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Anderson, Kate; Hegarty, Seamus; Henry, Martin; Kim, Helyn; Care, Esther – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2018
This report describes an initiative undertaken from 2016-2017 by the Center for Universal Education (CUE) at the Brookings Institution and Education International (EI) to develop tools to measure the breadth of learning opportunities to which children and youth are exposed in an education system. The Breadth of Learning Opportunities (BOLO)…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Systems Analysis, Student Diversity, Access to Education
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Goodwin, Jeff; White, David J.; Lauxman, Lisa A. – Journal of Extension, 2018
How does an educator ensure that an audience is receiving an intended message? Further complicating this matter, what happens if the audience members' primary language differs from that of the presenter and the use of an interpreter is not feasible? We explore these questions through a case study based on our experience as three Extension…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Case Studies, Extension Agents, Extension Education
Santos, Maria; Palacios, Martha Castell├│n; Cheuk, Tina; Greene, Rebecca; Mercado-Garcia, Diana; Zerkel, Lisa; Hakuta, Kenji; Skarin, Renae – Teachers College Press, 2018
How do school communities create environments that fully prepare both English learners and dual-language learners for colleges and careers? This valuable book profiles six high-performing high schools that had a singular focus on improving the educational outcomes of English learners. The authors use these case studies to identify a comprehensive…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Bilingual Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Urban, Jennifer Brown; Linver, Miriam R.; Thompson, Julie; Davidson, Ronnie; Lorimer, David – Applied Developmental Science, 2018
The importance of engaging in high quality program evaluation is a generally accepted principle underscored by external pressure from funders. High quality evaluation necessarily begins with good evaluation planning. This paper outlines Evolutionary Evaluation and specifically the Systems Evaluation Protocol, an approach that emphasizes…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Values Education, Systems Approach, Case Studies
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Leiber, Theodor – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Since (higher) education is more important than ever in knowledge societies, high priority should be ascribed to quality management in higher education institutions and its effectiveness. However, there is still a lack of systematic evaluation of the latter, particularly analyses which are not restricted to ex-post gathered data and expert…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Higher Education, Educational Administration
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Sterling, Stephen; Dawson, Jonathan; Warwick, Paul – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Mainstream westernised educational policy and practice continue to be firmly rooted in ontological and epistemological traditions that reflect what Gregory Bateson referred to as the illusion of our separation from the living world. In response, there has been a flourishing of innovation at the levels of educational philosophy, curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Evaluation Methods
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Runge, Timothy J.; Knoster, Timothy P.; Moerer, Deanna; Breinich, Todd; Palmiero, James – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2017
Schools have limited experience and little guidance to identify and install evidence-based and promising programs and practices/interventions (EBPs) within advanced tiers of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (SWPBIS). One form of guidance is the Hexagon Tool which can be used to ensure a match between the EBP and student…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, Evidence Based Practice, Intervention
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Shangraw, Rebecca – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
The Domain Five Observation Instrument (DFOI) is a competency-based observation instrument recommended for sport leaders or researchers who wish to evaluate coaches' instructional behaviors. The DFOI includes 10 behavior categories and four timed categories that encompass 34 observable instructional benchmarks outlined in domain five of the…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Coaching (Performance), Evaluation Methods, Teacher Behavior
Robinson, Gareth; Cook, Ann – Voices in Urban Education, 2017
The story of the Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights illustrates the positive impact of using performance assessments rather than relying on the state Regents exams.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Consortia, Academic Standards, Performance Based Assessment
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Westby, Carol; Washington, Karla N. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this tutorial is to support speech-language pathologists' (SLPs') application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in assessment and treatment practices with children with language impairment. Method: This tutorial reviews the framework of the ICF, describes the implications of the ICF…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Language Impairments, Language Skills, Case Studies
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Brown, Ryan; Chiorescu, Marcela; Mohr, Darin – PRIMUS, 2017
The Georgia College mathematics department has reimagined its major requirements to integrate meaningful undergraduate research experiences. We have developed and implemented a multi-year action plan to transform our major. In this article we discuss how the department has developed and implemented a year-long research experience as a capstone…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Mathematics Education, Case Studies
Farmer, Tadd; West, Richard E. – Educational Technology, 2016
With increasing interest in competency and outcome-based education, and the blending of formal and informal learning, there is increasing need for credentials to match these learning paradigms. In this article, the authors discuss the benefits, challenges, and potential future directions for open digital badges--one potential alternative…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Case Studies, Informal Education, Blended Learning
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Miller, Robin Lin; King, Jean A.; Mark, Melvin M.; Caracelli, Valerie – American Journal of Evaluation, 2016
Over the past 14 years, AEA's Oral History Project Team (Robin Lin Miller, Jean A. King, Valerie Caracelli, and Melvin M. Mark) has conducted interviews with individuals who have made signal contributions to evaluation theory and practice, tracing their professional development and contextualizing their work within the social and political…
Descriptors: Oral History, Faculty Development, Psychometrics, Program Evaluation
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Prud'homme-Genereux, Annie – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2016
This column provides original articles on innovations in case study teaching, assessment of the method, as well as case studies with teaching notes. This month's issue describes incorporating a journal article into the classroom by first converting it into a case study.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Instructional Innovation, Journal Articles, Curriculum Enrichment
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Guardino, Caroline; Cannon, Joanna E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
Concluding a two-part "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue on deafness and diversity (DAD), the editors provide reflections and guidance to the field regarding d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) children with a disability (DWD; e.g., learning or intellectual disability, autism) and d/Dhh children from homes where parents use a…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Language Usage, Family Environment
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