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Five Strategies For Successful Writing Of Reports And Essays, Kathleen P. King 2010 University of South Florida

Five Strategies For Successful Writing Of Reports And Essays, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Many people cannot get started with their literary projects because they do not know where to start. In this brief article, I share insight from years of teaching students and professionals of all ages how to prepare professional work.


Self-Directed Learning In Adults With Disabilities, Deborah Sterner, Ezzard Bryant 2010 University of South Florida

Self-Directed Learning In Adults With Disabilities, Deborah Sterner, Ezzard Bryant

Deborah K Sterner

This research investigated educated adults with identified disabilities and their self-directed learning efforts. It involved structured, in-depth interviews with disabled adults in higher education related to their attempts to learn on their own. Evidence of self-directed learning projects existed for each of the participants. All reported difficulties with finding the appropriate tools to improve their learning. A listing of specific techniques to assist their learning efforts was generated from the participants.


Teacher Professional Development: Myth And Reality, Imran Anjum Chaudary 2010 Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan

Teacher Professional Development: Myth And Reality, Imran Anjum Chaudary

Dr Imran Anjum

No abstract provided.


Enriching The Quality Of Consultation And Research With Small Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Ten Insights And Understandings From The Work Of A University-Based Consulting Center, Leah Neubauer, Douglas Cellar, Gary Harper 2010 DePaul University

Enriching The Quality Of Consultation And Research With Small Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Ten Insights And Understandings From The Work Of A University-Based Consulting Center, Leah Neubauer, Douglas Cellar, Gary Harper

Leah C. Neubauer

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Music To Teach Life Skills To Students With Emotional Disabilities In The Classroom, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor 2010 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka-Nigeria

The Use Of Music To Teach Life Skills To Students With Emotional Disabilities In The Classroom, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This paper discusses the teaching of life skills to urban American youths who are highly fascinated with the hip-hop culture—songs, raps, miming, lyrics, dressing and musical rhythms, especially individuals with emotional disabilities in the public schools. This is an instructional curriculum strategy to encourage positive and active participation of these students, promote perfect school attendance, encourage good behaviors, deal with anger management and motivate committed learning in the classroom. The instructors’ understanding of students’ culture, learning needs and styles, and using such background knowledge to educate them become imperative in this setting. These urge for innovative and leadership projects ...


Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu V. C, Obiozor et al 2010 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka-Nigeria

Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu V. C, Obiozor Et Al

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This survey research studied integration and innovation in early childhood education and implications for quality teacher preparation. The study was a descriptive survey research, with one hundred and twelve (112) sampled preschool teacher. Eight research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. Early Childhood Programme Instrument on Integration and Innovation (ECPAI) was constructed, validated and used in eliciting responses from the respondents. The data collected were analyzed using percentage, mean, and Paired Sample tests. The study revealed a significant difference in the opinions of public and private preschool teachers toward integration and innovative practices in early childhood education in Nigeria ...


Exceptional Black Students In American Colleges And Universities: Classroom Challenges, And Anticipated Support From Instructors And Professors, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor 2010 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka-Nigeria

Exceptional Black Students In American Colleges And Universities: Classroom Challenges, And Anticipated Support From Instructors And Professors, Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

No abstract provided.


Adult Educators As Hrd Trainer, Moderator And Coach. Experiences Of A Chair For Andragogy In Bamberg., Jost Reischmann 2010 Bamberg University, Germany

Adult Educators As Hrd Trainer, Moderator And Coach. Experiences Of A Chair For Andragogy In Bamberg., Jost Reischmann

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

On occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Department for Andragogy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade the lectures learned at the Chair of Andragogy at Bamberg University, Germany, throughout three decades of researching, teaching, and developing in the academic field of Andragogy are summarized.The focus is on the development of professional experts ("change agents"), the needed competencies, the curriculum, and the workplaces of the graduates. These experiences will be helpful for better planning of the future professional development of adult educators and to look forward to the strengths and challenges of the profession to be served in ...


Learning Styles And Entrance Requirements For Online Master's Programs, Dr. Stanley L. Lightner, Dr. Anthony Mark Doggett, Dr. Vesta R. Whisler 2010 Western Kentucky University

Learning Styles And Entrance Requirements For Online Master's Programs, Dr. Stanley L. Lightner, Dr. Anthony Mark Doggett, Dr. Vesta R. Whisler

Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences Faculty Publications

As more online graduate programs are created and traditional programs shift to an online format, the need to identify and understand skill sets necessary for students’ success becomes more apparent. Typically, graduate programs rely on entrance requirements such as the GRE, undergraduate GPA, and a writing sample to evaluate an applicant’s potential success. Is it reasonable to expect that other entrance requirements might be needed for student success in online graduate degree programs?
Research comparing learning and personality styles of online learners exists; however, application of this information as part of the admissions process for online graduate programs is ...


Acting For Transformation: An Esl Teacher And Her Adult Immigrant Students Dramatize The Students’ Life Stories, Dana Horstein 2010 SIT Graduate Institute

Acting For Transformation: An Esl Teacher And Her Adult Immigrant Students Dramatize The Students’ Life Stories, Dana Horstein

MA TESOL Collection

This paper documents the implementation of a year-long drama project that was conducted with adult immigrant English as a Second Language (ESL) students at Asian Human Services, a community-based organization in Chicago. Throughout the year, during the fall, winter, and spring terms, three classes of students dramatized their life stories. This paper provides background for the project by explaining the history and role of drama in language education. It also considers the teacher’s motivations for the project and its design; its ultimate challenges and successes; as well as the insights that it provides about what it means to be ...


Reflective Thinking And Emotional Intelligence As Predictive Performance Factors In Problem-Based Learning Situations, Kathleen Mitchell-White 2010 Walden University

Reflective Thinking And Emotional Intelligence As Predictive Performance Factors In Problem-Based Learning Situations, Kathleen Mitchell-White

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Continued improvement of the training and preparation of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agents is critical to the organization's ability to protect the national security of the United States. Too little attention has been paid to the factors that improve new agent trainees' (NATs) ability to learn and succeed in their training programs. Based on the theories of reflective thinking and emotional intelligence, this nonexperimental, correlational study explored predictors of NATs' (N = 183) performance in problem-based exercises as part of the 20-week training program. Self-report instruments measured levels of critical reflection (CR), emotional intelligence (EQ), and perceived ability ...


A Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Managa Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Management And Tourism, Technological University Dublin.Ement And Tourism, Technological University Dublin., Ann Conway 2010 Technological University Dublin

A Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Managa Critical Reflection On The Research Into The Motives And Choice Behaviour Of Mature, Non-National Students Enrolling And Progressing In A Part-Time, Night Time Hospitality Management Program Within The School Of Hospitality Management And Tourism, Technological University Dublin.Ement And Tourism, Technological University Dublin., Ann Conway

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This paper reviews a micro-research study into mature, part-time, night-time students’ motives and choice behavior as they enroll in, and progress in a third level institution. A critical reflection on this research process outlining the advantages of its design and implementation and also highlighting its limitations and ethical concerns will be conducted. It will briefly review some of the literature in the areas of students as consumers and their motives for learning and being part of an educational institution while guiding the focus from the research design, the methodology and methods employed to conduct the interviews. As transcripts or analysis ...


Development And Validation Of A Measurement Scale To Analyze The Environment For Evidence-Based Medicine Learning And Practice By Medical Residents, Fangqiong Mi 2010 Wayne State University

Development And Validation Of A Measurement Scale To Analyze The Environment For Evidence-Based Medicine Learning And Practice By Medical Residents, Fangqiong Mi

Wayne State University Dissertations

A growing number of residency programs are instituting curricula to include the component of evidence-based medicine (EBM) principles and process. However, these curricula may not be able to achieve the optimal learning outcomes, perhaps because various contextual factors are often overlooked when EBM training is being designed, developed, and implemented. The purpose of the study was to develop and validate an instrument, the EBM Environment Scale, to analyze the environment for EBM learning and practice as perceived by medical residents.

The development of the EBM Environment Scale underwent the process of content domain identification, item generation, review by content experts ...


Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King 2010 University of South Florida

Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King

Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education Faculty Publications

Pre-publication version of a chapter about the assistive technology tools and resources available for free in Windows OS and Mac OS. Introducing higher education faculty to free resources, features and programs which they can recommend to their students or perhaps use for themselves (for instance for fading eyesight or hearing). In addition, the chapter briefly shares strategies and examples of how they might be used.

The book will have an entire chapter dedicated to assistive technology as well. This is a popularized assistive technology chapter for generalist, NON special education, faculty to become acquainted with readily available and free resources ...


Computer Based Training: Understanding Schizophrenia, Elli Marie Bach 2010 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Computer Based Training: Understanding Schizophrenia, Elli Marie Bach

All Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

The purpose of this capstone project was to research, design and implement a computer based training module for staff who work with individuals experiencing mental illness. This training focused directly on schizophrenia, which is the most common mental health disorder treated at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in St. Peter.


Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King 2009 University of South Florida

Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King

Kathleen P King

This site and its companion site provide over 200 hrs of on-demand digital audio faculty development (k-12 teachers as primary focus). Dr. Kathy King and Mark Gura have been producing and hosting The teachers Podcast (Fka as podcast for teachers) since 2005. Check out this informative and fun series which has garnered over 5 million downloads thus far.


Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King 2009 University of South Florida

Revelations Of Adaptive Technology Hiding In Your Operating System, Kathleen P. King

Kathleen P King

Pre-publication version of a chapter about the assistive technology tools and resources available for free in Windows OS and Mac OS. Introducing higher education faculty to free resources, features and programs which they can recommend to their students or perhaps use for themselves (for instance for fading eyesight or hearing). In addition, the chapter briefly shares strategies and examples of how they might be used. The book will have an entire chapter dedicated to assistive technology as well. This is a popularized assistive technology chapter for generalist, NON special education, faculty to become acquainted with readily available and free resources ...


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