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Cooper, Justin T.; Gage, Nicholas A.; Alter, Peter J.; LaPolla, Stefanie; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S.; Scott, Terrance M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
A survey study of 248 educators in four states was conducted to identify respondents' formal training, use, and perceived effectiveness of 37 evidence-based classroom management practices within four general categories: (a) antecedent-based, (b) instructionally based, (c) consequence-based, and (d) self-management. Results indicated that, on…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Evidence Based Practice, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Teacher Surveys
Reznitskaya, Alina; Wilkinson, Ian A. G. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
Learning how to formulate, comprehend, and evaluate arguments is an essential part of helping students develop the ability to make better, more reasonable judgments. The Common Core identified argumentation as a fundamental life skill that is broadly important for the literate person. According to the authors, having students engage in an inquiry…
Descriptors: Ethics, Common Core State Standards, Persuasive Discourse, Elementary School Students
Education Commission of the States, 2018
Business leaders in Ohio cannot find the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent they need to stay competitive. Students' lagging performance in K-12 is a critical reason why. The good news is that the nation's most effective STEM education programs can help turn the tide. Ohio Students have made some progress in math over…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Demand Occupations, Mathematics Achievement
Grubaugh, Jessica Rene – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative, non-experimental, causal-comparative research study was to see what differences existed, if any, between voluntary and involuntary adjunct faculty on levels of job dimensions (motivation and hygiene), job satisfaction, and institutional loyalty of part-time faculty teaching at private, four-year institutions in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Job Satisfaction, Private Colleges
Pollard, Kelvin; Jacobsen, Linda A. – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2018
This study examines state- and county-level data for the Appalachian Region. The 11 chapters focus on: (1) Population Basics; (2) Age; (3) Race and Hispanic Origin; (4) Housing Occupancy, Tenure, and Type; (5) Education; (6) Labor Force, Employment, Unemployment, and Commuting Patterns; (7) Income and Poverty; (8) Health Insurance Coverage (9)…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Population Distribution, Population Trends, Age Differences
Taliaferro, Wayne; Pham, Duy – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2018
The social, economic, political, historical, and racial context shaping the criminal justice system is complex and extensive. As a result, individuals who have been incarcerated face limited opportunities--particularly for education and training--both during and after incarceration. Historical investments in corrections and policies that…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Educational Opportunities, Educational Change
Headlam, Camielle; Anzelone, Caitlin; Weiss, Michael J. – MDRC, 2018
Research has shown that students who enroll in summer courses are more likely to persist and graduate. How can postsecondary institutions encourage more students to enroll in summer courses? If more students do enroll, will they experience improved academic outcomes? MDRC's Encouraging Additional Summer Enrollment (EASE) project explores these…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Academic Persistence, College Students, Enrollment
Horn, Michael B.; Dunagan, Alana – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2018
This paper discusses the nature of higher education business models and how innovation can (or cannot) occur within those models. It explores the stories of educational institutions as they have tried to launch innovative practices, profiling Bellevue University (Nebraska) and Tiffin University (Ohio), schools that tried to build innovative online…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Higher Education
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O'Sullivan, Mary – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Mary O'Sullivan writes that she spent part of her sabbatical leave interviewing teacher educators from nine countries across three continents exploring teacher education contexts both nationally and locally, and the nature of the 'teacher educators' work in these contexts. Three issues struck her: (1) The intensification of regulation and policy…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Meese, Brenda L.; Gustafson, Julia Chance – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2018
This article highlights key points in the process of collaboration, creation, and assessment of a digital exhibit that tells the story of a larger digital collection, and its use in project-based assignments for a course on women's sporting experiences. The exhibit is intended to be both a classroom research tool and a model of digital…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Females, Physical Education, College Students
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Su, Mengwei – Journal of International Students, 2018
Since the global economic recession in 2008, Chinese undergraduate students have quickly risen to be the largest international student population in American colleges and universities, forming a monoethnic group that often isolates itself from domestic students on campuses. This study explores how twelve Chinese undergraduate students utilized…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Employment, Social Isolation, Undergraduate Students
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Crouse, Toni; Rice, Mary; Mellard, Daryl – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
As K-12 online learning continues to grow for all student populations, so should knowledge of best practices related to teaching students with diverse learning needs, including students with disabilities. The absence of a strong literature base provides a unique opportunity to explore teacher knowledge in these settings, particularly as they…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Best Practices
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Hallberg, Kelly; Williams, Ryan; Swanlund, Andrew; Eno, Jared – Educational Researcher, 2018
Short comparative interrupted times series (CITS) designs are increasingly being used in education research to assess the effectiveness of school-level interventions. These designs can be implemented relatively inexpensively, often drawing on publicly available data on aggregate school performance. However, the validity of this approach hinges on…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis, Time
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Carter, Rona; Mustafaa, Faheemah N.; Leath, Seanna – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Experiencing an early pubertal transition has been shown to increase the risk for internalizing and externalizing outcomes among girls. It is less clear how the expectations of other individuals can be critical determinants of vulnerability for early developers. This study used an experimental design to examine whether the expectations of teachers…
Descriptors: Females, Race, Academic Achievement, Puberty
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Minard, Carey – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2018
Early intervention (EI) services are mandated by Part C of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004). The EI team, a multidisciplinary team overseen by individual states, is charged with providing family-centered services to support child development in the natural environment. This article examines the use of occupational…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Early Intervention, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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