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Wang, Zheni; Gao, Mengchan; Panaccio, Alexandra – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2021
Drawing on self-determination theory (SDT; E.L. Deci & R.M. Ryan, 1985, 2000) and using corporate samples (N = 284; 63% Male; Mean Age = 34, SD = 6.09) from high-tech firms in China, this empirical study explored the path model from satisfaction of the basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness, through autonomous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy, Psychological Needs
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O'Rourke, Bernadette; DePalma, Renée – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2017
In this article, we examine the experiences of 18 Galician language learners who participated in what Garland [(2008). "The minority language and the cosmopolitan speaker: Ideologies of Irish language learners" (Unpublished PhD thesis). University of California, Santa Barbara] refers to as a "language-learning holiday" in…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Motivation, Language Minorities
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Journal of Education Finance, 2020
For the first time in the history of the State of the States, all 50 states will be represented with entries this year. A number of state legislatures are working to provide public education the necessary fiscal support to provide students with a high quality 21st century education, or restore funding levels for public education to pre-Great…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Finance, State Aid, State Legislation
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Moores, Donald F. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
Two hundred and fifty years ago, L'Epée and Heinicke were engaged in a disagreement over the role of signs in the education of deaf students, with L'Epée supporting both natural and methodical signs and Heinicke advocating for an oral method without a manual component. This was the beginning of the oral/manual controversy. This controversy set a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Sustainability, Learning Processes, Deafness
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
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Journal of Education Finance, 2019
A recent survey of 41 different state boards of education revealed that officials from 28 states indicate that they are experiencing teacher shortages. The shortages in some states are significant. While the teacher shortage in many states is tied to different factors, one frequently cited reason for leaving the teaching profession is low pay.…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Responsibility, Career Choice, Teacher Salaries
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McGarrigle, John G. – Irish Educational Studies, 2018
This article provides a glimpse into the use of arts-based methods within a narrative inquiry into learning in an early years degree. Drawing on writing as inquiry [Richardson, L., and E. A. St. Pierre. 2005. "Writing: A Method of Inquiry." In "The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research," edited by N. K. Denzin, and Y. K.…
Descriptors: Art, Qualitative Research, Personal Narratives, Early Childhood Education
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Alfieri, P.; Menghini, D.; Marotta, L.; De Peppo, L.; Ravà, L.; Salvaguardia, F.; Varuzza, C.; Vicari, S. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2017
Background: Individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) show a disharmonic linguistic profile with a clear pattern of strengths and weaknesses. Despite their sociable nature, atypical socio-communicative abilities and deficits in communication and relationship with others have been found. Aim: The aim of the present study was to investigate whether…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Genetic Disorders, Language Skills, Interpersonal Communication
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Curran, Christina M., Ed.; Petersen, Amy J., Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
As classrooms are becoming more diverse, teachers are now faced with the responsibility of creating an inclusive classroom community. As such, researching classroom pedagogies and practices is an imperative step in curriculum planning. The "Handbook of Research on Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Education Practice" is an authoritative…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Classroom Environment, Guides, Federal Legislation
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Mello, P. S.; Natale, C. C.; Trivelato, S. L. F.; Marzin-Janvier, P.; Vieira, L. Q.; Manzoni-de-Almeida, D. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
This article examines student engagement in an inquiry-based learning activity, planned to provide students with elements in the social, epistemic, and conceptual dimensions related to the scientific practice in immunology. The activity was applied to 39 groups of students enrolled in immunology or biochemistry courses in a public university in…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Inquiry, Learning Activities, Epidemiology
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Soppe, K. F. B.; Wubbels, T.; Leplaa, H. J.; Klugkist, I.; Wijngaards-de Meij, L. D. N. V. – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
When transitioning from high school to university, young people must choose a programme that fits them. We argue that prospective students who can test this fit before starting the programme, will make a better choice. We propose an integrated framework where testing person-environment fit on ability beliefs, interests and sense of belonging…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Majors (Students)
Zepeda, Sally J., Ed.; Ponticell, Judith A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley Handbook of Educational Supervision" offers a comprehensive resource that explores the evolution of supervision through contributions from a panel of noted experts. The text explores a wealth of topics including recent and dramatic changes in the complex context of today's schools. This important resource: (1) Describes…
Descriptors: Supervision, Educational History, Adult Learning, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Marsh, L. E.; Pearson, A.; Ropar, D.; Hamilton, A. F. de C. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Understanding irrational actions may require the observer to make mental state inferences about why an action was performed. Individuals with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) have well documented difficulties with mentalizing; however, the degree to which rationality understanding is impaired in autism is not yet clear. The present study uses…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Problems, Adults, Eye Movements
Griffin, James A., Ed.; McCardle, Peggy, Ed.; Freund, Lisa, Ed. – APA Books, 2016
A primary aim of the neuropsychological revolution has been the mapping of what has come to be known as executive function (EF). This term encompasses a range of mental processes such as working memory, inhibitory control, and cognitive flexibility that, together, regulate our social behavior, and our emotional and cognitive well-being. In this…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Preschool Children, Measurement, Cognitive Development
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Karge, Belinda Dunnick; Lasky, Beth – Journal of Staff Development, 2009
With the everyday juggling act principals perform, they have a daunting challenge to keep up the latest research in education. At the same time, the literature documents an intensive need for increased professional development of principals in special education (Goar, Schwenn, & Boyer, 1997; Lasky & Karge, 2006; McLaughlin & Nolet, 2004). To…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Special Education, Principals, Best Practices
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