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Gudmestad, Aarnes; Clay, Rebecca – Hispania, 2019
This study examines the variable occurrence of preposition duplication in contexts of coordination in Spanish (e.g., "Fui con mi madre y (con) mi padre"). We build on previous research on this variable morphosyntactic phenomenon (namely, prepositions in contexts of coordination) by expanding the type of data and the independent variables…
Descriptors: Language Variation, Form Classes (Languages), Spanish, Morphology (Languages)
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de Maio Nascimento, Marcelo; Giannouli, Eleftheria – Educational Gerontology, 2019
This descriptive paper presents the model of the Brazilian Universities of the Third Age (U3A). In a country with 208 million inhabitants and accelerated population aging, U3A's set of regular courses, lectures, workshops and group dynamics serve as a low-cost and high-efficacy strategy that promotes lifelong education and social integration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Aging (Individuals)
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Arranz Freijo, Enrique; Olabarrieta, Fernando; Manzano, Ainhoa; Barreto, Florencia Belen; Roncallo, Claudia Patricia; Sánchez Murciano, Maialen; Rekagorri, Joana; Garcia, María Dolores – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This paper presents the results of an assessment and preventive education experience involving 50 families with children aged 2. The families were assessed by means of an interview conducted during a home visit, and were subsequently provided with a series of everyday parenting guidelines. The results provide empirical evidence of the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Young Children, Parenting Styles, Prevention
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Stacy, Jen; Gutierrez, Linda; McMillian, Danita – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Familial engagement is a cornerstone in comprehensive alternative education; however, implementing high-quality parental outreach is difficult. Traditional approaches to parent outreach view diverse families from a deficit perspective and seek to change their behaviors, instead of building on their funds of knowledge. This article presents a case…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Parent Education
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Simmons, Robin – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
This paper revisits the liberal studies movement -- an important if under-researched episode in the history of education. It examines the lived experience of a set of former vocational students, the great majority of whom eventually went on to teach in further and higher vocational education. All participants had undertaken a course of liberal…
Descriptors: Educational History, Vocational Education, Liberal Arts, Educational Experience
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Ueasiriphan, Tanaporn; Tangkiengsirisin, Supong – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This paper aims at investigating the effects of a genre-based approach to teaching technical writing to Thai engineers, with a focus on writing work instructions, and the attitudes of Thai engineers toward this genre-based writing. The lesson plan was evaluated by three experts for the appropriateness of teaching technical writing to Thai…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Writing, Engineering, Technical Occupations
Buckwalter, Veronica; Togila, Jessica – Jobs for the Future, 2019
Community colleges and non-traditional student populations, such as adult learners, often experience a unique set of academic and non-academic challenges. This is particularly true for those in rural America, where resources and community supports are less abundant. This report describes how rural community colleges are overcoming these barriers…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Community Colleges, Access to Education, Nontraditional Students
Rappaport, Shelley; Somers, Marie-Andrée; Granito, Kelly – MDRC, 2019
In summer 2015, roughly six years after the Great Recession of 2007-2009 ended, the American media began reporting on an emerging teacher shortage. Public schools were reinstating programs and classes that they had cut during the recession, and student enrollment was increasing. Meanwhile, enrollment in teacher training programs was decreasing.…
Descriptors: Institutes (Training Programs), Summer Programs, Alternative Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Programs
Shahriar, Ambreen; Bruen, Teresa – Trentham Books, 2019
Worldwide, access to higher education is still a privilege. This unique volume recounts the experiences of students from two rural provinces -- one in Pakistan, one in the Republic of Ireland -- who have struggled to undertake graduate studies. Seeking to understand why some are able to persevere with studies against enormous odds, the authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Rural Population
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Giuseffi, Francesco G., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Today's global educational environment includes the emergence of adult learners participating in formal and informal educational encounters for the purposes of professional development or personal enrichment. These learners must possess the conceptual and attitudinal idea of self-directed learning in order to be skilled workers and fulfilled human…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Adult Education, Andragogy, Learning Analytics
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Ma, Lai Ping Florence – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The first language (L1) of language learners is a rich source of language knowledge that bilingual teachers and learners can bring to classrooms to facilitate second-language (L2) acquisition. While previous research suggests that L1 can provide learners with cognitive, pedagogical, and psychological benefits, what functions that it performs and…
Descriptors: Native Language, Language Role, Second Language Learning, Immigrants
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Aldahmash, Abdulwali H.; Alshamrani, Saeed M.; Alshaya, Fahad S.; Alsarrani, Nawwaf A. – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This paper presents a content analytic approach to research related to in-service science teachers' professional development. The research under consideration was published in four international science education journals and three international conference proceedings specialized in science education from 2012 through 2016. A total of 204 articles…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Science Teachers, Trend Analysis, Faculty Development
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Stewart, Sandra L.; Applequist, Karen – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This study examined the perceptions of family coaching and culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) families participating in early intervention (EI) in a southwestern state in the United States. The transition of the EI program from a multiple service provider model utilizing direct services to a primary service provider model utilizing family…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Coaching (Performance), Parent Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Karacabey, Mehmet Fatih; Bozkus, Kivanc – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of psychological factors on Syrian refugees' participation in lifelong education. The ex post facto co-relational causal design was employed in this research. A questionnaire form consisted of four scales was used to collect data from 297 refugees participated in lifelong education. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Refugees, Lifelong Learning
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Boocock, Andrew – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Leadership in the post-incorporation English further education system has not been distributed in nature, but transactional, driven by the external demands of funding and inspection regimes. However, in the light of the current rhetoric of localism in further education policy there is a view that distributed leadership would be an appropriate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Leadership, Inspection, Leadership Styles
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