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Funk, Carla J. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2009
Association management in today's "association 3.0" environment presents some new challenges and new perspectives on old ones. This paper summarizes 10 such challenges including collaboration, diversity, innovation, transparency, financial stability, member benefits, knowledge-based decision-making, a demand-driven association model, pro-activity…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Administrative Organization, Research Libraries, Administrator Responsibility
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Baothman, Abdullah; AlJefri, Hatim; Agha, Sajiga; Khan, Muhammad Anwar – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the preferences of medical and health science students about various study habits and to evaluate the effect of study habits on academic performance. This cross-sectional survey conducted in the college of medicine and the college of health science of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Health Sciences
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Watson, William R.; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Reigeluth, Charles M. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
In order to meet the needs of today's knowledge economy, education needs to move beyond the industrial age approach of treating all learners as if they are the same and adopt a learner-centered model of education suitable for the information age. To support this model, a new and transformative technology is needed that focuses on mastery and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Learner Controlled Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Kirjavainen, Minna; Lieven, Elena V. M.; Theakston, Anna L. – Cognitive Science, 2017
An experimental study was conducted on children aged 2;6-3;0 and 3;6-4;0 investigating the priming effect of two WANT-constructions to establish whether constructional competition contributes to English-speaking children's infinitival to omission errors (e.g., *"I want ___ jump now"). In two between-participant groups, children either…
Descriptors: Children, Experiments, Priming, Form Classes (Languages)
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Reichert, Thaís; Bagatini, Natália Carvalho; Simmer, Nicole Monticelli; Meinerz, Andressa Pellegrini; Barroso, Bruna Machado; Prado, Alexandre Konig Garcia; Delevatti, Rodrigo Sudatti; Costa, Rochelle Rocha; Kanitz, Ana Carolina; Kruel, Luiz Fernando Martins – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: To compare the effects of three water-based resistance trainings on neuromuscular parameters of older women. Method: Thirty-six women were randomized to groups: simple set of 30 seconds (1 × 30 s, 66.41 ± 4.71 years, n = 12), multiple sets of 10 seconds (3 × 10 s, 66.50 ± 4.74 years, n = 11), and simple set of 10 seconds (1 × 10 s,…
Descriptors: Exercise, Water, Muscular Strength, Older Adults
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Edwards, Ashley A.; Schatschneider, Christopher – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2020
Previous research has revealed conflicting results with regard to the role of the magnocellular visual system in reading and dyslexia. In order to investigate this further, the present study examined the relationship between performance on two magnocellular tasks (temporal gap detection and coherent motion), reading rate (oral and silent), and…
Descriptors: Reading Rate, Reading Research, Correlation, College Students
Lane, Jason E., Ed.; Johnstone, D. Bruce, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2013
This thought-provoking volume brings together scholars and system leaders to analyze some of the most pressing and complex issues now facing higher education systems and society. Higher Education Systems 3.0 focuses on the remaking of higher education coordination in an era of increased accountability, greater calls for productivity, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Campuses, Educational History
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Warner, David O.; Nolan, Margaret; Garcia-Marcinkiewicz, Annery; Schultz, Caleb; Warner, Matthew A.; Schroeder, Darrell R.; Cook, David A. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to evaluate two online instructional design features, namely adaptation to learner prior knowledge and use of questions to enhance interactivity in online portrayals of physician-patient encounters, in the context of instructing surgical specialists to deliver perioperative tobacco interventions. An online learning…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Interaction
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
This "What Works Clearinghouse Procedures and Standards Handbook (Version 3.0)" provides a detailed description of the standards and procedures of the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC). The remaining chapters of this Handbook are organized to take the reader through the basic steps that the WWC uses to develop a review protocol, identify…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Guides, Intervention, Classification
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Fischbach, Sarah; Lee, Seung Hwan; Kandaurova, Maria – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The Sales Rock! project adds to the growing literature on the importance of experiential learning in higher education. The authors utilize one-sample "t" tests (M > 3.0) of undergraduate students (N = 42) along four processes of learning under the transformative learning scale. The transformative learning theory includes four…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students, Transformative Learning, Class Activities
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Strunk, Katharine O.; Marsh, Julie A.; Hashim, Ayesha K.; Bush-Mecenas, Susan; Weinstein, Tracey – Education Finance and Policy, 2016
We examine the Los Angeles Unified School District's Public School Choice Initiative (PSCI), which sought to turnaround the district's lowest-performing schools. We ask whether school turnaround impacted student outcomes, and what explains variations in outcomes across reform cohorts. We use a Comparative Interrupted Time Series approach using…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Change, Outcomes of Education, School Districts
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Fabregat-Sanjuan, Albert; Pàmies-Vilà, Rosa; Ferrando Piera, Francesc; De la Flor López, Silvia – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
This paper presents a blended-learning strategy for improving the teaching method applied in the laboratory subject Manufacturing Technologies. The teaching method has been changed from a predominantly teacher-centred to an active learning system with a student-centred focus and e-learning activities. In face-to-face classes, a game-based learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Instructional Improvement
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Korthagen, Fred – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
Based on recent findings about teacher learning, a critical analysis of traditional and new approaches to professional development is presented. To a large degree, teacher learning takes place unconsciously and involves cognitive, emotional and motivational dimensions. Moreover, teacher learning takes place at various levels. Although these…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Training Methods, Misconceptions, Educational Practices
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Smith, Jacob P.; Kendall, John L.; Royer, Danielle F. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
This study describes a new teaching model for ultrasound (US) training, and evaluates its effect on medical student attitudes toward US. First year medical students participated in hands-on US during human gross anatomy (2014 N = 183; 2015 N = 182). The sessions were facilitated by clinicians alone in 2014, and by anatomy teaching assistant…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Clinical Experience, Medical Education
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Song, Lulu; Spier, Elizabeth T.; Tamis-Lemonda, Catherine S. – Journal of Child Language, 2014
We examined reciprocal associations between early maternal language use and children's language and cognitive development in seventy ethnically diverse, low-income families. Mother-child dyads were videotaped when children were aged 2;0 and 3;0. Video transcripts were analyzed for quantity and lexical diversity of maternal and child language.…
Descriptors: Low Income, Language Acquisition, Child Language, Mothers
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