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Mulligan, Neil W.; Rawson, Katherine A.; Peterson, Daniel J.; Wissman, Kathryn T. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Although memory retrieval often enhances subsequent memory, Peterson and Mulligan (2013) reported conditions under which retrieval produces poorer subsequent recall--the negative testing effect. The item-specific--relational account proposes that the effect occurs when retrieval disrupts interitem organizational processing relative to the restudy…
Descriptors: Testing, Recall (Psychology), Memory, Cognitive Ability
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McNeil, Jane; Borg, Michaela – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
Although there is considerable interest in learning spaces in higher education, the relationship between spaces and learning is complex and not well-understood. Despite challenges, such as the lack of comparability between studies, we need to learn more about the interaction of space design and learning. A crucial step towards this is the creation…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Correlation, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation
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AsKew, A.; Kennedy, K.; Klima, V. – PRIMUS, 2018
In this article we discuss relationships between the cyclic group Z[subscript 12] and Western tonal music that is embedded in a 12-note division of the octave. We then offer several questions inviting students to explore extensions of these relationships to other "n"-note octave divisions. The answers to most questions require only basic…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Music Theory, Correlation, Numbers
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Burch, Gerald F.; Batchelor, John H.; Burch, Jana J.; Gibson, Shanan; Kimball, Bob – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
College campus life is changing based on pressures to create safe environments for students to learn. Much of this change has been outlined in an article by Lukianoff and Haidt entitled "The Coddling of the American Mind." The authors of the present article asked 188 students from two universities if microaggressions, trigger warnings,…
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Emotional Response, Affective Behavior
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Whittington, Anja; Aspelmeier, Jeffery E. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study was to analyze whether girls' levels of resilience increased after participation in a variety of programs. In this study, 711 girls participated in one of four program types: adventure education (n = 71), experiential education (n = 164), traditional camp setting (n = 228), and mixed camp setting (n = 248). The study…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Self Esteem, Females
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Hall, William J.; Chapman, Mimi V. – Educational Policy, 2018
Bullying is a significant problem in U.S. schools. Policies have been developed to reduce bullying, yet policy implementation by educators is an essential yet difficult and complex process. Few studies have investigated factors that act as barriers to or facilitators of bullying policy implementation and teacher protection of students. This study…
Descriptors: School Policy, Bullying, Barriers, Program Implementation
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Quinn, David M.; Kim, James S. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2018
Theory and empirical work suggest that teachers' social capital influences school improvement efforts. Social ties are prerequisite for social capital, yet little causal evidence exists on how malleable factors, such as instructional management approaches, affect teachers' ties. In this cluster-randomized trial, we apply a decision-making…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Decision Making, Summer Programs, Reading Programs
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Whitney, Michael; Lipford, Heather Richter; Chu, Bill; Thomas, Tyler – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
Many of the software security vulnerabilities that people face today can be remediated through secure coding practices. A critical step toward the practice of secure coding is ensuring that our computing students are educated on these practices. We argue that secure coding education needs to be included across a computing curriculum. We are…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Programming, Coding, Computer Science Education
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Ellis, Joseph Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
This paper highlights the use of Swedish crime fiction in the classroom to teach politics, especially issues related to immigration and the role of being "foreign". Furthermore, the paper explores how Swedish crime fiction can be incorporated into a study abroad course, examining one such study abroad--known as W'International--on our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Crime, Fiction, Literary Genres
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Coker, Jeffrey Scott; Heiser, Evan; Taylor, Laura – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
This five-year study of graduating seniors at Elon University (n = 1,858) compared student outcomes measured by the National Survey of Student Engagement across five study abroad groups: no study abroad, semester, short-term (three-week), two short-terms, and semester plus short-term. Both short-term and semester programs were positively…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Seniors, Outcomes of Education, Learner Engagement
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Crane, Melissa M.; Lutes, Lesley D.; Sherwood, Nancy E.; Ward, Dianne S.; Tate, Deborah F. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Men are underrepresented in weight loss programs and little is currently known about the weight loss strategies men prefer. This study describes the weight loss strategies used by men during a men-only weight loss program. At baseline, 3 months, and 6 months, participants reported how frequently they used 45 weight loss strategies including…
Descriptors: Males, Body Weight, Intervention, Body Composition
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Wake, Donna; Miller, Rachelle; Whittingham, Jeff – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
This study examines teacher response to year one implementation of the A+ Schools Program arts integration model. Twenty-two randomly selected teachers from three school sites were observed over a 12-month period to gather baseline and year one data. Performance results indicated no significant changes in teacher behaviors based on Friedman's test…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Program Implementation, Curriculum Implementation
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Sterret, William L.; Parker, Michele A.; Mitzner, Kris – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2018
Using data from the 2014 North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions (NCTWC) biennial survey researchers identified a sample from over 2,500 principals. The researchers surveyed 68 principals; 24 principals participated in a 19-item survey containing 5 demographic questions, 7 Likert-scale questions, and 7 open-ended questions. The descriptive…
Descriptors: Teaching Conditions, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Surveys
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Morgan, Sethlyn; Yazdanparast, Atefeh; Rawski, Greg – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This article describes how a small private business school, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, reengineered its career services programme to become a premier programme in the United States. Drawing on theory of involvement, the research gives business schools a strategy to improve business career placement…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Job Placement, Corporations, School Business Officials
Szakasits, Angela M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how teacher instructional practices aligned with digital learning environments. The following four research questions guided this investigation: How do teachers demonstrate leadership in digital learning? How do teachers model and teach digital citizenship? How do teachers use digital content and resources…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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