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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.


The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2001, University Of Iowa Dec 2001

The University Of Iowa End Of Session Class Counts, Fall 2001, University Of Iowa

University of Iowa Class Count

The class count report offers a breakdown of course enrollment by course section and the students' primary program of study program college and student classification.


Common Data Set 2000-01, Sharon Schmidtz Dec 2001

Common Data Set 2000-01, Sharon Schmidtz

Office of Survey Research

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 ...


A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2001-2002, University Of Iowa Dec 2001

A Profile Of Students Enrolled At The University Of Iowa, Winter Session 2001-2002, University Of Iowa

Profile of Students Enrolled at the University of Iowa

No abstract provided.


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.


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.


The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees For Fall 2002 And Spring 2003, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar Dec 2001

The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees For Fall 2002 And Spring 2003, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar

University of Iowa Tuition and Fees

No abstract provided.


The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees For Summer 2002, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar Dec 2001

The University Of Iowa Tuition And Fees For Summer 2002, University Of Iowa, Office Of The Registrar

University of Iowa Tuition and Fees

No abstract provided.


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 ...


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, Dissertations & 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

Hawk's Eye

No abstract provided.


Ua12/6 Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony, Wku Diversity Programs Dec 2001

Ua12/6 Outstanding Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony, Wku Diversity Programs

WKU Archives Records

Program recognizing outstanding Black graduates of WKU. Each person is listed giving their home town, degree, organizations, future aspirations and personal statements of gratitude.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 2001

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Meeting regarding the budget, Coalition of Senate & Faculty Leadership statement on governance, curriculum committee and health insurance.


College Senate Minutes December 13, 2001, Bronx Community College Senate Dec 2001

College Senate Minutes December 13, 2001, Bronx Community College Senate

Senate Minutes

Minutes for the meeting of the College Senate on December 13, 2001.


The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 13, 2001, Marshall University Faculty Senate Dec 2001

The Minutes Of The Marshall University Faculty Senate Meeting, December 13, 2001, Marshall University Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Senate Meeting, December 12, 2001, Academic Senate Dec 2001

Senate Meeting, December 12, 2001, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Curriculum Committee Minutes December 11, 2001, Bronx Community College Curriculum Committee Dec 2001

Curriculum Committee Minutes December 11, 2001, Bronx Community College Curriculum Committee

Senate Minutes

Minutes for the meeting of the Curriculum Committee on December 11, 2001.


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Grand Valley Forum, Volume 026, Number 19, December 10, 2001, Grand Valley State University Dec 2001

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 026, Number 19, December 10, 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.


University Of Northern Iowa Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda, December 10, 2001, University Of Northern Iowa. Faculty Senate. Dec 2001

University Of Northern Iowa Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda, December 10, 2001, University Of Northern Iowa. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Documents

Meeting agenda from the Faculty Senate of the University of Northern Iowa.