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Hall, Carmen L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Along with the deinstitutionalization movement, supports for persons with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) have shifted to promotion of person-centered supports inclusive in the community. Although successes have occurred regarding physical inclusion, skill building and social inclusion have not fared as well for those with more significant…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, Skill Development, Training
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San Martin, Ernesto; Gonzalez, Jorge; Tuerlinckx, Francis – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2009
The goal of this commentary is to provide some additional results to the interesting and provocative paper of Maris and Bechger ("On Interpreting the Model Parameters for the Three Parameter Logistic Model," this issue). In this article, the authors have three aims. First, the authors distinguish between three fundamental concepts that are…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Identification, Item Response Theory, Models
Ortloff, Jeremy H. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In the field of secondary-level English as a Second Language (ESL), the ESL teacher (ESLT) works together with the Content-area teacher (CAT), building-level administrator and ESL coordinator to meet the learning needs of English Language Learners (ELLs). This ESL network depends on the collegial relationships of those comprising it. With this in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Grounded Theory, Constructivism (Learning)
Garza-Lubeck, Maria; Salinas, Ana Maria – 1986
Developed for elementary school children, this unit is designed to teach about Mexican American culture through the study of holidays celebrated throughout much of Latin America and the southwestern United States. The unit describes and provides background information about nine Mexican American holidays. Among the activities included are the…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Activities, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Heyman, Cory; Brush, Lorie; Provasnik, Stephen; Fanning, Marina; Lent, Drew; De Wilde, Johan – 2002
Access to quality education is a problem for all rural children in Peru, but especially for rural girls, who complete primary school at far lower rates than other Peruvian children. In 1998, USAID launched the Girls' Education Activity (GEA) in Peru, also known as New Horizons for Girls' Education, which aims to increase girls' completion of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Advocacy, American Indian Education, Bilingual Education
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Martin, Diana Damian; Green, Sharon; Nizard, Clara; Schmidt, Theron; Schulman, Max; Solga, Kim – Research in Drama Education, 2019
Since December 2017, a group of us (including Kim Solga, Sylvan Baker, Diana Damian Martin, Rebecca Hayes Laughton, and Katherine Low) have been convening working sessions at various schools and conferences that address the questions and problems animating this issue of "RiDE." In this final article, a handful of our respondents from…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Resilience (Psychology), Interdisciplinary Approach, Teacher Collaboration
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Zabala Unzalu, Igone; San Martin Egia, Itziar; Lersundi Ayestaran, Mikel – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The aim of this article is to describe some theoretical and methodological bases underpinning the design of the course Health Communication in Basque (HCB) at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Based on some relevant theoretical tenets of the socioterminologic and communicative approaches to Terminology, the authors assume that…
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Language Variation, Vocabulary Development
Mehl, Martin; Fose, Luanne – Online Learning Consortium, 2016
The following is the second article in the "Digital Academic Revolution: Mentorship Competency Series" by Martin Mehl and Luanne Fose. It is a "transcribed" conversation between Luanne and Martin about their experience collaborating as a research team and the conceptualization, implementation, and assessment of the Digital…
Descriptors: Mentors, Instructional Design, Holistic Approach, Teamwork
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San Martin, Ernesto; Rolin, Jean-Marie; Castro, Luis M. – Psychometrika, 2013
In this paper, we study the identification of a particular case of the 3PL model, namely when the discrimination parameters are all constant and equal to 1. We term this model, 1PL-G model. The identification analysis is performed under three different specifications. The first specification considers the abilities as unknown parameters. It is…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Models, Identification, Statistical Analysis
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San Martin, Teresa L.; Calabrese, Raymond L. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify how at-risk high school students in an alternative school describe how they best learn and to extrapolate their preferred learning practices to improve teacher pedagogical practices. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used a qualitative case study design to facilitate the first two stages of…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, At Risk Students, Content Analysis, Educational Environment
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San Martin Martinez, Conchi; Boada i Calbet, Humbert; Feigenbaum, Peter – Cognitive Development, 2011
To further investigate the possible regulatory role of private and inner speech in the context of referential social speech communications, a set of clear and systematically applied measures is needed. This study addresses this need by introducing a rigorous method for identifying private speech and certain sharply defined instances of inaudible…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Inner Speech (Subvocal), Classification, Longitudinal Studies
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San Martin, Ernesto; Jara, Alejandro; Rolin, Jean-Marie; Mouchart, Michel – Psychometrika, 2011
We study the identification and consistency of Bayesian semiparametric IRT-type models, where the uncertainty on the abilities' distribution is modeled using a prior distribution on the space of probability measures. We show that for the semiparametric Rasch Poisson counts model, simple restrictions ensure the identification of a general…
Descriptors: Identification, Probability, Item Response Theory, Bayesian Statistics
Mehl, Martin; Fose, Luanne – Online Learning Consortium, 2016
Spanning the 2015-2016 academic year, Cal Poly Communications Studies Sr. Lecturer, Martin Mehl, and Lead Instructional Designer, Luanne Fose, from the Cal Poly Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, conducted a formal, institute-wide research pilot on whether or not video assessment can improve faculty feedback for student assignments.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Evaluation
Walker, Diane L. – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2012
The Antelope Valley Union High School District (AVUHSD), located in the Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and San Bernardino metro areas, receives students from eight area K-8 districts. AVUHSD is home to seven career academies with themes ranging from digital design and engineering to law and government, each of which integrates core content with…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Vocational Education, School Districts, Student Projects
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Esquer Torres, Ramon – Revista de Filologia Espanola, 1969
Special issue devoted to the life and works of Gustavo Adolfo Becquer. (DS)
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Characterization, Literary Styles, Motifs
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