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Grossman, Eric – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
A day at driving school provides a refresher course in student engagement. The article includes a list of 10 ways to engage students.
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Refresher Courses, Motivation Techniques, Student Motivation
Cimino, Carl – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2011
The Loyd E. Williams Pipe Trade Training Center in San Jose, California, prides itself in going beyond the scope of traditional apprenticeship by offering a comprehensive "Journey Level Training Catalog," thus encouraging journeyman graduates to continue their training. The catalog contains a full slate of courses that can be utilized to…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Job Skills
Rao-Delgado, Antoinette Toni C. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of community college faculty regarding their experiences in learning and implementing a new pedagogical concept, Universal Design for Instruction (UDI). Specifically, I explored (a) their perceptions regarding the utilization of the UDI concept on their teaching strategies, (b)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Phenomenology
Dudley, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this action research case study was to explore attitudes and beliefs regarding strategies to improve math placement scores for low-socioeconomic community college students at an urban campus. Using a pragmatic worldview, qualitative techniques were used to gather data to explore this problem at a single community college located in…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Community Colleges, Action Research, Testing
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Joanisse, Melanie; Stinchcombe, Arne; Yamin, Stephanie – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2010
An evaluability assessment (EA) of the 55 Alive program, a national older driver refresher course aimed at improving driving skills, was conducted. This EA adds to the evaluation literature as previous outcome evaluations neglected to explore whether this program was prepared for such assessments. A mixed-method protocol was executed across three…
Descriptors: Driver Education, Refresher Courses, Older Adults, Adult Education
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Zhang, Donghai – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
The results of a questionnaire-based investigation carried out across China regarding teachers' professional development were used to create an extensive database. Chinese teachers' subjective evaluation of a number of professional development policies was statistically analyzed. From their ratings, it is shown that in schools across China,…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Teaching (Occupation), Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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Barrett, Kim E. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2008
This article summarizes a presentation made at the Teaching Refresher Course of the American Physiological Society, which was held at the Experimental Biology meeting in 2007. The intestinal epithelium has important ion transport and barrier functions that contribute pivotally to normal physiological functioning of the intestine and other body…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Physiology, Biology, Human Body
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Giroux, Isabelle; Boutin, Claude; Ladouceur, Robert; Lachance, Stella; Dufour, Magali – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2008
Over the last years, several comprehensive training programs for problem gambling have been developed and implemented in various casinos around the world. However, the efficacy of these programs has rarely been assessed and evaluated scientifically. A workshop called "Des gens qui font la difference" (People Making a Difference) was…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Employees, Training, Foreign Countries
Jacobs, Jonathan; North, Tom – Oregon University System, 2008
A dual credit course is a college/university level course that is taught at a high school, by a high school teacher, in partnership with a community college (CCWD) or Oregon University System (OUS) institution. Successful completion of a dual credit course counts as credit for both high school and college. In 2005-06, about 12,000 students took…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, College Credits, High School Students, Program Effectiveness
Aird, Laura Dutil – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2007
Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Although these situations are always tragic, they are particularly disturbing when known safety practices are not followed or a "well-meaning" adult isn't aware of the recommended procedures and puts children at risk. The author provides a "refresher course," including…
Descriptors: Young Children, Refresher Courses, Restraints (Vehicle Safety), Child Safety
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Blair, Martha L. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2007
An abundance of recent research indicates that there are multiple differences between males and females both in normal physiology and in the pathophysiology of disease. The Refresher Course on Gender Differences in Physiology, sponsored by the American Physiological Society Education Committee at the 2006 Experimental Biology Meeting in San…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Physiology, Gender Differences, Human Body
Malenfont, Nicole – Redleaf Press, 2006
In early childhood settings, children spend over 50 percent of their time on handwashing, dressing, napping, and other routines and transitions. "Routines and Transitions" is a guide to help turn these routine daily activities into learning experiences. By using transitions wisely, providers not only help children develop skills, but also run a…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Caregivers, Refresher Courses, Children
Ramsey, Robert D. – Corwin Press, 2004
A primer of what is truly important for today's school leaders at all levels, this how-to book is made up of twenty-five fundamental insights and baseline beliefs that never change. Staying focused on what really matters, each page reminds administrators of the simple, guiding truths and timeless values that made them want to become educators in…
Descriptors: Refresher Courses, Integrity, Instructional Leadership
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Jaramillo, Maria Clara – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2004
Over the past several decades, Latin American countries have supported processes of bringing public policy decisions on education closer to the people concerned. Participation at all levels of decision-making processes has generally been highly valued. Nonetheless, these decentralization efforts came about without governments taking the necessary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Refresher Courses, Conflict Resolution
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Griffiths, Margaret J.; Czekanski, Kathleen – Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 2003
A refresher course to facilitate the return of inactive nurses to the work force included a weighted admission system, didactic content, simulated laboratory experiences, and precepted clinical experiences. Recommendations for future course implementation included a systematic evaluation of each participant's knowledge base at the beginning of the…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Higher Education, Nurses, Nursing Education
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