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Parker, Frieda; Bartell, Tonya Gau; Novak, Jodie D. – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2017
Research advances in teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment have not changed the continued underperformance of marginalized students in mathematics education. Culturally responsive teaching is a means of addressing the needs of these students. It is sometimes challenging, however, to convince secondary mathematics teachers about the…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Scalfani, Vincent F. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
Programmatic text analysis can be used to understand patterns and reveal trends in data that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to uncover with manual coding methods. This work uses programmatic text analysis, specifically term frequency counts, to study nearly 10,000 chemistry thesis and dissertation titles from 1911-2015. The thesis and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, Scientific Research
Cortés, Juan Pablo Martínez, Comp.; Martín, Santiago J. Paricio, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Aragonese, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Romance Languages, Language Minorities, Geographic Regions
Gross, Manfred, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Romansh, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Preschool Education
Huber, Ulrike, Comp.; Mathà, Helmuth, Comp.; Taschler, Herbert, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, German in South Tyrol, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools,…
Descriptors: German, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
Niven, Liz, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Scots, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Indo European Languages, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Oregon Department of Education, 2017
The Oregon Statewide Report Card is an annual publication required by law (ORS 329.115), which reports on the state of public schools and their progress towards the goals of the Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century. The purpose of the Oregon Report Card is to monitor trends among school districts and Oregon's progress toward achieving the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, State Legislation, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
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Palinkaševic, Radmila – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
Word lists present an essential tool in vocabulary teaching. Compilation of specific word lists for various fields is one of the most prominent branches of research in this field at the moment. New methodological changes in word list formation have been proposed because of the appearance of the New-GSL (Brezina & Gablasova, 2013) and AVL…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Word Lists, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills
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Crisp, Gloria; Baker, Vicki L.; Griffin, Kimberly A.; Lunsford, Laura Gail; Pifer, Meghan J. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The overarching purpose of this monograph is to move the mentoring conversation forward by offering an updated synthesis of the undergraduate mentoring scholarship published between 2008 and 2015. The compendium of research reviewed provides practitioners and researchers with an evidence-based view of the influence of mentoring on the academic and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Interpersonal Relationship, Educational Research
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Baker, Vickie L.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Martinez, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
Scholarly learning has been and continues to be largely understudied and misunderstood; oftentimes scholarly learning is only studied in the context of research universities (Neumann, 2009a), thereby failing to acknowledge the ways in which faculty scholarly learning is enacted and supported across institutional types. In this monograph, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Research Universities, Liberal Arts, Community Colleges
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Lester, Jaime; Klein, Carrie; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The purpose of this monograph is to give readers a practical and theoretical foundation in learning analytics in higher education, including an understanding of the challenges and incentives that are present in the institution, in the individual, and in the technologies themselves. Among questions that are explored and answered are: (1) What are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
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Hallett, Ronald E.; Crutchfield, Rashida – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
This monograph explores how homelessness intersects most social issues that marginalize individuals and negatively influence postsecondary completion, including poverty, foster care, and LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer/questioning, and others) discrimination. As becomes evident, students experiencing homelessness should be considered…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Boone, William J.; Noltemeyer, Amity – Cogent Education, 2017
In order to progress as a field, school psychology research must be informed by effective measurement techniques. One approach to address the need for careful measurement is Rasch analysis. This technique can (a) facilitate the development of instruments that provide useful data, (b) provide data that can be used confidently for both descriptive…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, School Psychology, School Psychologists, Educational Research
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Saso, Luciano; Van Cleemput, Oswald – IntechOpen, 2017
The "Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural, and Life Sciences" is meant to be a practical guide for the preparation of theses, papers, posters, and other scientific documents. Upon going through the different chapters, the readers should be able to critically search for…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Scientific and Technical Information, Biological Sciences
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