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Baxter Magolda, Marcia B.; King, Patricia M. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2012
In this monograph, the authors identify milestones in the journey toward self-authorship based on the theoretical work of Kegan (1982, 1994) and Baxter Magolda (2001b, 2008, 2009a), as well as the empirical findings from Baxter Magolda's longitudinal study (2001b, 2009a) and the qualitative longitudinal portion of the Wabash National Study of…
Descriptors: Self Actualization, Liberal Arts, College Students, Student Development
Billups, Felice D. – Association for Institutional Research, 2012
Institutional researchers (IRs) are often asked to conduct focus groups as an efficient way to address an institutional concern or problem. Typically, IR professionals depend on external consultants and specialists to conduct these group interviews for them; however, due to recent resource constraints (staffing, budgets), they are increasingly…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, College Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Research
Chauncey, Caroline T., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2011
"Harvard Education Letter" is published bimonthly at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. This issue of "Harvard Education Letter" contains the following articles: (1) Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions: One Small Change Can Yield Big Results (Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana); (2) Voice of Experience: Jerry Weast--Leading a System…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Place Based Education, Questioning Techniques, Educational Improvement
Coffman, Julia, Ed.; Harris, Erin, Ed. – Harvard Family Research Project, 2010
This issue of The Evaluation Exchange explores the promising practices and challenges associated with taking an enterprise to scale, along with the role that evaluation can and should play in that process. Surprisingly few examples exist of nonprofit efforts that have scaled up and achieved lasting success. A program or approach may be strong…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Nonprofit Organizations, Scaling, Private Financial Support
Williams, Meghan, Ed. – Child Welfare League of America (NJ1), 2010
This issue of "The Link" newsletter contains the following articles: (1) CWLA National Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Position Paper; (2) Director's Message; (3) Interview with Ed Kelley, NACJJ Chair; (4) Research on Pathways to Desistance; and (5) The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention "Model Programs Guide." Individual…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, Advisory Committees, Position Papers
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2010
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) A New Vision of Summer Learning (Brenda McLaughlin); (2) Using Summers More Strategically to Bridge the 8th-9th Grade Transition (Brenda McLaughlin and Hillary Hardt); (3)…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Summer Programs, Dropout Prevention, Newsletters
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Geography Teacher, 2009
"The Geography Teacher" provides hands-on reference and educative material for K-12 Geography teachers. The journal also pioneers innovative ideas for contemporary teaching methods, including lesson plans. This issue contains the following: (1) Ask Dr. de Blij (Dr. Harm de Blij); (2) Meet GADO (TGT); (3) Why French? (David Bulambo Bitingingwa);…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Boarding Schools, Human Geography
National Staff Development Council, 2009
"NSDC Policy Points" is a newsletter published by the National Staff Development Council (NSDC). This issue of "NSDC Policy Points" presents an interview with Sir Michael Barber, who worked for British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the implementation of his priority programs, including education. In his interview, Barber talked…
Descriptors: Interviews, Program Implementation, Educational Policy, Delivery Systems
Benson, Dawn, Ed. – Center for Gifted Education, College of William and Mary, 2009
This issue of the Center's "Systems Newsletter" will be the last one published under the aegis of Dr. JoyceVanTassel-Baska, the Center's founder and current Executive Director. As of this August Dr. VanTassel-Baska will officially retire from the College of William and Mary and the Center. She will still be an integral part of the Center…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Units of Study, Doctoral Dissertations
Bragg, Debra D., Ed.; Taylor, Jason L., Ed. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2009
This edition features current research, practice, and policy related to the Joyce Foundation's Shifting Gears initiative beginning with an interview with Whitney Smith, Manager of the Employment Program at the Joyce Foundation. Julie Strawn, Center for Law and Social Policy, presents a national perspective of basic skills reform efforts similar to…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Interviews, Educational Strategies, Formative Evaluation
Bragg, Debra D., Ed.: Khan, Sadya, Ed.; Kirby, Catherine, Ed. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2009
Increasing rates of remediation in college and the alignment gap between secondary and postsecondary education call for further study of policies and practices to improve college and career readiness. This issue of Update on Research and Leadership features nine articles that highlight current research and practice related to college readiness and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Articulation (Education), College Preparation, Interviews
Duckenfield, Marty, Ed. – National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), 2008
The "National Dropout Prevention Newsletter" is published quarterly by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Why Do I Have to Learn This?; (2) 2008 NDPN Crystal Star Winners; (3) Effective Freshman Transition for School Improvement (David Livingston, John Greene, and Lindy Stahlman); (4)…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Change, Dropout Prevention, Newsletters
Mongeon, Rebecca, Ed.; Tambascio, Donna, Ed. – Wellesley Centers for Women, 2008
The "Research & Action Report," published twice a year, describes the latest activities and initiatives at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW). Typically featured are: news about the Centers, interviews with researchers, commentary on recent events or social trends affecting women and girls, announcements of new publications, and much more.…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Equal Education, Females, Interviews
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators Foundation, 2008
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) In Praise of (and Sympathy for) Teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Discipline, Principals, Interviews
Gaines, Elizabeth; Faigley, Ian; Pittman, Karen – Forum for Youth Investment, 2008
Elements of Success 1: Structural Options outlines the range of current children's cabinet and council structures in place and offers tips and warnings for getting the most effective structure in place. This issue brief builds heavily on interviews conducted by the Forum and on the detailed documentation work done by Susan Robison for the National…
Descriptors: Children, State Agencies, State Government, Childhood Needs
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