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Baker, Ryan S. J. d., Ed.; Merceron, Agathe, Ed.; Pavlik, Philip I., Jr., Ed. – International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, 2010
The Third International Conference on Data Mining (EDM 2010) was held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. It follows the second conference at the University of Cordoba, Spain, on July 1-3, 2009 and the first edition of the conference held in Montreal in 2008, and a series of workshops within the AAAI, AIED, EC-TEL, ICALT, ITS, and UM conferences. EDM 2011…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Pattern Recognition, Interdisciplinary Approach, Computer Science
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Anderson, Ryan; Anderson, Shawn – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to analyze outstanding agricultural education teachers' attitudes towards mathematics integration. An investigation into the collaboration efforts being made between the agricultural education and mathematics departments was also included. The objective of this study was to identify the primary themes to integration…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Mathematics Education
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Anderson, Shawn – Rural Educator, 2008
The increased pressure for gains in academic performance in mathematics and science are not going to dissipate, and rural schools must find a way to meet these challenges. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Carl D. Perkins Federal Vocational and Technical Education Act legislations have also put pressure on career and technical education…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Federal Legislation, Agricultural Education, Academic Achievement
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Anderson, Shawn M.; Velez, Jonathan J.; Thompson, Gregory W. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
This study examined the K-12 teachers' conceptions of the agriculture industry prior to enrolling in an agricultural literacy program and how their conceptions changed throughout the program. The study used qualitative methods to analyze the data collected from entrance questionnaires, interviews, and reflective journals. Trustworthiness was…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research, Questionnaires
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DeChenne, Sue Ellen; Lesseig, Kristin; Anderson, Shawn M.; Li, Sissi L.; Staus, Nancy L.; Barthel, Celeste – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
This study describes the development and validation of an instrument to measure graduate teaching assistants' (GTAs) learning about teaching during professional development. In the pilot study, exploratory factor analysis of data from 239 graduate students indicates a single factor structure. The second study, involving 177 science, technology,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Professional Development, Pilot Projects
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Lowery, Ruth McKoy; Sabis-Burns, Donna; Anderson-Brown, Shawn – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2008
This article discusses how Book buddy reading activities can help to develop interpersonal relationships between younger and older students, increase all children's reading levels and abilities, and foster their positive self-esteem and confidence. Teachers, families, and other caregivers often seek techniques to improve children's reading…
Descriptors: Reading, Learning Activities, Kindergarten, Grade 5
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Anderson, Shawn; Brown, Chris – Journal of Career Assessment, 1997
Urban (n=51) and rural (n=43) high school seniors completed measures of career maturity and career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE). Career development attitude was the most significant predictor of CDMSE. Rural seniors scored significantly higher on career development knowledge. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, High School Seniors, Rural Youth