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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Ruppar, Andrea L.; McQueston, Jessica A.; McCabe, Katie M.; Johnston, Russell; Toews, Samantha Gross – Journal of Special Education, 2019
Supplementary aids and services (SAS) have been a provision in special education law since PL 94-142, however, almost no guidance has been provided to help teams make decisions about their appropriate selection and use. In this exploratory study, we explore the types of SAS selected for students with significant support needs using a conventional…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Special Education
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Ummet, Durmus; Eksi, Halil; Erdogan, Ahmet – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed at examining the effects of narcissism and family relations on secondary school students' decision-making characteristics. The study also investigated whether or not students' decision-making characteristics differentiated according to gender. Research Methods: Participants were secondary school students who were studying…
Descriptors: Prediction, Role, Family Relationship, Personality Problems
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Hoxtell, Annette – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This article sheds light on an understudied aspect of the transition from school to work: the choice of a training company. It presents findings from qualitative interviews with 69 secondary school students and apprentices from the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg, focusing on their reasons to choose a training company in the dual system.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Secondary School Students, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Dagnew, Asrat – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
The main purpose of this research was to examine the relationship among parenting styles, academic self concept, academic motivation and students' academic achievement. The sample for this research consisted of 136 (82 males & 54 females) 9th and 10th grade students from Fasilo secondary school and was gathered using stratified random…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Academic Ability, Self Concept, Correlation
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Scott, Howard Eric – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explain how peripheral participants contributed to and became more central members of a community of practice based in a social network that was used to support mobile learning approaches among post-compulsory education students. The notion was that in inducing participation through pedagogical strategies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Social Media
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Grotlüschen, Anke – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2018
Global Competence is a domain developed for PISA 2018. We ask whether it ignores voices from the Global South. Criteria are taken from Robertson, known for the theory of glocalisation as well as the educational scientist Seitz. Further criteria are added from a 21st century perspective. The discourse analysis uses documents available to the public…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Discourse Analysis, Achievement Tests
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Hearst, Mary O.; Wang, Qi; Grannon, Katherine; Davey, Cynthia S.; Nanney, Marilyn S. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: This study examines school strategies to educate parents over time about physical activity and nutrition and how those strategies are related to adolescent health behaviors. Methods: Data from the Minnesota School Health Profiles Lead Health Education Teacher survey (2008-2012) and the Minnesota Student Survey (MSS, 2013) included…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Life Style, Child Health, Parent Education
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Sugrue, Ciaran; Mertkan, Sefika – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
In a climate of accountability and performativity, do teachers experience CPD provision as an externally imposed demand for conformity, compliance, to be accountable, or as a personal and professional rejuvenation that enhances their sense of professional responsibility? Through a qualitative study of secondary schools in England, this paper…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools
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Cornish, Carlene – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2017
Raising of Participation Age (RPA) legislation mandates English youth to participate in post-16 education, employment or training. However, how does this particular college accommodate youth that were so-called disaffected learners and previously not in education, employment and training (NEET)? The aim was to investigate the educational…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Focus Groups, Observation, Semi Structured Interviews
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Billington, Mary Genevieve; Nissinen, Kari; Gabrielsen, Egil – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2017
In recent years, the Norwegian government has invested heavily in improving basic skills in the adult population. Initiatives have included legislation, the introduction of work-based adult education programs, and reforms in schooling. In light of this investment, we explore trends in adult literacy and numeracy, by comparing data from two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Basic Skills
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Saula, Shamsideen Ayinla – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Children constitute a significant proportion of any nation's population and they are the inheritors of the society. In Nigeria, children hold a great thrust for the future. This paper examined various methods by adult educators in curbing violence among children through various adult education programmes such as literacy education, fundamental…
Descriptors: Violence, Foreign Countries, Prevention, Adult Education
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Hoogland, Kees; Pepin, Birgit – Adults Learning Mathematics, 2016
Word problems are often used to assess numeracy, despite the growing number of reports on difficulties students encounter with this genre of mathematical problems. These reports contend that a large number of difficulties are influenced by the way the problems are presented, that is, with verbal representations of the problem situations. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Word Problems (Mathematics), Adults
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Patterson, Margaret Becker – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
Two core adult education outcomes for advanced adult learners in U.S. states under the National Reporting System are learning gains in adult secondary education and entry into postsecondary education (PSE). Advanced learner outcomes are associated with key functions in an adult education programming framework, as well as with adequate…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Outcomes of Education, College Faculty, Achievement Gains
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Anderson, Nadia; Peart, Sheine – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2016
Underachievement at GCSE level has significant effects on an individual's life chances. Each year, around half of 16-year-olds leave school without having achieved a full level-2 qualification (five GCSEs at A*-C including English and maths). Many of these students enrol on a programme of study at local further education (FE) colleges. Recent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Learning Motivation, Underachievement, Secondary School Students
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Beltekin, Nurettin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Historically, Turkey is an immigrant country. It has experienced various migration waves from Asia, Awrupa and Africa. Recently, Turkey has confronted a huge wave of migration. Turkey tries to meet many needs besides the educational needs of refugees, but there is not enough study on refugees in the field of educational sciences…
Descriptors: Refugees, Educational Attainment, Standards, Access to Education
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