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Larson, Anne L.; An, Zhe Gigi; Wood, Carla; Uchikoshi, Yuuko; Cycyk, Lauren M.; Scheffner Hammer, Carol; Escobar, Kelly; Roberts, Kate – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2020
The social validity of intervention research has been emphasized in special education and related fields for decades. There is relatively little focus on social validity that considers culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Eleven articles met the inclusionary criteria for this systematic review and were evaluated to describe social…
Descriptors: Intervention, Validity, Cultural Differences, Bilingualism
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Larson, Aaron A.; Britt, M. Anne; Kurby, Christopher A. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2009
Evaluating the structural quality of arguments is a skill that is important to students' ability to comprehend the arguments of others and produce their own. The authors examined college and high school students' ability to evaluate the quality of 2-clause (claim-reason) arguments and tested a tutorial to improve this ability. These experiments…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), High School Students, High Schools, Listening Comprehension
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Larson, Meredith; Britt, M. Anne; Larson, Aaron A. – Reading Psychology an international quarterly, 2004
In two experiments, we examine university students' ability to comprehend authentic argumentative texts and factors that influence their application of this skill. Participants read several relatively lengthy arguments and identified the main claim and reasons. Experiment 1 shows that participants are not skilled at identifying key elements from…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, College Students, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse
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Quinn, Anne Larson; Koca, Robert M., Jr.; Weening, Frederick – Mathematics Teacher, 1999
Describes students' investigative work that resulted from playing the game Set in an attempt to show how such games can be used to develop mathematical reasoning. (ASK)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Educational Games, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction
Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, Ed.; Davis, O. L., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2005
The chapters in this volume illustrate how teachers are bringing creativity, higher-order thinking, and meaningful learning activities into particular school settings despite pressures of standards and testing. The editors chose the word wise for the title of this book, and they use it frequently to describe the pedagogical practices they have…
Descriptors: European History, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Testing, High Stakes Tests
Howey, Kenneth R., Ed.; Post, Linda M., Ed.; Zimpher, Nancy L., Ed. – American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 2006
How can the "revolving door" at the nation's high-poverty schools be slowed down? How can diversity be taught in teacher preparation that relates to teaching and learning? How can teachers learn to use the diverse urban classroom as a rich asset? By focusing on reconceptualizing general education studies, addressing key urban understanding and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Urban Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Diversity
Higbee, Jeanne L., Ed.; Goff, Emily, Ed. – Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy, 2008
PASS IT seeks to address a compelling need in higher education by developing a corps of trainers to facilitate professional development workshops in the implementation of Universal Design (UD) and Universal Instructional Design (UID) in higher education. UID, an adaptation of the architectural concept of Universal Design, is a relatively new model…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Cultural Pluralism, Counseling Services, Instructional Design
Orem, Richard A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 41 papers and 11 poster session presentations from a conference on research-to-practice in adult, continuing, and community education. The following are among the papers included: "Learning in a Multicultural Environment" (Mansur Abdullah, Cory Eisenberg, Willard C. Hall Jr., Pauline Valvo); "How to Engage in…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur. – 1994
This document contains reports by 14 participants of a Fulbright-Hays seminar in Malaysia. Participants were introduced to Malaysia and the Malaysian way of life through talks, discussion and field trips to schools, and educational institutions and cultural centers throughout the country. At every location the group was given presentations on…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Burnett, Darlene J., Ed.; Oblinger, Diana G., Ed. – 2002
This collection is intended to help planners, administrators, and student service professionals gain a better understanding of the changes emerging in student services as it demonstrates how innovative leaders are responding to these challenges. Part 1, "Creating the Student-Centered Experience," contains: (1) "Innovation in Student…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
Kelder, Richard, Ed. – 1994
This book presents 24 papers dealing with learning theory and its application at the postsecondary level, many stemming from the ideas of Robert Sternberg and Howard Gardner. Articles include: (1) "Introduction" (Richard Kelder); (2) "Teaching Variability in Problem Solving" (Patricia D. Stokes); (3) "Cognitive Theory and…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Art Appreciation, Creative Teaching, Creativity
Oliver, John E., Ed. – 1998
This collection of essays offers many ideas, observations, and descriptions of the state of Indiana to stimulate the study of Indiana's geography. The 25 essays in the collection are as follows: (1) "The Changing Geographic Personality of Indiana" (William A. Dando); (2) "The Ice Age Legacy" (Susan M. Berta); (3) "The…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Learning Activities
Miller, Judith E., Ed.; Groccia, James E., Ed.; Miller, Marilyn S., Ed. – 2001
This book provides a range of models for undergraduate student-assisted teaching partnerships to help teachers and administrators make learning more student-centered, effective, and productive. The 31 models describes a range of approaches and applications in a variety of settings and disciplines. The chapters are: (1) "Establishing a Common…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Models, Peer Teaching