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National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
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Maxwell, Michael J.; Henriksen, Richard C., Jr. – Professional School Counseling, 2012
The number of middle school students with multiple heritage backgrounds has grown since they were first able to identify their multiple racial identities in the 2000 U.S. Census. Today, the multiple heritage population makes up 3% (U.S. Census, 2011) of the total population. The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the perceptions…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Racial Identification, Race, School Counselors
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Pillay, Yegan; Bhat, Christine Suniti – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2012
The number of students with Asperger's Syndrome enrolled at tertiary institutions in the United States continues to increase. This can be attributed to: (a) the passage of legislations such as the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); (b) revisions to the "Diagnostic and Statistical…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Asperger Syndrome, Disabilities, College Environment
College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2012
In 2011, the National Office for School Counselor Advocacy launched a journal series to support and build awareness of the issues and challenges raised by the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center's research report, "The Educational Experience of Young Men of Color" (youngmenofcolor.collegeboard.org.) The intent of the series is to…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, African American Students, Males, Educational Experience
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Learning Strategies, Student Participation, National Surveys
Kaye, Elizabeth A., Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2011
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume. [For "Requirements…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Certification, Librarians, Elementary Schools
Wolfgang, Jeff Drayton – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of literature on internationally adopted children in the U.S. that provides context, references for normal development, and describes traumatic stress with children. This gives counselors and other professionals who work with young children and families of international adoption a conceptual…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Young Children, Adoption, Literature Reviews
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Crockett, Stephanie A.; Hays, Danica G. – Journal of College Counseling, 2011
The authors believe that international students, increasingly visible on U.S. campuses, tend to confront unique career development challenges and often experience heightened vocational difficulty. In this article, the authors present 3 themes regarding international students' career needs derived from the current literature: career placement…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Help Seeking, Student Needs
Kaye, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Makos, Jeffrey J., Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2010
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume. Appended are: (1) How to…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Teacher Certification, Secondary Schools, Counselor Certification
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Dotson-Blake, Kylie P. – Professional School Counseling, 2010
Family-school-community partnerships are critically important for the academic success of all students. Unfortunately, in the face of specific barriers, Mexican immigrants struggle to engage in partnership efforts. In the hopes of promoting the engagement of Mexican immigrant families in partnerships, this article presents the findings of a…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, School Counselors
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Edgar-Smith, Susan E.; Wozniak, Robert H. – Counseling and Values, 2010
This study measured the relational family values system of upper-middle-class mothers, fathers, and adolescents in the United States. Results revealed that participants shared common family values that mainly reflected the importance of individualism, equality in family relationships, family member interdependence, and parental guidance. Parent…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Subcultures, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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Malott, Krista M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
This article provides outcomes of a qualitative inquiry with 20 adolescents of Mexican origin, all of whom have lived in the United States at least two years. Questions addressed the perceived strengths and challenges related to the participants' ethnic heritage. Findings indicated the greatest perceived challenge was discrimination. Strengths…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Secondary Education, Adolescents, Mexicans
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Greenidge, Wendy-lou L.; Daire, Andrew P. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2010
This study investigated the impact of emotional openness on attitudes towards seeking professional counseling of 500 English-speaking Caribbean college students, some living in the U.S. and others resident in the Caribbean. Length of stay in the U.S. was included as a potentially influential variable. Results indicated that emotional openness is a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Help Seeking, Predictor Variables, Counseling
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Amatea, Ellen S.; Thompson, Isabel A.; Rankin-Clemons, Lisa; Ettinger, Maritza L. – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
A multiple family discussion group program was implemented and evaluated by school counselors working with families of young children referred by their teachers for aggression and attention problems. The logic guiding construction of the program and the program's unique aspects are described. Outcome data revealed that the program was effective in…
Descriptors: Aggression, Discussion Groups, Young Children, School Counselors