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Inventing Metaphors To Understand The Genre Of Poetry, Phyllis Whitin Dec 2000

Inventing Metaphors To Understand The Genre Of Poetry, Phyllis Whitin

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

To make personally meaningful connections with poetry as a genre, students in the author's seventh grade classes generated original metaphors to describe the essence of poetry.


Tennessee Performance Funding And The University Of Tennessee, Knoxville: A Case Study, Kimberely B. Hall Dec 2000

Tennessee Performance Funding And The University Of Tennessee, Knoxville: A Case Study, Kimberely B. Hall

Doctoral Dissertations

This case study was undertaken to provide a description of the Tennessee Performance Funding Policy's impact on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville over the past twenty years. Answers to three research questions were sought:

1. How has the Tennessee Performance Funding Policy impacted the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with regard to (a) awareness of the policy and its purposes and (b) the activities of the institution in relation to the policy?

2. How has educational decision making been affected by the Tennessee Performance Funding Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville?

3. Based on professional experience and opinion, are ...


The Widening Gyre: Images As Central To The Global Village, Mark Smith Dec 2000

The Widening Gyre: Images As Central To The Global Village, Mark Smith

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The image is emerging as the lingua franca of technological culture, both resurrecting characteristics of pre-literate classicism and consolidating the global community.


Moving A University Or College Toward A Lifelong Learning Orientation, John A. Henschke Edd Oct 2000

Moving A University Or College Toward A Lifelong Learning Orientation, John A. Henschke Edd

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

Extensive research and experiences have been conducted in to the processes necessary for moving a university or college toward a lifelong learning orientation. These ideas are presented here for consideration and assistance for these who wish to implement and test the ideas in new and different contexts. This paper focuses on the following elements: A definition of lifelong learning; Criteria producing a solution to today's lifelong learning issues, Faculty development of good practice oriented toward understanding and helping adults learn; Domains for planning and implementing a successful lifelong learning institution; Understanding developments that will change the environment in which ...


The Relationship Between The Student Teachers' Self-Reflection Of Performance And The Student Teachers' Performance Evaluation As Viewed By Their Evaluation Team, Bonnie Peterson Eder Aug 2000

The Relationship Between The Student Teachers' Self-Reflection Of Performance And The Student Teachers' Performance Evaluation As Viewed By Their Evaluation Team, Bonnie Peterson Eder

Doctoral Dissertations

The purpose of this correlational study was to explore the relationship between the student teachers' self-reflection of performance and the student teachers' performance evaluation as viewed by their evaluation team.

The study involved the use of a "Student Teaching Evaluation" instrument based on the Framework for Evaluation and Professional Growth that has been adopted by the Tennessee State Department of Education as the procedure through which K-12 public school teachers are evaluated. This study focused on the student teachers' self-reflection as measured against their on-site evaluation team's appraisal. The subjects of the study were 108 student teachers in elementary ...


Concerns Of Liberal Arts Faculty Toward Instructional Technology, Vicki G. Sells-Lewallen May 2000

Concerns Of Liberal Arts Faculty Toward Instructional Technology, Vicki G. Sells-Lewallen

Doctoral Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Analysis Of A Local Food System Policy: Evaluating Implementation And Impact, Julie Lynne Thies May 2000

Analysis Of A Local Food System Policy: Evaluating Implementation And Impact, Julie Lynne Thies

Doctoral Dissertations

The impact of a local food system policy, implemented by a food policy council from 1982 to 1992, on access to food in Knoxville, Tennessee was evaluated in this research study. Both a quantitative and qualitative analysis were completed. The objectives of this study were to: 1) determine whether a local food system policy made an impact on access to food by changing participation trends in three national food assistance programs at the local level; 2) describe this impact; and 3) describe the Council's processes and activities as a means of better understanding how the Council operated and the ...


Fact Book: 2000-2001, The Office Of Institutional Research And Assessment Jan 2000

Fact Book: 2000-2001, The Office Of Institutional Research And Assessment

UTK Fact Book

Welcome to the eleventh annual Fact Book of the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus produced by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. This year's edition has been expanded to include a section reporting degrees awarded by discipline (see Appendix). As always, the goal is to make the Fact Book as useful as possible so your comments and suggestions are welcome.

An effort as large as the production of the Fact Book requires the help and cooperation of numerous offices and individuals from within the university. I would like to thank the people who contributed to this effort ...