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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
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2011
This annotated bibliography surveys key resources and research related specifically to language learning and literacy. It focuses on resources that will be valuable to teaching professionals and researchers who specialize in the areas of foreign and second language teaching, language arts and first and second language literacy. Significant…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Alternative Assessment, Annotated Bibliographies, Second Language Instruction
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2010
Today's language classroom is vastly different from that of the mid- to late 20th century. The study is a meta-analysis of recent research which provided the means to identify current and emerging trends in the field. Informed by this research, some identified trends that are shaping the 21st century language classroom are outdated practices such…
Descriptors: Language Laboratories, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Goel, Sanjay – Online Submission, 2010
Community and culture significantly influence value orientation, perceived needs, and motivation as well as provide the ground for creating shared understanding. All disciplines have their own cultures, and all cultures evolve through cross-cultural exchanges. The computing community has created and documented a sound body of knowledge of…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Engineering Education, Investigations, Educational Research
Herman, William E. – Online Submission, 2008
This paper outlines a qualitative research tool designed to explore personal identity formation as described by Erik Erikson and offers self-reflective and anonymous evaluative comments made by college students after completing this task. Subjects compiled a list of 200 myths, customs, fables, rituals, and beliefs from their family of origin and…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Identification (Psychology)
Bayram, Servet – Online Submission, 2005
The concept of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS) is containing multimedia or computer based instruction components that improves human performance by providing process simplification, performance information and decision support system. EPSS has become a hot topic for organizational development, human resources, performance technology,…
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Educational Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Organizational Development
El-Koumy, Abdel-Salam Abdel-Khalek – Online Submission, 2004
The aim of this book is to provide a compromise between past and present theories of language teaching and learning. The book is organized into six main parts. In the first part, the author highlights the strengths and weaknesses of both the skills-based approach and the whole-language approach. He then presents a theory that emphasizes the…
Descriptors: Language Skills, English Instruction, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)