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The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, Sheerilyn Kenyon Jan 2012

The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, Sheerilyn Kenyon

Hal Blythe

Call your characters by their right names. This book will help you. Now you won't have to use baby name books or your teelphone directory for ideas for character names. More than 20,000 character names are included right here, along with valuable instruction for selecting names, and how those names will affect your story.


Gender And Academic Achievements Of Agricultural Students Of College Of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr. Nov 1994

Gender And Academic Achievements Of Agricultural Students Of College Of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mchivga Alexander Abelega Dr.

Dr. Mchivga Alexander Abelega

The study was conceived to investigate the relationship between gender of students and their academic achievements in College of education Katsina-Ala's agricultural education programme from 1979 to 1988. It was found that female students obtained higher mean score values at graduation than their male counterparts.


Effective Approaches To New Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jun 1994

Effective Approaches To New Faculty Development, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

The author provides research-based and practical advice on how to foster the career development of new and junior faculty. She first reviews who the new and junior faculty are and highlights research findings on the work and career experiences of these faculty members. She then describes model programs and successful strategies to support the newest members of the professoriat, including exemplary programs for orientation, mentoring, research, and teaching development.


Dealing With Troublesome Behavior In The Classroom, Mary Deane Sorcinelli Jan 1994

Dealing With Troublesome Behavior In The Classroom, Mary Deane Sorcinelli

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

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Academic Leaders And Faculty Developers: Creating An Institutional Culture That Values Teaching, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Norman D. Aitken Jan 1994

Academic Leaders And Faculty Developers: Creating An Institutional Culture That Values Teaching, Mary Deane Sorcinelli, Norman D. Aitken

Mary Deane Sorcinelli

In recent years, a great deal has been said and written about the need to improve teaching in the academy, especially in large research universities. College presidents, national associations representing higher education, private foundations, and individual faculty scholars all have challenged faculty, chairs, deans, campus administrators, and faculty developers to work together to improve support for undergraduate teaching and learning (Bok, 1986; Bowen & Schuster, 1986; Boyer, 1987; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1989; Diamond & Adam, 1993; Seldin & Associates, 1990). Despite such calls for collaborative efforts to improve undergraduate education, faculty developers still often feel alone in a milieu that does not value ...


The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, Sheerilyn Kenyon Dec 1993

The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, Sheerilyn Kenyon

Charlie Sweet

Call your characters by their right names. This book will help you. Now you won't have to use baby name books or your teelphone directory for ideas for character names. More than 20,000 character names are included right here, along with valuable instruction for selecting names, and how those names will affect your story.


Blown Opportunities, Hal Charles Dec 1993

Blown Opportunities, Hal Charles

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Ranking, Evaluating, Liking: Sorting Out Three Forms Of Judgment., Peter Elbow Dec 1993

Ranking, Evaluating, Liking: Sorting Out Three Forms Of Judgment., Peter Elbow

Peter Elbow

Ranking: a one dimensional quantitative judgment--as with grading. A one dimensional quantitative score can never be an accurate reflection of the quality of a multidimensional product (like writing and many other human products).

Evaluation: a multidimensional judgment--using words or providing a multidimensional grid. Judging allows for more trustworthy assessment of writing and many other products.

Liking. This section explores the benefits that come when teachers actually learn to *like* student work--and indeed to like students--and how one can learn to like work even if one judges it to be not very good.