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Zawacki-Richter, Olaf; Buntins, Katja – Distance Education, 2019
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the journal "Distance Education" (DE), this study explores the position of this journal in a network of open and distance education, educational technology and learning design publications. A citation network analysis was undertaken to explore the scholarly communication network of distance…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Periodicals, Citation Analysis, Open Education
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Barbosa-Pereira, Drielle; Martins, Pedro S. R.; Ferreira-Junior, Luiz Alves; da Costa, Marina Freitas Alves; Paixão, Janaína Paula Chaves; Costa, Renato Ramalho; Saldanha-Silva, Renata; Mansur-Alves, Marcela – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2022
Working memory training (WMT) for children has received great attention in recent scientific investigations. However, evidence on program efficacy is still sparse. This study aimed to investigate the effect of a WMT software program ("Programa de Ativação da Memória de Trabalho" [PRAMEMT]) in promoting gains on cognitive and school…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Training, Intelligence Quotient, Academic Achievement
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Crawford, Hayley; Moss, Joanna; Groves, Laura; Dowlen, Robyn; Nelson, Lisa; Reid, Donna; Oliver, Chris – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Unique socio-behavioural phenotypes are reported for individuals with different neurodevelopmental disorders. Here, the effects of adult familiarity and nature of interaction on social anxiety and social motivation were investigated in individuals with fragile X (FXS; n = 20), Cornelia de Lange (CdLS; n = 20) and Rubinstein-Taybi (RTS; n = 20)…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Anxiety, Motivation
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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, N.; Boeve-de Pauw, J. – Environmental Education Research, 2022
This study revisits the seminal question of the effectiveness of education for sustainable development (ESD) by using a novel longitudinal approach. Scholarly attention in the past decade has been increasingly directed towards the concept of action competence for sustainability. However, little is still known about the effects of ESD as a teaching…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Sustainable Development, Longitudinal Studies, Teaching Methods
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Palaiologou, Ioanna; Kewalramani, Sarika; Dardanou, Maria – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2021
This study examines whether the Internet of Toys (IoToys) (de)limits children's make-believe play and whether the functionality and manipulatives offered by the IoToys serve as motivational pleasure (tactile, virtual and visual) for children to engage in make-believe play. Combining Piagetian and Vygotskian ideas of play as a unity of cognition…
Descriptors: Toys, Internet, Young Children, Foreign Countries
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Bettmann, Joanna E.; Prince, Kort C.; Hardy, Clinton J.; Dwumah, Peter – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2019
Differences between Ghanaian (n = 465) and U.S. (n = 425) college students on the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25; Mollica, Wyshak, de Marneffe, Khuon, & Lavelle, 1987) were examined. Compared with their U.S. counterparts, Ghanaians reported less general distress related to anxiety and depression, more anxiety-specific distress, and no…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Anxiety, Check Lists
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Boon, Roel; Milne, Rebecca; Rosloot, Eveline; Heinsbroek, Joris – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
Attaining an uninterrupted free report (FR) is at the heart of best practice investigative interviewing guidance. However, witnesses/victims do not naturally provide detailed accounts. Techniques have been developed to counter-act this, such as a report everything (RE) instruction. This research examined the relative effectiveness of "an…
Descriptors: Investigations, Victims of Crime, Interviews, Questioning Techniques
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Suleman, Fátima; Videira, Pedro; Araújo, Emília – Education Sciences, 2021
This research examines the barriers and facilitators to employers' engagement with higher education institutions. The data were collected through interviews with a set of employers (n = 19) in the Northern region of Portugal, V.N.de Famalicão, in 2019. We begin by exploring employers' engagement activities as a potential solution to address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Employment Potential, Job Skills
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Veyvoda, Michelle A.; Falk, Jodi L. – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2020
Kaiser's Room, a New York-based theater arts education organization; St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Brooklyn, N.Y.; and the New York Deaf Theatre are piloting a theater arts program for deaf students with multiple disabilities. The goal: to develop a school-community partnership that provides culturally responsive, linguistically…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Comorbidity, Multiple Disabilities
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Corpuz, Edgar De Guzman; Rebello, N. Sanjay – Research in Science Education, 2019
The first phase of this multiphase study involves modeling of college students' thinking of friction at the microscopic level. Diagnostic interviews were conducted with 11 students with different levels of physics backgrounds. A phenomenographic approach of data analysis was used to generate categories of responses which subsequently were used to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, College Students, Physics
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Hunter, Emily; Potvin, Marie-Christine – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2020
Handwriting is still critical to student success in the classroom; however, schools have been de-emphasizing formal handwriting instruction. This study evaluated the effect of the "Size Matters Handwriting Program" on handwriting legibility and visual-motor skills among kindergarten students in general education classrooms. A two-group…
Descriptors: Handwriting, Curriculum, Kindergarten, Program Effectiveness
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Laforune, Anne-Marie; Lakhal, Sawsen – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
As more post-secondary institutions are turning to non-face-to-face course delivery modes to cater to the emerging needs of the student population, we have yet to find out whether students attending both at a distance and face-to-face have access to equal learning opportunities. A research was conducted in the nursing program taught in the blended…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Postsecondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cash, Catherine M.; Cox, Thomas D.; Hahs-Vaughn, Debbie L. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2021
As distance education continues to increase, postsecondary institutions must focus on collectively sustaining inclusive instructional techniques that minimize learning barriers and maximize learning opportunities for diverse student populations. This study utilized the Inclusive Teaching Strategies Inventory-Distance Education (ITSI-DE) to analyze…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Bardell, Nicholas S. – Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 2015
Traditionally, "z" is assumed to be a complex number and the roots are usually determined by using de Moivre's theorem adapted for fractional indices. The roots are represented in the Argand plane by points that lie equally pitched around a circle of unit radius. The "n"-th roots of unity always include the real number 1, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Equations (Mathematics), Numbers, Algebra
Baustista, Liane Neill N.; De Vera, Presley V. – Online Submission, 2019
This is a descriptive study that assessed the construct validity of the departmentalized test for Grade 11 Literature implemented by PHINMA-University of Pangasinan in three (3) consecutive school years. In the context of this study, construct validity of the departmentalized test (DT) was investigated using twofold measures. The first one is…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Discourse Analysis, High School Students, Language Tests
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