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Giorgio Agamben and the Abandonment Paradigm : A New form of Student Diversion in Public Higher Education
Author(s):Harbour, Clifford P.; Wolgemuth, Jennifer R.
In this article, we propose a new paradigm for understanding recent state policies that pose new barriers to student participation, diverting the most vulnerable students out of public higher education. The paradigm we ...
Choosing and choice making are not the same : Asking "what do you want for lunch?" is not self-determination
Author(s):Agran, Martin; Storey, Keith; Krupp, Michael
Promoting choice making has become an important focus of disability services and supports and a basic component in service delivery. Although much of the choice making literature has involved demonstrations that individuals ...
When Pandora's Box is Opened : A Qualitative Study of the Intended and Unintended Impacts of Wyoming's New Standardized Tests on Local Educators' Everyday Practices
In the context of a newly adopted statewide assessment system, PAWS (Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students), this paper describes intended instructional changes and unintended outcomes in classrooms and schools as a ...
New capitalism, risk, and subjectification in an early childhood classroom
Author(s):Bialostok, Steve (Steven); Kamberelis, George
New capitalism' has been characterized as an economic period in which insecurity, flux, and uncertainty exist in the workplace. Capitalism attempts to tame that uncertainty through risk taking. Taking risks has become what ...
Development and validation of the online student connectedness survey (OSCS)
Author(s):Bolliger, Doris; Inan, Fethi A.
With the growth of online courses and programs in higher education, considerable concerns emerge about student feelings of isolation and disconnectedness in the online learning environment. A research study was conducted ...
Persecutory guilt, surveillance and resistance : The emotional themes of early childhood educators
Author(s):Madrid, Samara; Dunn-Kenney, Maylan
This research examines the emotional themes and discourse of emotion of early childhood educators using a post-structuralist theoretical framework of emotion. The data selected and analyzed is taken from 4 two-hour discussion ...
Effectiveness of child-centered play therapy training in Malaysia, The
Author(s):Ku Johari, Ku Suhaila; Bruce, Mary Alice; Amat, Mohamad Isa
Play therapy in Malaysia is still in the early stages of development. This study investigated the effectiveness of Child-Centered Play Therapy by conducting 3-day training sessions in different part of Malaysia for a total ...
Mammoth Hot Springs
Author(s):Houseal, Ana K.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Sanford, Robert; Fuhrmann, Robert; Petrick, Ellen
While change is evident in geothermal features throughout Yellowstone, one of the most rapidly and dramatically changing sites in the park is at Mammoth Hot Springs. Visitors to the springs never see the same scenery twice. ...
Playing aggression : The social construction of the 'sassy girl' in a peer culture play routine
The ethnographic analysis presented here examines a play routine that centered on two four-year-old female children constructing and being 'sassy girls'. Data was gathered over the course of six months in one preschool ...
Improving Introductory Astronomy Education in American Colleges and Universities : A Review of Recent Progress
Author(s):Waller, William H.; Slater, Timothy
Over the past 15 years, professional astronomers, their societies, and associated funding agencies have collaborated to improve astronomy teaching and learning at the introductory undergraduate level. Many nonscience majors ...