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Belanger, Paul, Ed.; Valdivielso, Sofia, Ed. – 1997
This book contains nine papers in which data from the Adult Education Participation Survey (a part of the International Adult Literacy Survey) are used to identify and compare trends in organized learning in seven countries. The following papers are included: "Introduction: Who Participates in Organized Adult Learning?" (Paul Belanger,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Data Collection
Dimond, Paul R. – 1979
As part of a nine-volume, six-state study of the impact of school finance reform on minorities and the poor, this report describes the history of court litigation concerning finance reform. The report's first part traces school finance reform from roughly 1900 through 1971 and summarizes parallel reform efforts by racial and ethnic minorities and…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
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Buckley, Jeffrey; Adams, Latif; Aribilola, Ifeoluwapo; Arshad, Iram; Azeem, Muhammad; Bracken, Lauryn; Breheny, Colette; Buckley, Ciara; Chimello, Ismael; Fagan, Alison; Fitzpatrick, Daniel P.; Garza Herrera, Diana; Gomes, Guilherme Daniel; Grassick, Shaun; Halligan, Elaine; Hirway, Amit; Hyland, Tomás; Imtiaz, Muhammad Babar; Khan, Muhammad Bilal; Lanzagorta Garcia, Eduardo; Lennon, Paul; Manaf, Eyman; Meng, Jing; Mohd Sufian, Mohd Sufino Zuhaily; Moraes, Adrielle; Osterwald, Katja Magdalena; Platonava, Anastasia; Reid, Clodagh; Renard, Michèle; Rodriguez-Barroso, Laura G.; Simonassi-Paiva, Bianca; Singh, Maulshree; Szank, Tomasz; Tahir, Mehwish; Vijayakumar, Sowmya; Ward, Cormac; Yan, Xinyu; Zainol, Ismin; Zhang, Lin – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2022
A high level of transparency in reported research is critical for several reasons, such as ensuring an acceptable level of trustworthiness and enabling replication. Transparency in qualitative research permits the identification of specific circumstances which are associated with findings and observations. Thus, transparency is important for the…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Accountability
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Cahill, Jane; Barnes-Holmes, Yvonne; Barnes-Holmes, Dermot; Rodriguez-Valverde, Miguel; Luciano, Carmen; Smeets, Paul M. – Psychological Record, 2007
Recent research has demonstrated the transfer of induced mood functions through equivalence relations by means of a musical mood-induction procedure. The research described in this article replicated and extended such work, primarily with the inclusion of a baseline and two types of reversal procedures. First, 16 adult participants were trained…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Stimuli, Rating Scales, Logical Thinking
Schachter, Gustav, Ed. – 1985
These proceedings consist of the following eight papers: "Vocational Training in Brazil--Aspects of Economic Policy and Planning," by Gustav Schachter "Economic Stabilization and Medium Term Development Strategy in Brazil," by Peter T. Knight; "Training and Development," by Manuel Zymelman; "The Organization of…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
Brown, J. D., Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In this revised edition in the popular New Ways Series, teachers have once again been given an opportunity to show how they do assessment in their classrooms on an everyday basis. Often feeling helpless when confronted with large-scale standardized testing practices, teachers here offer classroom testing created with the direct aim of helping…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Friedman, Robert M.; Evans, Mary; Morrison-Rodriguez, Barbara; Kutash, Krista; Duchnowski, Al; Hernandez, Mario; Hodges, Sharon; Armstrong, Mary; Pires, Sheila; Stroul, Beth; Greenbaum, Paul; Brown, Eric; Lazear, Katherine – 2000
This paper describes each of eight current interrelated federally funded research projects conducted by the Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health at the University of South Florida. For each project, information is provided on the project's background, purpose, methodology, and anticipated results. Project titles and principal…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Disorders, Behavioral Science Research, Children
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Hughes, Diane; Rodriguez, James; Smith, Emilie P.; Johnson, Deborah J.; Stevenson, Howard C.; Spicer, Paul – Developmental Psychology, 2006
Recently, there has been an emergence of literature on the mechanisms through which parents transmit information, values, and perspectives about ethnicity and race to their children, commonly referred to as racial or ethnic socialization. This literature has sought to document the nature of such socialization, its antecedents in parents' and…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Socialization, Futures (of Society), Ethnicity
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Friedman, Paul; Rodriguez, Fred; McComb, Joe – College Teaching, 2001
Explored student characteristics and course characteristics influencing why college students skip class. Found that attendance behavior cannot be easily explained and that the decision to attend is influenced by multiple factors. (EV)
Descriptors: Attendance, College Students, Course Organization, Influences
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McDonald, Lynn; Moberg, D. Paul; Brown, Roger; Rodriguez-Espiricueta, Ismael; Flores, Nydia I.; Burke, Melissa P.; Coover, Gail – Children & Schools, 2006
This randomized controlled trial evaluated a culturally representative parent engagement strategy with Latino parents of elementary school children. Ten urban schools serving low-income children from mixed cultural backgrounds participated in a large study. Classrooms were randomly assigned either either to an after-school, multifamily support…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Child Behavior, Urban Schools, Parent Attitudes
Dempsey, Bert J., Ed.; Jones, Paul, Ed. – 1998
This book gives an overview of the leading-edge Internet application areas (streaming multimedia, collaborative tools, Web databases) and key information policy issues (privacy, censorship, information quality, and more). The text serves as a primer on understanding the forces--economic, legal, social, as well as technological--that are shaping…
Descriptors: Censorship, Computer Security, Databases, Distance Education
O'Grady, Kathleen; Wansbrough, Paula – 1997
This book combines short stories with clear, factual health information for adolescent females about menstruation and their bodily changes they are experiencing. It focuses on young girls' concerns and questions about menstruation and educates through a combination of the front matter and the stories themselves. Coming from different generations…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Females, Foreign Countries
Macklin, M. Carole, Ed.; Carlson, Les, Ed. – 1999
This book presents cutting-edge research designed to stimulate and inform the debate over advertising to the children's market and the effects such advertising has on children. Perspectives are organized in sections to address what children know and think about advertising, how advertising works with children, and what issues are at the forefront…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Childhood Attitudes, Children
Giroux, Henry A., Ed.; Myrsiades, Kostas, Ed. – 2001
The chapters in this collection show how and why the critical functions of democratically informed civic education must become the core of the universitys mission. Part 1, "Higher Education and the Politics of Corporate Culture," contains; (1) "Franchising the University" (Jeffrey J. Williams); (2) "Vocationalizing Higher Education: Schooling and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Corporate Education, Democratic Values
Shannon, Patrick, Ed.; Edmondson, Jacqueline, Ed. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2005
This collection of articles delivers the knowledge and insights one needs to understand policymaking at many levels, by reviewing viewpoints in categories: (1) Policy-driven research; (2) Policy communications research; and (3) Critical policy research. Educators can use this book to learn how to analyze policy issues, engage in policymaking with…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Statistical Analysis, Reading Materials, Reading Research
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