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Same, Michelle R.; Guarino, Nicole I; Pardo, Max; Benson, Deaweh; Fagan, Kyle; Lindsay, Jim – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2018
REL Midwest conducted a systematic review of research on interventions that may improve academic outcomes for Black students. The review entailed a search for studies that provide evidence at Tier I (strong evidence), Tier II (moderate evidence), or Tier III (promising evidence) according to the Every Student Succeeds Act, and explicitly mention…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Intervention, African American Students, Outcomes of Education
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Beveridge, Lorraine; Mockler, Nicole; Gore, Jennifer – Educational Action Research, 2018
The role of "academic partners" working alongside teachers is an increasingly complex and sometimes controversial one. This article explores the role of academic partners in "Educational Action Research," reporting on data from a larger study conducted in New South Wales, Australia. Schools involved in the study had received…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Action Research, College School Cooperation
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Véliz-Calderón, Daniela; Theurillat, Daniel; Paredes Walker, Victoria; Pickenpack, Astrid – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Faculty members are fundamental for the development and success of higher education organizations, and building strong academic cadres is a major challenge, especially for research universities. While there are no fully-fledged research universities in Chile (Bernasconi, 2007), a few strive to get closer to that ideal by way of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, Professionalism, College Faculty
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Foste, Zak; Jones, Susan R. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how gender structured and informed the ways in which 10 undergraduate men experienced service-learning courses. Participant narratives underscore a perceived tension between dominant expectations of masculinity among men on campus and service-learning. In particular, service was largely understood as a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Males, Service Learning
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Johnson, Micah E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Positive school experiences are an important predictor of long-term health and well-being. Developing positive relationships with school personnel and positive academic expectations set the foundation for success. Positive relationships and expectations can be a powerful protective factor or intervention to redirect troubled children toward a more…
Descriptors: Trauma, Juvenile Justice, Student School Relationship, Expectation
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Wei, Qi; Dilworth-Bart, Janean E.; Miller, Kyle E.; Liesen, Carolyn A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study adopts an intergenerational approach to explore whether mothers' school experiences influence academic readiness through parenting beliefs and parenting quality. Forty-five mothers were categorised as either having a desired or feared school-related identity based on their narratives about past school experiences and the ways they…
Descriptors: Mothers, Student Experience, School Readiness, Identification (Psychology)
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Mier, Carrie – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
Teaching and research are often the most focused upon aspects of working within academia in criminology and criminal justice (Sitren & Applegate, 2012; Jonson & Moon, 2014; Pratt, 2014), but an overlooked and underappreciated part of an undergraduate's overall higher education success is academic advising (Light, 2001). There has been…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Academic Advising, Criminology
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Heffernan, Troy; Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the extent to which the critical relational variables of university reputation, student trust and student-university identification influence student behaviour towards transnational education partnerships. Design/methodology/approach: Students undertaking British degrees at two transnational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Universities
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Jorgenson, Derek A.; Farrell, Laura C.; Fudge, Julie L.; Pritchard, Andrew – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Connectedness and integration are essential elements of student satisfaction, academic success, and retention. Despite its importance in the lives of college students, research on connectedness has approached the concept from definitional perspectives other than those of students. This multi-study explores connectedness from the student…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student School Relationship, Learner Engagement
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Bharati, V. Jayendra; Srikanth, R. – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2018
Ubiquitous technologies have a great potential to enrich students' academic experience. Students are more interested in using interactive learning techniques apart from the traditional learning techniques. Several research studies for m-learning has been done in the USA, UK concentrating on students undergoing a graduation degree, especially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Adoption (Ideas), Models
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Plaisance, Michelle; Salas, Spencer; D'Amico, Mark M. – TESOL Journal, 2018
Contemporary K-12 standards-based educational reform has emerged as a central focus of scholarship in TESOL, with robust discussions (practical and theoretical) addressing the shift from ESL as a subject matter unto itself to teaching standards-based content in English (and the standardized assessment of students' achievement across those content…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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George, Meredith; Cutner-Smith, Matthew D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of acculturation on parents' readings of and expectations for physical education. Method: Participants were 39 parents of pupils enrolled at one public middle school. Data were collected with an open-ended questionnaire and follow-up formal interviews. They were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Physical Education
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Hemmerechts, Kenneth; Kavadias, Dimokritos; Agirdag, Orhan – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
A body of scholarly work has emerged on educational expectations. More recently, the relationship between educational expectations and immigrant background in Western Europe has been investigated. Although the results of this type of inquiry show that students with an immigrant background tend to have higher educational expectations, potential…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Expectation, Student Attitudes, Citizenship Education
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Tsakeni, Maria – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
Physical sciences education comes with high expectations for learners to be successfully placed in tertiary institutions in related fields, and developing countries' aspirations to develop advanced and specialised skills to drive economies. However, some of the prevailing instructional strategies in science classrooms work to marginalise learners.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Access to Education, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Rizzo, Michael T.; Killen, Melanie – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The present study investigated the relations between 4- to 6-year-old children's (N = 67) gender stereotypes, resource allocations, and mental state knowledge in gender-stereotypic contexts. Participants were told vignettes about female and male characters completing gender-stereotyped activities (making dolls or trucks). Children held stereotypic…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Sex Stereotypes, Preschool Children, Resource Allocation
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