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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Admission into a higher degree research program or confirmation of candidature into such a program of most universities often requires the applicant to submit a research proposal. This is a very important document which not only articulates the research topic and research question, but also explains the research design which outlines how the…
Descriptors: Research Proposals, Graduate Students, College Admission, Masters Programs
Fisher, Lee Charles – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Using narrative inquiry (Chase, 2011; Clandinin & Connelly, 2000), this dissertation investigates the stories new teachers encounter during their licensure program and first years of teaching, how those stories work on the identities of new teachers, and the ways these teachers engage with those stories as they construct, revise, and/or smooth…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction, Cultural Influences, Social Influences
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Super, Charles M.; Harkness, Sara – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2020
In this commentary we first examine psychometric issues in the ambitious enterprise of cross-cultural application of the Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). The present reports span a wide range of cultural places. Overall, the PBA presents good face validity and a strong replication of factor structure; future multi-group confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Burnout, Cross Cultural Studies, Attitude Measures
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Garoian, Charles R. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2018
An extremist, political "will to truth" has been driven by pernicious falsifications in recent election campaigns in the United States and worldwide. The fake, "post-truth" logic of this nationalistic zeal slanders and defrauds the empirical research of art, and its pedagogical potential for thinking otherwise, by its…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Deception, Philosophy, Art Education
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Blaich, Charles; Wise, Kathleen – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
In its purest form, the purpose of assessment is to use evidence to give an account of and improve student learning, but assessment is rarely practiced in its purest form. For many staff and faculty in higher education, assessment is something they are asked or, more likely, required to do. The reason is because some external entity has required…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Higher Education, Educational Assessment, Costs
Curren, Randall; Dorn, Charles – University of Chicago Press, 2018
Should schools attempt to cultivate patriotism? If so, why? And what conception of patriotism should drive those efforts? Is patriotism essential to preserving national unity, sustaining vigorous commitment to just institutions, or motivating national service? Are the hazards of patriotism so great as to overshadow its potential benefits? Is there…
Descriptors: Patriotism, Citizenship Education, Civics, Social Justice
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Teaching of Psychology recognizes an outstanding career contribution to the teaching of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award is Neil Lutsky. Dorothy W. Cantor, president of the APF, will present the APF Distinguished Teaching Award…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Recognition (Achievement), Psychology, Social Psychology
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Awards recognize distinguished and enduring records of accomplishment in four areas of psychology: the application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest, and the science of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the…
Descriptors: Awards, School Psychologists, Psychology, Homosexuality
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American Psychologist, 2009
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award recognizes an outstanding career contribution to the teaching of psychology. The 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award is William Buskist. Dorothy W. Cantor, president of the APF, will present the APF Teaching Award at the 117th…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Governing Boards, Psychology, Awards
Jordan, Charles R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
For decades the City University of New York has served as a model for public higher education in the United States. Since 1969, CUNY has attempted to construct policies that support the postsecondary ambitions of New York's underrepresented students. The era of Open Admissions that ushered in the 1970s remains one of the greatest social…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Remedial Instruction, School Policy, Open Enrollment
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Holmes, Charles P. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
To assess the relationship between the training/preparation of physical education teachers and their perceived instructional confidence levels across major topic areas established by the Illinois State Board of Education as critical content areas. In total, 283 individuals participated and were included in the data analysis. The participants…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Physical Education Teachers, Health Education, Curriculum Development
Wentz, James Charles, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
School leaders serving a school identified as high-poverty often face unique stresses and pressures to increase gains in student achievement, often in a relatively short amount of time. Leaders will make decisions to change the instructional framework or design of a school in hopes of meeting such pressure. There is abundant research that has…
Descriptors: Administrators, Teaching Experience, Teacher Attitudes, Program Implementation
Nzuki, Charles Kyalo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The effects of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and the Free Secondary Education Policy (FSEP) on access to secondary school education in Kenya's Yatta sub-county have not been adequately explored in available public policy literature. Hence, this qualitative multiple-case study was designed to understand the effects of the 2 policies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Access to Education, Qualitative Research
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In "Do You Want Your Students to Be Job-Ready With 21st Century Skills?" Kivunja (2014a) draws on the work by the Partnership For Teaching 21st Century Skills (P21) reported by Trilling and Fadel (2009), to articulate that the skills that young people need to succeed as individuals, citizens and workers in the 21st century fall into four…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving, Technological Literacy
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Dziuban, Charles; Moskal, Patsy; Kramer, Lauren; Thompson, Jessica – Internet and Higher Education, 2013
The authors contend that ambivalence students feel toward online courses modifies the dimensionality by which they evaluate their learning experiences. The data from this study show that as student ambivalence increases, so do the number of elements they use to evaluate their courses. As the student view of a course becomes more complex those…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction
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