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Morrison, George S. – Pearson, 2018
George Morrison's Revel "Early Childhood Education Today" presents current, research-based information on providing high-quality early education to "all" children so that they can be successful in school and in life. Featuring an engaging writing style and filled with practical examples of authentic teaching practices used by…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Language Skills, Literacy Education
Henniger, Michael L. – Pearson, 2018
This comprehensive text gives pre-service early childhood educators a balanced, accessible introduction to early childhood education that also covers the content areas. It shows readers how to teach and care for children by identifying and focusing on five essential elements: understanding child development, play, guidance, working with families,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Park, Rina Seung Eun; Scott-Clayton, Judith – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2017
In this paper, we examine the effects of receiving a modest Pell Grant on financial aid packages, labor supply while in school, and academic outcomes for community college students. Using administrative data from one state, we compare community college students just above and below the expected family contribution (EFC) cutoff for receiving a Pell…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Eligibility, Student Financial Aid
Niles, Spencer G.; Harris-Bowlsbey, JoAnn E. – Pearson, 2017
This comprehensive, top-selling text presents theories, assessments, planning tools, resources, and technologies relevant to modern career development in a practical approach that shows theory and research in action. With four chapters devoted to career development in educational settings, it analyzes the various aspects of career development…
Descriptors: Career Development, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
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Briggs, Timothy J. – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2013
This video presents one academic's experiences using Facebook in service of his professional life in order to contend that Facebook can be valuable to faculty as both a site for professional conversations and a social network that enables users to create and maintain social capital.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Social Networks, Web Sites, Social Capital
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Rosinski, Jana; Lonsdale, Chelsea; Morrison, Becky; Mueller, Derek; Nannini, Adam – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2013
"EM-Journal" is a flexibly refereed online journal featuring writing produced by students of Eastern Michigan University. The journal showcases a variety of documents (articles, essays, reports, etc.) written and designed by students enrolled in EMU's First-Year Writing (FYW) program, in selected Writing Intensive (WI) courses affiliated…
Descriptors: Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing, Writing (Composition), Undergraduate Students
Balemian, Kara; Feng, Jing – College Board, 2013
Presented at the AP Annual Conference (APAC) in Las Vegas, NV in July 2013. This analysis takes a close look at first-generation Advanced Placement® (AP®) test takers to better understand the needs and challenges they face on their path to college. The analysis focuses on college-bound AP test takers who also took the SAT and examines a variety of…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests, College Bound Students
Edwards, Kelcey; Sawtell, Ellen; Perfetto, Greg; Shapiro, Douglas T.; Kelly, Patrick J. – College Board, 2013
In this session presented at the Middle States Regional Forum (February 2013), experts working with national data presented trends in higher education from a forward-looking perspective. Senior researchers from the College Board provided trends using SAT, AP, and Net Price Calculator data. The research director of the National Student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Human Capital, Enrollment Trends
Patterson, Brian F. – College Board, 2012
The main goal of this study was to illustrate and provide some direction for dealing with the complexities of propensity score matching within different multilevel contexts. Special attention is given to how procedures typically applied in a non-hierarchical setting may be modified to properly reduce the expected bias in the estimated treatment…
Descriptors: Probability, Scores, Statistical Bias, High School Students
Shaw, Emily J.; Mattern, Krista D. – College Board, 2012
The current study will explore the validity and potential of using the SAT, in conjunction with HSGPA, to arrive at a predicted FYGPA to improve student retention at four-year postsecondary institutions. Specifically, this study examined whether college students who did not perform as expected (observed FYGPA minus predicted FYGPA) were more…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Validity, Grade Point Average, High School Students
Kobrin, Jennifer L.; Shaw, Emily J. – College Board, 2012
It is well-documented that students' prior knowledge, cultural background, and language proficiency play a role in how they read, interpret, and respond to writing tasks (Barkaoui, 2007; Connor & Kramer, 1995; Hinkel, 2002). Essays written by students from different language backgrounds often differ in their linguistic, stylistic, and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Scores
Edwards, Kelcey; Perfetto, Greg; Hossler, Don; Kelly, Patrick J. – College Board, 2012
There are many changes occurring in higher education, and often it is difficult to see trends nationally. In this presentation, experts working with national data present trends in higher education from a forward-looking perspective. Senior researchers from the College Board provide trends using College Board SAT and AP data, as well as new…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Human Capital, Enrollment Trends
Organization for Autism Research (NJ3), 2011
College can be a trying time in any individual's life. For adults with Asperger Syndrome this experience can be overwhelming. This title in the new DVD series Asperger Syndrome and Adulthood focuses on educating professors, teaching assistants, and others on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how they might best be able to…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Self Advocacy, Video Technology, Teaching Assistants
Castro, Dina C.; Ayankoya, Betsy; Kasprzak, Christina – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
As early childhood programs and schools become more culturally and linguistically diverse, professionals need to create settings that welcome "new voices" and help all children succeed. This comprehensive professional development course gives them the in-depth practical guidance they need. Developed by respected scholar Dina Castro and her expert…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Cultural Pluralism, Program Effectiveness
Stavredes, Tina – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
In order to enable the widespread adoption of online education, faculty must be trained in the pedagogy of teaching in this medium. This book offers an understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to an online learning environment. Through behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive approaches it provides strategies for incorporating…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Discussion, Online Courses
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