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America, Carina; Mallon, Philip – Perspectives in Education, 2020
The continuously changing business world demands that students entering the world of work have an adaptable skill set. The acquisition of appropriate exit-level knowledge, skills and competencies also holds true for young school students and early school leavers. At school level the engagement and connectedness with the outside world and the…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Business Education
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America, Carina – Perspectives in Education, 2014
Sustainable development has become a key part of the global educational discourse. Education for sustainable development (ESD) specifically is pronounced as an imperative for different curricula and regarded as being critical for teacher education. This article is based on research that was conducted on economic and management sciences (EMS)…
Descriptors: Management Development, Sustainable Development, Business Administration Education, Economics Education
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America, Carina – South African Journal of Education, 2014
Businesses are increasingly coming under scrutiny from stakeholders who expect them to report how they protect the environment, how they guarantee no human and labour violations in their value chain, and how they function on ethical business principles. Businesses are trying to adjust to these changing environments for the betterment of society…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Business Education, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum
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Edwards, America L.; Sellnow, Timothy L.; Sellnow, Deanna D.; Iverson, Joel; Parrish, Adam; Dritz, Steve – Communication Education, 2021
This study focuses on the critical role instructional communication plays in effective risk and crisis communication. More specifically, we examined efforts made by the United States' swine industry to teach biosecurity practices in response to the African Swine Fever virus, a highly contagious novel disease. To do so, researchers interviewed 14…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Communicable Diseases, Public Health, Health Education
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López, Enrique J.; Basile, Vincent; Landa-Posas, Magnolia; Ortega, Kaylee; Ramirez, America – Review of Higher Education, 2019
In this study, we explore characteristics of interpersonal interactions and contextual features that cultivate or neglect Latinx undergraduates' sense of "familismo" in Science and Engineering (S&E). Using a mixed methods approach, we found barriers such as a culture of hyper-competition through pedagogical and assessment practices,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes, Science Education
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Robinson, Luz E.; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Valido, Alberto; Ingram, Katherine M.; El Sheikh, America J.; Torgal, Cagil; Mintz, Sasha; Kuehl, Tomei – School Mental Health, 2021
Peer victimization, also referred to as bullying victimization, is associated with deleterious mental health outcomes including depression and suicidality. However, most of the bullying literature in the USA is centered around the experiences of non-Latinx White and African American adolescents. To center Latinx experiences, this cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Mental Disorders, Depression (Psychology)
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Forber-Pratt, Anjali J.; El Sheikh, America J.; Robinson, Luz E.; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Ingram, Katherine M.; Valido, Alberto; Torgal, Cagil – School Psychology Review, 2021
School resource officers (SROs) and school security professionals (SSPs) have increased presence in schools, yet little is known about how they view the importance of their relationships with students and the broader school climate. This article is part of a larger study of an online professional development module on trauma-informed care and is…
Descriptors: School Security, Police School Relationship, Professional Development, Attitudes
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Espelage, Dorothy L.; Valido, Alberto; El Sheikh, America J.; Robinson, Luz E.; Ingram, Katherine M.; Torgal, Cagil; Atria, Catherine G.; Chalfant, Pamela K.; Nicholson, Angelica M.; Salama, Christine D.; Poekert, Philip E. – School Mental Health, 2021
School resource officers and other school security professionals (SSPs) (e.g., security specialists, guardians, campus monitors) have become increasingly common in schools; however, most states do not require that these professionals receive training related to understanding trauma and how it may affect students' behavior and how to promote…
Descriptors: School Security, Security Personnel, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
Brady, Lois Jean; Gonzalez, America X.; Zawadzki, Maciej; Presley, Corinda – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012
This practical resource is brimming with ideas and guidance for using simple ideas from speech and language pathology and occupational therapy to boost communication, sensory integration, and coordination skills in children on the autism spectrum. Suitable for use in the classroom, at home, and in community settings, it is packed with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Communication Skills
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Rose, Lisa Hale; Sellars-Mulhern, Precious; Jones, Cynthia; Trinidad, America; Pierre-Louis, Joanne; Okomba, Adhiambo – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Given the nationwide concern about college persistence and graduation rates, this article reviews pertinent literature related to autonomous learning as well as social and academic engagement. It also presents findings of a qualitative study of young community college women of color, an understudied population. The article, part of a larger…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Learner Engagement, Females, Womens Education
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Morales, Brenda – Learning Languages, 2020
An immigrant is broadly defined as a foreign person living in another country while a refugee is one who cannot return to his or her home country due to fear of persecution which is based on race, religion, ethnicity, membership in a particular social group, or political belief. These words can conjure different images for different people. Some…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Teacher Student Relationship, English Language Learners
Randall, David – National Association of Scholars, 2019
In the last twenty years a body of "social justice educators" has come to power in American higher education. These professors and administrators are transforming higher education into advocacy for progressive politics. They also work to reserve higher education jobs for social justice advocates, and to train more social justice…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrators
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Tieken, Mara Casey; Montgomery, M. K. – State Education Standard, 2021
Rural America is experiencing an era of unprecedented demographic change, as rural communities of color are growing--an expansion that is necessary for keeping rural America thriving. But racial and class inequality divides many rural places, threatening rural students' education and rural communities' well-being, and the current pandemic is…
Descriptors: Barriers, Rural Areas, Social Differences, Racial Differences
Arnold, Neetu – National Association of Scholars, 2021
In the last 40 years, college costs have more than doubled. Students pay exorbitant amounts of money to attend college, even going into crushing debt. Meanwhile, universities increase their administrative overhead and other non-instructional costs. "Priced Out: What College Costs America," takes a personalized look into 50 universities…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Finance, College Administration, Student Costs
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Vasquez Heilig, Julian; Brewer, T. Jameson; Kim, Amber K.; Sanchez, Miguel – Urban Education, 2021
To analyze the counternarrative in the public discourse surrounding Teach For America (TFA), this paper represents the first digital ethnography in education policy. We conduct a qualitative analysis of Truth For America, an education policy podcast. We found four overarching themes that arose from conversations with respondents: (1) problematic…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Audio Equipment, Educational Policy, Teaching Methods
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