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Greenwald, Ricky, Ed. – 2002
This book addresses the connection between childhood trauma and juvenile delinquency. It includes theoretical models of this relationship and examinations of its most important aspects, explorations of trauma-related assessment issues, and practical therapeutic interventions for use with juvenile delinquents. Chapters include: (1) "The Role…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Delinquency
Daniels, Harry, Ed.; Lauder, Hugh, Ed.; Porter, Jill, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning" focuses on how education is understood in different cultures, the theories and related assumptions we make about learners and students and how we think about them, and how we can understand the principle actors in education--learners and teachers. Within this volume, internationally renowned…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Brain, Social Environment, Educational Policy
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2013), October 22-24, 2013, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by The University of North Texas (UNT), sponsored by the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Cognitive Processes, Learning Processes, Short Term Memory
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Literacy Teaching and Learning: An International Journal of Early Reading and Writing, 2003
This scholarly journal, an official publication of the Reading Recovery Council of North America, provides an interdisciplinary forum on issues related to the acquisition of language, literacy development, and instructional theory and practice. Articles in Volume 7, Numbers 1 and 2 (comprising volume 7) are: "The Why? What? When? And How? of…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Instructional Effectiveness
Heinich, Robert, Ed. – 1979
The 15 papers in this collection are based on a conference held in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1976, focusing on the reality of mainstreaming and the need for an increased knowledge base about the issues and concerns related to instructional technology in the implementation of the provisions of Public Law 94-142, the new Education for All Handicapped…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Civil Rights, Curriculum Design, Due Process
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Appel, Randy; Wood, David – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2016
The correct use of frequently occurring word combinations represents an important part of language proficiency in spoken and written discourse. This study investigates the use of English-language recurrent word combinations in low-level and high-level L2 English academic essays sourced from the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) assessment.…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Tests
Wood, David John – Online Submission, 2015
Despite the stream of directives about improving students' English communicative ability from the Japanese Education Ministry since 2003 [1-4] significant development has remained elusive. One obstacle to communication (as an individual and a cooperative faculty) is the inflexible "one-size-fits-all" philosophy of commercial textbooks…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Writing (Composition), College Students, Foreign Students
Wood, David John – Online Submission, 2014
This study aims to establish if the same strong motivational power that using students' own photos as a stimulus for Japanese college students learning to write English indicated in the preceding study of the same title will be sustained in their follow-up course. The same thirty Japanese college freshmen English majors of similar ability studying…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Wood, David John – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this study is to assess student response to teaching English for written communication in a Japanese university context by using students' own photographs instead of textbooks. Thirty Japanese college freshmen English majors of similar ability studying writing receive monthly assignments to use their own photographs to write about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Smith, Mary Ann, Ed.; Juska, Jane, Ed. – 2001
In this book, 11 teachers, from first through twelfth grades, take readers into their classrooms where students are assembling collections of their work. In honest, down-to-earth accounts in the book, these teachers describe the advantages and complexities of using portfolios as a way to evaluate and promote student achievement. In the portfolio…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Content Area Writing, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wood, David – Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquee, 2009
While knowledge of what constitutes fluent speech has developed over the past several decades, it is still unclear how language teachers can facilitate its acquisition by second language learners. Fluency is generally accepted as being a function of temporal variables of speech such as rate of speaking and the number of words or syllables uttered…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Second Language Learning, Grammar, Second Language Instruction
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Wood, David – ELT Journal, 2009
Engineering students in North American universities often participate in cooperative education placements in workplaces as part of the requirements for their degrees and professional certification. Students for whom English is an L2 often experience difficulties in these placements due to the fact that while their academic language ability may be…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Universities, Ethnography, Work Environment
Ward, James Gordon, Ed.; Anthony, Patricia, Ed. – 1992
Issues of finance undergird all education policy decisions, and demographic changes have clear financial impact. This edited volume outlines demographic trends, focuses on minority and other special student populations in urban and rural settings, and relates the findings to policies. Contained in the book are the following papers: (1) "The Power…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Demography, Diversity (Student), Educational Finance
Levy, Philip, Ed. – 1988
This paper contains the text of four papers presented at a seminar held to develop issues for future research in the science and mathematics curriculum area. In "The Nature of Pupils' Naive Conceptions in Science," Rosalind Driver discusses spontaneous reasoning about force and motion, spontaneous reasoning in other domains of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Wood, David E. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
The relationships between cognitive and reading measures in third and fourth grade children were analyzed using path modeling. Third graders were tested in word identification, pseudo word reading, orthographic speed, rapid naming, and oral vocabulary knowledge. In third and fourth grades, the students were tested in oral reading fluency and in…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Cognitive Tests, Elementary School Students, Grade 4
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