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Spear-Swerling, Louise; Lopes, Joao; Oliveira, Celia; Zibulsky, Jamie – Annals of Dyslexia, 2016
This study explored American and Portuguese elementary teachers' preferences in planning for literacy instruction using the Language Arts Activity Grid (LAAG; Cunningham, Zibulsky, Stanovich, & Stanovich, 2009), on which teachers described their preferred instructional activities for a hypothetical 2-h language arts block. Portuguese teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Language Arts, Teaching Methods
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Macrander, Ashley – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2017
Literature on global international student mobility (ISM) highlights the uneven nature of student flows--from the developing to the developed world--however, studies have yet to address whether this pattern is replicated within expanding regional networks. Utilizing social network analysis, UNESCO ISM data, and World Bank income classifications,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Foreign Students, Student Mobility
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Beegle, Amy C. – General Music Today, 2012
As instrumental world music ensembles such as steel pan, mariachi, gamelan and West African drums are becoming more the norm than the exception in North American school music programs, there are other world music ensembles just starting to gain popularity in particular parts of the United States. The kulintang ensemble, a drum and gong ensemble…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Instruments, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness
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Tobin, Kerri – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
Teacher certification trends in the United States since World War II paint a complicated picture of powerful interests at different levels making demands and trying to institute disparate reforms. These patterns have varied over time, often because of teacher supply and demand. The federal government initiated its involvement when education…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Politics of Education, Unions, Teacher Supply and Demand
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Rosenberg, Joshua M.; Greenhalgh, Spencer P.; Koehler, Matthew J.; Hamilton, Erica R.; Akcaoglu, Mete – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2016
Affinity spaces are digital or physical spaces in which participants interact with one another around content of shared interest and through a common portal (or platform). Among teachers, some of the largest affinity spaces may be those organized around hashtags on Twitter: These spaces are public, largely unmoderated, and thriving, yet very…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interaction, Teachers, Participation
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Cornman, Stephen Q.; Zhou, Lei; Nakamoto, Nanae – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This documentation is for the revised file (Version 1b) of the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS) for school year 2008-2009, fiscal year 2009 (FY 09). It contains a brief description of the data collection along with information required to understand and…
Descriptors: Public Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, National Programs
Kempson, Lauri; Burt, Evan; Bledsoe, Eric; Poliakoff, Michael – American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2015
At a time when 87% of employers believe that our colleges must raise the quality of students' educations in order for the United States to remain competitive globally, and four in five Americans say they believe all graduates should have to take the key courses outlined in the study, few colleges require a real liberal arts education. "What…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Educational Quality, General Education
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Glander, Mark – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This documentation is for the provisional version 2a file of the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey for School Year (SY) 2013-14. It contains a brief description of the data collection, along with information required to understand and access the data file.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Surveys, State Departments of Education, Public Schools
Yang, Changwoo – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study explored differences in eye movement on a Web page between members of two different cultures to provide insight and guidelines for implementation of global Web site development. More specifically, the research examines whether differences of eye movement exist between the two cultures (American vs. Korean) when viewing a Web page, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Internet, Web Sites, Eye Movements
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Cornman, Stephen Q. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This First Look report introduces new data for national and state-level public elementary and secondary revenues and expenditures for fiscal year 2013 (FY 13). Specifically, this report includes findings from the following types of school finance data: (1) revenue and expenditure totals; (2) revenues by source; (3) expenditures by function and…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Income
Brault, Matthew W. – US Census Bureau, 2011
The American Community Survey (ACS) captures core concepts of disability that may be useful for understanding the population of children for whom special education services may be necessary. While this measure of disability covers elements of physical and mental impairment, the ACS does not identify children who have been evaluated for or qualify…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Community Surveys, Metropolitan Areas, Census Figures
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Boubsil, Ouanessa; Carabajal, Kayleigh; Vidal, Martine – American Journal of Distance Education, 2011
This article presents a review of the current practice associated with American-model higher education (AHE) overseas with particular focus on expanding distance education. The review identifies specific areas of weakness in the practice of AHE overseas.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Distance Education, Global Approach
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Chen, Chen-Su; Sable, Jennifer; Mitchell, Lindsey; Liu, Fei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The Common Core of Data (CCD) nonfiscal surveys consist of data submitted annually to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) by state education agencies (SEAs) in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the four U.S. Island Areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Documentation, State Surveys, Annual Reports
Riethmiller, Megan; Urban, Nathaniel; Kempson, Lauri – American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 2018
Ten years ago, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) gathered data on 100 colleges from the U.S. News & World Report's annual list of "Best Colleges and Universities." ACTA questioned whether these elite institutions were requiring their students to take rigorous, college-level courses in the core areas crucial for…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, College Curriculum, Liberal Arts, Public Colleges
Bunch, Tera; Stephens, Carrie; Hart, William – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influences of American agricultural education student teachers on a rural community in New South Wales, Australia. The study analyzed interviews with eleven participants of the American student teacher program in a rural New South Wales community. Results of the study were formulated by two…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Action Research, Agricultural Education
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