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Air Force ROTC Cadets Run 29 Miles in Honor of POW/MIAs

The University of Kentucky Air Force ROTC Detachment 290 cadets commemorated POW/MIAs this past weekend with an annual 29-mile run from Lexington to Frankfort, Kentucky.

Language Talk - Episode 7

Our seventh Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Proficiency-Based Teaching, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing with Thomas Sauer the characteristics of proficiency-based instruction. Discussion includes defining characteristics of proficiency-based instruction, assessments, and activities, steps for change towards proficiency-based instruction, and proficiency-based resources.

If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roche (laura.roche@fayette.kyschools.us) or Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby (j.rouhier@uky.edu).

This podcast was produced by David Cole

UK Sociology Professor Releases New Book

Populism, a political discourse that promises to empower and include the poor and the excluded, is one of the most important political forces in Latin America, Europe, and the U.S.

Sociology Professor Youngest to Receive Senior Scholar Award

At the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2015 annual meeting in Chicago, Ill., in August, Sociology Associate Professor Carrie Oser received the “Senior Scholar Award” from the Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco section.

Language Talk - Episode 6

Our sixth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Student Growth Goal Rubric, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing with Jillian Lykens, Ben McMaine, and Alicia Vinson the structure and application of the Fayette County World Language Student Growth Goal Rubrics. As they discuss what influenced and guided the rubrics, they paint a picture of how the SGG rubrics differ than rubrics traditionally used for formative and summative assessments. 

 

Accompanying this podcast is a webinar in which Jillian Lykens and Laura Roché share in more detail the rubric structures and how to implement them within the requirements of the KY's TPGES.  If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roche or Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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