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Christ, Tanya; Arya, Poonam; Chiu, Ming Ming – Teaching Education, 2017
This study focused on two professional learning communities (PLCs) situated in literacy education practica courses. How four PLC resources (colleagues, facilitators, readings, and videos) were related to outcomes, including teachers' learning, teachers' application of this learning, and subsequent students' learning, was examined. Participants…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, Outcomes of Education, Lesson Plans
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Eidizadeh, Rosa; Salehzadeh, Reza; Chitsaz Esfahani, Ali – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to study the role of business intelligence, knowledge sharing and organisational innovation on gaining competitive advantage. Design/Methodology/Approach: The statistical population of the study was the managers and the specialists of some export companies of which 213 persons participated in this research. Path analysis…
Descriptors: Competition, Innovation, Sharing Behavior, Business
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Baer, Robert M.; Flexer, Robert W.; Dennis, Lawrence – Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 2007
Career paths and transition services were investigated for students with disabilities who were exiting special education for comparison with two models of transition developed by Siegel (1998) and Greene (2003). Teachers and parent-mentors from 52 local education agencies (LEAs) conducted a record review and an exit interview of 741 students with…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, High School Graduates, Special Education, Special Programs
Stanwick, John; Ong, Koon; Karmel, Tom – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2006
This research was undertaken as part of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research's (NCVER) in-house research program. The report focuses on individuals who, together with industry, are at the centre of vocational education and training (VET). What is novel about the research is that it looks further than skills and workforce outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Probability, Educational Benefits, Path Analysis
Morrison, Michael C. – Online Submission, 2006
This study examines graduation rates at public two-year, public four-year and private four-year colleges in the United States. Its major purpose is to account for the variance in graduation rates taking into account several institutional and institutionally-related student financial aid predictor variables. United States colleges and universities…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Colleges, Persistence, Educational Finance
Kirlin, Mary – Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), 2003
This literature review is specifically interested in empirical research addressing the relationship between adolescent participation in extracurricular activities and adult political engagement. Relevant research is found in political science, psychology, education and sociology. In order to capture the literature most directly related to the main…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Political Science, Citizen Participation, Path Analysis
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Wade, Terrance J.; Pevalin, David J.; Vingilis, Evelyn – Journal of Adolescence, 2000
Presents a replication of a model of student self-rated health initially proposed by Vingilis, Wade and Adlaf (1998). The original model is tested by a series of nested regression equations and path analysis. The results add support for the original model and are notable given that many items used to build the underlying constructs differ across…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Models, Path Analysis, Physical Health
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Mauck, Samuel R.; Zagumny, Matthew J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2000
Surveys college students (N=119) to examine psychosocial predictors of interventions to prevent drunk driving. Results show that the level of comparative impairment between the intervenor and the drunk driver, the sense of moral/social obligation to intervene, and the number of people consulted about the intervention significantly predicted…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Crisis Intervention, Driving While Intoxicated
Rank, Mark R.; Sabatelli, Ronald M. – 1982
This paper discusses path analysis and the applicability of this methodology to the field of family studies. The statistical assumptions made in path analysis are presented along with a description of the two types of models within path analysis, i.e., recursive and non-recursive. Methods of calculating in the path model and the advantages of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Crisis Intervention, Divorce, Family Counseling
Guyton, Edith M. – 1982
An assessment of a four-stage conceptual model reveals that critical thinking has indirect positive effects on political participation through its direct effects on personal control, political efficacy, and democratic attitudes. The model establishes causal relationships among selected personality variables (self-esteem, personal control, and…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Critical Thinking, Democratic Values
Oinonen, Charlotte – 1980
This study considered the relationships among five variables of school-community relations (access, communication, involvement, participation, and conflict resolution); measured the general relationship between parents' perceptions of school-community relations and their children's academic achievement; measured the contribution of each of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bibliographies, Case Studies, Community Involvement
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Glasman, Naftaly S. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1984
The first section of this paper reviews research in which student achievement was not included as a correlate of principal attributes, or principal attributes were not included as correlates of student achievement. The second section focuses on the study of the linkage between the school principal and overall student achievement. (BW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education
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Staddon, J. E. R. – Psychological Review, 1984
The author addresses and critiques the recent controversy between Bandura (1983) and Phillips and Orton (1983) over Bandura's recent article on modes of causation in social learning. The proper role of formal models in the analysis of social dynamics is also discussed. (Author/EGS)
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence
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Bandura, Albert – Psychological Review, 1984
Responds to Staddon's critique of the author's earlier article and addresses issues raised by Staddon's (1984) alternative models of causality. The author argues that it is not the formalizability of causal processes that is the issue but whether cognitive determinants of behavior are reducible to past stimulus inputs in causal structures.…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence
Walberg, Herbert J.; Haertel, Geneva D. – Evaluation in Education: An International Review Series, 1984
This review concerns the influences of the community on learning. These influences are numerous and complex, and include family, culture, and local customs. This review analyzes representative cross-sections of the literature within three domains: community constructs, the program literature, and the research literature. (BW)
Descriptors: Community Influence, Community Role, Cultural Influences, Family Influence
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