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Wang, Ze; Bergin, Christi; Bergin, David A. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2014
Research on factors that may promote engagement is hampered by the absence of a measure of classroom-level engagement. Literature has suggested that engagement may have 3 dimensions--affective, behavioral, and cognitive. No existing engagement scales measure all 3 dimensions at the classroom level. The Classroom Engagement Inventory (CEI) was…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
Voss, Christina L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This mixed methods study combining a single-subject experimental design with an embedded case study focuses on the impact of a visual treatment on the handwritten and typed output of a struggling male writer during his 5th through 7th grades who has undergone a longitudinal remedial phase of two and a half years creating text-only material as well…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Oral Language, Mixed Methods Research
Thone, Jaime L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As educational professionals strive to help students become efficient and effective learners, they must assist in the development of student learning strategies and a greater understanding of the learning process. The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare the learning pattern preferences of middle and high school students in general…
Descriptors: Special Education, Preferences, Study Habits, Cognitive Style
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Floyd, Erin M.; Rayfield, Arista; Eyberg, Sheila M.; Riley III, Joseph L. – Assessment, 2004
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Sutter-Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory (SESBI) in a rural sample of children and adolescents. Thirty-eight 5th- through 12th-grade teachers completed the SESBI on 726 children in their classrooms. High Cronbach's alphas supported the reliability of the SESBI scales in this population. Higher…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Student Behavior, Psychometrics, Racial Differences
Carey, Jenna L.; Howard, Cameron C.; Leftwich, Rebecca J. – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this action research project report was to increase engagement during independent reading for 32 fourth-grade students and 26 seventh-grade science students. At Site A, data was collected from August 27, 2012 through December 14, 2012. At Site B, data was collected from September 24, 2012 through December 14, 2012. Students'…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students, Grade 4