(DiP Award: Honorable Mention) Teacher Perspectives on Professional Development Needs for Better Serving Nebraska’s Spanish Heritage Language Learners
Janet Eckerson, EdD (2016)
University of Nebraska Lincoln
(DIP Award Finalist) Preservice and Practicing Teacher Science Inquiry Projects: An Analysis of their Understanding of the Inquiry Process.
Benjamin David Olsen, EdD (2016)
University of Northern Iowa
(DiP Award Finalist) A University-led Beginning Teacher Mathematics Community
Beth McCord Kobett, EdD (2016)
Johns Hopkins University
City Plaza (commonly called the Pedestrian Mall or simply Ped Mall) serves as a gathering place for students, locals, and the homeless, and draws large crowds for its summertime events such as the Friday Night Concert Series and the annual Iowa City Jazz Festival and Iowa City Arts Festival . The Ped Mall area contains restaurants, bars, retail, hotels, and the Iowa City Public Library . It is known for its appeal to various local artists and musicians, and its wild bar scene. The Coldren Opera House was located on the street which has now become the mall.