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Clickers In Classrooms, Elizabeth C. Scheyder May 2010

Clickers In Classrooms, Elizabeth C. Scheyder

Elizabeth C Scheyder

No abstract provided.


Preservice Second-Career Teachers In A Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics And Motivations, Samuel J. Smith, John J. Pantana Apr 2010

Preservice Second-Career Teachers In A Blended Online-Residential Preparation Program: Profiling Characteristics And Motivations, Samuel J. Smith, John J. Pantana

Samuel James Smith

This study examines preservice second-career teachers (SCTs), their motivations for switching careers, and their perceptions of the profession. Participants were graduate students in a blended online-residential Master of Arts in Teaching program (n=311). Profiles, characteristics, motivations, and perceptions were explored using the FIT-Choice (Factors Influencing Teaching Choice) Scale and focus groups.


Is It Really Sink Or Swim For Tenure Tracks?, Crystal Goldman, Valeria E. Molteni, Y. Diana Wu Mar 2010

Is It Really Sink Or Swim For Tenure Tracks?, Crystal Goldman, Valeria E. Molteni, Y. Diana Wu

Yuhfen Diana H. Wu

A panel consisting of a mentor and two mentees will share their experiences and tell their stories. They seek to exchange ideas on surviving a fast-changing environment with librarians from other academic libraries where librarians have faculty status. The San Jose State University (SJSU) experience is easy to duplicate and aims to help junior librarians achieve her/his full potential, to design/develop personal goals that fit into personal career expectations, to take one step at a time to reach those goals, to better support organizational goals and objectives, to develop leadership within the organization, to boost morale and productivity ...


Positive Behavior Support And High School Transition, Hank Bohanon, C. Johnson Mar 2010

Positive Behavior Support And High School Transition, Hank Bohanon, C. Johnson

Hank Bohanon

No abstract provided.


Teacher Professional Development: Myth And Reality, Imran Anjum Chaudary Jan 2010

Teacher Professional Development: Myth And Reality, Imran Anjum Chaudary

Dr Imran Anjum

No abstract provided.


Adolescent Literature As A Complement To The Classics: Addressing Critical Issues In Today’S Classrooms, Joan Kaywell Dec 2009

Adolescent Literature As A Complement To The Classics: Addressing Critical Issues In Today’S Classrooms, Joan Kaywell

Joan F. Kaywell Ph.D

Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the Classics Addressing: Critical Issues in Today’s Classrooms was written because of the outstanding response received from teachers who have used Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the Classics, Volumes One (1993), Two (1995), Three (1997), and/or Four (2000) in their classrooms. Additionally, since many young adult (YA) books go out of print almost as quickly as they come into print, it was time to update the recommended books and incorporate additional strategies that involve the use of media and technology. Consistent with the series, this text is based on two assumptions ...