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Hite, Rebecca; Jones, M. Gail; Childers, Gina; Chesnutt, Katherine; Corin, Elysa; Pereyra, Mariana – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2019
Combined three-dimensional, haptic-enabled, virtual reality (3D HE VR) systems allow students to actively engage and explore various science concepts by leveraging user-friendly and immersive interfaces. Successful implementation of these learning tools in science classrooms hinges upon teachers' perceptions of the technology's potential as a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Pretests Posttests
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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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Coffey, Lisa; Davis, Armani – Education Sciences, 2019
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student-athletes represent a unique subculture on college campuses, and the athlete must balance the rigors of coursework, athletics, and the non-traditional dynamics associated with being an athlete, which include "dumb jock" stereotypes, isolation, negative criticism, and the fear…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, College Students, Skill Development
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Akoglu, Kemal; Lee, Hollylynne; Kellogg, Shaun – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2019
Massive open online course "for educators" (MOOC-Ed) provide opportunities for using research-based learning and teaching practices, along with new technological tools and facilitation approaches for delivering quality online professional development. The "Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations" MOOC-Ed course was…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Blended Learning, Faculty Development, Statistics
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Morgan, Sethlyn; Yazdanparast, Atefeh; Rawski, Greg – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This article describes how a small private business school, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, reengineered its career services programme to become a premier programme in the United States. Drawing on theory of involvement, the research gives business schools a strategy to improve business career placement…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Job Placement, Corporations, School Business Officials
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Varkey, Sapna; Smirnova, Olga; Gallien, Tara Lee – Journal of Extension, 2018
Engaged scholarship (ES) entails a symbiotic relationship between the community and the university. This article reports results from an evaluation of an ES symposium Eastern Carolina University held to increase awareness of ES as a means for integrating research, teaching, and service and to potentially change unfavorable perceptions about ES…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Attitude Change, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs
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Cruz, Laura; Herzog, Mary Jean – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Researchers have long recognized that instructors face distinctive challenges at different career stages. While much work has been done on developing best practices around early career faculty, the literature only pays scant attention to later-career or senior faculty (Sorcinelli, 1999; Zeig and Baldwin, 2013). The most common challenges cited by…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Aging (Individuals), Teacher Persistence
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Scales, Roya Q.; Rogers, Carrie – Professional Educator, 2017
This study of teacher leadership in first-year teachers included the following data sources: survey, follow-up telephone interviews, and teacher leader essays. Fifteen novice teachers responded to the survey, while three participated in follow-up interviews. Results suggest ideas of teacher leadership change from pre-service years to the end of…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Beginning Teachers, Certification, Teacher Educators
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Alberts, Caitlin M.; Stevenson, Clinton D. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2017
There is opportunity to decrease the frequency of foodborne illnesses by improving food safety competencies and planned behaviors of college students before they begin careers in the food industry. The objectives of this study were to (1) develop a multimedia case study teaching method that provides real world context for food science education;…
Descriptors: Food, Health Promotion, Safety, Competence
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Siwatu, Kamau Oginga; Putman, S. Michael; Starker-Glass, Tehia V.; Lewis, Chance W. – Urban Education, 2017
This article reports on the development and initial validation of the Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Self-Efficacy Scale. Data from 380 preservice and inservice teachers were used to examine the psychometric properties of the instrument. Exploratory factor analysis results suggested a one-factor structure consisting of 35 items and the…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Self Efficacy, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Linney, Jeffrey S. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study sought to investigate whether the popularity of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) would impact the behavioral intention (BI) to use of these technologies to aid in the task of academic help-seeking (AHS). Out of the ICTs available today, the most popular is text-messaging, especially among a sizable percentage of the college…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Information Technology, Help Seeking, Information Systems
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Acree, Lauren; Gibson, Theresa; Mangum, Nancy; Wolf, Mary Ann; Kellogg, Shaun; Branon, Suzanne – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2017
This study provides a mixed-methods case-study design evaluation of the Leadership in Blended Learning (LBL) program. The LBL program uses blended approaches, including face-to-face and online, to prepare school leaders to implement blended learning initiatives in their schools. This evaluation found that the program designers effectively…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Mixed Methods Research, Case Studies, Leadership Training
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Breithaupt, Andrew G.; Thomas, Kathleen C.; Wong, Connie S.; Mesibov, Gary B.; Morrissey, Joseph P. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2017
There are many unmet needs among parents of children with autism for parent respite and social time for their children. The use of undergraduate student volunteers is a potential strategy for meeting some of these needs. Separate focus groups for parents and for undergraduates were convened to assess feasibility, comfort, reservations, and mutual…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Volunteers, Parents, Children
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), 2017
The Certification Data Exchange Project (CDEP) was launched in 2012 to provide a model for sharing industry-recognized credential attainment data. Increasingly, employers and education leaders are recognizing the value of industry credentials to verify the knowledge, skills and abilities that students bring to the workforce. As states take steps…
Descriptors: Industry, Outcomes of Education, Labor Force Development, Certification
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Musick, David W.; Ray, Richard H. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
A medical school conducted a summer pre-matriculation program. The program provided basic sciences content comparable to first year medical student instruction along with clinical and other learning experiences. The study purpose was to examine self-confidence levels and reasoning skills of a single cohort of students. We examined the association…
Descriptors: Medical Schools, Medical Students, Summer Programs, Pilot Projects
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