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Kapelner, Adam; Soterwood, Jeanine; Nessaiver, Shalev; Adlof, Suzanne – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2018
Vocabulary knowledge is essential to educational progress. High quality vocabulary instruction requires supportive contextual examples to teach word meaning and proper usage. Identifying such contexts by hand for a large number of words can be difficult. In this work, we take a statistical learning approach to engineer a system that predicts…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Databases, Training, Models
Wells, Sandra H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive comparative study was to investigate and explore the usage of multimedia instructional tools (MMITs) in an integrated business applications course to determine if there was a statistically significant difference in the gain scores between the pretest and posttest scores of high school students who used…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, High School Students, Business Education, Multimedia Instruction
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Tran, Henry; McCormick, Jessica; Nguyen, Trang Thu – Management in Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the costs of replacing high school principals. The technique for cost estimation used is the 'ingredients method' and is based on the economic principle of opportunity cost. It is the recommended form of cost analysis by experts in the field. Within this study, the ingredients method systematically…
Descriptors: High Schools, Principals, Cost Effectiveness, Public Schools
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Kapelner, Adam; Soterwood, Jeanine; NessAiver, Shalev; Adlof, Suzanne – Grantee Submission, 2018
Vocabulary knowledge is essential to educational progress. High quality vocabulary instruction requires supportive contextual examples to teach word meaning and proper usage. Identifying such contexts by hand for a large number of words can be difficult. In this work, we take a statistical learning approach to engineer a system that predicts…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Databases, Training, Models
State, Talida M.; Kern, Lee – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2017
Over the last decade, there has been increased interest in measuring life satisfaction among children and adolescents as an indicator of broad well-being and happiness. Although limited, existing research with students with social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) problems indicates they experience lower life satisfaction compared with their…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, High School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Problems
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Plotner, Anthony J.; Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rose, Chad A.; Carlson-Britting, Kinsey B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Students with disabilities lag behind peers without disabilities in most postsecondary outcome areas such as employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Numerous initiatives aimed at supporting students as they transition from school to adult life have received attention over the last few decades. These initiatives include those…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Transition Plans, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Chadwell, Briael Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This quantitative study examines the perceptions of career and technical education (CTE) among high school students based on their socioeconomic status and gender, and the interaction between the two. The study used a convenience sample of 207 students from four coastal South Carolina high schools. The data was collected using the Image of…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Career Education
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Hunt, Tamerah N. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2015
Context: Concussion management is potentially complicated by the lack of reporting due to poor educational intervention in youth athletics. Objective: Determine if a concussion-education video developed for high school athletes will increase the reporting of concussive injuries and symptom recognition in this group. Design: Cross-sectional,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Intervention, Control Groups, Head Injuries
Kerns, Claretta M. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of high school transition strategies for ninth grade students in comparison to the traditional high school experience of first time ninth grade students. This study compared the English End-of-Course (EOC) test scores of first time ninth grade students in a traditional high school setting…
Descriptors: Student Promotion, Transitional Programs, Grade 9, High School Students
Hite, Jenny; Lord, Joan – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
This brief report offers analysis of ACT and SAT results from 2008 to 2013 in the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) region. The brief focuses on the increase in test participation rates and points to policies that SREB states initiated that affected these rates. Five SREB states currently require 100 percent student participation on the…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Influences
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Webster, Collin A.; Mindrila, Diana; Weaver, Glenn – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2013
Affective learning is a major focus of the national K-12 physical education (PE) content standards (National Association for Sport and Physical Education [NASPE, 2004]). Understanding how students might fit into different affective learning subgroups would help extend affective learning theory in PE and suggest possible intervention strategies for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Affective Objectives, Intervention, Multivariate Analysis
Stone, Carmen Mellisa Boatwright – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In the United States, K-12-12 online schools are growing, but research on the topic is limited. The purpose of this quantitative, correlational study was to determine if there was a relationship between teacher perceptions of the Effective Schools Correlates and student achievement within two South Carolina online high schools. The independent…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
Smith, Mark S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of interactive whiteboard technology on ninth grade English End of Course scores in two high schools in the Upstate of South Carolina in the school year 2011-2012. This study also sought to determine what impact interactive whiteboard technology had on the factors of gender, socio-economic…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Rural Schools, High Schools, Visual Aids
Wogamon, Lynn S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This correlational research study examined the relationships between secondary general education teachers' attitudes toward inclusion, hours of professional development in topics related to special education and hours of support from special education personnel addressing the needs of students with disabilities received weekly. The research also…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
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Valois, Robert F.; Zullig, Keith J. – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: Preliminary data were collected to evaluate the psychometric properties of an emotional self-efficacy (ESE) measure in a sample of 3836 public high school adolescents who completed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Survey in South Carolina. Methods: Principal axis factor analysis was followed by a…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Self Efficacy, Psychometrics, Psychological Patterns
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