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Patel, Lina; Wolter-Warmerdam, Kristine; Hickey, Francis – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: Children and young adults with Down syndrome can demonstrate increased behavior problems compared to their typically developing peers through childhood and adolescence. This study aims to: (1) identify common patterns of behaviors in children and young adults with Down syndrome and (2) assess potential medical comorbidities that…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Comorbidity, Sleep, Anxiety
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Adefila, Arinola; Graham, Sean; Patel, Ashok – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
In an age of increasing digital reading it is interesting that University students' are not adapting innovative technologies for academic study. This is even more surprising because today's university students are purportedly digitally native keen to use new technologies in comfortable personal spaces but adhere to traditional paper when studying.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Technology Uses in Education, Speed Reading, Computer Oriented Programs
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Patel, Cynthia Joan – Gender and Education, 2016
This study compares three cohorts (1998-1999, 2005-2006 and 2010) of undergraduate psychology students at a South African university on the level of support for working women (women in paid employment) on various issues considered to be feminist. Cohort 1 (n?=?244), cohort 2 (n?=?311) and cohort 3 (n?=?266) completed an adapted version of a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Civil Rights, Females, Sex Fairness
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Patel, Lisa – Children & Society, 2013
For adults training to be professional educators, the phrase, "in loco parentis," communicates the intention that schools and educators are meant to act in the role of the parent, commonly interpreted to mean acting in accordance with what is optimal for the development of the child or young person. The limits of this relationship have…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Policy Analysis, School Role, Teacher Role
Patel, Eboo – Liberal Education, 2013
Scholars from a range of fields have long taken an interest in how people who orient around religion differently interact with one another. Indeed, this phenomenon has been the subject of important works in political science ("The Clash of Civilizations" by Samuel Huntington), sociology ("American Grace" by Robert Putnam and…
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Intergroup Relations, Religion, College Curriculum
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Sánchez, Juan Gabriel; Patel, Leigh – Peabody Journal of Education, 2017
Since No Child Left Behind was passed nearly 20 years ago, test-based accountability policies have grown more comprehensive in scope than ever before. Tests have always mattered, but they have become substantively empowered, now dominating classroom conversation and activity. To ascertain the impact they have on people's lives one must involve…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
Patel, Neelam – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The field of teacher education has long sought to examine the impact of coursework on teacher practice and student learning. Despite the promise of many forms of educational pedagogy and curricula utilized in teacher education programs, many novice teachers continue to feel unprepared and insecure about their teaching. Pre-service teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Case Studies
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Connaghan, Kathryn P.; Patel, Rupal – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017
Purpose: To compare vowel acoustics and intelligibility in words produced with and without contrastive stress by speakers with spastic (mixed-spastic) dysarthria secondary to cerebral palsy (DYS[subscript CP]) and healthy controls (HCs). Method: Fifteen participants (9 men, 6 women; age M = 42 years) with DYS[subscript CP] and 15 HCs (9 men, 6…
Descriptors: Suprasegmentals, Vowels, Acoustics, Articulation Impairments
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Patel, Aniruddh D.; Morgan, Emily – Cognitive Science, 2017
The online processing of both music and language involves making predictions about upcoming material, but the relationship between prediction in these two domains is not well understood. Electrophysiological methods for studying individual differences in prediction in language processing have opened the door to new questions. Specifically, we ask…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psycholinguistics, Music, Language Processing
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Hamlin, Robert G.; Patel, Taran – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in many countries are currently experiencing significant changes in how they are organized and managed. Consequently, exploring the kind of manager/leader behaviours that are perceived as effective and least effective/ineffective by peers, subordinates, collaborators, and team members in HEIs becomes important.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Effectiveness, Organizational Change, Administrative Organization
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Stevens, Sharon; Patel, Nimisha – School Community Journal, 2015
Parent involvement in education is a multifaceted support that has many well-documented benefits for students of all ages. Parent involvement is also a common expression of generativity as defined in Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development. The activities parents engage in during their children's educational pursuits, as well as their…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Social Capital, Student Development, Social Development
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Patel, Amit; Cooper, Nicola; Freeman, Suzanne; Sutton, Alex – Research Synthesis Methods, 2021
Diagnostic test accuracy (DTA) systematic reviews are conducted to summarize evidence on the accuracy of a diagnostic test including a critical evaluation of the primary studies. Where appropriate, the evidence is meta-analyzed to obtain pooled estimates of effectiveness. In this study, we reviewed and critiqued three DTA guidance documents with…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Accuracy, Meta Analysis, Graphs
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Patel, Lisa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this article, I share the shape and findings of a participatory action research project with newcomer youths on the contours of status in society. This project was nested in a professional internship experience for newcomer youth, and this experience provided the context in which we explored how privilege and status are afforded in American…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Action Research, Participatory Research, Immigrants
Buzzeo, Jonathan; Patel, Rakhee; Byford, Morwenna; Takala, Helena; Gay, Robert – UK Department for Education, 2020
In May 2016, Government funding of £80 million was awarded to establish five employer-led National Colleges in key growth sectors -- Creative and Cultural (NCCI), Digital Skills (Ada), Nuclear (NCfN), High Speed Rail (NCHSR) and Oil and Gas. This was alongside substantial investment from Local Authorities (LAs), Local Enterprise Partnerships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
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Alcock, Lara; Hernandez-Martinez, Paul; Patel, Arun Godwin; Sirl, David – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2020
In this article, we argue that although mathematics educators are concerned about social issues, minimal attention has been paid to student-student interactions outside the classroom. We discuss social network analysis as a methodology for studying such interactions in the context of an undergraduate course. We present results on the questions:…
Descriptors: Study Habits, Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Social Networks
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