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Thurtle-Schmidt, Deborah M.; Lo, Te-Wen – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2018
Disrupting a gene to determine its effect on an organism's phenotype is an indispensable tool in molecular biology. Such techniques are critical for understanding how a gene product contributes to the development and cellular identity of organisms. The explosion of genomic sequencing technologies combined with recent advances in genome-editing…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Undergraduate Study
Whetstone, Kimarie W. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2017
Research-supported guidelines to assist faculty with finding and evaluating online course tools and media that are accessible to learners taking online college courses in the United States are not generally available. The recent refresh to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794(d)) provides justification for…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Media Selection
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Hilton, Annette; Hilton, Geoff – Teaching Science, 2016
In many scientific contexts, students need to be able to use mathematical knowledge in order to engage in scientific reasoning and problem-solving, and their understanding of scientific concepts relies heavily on their ability to understand and use mathematics in often new or unfamiliar contexts. Not only do science students need high levels of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Concepts, Problem Solving
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Singh, Ajay; Squires, Jane – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2014
Due to the prevalence of ADHD, there is a need for early intervention at the preschool level to improve children's chance of academic success in later years. Yet few preschool teachers are trained to meet the challenges children with ADHD present. This paper gives a rationale and curriculum for teacher training in ADHD, with an emphasis on Social…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Early Intervention, Preschool Education, Teacher Education
Kuo, Ya-Hui – Online Submission, 2010
While there have been many articles published in the area of self-regulated learning, there is a need to have a research article that solely emphasizes on how to put self-regulated learning theory into practice. In order to help teachers incorporate self-regulated learning theory into their classroom teaching and students to do so into their…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Teachers
Shariff, Shaheen – Cambridge University Press, 2009
This book is directed to academics, educators, and government policy-makers who are concerned about addressing emerging cyber-bullying and anti-authority student expressions through the use of cell phone and Internet technologies. There is a current policy vacuum relating to the extent of educators' legal responsibilities to intervene when such…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Bullying, Legal Responsibility, Public Policy
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Cooley, Aaron – Educational Research Quarterly, 2009
This paper investigates the history and concept of liberalism from its first uses to its most modern incarnations. The paper aims to serve as a primer for educators and educational researchers to better understand liberalism and its place as a foundational and controversial discourse in politics, social science, and education. Through reference to…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Social Sciences, Educational Change, Educational Researchers
Abouserie, Hossam M. R. – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this study was to explore and investigate the ways faculty at The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University use Networked Information Sources and Services to support their service tasks. Library and Information Sciences faculty were chosen as the population for this study. The study aimed to answer the following…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Information Sources, College Faculty, Technology Uses in Education
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Groff, Jennifer; Mouza, Chrystalla – AACE Journal, 2008
Creating effective learning environments with technology remains a challenge for teachers. Despite the tremendous push for educators to integrate technology into their classrooms, many have yet to do so and struggle to find consistent success with technology-based instruction. The challenges to effective technology integration have been…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Steinberg, Carola – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2008
The intention of this article is to illustrate how assessment is an "emotional practice" (Hargreaves, 1998) for teachers and how paying attention to the emotions involved can provide useful information about assessment practices to teachers, teacher-educators and policy-reformers. Through presenting a review of research literature it makes three…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Formative Evaluation, Accountability, Student Evaluation
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Simonsen, Brandi; Fairbanks, Sarah; Briesch, Amy; Myers, Diane; Sugai, George – Education and Treatment of Children, 2008
Classroom management is a critical skill area. Teachers should be trained and supported in implementing practices that are likely to be successful; that is, practices that are backed by evidence. The purpose of this paper is to describe the outcomes of a systematic literature search conducted to identify evidence-based classroom management…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Reinforcement, Peer Teaching, Tutoring
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Colucci-Gray, Laura; Fraser, Christine – European Educational Research Journal, 2008
Teaching is acknowledged to be complex, multifaceted and dynamic. Curriculum revisions in Scotland, and elsewhere, call for teachers who are adaptable and capable of change. Yet the skills and attributes traditionally valued and acquired by teachers during their education do not necessarily equip them to cope with the shifting landscape of…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Buzzetto-More, Nicole; Alade, Ayodele – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2008
Electronic portfolios are a student-centered outcomes-based assessment regime involving learners in the gathering, selection, and organization of artifacts synthesized into a compilation purposed to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or achievements supported by reflections that articulate the relevance, credibility, and meaning of the artifacts…
Descriptors: Models, Business Administration Education, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Bele, Irene Velsvik – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2008
The voice is a basic tool in human communication and an important factor in a positive self-understanding and identity, both for the teacher's sense of profession and for the pupils' ability to express themselves orally; two perspectives of great importance in the Norwegian National Curriculum. Voice disorders are common among teachers world-wide…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Teacher Education, History, Voice Disorders
Schwille, John; Dembele, Martial; Schubert, Jane – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) UNESCO, 2007
This booklet targets policymakers and educators with busy lives (especially those in developing countries) who may neither have the time nor the opportunity to read widely across all the issues raised herein. This publication looks at all forms of teacher learning, formal and informal, from teachers' own early schooling, through their training,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Education, Educational Planning, Educational Development
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