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Jupp, James C.; Leckie, Alisa; Cabrera, Nolan; Utt, Jamie – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: With a rationale informed by the demographic imperative, the resegregation of public schools, and our positionalities as researchers, we understand both the high stakes and the complexity of capacitating White preservice and in-service teachers capable of anti-racist praxis and race-visible teaching and learning in public…
Descriptors: Whites, Social Justice, Racial Bias, Culturally Relevant Education
Beckwith, Deonne – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Focus County School District in the Mideast United States experienced a 12% teacher turnover rate over the last 2 years. The purpose of this study was to explore those factors that led to teachers leaving the district. Bandura's social cognitive theory was the guiding theory to examine and explain those factors that contributed to the district's…
Descriptors: Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, School Districts, Teaching Experience
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Avni, Sharon; Finn, Heather B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
To improve students' outcomes and retention rates, community colleges have implemented acceleration strategies which hasten the completion of educational requirements (Edgecombe, 2011). The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of an accelerated freshmen writing course on teachers' curricular decisions and pedagogical practices at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Acceleration (Education), College Freshmen
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Beggan, Dominic M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
One of the most pressing concerns on college campuses today is student safety. To date, nine states have passed Campus Carry legislation and more states may follow. Texas was the eighth state to pass Campus Carry legislation. Specifically, in the 2015 Legislative session, the Texas Legislature voted to allow License to Carry (LTC) holders to carry…
Descriptors: College Students, School Safety, Campuses, Weapons
Meyrick, Christopher S. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The occurrence of behaviors that require disciplinary action will always be an issue without programs to support the social and emotional development of students at a young and critical age. The problem school districts face is how to appropriately and effectively provide consequences to different targeted age groups, based on their social and…
Descriptors: Values Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Self Control
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Foppoli, Alexander; Choudhary, Rahul; Blair, David; Kaur, Tejinder; Moschilla, John; Zadnik, Marjan – Physics Education, 2019
Einsteinian physics represents a distinct paradigm shift compared to Newtonian physics. There is worldwide interest in introducing Einsteinian physics concepts early in school curriculum and trials have demonstrated that this is feasible. However introducing Einsteinian concepts from an early age requires more than suitable curriculum and teaching…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Faculty Development, Workshops
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Kota, Srividya Durga; Cornish, Scott; Sharma, Manjula Devi – Physics Education, 2019
Electricity is taught in junior high school science in Australia and many other countries. While electricity is all around us and one would say that its context and relevance are obvious, students generally do not find learning about electricity engaging. The objective of this paper is to describe the development and evaluation of an open inquiry…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Spreadsheets
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Patronis, Marielle; Ishtaiwa-Dweikat, Fawzi Fayez; Al Awad, Mouawiya; Aburezeq, Ibtehal M. – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2019
The key aim of this study is to provide an overview of students' and instructors' attitudes and perceptions towards the potential benefits and challenges of summative e-assessment for their writing courses at a UAE university. A mixed method of quantitative and qualitative analysis is used. The findings of the study revealed that a majority of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Summative Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Vigilante, Richard J., Jr. – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
This article examines the equivalency of virtual credit recovery (VCR) programs as a viable alternative to earning back failed credits needed to graduate on time. Utilization of interviews and questionnaires assisted with collecting perspective data of 10 teachers facilitating the VCR program. Artifact analysis provided a third source of numeric…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Credits, Virtual Classrooms, At Risk Students
Castro, Andrene; Germain, Emily; Gooden, Mark – Online Submission, 2018
Principals represent the most "visible" form of leadership in schools, but current workforce data show that K-12 school principals are overwhelmingly white and fail to reflect the diversity within the student population. With increased policy focus on teacher diversity, equal attention must also be directed towards the lack of diversity…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Administration, Leadership Responsibility, Principals
Çevirgen, Ayse; Aktas, Burcu; Kot, Mehtap – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of visual arts on a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The research included a 13-years-old male student with ASD, the student's parents, and the visual arts teacher. The research was designed according to the case study from qualitative research models. Semi-structured interviewing and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The 2016 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 52nd 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: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Beveridge, Lorraine; Mockler, Nicole; Gore, Jennifer – Educational Action Research, 2018
The role of "academic partners" working alongside teachers is an increasingly complex and sometimes controversial one. This article explores the role of academic partners in "Educational Action Research," reporting on data from a larger study conducted in New South Wales, Australia. Schools involved in the study had received…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Action Research, College School Cooperation
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Siller, Heidi; Waibel, Eva Maria – Teacher Educator, 2018
Existential Pedagogy (EP) derives from existential analysis and logotherapy developed by Viktor Frankl and Alfried Längle in the tradition of existential philosophy and phenomenology. This study investigated how EP influences pedagogues' and teachers' attitudes and teaching. Four focus groups with a total of 12 persons each were conducted in an…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Philosophy, Teacher Attitudes, Phenomenology
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Thomas, Matthew A. M.; Mockler, Nicole – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Research on the development of professional identity for teachers who enter the profession through alternative routes is still in its infancy. In contrast to their peers who complete traditional initial teacher education programs, these teachers are exposed to different conditions and constraints that produce a range of sub-identities previously…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Professional Identity, Teacher Attitudes, Identification (Psychology)
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