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Wu, Yi; de Vries, Charlotte; Dunsworth, Qi – Advances in Engineering Education, 2018
System Dynamics is a required course offered to junior Mechanical Engineering students at Penn State Erie, the Behrend College. It addresses the intercoupling dynamics of a wide range of dynamic systems: including mechanical, electrical, fluid, hydraulic, electromechanical, and biomedical systems. This course is challenging for students due to the…
Descriptors: Toys, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Computer Software
Kolbert, Jered B.; Crothers, Laura M.; Meidl, Christopher; Berbary, Cassandra; Chatlos, Suzannah; Lattanzio, Latitia; Tiberi, Amy E.; Wells, Daniel S.; Wadsworth, Jacob – Communique, 2018
Research reveals that students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) often do not feel safe at school as a result of higher rates of bullying in comparison to their heterosexual peers (Kann et al., 2016; Kosciw, Greytak, Palmer, & Boesen, 2014; Russell, Clarke, & Lamb, 2009). Compared to general…
Descriptors: Bullying, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Mabrouk, Patricia Ann; Schelble, Susan M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
An interactive poster exhibited at two poster sessions at the Fall 2016 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting was used as a vehicle to learn about ACS members' concerns and needs related to research ethics and to identify opportunities for engagement of the Society by the Committee on Ethics (ETHX) and others in terms of ethics…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Needs, Knowledge Level, Chemistry
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Barringer, Daniel F.; Plummer, Julia D.; Kregenow, Julia; Palma, Christopher – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2018
[This paper is part of the Focused Collection on Astronomy Education Research.] An increased interest in using video games in educational contexts has led to many innovations in both formal and informal environments. Educational researchers, instructional designers, and educators have sought and developed ways to incorporate video games or…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Astronomy, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
Price, Mark; Herzenberg, Stephen; Polson, Diana – Keystone Research Center, 2018
Raising incomes and increasing opportunity hinges critically on access to post-secondary education and training. If Pennsylvania does not expand access to higher education to more of its citizens, the authors argue, the Commonwealth's economy will suffer and living standards will lag growth elsewhere. With a modest and smart investment,…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Access to Education, Educational Finance, State Aid
Welch, Matthew; Feygin, Amy; English, David – Midwest Comprehensive Center, 2018
This brief presents a review of research and current state practices as they relate to measures that Iowa might consider for its federal accountability indicator of school quality or student success--specifically, for inclusion within a composite index of postsecondary readiness. Section 1 of this brief introduces a framework for evaluating and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Indicators, Accountability
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Miller, Erin T.; Tanner, Samuel J.; Murray, Tommie E. – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
This essay details what we, three White teacher-researchers, learned about how one class of fourth grade children interacted with signs such as castles, forts, and walls through a three-day improvisational workshop aimed at fostering critical literacy skills. Theories and methods of improvisational theatre offer a distinct way to approach critical…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, White Students, Grade 4, Racial Attitudes
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Hendricks, Marina A.; Thomas, Ryan J. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2018
A Pennsylvania high school newspaper published an editorial in Fall 2013 announcing its decision to cease using the name of the school's sports teams, Redskins. That decision prompted the local school board to institute a policy giving administrators more editorial control over the newspaper. The controversy resonated with U.S. professional…
Descriptors: High School Students, Journalism Education, Freedom of Speech, Team Sports
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Mahfouz, Julia; Barkauskas, Nikolaus J.; Sausner, Erica B.; Kornhaber, Mindy L. – Education and Urban Society, 2018
This qualitative study focuses on school administrators' understandings and actions as leaders of the Common Core reform. In interviews with eight school and district leaders from five diverse districts in Pennsylvania, several aspects of Common Core, or PA Core, implementation were consistent across regardless of student population demographics…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrator Role, Leadership Role, Common Core State Standards
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McLaughlin, Jacqueline; Patel, Mit; Johnson, D. Kent; de la Rosa, Carlos L. – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
Short-term study abroad experiences are the most common type of undergraduate study abroad programs offered by universities in the United States. However, and to the best of our knowledge, little empirical research exists on students' learning outcomes following their participation in a short-term program using an integrated research praxis. To…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Ecology
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Kletchka, Dana Carlisle – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
Critical museological perspectives have in recent years opened up new conceptual spaces for emerging forms of art museum practice. This article addresses the theme of changing ideologies and methodologies in art museums by offering an anecdote shaped by art museum practices, then theorizing potential responses from object-based, visitor-centered,…
Descriptors: Art, Museums, College Faculty, Social Responsibility
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Kahana, Michael J.; Aggarwal, Eash V.; Phan, Tung D. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Memory performance exhibits a high level of variability from moment to moment. Much of this variability may reflect inadequately controlled experimental variables, such as word memorability, past practice and subject fatigue. Alternatively, stochastic variability in performance may largely reflect the efficiency of endogenous neural processes that…
Descriptors: Memory, Recall (Psychology), Sleep, Performance
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Leaman, Heather; Corcoran, Robert – i.e.: inquiry in education, 2018
A university instructor and master teacher describe the limited examples of practitioner research in elementary social studies found in traditional publications. They present a social studies practitioner research project that investigated the use of various technologies in 6th grade geography to improve student engagement, collaboration and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Geography Instruction, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education
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Al-Mansour, Monirah A. – International Education Studies, 2018
This study is mainly based on conducted naturalistic descriptive observation of 13 children ages 6-8 years using open-ended materials in their play at the Creative Play Club (CPC). The research carefully examines and analyzes how four boys and nine girls in the CPC used open-ended materials in their play over 8 weeks. One aim was to evaluate…
Descriptors: Young Children, Play, Clubs, Case Studies
Mest, Julie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards has necessitated a change in the instructional practices used by many mathematics teachers. The new standards encourage problem solving and the development of conceptual understanding rather than rote memorization of formulas and rules. Researchers have demonstrated that formative assessment is a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Teachers, Common Core State Standards, Formative Evaluation
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