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Brock, Matthew E.; Beaman-Diglia, Lauren E. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
Many early educators cite behavior management as a top professional development need. Evidence-based practices exist to address severe challenging behavior, but promoting implementation of these practices remains a challenge. In this single-case design study, two preschool teachers received coaching focused on implementing three evidence-based…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Coaching (Performance), Student Behavior, Preschool Children
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Feldhues, Katherine; Epley, Hannah K. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Two 4-H Camp-related bus tours offered new nontraditional professional development (PD) experiences that better align Extension's PD opportunities with the organization's experiential education pedagogy. Creating quality PD opportunities for employees is important because such experiences can affect overall work performance, community connections,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Nontraditional Education, Experiential Learning, Training Methods
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Simsar, Ahmet – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The purpose of the study was to examine and describe the attitudes of Turkish early childhood children in science. This study explored the causal factors that influence children's attitudes toward science such as teachers' years of teaching experiences, frequency of teaching science in a week, and teachers' teaching style. Turkish children (N=44)…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Kindergarten, Foreign Students, Scientific Attitudes
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Carlson, Deven; Lavertu, Stéphane – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2018
The federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) program allocated US$7 billion over nearly a decade in an effort to produce rapid and lasting improvements in schools identified as low performing. In this article, we use a regression discontinuity design to estimate the effect of Ohio's SIG turnaround efforts on student achievement and school…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Educational Improvement, School Turnaround
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Springer, Sarah I.; Moss, Lauren J.; Cinotti, Daniel; Land, Christy W. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2018
This consensual qualitative research (CQR) study explored the group leadership supervisory experiences of (n = 10) school counseling internship students. Findings suggest the importance of fostering group leader advocacy skills and the need to assess students' group leadership supervisory experiences during fieldwork placement. Implications for…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Training, Internship Programs, Counselor Educators
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Weber, Mark; Baker, Bruce – Educational Policy, 2018
This article takes advantage of a recently released national data set on school site expenditures to evaluate spending variations between traditional district operated schools and charter schools operated by for-profit versus nonprofit management firms. Prior research has revealed the revenue-enhancement, private fund-raising capacity of major…
Descriptors: Costs, Expenditures, Charter Schools, School Personnel
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Collins, Jasmine D.; Rosch, David M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Numerous studies have provided evidence that interracial interaction can contribute to the development of leadership skills and behaviors for university students. Yet, little empirical research has been dedicated to understanding the effects of structural (compositional) racial diversity within leadership programs on program participant outcomes.…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Immersion Programs, Racial Composition, Student Diversity
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Pitstick, Vicki – New Directions for Higher Education, 2018
This chapter describes an intentionally designed comprehensive sophomore experiences for students at The Ohio State University.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Program Descriptions, Transformative Learning, Universities
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Owens, Julie Sarno; Holdaway, Alex S.; Smith, Jessica; Evans, Steven W.; Himawan, Lina K.; Coles, Erika K.; Girio-Herrera, Erin; Mixon, Clifton S.; Egan, Theresa E.; Dawson, Anne E. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2018
In this study, we (a) describe patterns of challenging student behaviors (classwide and for a target student with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]) and teacher behaviors (i.e., praise, commands, and responses to challenging behavior) in kindergarten through Grade 5 classrooms, (b) examine the relations between these behaviors, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior, Positive Reinforcement
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Jaquette, Ozan; Kramer, Dennis A., II.; Curs, Bradley R. – Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Responsibility center management (RCM) budgeting systems devolve budget responsibility while creating funding formulas that provide incentives for academic units to generate revenues and decrease costs. A growing number of public universities have adopted RCM. The desire to grow tuition revenue has often been cited as a rationale for adoption.…
Descriptors: Income, Tuition, Budgeting, Administrative Organization
Reiser, David A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative, quasi-experimental research study was designed to determine the impact of a computer assisted reading instruction program on the fluency rates and comprehension skills of third and fourth grade students with reading disabilities at an Ohio suburban-metropolitan elementary school. Pretests established the participants' baseline…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Disabilities, Reading Instruction, Grade 3
Litam, Stacey Diane A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine whether scores of attitudes based on labels as measured by the Attitudes Toward Prostitutes and Prostitutions Scale (APPS) and the Attitudes Toward Trafficked Women and Sex Trafficking Scale (ATTS) and counselor attributes predicted scores of empathy on the Empathy Assessment Index (EAI) and scores of rape…
Descriptors: Labeling (of Persons), Social Attitudes, Sexuality, Crime
Lumina Foundation, 2018
This brief tells the story of Lumina Foundation's and states' efforts to promote an equity agenda for higher education, featuring the 2015 Equity Policy Academy-- which focused on improving educational equity for students from historically underserved groups--as a turning point. Based primarily on interviews with Lumina staff and key state leaders…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Educational Improvement, Disproportionate Representation
Bishop, Jalil Mustaffa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In policymaking, social movements, and media, education pathways are presented as the primary solution for low-income Black communities. To examine this dominant belief, this study utilized a critical case study approach to investigate a historic Black suburban neighborhood, Twinsburg Heights, in Northeast Ohio. The study combined Black Studies,…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Attitudes, Suburban Schools, Neighborhoods
Duffy-Zimmer, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to create a teacher induction model that embraced the wants and needs of novice teachers. The Induction Program Model (IPM) was created to meet these needs. In order to retain high quality teachers, central office support, mentors, preparation time, and customized professional development are needed to help the new…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Teacher Competencies, Program Effectiveness
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