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Bourne, Katherine; Wilkinson, Clare; Bancroft, Mandy; Robinson, Gareth; Noel, Catherine; Varadi, Aniko; Watson, Melanie; Foster, Maxine; Lewis, Debbie – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at the University of the West of England, Bristol has been piloting a schools outreach project entitled BoxED (EDucation in a Box) since 2015. School activities are inspired from the research and teaching of our academics, and the BoxED team have developed a series of hour long activities, linked to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outreach Programs, Learning Activities, Universities
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Boske, Christa; Elue, Chinasa – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case outlines a dilemma encountered by faculty and graduate assistants in a K-12 educational administration graduate program. The case offers a detailed illustration of tensions arising when faculty were asked to increase "diversity" within their program. Faculty uncover disrupting institutional systems of domination that often play…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study
Holder, Ashley; Bethea-Hampton, Terrie – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
The purpose of this collaborative project is to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) and Virtual Reality (VR) into college courses to promote student engagement and flexible learning opportunities. This project will assist teachers in the K-12 and higher education environment to better identify lesson strategies for the implementation of…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
Waggoner, Michael D., Ed.; Walker, Nathan C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
From the founding of Harvard College in 1636 as a mission for training young clergy to the landmark 1968 Supreme Court decision in "Epperson v. Arkansas," which struck down the state's ban on teaching evolution in schools, religion and education in the United States have been inextricably linked. Still today new fights emerge over the…
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gillies, Ann – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2017
This article describes how a Teacher Educator teaches her university students (pre-service teachers) about belonging; how it feels to belong to a group, why they need to spend their time and energy during the school day working to make K-12 students feel that they belong, what belonging looks like, and how to make it happen in the pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Group Unity, Sense of Community
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Lukowiak, Twila; Ghareeb, James; Wadi, Sarah; Stanis, Samantha; Walter, Jack – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2017
Described in this multifaceted article are various types of bullying and the potential long-term, harmful effects. The authors also depict a multitude of strategies for parents / guardians and teachers in assisting children who have suffered from bullying. Furthermore, the authors share their personal experiences with bullying and explain the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Organizations, College Students
Education Trust-West, 2017
Educational opportunities and outcomes for California's Latino students have improved over the last half century. Even so, Latino students continue to face barriers in opportunity that make it harder for them to achieve college, career, and future success. The goal of this report is to describe what Latino students currently experience in…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Wolf, Leni – Education Trust-West, 2017
Almost one out of every three K-12 public school students in California is a Latino, Black, Native American, or Pacific Islander male--making it clear that the economic future of the state will hinge on the ability to help the millions of boys and young men in education institutions succeed in high school, college, and beyond. But in order to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Group Students, Males, Success
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Goff, Jay W.; Williams, Brian G.; Kilgore, Wendy – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2016
Effective strategic enrollment management (SEM) efforts require vast amounts of internal and external data to ensure that meaningful reporting and analysis systems can assist managers in decision making. A wide range of information is integral for leading effective and efficient student recruitment and retention programs. This article is designed…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Decision Making, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
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Haralson, Michele; Hoaglund, Amy; Birkenfeld, Karen; Rogers, Betsy – Education, 2016
After first introduced in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March, webquests have inundated the K-12 classroom. (Dodge, 1995) WebQuests are designed to support students' critical thinking particularly at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Recently, studies have emerged focusing on the use of webquests in teacher education (Hassanien…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Critical Thinking
Jimenez, Laura; Sargrad, Scott; Morales, Jessica; Thompson, Maggie – Center for American Progress, 2016
After defining remedial education, this report reviews the typical methods that institutions employ to identify students in need of remediation and the resulting national demographics of remediated students. It touches on national rates of progress through remedial education for major racial or ethnic and socioeconomic student groups and examines…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Needs Assessment, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Whitfield, Christina – State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2016
Analysis of student-level data to inform policy and promote student success is a core function of executive higher education agencies. Postsecondary data systems have expanded their collection of data elements for use by policymakers, institutional staff, and the general public. State coordinating and governing boards use these data systems for…
Descriptors: Student Records, College Students, Data Collection, Information Security
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2015
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who agree to teach for four years at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families and to meet other requirements. This brief report…
Descriptors: Grants, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Low Income Groups
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Brown, Karin – Thought & Action, 2015
While higher education has typically included exposure to the values and ethos of the liberal arts, traditional liberal arts education has been in retreat and under threat for a while now. What role has the assessment movement had on this retreat? Is assessment, in fact, part of the deterioration of higher education? Assessment in academia began…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Student Evaluation, Role
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Alcorn, Brandon; Christensen, Gayle; Kapur, Devesh – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Demographic surges and economic growth have created an exploding demand for higher education in the Global South--a demand that low- and middle-income countries cannot realistically meet with traditional institutions alone. In India, the demand increasingly is being met by online education. Recently, MOOCs--with their potential to scale up rapidly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Online Courses, Professional Education
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