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Adolescentes Nas Franjas Dos Territórios E As Violências: Vozes E Existências, Susy Cristina Rodrigues Dec 2014

Adolescentes Nas Franjas Dos Territórios E As Violências: Vozes E Existências, Susy Cristina Rodrigues

Susy Cristina Rodrigues

Este artigo tem o objetivo de contribuir com apontamentos sobre uma pesquisa em andamento com a temática de adolescentes que sofrem violências e vivem em territórios periféricos. A expectativa desse texto é aproximar os leitores da vida nas periferias, trazendo seus sentidos, a partir da narração das vozes dos sujeitos da pesquisa com as metodologias da história oral de vida e do grupo focal, a fim de potencializar suas experiências e vivências.


God And Discipline: Religious Education And Character Building In A Christian School In Jakarta, Chang Yau Hoon Dec 2014

God And Discipline: Religious Education And Character Building In A Christian School In Jakarta, Chang Yau Hoon

Chang Yau HOON

No abstract provided.


Terror, Torture And The Banality Of Evil, Muqtedar Khan Dec 2014

Terror, Torture And The Banality Of Evil, Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan

The article looks at torture and terror and reflects on the common place nature of evil today.


Focus On Family: Research On Family Learning In Free-Choice Settings, Ana Houseal, Colleen Bourque Nov 2014

Focus On Family: Research On Family Learning In Free-Choice Settings, Ana Houseal, Colleen Bourque

Ana K Houseal

The National Park Service (NPS) Advisory Board Education Committee was charged with identifying areas that would improve life-long learning in the NPS. In this session, we will present three components of a project looking at family learning in free-choice settings that emerged from this request. The components will include: a literature review developed for the NPS; complementary involvement of NPS personnel in reviewing literature and their voices; and a look at novices and experts in interpretation and research and their roles in crowd-sourced research. The presentations will be followed by round-table discussions, where participants will explore the ideas further.


Unconstitutional California Dui Laws Creating 100,000+ Uninsured Drivers Annually, Joel M. Drotts Esq. Nov 2014

Unconstitutional California Dui Laws Creating 100,000+ Uninsured Drivers Annually, Joel M. Drotts Esq.

Joel M. Drotts Esq.

All numbers and statistics taken from the ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CALIFORNIA DUI MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM, ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASSEMBLY BILL 757 CHAPTER 450, 1989 LEGISLATIVE SESSION, JANUARY 2012


Sequencing The Presentation Of Grammar Items To Attract Student Interest, Arshad Abd Samad Oct 2014

Sequencing The Presentation Of Grammar Items To Attract Student Interest, Arshad Abd Samad

Arshad Abd Samad

The teaching of grammar is a challenging task as teachers need to present technical information about the language in such a way that would interest and attract the attention of students. In addition to the lesson itself, the presentation sequence of grammatical items as in the grammar syllabus can also influence how well students respond. Teachers often decide to present and focus on grammatical items to beginner, intermediate and advanced level students based on criteria such as level of difficulty and order of acquisition. Biber (1998), however, proposed that grammar should be presented according to narrative, informational and interactive text ...


La Motivación Extrínseca Del Profesorado Universitario En Alemania Y En España: Un Análisis Empírico, Sergio A. Berumen Oct 2014

La Motivación Extrínseca Del Profesorado Universitario En Alemania Y En España: Un Análisis Empírico, Sergio A. Berumen

Sergio A. Berumen

In this work we review the concept of motivation and we stress the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In the process we introduce the variables that have an impact on work motivation and the techniques used for its measurement. Below you will find an original model, used to measure extrinsic motivation. The fieldwork was carried out on a wide selection of professors at the following European universities: Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität in Germany, and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Spain, from March 2013 to August 2013.


Preventing Corruption By Eradicating Academic Corruption, Riccardo Pelizzo Aug 2014

Preventing Corruption By Eradicating Academic Corruption, Riccardo Pelizzo

riccardo pelizzo

building on a rich empirical literature on academic corruption and its consequences, this note discusses why the eradication of academic corruption may be instrumental in preventing corruption


Building A Movement For Impact: Data Is A Civil Rights Issue, Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant Jun 2014

Building A Movement For Impact: Data Is A Civil Rights Issue, Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant

Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant

No abstract provided.


Beyond Bad Behaving Brothers: Productive Performances Of Masculinities Among College Fraternity Men, Frank Harris Iii, Ed.D., Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D. Jun 2014

Beyond Bad Behaving Brothers: Productive Performances Of Masculinities Among College Fraternity Men, Frank Harris Iii, Ed.D., Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Research on fraternity men focuses almost exclusively on problematic behaviors such as homophobia and sexism, alcohol abuse, violence against women, sexual promiscuity, and the overrepresentation of members among campus judicial offenders. Consequently, little is known about those who perform masculinities in healthy and productive ways. Presented in this article are findings from a qualitative study of productive masculinities and behaviors among 50 undergraduate fraternity men from 44 chapters across the U.S. and Canada. Findings offer insights into participants’ steadfast commitments to the fraternity’s espoused values; their acceptance and appreciation of members from a range of diverse backgrounds; strategies ...


Chp Teams Up With Simply Smiles For Mission Trip, Valerie Wherley Apr 2014

Chp Teams Up With Simply Smiles For Mission Trip, Valerie Wherley

Valerie Wherley

Exercise science students from the College of Health Professions and one student from the John F. Welch College of Business spent this past spring break on a mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. This was a pilot trip initiated by Valerie Wherley, an exercise science professor at the University, to determine whether or not Oaxaca would be a good fit for service learning for the exercise science program.


La Academia Revistera, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. Apr 2014

La Academia Revistera, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Finalmente llegó al país el debate sobre las publicaciones que nacen de las investigaciones científicas y lo ha hecho porque, según dicen los “felipillos” locales, si no se está bajo los sistemas scimago/scorpus no se está en nada, manifestando un criterio dogmático, fundamentalista y poco soberano. Scimago/scopus es un portal norteamericano que incluye las revistas que cumplen con ciertos requisitos definidos -por ellos- como científicos. Este portal y los indicadores de calidad académica, en esta época de globalización de la información, terminan por decidir -por sí y ante sí- cuáles son las revistas y los artículos que pueden ...


Outreach Practices Of A Small College Counseling Center: A Comprehensivemodel To Serve The College Community, Jessica R. Ferriero Apr 2014

Outreach Practices Of A Small College Counseling Center: A Comprehensivemodel To Serve The College Community, Jessica R. Ferriero

Jessica R Ferriero

Over the past 10 years college counseling centers (CCCs) have been urged to broaden their focus considerably and to serve the entire campus community due to increases in student mental health issues. Engaging in outreach efforts is one way to address campus wide needs. However, few research efforts have been conducted to systematically investigate how outreach is practiced at a small college. The dialogue around outreach has focused on single programs at large institutions rather than the network of interventions that occur on a campus. The purpose of this study is to understand the web of relationships between a counseling ...


Powerpoint Slides For Big Data, Big Libraries, Big Problems?: The 2014 Libtech Anti-Talk?, Nathan A. Rinne Mr. Mar 2014

Powerpoint Slides For Big Data, Big Libraries, Big Problems?: The 2014 Libtech Anti-Talk?, Nathan A. Rinne Mr.

Nathan A Rinne Mr.

The desire to create automatons is a familiar theme in human history, and during the age of the Enlightenment mechanical automatons became not only an “emblem of the cosmos”, but a symbol of man’s confidence that he would unlock nature’s greatest mysteries and fully harness her power. And yet only a century later, automatons had begun to represent human repression and servitude, a theme later picked up by writers of science fiction. Man’s confidence undeterred, the endgame of the modern scientific and technological mindset, or MSTM, seems to be increasingly coming into view with the rise of ...


Record Management And Nnra Library, Nkiru F. Opara Jarlath Mar 2014

Record Management And Nnra Library, Nkiru F. Opara Jarlath

Nkiru Opara

No abstract provided.


Improving Education Outcomes For African American Youth - Issues For Consideration And Discussion, Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant, Kisha Bird Mar 2014

Improving Education Outcomes For African American Youth - Issues For Consideration And Discussion, Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant, Kisha Bird

Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt Bryant

No abstract provided.


Governance And Change In Higher Education: The Debate Between Classical Political Sociology, New Institutionalism And Critical Theories, Imanol Ordorika Mar 2014

Governance And Change In Higher Education: The Debate Between Classical Political Sociology, New Institutionalism And Critical Theories, Imanol Ordorika

Imanol Ordorika

INTRODUCCIÓN. One of the most intense debates about higher education governance and change took place in the twentieth century between the 1970’s and 90’s. METHOD. A systematic examination of the literature on governance in higher education during this period. The core of the works reviewed in this paper, and the analysis of the development of the field is based essentially on literature from the United States. RESULTS. The review shows the gaps and limi- tations of existing theory. It also provides the necessary foundations for the development of new conceptual frameworks that will enhance our understanding of ...


Statement Of Knowledge Paper: Outdoor Orientation Programs, Michael Gass, Brent Bell, Chris Nazfiger Mar 2014

Statement Of Knowledge Paper: Outdoor Orientation Programs, Michael Gass, Brent Bell, Chris Nazfiger

Michael Gass

No abstract provided.


Collaborative Mapping, James Lefager Feb 2014

Collaborative Mapping, James Lefager

James LeFager

The Mobile Learning Initiative (MoLI) works with faculty members on exploring and designing mobile solutions. A communications faculty member contacted our Mobile Learning Initiative (MoLI) group to explore using a mobile solution for a class activity where students would be able upload images, text, and audio from around the city and display it on a map where others could search and filter the results. Using Google Fusion Tables we were able to setup a method for students to add content, including images, addresses, and details regarding the location that could be filtered and viewed on a Google map. We worked ...


Human Capital Index Series, Vicente German-Soto Jan 2014

Human Capital Index Series, Vicente German-Soto

Vicente German-Soto

Database of Human Capital index for the Mexican States, 1960-2008.


Black Men As College Athletes: The Real Win-Loss Record, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D. Jan 2014

Black Men As College Athletes: The Real Win-Loss Record, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Point of view published on the back cover of The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 24, 2014.


(Re)Setting The Agenda For College Men Of Color: Lessons Learned From A 15-Year Movement To Improve Black Male Student Success, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D. Jan 2014

(Re)Setting The Agenda For College Men Of Color: Lessons Learned From A 15-Year Movement To Improve Black Male Student Success, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Between 1997 and 2012, much was done on college campuses and elsewhere to improve Black male student achievement. Notwithstanding, their enrollments, academic performance, and rates of baccalaureate degree attainment remain just as troublesome now as they were 15 years ago. But why? And what can be learned as various stakeholders introduce future initiatives in response to issues affecting Black undergraduate men, as well as Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI), Latino, and Native American male collegians? In this chapter, I chronicle the 15-year emphasis on Black male students in U.S. higher education. I first catalogue a range of efforts enacted ...


In Search Of Progressive Black Masculinities: Critical Self-Reflections On Gender Identity Development Among Black Undergraduate Men, Keon M. Mcguire, Ph.D., Jonathan Berhanu, Charles H.F. Davis Iii, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D. Jan 2014

In Search Of Progressive Black Masculinities: Critical Self-Reflections On Gender Identity Development Among Black Undergraduate Men, Keon M. Mcguire, Ph.D., Jonathan Berhanu, Charles H.F. Davis Iii, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

During the last several decades, research concerning the developmental trajectories, experiences, and behaviors of college men as ‘‘gendered’’ persons has emerged. In this article, we first critically review literature on Black men’s gender development and expressions within college contexts to highlight certain knowledge gaps. We then conceptualize and discuss progressive Black masculinities by relying on Mutua’s germinal work on the subject. Further, we engage Black feminist scholarship, both to firmly situate our more pressing argument for conceptual innovation and to address knowledge gaps in the literature on Black men’s gender experiences. It is our belief that scholars ...


Succeeding In The City: A Report From The New York City Black And Latino Male High School Achievement Study, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., And Researchers From The Center For The Study Of Race And Equity In Education Jan 2014

Succeeding In The City: A Report From The New York City Black And Latino Male High School Achievement Study, Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D., And Researchers From The Center For The Study Of Race And Equity In Education

Shaun R. Harper, Ph.D.

This report is the first publication from the New York City Black and Latino Male High School Achievement Study, a project that entailed individual interviews with 415 students from 40 public high schools – 90 were enrolled in 44 colleges and universities, the rest were college-bound high school juniors and seniors. Understanding how these young men succeeded in and out of school, developed college aspirations, became college-ready, and navigated their ways to postsecondary education was the primary aim of this project. Instead of further amplifying deficits and documenting failures in urban schools, 13 Black and Latino male researchers from the Center ...


Applications Of Language Policy And Planning To Deaf Education, Sarah Compton, Francis M. Hult Jan 2014

Applications Of Language Policy And Planning To Deaf Education, Sarah Compton, Francis M. Hult

Sarah Compton

No abstract provided.


American Sign Language As A Heritage Language, Sarah Compton Jan 2014

American Sign Language As A Heritage Language, Sarah Compton

Sarah Compton

This chapter considers how American Sign Language (ASL)—a visual-manual language—is a heritage language of deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people in the United States. Traditionally, heritage language education and maintenance efforts have centered on spoken languages. This chapter aims to broaden the scope to include signed languages. It begins with a historical overview of ASL, explicates for whom ASL is a heritage language, and examines the influence of current policy trends and technological advancements on language shift and language maintenance. Particular attention is drawn to the role of deaf communities in fostering language maintenance despite concerted efforts ...


Compound Interest And The Power Of Saving, Richard H. Serlin Jan 2014

Compound Interest And The Power Of Saving, Richard H. Serlin

Richard H. Serlin

This is an article with an included assignment that I give to my personal finance 1 students. The first part talks about the power of compound interest. I go into depth about the intuition why it's so powerful, why it takes off, and has been called the eighth wonder of the world. I've haven't seen anywhere else an extensive explanation of the intuition like I have here.

In the second part I give the students a nice assignment to see how much their savings can grow if they invest even a modest amount consistently, month in and ...


Beyond Black And White: How White, Male, College Students See Their Asian American Peers, Nolan L. Cabrera Jan 2014

Beyond Black And White: How White, Male, College Students See Their Asian American Peers, Nolan L. Cabrera

Nolan L. Cabrera

This research is a cross-site analysis of how white, male, college students see their Asian American peers. Semi-structured interviews with 43 white males were conducted at two universities that differed substantially in their representation of Asian American students. The interviews were theoretically framed by Critical Whiteness Studies and Bobo and Tuan’s conception of prejudice as group positioning. At the institution where Asian American population was higher (almost 1/3 of the undergraduate population), the participants described Asian Americans as not true minorities and blamed them for campus segregation, while also subscribing to many racial stereotypes about Asian Americans (e ...


Digital Content Delivery In Higher Education: Expanded Mechanisms For Subordinating The Professoriate And Academic Precariat, Wilhelm Peekhaus Jan 2014

Digital Content Delivery In Higher Education: Expanded Mechanisms For Subordinating The Professoriate And Academic Precariat, Wilhelm Peekhaus

Wilhelm Peekhaus

This paper suggests that the latest digital mechanisms for delivering higher education course content are yet another step in subordinating academic labor. The two main digital delivery mechanisms discussed in the paper are MOOCs and flexible option degrees. The paper advances the argument that, despite a relatively privileged position vis-à-vis other workers, academic cognitive laborers are caught up within and subject to some of the constraining and exploitative practices of capitalist accumulation processes. This capture within capitalist circuits of accumulation threatens to increase in velocity and scale through digital delivery mechanisms such as MOOCs and flexible option programs/degrees.


A Cohort's Culture Of Learning, Kelly Visnak Jan 2014

A Cohort's Culture Of Learning, Kelly Visnak

Kelly Visnak

This study explored the social involvement among cohort members from a professional graduate program delivered in a blended learning environment. Qualitative directed content analysis was used with a methodological framework derived from Edgar Schein’s (2010) ten dimensions of learning culture. The findings showed the cohort developed a culture of learning.