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Craig, Holly K.; Zhang, Lingling; Hensel, Stephanie L.; Quinn, Erin J. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2009
Purpose: In this study, the authors evaluated the contribution made by dialect shifting to reading achievement test scores of African American English (AAE)-speaking students when controlling for the effects of socioeconomic status (SES), general oral language abilities, and writing skills. Method: Participants were 165 typically developing…
Descriptors: African American Students, Elementary School Students, North American English, Black Dialects
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Baker, Marshall A.; Robinson, J. Shane; Kolb, David A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2012
Experiential learning has been a foundational tenant of agricultural education since its inception. However, the theory of experiential education has received limited attention in the permanent agricultural education literature base. As such, this philosophical manuscript examined Kolb's experiential learning process further, and considered the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Agricultural Education, Learning Theories, Models
Agricultural Education Magazine, 2001
Ten articles discuss experiential learning in agricultural education as it relates to career development, supervised agricultural experience (SAE), 4-H, technological tools such as electronic recordkeeping, a rationale for experiential learning, and the relevance of SAE to today's students. (JOW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Career Development, Classroom Environment, Computer Uses in Education
Duncan, Dennis W.; Ricketts, John C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to determine agriculture teachers' perceived levels of efficacy as they relate to managing the total program of agricultural education, both for traditionally and alternatively certified teachers. The constructs used in this study were technical content, FFA/leadership development/SAE, teaching and learning, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Advisory Committees, Self Efficacy, Agricultural Education
Uricchio, Cassandra Kay – ProQuest LLC, 2011
High quality teachers are an essential piece of the agricultural education model and directly influence the quality of the total program. However, there has been a steady consolidation and elimination of agricultural education teacher preparation programs in New England. In order to understand how this trend affected agricultural education in this…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Agricultural Education, Needs Assessment, Agriculture
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Bland-Stewart, Linda M.; Fitzgerald, Suzette M. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2001
This pilot study investigated Standard American English (SAE) morphological development for 15 bilingual Hispanic preschoolers. Analysis of data from spontaneous language samples revealed emergent use of Brown's (1973) 14 grammatical morphemes. Because mastery generally was later than for SAE speakers, clinicians are urged to use caution when…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Hispanic Americans, Language Acquisition, Language Proficiency
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Connor, Carol McDonald; Craig, Holly K. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2006
Purpose: This study examined the relation between African American preschoolers' use of African American English (AAE) and their language and emergent literacy skills in an effort to better understand the perplexing and persistent difficulties many African American children experience learning to read proficiently. Method: African American…
Descriptors: North American English, Vocabulary Skills, Phonology, African American Children
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Cheatham, Gregory A.; Armstrong, Jennifer; Santos, Rosa Milagros – Young Exceptional Children, 2009
Children come to school with the language of their families and communities. For many children, this means that they speak a nonstandard dialect, an English dialect not used as the primary means of instruction in schools. Examples of dialects include African American English (AAE; i.e., Ebonics), Hawaiian Creole, Hispanic English, and Southern…
Descriptors: Children, Sociolinguistics, Nonstandard Dialects, North American English
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Sunderman, Gretchen; Kroll, Judith F. – Applied Psycholinguistics, 2009
Some second language (L2) learners return from study-abroad experiences (SAEs) with seemingly no change in their L2 ability. In this study we investigate whether a certain level of internal cognitive resources is necessary in order for individuals to take full advantage of the SAE. Specifically, we examine the role of working memory resources in…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Short Term Memory, Study Abroad, English
Lawver, Rebecca G.; Torres, Robert M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to explain and predict the factors that influence senior-level agricultural education students' choice to become a secondary agriculture teacher. The study focused on the extent to which beliefs and attitudes toward teaching influenced students' intent to select teaching secondary agricultural education as a career.…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Agricultural Education, Preservice Teachers, Preferences
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Heymann, L.; Carolissen, R. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
In the United States first-generation students (FGSs), those who are the first in their families to attend university, are recognised as disadvantaged and receive government support. Amidst affirmative action debates in higher education in South Africa, an increased awareness has emerged about challenges that FGSs in this country face. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, First Generation College Students, Access to Education
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McDonald, Susan; Warren, Elizabeth; DeVries, Eva – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2011
This article examines the nature of oral language and representations used by teachers as they instruct young Indigenous Australian students at the beginning of formal schooling during play-based activities in mathematics. In particular, the use of Standard Australian English (SAE), the mathematical register used, and the interplay with…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Oral Language, Language Usage, Teachers
Ramsey, Jon W.; Edwards, M. Craig – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
The National Research Council's (NRC) Report (1988), Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education, called on secondary agricultural education to shift its scope and purpose, including students' supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs). The NRC asserted that this shift should create opportunities for students to acquire supervised…
Descriptors: Expertise, Delphi Technique, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Skills
Kloeppel, Kimmerly M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Academic integrity (AI) and academic dishonesty (AD) have been intensified areas of concern in higher education. This research study explored issues of students' AD at the University of New Mexico (UNM). With the rise in academic dishonesty, this study was conducted with the intention of determining how AD can be deterred or discouraged. Students…
Descriptors: Ethics, Data, Information Utilization, Universities
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Jones, Julie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2015
This study examined the social network that emerged on Twitter surrounding a mobile reporting class as they covered a national breaking news event. The work introduces pedagogical strategies that enhance students' learning opportunities. Through NodeXL and social network cluster analysis, six groups emerged from the Twitter interactions tied to…
Descriptors: Scholastic Journalism, Journalism Education, Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication
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