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Bergman, Daniel J. – School Community Journal, 2013
Two groups of teacher candidates completed a survey based on the Parent Teacher Association's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships at the start and end of the semester of a general methods course and corresponding fieldwork (practicum) experience. One group of participants (N[subscript "S"] = 60) completed their clinical…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Urban Schools, Field Experience Programs, Student Placement
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Ruecker, Todd – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2013
This article examines how high-stakes testing policies can constrain the way teachers at predominately Latina/o high schools teach literacy and subsequently influence the success of Latina/o students at college. It is based on a year and a half study of seven Latina/o students making transition from a high school to a community college or…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, College Preparation, Hispanic American Students, Literacy Education
Miley-Denson, Porsha M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study was conducted with the aim of establishing the effectiveness of the dual enrolment program as currently conducted between high school and college. It was contributory to the studies that have been previously conducted on college education, high school transition into college and the overall dual enrolment program. While conducting this…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Qualitative Research, Program Descriptions, Metropolitan Areas
Alfeld, Corinne; Bhattacharya, Sharika – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2013
The 2006 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act required that all career technical education (CTE) programs offer secondary to postsecondary programs of study (POS), which integrate rigorous academics, offer dual enrollment options, and lead to an industry-recognized degree or credential. Focused on improving students' transition to…
Descriptors: Career Education, Technical Education, Postsecondary Education, Dual Enrollment
Hutt, Chris D. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the articulated experiences of natural science majors who were participating in a liberal arts living-learning community. Using the American Association of College and University's (2002) report, "Greater Expectations" as an organizing framework, this study sought to determine how--if at…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Majors (Students), Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts
Raia-Taylor, Maureen – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative,descriptive single case study describes the problem of student persistence in college through the theoretical lens of Alexander Astin's Theory of Student Involvement, and Vincent Tinto's Theory of Student Departure. The decline in the college retention rate in the United States over the last twenty years and the high…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Dual Enrollment, Educational Counseling, Academic Persistence
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Folk, Eric D. R.; Yamamoto, Kathryn K.; Stodden, Robert A. – Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 2012
In 2010, the U.S. Department of Education announced an initiative to improve transitioning to postsecondary education (PSE) for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) by funding the model comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) program. The TPSID provides for grants to create…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Two Year College Students
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Sinelnikov, Oleg A.; Hastie, Peter A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2012
We examined the perspective, goals, and strategies of students enrolled in collegiate physical education courses. Our aim was to determine the extent to which a model developed by Allen (1986) describing student-social systems in high schools would approximate those in a collegiate setting. Forty-six students from two elective volleyball classes…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Attitudes, Social Systems, College Students
Hodsdon, Michelle Caron – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Narrative inquiry was used to trace the educational journeys of 11 first-generation university students from rural areas of Colorado in an effort to identify the experiences, beliefs, and people that impacted their decision to attend a 4-year institution. Students were asked to convey their experiences growing up within the contexts of their…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Rural Areas, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
Mansell, Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study involved identifying, categorizing, and comparing critical incidents related to qualifying dual credit high school students' decisions to enroll or not to enroll in dual credit coursework in either a traditional or early college high school. The purpose of the study was: (a) to identify the reasons qualifying students decide to enroll…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Conventional Instruction, High Schools, Higher Education
Harper, Debra J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
One program designed to prepare first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students to transition from high school to college are early college high school programs which allow qualified students to simultaneously obtain high school diplomas and associate's degrees. However, little is known about how students and faculty perceive such…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Schools, College Preparation, High Schools
Cerrone, Kathryn L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Early College High School Initiative is a program that provides college access to first-generation, minority, low-income and other under-represented populations by allowing them to take college classes while in high school. The goal of The Early College High School Initiative is to ease the transition to college by allowing the students to…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, High School Seniors, STEM Education, Majors (Students)
Castillo, Victor Anthony – ProQuest LLC, 2012
With the study rise of the Hispanic population in the United States over the last 25-years there has been a languished progression of this populations' educational attainment. The purpose of this qualitative study was to tap into the "black-box" of ten academically successful Latino students from San Antonio by capturing the life history…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students, Self Concept, Educational Attainment
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2012
For the thirty-fifth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the national AECT Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Workplace Learning, Electronic Learning
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Oh, Youn Joo; Jia, Yueming; Sibuma, Bernadette; Lorentson, Mhora; LaBanca, Frank – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The STEM College-Going Expectancy Scale (STEM CGES) was developed and validated in two studies conducted during 2010 and 2011. The STEM CGES is a self-report instrument measuring college-going expectancy, specifically for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) domains. In Study 1, 95 students in an urban high school completed an…
Descriptors: High School Students, Measures (Individuals), STEM Education, Factor Analysis
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