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Williams, Jeremy Lloyd – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study of perceptions of campus climate for Personal and Social Responsibility (PSR) evaluated the extent to which observable differences existed among campuses that had or did not have military cadets as their primary student population. Specifically, it looked at civilian colleges and universities and collegiate military academies such as…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Student Attitudes, Armed Forces
Benbow, Ross J.; Lee, Changhee; Hora, Matthew T. – Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 2018
Research indicates that teamwork, communication, self-directed learning, and problem-solving skills are strongly linked to individual academic and professional success, yet little is known regarding how college educators and employer trainers learn to better teach or train others in these valuable skills in postsecondary and employment STEM…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Faculty, Employers, Social Networks
De Jesus, Hector – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify key features associated with the successful transition from prison to community life of ex-offending African American and Latino males who have not recidivated in 3 years or more. To better understand and to identify these factors, I conducted 12 in-depth, semi-structured interviews between January 2015…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Institutionalized Persons
Hess, Dawn Michele – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Community colleges are seeking operational efficiencies and related cost savings or cost avoidance strategies to compete in today's competitive higher education marketplace (American Association of Community Colleges, 2014; Amey, 2010; Educause, 2014; Phelan, 2014). One way to realize operational efficiencies is to enhance organizational knowledge…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Administration, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Learning
Sweeney, Nancy J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study investigated the individual experiences of adult undergraduate students, defined as those 25 years of age or older, to understand their perceptions of how they succeeded in completing their bachelor's degree programs. The sample of 15 participants was purposefully selected from a pool of Empire State College alumni who had graduated…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Adult Students, Reentry Students, Student Experience
Bowen, Randyll P. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative correlational study examined to what extent, if any, a relationship exists between grit and course grade for Black males enrolled in a remedial math course at a community college in Upstate New York. Black male success has garnered significant attention in recent years in higher education. Empirical research suggested that Black…
Descriptors: Correlation, African American Students, Males, Remedial Mathematics
Timothy, Hoss G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a large body of research focused on tracking and ability grouping over the past decades (Oakes, 1985; Burris & Welner, 2008). Tracking, sometimes referred to as ability grouping, is defined as sorting or grouping students by ability into separate homogeneous classes based on achievement (Loveless, 2009) in order to shape the pace and…
Descriptors: Track System (Education), Ability Grouping, Special Education, Disabilities
Horton, James A., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the school climate and school culture in selected public secondary Priority Schools, Focus Schools, and Reward Schools in New Jersey and New York. This study used the United States Department of Education's Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver definition to identify Priority…
Descriptors: School Culture, Educational Environment, Public Schools, Secondary Schools
Riddell, Christopher M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This quantitative study uses a survey to determine how public school teachers perceive the efficacy of the intervention of the Dignity For All Student's Act on the climate of civility in the classroom at one specific public middle school located in Upstate New York. The intent is to explore the perceived efficacy of the intervention put into place…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Human Dignity, Program Implementation
Harris, Christopher Herbert – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The history of the Ithaca College Choral Program spans the history of the college itself. It formed in the late 1890s, briefly associating with the Westminster Choir College in the 1920s and 30s, and finally experienced continuous growth during the tenures of Lawrence Doebler and Janet Galvan. This present study will document the history of the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Program Development, Educational History
Barnett, Elisabeth A.; Bergman, Peter; Kopko, Elizabeth; Reddy, Vikash; Belfield, Clive R.; Roy, Susha – Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, 2018
Many incoming college students are referred to remedial programs in math or English based on scores they earn on standardized placement tests. Yet research shows that some students assigned to remediation based on test scores would likely succeed in a college-level course in the same subject area without first taking a remedial course if given…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Remedial Instruction
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Boumlik, Habiba; Jaafar, Reem; Alberts, Ian – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Cultivating interdisciplinary connections between freshman and capstone students epitomizes a novel pedagogical approach to deepen student understanding of the learning process in a Community College environment. Within such a context, this article focuses on the outcomes of a two-semester collaborative effort that aims to establish and strengthen…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Peer Evaluation, Community Colleges, College Freshmen
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Kelly, Sean; Olney, Andrew M.; Donnelly, Patrick; Nystrand, Martin; D'Mello, Sidney K. – Educational Researcher, 2018
Analyzing the quality of classroom talk is central to educational research and improvement efforts. In particular, the presence of authentic teacher questions, where answers are not predetermined by the teacher, helps constitute and serves as a marker of productive classroom discourse. Further, authentic questions can be cultivated to improve…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Teaching Methods
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Mamun, Arif A.; Carter, Erik W.; Fraker, Thomas M.; Timmins, Lori L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
To better understand how early work experience shapes subsequent employment outcomes for young people (ages 18 to 20) with disabilities, we analyzed longitudinal data from the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) evaluation to test whether the employment experiences of 1,053 youth during the initial year after entry affected their employment…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Young Adults, Disabilities, Youth
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Gregg, Julie; Sajin, Stanislav – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Across two visual world paradigm (VWP) experiments, Salverda and Tanenhaus (2010) observed an effect of orthographic overlap between targets and competitors in the absence of an effect of phonological overlap when mapping spoken targets onto briefly previewed printed arrays. They concluded that the use of orthographic knowledge can precede use of…
Descriptors: Phonology, Eye Movements, Speech, Undergraduate Students
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