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An Innovative Approach To Cultural Competence Organizational Leadership: The Intercultural Personal Development, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2012

An Innovative Approach To Cultural Competence Organizational Leadership: The Intercultural Personal Development, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Leaders are called upon in today's society to be sensitive to and aware of the needs of their workforce. In many instances, these needs transcend the professional requirements of getting the job done. Oftentimes, the employees are dealing with needs that invole personal relationships between and among co-workers based on cultural difference.


Hidden Strength: Encouraging Spiritual Leadership Attributes Among School Leaders, Sherwood Thompson Oct 2012

Hidden Strength: Encouraging Spiritual Leadership Attributes Among School Leaders, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Today, district and school leaders are being recognized for their contributions to improving schools and enhancing student achievement, and this recognition is coming at a pivotal time in the evolution of education in the United States. The need to educate a new generation of learners that are capable of transforming the United States is paramount. Each state has a responsibility to provide the best education it can to its population. Kentucky has made great strides with its education reforms. The state’s alignment of Senate Bill 1 Core Academic Standards with the national Common Core Standards offers great promise (Holliday ...


Views From The Frontline: Voices Of Conscience On College Campuses, Sherwood Thompson Apr 2012

Views From The Frontline: Voices Of Conscience On College Campuses, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Views from the Frontline: Voices of Conscience on College Campuses draws upon the experience of educators working to sustain diversity and multiculturalism on college campuses. The book provides a forum for educators to express their views and tell their stories about their struggles and success. The book is filled with passionate accounts and new perspectives on diversity, inclusion and multicultural community building. It is committed to informing and inspiring readers to learn more about the transformation of cultural diversity on college campuses through documenting the experiences of administrators and faculty that are changing the legacies of higher education.


Using Multi-Instructional Teaching And Technology-Supported Active Learning Strategies To Enhance Student Engagement, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson, Timothy Forde Dec 2011

Using Multi-Instructional Teaching And Technology-Supported Active Learning Strategies To Enhance Student Engagement, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland, Sherwood Thompson, Timothy Forde

Sherwood Thompson

University professors are developing an increasing awareness of how creative teaching is contributing to active learning in the classroom. Much is being learned from research that explores the significance of engaging students in activities designed to increase their learning. This article examines essential components of active learning, discusses ways in which multi-instructional teaching and technology can be used to generate active learning in the classroom, and provides examples of strategies, models, and tools that can be implemented to enhance student engagement and active learning in today's classroom


Survey Responses To The Baldrige Quality Model And Implementing A College Of Education Strategic Plan, Sherwood Thompson, Maurice Reed Oct 2011

Survey Responses To The Baldrige Quality Model And Implementing A College Of Education Strategic Plan, Sherwood Thompson, Maurice Reed

Sherwood Thompson

The process of ensuring that a College of Education is equipped to address the challenging requirements of educating students for the twenty-first century is one that connects leadership with student achievement and faculty development. All three must work together in order to invigorate education programs. A regional southeastern university collected data using a survey published by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Baldrige program titles "Are We Ready" and "Are We Ready as Leaders." The objectives of the Baldrige quality model are to identify and recognize role-model institutions, establish criteria for evaluating improvement efforts, and to ...


The Establishment Of Effective Advisory Boards For Promoting Social Justice In The Arts On College Campuses, Sherwood Thompson Apr 2011

The Establishment Of Effective Advisory Boards For Promoting Social Justice In The Arts On College Campuses, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

This paper focuses on some of the important aspects of establishing an advisory board on college campuses for governing arts organizations with social justice missions. In contrast to Boards of Directors of for-profit corporations, the nonprofit advisory board services the needs of organizations by performing services aimed at assisting the activities of the organization. Most boards are made up of people who like the same things and who support the same causes. This is especially true for arts organizations which tend to have a homogeneous board make-up. This paper makes the argument that advisory boards are an important component of ...


An Examination Of The Status And Role Conflict Of Administrators Of Color Working In Predominantly White Universities, Sherwood Thompson Jan 2011

An Examination Of The Status And Role Conflict Of Administrators Of Color Working In Predominantly White Universities, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

This session engages administrators in a short phenomenological interview which examines their attitudes about and perceptions of working predominantly White university settings.


The Power Of Personhood In Facing The Future, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2010

The Power Of Personhood In Facing The Future, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Discourages youth need caring adults who employ both traditional and creative strategies to help them develop character and positive life goals.


A Mission That Matters, Sherwood Thompson Oct 2010

A Mission That Matters, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Hybrid Teaching For The 21st Century, Sherwood Thompson Jul 2010

Hybrid Teaching For The 21st Century, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


A Symposium Model For Doctoral Students Of Color Seeking Faculty Positions In Higher Education, Sherwood Thompson, Samuel Hinton Jul 2010

A Symposium Model For Doctoral Students Of Color Seeking Faculty Positions In Higher Education, Sherwood Thompson, Samuel Hinton

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Culturally Responsive Teaching: Giving Voices To Life Experiences, Sherwood Thompson Jun 2010

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Giving Voices To Life Experiences, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Scenarios Thinking For School Leaders, Sherwood Thompson Jun 2010

Scenarios Thinking For School Leaders, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Innovative Teaching Approaches That Stimulate Active Student Learning, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell May 2010

Innovative Teaching Approaches That Stimulate Active Student Learning, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Leadership Qualities, Sherwood Thompson May 2010

Leadership Qualities, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Accessing The Publication Arena Through Collaboration, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell Apr 2010

Accessing The Publication Arena Through Collaboration, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Factors For Successful Leadership, Sherwood Thompson Mar 2010

Factors For Successful Leadership, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Diversity Certificate Training, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell Feb 2010

Diversity Certificate Training, Sherwood Thompson, Roger Cleveland, Norman Powell

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Turning Rejection Letters Into Practical Advice, Sherwood Thompson Dec 2009

Turning Rejection Letters Into Practical Advice, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

Rejections are good for aspiring academic writers. The rejection letter is a reality check and a sober reminder that they still have some additional fine tuning to do. The positive approach to dealing with rejection letters is to look for the advice.


Hybrid Teaching Strategies, Sherwood Thompson Nov 2009

Hybrid Teaching Strategies, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Building Community Relationships Through Collaboration, Sherwood Thompson Oct 2009

Building Community Relationships Through Collaboration, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


How To Effectively Collaborate With Educators Working In High Performance Learning Environments, Sherwood Thompson Aug 2009

How To Effectively Collaborate With Educators Working In High Performance Learning Environments, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


How To Spark Passion And Excitement In Student Learners, Sherwood Thompson Jul 2009

How To Spark Passion And Excitement In Student Learners, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Socialization Of Parents And Educators Of Culturally Diverse Preschool Children, Sherwood Thompson Jun 2009

Socialization Of Parents And Educators Of Culturally Diverse Preschool Children, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Kentucky Journal Of Excellence In College Teaching And Learning, Sherwood Thompson, Kristina Krampe, Samuel Hinton Apr 2009

Kentucky Journal Of Excellence In College Teaching And Learning, Sherwood Thompson, Kristina Krampe, Samuel Hinton

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Reading Makes The Leader, Sherwood Thompson Feb 2009

Reading Makes The Leader, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Reflecting With Critical Friends, Sherwood Thompson Feb 2009

Reflecting With Critical Friends, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Reflection On The Movement, Sherwood Thompson Feb 2009

Reflection On The Movement, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


Paving The Road To The Terminal Degree, Sherwood Thompson Apr 2008

Paving The Road To The Terminal Degree, Sherwood Thompson

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.


School Size And Educational Equity In Kentucky's Public Schools: An Investigatin Of Race And Gender-Based Achievement Gap, Sherwood Thompson, Jerry Austin Apr 2008

School Size And Educational Equity In Kentucky's Public Schools: An Investigatin Of Race And Gender-Based Achievement Gap, Sherwood Thompson, Jerry Austin

Sherwood Thompson

No abstract provided.