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Chen, Li Ju – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
This research identified the potential special education transition development trajectories by tracing the priorities and hierarchical structure of published transition issues in special education. Social network analysis (SNA) of the 1900-2015 data from the Web of Science (WOS) database achieves a transition exploration flow by citation-based…
Descriptors: Special Education, Self Determination, Accountability, Social Networks
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Kelly, Frances – History of Education, 2019
The impetus for this article was an encounter with thousands of photographs in an online archive of a public university in New Zealand, taken over the twentieth century. The size of the archive and the paucity of information about many images draws attention to challenges of commencing work in a large institutional visual archive. The first part…
Descriptors: Archives, State Universities, Photography, Educational History
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Shaw, Ruey-Shiang – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
This study focused on the relationships between knowledge mapping construction methods and learning performance. The different knowledge mapping methods (by experts vs. by self-learners) were assumed to achieve different learning performance levels. The results of this study show that neither different knowledge map construction methods nor…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Programming Languages, Correlation, Cognitive Mapping
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Ullah, Abrar; Xiao, Hannan; Barker, Trevor – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Online examinations are an integral component of online learning environments and research studies have identified academic dishonesty as a critical threat to the credibility of such examinations. Academic dishonesty exists in many forms. Collusion is seen as a major security threat, wherein a student invites a third party for help or to…
Descriptors: Usability, Information Security, Computer Assisted Testing, Online Courses
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White, Philip B. – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This paper presents a new model for citation analysis, applying new methodological approaches in citation studies. These methods are demonstrated by an analysis of cited references from publications by the Geological Sciences faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder. The author made use of simple Python scripting, the Web of Science API, and…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Citation Analysis, Citations (References), Faculty Publishing
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Frankenberg-Garcia, Ana; Lew, Robert; Roberts, Jonathan C.; Rees, Geraint Paul; Sharma, Nirwan – ReCALL, 2019
Corpora have given rise to a wide range of lexicographic resources aimed at helping novice users of academic English with their writing. This includes academic vocabulary lists, a variety of textbooks, and even a bespoke academic English dictionary. However, writers may not be familiar with these resources or may not be sufficiently aware of the…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, Lexicography, Writing Instruction
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Schrijvers, Marloes; Janssen, Tanja; Fialho, Olivia; Rijlaarsdam, Gert – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In this review, we explore whether and how literature education may foster adolescent students' insight into human nature. A systematic search of five databases was complemented with citation tracking, hand searches, and expert consultation. We included 13 experimental and quasi-experimental intervention studies. Methodological quality and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Databases, Citation Analysis, Literature Appreciation
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Hassan, N. M.; Landorf, K. B.; Shields, N.; Munteanu, S. E. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2019
Background: People with intellectual disabilities (ID) often do not meet recommended guidelines for physical activity. The aim of this study was to systematically review available evidence that evaluated the effectiveness of interventions to increase physical activity in individuals with ID. Method: Five electronic databases (MEDLINE, CINAHL,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Physical Activity Level, Intellectual Disability, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Bartram, Christopher J.; Rabinowitz, Erik – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2019
Literature on best practices for reporting incidents in college and university outdoor programming is limited. This study explored benchmarking standards for incident reporting in college outdoor programs. The researchers accomplished this by examining how outdoor program directors record incidents and near misses, constraints to recording,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Best Practices, Benchmarking, College Students
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Bodily, Robert; Leary, Heather; West, Richard E. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Using the online Scopus database, we retrieved all instructional design and technology (IDT) scholarship between 2007 and 2017 across 65 journals. In this paper, we analyzed the research and trends in this corpus of IDT scholarship and investigated the top cited papers, keywords, authors, publishing countries and publishing universities. We also…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Instructional Design, Periodicals, Research Reports
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Chauhan, Rahul S. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
In this article, I discuss the potential uses of the Department of Labor-sponsored Occupational Information Network (O*NET) in the classroom context. O*NET is a free, publicly available resource that provides an array of occupation-specific information, such as relevant tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and salary information. Tools such as the…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Federal Programs, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article investigates the effect of mobile learning support on students' academic success on a database management systems (DBMS) course. The research was carried out with 36 students attending a state university in Turkey. In this study, a mixed method was used, which includes both quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. For…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Databases, Academic Achievement, Pretests Posttests
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Adkins, Michael; Noyes, Andrew – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
The mathematical preparedness of science undergraduates has been a subject of debate for some time. This paper investigates the relationship between school mathematics attainment and degree outcomes in biology and chemistry across England, a much larger scale of analysis than has hitherto been reported in the literature. A unique dataset which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Biology, Chemistry
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Bautista, Alfredo; Moreno-Núñez, Ana; Ng, Siew-Chin; Bull, Rebecca – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2018
While preschool educators are currently encouraged to educate young children in and for sustainable development, limited observational research has focused on documenting how sustainability notions are introduced or discussed in preschools. Drawing on a large database of videos of practice, this study describes typical features of conversations…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Teacher Student Relationship, Sustainable Development
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Bagherniya, Mohammad; Taghipour, Ali; Sharma, Manoj; Sahebkar, Amirhossein; Contento, Isobel R.; Keshavarz, Seyed Ali; Mostafavi Darani, Firoozeh; Safarian, Mohammad – Health Education Research, 2018
Social cognitive theory (SCT) is a well-known theory for designing nutrition education and physical activity programs for adolescents. This systematic review aimed to evaluate the efficacy of intervention studies based on SCT in reducing or preventing overweight and obesity in adolescents. An electronic literature search in PubMed-Medline, Web of…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervention, Social Cognition, Body Composition
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