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Alesi, Marianna; Pecoraro, Donatella; Pepi, Annamaria – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Executive functioning (EF) is a key cognitive process for development. Little is known about EF in Kindergarten children at risk for developmental coordination disorder (DCD), despite this age being one of the most critical and intensive period of motor and cognitive development. In our investigation we compared EF in kindergarten children at risk…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Kindergarten, Young Children, At Risk Students
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Memnun, Dilek Sezgin; Sevindik, Fatma; Beklen, Canan; Dinç, Emre – World Journal of Education, 2019
This study aimed to analyze the abstraction process of twelve-grade students' continuity knowledge through the RBC+C abstraction model. With this aim, a semi-constructed interview was conducted with two twelfth-grade students and recorded with a video camera. Two different research problems were addressed in the interview, and the students were…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 12, Cognitive Processes, Abstract Reasoning
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van Rijswijk, Martine M.; Bronkhorst, Larike H.; Akkerman, Sanne F.; van Tartwijk, Jan – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Initiatives aimed at supporting student teachers for entering and staying in the teaching profession require a better understanding of the nature of student teachers' development as it unfolds during teacher education. Accordingly, we focused on changes in the extent to which student teachers perceive and expect dis/continuity in their development…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Research Universities, Foreign Countries
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Baker, Sally – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
The lament that "students can't write" remains loud and defiant, even after years of research pointing to the myriad factors that make students' writing challenging, particularly when they move into university. This paper reports on a longitudinal, ethnographic study which explored students' writing "in transition," from…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Ethnography, Literacy, Writing Achievement
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Melguizo, Tatiana; Bos, Johannes M.; Ngo, Federick; Mills, Nicholas; Prather, George – Research in Higher Education, 2016
This study evaluates the effectiveness of math placement policies for entering community college students on these students' academic success in math. We estimate the impact of placement decisions by using a discrete-time survival model within a regression discontinuity framework. The primary conclusion that emerges is that initial placement in a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Placement, Regression (Statistics)
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Ibatova, Aygul Z.; Ippolitova, Natalia V.; Mukhametgaliyeva, Safia Kh.; Rodionova, Anna E.; Yagafarova, Khafiza N.; Ikonnikova, Ludmila N. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article analyzes the problem of realization of the postulate of "lifelong education" in the field of professional education in Russia, and reveals its importance for the development of personality of a future specialist. A brief overview and the results of the implementation of this principle in the process of professional training…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Professional Training
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Longstreth, Sascha; Garrity, Sarah; Ritblatt, Shulamit N.; Olson, Kelsey; Virgilio, Ashley; Dinh, Hilary; Padamada, Shane – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2016
This study aims to address gaps in the literature on continuity of care through focus group interviews with teachers at public early care and education programs in San Diego County, California, USA. To better understand various perspectives on continuity of care, focus groups were conducted at programs that currently practice continuity of care,…
Descriptors: Child Care, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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Puccioni, Jaime – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The author empirically tests the conceptual model of academic socialization, which suggests that parental cognitions about schooling influence parenting practices and child outcomes during the transition to school (Taylor, Clayton, & Rowley, 2004). More specifically, the author examines associations among parents' conceptions of school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes, Parents, Socialization
Camara, Wayne, Ed.; O'Connor, Ryan, Ed.; Mattern, Krista, Ed.; Hanson, Mary Ann, Ed. – ACT, Inc., 2015
Colleges have long recognized the importance of multiple domains. Admissions officers look to high school grades as indicators of persistence and achievement; student statements and letters of recommendation as indicators of character, behavior, and adaptability; the rigor of courses completed in high school as evidence of effort, motivation, and…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Academic Standards
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Vedishenkova, Marina V.; Efimova, Elena V.; Ryabova, Ekaterina V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The problem in question is necessitated by the contradictions between requirements of successive educational process of general and professional education and the absence of new mechanisms of providing the continuity of education which is effective under modern conditions. The aim of the article in question is to provide the potential of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Research, Research Projects, Student Development
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Russell, Jared A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2015
Purpose: An increasing body of literature examines the socialization experiences of graduate students on a myriad of topics across academic disciplines. However, relatively absent from these discussions are the perspectives of kinesiology doctoral students. Using Weidman, Twale, and Stein's framework for graduate and professional student…
Descriptors: Socialization, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education, Sports Medicine
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Bartholomew, Audrey; Papay, Clare; McConnell, Amber; Cease-Cook, Jennifer – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Although the college and career readiness movement has propelled schools to further include all students into academic-based courses, students with disabilities continue to need instruction in skills needed for a successful life after school. Research has indicated that it is possible to design instruction to help students acquire skills in both…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Career Readiness, College Readiness
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Trotman, Dave; Tucker, Stanley; Martyn, Madeline – Educational Research, 2015
Background: The research reported in this article was commissioned by a consortium of inner-city schools located in central England. It was commissioned in response to the consortium's concerns regarding increasing referrals of negative pupil behaviour amongst its secondary school pupils in Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14), resulting in temporary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Secondary School Students, Behavior Problems
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Piliouras, Panagiotis; Lathouris, Dimitris; Plakitsi, Katerina; Stylianou, Liana – World Journal of Education, 2015
The paper refers to the theoretical establishment and brief presentation of collaborative action research with the characteristics of "developmental work research" as an effective methodological approach so that science teachers develop themselves professionally. A specific case study is presented, in which we aimed to transform the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Science Teachers, Faculty Development, Case Studies
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Mayer, Susan Jean – Education and Culture, 2015
As a philosopher, Dewey relied on others to represent and realize the practical implications of his ideas for classroom life. While many educators have ably done so, the empirically grounded markers and measures that Dewey saw as necessary for strengthening progressive practice and communicating with the broader field remain underdeveloped. Here,…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Interaction, Classroom Techniques, Intelligence
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