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Johnson, Genevieve Marie; Cooke, Audrey – Distance Education, 2016
Teacher feedback is critically related to student learning. This study sought to determine the relationships between distance education (DE) student level of self-regulated learning (SRL) and their preference for audio-recorded vs. written feedback from tutors. DE students (n = 102) enrolled in a first-year university course completed an online…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Feedback (Response), Audio Equipment, Student Needs
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McClelland, Julie F.; Breslin, Karen – Education Sciences, 2019
Background: The Place Model was developed in order to conceptualize the various roles and career pathways of the teaching profession. It can be used to evaluate long-term professional career trajectories and to encourage the student-teacher to visualize their future personal and professional development. Methods: In the present study, the Place…
Descriptors: Optometry, Allied Health Occupations Education, Undergraduate Students, Allied Health Personnel
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Fernández de la Iglesia, Josefa del Carmen; Martínez-Santos, Alba-Elena; Rodríguez-González, Raquel; Cebreiro, Beatriz; Fernández-Morante, Carmen; Casal-Otero, Lorena – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe how a service-learning methodology can promote blood donation among students by increasing levels of knowledge and improving attitudes while developing professional skills. Method: A quasi-experimental study design was utilised. A questionnaire identified barriers and incentives to blood…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Attitudes, Human Body, Donors
Estrada-Chichón, José L.; Parrado-Collantes, Milagrosa – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2020
This work analyses the use of Spanish (mother tongue) by pre-service teachers (N=55) during a class activity that consists of explaining and solving Primary Education (6-12) mathematical problems in English (foreign language). The objectives are established in the form of three research questions about the amount of frequency of Spanish; its…
Descriptors: Spanish, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, English (Second Language)
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Saban, Ayten Iflazoglu; Altinkamis, Naime Feyza; Gul, Ebru Deretarla – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper aims to test the reliability and validity of the Turkish adaptation of DeBaryshe and Binder's Parent Reading Belief Inventory (PRBI) and to investigate parents' literacy beliefs. The primary focus of this paper is to explore parents' beliefs and practices and their relatedness on the emergent literacy of their children aged 3-7 (M=69.8…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Emergent Literacy, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Fives, Helenrose; Huebner, Wendy; Birnbaum, Amanda S.; Nicolich, Mark – Science Education, 2014
Scientific literacy reflects "a broad and functional understanding of science for general education purposes" (DeBoer, [DeBoer, G. E., 2000], p. 594). Herein, we present the ongoing development of the Scientific Literacy Assessment (SLA), a work-in-progress measure to assess middle school students' (ages 11-14) scientific literacy.…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Education, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes
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Simões, Cristina; Santos, Sofia – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2016
Background: The quality of life (QOL) perceptions reported by adults with intellectual disability (ID) might not reflect their QOL as assessed by support staff or family members. The main purpose of this research was to examine the consistency and agreement between self-report and report-of-others ratings and to analyse if there are predictors for…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Adults, Attitudes, Caregiver Attitudes
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Spaaij, Ramon – Sport, Education and Society, 2012
This article explores the concepts of social and cultural capital as analytical tools for investigating the capacity of sport-based intervention programs to contribute to the personal, social and professional development of disadvantaged young people. It draws on survey data (n = 129) and qualitative interviews (n = 53) with participants of the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disadvantaged, Youth Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Beemyn, Genny, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
While more trans students, faculty, and staff have come out on US college campuses today than ever before, many still report enduring harassment and discrimination. Others avoid disclosing their gender identity because they do not feel safe or comfortable at their schools. This groundbreaking book is the first to address their experiences in a…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Social Bias, Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics
Sheehan, Kevin; Rall, Kevin – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
A chronicle of the success of a small Catholic school on Long Island, N.Y. in overcoming poverty, race, and language for the 65 male students it has served in grades 5-8 for eight years. The authors posit that the secret of the school's success resides in creating goals, agency and pathways for success in its students, creating a climate of hope…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Poverty, Poverty Programs, School Culture
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de Silva, Eugene, Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
While the great scientists of the past recognized a need for a multidisciplinary approach, today's schools often treat math and science as subjects separate from the rest. This not only creates a disinterest among students, but also a potential learning gap once students reach college and then graduate into the workforce. "Cases on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Hands on Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Beckner, Gary, Ed. – Association of American Educators Foundation, 2011
"Education Matters" is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), an organization dedicated to advancing the American teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. This issue of the newsletter includes: (1) Creating New Paths, Attracting New Teachers: Why…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Tenure, Federal Legislation, Educational Change
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McGarrigle, John G. – Irish Educational Studies, 2018
This article provides a glimpse into the use of arts-based methods within a narrative inquiry into learning in an early years degree. Drawing on writing as inquiry [Richardson, L., and E. A. St. Pierre. 2005. "Writing: A Method of Inquiry." In "The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research," edited by N. K. Denzin, and Y. K.…
Descriptors: Art, Qualitative Research, Personal Narratives, Early Childhood Education
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Alcoholado, C.; Nussbaum, M.; Tagle, A.; Gomez, F.; Denardin, F.; Susaeta, H.; Villalta, M.; Toyama, K. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2012
Single Display Groupware (SDG) allows multiple people in the same physical space to interact simultaneously over a single communal display through individual input devices that work on the same machine. The aim of this paper is to show how SDG can be used to improve the way resources are used in schools, allowing students to work simultaneously on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Computer Peripherals, Computer Software
Ngamini Ngui, Andre – Online Submission, 2010
The main objective of this study was to identify key determinants of condom use in Ivory Coast. Data stem from Ivory Coast Demographic Health Survey (DHS) conducted by ORC Macro in 2005 among a representative sample of 9,686 persons aged 15 - 49. Following the behavioral model, we use logistic regression to assess the effect of predisposing,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Adolescents, Adults
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