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Whatley, Mark A.; Wasieleski, David T.; Breneiser, Jennifer E.; Wood, Meagan M. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2019
Academic entitlement (AE) refers to a personality characteristic reflecting the degree to which students believe they have a right to special treatment within the classroom even though it may be undeserved. The construct has been linked to narcissism (Wasieleski, Whatley, Briihl, & Branscome, 2014). The present study investigated how…
Descriptors: College Students, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes, Self Concept
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Matherson, Lisa H.; Hardin, James E.; Wilson, Elizabeth K. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
In efforts to more efficiently assess and manage the student teaching experience (internship) of students, a pilot program was undertaken to implement the LiveText Field Experience Management (FEM) tool. This paper relates the efforts of stakeholders (mentor teachers, university supervisors, school district administrative personnel, teacher…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Internship Programs, Pilot Projects, Management Systems
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Harrell-Williams, Leigh M.; Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S.; Pierce, Rebecca L.; Lesser, Lawrence M.; Sorto, M. Alejandra – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recently adopted state standards for middle grades and high school mathematics content have an increased emphasis on statistical topics. With this change, teacher education programs may need to adapt how they prepare preservice secondary mathematics teachers (PSMTs) to teach statistics and require measures related to statistics teaching to assess…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Scores, Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers
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Zhang, Xihui; Gossett, Carol; Simpson, Jill; Davis, Ron – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
Advising students for success in higher education has always been an important and challenging task. This becomes even more critical nowadays as most higher education institutions are trying to boost their enrollment and improve their retention so that they can be self-sufficient financially and sustainable economically. Research studies on…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Higher Education, Faculty Advisers, College Faculty
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Jenny, Seth E.; Almond, Emily C.; Chung, Jinwook J.; Rademaker, Scot M. – Physical Educator, 2019
This study determined the perceived motivators and barriers of sport management majors to participate in a college-sponsored study abroad experience. An online survey was administered to 180 undergraduate and graduate sport management students from across the United States. The top motivators were (1) overall life experience, (2) the opportunity…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Motivation, Barriers, Study Abroad
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Martin, Jason – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2019
The scope of this article is to describe the creation and implementation of specialized adaptations used in teaching the subject of basic cryptography to students who are visually impaired or blind. Included is an overview of events held for visually impaired and blind transition age youth in Alabama and the methods used to engage this population…
Descriptors: Braille, Large Type Materials, Assistive Technology, Students with Disabilities
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Waymer, Damion; Brown, Kenon A.; Baker, Kimberly; Fears, Lillie – Communication Teacher, 2018
We interviewed racially/ethnically diverse, early career public relations practitioners. By asking participants to reflect on their collegiate social and educational development, we unearth contributing factors to these individuals' success both in college and in their professions to date. Respondents desired much more in-school training and…
Descriptors: Socialization, Career Development, Public Relations, Undergraduate Study
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Reeves, Sheena; Thompson, Audie – Chemical Engineering Education, 2018
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) provide significant STEM degrees to African Americans. Initiatives toward increasing diversity in STEM fields have been implemented by government and industry leaders. HBCUs annually award over 20% of all African American baccalaureate chemical engineering degrees. This speaks volume to the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African American Students, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Education
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Baah, David; Floyd-Smith, Tamara; Begum, Shamim Ara; Smith, Allen; Kwon, K. C.; Vahdat, Nader – Chemical Engineering Education, 2018
Cultural integration of students and student population diversity play an important role in training college students, due to growing demand for diversity to solutions to human needs, the advancement of global economy and cultural understanding. This type of cultural integration has resulted in the new normal known as the multicultural classroom.…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Student Diversity, Foreign Students, Student Experience
Whinnery, Erin; Pompelia, Sarah – Education Commission of the States, 2018
A governor's State of the State address is an opportunity to outline policy priorities, highlight past accomplishments and reflect on the condition of the state and country. In 2018, 17 governors are serving their last year in office, having reached the end of their term or deciding not to seek re-election. Many of them used their State of the…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Statewide Planning, Educational Finance, Labor Force Development
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Hur, Jung Won; Suh, Suhyun – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This case study examined how community-university partnerships have helped develop welcoming learning environments for new immigrants, particularly the increasing number of South Korean students and families in eastern Alabama. The creation of South Korean-owned automobile manufacturing plants in the southeastern United States has brought numerous…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Foreign Countries
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Sheffield, Adriane; Morgan, Holly G.; Blackmore, Cameryn – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2018
This article describes the STEM Entrepreneurship Academy, a week-long summer camp that exposes students from the Black Belt region of Alabama to a college campus and opportunities in the STEM disciplines. A unique feature of this program is the entrepreneurial focus on STEM. Students interact with university faculty, staff, and students while…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning, Summer Programs
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Fossey, Richard – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
College students who reside in campus dormitories at public universities have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their dorm rooms that is protected by the fourth amendment; and officials cannot search these rooms for law enforcement purposes without a valid warrant. Non-students, however, have no such reasonable expectation of privacy in…
Descriptors: College Students, Public Colleges, Privacy, Dormitories
Hall, Schernavia Marshee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative study explores the educational experiences of African American students from the rural region of Alabama commonly known at the Black Belt and how the resources they received helped them prepare and gain access to higher education. The purpose of this study was to examine how factors such as rurality, race and class impact rural…
Descriptors: African American Students, Rural Schools, Access to Education, Higher Education
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