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Zombies In The Academy: Living Death In Higher Education, Ruth Walker, Christopher Moore, Andrew Whelan Jul 2015

Zombies In The Academy: Living Death In Higher Education, Ruth Walker, Christopher Moore, Andrew Whelan

Christopher L Moore Dr

No abstract provided.


Integrating Instructional Technology Into A Teacher Education Program: A Three Tiered Approach, Elizabeth Truesdell, Rebecca Birch Jan 2015

Integrating Instructional Technology Into A Teacher Education Program: A Three Tiered Approach, Elizabeth Truesdell, Rebecca Birch

Elizabeth Truesdell

This project description examines how a teacher education program integrated new instructional technology through the creation of a Technology Facilitator position in the department. The project proceeded through a three-tiered system of learning "literacy" to establish a knowledge base amongst faculty members, "augmenting" required courses to model the use of instructional technology, and finally the "transformation" of the credential program where the activity of learning can only be accomplished through leveraging technology. As a professional program housed in a liberal arts institution, this project combines aspects of the essential learning outcomes of the 21st century with the professional skills required ...


The Case, Glenn W. "Max" Mcgee, Christopher Kolar Nov 2013

The Case, Glenn W. "Max" Mcgee, Christopher Kolar

Christopher G. Kolar

The internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) was created by the State of Illinois to develop talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. IMSA enrolls a diverse pool of academically talented Illinois students (grades 10-12) in its advanced, residential college preparatory program. It also serves thousands of educators and students in Illinois and beyond through innovative instructional programs designed to foster imagination and inquiry (see www.imsa.edu).


Hybrid Learning: How Do I Get To Know My Students?, Meghan Eliason Nov 2013

Hybrid Learning: How Do I Get To Know My Students?, Meghan Eliason

Meghan Eliason

In this presentation, Hybrid Learning: How do I get to know my students?, Attendees will be exposed to one instructor’s methods for forming meaningful relationships with students via technology


Two Approaches To Teaching Young Children Science Concepts/Vocabulary And Scientific Problem-Solving Skills, Soo-Young Hong Nov 2013

Two Approaches To Teaching Young Children Science Concepts/Vocabulary And Scientific Problem-Solving Skills, Soo-Young Hong

Soo-Young Hong

This study examined the effectiveness of two different approaches to teaching designed to facilitate children’s learning about science concepts/vocabulary related to objects’ floating and sinking and scientific problem-solving skills: responsive teaching (RT) and the combination of responsive teaching and explicit instruction (RT+EI). Participants included 104 children (51 boys) aged 4 to 5 years. Small groups of children were randomly assigned to one of the two intervention groups (RT, RT+EI) or to a control group. Responsive teaching (RT) reflects a common approach to teaching young children, and the combination approach (RT+EI) includes Explicit Instruction as well ...


The Influence Of A Collaborative Doctoral Seminar On Emerging Teacher Educator-Researchers, Todd Dinkelman, Alexander Cuenca, Brandon Butler, Charles Elfer, Jason Ritter, Dave Powell, Todd Hawley Nov 2013

The Influence Of A Collaborative Doctoral Seminar On Emerging Teacher Educator-Researchers, Todd Dinkelman, Alexander Cuenca, Brandon Butler, Charles Elfer, Jason Ritter, Dave Powell, Todd Hawley

Dave Powell

This paper explored the impact of a doctoral induction seminar taken over several years on the emergence of each author’s identity as a teacher educator and researcher. We concluded that the seminar was pivotal in our development, both collectively and as individuals.


Integrating Instructional Technology Into The Classroom: A Three-Tiered Approach, B. Brown, R. Michaels, S. Roshandel, Elizabeth Truesdell Sep 2013

Integrating Instructional Technology Into The Classroom: A Three-Tiered Approach, B. Brown, R. Michaels, S. Roshandel, Elizabeth Truesdell

Elizabeth Truesdell

Coordinators of three teacher education programs (Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Special Education) describe their collaborative work to align their programs and to address 21st century skills.


Directed Research Experiences For Undergraduates, Katherine Novak Jul 2013

Directed Research Experiences For Undergraduates, Katherine Novak

Katherine B. Novak

Presentation on “Making Students Count: Innovations in Undergraduate Research, Publication, and Teaching” at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY, August 10-13, 2013.


Integrating Instructional Technology Into A Teacher Education Program: A Three-Tiered Approach, Elizabeth Truesdell Jul 2013

Integrating Instructional Technology Into A Teacher Education Program: A Three-Tiered Approach, Elizabeth Truesdell

Elizabeth Truesdell

No abstract available.


Academic Writing, Emily Purser Jul 2013

Academic Writing, Emily Purser

Emily R Purser

No abstract provided.


Nanoscience For All: Strategies For Teaching Nanoscience To Undergraduate Freshmen Science And Non-Science Majors, Thomas Tretter, M. Jones, Michael Falvo May 2013

Nanoscience For All: Strategies For Teaching Nanoscience To Undergraduate Freshmen Science And Non-Science Majors, Thomas Tretter, M. Jones, Michael Falvo

Thomas Tretter

As the field of nanoscience continues to grow, there is an ongoing need for effective courses that communicate key nanoscience concepts to college students, including students who may not intend to pursue a science-related major. The semester-long course described here targeted first-year college students who are eligible for the course regardless of intended major. Foundational course design elements, including purposes, goals, and pedagogical strategies, are shared from the perspective of the instructor. Two core pedagogical strategies that served as a framework for much of the course included: a) concepts of spatial scale as an organizational schema; and b) the use ...


Learning Content / Teaching Language, Emily Purser, Alisa Percy May 2013

Learning Content / Teaching Language, Emily Purser, Alisa Percy

Alisa Percy, PhD

English language teaching in universities is shaped in complex ways by the internationalization of higher education, student mobility and technological development. Within and around English medium universities, educational programs have to respond to changing national, institutional and departmental level understandings of students’ learning needs. In Australia, lecturers across the academic disciplines face, in classrooms and online, a high proportion of students who enter into disciplinary studies before they are quite proficient in the language of instruction – and institutions are required to demonstrate to the national education quality and standards agency (TEQSA) that they are helping international students to develop their ...


Quasi-Experiment Examining Cafeteria-Style Grading In Social Work Education, Brandon Youker, Lyza Ingraham May 2013

Quasi-Experiment Examining Cafeteria-Style Grading In Social Work Education, Brandon Youker, Lyza Ingraham

Brandon W. Youker Ph.D

Cafeteria-style grading system is an individualized student assessment method whereby students choose their assignments from an expansive and diverse pool of assignments. In this study, students are non-randomly assigned to two sections of the same social work course. The first section received cafeteria-style assignments and grading system (i.e., experimental group) while the comparison section received the traditional method of grading. Students in both sections video record a demonstration exercise; the recordings are reviewed and scored by experts from a panel of social work professors. Preliminary results show an effect on student attendance but no effect on GPA or student ...


It Takes A Village: (Un)Learning And (Re)Imagining Teaching Transformation Through Race-Based Equity Work And Collaborative Research Analysis, Susan Adams, Jamie Buffington-Adams Mar 2013

It Takes A Village: (Un)Learning And (Re)Imagining Teaching Transformation Through Race-Based Equity Work And Collaborative Research Analysis, Susan Adams, Jamie Buffington-Adams

Susan Adams

Invited poster presentation at the 9th Annual Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement 
Showcase and Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, April 23, 2013.


Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams Mar 2013

Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Paper presentation at the 12th American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 24-27, 2013.


"Making It Personal: Using Individualized Midterm Conferences To Counter Student Resistance In 
Cultural Competency Courses", Susan Adams Mar 2013

"Making It Personal: Using Individualized Midterm Conferences To Counter Student Resistance In 
Cultural Competency Courses", Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Workshop session at the 2013 Edward C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching, Indianapolis, IN, April 4, 2013.


Student Learning In A Topically-Focused Introductory Sociology Course: Preliminary Results, Katherine Novak Mar 2013

Student Learning In A Topically-Focused Introductory Sociology Course: Preliminary Results, Katherine Novak

Katherine B. Novak

Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Central Sociological Association, Indianapolis, IN, April 4-7, 2013.


Video Self-Modeling (Vsm) And Improving Oral-Reading Fluency, Wanda G. Chandler Mar 2013

Video Self-Modeling (Vsm) And Improving Oral-Reading Fluency, Wanda G. Chandler

Wanda G. Chandler, Ed.D.

An adapted multiple-probe baseline, single-case research design with a pretest and posttest standardized reading assessment to evaluate the functional relationship between VSM (IV) and oral-reading fluency (DV). Two separate experiments were conducted with a total of eight, middle-school students with disabilities and a history of emotional and behavior disorders (EBD). The students received most instruction in a special education, self-contained classrooms for students with EBD. In Experiment I, participants received an average of 117 min of instruction, and in Experiment II, an average of 50 min. All participants made gains in oral-reading fluency. Demonstrable gains in reading self-efficacy were less ...


Learning To Teach Elementary Mathematics: Understanding The Sociocultural Experience Of The Preservice Teacher, Mary Grassetti Mar 2013

Learning To Teach Elementary Mathematics: Understanding The Sociocultural Experience Of The Preservice Teacher, Mary Grassetti

Mary Grassetti

No abstract provided.


Twenty-First Century College Commentaries, Mary Ferguson Feb 2013

Twenty-First Century College Commentaries, Mary Ferguson

Mary J. Ferguson, Ed. D.

My parents were children of second generation post slavery parents; they valued the educational basics of math, reading and writing. When I revisited the requirements my parents demanded from us as child scholars, it reminded me of how simple things use to be in order to live an educated, simple and responsible life. ‘Go to college’ was their number one educational demand; having lived through the Great Depression, they valued God, education and our country. My siblings were the first generation of college students to obtain higher education or should I say four-year degrees in my family. School was a ...


The Case, Glenn W. "Max" Mcgee, Christopher Kolar Feb 2013

The Case, Glenn W. "Max" Mcgee, Christopher Kolar

Glenn W. "Max" McGee

The internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) was created by the State of Illinois to develop talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. IMSA enrolls a diverse pool of academically talented Illinois students (grades 10-12) in its advanced, residential college preparatory program. It also serves thousands of educators and students in Illinois and beyond through innovative instructional programs designed to foster imagination and inquiry (see www.imsa.edu).


Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams Jan 2013

Research As Collaborative Act: A Latherian Approach To Collaborative Analysis Of Race-Based Professional Development With K-12 Educators, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Paper presentation at the 34th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA, February 23, 2013.


It Takes A Village: (Un)Learning And (Re)Imagining Teaching Transformation Through Race-Based Equity Work And Collaborative Research Analysis, Susan Adams, Jamie Buffington-Adams Jan 2013

It Takes A Village: (Un)Learning And (Re)Imagining Teaching Transformation Through Race-Based Equity Work And Collaborative Research Analysis, Susan Adams, Jamie Buffington-Adams

Susan Adams

Poster presented at the 24th Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, February 27, 2013.


Perspektiven Der Praxisforschung: Partnerschaften Beim Wissensaufbau Und Lebens­Lange Berufliche Entwicklung Von Lehrpersonen, Jennifer Snow-Gerono, Alan Zenkert Jan 2013

Perspektiven Der Praxisforschung: Partnerschaften Beim Wissensaufbau Und Lebens­Lange Berufliche Entwicklung Von Lehrpersonen, Jennifer Snow-Gerono, Alan Zenkert

A. J. Zenkert

Um eine forschende Einstellung zum Lehrberuf aufzubauen, unterstützen wir angehende Lehrpersonen in ihren Praxisforschungsprojekten in der Schule. Eingebettet in ein Jahr mit wiederholten Kontakten zu einer Grundschulklasse, führen sie in ihrem Praxissemester ein Lehrerforschungsprojekt durch. Dabei beobachten wir eine Spannung zwischen dem Durchführen eines Praxisforschungsprojekts und dem Aufbau einer forschenden Einstellung zum Lehrberuf. Unser eigentliches Ziel wäre die Verankerung einer forschenden Haltung, doch die Studierenden sind auf das Produkt fokussiert und fühlen sich wegen der verlangten Studienleistung oft unter Druck, wodurch ihre und unsere Ziele nicht immer übereinstimmen. Deshalb diskutieren wir in diesem Aufsatz den theoretischen Rahmen zur Lehrerforschung und ...


Empathy Required: New Teacher Induction Needs An Overhaul, Paul Thomas Bole Dec 2012

Empathy Required: New Teacher Induction Needs An Overhaul, Paul Thomas Bole

Paul Thomas Bole

No abstract provided.


Zombies In The Academy: Living Death In Higher Education, Ruth Walker, Christopher Moore, Andrew Whelan Dec 2012

Zombies In The Academy: Living Death In Higher Education, Ruth Walker, Christopher Moore, Andrew Whelan

Ruth Walker

No abstract provided.


Undead Universities, The Plagiarism Plague, Paranoia And Hypercitation’, Ruth Walker Dec 2012

Undead Universities, The Plagiarism Plague, Paranoia And Hypercitation’, Ruth Walker

Ruth Walker

No abstract provided.


Co-Principal Investigator: (2010-2013) Images Of Practice In Arts Education In Singapore (Oer 7/10 Lch) Erfp Nie (S$214,097), Sirene Lim Dec 2012

Co-Principal Investigator: (2010-2013) Images Of Practice In Arts Education In Singapore (Oer 7/10 Lch) Erfp Nie (S$214,097), Sirene Lim

Sirene Lim

No abstract provided.


Learning On The Spot: Site Based Teacher Education In Australia, Elizabeth Kleinhenz Dec 2012

Learning On The Spot: Site Based Teacher Education In Australia, Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

In recent years, some Australian schools and universities have been moving away from traditional modes of teacher education in which pre-service teachers typically undertake their practicums in ‘blocks’ of about four weeks a couple of times a year, to newer models in which they become attached to a school, spending at least two days a week there, undertaking extra-curricular duties and participating in a variety of activities so that they become more like a teacher who actually works in that school than a visitor. In some site-based models, neighbouring schools have joined in clusters or partnerships together with the university ...


Ctc Program Assessment Document For Multiple And Single Subject Preliminary Credential Program Standards., B. Brown, R. Michaels, E. Truesdell, L. Ray, R. Webster Dec 2012

Ctc Program Assessment Document For Multiple And Single Subject Preliminary Credential Program Standards., B. Brown, R. Michaels, E. Truesdell, L. Ray, R. Webster

Elizabeth Truesdell

No abstract available.