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Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Barnard Bachelor, Robin – Online Submission, 2019
The "NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Intercultural Communication" (2017) task educators with helping students better recognize "obviously inappropriate behaviors in familiar everyday situations" (p.15), yet today's L2 classroom rarely includes pragmatic speech acts in curriculum, especially with regard to online language…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Spanish, Second Language Instruction, Community Colleges
Beardmore, Kevin Wayne – Online Submission, 2019
The problem of a prepared workforce is perennial. Part of the challenge is one of supply and demand, as education systems attempt to produce graduates with the technical competencies required for the current jobs available. In the new service- and knowledge-based economy, however, soft skills are cited as a greater need by today's employers.…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Higher Education, Achievement Gap, Knowledge Economy
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Head, Alison J.; DeFrain, Erica; Fister, Barbara; MacMillan, Margy – Online Submission, 2019
This paper reports results from a mixed-methods study about how college students engage with news when questions of credibility and "fake news" abound in the U.S. Findings are based on 5,844 online survey responses, one open-ended survey question (N=1,252),and 37 follow-up telephone interviews with students enrolled at 11 U.S. colleges…
Descriptors: News Reporting, Student Behavior, Credibility, Information Sources
Asio, John Mark R. – Online Submission, 2019
Student bullying a teacher is a phenomenon given with the least attention and focus since the perpetrators were seen as the academe itself. This descriptive study aims to determine the understanding and behavior of students in a higher education institution towards teacher bullying. The study surveyed 105 conveniently selected respondents from the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
Backstrand, Jeffrey R.; Donaldson, Kristi – Online Submission, 2018
This report is a longitudinal study of the college-going patterns of almost 13,500 Newark high school students from the district, charter, vocational technical, and parochial sectors. It includes students who graduated high school between 2011 and 2016 from the Newark Public Schools (NPS) -- both comprehensive and magnet, Essex County Vocational…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Outcomes of Education, High School Graduates, Enrollment
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
Hagenhofer, Eva M. – Online Submission, 2018
This is a story about urban students becoming urban teachers. It begins with the 1988 U.S. Department of Education funding of a bold idea: attracting multicultural/multilingual students to begin their teacher preparation at a two year college, preparing them to continue at a 4 year college. This is how the Milwaukee Area Technical College became…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Alumni, Teacher Education Programs
Asio, John Mark R. – Online Submission, 2018
Student bullying a teacher is a phenomenon given with the least attention and focus since the perpetrators were seen as the academe itself. This descriptive study is aimed to determine the understanding and behavior of students in a higher education institution towards teacher bullying. The study surveyed 105 conveniently selected respondents from…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Faculty, Bullying
Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Bachelor, Robin Barnard – Online Submission, 2016
This study examines the formative aspects of teaching in the World Language community college classroom: formative feedback, reflection, and assessment, and then recommends a new educational technique that applies the aforementioned formative elements into the classroom. To this end, in the fall semester of 2015, three sections of Spanish I at the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Feedback (Response), Formative Evaluation
Reigle, Rosemary – Online Submission, 2016
Adjunct instructors benefit community colleges through their flexibility, diversity, innovation and contributions to student success; however, their part-time status can result in friction with full-time/tenured faculty, a problem that can lead to bullying. In an effort to determine what forms bullying of adjunct faculty take and how these…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Bullying, Teaching Conditions
Akoojee, Salim – Online Submission, 2016
This paper explores the extent to which latest developments in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training System in South Africa respond to key principles espoused for a developmental, democratic and inclusionary ideal. The White Paper for post school education and training (DHET, 2013) approved by Cabinet in November, 2013 is referred to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educational Policy
Fichten, Catherine S.; Amsel, Rhonda; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; King, Laura; Jorgensen, Shirley; Asuncion, Jennison – Online Submission, 2016
We examined sensitivity and specificity when using the three theory of planned behavior (TPB) scales (Perceived Behavioral Control, Subjective Norms, Attitude) to predict graduation and drop-out in a longitudinal study of 252 college and university students with disabilities and in a separate cross-sectional study of a random sample of 1380…
Descriptors: Prediction, Graduation, Dropouts, Behavior Theories
Inchiparamban, Sandychris; Pingle, Sudha – Online Submission, 2016
The world indeed is a small place. This goes perfectly with the fact that communication today has brought people very close. One way of communication is the use of social networking sites. Statistics indicate that it is the youth who use these sites to a great extent. The present study aims to study the use of social networking sites among junior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Two Year College Students, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication
Chavan, Rajendra L.; Patankar, Pratibha S.; Mali, Nagina S. – Online Submission, 2016
School is the place where the formal education is implemented through well defined curriculum. Curriculum enlists subjects to be taught, practicals to be conducted, as well as co-curriculum & extra-curricular activities. Biology is one of the important subjects in the curriculum in junior college level. Biology subject is a study of living…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Textbooks, Two Year College Students
Gafney, Leo; Bynum, R. David; Sheppard, Keith – Online Submission, 2015
This report describes the origin and development of CESAME (The Center for Science and Mathematics Education) at Stony Brook University. The analysis identifies key ingredients in areas of personnel, funding, organizational structures, educational priorities, collaboration, and institutionalization. After a discussion of relevant issues in…
Descriptors: Science Teaching Centers, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Position Papers
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