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Pratt, Justin M.; Yezierski, Ellen J. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
Conducting qualitative research in any discipline warrants two actions: accessing participants and eliciting their ideas. In chemistry education research (CER), survey techniques have been used to increase access to participants and diversify samples. Interview tasks (such as card sorting, using demonstrations, and using simulations) have been…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Education, Qualitative Research, Scientific Research
Skaggs, Rachel – Strategic National Arts Alumni Project, 2017
The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) is a comprehensive survey administered online to the arts alumni of participating institutions. Founded in 2008, SNAAP is based at the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research of the School of Education and administered in cooperation with the Indiana University Center for Survey…
Descriptors: Art Education, Alumni, College Graduates, Job Skills
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Fitzgibbons, Megan; Kloda, Lorie; Miller-Nesbitt, Andrea – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Journal clubs are meetings where participants engage in discussion or appraisal of professional literature and research. This study investigates the perceived value of librarians' participation in journal clubs. Using a hermeneutic dialectic process, we built a construction of the value of journal club participation based on interviews with…
Descriptors: Librarians, Communities of Practice, Professional Development, Informal Education
Rank, Bryan D.; Retallick, Michael S. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
In the 1990s, a series of research syntheses were conducted regarding supervised agricultural experience. These syntheses included supervised agricultural experience (SAE) research from 1964 through 1993. With these past syntheses as the premise, contemporary SAE research was identified, synthesized, and coded into emerging themes. Inclusion…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Agricultural Education, Educational Research, Participation
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2015
The "International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS) Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2015 proceedings: (1) Local History and Local Culture at the Core of Elementary Social Studies Curriculum (C.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Social Studies, Elementary Education, Local History
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Witonsky, Trudi – CEA Forum, 2013
In 1903, in the introduction to his ground-breaking, seminal work, "The Souls of Black Folks", W.E. B. Du Bois calls for a vision of our country in which African Americans can become "co-worker[s] in the kingdom of culture." In this article I make the case that the use of a novel like "Gods Go Begging" by Alfredo Vea…
Descriptors: Inclusion, African Americans, Civil Rights, Participation
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Lan, Xiaohuan – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012
About 75 percent of U.S.-trained, noncitizen PhDs in science and engineering work in the United States after graduation, and 54 percent of those who stay take postdoctoral positions. The probability of postdoctoral participation is substantially higher for temporary visa holders than for permanent visa holders because of visa-related restrictions…
Descriptors: Evidence, Labor Market, Probability, Foreign Students
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Tsai, Pei-Chun; Wong, Y. Joel – Journal of College Counseling, 2012
This qualitative focus group study explored the meaning of Chinese and Taiwanese international students' lived experiences in social organizations. Participants were 9 Chinese and Taiwanese international college students in a midwestern U.S. university. The analyses uncovered 7 themes: social support, recreation, emotional support, practical…
Descriptors: College Students, Focus Groups, Social Organizations, Higher Education
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Perkinson, James W. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2012
This essay highlights a range of questions that arise when white suburban students engage urban neighborhoods of poverty and color in the United States. How can involvement in an "other" context move beyond "educational tourism"? The essay presents a pedagogical style that raises questions of the kind of socialized body one…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Suburbs, Cultural Activities, Role
Ewert, Stephanie – US Census Bureau, 2012
The relationship between educational attainment and economic outcomes is shaped by a variety of educational experiences, including field of training, length of time spent in school, and level of attainment. This report explores the relationship between educational attainment, field of training, and eventual occupation and earnings. The report also…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Economic Status, Educational Attainment, Educational Experience
Reinhard, D. Elaine – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study is to expand the literature on mortuary science accreditation site visit teams. This study used a mixed methodology design to examine: (1) who serves on the American Board of Funeral Service Education accreditation external site visit teams; (2) reasons for involvement in accreditation; (3) perceptions of important site…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Continuing Education, Measures (Individuals), Accreditation (Institutions)
Ashcraft, Evelyn J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
College graduates who were involved in Texas Baptist Student Ministry responded to the Baptist Student Ministry Alumni Response Form indicating the nature of their involvement in Texas BSM, the personal importance they placed on these experiences, and the frequency and level of their current church activity. The researcher examined 26 hypotheses…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Alumni
Burkholder, Jessica Reno – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The research was guided by the research question: How do full-time single Turkish international graduate students conceptualize their experiences as international students? Participants in the study included three doctoral students and three master's students who participated in a series of semi-structured interviews. The data was transcribed and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Interviews, Language Skills, Employment Opportunities
Blessing, Charlotte; Rayner, Elise; Kreutzer, Kim – Forum on Education Abroad, 2010
In October/November 2009, the Forum on Education Abroad conducted its third State of the Field Survey. This survey provides an annual or biannual assessment of key education abroad issues and topics of interest to Forum members and the field of education abroad at large. Previous State of the Field surveys were conducted in 2006 and 2008. The 2009…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, International Education, Program Costs, Higher Education
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2010
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. (Individual papers contain references.) [For the 2009 proceedings, see ED504973.]
Descriptors: Social Studies, Proverbs, Social Justice, Global Approach
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