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Why Creativity, Why Now?, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Why Creativity, Why Now?, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

In 2006 the Association of American Colleges and Universities surveyed 306 businesses to determine the most valuable skills that institutions of higher learning should be teaching, and the Top Three were (in order) teamwork, critical thinking, and communication. Yet in 2010 when IBM’s Institute for Business Values asked 1500 chief executives what leadership competency they championed above all others, voters selected none of the winners from three years before. Instead, the new American idol was creativity.


Bloody Ground: Stories Of Mystery And Intrigue From Kentucky, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Bloody Ground: Stories Of Mystery And Intrigue From Kentucky, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

In the 1770's before Daniel Boone finally settled at Boonesborough, he made many forays into "Cantucke," mentally mapping the territory, taking what game he could, and establishing relationships with the Shawnee and settlers. He started with a curiosity about a land he knew little of and ended up becoming its most famous inhabitant. In the 1970's in Richmond, about ten miles from Boone's fort, we sat down in a booth at a local McDonald's and started writing--short stories, plays, novels, magazine columns, newspaper articles, and academic papers. One of us was a native Kentuckian and the ...


"Both Sides Now" Ii: Some Practical Suggestions For Creative Writing Exercises In The Literature Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

"Both Sides Now" Ii: Some Practical Suggestions For Creative Writing Exercises In The Literature Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Outlines effective and practical creative writing assignments given to literature students. Concludes that writing short, imaginative summaries provides a change of pace from the usual lecture, discussion, and group work formats of literature classes.


"Both Sides Now" Iii: A Creative Writing Exercise In The Literature Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

"Both Sides Now" Iii: A Creative Writing Exercise In The Literature Classroom, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Details a creative writing assignment used in literature classes to help students better grasp the principles of literature from the inside out. Suggests this method should be employed more often in survey classes.


"Both Sides Now": The Evolution Of An Approach To Teaching Fiction, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

"Both Sides Now": The Evolution Of An Approach To Teaching Fiction, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Discusses the connections between creative writing and literary criticism. Explains experience of combining a literature and creative writing class. Concludes the combination results in both groups gaining a greater understanding of each others' crafts.


Teacher Evaluation Uncoupled : A Discussion Of Teacher Evaluation Policies And Practices In Australian States And Their Relation To Quality Teaching And Learning, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson, Rod Chadbourne Apr 2010

Teacher Evaluation Uncoupled : A Discussion Of Teacher Evaluation Policies And Practices In Australian States And Their Relation To Quality Teaching And Learning, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson, Rod Chadbourne

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

No abstract provided.


How Not To Evaluate Teachers, Lawrence Ingvarson, Elizabeth Kleinhenz Apr 2010

How Not To Evaluate Teachers, Lawrence Ingvarson, Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

This article discusses attempts in the United Kingdom to link teacher pay to performance, highlighting the difficulty of developing a fair and credible system for assessing teacher performance.


Common Data Set 2000-01, Sharon Schmidtz Dec 2001

Common Data Set 2000-01, Sharon Schmidtz

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Common data set for 2000-2001.


School Internet Grading Programs, Michael Grossman Dec 2001

School Internet Grading Programs, Michael Grossman

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of implementing a software program that would allow classroom teachers to post student grades and assignments on the Internet. This study measured the improvement in the grades of the students who used this Internet program. The research was limited to four physical science classes at Camden County Technical Schools (CCTS). Ninety-four students participated in this study. Fifty students were given access to their grades and assignments on the Internet and forty-four students were not given access to their grades and assignments on the Internet. The research data was generated by ...


Sports News Release, Cedarville University Dec 2001

Sports News Release, Cedarville University

Women's Cross Country News Releases

No abstract provided.


Xavier University's Discovering Life Science Program Evaluation Final Report, Steven R. Rogg Dec 2001

Xavier University's Discovering Life Science Program Evaluation Final Report, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

This document is the final report of the external evaluation of the project entitled: Implementing Inquiry and Technology in a Biology Lab for Pre–service Teachers and Non-majors embodied in Xavier University’s laboratory course Biol-125: Discovering Life Science and funded under the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (HER.) award no. DUE#99-50373. The period of NSF funding for this two-year project of the NSF/HER/DUE Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program was June 1, 1999 through May 31, 2001. There are several accomplishments that the University ...


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2001, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Dec 2001

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2001, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Study Examines Conflict Between Sleep Needs And School Start Time, Kay Hyatt Dec 2001

Study Examines Conflict Between Sleep Needs And School Start Time, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

Teens' struggles to get up in the morning and stay awake in class have more to do with science than with stereotyping. But delaying the start time of school to accommodate those sleep needs is more complicated and far reaching than a simple internal adjustment, according to a recent report from the University of Maine


Fall Commencement [Program], December 22, 2001, University Of Northern Iowa Dec 2001

Fall Commencement [Program], December 22, 2001, University Of Northern Iowa

UNI Commencement Programs

The program of the commencement ceremonies, including a list of institutional leadership, a list of the departments by college, awards given at the ceremonies, and a list of undergraduate and graduate degree candidates.


A Study To Determine The Impact Of The Picture Exchange Communication System On Challenging Behaviors In Adults With Autism, Stephanie M. Belsanti Dec 2001

A Study To Determine The Impact Of The Picture Exchange Communication System On Challenging Behaviors In Adults With Autism, Stephanie M. Belsanti

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if an increase in communication skills, over an 80 week period, in adults with autism would decrease challenging behaviors. The sample in this study consisted of 3 adult males diagnosed with autism and no verbal communication skills. The participants were between the ages of 24 and 27 and attended a data treatment center, which was used as the training environment in the current study.

The Picture Exchange Communication System was the primary treatment for three adults who have no verbal language and are diagnosed with autism. Treatment sessions were conducted throughout the ...


Funding Available For Umaine Early Intervention Graduate Courses, Kay Hyatt Dec 2001

Funding Available For Umaine Early Intervention Graduate Courses, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

Full tuition is available for four graduate-level, special education courses to be offered by the University during the spring 2002 semester. Funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant, the early intervention courses are funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant and will be taught at sites around the state.

The courses are provided collaboratively by UMaine's College of Education and Human Development and Center for Community Inclusion. Students may pursue either a master's degree with a specialization in early intervention or the state endorsement (certification) option required for a Maine Teacher of Young Children ...


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 026, Number 20, December 17, 2001, Grand Valley State University Dec 2001

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 026, Number 20, December 17, 2001, Grand Valley State University

2001-2002, Volume 26

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Environmental Economics A Teacher's Guide, Sandra Allmond Bagley Dec 2001

Environmental Economics A Teacher's Guide, Sandra Allmond Bagley

Theses & Honors Papers

The purpose of this thesis is to incorporate economics into lectures on environmental issues. This guide introduces several environmental issues, discusses the laws and regulations governing these issues, and discusses the economic instruments discussed in this guide are those that have been incorporated into environmental laws. These instruments allow environmental protection goals to be met at the least cost. Economic instruments are more flexible than command and control regulations and allow firms to choose the least cost method of reaching goals. Economic instruments also encourage advances in new technology. Students will be more receptive to the concept of using economics ...


Hawks' Eye -- December 17, 2001, Roger Williams University Dec 2001

Hawks' Eye -- December 17, 2001, Roger Williams University

The Hawk's Eye

No abstract provided.


Middle School Educators Honored, Kay Hyatt Dec 2001

Middle School Educators Honored, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

The Maine Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE) honored exemplary educators at its 2001 annual fall conference. Nearly 400 middle level educators from across Maine as well as visitors from New Hampshire, Virginia and Ohio attended the event held at Sugarloaf USA.

MAMLE is the professional association of teachers, administrators and parents who have joined together to support the development of quality programs to serve the needs of young adolescents. It exists to promote a better understanding of middle grades education and serves as a source of ideas, information and support.


Fy2001 Annual Report On Research And Development, University Of Maine System Dec 2001

Fy2001 Annual Report On Research And Development, University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine System is required to submit in January of each year an annual report on the utilization of state research appropriations for operations and state research capital bonds. The report is to cover the most recently completed fiscal year.


Umaine Students Recognized For Academic Achievement, Kay Hyatt Dec 2001

Umaine Students Recognized For Academic Achievement, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

One hundred students in The University of Maine's College of Education and Human Development were recognized recently for outstanding academic achievement. The students, representing communities throughout Maine, seven other states and Canada, were honored at the Presidential Academic Achievement Award Ceremony, attended by faculty and family members.


Fall Commencement Program, December 15, 2001, Coastal Carolina University Dec 2001

Fall Commencement Program, December 15, 2001, Coastal Carolina University

Commencement Programs

Program of Commencement Exercises at Coastal Carolina University.


Commencement Program [Undergraduate Fall 2001], St. Cloud State University Dec 2001

Commencement Program [Undergraduate Fall 2001], St. Cloud State University

Commencement Programs

St. Cloud State University commencement program for fall 2001 (Undergraduate)


Cedarville Vs. Point Park, Cedarville University Dec 2001

Cedarville Vs. Point Park, Cedarville University

Women's Basketball Statistics

No abstract provided.


Armstrong Commencement Program, Armstrong Atlantic State University Dec 2001

Armstrong Commencement Program, Armstrong Atlantic State University

Armstrong Commencement Programs

Graduation program for this commencement from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia on December 15, 2001. The program includes an order of ceremony and list of graduates.


Video Conference On Oklahoma A+ Schools: December 14, 2001, The Davinci Institute Dec 2001

Video Conference On Oklahoma A+ Schools: December 14, 2001, The Davinci Institute

Minutes and Agendas

A OneNet video conference took place on Friday, December 14, 2001 from 9:00 am -10:45 am at the Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education.

OneNet discussion - Mr. Johnson explained that the capabilities of OneNet varied from state to state. He informed the participants that today’s conference was being conducted through H.323 which was also available in at least 1000 if not as many as 2000 classrooms in Oklahoma. He also reported that Oklahoma is the busiest IP based network which can allow for instantaneous K- 12 meetings easily and economically. He added that both North Carolina and ...


General Meeting: December 14, 2001, The Davinci Institute Dec 2001

General Meeting: December 14, 2001, The Davinci Institute

Minutes and Agendas

A general meting of The DaVinci Institute was held Friday, December 14, 2001, 3:10- 5:00 p.m. at the Oklahoma Educational television Network.


Fall Commencement Ceremony, University Of North Florida Dec 2001

Fall Commencement Ceremony, University Of North Florida

Commencement Printed Materials

Program for the Fall Commencement ceremonies held at UNF Arena.


Commencement Program [Graduate Fall 2001], St. Cloud State University Dec 2001

Commencement Program [Graduate Fall 2001], St. Cloud State University

Commencement Programs

St. Cloud State University commencement program for fall 2001 (Graduate)