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Planning, Effectiveness and Assessment: A Stakeholder Driven Strategic Planning Process Estrella Mountain has developed an integrated planning, effectiveness, and assessment process focused on improvement of Mission and Goals. Key stakeholders (students and employees) drive the process at all levels. Critical components include strategic and divisional planning; core values; core indicators of effectiveness; student academic assessment; student engagement; and national benchmarking projects. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 2, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


GateWay Community College Report Information System The Report Information System (RIS) is GateWay’s central Web-based reporting tool for enterprise data. RIS delivers over 300 on-demand reports supporting business processes for Administration, Student Services, and Instruction. RIS has enabled Operations to cut paper consumption by 60% while delivering reports in a secure, personalized, and efficient manner. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 2, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Gaucho Mentoring Program in Support of Nursing Students The Gaucho Mentoring Program is a uniquely collaborative crossdepartmental and cross campus approach to student retention. The program utilizes existing staff to provide a variety of structured activities to support GCC’s Nursing students. Students participate in orientations, seminars, study skills classes, study groups, and individual mentoring. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 2, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Navigate Maricopa: A Program for Maricopa Supervisors The Navigate Maricopa Supervisory Program provides Maricopa supervisors with 40 plus hours of quality instruction to enhance skills in risk management, safety, performance management, resource stewardship, legal issues, and human relations. Initiated in Spring 02, the program has been utilized by over 200 Maricopa supervisors or aspiring supervisors who have taken one or more courses. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 2, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


The Math Anxiety Reduction/Retention Student Success (MARS) Program: A Collaborative and Innovative Effort Between CGCC’s Counseling and Math Faculty The MARS program was designed to improve retention rates and promote student success for developmental math students. It was a collaborative effort by Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Counseling and Mathematics faculty to develop an effective and efficient method to help developmental math students over come math anxiety, develop successful study habits, set academic and career goals, as well as develop and employ effective test taking skills. It employs assessment tools that are used to assess student learning and to continuously improve the program. From Maricopa Learning eXchange (MLX) Newest on March 2, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


eduontario and the E-Learning Program Initiative The eduontario prototype is now actively being tested by Ontario teachers as they upload, classify, and review curriculum resources as part of the Ontario E-Learning Initiative, a research project under the leadership of Ron St. Louis of the Ontario Knowledge Network for Learning of the Ministry of Education. Working with the resource team of Alison Slack, Carolijn MacNeil-Verbakel, Debbie Donsky, and Val Johnson, as well as a significant number of Ontario teachers, the we From eduontario Developer on March 2, 2005 at 6:16 p.m..


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Teaching and Learning Exchange The Teaching and Learning Exchange is a gateway to resources and information for public school and TAFE teachers, parents and community members in New South Wales. From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 8:30 a.m..


Global Education Country Profile: Sudan Brief information about Sudan: the land, people, economy, achievements, challenges and links with Australia, from the Global Education website (AusAID). From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..


HRW World Atlas: El Mundo A world atlas in digitized form. The digitized images include the continents, ocean floors, and countries of the world. General information is provided for each country, e.g., language, literacy, life expectancy, type of government, currency, industry, natural resources. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 2, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


Build a Rubric Rubrics are an important tool for all teachers. They carefully explain the criteria that will be used to judge a particular piece of student work. In this activity, you will use an interactive tool to build a customisable rubric that can be used for any writing activity your class might be completing. Follow the steps to complete the rubric. Once you have finished, you can print your rubric, save it on your own computer, or email it. From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 2:21 a.m..


Metadata and Electronic Document Management As part of ANU Course COMP3410 in 2001 a case study was presented on the electronic publishing requirements of the Australian Computer Society (ACS). This case study was supplemented in 2002 with a discussion of the concept of Preflight systems and an investigation of the generation of XML document templates. In 2003 requirements for a prototype system were added. In the first half of 2004 an ANU student built a prototype system in response to these requirement for the ACS. Additional features have been detailed to enhance the system in further student projects. As well as allowing authors to From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 2:21 a.m..


Eric the Sheep Here's a simple number puzzle that leads to a surprisingly challenging investigation. It's a hot summer day, and Eric the Sheep is at the end of a line of sheep waiting to be shorn. There are 50 sheep in front of him. Being an impatient sort of sheep, though, every time the shearer takes a sheep from the front of the line to be shorn, Eric sneaks up two places in line. This learning object allows students to investigate using simple numbers and then to make predictions about solutions with larger numbers. From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 2:21 a.m..


NCEDL Pre-kindergarten Study The Spring 2005 issue of Early Developments, the online magazine of the US National Center for Early Development & Learning at FPG is devoted entirely to the findings of research on public pre-K classrooms, teachers and children. Articles in this issue include: Pre-K in the States, How Is the Pre-K Day Spent? Who Goes to Pre-K and How Are They Doing? Who Are the Pre-K Teachers? What Are Pre-K Classrooms Like? From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 2:21 a.m..


Managing Challenging Behaviour This Ofsted (UK) report gives an account of behaviour in British schools based on national evidence and provides an analysis of behaviour in a range of educational settings. The settings included early years provision, mainstream and special schools, pupil referral units, secure training centres and colleges. The visits were informed by research Ofsted commissioned from the University of Birmingham. They set out to establish the types of behaviour that schools and other settings find challenging and to evaluate their responses to it. From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 2:21 a.m..


Building University Diversity: Future Approval and Accreditation Processes for Australian Higher Education In 2005 the Minister for Education, Science and Training released an Issues Paper as a first step in a consultation process on future approval and accreditation arrangements in the higher education sector. The Issues Paper considers the changed environment of our current approval and accreditation processes and also sets out a range of issues including: the specific combinations of teaching, scholarship and research which should define universities and other types of higher education institutions; whether there should be provision for ‘specialist’ institutions covering a narrow field of stud From EdNA Online on March 2, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..


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