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Trauth, Jonathan N.; Harris, Karleah – Multicultural Education, 2019
The Lighthouse Community School (LCS) is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a unique charter school operated through the collaborative effort of Lighthouse Youth Services and the Cincinnati Public Schools. LCS has been in operations since 2000 and serves at-risk students from Grades 6 to 12, ages 13-21 years. Teachers and support staff…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, At Risk Students, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Harris, Bryn; Plucker, Jonathan – Gifted Child Today, 2014
The United States is becoming more racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse, yet the educational attainment of various student groups has been very uneven. For decades, educators and policymakers have been focused on minimal competencies rather than advanced achievement. Specifically, federal and state education policies have focused on…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Allied Health Personnel, Mental Health, Achievement Gap
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Rottinghaus, Patrick J.; Eshelman, Alec; Gore, Jonathan S.; Keller, Kari J.; Schneider, Madalyn; Harris, Kristine L. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
This retrospective chart review study examined the factor structure of the "Career Futures Inventory-Revised" (CFI-R; Rottinghaus et al. in "J Career Assess" 20:123-139, 2012) and its utility as a career counseling outcome measure using a sample of 332 clients from a university career center. The CFI-R examines career agency…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Measures (Individuals), Test Validity, Factor Structure
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Cramer, Nicholas; Asmar, Abdo; Gorman, Laurel; Gros, Bernard; Harris, David; Howard, Thomas; Hussain, Mujtaba; Salazar, Sergio; Kibble, Jonathan D. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
Multiple-choice questions are a gold-standard tool in medical school for assessment of knowledge and are the mainstay of licensing examinations. However, multiple-choice questions items can be criticized for lacking the ability to test higher-order learning or integrative thinking across multiple disciplines. Our objective was to develop a novel…
Descriptors: Physiology, Pharmacology, Multiple Choice Tests, Cost Effectiveness
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Lane, Jonathan D.; Harris, Paul L.; Gelman, Susan A.; Wellman, Henry M. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Children and adults often encounter counterintuitive claims that defy their perceptions. We examined factors that influence children's acceptance of such claims. Children ages 3-6 years were shown familiar objects (e.g., a rock), were asked to identify the objects, and were then told that each object was something else (e.g., that the rock…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Physical Characteristics, Young Children, Task Analysis
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Harris, David M.; Bellew, Christine; Cheng, Zixi J.; Cendán, Juan C.; Kibble, Jonathan D. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2014
The use of high-fidelity patient simulators (HFPSs) has expanded throughout medical, nursing, and allied health professions education in the last decades. These manikins can be programmed to represent pathological states and are used to teach clinical skills as well as clinical reasoning. First, the students are typically oriented either to the…
Descriptors: Patients, Simulation, Undergraduate Students, Physiology
Miller, Jerry W., Ed.; Mills, Olive, Ed. – 1978
The Task Force on Educational Credit and Credentials of the American Council on Education undertook a two-year study to determine how postsecondary education's system for awarding credit and credentials can be changed or its adequacy improved to meet today's educational and social needs. This book sets forth the Task Force's report and…
Descriptors: Achievement, Adult Students, Articulation (Education), Awards
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Daw, Jonathan; Shanahan, Michael; Harris, Kathleen Mullan; Smolen, Andrew; Haberstick, Brett; Boardman, Jason D. – Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 2013
We investigate whether the serotonin transporter-linked polymorphic region ("5HTTLPR"), a gene associated with environmental sensitivity, moderates the association between smoking and drinking patterns at adolescents' schools and their corresponding risk for smoking and drinking themselves. Drawing on the school-based design of the National…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Smoking, Adolescents, Genetics
Harris, Jonathan – 1969
Using documentation from a wide range of periods in American history, the student explores the implications for scientific progress of such "typically American" traits as pragmatism, egalitarianism, and commercialism. He is asked throughout to assess the compatibility of science and American culture, government, and business; and to consider…
Descriptors: American Culture, Case Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Traits
Harris, Jonathan – 1965
By focusing on the question of whether it was right or wrong to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, this social studies unit seeks to illuminate the political, military, scientific, and moral complexities involved in making far-reaching decisions today. Sections of the unit use primary materials from American, Japanese, and English sources to…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Military Science, Modern History
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Harris, Jonathan M.; Best, Catherine S.; Moffat, Vivien J.; Spencer, Michael D.; Philip, Ruth C. M.; Power, Michael J.; Johnstone, Eve C. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2008
Cognitive performance and the relationship between theory of mind (TOM), weak central coherence and executive function were investigated in a cohort of young people with additional learning needs. Participants were categorized by social communication questionnaire score into groups of 10 individuals within the autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)…
Descriptors: Youth, Cognitive Processes, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism
Harris, Bryn; Plucker, Jonathan A.; Rapp, Kelly E.; Martinez, Rebecca S. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2009
With the sharp rise in students who are English language learners (ELL), research on identifying and serving the needs of gifted and talented (GT) ELL students offers fertile ground for best practice guidelines. The current study describes GT/ELL identification practices based on an in-depth case study of one diverse school district in the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Ability Identification
Tsoi-A-Fatt, Rhonda; Harris, Linda; Thakur, Mala; Larsen, Jonathan – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2007
Every day, an estimated 2,500 students across the nation drop out of high school. In the last decade, approximately 30 percent of students who enrolled in high school have failed to graduate four years later. The situation is even more dismal for youth of color. In 2003, only 55 percent of African Americans and 53 percent of Hispanics graduated…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Change, High Schools, Federal Legislation
Butler, Lucas Payne, Ed.; Ronfard, Samuel, Ed.; Corriveau, Kathleen H., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Questioning others is one of the most powerful methods that children use to learn about the world. How does questioning develop? How is it socialized? And how can questioning be leveraged to support learning and education? In this volume, some of the world's leading experts are brought together to explore critical issues in the development of…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Comprehension
Lee, Courtland C., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2019
With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Counseling Theories, Cultural Awareness
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