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Teaching Basic Cryptography Concepts Using Braille And Large Print Manipulatives, Jason Martin Apr 2019

Teaching Basic Cryptography Concepts Using Braille And Large Print Manipulatives, Jason Martin

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

The scope of this article is to describe the creation and implementation of specialized adaptations used in teaching the subject of basic cryptography to students who are visually impaired or blind. Included is an overview of events held for visually impaired and blind transition age youth in Alabama and the methods used to engage this population in the subject of computer science. Teaching strategies utilized for this unique demographic of students are discussed as they relate to the sample cryptography lessons used during the transition day events. The construction of three forms of adapted ciphers are described in addition to ...


Making 3d Laser Cut Stratigraphic Audio-Responsive Tactile Templates, Michael A. Kolitsky Ph.D. Apr 2019

Making 3d Laser Cut Stratigraphic Audio-Responsive Tactile Templates, Michael A. Kolitsky Ph.D.

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

The geologic method of stratigraphy which studies the structure of the earth by making layers was employed with 3D laser cutting techniques to make more easily defined tactile regions in templates of cells, tissues and anatomic regions containing muscles and bones. Templates were made audio responsive by hand-drilling a small hole in a template and filling that hole with conductive electric paint. A finger touch to the template top side now carries a charge similar to an electric circuit to the template bottom side resting on the surface of an iPad or iPad Pro where an audio button produces audio ...


Overview Of The 2018 Inclusion In Science, Learning A New Direction, Conference On Disability (Island), Cary A. Supalo, Jasodhara Bhattacharya, Daniel Steinberg Mar 2019

Overview Of The 2018 Inclusion In Science, Learning A New Direction, Conference On Disability (Island), Cary A. Supalo, Jasodhara Bhattacharya, Daniel Steinberg

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


From The Co-Editors..., Todd Pagano, Sami Kahn Mar 2019

From The Co-Editors..., Todd Pagano, Sami Kahn

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Call For Manuscripts Dec 2018

Call For Manuscripts

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Copyright And Open Access Dec 2018

Copyright And Open Access

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Implications Of 3-D Printing For Teaching Geoscience Concepts To Students With Visual Impairments, Karen E. Koehler, Tiffany A. Wild, Sean Tikkun Dec 2018

Implications Of 3-D Printing For Teaching Geoscience Concepts To Students With Visual Impairments, Karen E. Koehler, Tiffany A. Wild, Sean Tikkun

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

This article presents the results of a study on the use of 3-D printed models in a science classroom for students with visual impairments and examines whether the use of these models impacts student conceptual understanding and misconceptions related to geosciences concepts, specifically plate tectonics.

Data were collected one week prior to instruction, one week after instruction and throughout the 3-week instructional period. Results showed that students with visual impairments held many of the same misconceptions about plate tectonics as students who are typically sighted. All students in this study had fewer misconceptions after the instructional period than they held ...


Q & A / Closing Remarks, King Banaian Nov 2018

Q & A / Closing Remarks, King Banaian

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

Wrap-up of the symposium.


Enrollment In A Time Of Turbulence: Understanding Key Market Forces Redefining The Enrollment-Management Change, Caroline Painter, Anika Olsen Nov 2018

Enrollment In A Time Of Turbulence: Understanding Key Market Forces Redefining The Enrollment-Management Change, Caroline Painter, Anika Olsen

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

EAB is a firm that provides best practices research and data-driven solutions for enrollment management, student success, and operational efficiencies to generate academic program revenues. This presentation discusses the five challenges facing higher education recruitment, enrollment, and retention and how EAB may be able to assist St Cloud State University address these challenges.


Lunch On Your Own, Strategic Enrollment Management Nov 2018

Lunch On Your Own, Strategic Enrollment Management

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

Lunch break.


Who Are Our Students? Student Demographics At St. Cloud State, Brent Donnay Nov 2018

Who Are Our Students? Student Demographics At St. Cloud State, Brent Donnay

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

SCSU Director of Analytics and Institutional Research Brent Donnay presents SCSU undergraduate and graduate student demographics through a variety of analytics. He introduces the concept of "Experience Management", where the university monitors analytics to spot opportunities for improvement.


Educational Deserts And Trade Areas: Scsu And The Geography Of College Opportunity, David Wall Nov 2018

Educational Deserts And Trade Areas: Scsu And The Geography Of College Opportunity, David Wall

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

SCSU Geography and Planning Professor David Wall defines the terms "educational desert" and "trade area" in the context of St. Cloud State University and the geographic area where it attracts the majority of its students.


Students' Sense Of Belonging As A Predictor Of Retention, Glenn Davis, David Robinson Nov 2018

Students' Sense Of Belonging As A Predictor Of Retention, Glenn Davis, David Robinson

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

According to the Fall 2017 SCSU Student Survey and campus analytics, students who struggle with their sense of belonging have lower retention and graduation rates. Interim Dean of University College Glenn Davis presents an outreach plan to improve student belonging at St. Cloud State University, as well as a means to assess it.


"Does The Business Cycle Impact Our Enrollments?", King Banaian Nov 2018

"Does The Business Cycle Impact Our Enrollments?", King Banaian

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

Data analysis of demographics and business cycles using two naive models and a VAR model shows that a relationship exists between unemployment rates and student enrollment.


Who Are Our Students? Student Demographics At St. Cloud State, Brent Donnay Nov 2018

Who Are Our Students? Student Demographics At St. Cloud State, Brent Donnay

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

This presentation provides the Fall 2017 undergraduate and graduate student demographics, headcount, and FYE of St. Cloud State University. It also provides information on the incoming classes of Fall 2014 and Fall 2018. Finally, the presentation introduces the concept of "experience management", which involves monitoring and measuring every interaction to locate opportunities for improvement, and using analytics to predict patterns and optimize experiences.


Educational Deserts And Trade Areas: Scsu And The Geography Of College Opportunity, David Wall Nov 2018

Educational Deserts And Trade Areas: Scsu And The Geography Of College Opportunity, David Wall

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

This presentation defines the terms "educational desert", "trade area", and "proportional market area" within the context of St. Cloud State University and the regions within the state from which it recruits students. Several profiles of incoming students at other 4 year Minnesota State institutions emerge from the data.


"Does The Business Cycle Impact Our Enrollments?", King Banaian Nov 2018

"Does The Business Cycle Impact Our Enrollments?", King Banaian

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

This presentation shows the relationship between unemployment rates, labor shortages, migration, and higher education enrollments.


Students' Sense Of Belonging As A Predictor Of Retention, Glenn Davis, David Robinson Nov 2018

Students' Sense Of Belonging As A Predictor Of Retention, Glenn Davis, David Robinson

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

This presentation introduces the theoretical foundations of student belonging, and discusses the Fall 2017 St. Cloud State University Student Survey responses on belonging. Research questions for a longitudinal study on student belonging at St Cloud State University discussed, as well as a plan for outreach to those students who may report a low sense of belonging.


Demographic Change: Challenges And Opportunities For Private Colleges, Nathan Grawe Nov 2018

Demographic Change: Challenges And Opportunities For Private Colleges, Nathan Grawe

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

Fertility rates, trends in population growth, and parent education level have an impact on college enrollment. This presentation introduces the HEDI Model (probability-weighted demand forecasts) to challenge assumptions about college attendance and their relationship to migration and immigration patterns, and provides some recommendations for improvement in enrollment and retention strategies.


Keynote: Demographic Change: Challenges And Opportunities For Private Colleges, Nathan Grawe Nov 2018

Keynote: Demographic Change: Challenges And Opportunities For Private Colleges, Nathan Grawe

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

This presentation depicts the demographic changes taking place locally and nationally that impact private college enrollment. The presenter provides recommendations on how to improve enrollment and retention strategies based on these changes.


Welcoming Remarks, King Banaian, Robbyn Wacker, Annesa Cheek Nov 2018

Welcoming Remarks, King Banaian, Robbyn Wacker, Annesa Cheek

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

Welcoming remarks to open the symposium.


Enrollment In A Time Of Turbulence: Understanding Key Market Forces Redefining The Enrollment-Management Change, Caroline Painter, Anika Olsen Nov 2018

Enrollment In A Time Of Turbulence: Understanding Key Market Forces Redefining The Enrollment-Management Change, Caroline Painter, Anika Olsen

SCSU Data-Informed Symposium

EAB is a firm that helps colleges and universities improve enrollment and retention through best practices research and data analytics. In this presentation Painter and Olsen present the five key market forces that are forcing higher education institutions to change how they do business.


Book Review: Towards Inclusion Of All Learners Through Science Teacher Education, Greg Stefanich Nov 2018

Book Review: Towards Inclusion Of All Learners Through Science Teacher Education, Greg Stefanich

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

It is a pleasure to receive an invitation to submit a review for the book titled Towards Inclusion of All Learners through Science Teacher Education. The contributors include four wellknown leaders in inclusive science education complemented by a spectrum of authors American and international, in pre-service and graduate science education, pre-service and graduate special education, science research, special education practitioners, classroom teachers, graduate students, and students through case studies and interviews.

The book presents an excellent overview of current practices in schools, descriptions of individual and team efforts to improve practice, and emerging innovations such as the application of Universal ...


The Predictors Of Juvenile Recidivism: Testimonies Of Adult Students 18 Years And Older Exiting From Alternative Education, La Toshia Palmer Apr 2018

The Predictors Of Juvenile Recidivism: Testimonies Of Adult Students 18 Years And Older Exiting From Alternative Education, La Toshia Palmer

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this descriptive, qualitative study was to identify and describe the importance of the predictors of juvenile recidivism and the effectiveness of efforts to prevent/avoid juvenile recidivism as perceived by previously detained, arrested, convicted, and/or incarcerated adult students 18 years of age and older exiting from alternative education in Northern California. A second purpose was to explore the types of support provided by alternative schools and the perceived importance of the support to avoid recidivism according to adult students 18 years of age and older exiting from alternative education.

Methodology: This qualitative, descriptive research design ...


2018 Research & Scholarship Schedule, University Of Southern Maine Mar 2018

2018 Research & Scholarship Schedule, University Of Southern Maine

1st Annual USM Research & Scholarship Symposium

Symposium schedule and workshop descriptions.


Using Argument-Based Science Inquiry To Improve Science Achievement For Students With Disabilities In Inclusive Classrooms, Jonte C. Taylor, Ching-Mei Tseng, Angelique Murillo, William Therrien, Brian Hand Feb 2018

Using Argument-Based Science Inquiry To Improve Science Achievement For Students With Disabilities In Inclusive Classrooms, Jonte C. Taylor, Ching-Mei Tseng, Angelique Murillo, William Therrien, Brian Hand

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have long lagged behind their non-disabled peers when it comes to science achievement. The increased emphasis on STEM related careers and the use of science in everyday life makes learning science content and concepts critical for all students especially for those with disabilities. As suggested by the National Resource Council (2012), more emphasis is being placed on being able to critically think about science concepts in and outside of the classroom. Additionally, the Next Generation Science Standards are asking teachers and students to better understand how science is connected to the everyday world through the use of ...


From The Co-Editors..., Todd Pagano Feb 2018

From The Co-Editors..., Todd Pagano

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Copyright Information Jan 2018

Copyright Information

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Call For Manuscripts! Jan 2018

Call For Manuscripts!

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

No abstract provided.


Facilitating The Transition From Military Instructor To Academic Educator: Cognitive Apprenticeship In Teacher Induction At The United States Air Force Academy, Thomas T. Swaim Aug 2017

Facilitating The Transition From Military Instructor To Academic Educator: Cognitive Apprenticeship In Teacher Induction At The United States Air Force Academy, Thomas T. Swaim

The Qualitative Report

This article examines teacher induction in the military undergraduate education context. The U.S. Air Force Academy relies on approximately 520 military and civilian instructors to educate nearly 4000 future military officers each year. These educators must be highly skilled and unquestionably capable in their abilities to teach these future leaders. Many of these instructors derive from highly technical active duty operational career fields (such as pilot, missile operator, etc.). This article reveals how Collins’, Brown’s, and Newman’s (1989) theory of cognitive apprenticeship is manifested within teacher induction experiences at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Using a ...