall Enrollment annual report contains the following information: • Full- and part-time fall enrollments by level, by race/ethnicity and gender of student • Number of students engaged in distance education, by level and location • Age distributions by student level (odd-numbered years) • State of residence of first-time first-year students (even-numbered years) • Total number of students in the entering class • Fall-to-fall retention rates of full-time and part-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (less than 4-year institutions), and first-time bachelor’s degree-seeking students (4-year institutions)


Ankle Injuries And Ankle Strength, Flexibility, And Proprioception In College Basketball Players, Kristen A. Payne, Kris E. Berg, Richard W. Latin Jan 1997

Ankle Injuries And Ankle Strength, Flexibility, And Proprioception In College Basketball Players, Kristen A. Payne, Kris E. Berg, Richard W. Latin

Health and Kinesiology Faculty Publications

Injuries to the ankle joint are among the most common of all sport-related injuries. Figures range from 10% to 30% of all injuries and from 5% to 20% of all time-loss injuries.1-9 Athletes participating in sports such as football, soccer, basketball, and volleyball are especially at risk for this type of injury, largely because of the running and jumping involved. In 1977, Garrick3 reported that during any single year of a 6-year period at the University of Washington, at least 16% of all time-loss injuries for all sports involved ankle sprains.