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Martin, Florence; Bolliger, Doris U.; Flowers, Claudia – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2021
Course design is critical to online student engagement and retention. This study focused on the development and validation of an online course design elements (OCDE) instrument with 38 Likert-type scale items in five subscales: (a) overview, (b) content presentation, (c) interaction and communication, (d) assessment and evaluation, and (e) learner…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Likert Scales, Test Construction
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Hoff, Rachel – New Educator, 2017
Elementary teachers are challenged to maximize instructional time to cover standards in all content areas and to meet a wide variety of student needs including students who are not proficient in English. This action research looks at how one fourth-grade teacher improved achievement for English Language Learners by integrating social studies into…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Academic Achievement, English Language Learners
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Ochaita, E.; Espinosa, M. A.; García-Llorente, I.; Fernández-López, M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This article chronologically reviews different contributions of the non-governmental organizations to the positive parenting initiative currently adopted in Spain. It starts with the theoretical framework adopted by UNICEF and the Oxford University researchers on the contribution of the International Agencies and NGOs to this subject that was…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Parenting Styles, International Organizations, Foreign Countries
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Directorate for Scientific Affairs. – 1968
This document consists of the papers presented at a meeting of experts who examined and evaluated systems analysis and management technique applications to practical educational planning. The papers focus primarily on the integration of shortrun and longrun aspects of educational planning and the relationship between objectives and implementation.…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. – 1992
This report presents a preliminary set of international education indicators developed by the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). The set of indicators is designed to meet the growing demands by national authorities and the education community for comparative…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Definitions, Demography, Economic Factors
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 1981
Data on educational enrollment, attainment, and expenditures, covering each of the 24 members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development plus Yugoslavia, illustrate the development of each country's educational system. The data, in both English and French, are arrayed in 154 tables and divided into five sections. The first…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Compulsory Education, Educational Attainment, Enrollment
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Cook, Jana; McClure, Scott; Koutsenok, Igor; Lord, Scot – Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, 2008
In October 2006, the California Men's Colony (CMC) in San Luis Obispo, faced with staff recruitment and retention difficulties, took an innovative step to utilize long-term sentenced inmates as peer mentors and primary counselors to lead their prison-based therapeutic community (TC) program. The program was designed, developed, and implemented…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Mentors, Substance Abuse, Program Improvement
Bottani, Norberto; And Others – 1993
The educational indicators in this report show how education systems in the 24 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) resemble each other and differ. This edition, the second, builds on the 1992 volume, with more up-to-date figures and coverage of a wider range of subjects and countries. The 38…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Decision Making
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 1993
This report is an annual update on education statistics for member countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), with the cooperation of UNESCO and the Statistical Office of the European Union. Some changes from earlier versions of "Education in OECD Countries" are introduced in this edition. Data comes from…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Education Canada, 1998
Many young people in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development leave school unprepared for employment; this constitutes a failure of the school system. Identifies indicators of failure, policies for addressing failure, and three main policy challenges: development of a comparative knowledge base, removal of…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Adult Literacy, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship
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Darling, Brad; Price, Ted – Journal of Correctional Education, 2004
Many research studies support using students' opinions to improve schools (Bechtel & Reed, 1998; Campbell, Edgar, & Halstead, 1994; Corbet & Wilson, 1995; & SooHoo, 1993). In these studies, Klingner & Vaughn (1999), noted researchers in the area of student inclusion, demonstrated that using student feedback to evaluate teachers…
Descriptors: School Activities, Educational Quality, Difficulty Level, Feedback
This document takes a critical look at the relationship between environment, culture, and development from the perspective of education relative to the environment. Papers include: (1) "Education a l'environnement ou acculturation?" (Jean-Etienne Bidou); (2) "Environnement et developpement: La culture de la filiere ONU" (Lucie Sauve, Tom Berryman,…
Descriptors: Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences