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Irtwange, S. V.; Orsaah, S. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
The study was undertaken with the objective of assessing groups influence on management style as related to University governance with University of Agriculture, Makurdi as a case study from academic staff perspective. The management style of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi between the period September 3, 1996 to…
Descriptors: Resumes (Personal), Governance, Program Effectiveness, Sampling
Darrow, Catherine L. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2009
The objective of this report is to review studies that report language and literacy outcomes associated with preschool curriculum-based interventions. Results from studies reporting on interventions targeting preschool children from low-income families were included regardless of the specific type of program. Although the majority of preschool…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth
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Paswan, Audhesh K.; Ganesh, Gopala – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2009
This study empirically investigates the relationship between satisfaction with educational service augmenters and consumer loyalty within the context of the international student market. An enhanced state of consumer satisfaction, also labeled as delight, is captured by focusing on service augmenters that fall outside the domain of the core…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Administrator Role
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Schochet, Peter Z. – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2009
For RCTs of education interventions, it is often of interest to estimate associations between student and mediating teacher practice outcomes, to examine the extent to which the study's conceptual model is supported by the data, and to identify specific mediators that are most associated with student learning. This paper develops statistical power…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Intervention, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods
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Ross, Steven M.; Potter, Allison; Paek, Jangmi; McKay, Dawn; Sanders, William; Ashton, James – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2008
Supplemental Educational Services (SES), a component of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, provides free tutoring to economically disadvantaged children who are attending Title I schools in their 2nd or more years of school improvement. This research evaluated SES in Tennessee to determine the: (a) impacts on student achievement, and (b)…
Descriptors: Models, Federal Legislation, Educational Objectives, Economically Disadvantaged
Bickel, Robert – Guilford Publications, 2007
This book provides a uniquely accessible introduction to multilevel modeling, a powerful tool for analyzing relationships between an individual level dependent variable, such as student reading achievement, and individual-level and contextual explanatory factors, such as gender and neighborhood quality. Helping readers build on the statistical…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Social Sciences, Statistical Analysis, Structural Equation Models
Bachman, Jerald G.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Schulenberg, John E.; Johnston, Lloyd D.; Freedman-Doan, Peter; Messersmith, Emily E. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2007
Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health--the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences, delinquent behavior, and adolescent use of tobacco,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Delinquency, Marijuana, Cocaine
Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, University of Southern California, 2007
The goal of college preparation programs is to help students, particularly underrepresented students of color, to enroll and succeed in college. While many programs focus on strengthening students' math and reading skills, familiarizing them with college entrance exams, and demystifying the college admissions process, there are few guidelines for…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, College Preparation, Policy Analysis, Program Effectiveness
Garlick, Steve; Taylor, Mike; Plummer, Paul – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2007
This report explores patterns of regional economic growth in Australia over the period 1984 to 2002 in order to determine how and why these patterns evolved. From the results, the authors have attempted to identify regional opportunities and the policies and practices that can assist in realising them and, in particular, the potential contribution…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Human Capital, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
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Kleiner, Brian; Thomas, Nina; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This report presents findings from a 2006 national survey of all Title IV degree-granting 4- year postsecondary institutions on how teacher candidates within teacher education programs for initial licensure are being prepared to use educational technology once they enter the field. The "Educational Technology in Teacher Education Programs…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Programs, Institutional Characteristics
August, Diane, Ed.; Shanahan, Timothy, Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006
Teaching language-minority students to read and write well in English is an urgent challenge in the nation's K-12 schools. Literacy in English is essential to achievement in every academic subject-and to educational and economic opportunities beyond schooling. Compounding this challenge are increasing numbers and diversity of language-minority…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Language Minorities, Elementary Secondary Education, At Risk Students
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Rucinski, Daisy Arredondo; Bauch, Patricia A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: A 34-item Likert-type survey instrument, The Reflective, Ethical, and Moral Assessment Survey (REMAS), measuring perceptions of use of reflective, ethical and moral dispositions and leadership practices was developed. Items, component factors, and results of the self-assessment of graduates from an educational leadership preparation…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Graduates, Program Effectiveness, Factor Analysis
Harris, Douglas N. – Education Policy Research Unit, 2006
Recent policy studies by the Education Trust and Heritage Foundation have tried to identify "high-flying" schools--schools that help students reach very high levels of achievement, despite significant disadvantages. This policy brief demonstrates three major problems with the findings of these reports. (1) Due to questionable…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Research Reports, School Effectiveness, Research Problems
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Rampey, B.D.; Lutkus, Anthony D.; Weiner, Arlene W.; Rahman, Taslima – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
The National Indian Education Study is a two-part study designed to describe the condition of education for American Indian/Alaska Native students in the United States. The study was conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics for the U.S. Department of Education, with the support of the Office of Indian Education. This report, Part…
Descriptors: Grade 4, National Competency Tests, Educational Indicators, Alaska Natives
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Cahalan, Margaret W.; Ingels, Steven J.; Burns, Laura J.; Planty, Michael; Daniel, Bruce – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report presents information on similarities and differences between U.S. high school sophomores as studied at three points in time over the past 22 years, with a focus on cohort demographics, academic programs and performance, extracurricular activities, life values, and educational/occupational aspirations. It provides an update to the…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Occupational Aspiration, Extracurricular Activities, High School Students
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