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Kazukauskas, Kelly A.; Lam, Chow S. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2010
This study investigated certified rehabilitation counselors' (CRCs) attitudes, knowledge, and comfort in addressing disability and sexuality issues. One hundred ninety-nine CRCs completed a modified version of the "Knowledge, Comfort, Approach and Attitudes toward Sexuality Scale" to determine the effect of knowledge and attitudes on level of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Measures (Individuals), Rehabilitation Counseling, Sexuality
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Raylu, Namrata; Kaur, Inderjit – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
The study assessed treatment expectations (TE) of outpatients with substance use problems as well as factors that affect their TE. Participants were 200 outpatients presenting at three community based substance abuse treatment services. Results of general linear modelling analyses showed that outpatients with substance use problems have higher…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Expertise, Counselor Client Relationship, Patients
Miller, Lorre Janeen – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between counseling supervisors' level of comfort in working with diverse individuals, level of multicultural skills, propensity to portray socially desirable characteristics and supervisors' propensity to initiate multicultural and diversity discussions in supervision. The population for…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Supervision, Supervisory Training, Supervisory Methods
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Ateh, Comfort M. – Educational Assessment, 2015
In evaluating teachers' instructional decisions during instruction, it is clear that the nature of their elicitation is crucial for student learning. When instructional decisions are informed by information about students' conceptual understanding, significant learning is possible. This article examined the elicitation practices of two high school…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Formative Evaluation, Educational Practices
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Ateh, Comfort M.; Charpentier, Alicia – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2014
Many students perceive science to be a difficult subject and are minimally engaged in learning it. This article describes a lesson that embedded an activity to engage students in learning science. It also identifies features of a science lesson that are likely to enhance students' engagement and learning of science and possibly reverse students'…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Learner Engagement, Science Education, Lesson Plans
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Ateh, Comfort M.; Wyngowski, Aaron J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
This article discusses the opportunity that the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) present for enhancing formative assessment (FA) in history and social studies classrooms. There is evidence that FA can enhance learning for students if implemented well. Unfortunately, teachers continue to be challenged in implementing FA in their classrooms. We…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Formative Evaluation, History Instruction
Matiella, Ana Consuelo, Ed. – 1994
This collection offers strategies for making health education culturally relevant. The volume is organized into five sections. The first section, "Foundations for Multicultural Health Education," includes chapters: (1) "Who Are the Children and How Is Their Health?" (Iris M. Tropp, Marie J. Montrose); (2) "The…
Descriptors: Child Health, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gordon, P. R.; Rogers, A. M.; Comfort, M.; Gavula, N.; McGee, B. P. – Educational Horizons, 2001
Problem-based learning was used as an enrichment activity in 2% of an urban middle school's curriculum. Assessment showed that it improved behavior and science achievement of low-income minority students. (SK)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Constructivism (Learning), Middle School Students, Middle Schools
Comfort, Robert M. – Journal of College Placement, 1979
Describes how a small college, in the face of an outdated image as a teacher's college, has aggressively sought to place its business graduates in jobs. Several techniques for attracting college recruiters are described. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Job Placement, Program Descriptions