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Field, Patrick R.; Logan, Kelsey L. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
The Game Changer is an interrupted case study that traces the football career of Anthony "Tony Tonka Truck" Williams and the types of brain trauma that he suffers from playing football, from junior league level through high school, college, and his draft into the pros. To be successful during this case, readers will have to be familiar…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Athletics, Team Sports, Brain
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Lochmiller, Chad R. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case positions the reader as the superintendent of Jefferson City Public Schools (pseudonym). Like many urban school districts in the United States, Jefferson City faces a complex milieu of fiscal challenges attributed to inadequate state funding and declining student enrollment. Within this case, the superintendent must address the failing…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Superintendents, Public Schools, Declining Enrollment
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Norman, Patricia M. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Many students ignore or underappreciate the important role that financial and accounting considerations have on the formulation and implementation of realistic and ultimately effective strategies. This article describes an exercise that helps build the ability to integrate strategic thinking with financial analysis. Its purpose is to help students…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Accounting, Management Development, Business Administration Education
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Beachum, Floyd D.; Watson, Terri N. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
Nathaniel Stone, the principal of Lakeshore Community High School, was summoned to a meeting in the city. The gathering included more than a dozen influential leaders. The conversation that unfolded was, literally, unreal. Mr. Smith, a government official of sorts, called for the destruction of a social movement that was having a positive effect…
Descriptors: High Schools, Racial Bias, Academic Achievement, African American Students
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Tenuto, Penny L.; Gardiner, Mary E.; Yamamoto, Julie K. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
To build capacity for students in educational leadership programs, we developed a teaching case study focused on managing emotion for ethical decision making in supervision of personnel. The case offers troubling encounters between a secondary assistant principal and a novice teacher, a veteran teacher, and a veteran administrator. Scenarios…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Psychological Patterns, Ethics, Ethical Instruction
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DiMartino, Catherine; Thompson, Eustace – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
This case tells the story of a failed public-private partnership. It illustrates how stakeholders, encouraged by the current political context, rushed into a partnership without establishing a basis for mutual understanding and expectations. As a result of this hasty arrangement, questions emerged over who ultimately controlled decisions related…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Partnerships in Education, Public Sector, Private Sector
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Barakat, Maysaa; Brooks, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
There is ongoing debate about the benefits and dangers of globalization in education, yet it is not always clear how these dynamics manifest at the school level. Moreover, it is often unclear how leaders shape or respond to these dynamics in their day-to-day practice. This case highlights issues related to school culture and globalization as a…
Descriptors: Culture Conflict, Global Approach, Leadership, School Culture
Mandinach, Ellen B.; Gummer, Edith S. – Teachers College Press, 2016
Data literacy has become an essential skill set for teachers as education becomes more of an evidence-based profession. Teachers in all stages of professional growth need to learn how to use data effectively and responsibly to inform their teaching practices. This groundbreaking resource describes data literacy for teaching, emphasizing the…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies
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Wu, Peter Y.; Manohar, Priyadarshan A.; Acharya, Sushil – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
It is well known that interesting questions can stimulate thinking and invite participation. Class exercises are designed to make use of questions to engage students in active learning. In a project toward building a community skilled in software verification and validation (SV&V), we critically review and further develop course materials in…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Computer Software, Computer Science Education, Programming
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Smith, Christina M. – Communication Teacher, 2015
As Barry Brummett (1984) has argued, the purpose of rhetorical theory is pedagogical--providing students with resources for understanding the rhetorical transactions that they encounter every day. An understanding of the implications of ideology is necessary for advanced communication students. Kellner and Share (2005) contend that this is…
Descriptors: Ideology, Theories, Rhetoric, Power Structure
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Miller, Emily; Januszyk, Rita; Lee, Okhee – Science and Children, 2015
The "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS") shift what it means to teach and learn science. One significant change emerges from the central role of discourse. As the practices are language-intensive and the performance expectations explain what a student should be able to do in science, every student must learn the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Standards, Earth Science, English Language Learners
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Brinton, Brigette Adair; Curran, Mary Carla – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2015
Everyone needs strong observational skills to solve challenging problems and make informed decisions. However, many students expect to find exact answers to their questions by using the internet and do not understand the role of uncertainty, especially in decision making and scientific research. Humans and other animals choose among many options…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Observation, Visual Stimuli, Animals
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Pratt, Renée M. E.; Smatt, Cindi T. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
This is an example of a real-world applicable case study, which includes background information on a small local business (i.e., TCS), description of functional business requirements, and sample data. Students are asked to design and develop a database to improve the management of the company's customers, products, and purchases by emphasizing…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Small Businesses, Databases, Database Management Systems
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Wynn, Donald E., Jr.; Pratt, Renée M. E. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
The Slushie World case study is designed to teach the basics of Microsoft Access and database management over a series of three 75-minute class sessions. Students are asked to build a basic database to track sales and inventory for a small business. Skills to be learned include table creation, data entry and importing, form and report design,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Databases, Computer Science Education
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Russell, Jack; Russell, Barbara – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
The goal is to provide a robust and challenging problem statement for a capstone, advanced systems analysis and design course for CIS/MIS/CS majors. In addition to the problem narrative, a representative solution for much of the business modeling deliverables is presented using the UML paradigm. A structured analysis deliverable will be the topic…
Descriptors: Systems Analysis, Case Studies, College Curriculum, Systems Development
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