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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This publication provides financial information on the government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system in Australia. Reporting includes VET funds transacted through government accounts of the Australian and state and territory government departments and their controlled training organisation entities such as TAFE institutes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Funding Formulas, Educational Finance
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Langston, Randall; Loreto, David – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2017
The field of strategic enrollment management has become increasingly invested in data-informed practices. In 2015, The College at Brockport, State University of New York implemented a recruitment strategy that incorporated both predictive analytics and customer relationship management (CRM) technology. This effort both reduced budget expenditures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Recruitment, Marketing, Enrollment Management
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Tian, Ye; Maruyama, Takehiko; Ginzburg, Jonathan – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2017
There is an ongoing debate whether phenomena of disfluency (such as filled pauses) are produced communicatively. Clark and Fox Tree ("Cognition" 84(1):73-111, 2002) propose that filled pauses are words, and that different forms signal different lengths of delay. This paper evaluates this Filler-As-Words hypothesis by analyzing the…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Language Research, Memory, English
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Sofiana, Liena; Ayu, Suci Musvita – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2017
Indonesia, being a tropical area with high humidity, is a source of proliferation of worms. Soil-Transmitted Helminths infection is widespread in all rural and urban areas. Children who are infected usually experience lethargy, pallor or anemia, weight loss and listlessness, as well as decreasing their learning concentration and productivity.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Health, Prevention, Soil Science
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Britton, Alan; Hunt, Rachel; Blee, Harry – Scottish Educational Review, 2017
The 'Crofting Connections' (Ceanglaichean Croitearachd) project is described in this article as an exemplar of the prescribed 'Scottish approach' to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Drawing upon the evaluation of this project an argument is made for increased attention to such initiatives that seek to (re)connect children with issues…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Agricultural Education
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Glander, Mark – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) "First Look" report introduces new data for the universe of public elementary and secondary schools and agencies in the United States in school year (SY) 2014-15. Specifically, this report includes statistics that describe: (1) the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Public Schools, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Havercamp, Susan M.; Ratliff-Schaub, Karen; Macho, Patricia Navas; Johnson, Cherelle N.; Bush, Kelsey L.; Souders, Heather T. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities have poorer health and face unique barriers to health care compared to people without disabilities. These health disparities can be partially attributed to physicians' limited knowledge about caring for patients with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Medical Education
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Katsh-Singer, Rebecca; McNeill, Katherine L.; Loper, Suzanna – Science Education, 2016
Ensuring all students have opportunities to engage in scientific argumentation is a key goal for K-12 students. While research has shown that teachers' beliefs about argumentation can impact their classroom instruction and that students in low socioeconomic status (SES) schools are less likely to experience challenging science learning, there is…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Persuasive Discourse
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Lafferty, George – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2016
This paper explores the potential of feature film to encourage more inclusive, participatory and open learning in the area of employment relations. Evaluations of student responses in a single postgraduate course over a five-year period revealed how feature film could encourage participatory learning processes in which students reexamined their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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Ahmadi, Marzie – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Textbooks play an important role in educational contexts especially in EFL contexts their role are more highlighted. Textbook evaluation in any type, predictive or retrospective, is a necessary part of curriculum design and in this sense is a worthwhile means of conducting research. Recently, Top Notch series have become widely used in Iranian…
Descriptors: Textbooks, English (Second Language), Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Content
Shapiro, Doug; Dundar, Afet; Wakhungu, Phoebe Khasiala; Yuan, Xin; Nathan, Angel; Hwang, Youngsik – National Student Clearinghouse, 2016
This fifth annual report on national college completion rates offers a look at the six-year outcomes for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2010, toward the end of the Great Recession. It looks at the various pathways students took toward degree completion, as well as the completion rates through May 2016 for the different student…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, College Graduates, Comparative Analysis, Public Colleges
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Hussain, Tariq; Akhter, Mumtaz – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2016
Since the emergence of Pakistan, technical education has been over ruled. In the early phase trade institutes, there after polytechnics and later on the colleges of technology emerged. The current endeavor is an effort to explore the students' attitude towards technology. About 3338 respondents served as sample from final year of Civil, Electrical…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Technical Education
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Ho, Tracy Kwei-Liang; Lin, Huann-shyang; Chen, Ching-Kong; Tsai, Jih-Long – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Traditional methods of teaching music are largely subjective, with the lack of objectivity being particularly challenging for violin students learning vibrato because of the existence of conflicting theories. By using a computer-based analysis method, this study found that maintaining temporal coincidence between the intensity peak and the target…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Hase, Craig N.; Goldberg, Simon B.; Smith, Douglas; Stuck, Andrew; Campain, Jessica – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
A critical debate within the field of school psychology has centered on the relationship between bullying and cyberbullying in terms of prevalence, overlap, and impact. The current study sought to address the following questions: (1) Does cyberbullying create new victims or merely a new means of victimization? (2) Does cyberbullying uniquely…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Sabbah, Sabah Salman – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
This study explored the potential effect of college students' self-generated computerized mind maps on their reading comprehension. It also investigated the subjects' attitudes toward generating computerized mind maps for reading comprehension. The study was conducted in response to the inability of the foundation-level students, who were learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Concept Mapping, Reading Achievement
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