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Card, Polly; Wood, J. Luke – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study addresses the impact of faculty validation on men of color in community colleges looking through lenses of self-efficacy, belonging, and welcomeness to engage. The study took place at a medium-sized, urban, ethnically diverse community college in California in 2016 (n = 1208). The Community College Survey of Men (CCSM) is explored;…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Validity, Males, African American Students
Pacheco, Mariana, Ed.; Morales, P. Zitlali, Ed.; Hamilton, Colleen, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
The purpose of "Transforming Schooling for Second Language Learners: Theoretical Insights, Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices" is to bring together educational researchers and practitioners who have implemented, documented, or examined policies, pedagogies, and practices in and out of classrooms and in real and virtual contexts that are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics
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
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Garrity, Sarah; Aquino-Sterling, Cristian R.; Van Liew, Charles; Day, Ashley – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
Despite the well-documented benefits of bilingualism, current educational practices in the United States reflect the deeply held belief that because the United States is an English speaking country, English should be the language of instruction. This belief was codified into law in California via the 1998 passage of Proposition 227, which banned…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Bilingual Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Jenset, Inga Staal; Klette, Kirsti; Hammerness, Karen – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Worldwide, teacher educators and policy makers have called for teacher preparation that is more deeply linked to practice. Yet we know little about how such linkages are achieved within different international programs. We examine the degree to which programs provide opportunities to learn that are grounded in practice, during university…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Marrun, Norma A. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
For more than 50 years, college and high school students, families, and community activists have fought for the preservation of ethnic studies. Qualitative research studies consistently have shown positive outcomes, including increased academic engagement and affirmation, for students who take ethnic studies in K-16. In this article, I argue that…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Qualitative Research, Ethnic Studies
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Cuesta Medina, Liliana – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This article examines the nature and evolution of the term blended learning (BL), which encompasses numerous connotations, including its conception as a strategy, delivery mode, opportunity, educational shift, or pedagogical approach. Although much has been said in this field, very few studies examine the different types of blends behind their…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Grounded Theory
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Clark, Daniel D.; Edwards, Daniel J. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2018
This article describes a simple exercise using a free, easy-to-use, established online program. The exercise helps to reinforce protein purification concepts and introduces undergraduates to pH as a parameter that affects anion-exchange chromatography. The exercise was tested with biochemistry majors at California State University-Chico. Given the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
Sexton, Dena M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
One of the prevailing concerns in education is student access to well-qualified teachers. This concern is particularly acute in the case of California math students where one of out of every six teaching in high minority middle and high schools is considered under-prepared, compared to one of twenty in high-achieving schools. Math, as a content…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Professional Identity, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ricci, Leila A.; Osipova, Anna – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
In this era of reading as a priority, research has indicated that children with Down syndrome (DS) can indeed learn to read, attaining functional levels of literacy and beyond. Families of children with DS are also increasingly advocating for reading instruction for their children. However, few studies have examined what beginning educators know…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Children, Reading Instruction, Preservice Teachers
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to address the need for guidance on professional standards for educational practices in online education. Since 1995, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) has provided leadership in the introduction and successful implementation of distance education. During this time, the ASCCC has played a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Distance Education
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Cherrette, Vivien L.; Hutcherson, Connor J.; Barnett, Jeremy L.; So, Monica C. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Perovskite solar cells have garnered exponential research interest due to their facile fabrication, solution processability, and low cost. However, there have been limited efforts to integrate this class of materials into the undergraduate laboratory curriculum. Therefore, we designed an integrated laboratory experiment in our upper-division…
Descriptors: Laboratory Experiments, Learning Experience, Integrated Activities, Undergraduate Students
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de los Santos, Theresa M.; Smith, Elizabeth; Cohen, Mira – Journal of Museum Education, 2018
In early January 2017, educators and leaders at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum considered how they could best address the need for news literacy training in the wake of the fake news eruption. In the spirit of shared authority, the Reagan Library and Museum partnered with Pepperdine University to create a public forum,…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Museums, Libraries, Universities
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Adamian, Annie S.; Jayakumar, Uma M. – Educational Forum, 2018
Guided by a critical race praxis for educational research lens, the authors worked individually alongside their students in a K-12 or higher education classroom, embracing spaces of tension derived from the push and pull between oppression and liberation. The authors explain how these tensions troubled the ways in which humanizing practices are…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Social Justice, Conflict, Institutional Characteristics
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Buck Bracey, Zoë – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
In this article I present a study on learners' conceptions in cosmology by situating the results in the context of broader historical and sociocultural themes. Participants were community college students in California from non-dominant cultural and linguistic backgrounds finishing their first semester of astronomy. Data were collected through a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Freehand Drawing, Misconceptions
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