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O'Neill, Thomas R.; Royal, Kenneth D.; Schulte, Bradley M.; Leigh, Terrence – Online Submission, 2009
Background: Two medical specialty boards offer certification in family medicine: the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP). The AOBFP certification is offered only to graduates of osteopathic colleges; however, graduates of both osteopathic and allopathic medical schools who have…
Descriptors: Graduate Medical Education, Physicians, Family Practice (Medicine), Licensing Examinations (Professions)
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Gonida, Eleftheria N.; Karabenick, Stuart A.; Stamovlasis, Dimitrios; Metallidou, Panayiota; Greece, the CTY – High Ability Studies, 2019
Seeking help as an important self-regulated learning strategy has been consistently associated with student motivation. Despite the extensive body of research on typically achieving students, no studies have included help seeking in the literature on talented children. The present study explored the help-seeking intentions and beliefs and…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Goal Orientation, Metacognition, Learning Strategies
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Chen, Wei-Lin; Elchert, Daniel; Asikin-Garmager, Asih – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
Teacher collaboration is generally believed to relate positively to student performance. Although many researchers have investigated the influence of teacher collaboration on student performance, much of this work is confined to Western educational contexts. This study used data from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Cultural Influences, Predictor Variables
Kansas Association of School Boards, 2017
The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) Comparing Kansas report data provides information related to the Kansas State Board of Education's Kansans Can outcomes and the "Rose Capacities" identified by the Kansas Supreme Court as a standard of constitutional funding and adopted as educational goals by the Kansas Legislature. It also…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Indicators, School Statistics, Educational Attainment
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Gübes, Nese; Uyar, Seyma – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2020
This study aims to compare the performance of different small sample equating methods in the presence and absence of differential item functioning (DIF) in common items. In this research, Tucker linear equating, Levine linear equating, unsmoothed and pre-smoothed (C=4) chained equipercentile equating, and simplified circle arc equating methods…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Equated Scores, Test Items, Methods
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Daffin, Lee William, Jr.; Jones, Ashley A. – Online Learning, 2018
As online education becomes a more popular and permanent option for obtaining an education after high school, it also raises questions as to the academic rigor of such classes and the academic integrity of the students taking the classes. The purpose of the current study is to explore the integrity issue and to investigate student performance on…
Descriptors: College Students, Online Courses, Psychology, Computer Assisted Testing
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Gao, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Since universities' commitment to internationalisation has been increasing, instruments for measuring institutional internationalisation performance are urgently needed to monitor and evaluate the progress made about internationalisation. Although efforts have been made to develop various tools, an internationally applicable instrument for…
Descriptors: Universities, International Education, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Morgan, Shae D. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: Word recognition in quiet and in background noise has been thoroughly investigated in previous research to establish segmental speech recognition performance as a function of stimulus characteristics (e.g., audibility). Similar methods to investigate recognition performance for suprasegmental information (e.g., acoustic cues used to make…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Word Recognition, Acoustics, Young Adults
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Sithole, Seedwell T. M.; Abeysekera, Indra – Journal of International Education in Business, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the instructional preferences exhibited by students in an Australian and a Zimbabwean setting and how cultural conditioning can reflect in the instructional design choice and the effect on the learning process. Design/methodology/approach: Using graphical and textual presentations of an experiment with three…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Freshmen, Preferences, Instructional Design
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Santagata, Rossella; Sandholtz, Judith Haymore – Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This exploratory study examines the relationship between preservice teachers' performance on a teaching performance assessment for licensure in elementary mathematics and a measure of knowledge that, in studies of practicing teachers, was found to predict effective mathematics teaching. A sample of 89 preservice teachers completed the Performance…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Competency Testing, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Spencer, Dan; Temple, Traci – Online Learning, 2021
Through the use of existing grade and student survey data, this study investigated online courses offered at a public four-year university. Specifically, the study explored differences in student success rates between online and face-to-face courses for traditional undergraduate students as well as the climate of student perceptions towards online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Walker, Ryan J.; Spangler, Brooke R.; Lloyd, E. Paige; Walker, Bethany L.; Wessels, Peter M.; Summerville, Amy – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Instructors often implement technology-based active learning pedagogies, such as clickers, to maximise student engagement and facilitate learning outcomes. Despite the abundance of clicker research, no work has directly compared student performance as well as student perceptions of clickers to a distinct, non-technological active learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Audience Response Systems
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Holdershaw, Judith; Melnyk, Valentyna; Gendall, Philip; Wright, Malcolm – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Despite years of refinement and improvement to questionnaire design, the need remains to identify effective, but 'user-friendly' questioning procedures to predict behaviour, without compromising predictive performance. Questionnaires developed to predict behaviour typically use an attitudinal approach. However, those types of questionnaires are…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Predictor Variables, Comparative Analysis, College Students
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Lampinen, James Michael; Race, Brittany; Wolf, Alexander P.; Phillips, Paulie; Moriarty, Nathalie; Smith, Andrew M. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
It is generally agreed that proper pre-lineup instructions can reduce the rate of mistaken identifications of innocent suspects. However, the exact nature of these instructions has not been empirically established. We compared the effects of the detailed pre-lineup instructions recommended by the US Department of Justice to a simple instruction…
Descriptors: Identification, Guidelines, Bias, Error Patterns
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Du, Fangyuan – English Language Teaching, 2018
One important strand of research in collaborative writing has been the learners' attitudes and perceptions toward collaborative writing. This study sets out to compare three pairs of students' perceptions and their actual collaborative writing practices. Multiple sources of data were collected. Students' semi-interviews were audio recorded,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes, Collaborative Writing, Writing (Composition)
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