NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 31 to 45 of 8,531 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Larson, Reed W.; Raffaelli, Marcela; Guzman, Sandy; Salusky, Ida; Orson, Carolyn N.; Kenzer, Andrea – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Developmental theory historically viewed demanding roles (at home, job) as important developmental contexts. However, adolescents' participation in these roles has fallen. This qualitative research examined role experiences in United States youth development programs. A central question among others was, "How can youth experience internal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Role, Youth Programs, Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bordt, Rebecca L. – College Teaching, 2019
Based on a qualitative analysis of 38 interviews with midcareer professors at liberal arts colleges in the Midwest, this paper describes the teaching experiences of professors after 20-some years in the classroom. As a result of getting older and becoming more seasoned instructors, individuals cited an increase in their skill and efficiency in the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Experienced Teachers, Age Differences, Teaching Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Andrews, Hans A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
There are national, state, and institutional efforts to increase the completion rates of students enrolled in higher education institutions across the United States. This manuscript describes how one community college developed a total institutional commitment approach that became very successful in terms of significant Associate Degree and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduation, College Administration, Holistic Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McGruder, Kate – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2019
Though there is extensive research on the health outcomes of individuals who have experienced adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), society at large has not embraced this ground-breaking research and many still believe that the use of harsh punishment for students provides the same intended result as a discipline approach that teaches coping…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Coping, Punishment, Discipline
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Fuller Hamilton, Asia N.; O'Donnell, Laura – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs), an effective strategy to promote students' college and career readiness, are increasingly used in US school systems as a mechanism to encourage students' career exploration and identification of career goals. After describing features of ILPs, we provide an example of the ILP process developed and implemented…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Career Readiness, College Readiness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Krist, Christina; Schwarz, Christina V.; Reiser, Brian J. – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2019
Mechanistic reasoning, or reasoning systematically through underlying factors and relationships that give rise to phenomena, is a powerful thinking strategy that allows one to explain and make predictions about phenomena. This article synthesizes and builds on existing frameworks to identify essential characteristics of students' mechanistic…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Heuristics, Epistemology, Middle School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ressler, James D.; Richards, K. Andrew R. – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Transitioning into faculty roles can be a challenging experience. Responsibilities related to teaching, research, and service can be difficult to balance, and mismatch between personal preferences for work focus and instructional expectations can be problematic. This is particularly true of visiting assistant professors who want to work toward…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Physical Education, Teacher Role, Transformative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Puckett, Tiffany; Graves, Christopher; Sutton, Lenford C. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2019
Minority students and students with disabilities are disciplined disproportionately from their peers. Discipline has led to many negative consequences in the lives of youth in the United States, including the school-to-prison pipeline. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance encouraging school districts to develop policies that…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Students with Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Punishment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lamos, Steve – Composition Studies, 2019
I investigate here the personal and professional significance of "literate dwelling"--that is, processes whereby individuals learn to acquire and use literacy within initial spaces and times of comfort in order both to move beyond such comfort and to promote productive change in the larger world. Such significance became especially clear…
Descriptors: Literacy, Experience, Individual Development, Writing (Composition)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wacker, Aaron T. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine music education majors' perceptions of lesson planning in the university curricula. Specifically, the author was interested in which classes the respondents were taught to construct and use lesson plans, their perceptions about the importance of lesson planning, and how prepared they felt to use lesson…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Majors (Students), Music Education, Music Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Friedman, Carli – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver programs provide the majority of long-term services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Relatively new (2014) HCBS rules (CMS 2249-F/2296-F) governing these programs require "meaningful community" integration of people with disabilities…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Community Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Montes, Amanda Lira Gordenstein; Valenciano, Cynthia Kay; Fernandez, Miguel – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2018
While Bilingual Education has traditionally been associated with linguistic diversity, the rise of the number of African-American teacher candidates in a Bilingual Education program at a mid-west Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) is causing the authors to reevaluate the input of this program's curriculum and the output of the candidates'…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, African American Teachers, Black Colleges, Bilingual Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Marrun, Norma A. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
For more than 50 years, college and high school students, families, and community activists have fought for the preservation of ethnic studies. Qualitative research studies consistently have shown positive outcomes, including increased academic engagement and affirmation, for students who take ethnic studies in K-16. In this article, I argue that…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Qualitative Research, Ethnic Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Arnold, Meagan; Sasso, Pietro – Journal of College and Character, 2018
This study examined the policies, programming, and supports offered to matriculating students who are members of non-traditional belief groups at public institutions of higher education across the midwestern United States. This study defined students who may be members of non-traditional faith groups, such as agnostics, atheists, and Pagans.…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Intergroup Relations, Religion, College Students
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  569