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University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Dec 2004

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, December Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha Fall Strategic Planning Advance, November 15, 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Nov 2004

University Of Nebraska At Omaha Fall Strategic Planning Advance, November 15, 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Strategic Planning Forums

University of Nebraska at Omaha Fall Strategic Planning Advance, November 15, 2004.


Lies My Teacher Told Me, Franklin Titus Thompson Nov 2004

Lies My Teacher Told Me, Franklin Titus Thompson

Teacher Education Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

“We believe it is the duty of both policy makers and educators to identify qualified minority youth and place them in channels that ensure success.” The ultimate objective of any college minority recruitment and retention effort should be to train and cultivate qualified students of color for leadership in their community, as well as the general society. The existence of special problems and conditions within certain communities is well documented. Although the success of university-community collaboration efforts varies from one community to the next, most college officials nonetheless find themselves calling for greater representation and participation.This workshop will present ...


What Factors Contribute To The Success Of African American Women In Science And Mathematics: Do Teaching Techniques Matter, Sheryl Mcglamery Nov 2004

What Factors Contribute To The Success Of African American Women In Science And Mathematics: Do Teaching Techniques Matter, Sheryl Mcglamery

Teacher Education Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

The session content will focus on the author's research about effective teaching techniques that engage and assist African American women (and others) in succeeding in science and mathematics courses. Several case studies will highlight the effective practice focus of this session.


Struggling With Declining Diversity In Professional Programs, Sandra Squires, Melodee Landis Nov 2004

Struggling With Declining Diversity In Professional Programs, Sandra Squires, Melodee Landis

Special Education and Communication Disorders Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

In 2001, women faculty began a study of minority enrollment in UNO's College of Education. They'll overview their demographic analysis, review of the literature, interviews, collaborative efforts with Latino and Native American community agencies and other struggles as white women trying to address the decline of diversity in their institution.


Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto Nov 2004

Shap'n & Shak'n Institutions Of Color, Peter Szto

Social Work Faculty Proceedings & Presentations

The aim of this paper is to present an analysis of institutional racism for higher education. The paper outlines a critique of the race construct as a strategy to advance campus diversity and multicultural learning. The critique provides conceptual clarity and organizing strategies to advance antiracism within institutions.


Improving Instructional Practice: The Value Of Classroom Goal Teams As Measured By Elementary Teachers' Perceptions, Debra J. Easton Rodenburg Nov 2004

Improving Instructional Practice: The Value Of Classroom Goal Teams As Measured By Elementary Teachers' Perceptions, Debra J. Easton Rodenburg

Student Work

Student achievement is in the forefront of education as never before. Educators, parents, business leaders, community members, and politicians are all actively watching reports of student achievement. Wong (2003) found in more than 200 studies, the only way to improve student achievement is with a knowledgeable and skillful teacher. The expertise of a teacher is a critical variable in effecting student achievement (Marzano, 2003). In this study, Classroom Goals Team Project (CGTP) was utilized as a professional development program to bring about improvements in teaching and learning in an effort to positively impact student achievement. The CGTP, implemented in a ...


Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, October 27, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Oct 2004

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, October 27, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, October 27, 2004.


Spr Bulletin, Spring 2004, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity Oct 2004

Spr Bulletin, Spring 2004, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity

Sponsored Programs Bulletins

This bulletin features Recent Grant Recipients.


Completions 2003-04, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 2004

Completions 2003-04, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Completions

IPEDS Completions annual report contains the following information:

  • Number of awards conferred by program, by level, and by race/ethnicity and gender of recipient
  • Number of completers, separately by race/ethnicity, gender, age and level of award


Fact Book 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 2004

Fact Book 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Fact Book

The Fact Book has been designed to present a variety of information and data about the University, in a concise, easily-used format. Included are details regarding student and faculty. Generally, data are broken out by college, rank, level, gender, age and ethnicity for both spring and fall semesters.


Enrollment Report - Fall 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 2004

Enrollment Report - Fall 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


The Cadre Project: A Retention Study, Sheryl Mcglamery, Nancy A. Edick Dr. Oct 2004

The Cadre Project: A Retention Study, Sheryl Mcglamery, Nancy A. Edick Dr.

Teacher Education Faculty Publications

I his article describes the findings of a study of leachcr retention and the effectiveness of one induction program, the Career Advancement and Development for Recruits and Experienced teachers (CADRE) Project, in helping teachers remain in the profession. National statistics report teacher attrition rate to be 40 percent over five years. CADRE participants have a retention rule ol 89 percent over five years.


Common Data Set 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Oct 2004

Common Data Set 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Common Data Sets

Common Data Set (2004 - 2005) for the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 22, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Sep 2004

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 22, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 22, 2004.


Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 1, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee Sep 2004

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 1, 2004, Uno Strategic Planning Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Strategic Planning Steering Committee Summary, September 1, 2004.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, August Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Aug 2004

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, August Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Enrollment Report - Summer 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jul 2004

Enrollment Report - Summer 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha Spring Strategic Planning Advance, May 10, 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness May 2004

University Of Nebraska At Omaha Spring Strategic Planning Advance, May 10, 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Strategic Planning Forums

University of Nebraska at Omaha Spring Strategic Planning Advance, May 10, 2004.


University Of Nebraska At Omaha, May Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha May 2004

University Of Nebraska At Omaha, May Commencement 2004, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Commencement Programs

No abstract provided.


Spr Bulletin, Fall 2003, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity Apr 2004

Spr Bulletin, Fall 2003, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity

Sponsored Programs Bulletins

This bulletin features Recent Grant Recipients.


Enrollment Report - Spring 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Apr 2004

Enrollment Report - Spring 2004, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

Enrollment Reports

The Enrollment Report provides administrative and delivery-site information on enrollment headcount and student credit hours, as well as the demographic characteristics of enrolled students. The purpose of this profile is to provide the undergraduate and graduate enrollments and student credit hour information by college or equivalent academic unit, class, gender and ethnicity.


Service-Learning Projects Enhance Student Learning In Strategic Management Courses, John Angelidis, Igor Tomic, Nabil A. Ibrahim Apr 2004

Service-Learning Projects Enhance Student Learning In Strategic Management Courses, John Angelidis, Igor Tomic, Nabil A. Ibrahim

Service Learning, General

Academia has been criticized for Its supposed isolation from society and its lack of emphasis on practical applications and hands-on experience. Institutions of higher education are responding to this criticism by incorporating experiential service-learning in their curricula. One business course which is particularly appropriate for integrating service-learning into the curriculum is Strategic Management.


Middle School Service-Learning Instructional Framework, Maryland State Department Of Education Apr 2004

Middle School Service-Learning Instructional Framework, Maryland State Department Of Education

Curriculum

Students have enormous energy, enthusiasm, and intelligence that they will devote to our commlll1ities when they are asked and given the opportunity. Schools are now doing the asking and they are creating opportunities, both in courses and as part of their extracurricular activities. Students have weather stripped and rehabilitated houses and tended animals at the zoo. They have planted marsh grass to save the Chesapeake Bay and tested streams for pollutants. They have created plays about drug and alcohol abuse and put on fashion shows for senior citizens. These are not simply nice things to do. They contribute to an ...


Civic Engagement In The First-Year Experience: Developing Civic Literacy, Jody L. Neathery-Castro Jan 2004

Civic Engagement In The First-Year Experience: Developing Civic Literacy, Jody L. Neathery-Castro

Political Science Faculty Publications

Students often misinterpret civic engagement strategies as an alternative to political action and civic participation. This essay argues that urban universities should integrate aspects of politics into civic engagement in order to link civic service with civic change. A model from the University of Nebraska-Omaha suggests that introducing civic learning in the first year is highly effective, especially for urban university students who have strong ties to the city.


Services Report Fy 2004, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity Jan 2004

Services Report Fy 2004, Uno Office Of Research And Creative Activity

Services Reports

This Service Report features: Information about The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research; Awards by College/Unit FY 2002 - 2004; Submissions by College/Unit, FY 2002 - 2004; UNO FY 2004 External Submissions; UNOmaha FY2004 External Grant Awards; and UNO FY 2004 Nebraska Research Initiative (NRI) Submissions.


Three-Year Longitudinal Service-Learning Research Study: Preliminary Findings, Frank D. Aquila, L. Richard Bradley, Jennifer Dodd, Charlotte Jones-Ward Jan 2004

Three-Year Longitudinal Service-Learning Research Study: Preliminary Findings, Frank D. Aquila, L. Richard Bradley, Jennifer Dodd, Charlotte Jones-Ward

Service Learning, General

Using an experimental design, this study examines the contributions of service-learning to decreased at-risk behaviors, student cognitive, social, and personal development, and academic achievement over a three-year period. During the pilot phase and Years One and Two, teachers and students from eleven different Ohio schools have been surveyed. Preliminary findings are presented.


Graduate Academic Catalog (2004-2005), University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2004

Graduate Academic Catalog (2004-2005), University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Graduate Catalogs

2004-2005 Graduate Catalog


Finance 2004-05, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 2004

Finance 2004-05, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Finance

IPEDS Finance annual report contains the following information: • Revenues by source (e.g., tuition and fees, government, private gifts) • Expenses by function (e.g., instruction, research, plant maintenance and operation) • Scholarships, physical plant assets and indebtedness • Assets, liabilities and net assets • Different formats are used based on the institution’s accounting standards


Fall Enrollment 2004-05, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness Jan 2004

Fall Enrollment 2004-05, Uno Office Of Institutional Effectiveness

IPEDS Fall Enrollment

IPEDS Fall Enrollment annual report contains the following information: • Full- and part-time fall enrollments by level, by race/ethnicity and gender of student • Number of students engaged in distance education, by level and location • Age distributions by student level (odd-numbered years) • State of residence of first-time first-year students (even-numbered years) • Total number of students in the entering class • Fall-to-fall retention rates of full-time and part-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (less than 4-year institutions), and first-time bachelor’s degree-seeking students (4-year institutions)