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Watson, Mark; McMahon, Mary – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
In this research we investigated whether creativity and career assessment are a contradiction in terms or whether, through creative thinking, their potential complementarity in career guidance and counselling can be realised. The research demonstrates the creative application of the systemic Integrative Structured Interview (ISI) for the…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Creative Thinking, Career Counseling, Females
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Rojon, Céline; McDowall, Almuth; Saunders, Mark N. K. – Field Methods, 2019
This article examines and appraises a novel approach for generating shared group constructs through aggregative analysis: the application of Honey's aggregation procedure to repertory grid technique (RGT) data. Revisiting personal construct theory's underlying premises and adopting a social constructivist epistemology, we argue that, while…
Descriptors: Administrators, Professional Personnel, Job Performance, Structured Interviews
Williams, Yvette Gail – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Many children in U.S. K-12 schools struggle with childhood obesity. A healthy lifestyle taught in a child's early years is essential for student learning, and it can set the pace for healthy choices to be made in adulthood. The purpose of this exploratory case study was to explore the experiences of parents in Montgomery County, Ohio, who…
Descriptors: Child Health, Obesity, Life Style, Case Studies
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Doll, Jessica L. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Structured interviews are widely used in the employment process; however, students often have little experience asking and responding to structured interview questions. In a format similar to "speed dating," this exercise actively engages students in the interview process. Students pair off to gain experience as an interviewer by asking…
Descriptors: Structured Interviews, Employment Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Skill Development
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Jensen, Bente; Brandi, Ulrik – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2018
Research has shown the potential for early childhood education and care (ECEC) in making a difference for all children. However, research also highlights how hard overcoming the "gaps" between children from differing social backgrounds still is. The overall aim of this article is to examine the impact of a professional development…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Program Descriptions
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Culllen, Amanda L.; Cullen, Craig J.; O'Hanlon, Wendy A. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
In this article, we report on the findings of a study investigating the effects of an intervention designed to provide students in Grades 3-5 with opportunities to work with dynamic and static models of angles in a dynamic geometry environment. We utilized the microgenetic method in this cross-sectional study to observe and document changes in…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Garavito-Bermúdez, Diana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Small-scale fisheries are learning contexts of importance for generating, transferring and updating ecological knowledge of natural environments through everyday work practices. The rich knowledge fishers have of local ecosystems is the result of the intimate relationship fishing communities have had with their natural environments across…
Descriptors: Animal Husbandry, Ecology, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Ezati, Betty Akullu; Madanda, Aramanzan; Ahikire, Josephine – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Despite the importance of early childhood education in improving academic achievements in subsequent years and also in social development, it remains out of reach for majority of children in developing countries. This leaves informal education as the main preparation children in rural areas receive before entry into primary schools. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Informal Education
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Hergan, Irena – Journal of Geography, 2018
This article presents the results of research on how ten-year-old children in an unfamiliar environment perceive the surroundings of the route during their wayfinding when they focus on the task of successfully orienting themselves with two different sources of cartographic support: a mobile navigator and a paper map. The results show that the…
Descriptors: Cartography, Maps, Geographic Location, Navigation
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Mikkonen, Teemu – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This study concerns students' criteria in the evaluation of Internet sources for a school assignment requiring reflections on a controversial issue. The findings are elaborated by analysing students' discursive accounts in justifying the use or non-use of sources. Method: The interview data was collected in a Finnish upper secondary…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Assignments, Electronic Publishing, Information Sources
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Akyürek, Erkan; Afacan, Özlem – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the problems faced by graduate students when conducting scientific research and to make suggestions for solving these problems. The research model was a case study. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with participants in the study with questions about the problems encountered during scientific research…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Research Problems, Case Studies, Student Attitudes
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Rabideau, Lindsey K.; Stanton-Chapman, Tina L.; Brown, Tiara S. – Young Exceptional Children, 2018
The most researched and effective practice for instructing children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is applied behavior analysis (ABA; Baer, Wolf, & Risley, 1968; Reichow, 2012; Smith & Eikeseth, 2011; Virués-Ortega, 2010). ABA is a scientific approach to systematic instruction, data collection, and data analysis based on observable…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Teaching Methods, Behavior Modification
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Cakir, Ozlem; Karademir, Tugra; Erdogdu, Funda – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
The correlation between distance education motivation levels of students and their online experiences and satisfaction is studied in this paper; and the reasons of their satisfaction and dissatisfaction according to their motivation levels are described. In this study, 183 students, who were taking English and Turkish courses at Ankara University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Distance Education, Student Motivation
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Brown, Jason M.; Guy, Breonte S.; Henderson, Dawn X.; Ebert, C. Edward; Harp, Jill; Markert, Chad D. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
Regenerative medicine is a novel discipline that both excites undergraduates and may be used as a vehicle to expose students to scientific concepts and opportunities. The goal of this article is to describe the implementation of a National Science Foundation-funded Targeted Infusion Project in which underrepresented minority undergraduates are…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation
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Sattin-Bajaj, Carolyn; Jennings, Jennifer L.; Corcoran, Sean P.; Baker-Smith, Elizabeth Christine; Hailey, Chantal – Sociology of Education, 2018
Given the dominance of residentially based school assignment, prior researchers have conceptualized K-12 enrollment decisions as beyond the purview of school actors. This paper questions the continued relevance of this assumption by studying the behavior of guidance counselors charged with implementing New York City's universal high school choice…
Descriptors: High School Students, School Choice, School Policy, School Counselors
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