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Korobkova, Ksenia A.; Collins, Penelope – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
The authors explored adolescents' literacy practices and identities on newly popular story-sharing platforms. For budding readers, writers, and designers, these sites represent new media ecologies. With a mixed-method case study of 40 globally dispersed adolescents, the authors chronicled literacy roles, identity stances, and practices on the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Literacy, Story Telling, Identification (Psychology)
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Fanjul-Peyró, Carlos; González-Oñate, Cristina; Peña-Hernández, Pedro-Jesús – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
The eGames business (online video games) in Spain generated more than 1.8 trillion euros in profits in 2016. Advertising is no stranger to the potential of this market, and brands study the best ways of approaching and adapting to the world of eGames. In this report, we analyze which the most effective advertising strategies for brands in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Games, Video Games, Advertising
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Anderson, Drew M. – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
This study examines how private colleges and universities choose to spend versus reinvest resources in endowment funds that have suffered investment losses. The analysis takes advantage of a market downturn and public policy shift, which together revealed how colleges define prudent spending. Investment losses during the financial crisis of 2008…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Endowment Funds, Expenditures, Investment
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Olando, Clement O.; Kimuyu, Muinde – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Adequate and quality higher education is important for enhancing peace in most countries as well as among neighbouring communities. However, financial barriers deny Kenyan ASAL communities from accessing higher levels of education, limiting their access to the education necessary for enjoy benefits associated with education such as; employment,…
Descriptors: Barriers, Peace, Conflict, Foreign Countries
Maughan, Erin D. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
School nurses help students with the prevention and management of chronic physical and mental health issues, but not all schools have a full-time registered nurse on their staff. The author argues that investing in school nursing has benefits that extend beyond the school and into the community.
Descriptors: School Nurses, Investment, Academic Achievement, Mental Health
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Berenson, Mark L.; Koppel, Nicole B.; Lord, Richard A.; Chapdelaine, Laura L. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2018
Typically, the core-required undergraduate business statistics course covers a broad spectrum of topics with applications pertaining to all functional areas of business. The recently updated American Statistical Association's GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education) College Report once again stresses the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Investment, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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Adriany, Vina – Policy Futures in Education, 2018
For the past 20 years, early childhood education has undergone changes that have resulted from an alteration in Indonesian socio-political situations. One of the changes has resulted in the emergence of the internationalisation of early childhood education in Indonesia. This paper unpacks the complexity of the process. Three teachers from three…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Educational Change, Neoliberalism
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Staveley-O'Carroll, James – Journal of Economic Education, 2018
Over the course of one semester, six empirical assignments that utilize FRED are used to introduce students of money and banking courses to the economic analysis required for the conduct of monetary policy. The first five assignments cover the following topics: inflation, bonds and stocks, monetary aggregates, the Taylor rule, and employment.…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Graphs, Assignments, Macroeconomics
Holcomb, Betty – Center for Children's Initiatives, 2018
Investments in quality child care and full-day pre-K more than pay for themselves, especially in tough economic times. They are proven strategies for reversing the growing income inequality in New York State, the most extreme in the nation by giving every child the resources to become successful wage earners. New York State leaders must build…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Investment
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Golden, April Michelle – Childhood Education, 2018
Providing inclusive and equitable quality education for all children will require sustained cooperation and investment from donor and partner nations worldwide. As a multi-stakeholder funding mechanism, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is an important Education Diplomacy model. The 2018 Dakar Financing Conference is a vibrant…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Inclusion, Educational Quality, Equal Education
APPA: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers, 2018
The 2018 Thought Leaders report focuses on "The Landscape, Framework, and Strategies for Managing & Mitigating Risk." The report looks at enterprise risk management (ERM) from both a campus-wide perspective as well as how risks affect the facilities organization in its support of the institution. In assessing all types of risks to…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Campuses, Facilities Management, Higher Education
Shambaugh, Jay; Bauer, Lauren; Breitwieser, Audrey – Hamilton Project, 2018
Human capital investment is central to raising wages. This chapter describes trends in human capital investment and educational attainment. It reviews the evidence of the wage returns to educational attainment and to early childhood education, K-12 education, postsecondary education, and workforce development policies and programs. Finally, this…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Wages, Educational Attainment, Investment
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Ismail, Maimunah; Hamzah, Siti Raba'ah; Bebenroth, Ralf – European Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the conceptualization of knowledge transfer and technology transfer to seek answers to the question: Why should an organizational manager need to know the difference between knowledge transfer (KT) and technology transfer (TT)? Design/methodology/approach: An extensive literature review method was…
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Differences, Development, Institutional Cooperation
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Forster, Nick – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article explains why there are so few world-class universities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region today. It first summarises the systemic exogenous economic, political and social problems facing all countries in the region, and the impact of these on the development of their higher education sectors in recent times. Then, with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Reputation, Global Approach
California Community Colleges, Chancellor's Office, 2018
The California Community Colleges, through the Economic and Workforce Development Program (EWD), is an incubator of educational and workforce development that collaborates with industry to develop and deliver cutting-edge career and technical education (CTE) skills training. Guiding the work taking place at the regional and state levels is the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Force Development, Economic Development, School Business Relationship
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