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Kern, Ben D.; Ellison, Douglas W.; Killian, Chad M.; Widmer, Franziska – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2020
Psychological flexibility (PF), teaching resiliency (tRES), and sense of purpose (SOP) are characteristics that influence physical education teaching sustainability. The study's purpose was to validate an instrument measuring PF, tRES, and SOP relative to teachers' intent to remain teaching (IRT) in high poverty (>60% low-income) schools and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Validity, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Persistence
Liddell, Joshua E. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Focusing on rural school superintendents in New York State public school districts, this study examined the nexus between their leadership behaviors and the academic achievement levels of students within their districts. The study used a causal-comparative research design, also called an "ex-post facto design" (Isaac & Michael,…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Districts, Superintendents, School District Wealth
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Kim, Ah-Young; Park, Anne; Lust, Barbara – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
The current study compares simultaneous vs. successive bilingualism through a mixed-method research design with four four-year-old Korean-English bilingual children who were born and raised in the USA. Two simultaneous bilinguals were exposed to Korean and English from birth, whereas two successive bilinguals were exposed to Korean from birth, but…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Korean Americans, Korean, English
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Brown, Carmen Sherry – Higher Education Studies, 2018
To guide and support teacher candidates in developing the knowledge and skills they need in the classroom, teacher preparation programs must prepare students in acquiring the experience and expertise needed to demonstrate mastery of general knowledge in the specific subject or content area. In addition, teacher preparation programs must support…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, College Faculty, Teacher Educators
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Caldas, Stephen J.; Reilly, Monique S. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors used structural equation modeling to map the relationships between student race-ethnicity via the mediating variable physical activity on English language arts (ELA) and mathematics achievement among 964 fourth- and fifth-grade students. The students attended a New York City Metropolitan area school district and completed the Physical…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Race, Ethnicity, Physical Activity Level
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Porter, Russell; Berry, Jeremy; Cude, Kellie; Anderson, Stephen; Britt, Sanfrena – Educational Gerontology, 2018
This is the third study of Cognitive Care Education in New York State nursing homes using cross-sectional methods over a 25 year period. The data indicate that the Cognitive Care Education increased at statistically significant levels, albeit by evolutionary means. It is now time for "A Revolutionary Change," for Cognitive Care…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Nursing Homes, Residential Care, Cognitive Ability
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Kung, Fan-Wei – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
The development of Web 2.0 technologies has made a multitude of educational innovations possible in language classrooms. The aim of this inquiry is to explore advanced English language learners' perceptions, motivation and confidence along with their perceived strengths and weaknesses of learning academic writing through blog-assisted language…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Advanced Courses, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Innovation
Zakir, Nabiha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Considering the stigmatization of Muslim Americans in the post September 11th climate, coupled with increasing numbers of Muslim-Americans, this study aimed to research the individual variation in sensitivity to rejection that may be faced as Muslim college students navigate their college environment, establishing mentoring relationships and…
Descriptors: Muslims, College Students, Mentors, Student Experience
Valentino, Rachel – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Publicly funded pre-K is often touted as a means to narrow achievement gaps, but this goal is less likely to be achieved if poor and/or minority children do not, at a minimum, attend equal quality pre-K as their non-poor, non-minority peers. In this paper, I find large "quality gaps" in public pre-K between poor, minority students and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Achievement Gap, Educational Quality, Disadvantaged
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Reid, Kathy L.; Smith, Ken – Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between secondary students' self-perceptions of school climate and subjective well-being based upon the tenets of Invitational Education Theory and Positive Psychology. The present study not only examined the relationship between the two constructs but also, if Gender and Year Level mediate such a…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Well Being
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McCoy, Charles Allan – Teaching Sociology, 2017
Goffman's dramaturgical approach is frequently used to introduce undergraduate students to the sociological understanding of human interaction. While a number of scholars have designed engaging student activities that highlight Goffman's approach, most of these activities tend to involve atypical embarrassing interactions or norm-breaking…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Sociology, Interaction
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Spaulding, Christine J.; Lerner, Matthew D.; Gadow, Kenneth D. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Relatively little is known about patterns of school-based supportive services for youth with autism spectrum disorder. This study describes these supportive services and their correlates, both cross-sectionally and retrospectively, in a large sample (N = 283) of 6- to 18-year-old youth. To assess whether special education designation and classroom…
Descriptors: Correlation, Related Services (Special Education), Accessibility (for Disabled), Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Corona, Laura L.; Christodulu, Kristin V.; Rinaldi, Melissa L. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2017
School professionals who work with students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) play a significant role in the academic experiences of these students, but some evidence suggests that teachers of students with ASD experience a high risk of burnout. Research has begun to examine factors that ameliorate or prevent teacher burnout, including teacher…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Self Efficacy, Evidence Based Practice
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Blings, Steffen; Maxey, Sarah – Journal of Political Science Education, 2017
In their transition to college, students often struggle to identify and make connections between the main arguments, evidence, and empirical findings of articles from academic journals commonly assigned on political science syllabi. Which active learning techniques are most effective for teaching students to recognize and evaluate social science…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Evidence, Periodicals, Active Learning
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Corrigan, Matthew J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
This study sought to develop a short version of the ADSI, and investigate its psychometric properties. Methods: This is a secondary analysis. Analysis to determine the Cronbach's Alpha, correlations to determine concurrent criterion validity and known instrument validity and a logistic regression to determine predictive validity were conducted.…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Correlation, Screening Tests, Statistical Analysis
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