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Tina Bianchi

Courage in the Classroom: Exploring a New Framework Predicting Academic Performance and... - 0 views

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    The present study explored an hypothesized formulation of academic courage (defined as perseverance in the face of academic difficulty and fear) and its role in predicting academic performance (literacy and arithmetic) and various academic engagement measures (planning, task management, self-handicapping, disengagement, class participation, enjoyment of school, and positive academic intentions).
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Words & Place - 3 views

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      Provides a glimpse into Southwestern Native American culture
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      Right now I see it as a supplemental resource for getting a glimpse into the very important aspect of Native culture which is oral storytelling. Somewhere along the way we'll look at oral tradition and I imagine there may be at least one student who will pursue the topic in their research.
  • The speakers also talk about the relation of their oral tradition to their native communities. Five programs are recorded in native Indian languages with English subtitles so that students have an opportunity to experience the beauty and complexity of these languages.
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      Students who choose some aspect of Native American culture (oral traditions of storytelling, for example) could benefit from seeing/hearing songs and stories relayed in native language
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    Through a unique blend of imagery and sound, this website captures the complex oral traditions of Native American communities in the American Southwest. Songs are sung and stories told within the landscapes which inspired them.

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Primary Sources - History: Native American - Subject and Class Guides at University of ... - 1 views

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      Links to primary and secondary sources; organized by geography
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      Primary source documents will be useful as students conduct research for their final papers
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      Students can take a virtual field trip to view artifacts in the Native American Collection. The images have descriptions, providing some context for students.
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      Students can comment on images, allowing me to pre-assess what they know and what their misconceptions are (Technological KWL chart of sorts)
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    A research guide to primary and secondary sources for Native American history.
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Calling Transformative Learning into Question: Some Mutinous Thoughts - 0 views

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    Tbe author identifies six flaws that commonly occur in explanations of transformative learning, and suggests that transformative learning may not exist as an identifiable phenomenon. He proposes tbat we abandon the term transformative learning, and adopt the straightforward term good learning.
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Faculty Actions that Result in Student Satisfaction in Online Courses - 0 views

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    A study on how instructor behaviors impact student satisfaction in an online course
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Icebreakers and Group Builders for the Classroom - 0 views

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    Strategies for breaking the ice and establishing a comfortable learning environment
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Using Multimedia to Trigger Threaded Discussions - 1 views

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    Questions to consider when choosing an icebreaker
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Breaking the Ice: Using Icebreakers and Re-energizers with Adult Learners - 0 views

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    Benefits of and uses for icebreakers
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Learning How to Learn: Cornell Notes as an Example - 0 views

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    Explanation of how to use Cornell Notes to improve student learning
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The Beginner's Guide to Virtual Field Trips - 0 views

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    Provides a listing of programs and award winning providers of K-12 Virtual Field Trips in the arts, sciences, and history
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Computer Based Virtual Field Trips - 0 views

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    A report on the advantages and barriers of creating and using virtual field trips in the educational environment
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Virtual Field Trips: Best Practices - 0 views

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    Functions and best practices for virtual field trips
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The Relationship of Social Presence and Interaction in Online Classes - 0 views

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    A study of social presence in online courses
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Questioning the Necessity of Nonacademic Social Discussion Forums within Online Courses - 0 views

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    Findings from a study on social and academic socialization in online courses.
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Empowering Homeless Children Through School Counseling - 0 views

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    Discusses the roles schools play in ensuring that all students, including those who are homeless, have access to public education.
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, Class Matters-In and Out of School: Closing gaps requires attention to issues of race... - 0 views

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    Challenges the idea that school reform should happen only in the schools and outlines three "inconvenient truths" in regard to true reform.
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Getting the Mix Right Again: An updated and theoretical rationale for interaction - 0 views

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    Discusses six modes of interaction: Student-Student, Student-Teacher, Student-Content, Teacher-Teacher, Teacher-Content, Content-Content
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A Meta-Analysis of Three Types of Interaction Treatments in Distance Education - 0 views

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    Analyzes literature on Distance Education and c ompares interaction treatments with other DE instructional treatments
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Getting the Mix Right Again: An updated and theoretical rationale for interaction - 0 views

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    Modes of interaction in Distance Education and Online Learning
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Universal Design: Online Educational Media for Students with Disabilities - 0 views

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    Universal eLearners are being implemented in traditional F2F classrooms, but there are implications that suggest this is a tool that could be adapted for online courses when the students include those with a variety of physical and cognitive disabilities.
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