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Miglani, Neha; Burch, Patricia – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2019
The educational technology (EdTech) is being viewed as one of the hopes for failing government schools in India. Huge investments are being made in EdTech by the market, philanthropies and the government, and several organisations are partnering in order to improve student learning outcomes and teachers' instruction. This article is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Public School Teachers, Educational Policy
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Wu, Zhongling; Hu, Bi Ying; Fan, Xitao – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This study investigated the cross-cultural validity of the Preschool Learning Behavior Scale (PLBS) in the Chinese cultural context. Multiple approaches were used for this purpose, including exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, criterion-related validity evidence, and internal consistency reliability estimates. The findings…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Cultural Relevance, Test Reliability, Factor Structure
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Sun-Lin, Hong-Zheng; Chiou, Guey-Fa – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
This study examined effects of gamified comparison on sixth graders' performance of algebra word problem solving and attitude toward algebra learning. Seventy-two sixth graders were invited to participate in a four-week experimental instruction and assigned to three groups: gamified comparison, comparison, and control. The results showed (1) a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Algebra, Educational Games, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Ginns, Diana S.; Joseph, Laurice M.; Tanaka, Marie L.; Xia, Qingqing – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
Increasingly, school psychologists are providing services for English learners (ELs) with basic reading problems, including helping to identify appropriate supplemental instruction to help ELs acquire basic reading skills. The purpose of this paper is to present a review of experimental and quasi-experimental studies reporting on the effects of…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Reading Instruction
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Daley, Nola; Rawson, Katherine A. – Educational Psychology Review, 2019
Textbook passages commonly include elaborations (details supporting main ideas) with the assumption that elaborations will improve learning of the main ideas. However, elaborations increase text length, which subsequently increases the reading time of that text. These observations lead to the two focal questions of interest in the current study:…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Time, Memory
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Parvin, Afroza – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This article examines the challenges in quality assurance in higher education in the context of Bangladesh through the lens of "managerial leadership." It focuses on unveiling the issues in management and leadership that affect quality performance at program level. The public universities of Bangladesh have remained outside any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Leadership
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Passini, Stefano – Journal of Moral Education, 2019
Studies on historical episodes of intergroup violence and conflicts have underlined the complicit role of bystanders in extreme intergroup dynamics. In regard to contemporary multicultural societies, the concept of intergroup indifference has recently been introduced, defined as being uncaring vis-à-vis arbitrary policies affecting other social…
Descriptors: Altruism, Social Attitudes, Minority Groups, Social Responsibility
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Privitera, Gregory J.; Gillespie, James J.; Zuraikat, Faris M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To extend findings from experimental price elasticity studies by examining these effects in a field setting and identifying gender differences in purchasing behaviour in response to variations in the cost of lower energy-dense (ED) and higher ED foods. Setting: Data were collected from low- and median-income male and female grocery…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Purchasing, Food, Costs
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van Krieken Robson, Jennifer – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
Practitioners working with young children in the provision of early childhood education (ECE) are often directed by state governments to mediate specific values through their pedagogical practice. This paper reports the findings from a small scale empirical research study exploring the pedagogy applied by ECE practitioners in this context. I argue…
Descriptors: Values Education, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Young Children
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Davis, Ashley – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Racism has a long history in the United States. For generations, people of color have been systematically oppressed, whereas White people have benefitted from unearned privilege. Despite major advances in civil rights, the ongoing presence and legacy of racism and White privilege result in pervasive inequities. Social work education prepares…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Power Structure, Correlation, Racial Bias
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Lekchiri, Siham; Crowder, Cindy; Schnerre, Anna; Eversole, Barbara A.W. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences of working women in a male-dominated country (Morocco) and unveil the unique challenges and everyday gender-bias they face, the psychological impact of the perceived gender-bias and, finally, identify a variety of coping strategies or combatting mechanisms affecting their motivation…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Psychological Patterns, Foreign Countries, Work Environment
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Delacruz, Stacy – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
Students deepen their content knowledge and collaborative skills as they interact with others across the globe. In order to deepen early childhood students' awareness and understanding of the world, teachers worked with their classes to develop and share school-based virtual field trips. The researcher sought to (a) identify the steps to create a…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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Ufnar, Jennifer A.; Shepherd, Virginia L. – Professional Development in Education, 2019
This article presents an in-depth study supporting the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) program as a model of effective professional development (PD) for K-12 teachers. The goal of this study was to determine the core and structural features of the SCP program necessary for effective teacher PD. The SCP partners a classroom teacher…
Descriptors: Scientists, Partnerships in Education, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness
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Thomas, Carolyn; Ruiz, Eddy A.; van Beek, Heidi; Furlow, J. David; Sedell, Jennifer – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2019
In the ever-growing discussion of how to build and support honors programs that reflect the diverse communities our institutions serve, the recruitment of transfer students has only recently been identified as a key avenue to enacting more equitable programs. Reflecting on four years of recruiting, enrolling, and graduating transfer students in…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, College Transfer Students, Mentors, College Students
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Queupil, Juan Pablo; Muñoz-García, Ana Luisa – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Collaboration is an indispensable tool to promote and increase research. However, little is known about the role of women in collaborative efforts among educational scholars, especially in developing countries, such as Chile. We apply social network analysis (SNA) to examine the relationships and patterns that emerge from a dataset retrieved from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Faculty, Scholarship, Teacher Collaboration
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