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Otero, Rosalie – Honors in Practice, 2018
One of the major obstacles toward tenure and promotion in honors programs and colleges is that "Honors" is not a discipline. This does not mean, however, that honors education is not a profession. There is sufficient evidence across the country to indicate that there are educators in higher education who choose to work in honors programs…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Higher Education, Tenure, Teacher Promotion
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Flores Carmona, Judith – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
I am an assistant professor at New Mexico State University; however, the path to getting to this position has been about crossing borders, about learning in and from the borderlands. The borderlands that my body has had to cross, physically and figuratively, have left many "heridas abiertas" (open wounds) but have also provided me with…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology, Stranger Reactions
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Szasz, Maria – Honors in Practice, 2017
Since spring 2012, the author has taught a 300-level Theatre and Human Rights class in the University of New Mexico Honors College. One of the centerpieces of honors education is careful research and thorough analysis of what is taught and why it is taught. In creating the honors class Theatre and Human Rights, the author explored how she would…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Honors Curriculum, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods
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Sammis, Theodore W.; Shukla, Manoj K.; Mexal, John G.; Wang, Junming; Miller, David R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
Universities develop strategic planning documents, and as part of that planning process, logic models are developed for specific programs within the university. This article examines the long-standing pecan program at New Mexico State University and the deficiencies and successes in the evolution of its logic model. The university's agricultural…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Agronomy, Financial Support
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Abbas, K.; Leseman, Z. C. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
A laboratory course on the theory, fabrication, and characterization of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices for a multidisciplinary audience of graduate students at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, has been developed. Hands-on experience in the cleanroom has attracted graduate students from across the university's engineering…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Manufacturing, Data Analysis, Laboratory Experiments
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Pierard, Cindy; Lee, Norice – Journal of Access Services, 2011
How can libraries best assess and improve user space, even if they are not in a position to undertake new construction or a major renovation? Staff at New Mexico State University used a variety of ethnographic methods to learn how our spaces were being used as well as what our users considered to be ideal library space. Our findings helped us make…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Ethnography, Study Facilities, Libraries
McCarthy, Glen – Teaching Music, 2013
The growth of guitar education in schools has been dramatic. From regional, specialized, and isolated programs just a few years ago to a broad-based movement with strong support from administrators, parents, and students, guitar classes are taught today all over North America. Colleges now offer guitar education. A dramatic indicator of guitar's…
Descriptors: Music, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Snowball, LaVinia Pauline – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2009
This article describes the activities during the annual Summer Student Leadership Training held July 8-10, 2009, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The leadership training was attended by thirty-five students from 12 tribal colleges and universities. It was presented by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Student Congress at the…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Education, Leadership Training, Lifelong Learning
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Scott, Timothy P.; Wilson, Craig; Upchurch, Dan R.; Goldberg, Maria; Bentz, Adrienne – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2011
The Future Scientists Program of Texas A&M University and the Agricultural Research Service branch of USDA serves as a model program of effective collaboration between a federal agency and K-12. It demonstrates true partnership that contextualizes learning of science and provides quality professional development, benefiting teachers and their…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Agencies, Scientists, Faculty Development
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Shreve, Bradley – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2015
Today, Indigenous peoples worldwide are coming together to assert greater self-determination in higher education. The movement is built on shared experiences and underscores the importance of Indigenous ways of knowing. This article describes the ventures taken in pursuit of ensuring the future of higher education for Indigenous peoples. On behalf…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Global Approach
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Sanford, Daniel – Composition Forum, 2012
The one-on-one format of tutoring, which is the norm for "writing" centers, can foster the much-maligned view of a "writing center" as a fix-it shop and undermine the role of the tutor as a co-learner and facilitator of peer-to-peer interactions. The peer-interactive "writing center approach", presented here, moves…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Laboratories, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
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Bejarano, Cynthia; Valverde, Michelle – Journal of the Association of Mexican American Educators, 2012
In 2002, the New Mexico State University College Assistance Migrant Program (NMSU CAMP) was created to increase the number of baccalaureate degrees held by students from farmworker backgrounds by mediating structural impediments that typically normalize post-secondary inequities for this population. Migrant and seasonal farmworker students are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Migrants, Migrant Education, Migrant Programs
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Knight, Eliot; Gunawardena, Charlotte N.; Aydin, Cengiz Hakan – Educational Media International, 2009
This study examines cross-cultural interpretations of icons and images drawn from US academic websites. Participants from Morocco, Sri Lanka, Turkey, and the USA responded to an online questionnaire containing 18 icons and images representing online functions and information types common on US academic websites. Participants supplied meanings for…
Descriptors: North Americans, Web Sites, Computer System Design, Cross Cultural Studies
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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
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Boles, Jacoby; Newmark, Julianne – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2011
This website is the creation of one of Julianne Newmark's students, Jacoby Boles, the Editorial Assistant for the e-journal "Xchanges." Jacoby reflects, via this site, on his experiences as a member of the Technical Communication 371 "Publications Management" course at New Mexico Tech. This course was explicitly designed to…
Descriptors: Technical Writing, Electronic Journals, Web Sites, Undergraduate Students
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