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Approaching Trans Healthcare Competency: The Implementation Of Trans Health Education For Medical Providers In Appalachia, Rebecca Altschuler May 2023

Approaching Trans Healthcare Competency: The Implementation Of Trans Health Education For Medical Providers In Appalachia, Rebecca Altschuler

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Barriers to competent and safe healthcare disproportionately impact people who are marginalized because of their race, ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic status. It is well documented that transgender patients in particular experience barriers to both accessing care and receiving high quality, non-discriminatory care (Hatzenbuehler & Pachankis, 2016; James et al., 2016; Rahman et al., 2019; Safer et al., 2016). This lack of access to culturally competent healthcare services contributes to health disparities that disproportionately impact the trans community. Literature on barriers to competent care for trans patients indicates that providers experience discomfort related to their ability to provide competent care (Safer …


The Study Of A Generalized Fitness Education Program's Effect On Personality Traits, Garrett Schliep May 2023

The Study Of A Generalized Fitness Education Program's Effect On Personality Traits, Garrett Schliep

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

This longitudinal study was to measure the influence of a generalized fitness education program on the percentile of individuals’ personality traits in college aged individuals. The personality traits are those determined in the Five Factor Model of Personality. The Five Factor Model of Personality is a beneficial tool used in exercise psychology that refers to a broad domain of personality traits often referred to as the “Big Five”. The findings reject the hypothesis that a fitness education program would shift an individual’s personality a statistically significant amount.


A Leadership Laboratory: Exploring The Use Of Case-In-Point Pedagogy To Develop Complex Thinking In Leaders, Erica Corley Jackson May 2023

A Leadership Laboratory: Exploring The Use Of Case-In-Point Pedagogy To Develop Complex Thinking In Leaders, Erica Corley Jackson

Dissertations

Leadership scholars have identified a growing gap between the complexity of 21st century organizations and the capabilities of individuals in positions of leadership to adequately address these challenges. This gap has contributed to a so-called complexity crisis—a situation in which the demands placed on those in leadership positions increases “at a rate that significantly outstrips the rate at which” leaders are cognitively developing (Rich-Tolsma & Oliver, 2016, p. 1). One way to respond to this growing need for complex adult thinking is through metacognitive development initiatives. However, finding educational methods to promote metacognitive development has proven to be …


Yoga For Stress Relief | Brownbag Series, Dena French Apr 2023

Yoga For Stress Relief | Brownbag Series, Dena French

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning [CETL]

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Engaging Hyflex: Bridging The Remote/In-Person Engagement Gap Through Instant Polling Slides, Yvonne Houy Apr 2023

Engaging Hyflex: Bridging The Remote/In-Person Engagement Gap Through Instant Polling Slides, Yvonne Houy

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

To provide learning opportunities for unpredictable student needs during the pandemic, I offered HyFlex courses in Spring and Fall 2022. Students could either attend my class in person or remotely through WebEx. Engagement by remote students increased dramatically after I started using Slido’s instant polling to create opportunities for communicating opinions and could gauge comprehension through open-ended and multiple choice responses live.

In the first half of my first HyFlex semester engagement among the in-person students was high, with a consistent 100% of students speaking at least once to the whole class during each class session. However, one-third of remote …


Cip Newsletter Spring 2023, Center For Innovative Pedagogy Apr 2023

Cip Newsletter Spring 2023, Center For Innovative Pedagogy

Annual Reports and Newsletters

No abstract provided.


Maintaining Research Productivity While Teaching | Brownbag Series, Sarah Huisman Mar 2023

Maintaining Research Productivity While Teaching | Brownbag Series, Sarah Huisman

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning [CETL]

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Defining Intercultural Competence: How Four Pre-Service Teachers Developed A More Complex Understanding Of Icc, Elizabeth C. Barrow Mar 2023

Defining Intercultural Competence: How Four Pre-Service Teachers Developed A More Complex Understanding Of Icc, Elizabeth C. Barrow

Journal of Global Education and Research

This manuscript is one part of a larger exploratory collective case study of pre-service teachers who participated in a student teaching abroad program for one-month in Germany. The objective was to ascertain if and how pre-service teachers with no prior training in intercultural competence (ICC) developed both their understanding and conceptualization of ICC. Data was collected before, during, and after the experience via focus groups, individual interviews, journal entries, and program evaluations. Data was analyzed using a priori codes compiled from Bennett’s (2008) characteristics of affective, cognitive, and behavioral competencies of ICC. Findings from this study indicated that a short-term …


Exploring The Phenomenon Of Hope In Adult Illiterate Haitians, Donita Grissom, Joyce Nutta, Edwidge Crevecoeur-Bryant, Sherron K. Roberts Mar 2023

Exploring The Phenomenon Of Hope In Adult Illiterate Haitians, Donita Grissom, Joyce Nutta, Edwidge Crevecoeur-Bryant, Sherron K. Roberts

Journal of Global Education and Research

Snyder’s hope theory depicts hope, through the frame of positive psychology, as a cognitive construct with the perceived sense of goal-directed, pathways, and agency thinking (Snyder et al., 1991). Hope levels have been measured in various countries; however, no research to date focused on Haitians. This study, conducted in Petit-Goâve, Haiti, addressed this gap by investigating hope, pathway, and agency levels derived from 135 Haitian-Kreyol adult literacy course participants. This manuscript reports scores of illiterate Haitians’ hope levels utilizing Snyder’s Adult Hope Dispositional Scale; the scores are explained by Snyder’s hope theory taking Haitian cultural and social landscapes into account. …


Perceptions Of Leadership Styles In International Special And General Education Schools In The United Arab Emirates, Kaitlin M. Jackson Mar 2023

Perceptions Of Leadership Styles In International Special And General Education Schools In The United Arab Emirates, Kaitlin M. Jackson

Journal of Global Education and Research

Given that school leadership styles are linked to educational outcomes, this study attempted to identify perceived leadership styles of school leaders in two types of schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE): (a) international special education schools, which serve exclusively students with disabilities and (b) international general education schools, which serve primarily typically developing students. By utilizing primarily quantitative methods with supplementary qualitative analysis, this study also explored the influence of teacher demographic variables on perceptions of leadership styles. Results indicated a difference in perceptions of transformational and transactional leadership by school type based on teacher education level, as well …


Approach To Problem Solving And Use Of Intuition By Engineering Technology Students, Meher R. Taleyarkhan, Anne M. Lucietto, Natalie L. F. Hobson, Therese M. Azevedo Mar 2023

Approach To Problem Solving And Use Of Intuition By Engineering Technology Students, Meher R. Taleyarkhan, Anne M. Lucietto, Natalie L. F. Hobson, Therese M. Azevedo

Journal of Global Education and Research

Engineering technology students often forgo a methodical approach of solving or answering questions on assignments or exams in favor of an intuition-based approach, emphasizing educated guessing (Broberg et al., 2008). Faculty observations have noted these student solutions often provide explanations, usually sans calculations, to support answers the students believe to be reasonable when in reality deviated from the correct answer. An extensive study was developed to assess several distinctions between student intuition and use of cognition in problem solving, as related to a generalized student population. The study was comprised of a survey and interview. The survey utilized two instruments, …


Live-Learn-Work: Experiential Learning And Cultural Intelligence In The Internship Abroad, Lisa Lambert Snodgrass, Mehdi Ghahremani, Margaret Hass Mar 2023

Live-Learn-Work: Experiential Learning And Cultural Intelligence In The Internship Abroad, Lisa Lambert Snodgrass, Mehdi Ghahremani, Margaret Hass

Journal of Global Education and Research

In response to increasing demand for intercultural competency in global work environments, universities in the United States have expanded opportunities for study and internship abroad. However, there is comparatively little research on the program design for internship abroad programs and how it affects intercultural competency. This study presents a new curriculum model for the internship abroad called Live-Learn-Work (LLW) and evaluates its effects on the cultural intelligence (CQ) of undergraduate student participants in three different settings: Seoul, South Korea; Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Lima, Peru. The design of LLW is unique in that it integrates a theoretical framework from Experiential Learning …


Engaging In Self-Directed Leisure Activities During A Homework-Free Holiday: Impacts On Primary School Children In Hong Kong, Vicky C. Tam, Phoebe Chu, Viola Tsang Mar 2023

Engaging In Self-Directed Leisure Activities During A Homework-Free Holiday: Impacts On Primary School Children In Hong Kong, Vicky C. Tam, Phoebe Chu, Viola Tsang

Journal of Global Education and Research

Homework is a core pedagogical tool used by schools around the world. Yet concern for heavy homework load has been raised regarding stress on students and families and how it may overshadow opportunities for non-academic development. Drawing support from Self-Determination Theory and Hope Theory, an innovative intervention project was designed to create homework-free opportunities for school children to take part in freely chosen self-directed leisure activities. The project was implemented in four primary schools in Hong Kong during the Easter holiday in 2017 and 2018. A mixed-method evaluation was conducted to appraise the experiences of student participants as well as …


Gaining Understanding Of Interprofessional Education (Ipe) | Brownbag Series, Jamie Daugherty Feb 2023

Gaining Understanding Of Interprofessional Education (Ipe) | Brownbag Series, Jamie Daugherty

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning [CETL]

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Measurement And Scale Development Skills For Public Health Doctoral Scholars, Manoj Sharma Feb 2023

Measurement And Scale Development Skills For Public Health Doctoral Scholars, Manoj Sharma

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

Web-based synchronous teaching is gaining popularity all over the world. In web-based synchronous teaching, both pedagogical robustness and the building of content expertise are mandatory. I taught a new doctoral course, HED 763 Measurement and Scale Development in Social and Behavioral Health in the Spring of 2022. The specific teaching techniques that I used were (a) enhanced pedagogical features that included delivery as web-based synchronous, organizing the course in Canvas and making it available from day 1, recording all lectures beforehand in Panopto, utilizing case studies, employing WebEx and its breakout sessions feature, guest lectures, and having weekly skill-building activities …


Increasing Student Engagement: Case-Based Teaching And Learning, Necole Leland, Lisa Nicholas Feb 2023

Increasing Student Engagement: Case-Based Teaching And Learning, Necole Leland, Lisa Nicholas

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

Case-based learning (CBL) is an active learning approach using hypothetical or real life problems that help learners develop clinical judgment and problem-solving skills (Bastable, 2023). CBL can be used in multiple settings, including the classroom, the clinical environment, and simulation. CBL can be used in most disciplines to bring real life scenarios to life for learners. Learners identify the problem in the case, develop multiple approaches to solving problems, discuss different viewpoints or assumptions, propose alternate decisions, and weigh consequences (Young & Paterson, 2007). CBL helps make connections that transfer theoretical knowledge to practical application (Billings & Halstead, 2020). CBL …


Ecpel 894: Supervisory Practicum, Nathalis Wamba Feb 2023

Ecpel 894: Supervisory Practicum, Nathalis Wamba

Open Educational Resources

Practicum: A school or college course, especially one in a specialized field of study that is designed to give candidates supervised practical application of previously studied theory.

The purpose of this course is to prepare candidates for the 21s t Century Schools so that they can meet the cognitive, affective and academic needs of the students. The course requires candidates to document through personal and work experiences the application of theory to practice using the professional standards for education leaders as reference. Additionally, this course is designed to give candidates who have not acquired the various skills mentioned above the …


Reflective Journals, Tony Shannon Am Feb 2023

Reflective Journals, Tony Shannon Am

International Journal for Business Education

A reflective journal helps to think honestly about one’s actual thinking. This can be uncomfortable at first!


Uncovering Teaching Faculty Personas To Understand Comfort Levels In Using Technology In Their Online Classes, Suzanne Becker, Ted Weisman Feb 2023

Uncovering Teaching Faculty Personas To Understand Comfort Levels In Using Technology In Their Online Classes, Suzanne Becker, Ted Weisman

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

Faculty’s knowledge about, and comfort with, the use of technology tools are key components in online teaching. Faculty are not only expected to be adept with basic computer functionality, like creating and editing documents and managing files, but also in navigating their institutions Learning Management System (LMS) and utilizing course teaching technologies and tools. Together these areas comprise a significant portion of design and facilitation of an online course and are related to learning outcomes. When engaging with the online learning environment, it is thus critical for each instructor to consider their personal level of comfort utilizing various online technology …


What Kind Of Pedagogies For The 21st Century?, Cynthia Luna Scott Feb 2023

What Kind Of Pedagogies For The 21st Century?, Cynthia Luna Scott

International Journal for Business Education

Since the emergence of a global movement that calls for a new model of learning for the twenty first century, it has been argued that formal education must be transformed to enable new forms of learning that are needed to tackle complex global challenges.


The Futures Of Learning 3: What Kind Of Pedagogies For The 21st Century?, Cynthia Luna Scott Feb 2023

The Futures Of Learning 3: What Kind Of Pedagogies For The 21st Century?, Cynthia Luna Scott

International Journal for Business Education

Since the emergence of a global movement that calls for a new model of learning for the twenty first century, it has been argued that formal education must be transformed to enable new forms of learning that are needed to tackle complex global challenges. Literature on this topic offers compelling arguments for transforming pedagogy to better support acquisition of twenty-first century skills.


Uk Universities Face Their Toughest Test, Andrew Jack Feb 2023

Uk Universities Face Their Toughest Test, Andrew Jack

International Journal for Business Education

The School of Oriental and African Studies seemed a symbol of stability when it celebrated its centenary in 2016 by taking over and renovating the University of London’s imposing Senate House building in central London. It was a bold move to lure the best students. But just three years later its future has become much shakier, with its undergraduate intake down 40 percent and a £7m operating deficit. “The competition is brutal,” says Professor Stephen Hopgood, Soas’s international pro-director. “We are small and specialist, and if undergraduate fees are cut, it’s going to be very hard for an institution of …


Defining Twice Exceptional Learners: A Study Of Self-Concept, Alyssa D. Landau Feb 2023

Defining Twice Exceptional Learners: A Study Of Self-Concept, Alyssa D. Landau

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In 2014, the first operational definition of twice exceptional (2e) learners was published in Gifted Child Quarterly to provide a clear and identifiable profile of the population (Reis, Baum, & Burke, 2014). The article defines 2e learners as, “students who demonstrate the potential for high achievement or creative productivity in one or more domains such as math, science, technology, the social arts, the visual, spatial, or performing arts or other areas of human productivity AND who manifest one or more disabilities as defined by federal or state eligibility criteria” (Reis et al., 2014, p. 222-223). Publishing an operational definition of …


Writing Across The Curicculum: Supporting Student-Athletes As Writers | Brownbag Series, Peter Ribic Jan 2023

Writing Across The Curicculum: Supporting Student-Athletes As Writers | Brownbag Series, Peter Ribic

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning [CETL]

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An Administrative Approach For Special Educator Retention, Amanda Hall, Jennifer Fosbinder, Mary Elliott, Ginevra Courtade Jan 2023

An Administrative Approach For Special Educator Retention, Amanda Hall, Jennifer Fosbinder, Mary Elliott, Ginevra Courtade

Kentucky Teacher Education Journal: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children

Special education teacher attrition is an ongoing area of concern across the US. One factor that influences special educator attrition and retention is administrative support. Unfortunately, administrators often enter school leadership positions with little or no background in special education, thus making it difficult to provide the much-needed support. This practitioner piece provides information and resources for school-based administrators to use to support special education teachers and students within their schools.


The Role Of The Teacher In Developing The Values Of Citizenship Among Post-Basic Education Students (A Field Study In The Foundations Of Education By Application On Grades (11-12) In The Governorate Of Dhofar. دور المعلم في تنمية قيم المواطنة لدى طلبة مرحلة التعليم ما بعد الأساسي وسبل تعزيزه (دارسة ميدانية في أصول التربية بالتطبيق على الصفين ( 11 – 12 ) بمحافظة ظفار), Nasser Bin Abdullah Mahroos Al-Saiari Jan 2023

The Role Of The Teacher In Developing The Values Of Citizenship Among Post-Basic Education Students (A Field Study In The Foundations Of Education By Application On Grades (11-12) In The Governorate Of Dhofar. دور المعلم في تنمية قيم المواطنة لدى طلبة مرحلة التعليم ما بعد الأساسي وسبل تعزيزه (دارسة ميدانية في أصول التربية بالتطبيق على الصفين ( 11 – 12 ) بمحافظة ظفار), Nasser Bin Abdullah Mahroos Al-Saiari

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology

The research aims to reveal the levels of the teacher's role in developing the values of citizenship among students of grades (11-12) in government schools in the Governorate of Dhofar and ways to enhance it from the point of view of its principals. The researcher used the descriptive approach, survey analysis, and questionnaire. The population consisted of 99 male and female managers, and a sample of 89 of them, Based on the SPSS program version V 26 in the analysis. Its most important results were: 1- The levels of the teacher’s role in developing the values of citizenship among students …


Theory Of Knowledge Among Plato And The Sophists And Its Effect On Philosophy Of Education. نظرية المعرفة بين السوفسطائيين و أفلاطون و أثرها في فلسفة التربية, Mahmoud Ali Mohammed Jan 2023

Theory Of Knowledge Among Plato And The Sophists And Its Effect On Philosophy Of Education. نظرية المعرفة بين السوفسطائيين و أفلاطون و أثرها في فلسفة التربية, Mahmoud Ali Mohammed

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology

The research aimed to define Plato’s and the sophists theory of knowledge and to clarify its effects on the philosophy of education.To achieve this objective, the researcher reviewed the theory of knowledge among the sophists which states that knowledge is perceptions collected by man using his senses. The man is the standard of the existence of the facts and the objects. Their theory states that knowledge is relative and has an important role in the ethical promotion. The sophists consider that knowledge is a right for each human and it is not exclusive for the rich and aristocratic class. Plato …


The Degree Of Knowledge Of Teaching Practices Based On Brain-Based Learning Among Faculty Members In The Faculty Of Education At Damascus University. درج ة المعرفة بالممارسات التدريسية القائمة على التعلم المستند إلى الدماغ لدى أعضاء الهيئة التعليمية في كلية التربية بجامعة دمشق, Zeinab Zeioud, Ameen Sheikh Mohammed Jan 2023

The Degree Of Knowledge Of Teaching Practices Based On Brain-Based Learning Among Faculty Members In The Faculty Of Education At Damascus University. درج ة المعرفة بالممارسات التدريسية القائمة على التعلم المستند إلى الدماغ لدى أعضاء الهيئة التعليمية في كلية التربية بجامعة دمشق, Zeinab Zeioud, Ameen Sheikh Mohammed

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology

The research aimed to identify the degree of knowledge of Faculty members in the faculty of Education at Damascus University about teaching practices based on brain-based learning using the descriptive analytical approach, that applied to a sample of Faculty members in the Faculty of Education at Damascus University. The research population consisted of (195) members in the Faculty of Education at Damascus University. The sample consisted of (60) faculty members chosen by the stratified random method from the departments of the Faculty of Education. The research instrument was a cognition test to measure the degree of knowledge of teaching practices …


An Analytical Study Of The Islamic Education Book For The Third Intermediate Grade In The Light Of Soft Skills. دراسة تحليلة لكتاب التربية الإسلامية للصف الثالث المتوسط في ضوء المهارات الناعمة, إبراهيم احمد الشرع, Norah Ibrahim Alanazi Jan 2023

An Analytical Study Of The Islamic Education Book For The Third Intermediate Grade In The Light Of Soft Skills. دراسة تحليلة لكتاب التربية الإسلامية للصف الثالث المتوسط في ضوء المهارات الناعمة, إبراهيم احمد الشرع, Norah Ibrahim Alanazi

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology

This study aimed to know the degree of inclusion of soft skills in the Islamic education book for the third intermediate graders in Saudi Arabia. A descriptive analytical approach was used. The results of the study showed that the skills of “problem solving and decision-making” and “critical and creative thinking” ranked first, and “cooperation and teamwork” skills ranked last in the book. The domain of "problem solving and decision-making" ranked first in the first part, while the domain of "critical and creative thinking" came first in the second part. In light of the results, the researchers recommend the need to …


Educational Problems Facing Teachers Of Islamic Education At The Primary Stage And Methods Of Treatment: A Qualitative Study. المشكلات التعليمية التي تواجه معلمي التربية الإسلامية بالمرحلة الابتدائية وطرق علاجها: دراسة كيفية, Ibrahim A. Alkhateeb Jan 2023

Educational Problems Facing Teachers Of Islamic Education At The Primary Stage And Methods Of Treatment: A Qualitative Study. المشكلات التعليمية التي تواجه معلمي التربية الإسلامية بالمرحلة الابتدائية وطرق علاجها: دراسة كيفية, Ibrahim A. Alkhateeb

Association of Arab Universities Journal for Education and Psychology

The current study aims at identifying the educational problems facing Islamic Education teachers and methods of treating them at the primary stage in Al-Ahsa Governorate. To answer the study questions, the researcher used the qualitative approach and the semi-structured interview as a study instrument. The tool was applied to a sample of (20) teachers. The results of the study showed that the sources of educational problems facing teachers came in the following order: educational problems related to the school environment, educational problems related to the curriculum, educational problems related to the community environment, educational problems related to students, educational problems …