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Mehlenbacher, Brad – MIT Press (BK), 2010
The perpetual connectivity made possible by twenty-first-century technology has profoundly affected instruction and learning. Emerging technologies that upend traditional notions of communication and community also influence the ways we design and evaluate instruction and how we understand learning and learning environments. In "Instruction and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Design
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Leech, Nancy L.; Dellinger, Amy B.; Brannagan, Kim B.; Tanaka, Hideyuki – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2010
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate application of a new framework, the validation framework (VF), to assist researchers in evaluating mixed research studies. Based on an earlier work by Dellinger and Leech, a description of the VF is delineated. Using the VF, three studies from education, health care, and counseling fields are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Researchers, Research Methodology, Research Reports
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Nutley, Sandra; Jung, Tobias; Walter, Isabel – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2008
Much of the discussion of research-informed practice in education has centred on two perspectives: the rational-linear and interactive perspectives on research use. This paper examines two initiatives aimed at delivering research-informed practice in schools that appear to represent these two perspectives, Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies and the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Peer Teaching, Models, Educational Research
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Feinberg, Mark E.; Gomez, Brendan J.; Puddy, Richard W.; Greenberg, Mark T. – Health Education & Behavior, 2008
Community coalitions (CCs) have labored with some difficulty to demonstrate empirical evidence of effectiveness in preventing a wide range of adolescent problem behaviors. Training and technical assistance (TA) have been identified as important elements in promoting improved functioning of CCs. A reliable, valid, and inexpensive method to assess…
Descriptors: Prevention, Construct Validity, Risk, Questionnaires
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Hansen, John A.; Barnett, Michael; MaKinster, James G.; Keating, Thomas – International Journal of Science Education, 2004
In this study, we explore an alternate mode for teaching and learning the dynamic, three-dimensional (3D) relationships that are central to understanding astronomical concepts. To this end, we implemented an innovative undergraduate course in which we used inexpensive computer modeling tools. As the second of a two-paper series, this report…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Computer Uses in Education, Models, Educational Technology
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Postholm, May Britt – Educational Action Research, 2009
This article focuses on the theoretical frame of action research and the teacher as researcher, working through a Norwegian Research Council-funded project in a school that explored learning strategies for pupils' subject and social development. Action research is here called research and development (R&D) work as the term envisages that…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Action Research, Learning Strategies, Adult Education
Powell, Ronald J.; And Others – 1991
This report documents efforts to develop instruments for data-gathering and to train field staff in the use of the instruments, as part of a feasibility study designed to validate a conceptual framework that describes the elements of California's special education prereferral and alternative assessment procedures for ethno-linguistically diverse…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
Consultive Committee on the Curriculum, Dundee (Scotland). – 1986
This report proposes a curriculum model for education of students in the age group of 10 to 14 years in Scotland. It also proposes a policy of autonomy within guidelines so that secondary schools and their associated primary schools can develop new partnerships for collaborative planning of curriculum, pupil care, learning support, assessment,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Design, Educational Assessment, Educational Cooperation
Martinello, Marian L.; Mammen, Loretta – 1982
A three credit undergraduate course, offered through a University of Texas Gifted and Talented Program to qualified high school students, used material objects in a museum to promote visual thinking. Fourteen students were enrolled in the course, which included four interacting units of study: (1) using the operations and strategies of visual…
Descriptors: College Credits, Creative Thinking, Cultural Education, Exhibits
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Shepardson, Daniel P.; Harbor, Jon – Environmental Education Research, 2004
The ENVISION professional development model uses active teacher involvement in inquiry and inquiry-based teaching to enhance teachers' understandings about inquiry-based study of local environmental problems and teaching science using inquiry. Teachers also design and implement professional development for their school-based colleagues about…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Models, Science Instruction, Environmental Education
Walpole, MaryBeth; Noeth, Richard J. – ACT, Inc., 2002
Efforts focused on improving quality processes based upon the Malcolm Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence may hold promise for fundamentally improving K-12 education. This policy report examines the information available on improving school quality through implementation of the Baldrige criteria. It provides a snapshot of what…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Total Quality Management, Criteria, Researchers
Crist-Whitzel, Janet L.; And Others – 1984
This evaluative report describes a demonstration project undertaken by the Center for Research on Equitable Access to Technology in Education (CREATE) at the Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development; the project involved the design and implementation of computer literacy training of minority high school students in San…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged
Ellett, Chad D.; Wang, Margaret C. – 1985
This paper reports the results from an investigation of a method for systematic development of a procedure for assessing the administrator and instructional leader roles in implementation of an innovative school program. The purpose of the study was to design and field-test a feasible and useful approach to examining the degree of…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education
Dilling, H. J. – 1986
This paper describes an evaluation model developed by the Ontario Ministry of Education and illustrates how it was adapted to meet local and provincial needs of the Scarborough School System for accountability data and direction for change. The basic Cooperative Evaluation and Development of School Systems (CEDSS) model includes five stages of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Boards of Education, Cooperative Programs, Educational Assessment
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Ennis, Catherine D. – Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1986
Defines "conceptual framework" (an explanatory theory useful for structuring contextual elements within complex settings) and attempts to show its relationship to curriculum research. Discusses two important issues when considering conceptual frameworks in schools: selection of criteria and selection of data collection and analysis…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Models
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