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Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína; Barillé, Stéphanie; Meckl, Markus – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In recent years Icelandic schools have seen an increase in students with immigrant background. These changes require schools and teachers to respond to the educational needs these students may have. The aim of this article is to examine these changes by looking at the experience of teachers and parents of immigrant students regarding their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Student Needs, Teacher Attitudes
Blumberg, Fran C.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Calvert, Sandra L.; Flynn, Rachel M.; Green, C. Shawn; Arnold, David; Brooks, Patricia J. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2019
We document the need to examine digital game play and app use as a context for cognitive development, particularly during middle childhood. We highlight this developmental period as 6- through 12-year olds comprise a large swath of the preadult population that plays and uses these media forms. Surprisingly, this age range remains understudied with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Play, Computer Software, Children
Barajas-Gonzalez, R. Gabriela; Ayón, Cecilia; Torres, Franco – Society for Research in Child Development, 2018
Heeding the call put out by the "New England Journal of Medicine" (2017), we utilize an ecological-transactional model as a conceptual framework for understanding existing literature and for guiding future research on immigration enforcement threat and Latino child development. Using the World Health Organization's definition of…
Descriptors: Violence, Hispanic Americans, Child Development, Immigration
Yoshikawa, Hirokazu; Wuermli, Alice J.; Raikes, Abbie; Kim, Sharon; Kabay, Sarah B. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2018
With decades of evidence to support early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies, investment in ECD has expanded worldwide. Currently, over 70 nations have national ECD legislation, the majority in the last 20 years. However, with these increased investments comes evidence that the capacity of policy systems to support ECD--across…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Educational Policy
Reich, Stephanie M.; Hoeft, Kristin S.; Díaz, Guadalupe; Ochoa, Wendy; Gaona, Amy – Society for Research in Child Development, 2018
In the United States, there are significant disparities in the oral health of children from families with high and low socioeconomic status and between majority and minority children. Extant research on these health differences has focused predominately on caregiver knowledge, beliefs, and practices as well as structural barriers such as Medicaid…
Descriptors: Child Health, Dental Health, Access to Health Care, Socioeconomic Influences
McCabe, Allyssa; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S.; Bornstein, Marc H.; Brockmeyer Cates, Carolyn; Golinkoff, Roberta; Wishard Guerra, Alison; Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy; Hoff, Erika; Kuchirko, Yana; Melzi, Gigliana; Mendelsohn, Alan; Páez, Mariela; Song, Lulu – Society for Research in Child Development, 2013
Multilingualism is an international fact of life and increasing in the United States. Multilingual families are exceedingly diverse, and policies relevant to them should take this into account. The quantity and quality of a child's exposure to responsive conversation spoken by fluent adults predicts both monolingual and multilingual language and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Misconceptions, Second Language Learning, Literacy
Yoshikawa, Hirokazu; Kholoptseva, Jenya; Suárez-Orozco, Carola – Society for Research in Child Development, 2013
Policy debates about undocumented immigration in the United States focus most often on adults and adolescents. Yet 5.5 million U.S. children currently reside with at least one undocumented immigrant parent, with 4.5 million of these children U.S.-born citizens. Given that children with undocumented parents constitute nearly one-third of all…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Community Organizations, Parents, Undocumented Immigrants
Cabrera, Natasha J. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2013
Although the development and well-being of ethnic and racial minority children have received sustained attention over the past few decades from policymakers, researchers, and practitioners (Cabrera, Beeghly, & Eisenberg, 2012; Crosnoe & Fuligni, 2012; McLloyd, 1990, 2006; Quintana et al., 2006), these efforts have contributed to a body of…
Descriptors: Minority Group Children, Child Development, Child Rearing, Well Being
Tseng, Vivian – Society for Research in Child Development, 2012
This paper presents a conceptual framework for understanding the uses of research in policy and practice, findings from recent empirical work, and early lessons from the field. The framework describes the ways policymakers and practitioners define, acquire, interpret, and ultimately use research. Relationships are vital conduits for acquiring…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Research, Researchers, Research Utilization
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Baxter Magolda, Marcia B.; King, Patricia M. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
In this monograph, the authors identify milestones in the journey toward self-authorship based on the theoretical work of Kegan (1982, 1994) and Baxter Magolda (2001b, 2008, 2009a), as well as the empirical findings from Baxter Magolda's longitudinal study (2001b, 2009a) and the qualitative longitudinal portion of the Wabash National Study of…
Descriptors: Self Actualization, Liberal Arts, College Students, Student Development
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Evans, Alvin; Chun, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This monograph examines the emergence of strategic human resource (HR) practices in higher education at a time when the budgetary crisis in public higher education has never been more acute. The wave of financial pressures on public research universities today heralds the advent of an era of unprecedented change. Financial upheaval resulting from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Resources, Public Colleges, Research Universities
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Lee, Amy; Poch, Robert; Shaw, Marta; Williams, Rhiannon D. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
This monograph attempts to bring insights of diverse branches of educational theory to bear on the practical question of how faculty can leverage the diversity students bring to class in ways that support their intercultural learning outcomes. The authors aim to demonstrate the breadth of research establishing a supportive relationship between the…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Student Diversity, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
Topper, Amy – Achieving the Dream, 2011
Using data from Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count, this issue of "Data Notes" investigates the number of attempts it takes students to complete all developmental education courses to which they are referred. Subsequent gateway course completion and overall persistence are also examined. Three-year outcomes were analyzed and…
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, English Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Correlation
Clery, Sue – Achieving the Dream, 2011
Certain attributes are predictors of student success, including: regular class attendance; completion of all assigned readings and work; being attentive in class and participating in class discussions; setting definable goals; and scheduling an adequate amount of study time. However, other student characteristics, including demographics such as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Student Characteristics, Graduation
Fiese, Barbara H.; Gundersen, Craig; Koester, Brenda; Washington, LaTesha – Society for Research in Child Development, 2011
In 2009, 14.7% of households were food insecure at some time during the year. In other words, members of those households did not have access at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life. This is arguably the most serious nutrition-related public health problem facing the U.S. today. The serious developmental consequences of food…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Security (Psychology), Children
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