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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Crossman, Katherine; Edino, Rachael – Online Submission, 2019
Purpose: This report documents research and related materials related to academic integrity in Canada to inform and guide future work in the field. It provides an overview of the literature up to and including 2017 relating to academic integrity in Canada. Methods: Two research questions guided this literature review: 1. What scholarly, research,…
Descriptors: Integrity, Databases, Teaching Methods, Professional Education
Ossiannilsson, Ebba; Williams, Keith; Camilleri, Anthony F.; Brown, Mark – Online Submission, 2015
This report is written for: (1) institutional leaders responsible for quality in online, open and flexible higher education; (2) faculty wanting to have an overview of the field; (3) newcomers that want to develop quality schemes; (4) policy makers in governments, agencies and organisations; and (5) major educational stakeholders in the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Open Education, Open Source Technology
Icoz, Omer Faruk – Online Submission, 2015
Teachers' views about environmental education (EE) have been regarded as one of the most important concerns in education for sustainability. In secondary school chemistry curriculum, there are several subjects about EE embedded in the chemistry subjects in Turkey. This study explores three chemistry teachers' views about to what extent the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Secondary School Science
Reagan, Timothy, Ed.; Sagintayeva, Aida, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
This publication presents a diverse collection written by a well-respected group of speakers and authors which includes government leaders, policy makers, education experts and administrators from all over the higher education world. The papers collected hereunder represent the conference proceedings of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders' Forum…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Governance
Corwin, Sylvia K., Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
Reading Improvement Through Art (RITA) program is an interdisciplinary approach to literacy that blends visual art with reading comprehension, evaluated in nine New York City urban high schools. 240 problem readers participating in the pilot program were pre- and post-tested in the Fall 1975 and Spring 1976 semesters. The testing showed the 9th…
Descriptors: Reading Improvement, Art Activities, Reading Programs, Interdisciplinary Approach
Ageel, Mohammed; Woollard, John – Online Submission, 2012
The research project is a case study focussing on the use of a virtual learning environment (VLE) implemented to increase the use of information and communication technology (ICT) by university teachers in Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. The study aims to investigate the effect of the VLE as the vehicle for a training course in ICT designed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Training Methods, Case Studies
Wilson, Donna – Online Submission, 2011
This article discusses the impact of effective instruction on the reading ability of children in the early grades. The paper synthesizes major research on reading instruction and the readiness gap that exists between children entering school for the first time. The research points to the critical importance of equipping teachers with effective…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Teacher Effectiveness, Reading Skills, Reading Instruction
Fulmer, Gavin W. – Online Submission, 2010
School accountability decisions based on standardized tests hinge on the degree of alignment of the test with a state's standards. Yet no established criteria were available for judging strength of alignment. Previous studies of alignment among tests, standards, and teachers' instruction have yielded mixed results that are difficult to interpret…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Hypothesis Testing, Accountability, Criterion Referenced Tests
Mardis, Marcia; Everhart, Nancy; Smith, Daniella; Newsum, Janice; Baker, Sheila – Online Submission, 2010
Digital textbooks will soon be part of every classroom in the United States. This trend accompanies an imperative for schools to facilitate 21st century learning in which educators prepare students to learn and live productively in a global society where accurate and current information is a meaningful part of everyday learning. As technology and…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Instructional Materials, Adoption (Ideas)
Ahmad, Syed Hafeez; Junaid, Fatima A. – Online Submission, 2010
The troubled state of affairs in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan portends serious repercussions and grave consequences, destined to affect education particularly higher education in the entire tribal belt. Ironically, no extensive study has been conducted, to investigate those dimensions of FATA higher education which…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities
Tari, Juan Jose; Madeleine, Carolina – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to compare the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) self-assessment model in higher education institutions (HEIs) in Spain and in Jordan. Case study methodology on eight services provided by a public university in Spain and seven services provided by one public university and one private university in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Public Colleges, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Afshari, Mojgan; Bakar, Kamariah Abu; Luan, Wong Su; Samah, Bahaman Abu; Fooi, Foo Say – Online Submission, 2009
Research studies in the past decade have shown that computer technology is an effective means for widening educational opportunities, but most teachers neither use technology as an instructional delivery system nor integrate technology into their curriculum. Studies reveal a number of factors influencing teachers' decisions to use ICT in the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Educational Technology, Educational Opportunities, Teaching Methods
Dash, Neena – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present the status of integrated education for children with special needs in the State of Sikkim, to study the various support services required for children with special needs for their successful completion of primary education, to ascertain the academic support provided to children with special needs in the…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Elementary School Students, Disabilities, Inclusive Schools
Watt, Michael G. – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent, to which factors in the process of decision making involved in curriculum development in Australia, have determined the quality of curriculum documents. Searches on web sites of education organisations and electronic databases of educational literature were conducted to identify source documents…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Influences, Curriculum Development, Academic Standards
Pizzuti-Ashby, Jacqueline G.; Alary, Donna G. – Online Submission, 2008
This qualitative study represents perceptions of students regarding campus environment and campus life at University College of the Fraser Valley (UCFV), a public four-year university-college located in British Columbia, Canada. Employing a unique methodology, referred to as reflexive photography, student participants were asked to photograph and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Photography, Student Attitudes
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