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Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Sharma, Ramesh C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
New tools and technologies are being developed to cater to the e-learning triangle of content, technology, and services. These developments (in technology, needs of students, emergence of new modes of education like MOOCs or flipped classrooms, etc.) have resulted in a change in the approach to teaching. "Innovative Applications of Online…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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Lester, Jaime; Klein, Carrie; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The purpose of this monograph is to give readers a practical and theoretical foundation in learning analytics in higher education, including an understanding of the challenges and incentives that are present in the institution, in the individual, and in the technologies themselves. Among questions that are explored and answered are: (1) What are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Grossman, Jean Baldwin; Quint, Janet; Gingrich, Jessica; Cerna, Oscar; Diamond, John; Levine, Andrew; Willard, Jacklyn – MDRC, 2015
Community colleges enroll almost half of the undergraduates in the United States and provide students the option to earn a degree at a lower cost and offer more flexible class schedules than four-year colleges. However, among first-time, full-time degree-seeking students entering public two-year schools, only about 20 percent graduate with a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Access to Education, Change Strategies
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Robers, Simone; Zhang, Anlan; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. Any instance of crime or violence at school not only affects the individuals involved, but also may disrupt the educational process and affect bystanders, the school itself, and the surrounding community (Brookmeyer, Fanti, and Henrich 2006;…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, National Surveys, Violence
Burn, Helen E.; Mesa, Vilma; Wood, J. Luke; Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2018
Transitioning Learners to Calculus in Community Colleges (TLC3) is a research project aimed at transforming institutional approaches to matriculating underrepresented racial minority (URM) students into and through Calculus II in the nation's 1,023 public associate degree-granting institutions (community colleges). The broader goal of the TLC3…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Department Heads, Mathematics Teachers
Behrstock-Sherratt, Ellen; Bassett, Katherine; Olson, Derek; Jacques, Catherine – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2014
For well over a decade, teachers have been recognized as the single most important school-level factor influencing student achievement (Darling-Hammond, 2000; McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, 2003; Rivkin, Hanushek, & Kain, 2000; Rowan, Correnti & Miller, 2002; Wright, Horn, & Sanders, 1997). Tremendous public resources…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience, Teacher Education
Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2014
In the report "From Good to Great: Exemplary Teachers Share Perspectives on Increasing Teacher Effectiveness across the Career Continuum," (See full report in ERIC at ED555657) National and State Teachers of the Year shared their views on what helped them become great teachers. This accompanying "Discussion Starter Tool" builds…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Surveys, Novices, Teaching Experience
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Robers, Simone; Kemp, Jana; Rathbun, Amy; Morgan, Rachel E. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
"Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013" provides the most recent national indicators on school crime and safety. The information presented in this report is intended to serve as a reference for policymakers and practitioners so that they can develop effective programs and policies aimed at violence and school crime prevention.…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, Violence, Death
Akyol, Zehra; Garrison, D. Randy – IGI Global, 2013
Communications technologies have been continuously integrated into learning and training environments which has revealed the need for a clear understanding of the process. The Community of Inquiry (COI) Theoretical Framework has a philosophical foundation which provides planned guidelines and principles to development useful learning environments…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Educational Technology
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Zarraonandia, Telmo; Aedo, Ignacio; Diaz, Paloma; Montero, Alvaro – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
In this paper, it is advocated that the feedback loop between learners and teachers could be improved by making use of augmented reality (AR) techniques. The bidirectional communication between teacher and learners is sometimes hampered by students' fear of showing themselves up in front of their classmates. In order to overcome this problem, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Teacher Student Relationship, Interpersonal Communication
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Ng'ambi, Dick – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Although there is an increasing use of emerging technologies (ETs) in higher education internationally and in South Africa in particular, there is little evidence that their use is transforming teaching and learning practice. Anecdotal evidence shows that there is a dichotomy between the technologies supported and used in higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement
Reagan, Timothy, Ed.; Sagintayeva, Aida, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
This publication presents a diverse collection written by a well-respected group of speakers and authors which includes government leaders, policy makers, education experts and administrators from all over the higher education world. The papers collected hereunder represent the conference proceedings of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders' Forum…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Governance
Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
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Smart, John C.; Ethington, Corinna A.; Umbach, Paul D.; Rocconi, Louis M. – Research in Higher Education, 2009
This study examines variability in the extent to which faculty members in the disciplinary-based academic environments of Holland's theory emphasize different student learning outcomes in their classes and whether such differences are comparable for those in "consistent" versus "inconsistent" environments. The findings show wide variation in the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Intellectual Disciplines, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Attitudes
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