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Aisha, Bibi; Zamri, Sharifa NorulAkmar Syed; Abdallah, Nabeel; Abedalaziz, Mohammad; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Satti, Umbreen – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
In this study, different factors affecting students' differential equations (DEs) solving abilities were explored at pre university level. To explore main factors affecting students' differential equations problem solving ability, articles for a 19-year period, from 1996 to 2015, were critically reviewed and analyzed. It was revealed that…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Literature Reviews
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Pritchard, Madeleine; Hilari, Katerina; Cocks, Naomi; Dipper, Lucy – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background: Discourse is fundamental to everyday communication, and is an increasing focus of clinical assessment, intervention and research. Aphasia can affect the information a speaker communicates in discourse. Little is known about the psychometrics of the tools for measuring information in discourse, which means it is unclear whether these…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Measures (Individuals), Speech Communication, Psychometrics
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Reda, Nigusse W. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to highlight the congruence and roles of the balanced scorecard in the quality assurance practices in higher education institutions, and second, to propose a balanced scorecard model for higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: A descriptive literature review was used to…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Literature Reviews
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Shannon, Darbianne; Smith, Sara; Dana, Nancy – Infants and Young Children, 2016
Practitioner research has the potential to facilitate the ongoing knowledge and skill development of preservice and in-service early childhood education and care teachers. The purpose of this systematic literature review is to describe the landscape of practitioner research conducted in the United States. This study synthesizes more than 20 years…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Literature Reviews, Teacher Researchers, Preschool Teachers
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Heshi, Kamal Nosrati; Nasrabadi, Hassanali Bakhtiyar – International Education Studies, 2016
The present paper attempts to recognize principles and methods of education based on Wittgenstein's picture theory of language. This qualitative research utilized inferential analytical approach to review the related literature and extracted a set of principles and methods from his theory on picture language. Findings revealed that Wittgenstein…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Principles, Educational Methods, Qualitative Research
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Saraisky, Nancy Green – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
One of the most basic and obvious sources of data for education policy analysis is text. This article discusses content analysis as an important part of the methodological toolbox for elucidating patterns and trends about education policy. Focusing specifically on media, I show how media content analysis can produce nuanced insights about the ways…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Content Analysis, Educational Trends
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Seale, Jane – Research Papers in Education, 2016
This article aims to contribute to the development of frameworks for evaluating student voice projects in higher education by offering a critically evaluative account of two student voice projects. Although both projects had been underpinned by the principles of participatory (inclusive) research, one appeared to be more successful than the other…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Higher Education, Student Evaluation, Student Projects
Lee, Helen; McCullough, Colleen – MDRC, 2016
Asthma is the leading chronic health condition among children in the United States and a major cause of childhood disability. It also disproportionately affects low-income and racial and ethnic minorities. Although a wide range of interventions have been implemented to improve asthma-related outcomes among socioeconomically disadvantaged and…
Descriptors: Diseases, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment, Child Health
Carey, John C.; Martin, Ian – Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the major policy studies concerning school counseling in the United States that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014. In all, reviewers located 37 documents that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014, and that were either intentionally written with a focus on policy implications or were…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, School Policy, School Surveys
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Kinash, Shelley; Knight, Diana; McLean, Matthew – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
University lectures are increasingly recorded or reproduced and made available to students online. This paper aggregates and critically reviews the associated literature, thematically organised in response to four questions. In response to the first question--does student attendance decrease when online content is made available--research…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning)
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Dotts, Brian W. – Democracy & Education, 2015
Jefferson believed that citizenship must exhibit republican virtue. While education was necessary in a republican polity, it alone was insufficient in sustaining a revolutionary civic spirit. This paper examines Jefferson's expectations for citizen virtue, specifically related to militia and jury service in his "little republics."…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Educational Philosophy, Intellectual History
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Ríos, Cristina – International Research and Review, 2015
Accreditation has become an important issue in Spain. This paper presents an overview of Spain's accreditation system; a system which is relatively new and has evolved rapidly, fostered by legislative mandates which established accreditation bodies to regulate the quality of higher education institutions. One of the initial challenges faced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Kleijnen, Ellen; Huysmans, Frank; Elbers, Ed – SAGE Open, 2015
The educational achievement of children from non-Western migrant families in the Netherlands and other Western countries lags behind that of natives, especially when it comes to language proficiency and reading ability. This literature review pinpoints what is known and what is as yet unknown about reducing learning disadvantages through school…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Role, Disadvantaged Youth, Children
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Becker, Kimberly D.; Brandt, Nicole Evangelista; Stephan, Sharon H.; Chorpita, Bruce F. – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2014
We examined the measurement of educational outcomes related to children's mental health treatments. A total of 85 papers describing 88 randomized controlled trials that included at least one educational outcome and one mental health outcome were included in these analyses. Forty-five different measures were identified as the primary educational…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Mental Health, Randomized Controlled Trials, Academic Achievement
Chenoweth, Eric – Albert Shanker Institute, 2013
Albert Shanker (1928-1997) is known mainly for his successful struggle to obtain collective bargaining for teachers, his leadership of teacher unions, and his championship of education reform. Shanker built large and powerful city, state, and national unions of teachers and other public employees that still stand as models both for union democracy…
Descriptors: Unions, Educational Change, Public Education, Collective Bargaining
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