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Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2017
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda seeking to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal, and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, it is also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Luo, Rufan; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences were examined in 264 4-year-olds from low-income African-American, Dominican, Mexican, and Chinese families in the United States. Mothers reported on children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences with mothers, fathers, and other people (siblings, grandparents, relatives, and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Minority Groups, African Americans, Hispanic Americans
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Klein, Christopher C. – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
Issues arising in the music industry in response to the availability of digital music files provide an opportunity for exposing undergraduate students to economic analyses rarely covered in the undergraduate economics curriculum. Three of these analyses are covered here: the optimal copyright term, the effect of piracy or illegal file sharing, and…
Descriptors: Music, Economics Education, Undergraduate Students, Copyrights
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Setzekorn, Kristina, Ed.; Patnayakuni, Nainika, Ed.; Burton, Tina, Ed. – IGI Global, 2020
Education has until recently promoted social mobility, broad economic growth, and democracy. However, modern universities direct policy and resources toward criteria that exacerbate income inequality and reduce social mobility. Online education can make education more socially, geographically, temporally, and financially accessible, impacting the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Starbird, Caroline; DeBoer, Dale; Pettit, Jenny – Center for Teaching International Relations, 2004
The purpose of this book is to introduce students to real-life issues in international economics. The sections of the book are: (1) The Advantages of Trade; (2) Judging NAFTA; (3) Does Globalization Benefit Poor Countries?; (4) Pocket Guide to International Financial Institutions; (5) What Do You Know about the WTO?; (6) Free Trade and Shifting…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Relations, Economics, International Trade
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Temiz, Zeynep – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to investigate narrative competence of bilingual children from low socio-economic status (SES) before and after they were involved in fourteen weeks of Turkish storytelling activities. Fifteen bilingual children from low-SES backgrounds participated in this research. Bilingual children first produced narratives using Mercer Mayer's…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Low Income, Bilingualism, Story Grammar
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van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja; Elia, Iliada; Robitzsch, Alexander – Educational Psychology, 2016
This article describes a field experiment with a pretest-posttest control group design which investigated the potential of reading picture books to children for supporting their mathematical understanding. The study involved 384 children from 18 kindergarten classes in 18 schools in the Netherlands. During three months, the children in the nine…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Kindergarten, Mathematics Achievement, Pretests Posttests
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Lowe, Eric – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2016
Holistic hands-on projects provide a deep-rooted learning experience, which will better meet the needs of society and help to solve the current problems of our educational system. The primary focus for this session was hands-on-learning with the integration of book-art into different subject areas at all age and grade levels. Book-making and the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Books, Art Activities
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Casey Foundation's "2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book" warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. This discrepancy would put hundreds of millions of federal dollars at risk and, in doing so, underfund programs that are critical for family…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
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Hartley, James E. – Journal of Economic Education, 2001
Describes an introductory economics course in which all of the reading material is drawn from the Great Books of Western Civilization. Explains the rationale and mechanics of the course. Includes an annotated course syllabus that details how the reading material relates to the lecture material. (RLH)
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), College Curriculum, Course Content, Economics
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2016
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional level. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Arnold, William W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2017
A commitment to voluntary service that benefits others was reinforced for students who authored an e-book on service as a class project in a senior business course. The immersive experience of writing short essays that focused on service shifted students' motivations toward service and solidified their intentions to continue with service after…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Service Learning, Business Administration Education, Generational Differences
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Chatham, Daniel, Ed. – IGI Global, 2021
The current learning environment is substantially different than what existed for most of the 20th century. Learners and teachers today must navigate in perpetually changing contexts where education is influenced by technological advancement and obsolescence, economic barriers, a changing employment landscape, and even international politics.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Design, 21st Century Skills, Educational Technology
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2016
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Students, Undergraduate Students, Enrollment
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Karakus, Mehmet; Türkkan, Buket Turhan; Öztürk, Fikriye – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The document review method, which is a qualitative research method, was used in this study that aims to examine the social studies curriculum and course books in terms of attainments, teaching-learning process and measurement-evaluation process in the context of global citizenship. Furthermore, opinions of social studies teachers on the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Elementary School Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum
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