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A Case Study On Perspectives, Whitney Tallarico May 2011

A Case Study On Perspectives, Whitney Tallarico

Senior Honors Projects

The Rhode Island Training School becomes a home to juvenile offenders of the law. Home, in so far as it is a place that they sleep, eat, and spend a lot of time in, as well as the atmosphere in which learning and growth occur during the adolescent phase of their lives. There is a very high rate of released inmates who return to the facility for things like running away from group homes, not checking in with their parole officers, or other misdemeanors. It is my belief that this is, at least in part, due to the fact that ...


6 Ways To Celebrate Student Writing, Susan C. Adamson Jan 2011

6 Ways To Celebrate Student Writing, Susan C. Adamson

Articles

Susan Adamson, executive director of the Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, shares a few of her favorite strategies for celebrating student writing at the end of a unit of study.


Getting To The Heart Of The Matter: Well-Being And Esd 2011, Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta Jan 2011

Getting To The Heart Of The Matter: Well-Being And Esd 2011, Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta

Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta

No abstract provided.


Who Cares? Exploring Student Perspectives On Care Ethics, Kelly A. Concannon Mannise Jan 2011

Who Cares? Exploring Student Perspectives On Care Ethics, Kelly A. Concannon Mannise

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Care ethics are influenced by conflicts between crafted theories and how students read those theories in practice.


Book Reviews, Judy Halden-Sullivan, Julie J. Nichols, Mary Pettice Jan 2011

Book Reviews, Judy Halden-Sullivan, Julie J. Nichols, Mary Pettice

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Book Reviews

Judy Halden-Sullivan - Evolution and Criticism

Julie J. Nichols - Boyd, Brian. On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction. Cambridge: Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 2009.

Julie J. Nichols - Zunshine, Lisa. Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2006

Mary Pettice - Dutton, Denis. The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution. 2nd edition. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010. Print.


Perfect, Helen Collins Sitler Jan 2011

Perfect, Helen Collins Sitler

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Perfectionism can be a form of trauma that composition instructors should be aware of in some high-achieving students.


Notes From Teaching At The Ends Of The Earth, Colette Morrow Jan 2011

Notes From Teaching At The Ends Of The Earth, Colette Morrow

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Third-world teaching enables one feminist instructor to revitalize her instruction in American universities.


Jaepl, Vol. 17, Winter 2011-2012, Joona Smitherman Trapp, Brad Peters Jan 2011

Jaepl, Vol. 17, Winter 2011-2012, Joona Smitherman Trapp, Brad Peters

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Essays

Cristina Bruns - Immersion, Transformation, and the Literature Class

Anne DiPardo - My Kanawha

Kelly A. Concannon Mannise - Who Cares? Exploring Student Perspectives on Care Ethics

Kym Buchanan & Perry Cook - Playing the Believing Game with Dr. Seuss and Reluctant Learners in Science

Elizabeth Woodworth - Being the Unbook, Being the Change: The Transformative Power of Open Sources

W. Keith Duffy - Suffering and Teaching Writing

Helen Collins Stitler - Perfect

Nikki Holland, Iris Shepard, Christian Z. Goering, & David A. Jolliffe - We Were the Teachers, Not the Observers: Transforming Preparation through Placements in a Creative, After-School Program

S. Rebecca Leigh - Re-Seeing Story through Portal Writing ...


Immersion, Transformation, And The Literature Class, Christina Vischer Bruns Jan 2011

Immersion, Transformation, And The Literature Class, Christina Vischer Bruns

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

“Transitional space” helps teachers understand how a reader’s transformation happens, and why it is valuable.


Re-Seeing Story Through Portal Writing, S. Rebecca Leigh Jan 2011

Re-Seeing Story Through Portal Writing, S. Rebecca Leigh

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Findings suggest that portal writing can be used as an effective tool for helping young students focus and revise their narrative work.


Front Matter Jan 2011

Front Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Editor's message.


My Kanawha, Anne Dipardo Jan 2011

My Kanawha, Anne Dipardo

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A longtime English educator revisits James Moffet’s notion of “agnosis” as she discovers her West Virginia ancestry.


Playing The Believing Game With Dr. Seuss And Reluctant Learners In Science, Kym Buchanan, Perry Cook Jan 2011

Playing The Believing Game With Dr. Seuss And Reluctant Learners In Science, Kym Buchanan, Perry Cook

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham offers insights for teachers trying to overcome learners’ reluctance.


Being The Unbook, Being The Change: The Transformative Power Of Open Sources, Elizabeth D. Woodworth Jan 2011

Being The Unbook, Being The Change: The Transformative Power Of Open Sources, Elizabeth D. Woodworth

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A director of composition tests and advocates “open education sources” for the development of curricula and programs.


Suffering And Teaching Writing, W. Keith Duffy Jan 2011

Suffering And Teaching Writing, W. Keith Duffy

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

How can spiritual texts help us respond to the burn-out we sometimes experience in our roles as literacy teachers?


“We Were The Teachers, Not The Observers”: Transforming Teacher Preparation Through Placements In A Creative, After-School Program, Nikki Holland, Iris Shepard, Christian Z. Goering Jan 2011

“We Were The Teachers, Not The Observers”: Transforming Teacher Preparation Through Placements In A Creative, After-School Program, Nikki Holland, Iris Shepard, Christian Z. Goering

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Teacher preparation at one university shifts pre-service observation to hands-on integration of the arts in an after-school program called Razorback Writers.


“Poetry Is Not A Luxury”: Why We Should Include Poetry In The Writing Classroom, Nicole Warwick Jan 2011

“Poetry Is Not A Luxury”: Why We Should Include Poetry In The Writing Classroom, Nicole Warwick

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

How can poetry transform academic writing’s “masculine” ways of knowing and communicating into transnational exploration?


Connecting, Helen Walker, Jan Buley, S. Rebecca Leigh, Christopher M. Bache, Bette B. Bauer, Rachel Forrester, Laurence Musgrove Jan 2011

Connecting, Helen Walker, Jan Buley, S. Rebecca Leigh, Christopher M. Bache, Bette B. Bauer, Rachel Forrester, Laurence Musgrove

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Connecting

Helen Walker - Teaching/Seeing Jesus

Jan Buley - The Realization

S. Rebecca Leigh - Celebrating Ways of Learning

Christopher M. Bache - The Opening Question

Bette B. Bauer - Teaching as a Spiritual Practice

Rachel Forrester - Appalachia Finally in the Spring

Laurence Musgrove - Syllabus


Back Matter Jan 2011

Back Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Jan 2011

Front Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Editor's Message


Writing And Time, Time And The Essay, Douglas Hesse Jan 2011

Writing And Time, Time And The Essay, Douglas Hesse

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Writing requires time, thought, and most of all, discovery—despite a high-tech world that can’t be bothered with it.


Graduate Online Bulletin, 2011-2012 (2011), Minnesota State University Moorhead Jan 2011

Graduate Online Bulletin, 2011-2012 (2011), Minnesota State University Moorhead

Graduate Bulletins (Catalogs)

No abstract provided.


Teaching Poetry Writing In The Primary Grades, Staci Cramer-Wilkinson Jan 2011

Teaching Poetry Writing In The Primary Grades, Staci Cramer-Wilkinson

Graduate Research Papers

This project examines the use of poetry to teach writing and the impact this instruction has on the primary classroom. The purpose of this project is to explore poetry instruction, examine how it has traditionally been taught, and provide professional development to classroom teachers that focuses on the effective use of poetry instruction in the classroom. The professional development sessions include Power Point presentations, small and large group discussions, and practical classroom application. Benefits and challenges of poetry instruction are also provided.


Education For Sustainable Development In The Pacific, Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta Dec 2010

Education For Sustainable Development In The Pacific, Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta

Cresantia Frances Koya Vaka'uta

No abstract provided.