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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018
The "Texas Higher Education Data" website offers policymakers, students, parents, K-12 educators, media, researchers, and faculty a collection of education data designed to help shape policy and inform initiatives that will move Texas closer to achieving the goals of the "60x30TX" strategic plan and will lay the foundation for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Web Sites, Data, Access to Information
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Black, Victoria G.; Taylor, Zachary W. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Although researchers support the notion that college- and university-sponsored mentoring programs effectively academically transition and retain postsecondary students from a variety of sociocultural backgrounds, researchers have not examined how mentoring programs address the 'mentorability' or the 'ability to be mentored' of their mentees.…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Students, Public Colleges, Student Characteristics
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West, Sandra S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Facilities are the foundation for safe and effective STEM teaching and learning, and the manner in which they are initially designed can either enhance or impede the quality of a program. This new focus on facilities in the U.S, and particularly in Texas, is needed to engage students in relevant and meaningful learning experiences that are aligned…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Facilities, Learning Experience, Program Design
Schudde, Lauren; Bradley, Dwuana; Absher, Caitlin – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2018
Many first-time community college entrants aspire to earn a bachelor's degree, but few do. To transfer, students often must overcome information constraints to navigate bureaucratic hurdles and conflicting requirements. For a sample of 20 Texas community colleges, we reviewed college websites, assessing the ease of access and usefulness of online…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Web Sites, Community Colleges
Dauter, Luke; Olivieri, Samantha – Education Cities, 2018
The Education Equality Index (EEI), created through a unique collaboration of GreatSchools and Education Cities, is a nationally comparative measure that looks at how well students from low-income families are achieving in schools, cities, and states across the country and The EEI taps GreatSchools' national school information database and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Measures (Individuals), Low Income Students, Academic Achievement
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Dewald, Stacey; Leggette, Holli R.; Murphrey, Theresa Pesl; Berthold, Allen; Wagner, Kevin – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Elevated levels of bacteria impact the use of the Little River watershed in Texas. The amount of bacteria entering the waterway could be reduced if landowners within the watershed received water-related information and adopted best management practices. However, landowners' access to water-related information is limited, perhaps, because the…
Descriptors: Ownership, Land Use, Agricultural Education, Extension 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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Freeman, Barbara; Higgins, Kristina N.; Horney, Mark – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2016
This article reports the findings of a study designed to examine the influence of multimodal writing on the communication of mathematical ideas. Elementary school students (ages 8-13) were required to write mathematics notes using two digital writing technologies, a personal digital notepad and a social mathematics blog, in the context of a formal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Elementary School Mathematics
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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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Dondlinger, Mary Jo; McLeod, Julie; Vasinda, Sheri – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2016
This article explores links between student experiences with technology-rich mathematics instruction and the ISTE Standards for Students. Research methods applied constructivist grounded theory to analyze data from student interviews against the ISTE Standards for Students to identify which elements of the design of this learning environment…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Student Experience, Mathematics Instruction, Standards
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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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Neely, Jeffrey C. – Youth & Society, 2015
Many of today's youth feel disconnected from their local communities. At the same time, most of them are regularly connected to the Internet and other digital media to gather information and communicate with their peers. This study conducts a qualitative textual analysis of 14 scholastic and nonscholastic youth media websites to derive five…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Youth, Adolescents, Internet
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Goomas, David – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Numerous studies have reported on the innovative and effective delivery of online course content by community colleges, but not much has been done on how learning management systems (LMS) can deliver real-time (immediate data delivery) antecedents that inform students of performance requirements. This pilot study used Blackboard's™ interactive…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Psychology, Integrated Learning Systems, Web Sites
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