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Preparing Teachers With Core Content Expertise To Support Students With Moderate To Severe Disabilities, Robert C. Pennington Phd, Ginevra Courtade, Best Newberry Gurney Dec 2016

Preparing Teachers With Core Content Expertise To Support Students With Moderate To Severe Disabilities, Robert C. Pennington Phd, Ginevra Courtade, Best Newberry Gurney

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

In this paper, the authors describe a teacher preparation program in the area of moderate to severe disabilities with an emphasis in academic instruction. They present a rationale for their increased focus on academics, a description of the program’s design, and several challenges associated with its implementation. Further, they offer several considerations for iterative improvement of the program.


Stunting Higher-Ed Reforms: Arrogance And Ignorance, Aaron W. Hughey Dec 2016

Stunting Higher-Ed Reforms: Arrogance And Ignorance, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Ua3/9/7 End Of Semester Message, Wku President's Office - Ransdell Dec 2016

Ua3/9/7 End Of Semester Message, Wku President's Office - Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Email from WKU president Gary Ransdell to faculty & staff regarding 2016 fall semester.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2016

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Committee Meeting Agendas, Wku Board Of Regents Dec 2016

Committee Meeting Agendas, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Agendas for WKU Board of Regents committee meetings.


Tutor In A Bag: Reaching Struggling Readers, Lillian Hoskinson Dec 2016

Tutor In A Bag: Reaching Struggling Readers, Lillian Hoskinson

Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Tutor in a Bag is a tutoring program designed to match novice adult tutors with struggling early readers. The program trains tutors with varied backgrounds to work with struggling readers using evidence-based instructional strategies and data collection methods. Tutors attended an initial training session to receive materials, practice each component of the lesson plan, and to receive fundamental training on use of reading games and strategies supporting solid reading instruction at a brisk pace. Each designated struggling reader was paired with a tutor for 10 weekly, thirty-minute sessions driven by each student’s individual needs. Support for the tutors was ...


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding charter revision, budget, committee assignments, syllabi, emeritus status, president search and Student Government Association.


December Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Dec 2016

December Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Dec 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of December 7, 2016 meeting.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council Dec 2016

Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Agenda for December 7, 2016 meeting.


Presidential Search Committee, Wku Board Of Regents Dec 2016

Presidential Search Committee, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Meeting minutes of presidential search committee.


Ua42/3/2 Commencement Program, Wku Glasgow Dec 2016

Ua42/3/2 Commencement Program, Wku Glasgow

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program for WKU Glasgow Graduand Ceremony.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans Nov 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding tuition waivers, library budget, distinguished professors, sabbaticals and student residency.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Nov 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding elections, graduate council, campus security, charter revisions, enrollment, international students and Student Government Association.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans Nov 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding distinguished professors, emeritus faculty and sabbaticals.


Presidential Search Committee, Wku Board Of Regents Nov 2016

Presidential Search Committee, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Meeting minutes of presidential search committee.


November Agenda, Wku Graduate Council Nov 2016

November Agenda, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting agenda.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council Nov 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Graduate Council

Graduate School

Meeting minutes.


Ua3/9/7 Civility & Embracement, Wku President's Office - Ransdell Nov 2016

Ua3/9/7 Civility & Embracement, Wku President's Office - Ransdell

WKU Archives Records

Email from WKU president Gary Ransdell to faculty, staff & students regarding civility after 2016 election.


Ua94/6/1 Memories From Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Martha Strawn Iley Nov 2016

Ua94/6/1 Memories From Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Martha Strawn Iley

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Martha Strawn Iley recounts her time at WKU between September 1946 to May 1947.


Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council Nov 2016

Meeting Agenda, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Meeting agenda for the November 2, 2016 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans Nov 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding Blackboard, internationalization, tenure, promotion and instructor promotion.


Quarterly Meeting Agenda & Packet, Wku Board Of Regents Oct 2016

Quarterly Meeting Agenda & Packet, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Meeting to discuss faculty emeriti; resolutions in honor of Melissa Dennison and Laurence Zielke; memoranda of understanding between WKU and the WKU Foundation and the College Heights Foundation; personnel actions; elections of officers; and presidential search.


Training Session Agenda, Wku Board Of Regents Oct 2016

Training Session Agenda, Wku Board Of Regents

Board of Regents Documents

Agenda for training session provided by Association of Governing Boards.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Oct 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

Faculty Senate

Meeting regarding meeting attendance, university committees, elections, campus security, nondiscrimination policy, president search and Student Government Association.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans Oct 2016

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council On Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding Governor's Scholars, ACT and SAT scores, homecoming, distance education funds and Blackboard.


Higher Education In Israel: An Overview, Ami Rokach Oct 2016

Higher Education In Israel: An Overview, Ami Rokach

International Journal of Leadership and Change

The Global Village is changing and, with it, the higher education landscape. In the present article, the changes that have happened globally are reviewed, and particularly in Israel. In general, due to privatization and global competition, higher education is becoming more accessible; thus, there is a concern that quantity may come at the price of quality education. The article ends with an attempt to foresee what lies ahead for higher education in Israel.


To Our Readers From The Editors, Joseph Cangemi, Tony Norman Oct 2016

To Our Readers From The Editors, Joseph Cangemi, Tony Norman

International Journal of Leadership and Change

To Our Readers From the Editors


Shared Leadership: A Unique But Beneficial Arrangement Within A University Department, W. Pitt Derryberry, Steven R. Wininger Oct 2016

Shared Leadership: A Unique But Beneficial Arrangement Within A University Department, W. Pitt Derryberry, Steven R. Wininger

International Journal of Leadership and Change

Universities often lose some of their best teachers and researchers to transitions to administration. Conversely, the ability of universities to persuade some faculty to assume administrative duties is undermined due to faculty members’ reluctance to give up teaching or research. In this article, two faculty members who currently serve as co-department heads discuss (a) their motivation for pursuing such an arrangement, (b) the way in which their duties are divided and shared, (c) challenges in pursuing the co-head arrangement, (d) challenges in implementing the co-head arrangement, (e) their perceptions of the success of the arrangement, and (f) significant considerations for ...