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Alyami, Huda Y.; Assiri, Eman A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The present study aims to identify the most significant roles of the invisible web in improving academic research and the main obstacles and challenges facing the use of the invisible web in improving academic research from the perspective of academics in Saudi universities. The descriptive analytical approach was utilized in this study. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Online Searching, Educational Research
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Mohamad Saleh, Mohamad Saifudin; Md Kassim, Normalini; Alhaji Tukur, Naziru – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the relationship between a sustainable university brand and the intention of international students to study at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), one of Malaysia's premier universities. Moreover, the study explored the moderating effect of opinion leaders on the intention of international students to study at…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Students, Structural Equation Models, Universities
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Cooper, Lori J.; Laster-Loftus, Amanda; Mandernach, B. Jean – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
Higher education faculty have numerous responsibilities that are not limited to instruction of classes. While it is well established in literature that faculty have a diverse set of responsibilities that extend well beyond a 40-hour work week, this information has yet to be cohesively transferred into suggestions for institutions to utilize when…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kasapoglu, Koray; Didin, Melek – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
This study aims to investigate the relationship between pre-service pre-school teachers' life skills and psychological well-being and to determine whether or not various variables related to pre-service pre-school teachers (gender, age, grade level, type of instruction, cumulated grade point average, status of taking course about life skills) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers
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Nordin, Mohamad Sahari; Ahmad, Tunku Badariah Tunku; Zubairi, Ainol Madziah; Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham; Rahman, Abdul Hamid Abdul; Trayek, Fuad A. A.; Ibrahim, Mohd Burhan – International Education Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study was twofold, i.e. to examine the extent to which students' self-reported use of digital technology constituted meaningful and interpretable dimensions of the digital citizenship construct, and to test the adequacy of the construct in terms of its reliability, convergent validity, discriminant validity, and measurement…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Psychometrics, Citizenship Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Baker, David Scott; Underwood, James, III; Thakur, Ramendra – Marketing Education Review, 2017
This study aimed to establish a pedagogical positioning of a business marketing simulation as a grounded learning teaching tool and empirically assess the dimensions of cognitive absorption related to grounded learning effectiveness in an iterative business simulation environment. The method/design and sample consisted of a field study survey…
Descriptors: Marketing, Simulation, Predictor Variables, Instructional Effectiveness
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Perez, J. Carola; Cumsille, Patricio – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
The study analyzes the way in which adolescents' temperamental characteristics interact with parental control to shape adolescent decision making development. A sample of high-school Chilean adolescents (N = 391) answered a self-report questionnaire that included measures of behavioral autonomy (the extent to which adolescents make decisions in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Path Analysis, Decision Making, Personality Traits
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Fatouh, Entesar; Ramadan, Sabah – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The paperless partogram refers to monitoring progress of labour and arriving at an accurate decision for intervention to ensure safe delivery. It needs no graph paper, no extra time to do it and uses the routine that the nurses are already used to. The study aimed to evaluate effect of using paperless partogram on the management and outcome of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Birth, Medical Services, Medical Evaluation
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Severo, Milton; Silva-Pereira, Fernanda; Ferreira, Maria Amelia – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2013
Several studies have shown that the standard error of measurement (SEM) can be used as an additional “safety net” to reduce the frequency of false-positive or false-negative student grading classifications. Practical examinations in clinical anatomy are often used as diagnostic tests to admit students to course final examinations. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Decision Making, Pass Fail Grading
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Andrew, Jane – Accounting Education, 2013
In her commentary of McPhail's 2013 article "Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights and Business Schools' Responsibility to Teach It: Incorporating Human Rights into the Sustainability Agenda," Jane Andrew begins by highlighting a number of McPhail's primary arguments. She points out that McPhail sets out to achieve two things…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Corporations, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Brown-Schmidt, Sarah – Journal of Memory and Language, 2009
In dialog settings, conversational partners converge on similar names for referents. These "lexically entrained" terms [Garrod, S., & Anderson, A. (1987). "Saying what you mean in dialog: A study in conceptual and semantic co-ordination." "Cognition, 27," 181-218] are part of the common ground between the particular individuals who established the…
Descriptors: Models, Semantics, Memory, Cues
Milewski, Glenn B.; Camara, Wayne J. – College Entrance Examination Board, 2002
In recent years, conflicting reports have circulated about the number of colleges and universities that have made standardized tests optional, rather than required, for admission. The National Center for Fair and Open Testing, or FairTest, has widely publicized a list of 391 colleges and universities that, it claims, do not require admissions…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Colleges, Admission Criteria, College Admission
Husted, Thomas A. – Appalachia Educational Laboratory at Edvantia (NJ1), 2005
The primary responsibility for the financing of U.S. primary and secondary education rests with state and local governments. In 1970-1971, local governments had, by far, the greatest role in education financing, providing 52.5% of the total education revenue. State governments contributed 39.1% of total education revenue. Since the early 1970s,…
Descriptors: Income, Financial Support, State Courts, Taxes
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1970
This preliminary report is the fourth in a series describing the progress of a 6-year longitudinal study by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The present report specifically describes initial differences between children who go on to Head Start, and those who do not, based on results of 16 of the 33 measures administered in Year 1 (1969) in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comparative Analysis, Disadvantaged, Educational Experience
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary. – 1972
This document comprises eight federal court decisions pertinent to public school desegregation: (1) "Brown v. Board of Education," 347 U.S. 483 (1954); Mr. Chief Justice Warren delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court; (2) "Bolling v. Sharpe," 374 U.S. 497 (1954); Mr. Chief Justice Warren delivered the opinion of the Supreme…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Constitutional History, Court Litigation, Desegregation Litigation
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