|Present||Professor, Human Relations in Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato|
- Research (undergraduate)
- Human Relations in a Multicultural Society
Creative Learning: A Curriculum for Preprimary Children. Unit 8, Dinosaur Era and Fossils Elementary and Early Childhood Education Faculty Publications (1989)
DINOSAUR ERA AND FOSSILS is one resource unit. It is hoped to serve as a resource to others as they guide the learning of young children. It is not a cut-and-dried, how-to-do-it book. But it ...
Stegosaurus: the Dinosaur with the Smallest Brain Elementary and Early Childhood Education Faculty Publications (1988)
An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the plant-eating dinosaur who measured between twenty and thirty feet but whose brain was about the size of a walnut shell.
Book Chapters (7)
Kindergarten in Russia's Far East: The Effect of Climate Common Characteristics and Unique Qualities in Preschool Programs (2013)
Russia’s Far East region is dark, cold, and isolated for much of the year. However, programs for young children demonstrate the community commitment to provide for its youngest citizens and to promote the cultural heritage ...
Family Involvement Models in Elementary Education Home-School Relations: Working Successfully with Parents and Families (1997)
Elementary educators have long understood the importance of parent involvement in the success of children. What we have sometimes forgotten is that parent involvement also means the improvement of the entire system.
Parents in the School Home-School Relations: Working Successfully with Parents and Families (1997)
Everyone seems to agree that parent involvement is a wonderful idea. In fact, researchers tell us that the single fastest way to improve a student's academic performance is to involve the parents. Given this widespread ...
Journal Articles (7)
Comparison of Intercultural Competency between Russian and American University Students = Сравнение межкультурной компетенции студентов российских и американских университетов Ценности и смыслы [Values and Meanings] (2016)
Intercultural competency influences the quality of international relations as cultural and global perceptions impact individual and collective attitudes and levels of participation. Research addressing differences and causes of varying levels of intercultural competency could ultimately ...
Where Cultural Competency Begins: Changes in Undergraduate Students' Intercultural Competency International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (2015)
Teacher preparation programs and accreditation organizations have acknowledged need for educators to demonstrate intercultural knowledge, skills, and abilities. Teacher educators are responding to emphasis in higher education to assure that graduates achieve intercultural competence (NCATE, ...
Survival in Soviet Gulags: A Secondary Analysis The Global Studies Journal (2013)
One of the most common book series on the subject of Soviet Gulags is Evgenia Ginzburg’s “Journey into the Whirlwind” and “Within the Whirlwind.” This paper will use secondary analysis from anthology works with stories ...