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Papa, Erin L. – NECTFL Review, 2020
This paper explores the policies and ideologies affecting language education in Rhode Island, where as a result of a State Language Roadmap, groups are working at the grassroots level toward the implementation of dual language immersion in all public school districts. The author points out that while the push from business for multilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language Minorities, Immersion Programs, Public Schools
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Papa, Dorothy P. – Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 2018
This article describes an exploratory mixed method convergent parallel design study conducted to examine Connecticut Educational Leadership Preparation programs for the existence of mental health content in course work and field experiences to learn the extent to which preservice school leaders are being exposed to mental health content in their…
Descriptors: School Administration, Mental Health, Student Welfare, Leadership Effectiveness
Marzoli, Rita; Papa, Ornella – Online Submission, 2017
This study investigates the relationship between School Library and Students' achievement on a population sample of 9896 Schools. Many international researches confirmed the importance of the School Library for the Students learning. Recently the IEA PIRLS survey has revealed a positive relationship between the Reading comprehension performance…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Academic Achievement, Italian, Language Tests
Papa, Dorothy P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This exploratory mixed method convergent parallel study examined Connecticut Educational leadership preparation programs for the existence of mental health content to learn the extent to which pre-service school leaders are prepared for addressing student mental health. Interviews were conducted with school mental health experts and Connecticut…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Mental Health, Course Content
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Cardany, Audrey Berger – General Music Today, 2011
Jean Marzollo creates two beautiful texts using a child's first words, "Mama, Mama" and "Papa, Papa" as a recurring theme. Wildlife artist, Laura Regan, illustrates Marzollo's poetry with loving images of parents and children in the animal kingdom. Poetry and illustrations highlight the tenderness and care of Mama and Papa as they bond with their…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Activities, Family Environment
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Mulvey, Bridget K.; Parrish, Jennifer C.; Reid, Joshua W.; Papa, Jeffrey; Peters-Burton, Erin E. – Science & Education, 2021
In-depth understanding of nature of science (NOS) moves beyond knowledge of discrete NOS aspects to consider connections among NOS aspects. This study presents three teacher cases pre to post a nature of science graduate course to explore the potential of an innovative analytic approach that focuses on the connections individual learners make…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Graduate Study, Epistemology, Network Analysis
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Woodward, Belle; Martin, Nancy; Imboden, Thomas – Information Systems Education Journal, 2011
In recent years, ethics has drawn increased interest from information technology and computer science practitioners as well as from academicians. This article investigates the issues outlined in the PAPA framework in today's environment and explores the possibility that new issues have emerged. Findings indicate that the ethicality of property…
Descriptors: Ethics, Models, Information Technology, Student Surveys
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Klein, Anke M.; Salemink, Elske; de Hullu, Eva; Houtkamp, Esther; Papa, Marlissa; van der Molen, Mariët – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
The goal of this study was to examine the effects of Cognitive Bias Modification training for Interpretation (CBM-I) in socially anxious adolescents with Mild Intellectual Disabilities (MID). A total of 69 socially anxious adolescents with MID were randomly assigned to either a positive or a neutral control-CMB-I-training. Training included five…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Mild Intellectual Disability, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Bledsoe, Caroline H.; Sow, Papa – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
This paper examines the phenomenon of West African parents living in Europe and North America who send their older children back home: from places of high immigrant aspiration to those of hardship and privation. Drawing on a project on West African immigration to Europe and on previous field studies in Africa, we conclude that West African…
Descriptors: Field Studies, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Aspiration
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Barbabella, F.; Chiatti, C.; Di Rosa, M.; Lamura, G.; Martin-Matthews, A.; Papa, R.; Svensson, T. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Despite the increasing availability of gerontological training programs, knowledge of their contents, characteristics, methods, and outcomes remains limited. However, the transition from multidisciplinarity to interdisciplinary orientations is now fundamental to such training, providing participants from diverse academic orientations and…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Gerontology, Aging (Individuals)
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Spratt, Eve; Norton, Jessa; Papa, Carrie; Newton, Janis; McDonald, Conner; Mercer, Mary Ashley; Serpe, Ali; Blackmon, Lee; Felty, Katrina; Carpenter, Laura – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Piece it Together (PIT) is a comprehensive wellness program designed for transitional age youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and mild neurodevelopmental disabilities that focuses on exercise, nutrition, socialization, and stress-reduction. The PIT Summer Program is a 6-week program, consisting of 90-min classes, twice a week. Each class…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Wellness, Exercise
Papa, Rosemary; Mullen, Carol A.; English, Fenwick W.; Creighton, Theodore – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2012
This is a practical, bold, no-holds barred look at challenges facing educational leaders and the university programs that prepare them through mid-century. It examines key continuities and discontinuities of current times for school, education, and society. Both practice and preparation occur in contested social space, the implications of which…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Educational Change, Educational Administration, Leadership Training
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Gagliardi, Cristina; Spazzafumo, Liana; Papa, Roberta; Marcellini, Fiorella – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 2012
The present study examines the leisure style and leisure satisfaction of a sample of older people at baseline and after a period of 5 years. Three groups were identified by factorial and cluster analyses and labelled under the headings of: Organised Style, Surrounding Style and Indoor Style. Each group represented a different typology of leisure,…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Health, Leisure Time, Life Satisfaction
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Dyall, Lorna; Hawke, Zoe; Herd, Ruth; Nahi, Papa – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Housework, those duties done at home or in one's community to keep and clean and tidy, is used in this paper as a metaphor for Maori involvement in gambling public health action in New Zealand. For over a decade Maori have been developing their own voice, public health actions, gambling services, research and workforce development initiatives to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Public Health, Addictive Behavior, Figurative Language
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Hardstaff, Sarah – Children's Literature in Education, 2015
This paper considers the issue of child agency in Mildred D. Taylor's 1976 novel "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" using a critical corpus linguistics framework based on Halliday's systemic functional linguistics. The novel has long received praise for its portrayal of child agency in a hostile racist society as well as its depiction of a…
Descriptors: Literary Devices, Childrens Literature, Individual Power, Racial Discrimination
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