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Klees, Steven J.; Ginsburg, Mark; Anwar, Hiba; Robbins, Melanie Baker; Bloom, Heidi; Busacca, Cameron; Corwith, Anne; Decoster, Brendan; Fiore, Amanda; Gasior, Stephanie; Le, Hang M.; Primo, L. Heidi; Reedy, Timothy D. – Comparative Education Review, 2020
The World Bank's Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) purports to benchmark developing country education systems against global best practices. SABER covers 13 topics, called "domains," and has produced over 16,000 indicators of what the Bank considers best practice and applied them in over 130 countries. Yet this…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Benchmarking, Educational Development, Best Practices
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Smits, Tom F. H.; Janssenswillen, Paul – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2020
Socio-political and demographic developments in Western Europe make diversity and multiculturalism a relevant line of research and emerging topic in education sciences. This paper discusses a case study that investigates Belgian pre-service teachers' attitudes towards ethnic diversity in their classrooms, how their teaching caters to student…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Multicultural Education, Adult Education, Immigrants
Sharbawi, Salbrina; Jaidin, Jainatul Halida – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2020
In 2009, Brunei's Ministry of Education unveiled the National Education System for the twenty-first century, popularly termed the SPN21, to replace the 1984 bilingual education system (the "Dwibahasa"). What immediately stood out about the SPN21 is the apparent heavier emphasis placed on English over the Official language, "Bahasa…
Descriptors: Language Planning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Andrade, Maureen Snow; Miller, Ronald Mellado; Kunz, Michelle B.; Ratliff, Janet M. – Journal of Education for Business, 2020
As higher education students have become more diverse, institutions have sought innovative ways to accommodate them. Given the demand for business as a major, business schools, in particular, need to find ways to accommodate these learners. Distance learning, which offers access, flexibility, and scalability, has been a common approach. However,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Business Schools, Business Administration Education, Educational Quality
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Wong, Billy; Chiu, Yuan-Li Tiffany – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Research on the 'ideal' or 'good' student tends to be situated within compulsory schooling. Few recent studies have focused on lecturers' conceptualisation and construction of the 'ideal' university student. Informed by 30 in-depth interviews with lecturers from two post-92 English universities within the social sciences, we explore how the notion…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Undergraduate Students
Florida Department of Education, 2020
This technical assistance paper provides policy and guidance to individuals with test administration responsibilities in adult education programs. The Florida assessment policies and guidelines presented in this paper are appropriate for state and federal reporting. Therefore, guidance and procedures regarding the selection and use of appropriate…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Adult Education, Students with Disabilities, Testing Accommodations
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Skalicky, Jane; Warr Pedersen, Kristin; van der Meer, Jacques; Fuglsang, Sally; Dawson, Phillip; Stewart, Sarah – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Developing leadership in students is part of the remit of higher education institutions. In recent decades, student leadership development programs have proliferated at universities worldwide. However, the contested understanding of the term 'leadership' has resulted in lack of clarity regarding how this may be 'developed' in higher education.…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Student Leadership, Leadership Training
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Lien, Donald; Keithley, Andrew – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
We apply the gravity model of international trade to country-level panel data on branch campus establishments and closures from 2007-2016. Accordingly, we arrive at the first elasticity estimates of the determinants of international trade in branch campuses, contributing to research in higher education and international trade in services. Our…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation, Multicampus Colleges
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Keller-Margulis, Milena A.; Dempsey, Allison G. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The primary objective of this study was to describe cognitive and pre-academic skills of children born preterm (< 30 weeks gestational age) at preschool age. A secondary objective was to relate cognitive functioning at preschool age to developmental scores obtained using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-Third Edition (Bayley…
Descriptors: Premature Infants, Preschool Children, Cognitive Ability, Scores
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2020
The January 2020 60-Second Survey was designed to serve two purposes: (1) to benchmark institutional-level use of enrollment management and strategic enrollment management (SEM) plans; and (2) gather individual interest in enrollment management research (Appendix A). The survey was open to all American Association of Collegiate Registrars and…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Strategic Planning
Ruffalo Noel Levitz, 2020
This benchmark report provides insights into college student persistence, progression, and retention for first-year, second-year, and transfer students at four-year private and public institutions, taken from a survey of college and university officials. This report features 14 key benchmarks in four major categories: (1) annual expenditures on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Benchmarking
Chan, Monnica; Kwon, Jihye; Nguyen, David; Saunders, Katherine M.; Shah, Nilkamal; Smith, Katie N. – Association for Institutional Research, 2020
Students are increasingly likely to use student loans to finance their postsecondary education. This article examines how students' use of federal loans changed from 2000 to 2016 by students' family income group and parental education level. We use logistic regression analysis and nationally representative data from the National Postsecondary…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Paying for College, Family Income, Parent Background
Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Lenski, Susan; Grisham, Dana L. – Guilford Press, 2020
This clear, no-nonsense book guides current and future teachers through the concepts, tools, methods, and goals of classroom literacy assessment. The expert authors examine the roles of formative, summative, and benchmark assessments; demystify state and national tests and standards; and show how assessment can seamlessly inform instruction.…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Literacy, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Ahmad, Irma; Abidin, Mohamad Jafre Zainol – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
Listening is a fundamental skill in which students are required to gain adequate proficiency for their successful academic achievement. Since 2010, reports from a national exam have exhibiting a worrying trend in listening component where most of the candidates scored level 1 and 2 which indicating them as limited and very limited users. In view…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension Tests, Benchmarking, Listening Skills, Undergraduate Students
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Van Norman, Ethan R.; Nelson, Peter M.; Klingbeil, David A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
A fundamental assumption of multi-tiered systems of support is the bidirectional movement of students between tiers. In comparison to research on when to intensify instruction, less attention has been paid to the validity of decisions to exit students from supplemental supports. We used data from 554 third-grade students who met the criteria to be…
Descriptors: Intervention, Comparative Analysis, Reading Instruction, Decision Making
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