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Brehm, Will – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Educational privatisation has received increasing scholarly attention in recent decades. In much of this work, educational privatisation is viewed as the outcomes of certain government policies or as the result of the influences of education businesses in school systems. This article presents a portrait of an educational entrepreneur in Cambodia…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational History, Portraiture, Public Policy
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Micari, Marina; Pazos, Pilar – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This study examines academic outcomes for university students engaged in a supplemental peer learning program in a selective institution. Using a matched sample of 1266 students, half enrolled in the supplemental program and half not enrolled, we find that participating students on average earned higher grades in linked courses. Using a subsample…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Selective Admission, Grades (Scholastic), Chemistry
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Kim, Young Chun; Jung, Jung-Hoon – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article presents a new conceptualization of 'shadow curriculum', one component of the worldwide phenomenon of shadow education, i.e. learning outside of school. Traditional conceptions of curriculum are not applicable to shadow education, and so this article begins by exploring how shadow education practices qualify as a new focus of…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Academic Achievement, Supplementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Ginns, Diana S.; Joseph, Laurice M.; Tanaka, Marie L.; Xia, Qingqing – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
Increasingly, school psychologists are providing services for English learners (ELs) with basic reading problems, including helping to identify appropriate supplemental instruction to help ELs acquire basic reading skills. The purpose of this paper is to present a review of experimental and quasi-experimental studies reporting on the effects of…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Reading Instruction
Rowan, Brian; Hansen, Ben B.; White, Mark; Lycurgus, Timothy; Scott, Lesli J. – Institute for Social Research, 2019
This report summarizes the results of a cluster-randomized field trial that estimated the effect of "BURST[R]: Reading" on primary grades students' early literacy achievement. BURST is a widely adopted supplemental reading program designed for use with students struggling to acquire early literacy skills and is meant to provide…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Instruction, Randomized Controlled Trials, Reading Achievement
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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Ruppar, Andrea L.; Toews, Samantha Gross; McCabe, Katie M.; McQueston, Jessica A.; Johnston, Russell – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2019
Special education consists of specially designed services available for students with disabilities, and should be available across placements. Students with the most significant disabilities continue to be taught in restrictive settings, despite accumulating evidence suggesting their special education services can be delivered effectively in…
Descriptors: Special Education, Individualized Education Programs, Supplementary Education, Student Placement
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Doherty, Catherine; Dooley, Karen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article considers moral agendas projected onto parents that mobilise them to supplement school literacy education with private tutoring. The theoretical frame draws on the concepts of responsibilisation as emerging market-embedded morality, 'nudge' social policies, edu-business and hidden privatisation in education. This framing is applied to…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Tutoring, Literacy Education, Parent Attitudes
Olson, Carol Booth; Balius, Angie; McCourtney, Emily; Widtmann, Mary – Teachers College Press, 2018
In her new book, bestselling author and professional developer Carol Booth Olson and colleagues show teachers how to help young readers and writers construct meaning from and with texts. This practical resource offers a rich array of research-based teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons focused on the "thinking tools"…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Evidence Based Practice
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Ortiz, Alba A.; Robertson, Phyllis M.; Wilkinson, Cheryl Y. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Planning language and literacy instruction and supplemental intervention for English Learners (ELs) in bilingual education programs begins by assessing their current performance, strengths, and needs. However, current functioning must be interpreted in relation to past performance and the nature and quality of instruction students have received…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Bilingual Education, Educational Planning, Supplementary Education
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Wexler, Jade; Reed, Deborah K.; Barton, Erin E.; Mitchell, Marisa; Clancy, Erin – Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Many youth in the juvenile justice system with or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders struggle with reading. A multiple-baseline-across-participants single-case research design was used to examine the relationship between a supplemental peer-mediated reading intervention and juvenile offenders' generation of main idea statements about…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Intervention, Juvenile Justice, Supplementary Education
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Imtiaz, Asif – International Education Studies, 2018
Private Supplementary Tutoring (PST) have attracted enormous attention in recent days. Bangladesh experiences both forms of PST--formal and informal. There is a considerable amount of research based on the demand-side of PST. The tutors, who are the suppliers of PST in the market, are the center of attention in this paper. The forces that affect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Satisfaction, Tutors
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Buhagiar, Tarek; Leo, Christopher – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2018
This study investigates whether there is a difference in academic performance between students who access supplemental material through gamification versus students who do not. The study focuses on students in the College of Business Administration in a large (60,000 students) urban university, enrolled in two sections of a core course for the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Academic Achievement, Student Improvement, Outcomes of Education
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Graham, Steve; Harris, Karen R.; Adkins, Mary – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2018
The impact of supplemental handwriting and spelling instruction on learning to write was examined in an experimental study with first grade students who were not acquiring these skills as rapidly as their classmates. Thirty students (16 boys, 14 girls) were randomly assigned to a handwriting and spelling instructional condition or a phonological…
Descriptors: Handwriting, Spelling Instruction, Phonological Awareness, Accuracy
Line, Curtis J., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) is a two-year, open admission college that has served the needs of Delawareans for over 50 years. Throughout these years, low pass rates in certain developmental and gatekeeper courses have been a noticeable problem. Two such courses are Elementary Algebra (MAT020) and Anatomy & Physiology I…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Academic Achievement, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges
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Malm, Joakim; Bryngfors, Leif; Fredriksson, Johan – Journal of Peer Learning, 2018
This study focuses on quantitative long-term effects of Supplemental Instruction (SI) in terms of graduation and dropout rates. One of the main aims of SI is to introduce students to effective study strategies and techniques. If SI is introduced at an early stage for new students in higher education, it should therefore be expected that this…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Dropouts
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