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Niemi, David, Ed.; Pea, Roy D., Ed.; Saxberg, Bror, Ed.; Clark, Richard E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
This book provides a comprehensive introduction by an extraordinary range of experts to the recent and rapidly developing field of learning analytics. Some of the finest current thinkers about ways to interpret and benefit from the increasing amount of evidence from learners' experiences have taken time to explain their methods, describe examples,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Educational Benefits
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2015
"Research Messages 2014" is a collection of summaries of research published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2014 in the context of changing economic, industrial, social and education conditions, organised under the following broad categories: (1) Productivity: to sustain and build Australia's human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Job Training, Postsecondary Education
Reynolds, Arthur J., Ed.; Rolnick, Arthur J., Ed.; Englund, Michelle M., Ed.; Temple, Judy A., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2010
"Childhood Programs and Practices in the First Decade of Life" presents research findings on the effects of early childhood programs and practices in the first decade of life and their implications for policy development and reform. Leading scholars in the multidisciplinary field of human development and in early childhood learning…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Human Capital, School Readiness, Early Intervention
Kane, Michael B., Ed.; Mitchell, Ruth, Ed. – 1996
The chapters in this collection contribute to the debate about the value and usefulness of radically different kinds of assessments in the U.S. educational system by considering and expanding on the theoretical underpinnings of reports and speculation. The chapters are: (1) "Assessment Reform: Promises and Challenges" (Nidhi Khattri and…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Testing, Educational Theories
Kintgen, Eugene R., Ed.; And Others – 1988
This book contains 28 essays that form the core of an advanced course in the theoretical backgrounds of literacy. The book contains the following articles: "The Consequences of Literacy" (Jack Goody and Ian Watt); "Some Psychodynamics of Orality" (Walter Ong); "Implications of Literacy in Traditional China and India"…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Illiteracy, Literacy, Reading Instruction
Minami, Masahiko, Ed.; Kennedy, Bruce P., Ed. – 1991
This collection of articles related to language issues and literacy and bilingual and multicultural education include the following: "Three Processes in the Child's Acquisition of Syntax" (Roger Brown and Ursula Bellugi); "Pre-School Children's Knowledge of English Phonology" (Charles Read); "Stages in Language Development and Reading Exposure"…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Cultural Influences
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
"Research messages 2011" is a collection of summaries of research projects published by National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2011. The publication also has an overview essay that captures the themes and highlights from the research for the year, including: (1) the initial education and training of young people and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Wages, Human Capital, Wastes
Dickinson, David K., Ed.; Neuman, Susan B., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Current research increasingly highlights the role of early literacy in young children's development--and informs practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. This handbook presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the early years. Volume 2 provides additional perspectives on important topics…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged Youth, Second Language Learning
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This September 3, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Legal Scholarships in the Liberal Arts" (Sarat, Austin; Rivers,…
Descriptors: Scholarships, Liberal Arts, Higher Education, College Faculty
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 9, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Learning Communities Can Be Cohesive-And Divisive" (Jaffee, David); (2)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Freshmen, Cooperative Learning, College Presidents
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Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC. – 1993
In 1990, the work of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) focused on restructuring learning--fundamentally changing the relationship among student, teacher, knowledge, and other students in ways that support the development of higher order learning for all students. This publication is part of CCSSO's effort to support attempts to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Processes
Fullen, James, Ed. – OATYC Journal, 1987
"OATYC Journal," published by the the Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges, is designed as a forum for the exchange of concepts, methods, and findings relevant to the two-year college classroom. Along with commentaries and letters of reaction from the readership, the two issues of Volume XII present the following: (1) "Focus:…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges
Ruddell, Robert B., Ed.; Unrau, Norman J., Ed. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2004
For years this landmark book has helped educators, graduate students, and researchers shape their curriculum and stay informed about the latest developments in literacy research and instruction. This fifth edition continues the book's tradition of exemplary scholarship and remains a resource for the most innovative thinking in the field. Although…
Descriptors: Reading, Models, Reading Instruction, Reading Research
Zill, Nicholas; Resnick, Gary; Kim, Kwang; McKey, Ruth Hubbell; Clark, Cheryl; Pai-Samant, Shefali; Connell, David; Vaden-Kiernan, Michael; O'Brien, Robert; D'Elio, Mary Ann – 2001
The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) is an ongoing, national, longitudinal study of the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of Head Start children; the characteristics, well-being, and accomplishments of families; the observed quality of Head Start classrooms; and the characteristics and opinions of Head…
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Early Intervention, Educational Practices
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Moss, Pamela A.; Piety, Philip J.; Gamson, David; Spillane, James P.; Miele, David B.; Knapp, Michael S.; Copland, Michael A.; Swinnerton, Juli A.; Ikemoto, Gina Schuyler; Marsh, Julie A.; Firestone, William A.; Gonzalez, Raymond A.; Resnick, Lauren; Besterfield-Sacre, Mary; Mehalik, Matthew; Sherer, Jennifer Zoltners; Halverson, Erica; Erickson, Frederick; Little, Judith Warren; Diamond, John B.; Cooper, Kristy; Hickey, Daniel T.; Anderson, Kate T.; Gitomer, Drew H.; Duschl, Richard A.; Carr, Peggy; Dogan, Enis; Tirre, William; Walton, Ebony; Thorn, Christopher; Meyer, Robert H.; Gamoran, Adam; Gee, James Paul; Phillips, Denis C. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2007
Much of the methodological literature currently influential in the education policy community has focused on research studies and assessments intended to support generalizable conclusions about "what works" or what students "know and can do." Until recently, far less attention has been paid to how educators actually interpret and use this…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Yearbooks, Decision Making