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Berk, Zulfikar – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation is a case study of the experiences and perspectives of nine US teachers who participated in a short-term international study tour to Turkey, from the theoretical perspectives of global education and experiential learning. It examines how that experience shaped the teachers' understandings of global dynamics, cultural differences…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Experiential Learning, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Berk, Sarabeth – Art Education, 2016
In order to understand the importance of design in art education, contemporary pedagogy, and for students, the author outlines what design education and the field of design means, and explains the unique skill sets that designers possess. As teachers attempt to make educational experiences more relevant, design must be leveraged as a key component…
Descriptors: Art Education, Design, Elementary Secondary Education, STEM Education
Reading Area Community Coll., PA. – 1981
A telephone survey was conducted in 1981 at Reading Area Community College (RACC) to determine the educational needs of the community, particularly those of prospective students and employers. More specifically, the study sought to determine how the Berks County community perceived the quality of education provided at RACC and to ascertain the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Needs, Community Surveys, Educational Assessment
Koman, Rita G. – 2002
The rhythmic noises of the turning water wheel and the roar of the furnace blast never stopped at Hopewell Furnace (Pennsylvania) during its years of operation (1771-1883). As long as the furnace was in blast, the ironworkers' jobs were safe. In case of trouble, they could escape to the woods, fields, and creeks of rural Pennsylvania. Now a…
Descriptors: Built Environment, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Industrialization
Ustun, Ahmet Berk – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this multiple case design-based research study was to determine what elements were needed to assist two higher education instructors inexperienced in designing and teaching a blended learning course to successfully create and implement it, to document the instructors' perceptions about their first experience of teaching a blended…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, College Faculty, College Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
Warning: This article contains humor, which may not be appropriate for some of you, particularly if you have the sense of humor of a grapefruit. Reader discretion is advised. You will miss this trailblazing, earth-shattering, possibly Pulitzer-prize-winning contribution to the literature. However, that's okay. To accommodate your…
Descriptors: Humor, Journal Articles, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition)
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Kurtipek, Serkan; Gungor, Nuri Berk – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
This research aims to determine the perceptions of sports managers on the concept of organization with the help of metaphors. The sample of study consists of 45 sports managers. In order to collect data in the study, "metaphor form" was prepared to determine the perceptions of the sport managers on the concept of organization. In the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Administrators, Figurative Language
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Kurtipek, Serkan; Gungor, Nuri Berk – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the level of individual innovation of sports manager candidates. The research is designed according to the relational survey model from the survey models. The sample of study consists of 249 sport manager candidates studying in Gazi University and Ankara University Faculty of Sport Sciences Sports…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Differences, Innovation, Athletics
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
This article is the second in a series of three articles about microaggressions. All of the articles are tailored specifically to help enable faculty developers, provosts and directors of diversity and training, faculty, and administrators to address the most critical issues related to this topic in higher education. Specific responses to and…
Descriptors: Aggression, Work Environment, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
This article is the first in a series of three articles on microaggressions. All of the articles are tailored specifically for faculty developers, provosts and directors of diversity and training, faculty, and administrators to address the most critical issues on this topic in higher education. This one presents a framework for understanding the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Higher Education, Victims, Taxonomy
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2017
This article is the final installment in a series of three articles about microaggressions. All of the articles are tailored specifically to help enable faculty developers, provosts and directors of diversity and training, faculty, and administrators to address the most critical issues related to this topic in higher education. Specific responses…
Descriptors: Aggression, Work Environment, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
Bundschuh, Ernest; And Others – 1972
Tests of motor development, perceptual-motor coordination, and physical fitness, for the retarded and non-retarded, are reviewed regarding their usage and administration. The tests reviewed are the: Denver Developmental Screening Test, Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Dayton Sensory Motor Awareness Survey, Minnetonka Physical Performance…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Mental Retardation, Motor Development, Perception Tests
Royce and Royce, Lancaster, PA. – 1991
The stories of 10 outstanding Pennsylvania men and women in this booklet illustrate the determination of educationally disadvantaged people to overcome insurmountable obstacles. They were aided in their successful struggles to enhance their reading and math skills as well as their careers by their participation in various adult basic education and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Career Development
Mehrens, William A. – 1981
Some general questions about minimum competency tests are discussed, and various methods of setting standards are reviewed with major attention devoted to those methods used for dichotomizing a continuum. Methods reviewed under the heading of Absolute Judgments of Test Content include Nedelsky's, Angoff's, Ebel's, and Jaeger's. These methods are…
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Cutting Scores, Elementary Secondary Education, Minimum Competency Testing
Baker, Eva L., Ed. – 1980
A series of papers was developed by the authors as part of their deliberations as members of the National Research Council's Committee of Program Evaluation in Education. The papers provide a broad range of present evaluative thinking. The conflict between preferences in evaluation methodology comes through in these papers. The selections include:…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Physical Sciences
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