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Ua64/4 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Human Relations Center, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua64/4 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Human Relations Center, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Human Relations Center.


Ua64/14 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Teacher Admissions, Certification & Student Teaching, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua64/14 College Of Education & Behavioral Sciences Teacher Admissions, Certification & Student Teaching, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Unprocessed records created by the Teacher Admissions, Certification & Student Teaching. Photographs have been moved to the WKU Archives Photo Collection.


Ua18/1 Facet - Publications, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua18/1 Facet - Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Publications created by the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching (FaCET).


Ua82 Wku Chapter Of American Association Of University Professors, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua82 Wku Chapter Of American Association Of University Professors, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the WKU Chapter of American Association of University Professors. Includes correspondence, meeting minutes and newsletters.


Ua12/2/41 Student National Education Association, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/41 Student National Education Association, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Student National Education Association.


Ua86 Wku Education Association, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua86 Wku Education Association, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the WKU chapter of the Kentucky Education Association. Includes meeting minutes, correspondence and banquet programs.


Ua83 Wku Chapter Of American Association Of University Women, Wku American Association Of University Women Jan 2019

Ua83 Wku Chapter Of American Association Of University Women, Wku American Association Of University Women

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the WKU chapter of the American Association of University Women.


Ua37/34 Faculty Personal Papers Vernon Sheeley, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua37/34 Faculty Personal Papers Vernon Sheeley, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Vernon Sheeley.


University College Connection Spring 2015, Dennis K. George, Dean, Wendi Kelley, University College, Western Kentucky University May 2015

University College Connection Spring 2015, Dennis K. George, Dean, Wendi Kelley, University College, Western Kentucky University

UC Publications

No abstract provided.


A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle May 2012

A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle

Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In my WKU Honors College Capstone Experience entitled “A Virtual Tour of WKU’s Main Campus,” my task was to create a virtual tour students across the state, country and even around the world could use to view WKU’s campus without ever setting foot in Bowling Green. Throughout this experience, I filmed myself giving individual tour of over 60 different locations on WKU’s campus, with a total of 72 buildings and locations earning markers on the campus map. This virtual tour was created during the summer of 2011 and was completed by November of that same year. Once ...


The Challenge: Magazine Of The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 27, Summer 2011), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman Editor Jul 2011

The Challenge: Magazine Of The Center For Gifted Studies (No. 27, Summer 2011), Center For Gifted Studies, Tracy Inman Editor

Gifted Studies Publications

No abstract provided.


Ua100/2/1 Training School & College High Administration, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua100/2/1 Training School & College High Administration, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by administrators of the school. Records include accreditation reports, attendance data, curriculum guides, textbook reports, letterhead, student teacher evaluations and commencement programs.


Ua37/19 Faculty Personal Papers Alonzo Burton, Wku Archives Jan 2008

Ua37/19 Faculty Personal Papers Alonzo Burton, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records consisting of Alonzo Burton's writings on rural education and literacy. Also contains a compilation of his writings and sayings and a book of tributes assembled upon his death. It is arranged in chronological order.


Ua35/2/3 Part-Time Faculty At Wku: Recommendations For Recognition & Status Improvements, Wku Council Of Academic Deans May 2002

Ua35/2/3 Part-Time Faculty At Wku: Recommendations For Recognition & Status Improvements, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

WKU Archives Records

Summary report of committee whose purpose was to secure information and ideas for recognition of part-time faculty.


A Study Of The Relationship Between Self-Concept And Heterogeneous And Homogeneous Grouping Procedures With Seventh-Grade Students, Wanda Hughes Johnson May 1992

A Study Of The Relationship Between Self-Concept And Heterogeneous And Homogeneous Grouping Procedures With Seventh-Grade Students, Wanda Hughes Johnson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Homogeneous grouping, a technique which assigns learners by ability levels into class sections for instruction, has undergone considerable controversy. This study investigated the relationship between global self-concept and two procedures used to group seventh-grade students for instruction. The two procedures were heterogeneous and homogeneous grouping The Piers-Harris Children’s Self-Concept Inventory Scale was administered to 76 heterogeneously grouped students and 70 homogeneously grouped students. A T-Test was applied to study the data by total groups. It was concluded that there was insufficient evidence to reject the hypothesis that there was no difference between the two groups.


Ua35/5 Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 3, Wku Center For Teaching & Learning Mar 1991

Ua35/5 Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 3, Wku Center For Teaching & Learning

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by and about WKU Center for Teaching & Learning.


Ua35/5 Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1, Wku Center For Teaching & Learning Feb 1991

Ua35/5 Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1, Wku Center For Teaching & Learning

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by and about WKU Center for Teaching & Learning.


A Comparison Of The Frequencies Of Selected Teaching Behaviors Of Trained And Untrained Teachers, Raymonde Antonia Frances Joseph Jan 1990

A Comparison Of The Frequencies Of Selected Teaching Behaviors Of Trained And Untrained Teachers, Raymonde Antonia Frances Joseph

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of the study was to compare the frequencies of a selected set of teaching behaviors of trained and untrained teachers in elementary schools in St. Lucia. The dependent variables in the study were the frequencies of Structuring, Questioning, Feedback and Praise behaviors. The independent variables were training, grades awarded at teaching practice, and subject areas.

Records of the lessons were obtained through the use of audiotapes. The behaviors were coded using a low inference observation schedule. The data were analyzed using means and standard deviations. The significance and inferential statistic applied was the chi-square.

Significant differences were found ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1989

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Coates, Alan. Management's Attitude Toward Collective Bargaining
  • Frew, Becky. The Effects of Personality Type and Social Support on Instances of Job Stress
  • Green, Laura. Earth Sheltered Housing
  • Gregory, Vicky. Fraud and Abuse by Medical Providers in Medicare and Medicaid
  • Hignite, Susan. Japanese Students in Kentucky Classrooms
  • Hodum, Martha. The Mathematically Gifted Child
  • Jones, Rodney. Superman to Censorship: America's Romance with the Comic Book
  • Marrs, Shawn. Romanticism and Unromanticism in Sir Gawain ...


Management Guide For Early Childhood Programs, Cathy S. Jording Dec 1988

Management Guide For Early Childhood Programs, Cathy S. Jording

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Relying upon many years of experience as an early childhood educator and consultant, and utilizing examples of programs and forms during the past thirteen years while serving as the Director of Peace Lutheran Preschool/Kindergarten in Owensboro, Kentucky, and as a regional/national early childhood consultant. The author has proposed a manuscript whose purpose is to assist early childhood professionals in the development and implementation of quality, needs-appropriate preschool programs.

The eleven chapters are divided into seven areas of concern: program survey, development, purpose, regulation requirements, administration, financing, enrollment, curriculum and day-care. (Within each area are varied appropriate methods of ...


A Study Of The Effects Of Writing Instruction Versus Writing And Reading Instruction On 10th Grade English Students, Patricia E.G. Craig Jun 1988

A Study Of The Effects Of Writing Instruction Versus Writing And Reading Instruction On 10th Grade English Students, Patricia E.G. Craig

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The effects of writing instruction as opposed to writing and reading instruction were studied on 10th grade English students’ reading comprehension and writing. Two groups (classes) completed pretests and pre-sample writing. Then, both groups were given writing instruction while only one group was given related reading skills instruction. Finally, both groups completed posttests and post-sample writings.

An analysis of covariance of the pre-and posttest data was done. It revealed no significant difference between the two groups related to reading comprehension. However, a significant difference existed between the two groups related to language expression (editing skills or writing sub-skills). The ...


Special Ideas, Marlene Ashby May 1988

Special Ideas, Marlene Ashby

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Special Ideas is a composite of practical strategies and techniques assembled for the primary-grade teacher’s use with the learning disabled student, slow learner and underachiever. The focal point of this material is the basic skills of reading, math, spelling, handwriting and general ideas on classroom management, behavior management and motivation. The purpose of the material is to provide the classroom teacher with practical ideas that may serve as a guide to help the teacher adapt and/or modify the curriculum, the materials, and the methods of instruction to the needs of the special child. The sources for these ideas ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1988

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Bachert, Sara. Rational Portrayal of the Irrationational in The Pit and the Pendulum
  • Bell, Suzanne. Early Secret Involvement of the United States Military in Cambodia
  • Brock, Beth. The Informal Caregiving System: The Frail Elderlys' Avenue of Choice
  • Daniel, Janice. Child Sexual Abuse
  • Johnson, Linda. International Telecommunications Trade with Japan
  • Jones, LaMont. Ernie Pyle: Journalist Without Peer
  • Kesserling, Marcia. Attitudes Toward the Need for Computer Literacy
  • Lewis, Gloria. John Donne's Attitude Toward Love ...


Comparative Instructor Attitudes Toward College Level English And Mathematics Experiences For Gifted High School Students, Bruce Vickers May 1987

Comparative Instructor Attitudes Toward College Level English And Mathematics Experiences For Gifted High School Students, Bruce Vickers

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Samples derived from a mailed questionnaire were compared. The sample represented high school, community college and university instructors of mathematics and English. The Kentucky public schools sampled were equally represented among high school, community colleges and universities. The research indicated that of those instructors sampled a very high percentage (97.7%) feel that those high school students shown to be academically gifted would benefit from a college experience before high school graduation. The attitudes of those instructors sampled indicated that multiple criteria – grades, recommendations, standardized test scores and personal interview – were considered the preferred method of selection (82.5%). The ...


The Effect Of Studying Higher-Level Thinking Skills On Fifth Grade Students With High Language Ability, Gary Lee Cottrell Dec 1986

The Effect Of Studying Higher-Level Thinking Skills On Fifth Grade Students With High Language Ability, Gary Lee Cottrell

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this project was to investigate the effect of studying higher-level thinking skills on fifth grade students with high language ability. The researcher compared the test scores of students in an elementary enrichment program with test scores of students enrolled in the same program the following year to which materials emphasizing higher-level thinking skills were added. The researcher also included analysis of student performance on the Ross Test of Higher Cognitive Processes and its component parts of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation as well as each of the eight subtests.

It was determined that analysis of Ross Test raw ...


Ua3/7/3 Professors, Wku President's Office - Alexander Aug 1986

Ua3/7/3 Professors, Wku President's Office - Alexander

WKU Archives Records

Speech given by Kern Alexander to the WKU Faculty Senate regarding the role of professors in the university.


The Development And Construct Validation Of The Children’S Academic Motivation Inventory, Kevin Hughes Aug 1986

The Development And Construct Validation Of The Children’S Academic Motivation Inventory, Kevin Hughes

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study was to develop and provide construct validation evidence for the Children’s Academic Motivation Inventory (CAMI). The CAMI, the junior Index of Motivation Scale (JIM Scale), and the Children’s Social Desirability Scale (CSDS) were administered to 534 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students. Additionally, teacher assigned math grades; total math and total reading scores from the Kentucky Essential skills test (KEST); and the Cognitive Skills Index (CSI) from the Test of Cognitive Skills were obtained for each participant. Principal-components factor analysis with varimax rotation performed on the CAMI items produced essentially one factor, entitled academic ...


A Preschool Outdoor Curriculum And Playground Design, Teacher Education, Connie Smith Jul 1985

A Preschool Outdoor Curriculum And Playground Design, Teacher Education, Connie Smith

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The writer proposes the utilization of a developmentally based outdoor curriculum and playground designed for young children. The curriculum consists of an overview, objectives, curriculum methodology, playground designs and evaluation. Cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains are each included in the objectives. A curriculum methodology focusing upon approaches for individualization and development of the total child is presented. The playground designs are based upon current research. Play value, development appropriateness and safety were considered in developing playground designs and curriculum. Evaluation of the curriculum and playground will be measured through assessments of the individual child, the class, and the staff. Numerous ...


Ua37/30/2 Wku Research Notecards - F Topics, Lowell Harrison Jan 1985

Ua37/30/2 Wku Research Notecards - F Topics, Lowell Harrison

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Notecards created by Lowell Harrison while researching his book Western Kentucky University. The cards transcribed below are for 259 topics beginning with F ranging from Faculty - Hunt to Future of Education.


The Use Of Feuerstein’S Instrumental Enrichment With Underprepared College Students: A Pilot Study, Michael Kieta Jul 1983

The Use Of Feuerstein’S Instrumental Enrichment With Underprepared College Students: A Pilot Study, Michael Kieta

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This pilot study investigated the usage of Feuerstein’s (1980) Instrumental Enrichment with underprepared college students. Open admissions policies in colleges and universities have resulted in the enrollment of many students who are underprepared to meet the academic task demands. Courses have been developed by the colleges and universities to remediate the academic deficits of underprepared students. Remedial courses using traditional educational methods have been largely ineffective. Cognitive process instruction (CPI) is an area of educational research that recently began to receive increased attention in the field of remedial education. The goal of CPI has been to develop the cognitive ...