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Meek, Simon J.; Pitman, Catherine L.; Miller, Alexander J. M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
An introductory guide to deducing the mechanism of chemical reactions is presented. Following a typical workflow for probing reaction mechanism, the guide introduces a wide range of kinetic and mechanistic tools. In addition to serving as a broad introduction to mechanistic analysis for students and researchers, the guide has also been used by…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts
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Malone, Nolan; Mark, Lauren; Narayan, Krishna – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2014
This guide offers educators, program managers, administrators, and researchers a resource for building capacity for monitoring program outcomes. It provides concise definitions of program monitoring components and a framework for assessing program progress. Examples demonstrate the relationships among program components: outcomes, indicators,…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
Council of Educational Facility Planners International, 2013
Every day in America more than 50 million children go to neighborhood public schools. Parents send them off with every hope they will be safe while there. And yet, as has been the case in too many cities, violence shatters that hope. The Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI) seeks to lead in the effort to bolster schools…
Descriptors: School Safety, Public Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2011
The "TESOL Technology Standards" are applicable in a wide range of contexts: foreign language, second language, child, teen, adult, higher education, vocational education, language for specific purposes, and fully online programs; and in settings with low, medium, or high resources and access to communication technologies. Students, teachers,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Teacher Educators, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Frank, Carolyn – Teachers College Press, 2011
Are you using interviews in your classroom? Carolyn Frank's new book on interviewing is a powerful tool for teachers and educational researchers. Through an anthropological frame, this book explains techniques for ethnographic interviews and observations in and out of the classroom. Carolyn Frank shows how teachers in particular can use…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Home Visits, Interviews, Teacher Researchers
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2012
Education data are growing in quantity, quality, and value. When appropriately used to guide action, data can be a powerful tool for improving school operations, teaching, and learning. Education stakeholders who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to appropriately access, analyze, and interpret data will be able to use data to take…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Data Interpretation, Information Utilization, Data Analysis
Besag, Valerie – Open University Press, 2006
Girls' bullying is more subtle and less physical than that perpetrated by boys; however, it can be just as powerful, and the emotional repercussions of bullying among girls can be more destructive and longer lasting than the effects of more obvious forms of bullying. Teachers report that quarrels between girls are far more time-consuming and…
Descriptors: Females, Friendship, Gender Differences, Emotional Response
Smith, Nila Banton – 2002
First published in 1934 and updated in 1965 and 1986, Nila Banton Smith's "American Reading Instruction" has provided insight and historical perspective to reading instruction in the United States beginning with the colonial era. This "Special Edition" addresses such areas as theories and practical applications; established and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Context, Educational History, Educational Trends
Carpenter, Thomas P.; Levi, Linda; Farnsworth, Valerie – In Brief, 2000
"In Brief" focuses on K-12 mathematics and science research and implications for policymakers, educators, and researchers seeking to improve student learning and achievement This brief highlights the learning gains of 240 elementary students involved in a long-term study in Madison, Wisconsin and their remarkable ability to reason with arithmetic…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Algebra, Arithmetic, Educational Change
Higgins, Chris; Reading, Judy; Taylor, Paul – 1996
This book examines issues and methods for conducting research into the educational resource environment in colleges and universities. That environment is defined as whatever is used to facilitate the learning process, including learning space, support staff, and teaching staff. Chapter 1 is an introduction to the series and lays out the process of…
Descriptors: Action Research, College Instruction, Delivery Systems, Educational Research
Anderson, Gary L.; And Others – 1994
Over the past decade there has been a substantive change in the role of practitioners in educational research. Grassroots efforts in action research highlight the importance of educators' own understanding of their practice. This book, which stems from a school-university collaboration, describes the theory and methods for conducting…
Descriptors: Action Research, College School Cooperation, Educational Research, Educational Researchers
Mambo, Marjorie; Wheatley, Susan – 1992
The pilot project described in this report involved the development of an integrated art and music curriculum model for elementary grades. In this discussion, an example of one integrated unit is described for each of grades one through six. The curriculum units are centered around literary or musical themes that incorporate a variety of…
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Research
McBride, Lawrence, Ed. – 1994
This program presents units of instruction by inter-disciplinary teams of preservice teacher education students showcasing student developed curriculum integration ideas. Lessons integrate the areas of social studies, language arts, business, science, industrial technology, and health. Presented in four sessions, Session 1 includes the following:…
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, English Curriculum, Higher Education
Collins, Aaron – Engineering Education, 1990
Discussed are principles of quality control which may be applied to the process of education and to teaching. Suggestions for improving teaching and an example of this application are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Improvement, Engineering Education, Engineers
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Nachmias, Rafi; Arcavi, Abraham – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
A nonconventional graphical way to represent functions (the Parallel Axes Representation) is discussed. A computerized environment designed to support the exploration of the representation of linear functions is described. The didactical potential of this representation is illustrated. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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