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Irish, Allen J. – Journal of College Counseling, 2020
Experiencing a traumatic event as a college student can have significant social, emotional, and academic consequences. This article discusses the use of an alternative protocol of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing, called Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol (E. Shapiro & Laub, 2008), and its use to reduce significant psychological…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Trauma, Eye Movements
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Irish, Tomás – History of Education, 2016
In 1924 the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published a volume investigating the teaching of school history in former belligerent states in Europe. The project sought to reconcile former enemies through mutual understanding and educational exchange and reflected a widely held belief that although the military conflict had finished, its…
Descriptors: Peace, Educational History, Teaching Methods, History Instruction
Irish, Lisa T. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Strong faculty members, at any institution of higher education, are important because while educating the student body they represent institutional values and program goals in a diverse teaching and learning environment. The purpose of this study was to explore the areas of need for faculty development based on a secondary analysis of student…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Educational Needs, Student Attitudes
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Irish, Tobias; Kang, Nam-Hwa – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
This multiple case study examines how teachers request students' use of their content knowledge and conceptual understandings from out-of-school experiences while reasoning about science concepts and the ways in which students perceive and respond to these requests. Three middle school teachers and a total of 57 middle school students participated…
Descriptors: Experience, Science Instruction, Relevance (Education), Middle School Students
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Fernandez-Dalona, Irish Mae; Dalona, Alvert – English Language Teaching Educational Journal, 2019
This study, which utilized a modified metalinguistic awareness test adopted from Dita's (2009), probed on young children's metalinguistic awareness in identifying syntactic errors; determining sounds and the use of phonological segments; and explaining a word on their own by describing its appearance or its functions in English, Filipino, and…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Multilingualism, Bilingual Students, Elementary School Students
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Rinke, Carol; Irish, Tobias; Berkowitz, Alan – Science Educator, 2018
This study addresses current dilemmas surrounding features of effective teacher professional development (PD). Using a theoretical framework that conceptualizes the complexity of teacher learning, this study investigates the interconnections among teachers' professional backgrounds, purposes for developing professionally, teaching contexts,…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Science Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Background
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Bowen, Elizabeth; Ball, Annahita; Semanchin Jones, Annette; Irish, Andrew – Youth & Society, 2020
The transition to adulthood is an underresearched topic for cross-systems youth, defined as young people who have experienced homelessness, child welfare system involvement, and educational challenges. This qualitative study explored processes of resilience in the transition to adulthood for cross-systems youth aged 18 to 24 (n = 20). Analysis of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Young Adults, At Risk Persons
Spencer, Irish Gaymon – ProQuest LLC, 2013
With the weakening economy, many nonprofit organizations have cut their budget and are investigating cost cutting expenditures to survive from cutting employees, to cutting services, to cutting business travel. Several industry challenges have resulted in reduced business activity. Increased demands have required practitioners to be innovative in…
Descriptors: Preferences, Nonprofit Organizations, Expenditures, Meetings
Irish, Tobias E. L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This multiple case study explores issues of equity in science education through an examination of how teachers' reasoning patterns compare with students' reasoning patterns during inquiry-based lessons. It also examines the ways in which teachers utilize students' cultural and linguistic resources, or funds of knowledge, during…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Classroom Communication, Cultural Background
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Evans, Penny; Irish, Sharon – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
"Structures of Participation" concerns a recent media arts project, the University of Local Knowledge (ULK). ULK is simultaneously a critique of established academic institutions and disciplines and a system for self-organized learning among the residents of Knowle West, an area of south Bristol (UK). Beginning in 2009, the Knowle West…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Video Technology, Knowledge Level
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Anderson-Irish, Nicole – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to provide insight into the referral and identification rates of minority students with regard to special education. Research has shown an evident over identification of minority students in special education programs, particularly those classifications considered more severe. Several researchers identified factors…
Descriptors: Males, Middle School Students, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation
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Salmon, Nancy; Barry, Aoife; Hutchins, Enid – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Background: The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) (United Nations, 2006) sets the expectation that people with disabilities be involved in research that affects their lives. Inclusive research moves people with intellectual disabilities away from being research subjects, towards power-balanced…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Adults
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Irish, Christy K.; Parsons, Seth A. – Reading Teacher, 2016
Sharing reading techniques with families is an important responsibility of teachers. Dialogic reading is one way to improve young students' expressive vocabulary skills, which are important for later reading success. Dialogic reading also supports students' understanding of story structure and content. This well researched technique has not been…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Family Involvement, Teaching Methods, Reading Strategies
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Carpenter, Stacey L.; Kim, Jiwon; Nilsen, Katherine; Irish, Tobias; Bianchini, Julie A.; Berkowitz, Alan R. – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
We investigated 10 secondary science teachers' facilitation of classroom discussions to examine how they went beyond eliciting student ideas to working with student ideas to support sensemaking. We qualitatively analysed video records of instruction and focussed our analysis on discussions stemming from formative assessments embedded in learning…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Middle School Teachers, High School Teachers, Classroom Communication
Ó Ciaráin, Réamonn, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
The aim of the Regional dossiers series is to provide a concise description of European minority languages in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Irish, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
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