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Shadow Study Of Student Talmud High School, Arthur Lang Dec 2006

Shadow Study Of Student Talmud High School, Arthur Lang

Arthur Lang

Shadow study of Talmudic high school student in private school.


Ethics And School, Arthur Lang Nov 2006

Ethics And School, Arthur Lang

Arthur Lang

My philosophy of education maintains that a liberal education in mathematics, science, history, and literature cultivates reason and knowledge, developing the ability for a student to make practical choices and most importantly, the moral sensibilities of the student. The ethics of the school is essential.


Construction Trades Academy At Lakewood High School, Arthur Lang Nov 2006

Construction Trades Academy At Lakewood High School, Arthur Lang

Arthur Lang

Small Schools are schools within schools, autonomous of their district and the larger school building principal in which they reside. They are distinct from one another, focused and committed to equity. They are made up of an interdisciplinary team of teachers that share a few hundred or less students in common for instruction. Giving students an opportunity to engage in the construction industry in their home-town will integrate real-world skills into their study of mathematics and connect their lives to their schools and community, making achievment and graduation more meaningful.


Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton Aug 2006

Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton

Robert L Sexton

There is no abstract for this brief contribution.


Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton Aug 2006

Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton

Robert L Sexton

There is no abstract for this brief contribution.


Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton Aug 2006

Demand And Supply Curves: Rotations Versus Shifts, Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton

PHILIP E GRAVES

There is no abstract for this brief contribution.


Depaul University Mathematics And Science Partnership Evaluation Report, Steven R. Rogg Aug 2006

Depaul University Mathematics And Science Partnership Evaluation Report, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

The DePaul University IMSP was designed as a longitudinal cohort program. Two cohorts of up to 25 teachers each will be supported. The second cohort is offset by one calendar year. Each teacher will complete a sequence of 12 university graduate-level courses (48 quarter hours), over two and one-half years, leading to a Masters of Science in Science Education (MSSE) degree. Thus, all successful participants will meet or exceed requirements of the designation “highly qualified” as described in the MSSE proposal quoted here.

“The Masters of Science in Science Education program is designed to provide rich content-based professional development of ...


Reflective Practices In Technology-Based Deliveries For Non-Traditional Students, Dr. R. Jeffery Maxfield May 2006

Reflective Practices In Technology-Based Deliveries For Non-Traditional Students, Dr. R. Jeffery Maxfield

R. Jeffery Maxfield

Adult students seem to have a different learning style requiring a careful approach when using modern technology. They have an expectation for immediate response and effect. The use of learning-at-distance models in higher education, due to the fact that work schedules may interfere with attendance in the traditional manner, could be a major factor in motivating an adult student to return to school. However, traditional pedagogies may not be effective with this adult population. In fact, andragogy or “adult learning,” as a means of educational delivery may be a necessity rather than an optional approach with online instruction. Because online ...


Teaching To The Test In A Minority District, Arthur Lang Apr 2006

Teaching To The Test In A Minority District, Arthur Lang

Arthur Lang

The No Child Left Behind Act [NCLB] mandates testing of all high school students in reading and mathematics by school year 2005-06 and in science by school year 2007-08. Schools are required to make incremental increases in test scores in all students, including minority students, poor children, students with disabilities, and English language learners, setting one hundred percent proficiency as its goal by 2014. Schools that do not make progress in test scores will be subject to punitive and remedial actions.


Utilizing Web Based Technologies In Problem-Based Learning, William H. Robertson Feb 2006

Utilizing Web Based Technologies In Problem-Based Learning, William H. Robertson

William H. Robertson

This instructional strategy utilizes a Problem-based learning (PBL) approach to curriculum development and delivery. Each student is tasked with designing, developing, and reflecting on an appropriate grade level project that is published as a Web based curriculum. The content of the PBL focuses on a current real world science topic while concentrating on specific concepts and skills in both science and technology. The purpose of this integrative approach is to have the learner demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry that effectively integrates Web based technologies.


Innovative Teaching In Hrd Graduate And Undergraduate Education, Susan R. Madsen, Wendy E.A. Ruona Feb 2006

Innovative Teaching In Hrd Graduate And Undergraduate Education, Susan R. Madsen, Wendy E.A. Ruona

Susan R. Madsen

There have been few forums within the Academy of Human Resource Development (HRD) to discuss HRD education. We have had limited opportunities to share innovative teaching and learning techniques, pedagogies, projects, assignments, technologies, and ideas. As a dynamic discipline it is important that current and future HRD faculty continuously learn and change teaching methods and curricula to parallel the latest pedagogical knowledge and research, as teaching goals should focus on effectively facilitating student learning in our own courses and programs. Clearly since our field is strongly based on adult learning and training and development, we (as faculty) should be utilizing ...


Depaul University Mathematics And Science Partnership Internal Evaluator's Interim Report, Steven R. Rogg Jan 2006

Depaul University Mathematics And Science Partnership Internal Evaluator's Interim Report, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

The DePaul University IMSP1 was designed as a longitudinal cohort program. Two cohorts of up to 25 teachers each will be supported. The second cohort is offset by one calendar year. Each teacher will complete a sequence of 12 university graduate-level courses (48 quarter hours), over two and one-half years, leading to a Masters of Science in Science Education (MSSE) degree. Thus, all successful participants will meet or exceed requirements of the designation “highly qualified” as described in the MSSE proposal quoted here.

“The Masters of Science in Science Education program is designed to provide rich content-based professional development of ...


Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison Jan 2006

Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


A Study Of Women Empowerment Programmes Of The Agency For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu Jan 2006

A Study Of Women Empowerment Programmes Of The Agency For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

This paper examines the concept of empowerment. It also discusses some of the income generating activities of the Agency for Adult and Non-formal Education (AANFE), Oyo State. This was with the view to determining how income-generating activities have helped adult women to develop skills in their different vocations and how these programmes have made participants to become self-reliant and improved their standard of living. Two hypotheses were postulated and tested at 0.05 significant levels. The survey research design was adopted for the study. A total number of 1,500 women were randomly selected from those who had graduated from ...


Content-Based English Learning Through Pedagogical Agents, Yanghee Kim, P. Punahm, Y. Ko Jan 2006

Content-Based English Learning Through Pedagogical Agents, Yanghee Kim, P. Punahm, Y. Ko

Yanghee Kim

This paper suggests how an advanced technology called pedagogical agents can be applied to English education to benefit learners across ages through computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and content-based language learning (CBLL). CALL, when designed appropriately, has positively influenced the development of a learner’s linguistic proficiency and communicative competence (Chun, 1994; Fotos & Browne, 2004). CBLL integrates language learning with subject-matter learning to make language learning more meaningful (Snow, 2001; Swain, 1998). However, the conventional CALL programs are often criticized for the lacking a social context, considered essential for successful language learning ( Warschauer, 2004). Also, CBLL seems rarely applied to EFL contexts, especially Korean English Education, mainly due to the lack of resources. Pedagogical agents (PAs), defined as ...


Connexin Overexpression Differentially Suppresses Glioma Growth And Contributes To The Bystander Effect Following Hsv-Thymidine Kinase Gene Therapy, T. Jiminez, W. Fox, C. Naus, J. Galipeau, Daniel Belliveau Dec 2005

Connexin Overexpression Differentially Suppresses Glioma Growth And Contributes To The Bystander Effect Following Hsv-Thymidine Kinase Gene Therapy, T. Jiminez, W. Fox, C. Naus, J. Galipeau, Daniel Belliveau

Daniel J. Belliveau

Neoplastic transformation is frequently associated with a loss of gap junctional intercellular communication and reduced expression of connexins. The introduction of connexin genes into tumor cells reverses the proliferative characteristics of such cells. However, there is very little comparative information on the effects of different connexins on cancer cell growth. We hypothesized that Cx26, Cx32, or Cx43 would display differential growth suppression of C6 glioma cells and uniquely modulate the bystander effect following transduction of C6 cells with HSVtk followed by suicide gene therapy. The bystander phenomenon is the death of a greater number of tumor cells than are expressing ...


Visual Literacy: Tools For Visual Image Analysis, J. Connelly Dec 2005

Visual Literacy: Tools For Visual Image Analysis, J. Connelly

Dr. CONNELLY, Jennifer

No abstract provided.


Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams Dec 2005

Tears, Fears, And The Dreaded 5-Paragraph Essay: Encouraging Your Students To Write In English, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Presentation at the Indiana Department of Education ESL K-12 Conference, 2006.


Expectations For Your Program, Sandie Waters Dec 2005

Expectations For Your Program, Sandie Waters

Sandie H Waters

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Christie, F. Language Education In The Primary Years, J. Connelly Dec 2005

Book Review: Christie, F. Language Education In The Primary Years, J. Connelly

Dr. CONNELLY, Jennifer

No abstract provided.


Enhanced Neurite Outgrowth In Pc12 Cells Mediated By Connexin Hemichannels And Atp, Daniel Belliveau, M. Bani-Yagoub, R. Mcgirr, C. Naus, W. Rushlow Dec 2005

Enhanced Neurite Outgrowth In Pc12 Cells Mediated By Connexin Hemichannels And Atp, Daniel Belliveau, M. Bani-Yagoub, R. Mcgirr, C. Naus, W. Rushlow

Daniel J. Belliveau

Gap junctions have traditionally been described as transmembrane channels that facilitate intercellular communication via the passage of small molecules. Connexins, the basic building blocks of gap junctions, are expressed in most mammalian tissues including the developing and adult central nervous system. During brain development, connexins are temporally and spatially regulated suggesting they play an important role in the proper formation of the central nervous system. In the current study, connexins 32 and 43 were overexpressed in PC12 cells to determine whether connexins are involved in neuronal differentiation. Both connexin 32 and 43 were appropriately trafficked to the cell membrane following ...


Carrick Teaching And Learning Grant, University Of New England, Armidale, Nsw, Australia, J. Connelly Dec 2005

Carrick Teaching And Learning Grant, University Of New England, Armidale, Nsw, Australia, J. Connelly

Dr. CONNELLY, Jennifer

Effective employment of Interactive Whiteboards in tertiary teaching Duration: 2006-2007 Funding: AUS$10,000


From Student To Student: Strategies For Successfully Gaining Graduate Teaching Experience, Sandie Waters, Rick West, Drew Polly, Sanghoon Park Dec 2005

From Student To Student: Strategies For Successfully Gaining Graduate Teaching Experience, Sandie Waters, Rick West, Drew Polly, Sanghoon Park

Sandie H Waters

No abstract provided.


Networking In Aect, Sandie Waters, Clif Mimms Dec 2005

Networking In Aect, Sandie Waters, Clif Mimms

Sandie H Waters

No abstract provided.


Moderation, Modesty, Creativity, And Criticalness: A Chinese-American Medical Professor Speaks., Gulbahar Beckett, Jianhua Zhang Dec 2005

Moderation, Modesty, Creativity, And Criticalness: A Chinese-American Medical Professor Speaks., Gulbahar Beckett, Jianhua Zhang

Gulbahar Beckett

The number of minority scholars in North American universities and
colleges has increased steadily since the 1980s (Harvey, 2003; U.S.
Department of Education, 2002). This has resulted in some publications
that explore various issues encountered by minority scholars in general
(e.g., Belcher & Conner, 2001; Braine, 1999; Kingston-Mann & Sieber,
2001) and female faculty in particular (Li, 2005; Liang, 2005; Lin et al., 2004;
Vargas, 2002). This body of work shows that minority faculty encounter various
challenges in their work. For example, Braine (1999) describes being
underappreciated as an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor in the
United States ...


Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison Dec 2005

Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


Transitions Within The Community College: Pathways To Access And Inclusion., Linda S. Hagedorn, George M. Prather Dec 2005

Transitions Within The Community College: Pathways To Access And Inclusion., Linda S. Hagedorn, George M. Prather

Linda Serra Hagedorn

Community colleges are often criticized for the low numbers of students who ostensibly appear successful. This article takes a unique look a the pathways many community college students take and redefines success as transition. Using the full population of the Los Angeles Community College District, this article examines the intra-institutional transitions of 1) remedial to college level, 2) English as a second language to traditional college courses, and 3) lower to higher academic goals. Analyses revealed that: 1) those students at the lowest levels of developmental English and Math were much less likely to transition than those who began their ...


What Are We Trippin' On?: Transgressing The Fault Lines In Research On The Preparation Of Multicultural Educators., Carl A. Grant, Vonzell Agosto Dec 2005

What Are We Trippin' On?: Transgressing The Fault Lines In Research On The Preparation Of Multicultural Educators., Carl A. Grant, Vonzell Agosto

Vonzell Agosto

How do we prepare multicultural educators? The purpose of the chapter is to discuss some of the research in multicultural teacher education that speaks to, and in doing so, participates in the life of this enduring problem. In what direction might other rationales and lines of inquiry lead the research in multicultural teacher education.


Integrating Technology: Best-Use Practices For English Language Learners In Mainstream Classrooms, Ruth Ban, Li Jin, Robert Summers, Katherin Eisenhower Dec 2005

Integrating Technology: Best-Use Practices For English Language Learners In Mainstream Classrooms, Ruth Ban, Li Jin, Robert Summers, Katherin Eisenhower

Li Jin

No abstract provided.


Science Education On The U.S./Mexico Border: Field-Based Studies For Future Teachers In Bilingual/Binational Schools, William H. Robertson, Judith Munter, Claudia V. Garcia Dec 2005

Science Education On The U.S./Mexico Border: Field-Based Studies For Future Teachers In Bilingual/Binational Schools, William H. Robertson, Judith Munter, Claudia V. Garcia

William H. Robertson

The University of Texas at El Paso’s field-based program of studies for future teachers provides opportunities for powerful learning through a dialectical union of reflection and action. Methods courses in academic disciplines are linked with seminars and coursework on community partnerships, critical pedagogy and culturally responsive education. This article illustrates the processes of planning, implementation and evaluation of this approach, highlighting the impacts of community service learning. Parents, students and future teachers interact in workshops that center on validating native language literacy, increasing parental involvement and providing conceptually correct science education. The project indicates that two-way dual language programs ...