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Zabel, Robert H.; Kaff, Marilyn; Teagarden, James – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
Dr. Sharon Maroney's career has focused on children and youth with significant behavior and emotional challenges. Her career has spanned experiences from sibling, special education teacher, and university professor. She has had the good fortune to study with some the most well-known names in the field. Dr. Maroney shared her reflections with…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Special Education Teachers, College Faculty
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Devitt, Michael; Porot, Nicolas – Cognitive Science, 2018
Experiments on theories of reference have mostly tested referential intuitions. We think that experiments should rather be testing linguistic usage. Substantive Aim (I): to test classical description theories of proper names against usage by "elicited production." Our results count decisively against those theories. Methodological Aim…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Nouns, Naming, Intuition
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Schönfeldt-Aultman, Scott M.; Morrison, Carmen – Multicultural Education, 2015
Alex U. Inn is the co-founder and one of the two MCs of the hip-hop drag king group, Momma's Boyz. Momma's Boyz celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2014. Carmen Morrison is the offstage name of Alex U. Inn, though "Carmen" now goes by Alex offstage, as well. Within this interview, the names "Carmen" and "Alex" are…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Interviews, Identification (Psychology)
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Levine-Brown, Patti; Anthony, S. Wes – Journal of Developmental Education, 2017
In a higher education career that has spanned over four decades Hunter Boylan has served as a gang control worker, a TRIO Program Director, a community college and university instructor, a learning center director, and an academic advisor and counselor, just to name a few of his roles. He is the author of 7 books and over 100 articles, book…
Descriptors: Remedial Programs, Developmental Studies Programs, Remedial Instruction, College Readiness
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Hodges, Flavia – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2007
Before colonisation Australia was fully named by its Indigenous population, but that complex network of naming was largely overlooked as Europeans introduced their own names for features and settlements. Each of Australia's states and territories now has a nomenclature authority, whose activities are coordinated through the Committee for…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
Educational Technology, 2009
In 2008, the Department of Instructional Technology at Utah State University (USU) changed its name to the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences. Like many other programs that have undergone similar name changes, the Department first considered the idea several years ago, with the official title modification taking place…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Sciences, Faculty, Higher Education
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth – Childhood Education, 2016
Why should educators and service professionals bother writing for professional publication? Experienced editor, Sherron Roberts says writing for professional publication allows educators to share their work and make their practice visible. Any educator is quite capable of writing for a professional publication. This article is intended to show…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Educational Practices, Faculty Publishing, Etiology
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Waghid, Yusef – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
In this article, I reflect on Nelson Mandela's (Madiba, the clan name of Mandela) education legacy. I argue that Madiba's education legacy is constituted by three interrelated aspects: firstly, an education for non-violence guided by deliberation, compassion and reconciliation; secondly, education as responsibility towards the Other; and thirdly,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Change Agents, Presidents, Social Responsibility
Purcell, Melissa – Library Media Connection, 2010
Due to a recent American Association of School Librarians (AASL) survey that indicated confusion, misperceptions, and inconsistencies about various job titles in the school librarian profession, the organization's leadership chose to officially adopt for the profession the title school librarian. They did this after carefully reviewing the data…
Descriptors: Library Administration, School Libraries, Educational Technology, Media Specialists
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Biles, Melissa – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2012
This response to Leah A. Bricker and Phillip Bell's paper, "GodMode is his video game name", examines their assertion that the social nexus of gaming practices is an important factor to consider for those looking to design STEM video games. I propose that we need to go beyond the investigation into which aspects of games play a role in learning,…
Descriptors: Video Games, Social Environment, Learning Processes, STEM Education
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Ackerman, Terry – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2016
In this commentary, University of North Carolina's associate dean of research and assessment at the School of Education Terry Ackerman poses questions and shares his thoughts on David Thissen's essay, "Bad Questions: An Essay Involving Item Response Theory" (this issue). Ackerman begins by considering the two purposes of Item Response…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Test Items, Selection, Scores
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Gust, Scott William; Warren, John T. – Qualitative Inquiry, 2008
This is an essay about what teachers come to know as they struggle to name their historically minoritized, non-normatively sexual and sexualized bodies as teachers in a variety of educational contexts. Regardless of one's opinion on the efficacy of "coming out" in the classroom--and the authors ask the readers to kindly consider the possibility…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Conditions, Classroom Environment
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Gabbard, David – Democracy & Education, 2013
Opponents of the neoliberal privatization of schools must be cautious in formulating their opposition so as not to situate themselves as the defenders of an otherwise indefensible status quo. Though we might expect professors in traditional university-based educational-leadership programs to protect their institutional self-interests and their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Neoliberalism
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James, Jennifer Hauver – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2013
What can narratives do for us? In this response to Grimes' article, I endeavor to answer this question, considering the author's story as both a space for unpacking and the complex intersection of identity, teaching and learning and as an effort to name herself in the midst of such complexity. Specifically, I address the raced, gendered, classed…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Science Education, Learning, Identification
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King, Martin Luther, Jr. – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2013
Three years before his Nobel Prize, Dr. King shared his vision of non violence in a televised interview published in this article for the first time in print. King and his father both began their lives given the name "Michael" King. During a 1934 trip to Nazi Germany to attned the Baptist World Alliance Conference, the elder R. King…
Descriptors: Interviews, Violence, Peace, Change Agents
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