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Jeppesen, Scott – Music Educators Journal, 2017
As musicians, we have been taught to idolize certain figures in music history. These individuals are considered untouchable, unassailable, and unquestionably brilliant. This practice is increasingly evident in jazz. Figures like Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, and Miles Davis have all undergone a virtual apotheosis. While there is…
Descriptors: Music, Musicians, Music Teachers, Musical Composition
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Geddes, Alistair; Parker, Charlie; Scott, Sam – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Snowball sampling is frequently advocated and employed by qualitative social researchers. Under certain circumstances, however, it is prone to faltering and even failure. Drawing on two research projects where the snowball failed to roll, the paper identifies reasons for this stasis. It goes on to argue that there are alternative forms of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Social Science Research, Sampling, Research Problems
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Perez, Frank; Jaworski, Nick; Thibeault, Matthew D. – Music Educators Journal, 2011
In this article, the authors review Band-in-a-Box (BIAB), 2011.5 Mac Version and Audacity, a free and open-source software. Music educators at all grade levels can appreciate having a time-saving program to help them provide students with the practice tools they need. BIAB can do that, and it is easy to use. Its primary focus and strength is in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Educational Technology, Open Source Technology
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Parker, Carolyn; Grigg, Jeffrey; D'Souza, Stephanie; Mitchell, Charlie; Smith, Erica – School Science and Mathematics, 2020
This article reports findings from a study of an integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education program on student interest and awareness in science and engineering. The analysis features grade 3-5 students from a high-poverty, urban school system in the Mid-Atlantic region. Through the quantitative analysis of…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Elementary School Students, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Springer, David W. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2007
This article, as a response to two papers, identifies five critical issues and themes related to the teaching of evidence-based practice (EBP) in social work higher education. These five themes are: defining EBP; modeling the complexity of EBP in teaching; examining social work curriculum; coordinating social work professional organizations; and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Work, Theory Practice Relationship, Inferences
Parker, Charlie W.; Argenti, Rudy M. – 1977
The effectiveness of an eight week college course for reading/study skills improvement was evaluated by pretesting and posttesting 152 students with the Nelson-Denny Reading Test and the Optimum Reading Achievement Test and running simple correlations between reading rate, comprehension, vocabulary, and 18 variables that included ACT scores, grade…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Program Evaluation, Reading Comprehension
Tyler, Parker – 1972
This book is a critical biography of filmmaker Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin's life is traced in interpretative fashion from his birth, with special interest centering on the people and events in his life that molded and influenced his creative activities. Discursive criticism of Chaplin's films, identifying their child-like world view, for example, is…
Descriptors: Acting, Auteurism, Biographies, Comedy
Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. – 1993
The purpose of the hearing transcribed in this document was to obtain the views of representatives of network user and provider communities regarding the path the National Science Foundation (NSF) is taking for recompetition of the NSFNET computer network. In particular the committee was interested in the consistency of the evolution of NSFNET…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Electronic Libraries, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs