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South, M.; Stephenson, K. G.; Nielson, C. A.; Maisel, M.; Top, D. N.; Kirwan, C. B. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Bowler et al. ("Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders" 44(9):2355-2362. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2105-y, 2014) have suggested that a specific memory impairment in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) arises from hippocampal failure to consolidate multiple related pieces of information. Twenty-four adults diagnosed with ASD and matched…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Memory
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Lewkowich, David – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2019
This paper details the visual responses created by a group of preservice teachers reading a series of contemporary graphic novels about adolescence. Visual response is here understood as an interpretive methodology of transmediation, informed by theorists of multimodal literacies as well as particular forms of psychoanalytic inquiry related to…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Adolescents, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Thorson, Esther; And Others – Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 1991
This study analyzed four characteristics of political commercials to determine their impact on television viewers' reactions: (1) issue versus image strategies; (2) attack versus support appeals; (3) presence and absence of music; and (4) visual content, either with families or in professional campaign settings. Memory measures and attitudes are…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Audience Response, Content Analysis, Measures (Individuals)
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Miller, Kyle – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2015
Internationally, there is growing interest in children's transition to school and their readiness for formal education. Parents' memories of school offer important insights into children's preparation for school and how families view schools; however, few studies consider the influence of educational histories. To address this gap, a sample of 24…
Descriptors: Memory, Parents, Parent Attitudes, Parent Background
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Lewis, Marilyn H.; Reinsch, N. L., Jr. – Journal of Business Communication, 1988
Analyzes worker descriptions of effective and ineffective listening in two work environments (a bank and a medical center). Reports that listening is described in organizational settings as an interrelated set of concepts, including attentiveness, verbal behavior, nonverbal behavior, attitudes, memory, and behavioral responses. (MM)
Descriptors: Attention, Attitude Measures, Banking, Communication Research
Larrick, Peggy Sue – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this project, I engage in pedagogical research, through self-study, situated in time, space, and place, and work toward reconceptualizing curriculum in which poor, rural, elementary students can unlearn and disrupt constructs of structural racism. I return to the past to explore my own educational experiences in which I failed to acknowledge…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Low Income Students, Racial Bias
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Hilao, Marites Piguing; Wichadee, Saovapa – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Mobile phone technology that has a huge impact on students' lives in the digital age may offer a new type of learning. The use of effective tool to support learning can be affected by the factor of gender. The current research compared how male and female students perceived mobile phones as a language learning tool, used mobile phones to learn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Gender Differences, Handheld Devices
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Turunen, Tuija A.; Dockett, Sue; Perry, Bob – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2015
This article reports on methodological issues in the study of autobiographical narratives about transition to school within a life course approach. The data consist of 89 Australian participants' recollections of starting school between 1928 and 1995. These narratives are considered as life reviews and part of the story of "continuing…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Personal Narratives, Foreign Countries, Research Methodology
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Amadini, Monica – Ethics and Education, 2015
Inside the family, all individuals define their identity in relation to previous generations (those calling them to life), the present ones (those they share their life with), and the future ones (to whom they give life). This intergenerational exchange plays important educational roles: it fosters a sense of belonging and identification, promotes…
Descriptors: Ethics, Memory, Family Relationship, Role
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Polat, Hüseyin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study is to explore the types of undesired behaviours observed by prospective primary school teachers during their studentship at primary school. 35 voluntary prospective teachers studying at the faculty of education in Adiyaman University participated into the study, which was conducted within qualitative research techniques.…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Qualitative Research, Behavior Patterns, Preservice Teachers
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McGee, Melandie; Platt, R. Eric – American Educational History Journal, 2015
One of the most well-known and infamous student protests was the Kent State University shootings of 1970. The aftermath of the Kent State tragedy gave rise to protests and riots on hundreds of college and university campuses across the nation. In the American South, only ten days after the Kent Sate tragedy, a very similar incident occurred on the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Violence, College Students, Activism
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Glock, Sabine; Krolak-Schwerdt, Sabine; Pit-ten Cate, Ineke M. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
Educational research has provided evidence that racial and ethnic minority students are disadvantaged in today's educational systems. Teachers' stereotypical expectations are believed to contribute to these disadvantages because teachers make decisions about grades, special education, tracking, and school placement. Research so far has shown that…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Student Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Hai, Yuhan – Science Insights Education Frontiers, 2021
The development of education to improve poverty in the region has become an essential direction of the world's poverty alleviation work. In the poverty alleviation by education work in China, educators who are on the front line of poverty are determined by education and nurturing their wisdom, leading countless children from families out of…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Principals, Poverty, High Schools
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Hyvärinen, Sanna; Uusiautti, Satu – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
The purpose of this research was to dissect the connection between childhood homes and leadership. The study forms a part of a larger study on Finnish female leaders and their life paths. The following research question was set for this study: how did Finnish female leaders describe their childhood and home environment? It was studied through two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Females, Leaders
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Baltazar, Nicole C.; Shutts, Kristin; Kinzler, Katherine D. – Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2012
Three experiments investigated whether a negativity bias in social perception extends to preschool-aged children's memory for the details of others' social actions and experiences. After learning about individuals who committed nice or mean social actions, children in Experiment 1 were more accurate at remembering who was mean compared with who…
Descriptors: Social Action, Social Cognition, Memory, Experiments
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