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Hoffman, Stephen – Educational Policy, 2014
This study estimates the effect of zero tolerance disciplinary policies on racial disparities in school discipline in an urban district. Capitalizing on a natural experiment, the abrupt expansion of zero tolerance discipline policies in a mid-sized urban school district, the study demonstrates that Black students in the district were…
Descriptors: Zero Tolerance Policy, Racial Differences, Urban Areas, School Districts
Schraw, Gregory, Ed.; Robinson, Daniel H., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This volume examines the assessment of higher order thinking skills from the perspectives of applied cognitive psychology and measurement theory. The volume considers a variety of higher order thinking skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, argumentation, decision making, creativity, metacognition, and self-regulation. Fourteen…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Evaluation, Cognitive Psychology, Measurement
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Stapleton, David C.; Bell, Stephen H.; Hoffman, Denise; Wood, Michelle – American Journal of Evaluation, 2020
The Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND) tested a $1 reduction in benefits per $2 earnings increase above the level at which Social Security Disability Insurance benefits drop from full to zero under current law. BOND included a rare and large "population-representative" experiment: It applied the rule to a nationwide, random…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Policy, Experiments, Comparative Analysis
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Murnane, Richard J.; Hoffman, Stephen L. – Education Next, 2013
Between 1970 and 2000, the U.S. high-school graduation stagnated while in many other Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries it rose markedly. By 2000, the high school graduation rate in the United States ranked 13th among the 19 OECD countries for which comparable data are available. Evidence from two independent…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Comparative Education, High School Graduates, Academic Achievement
Humphrey, Stephen E., Ed.; LeBreton, James M., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
Organizational relationships are complex. Employees do their work as individuals, but also as members of larger teams. They exist within various social networks, both within and spanning organizations. Multilevel theory is at the core of the organizational sciences, and unpacking multilevel relationships is fundamental to the challenges faced…
Descriptors: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Theories, Institutional Research, Social Networks
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Rice, Mabel L.; Taylor, Catherine L.; Zubrick, Stephen R.; Hoffman, Lesa; Earnest, Kathleen K. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2020
Purpose: Early language and speech acquisition can be delayed in twin children, a twinning effect that diminishes between 4 and 6 years of age in a population-based sample. The purposes of this study were to examine how twinning effects influence the identification of children with language impairments at 4 and 6 years of age, comparing children…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Young Children, Twins, Genetics
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Rice, Mabel L.; Zubrick, Stephen R.; Taylor, Catherine L.; Hoffman, Lesa; Gayán, Javier – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2018
Purpose: This study investigates the heritability of language, speech, and nonverbal cognitive development of twins at 4 and 6 years of age. Possible confounding effects of twinning and zygosity, evident at 2 years, were investigated among other possible predictors of outcomes. Method: The population-based twin sample included 627 twin pairs and 1…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Genetics, Twins, Cognitive Development
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Reed, Stephen K.; Corbett, Albert; Hoffman, Bob; Wagner, Angela; MacLaren, Ben – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
Algebra students studied either static-table, static-graphics, or interactive-graphics instructional worked examples that alternated with Algebra Cognitive Tutor practice problems. A control group did not study worked examples but solved both the instructional and practice problems on the Cognitive Tutor (CT). Students in the control group…
Descriptors: Algebra, Equations (Mathematics), Animation, Control Groups
Hoffman, Allan M., Ed.; Spangehl, Stephen D., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011
Rising costs and increasing global competition press institutions to do more with less. At the same time, deep budget cuts and a general social and political impatience have revived calls for reform in educational affordability, curriculum, and outcome measurement. Yet within this environment, a myriad of success stories are being forged among…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Pilot Projects, Colleges
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Eyre, Stephen L.; Flythe, Michelle; Hoffman, Valerie; Fraser, Ashley E. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
In this study, we used an exploratory methodology to determine what cultural models African American emerging adults use to understand infidelity/cheating. Cultural models are defined as "cognitive schema[s] that [are] intersubjectively shared by a social group" (D'Andrade, 1987, p. 112). We interviewed 144 participants ages 19-22 from three…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Gullan, Rebecca Lakin; Hoffman, Beth Necowitz; Leff, Stephen S. – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2011
Achievement of a coherent and strong sense of self is critical to positive academic outcomes for urban minority youth. The present study utilized a mixed-methods approach to explore key aspects of identity development for African American adolescents living in a high-poverty, urban neighborhood. Results suggest that efforts to develop a sense of…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Culture, Adolescents, Teaching Methods
Levey, Sandra; Polirstok, Susan – SAGE Publications (CA), 2010
Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom offers comprehensive coverage of the language development process for pre- and in-service teachers while emphasizing the factors that further academic success in the classroom, including literacy skills, phonological awareness, and narrative. With chapters written by respected…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Literacy, Listening Skills, Language Acquisition
Williams, A. Lynn, Ed.; McLeod, Sharynne, Ed.; McCauley, Rebecca J., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
With detailed discussion and invaluable video footage of 23 treatment interventions for speech sound disorders (SSDs) in children, this textbook and DVD set should be part of every speech-language pathologist's professional preparation. Focusing on children with functional or motor-based speech disorders from early childhood through the early…
Descriptors: Intervention, Textbooks, Phonological Awareness, Video Technology
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Hagerman, Charlotte J.; Bellini, Paula G.; Davis, Kim M.; Hoffman, Richard M.; Aaronson, David S.; Leigh, Daniel Y.; Zinar, Riley E.; Penson, David; Van Den Eeden, Stephen; Taylor, Kathryn L. – Health Education Research, 2017
Despite the evidence indicating that decision aids (DA) improve informed treatment decision making for prostate cancer (PCa), physicians do not routinely recommend DAs to their patients. We conducted semi-structured interviews with urologists (n = 11), radiation oncologists (n = 12) and primary care physicians (n = 10) about their methods of…
Descriptors: Physicians, Cancer, Patients, Primary Health Care
Hoffman, Stephen M. – Children and Families, 1998
Noting that many students' experiences with police officers is negative, Heartland Programs Head Start in Salina, Kansas, initiated the Cop Day Program to develop a positive image of law enforcement. Police officer participated in classroom activities at the teachers' discretion once a month. Teachers and administrators noticed improvement in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Police, Police School Relationship
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