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Sabatini, John; O'Reilly, Tenaha; Wang, Zuowei; Dreier, Kelsey – Grantee Submission, 2018
This book is a testament to the increasing role and importance of multiple source use in everyday and academic literacy activities in the 21st century. How should we introduce the topic of multiple sources here? For most readers, we need not, because this chapter is not their first literacy stop in the volume, so the topic has been adequately…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Information Sources, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests
Humphrey, Stephen E., Ed.; LeBreton, James M., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
Organizational relationships are complex. Employees do their work as individuals, but also as members of larger teams. They exist within various social networks, both within and spanning organizations. Multilevel theory is at the core of the organizational sciences, and unpacking multilevel relationships is fundamental to the challenges faced…
Descriptors: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Theories, Institutional Research, Social Networks
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Stringfellow, Erica L.; McAndrew, Francis T. – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
A study of 357 students (112 males, 245 females) responding to an online survey at a Midwestern liberal arts college revealed that males and children from divorced families perceived themselves as more promiscuous and drank more than did students from intact families. However, a significant interaction between the gender of the students and the…
Descriptors: Divorce, College Students, Marital Status, At Risk Students
McCoy, Leah P., Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
This document presents the proceedings of the 21st Annual Research Forum held June 30, 2016, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Included are the following 11 action research papers: The Use of Mexican Folk Art to Develop Oral and Written Language Ability and Cultural Awareness in the Secondary Spanish Classroom (Antonio…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Action Research, Folk Culture, Oral Language
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2017
The "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook" has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. It provides a valuable historical record of current ideas and developments in the field. Following an introduction by Karah Zane Hagins, the book is arranged into five parts. Part one of this updated volume,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Meacham, Paul Douglas, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of instrument-specific rater training on interrater reliability (IRR) and counseling skills performance differentiation. Strong IRR is of primary concern to effective program evaluation (McCullough, Kuhn, Andrews, Valen, Hatch, & Osimo, 2003; Schanche, Nielsen, McCullough, Valen, &…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Interrater Reliability, Measures (Individuals), Counseling Techniques
Skipper, Tracy L., Ed. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2017
The responsibility for college success has historically rested with the student, but since the 1980s, educators have taken increasing ownership of this, designing structures that increase the likelihood of learning, success, and retention. These efforts have included a variety of initiatives--first year seminars, learning communities,…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Academic Achievement, First Year Seminars, Undergraduate Students
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
McClure, Randall, Ed.; Purdy, James P., Ed. – Information Today, Inc., 2013
"The New Digital Scholar" presents innovative thinking and groundbreaking research on the challenges NextGen students face with research-writing projects. Reminding readers of the history of the academic research paper and the scope of the recent information explosion, editors McClure and Purdy open a discussion long silent in academic…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Research Projects, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
Griffin, James A., Ed.; McCardle, Peggy, Ed.; Freund, Lisa, Ed. – APA Books, 2016
A primary aim of the neuropsychological revolution has been the mapping of what has come to be known as executive function (EF). This term encompasses a range of mental processes such as working memory, inhibitory control, and cognitive flexibility that, together, regulate our social behavior, and our emotional and cognitive well-being. In this…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Preschool Children, Measurement, Cognitive Development
D'Mello, S. K., Ed.; Calvo, R. A., Ed.; Olney, A., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2013
Since its inception in 2008, the Educational Data Mining (EDM) conference series has featured some of the most innovative and fascinating basic and applied research centered on data mining, education, and learning technologies. This tradition of exemplary interdisciplinary research has been kept alive in 2013 as evident through an imaginative,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach
Holm, Jennifer, Ed.; Mathieu-Soucy, Sarah, Ed.; Oesterle, Susan, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2017
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec June 2-6. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Writing Exercises, Mathematical Concepts
Harper, Shaun R., Ed.; Wood, J. Luke, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2015
"Advancing Black Male Student Success" presents a comprehensive portrait of Black male students at every stage in the U.S. education system: preschool and kindergarten; elementary, middle and high schools; community colleges and four-year postsecondary institutions; and master's and doctoral programs. Each chapter is a synthesis of…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mertz, Norma T., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2009
These are the inspiring and illuminating stories of women professors who first broke into the exclusive, all-male academic club of educational administration. Women of this pioneering generation tell how they overcame daunting challenges, traumas, the naivete of others, sexual harassment, and retaliation, as well as how they encountered unexpected…
Descriptors: Tenure, Altruism, Females, Educational Administration
Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin, Ed.; Smith, Stephen Samuel, Ed.; Nelson, Amy Hawn, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2015
"Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" provides a compelling analysis of the forces and choices that have shaped the trend toward the resegregation of public schools. By assembling a wide range of contributors--historians, sociologists, economists, and education scholars--the editors provide a comprehensive view of a community's experience…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, School Resegregation, Public Schools, Economic Development
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