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Lee, Wincy Wing Sze; Chan, Carol Kuai Kuen – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2018
A plethora of work has been done to examine the dynamics of learning in higher education contexts to foster positive learning outcomes. The 3P model (Biggs in Teaching for quality learning at university, Open University Press, Birkshire, 2003) is one theoretical model that has been well researched. However, much of the work to date has focused on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Epistemology, Beliefs, Educational Environment
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Richardson, Lauren P.; McGowan, Carol G.; Styger, Lee E. J. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
By the start of 2015 all University courses in Australia were required to be compliant with the new the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Quality in higher education seeks to achieve three goals - quality of design, quality of conformance and quality of performance. This paper brings together a number of higher education principles such…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Hickey, Emily J.; Stransky, Michelle; Kuhn, Jocelyn; Rosenberg, Jessica E.; Cabral, Howard J.; Weitzman, Carol; Broder-Fingert, Sarabeth; Feinberg, Emily – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Significant disparities exist between Hispanic and non-Hispanic families in time-to-diagnosis among children identified as at risk of autism spectrum disorder; yet, little is known about parent experiences throughout the diagnostic process that may contribute to or help explain these disparities. The current study examined longitudinal…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Coping, Stress Variables, Hispanic Americans
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Hundley, Stephen P., Ed. – Assessment Update, 2018
This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) Exact and Adjacent Inter-rater Agreement Associated with Peer Review of Teaching (Robert Koslow); (2) Examine Assessment of Student Learning outcomes as an Organizational Routine (Antigoni Papadimitriou); (3) Developing a Reliable and Valid Assessment Tool for Online…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Test Construction, Online Courses
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Kennedy, P. J.; Sinfield, Philip; Tweedlie, Lucy; Nixon, Carol; Martin, Aisling; Edwards, Katie – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects approximately 1% of the general population. The prevalence of ASD, or symptom complexes compatible with ASD, amongst young people residing within Secure Children's Homes (SCH's) remains ill understood. There are critical implications for the resourcing and understanding of the management of young people…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Residential Care, Interpersonal Competence
Prezyna, Dolores Marie; Garrison, Mark J.; Lockte, Hilary A.; Gold, Carol P. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2017
This study investigates how the role of the reading specialist (RS) is defined and communicated by principals, and examines to what degree a common understanding of this role exists among teachers, building administrators and reading specialists. The principal's responsibility in defining and communicating role, and the effect these efforts have…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Role, Reading Consultants, Elementary Schools
Colfer, Carol J. Pierce – 1978
A study was devised to determine why family planning communication in a Washington state village has been successful despite the lack of planned programs or focused attempts at directed change. Three major social organizational principles affecting family planning communication were analyzed: the occupational split between public employees and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Case Studies, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Colfer, Carol J. Pierce – Human Organization, 1975
The article describes the political system which operates in an American Indian school and discusses the striking analogy between the school's bureaucratic structure and operation and the structure and operation of a segmentary lineage system. (AUTHOR/NQ)
Descriptors: American Indians, Bureaucracy, Comparative Analysis, Power Structure
Colfer, A. Michael; Colfer, Carol J. Pierce – 1979
The federal Experimental Schools (ES) project was not successful in the rural school district of Quilcene, Washington. The ES project was not helped by the pervasive and powerful social split between "public employees" and "locals." Each group had its own world-views, values, symbols, and life styles, and the school provided an…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Age Grade Placement, Age Groups, Athletics
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Colfer, Carol J. Pierce; Colfer, Michael A. – Rural Sociology, 1978
The characteristics and interactions of Bushler Bay (rural Washington) locals and public employees are examined in terms of the concepts of universalism and particularism. Models of social organization held by these populations are also examined, and the role of scientific analysis in the conflicts characterizing their interaction is discussed.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Characteristics, Community Relations, Conflict
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Cheung, Jeffrey J. H.; Kulasegaram, Kulamakan M.; Woods, Nicole N.; Moulton, Carol-anne; Ringsted, Charlotte V.; Brydges, Ryan – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2018
Transfer is a desired outcome of simulation-based training, yet evidence for how instructional design features promote transfer is lacking. In clinical reasoning, transfer is improved when trainees experience instruction integrating basic science explanations with clinical signs and symptoms. To test whether integrated instruction has similar…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Teaching Methods, Rating Scales, Pretests Posttests
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Cicutto, Lisa; Gleason, Melanie; Haas-Howard, Christy; White, Marty; Hollenbach, Jessica P.; Williams, Shann; McGinn, Meghan; Villarreal, Miguel; Mitchell, Herman; Cloutier, Michelle M.; Vinick, Carol; Langton, Christine; Shocks, Donna J.; Stempel, David A.; Szefler, Stanley J. – Journal of School Nursing, 2020
Asthma imposes tremendous burden on children, families, and society. Successful management requires coordinated care among children, families, health providers, and schools. Building Bridges for Asthma Care Program, a school-centered program to coordinate care for successful asthma management, was developed, implemented, and evaluated. The program…
Descriptors: Diseases, Health Programs, Chronic Illness, Child Health
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To, Carol K. S.; Cheung, Pamela S. P.; McLeod, Sharynne – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2013
Purpose: This study investigated children's acquisition of Hong Kong Cantonese. Method: Participants were 1,726 children ages 2;4 to 12;4 (years;months). Single-word speech samples were collected to examine 4 measures: initial consonants, final consonants, vowels/diphthongs, and lexical tones. A 2-way analysis of variance was performed to examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Language Acquisition, Sino Tibetan Languages
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Chandler, Jan W.; Burnham, Joy J.; Riechel, Morgan E. Kiper; Dahir, Carol A.; Stone, Carolyn B.; Oliver, Dariel F.; Davis, Amy P.; Bledsoe, Kenya G. – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
Counseling and non-counseling duties were investigated. The Assessment of School Counselor Needs for Professional Development (ASCNPD; Dahir & Stone, 2003, 2004) was used to examine the practices of 1,244 school counselors to determine the prevalence of the activities among school counselors. Principal component analysis indicated a two-factor…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Role, Professional Development
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Connor, Carol McDonald; Phillips, Beth M.; Kim, Young-Suk Grace; Lonigan, Christopher J.; Kaschak, Michael P.; Crowe, Elizabeth; Dombek, Jennifer; Al Otaiba, Stephanie – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2018
Testing a component model of reading comprehension in a randomized controlled trial, we evaluated the efficacy of 4 interventions that were designed to target components of language and metacognition that predict children's reading comprehension: vocabulary, listening comprehension, comprehension of literate language, academic knowledge, and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intervention, Elementary School Students, Metacognition
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