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Sferc Poster Proposal, Lilia C. Dibello, Ruth Ban, Veronica Gesser Dec 2015

Sferc Poster Proposal, Lilia C. Dibello, Ruth Ban, Veronica Gesser

South Florida Education Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Developing Counter-Hegemonic Pedagogy In Adult & Higher Education, Mervin Chisholm May 2015

Developing Counter-Hegemonic Pedagogy In Adult & Higher Education, Mervin Chisholm

Adult Education Research Conference

Using various discourses including critical theory, critical pedagogy, postmodernism, feminist pedagogy and liberation theology, the importance of counterhegemonic pedagogy is underscored. This approach to pedagogy can be facilitated through various methodological engagements but the discussion is about reasoning and counter-storytelling.


An Alternative Route To Teacher Certification: Schoolyard Ecology, Carly Feiro May 2015

An Alternative Route To Teacher Certification: Schoolyard Ecology, Carly Feiro

Scholars Week

This research focuses on an alternative route to teacher certification program that prepares 16 working paraeducators to become elementary teachers. Many of the preservice teachers are bilingual and/or first generation teacher candidates. The 16 working paraeducators form a cohort who are taking classes on week nights, weekends and summers. Two questions guided our summer research: 1. How will preservice teachers content and pedagogical knowledge change as they experience a summer science program that includes a content immersion in cell biology and teaching a schoolyard ecology unit? 2. How will preservice teachers understanding of research-based elements of effective instruction change ...


Turning Vision Into Action, Keturah Mazo Mar 2015

Turning Vision Into Action, Keturah Mazo

SoTL Commons Conference

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion." (Jack Welch)

Vision requires action. The course I teach, Professional Communication for Executives, has a variety of objectives:

  • To develop a working knowledge of both theory and skills for effective and ethical public and persuasive communication.
  • To develop individual presentation skills.
  • To demonstrate awareness and practice of effective leadership skills and professional behavior.
  • To create appropriate visual aids to enhance communication.

The following assignment incorporates the students' initiative with their knowledge to demonstrate both visually and orally what plans they are ...