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Improving Literacy Teaching Through Structured Collaborative Inquiry In Classroom And University Clinical Settings, Catherine Rosemary, P. Freppon, Kathryn Kinnucan-Welsch Sep 2015

Improving Literacy Teaching Through Structured Collaborative Inquiry In Classroom And University Clinical Settings, Catherine Rosemary, P. Freppon, Kathryn Kinnucan-Welsch

Kathryn A. Kinnucan-Welsch

No abstract provided.


Shared Commitment, Differing Visions: Diversity And The Challenges Of Taking Affirmative Action In Faculty Hiring, David Shutkin, Jason Earle, Thomas Kelly Jul 2013

Shared Commitment, Differing Visions: Diversity And The Challenges Of Taking Affirmative Action In Faculty Hiring, David Shutkin, Jason Earle, Thomas Kelly

Thomas E. Kelly

No abstract provided.


Navigating The Transition From School To Work: Implications For The Emotional Well-Being Of Young People, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman, John Ainley Feb 2012

Navigating The Transition From School To Work: Implications For The Emotional Well-Being Of Young People, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman, John Ainley

Kylie Hillman

No abstract provided.


Navigating The Transition From School To Work: Implications For The Emotional Well-Being Of Young People, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman, John Ainley Jan 2012

Navigating The Transition From School To Work: Implications For The Emotional Well-Being Of Young People, Julie Mcmillan, Kylie Hillman, John Ainley

Dr John Ainley

No abstract provided.


It Works For Me, Too! More Shared Tips For Effective Teaching, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

It Works For Me, Too! More Shared Tips For Effective Teaching, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

In the four years since our first book on teaching, we have noticed both on our campus and around the country a new emphasis on the instructor as teacher (vs. scholar). We have read books on the subject, attended the prestigious Lilly Conference, helped establish a Teaching & Learning Center on our campus (Hal served as its first director), and written for new journals focusing on pedagogy. It Works For Me, Too! is our contribution to the Renaissance in College Pedagogy, our attempt to fuel this brightening interest in effective teaching. Like its predecessor, this book is a compilation of tips from workers in the collegiate trenches, but this time our contributors (some volunteers, some drafted) reflect the national interest in this subject and come from all around the country. We begin with a few theoretical approaches, but the major focus of IWFMT (not exactly a memorable acronym) is that average day in the classroom and what momentary magic some instructor has injected into the mix to make the experience much more than average. Sometimes the advice is general, but usually it’s specific. While the advisor may be in a different discipline than you, we have every confidence that you will be able to use this information in your area. After all, most of us weren’t born good teachers ®¢ we made ourselves that. During an observation last fall, Charlie watched as an instructor had her students reproduce exactly what Keats described on that famed Grecian urn. He went immediately into his Am Lit I class and had his students draw up the floor plan for the turret in which Lady Rowena is suddenly transformed into the lost love Ligeia. Only when his class could actually picture that pentagonal structure could they begin to see what magic might have transpired that fateful night. The best tips aren’t only shared; they are borrowed, reshaped, and adapted to one’s own philosophy, and, as John D. MacDonald once said about good writing making more good readers, that reworking makes us all much better teachers. So, read and adapt. Show Less


Drawing On Memory: A Technique For Making Short Fiction Come Alive, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Drawing On Memory: A Technique For Making Short Fiction Come Alive, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Considers how to get today's schoolchild and college student to move from the words to the picture, then back again. Explores the teaching technique of having students draw what the piece of literature describes. Finds that drawing the visual image provides a much better chance of understanding a work's significance. Describes how to apply this idea with a homework assignment.


Making The Right Call: Criteria For Choosing Short Fiction, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Making The Right Call: Criteria For Choosing Short Fiction, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Notes that teachers who teach short fiction must consider several things when choosing which works to teach. Describes criteria the authors use when selecting works for their literature classes (World Literature Survey, American Literature, and Principles of Literary Study). Concludes by affirming the importance of choosing short fiction.


Evaluating The Work Of Teachers In Australian Schools : Vision And Reality, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson, Rod Chadbourne Apr 2010

Evaluating The Work Of Teachers In Australian Schools : Vision And Reality, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson, Rod Chadbourne

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Given the importance of effective teacher evaluation to successful teaching and learning, it is surprising that many of the research findings in this area are being ignored. Discredited procedures continue to survive and are even born again within reinvented systems of bureaucratic and managerial control This paper argues for an approach to teacher evaluation that reflects the findings of contemporary research. It falls into three parts. The first part reviews the relevant literature and distills some features and principles that underpin successful policy and practice. The second part describes a case study that was part of a research project, begun ...


Some Perspectives On The Development Of Professional Standards-Based Teacher Assessments, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson Apr 2010

Some Perspectives On The Development Of Professional Standards-Based Teacher Assessments, Elizabeth Kleinhenz, Lawrence Ingvarson

Dr Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Commissioned report prepared for the Interim Committee for the NSW Institute of Teachers.


Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire 2000, Adrian Beavis, John Ainley, Gerald Elsworth, B Guthrie Jul 2009

Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire 2000, Adrian Beavis, John Ainley, Gerald Elsworth, B Guthrie

Dr John Ainley

This report describes the views of graduates from Australian universities on their experience of postgraduate research. It focuses specifically on graduates who completed their courses of study in 2000 but also references the previous cohort of postgraduate research students. The Post-Graduate Research Experience Questionnaire enables graduates to express their degree of agreement or disagreement on the following facets of their courses : quality of supervision; intellectual climate of the department in which the respondent was based; development of skills; quality of the infrastructure provided by the university; the thesis examination process; and the clarity of goals and expectations.


Simple: A Proposal For A Synchronous Internet Music Performance Learning Environment, Fredrick Miller Dec 2002

Simple: A Proposal For A Synchronous Internet Music Performance Learning Environment, Fredrick Miller

Fred Miller

This paper proposes an Internet based e-learning environment for building ensemble playing proficiency for musicians. With the growing availability of broadband connections, the Internet offers new opportunities for musicians to play together synchronously from disparate locations. An e-learning environment for ensemble music performance would facilitate and simplify the creation of ensemble performance skills by offering a number of services for musicians. It would emphasize the learning of tacit musical knowledge particularly important to improvisational music performances. The heart of this e-learning initiative is the use of a proposed new tool set to enable real-time synchronous rehearsals among musicians at different ...


Association Between Intended And Attained Algebra Curriculum In Timss 1998/1999 For Ten Countries, Alla Routitsky, Susan Zammit Nov 2002

Association Between Intended And Attained Algebra Curriculum In Timss 1998/1999 For Ten Countries, Alla Routitsky, Susan Zammit

Dr Alla Routitsky

The Third International Mathematics and Science Study- Repeat 1998/1999 (TIMSS) assessed the mathematics and science achievement of students in their second year of high school. In addition to achievement tests, extensive information was collected from students and teachers. Of the 38 countries that took part, the overall results in mathematics of eleven countries, including Australia were not statistically different. Following the TIMSS research model, this article examines the association between three levels of curriculum, the intended curriculum, the implemented and the attained curriculum. In particular, this paper compares the achievement in four algebra topics for those students whose teachers ...


Preservice Preparation For The Urban Context, William Sharpton, Renee Casbergue, Kyle Scafide Nov 2002

Preservice Preparation For The Urban Context, William Sharpton, Renee Casbergue, Kyle Scafide

Kyle Scafide

Describes decision points facing teacher education programs with an urban focus. Provides examples of strategies resulting from each decision point from the perspectives of researchers involved in an effort to redesign an urban teacher education program at the University of New Orleans. (SLD)


The Influence Of It : Perspectives From Five Australian Schools, John Ainley, D Banks, M Fleming Nov 2002

The Influence Of It : Perspectives From Five Australian Schools, John Ainley, D Banks, M Fleming

Dr John Ainley

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are now widespread in Australian schools but with variation in how, where, when and how much they are used. Computers may be located in a computer laboratory, distributed throughout the school, or students may use their own laptop computers. IT may be a subject in its own right or ICT may be used across all areas of the curriculum. It is how ICT is used in the school setting that is important in providing students with the skills to be participate in a 'knowledge society'. This paper examines the ways in which information and communication ...


An Analysis Of Instructional Components And Their Effects On Task Engagement And Self-Aggression Within A Classroom Setting, John J. Wheeler, Stacy L. Carter, Michael R. Mayton, Rebekah A. Thomas Nov 2002

An Analysis Of Instructional Components And Their Effects On Task Engagement And Self-Aggression Within A Classroom Setting, John J. Wheeler, Stacy L. Carter, Michael R. Mayton, Rebekah A. Thomas

John J. Wheeler

A brief structural analysis of instructional variables assessed levels of task engagement and self-aggression behavior in a seven-year- old child with multiple disabilities. Results indicated increased levels of task-engagement and reduced levels of self-aggression as stepwise changes in treatment components occurred, validating use of structural analysis of instructional variables in the classroom setting.


Involving Faculty In Aod Prevention, Charles G. Eberly, Becky Markwell Nov 2002

Involving Faculty In Aod Prevention, Charles G. Eberly, Becky Markwell

Charles G. Eberly

This presentation was done with the Director of the Illinois Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Other Drug and Violence Prevention to suggest avenues that campus prevention specialists might use to involve college and university faculty members in AOD prevention


Environmental Management: An Approach To Alcohol And Other Drug (Aod) Prevention, Charles G. Eberly, Becky Markwell Nov 2002

Environmental Management: An Approach To Alcohol And Other Drug (Aod) Prevention, Charles G. Eberly, Becky Markwell

Charles G. Eberly

This PowerPoint presentation was done with the Director of the Illinois Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Other Drug and Violence Prevention to showcase the concept of environmental management as a means of AOD prevention to professional counselors


Internal Journeys Of College Presidents: Diary Reflections About Leadership And Values: Part Iii, Stephen Nelson Oct 2002

Internal Journeys Of College Presidents: Diary Reflections About Leadership And Values: Part Iii, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

One thing which presidents are supposed to do, to know and understand, and, most importantly, to be able to communicate to various publics and constituencies both within and beyond the gates is the true, lasting values, and importance of education. Shortly after the September 11th attacks, Roseann Runte, President of Old Dominion University, reflected on these important considerations for educators, now in the "new" context of the sensitivities and vulnerabilities, but also urgencies created by the unprecedented attacks by enemies on American soil.


The Caufield Family Of Writers In The Catcher In The Rye, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Oct 2002

The Caufield Family Of Writers In The Catcher In The Rye, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Moody's Blues, Hal Charles Oct 2002

Moody's Blues, Hal Charles

Charlie Sweet

No abstract provided.


Developing A Rich Assessment Task, Gayl O'Connor Oct 2002

Developing A Rich Assessment Task, Gayl O'Connor

Gayl O'Connor

No abstract provided.


Ict Acheivers Program, Anne-Marie Chase, Greg Powell Oct 2002

Ict Acheivers Program, Anne-Marie Chase, Greg Powell

Dr Anne-Marie Chase

On 6 February 2002, the Minister for Innovation, Industry and Regional Development announced the 50 successful schools to pilot the ICT Achievers Program.


Using Backward Design To Facilitate Technology Integration, Vivian Johnson Oct 2002

Using Backward Design To Facilitate Technology Integration, Vivian Johnson

Vivian Johnson

Presentation sponsored by Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES) Education Technology Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Review Of The Book Reflections On Multiliterate Lives, Elizabeth C. Scheyder Oct 2002

Review Of The Book Reflections On Multiliterate Lives, Elizabeth C. Scheyder

Elizabeth C Scheyder

Many authors write books and papers about deficits in second language teaching and competence, shining a spotlight on what teachers are doing “wrong” or what students are lacking. In this volume, Diane Belcher and Ulla Connor set out to provide a model that bypasses these negative perspectives and showcases success stories in second (or nth) language learning. The result is a compilation of auto-ethnographies from 18 adults with successful professional careers who were asked to provide their “L1/L2 literacy autobiograph(ies)” (p. 209).


Application Of Steaming Video And Flash Animation For Teaching Analytical Chemistry, Mark Anderson Oct 2002

Application Of Steaming Video And Flash Animation For Teaching Analytical Chemistry, Mark Anderson

Mark R. Anderson

No abstract is currently available.


Benchmarks Of Good Legal Writing, Timothy Blevins Oct 2002

Benchmarks Of Good Legal Writing, Timothy Blevins

Timothy D Blevins

The first in what was to be a series of articles dealing with refinement in legal documents. Future articles in the series were not published when the publisher realigned its publication policies.


Report From The Front Lines: Multilingual Training-Of-Trainers For Refugee Interpreters, Holly Mikkelson, Sharon Neumann Solow Oct 2002

Report From The Front Lines: Multilingual Training-Of-Trainers For Refugee Interpreters, Holly Mikkelson, Sharon Neumann Solow

Holly Mikkelson

No abstract provided.


Internal Journeys Of College Presidents: Diary Reflections About Leadership And Values: Part Ii, Stephen Nelson Sep 2002

Internal Journeys Of College Presidents: Diary Reflections About Leadership And Values: Part Ii, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Beyond these demands on their personal lives and those of their partners and families of presidents are the larger, and in many ways more difficult, relentless passages which must be navigated in the life of institutions and in the office of the president. These are the points of intersection, to name just a few of the forces, between and among leadership dynamics, the organizational culture of the college, its institutional saga, its diverse and often competing constituencies, and its stated and unstated mission and purpose. Here the very real politics and the necessary use of human capital takes place. Frank ...


Community Participation In Tourism Development: A Social Representations Approach, William Feighery Sep 2002

Community Participation In Tourism Development: A Social Representations Approach, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.


(Dis)United Nation: Representing England Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery Sep 2002

(Dis)United Nation: Representing England Through Tourism Discourse, William Feighery

William Feighery

No abstract provided.