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Yang, Chunyan; Sharkey, Jill D.; Reed, Lauren A.; Chen, Chun; Dowdy, Erin – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
Bullying is the most common form of school violence and is associated with a range of negative outcomes, including traumatic responses. This study used hierarchical linear modeling to examine the multilevel moderating effects of school climate and school level (i.e., elementary, middle, and high schools) on the association between bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Educational Environment
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Malm, Joakim; Bryngfors, Leif; Fredriksson, Johan – Journal of Peer Learning, 2018
This study focuses on quantitative long-term effects of Supplemental Instruction (SI) in terms of graduation and dropout rates. One of the main aims of SI is to introduce students to effective study strategies and techniques. If SI is introduced at an early stage for new students in higher education, it should therefore be expected that this…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, Dropouts
Smirniotis-Giambatista, Cynthia – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Online flipped professional development allows direct instruction to take place through an interactive learning setting and allows the face-to-face contact to provide guidance and apply the concept. As technology advances, education needs instruments and tools used for effectively teaching using the enhanced technology to increase student…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Faculty Development, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Sander, Joseph G. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is an abundance of research associated with the belief that factors such as educational expenditures, socioeconomic demographics, geographic location, district size and school funding have a relationship to student achievement. This study provides insight into the relationship between these factors and the effect it has on student academic…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Educational Finance, Correlation, Academic Achievement
Culella, Nicole Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate teacher perception of technology integration in STEM and non-STEM classrooms of high school teachers of gifted and talented students and the relationship of those perceptions to actual technology use in their classrooms. This study measured teacher perception of technology integration…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
Carter, Bruce J. – Online Submission, 2017
A problem recognized in the United States is that a K-12 public education in urban communities is more likely to support existing patterns of inequality than to serve as a pathway to opportunity. The specific focus of this research was on the poor academic performance in U.S. K-12 urban communities. Using Benet's polarities of democracy theory as…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Statistical Analysis, Benchmarking, Achievement Tests
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Asrar-ul-Haq, Muhammad – Issues in Educational Research, 2017
Prior research has suggested that staff-centred organisational factors such as participation, morale and shortage can have a significant effect on organisational outcomes. However, relatively little attention has been paid to cross-country examination of these relationships specifically for educational organisations such as schools, colleges, and…
Descriptors: Morale, Organizational Effectiveness, Staff Role, Teacher Shortage
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Erdogan, Niyazi; Navruz, Bilgin; Younes, Rayya; Capraro, Robert M. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Recent studies on professional development programs indicate these programs, when sustained, have a positive impact on student achievement; however, many of these studies have failed to use longitudinal data. The purpose of this study is to understand how one particular instructional practice (STEM PBL) used consistently influences student…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Active Learning, Student Projects, Science Achievement
Lowe, Christina – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Transformational leadership is a style of leadership that is well suited for the nature of the modern school counselor. Previous research has shown the ways in which a school counselor can incorporate transformational leadership components into his or her school counseling program. However, little research has currently been conducted to assess…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, School Counselors, Comparative Analysis, Self Concept