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Beachum, Floyd D. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
Hip-hop music has been embraced worldwide by youth, pummeled in the media for supposedly increasing social misery and hailed as a significant musical breakthrough. Hip-hop culture has transcended musical boundaries and now impacts speech, clothing, mannerisms, movies, websites, television programming, magazines, and energy drinks (Dyson, 2007;…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Popular Culture, Music, Cultural Context
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McDuffie, Andrea; Thurman, Angela John; Hagerman, Randi J.; Abbeduto, Leonard – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Symptoms of autism are frequent in males with fragile X syndrome (FXS), but it is not clear whether symptom profiles differ from those of nonsyndromic ASD. Using individual item scores from the Autism Diagnostic Inventory-Revised, we examined which current symptoms of autism differed in boys with FXS relative to same-aged boys diagnosed with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Genetic Disorders, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Choi, Jung Yun – TESOL Journal, 2015
This article explores the perception and reasons for Korean students' silence and low levels of oral participation in U.S. graduate programs. It analyzes a case study conducted with two Korean students currently attending graduate school in urban settings. The researcher conducted semi-structured interviews with the participants, using a constant…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Asians, Graduate Students
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Bergman, Daniel – Teacher Educator, 2015
This study examined the effects of audio and video self-recording on preservice teachers' written reflections. Participants (n = 201) came from a secondary teaching methods course and its school-based (clinical) fieldwork. The audio group (n[subscript A] = 106) used audio recorders to monitor their teaching in fieldwork placements; the video group…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Video Technology, Protocol Materials
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Sabharwal, Meghna; Varma, Roli – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
Scholarly studies on glass ceiling show that there are invisible barriers that prevent people of color and women to rise into management positions. These barriers often include low human capital, structural/institutional discrimination, poor assimilation, presence of an old boy network, and low social capital. These documented reasons for glass…
Descriptors: Indians, College Faculty, Racial Bias, Ethnic Stereotypes
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Blacher, Jan; Howell, Erica; Lauderdale-Littin, Stacy; DiGennaro Reed, Florence D.; Laugeson, Elizabeth A. – Grantee Submission, 2014
This study examined relations among behavior problems, social skills, and student-teacher relationships within a sample of children (mean age 8) with autism spectrum disorders or ASD (n = 36) and comparison samples of children with typical development (n = 91) or with intellectual disability (n = 38). Student-teacher relationships (STRs) for…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Comparative Analysis, Intellectual Disability
Karasar, Niyazi – 1970
To test the impact of video feedback on teachers' eye-contact mannerisms in microteaching in inservice vocational teacher education, the study utilized video recordings from the data bank generated by previous studies conducted at the Ohio State University's Center for Vocational and Technical Education. The tapes were assigned through a…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Eye Movements, Feedback
Hutto, Lori Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative multiple case study analysis included the exploration of the phenomenon of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from a cultural standpoint, rather than the traditional view of deficits caused by disability. This effort was undertaken to determine if those within this population would be better served by the educational system and more…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Qualitative Research
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Rekers, George A.; And Others – Child Development, 1977
Eight operationally defined "feminine" gestures were recorded for 48 elementary school aged boys and girls while they individually performed a standardized play task. Results showed a significant overall difference between the sexes with three specific gestures discriminating significantly between the sexes. (Author/JMB)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary Education, Sex Differences, Sex Role
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Grunert, Megan L.; Bodner, George M. – Science Education International, 2011
This paper describes results from a study on the career choices of women earning doctorates in chemistry in the United States. Presented here are findings related to the participants' identification with traditional female gender roles and expectations for behavior in the male-dominated field of chemistry. Underlying a career decision-making model…
Descriptors: Careers, Personality Traits, Women Faculty, Females
Begay, Kristin – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Rating scales are often used as part of the evaluation process to diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Rating scales that are modeled after the experiences and understanding of the Caucasian American race may not reflect the unique experiences of individuals from other races or ethnicities. If parent ratings do not uniformly identify the ASD…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Rating Scales, Racial Differences
Smyth, David R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was two-fold: a) to investigate the nature of academic entitlement in adult graduate students, and b) to determine if popular culture viewed from a public pedagogical lens influenced adult graduate students in respect to academic entitlement. Academic entitlement, as applied in this research, denotes student expectations…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Graduate Students, Expectation, Rewards
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Laugeson, Elizabeth A.; Frankel, Fred; Gantman, Alexander; Dillon, Ashley R.; Mogil, Catherine – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
The present study examines the efficacy and durability of the PEERS Program, a parent-assisted social skills group intervention for high-functioning adolescents with ASD. Results indicate that teens receiving PEERS significantly improved their social skills knowledge, social responsiveness, and overall social skills in the areas of social…
Descriptors: Autism, Social Cognition, Adolescents, Program Effectiveness
Jiang-yuan, Zhou; Wei, Guo – Online Submission, 2012
This study investigated the effect of nonverbal mirroring on teacher-student rapport in one-on-one interactions. Nonverbal mirroring refers to the unconscious mimicry of the postures, mannerisms, facial expressions, and other behaviors of one's interaction partner in social interactions. In a within-subjects paradigm, students had four…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Scott, Stephen C. – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2017
As a recent alumnus of the West Virginia University Honors College, I recognize my honors experience as a multi-faceted, intellectual journey that pushed me academically, professionally, and personally to become the lifelong learner that I am today. As the only Black honors student in my graduating class, I was aware of my tokenism, especially in…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Institutional Characteristics, African American Students, Honors Curriculum
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