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Sivrikaya, Kenan – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
This study was planned to determine the effect of a series of 8-week recreational activities on the personal, social and general adjustment levels and academic success of high school students (between 14-16 years). The data was collected from a total of 36 students, made up two groups each containing 18 members. They were all recruited voluntarily…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, High School Students, Student Adjustment, Academic Achievement
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Kreider, Carri – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A high school in the northwestern United States has a student population composed primarily of low income and minority students. Yet something that sets the school apart is a four-year graduation rate of 95%. While it is difficult to determine all of the factors that contribute to this academic success, this article explains students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, High School Students, Low Income Students
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Viana, Ricardo Borges; Campos, Mário Hebling; Santos, Douglas de Assis Teles; Xavier, Isabela Cristina Maioni; Vancini, Rodrigo Luiz; Andrade, Marília Santos; de Lira, Claudio Andre Barbosa – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
Peer and near-peer teaching programs are common in medical undergraduate courses. However, there are no studies that have investigated the effectiveness of a near-peer teaching program on the academic performance of undergraduate students pursuing sport and exercise science coursework. This study was conducted to analyze the effectiveness of such…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Undergraduate Students, Program Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness
Rosado, Glenda Damaris – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This research design was a mixed methods embedded study with a quasi-experimental component in the quantitative portion identifying the teachers and students as independent variables and the Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) that are aligned with teacher effectiveness and student achievement as the dependent variables. The confounding…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Class Size
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Low, Sabina; Smolkowski, Keith; Cook, Clayton; Desfosses, Danielle – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the impact of a commonly adopted elementary universal social-emotional learning program, Second Step, on student social-emotional and academic outcomes following 2 years of implementation. The cluster-randomized wait-list control trial included 61 schools, 321 teachers, and 8,941 early elementary students across 2 states, with…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Thongsawat, Suriya; Davidson-Shivers, Gayle; Chatphoomiphong, Bhudnumphueng – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
A new student orientation is arranged to assist students in their adjustment to college. To do so, it is essential for the program to provide students an opportunity to connect to other students, instructors, academic advisors, and the university. Recently, there are several mobile applications developed to promote collaboration and interaction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Design, School Orientation, Undergraduate Students
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Hull, Marie; Duch, Katherine – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
This article uses a difference-in-differences strategy to evaluate the impact of a one-to-one laptop program. Teaching practices changed with the introduction of the program, and the district worked to make wireless Internet more accessible in the community. We find that while short-term impacts of the program were statistically insignificant,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Laptop Computers, Outcomes of Education, Influence of Technology
Mahoney, Joseph L.; Durlak, Joseph A.; Weissberg, Roger P. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Joseph Mahoney, Joseph Durlak, and Roger Weissberg compare results from four large-scale meta-analyses of student outcomes related to participation in universal, school-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. Their examination includes 356 research reports with rigorous designs and outcome data at post or follow-up from hundreds of…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness
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Windrow, Vincent; Korstange, Ryan – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This paper uses Middle Tennessee State University's MT Scholars Academy, an extended early arrival program targeting first-year students who are classified as at-risk by a variety of measures, as a case study for demonstrating the effectiveness of AASCU's Re-Imagining the First-Year (RFY) initiative. In particular, this case study demonstrates the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, At Risk Students, Case Studies, Program Effectiveness
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Scarabottolo, Nello – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to compare the students enrolled to a three-year undergraduate, bachelor degree on Security of Computer Systems and Networks, offered in traditional, classroom fashion as well as online at the University of Milan (Italy). Its main purposes are to estimate the main characteristics of the two different student populations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Santoveña-Casal, Sonia – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
The main objective of this study was to analyse the influence of social media participation on academic performance. The sample consisted of 1960 students taking one of two courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, respectively (Faculty of Education, National Distance Education University, Spain), of whom 411 students carried out an activity…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Neild, Ruth Curran; Wilson, Sandra Jo; McClanahan, Wendy – Research for Action, 2019
This review summarizes virtually all available evidence on the effectiveness of specific afterschool programs, based on a comprehensive literature search and review of studies published in 2000 or later. The review is motivated, in part, by a growing emphasis on using rigorous assessment of program impacts to inform decision-making in education…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, After School Programs
Neild, Ruth Curran; Wilson, Sandra Jo; McClanahan, Wendy – Research for Action, 2019
This evidence guide provides detailed research summaries on the effectiveness of specific afterschool programs for improving outcomes for students in grades K-12. The purpose of the guide is to present information that education agencies, afterschool providers, and others can use as they make decisions about afterschool programming. The guide is a…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, After School Programs
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Pas, Elise T.; Ryoo, Ji Hoon; Musci, Rashelle; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Grantee Submission, 2019
The three-tiered Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework promotes the development of systems and data analysis to guide the selection and implementation of evidence-based practices across multiple tiers. The current study examined the effects of universal (tier 1) or school-wide PBIS (SW-PBIS) in one state's scale-up of…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Cavanagh, Michael; Barr, Jennifer; Moloney, Robyn; Lane, Rod; Hay, Iain; Chu, Hye-Eun – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This paper reports a pilot study to investigate four preservice teachers' reports of their impact on student learning while they completed a four-week professional experience block. We used Hiebert, Morris, Berk, and Jansen's (2007) framework for teacher preparation to analyse the how the participants planned, assessed and reflected on a lesson…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education
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