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Whipp, Joan L.; Geronime, Lara – Urban Education, 2017
Correlation analysis was used to analyze what experiences before and during teacher preparation for 72 graduates of an urban teacher education program were associated with urban commitment, first job location, and retention in urban schools for 3 or more years. Binary logistic regression was then used to analyze whether urban K-12 schooling,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Teacher Persistence, Beginning Teachers
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Canrinus, Esther T.; Bergem, Ole Kristian; Klette, Kirsti; Hammerness, Karen – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
This study draws upon survey data of 486 student teachers from five different programmes based in five different countries (one programme in each country), and programmes that have varied in their efforts to become more coherent. We explore students' perceptions of the coherence within their teacher education programmes and across the five…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Jo, Injeong – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2016
This study examined the effect of a minimal Web-based GIS experience within a semester-long methods course on enhancing preservice teachers' dispositions regarding the use of geospatial technologies for teaching. Fourteen preservice teachers enrolled in a senior-level methods course offered in geography and focused exclusively on how to teach…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Personality Traits
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Morales, Marie Paz E.; Avilla, Ruel A.; Espinosa, Allen A. – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
The present study explored gender inequality in K to 12 basic education, based on the experiences of first year pre-service science and mathematics teachers. It also determined if pre-service teachers' pursuit of a career in science or mathematics teaching was related to gender influences. A survey instrument was used to gather data for the study.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Gender Bias
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Ray, Beverly B.; Powell, Angiline; Jacobsen, Brenda – Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 2014
Despite their popularity with learners, many K-12 teachers are reluctant to use video games as learning tools. Addressing issues surrounding this reluctance is important since the educational use of video games is supported by learning theory and an emerging research base. Specifically, this study adopts exploratory research as a means to examine…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Kassile, Telemu – South African Journal of Education, 2014
This paper examines regional differentials in pass rates in Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) in Mainland Tanzania. In particular, the paper investigates the effects of pupil-teacher ratio (PTR), pupil-latrine ratio (PLR), pupil-classroom ratio (PCR), availability of electricity in schools, and secondary school and above education of women…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Surveys, Health, Foreign Countries
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Glang, Ann; Ettel, Deborah; Todis, Bonnie; Gordon, Wayne A.; Oswald, Jennifer M.; Vaughn, Susan L.; Connors, Susan H.; Brown, Margaret – Exceptionality, 2015
Long-term follow-up studies conducted during the K-12 school years suggest that challenges related to childhood traumatic brain injury (TBI) tend to persist or worsen over time. A 1999 survey of State Directors of Special Education revealed that most states had emerging initiatives for children with TBI and were expanding their capacity to serve…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Student Personnel Services, Special Needs Students
Alford, Susan F. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship of preservice teachers by examining their attitudes and perceptions to English Language Learners in the mainstream classroom. An ever-increasing population of ELLs in U.S. classrooms has challenged the preparation of preservice teachers to meet the specific needs of this group of students.…
Descriptors: Correlation, English Language Learners, Self Efficacy, Mainstreaming
Knight, Catherine – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This two-part quantitative study expanded our understanding of school PR personnel in public school districts, particularly those who worked during the 2009-2012 budget years. Four cultural changes have redefined the paradigm of public education and served as a springboard for this study: technology-enhanced communications information retrieval,…
Descriptors: Public Relations, School Personnel, Staff Role, Responsibility
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The 2012 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 48th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Definitions, Tables (Data), Longitudinal Studies
Bell, Tamekia R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Clients with learning disabilities constitute a cultural group that has not been extensively studied. The professional literature has found that counselors have reported the need for additional training in working with clients with disabilities. This study explored counselors' beliefs and perceived knowledge regarding counseling clients with…
Descriptors: Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, School Counselors
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Duran, Mesut; Brunvand, Stein; Ellsworth, Justin; Sendag, Serkan – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2012
This study reports on a district-wide research-based professional development (PD) that included 207 teachers and administrators. Data were collected from pre/post surveys, content analysis of the participants' wiki pages, and a follow-up questionnaire. Findings indicate that participants significantly improved their foundational and technical…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Content Analysis, Internet, School Districts
Alansari, Amal EEHE – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Problem: Over the last decade, the Ministry of Education in Kuwait undertook the responsibility of reforming the Kuwaiti education system. While it noted the importance of school principals in this reform process, it has not yet focused on the development of school leaders through formal preparation. There were no standards set to guide school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Principals, Administrator Education
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
The 2011 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Error Patterns
National Science Foundation, 2010
The Science Indicators series was designed to provide a broad base of quantitative information about U.S. science, engineering, and technology for use by policymakers, researchers, and the general public. "Science and Engineering Indicators 2010" contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Education, Engineering Education, Competition
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