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Ratekin--Ned Harry (Education Faculty)

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1 Summer reading enrichment program comes to successful conclusion at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:762, p.1
8/3/1992 Nearly three dozen children ages 7-11 participated in the summer reading program.
2 Two continuing education courses for teachers to be offered in Calmar beginning September 10 by the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1991:16, p.1
8/26/1991 UNI will offer two continuing education courses at the Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar.
3 University of Northern Iowa to offer a course at Tama
Public Relations News Release 1987:214, p.1
1/19/1988 Professor Ned Ratekin leads a course on reading evaluation in various subjects at the South Tama County High School. The course is offered by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
4 UNI to offer three courses at NITI in Calmar this summer
Public Relations News Release 1987:389, p.1
6/4/1987 Three summer courses on language arts education and discrimination in human relations are offered at the Northeast Iowa Technical Institute. These courses are offered for three hours of graduate or undergraduate credit.
5 Nation's first chapter of college reading honor society installs officers, initiates members at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:359, p.1
5/6/1987 The Alpha Upsilon Alpha Society of the International Reading Association inducts thirty-four students, faculty, and alumni into their ranks. Four faculty professors act as the chapter's officers. Includes a list of new members.
6 UNI to offer 'reading in the content area' course in Atlantic
Public Relations News Release 1986:160, p.1
1/9/1987 A course on the evaluation of reading demands for secondary and elementary reading teachers was held in Atlantic High School. Professor Ned Ratekin instructed the course, which was sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
7 Reading or reciting--are we teaching the value or the skill?
Lenius--Debra Blake (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
UNI Century 12:4, p.4
9/1/1984 Survey of UNI efforts to teach reading.
8 Interview:
Northern Iowan 78:57, p.8
6/18/1982 Ned Ratekin will attend conference in Ireland.
9 Department prepares students to teach
Old Gold 0:0, p.18
6/1/1982 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares teachers in many areas; photo.
10 Information available on UNI summer workshop in reading
Public Relations News Release 1980:439, p.1
3/19/1981 A "Workshop in Reading" will be held at UNI to help school personnel create a better reading curriculum.
11 Tests indicate Iowa students better
Northern Iowan 77:19, p.13
11/11/1980 Professor Litwiller and Ratekin offer their interpretations of the SAT.
12 Competency tests not needed in Iowa say UNI professors (Ratekin, Litwiller)
Public Relations News Release 1980:151, p.1
10/17/1980 Professors Bonnie Litwiller and Ned Ratekin explain that Iowa students test well because of the high amounts of formal education. Litweller and Ratekin believe that Iowa students do not need minimum competency testing.
13 Competency tests not needed in Iowa says task force
UNI Century 8:4, p.7
10/1/1980 Faculty comment on standardized test results.
14 Workshop on reading comprehension
Northern Iowan 75:57, p.3
6/15/1979 Dr. Ned Ratekin is heading a reading comprehension workshop that will be held June 18-29.
15 Curriculum and Instruction
Old Gold 0:0, p.21
6/1/1979 Curriculum and Instruction focuses on early childhood education, elementary education, middle school/junior high, high school education, and driver's education. It also operates a reading clinic and instructional laboratory for special education; photo.
16 Regents approve faculty leaves
Northern Iowan 73:31, p.4
1/21/1977 List of faculty and their projects.
17 Friends of study skills
UNI Century 5:1, p.4
1/1/1977 Group of twenty staff members meets to assess need for study skills support.
18 Prof named to council on reading
Northern Iowan 72:25, p.1
11/25/1975 Professor Ratekin named to state advisory council.
19 C & I receives grant renewal
Northern Iowan 72:1, p.7
8/29/1975 Professor Ratekin will direct continuation of reading program.
20 Curriculum receives grant
Northern Iowan 71:10, p.6
10/4/1974 Division of reading receives $34,728 grant to study reading development.
21 Ratekin publishes in reading journal
Northern Iowan 69:16, p.6
11/7/1972 Professor Ratekin published an article on measuring comprehension.
22 For all levels of ability; reading improvement services
Northern Iowan 69:3, p.9
9/22/1972 Detailed description of reading improvement services.
23 Ratekin addresses reading conference
Northern Iowan 68:54, p.8
5/12/1972 Professor Ratekin will speak at national convention.
24 Help pick a department head
Northern Iowan 68:43, p.4
3/24/1972 Several candidates will interview.
25 UNI Prof Presents Paper
Public Relations News Release 1972:188, p.1
12/2/1971 Dr. Ned Ratekin will discuss "The Adequacy of Cloze in Measuring Two Logical Patterns" at the National Reading Conference in Tampa, FL.
26 UNI to Host Early Childhood Education Conference
Public Relations News Release 1972:89, p.1
10/22/1971 The third annual event will be held Nov. 6 at UNI; schedule of day's events.
27 Third Annual Beginning Reading Conference to be at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1971:544, p.1
4/15/1971 350 Iowa teachers of reading and language arts are expected to attend the third annual Beginning Reading Conference April 30 on campus.
28 UNI Prof to Speak at National Convention
Public Relations News Release 1971:537, p.1
4/13/1971 Dr. Ned Ratekin will participate in the National Convention of the International Reading Association in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
29 Regents Approve Promotions of 32 Faculty Members at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1971:529, p.1
4/12/1971 List of faculty members with approved promotions.
30 UNI Prof to Speak in Colorado
Public Relations News Release 1971:417, p.1
2/25/1971 Dr. Ned Ratekin will be speaking at the state convetion of the Colorado State Council of the International Reading Association.
31 Untitled
Northern Iowan 67:12, p.3
10/27/1970 Members of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Student Senate plant a gingko tree on the north lawn of the Arts and Industries building; photo.
32 Cutline
Public Relations News Release 1970:121, p.1
10/23/1970 Dr. Martindale turns over the first spade of earth for the planting of a gingko tree, being held by student body president Mike Conlee; other faculty members shown
33 UNI Schedules Study Skills Workshop for Area Women
Public Relations News Release 1969:644, p.1
6/15/1970 The workshop is designed for women planning to return to school, but is open to all women interested in improving their study skills.
34 Meeting for Iowa reading teachers at Fort Dodge Saturday
Public Relations News Release 1969:422, p.1
3/17/1970 The Western Iowa Sectional Meeting of the Iowa Council of the International Reading Association (IRA) will be held at Ft. Dodge High School. Professor Ratekin is the president of the group.
35 UNI to Offer Extension Class at Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 1969:273, p.1
1/13/1970 Extension class offering.
36 Faculty Members to Participate in ISEA Convention
Public Relations News Release 1969:88, p.1
10/21/1969 Iowa State Education Association conference.
37 Applicants selected for summer reading institute
Northern Iowan 64:57, p.5
38 $45,000 grant awarded for education session
Northern Iowan 64:31, p.5
2/9/1968 Will fund summer institute on secondary reading.
39 US Office of Education approves NDEA Institute
College Eye 63:17, p.1
11/11/1966 The National Defense Education Act Institute for Advanced Study in Reading will be held at SCI during the 1967 summer session.
40 'Birds don't fly because they have wings. . !'
Ratekin--Ned Harry (Education Faculty)
College Eye 63:4, p.2
9/27/1966 Comments on SCI's change from a college to a university.
41 Lectures, books, meetings acquaint faculty with SCI
College Eye 60:10, p.3
10/15/1965 Program of orientation for new faculty, begun by Dean Lang in 1960, continues; photo.

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