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Student Voices: The Foundation for Academic Pathways 2.0 at a Western Community College
Historically, community colleges were intended to provide access to higher education and allow millions who could not attend a four-year institution a path to a college degree. Until the 21st century, community colleges ...
Creating a Context-Sensitive and Utilization-Focused Evaluative Framework for Haub School Field Courses
Over the past few decades universities have streamlined the cost of educational experiences often at the expense of field-based learning. At the University of Wyoming, the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources ...
Using Problem Solving to Teach Metacognition in the Sixth Grade Mathematics Classroom
Schoenfeld (1985) demonstrated that students with higher metacognitive skills perform better in problem solving. Ozsoy and Ataman (2009) showed that metacognitive skills can be taught and learned. Learning metacognitive ...
Exploring the Ways That Developing and Using Models Support Changes in Student Thinking About Phase Changes
In 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were released. Currently, approximately two-thirds of American students live in a state that is using NGSS or standards influenced by the Framework for K-12 Science ...
Songwriting and the 6th Grader: A Creative Endeavor for Enhanced Student Engagement in 6th Grade General Music
Students from two sixth-grade general music classes provided the base for exploring the question of whether a collaborative, project-based, songwriting curriculum unit might enhance the engagement of learners in the general ...
Asynchronous Video as a Means to Facilitate Instructor Social Presence: A Case Study
Nearly two decades of research have confirmed that the Community of Inquiry framework still has enormous potential to guide future approaches, strategies, and technologies in online learning (Cleveland-Innes, Garrison & ...
The Value of Co-Curricular Involvement at a Small Community College: Perspectives from Students Living on Campus
This study sought to determine student perspectives about co-curricular offerings at Casper College. It also looked at the extent to which participation in co-curricular organizations and activities enhances the achievement ...
Fire in My Head
Author(s):Sellner, Wilson Jr.
Fire in My Head: Autoethnographic Portraits of Pool Halls, School Walls, and Untreated Bipolar Disorder in Cheyenne, Wyoming in the 1970’s. “On the way to school I stopped by 2 Bar Bowl Liquor and bought a pint of ...
Place-related Approaches in Teacher Education A Review of Literature on Place-related Approaches in Preservice Teacher Education
Place-based education is a pedagogical approach that advocates for using one’s surrounding cultural, economic, and ecological phenomena as meaningful places for students to learn interdisciplinary content and skills. This ...
Exploring Concepts of Latina/o Parental Involvement in a Rural Setting
Author(s):Hardeman, Stephanie; Broderick, Rebecca
This qualitative study utilizes Critical Participatory Action Research (CPAR) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) to understand views on parent involvement from the perspectives of Latina/o parents formally trained through a ...