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Theng, Yin-Leng, Ed.; Foo, Schubert, Ed. – Information Science Publishing, 2005
This book showcases some of the best digital library practices from organizations in the Asia Pacific. Particular emphasis has been placed on the design, use and usability of digital libraries. Not only are digital libraries examined, but related technologies, the management of knowledge in digital libraries, and the associated usability and…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Design
Patel, Pooja – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The Trump administration has sent mixed signals about the future of the DACA program, creating uncertainty among recipients and their families. A leaked draft of an internal memo hinted that the Trump administration intends to cut the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Given such ambiguity, advocates like Gregory Chen, the…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Politics of Education, Federal Programs, Advocacy
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Patel, Leigh – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Nations actively write themselves onto human bodies. They etch and scratch their borders onto human flesh with figurative, often contradictory, ink that delivers stark material impact. The impacts hold their greatest force in metering the hinged consequences of contingent citizenship for some and unfettered citizenship for a few others. In this…
Descriptors: Migration Patterns, Migration, Citizenship, Social Systems
Patel, Pooja – New England Board of Higher Education, 2017
"Part I: Are DACA Students Still Safe to Stay?" was originally published in the "New England Journal of Higher Education" on April 25, 2017. Following unsuccessful attempts in Congress to provide a legal pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, including the DREAM Act of 2010, President Obama introduced an executive…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Access to Education, College Students, Student Financial Aid
Patel, Pooja – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Signed under the Obama administration, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) grants a working permit to those who entered the U.S. before age 16, allowing students to enroll at institutions of higher education and join the military. In June 2017, the head of the Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly said that the DACA program would…
Descriptors: Immigration, Public Policy, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1989
The seven papers in this collection continue the presentations from the Division of Libraries Serving the General Public: (1) "Multicultural Activities for Children and Young People at the Munich International Youth Library" (German and English versions; Lioba Betten); (2) "Multicultural Literature and Library Services for Children:…
Descriptors: Bookmobiles, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs
McCaffery, Juliet; And Others – Adults Learning (England), 1992
Includes "Introduction" (McCaffery, Edmond-Smith); "Celebrating Achievements" (Hancock); "Building for Future" (Coleman); "Women in Community" (Patel); "Education/Training for Older Women" (Cooper, Kennedy); "Women with Disabilities" (Goddard); "Open/Distance Learning"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Disabilities, Distance Education, Environmental Education
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Patel, Rupal – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2003
Studies of prosodic control in severe dysarthria (DYS) have focused on differences between impaired and nonimpaired speech in terms of the range and variation of fundamental frequency (F0), intensity, and duration. Whether individuals with severe DYS can adequately signal prosodic contrasts and "which" acoustic cues they use to do so has received…
Descriptors: Speech Impairments, Suprasegmentals, Acoustics, Cues
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Gambrell, Linda B., Ed.; Pressley, Michael, Ed. – 2003
Now revised and updated, this book's second edition aims to guide teachers in providing effective, engaging literacy instruction that meets the challenges of today's legislative mandates. Identified in the book are principles of best practice that reflect cutting-edge scientific research as well as decades of hands-on classroom experience.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Patel, Leigh – Educational Policy, 2016
Educational policy analyses have tended toward either the impact of policies on student achievement or the furthering of progressive ideals, regularly theorized through concepts of democracy. In this theoretical essay, I suggest that democracy has become a vehicle for cauterized projects of individualized and contingent state status rather than…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Epistemology
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Patel, Sejal; Cummins, Natalie – Improving Schools, 2019
This qualitative case study investigates student and school staff perceptions of transitions and changing social dynamics due to a temporary closure of an elementary school undergoing redesign in an inner-city neighbourhood in Toronto, Canada. Focus groups and interviews were conducted with 75 students (Kindergarten to Grade 8) and 28 staff who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, School Closing, Urban Schools
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Patel, Nilesh Kumar – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2018
This study aimed at finding out the effect of Integrated feedback on Classroom climate of secondary school teachers. This research is experimental in nature. Non-equivalent control group design suggested by Stanley and Campbell (1963) was used for the experiment. Integrated feedback was treatment and independent variable, Classroom climate was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Environment, Secondary School Teachers, Control Groups
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Patel, Purav; Varma, Sashank – Cognitive Science, 2018
Mathematical cognition research has largely emphasized concepts that can be directly perceived or grounded in visuospatial referents. These include concrete number systems like natural numbers, integers, and rational numbers. Here, we investigate how a more abstract number system, the irrationals denoted by radical expressions like the square root…
Descriptors: Numbers, Mathematics Instruction, Number Concepts, Mathematical Formulas
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Patel, Anne; Pfannkuch, Maxine – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
Some researchers advocate a statistical modeling approach to inference that draws on students' intuitions about factors influencing phenomena and that requires students to build models. Such a modeling approach to inference became possible with the creation of "TinkerPlots" Sampler technology. However, little is known about what…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Mathematical Models, Statistics, Mathematics Instruction
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Patel, Leigh – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2015
In this theoretical essay, I argue that the current incidences of backlash to diversity are best understood as a dynamic of complicated, historic and intertwined desires for racial diversity and white entitlement to property. I frame this argument in the theories of critical race theory and settler colonialism, each of which provide necessary but…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Incidence, Critical Theory, Race
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