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Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2017
Nebraska is committed to measuring its progress toward achieving the major statewide goals through national comparisons and institutional peer comparisons. It is the aim of the "Comprehensive Plan" that, when rank order is appropriate, Nebraska will rank among the ten best states in national comparisons, and individual public…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Community Colleges, Undergraduate Students, Enrollment
DeChenne, Sue Ellen; Nugent, Gwen; Kunz, Gina; Luo, Linlin; Berry, Brandi; Craven, Katherine; Riggs, April – National Center for Research on Rural Education, 2012
A professional development experience for science and mathematics teachers that included coaches was provided for ten science and math teachers. This professional development experience had the teachers develop a lesson that utilized the engineering context to teach a science or mathematics concept through guided inquiry as an instructional…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Scoring Rubrics, Feedback (Response), Science Teachers
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Clauset, Karl H.; Murphy, Carlene U. – Journal of Staff Development, 2012
Through learning communities, schools can change to strengthen educator practice and improve student learning outcomes. So can districts. For 20 years, the authors have helped states, districts, and schools in the United States and Canada implement Whole-Faculty Study Groups, a design for learning communities. During the 2010-11 school year, they…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Teacher Collaboration, Inquiry
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Higgins, Jennifer; Patterson, Margaret Becker; Bozman, Martha; Katz, Michael – Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 2010
This study examined the feasibility of administering GED Tests using a computer based testing system with embedded accessibility tools and the impact on test scores and test-taker experience when GED Tests are transitioned from paper to computer. Nineteen test centers across five states successfully installed the computer based testing program,…
Descriptors: Testing Programs, Testing, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Tests
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Wirth, Eileen – Journal of School Public Relations, 2004
The massive sex scandal that rocked the Roman Catholic Church raises a question as to whether Catholic identity remains an asset that the nation's 8,000 Catholic schools should continue to promote. This case study found that continuing to promote Catholic identity has had no adverse effect on recruitment and enrollment at four Omaha, Nebraska,…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Public Relations, Reputation, High Schools