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Callahan, Michael T.; King, Kathleen P. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
While higher education institutions seek to increase college admissions' predictions of student success, they have largely overlooked examining possible impacts of online distance education classes completed in high school. Using information from an undergraduate honors program, this study analyzed whether an indicator of undergraduate student…
Descriptors: High Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Britton, Tolani; Spencer, George – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
A synopsis of students course taking and the type of diploma chosen by high school students, also known as their Individualized Learning Plans (ILP), provides a holistic view of student's preparation in high school, and serves as a reliable indicator of their college and career readiness. While ILPs are mandated in over 30 states, limited work has…
Descriptors: High School Students, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, College Readiness
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King, Teresa C.; Garcia, Miguel – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The purpose of this study was to conduct a longitudinal examination of the relationship between sustained after-school participation and a district's Early Warning Index associated with school dropout in a large urban school district. The study included 64,351 students participating between 2000-2001 and the 2011-2012 school years. Data were…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Academic Persistence, Student Participation, Dropouts
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Craig, Cecilia D. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Young women benefited from a network of "social cohesion and peer support," a form of social capital, which emerged from participation in a well-known high school robotics program. This factor was part of a larger grounded theory qualitative study using a foundation in career theories that explored the influences of the robotics program…
Descriptors: Robotics, Science Careers, Females, High School Students
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Hitchings, Sarah; Zeitz, Katy; Carpenter, Bradley W. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This study investigated the impact of the transformation and turnaround intervention models and leadership perception on the achievement of students attending Kentucky's priority high schools. Repeated-measures analyses of variance were conducted to show the effect of the chosen model on academic achievement of students with test scores obtained…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Academic Achievement, High School Students, High Schools
Corsello, Maryann; Sharma, Anu; Jerabek, Angela – Grantee Submission, 2015
Ninth grade is a pivotal year for students. Numerous studies find that academic performance in 9th grade often sets the student's trajectory throughout the high school years, as well as the probability of graduation. The Building Assets Reducing Risks (BARR) model is a comprehensive approach that addresses developmental, academic, and school…
Descriptors: Grade 9, High School Students, Transitional Programs, Experimental Groups
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Sales, Adam C.; Wilks, Asa; Pane, John F. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2016
The Cognitive Tutor Algebra I (CTAI) curriculum, which includes both textbook and online components, has been shown to boost student learning by about 0.2 standard deviations in a randomized effectiveness trial. Students who were assigned to the experimental condition varied substantially in how, and how much, the used the online component of…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Bensassi, Manel; Laroussi, Mona – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The goal of the dependability analysis is to predict inconsistencies and to reveal ambiguities and incompleteness in the designed learning scenario. Evaluation, in traditional learning design, is generally planned after the execution of the scenario. In mobile learning, this stage becomes too difficult and expensive to apply due to the complexity…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods
Trinidad, Gucci; Patel, Deepa; Shear, Linda; Goh, Peishi; Quek, Yin Kang; Tan, Chen Kee – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper presents case studies of two teachers at Crescent Girl's School (an all-girls high school in Singapore) who implemented strategies learned through a teacher professional development program called 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD). Policymakers often state requirements for teachers to focus on 21st century (21C) competencies without…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Single Sex Schools, Teaching Methods
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Roscoe, Rod D.; Snow, Erica L.; Brandon, Russell D.; McNamara, Danielle S. – Grantee Submission, 2013
The ability of educational games to promote students' engagement in learning and practice depends on perceived enjoyment of those games. This study investigated high school students' perceptions and enjoyment of games within the Writing Pal intelligent tutoring system. In accord with research on motivation, results showed that perceived…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Dass, Rozita; Chapman, Anne; O'Neill, Marnie – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
Recent research on Literature education in Singapore has highlighted the state of ambivalence of the Literature curriculum (Choo, 2004); suggested possibilities for its reconceptualisation, taking into consideration the environment and impact of globalisation (Holden, 2000; Choo, 2011); and considered the offering of alternative curricula (Poon,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
Yamauchi, Yuhei; Fujimoto, Toru; Takahashi, Kaoru; Araki, Junko; Otsuji, Yusuke; Suzuki, Hisashi – Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2012
This study examines "the Socla study program" to build a social learning community for high school students using Facebook and other Internet services. In the two-week program, the students worked on individual study projects that focused on their future plans. With the help of volunteer supporters and facilitators, the students found…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Socialization
Martell, Christopher C.; Hashimoto-Martell, Erin A. – Online Submission, 2011
This practitioner research study examined students at an ethnically and economically diverse high school and the impact of replacing the corporate-produced textbook with teacher-created reading packets and questions that asked students to take a critical stance on historical events in United States history. Using critical theories of education as…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Diversity, History Instruction, United States History
Chavez, Oscar; Papick, Ira; Ross, Dan J.; Grouws, Douglas A. – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this paper was to describe the process of development of assessment instruments for the Comparing Options in Secondary Mathematics: Investigating Curriculum (COSMIC) project. The COSMIC project was a three-year longitudinal comparative study focusing on evaluating high school students' mathematics learning from two distinct…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement, Interrater Reliability, Scoring Rubrics
Kariuki, Patrick; Hopkins, Beth – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of an interdisciplinary program on the secondary level. The sample consisted of 17 students enrolled in a high school advanced photography class. The students in the sample varied in their chemistry background. The sample was randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Photography, Chemistry
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