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US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on ensuring college affordability. Following an opening statement by Honorable Lamar Alexander (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions), the following senators provide statements: (1) Honorable…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Student Costs
Colvin, Geoff; Scott, Terrance M. – Corwin, 2015
Acting-out behavior by students manifests in ways that make classroom management and academic success very challenging. In this time- and field-tested resource, Colvin and Scott present a system for understanding acting-out behavior in terms of seven phases and correcting it before it gets in the way of student engagement and learning. The newly…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Learner Engagement
Fallstrom, Scott; Walter, Marion – Mathematics Teaching, 2011
Conjectures, theorems, and problems in print often appear to come out of nowhere. Scott Fallstrom and Marion Walter describe how their thinking and conjectures evolved; they try to show how collaboration helped expand their ideas. By showing the results from working together, they hope readers will encourage collaboration amongst their students.…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Mathematics Instruction, Television, Educational Technology
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Levy, Scott; Edelman, Jonah – Education Next, 2016
Over the past few years, students by the thousands have refused to take their state's standardized tests. This "opt-out" phenomenon has prompted debate in state legislatures and in Washington, putting states at risk of losing Title I funds. Advocates describe opt-out as a grassroots movement of parents concerned about overtesting,…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Resistance (Psychology), Parent Attitudes, Dissent
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White, David W. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2015
In 1984, James Buffer and Michael Scott produced the book "Special Needs Guide for Technology Education" (Buffer and Scott, 1984). This was a pivotal offering insofar as it set the stage for technology education educators, at the time, to think about and be provided with information regarding students with special needs in their…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Technology Education, Engineering Education
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Smith, Patricia J.; Scott, Richard I. – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
Recent research describing the landscape of honors education has demonstrated that honors programs and colleges have become an important and expanding component of American higher education. Since its inception nearly a century ago, collegiate honors education offering campus-wide curricula has spread to more than 1,500 non-profit colleges and…
Descriptors: Demography, Honors Curriculum, Group Membership, Comparative Analysis
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Johnston, James Scott – Educational Theory, 2016
In this essay, James Scott Johnston examines Jürgen Habermas's transcendental justification of his discourse theory of morality. According to Johnston, the application of Habermas's theory to educational issues often assumes that this justification is a cogent one. However, if the theory is to provide reasoned and appropriate guidance for…
Descriptors: Ethics, Persuasive Discourse, Theories, Education
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Scott, David A.; Livingston, Wade G.; Havice, Pamela A.; Cawthon, Tony W. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2012
Young men struggle with privilege and oppression in college and university residence halls just as they do in other educational and social contexts. While discussions and research about adolescent and adult identity development continue, little attention has focused on how a male student's identity development can impact residence life cultures on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Males, Attitudes
Solberg, V. Scott H. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Counseling expert V. Scott H. Solberg introduces a new paradigm and framework for career development focused on teaching skills that all students need to set long-term goals and experience post-secondary success. Based on nearly a decade of research and technical assistance in schools, the book shows how educators can leverage the use of…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Relevance (Education), Career Development
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Thompson, Douglas Earl – General Music Today, 2012
This article is a preview of Scott Watson's new book, "Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity" (Oxford University Press, 2011). The book's main contents are summarized and one of the volume's 29 lessons is provided to assist readers in evaluating the book for their use. Particular attention is given to Watson's success in making the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Music Education, Music Teachers, Educational Technology
Hall, Pete; Simeral, Alisa; Goodwin, Bryan; Stone, Bj; Scott, Bess – McREL International, 2019
Authors Pete Hall, Alisa Simeral, Bryan Goodwin, Bj Stone, and Bess Scott identify 24 of the most common "problems of practice" faced by educators--something that is not going quite as well as it could in the teaching-learning process--and show educators how to guide their own self-reflective journey toward solving these problems,…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Educational Environment, Mastery Learning, Learning Activities
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Khoo, Michael J.; Rozaklis, Lily; Hall, Catherine; Kusunoki, Diana – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This article describes a qualitative mixed-method study of students' perceptions of place and space in an academic library. The approach is informed by Scott Bennett's model of library design, which posits a shift from a "book-centered" to a technology supported "learning centered" paradigm of library space. Two surveys…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Research, Library Automation, Library Administration
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Vrablikova, Lenka – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper seeks to contribute to the thinking on feminism's past and present entanglement with the university and strives to imagine its future. Through a close reading of the opening passage of Derrida's essay "Mochlos, or The Conflict of the Faculties," I trace "a university responsibility" which does not lead to a subject…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Feminism, Personal Narratives, Accountability
Lawrence, K. S. – National Center on Schoolwide Inclusive School Reform: The SWIFT Center, 2016
A Fully Integrated Educational System practices collaborative learning among all peers. The study summarized in this report (Zhang, X., Anderson, R. C., Morris, J., Miller, B., Nguyen-Janiel, K. T., Lin, T., Zhang, J., Jadallah, M., Scott, T., Sun, J., Latawjec, B., Ma, S., Grabow, K., & Hsu, J. Y. (2016). "Improving children's competence…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness
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Daniel, James Rushing – Composition Studies, 2016
Scholarship in composition and rhetoric has certainly addressed issues of African American economic inequality (Gilyard) and institutional austerity (Welch and Scott), yet the field has failed to address how both are united in the site of the contemporary HBCU. In particular, composition scholars have not explored how the shifts of the new economy…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African American Students, African American Community, Financial Exigency
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