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Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Donna Mcaleer, Laurie Fruth Oct 1996

Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Donna Mcaleer, Laurie Fruth

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


Additional Evidence On The Cognitive Effects Of College Racial Composition: A Research Note., Ernest T. Pascarella, Marcia Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick Terenzini Aug 1996

Additional Evidence On The Cognitive Effects Of College Racial Composition: A Research Note., Ernest T. Pascarella, Marcia Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick Terenzini

Linda Serra Hagedorn

The relative cognitive impacts on Black students' attendance at historically Black versus predominantly White colleges were investigated. Controlling for individual precollege ability, average precollege ability of the students attending each institution, gender, socio-economic origins, academic motivation, age, credit hours taken, work responsibilities, place of residence, and types of coursework taken, Black students attending the 2 Black colleges did as well or better than their counterparts at the 16 predominantly White institutions on standardized measures of writing skills and science reasoning administered at the end of the second year of college.


The Bumpy Road To Education Reform, Margaret E. Goertz, Robert E. Floden, Jennifer O'Day Jun 1996

The Bumpy Road To Education Reform, Margaret E. Goertz, Robert E. Floden, Jennifer O'Day

CPRE Policy Briefs

This issue of CPRE Policy Briefs Identifies five challenges that confront educators and policymakers as they develop higher standards and other policies and structures to support improved student and teacher learning. It also describes strategies used by a few states and localities to address some of these challenges.

The brief draws on findings of a three-year study of standards-based reform conducted by CPRE researchers in California, Michigan and Vermont. In each state, researchers conducted case studies of four schools in two districts reputed to be active in reform and capable of supporting education reform. Although the sample is small, the ...


Regular Education Teachers' Perceptions About Having A Student With Emotional Behavioral Disorders In Their Classrooms, Kimberly Mason Apr 1996

Regular Education Teachers' Perceptions About Having A Student With Emotional Behavioral Disorders In Their Classrooms, Kimberly Mason

Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers

This study investigated the perceptions of 60 regular education teachers (30 elementary school and 30 high school) about having a student with emotional/behavioral disorders in their classroom. The teachers responded to 19 questions concerning the student's academic and behavioral performance using a 4-point Likert scale. The results of the study were analyzed by calculating a mean and standard deviation for each of the 19 questions. In addition, t-tests were used to determine if significant differences existed between the two groups of teachers and their responses to each of the questions. Correlation coefficients were computed between the 19 questions ...


A Qualitative Study To Review Community Reactions To Students With Mental Retardation Involved In Community Based Instruction, Annette L. Keatts Apr 1996

A Qualitative Study To Review Community Reactions To Students With Mental Retardation Involved In Community Based Instruction, Annette L. Keatts

Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers

Community-based instruction (CBI) is an important part of many educational curricula. Through CBI, employees from various service industries come into contact with individuals with mental retardation. Using a qualitative study:, the purpose of this research was to identify employees' reactions to customers with mental retardation. Six subjects were randomly selected to participate in the study. Two subjects from the fast food industry:, supermarket industry:, and the department store industry: were selected. One subject from each location had experience working with individuals with mental retardation. Subjects responded to a series of open ended questions. Results indicated five themes: (1) Employees perceive ...


Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Donna Mcaleer Apr 1996

Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Donna Mcaleer

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


What Have We Learned From The First Year Of The National Study Of Student Learning?, Ernest T. Pascarella, Elizabeth J. Whitt, Amaury Nora, Marcia Edison, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick T. Terenzini Feb 1996

What Have We Learned From The First Year Of The National Study Of Student Learning?, Ernest T. Pascarella, Elizabeth J. Whitt, Amaury Nora, Marcia Edison, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick T. Terenzini

Linda Serra Hagedorn

Student affairs professionals take seriously their responsibilities for fostering learning and personal development....If learning is the primary measure of institutional productivity by which the quality of undergraduate education is determined, what and how much students learn also must be criteria by which the value of student affairs is judged. (ACPA, p.2. 1994)


"From Snails To Alpha Males", A. Michael Marzolla Jan 1996

"From Snails To Alpha Males", A. Michael Marzolla

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Laurie Fruth Jan 1996

Unlv Magazine, Barbara Cloud, Laurie Fruth

UNLV Magazine

No abstract provided.


When The Distressed Teach The Oppressed: Toward An Understanding Of Communion And Commitment, Christopher Ferry Jan 1996

When The Distressed Teach The Oppressed: Toward An Understanding Of Communion And Commitment, Christopher Ferry

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Jane Tompkins' adaptation of Paulo Freire's educational philosophy is critiqued through exploring the spiritual basis of his idea of the "Easter experience."


Front Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor) Jan 1996

Front Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor)

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Editor's Message

Many of us come out of formal and advanced training in writing. We are at home with the humanities: philosophy, drama, the arts, aesthetics. We connect easily to both the teaching of literature and to literary exegesis. Ideas about literacy come easily to us.

We need to be aware of work being done in the field outside our focus in writing, literature, and language. Connections need to be made between us and other members of our cultural tapestry. Every once in a while someone tells me about the name of a book, an organization, or a journal ...


Sacred Spaces, Jean Trounstine Jan 1996

Sacred Spaces, Jean Trounstine

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Drama in the prison classroom teaches that transgression can enhance spirituality.


Meditative Silence And Reciprocity: The Dialogic Implications For "Spiritual Sites Of Composing", George Kalamaras Jan 1996

Meditative Silence And Reciprocity: The Dialogic Implications For "Spiritual Sites Of Composing", George Kalamaras

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Recent studies of silence must focus on the dialogical nature of Eastern meditation, examining the values of meditative awareness and social theories of reciprocity.


Diversity And Dialogue In Reforming The Academic Community, Mary Louise Buley-Meissner Jan 1996

Diversity And Dialogue In Reforming The Academic Community, Mary Louise Buley-Meissner

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Affirming multiculturalism in higher education should include discussions of students' spiritual diversity.


From Writers To Writer/Designers, Margaret Batschelet, Linda Woodson Jan 1996

From Writers To Writer/Designers, Margaret Batschelet, Linda Woodson

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Instructors should extend the idea of thought in word only to possibilities offered by the visual.


Reviews, Lisa Langstraat, Linda T. Calendrillo, Judith Bradshaw-Brown, Frances Jo Grossman Jan 1996

Reviews, Lisa Langstraat, Linda T. Calendrillo, Judith Bradshaw-Brown, Frances Jo Grossman

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Lisa Langstraat. The Epistemic Music of Rhetoric: Toward the Temporal Dimension of Affect in Reader Response and Writing. (Steven B. Katz, 1996).

Linda T Calendrillo. Images in Language, Media, and Mind. (Roy F. Fox, Ed., 1994).

Judith Bradshaw-Brown. The Tao of Teaching. (Greta Nagel, 1994).

Frances Jo Grossman. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. (Anne Lamott, 1994)


Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson Jan 1996

Rising Temperatures: Rising Tides, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Prof. Elizabeth Burleson

Transboundary environmental problems do not distinguish between political boundaries. Global warming is expected to cause thermal expansion of water and melt glaciers. Both are predicted to lead to a rise in sea level. We must enlarge our paradigms to encompass a global reality and reliance upon global participation.


Jaepl, Vol. 2, Winter 1996-1997, Alice G. Brand (Editor) Jan 1996

Jaepl, Vol. 2, Winter 1996-1997, Alice G. Brand (Editor)

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Essays

Jean Trounstine. Sacred Spaces. Drama in the prison classroom teaches that transgression can enhance spirituality.

Irene Papoulis. Spirituality and Composition: One Teacher's Thoughts. The author explores her ambivalence about combining her interest in spirituality and her composition teaching.

George Kalamaras. Meditative Silence and Reciprocity: The Dialogic Implications for 'Spiritual Sites of Composing. Recent studies of silence must focus on the dialogical nature of Eastern meditation, examining the values of meditative awareness and social theories of reciprocity.

Christopher Ferry. When the Distressed Teach the Oppressed: Toward an Understanding of Communion and Commitment. Jane Tompkins' adaptation of Paulo Freire's ...


Break Point: The Challenges Of Teaching Multicultural Education Courses, Arlette Ingram Willis, Shuaib J. Meacham Jan 1996

Break Point: The Challenges Of Teaching Multicultural Education Courses, Arlette Ingram Willis, Shuaib J. Meacham

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Teaching multicultural education courses to preservice teachers exacts an emotional toll as they begin to acknowledge their ethnic awareness.


Transcending Gender: Toward A New Awareness Of The Fluid Self In Writing, Jack Ramey Jan 1996

Transcending Gender: Toward A New Awareness Of The Fluid Self In Writing, Jack Ramey

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The constructs of the male and female in the gendered self are not binary opposites but interlocking halves of an inseparable whole.


Re-Visioning Psychology In The Writing Class, Dennis Young Jan 1996

Re-Visioning Psychology In The Writing Class, Dennis Young

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

With its emphasis on soul-work and the imaginal frames of psyche, archetypal psychology helps teachers more fully interpret the motivations and intricacies of writing and learning.


Growing Together: Curricular And Professional Development Through Collaborative Portfolio Assessment, David R. Russell, Starr Lewis, Anella Riggs Jan 1996

Growing Together: Curricular And Professional Development Through Collaborative Portfolio Assessment, David R. Russell, Starr Lewis, Anella Riggs

English Publications

We

want to present two examples of a simple but radical idea: that an important way to connect curriculum, professional development, and assessment is for teachers to regularly sit down together and collaboratively assess their students' work. Our examples are from England, which along with Australia and New Zealand has been developing this idea into the basis of its national assessment system, and from Kentucky, which has been developing this idea as part of its fundamental restructuring of education. Here is how it works, first in England then in Kentucky.


Spirituality And Composition: One Teacher's Thoughts, Irene Papoulis Jan 1996

Spirituality And Composition: One Teacher's Thoughts, Irene Papoulis

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The author explores her ambivalence about combining her interest in spirituality and her composition teaching.


Back Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor) Jan 1996

Back Matter, Alice G. Brand (Editor)

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.


Aiding Aids Through Writing: A Study And Bibliography, Emily Nye Jan 1996

Aiding Aids Through Writing: A Study And Bibliography, Emily Nye

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A writing group at an HIV clinic generated four kinds of narratives, each with a different healing function. A selected bibliography follows.


The Last Rational Men: Citizenship, Morality, And The Pursuit Of Human Perfection, C. Mccarthy, E. Buendia, C. Mills, S. Meacham, Heriberto Godina Phd, C. Wilson-Brown, M. Seferian, T. Souchet Dec 1995

The Last Rational Men: Citizenship, Morality, And The Pursuit Of Human Perfection, C. Mccarthy, E. Buendia, C. Mills, S. Meacham, Heriberto Godina Phd, C. Wilson-Brown, M. Seferian, T. Souchet

Heriberto Godina PhD

No abstract provided.