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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1997
This final report is a summary of a conference designed to show the importance of adult education for the next century, encourage worldwide commitment to the right of adults to education, and strengthen and expand international cooperation. Part I consists of the summary of the plenary discussions: introduction, speakers and opening speeches, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
Douglas, Dan, Ed.; Chapelle, Carol, Ed. – 1993
Papers from the conference on language testing include: "Foundations and Directions for a New Decade of Language Testing" (Carol Chapelle, Dan Douglas); "A Comparison of the Abilities Measured by the Cambridge and Educational Testing Service EFL Test Batteries" (Lyle F. Bachman, Fred Davidson, John Foulkes); "Judgments in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Trends
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1995
This report on an international symposium on the strengthening of the development and improvement of vocational education begins with a description of UNEVOC, the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education. Section 2 presents discussions of the following topics: adult and continuing technical and vocational education and its…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Continuing Education, Cultural Awareness, Developed Nations
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McTigue, Erin M.; Uppstad, Per Henning – Reading Teacher, 2019
Computer games and computer-assisted instruction have become prevalent in reading classrooms. However, research-based guidance for teacher use of such resources has not progressed at the same rate. In lieu of research, myths circulate about the utility of these resources, particularly when students use computer games independently. The authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Computer Games, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Silber, Henning; Danner, Daniel; Rammstedt, Beatrice – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
This study aims to assess whether respondent inattentiveness causes systematic and unsystematic measurement error that influences survey data quality. To determine the impact of (in)attentiveness on the reliability and validity of target measures, we compared respondents from a German online survey (N = 5205) who had passed two attention checks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Attention
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Hickey, Amanda; Shields, Dena; Henning, Margaret – Education Sciences, 2019
The current study examines perceived hunger, which may result from food insecurity, and its effect on academic and athletic performance in students on a liberal arts college campus in New Hampshire. It also examines how students compensate for hunger and their preferences for different types of resources to address hunger. A review of the…
Descriptors: College Students, Hunger, Academic Achievement, Athletics
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Ehm, Jan-Henning; Hasselhorn, Marcus; Schmiedek, Florian – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The association between academic self-concept and achievement is assumed to be reciprocal. Typically, the association is analyzed by variants of the classical cross-lagged panel model. Results with more recently developed methodological approaches, for example, the random intercept cross-lagged panel model, its continuous-time implementation, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Children
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Henning, Kyle J.; Merriman, William E. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2019
Children tend to select a novel object rather than a familiar object when asked to identify the referent of a novel label. Current accounts of this so-called "disambiguation effect" do not address whether children have a general metacognitive representation of this way of determining the reference of novel labels. In two experiments…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Metacognition, Prediction
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Boche, Benjamin; Henning, Megan – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2015
This article examines the topic of multimodal scaffolding in the secondary English classroom curriculum through the viewpoint of one teacher's experiences. With technology becoming more commonplace and readily available in the English classroom, we must pinpoint specific and tangible ways to help teachers use and teach multimodalities in their…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), State Standards, Core Curriculum, Teaching Methods
Perreault, George, Ed.; Lunenburg, Fred C., Ed. – 2002
The 26 essays in the volume compose the 10th annual yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. The essays examine the pressing issues facing educational leaders from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The essays are as follows: "President's Message: Professors and Practitioners: Building Bridges…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education
Henning, Grant – English Teaching Forum, 2012
To some extent, good testing procedure, like good language use, can be achieved through avoidance of errors. Almost any language-instruction program requires the preparation and administration of tests, and it is only to the extent that certain common testing mistakes have been avoided that such tests can be said to be worthwhile selection,…
Descriptors: Testing, English (Second Language), Testing Problems, Student Evaluation
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Henning, Elizabeth – Perspectives in Education, 2012
From the field of developmental psycholinguistics and from conceptual development theory there is evidence that excessive linguistic "code-switching" in early school education may pose some hazards for the learning of young multilingual children. In this article the author addresses the issue, invoking post-Piagetian and neo-Vygotskian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Education, Code Switching (Language), Psycholinguistics
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Sandvik, Lise Vikan; Fjoertoft, Henning – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This paper reports findings from a national wide research project in Norway called "Research on individual assessment in schools" (FIVIS), with the main purpose to gain knowledge of how assessment stimulates learning and what characterizes school practices and classroom practices when assessment is used as a tool for learning.The project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Validity, Fundamental Concepts, Evaluation Methods
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Pizzera, Alexandra; Möller, Carsten; Plessner, Henning – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Gymnastics judges and former gymnasts have been shown to be quite accurate in detecting errors and accurately judging performance. Purpose: The purpose of the current study was to examine if this superior judging performance is reflected in judges' gaze behavior. Method: Thirty-five judges were asked to judge 21 gymnasts who performed a skill on…
Descriptors: Athletics, Judges, Eye Movements, Comparative Analysis
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Silber, Henning; Roßmann, Joss; Gummer, Tobias – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
In this article, we present the results of three question design experiments on inter-item correlations, which tested a grid design against a single-item design. The first and second experiments examined the inter-item correlations of a set with five and seven items, respectively, and the third experiment examined the impact of the question design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Surveys, Experiments, Correlation
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