NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 521 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
O'Leary, Lisa; Taggart, Laurence; Cousins, Wendy – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: The health-related behaviours of people with intellectual disabilities may be determined by organisational influences. This innovative study aimed to explore managers' and staffs' perspectives on organisational influences on the promotion of healthy behaviours for this population. Method: A qualitative methodology was employed. Four…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Life Style, Intellectual Disability, Barriers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Heikka, Johanna; Halttunen, Leena; Waniganayake, Manjula – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study investigated perceptions of early childhood education (ECE) professionals employed at three ECE centres on teacher leadership enactment in Finland. These professionals comprised childcare nurses, teachers and ECE centre directors. Theoretically, the study was anchored on an analysis of teacher leadership and distributed leadership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Leadership, School Nurses
National Governors Association, 2018
In 2010, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for K-12 English language arts/literacy and mathematics. CCSS are a state-led effort to define the knowledge and skills students need to graduate from high school…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Program Implementation, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Karunaratne, Thashmee; Peiris, Colombage; Hansson, Henrik – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
This paper summarises experiences of efforts made by twenty individuals when implementing small-scale ICT development projects in their organizations located in seven developing countries. The main focus of these projects was the use of ICT in educational settings. Challenges encountered and the contributing factors for implementation success of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Waggoner, Charles R. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2018
School administrators face many decisions that require a degree of legal knowledge. The "McKinney-Vento Act" requires schools to enroll students that are experiencing homelessness immediately, even if the student is unable to provide any documentation that is typically required by states and school districts before students can be…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Homeless People, Access to Education, Educational Legislation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thompson, Carol; Wolstencroft, Peter – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2018
The role of the middle manager has proved to be a difficult one to define due to the fluid nature of the tasks performed and the heterogeneity of understanding that exists for the term. This is further complicated by the differences associated with the context in which individual manager's work. This research, which explores the drive towards…
Descriptors: Public Sector, Private Sector, Middle Management, Trust (Psychology)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Heggen, Kåre; Raaen, Finn Daniel; Thorsen, Kirsten E. – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This article investigates how schoolteachers', school leaders' and college teachers' involvement affects placement schools as professional learning communities. Norwegian teacher education is used as a case. The first part builds on a survey among schoolteachers and mentors at 111 placement schools in Norway. It documents great variety in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Institutional Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gardner-McTaggart, Alexander – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This article presents original research into International Baccalaureate international schools' directors in Western Europe, based on multiphase contact with six director participants over two years and employing an aspect of critical-phenomenology. Successful leadership in this context responds to market demands with a commodification of Anglo…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, International Schools, Administrators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Webber, Kristina C. – Children & Schools, 2018
High school dropout remains a persistent educational and social problem in the United States, despite promising declines in dropout rates. Social workers are uniquely positioned to identify and address numerous factors influencing students' likelihood of graduating. The purpose of this small qualitative study was to describe social workers'…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Dropout Prevention, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Karen D.; Figueiredo-Brown, Regina – American Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Full-time virtual schooling is a growing alternative to traditional schools, although it is an option still unknown to many students. The ability to inform students through marketing is thus foundational to the success of virtual schools. Using a qualitative case study methodology, this article examines marketing patterns for nonprofit virtual…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Student Recruitment, Marketing, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aldana, Ursula S.; Martinez, Danny C. – Theory Into Practice, 2018
Drawing on 3 years of observational, survey, and interview data, this article highlights the importance of communities of practice (Lave & Wenger, 1991) for school staff members supporting Spanish-speaking, newcomer students in large, comprehensive high schools that often lack the resources to directly support this population. We highlight how…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Spanish Speaking, Faculty Development, Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liang, Jia G.; Sottile, James; Peters, April L. – Gender and Education, 2018
Little is known about Asian American women administrators in the public schools. The study sought to understand the pathways of Asian American women to school leadership. In-depth interviews and researcher reflective memos were the primary data sources. The participants included 15 Asian American female school administrators in two states. We…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Administrators, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Throughout Europe, school inspection has become a visible means of governing education. This education and inspection policy is mediated, brokered, interpreted, and learned through networked activities where the global/European meet the national/local, giving national and local "uptake" a variety of characteristics. We explore the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Case Studies, Observation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lake, Erinn D.; Koper, Jordan; Balayan, Ariana; Lynch, Lian – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2018
The purpose of this article is to examine student retention rates and graduation among a doctoral program at a Mid-Atlantic institution. This qualitative study found that faculty encouragement, self-motivation, the cohort model, and the structure of this program contributed to its success. The authors recommend a universal model of retention, as…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Muthanna, Abdulghani; Sang, Guoyuan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This is a qualitative case study focusing on reporting the dynamics that cause conflicts between academics and administrators in higher education in Yemen. Drawing upon a critical review of two policy documents, observational research and in-depth interviews with 59 administrators and academics, the article presents the key factors for conflict in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  35