NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 983 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dwyer, Lori J.; Williams, Mitchell R.; Pribesh, Shana – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Early alert systems have promised to be an integral component of a student success solution. The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the relationship between the use of the early alert system and persistence for students taking developmental education courses and students taking college-level courses in the Virginia Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Academic Persistence, Prompting
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Swan, Amy K.; Sleeter, Nathan M.; Schrum, Kelly – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Using an expanded version of Alexander's (2008) theory of dialogic teaching developed by RojasDrummond, Torreblanca, Pedraza, Vélez, and Guzmán (2013), this case study explored how instructors and students in a hybrid graduate course engaged in the process of dialogic teaching and learning (DTL). In particular, we examined the ways in which…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Inquiry
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Diaz, Adrian; Corredor, Margarita; Jackson, Donna; Whitehurst-Cook, Michelle; Strauss, Jerome F., III. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
The emphasis on increasing diversity within medical schools is not a new trend. At Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, we made a concerted effort to increase the percentage of Hispanic students in each incoming class. In this article, we highlight the experiences, actions, and lessons learned from key stakeholders. We conclude…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Hispanic American Students, Student Diversity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Carrico, Cheryl; Matusovich, Holly M.; Paretti, Marie C. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
To explore the ways context may shape career choices, we used a qualitative approach to analyze interviews with college-oriented high school students from the rural Central Appalachia region of Virginia. Using social cognitive career theory, we analyzed pathways to career choices and relevant contextual factors, using data from 24 interviews.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, High School Students, Cultural Influences, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tompkins, Patrick; Williams, Mitchell R.; Pribesh, Shana – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Late registration is a common practice in community colleges, but the evidence-based argument for the presumed deleterious effects of late registration on student success is weaker than is commonly believed, and there has been no published research on how success rates may differ for late registrants in online and on-campus classes, and for…
Descriptors: School Registration, Academic Achievement, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dendir, Seife – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The author analyzes differences in student performance in an economics course offered face to face (F2F) and online over a period of four semesters at a comprehensive public university. Apart from mode of delivery, the characteristics of the course stayed nearly identical throughout. Exam and homework assignment scores are used as measures of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Online Courses, Conventional Instruction, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bennett, Daniel L.; Edwards, Elyssa; Ngai, Courtney – Educational Studies, 2019
We study the effects of homeschool background and time use on academic performance among students at Patrick Henry College, a private religious institution with a 63-credit core classical liberal arts curriculum. Using ordinary least squares regression analysis, we examine four research questions: (1) Does time use influence academic performance?…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Home Schooling, Private Colleges, Parent Background
Whinnery, Erin; Pompelia, Sarah – Education Commission of the States, 2019
For many students, developmental education is the largest obstacle to college success, hindering progress before they ever enroll in a college-level course. Postsecondary practitioners and researchers have been re-examining and challenging many traditional elements of developmental education from placement strategies to the sequence of courses…
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Andrews Graham, D'Nita – Online Learning, 2019
Technology and distance education are on the rise in community colleges, four-year institutions, Ivy League colleges, research institutions, and technical colleges. One of the most significant phenomena occurring in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) today is distance education. Academic leaders can better implement professional…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Electronic Learning, Conventional Instruction, Black Colleges
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Farah, Yara N.; Jimenez, Lauren M. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Students are active in shaping the implementation of any curricular intervention. At Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVUSD), more than 1,500 students in Grades 1 to 6 were recipients of the William & Mary English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum units. In this article, we share students' perceptions related to the following three…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brown, Karen L. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Establishing a collaborative partnership takes a willingness to see the benefits despite the obstacles. Understanding how the partnership will impact each of the involved stakeholders is paramount to being able to foresee the possible issues. In the case of the College of William & Mary and Paradise Valley Unified Schools, challenges of time,…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Time Management
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
West Keur, Rebekah A. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
This article examines the implementation of an innovative English language arts curriculum from the William and Mary Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) using the perspectives of teachers and its impact on students. The school/university collaborative project between Paradise Valley Unified School District and CFGE is discussed in the hope of…
Descriptors: Expertise, Teacher Collaboration, Research and Development, Gifted Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brulles, Dina – Gifted Child Today, 2019
The author, as a school administrator, wrote this article to describe an effective collaboration with several universities on research projects that benefit both institutions. The outcomes described here focus on the process involved in such collaborations and the benefits to the school district these collaborations can create. Directed toward…
Descriptors: School Districts, Administrator Attitudes, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
Complete College America, 2019
Far too often, today's college students find themselves wandering through their academic experiences, choosing from a dizzying array of majors, courses, and out-of-classroom learning experiences. And while this smorgasbord of options is often portrayed as beneficial to the student experience, more than a decade of research suggests that too many…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Educational Planning, Outcomes of Education, Career Choice
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  66