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Holliman, Andrew J.; Jones, Tim – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Identifying a 'promising' topic for a psychology dissertation is widely recognised as one of the most important, challenging, and stressful parts of the research process. Students are required to work in a relatively unstructured way (compared with other modules) to independently identify a topic that is not only appropriate, of personal interest,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Supervision, Supervisors, College Faculty
Anzelone, Caitlin; Yu, Justine; Subedi, Prabin – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This case study is designed to be a teaching guide for graduate and undergraduate students in behavioral science courses, as well as a resource for practitioners curious about this field. It is intended to help readers practice applying a behavioral diagnosis and design methodology to a real-world challenge: increasing attendance at an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Services, Attendance, Tax Credits
Concannon-Gibney, Tara – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Teaching and learning literacy in the early years can be a joyful, explorative and meaningful experience. This accessible book will give teachers and practitioners the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge they require to successfully and confidently teach reading, writing and oral skills in the early years classroom. Foregrounding the…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Language Skills
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Domke, Lisa M.; Weippert, Tracy L.; Apol, Laura – Reading Teacher, 2018
When using film adaptations of children's literature, teachers often limit learning opportunities to comparisons and contrasts of film and text or use movies as rewards. To develop deeper understandings of film adaptations of literature, students must learn that film adaptations do not merely translate a text but rather reenvision it within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Childrens Literature, Creativity
Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Raviv, Tali; Jaycox, Lisa H. – APA Books, 2018
School systems are pressured to raise the level of academic achievement, but children who are exposed to trauma often bring a complicated set of needs to the classroom that can impact their willingness to learn, their cognitive function, their ability to form lasting relationships, and even their physical health. For school mental health…
Descriptors: Trauma, Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs
Nassar, Sylvia C., Ed.; Niles, Spencer G., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
Ideal for use in introductory counseling courses, "Orientation to Professional Counseling" is fully aligned with the 2016 CACREP Standards and contains historical perspectives on the foundations of the profession, an overview of counseling specialties and contemporary issues in the field, and a discussion of anticipated future trends.…
Descriptors: Counseling, Ethics, Individual Development, Cultural Differences
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Science education is crucial to young children's discovery and understanding of the world around them. This third edition of Science in Early Childhood has been substantially updated to include the most current research, bringing together an author team of respected science education researchers from across Australia. New chapters address changing…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Murphy, Kevin V.; Turney, Justin M.; Schaefer, Henry F., III. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Preceding even the Hartree-Fock method, molecular integrals are the very foundation upon which quantum chemical molecular modeling depends. Discussions of molecular integrals are normally found only in advanced and technical texts or articles. The objective of the present article is to provide less experienced readers, or students in a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Molecular Structure, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Celius, Tevye C.; Peterson, Ronald C.; Anderson-Wile, Amelia M.; Kraweic-Thayer, Mitchell – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
In this organic chemistry laboratory experiment, students are guided through a series of exercises to understand the behavior of compounds during liquid-liquid extraction. Aspects of density, structure, solubility, acid-base theory, and pK[subscript a] are all incorporated into activities that students complete in groups. After using their initial…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Laboratory Experiments, Observation, Prediction
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Jones, Daniel R.; DiScenza, Dana J.; Mako, Teresa L.; Levine, Mindy – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Reported herein is a multidisciplinary laboratory experiment for advanced undergraduate students that includes elements of material synthesis, in the synthesis of cyclodextrin-containing metal-organic frameworks (CD-MOFs), and environmental chemistry, in the use of these MOFs for pollutant removal. This multiday laboratory experiment starts with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Laboratory Experiments, Science Instruction
Silvia, Paul J.; Delaney, Peter F.; Marcovitch, Stuart – APA Books, 2017
With more than 115,000 psychology majors graduating each year, it is an understatement to say that competition is fierce. Whether you plan to go to graduate school or to enter the world of work, a decent GPA is not enough to make you stand out. So, how can you gain a competitive edge? Like a trusted advisor, this book steers you to the experiences…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Job Skills
Garvis, Susanne, Ed.; Pendergast, Donna, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The period from birth to twelve years is crucial in a child's development and can significantly impact future educational success, resilience and participation in society. "Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd Edition" provides readers with a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education across key priority areas, covering…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Mental Health, Well Being, Children
Page, Jane, Ed.; Tayler, Collette, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning and Teaching in the Early Years" provides a comprehensive, contemporary and practical introduction to early childhood teaching in Australia. A strong focus on the links between theory, policy and practice firmly aligns this text with the Early Years Learning Framework. Written for students of early childhood programs, this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Preschool Teachers
Allen, Jeanne, Ed.; White, Simone, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning to Teach in a New Era" prepares preservice teachers to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century. Closely aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) and the Australian Curriculum, this book is an invaluable resource for early childhood, primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Academic Standards
Striano, Tricia – Guilford Press, 2016
Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this user-friendly, jargon-free book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done. The author provides step-by-step guidance for getting involved in a developmental laboratory and crafting effective research questions and proposals.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Children, Infants
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