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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
Blake, Patty – Online Submission, 2011
Accountability demands place tremendous pressures on high schools to meet specific standards. To satisfy demands, grading policies are becoming more liberal. Grade inflation is the result and a growing concern. This controversial subject contains a number of dangers. To combat the trend, teachers must realize the impact of grade inflation and take…
Descriptors: High Schools, Accountability, Grade Inflation, Educational Policy
Gleason, Katherine – Online Submission, 2011
Today's youth are in a social environment where being the brunt of jokes and harassment of their peers is an accepted and encouraged norm. It is not exactly clear what teachers do to deal with bullying in their classrooms. Much of the research on bullying has focused on elementary and middle school level students. Little is known about bullying at…
Descriptors: High School Students, Bullying, Social Environment, Identification
Martell, Christopher C. – Online Submission, 2011
Over the past decade many social studies educators have called for teachers to engage their students in historical interpretation. This case study examined the beliefs and practices related to engaging students in historical interpretation of four secondary social studies teachers from their teacher preparation through their first year in the…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Social Studies, Longitudinal Studies, History Instruction
Garcia Laborda, Jesus; Litzler, Mary Frances – Online Submission, 2011
Many ELT examinations have gone online in the last few years and a large number of educational institutions have also started considering the possibility of implementing their own tests. This paper deals with the training of a group of 24 ELT teachers in the Region of Valencia (Spain). In 2007, the Ministry of Education provided funds to determine…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Barrand, Jessica L.; Rettig, Michael – Online Submission, 2011
This purpose of this investigation was to examine the level of training and perceptions regarding reading assessment by elementary teachers in a suburban school district. The teachers were given an on-line survey to complete in the spring of 2011. While the response rate to the survey was fairly low, the teachers who did respond indicated that …
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Reading Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
Quigley, Donna – Online Submission, 2011
Thai school age students as young as eight years old are increasingly being immersed in the Internet world, and as a result, they are accelerating their learning and communication skills in English even without noticing. For educators, the ICT (information communication technology) revolution that has occurred in the last few decades needs to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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
Slavica, Pavlovic – Online Submission, 2010
This paper deals with 2 focal points of inclusive education, which is the integral segment of the current education reform in the Bosnia and Herzegovina: its position in various proclamations and in primary school teachers' reality, i.e., legislative aspects vs. everyday situation in primary schools. The survey research was carried out through the…
Descriptors: Likert Scales, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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
Volante, Louis; Beckett, Danielle; Reid, Joanne; Drake, Susan – Online Submission, 2010
Using a focus group format, 20 teachers working in elementary and secondary schools were interviewed from 2 school districts in southern Ontario, Canada about their understanding and use of formative assessment. Analysis of the interviews followed a constant comparison method and revealed a variety of emerging themes. Results suggested an…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
Abouserie, Hossam M. R. – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this study was to explore and investigate the ways faculty at The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University use Networked Information Sources and Services to support their service tasks. Library and Information Sciences faculty were chosen as the population for this study. The study aimed to answer the following…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Information Sources, College Faculty, Technology Uses in Education
Wiseman, Tiffany Chantelle – Online Submission, 2008
(Purpose) The purpose of this study was to examine the perception of children in the general education classroom of their classmates with developmental and other disabilities. Gender and grade level were evaluated, but more importantly, levels of integration and relationships with people with disabilities were analyzed. (Methodology) Two hundred…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, General Education, Student Attitudes, Disabilities
Kashkary, Samera Y.; Robinson, John F. – Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this study was to investigate if there are any significant differences in the mathematical attainment of pupils' grade one of primary school in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (K.S.A) between those pupils who had attended kindergarten and their peers who had not, and whether this effect continued into the second and third grades in…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Social Adjustment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Achievement
Franklin, Cheryl A. – Online Submission, 2005
The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the ways elementary teachers use computer technology for instructional purposes and the factors that influence their use of computers. The population consisted of recent graduates from the elementary teacher preparation program at a mid-Atlantic university. Data were gathered using a survey…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Attitudes
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