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Business To Academia: Taking Lean From Pella Corporation To Dordt College, Dale Zevenbergen Jan 2015

Business To Academia: Taking Lean From Pella Corporation To Dordt College, Dale Zevenbergen

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Presentation from the Second Annual Siouxland Lean Consortium Conference held in Sioux City, Iowa, January 13, 2015,


Support And Ideas For Economic Education, Ed Starkenburg, Erica Vonk Oct 2014

Support And Ideas For Economic Education, Ed Starkenburg, Erica Vonk

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Presentation covers opportunities to engage K-12th grade students in hands-on financial and economic materials that meet Iowa's content requirements. Also introduces the Dordt College Center for Economic Education and the services available and free resources available to teachers.


Engaging Students In Financial And Economic Literacy With Free Resources, Erica Vonk, Ed Starkenburg, Art Attema Oct 2014

Engaging Students In Financial And Economic Literacy With Free Resources, Erica Vonk, Ed Starkenburg, Art Attema

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Presentation covers opportunities to engage 3rd-12th grade students in hands-on financial and economic materials that meet Iowa's content requirements. This session will introduce you to the Dordt College Center for Economic Education, the services available and free resources available to teachers.


Technology- Infused Teacher Preparation: Connecting Technology And Pedagogy, David J. Mulder May 2014

Technology- Infused Teacher Preparation: Connecting Technology And Pedagogy, David J. Mulder

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Mulder asserts that as teacher educators move away from stand-alone technology courses towards the integration approach, clear descriptions for what knowledge and skills pre-service teacher must develop are needed. and once decided, faculty in teacher preparation programs will need to clearly articulate an approach for integrating technology into the program. He goes on to explain the TPACK framework, which currently serves as a preeminent model for exploring technology integration in education.


Relating Training To Job Satisfaction: A Survey Of Online Faculty Members, Brian Hoekstra Oct 2013

Relating Training To Job Satisfaction: A Survey Of Online Faculty Members, Brian Hoekstra

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As the online education market continues to mature, institutions of higher education will respond to student demand by employing quality faculty members. Faculty members need unique training to successfully teach online. While the effect of training on job satisfaction has been investigated in the realm of business, it has not been tested extensively in the realm of online higher education. A convenience sample of 497 Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC) faculty members was invited to participate, and 148 responded. A quantitative study utilizing regression analysis investigated the relationship between the training methodology of online course module completion and job ...