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Russell, Sarah M.; Casey, Meghan B.; Gilbert, Amanda L. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other Developmental Disabilities (DD) often have deficits in social, play, and language which often require substantial support to develop the skills. Caregivers and educators are often tasked with developing these skills and working to transfer those acquired skill sets across settings and people…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Intervention, Fidelity, Human Services
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Zehr, Sarah M.; Korte, Russell – Education & Training, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of engineering student interns, as well as the perceptions of internship supervisors. Design/methodology/approach: The study was designed to investigate internships as a complex social phenomenon in the field, through the use of an inductive qualitative design grounded in a…
Descriptors: College Students, Engineering Education, Internship Programs, Workplace Learning
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Hurwitz, Sarah; Perry, Brea; Cohen, Emma D.; Skiba, Russell – American Educational Research Journal, 2020
This study examined the effectiveness of participating in special education on the academic outcomes of students with disabilities. A sample of 575 students from a large, urban school district were followed longitudinally as they transitioned between general and special education to evaluate whether receiving special education services was…
Descriptors: Special Education, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Students with Disabilities
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Weimer, Amy A.; Burleson, Cheryl; Stegall, Sarah E.; Eisenman, Russell – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The present study examined relations between Theory of Mind (ToM) understanding and social competence among school-age Latino children. Participants included 62 children ages 6-12 years. Picture vocabulary was assessed via a standardized language survey, and ToM assessed via Happé's [(1994). An advanced test of theory of mind: Understanding of…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Interpersonal Competence, Correlation, Children
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Russell, S. Garnett; Buckner, Elizabeth; Horsch Carsley, Sarah – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2020
We examine how organizational actors use global legal, humanitarian, and development discourses in their work supporting educational services for refugees to better understand how the transfer of ideas and norms emanating within global organizations affects educational programming for refugees. We ask: (1) To what extent do organizations reference…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Refugees, International Organizations, Global Approach
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Barbero, Colleen; Moreland-Russell, Sarah; Bach, Laura E.; Cyr, Julianne – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: One way to address tobacco use by youth is for primary and secondary schools to adopt and implement comprehensive tobacco policies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the comprehensiveness of tobacco policies in St. Louis County, Missouri public school districts. Methods: We evaluated the strength of tobacco policies from all 23…
Descriptors: Smoking, School Policy, Policy Analysis, Public Schools
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Wright, Sarah; Wordsworth, Russell – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The authors describe their experiences of teaching through a series of major earthquakes and the lessons learned regarding sustaining teaching and learning through an ongoing natural disaster. Student feedback data from across the university is analyzed to generate a model of constructive practice for instructors responding to a crisis. The…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Emergency Programs, Natural Disasters, Teaching Experience
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Aynsley, Sarah A.; Nathawat, Kusum; Crawford, Russell M. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
Gamification in higher education has steadily been gaining traction as a useful addition to the diversity of learning resources available to both teachers and students. We have invented a card-based, role-playing team game called 'Braincept' to help aid pharmacology learning for medical students. The aims of the current study are to determine…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Attitudes, Medical Students, Pharmacology
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Nutter, Sarah; Russell-Mayhew, Shelly; Arthur, Nancy; Ellard, John H. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2018
Weight bias is a widespread and persistent form of oppression that adversely impacts the lives of individuals with obesity in many areas of society. In this paper, we discuss the implications of weight bias as a social justice issue for counsellor education and practice. We provide recommendations for professional education, including the need to…
Descriptors: Bias, Social Justice, Obesity, Counselor Training
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Copeland, Britt A.; Talbert, B. Allen; LaRose, Sarah E.; Russell, Mark A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2020
High school graduates must be College and Career Ready to be successful in their future academic and employment pursuits. Employability skills such as communication, leadership, and critical thinking are in high demand from colleges and employers. High school academic success is an indicator the person has the skills and background necessary for…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Grade 12, High School Students
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Gillan, Wynn; Naquin, Millie; Zannis, Marie; Bowers, Ashley; Brewer, Julie; Russell, Sarah – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2013
Employee health promotion programs increase work productivity and effectively reduce employer costs related to health care and absenteeism, and enhance worker productivity. Components of an effective worksite health program include stress management, exercise and nutrition and/or weight management classes or counseling. Few studies have documented…
Descriptors: Correlation, Stress Variables, Nutrition, Physical Activity Level
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Michael, Shannon L.; Brener, Nancy; Lee, Sarah M.; Clennin, Morgan; Pate, Russell R. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: We assessed the extent to which schools in the United States implement physical education policies identified in SHAPE America's Essential Components of Physical Education document and how implementation of these policies varies by school characteristics. Methods: School policy data were collected as part of the 2014 School Health…
Descriptors: Physical Education, School Policy, Institutional Characteristics, Elementary Secondary Education
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Russell, Victoria; Allison, Sarah; Jacob, Ashley; Wingate, Kristina; Taft, Hilaria – Dimension, 2016
This chapter describes an effort to internationalize a foreign language education initial teacher certification program through a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) grant project that was funded by Valdosta State University. The purpose of the QEP grant was to foster discipline-specific inquiry skills among undergraduate students and to promote the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Competence, Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers
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Quilici, Sarah B.; Joki, Russell – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2012
This study explores the instructional leadership skills required from online principals, as defined by one state's (Idaho) adaptation of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards (1996) as a requirement for professional certification. Specifically, this qualitative study examined six sets of paired online principals and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Baird, Timothy D.; Kniola, David J.; Carlson, Kimberly A.; Russell, Donald G.; Hartter, Joel; Rogers, Sarah; Tise, Joseph – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2020
To explore new opportunities to promote self-regulated learning (SRL) across a variety of contexts, this study applies a novel assignment called Pink Time in seven different courses at two universities. The assignment asks students to "skip class, do anything you want, and give yourself a grade." In each case, instructors adapted Pink…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Student Attitudes, Assignments, Universities
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