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Fraustino, Julia Daisy; Pressgrove, Geah; Colistra, Rita – Communication Teacher, 2019
Numerous institutions encourage service-learning, but few have extended beyond nonprofit realms to include (1) larger budgets, (2) multi-faceted volunteer/staff/leadership constraints, and (3) elevated expectations with immediate impact on full towns. This study explores how strategic communication students construct knowledge in branding and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Communications, Relevance (Education), Social Problems
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Reesor, Layton; Moreno, Jennette P.; Johnston, Craig A.; Hernandez, Daphne C. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Research shows that elementary students gain weight over the summer. It is unknown if these findings apply to Hispanic adolescents. We evaluated school and summer standardized body mass index (zBMI) changes in Hispanic middle school students. Methods: Hispanic middle school students were randomly assigned to a weight management program…
Descriptors: Obesity, Health Promotion, Outcomes of Treatment, Low Income Students
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Corsano, Paola; Guidotti, Laura – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Reminiscing is a conversation between a child and caregiver about past events they have experienced together. In recent years, researchers have been interested in implementing training to improve the quality of parents' reminiscing styles, both in typically developing and 'at-risk' children and disadvantaged families. The review analysed studies…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, At Risk Persons, Disadvantaged
Jain, Divya – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This program evaluation explored whether the transitional vocational rehabilitation program at a non-profit organization in Tennessee, named Thistle Farms, was effective in improving trauma-related mental health symptoms and in increasing the sense of empowerment among female survivors of intimate partner violence. The study additionally evaluated…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Nonprofit Organizations, Program Effectiveness, Trauma
Meyrick, Christopher S. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The occurrence of behaviors that require disciplinary action will always be an issue without programs to support the social and emotional development of students at a young and critical age. The problem school districts face is how to appropriately and effectively provide consequences to different targeted age groups, based on their social and…
Descriptors: Values Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Self Control
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Tokmak, Hatice Sancar; Yakin, Ilker; Dogusoy, Berrin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this case study was to explore prospective English education teachers' (PEET) experiences of digital storytelling (DST) through a flipped classroom approach. 36 prospective teachers who enrolled in a computer literacy course participated in the study. The data was collected through a demographic questionnaire, three open-ended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Almeida, Fernando; Buzády, Zoltán – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
This article performs an exploratory study of the potential of flow theory and FLIGBY game to contribute to develop entrepreneurship competencies among higher education students. For this purpose, this study considers the use of a focus group consisting of eight students enrolled in the entrepreneurship course in a higher educational institution…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness
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Hofer, Barbara; Jessner, Ulrike – Language Learning Journal, 2019
The present study looks into the effects of early multilingual education by investigating linguistic knowledge and metalinguistic awareness in young learners at the primary level. The study aims to establish whether children in multilingual education programmes perform higher on a measure of metalinguistic awareness and with regards to their L1…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, Metalinguistics
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Brown, Rachael Eriksen; Bogiages, Christopher A. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
Teachers often struggle to utilize reform-based teaching strategies in their first few years of teaching for many reasons (Ball, Thames & Phelps, Journal of Teacher Education 59, 389-407, 2008; Berlin & White, "International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education" 8, 97-115, 2010; Frykholm & Glasson, "School…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Eskow, Karen Goldrich; Summers, Jean Ann – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: An important mechanism that provides support and services for families with a child/youth with autism spectrum disorder is the home- and community-based services (HCBS) Waiver authorized by Section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act or Medicaid. Methods: This study used qualitative research methods to explore parent perspectives about…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Youth, Access to Health Care
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Yang, Weipeng; Datu, Jesus Alfonso D.; Lin, Xunyi; Lau, Michelle Marie; Li, Hui – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This meta-analysis examined 29 (quasi-)experimental studies that involved low-income children ages 3 to 5 who might be subject to risks of academic failure and other negative outcomes. Compared to the controls, children who learned with social-emotional learning (SEL) curricula demonstrated significantly improved…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, At Risk Students, Academic Failure, Social Development
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Bustamante, Andres S.; Hindman, Annemarie H. – Early Education and Development, 2019
This study used the FACES 2009 dataset to examine the possibility of an indirect effect of classroom quality on academic school readiness through teacher-rated approaches to learning in a large nationally representative sample of children served by Head Start. Research Findings: Classroom quality did not directly predict gains in academic school…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Early Intervention, At Risk Students, Educational Quality
Center for Collegiate Mental Health, 2019
The 2018 Annual Report summarizes data contributed to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) during the 2017-2018 academic year, beginning July 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2018. De-identified data were contributed by 152 college and university counseling centers, describing 179,964 unique college students seeking mental health…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, School Health Services, School Counseling
Smith, Velma P. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Bullying has plagued U.S. public schools: special education students become victims on a consistent basis and their academic outcomes may be adversely affected. Few studies have focused on the collaboration of teachers to reduce bullying. The purpose of the qualitative study of 12 special education teachers and counselors was to understand the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Special Education, School Counselors, Special Education Teachers
Wang, Jianjun – Online Submission, 2019
This report contains evaluation findings from 43 programs that received a total of around $10 million state investment through Proposition 10 to support early childhood services in Kern County, California during Fiscal Year 2017-2018. The Kern County Children and Families Commission (First 5 Kern) was established on December 15, 1998 by Ordinance…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, State Programs, Parent Education
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