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Synchronous Online Learning

Create a multimedia presentation about synchronous online learning that includes the following: a. The advantages and disadvantages of synchronous online learning b. Facilitation strategies c. Tools that enhance student learning d. An instructional audio or video element

30-minute instructional activity plan for adult learners

Create a 30-minute instructional activity plan on the subject of your choice for adult learners. You must include the following in your plan: a. A web 2.0 tool as an instructional component b. A collaboration component including individual and collaborative input c. An assessment of the outcomes of the activity

Project Based Assessments

Compare project based assessments to authentic assessments and explain how they can support problem based learning and help students meet standards and learning goals that require higher order thinking skills? Project based learning typically results in some type of product and performance. Provide an example of technology i

Token diversity

Please explain "token diversity" and provide some examples that could be seen in a preschool classroom to better help clarify this to me. How does token diversity minimizes the existence of certain cultures and groups

The importance of learning logs in the classroom

A student's parent notices that you use learning logs in your classroom but you don't correct the grammar and spelling in their writing. Explain the purpose of learning logs and rationale for not correcting them. Explain how learning logs might fit with the rest of your curriculum and what students will gain by using learning

Ethical concerns with monitoring employee communications

Q 1-What conditions do you think warrant wiretapping of, or eavesdropping on, personnel communications? What are your ethical concerns with either of these techniques? How might they affect personnel investigations? Q 2- Surveillance could be an important aspect of an internal investigation. What are some special technique

Designing Assessment Tools to Improve Student Learning

Think about an actual assessment to evaluate student learning in an educational setting. Design an assessment tool that will provide data on student learning. Your project must include the following components: a. Description of the intended audience. Include at least one table or chart that summarizes demographic informatio

Importance of a Polygraph or CVSA Examination

Q1. Explain the importance of a polygraph or CVSA examination in the background process. What is your opinion of the use of polygraph examinations to hire employees? Q2. Do you think that polygraph testing is accurate? In Minnesota they use polygraphs but the results cannot be submitted to a court as "proof" of guilt or innoc

mini lesson on using vocabulary words

1.How might you select which vocabulary words to teach? 2.You may remember vocabulary study as getting a list of words, looking up the definition, and then taking a test on the words. This is still a prevalent practice, but research shows it is highly ineffective. What different methods of vocabulary instruction would you use

reliability and validity

1. List the different types of reliability and validity. What sort of reliability and validity would you seek in assessing employee performance? 2. What are some examples of nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio data? What is internal consistency? How can you determine whether your survey has internal consistency?

How to format a unit of study in Science and Mathematics using standards

Start with determining the standards you will be using.  It should be no more than three and one or two are best. Then determine what exactly the students should be understanding from the standard(s).  A good thing to do is be able to state why the students need to learn the concepts - what they will be able to take away fro

multicultural education

Please describe 3 myths about multi-cultural education in preschool classroom.. As a teacher, how can l dispel these myths by promoting multicultural perspective?

effective language arts teacher

o Describe what you think you will need to know to be an effective language arts teacher. o Explain why you feel this knowledge will help you become an effective language arts teacher.

Fingerprinting an Invasion of Privacy?

Establish which point of view to defend (for/ against) in an in-class debate on the value of fingerprinting and background checks versus invasion of privacy. Identify arguments to support your point of view.

Literacy needs and spelling program

In your primary classroom, you have 15 children at all different stages of literacy development. What would you do to meet their needs? Describe what you would implement for a spelling program. What types of activities would you include in your program?

Fingerprint T- chart

â?¢ Research the fingerprint process in your state. â?¢ Identify what specific offenses would preclude teacher candidates from receiving fingerprint clearance. â?¢ Describe different tiers or classes for fingerprint approval based on prior convictions that might exist in your state. â?¢ Summarize the appeal process

Ways to develop questioning strategies among students

Here are specific ways you can develop questioning strategies among your students. Additionally, there is a brief discussion about the kind of classroom that would be most amenable to assisting students with questioning and self questioning. Finally, question strategies for reading are also explored.

Teaching Math

1. Provide new insights on the learner influences such as gender considerations, students with special needs, and English language learners on mathematics education. 2. What do you think of the current recommendations related to technology, for example, encouraging the use of calculators and other forms of technology and allo

physical evidence and the chain of custody in a case

DQ 1- What is the importance of physical evidence and the chain of custody in a case? Provide examples of when the handling of physical evidence can determine the success or failure of a case. DQ 2- How do television dramas differ from real-life crime scene investigations? What do you think is the most misleading difference b

First Grade Objectives for Math

1. Identify essential aspects first graders can learn basic number concepts and addition and subtraction of sums less than 20. What would be important mathematical learning goals and why? 2. Describe the main types of instructional activities that could be used to support the students learning of basic number concepts and ad

Compare and Contrast

Compare and contrast the five information processing theories of development. The theories are Neo-Piagetian, Phychometric, Production System, Connectionist and Cognitive Evolution Theories.

Curriculum trends

What are current curriculum trends. What curricular changes will we see in the next 10 years and why? What will be the content of curriculum in the next 10 years? What and who will influence content? Who will be involved in its development and design? What part will teachers play in curriculum development in the next 10 years?

Media depictions of crime in the United States

Q1-How do media depictions of crime in the United States influence public opinion of high-profile cases? Explain your philosophy regarding media freedoms, and provide support by citing specific cases within the last 10 years. Q2- What effect have the events of September 11 had on the role of private security in the United Sta

Cultural diversity

Suppose that your selected organization's culture has changed from a homogeneous population of students or employees to a very diverse population. At the same time, your teachers or trainers have remained the same. Recently, there has been a growing number of reports of potentially discriminatory treatment. Prepare a plan for in

Creative Book Response and Reflection

Creative Book Response and Reflection Due on day 7 (Monday) by 11:59 pm Mountain Time Read a children's book and prepare a creative response to the book; see examples in Ch. 4 of Children's Literature. Your response can be used by teachers or students; Include grade level or targeted audience, as well a

Hildegard Peplau

Apply Model into the clinical setting(explain a unit and benefits of theory use.

Nursing leadership traits

One very important leadership competency is to retain employees. How does your organization accomplish this?