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Barry, Deborah S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As the realities of the academic job market have forced some PhD recipients to accept less-preferable position types, there has been increasing concerns that these students are not prepared for their careers, especially in STEM fields. However, aside from the labor market, few studies have explored the influences on career aspiration and…
Descriptors: Occupational Aspiration, STEM Education, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
Tollett, John R., Ed. – 2000
This document contains the following papers on educational leadership programs and technology: (1) "Technology Standards for School Administrators: Implications for Administrator Preparation Programs" (Warren C. Hope, Bernadette Kelley, and Janet A. Guyden); (2) "Information Technology and the Transformation of Leadership Preparation Programs: A…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rodgers, Keri – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2014
The small school movement originated in the democratic ideology of Deborah Meier, who sought to create schools that gave students, parents, teachers, and all stakeholders in the communities they served a voice in education. In New York City, Meier's vision was implemented haphazardly by a group of business and political elites able to pour…
Descriptors: Small Schools, Educational Philosophy, Educational Finance, Social Action
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Olsen, Lisa K.-P.; Bixler, Robert D.; Powell, Gwynn M.; Garst, Barry A.; Stephens, Laura E.; Switzer, Deborah M. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2021
The camp community understands that participation in camp produces a variety of impacts; what is less understood are the causal mechanisms leading to outcomes. In the past, research on the camp experience treated causal mechanisms as monolithic; this commentary argues that a weakness in existing camp research is the assumption that…
Descriptors: Classification, Summer Programs, Resident Camp Programs, Day Camp Programs
Cleary, Timothy J., Ed. – American Psychological Association, 2015
At-risk students dealing with cognitive, physical, mental health, and environmental challenges often have poor self-regulatory skills. They may struggle with tasks such as planning, goal-setting, and monitoring their own thoughts and actions. This volume describes how teachers, healthcare professionals, and others who work with young people can…
Descriptors: Intervention, At Risk Students, Self Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
McBride, Lawrence, Ed. – 1994
This program presents units of instruction by inter-disciplinary teams of preservice teacher education students showcasing student developed curriculum integration ideas. Lessons integrate the areas of social studies, language arts, business, science, industrial technology, and health. Presented in four sessions, Session 1 includes the following:…
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, English Curriculum, Higher Education
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Taylor, Helen; Ingham, Barry; Mason, David; Finch, Tracy; Wilson, Colin; Scarlett, Clare; Moss, Sebastian; Buckley, Carole; Urbanowicz, Anna; Raymaker, Dora; Seiboth, Charlotte; Lees, Rhianna; Garland, Deborah; Osbourne, Malcolm; Lennox, Nicholas; Cooper, Sally-Ann; Nicolaidis, Christina; Parr, Jeremy R. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2023
Autistic people experience more health conditions and earlier mortality. This study investigated views about a primary care health check for autistic adults to inform its design. Fifty-one people participated in consultation groups and interviews, comprising autistic adults (some with co-occurring intellectual disabilities), adults with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Access to Health Care, Primary Health Care
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Garst, Barry A.; Browne, Laurie P.; Bialeschki, M. Deborah – New Directions for Youth Development, 2011
The organized camp experience has been an important part of the lives of children, youth, and adults for over 150 years and is a social institution that touches more lives than any other except for schools. Camp is more than a location or a program; it encompasses the affective, cognitive, behavioral, physical, social, and spiritual benefits that…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Learning Experience, Outdoor Education, Educational Opportunities
Zimmerman, Barry J., Ed.; Schunk, Dale H., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Self-regulated learning (or self-regulation) refers to the process whereby learners personally activate and sustain cognitions, affects, and behaviours that are systematically oriented toward the attainment of learning goals. This is the first volume to integrate into a single volume all aspects of the field of self-regulation of learning and…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Processes, Learner Controlled Instruction, Goal Orientation
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Brownstein, Barry; Brownstein, Deborah; Gerlowski, Daniel A. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
The challenges of online learning include ensuring that the learning outcomes are at least as robust as in the face-to-face sections of the same course. At the University of Baltimore, both online sections and face-to-face sections of core MBA courses are offered. Once admitted to the MBA, students are free to enroll in any combination of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Internet, Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication
Bovaird, James A., Ed.; Geisinger, Kurt F., Ed.; Buckendahl, Chad W., Ed. – APA Books, 2011
Educational assessment and, more broadly, educational research in the United States have entered into an era characterized by a dramatic increase in the prevalence and importance of test score use in accountability systems. This volume covers a selection of contemporary issues about testing science and practice that impact the nation's public…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Test Use, Student Placement, Educational Research
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Nichols, Tanya M.; Kotchick, Beth A.; Barry, Carolyn McNamara; Haskins, Deborah G. – Journal of Black Psychology, 2010
The current study examined the association between multiple systems of influence (adolescent, family, and community) and the educational aspirations of African American adolescents. Guided by ecological and integrative models of child development, in the current study the authors examined the association between the educational aspirations of 130…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Community Resources
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Barst, Barry; Bialeschki, M. Deborah; Comstock, R. Dawn – Journal of Experiential Education, 2008
More than 11 million children attend more than 12,000 summer camps in the United States each year. The challenges to keeping children and the staff healthy and safe can be daunting. To better understand the types of illnesses and injuries common to the camp environment, the American Camp Association (ACA) has undertaken a 5-year study to document…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Injuries, Summer Programs, Health Promotion
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Bilder, Deborah A.; Pinborough-Zimmerman, Judith; Bakian, Amanda V.; Miller, Judith S.; Dorius, Josette T.; Nangle, Barry; McMahon, William M. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013
Prenatal and perinatal risk factors associated with intellectual disability (ID) were studied in 8-year-old Utah children from a 1994 birth cohort (N = 26,108) using broad ascertainment methods and birth records following the most current recording guidelines. Risk factor analyses were performed inclusive and exclusive of children with a known or…
Descriptors: Prenatal Influences, Perinatal Influences, Risk, Young Children
Wehmeyer, Michael L.. Ed.; Brown, Ivan, Ed.; Percy, Maire, Ed.; Fung, W. L. Alan, Ed.; Shogren, Karrie A., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2017
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Student Development, Etiology
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