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Steele--Jeannie L. (Education Faculty)

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1 UNI hosts welcome reception for guests to the Cedar Valley for Dalai Lama visit
Public Relations News Release 2009:452, p.1
5/10/2010 There will be a presentation discussing the cultural, political and philosophical traditions of the Dalai Lama. The presenters include: Geshe Thupten Dorjee, Sidney Burris, and Jeannie Steele.
2 Course offered in preparation for the Dalai Lama
Wilson--Kalli Jean (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.9
11/10/2009 Spring 2010 course offering entitled, "The Dalai Lama: A Sacred Tradition and a Political Institution" is open to the general public, faculty, and students; photo.
3 UNI launches literacy education virtual community
Public Relations News Release 2007:657, p.1
5/2/2008 "LitEDUNI" is an interactive Web site for UNI literacy-education students, alumni and faculty to improve teaching, instruction and student learning. The site allows members to discuss issues, ideas, and share methods and resources.
4 Burmese teacher training program
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.5
1/1/2008 A look at the work of Professors Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith in training teachers in other countries; photo.
5 Four UNI professors receive Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/2/2006 Biographical profiles of Jeannie Steele, James Jurgenson, Annette Lynch, and Russell Wiley.
6 Thursday, Oct. 14
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/11/2004 Women on Thursdays will discuss buying insurance; Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith will discuss their efforts to teach reading, writing, and critical thinking to Burmese refugees; Bruce Kingsbury will speak on conservation of wetlands; Scott Cawelti will
7 UNI professors to give presentation on children, education and democracy in Burmese refugee camps in Thailand
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/8/2004 Will discuss efforts to promote reading, writing, and critical inquiry in Thailand.
8 UNI College of Education to present lecture on Burmese-refugee teacher training
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/27/2004 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith will give a lecture titled, "Children, Education, and Democracy: Three Pillars of Hope for Burmese Refugees Living in Thailand" on Friday, April 30.
9 Grant funds UNI educational democracy program in Central and Eastern Europe
Northern Iowa Today 86:1, p.17
1/1/2002 Orava Project receives $272,000 from USAID.
10 National grant helps UNI spread educational democracy
Gibleon--Brooke K. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:11, p.4
10/9/2001 UNI Educational Democracy Program will help teachers in former communist countries learn to teach democratic ideas.
11 Grant funds UNI educational democracy program in Central and Eastern Europe
Public Relations News Release 2001:110, p.1
9/20/2001 UNI's Orava Project received $272,000 from the U.S. Agency for International Development.
12 Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 1
12/19/2000 Jeannie Steele published a chapter for one book and co-edited another.
13 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 1
12/19/2000 Jeannie Steele and Kurtis Meredith have co-authored, along with Sona Kikusova, an article.
14 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 11:11, p.Insert 3
12/19/2000 Kurtis Meredith and Jeannie Steele received a grant of $301,018 to continue their work in the Republic of Slovkia.
15 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele
Campus News Network 10:11, p.Insert 1
1/24/2000 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele published a chapter in a research handbook.
16 Education reforms spreading across much of Europe & Asia
Public Relations News Release 1998:278, p.1
3/8/1999 Professors Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele have begun to teach Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking to other European and Asian countries.
17 UNI professors have made a major impact on education in Slovakia
Public Relations News Release 1998:278, p.1
3/8/1999 Professors Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele moved to Slovakia five years ago to help the Slovakian school system.
18 Orava Project expands across Europe and Asia
Campus News Network 9:13, p.1
2/22/1999 Instructors from U. S., Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom are volunteering to help UNI with the Orava Project in Slovakia; the Reading Writing for Critical Thinking component has spread throughout Asia and Europe.
19 Two holidays in one: Slovakia's Independence Day and New Year's Day
Public Relations News Release 1998:199, p.1
12/24/1998 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele talk about Slovakia's independence.
20 UNI receives $2 million grant to continue democratization of Slovakia's educational system
Campus News Network 7:4, p.1
9/30/1996 USAID grant will spread work over wider area of Slovakia.
21 UNI receives largest grant ever
Edwards--Janell
Northern Iowan 93:8, p.2
9/27/1996 UNI received $2 million grant to help democratize education in Slovakia; project is named the Orava Project.
22 University of Northern Iowa receives $2 million grant to continue democratization of Slovakia's educational system
Public Relations News Release 1996:65, p.1
9/25/1996 The grant is to help with the Orava Project, which is directed by Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele.
23 Slovak educators to visit Northeastern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:309, p.1
4/10/1996 Slovak delegation to make several stops during their visit to Northeast Iowa.
24 Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 1
3/11/1996 A review of "Higher Education in Belarus" will be published in International Review of Education.
25 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 1
3/11/1996 Published three articles about critical thinking in various journals.
26 Kurt Meredith and Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 6:13, p.Insert 2
3/11/1996 Received a technology expansion grant to expand computer capacity and E-mail services to schools in the Orava region.
27 Slovakia: from freedom learn
Campus News Network 6:9, p.1
1/16/1996 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith are co-directors of Orava Project to democratize Slovakian education.
28 UNI and the Orava Project; how do you teach democracy?
Northern Iowa Today 79:2, p.2
1/1/1996 Extensive history of Orava Project effort to teach democracy in Slovakia; photo.
29 Hello, Goodbye
Public Relations News Release 1995:168, p.1
12/25/1995 UNI professor splits time between Russia and the United States.
30 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1995:102, p.1
10/19/1995 Iowa and Slovakia have ties. This explanation comes on the eve of the dedication of the National Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids.
31 Jeannie Steele and Kurt Meredith
Campus News Network 5:18, p.Insert 2
5/30/1995 Will receive grant from U. S. Information Agency to support Orava Project.
32 Slovak educators visit area
Campus News Network 5:17, p.2
5/8/1995 Twelve Slovakian elementary teachers are visiting UNI as part of Orava Project; photo.
33 UNI is not just for Iowans any more
Hogan--John M. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowa Today 78:1, p.11
7/1/1994 UNI faculty and staff offer help to people around the world.
34 Dale Johnson and Jeannie Steele
Campus News Network 4:19, p.2
5/30/1994 Dale Johnson and Jeannie Steele acted as co-directors for a meeting of the International Reading Association.
35 UNI professors aid Slovakia; Steele, Meredith help restructure Slovakian education system
Mashek--Carolyn W. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:49, p.1
4/5/1994 Orava Project works on teaching democratic traditions in Slovakia with $1 million AID grant; photo.
36 UNI receives grant to help restructure education system
Northern Edition 2:10, p.4
3/30/1994 UNI receives $1 million grant to assist in Slovakia; pilot project will focus on Orava region.
37 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.
38 Heading back to Slovakia.
Public Relations News Release 0:429, p.1
3/21/1994 Jeannie Steele will be returning to Slovakia in August to continue her work, started two years ago.
39 University of Northern Iowa receives $1 Million grant to help Slovakia restructure educational system.
Public Relations News Release 0:427, p.1
3/16/1994 UNI receives $1 Million grant from United States Agency for International Development.
40 Establishing an ethic of democracy; Northern Iowa receives $1 million to restructure Slovak education
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 22:1, p.1
3/1/1994 USAID grant will support educational system change in Slovakia; outline of grant program; photo.
41 What you can do if your child hates to read
Public Relations News Release 1992:787, p.1
8/1/1993 Jeannie Steele suggests parents need to model reading themselves to allow their children to see older persons reading.
42 The long and winding road.
Public Relations News Release 1992:690, p.1
6/7/1993 Jeannie Steele feels teaching Slovak students to think for themselves will be difficult after some many years of living under Communist control.
43 Slovakian education turns to democracy with help of UNI
Northern Iowan 89:55, p.1
4/23/1993 Three Slovakians visit UNI as part of Orava Project;
44 University of Northern Iowa playing key role in Slovakia educational reform
Public Relations News Release 1992:550, p.1
4/16/1993 Independent thinking, risk taking and personal responsibility will be included in the "new" Slovak education system.
45 UNI faculty, programs have global impact
Northern Iowa Today 21:1, p.Insert 4
3/1/1993 Survey of work in Slovakia, Bulgaria, and China
46 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.
47 UNI helps rebuild education system in Eastern Europe: after Communism in Czechoslovakia falls
Kramer--Jody
Northern Iowan 88:51, p.9
4/10/1992 Description of project which is assisting Czechoslovakia.
48 Breaking the silence.
Public Relations News Release 1991:529, p.1
4/6/1992 Jeanie Steele says that National Library Week is a great time for parents to start reading aloud to their children.
49 Reading aloud to children is powerful learning tool, says University of Northern Iowa literacy expert
Public Relations News Release 1991:441, p.1
3/23/1992 Jeannie Steele encourages parents to read aloud to their children for fifteen minutes every day. This time increases the bonding between parent and child and encourages the learning process.
50 Reading aloud to children is powerful learning tool, says University of Northern Iowa literacy expert
Public Relations News Release 1991:495, p.1
3/23/1992 Professor Steele believes that if parents in every home in the U.S. would read aloud to their children for fifteen minutes a day, it would revolutionize our schools.

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