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Kutschera, P. C.; Tesoro, Elena C.; Legamia, Benigno P., Jr.; Talamera-Sandico, Mary Grace – Online Submission, 2019
Rural social work education and practice in North America underwent a revival in recent decades and remains a valid praxis and pedagogic model for the 21st Century. The paper posits through rigorous literature review and analysis there are numerous elements central to North American (U.S. and Canadian) and Commonwealth of Nations (U.K., Australia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Praxis, Rural Areas
Throne, Robin; Walters, Kelley – Online Submission, 2019
This conference paper offers a critical examination of the construct of research supervisor agency to foster doctoral researcher persistence and completion in practitioner doctoral programs, especially for the Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Education, within a distributed student support environment. The current literature of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Supervisors, Academic Persistence, Researchers
Dreas-Shaikha, Maryann J. – Online Submission, 2018
There is a serious need to reconsider the adult-led, grade-centered parent teacher meetings which are standard school practice. Schools and students would benefit from elevating PTMs with student voice and formative assessment that celebrates students' efforts and motivates them to continue learning. Under a reinvented framework for meetings,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Student Empowerment, Meetings
Dansby-Giles, Gloria; Edwards, Anthony; Dansby, Jacqueline; Giles, Frank L.; Edwards, J. T. – Online Submission, 2018
As student enrollment has taken a center place in higher education, faculty and administrators are concerned about student retention and success in traditional face-to-face, online and blended courses. This presentation will explore the implications of data mining for predicting relationships between information contained within a learning…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Mastery Learning, Accreditation (Institutions), Academic Standards
Arsyad, Safnil – Online Submission, 2018
Indonesian faculty members and postgraduate students are encouraged to publish their research results in reputable international journals such as those published in English. This is to boost the participation as well as prestige of Indonesian scholars in the eyes of international scholars. However, the majority of scholars in Social Sciences and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, College Faculty
D'Acierno, Maria Rosaria – Online Submission, 2018
The general purpose of this study is to increase, in a classroom environment, formal communication by using reading and writing. Our research focuses on reading as a means to develop the writing of a good précis, which in its turn contributes to improve: 1) memory, vocabulary and grammatical-syntactical structures, in brief, the organization of a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Native Language, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Throne, Robin; Oddi, Brian – Online Submission, 2018
This conceptual paper critically explores the construct of agency from a dissertation research supervisor perspective. While the literature has expanded in the exploration of student agency, little focus has been given to the construct from a research supervisor agency stance. While current research into doctoral completion has shown the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Mentors
Pinar, Yunus; Ünal, Fatma; Kubilay Pinar, Nihal – Online Submission, 2018
Over the recent years, a significant increase has been observed in screen-based media use among different age groups. Unregulated and excessive use of technological instruments such as smart phones, tablets or computers also leads to a number of health problems. Vision problems induced by the use of technological instruments among youth and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Visual Impairments, Anxiety
Thomas, Shinto – Online Submission, 2017
Phrónêsis or practical wisdom is an important element of Aristotelian virtue ethics. This paper is an attempt to study what is meant by Phrónêsis, how it might be understood, reinterpreted, applied, and extended in contemporary professional management practice and its role in enhancing professional excellence in modern managers. Phrónêsis can…
Descriptors: Literary Criticism, Ethics, Thinking Skills, Strategic Planning
Johnson, William L.; Johnson, Annabel M.; Johnson, Jared W. – Online Submission, 2017
The document is from a featured presentation at the 2017 annual conference of the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) in Houston, Texas, November 9-11, 2017. When educators discuss student achievement, it is rare not to hear names like Robert Marzano and John Hattie. Both have clear, specific, and concrete strategies teachers can use to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Techniques, Feedback (Response)
Yavoruk, Oleg – Online Submission, 2017
This study deals with the most popular forms of the classroom communication related to the scientific cognitive models. The teachers tend to use simple intuitive models to describe the teaching issues: "Bucket theory"; "Knowledge floodlight"; "Interaction"; "Rationalism"; "Criticism";…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Epistemology, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Models
Ginley, Kristine – Online Submission, 2016
For the "Baby Boomer" generation, there exists inequality and injustice in education, both in dollars spent on education/programs and in amount of study devoted to their learning needs. "When the first baby boomers turned 65 in 2011, there were just under 77 million baby boomers in the population" (Colby & Ortman, 2014).…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Funding Formulas
Chang, Sau Hou – Online Submission, 2016
This paper aims to reflect upon the experience of using flipped learning in a college class. After presenting the alignment of learning objectives and assessments, evidence-based evaluation was provided as rationale for changes. Approaches taken to improve learning were then elaborated. Further assessment of impact of change on student learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, College Instruction
Hošková-Mayerová, Šárka – Online Submission, 2016
Quality education is an indispensable prerequisite for all kinds of human activities. No area of human activity if it has to function properly can exist without sophisticated education that determines the quality of workers in the given area. Training of public administration officials is a very important step to ensure conditions for adequate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Crisis Management, Higher Education, Human Resources
Moradi Sheykhjan, Tohid – Online Submission, 2016
A growing body of evidence from across the globe is also telling us that no matter where they are from more and more people are relying on digital tools, platforms and services to learn, engage, participate, play, innovate, work or socialize. In the current period of rapid development of information society information literacy of citizens…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Information Technology, Information Literacy, Influence of Technology
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