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Focus on Leadership, Climate, Culture, and Instructional Practices: Practical Strategies for School Improvement.
This presentation discusses leadership, climate, culture and instructional practices. It raises questions and links topics together for a big-picture view.
Principal's Impact on a Middle School Success
This comprehensive, state-wide, and two-year study of 224 of the 325 middle level schools across the state of Missouri is the largest study known with common measurement of student achievement. The study produced findings ...
NASSP's National Study of Middle Level Schools: Leadership for Highly Successful Middle Level Schools
This presentation discusses Volume II of NASSP's National Study of Leadership in Middle Level Education, focusing specifically on school leadership.
Elements of EHR Usability: Visual Design
This presentation discusses visual design and usability. Topics include bullet graphs and use of color. (55 slides)
Profiling Student Engaged Learning: Using Data for Changing Instruction and Achievement.
This manuscript was written to describe in some detail the Instructional Practices Inventory (IPI) data collection categories, the use of those categories to support school-wide instructional change by studying student ...
High-throughput genomics and the Sword of Damocles
Next-generation sequencing and high-throughput assaying technologies have dichotomized entire research communities into those individuals who have rapidly evolved in response to the technological selection pressure and ...
Experiences in Patenting, Licensing and Commercialization of Radiopharmaceuticals
This presentation will highlight successful efforts in working with the UM Office of Patents and Licensing to patent, license and commercialize radiopharmaceuticals for medical applications that emerged from collaborative ...
Early Cancer Screening with Pteridines as Biomarkers
Early detection and treatment of cancers continue to be the best line of defense to prevent fatalities as a result of developing cancer. Several tests have been developed, such as mammograms for breast cancer and colonoscopies ...
Transformational Leadership: Principals, Leadership Teams, and School Culture
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the relationships among principal transformational leadership, school leadership-team transformational leadership, and school culture. Twelve middle schools ...
Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation: A Summary of Procedural Considerations
Performance evaluation is designed to assist principals in better accomplishing their leadership role. Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation (PBPE) is defined as "a process for the professional development of ...
Decolonizing Qualitative Instruments: Adapting Qualitative Instruments for Meaningful and Culturally Appropriate Data Collection in Schools with Indigenous Majority Populations
The purpose of this research project is to explore decolonizing an observational assessment process and consider its utility for use in diverse school settings. To meet this research goal, the research team selected the ...
Project ASSIST: Comprehensive, Systemic Change Initiative Impacts School Culture, Climate, Leadership and Instruction
ASSIST, an acronym for Achieving Success through School Improvement Site Teams, is grounded in the premise that professional development and support provided to a school leadership team comprised of a nucleus of teacher-leaders ...
Profiling Instructional Practices: Data for Improving Instruction, Achievement and School Culture
This presentation disusses use of Instructional Practices Inventory (IPI) categories, including examples of situational applications.
Innovation, Inspiration, and Insulation: Practical Legal Measures to Protect Technology
The demand for new technologies is driving innovation worldwide, particularly in the fields of life sciences and biotechnology. Intellectual Property is the life blood of many life sciences and biotechnology companies. ...
Training Tomorrows Entrepreneurs Today
The MU Biodesign and Innovation Program (MUBIP) is focused on improving health care through invention and implementation of new medical technologies. The focus of the program is formal educational training of three fellows ...
Biomaterials for Tissue Repair and Regeneration at Missouri S&T
Biomaterials are critically important to future developments in the life sciences. They provide a backbone for biomedical research in academia and industry, and are a key component of reconstructive medical and dental ...
New Insights Revealed by Genetic Studies and the Future of Treating Bone Health Related Issues
This presentation will examine the major role played by genetic studies in the identification of a fundamental pathway, the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway, and it's now appreciated multiple roles in bone cell biology. ...
The Vision of the International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine (I2NM2)
The International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine (I2NM2) of the University of Missouri-Columbia is embarking upon an in-depth study of cancer therapy using the boron neutron capture reaction, the only binary ...
Creating a Health Care Business from University Research
This presentation opens with a brief review of the Consortium for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration which is a collaborative research program between faculty in the Dental School at UMKC and the materials programs ...
Orthopedic Tissue Engineering
My group at the University of Kansas is interested in biomaterials, stem cells and tissue engineering. Tissue engineering efforts focus primarily on bone and cartilage regeneration, including the in the temporomandibular ...