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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
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
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
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
Oosterhof, Albert; Rohani, Faranak; Sanfilippo, Carol; Stillwell, Peggy; Hawkins, Karen – Online Submission, 2008
In assessment, the ability to construct test items that measure a targeted skill is fundamental to validity and alignment. The ability to do the reverse is also important: determining what skill an existing test item measures. This paper presents a model for classifying test items that builds on procedures developed by others, including Bloom…
Descriptors: Test Items, Classification, Models, Cognitive Ability
Atwell, Nedra – Online Submission, 2007
Project TRREE (Teacher Recruitment and Retention for Educational Excellence) is a three-year, federally funded project conducted by the Kentucky Department of Education. The purpose of the project is to develop a systemic approach to increase the number of highly qualified special education teachers with a focus on recruitment of linguistically,…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Politics of Education, Educational Quality, Teacher Recruitment