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Leist, Cathy W.; Woolwine, Mark A.; Bays, Cathy L. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of a critical thinking rubric as an assessment of reading achievement for students enrolled in a reading intervention course. A reading prompt and scoring rubric, based on Richard Paul and Linda Elder's critical thinking framework, were created to assess critical reading in an intervention…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Intervention, Reading Skills, Scoring Rubrics
Ambrose, Don, Ed.; Sternberg, Robert J., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
In a world plagued by enormous, complex problems requiring long-range vision and interdisciplinary insights, the need to attend to the influence of dogmatic thinking on the development of high ability and creative intelligence is pressing. This volume introduces the problem of dogmatism broadly, explores the nature and nuances of dogmatic thinking…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Intelligence, Creativity, Educational Psychology
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Phillips, Linda R.; Reed, Pamela G. – Gerontologist, 2010
Purpose: To describe caregivers' constructions of their caregiving role in providing care to elders they knew were dying from life-limiting illnesses. Design and Methods: Study involved in-depth interviews with 27 family caregivers. Data were analyzed using constant comparative analysis. Results: Four categories were identified: centering life on…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Caregivers, Death, Caregiver Role
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Peters, Jesse – American Indian Quarterly, 2013
In her novel "Power," Linda Hogan provides readers with a close look at how separatism and syncretism, or exclusion and inclusion, are complex ideologies that lead to complex decisions. A close look at the novel reveals that the tensions and sharp dichotomies between the traditional world of the Taiga elders and the European American world,…
Descriptors: Novels, American Indian Literature, American Indians, Ideology
Nicholas-Figueroa, Linda – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Upon regaining the right to direct education at the local level, the North Slope Borough (NSB) of Alaska incorporated Inupiat educational philosophies into the educational system. The NSB in partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks established Ilisagvik College, the only tribal college in Alaska. Ilisagvik College seeks to broaden…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Middle School Students, High School Students, Scientific Concepts
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Paul, Richard; Elder, Linda – Journal of Developmental Education, 2009
In the last column we introduced the idea of ethical reasoning (see Paul & Elder, 2006) and discussed its importance to education, assuming the intention is to cultivate fairminded critical thinking. We also discussed the problem of intrinsic egocentric thinking as a fundamental barrier to ethical reasoning. In this column we focus on conceptual…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Ethics, Social Values, Political Attitudes
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Maher, Marguerite; Bellen, Linda – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2015
There is a growing awareness that some children transition into formal schooling more readily than others. Compelling evidence indicates that children familiar with the skills and knowledge associated with the dominant practices of literacy teaching in schools have an advantage. While families play a pivotal role in children's early literacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Indigenous Populations, Rural Areas
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Wilke, Dina J.; Vinton, Linda – Journal of Social Work Education, 2003
Discusses how women's issues, domestic violence, aging, and elder abuse all relate to social work education and then suggests how they can be integrated together into the social work curriculum through teaching about elder domestic violence. (EV)
Descriptors: Aging Education, Battered Women, Elder Abuse, Family Violence
Mayer-Smith, Jolie; Bartosh, Oksana; Peterat, Linda – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Based on the idea that eating is an environmental act, we designed an environmental education project where elementary school children and community elders work as partners to raise food crops on an urban organic farm. Our goal was to illustrate how eco-philosophies could be translated into educational programs that foster environmental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Age Differences, Theory Practice Relationship
Dentith, Audrey M.; Arreguin, Analisa; Gann, Linda; Gibbens, Cynthia; Gonzales, Jacqueline L.; McKenzie-Davis, Jamie; Kumar, Tracey; Meyer, Holly; Rico, Geneva M.; Robbins, Maryland; Root, Debra – Online Submission, 2012
This paper describes research conducted on the experiences of students enrolled in a graduate course that sought ways to internationalize the curriculum in K-12, higher education and community venues. The theoretical frame, curricular and instructional processes are described. Data was collected from students enrolled in the course from…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Experience, Adult Students, International Education
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Mayer-Smith, Jolie; Bartosh, Oksana; Peterat, Linda – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2007
Fueled by concerns of a pending global crisis, environmental educators ask the question: How can we promote a responsible attitude and caring view of the planet among young people? Although nurturing an emotional connection with nature is a prominent theme and goal for environmentalists (Berry, 1987), little is known about how to translate…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Learning Experience, Intergenerational Programs
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Elder, Linda; Paul, Richard – Journal of Developmental Education, 2009
In the last two columns we emphasized the importance of teaching so that students learn to think within and take command of content. We discussed the need to design instructional strategies for fostering deep learning, offering seven strategies as examples. In this column, we provide five additional strategies. As we maintain in all of our…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods, Learning
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DeLuca, Ellen; Andrews, Linda; Hale, Patty – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2004
This paper describes a project in which faculty collaborated with two agencies to facilitate student learning about communication with elders. Data on student learning was collected via survey, focus groups, and reflective writing. Survey results showed that the five most important benefits students rated themselves as gaining from the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Older Adults, Interpersonal Communication, Agency Cooperation
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Hagedorn, Linda Serra; Sax, Linda J. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2004
Due to changes in the academic market, faculty job satisfaction is especially critical. Using a multi-step framework, this study explores the role of family and stress related "pull factors" on a measure of overall job satisfaction for a large nationally representative sample of college and university faculty members. These "pull factors" include,…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Higher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Lichtenstein, Michael J.; Pruski, Linda A.; Marshall, Carolyn E.; Blalock, Cheryl L.; Murphy, Douglas L.; Plaetke, Rosemarie; Lee, Shuko – Gerontologist, 2001
Positively Aging is a program of interdisciplinary teaching materials, with examples from geriatrics and gerontology, designed to teach middle school curricular elements. The purpose of this study was to determine if use of the program materials could change students' images of elders. Results demonstrated that use of the curriculum moved students…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Aging (Individuals), Attitude Measures, Beliefs
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