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Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2016
This resource was prepared in response to a request for information from a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State about how other States are using a Shared Services strategy to support their child care providers, in particular family child care providers. By sharing common management, professional development, and infrastructure…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Child Care, Family Role
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Clayson, Dennis E. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2014
This research looks closely at claims that ratemyprofessors.com creates a valid measure of teaching effectiveness because student responses are consistent with a learning model. While some evidence for this contention was found in three datasets taken from the site, the majority of the evidence indicates that the instrument is biassed by a halo…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Online Surveys, Construct Validity, College Students
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Weare, William H., Jr.; Stevenson, Matthew – Journal of Access Services, 2012
This article is a study of the policies that govern the use of the university library by external users at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and 12 peer institutions used by IUPUI for comparative purposes. A search of each institution's Web site was conducted as well as interviews with circulation librarians and managers.…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Research Universities, Academic Libraries, Library Policy
Mahabir, Indramati Kumar – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was two-fold. It was first to find out what the educational materials needs were for children living in poverty, and second, to learn of the challenges, obstacles, and strengths by the programs already in place that were supplying educational materials to these children. This study used interviews and surveys as data…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Equal Education, Poverty, Instructional Materials