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Reiff, Marian; Kumar, Meeta; Bvunzawabaya, Batsirai; Madabhushi, Soumya; Spiegel, Alaina; Bolnick, Benjamin; Magen, Eran – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2019
Addressing the need for suicide prevention on campus, I CARE training, developed and facilitated by counseling center clinicians, trains students, staff, and faculty to provide support to students experiencing distress or mental health problems. We assessed its impact using a mixed-methods approach. Quantitative analyses demonstrated significant…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, School Health Services, Health Promotion
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Strassle, Carla G.; Verrecchia, P.J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
Much of the research on uncivil behavior in the college/university classroom has focused on individual academic fields of study and been conducted at one, typically public, institution. This study examined perceptions of classroom incivility of faculty members (N = 166) from both public and private two- and four year institutions. The authors…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
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Jansen, Annie – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This article reports on a study investigating leisure reading among university students using Kindle devices. The study employed a pre-post reading engagement survey of a cohort of twenty-one college students. Students participated in the study by completing self-reported surveys before and after a semester-long reading engagement program. The…
Descriptors: Recreational Reading, College Students, Handheld Devices, Audio Books
Pompelia, Sarah; Macdonald, Heidi – Education Commission of the States, 2019
Change swept throughout the country with the 2018 elections, bringing 20 new governors into office. Whether returning or starting their first term, governors are taking the opportunity in their State of the State addresses to highlight achievements and outline plans for the future. Every governor who has given an address has mentioned an…
Descriptors: State Officials, Educational Finance, Labor Force Development, Teacher Effectiveness
Fox, Christine; Jones, Rachel – State Educational Technology Directors Association, 2019
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and its state member leaders play a pivotal role in driving high-speed broadband access to all students to best prepare them for college and careers. Complementing the 2016 "State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access" (see ED569341), this publication…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Internet, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership
Katz, Anne; Loewenberg, Aaron – New America, 2019
Early childhood educators have a unique opportunity to foster the development of cognitive, behavioral, and social skills. But the work is not easy. Effective educators need both a deep understanding of child development and mastery of a complex set of skills to meet the learning needs of young children. Accordingly, there is a growing demand…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Early Childhood Education, Bachelors Degrees, Early Childhood Teachers
Legutko, Robert S. – Online Submission, 2019
This study employed a quantitative experimental correlational (action research) design utilizing Pearson's r correlation coefficient to determine whether or not there was a statistically significant relationship between students' socioeconomic status and having a diagnosed disability at one economically disadvantaged public, rural, co-educational…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Students with Disabilities, Rural Schools, Middle Schools
Harmon, Hobart L.; Butler, Thomas A. – Online Submission, 2019
Pennsylvania Intermediate Unit 8 (IU8) seeks to scale innovations that are evolving as local solutions to educational challenges in rural school districts. Consistent with its mission of creating customized solutions, IU8 seeks to make the innovations better, meaning more learner centered and community focused. IU8 is evolving the Getting Better…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Educational Innovation, Education Service Centers
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Shane, Jospeh W. – Honors in Practice, 2019
The majority of this essay describes the content, pedagogy, and assessments associated with an undergraduate, interdisciplinary honors seminar on science and religion. The seminar is structured around five major themes: (a) philosophy of science, religion, and their interactions, (b) historical and contemporary case studies, (c) the controversy…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Seminars, College Instruction
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Gonzalez, Michelle; Brown, Tammy B. H. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This study primarily explored the perceptions of dyslexia held by early childhood educators teaching in Head Start centers. A secondary purpose was to investigate how early childhood educators in Head Start centers perceive the notion of risk for dyslexia and how they identify at-risk students in ways that are consist with the results of a…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, At Risk Students, Preschool Children
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Kern, Lee; Harrison, Judith R.; Custer, Beth E.; Mehta, Paras D. – Behavioral Disorders, 2019
School engagement is an important predictor of graduation. One strategy to enhance student engagement is mentoring. Check & Connect is a structured mentoring program that has resulted in favorable outcomes for many students, including those with emotional and behavioral disorders. Effectiveness, however, depends on the quality of the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship, Learner Engagement, Program Effectiveness
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Starnes, Heather A.; McDonough, Meghan H.; Wilson, Jeffrey S.; Mroczek, Daniel K.; Laden, Francine; Troped, Philip J. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the factorial invariance of the Abbreviated Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS-A) across subgroups based on demographic, health-related, behavioral, and environmental characteristics among Nurses' Health Study participants (N = 2,919; age M = 73.0, SD = 6.9 years) living in California,…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Females, Neighborhoods, Measures (Individuals)
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Cook-Sather, Alison; Des-Ogugua, Crystal – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This article presents recommendations regarding how to create welcoming and productively challenging classrooms for a diversity of students. These recommendations emerged during the pilot phase of a student--faculty pedagogical partnership programme in 2007 and remain relevant in 2017. To situate the recommendations, we evoke definitions of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Environment, Student Diversity
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Lape, Noreen – Composition Forum, 2019
The forces of globalization and the development of English as a lingua franca have made many scholars and practitioners highlight the urgent need for foreign language literacy. The Norman M. Eberly Multilingual Writing Center (MWC) at Dickinson College addresses that need by offering peer writing tutoring in eleven languages. This profile explains…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Global Approach, Peer Teaching, Second Language Learning
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Kishida, Moé; Molenaar, Peter C. M.; Elavsky, Steriani – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: This study examined the role of dispositional mindfulness in impacting the relational benefits of yoga in novice practitioners in an undergraduate academic yoga course. Participants: 21 college students enrolled in a yoga course throughout a 15-week academic semester (January-April 2016). Methods: Participants attended lab assessments…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Activities, Undergraduate Students, Program Effectiveness
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