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Fortus, David; Lin, Jing; Neumann, Knut; Sadler, Troy D. – International Journal of Science Education, 2022
The goal of science literacy for all underlies much of today's K-12 science education (National Academies of Sciences [2016]. "Science literacy: Concepts, contexts, and consequences." National Academies Press; Roberts, [2007]. Scientific literacy/science literacy. In S. K. Abell, & N. G. Lederman (Eds.), "Handbook of research on…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Role of Education, National Standards
Haslam, Robert H. A., Ed.; Valletutti, Peter J., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
Now in its fifth edition, this outstanding resource for teachers and school professionals has been retitled "Medical and Psychosocial Problems in the Classroom" to more accurately reflect what teachers encounter during the course of their careers. Each chapter highlights the important role teachers play when interacting with health-care…
Descriptors: Special Health Problems, Medical Services, Clinical Diagnosis, Teacher Role
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Griffin, Meridith; Phoenix, Cassandra – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
How do older adults learn to tell a "new" story about, through, and with the body? We know that narratives are embodied, lived and central to the process of meaning-making--and as such, they do not lie in the waiting for telling, but are an active part of everyday interaction. Telling stories about ourselves to others is one way in which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Physical Activities, Females
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2015
For the thirty-eighth time, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Cognitive Processes, Professional Development, Active Learning
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2014
The "Handbook of Research Methods in Early Childhood Education" brings together in one source research techniques that researchers can use to collect data for studies that contribute to the knowledge in early childhood education. To conduct valid and reliable studies, researchers need to be knowledgeable about numerous research…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Research Methodology, Educational Research, Qualitative Research
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Haas, Leslie, Ed.; Garza-Garcia, Lizabeth, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2013
For their 56th annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Amway Grand Hotel. This year's conference theme was Literacy Is Transformative, which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 35. Included are double-peer reviewed papers, the presidential address,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Transformative Learning, Mentors
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Buhner, Markus; Kroner, Stephan; Ziegler, Matthias – Intelligence, 2008
The relationship between working memory, intelligence and problem-solving is explored. Wittmann and Suss [Wittmann, W.W., & Suss, H.M. (1999). Investigating the paths between working memory, intelligence, knowledge, and complex problem-solving performances via Brunswik symmetry. In P.L. Ackerman, R.D. Roberts (Ed.), "Learning and individual…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Intelligence, Problem Solving, Short Term Memory
Pellegrini, Anthony D., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2010
The role of play in human development has long been the subject of controversy. Despite being championed by many of the foremost scholars of the twentieth century, play has been dogged by underrepresentation and marginalization in literature across the scientific disciplines. "The Oxford Handbook of the Development of Play" marks the first attempt…
Descriptors: Play, Child Development, Cultural Differences, Theories
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Williams, Ashley; Bell, Sherry Mee – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2005
With the recently passed Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004), federal law encourages monitoring student progress and gauging responsiveness to instruction. The Test of Silent Word Reading Fluency (TOSWRF; Mather, Hammill, Allen, & Roberts, 2004) is a group-administered test that holds promise for monitoring student progress.…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Silent Reading, Reading Fluency
Hall, Robert N., Ed. – 1985
Intended to provide current information about graduate programs in speech communication in the United States and Canada to prospective graduate students, teachers, administrators, and counselors, this directory is also useful to those people seeking summary data on the state of the profession and to those evaluating or expanding their own speech…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Study
Hall, Robert N., Ed. – 1977
This document, which focuses on practices in postsecondary speech communication programs, includes the Association for Communication Administration statement on faculty hiring, retention, and tenure. Other sections present a description and assessment of graduate degree programs in speech communication; results of a survey of job placement in the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Conferences, Doctoral Programs
Saveland, Robert N., Ed. – 1980
The objective of this study was to find out with what major geographic place names, various 13-year-old children from different countries were familiar. Anglo-American, Latin American, Western European, African, Asian, and Arab cultures were represented among the countries participating in the project. A sampling of students (usually at least 300)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cultural Differences
Hall, Robert N., Ed. – ACA (Association for Communication Administration) Bulletin, 1980
Originally presented at the November 1979 Association for Communication Administration (ACA) seminar, the articles in this journal issue discuss the assessment and accreditation of graduate programs in communication. The 14 articles examine the following topics: a proposed instrument for program quality assessment; the status of program evaluation…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Departments, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
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Hall, Robert N., Ed. – ACA Bulletin, 1979
The articles in this journal, originally presented at the Speech Communication Association Convention in 1978, reflect the current trends and state of research in the field of speech communication. Based on information selected from publications, theses, dissertations, and convention programs, the 12 articles discuss research in the following…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Information Theory
Hall, Robert N., Ed. – 1978
Intended to provide current information about graduate programs in speech communication to prospective graduate students, teachers, administrators, and counselors, this directory is also useful to speech departments in evaluating or expanding their programs. Information is provided for 279 departments in the following areas: admission…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Degrees (Academic), Directories, Graduate Study
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