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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects, and training providers in Australia's government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system (defined as Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded training). Data for the Government-funded students and courses series are received by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Weingarten, Zachary – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the variation in student behavior across the ED, LD, and OHI disability categories and to examine demographic, behavioral, and academic factors that may place students at risk for negative outcomes. This study used teachers' rating of students' in-class behavior to identify latent classes of students in the ED,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Reading Achievement, Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities
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Luttenberg, Johan; Oolbekkink-Marchand, Helma; Meijer, Paulien – Educational Action Research, 2018
Reflection in action research is a complicated matter because of the many domains of reflection and most significantly, the lack of understanding of these domains of reflection in action research and how these are supported. In this paper, we propose a framework based on four domains of reflection, namely, scientific, artistic, moral and technical…
Descriptors: Action Research, Reflection, Research Methodology, Teacher Researchers
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Decker-Woodrow, Lauren – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between internal teacher profiles and pre-K teacher-child interaction quality in the pre-K classroom. Two questions were addressed: (1) What internal profiles exist for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) teachers? and (2) Do internal profiles relate to observed structural and process quality in the pre-K classroom?…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Fullmer, Matthew O.; Wilkinson, Carol; Prusak, Keven A.; Eggett, Dennis; Pennington, Todd – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: This study examined the relationship between adolescents (N = 124) from physical education classes keeping a daily online leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) record and feelings of competence toward LTPA, motivational profiles toward LTPA, and LTPA behaviors. Method: A repeated measures ANCOVA was used to examine the relationships…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Adolescent Attitudes, Profiles
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Banks, Leon; Hopps, June Gary; Briggs, Harold E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
This article presents data from an exploratory study of the demographic and published scholarship profiles of the deans and university provosts of the top 50 schools of social work as ranked by the 2016 U.S. News and World Report ratings. Method: The authors used an exploratory design to conduct a content analysis of the demographic and…
Descriptors: Social Work, African Americans, Deans, Diversity (Faculty)
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Diogo, Ana Matias; Silva, Pedro; Viana, Joana – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
Children have increasing access, and at younger ages, to ICT. This results from state policy measures, or from families having progressively provided ICT access to their children, or both of these influences. As a critical approach to the impact of technology in the construction of social change, this paper seeks to understand how children's…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Social Differences, Laptop Computers, Qualitative Research
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Grané, Aurea; Romera, Rosario – Sociological Methods & Research, 2018
Survey data are usually of mixed type (quantitative, multistate categorical, and/or binary variables). Multidimensional scaling (MDS) is one of the most extended methodologies to visualize the profile structure of the data. Since the past 60s, MDS methods have been introduced in the literature, initially in publications in the psychometrics area.…
Descriptors: Surveys, Data, Multidimensional Scaling, Robustness (Statistics)
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Elias, Rebecca; White, Susan W. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Understanding the needs of adolescents and emerging adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with respect to transition to postsecondary education is critical to development of user-informed transition programming. Parents of adolescents and emerging adults with ASD (n = 52) and ADHD (n = 47) completed an online survey. Social interaction…
Descriptors: Autism, Self Advocacy, Self Control, College Students
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Diezmann, Carmel M. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Many Australian universities have prioritised improving discipline performance on the national research assessment--Excellence for Research in Australia. However, a "culture of secrecy" pervades "Excellence in Research for Australia" (ERA). There are no specified criteria for the assignment of ratings on a 5-point scale ranging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Skills, Profiles, Institutional Characteristics
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Eler, Nebahat; Eler, Serdar – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the differences between the somatotype profiles and inter-disciplinary somatotype profiles of the Turkish Bocce National Team players. In this study, the mean age of the Turkish Men's Bocce National Team (n-32) was determined as 21,75±2,35 (years), mean height was 177,62 ± 1,03 (cm), mean body weight was 70,75…
Descriptors: Profiles, Athletes, Team Sports, Foreign Countries
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Sastre-Riba, Sylvia; Pérez-Sánchez, Luz F.; Villaverde, Angeles Bueno – Gifted Child Today, 2018
The recent educational legislation in Spain shows a great interest in enhancing the talents of all citizens. Different models of identification and intervention for students with high intellectual abilities (HIAs) coexist. The assessment model based on intelligence is still in force in the psychoeducational guidance field; however, from the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Cognitive Ability, Program Descriptions, Identification
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Darmody, Merike; Smyth, Emer – Irish Educational Studies, 2018
Ireland's demographic profile has changed significantly in the past 20 years, being now characterised by increasing cultural, ethnic and religious diversity. However, primary schooling in Ireland has remained highly denominational, mostly Roman Catholic, in nature, with a small number of minority faith schools and multi-denominational schools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Religion, Profiles
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Hancock, Kirsten J.; Mitrou, Francis; Taylor, Catherine L.; Zubrick, Stephen R. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2018
The risk factors associated with absenteeism are well known. However, children's exposure to combinations of risks and how these relate to absence patterns remains unclear. Understanding variations in risk profiles among persistently non-attending children will inform the development of absence interventions. Using a longitudinal sample of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attendance, Elementary School Students, Risk
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Cassany, Roger; Cortiñas, Sergi; Elduque, Albert – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Science journalists are mainly responsible for publicly communicating science, which, in turn, is a major indicator of the social development of democratic societies. The transmission of quality scientific information that is rigorously researched and understandable is therefore crucial, and demand for this kind of information from both…
Descriptors: Journalism, News Reporting, Profiles, Foreign Countries
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