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Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Issa, Theodora, Ed.; Chang, Dian-Fu, Ed.; Isias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conferences on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2014). The International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014) is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Technology, Sustainability
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Zhang, Juan; McBride-Chang, Catherine – Developmental Psychology, 2014
A 4-stage developmental model, in which auditory sensitivity is fully mediated by speech perception at both the segmental and suprasegmental levels, which are further related to word reading through their associations with phonological awareness, rapid automatized naming, verbal short-term memory and morphological awareness, was tested with…
Descriptors: Chinese, Native Language, Second Language Learning, Auditory Perception
Chang, Dian-Fu; Juan, Ya-Yun; Chou, Wen-Ching – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This study aims to realize better discipline strategies for applying in high schools. We invited 400 teachers to participate the survey and collected their perceptions on the discipline strategies in terms of the acceptance of strategies and their effectiveness in schools. Based on the idea of fuzzy statistics, this study transformed the fuzzy…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Discipline Policy
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Zhang, Juan; McBride-Chang, Catherine – Educational Psychology Review, 2010
While the importance of phonological sensitivity for understanding reading acquisition and impairment across orthographies is well documented, what underlies deficits in phonological sensitivity is not well understood. Some researchers have argued that speech perception underlies variability in phonological representations. Others have…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Suprasegmentals, Auditory Perception, Reading Skills
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Xu, Yi; Chang, Li-Yun; Zhang, Juan; Perfetti, Charles A. – Foreign Language Annals, 2013
Previous studies suggest that writing helps reading development in Chinese in both first and second language settings by enabling higher-quality orthographic representation of the characters. This study investigated the comparative effectiveness of reading, animation, and writing in developing foreign language learners' orthographic knowledge…
Descriptors: Orthographic Symbols, Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Prior Learning
Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Carney, Molly Cummings; Keefe, Elizabeth Stringer; Burton, Stephani; Chang, Wen-Chia; Fernández, M. Beatriz; Miller, Andrew F.; Sánchez, Juan Gabriel; Baker, Megina – Teachers College Press, 2018
Teacher accountability has been a major strategy for "fixing" education for the last 2 decades. In this book, Cochran-Smith and her research team argue that it is time for teacher educators to reclaim accountability by adopting a new approach that features intelligent professional responsibility, challenges the structures and processes…
Descriptors: Accountability, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Teacher Responsibility
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Zhang, Juan; McBride-Chang, Catherine; Wong, Anita M.-Y.; Tardif, Twila; Shu, Hua; Zhang, Yuping – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2014
The present study explored the early predictors of reading comprehension difficulties in Chinese children. We originally recruited 290 Beijing and 154 Hong Kong children and further selected from each sample those (30 from Beijing and 22 from Hong Kong sample) in the lowest 25% on reading comprehension tests across the last two consecutive testing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties
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Chang, Li-Yun; Xu, Yi; Perfetti, Charles A.; Zhang, Juan; Chen, Hsueh-Chih – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
Learning to read a second language (L2) is especially challenging when a target L2 requires learning new graphic forms. Learning Chinese, which consists of thousands of characters composed of hundreds of basic writing units, presents such a challenge of orthographic learning for adult English speakers at the beginning stages of learning. In this…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Reading Skills, Orthographic Symbols
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Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Baker, Megina; Burton, Stephani; Chang, Wen-Chia; Cummings Carney, Molly; Fernández, M. Beatriz; Stringer Keefe, Elizabeth; Miller, Andrew F.; Sánchez, Juan Gabriel – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
In keeping with the theme of the 40th anniversary issue of "EJTE," this article looks back and forward at US teacher education accountability. It argues that "holding teacher education accountable" has been the major approach to reforming teacher education in the US for the last two decades, assuming that enhanced teacher…
Descriptors: Accountability, Teacher Education, Equal Education, Educational Change
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Araujo, Juan J., Ed.; Babino, Alexandra, Ed.; Cossa, Nedra, Ed.; Johnson, Robin D., Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2018
For their 61st annual conference, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in St. Petersburg, Florida. This year's conference theme was "Engaging All Readers through Explorations of Literacy, Language, and Culture," which was also used as the title for this year's "Yearbook." This "Yearbook"…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Creative Teaching, Economics
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Cochran-Smith, Marilyn; Stern, Rebecca; Sánchez, Juan Garbiel; Miller, Andrew; Keefe, Elizabeth Stringer; Fernández, M. Beatriz; Chang, Wen-Chia; Carney, Molly Cummings; Burton, Stephani; Baker, Megina – National Education Policy Center, 2016
Teacher preparation has emerged as an acutely politicized and publicized issue in U.S. education policy and practice, and there have been fierce debates about whether, how, by whom, and for what purposes teachers should be prepared. This brief takes up four major national initiatives intended to improve teacher quality by "holding teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Accountability, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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Eagan, M. Kevin, Jr.; Hurtado, Sylvia; Chang, Mitchell J.; Garcia, Gina A.; Herrera, Felisha A.; Garibay, Juan C. – American Educational Research Journal, 2013
To increase the numbers of underrepresented racial minority students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), federal and private agencies have allocated significant funding to undergraduate research programs, which have been shown to increase students' intentions of enrolling in graduate or professional school. Analyzing…
Descriptors: Science Education, STEM Education, Undergraduate Study, Disproportionate Representation
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Zhang, Juan; McBride-Chang, Catherine; Tong, Xiuli; Wong, Anita M.-Y.; Shu, Hua; Fong, Cathy Y.-C. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2012
This study examined the associations of three levels of meaning acquisition, i.e., whole word (vocabulary), morpheme (morphological awareness), and semantic radical (orthography-semantic awareness) to early Chinese reading comprehension among 164 Hong Kong Chinese primary school students, ages 7 and 8 years old, across 1 year. With time 1 word…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Chinese, Reading Comprehension
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Yan, Cathy Ming Wai; McBride-Chang, Catherine; Wagner, Richard K.; Zhang, Juan; Wong, Anita M. Y.; Shu, Hua – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2012
There were two goals of the present study. The first was to create a scoring scheme by which 9-year-old Chinese children's writing compositions could be rated to form a total score for writing quality. The second was to examine cognitive correlates of writing quality at age 9 from measures administered at ages 6-9. Age 9 writing compositions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Childrens Writing, Writing Ability
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ChanLin, Lih-Juan; Hong, Jon-Chao; Horng, Jeou-Shyan; Chang, Shih-Hhui; Chu, Hui-Chuan – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2006
Although the use of computer technology in classrooms is an innovative approach to teaching, teachers with creativity might not use technology as intensively as they use other creative strategies in the classroom. Eight teachers who won an award for creative teaching were interviewed in order to identify the factors affecting their use of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Creative Teaching
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