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Bista, Krishna, Ed.; Foster, Charlotte, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
Study abroad programs have proven beneficial for both the international student as well as the domestic community and school population interacting with the student. In an effort to promote cultural awareness, intercultural communications as well as opportunities for future study abroad program success, universities must take care to provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Personnel Services, Study Abroad, College Administration
Balemian, Kara; Feng, Jing – College Board, 2013
Presented at the AP Annual Conference (APAC) in Las Vegas, NV in July 2013. This analysis takes a close look at first-generation Advanced Placement® (AP®) test takers to better understand the needs and challenges they face on their path to college. The analysis focuses on college-bound AP test takers who also took the SAT and examines a variety of…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Advanced Placement Programs, Achievement Tests, College Bound Students
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Garland, Ann F.; Hawley, Kristin M.; Brookman-Frazee, Lauren; Hurlburt, Michael S. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2008
The article reviews a new method to identify common core elements of evidence-based practice (EBP) for children with disruptive behavior problems and their parents. This will not only help in characterizing practice, but also will enhance the skills and attitudes of therapists and be useful in implementing EBP in community-based service settings.
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Prosocial Behavior, Scientific Research, Therapy
Vassallo, Stephen – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
The field of critical studies recognizes that all knowledge is deeply embedded in ideological, cultural, political, and historical contexts. Although this approach is commonly applied in other subfields of psychology, educational psychology--which is the study of human learning, thinking, and behavior in formal and informal educational…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Critical Theory, Educational Theories, Ideology
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2010
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
Wehmeyer, Michael L.. Ed.; Brown, Ivan, Ed.; Percy, Maire, Ed.; Fung, W. L. Alan, Ed.; Shogren, Karrie A., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2017
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Student Development, Etiology
Comeaux, Patricia, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
Students in traditional as well as online classrooms need more than grades from their instructors--they also need meaningful feedback to help bridge their academic knowledge and skills with their daily lives. With the increasing number of online learning classrooms, the question of how to consistently assess online learning has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Learning Modules, Course Evaluation
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Roach, Andrew T.; Niebling, Bradley C.; Kurz, Alexander – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Alignment has been defined as the extent to which curricular expectations and assessments are in agreement and work together to provide guidance for educators' efforts to facilitate students' progress toward desire academic outcomes. The Council of Chief State School Officers has identified three preferred models as frameworks for evaluating…
Descriptors: State Standards, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Academic Achievement, Educational Practices
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Learning Strategies, Student Participation, National Surveys
Cain, Kate, Ed.; Oakhill, Jane, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Comprehension is the ultimate aim of reading and listening. How do children develop the ability to comprehend written and spoken language, and what can be done to help those who are having difficulties? This book presents cutting-edge research on comprehension problems experienced by children without any formal diagnosis as well as those with…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Written Language, Comprehension, Speech Impairments
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Pelham, William E., Jr.; Fabiano, Gregory A. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
Pelham, Wheeler, and Chronis (1998) reviewed the treatment literature on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and concluded behavioral parent training (BPT) and behavioral classroom management (BCM) were well-established treatments for children with ADHD. This review updates and extends the finding of the prior review. Studies conducted…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Summer Programs, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders
Crowe, Michael R.; And Others – 1986
A study examined various characteristics of learning environments that promote or retard the development of basic skills proficiency. Data on four school programs--vocational noncooperative, vocational cooperative, general education, and college preparatory--were collected in a repeated measure design via observations, testing, and interviews. A…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Classroom Environment, College Preparation
Karoly, Lynn A. – RAND Corporation, 2009
Facing mounting evidence that California has fallen behind on many key indicators of educational performance, policymakers and the public share considerable interest in exploring whether California should expand public funding for preschool education. This expanded funding will be most effective if resources can be directed to their most efficient…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Educational Objectives, Academic Achievement
Shapiro, Edward S. – Guilford Publications, 2010
This popular practitioner guide and text presents an effective, problem-solving-based approach to evaluating and remediating academic skills problems. Leading authority Edward S. Shapiro provides practical strategies for working with students across all grade levels (K-12) who are struggling with reading, spelling, written language, or math.…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Intervention, Remedial Instruction, Educational Environment
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