Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1984-10-121
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Thinking about going to a movie? Before you waste your hard-earned money on a dud, read the movie reviews on page 8. Vol.45 Issue4 Weber State College October 12, 1984 Ed. Dept. Welcomes Five New Members t , grip J ---J r 1 f 3 ' J. " -a. " r ' V ' -. ; y t ' The debate team coaches and members study the Ferraro-Bush debate, and critically analyze its content and delivery to determine the winner. Seated from back to front are Steve Estes, David Berube, and Susan Malone. Malone, a team coach said, "Bush clearly won on international issues; Ferraro's lack of expertise in international issues showed itself." "Presidential and vice presidential debates operate to legitimize the electoral process by allowing the people of the United States to gain information critical to the decision-making proce'ss for president, and thus has become an integral part of our democratic system," said team member Kevin Boyer. Signpost photoBob George High School Seniors Earn College Credit by Scot Parry Staff Reporter "Area high school seniors will be getting the op-, portunity to earn college credit as well as laboratory experience this year," said Dennis Travis, Dean of ' Natural Sciences. Weber State College's Center for Science Education, through the Division of Continuing Education, is offering an AP (Advanced Place-. ment) biology lab program starting this fall quarter, 1984. The labs are held in room 425 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. each Thursday until Dec. 6. One AP course will be . offered each quarter: Botany 281-fall ' quarter; Microbiology 281-winter quarter; and Zoology 281-spring quarter. Students will receive three credit hours for the entire sequence (one hour per quarter)! The cost includes a $15 application fee, a $10 recording fee paid quarterly, and a $15 lab fee, also paid quarterly. "Basically, the reason for this program is that high school AP teachers are lacking the time needed for sufficient lab work," said Dean Travis. "This program is the first of its kind to be initiated in the nation and I am pleased with the enrollment already this fall." The School of Natural Sciences is in the process of renovating the second floor of the Science Lab. The rooms were previously used by the University of Utah Nursing Program, as well as by the Botany, Zoology, and Physics departments. These rooms were relocated to make effective used of their space. The renovation should be completed and ready for use some time in November. The University of Utah Baccalaureate Nursing program is now located in Annex 8, which is just west of the LDS Institute. The Science Lab will have a new Learning Resource Center. The center will contain an audiovisual equipment library, a departmental discipline library, a grant and contracts library, a reserve book and periodical library, a science education library and material center, a microcomputer laboratory, a Harris terminal laboratory, a quiet and tutorial study area, a testing center, and a full-time supervisor.According to Dean Travis, the renovation has cost approximately $11,000. The money for the renovation came from reserve funds allocated by Robert Smith, vice president of Academic Affairs, from Paul Butterfield, Director of Vocational Education, and from a discretionary fund. Dean Travis added that none of the money used came from state funds. by Loretta Park Staff Reporter The Education Department has hired five new faculty members this year and has added a new minor program of study. The five new faculty members are: Dr. Craig Campbell, the new chairperson over Child and Family Life Studies; Dr. Judy Mitchell, Dr. Peggy Kelly, Dr. , D. Ray Reutzel, and Asst. Professor Michele Rusinko. Campbell was formerly a supervisor over Child and Family therapy in Weber County's Mental Health center and was Weber County's juvenile court psychologist. He has taught part-time at WSC since 1979 in the Sociology Department. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Utah State University. Because of his involvement in the community, Campbell feels that he can serve the students well and help them make career choices. Campbell also feels that regardless of a student's academic major, a student should look into a duel major or a minor in Child Development of Family Studies if that fits the student. "We have a belief in this department that all of us has two careers in life: one is professionally what you choose to do . . . and the other is the family. " Dr. Craig Campbell He explains, "We have a belief in this department that all of us has two careers in life: one is professionally what you choose to do . . and the other is the family." According to Campbell courses in family studies or child development can help students with interpersonal social skills in business and in the family. Dr. Judy Mitchell will be teaching courses in the resource endorsement program, elementary education and in the language" arts and reading. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Utah. Mitchell was previously employed with the Weber School District where she taught resources in elementary schools and was the coordinator of special education. Dr. Peggy Kelly is a specialist in elementary social studies and computer literacy. She has a strong background in economics and' mathematics. Kelly has taught in elementary schools in Weber School District since 1974 and in California. She received her Ph.D. from Utah State University. Kelly is currently a consultant for the Utah State Office of Education. see "Faculty" on page 3. Correction In the Tuesday, Oct. 9 edition of the Signpost, there appeared a story about the Instructional Development production studio being flooded. The Signpost reported the production studio as housing Channel 9. Channel 9 is not a reality as of yet, and the production' studio is used for many other activities.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1984-10-12, Vol. 45, No. 4|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|