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Shuffle Lit!: Using Ipod Shuffles To Encourage Literacy Experiences At Home, Ashlee B. Hover Aug 2018

Shuffle Lit!: Using Ipod Shuffles To Encourage Literacy Experiences At Home, Ashlee B. Hover

Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research

A kindergarten teacher used action research to examine how literature, audio books, homework, and Apple iPod Shuffles can be combined to encourage and improve literacy at home. The research participants consisted of 16 kindergarten students in Middle Tennessee and their parents. The kindergarten students took home a tote bag with the following contents: an Apple iPod Shuffle loaded with many audio stories, six books, two types of headphones, and an iPod listening/reading log. The students took the project materials home for a week to enjoy with their parents and other family members. The parents or siblings recorded the students ...


Professors Of The Millennium, Rachel Skybetter Jun 2016

Professors Of The Millennium, Rachel Skybetter

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In an effort to dispel the monotony in lecture halls across the country, Kansas State University professors are working diligently to keep their students enthralled — a growing challenge thanks to high-speed Internet and smartphones.


2011 Spring Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf), Jennifer Torline, Beth Bohn, Rachel Skybetter May 2016

2011 Spring Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf), Jennifer Torline, Beth Bohn, Rachel Skybetter

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Perspectivesshowcases Kansas State University's range of research, scholarly, and creative activity and discovery. This Spring edition includes highlights

  • In Europe and The U.S., Consumer Views On Cloned Products Breed Different Results, A Patented Success, Biologist’s career spent on research to prevent cataracts, Graphene research receives national recognition, Chemist recognized as promising young scientist, The meat of the matter: ready-to-eat products contain few cancerous compounds, Entomologist finds household pests carry same multi-drug resistant bacterial strains found in swine operations, Biosecurity Research Institute enhancing food safety research, A patented success.


A Broad Foundation For Intellectual Property, Greg Tammen May 2016

A Broad Foundation For Intellectual Property, Greg Tammen

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The Kansas State University Research Foundation’s patent portfolio underscores the breadth and the depth of quality, economically significant research performed by university faculty members and students.


Taking Commercialization To New Heights: Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Takes Off, Beth Bohn May 2016

Taking Commercialization To New Heights: Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Takes Off, Beth Bohn

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Some of the newest research at Kansas State University is taking place on the Salina campus, and the sky is the limit when it comes to its potential.


Diagnostic Laboratory’S Impact Continues To Broaden With New Testing, Partnership, Rachel Skybetter May 2016

Diagnostic Laboratory’S Impact Continues To Broaden With New Testing, Partnership, Rachel Skybetter

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For decades, Kansas State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has been the go-to regional source for animal testing and diagnoses, and a national center for rabies serological testing. With recent developments it’s likely to remain so for decades more.


Patent Spotlight: Researchers Develop A First-Of-Its-Kind Laser, News And Communications Services Staff Apr 2016

Patent Spotlight: Researchers Develop A First-Of-Its-Kind Laser, News And Communications Services Staff

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Researchers develop a first-of-its-kind laser.

Patented laser technology by Kansas State University researchers could be used to transmit information or high optical power through the Earth’s atmosphere or to sense harmful agents in the atmosphere.


Assessing Training Methods To Educate Dairy Workers, L. Mendonca, B. E. Voelz, A. Scanavez Jan 2016

Assessing Training Methods To Educate Dairy Workers, L. Mendonca, B. E. Voelz, A. Scanavez

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Training employees is fundamental for dairy producers to achieve efficiency in order to increase profitability. Training videos offered online are becoming more common and recommended to train employees. The goals of this survey were to evaluate the comfort level of dairy employees in using computers and tablets, and preferred training delivery methods. A total of 71 employees from 6 dairies were interviewed. Interviews were conducted in the preferred language of the interviewee – English or Spanish. Of the respondents, 52 and 65.6% of employees consider computers and tablets easy to use, respectively. More than half of the employees reported that ...


Robert Fraley Discusses Mitigating Global Challenges In Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture, Lindsey Elliott Sep 2015

Robert Fraley Discusses Mitigating Global Challenges In Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture, Lindsey Elliott

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In the next 35 years, farmers will have to produce more food than the world has produced in its history, a challenge some are calling the greatest we’ve ever faced. But however daunting it may seem, Robert Fraley is optimistic.


School Finance And Technology: A Case Study Using Grid And Group Theory To Explore The Connections, Stephoni L. Case, Edward L. Harris Jan 2014

School Finance And Technology: A Case Study Using Grid And Group Theory To Explore The Connections, Stephoni L. Case, Edward L. Harris

Educational Considerations

Using grid and group theory (Douglas 1982, 2011), the study described in this article examined the intersections of technology and school finance in four schools located in districts differing in size, wealth, and commitment to technology integration.


Preventing Postharvest Food Loss, Katie Allen Jan 2014

Preventing Postharvest Food Loss, Katie Allen

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In a partnership with U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, Kansas State University will be home to three Feed the Future innovation labs, one of which aims to find ways to reduce food loss and preserve the natural resources used to produce food.


Theory Into Practice: A Cry From The Field For Innovative Leadership Development, Debbie K. Mercer, Scott Myers Sep 2013

Theory Into Practice: A Cry From The Field For Innovative Leadership Development, Debbie K. Mercer, Scott Myers

Educational Considerations

Leaders make the difference. This is uniquely evidenced in school districts where a single superintendent impacts the lives of so many children, teachers, staff, and community members every day. With so much responsibility, the need to mentor the ongoing professional learning and development of this key leader is critical.


From Vision To Implementation: Keli’S First Year, Mary Devin Sep 2013

From Vision To Implementation: Keli’S First Year, Mary Devin

Educational Considerations

Great ideas alone won’t produce large-scale change. Careful attention to the implementation phase of the change process is essential. The Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI) moved from planning to implementation on March 30, 2011 when planners approved the proposal for what was to become a statewide systematic support system for the recruitment, development, and retention of quality leaders in schools and school districts in Kansas and possibly beyond.


Online Education: A Growing Educational Paradigm Looking For An Administrative Structure, Tweed W. Ross Apr 2010

Online Education: A Growing Educational Paradigm Looking For An Administrative Structure, Tweed W. Ross

Educational Considerations

No doubt about it: online education, by its various names, is a growing phenomenon in both K-12 and higher educational across the country.


Pk-12 Virtual Schools: The Challenges And Roles Of School Leaders, Jesus Abrego Jr., Anita Pankake Apr 2010

Pk-12 Virtual Schools: The Challenges And Roles Of School Leaders, Jesus Abrego Jr., Anita Pankake

Educational Considerations

According to Jacobsen, Clifford and Friesen (2002), the expansion of instructional technology is due in part to an increase in demand by local communities to make sure that local schools are effectively preparing students for the technological challenges of the 21st century.


New Rules, New Roles: Technology Standards And Teacher Education, Becky Pasco, Phyllis G. Adcock Apr 2007

New Rules, New Roles: Technology Standards And Teacher Education, Becky Pasco, Phyllis G. Adcock

Educational Considerations

The digital age is infiltrating colleges of education around the country, but while some faculty are jumping on the bandwagon and working hard to improve their own technological literacy and that of their students, other faculty are resistant, afraid that technology may “dehumanize” education.