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National Center for Education Research, 2013
Since its inception in 2002, the National Center for Education Research (NCER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded over 700 education research grants and over 60 education training grants. The research grants have supported exploratory research to build theory or generate hypotheses on factors that may affect educational…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Publications, Grants, Federal Aid
Cibulka, James; Nakayama, Michelle – 2000
This annotated bibliography is part of a three-part report on creating high performing schools through organizational and individual learning. It includes such topics as: teachers supporting teachers; educational improvement via total quality management; overcoming barriers to organizational change; the institutionalization of public schools;…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Theories
Bishop, Wendy – 1986
Noting that, in general, collaborative peer writing groups benefit students but that teacher and student preparation would improve the efficacy of collaborative writing method, this bibliography provides detailed information on sources useful for introducing writing students to the vocabulary and terminology of the composition community. Materials…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Environment, Collaborative Writing, Higher Education
Gube, Maren; Shore, Bruce M. – Online Submission, 2018
From the 1990s until 2017 the High Ability and Inquiry Research Group (HAIR) at McGill University in Montreal, received C$1.3M in research funds from Canadian, Quebec, and US agencies to support its research and graduate training in education and educational psychology. Their research encompassed two principal areas, Inquiry in Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Objectives, Academic Ability
Sandoval, Jonathan – 1977
This presentation reviews the concept of school-based consultation (Lambert, 1974) and contrasts it with other consultation models. The validity of this model for the professional talking relationships of school psychologists (school-based consultation) is assessed first by examining: (1) the likelihood that interprofessional interchange will take…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Consultation Programs, Counselor Role, Elementary Education
Peterson, Reece L. – 1976
Presented is a bibliography on mainstreaming of handicapped children with over 500 citations. Entries are listed in alphabetical order by author and usually include such information as title, source, publication date, and page numbers. Also provided is an index which lists authors included in the bibliography under the following topics:…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children
Henderson, Karla A., Comp.; Bialeschki, M. Deborah, Comp. – 1984
Twenty abstracts represent papers on: an agenda for camping research, use of alternative learning environments in an outdoor setting for emotionally disturbed children and youth, effects of specialized camping program on coronary heart disease risk factors in children, efficacy of physical activity programs for overweight pre-adults at specialized…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Anxiety, Autism
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1979
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the effect of vocabulary instruction on the comprehension of poor readers; contextual methods of teaching sight words to elementary remedial readers; the effects…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Compensatory Education, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education
Kober, Nancy – 1991
Promoting community awareness and understanding of the issues encompassed within the teaching and learning of school mathematics, and involving parents in their children's mathematics education are the first steps toward the goal that every child must gain mathematical power. This document helps to answer some of the most frequent questions that…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Calculators, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
Yoder, Nancy – 1994
The literature reviewed in this document represents a collection of approximately 135 writings catalogued under the heading teacher leadership. The literature on teacher leadership describes a range of new roles which offer ways for teachers to grow as professionals and learn from one another. Some roles focus on inducting new teachers into the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education
Imel, Susan – 2002
Metacognition refers to the ability of learners to be aware of and monitor their learning processes. Cognitive skills are those needed to perform a task, whereas metacognitive skills are necessary to understand how it was performed. Metacognitive skills are generally divided into two types: self-assessment (the ability to assess one's own…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Annotated Bibliographies