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Zumbo, Bruno D.; Kroc, Edward – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2019
Chalmers recently published a critique of the use of ordinal a[alpha] proposed in Zumbo et al. as a measure of test reliability in certain research settings. In this response, we take up the task of refuting Chalmers' critique. We identify three broad misconceptions that characterize Chalmers' criticisms: (1) confusing assumptions with…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Statistical Analysis, Misconceptions, Mathematical Models
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McKenna, John W.; Flower, Andrea – Beyond Behavior, 2014
As schools develop inclusive practices to maximize student placement in their least restrictive environment (Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, 2004), students with problem behavior are increasingly educated in general education settings. As a result, general and special education teachers must be prepared to work with students with…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education
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Jacobson, Erik – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2013
This study explores the hypothesis that experience with children's mathematical thinking facilitates the development of teachers' professional knowledge. Multilevel models of a data set representative of US public institutions preparing K-6 teachers from the Teacher Education and Development Survey in Mathematics (Brese & Tatto, 2012)…
Descriptors: Children, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, Teacher Education Programs
Kim, Sunyoong – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been an important topic in business and other disciplines due to its various benefits for both society (e.g., contributing to public health, safety, education, human rights, community well-being, environment) and organizations (e.g., attracting new customers, enhancing sales of products, developing…
Descriptors: Corporations, Social Responsibility, College Athletics, Consumer Economics
Steinburg, Craig; And Others – Training and Development Journal, 1992
This special report includes four articles arising from the American Society for Training and Development's symposium, "Approaches to Change in Organizations": "Taking Charge of of Change" (Steinburg); "Five Views of Change" (Conner et al.); "Breakpoint Change" (Land, Jarman); and "Approaches to Change" (Kotler). (JOW)
Descriptors: Change, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Futures (of Society)
Friedman, Paul R.; Beck, Ronna Lee – 1975
Reported are seven new court cases and updated information on 39 previously reported cases regarding the legal rights of the retarded. Analyzed are cases on the following topics (with sample cases in parentheses): classification (Steward, et. al. v. Philips, et al.); commitment (Pate v. Parham and White v. Director of Michigan Department of Mental…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Classification, Court Litigation, Due Process
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. – 1976
This collection stresses the need for informed and more sophisticated marketing techniques for college admissions officers to help them cope with the decreasing number of prospective college students. The importance of the college admissions office is increasing as admissions becomes a more crucial element to the colleges' financial well-being.…
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, Case Studies, College Admission, College Bound Students
Browning, Philip, Ed. – 1992
This proceedings document provides the texts of 13 presentations given at a 2-day conference in 1991 which focused on policies, materials, programs, and activities being implemented in Alabama to foster the successful transition of youth with disabilities to adult life. Two papers address the national scene: "Transition: Old Wine in New…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Family Involvement
Browning, Philip, Ed. – 1994
This proceedings document provides the texts of 18 presentations given at a 3-day conference in 1993 which focused on policies, materials, programs, and activities being implemented in Alabama to foster the successful transition of youth with disabilities to adult life. First, four individuals with learning disabilities (Travis Moore, Kim…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Zero to Three, 1987
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs include articles with the following titles and authors: "Infant Day Care: A Cause for Concern?" (Jay Belsky); "Model versus Modal Child Care for Children from Low-Income Families (Donna Wittmer); "Therapeutic Childcare at Merrywood School" (Maxine Siegel); "Individual Differences…
Descriptors: Autism, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Neglect
Galura, Joseph, Ed.; Howard, Jeffrey, Ed.; Waterhouse, Dave, Ed.; Ross, Randy, Ed. – 1995
The 27 chapters of this book provide presentations, conference transcripts, manuals, and reflections by organizers, coordinators, participants, students and staff of service-learning sociology and education courses at the University of Michigan. The chapters are: "What National and Community Service Mean for Higher Education" (Goodwin…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Change Agents, Citizenship Education, Community Change
Eaves, Ronald C.; McLaughlin, Phillip J. – 1993
This book provides 12 papers on assessment, instruction, and policy making in special education and rehabilitation. Part I focuses on assessment, with the following papers: "A Theory of Human Behavior" (Ronald Eaves); "Describing the Cognitive Aspects of Intelligence" (David Sabatino and Hubert Vance); and "Critical Issues in the Diagnostic…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis
Wong, Ging, Ed.; Picot, Garnett, Ed. – 2001
This is the first of two volumes of selected papers presented at the 1996 conference on "Changes in Working Time in Canada and the United States." Eleven chapters focus on weekly hours worked by individuals, including the recent changes in the distribution of weekly working time in Canada and the U.S., implications of the changing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developed Nations, Employment, Employment Level
Brown, Sally, Ed.; Armstrong, Steve, Ed.; Thompson, Gail, Ed. – 1998
Twenty papers on motivating college students are grouped into four sections: (1) the impact of teaching on student motivation; (2) motivating diverse students; (3) the impact of university practices on motivation; and (4) the impact of assessment on motivation. After an introductory selection by Sally Brown, Steve Armstrong, and Gail Thompson, the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Students, Diversity (Student), Foreign Countries
Cornes, Paul, Ed.; Hunter, John, Ed. – 1985
Fifteen author-contributed papers are presented from the 1983 First European Conference on Research in Rehabilitation. The following titles and authors are represented: "Disability in a Large Public Sector Work Force" (D. Walker); "The Accidents and Absence of Disabled People at Work" (M. Kettle); "Employment…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Employment, Foreign Countries, Rehabilitation
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