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Schissel, Jamie L.; López-Gopar, Mario; Leung, Constant; Morales, Julio; Davis, James R. – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2019
For linguistically diverse communities, researchers have long questioned assessment approaches that disregard learners' multilingualism. Our study offers potential approaches that center contextualized, multilingual knowledges and skills within classroom-based language assessments with one teacher and his English foreign language courses for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Davis, James R. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011
Leadership is an activity that not only manifests itself in formal positions, but also bubbles up in various places within an organization. Perhaps given the importance of leadership to any endeavor, the literature on this topic has burgeoned. Yet among these titles, "Learning to Lead" stands out as one of the best texts available on leadership…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, College Administration, Administrators
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Schissel, Jamie L.; Leung, Constant; López-Gopar, Mario; Davis, James R. – Language and Education, 2018
The assessments designed for and analyzed in this study used a task-based language design template rooted in theories of language reflecting heteroglossic language practices and funds of knowledge learning theories, which were understood as transforming classroom teaching, learning, and assessment through continua of biliteracy lenses. Using a…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Spanish, Task Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Smyth, Lynnette S.; Davis, James R.; Kroncke, Charles O. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
Today's college students are entering the workplace at a time when ethical issues are under greater scrutiny. Thus, the authors examined students' perceptions of varying ethical situations, sampling 786 college students at 3 institutions (1 public, 1 Baptist affiliated, 1 Catholic affiliated). The authors used an anonymous survey and statistically…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Business
Haynes, Carolyn, Ed. – 2002
This collection is designed to assist new and experienced faculty members who are teaching in interdisciplinary settings and who want to advance the integrative learning of their students and administrators who want to encourage integrative and interdisciplinary teaching in their institutions. Following an introduction, Laying a Foundation for…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Davis, Brett R.; Brusseau, Timothy A.; Hannon, James C. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
This article addresses the importance of clearly defining tennis terms and explaining the reasons behind certain techniques so that students will learn and apply the material taught and enjoy the game more fully. (Contains 4 figures.)
Descriptors: Racquet Sports, Vocabulary, Skill Development, Definitions
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Allen, Jane A.; Davis, Kevin C.; Duke, Jennifer C.; Nonnemaker, James M.; Bradfield, Brian R.; Farrelly, Matthew C.; Novak, Scott P.; Zarkin, Gary A. – Health Education Research, 2016
This study examines the relationship between self-reports of being high on marijuana and perceptions about driving high or drunk. Data were collected in 2014 from an online convenience sample of adult, past 30-day marijuana and hashish users in Colorado and Washington (n = 865). Respondents were asked, "Were you high or feeling the effects of…
Descriptors: Adults, Marijuana, Drug Abuse, Surveys
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Miller, Amanda C.; Davis, Nicole; Gilbert, Jennifer K.; Cho, Sun-Joo; Toste, Jessica R.; Street, James; Cutting, Laurie E. – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2014
Reading comprehension is influenced by sources of variance associated with the reader and the task. To gain insight into the complex interplay of multiple sources of influence, we employed crossed random-effects item response models. These models allowed us to simultaneously examine the degree to which variables related to the type of passage and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Student Characteristics, Reading Fluency
Luiselli, James K., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2014
Through contributions from top leaders in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), "Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder" examines the ASD research literature, discusses procedural implications, and makes recommendations for future practice and inquiry. It combines the most recent developments in established practices with newer and…
Descriptors: Children, Youth, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Davis, James R. – 1993
It is argued in this book that postsecondary instructors have to improve their performance in the classroom not only by achieving a better understanding of how teachers teach, but also of how learners learn. Most postsecondary teachers are well trained in their disciplines, but few have received formal training in how to teach or have acquired an…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
Davis, James R. – 1977
Intended as a text for students of higher education and as a resource for inservice training programs, this book describes what it is like to go to college. Part 1 reviews the kinds of research studies of college students that have been produced, including studies dealing with the impact of college, student unrest, the generation gap,…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Environment, College Planning, College Students
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Davis, James R. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Advantages of cooperative education to students, institutions and employers, and problems which must be faced in initiating such programs. (Editor)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Career Planning, Cooperative Education, Enrollment Trends
Davis, James R. – New Voices in Education, 1971
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Verbal Communication, Vocabulary
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Davis, James R. – Journal of Higher Education, 1974
Descriptors: Degree Requirements, Educational Experiments, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives
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Davis, James R. – College and Research Libraries, 1975
An analysis of student tastes in pleasure reading reveals that students in the 1970's are seeking new perspectives in their quest for personal identity. (Author/PF)
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Interests, Recreational Reading
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