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Antoine, Karla; Fisher, Philip A. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2006
Preparing foster children for school entry by focusing on the skills necessary to succeed in kindergarten calls for early intervention. However, existing programs to enhance school readiness have not been tailored to meet the educational, emotional, and psychological needs of foster children. This is the rationale behind development of the…
Descriptors: Foster Care, School Readiness, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Markidou, Tereza – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article reports on the findings of a series of participatory video art/documentary workshops designed and implemented to enhance understanding and collaboration between teenagers of diverse cultural backgrounds in the city of Pafos in the Republic of Cyprus. This research initiative was part of "The Alien Trail" (2017); a…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Documentaries, Art Education, Workshops
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Dittrich, Klaus – History of Education, 2019
Building upon an expanding literature on world exhibitions and international conferences as vehicles for the transnational circulation of educational knowledge during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, this article discusses the participation of Luxembourg at these events. It focuses on three thematic strands: the representation of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Elementary School Students, Exhibits
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Alexakos, Konstantinos; Antoine, Wladina – Science Teacher, 2005
Studying the history of science helps students develop a sense of science (and mathematics) as a dynamic, human enterprise, and also provides a better understanding of the role that science has played in the development of various cultures. It also shows students how difficult it was for scientific innovations to break through the accepted ideas…
Descriptors: Sciences, Science Teachers, Science Education, Islamic Culture
Westbrook, Johnnie R.; Alston, Antoine J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the strategies employed by 1890 land grant universities in recruiting and retaining African Americans in agricultural science. Recruitment strategies such as African American agricultural role models, secondary agricultural education, summer enrichment programs, and prior agricultural life experiences were…
Descriptors: African American Students, Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education, Agriculture
Warren, Chastity K.; Alston, Antoine J. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to gauge the perceptions of North Carolina secondary agricultural educators regarding the benefits and barriers to diversity inclusion in North Carolina secondary agricultural education programs. Additionally, the perceived solutions to increasing diversity inclusion in North Carolina secondary agricultural education…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Barriers, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
Alston, Antoine J.; English, Chastity Warren – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2007
The purpose of this descriptive research study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Web-enhanced agricultural education pedagogy as perceived by students in a collegiate agricultural education program. Overall, respondents agreed there were many benefits to Web-enhanced courses and perceived all Web site components under study to be very useful.…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Kamphoff, Cindra S.; Hamson-Utley, J. Jordan; Antoine, Beth; Knutson, Rebecca; Thomae, Jeffrey; Hoenig, Catherine – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2010
Context: Injured athletes rely on athletic trainers to assist them when recovering from injury. Over the last 20 years, the use of psychological skills to speed recovery has become increasingly popular. Objective: Explore athletic training students' perceptions of the importance and effectiveness of psychological skills in the rehabilitation of…
Descriptors: Athletics, Student Attitudes, Injuries, Athletes
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Brunner, Martin; Keller, Ulrich; Dierendonck, Christophe; Reichert, Monique; Ugen, Sonja; Fischbach, Antoine; Martin, Romain – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
The nested Marsh/Shavelson (NMS) model integrates structural characteristics of academic self-concepts that have proved empirically incompatible in previous studies. Specifically, it conceives of academic self-concepts to be subject specific, strongly separated across domains, and hierarchically organized, with general academic self-concept at the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Academic Ability, Models
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Bootsma, Reinoud J.; Fernandez, Laure; Morice, Antoine H. P.; Montagne, Gilles – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2010
Using a two-step approach, Van Soest et al. (2010) recently questioned the pertinence of the conclusions drawn by Bootsma and Van Wieringen (1990) with respect to the visual regulation of an exemplary rapid interceptive action: the attacking forehand drive in table tennis. In the first step, they experimentally compared the movement behaviors of…
Descriptors: Architecture, Racquet Sports, Human Body, Motion
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Lenhart, Volker – Comparative Education, 2018
From its very beginnings, we can discern two methodological approaches to comparative education; one broadly historical-philosophical-idiographic and another broadly empirical-positivist-nomothetic. Friedrich August Hecht's 1795-1798 "De re scholastica Anglica cum Germanica comparata" ("English and German school education…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Philosophy, Hermeneutics, Foreign Countries
Alger, John I. – 1975
Although the writings of Antoine-Henri Jomini influenced military thought during the 19th and 20th centuries, the obscurity of their publishing history has led to misunderstandings of the development and substance of Jomini's thought. This review attempts to (1) point out the continuity of his thought on the conduct of war, and (2) provide an…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, History, Military Science, Publications
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Polloway, Edward A.; Patton, James R.; Smith, J. David; Lubin, Jacqueline; Antoine, Karian – Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 2009
In 2002, the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) (Luckasson et al., 2002) revised their manual on mental retardation. It also extended the changes that had been made in the previous (1992) manual to further promote an alternative approach to definition and classification in the field. The study reported here sought to determine the…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Educational Practices, Classification, Guidelines
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Sears, Colleen – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
Music teachers in the United States are grappling with educational policy changes that include Common Core implementation, standardized testing, and new teacher evaluation and certification models. The focus on assessment and measurement in education is set against a global backdrop of violence, xenophobia, political strife, and profound human…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Poetry, Singing
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Hedenius, Martina; Persson, Jonas; Tremblay, Antoine; Adi-Japha, Esther; Verissimo, Joao; Dye, Cristina D.; Alm, Per; Jennische, Margareta; Tomblin, J. Bruce; Ullman, Michael T. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
The Procedural Deficit Hypothesis (PDH) posits that Specific Language Impairment (SLI) can be largely explained by abnormalities of brain structures that subserve procedural memory. The PDH predicts impairments of procedural memory itself, and that such impairments underlie the grammatical deficits observed in the disorder. Previous studies have…
Descriptors: Reaction Time, Grammar, Language Impairments, Neurology
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