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Towl, Patty, Ed.; Hemphill, Sheryl, Ed. – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016
Schools work continually to keep students with challenging and difficult behaviour engaged in education. The message of this book is that more can and needs to be done. The audience of this book includes all those who work with excluded children: school, health and justice personnel; school trustees, parents and community workers. School exclusion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Low Income Students, Indigenous Populations
Rains, Thomas; West, Jill; Mitchell, Andrew – A+ Education Partnership, 2015
A+ Education Partnership is a statewide, non-partisan, non-profit organization that works to shape policy, improve teaching and learning, and engage communities in ongoing conversations about the best ways to create great schools for every child and build a bright future for Alabama. "Alabama Public Education at a Glance" provides in…
Descriptors: Public Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates
Rains, Thomas; West, Jill; Mitchell, Andrew – A+ Education Partnership, 2014
A+ Education Partnership is a statewide, non-partisan, non-profit organization that works to shape policy, improve teaching and learning, and engage communities in ongoing conversations about the best ways to create great schools for every child and build a bright future for Alabama. "Alabama Public Education at a Glance" provides in…
Descriptors: Public Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Graduates
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Kwok, Andrew; Mitchell, Douglas; Huston, Debbee – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2021
Program surveys of over 2,000 novice teachers and 1,000 of their reflective coaches are analyzed to explore the impact of induction, generally, and coaching, specifically, on two program outcomes. Using Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling, we find that certain induction structures, aspects of coaching activities, and teacher-coach match…
Descriptors: Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Coaching (Performance), Professional Development
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Mitchell, Douglas E.; Kwok, Andrew; Huston, Debbee – Professional Development in Education, 2020
This mixed methods study explores a comprehensive survey administered in one induction program of over 2000 novice teachers and 1000 of their coaches. Quantitative analyses through Structural Equation Modeling indicate the mediating impact that coaches have on various design features of induction, which then have an impact on novice teacher…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Coaching (Performance), Program Effectiveness
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Mitchell, Douglas; Keese, Jeffrey; Banerjee, Manjari; Huston, Debbee; Kwok, Andrew – Teacher Development, 2021
This mixed-methods study explores the experiences and influence of induction on novice teachers. The authors quantitatively analyze survey data from over two thousand novice teachers and a thousand of their coaches through statistical comparisons and multiple linear regression analyses to explore whether structures of induction are associated with…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Faculty Development, Coaching (Performance)
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Mitchell, Kerry – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2015
This paper discusses strategies I employed during seven years of teaching within a study abroad program focusing on religion. This year-long program traveled to four Asian countries and included immersion experiences in monasteries, ashrams, and other religious institutions. I identify four principles and discuss accompanying exercises that guided…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Study Abroad, Foreign Countries
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Banyard, Victoria; Mitchell, Kimberly J.; Waterman, Emily A.; Rizzo, Andrew J.; Edwards, Katie M. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Given high rates of relationship violence among adolescents, there is a need to understand variables that influence adolescents' helping behaviors to reduce risk for dating and sexual violence (reactive) and promote prevention before violence happens or risk factors are evident (proactive). The current paper examined individual and school…
Descriptors: Prevention, Dating (Social), Sexual Abuse, High School Students
Baum, Sandy; Harris, Douglas N.; Kelly, Andrew; Mitchell, Ted – Urban Institute, 2017
The federal role in higher education has grown over the past two decades, and now a new administration has the opportunity to chart the direction of the country's colleges and universities. To help inform these decisions, the Urban Institute convened a bipartisan group of scholars and policy advisers to write a series of memos highlighting the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Federal Government, Government Role
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Edwards, Katie M.; Sessarego, Stephanie N.; Banyard, Victoria L.; Rizzo, Andrew J.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Relationship abuse (RA) and sexual assault (SA) are major problems among high school students, and school personnel are an important part of preventing RA and SA among youth. Therefore, we examined the rates and correlates of bystander intentions among school personnel in situations of RA and SA. Methods: School personnel (N = 1150)…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship
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Irvine, Andrew – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2015
The issue of comparison is a vexing one in religious and theological studies, not least for teachers of comparative religion in study abroad settings. We try to make familiar ideas fresh and strange, in settings where students may find it hard not to take "fresh" and "strange" as signs of existential threat. The author explores…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Study Abroad, Cross Cultural Studies, Confucianism
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Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Melville, Craig; Murray, Heather; Mitchell, Fiona – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in this population during their final year of school. Method: Qualitative data were generated from 10 interviews with adolescents with…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Physical Activities, Food, Eating Habits
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Mitchell, Fiona; Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Murray, Heather; Melville, Craig – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: In the general population, the transition from adolescence to adulthood has been identified as a "high-risk" period for weight gain. There has been no research examining health behaviours over this transition in adults with intellectual disabilities. Methods/design: The feasibility of recruitment, retention and relevant…
Descriptors: Life Style, Body Weight, At Risk Persons, Intellectual Disability
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Mitchell, Joshua J.; Ryder, Andrew J. – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
Dashboard systems are increasingly popular as assessment and performance management tools in higher education. This chapter examines the use of dashboards in student affairs, including examples of key indicators and considerations for developing and implementing these tools. The chapter begins with an overview of the origins of dashboards, from…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Information Management
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Ryder, Andrew J.; Mitchell, Joshua J. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2013
Understanding institutional climate enhances decision-making capacity when planning new programs and improving learning environments on college campuses. This chapter defines climate, discusses the purpose and advantages of climate assessment, and identifies important factors to consider in planning and conducting a personal and social…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Colleges, Social Responsibility, Evaluation Methods
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