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401 Reconsidering value of liberal arts education
Berghammer--Margaret L. (Theater Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:51, p.7
4/19/1996 Believes students should savor and value their general education experiences.
402 Hayworth's liberal arts column interesting, thoughtful
Northern Iowan 92:48, p.9
4/9/1996 Supports idea of broad education.
403 Advice for freshman in college
Remington--Thomas Joseph (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:47, p.5
4/5/1996 Urges students to seek new experiences and people, to broaden knowledge, to make connections.
404 Liberal arts degree useful
Northern Iowan 92:45, p.7
3/29/1996 Believes degree will at least protect him from a factory job, but is not sure what else it will bring.
405 Universities have failed to question effectiveness of their activities
Austin--C. Murray (Geography Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:42, p.8
3/8/1996 Offers ideas for improving the quality of education.
406 Getting your money's worth out of college
Amend--Edward W. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:40, p.7
3/1/1996 Believes small colleges served his children well.
407 Seven habits of highly effective students
Cawelti--Gerald Scott (Classes of 1965 and 1968; English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 92:38, p.7
2/23/1996 Outlines ways in which students can learn effectively.
408 Faculty in review: the Regents report
Campus News Network 6:10, p.2
1/29/1996 Faculty members are greatly involved with undergraduate education, says results of study of undergraduate teaching at Regents' institutions.
409 American Education Week: investing our time, talents
Campus News Network 6:6, p.1
11/13/1995 Faculty, staff, and students will visit classrooms as part of American Education Week November 13-17.
410 Teach and educate yourselves
Northern Iowan 91:45, p.5
3/10/1995 Urges people to take initiative in their own education.
411 Apply your education!
Northern Iowan 91:33, p.5
1/27/1995 Believes there is more to college than going to classes and preparing for a job.
412 UNI receives $1 million grant to help Slovakia restructure educational system
Campus News Network 4:15, p.1
3/28/1994 USAID has agreed to provide money in FYs 1994 and 1995 to help fund second phase.
413 A decade at risk; the 36 pages that jolted education
Northern Iowa Today 77:2, p.10
1/1/1994 Analyzes impact of "A Nation At Risk" after ten years.
414 Qualifications for educational success raise questions
Northern Iowan 88:23, p.3
11/19/1991 Considers best way to improve education.
415 Escalante inspires future teachers to tackle problems
Chung--David R.
Northern Iowan 87:63, p.2
7/19/1991 Problems with American education.
416 The final showing
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 87:57, p.2
5/3/1991 Reviews what he has learned in college.
417 A final sweet 'thank you'
Northern Iowan 87:54, p.3
4/23/1991 Senior sums up value of his education.
418 Education: who is to blame?
Potter--Bradley D.
Northern Iowan 87:48, p.3
4/2/1991 Assesses responsibility for problems with education.
419 University of Northern Iowa professor puts academic theories into classroom practice
Public Relations News Release 1990:235, p.1
12/3/1990 Teaches third grade to observe if theories taught in college classrooms work in real classroom situations.
420 Educating parents about what goes on in school can be as important as what children learn: Early childhood expert
Public Relations News Release 1990:723, p.1
7/28/1990 Anne Federlein states that educators need to communicate with parents what is going on in their child's preschool and elementary classroom.
421 Teachers must be careful to avoid sexual stereotyping in the classroom
Public Relations News Release 1989:526, p.1
5/26/1990 As head of multi-cultural, non-sexist programming at Price Laboratory School, Dianna Briggs advises educators to be more wary of sexual stereotyping in the classroom.
422 Grads prepare for "real world"; friends, clubs left behind
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:58, p.12
5/4/1990 Students talk about what they have learned and what they intend to do.
423 "Inclusive schools" movement seeks to integrate disabled students into regular classrooms
Public Relations News Release 1989:524, p.1
4/30/1990 Professors William and Susan Stainback support the integration of disabled individuals with other elementary students. Schools Are For Everyone (SAFE) is a nationwide organization working toward school integration.
424 Minorities in Teaching Program
Public Relations News Release 1989:528, p.1
4/4/1990 The Minorities in Teaching Program is a partnership with Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City, and Waterloo that identifies young minority students who show potential for careers in education. Professor Richard Strub coordinates the program.
425 University of Northern Iowa offers summer natural history workshop for teachers
Public Relations News Release 1989:530, p.1
4/4/1990 The Iowa Conservation Education Council and Department of Natural Resources sponsor the Natural History Potpourri Workshop. The workshop allows students to explore forests, prairie, and ponds throughout southwest Iowa.
426 'Teaching Geography Workshop' to be held April 16 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:507, p.1
3/30/1990 President Constantine Curris, and Professors Ron Johnston, and Basheer Nijim speak at the teaching geography workshop for k-12 teachers in the UNI Commons Ballroom.
427 Pioneering University of Northern Iowa program recruits minority students into teaching
Public Relations News Release 1989:497, p.1
3/28/1990 Professor Richard Strub coordinates the Minorities in Education program, which seeks to recruit minority students from sixth through twelfth grade into the field of education. Students who complete the program will be given priority in IMAGES grants.
428 Sexism in the classroom -- part of "hidden curriculum."
Public Relations News Release 1989:501, p.1
3/28/1990 Professor Dianna Briggs urges educators to be more aware of sexist messages in the classroom. She suggests that teachers use both male and female role models in classroom discussions.
429 Children's Issues
Public Relations News Release 1989:483, p.1
3/26/1990 Professor Anne Federlein conducts research on children from disadvantaged homes at the Regents Center for Early Developmental Education.
430 Science and technology gap
Public Relations News Release 1989:483, p.1
3/26/1990 Professor Bonnie Litwiller sits on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, which proposes new standards for math and science in response to surveys indicating poor performance in American schools.
431 Music should be integral part of any child's education: University of Northern Iowa professor
Public Relations News Release 1989:438, p.1
3/19/1990 Professor Patricia Osterby discusses the future role of music in education. Osterby predicts that the arts will replace sports as the country's extracurricular activity of choice as the New Millennium approaches.
432 Building better schools without tearing down walls--an expert opinion
Public Relations News Release 1989:470, p.1
3/15/1990 Professor Thomas Switzer discusses how school, teachers, and parents need to be actively involved in improving the education system. Switzer participates in the Minorities in Teaching Program.
433 How do we get our kids interested in school? Parents play a part.
Public Relations News Release 1989:445, p.1
2/28/1990 Professor Ann Federlein encourages parents to be active in their children's schools through volunteer work. Federlein states that students take more interest in their education when parents play an active role in their school.
434 Computers transforming Iowa schools
Public Relations News Release 1989:328, p.1
1/29/1990 Professor Don Darrow analyzes the use of computers in teaching science, history, mathematics, and language. Darrow states that children retain information more efficiently through computer simulations than lecture.
435 Population changes affecting rural school enrollment into 21st Century
Public Relations News Release 1989:327, p.1
1/22/1990 Professor William Dreier examines possible outcomes of imposing a one-thousand student enrollment minimum on public schools.
436 Big decisions await choosy parents who choose their children's school
Public Relations News Release 1989:347, p.1
1/17/1990 Professor James Albrecht discusses the negative outcomes of allowing parents to select which school their children attend. Albrecht believes that parents may make their selections based on convenience rather than quality of education.
437 Choose school for the right reasons when your district offers "Parental Choice"
Public Relations News Release 1989:326, p.1
1/15/1990 Professor James Albrecht analyzes the pros and cons of allowing parental choice in which schools their children attend within the district. Albrecht concludes that parents are more likely to select schooling based on convenience rather than quality.
438 University of Northern Iowa faculty members designing curriculum materials for AIDS Memorial Quilt project
Public Relations News Release 1989:342, p.1
1/15/1990 Gretta Berghammer and Kaye Morgan organize an AIDS study guide for use in area schools. A portion of Cleve Jones' Nobel prize nominated AIDS quilt is displayed at the Central Intermediate School in Waterloo.
439 Helping at risk children through Project PEACE
Public Relations News Release 1989:329, p.1
1/4/1990 Professor Gloria Kirkland Holmes develops the Parent Education and Child Enrichment program. The program was created to halt developmental problems in young children that may hinder their performance in school at a later age.
440 The Nineties; higher education in the Education Decade
Northern Iowa Today 73:2, p.3
1/1/1990 President Curris and other top administrators plan for UNI's future.
441 Vocational and technical education course to be offered at Des Moines Area Community College by University of northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:319, p.1
12/22/1989 Professor Jack Reed instructs a course at the Des Moines Area Community College titled "The History and Philosophy of Vocational-Technical Education". Reed will cover the principles and practice of adult schooling.
442 How do children learn? Dramatic play is a positive force in classrooms
Public Relations News Release 1989:317, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Gretta Berghammer researches the application of creative drama in teaching preschool aged children.
443 Children can learn better through dramatic play
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Gretta Berghammer studies the use of drama in early elementary education. She develops a curriculum for problem solving, critical thinking, literacy, and social skills based on her findings.
444 Year round school on the horizon
Public Relations News Release 1989:307, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Judy Finkelstein explains the benefits of year-round schooling. This new model is thought to improve both cost effectiveness and student performance.
445 Year-round school on the horizon, says University of Northern Iowa professor
Public Relations News Release 1989:312, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Judy Finkelstein suggests that year round scheduling will improve student performance, as well as the cost effectiveness of the education system.
446 Can the American mind be reopened?; rethinking undergraduate education
Northern Iowa Today 73:1, p.6
7/1/1989 Survey of recent efforts by UNI to enhance quality of undergraduate education; photo.
447 Technology student competitive events winners announced.
Public Relations News Release 1988:479, p.1
5/15/1989 List of winners of the different competitive events. Knoxville High School named the Outstanding Technology Student Association Chapter in Iowa for the 1988-89 school year at the group's awards ceremony during the annual Technology Challenge.
448 Alter Ego
Northern Iowan 85:55, p.2
4/28/1989 A look at what he has learned.
449 High school sophomores and juniors from across state to attend 'challenge of teaching conference Friday (April 21) on University of Northern Iowa camp
Public Relations News Release 1988:433, p.1
4/19/1989 The conference is designed to help the high school participants explore whether becoming a teacher is might be an interesting idea for them.
450 Are we products, consumers?
Northern Iowan 85:23, p.2
11/15/1988 Urges students to think whether they are products or consumers of their education.


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