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Special Meeting, Wku Board Of Regents Dec 2007

Special Meeting, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Minutes of WKU Board of Regents special meeting to approve purchase of 513 Regents Avenue property.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2007

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Meeting regarding curriculum committee and faculty workload.


Settle, Margery Lucille, 1899-1980 (Mss 7), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Settle, Margery Lucille, 1899-1980 (Mss 7), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 7. Letters written by various armed forces personnel during World War I (7 items), World War II (77), and police duty following (6). The letters were written to Margery Lucille Settle, a secondary teacher and administrator in the McLean County and Daviess County, Kentucky school systems.


Arête December 2007, Honors College Dec 2007

Arête December 2007, Honors College

Arête: Honors College at WKU Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of December 5, 2007 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding plus/minus grading, oasis, dormitory renovations and legislation.


Seconds, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2007

Seconds, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Seconds newsletter.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association Dec 2007

Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Agenda for December 4, 2007 meeting.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 25, Wku Student Affairs Dec 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 25, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Rotary Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1547), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Rotary Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1547), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1547. Report, dated 14 November 2007, that documents payments made on behalf of the Bowling Green Rotary Club to community members in Kasigau, Kenya, so they could attend school. Includes receipts and thank you letters from students.


Teaching Hausman And Willig Using Mathematica, Matt Bogard Dec 2007

Teaching Hausman And Willig Using Mathematica, Matt Bogard

Library Presentations, Lectures, Research Guides

Analyzing consumer welfare from observable data, or empirical demand functions has been a very controversial issue in economics. One metric often used is deadweight loss from a tax or price increase. A classic debate in economic history regarding the appropriate methodology for measuring deadweight loss involves two papers published in the American Economic Review by Jerry Hausman and Robert Willig. In ‘Consumer’s Surplus Without Apology’ Willig contends that the error in approximating deadweight loss using the observable Marshallian demand curve is small for small price changes and an acceptable practice. Hausman argues in ‘Exact Consumer’s Surplus and Deadweight ...


Evaluation And Needs-Based Assessment Of Special Education Teachers' Knowledge Of Austism Interventions, Dawn Richardson Dec 2007

Evaluation And Needs-Based Assessment Of Special Education Teachers' Knowledge Of Austism Interventions, Dawn Richardson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is being increasingly identified in children, yet there are only a minimal number of studies examining the use of research-based intervention strategies in a classroom educational setting. This present study examined the use of Discrete Trial Training, Picture Exchange Communication System, Social Stories, Structured Teaching, and Video Self-Modeling by special education teachers with students with ASD. A questionnaire was completed by 91 special education teachers from the Green River Region Educational Cooperative, which encompasses 17 different school districts in the area of western and south central Kentucky. They answered questions about their level of training, knowledge ...


Overcoming Global Ignorance: Developing Geographic Literacy In A World Regional Geography Course, Amy Seymour Dec 2007

Overcoming Global Ignorance: Developing Geographic Literacy In A World Regional Geography Course, Amy Seymour

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The most recent Roper Survey (2006), a study of geographic literacy among 18-to 24-year-olds, found that despite constant coverage of the war in Iraq since 2003, 63% of Americans surveyed could not find Iraq on a map. Similar shortcomings abound in the poll, pointing to what must be considered a "geographic illiteracy" among Americans. This national geographic illiteracy has global implications that range from the local to the global scale, including issues of politics, economics, foreign policy, environmental policy, and resource use to name just a few. How badly prepared, then, are students entering colleges and universities in terms of ...


Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 3, Wku Provost Dec 2007

Ua35/1 Doers & Deeds Vol. 7, No. 3, Wku Provost

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by the WKU Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs to highlight the activities of faculty, staff and alumni.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 24, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 24, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss holiday dinner, Colby Holt, finals week oasis and legislation.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Agenda for November 27, 2007 meeting.


Seconds, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Seconds, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Seconds newsletter.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Nov 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding retreat, WKU Elizabethtown / Ft. Knox, graduation rates, Gatton Academy, Hanover Research Council and on-line courses.


Allmond Collection, 1880-1963 (Mss 12), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2007

Allmond Collection, 1880-1963 (Mss 12), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 12. Genealogical material collected by Allen E. Allmond, Louisville, Pertains to the Allmond and Meade families. Letters, photostats, maps, newspaper clippings and notebook. Also includes information about the Louisville Commercial Club.


Topscholar™ Revised Brochure, Cindy Troutman, Connie Foster Nov 2007

Topscholar™ Revised Brochure, Cindy Troutman, Connie Foster

TopSCHOLAR® Presentations and Reports

A revised brochure that gives basic points, contacts, and guidelines for TopSCHOLAR™, the research and creative activity database of Western Kentucky University, launched May 1, 2007.


Ua3/9/5 Skyteach Announcement, Wku President's Office Nov 2007

Ua3/9/5 Skyteach Announcement, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Program and remarks used by WKU president Gary Ransdell's announcement of WKU's participation in the UTeach national initiative.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Nov 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Meeting regarding meeting attendance, charter revision, faculty handbook, elections, Gary Ransdell's contract, strategic planning, University College, ombudsman, student evaluation of faculty and SGA walkout.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding banquet, retreats, Dynamic Leadership Institute and legislation.


Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding email, cafeteria hours, meal plans, computer labs, International Office and finals week oasis.


Seconds, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Seconds, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Seconds newsletter.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association Nov 2007

Meeting Agenda, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Agenda for November 13, 2007 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Nov 2007

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding retreat, homecoming, American Council of Education, internationalization, digital measures, enrollment, student success and syllabi.