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Gorard, Stephen; Boliver, Vikki; Siddiqui, Nadia; Banerjee, Pallavi – Research Papers in Education, 2019
Universities are increasingly making decisions about undergraduate admissions with reference to contextual indicators to identify whether an applicant comes from a disadvantaged family, neighbourhood or school environment. However, the indicators used are often chosen because they are readily available, without consideration of the quality of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Admission, Access to Education, Economically Disadvantaged
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Jeynes, William H. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
An extensive meta-analysis, including 52 studies, was undertaken on the relationship between character education and student achievement and behavioral outcomes. Additional analyses were done to determine whether the effects of character education differed by student grade level, locale, race, and so on. The results indicated that character…
Descriptors: Values Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Student Improvement
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Ellison, Scott; Aloe, Ariel M. – Education and Urban Society, 2019
The inversion hypothesis popularized by Ehrenhalt posits that recent urban migration trends in the United States constitute a reversal of the late 20th-century model of middle-class White flight to the suburbs and an urban core inhabited by a mostly working-class, minority population. The hypothesized blurring of the urban-suburban divide has led…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Choice, Whites, Middle Class
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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
Kiliç, Ahmet Emre; Yilmaz, Ramazan – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze in a descriptive way the published work within the context of lifelong learning in the last decade. For this purpose, the SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI and A&HCI citation indexes in the Web of Science database were used. The following search terms were used as appropriate: "Lifelong Learning" and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Journal Articles, Periodicals, Research Methodology
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Jupp, James C.; Leckie, Alisa; Cabrera, Nolan; Utt, Jamie – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: With a rationale informed by the demographic imperative, the resegregation of public schools, and our positionalities as researchers, we understand both the high stakes and the complexity of capacitating White preservice and in-service teachers capable of anti-racist praxis and race-visible teaching and learning in public…
Descriptors: Whites, Social Justice, Racial Bias, Culturally Relevant Education
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Ferguson, Jenny; Craig, Emma A.; Dounavi, Katerina – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Interventions based on applied behaviour analysis are considered evidence based practice for autism spectrum disorders. Due to the shortage of highly qualified professionals required for their delivery, innovative models should be explored, such as telehealth. Telehealth utilises technology for remote training and supervision. The purpose of our…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Health Services, Behavior Modification, Autism
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Manfra, Louis – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
A systematic review of research exploring the impact of homelessness on young children's school readiness skills in preschool and academic performance in early elementary school is presented. Fourteen studies were identified that included data exploring this association in preschool through Grade 3. Findings indicated that children experiencing…
Descriptors: Homeless People, School Readiness, Academic Achievement, Preschool Education
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Ilett, Darren – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This review offers a critical analysis of the library and information science (LIS) literature on first-generation students (FGS) from the last 40 years. This literature demonstrates an interest in understanding the needs of FGS to serve them better, but it is often grounded in a deficit model of education that focuses on what first-generation…
Descriptors: Library Science, First Generation College Students, Information Science Education, Users (Information)
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Bezuidenhout, Louise; Ratti, Emanuele; Warne, Nathaniel; Beeler, Dori – Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy, 2019
Scientific epistemology is a topic that has sparked centuries of philosophical discourse. In particular, understanding the role that scientists play in the creation and perpetuation of scientific knowledge is a subject that continues to be hotly debated. A relative new-comer to scientific epistemology is the field of virtue epistemology, which…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Epistemology, Scientists, Personality Traits
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Maine, Andrew; Brown, Michael J.; Dickson, Adele; Truesdale, Maria – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Risk reduction and self-management programs for type 2 diabetes (T2D) are commonplace. However, little is known about their appropriateness for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). This review evaluates successful components and theoretical basis of interventions and preventions in relation to the needs of people with ID with or…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Intellectual Disability, Health Education, Prevention
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Maïano, Christophe; Coutu, Sylvain; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Tracey, Danielle; Lepage, Geneviève; Moullec, Grégory – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Research on the self-concept of youth with intellectual disabilities has not been summarized in more than four decades. The present systematic review addresses this gap. Method: A systematic literature search was performed in nine databases and 21 studies, published between 1979 and 2017, met our inclusion criteria. Results:…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Youth, Intellectual Disability, Cognitive Ability
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Islek, Didem; Asiksoy, Gulsum – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2019
Content analysis is a research method that has been widely used in the education area. This method is used to determine the presence of certain words or concepts within texts or sets of texts. In this study, it is aimed to analyse the research trends based on the studies conducted on the subject of virtual museums between 2014 and 2017. The study…
Descriptors: Museums, Content Analysis, Computer Simulation, Research Methodology
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Surley, Laura; Dagnan, Dave – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: There is increasing evidence that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be effective for people with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this review was to report the nature and frequency of adaptations reported in studies of CBT for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: This review updated and extended a previous review…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Blickwedel, Jessica; Ali, Afia; Hassiotis, Angela – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Epilepsy and challenging behaviour are both highly prevalent in the intellectual disability (ID) population and it is thus crucial to understand any possible associations between the two. Method: PsycINFO, MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL and Web of Science were searched for quantitative data about epilepsy and any forms of challenging…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Behavior Problems, Intellectual Disability, Correlation
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