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Ellis, Albert – Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 2000
This is a continuation of the dialogue among Albert Ellis, Jeffrey T. Guterman, Earl Ginter, Sandra A. Rigazio-DiGilio, Allen E. Ivey, and Don C. Locke that has been appearing in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling on ethical issues of counseling in the postmodern era. Specifically addresses the ethical, constructivist, multicultural, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Theories, Ethics, Evaluative Thinking
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Bailey, Michael A.; Rosenthal, Jeffrey S.; Yoon, Albert H. – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
In many educational settings, students may have an incentive to take courses where high grades are easier to achieve, potentially corroding student learning, evaluation of student achievement, and the fairness and efficiency of post-graduation labor outcomes. A grading system that takes into account heterogeneity of teacher standards and student…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Law Schools, Admission (School), Scores
Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
Zepeda, Sally J., Ed.; Ponticell, Judith A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley Handbook of Educational Supervision" offers a comprehensive resource that explores the evolution of supervision through contributions from a panel of noted experts. The text explores a wealth of topics including recent and dramatic changes in the complex context of today's schools. This important resource: (1) Describes…
Descriptors: Supervision, Educational History, Adult Learning, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Geography Teacher, 2008
"The Geography Teacher" provides hands-on reference and educative material for K-12 Geography teachers. The journal also pioneers innovative ideas for contemporary teaching methods, including lesson plans. This issue contains the following: (1) Ask Dr. de Blij (Dr. Harm de Blij); (2) Around the World in Eighty Days (Donald P. Albert);…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Book Reviews
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Savage, Jeffrey S.; Smith, Albert B. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2008
This research examined degree completion through the lens of Snyder's hope theory (Snyder, 2000) in an effort to expand the research on student retention from Tinto's sociological theory to a theory that focuses on the psychological orientations that might help explain student success. The study focused on a sample of 443 master sergeants enrolled…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Persistence, Goal Orientation, Adult Students
Lopez-Varela, Asuncion, Ed. – InTech, 2012
This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst the Sciences (both Natural and Social) and the Humanities and the private and the public sectors of…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Hermeneutics, Observation, European History
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Rozencwajg, Paulette; Corroyer, Denis – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2005
In this study, the authors improved the understanding of the cognitive processes underlying the reflective-impulsive cognitive style (RI), which was initially measured by J. Kagan, B. L. Rosman, D. Day, J. Albert, and W. Phillips (1964) on the Matching Familiar Figures Test (MFFT). The authors determined the relationships between the RI style and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cognitive Processes, Conceptual Tempo, Comparative Testing
Zimmerman, Barry J., Ed.; Schunk, Dale H., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Self-regulated learning (or self-regulation) refers to the process whereby learners personally activate and sustain cognitions, affects, and behaviours that are systematically oriented toward the attainment of learning goals. This is the first volume to integrate into a single volume all aspects of the field of self-regulation of learning and…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Processes, Learner Controlled Instruction, Goal Orientation
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Groen, Jeffrey A.; Jakubson, George H.; Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Condie, Scott; Liu, Albert Y. – Economics of Education Review, 2008
Doctoral programs in the humanities and related social sciences are characterized by high attrition and long times to degree. In 1991 the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation launched the Graduate Education Initiative (GEI) to improve the quality of graduate programs and in turn reduce attrition and shorten time-to-degree. Over a 10-year period, the…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Program Design, Research Universities, Outcomes of Education
O'Mahony, Catherine, Ed.; Buchanan, Avril, Ed.; O'Rourke, Mary, Ed.; Higgs, Bettie, Ed. – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, 2014
The 6th Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) and the 4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference was held at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, on June 27-29, 2012. The NAIRTL is a collaborative initiative between University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technology, National…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Higher Education, College Instruction, Learner Engagement
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Newcorn, Jeffrey H.; Sutton, Virginia K.; Zhang, Shuyu; Wilens, Timothy; Kratochvil, Christopher; Emslie, Graham J.; D'Souza, Deborah N.; Schuh, Leslie M.; Allen, Albert J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: Understanding placebo response is a prerequisite to improving clinical trial methodology. Data from placebo-controlled trials of atomoxetine in the treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were analyzed to identify demographic and clinical characteristics that might predict placebo…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Stimulants, Rating Scales, Patients
Stone, Randi – 2002
These essays share award-winning teachers' strategies for adapting their classrooms to the ever-changing environment: "Professional Development Has Shaped Me and My Classroom" (Kay Wallace); "Teachers Go Back to School" (Steven T. Jackson); "Keeping Up With Change" (Caryn Smith Long); "Self-Reflection: Looking…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Class Size, Coping, Curriculum Development
Wildfogel, Jeffrey; Hastorf, Albert H. – 1979
Three studies investigating the behavior of nonhandicapped people in the presence of handicapped individuals and a possible tactic for reducing the nonhandicapped individual's discomfort are reported. In Studies One and Two, nonhandicapped Ss watched two videotapes of paraplegics in wheelchairs being interviewed. Each S then chose the handicapped…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, Disabilities, Emotional Response
Willie, Charles V., Ed.; Greenblath, Susan L., Ed. – 1981
This book contains reports on ten school districts' responses to court ordered desegregation. The book begins with an historical background and a discussion of racial politics and community conflict. Following the introduction are the ten case studies, whose titles reveal the city and issues under examination: (1) "Boston, Massachusetts:…
Descriptors: Black Students, Busing, Case Studies, Community Attitudes
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