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King, Caryn M.; Lancaster, Paula E.; DeFrance, Nancy L.; Melin, Jacquelyn A.; Cleveland, Rosemary – Teacher Education and Practice, 2013
This article describes a unique approach to developing and delivering the curriculum for an experimental program that prepares STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduates for teaching in high-needs secondary schools. The context for the collaborative design--including the charge, personnel, and purpose of the program--is…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Experimental Programs
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Barch, Jon C.; Harris, Rachel; Bonsall, David L. – Journal of College and Character, 2012
Developing character, ethical values, social responsibility, and productive citizenship is identified in the mission of many colleges and universities. However, accomplishing and measuring such growth in students is often questionable. This article describes Northern Michigan University's Student Leader Fellowship Program, discusses development…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Personality Development, Ethics, Social Responsibility
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Thomson, Alexander – Community College Enterprise, 2007
Learning communities are a growing tool in use at colleges and universities around the country. In large part, these communities have been created in the hope that they will increase interaction among students and teach them to apply knowledge in meaningful ways. In addition to generating student interaction, learning communities should strive to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration
Yelon, Stephen; Sheppard, Lorin; Sleight, Deborah; Ford, J. Kevin – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2004
Although performance technologists recognize the importance of transfer, there are few studies of this complex process from the perspective of the individual, autonomous professional. For these trainees, intention to apply an idea is a vital part of transfer. Thus we asked: How do autonomous professionals learning from a training program form…
Descriptors: Physicians, Inservice Education, Fellowships, Performance Technology