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The Baylor Impact is published quarterly by the Baylor School of Education.

The Baylor Impact
School of Education
Baylor University
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Waco, TX 76798-7304

(254) 710-3111


Volume 4 Number 2

Engelhardt_2010 Most of us value our relationships with others with family, with friends, with our church, and especially with God. We value these connections because they contribute to something greater than any of us individually. In a similar way, organizations benefit from partnerships with other organizations.
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In the First Person: Leigh Ann Perry Dawson BBA, 1998; MSEd, Sport Management, 2000
"I had no idea what an impact staying at Baylor for graduate work would have on my life."
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BARC Grows Community Partnerships: Events, Resources, Research to Help Those Touched by Autism Spectrum Disorders
One of the growing, prominent partnerships in the School of Education is found in the educational psychology department between the Baylor Autism Resource Center (BARC) and several area community agencies.
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Geometry Down Under: Extending Local Research Through Study Abroad

What do Australian kindergartners know and understand about geometric concepts? Under the direction of SOE faculty Betty Ruth Baker, Trena Wilkerson, and Pat Tipton Sharp, undergraduate teacher education candidates extended a study originally implemented at Hillcrest Professional Development School.
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Partners in Adventure and Learning: Students' Living-Learning Experiences Enhanced Through OA-LLC

Outdoor adventure experiences get students out of their "comfort zones" to face challenges that help students develop life skills and traits to be successful in college and beyond. While all OA-LLC activities have educational components, some activities of the LLC also focus on the social, service, leadership, and spiritual aspects of a student's life.
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A Sense of Responsibility: Dutch Schroeder Scholarship Assists Exercise Physiology Student

Osmin Guevara was 13 when his mother told him how proud she would be if he could attend a university like Baylor. Coming from someone who, also at 13, had left behind her home country and her chance for an education to work for a better life, Osmin remembered what she said.
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Impact Tomorrow


Discover more about ways to assist students or programs in the Baylor School of Education by contacting Cody Knowlton, senior executive director for university development, at:

(254) 710-2561 or
800-BAYLOR-U, option 4

The Baylor Impact is published four times a year by the School of Education at Baylor University to inform alumni and friends of the ongoing work and contributions of the School, its programs, faculty, staff, students, and graduates.

Our cover story was a result of feedback from readers like you. If you know of a story connected to Baylor's School of Education that needs to be told, please let us know about it. Your story might be our next feature. Send your ideas and comments to Doug Rogers, editor,

In This Issue

•  Welcome
•  Leigh Ann Perry Dawson
•  BARC Grows Community Partnerships
•  Geometry Down Under
•  Partners in Adventure and Learning
•  A Sense of Responsibility
•  Impact tomorrow
•  Downloadable PDF

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