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Peterson, Dwight J.; Decker, Reed; Naveh-Benjamin, Moshe – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
A fundamental question for human memory research relates to the role of attention during the binding of distinct components into an integrated representation. A number of important differences exist between the working memory and episodic memory literature in terms of methodological implementation and empirical outcomes. For instance, episodic…
Descriptors: Role, Attention, Repetition, Short Term Memory
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Oliphant, Sarah Moore; Ritchie, Dennis J.; Origanti, Francis – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2019
This article examines three models of international social work learning experiences through the lens of Gray's (2005) three paradoxical processes: indigenization, universalism, and imperialism.
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Learning Experience, Models
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Keeney, Annie J.; Hohman, Melinda; Bergman, Eyal – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2019
Simulation training has been found to be an effective method to increase social work student knowledge, empathy, or skills. This study examined the impact of an interprofessional poverty simulation on public school teacher participants, who would learn about the impact of poverty, and on social work students, who were the volunteers or…
Descriptors: Simulation, Teaching Methods, Social Work, Training
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Buchanan, Erin M.; Valentine, Kathrene D.; Frizell, Michael L. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2019
Student retention rates are increasingly important in higher education. Higher education institutions have adopted various programs in the hopes of increasing graduation rates and grade point averages (GPAs). One of the most effective attempts at improvement has been the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. We examined our SI program relative to…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Academic Support Services, Disproportionate Representation, School Holding Power
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Wacker, Aaron T. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine music education majors' perceptions of lesson planning in the university curricula. Specifically, the author was interested in which classes the respondents were taught to construct and use lesson plans, their perceptions about the importance of lesson planning, and how prepared they felt to use lesson…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Majors (Students), Music Education, Music Teachers
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Arnold, Meagan; Sasso, Pietro – Journal of College and Character, 2018
This study examined the policies, programming, and supports offered to matriculating students who are members of non-traditional belief groups at public institutions of higher education across the midwestern United States. This study defined students who may be members of non-traditional faith groups, such as agnostics, atheists, and Pagans.…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Intergroup Relations, Religion, College Students
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Engler, Karen S.; MacGregor, Cynthia J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
At a time when deaf education teacher preparation programs are declining in number, little is known about their actual effectiveness. A phenomenological case study of a graduate-level comprehensive deaf education teacher preparation program at a midwestern university explored empowered and enabled learning of teacher candidates using the Missouri…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Teacher Education Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Winton, Steven L.; Palmer, Sarah; Hughes, Patrick J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Leadership education must evolve to keep pace with the growing recognition that effective leadership happens in a complex environment and is as much a systemic variable as a personal one. As part of a program review process, a graduate leadership program at a private Midwestern university conducted a qualitative review of 18 online graduate…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Leadership Training, Qualitative Research, Graduate Study
Been, Christina – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study analyzed the results of undergraduate and graduate teacher candidate scores on the Elementary Missouri Content Assessment at a private Midwestern University. The intent was to examine the possibility of a difference between pre-service teachers who satisfied coursework requirements through an undergraduate program or through a graduate…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
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Yang, Kaidi; Guo, Cun-Yue; Glaser, Rainer E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
This paper describes the adaptation of an upper-division undergraduate seminar course taught at the University of Missouri in Columbia (MU) to the Summer School Program of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing (UCAS). The course "Scientific Writing in Chemistry" addresses an essential need for science students across…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Program Implementation, Technical Writing, Science Instruction
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Geisert, Rodney D.; Smith, Michael F.; Schmelzle, Amanda L.; Green, Jonathan A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
In this teaching laboratory, the students are directed in an exercise that involves designing and performing an experiment to determine estrogen's role in regulating delayed implantation (diapause) in female rats. To encourage active participation by the students, a discussion question is provided before the laboratory exercise in which each…
Descriptors: Birth, Biology, Animals, Science Instruction
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Darolia, Rajeev; Harper, Casandra – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2018
A prominent concern is that college students are harming their long-term economic prospects by making student loan decisions without full information about the implications of their choices. We designed an experiment to examine students' responses to a debt letter, an increasingly popular strategy to provide easily accessible information about…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Financial Aid, Debt (Financial), Decision Making
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Kvenild, Cassandra; Eastman, Teagan; Davis, Erin; Conerton, Kate – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
With the continued growth and evolution of distance education at many colleges and universities, academic librarians must be prepared to respond to the changing needs of distance users. This article discusses the results of a utilization assessment of distance instructors at five midsized American universities. The results inform libraries about…
Descriptors: Library Services, Distance Education, Librarians, Library Instruction
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Johnson, Victoria – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2018
Over recent decades neoliberal ideology, in the guise of market imperatives, has gained resonance within institutions of higher education around the world. Neoliberal proposals are too often characterised as 'realistic' responses to competitive market needs for efficient outcomes, although the proposals themselves are ideological and many of them…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Ideology, Educational Change, Higher Education
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