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Hoffmann, Malia M.; Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2018
It would behoove school districts and individual schools to listen to the attitudes of students regarding pedagogy. Students within the United States are often raised to be receivers of information rather than to be consultants for education. Research is needed to identify if teachers' beliefs parallel students' beliefs when it comes to lessons in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Suburban Schools, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper describes and compares the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by "U.S. News and World Report" in 2004 with the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by the "Accounting Degree Review" in 2014. The "Accounting Degree Review"'s list…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Evaluation, Undergraduate Study, Bayesian Statistics
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Hébert, Cristyne – Educational Forum, 2017
This article calls attention to the overreliance on research about the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT)--often labeled edTPA's predecessor--as justification for the edTPA. The article argues that the distinctions between the assessments are too vast to rely on PACT data to support the edTPA, given the localized nature of PACT…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Research, Teacher Education
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Bogumil, Elizabeth; Capous-Desyllas, Moshoula; Lara, Patricia; Reshetnikov, Aleksey – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
This article highlights the ways in which arts-based approaches to research can be used in teaching and learning about the qualitative research process. Specifically, in our qualitative research class graduate students used the arts as a form of reflexivity to highlight various aspects of their research process, including their positionality,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Art, Art Expression, Research Methodology
Cook, Ellen – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative dissertation examines how teacher preparation programs take up policy messages from two state agencies. These questions guided the study: (1) What are the messages about RTI and MTSS from the California Department of Education [CDE] and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing [CCTC]; and (2) How are RtI and MTSS taken…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Response to Intervention, Urban Schools
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Dukes, Charles; Darling, Sharon M.; Bielskus-Barone, Kristina – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
A review of State Department of Education and school district websites was conducted to determine how policy related to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) was communicated to teachers of students with severe disabilities. Four states were selected: California, New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. State Department of Education websites and…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Severe Disabilities, School Districts, Web Sites
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Gabel, Susan L.; Reid, Denise; Pearson, Holly; Ruiz, Litzy; Hume-Dawson, Rodney – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2016
With more than 325,000 students, the California State University (CSU) system is 1 of the largest in the United States, making it a useful unit of analysis for studying disability and diversity. Using a critical discourse theoretical framework and borrowing strategies from Astroff (2001) and Pauwells (2012), we found disability information on CSU…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Information Dissemination, State Universities, Web Sites
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Bennett, Blake; Hurley, Janet; Merchant, Mike – Journal of Extension, 2016
Having the ability to assess pest problems in schools is essential for a successful integrated pest management (IPM) program. However, such expertise can be costly and is not available to all school districts across the United States. The web-based IPM Calculator was developed to address this problem. By answering questions about the condition of…
Descriptors: Calculators, Computation, School Buildings, Risk Management
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Stuteville, Rebekkah; Johnson, Helen Ikerd – Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research, 2016
There is growing international concern about the lack of civic engagement among the youth in many nations. These concerns have sparked renewed interest in the quantity and quality of civic education in public schools in the United States. The objective of this study is to determine if the concerns about civic education are about the sufficiency of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, State Standards, Course Content, Social Studies
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Adkins, Darlene A.; Geddie, Mary F.; Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
This paper examines primarily the courses in the accounting major and a portion of the business core of the best thirty accounting programs in the United States as identified by the Accounting Degree Review. A thorough examination of each school's web site has been conducted to gather current (2014) information concerning the requirements for a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Accounting, Degree Requirements, Course Evaluation
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Cohn, Jenae; Stewart, Mary K.; Theisen, Cara Harwood; Comins, Dan – Journal of Faculty Development, 2016
Centers for teaching and learning (CTL) have traditionally relied upon on-campus programming to support faculty professional development, but as increasing numbers of faculty access resources and collaborate online, CTLs could do more to build online community. To meet this challenge, our team developed a website, EdTech Commons, which features…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Madden, Marjorie E.; Lee, Valarie G. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Quad Blogging was implemented to connect students beyond classroom walls to explore social issues. Four middle school classrooms in New Jersey, Vermont, California and Qatar served as the research sites. Students engaged in collaborative inquiry around social issues, identifying a social issue specific to their context. Final products included…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Hansen, Alexandria Killian; Dwyer, Hilary; Harlow, Danielle Boyd; Franklin, Diana – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
We developed the Draw-A-Computer-Scientist-Test (DACST) to better understand elementary school students' conceptions of computer scientists and the nature of their work. By understanding how young children perceive computer scientists, we can broaden their ideas about the activities and images of computer scientists. We administered the DACST to…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Scientists, Elementary School Students, Concept Formation
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Johannessen, B. Gloria Guzman; Thorsos, Nilsa; Dickinson, Gail – Education and Society, 2016
This study addresses public universities' policies and practices in the USA (United States of America) with a focus on public bilingual teacher preparation in Spanish-English programs (initial credential licensure and Masters of Education programs with, or without, endorsements). We questioned: "What do bilingual programs look like in public…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Program Implementation, Spanish
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Donahue, David M.; Fenner, Derek; Mitchell, Tania D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2015
This study used content analysis and audiencing to understand how service-learning is presented visually by institutions of higher education and interpreted by college students. Data included 834 photographs from the service-learning web pages of 63 four-year institutions in California. The majority showed a narrow range of direct service…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Content Analysis, Audience Analysis, Higher Education
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