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Taylor, Jerianne S. – Journal of Technology Education, 2006
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes in grades K-12. The effect that TSA has on a student member is often difficult to document. It is only through direct interaction with the student that these effects can be recorded; this in turn…
Descriptors: Student Organizations, Student Attitudes, Technology Education, Skill Development
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Mphahlele, M. J.; Tafesse, F. – Africa Education Review, 2012
This article examines the comprehensiveness of the University of South Africa (UNISA) as an Open Distance Learning (ODL) institution and the challenges faced by experimental disciplines within ODL. Those challenges are brought about by the attempt to harmonize study and research programs in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Open Education, Experimental Programs
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Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the supply and demand of technology and engineering teachers in the United States. Once gathered, the resulting data (that was available) was compared to previous studies to determine trends. The researcher reviewed the 2010-11 through 2015-16 Technology & Engineering Teacher Education Directories. To…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Technology Education, Engineering Education, Documentation
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Nguyen, Nicole – Critical Studies in Education, 2017
This ethnography explores daily life at Milton High School, a US public school with its own specialized Homeland Security program. From "military grunts" serving in distant theaters of war to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents defending the US borderlands to National Security Administration (NSA) technicians monitoring…
Descriptors: Ethnography, National Security, High Schools, Public Schools
Jorgensen, Haley – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2010
The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is working to comply with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins) to ensure that its graduates have mastered the technical skills needed by business and industry. The legislation requires that each state identify and approve program assessment strategies…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Vocational Education, College Outcomes Assessment
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Kiliç, Mehmet; Genç, Bilal; Bada, Erdogan – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
The literature on the topical organization of essays suggests that there are four possible types of progression from the topic of one clause to the topics of the following clauses. These are parallel, sequential, extended parallel, and extended sequential progressions. Essay writers' ability to create cohesion and coherence can be evaluated on the…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Essays, Writing Exercises, English (Second Language)
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Jefferies, Elizabeth; Hoffman, Paul; Jones, Roy; Lambon Ralph, Matthew A. – Journal of Memory and Language, 2008
This study presents the first direct comparison of immediate serial recall in semantic dementia (SD) and transcortical sensory aphasia (TSA). Previous studies of the effect of semantic impairment on verbal short-term memory (STM) have led to important theoretical advances. However, different conclusions have been drawn from these two groups. This…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Phonology, Semantics, Dementia
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Mitts, Charles R.; Haynie, W. J., III – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2010
Arguably a major issue facing technology education (TE) since its inception has been its failure to attract and keep female students. This article explains one primary reason female students may be avoiding TE courses, presents a research-tested set of tools that TE teachers can use to help fix the problem, and offers a new realizable pathway…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Technology Education
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Rahman, Momtazur – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
English for Specific Purposes, known as acronym-"ESP", has been a distinct activity in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT) since 1960s. The flowering period of ESP has been identified due to many incidents like the second world war in 1945, the rapid expansion in scientific, the growth of science and technology, the increased…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Dewi, Sri Utami – Dinamika Ilmu, 2015
This study is designed as a case study and concerned on qualitative data, which reflected what actually happened in the area. The principal, the English teachers and students are placed as the key informants. The data is gained from the informants by applying in depth interview, questionnaire, documentation and observation. The data are analyzed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational High Schools, English for Special Purposes, Course Descriptions
Lam, Ling Chi Tenny – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In writing assessment, there are quite a number of factors influencing the marking stability and the reliability of the assessment such as the attitude towards marking and consistency of markers, the physical environment, the design of the items, and marking rubrics. Even the methods to train markers have effects on the reliability of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grading, Scoring Rubrics, Educational Assessment
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Hawk, Joshua D.; Florian, Cedrick; Abel, Ted – Learning & Memory, 2011
Long-term memory formation involves covalent modification of the histone proteins that package DNA. Reducing histone acetylation by mutating histone acetyltransferases impairs long-term memory, and enhancing histone acetylation by inhibiting histone deacetylases (HDACs) improves long-term memory. Previous studies using HDAC inhibitors to enhance…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Long Term Memory, Training, Biochemistry
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Ernst, Jeremy V.; Taylor, Jerianne S.; Peterson, Richard E. – Technology Teacher, 2005
In August 2001, North Carolina State University received a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to develop standards-based instructional materials for 20 Technology Student Association (TSA) activities. The TECH-know Project represents a significant collaboration between selected state departments, universities, businesses, and…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Units of Study
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Givens, Ron – Technology Teacher, 2005
The first year of coordinating a local Technology Student Association (TSA) leadership conference is the most challenging. An organizer will quickly learn from his or her successes and failures and will make appropriate adjustments the following year. Hosting a conference requires a lot of work but it is very rewarding. The benefits of being…
Descriptors: Program Development, Technology Education, Conferences, Competition
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McKendry, Virginia – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2017
This chapter examines an Indigenous speaker series formed to foster intercultural partnerships at a Canadian university. Using ensemble leadership and generative learning theories to make sense of the project, the author argues that ensemble leadership is key to designing the generative learning adult learners need in an era of ambiguity.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, International Cooperation, Teamwork
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