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Yeh, Hui-Chin; Tseng, Sheng-Shiang; Chen, Yu-Sheng – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
To extend the recent growth of literature on using peer feedback through blogs to enhance students' speaking performance, this study investigated the effects of online peer feedback via blogs on the speaking performance of college students studying English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Participants comprised 45 EFL college students, from two…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation, Electronic Publishing, College Students
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Cranston-Gingras, Ann; Alvarez McHatton, Patricia M.; Allsopp, David H.; Colucci, Karen; Hoppey, David; Hahn, Stacy – New Educator, 2019
The rationale, process, critical features, and lessons learned by faculty members during the redesign and implementation of our previously existing special education teacher education program into an innovative program integrating research-supported effective teacher education practices are described in this article. We begin with the rationale…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Innovation, Special Education, Program Effectiveness
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Kim, Sunyoung – Exceptionality, 2019
There is a growing need to consider the cultural responsiveness of behavioral interventions for individuals with disabilities, given increasing diversity in the United States. This study examined the effectiveness of peer-mediated pivotal response treatment (PRT) on social behaviors of Korean American children with autism, an understudied yet…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Behavior, Prompting
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Meredith, Liza N.; Frazier, Patricia A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Community college students may experience more severe psychological concerns than traditional university students and have fewer institutional mental health resources available. This replication study examined the efficacy of three versions of a brief, structured web-based stress management program with community college students. The program…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Stress Management, Program Effectiveness
Rosado, Glenda Damaris – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This research design was a mixed methods embedded study with a quasi-experimental component in the quantitative portion identifying the teachers and students as independent variables and the Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) that are aligned with teacher effectiveness and student achievement as the dependent variables. The confounding…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Class Size
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Ilter, IIhan – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2019
This study compares the effectiveness of context clue strategy instruction to wide reading practices in terms of their impact on the vocabulary knowledge of students who read at frustration level. The participants were 44 sixth-grade students from a middle grades school. Students were randomly assigned to experimental and control conditions. The…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Vocabulary Development, Cues, Pretests Posttests
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Todd, Brandy L.; Zvoch, Keith – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
This study investigates the impact of an informal science outreach programme built around theories of identity formation and self-efficacy on middle school girls' science affinities. A lottery-based, randomised control trial was used to identify programme effects on four science affinity outcomes: science interests, efficacy with science, science…
Descriptors: Science Education, STEM Education, Informal Education, Intervention
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Pavão, Inês; Santos, Fernando; Wright, Paul M.; Gonçalves, Francisco – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
The teaching personal and social responsibility (TPSR) model has been considered a valuable tool for children to reach their full potential in life. However, little research has been conducted with the TPSR model in preschool contexts. The purpose of the present study was to understand the experiences of a program leader while implementing a…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Citizenship Responsibility, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Ongoren, Sema; Yazlik, Derya Ozlem – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In this study, it is aimed to examine the mathematical conceptual skills of 48-72-month-old children attending pre-school education institutions providing a Montessori Approach and Ministry of Education Pre-school Program (MoE PSP). The study group consisted of 20 children, who were trained by the Montessori Approach, and 20 children, who…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness
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Groves, Emily A.; Austin, Jennifer L. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom management system that employs an interdependent group contingency, whereby students work as a team to win the game. Although previous anecdotal data have suggested that this arrangement may promote prosocial behavior, teachers may have concerns about its fairness and potential to evoke negative peer…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Behavior, Peer Influence, Classroom Techniques
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Watkins, Laci; O'Reilly, Mark; Kuhn, Michelle; Ledbetter-Cho, Katherine – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The literature suggests that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) educated in inclusive settings generally do not interact with typically developing classmates during social activities. This study assessed whether an intervention package consisting of interest-based structured play activities involving adult instruction, modeling, and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interaction, Inclusion
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Tsikinas, Stavros; Xinogalos, Stelios – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
This study examines the available literature on the effects of serious games on people with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. The studies were categorized based on the limitations in skills that these people address. Fifty-four studies were selected, from different data sources. These studies address limitations in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Teaching Methods
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Balbay, Seher; Kilis, Selcan – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
This cross-sectional survey study investigates students' perceptions of the effectiveness of Turnitin in detecting plagiarism in academic presentation slides. The data was collected online from 311 students studying at a prominent English-medium instruction university in Turkey. The findings indicated that more than half of them believed in the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Plagiarism
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Langdon, Jody L.; Wittenberg, Megan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: In the U.S. college/university setting, physical activity courses are often offered as part of the general education program, where students earn college credits towards the completion of their degree program. These courses are typically taught by graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), who face several challenges in instructing…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students, Physical Activities, Teacher Competencies
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Legrain, Pascal; Escalié, Guillaume; Lafont, Lucile; Chaliès, Sébastien – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: One of the key questions of physical education teacher educators (PETE) programmes refers to whether future teachers are prepared to build knowledge and skills to feel self-efficacious in teaching physical education (PE). This issue concerns the instructional model of teaching used to help PE pre-service teachers to master both…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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