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Marshall, Keith; Willoughby-Booth, Simon – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
There are few reliable self-report measures suitable for people with a learning disability in reporting psychological distress. This study examines the modification of the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure (CORE-OM), exploring its reliability, using two different presentation styles. One style included a sequencing task then…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Learning Disabilities, Measurement Techniques, Reliability
Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2007
This handbook will assist principals and school testing coordinators in implementing the spring 2007 administration of the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA). Information regarding administration timeline, reporting, process, online tools and contact personnel is discussed. Contents include: (1) Scheduling; (2) Identify Primary Test…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, Alternative Assessment, Educational Testing, Guidance Programs
Anderson, Dawn L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation research comprised three studies focused on vision-specific skills, and their association with functional and academic outcomes for school-age students with visual impairment. The studies involved analysis of secondary data for 850 students with visual impairment who participated in the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Core Curriculum, Sample Size, Reading Fluency
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Vernon-Feagans, Lynne; Manlove, Elizabeth E. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2005
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of otitis media (OM) and the quality of child care on the social and communicative behaviors of toddlers, using a cumulative risk framework that included moderation. The study followed 72 children who began child care in infancy. Both process and structural aspects of the quality of 11 child…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Diseases, Child Care Centers, Child Care
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Widlok, Thomas – Language Sciences, 2008
Even before it became a common place to assume that "the Eskimo have a hundred words for snow" the languages of hunting and gathering people have played an important role in debates about linguistic relativity concerning geographical ontologies. Evidence from languages of hunter-gatherers has been used in radical relativist challenges to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Language Classification, Vocabulary
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Lawry, John D. – About Campus, 2012
Part I, "Searching for the Right Way to Begin Class," described the various iterations of beginning class rituals the author used over the years. Those rituals began with a prayer to the Holy Spirit as was required at the Catholic women's college Marymount in Tarrytown, New York, where he first taught out of graduate school in 1965. That…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Snell, Karen – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2005
Most people think of the teaching and learning of music as taking place in formal, institutional contexts like schools and universities. This study looks at the transmission of music teaching and learning that takes place in a more informal, musical environment, namely at a "popular music festival." In particular, it discusses the OM…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Activities, Informal Education
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Young, Charles – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2009
This paper provides CORE-OM intake norms for a South African university counseling service, and compares these to the United Kingdom counseling service data reported by Connell, Barkham and Mellor-Clark (2007). The South African norms are very similar to the United Kingdom norms, with no statistical differences in the total or domain scores. There…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Suicide, Norms, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Michelle; Davies, Stephanie – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
People with a learning disability, the experts of their own experience are increasingly involved in research. We will be discussing in this paper their centrality in the development of a psychological therapy outcome measure for people with learning disabilities. Their involvement needs to go beyond giving their views to being included in the…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Learning Disabilities, Psychotherapy, Measures (Individuals)
Harrell, Alma S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
"A race that is solely dependent upon another for its economic existences sooner or later dies," this quote by Marcus Garvey highlighted the need for African American communities to think about the importance of economic development. This message was also heard by African Americans as early as the 1700s. Not only was the message about…
Descriptors: Business, African Americans, Organizations (Groups), Qualitative Research
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Barkham, Michael; Connell, Janice; Stiles, William B.; Miles, Jeremy N. V.; Margison, Frank; Evans, Chris; Mellor-Clark, John – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006
This study examined rates of improvement in psychotherapy as a function of the number of sessions attended. The clients (N = 1,868; 73.1% female; 92.4% White; average age = 40), who were seen for a variety of problems in routine primary care mental health practices, attended 1 to 12 sessions, had planned endings, and completed the Clinical…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Outcomes of Treatment, Whites, Females
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Narasimharao, B. Pandu, Ed.; Wright, Elizabeth, Ed.; Prasad, Shashidhara, Ed.; Joshi, Meghana, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Higher education institutions play a vital role in their surrounding communities. Besides providing a space for enhanced learning opportunities, universities can utilize their resources for social and economic interests. The "Handbook of Research on Science Education and University Outreach as a Tool for Regional Development" is a…
Descriptors: Science Education, Guides, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship
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Yazici, Hulya Julie – Journal of Education for Business, 2004
Given today's global work environment, business education should prepare learners not only for technical excellence but also for effective collaboration. In this article, the author describes how collaborative activities--ranging from exams to projects and role playing--enhance the understanding of operations management (OM). The author found that…
Descriptors: Business Education, Independent Study, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Saxon, David; Barkham, Michael – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: To investigate the size of therapist effects using multilevel modeling (MLM), to compare the outcomes of therapists identified as above and below average, and to consider how key variables--in particular patient severity and risk and therapist caseload--contribute to therapist variability and outcomes. Method: We used a large…
Descriptors: Health Services, Outcome Measures, Therapy, Foreign Countries
Lowe, Amanda R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study focuses on a meaningful understanding of idiosyncratic language in psychosis. The psychotic neologisms examined in this dissertation challenge the listener's accurate understanding. Idiosyncratic aspects of speech in psychosis are largely researched from a diagnostic perspective in the literature. This study asks how individuals…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Interviews, Mental Disorders, Psychosis
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