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Epler, Pam; Ross, Rorie – IGI Global, 2015
Educators today are challenged with the task of designing curricula and standards for students of varying abilities. While technology and innovation steadily improve classroom learning, teachers and administrators continue to struggle in developing the best methodologies and practices for students with disabilities. "Models for Effective…
Descriptors: Models, Delivery Systems, Special Education, Academic Support Services
Littleton, Karen, Ed.; Scanlon, Eileen, Ed.; Sharples, Mike, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
There is currently a rapidly growing interest in inquiry learning and an emerging consensus among researchers that, particularly when supported by technology, it can be a significant vehicle for developing higher order thinking skills. Inquiry learning methods also offer learners meaningful and productive approaches to the development of their…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning
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Young, Carl A., Ed.; Moran, Clarice M., Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
The flipped classroom method, particularly when used with digital video, has recently attracted many supporters within the education field. Now more than ever, language arts educators can benefit tremendously from incorporating flipped classroom techniques into their curriculum. "Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to English Language Arts…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, English Instruction, Language Arts, Educational Strategies
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Knewstubb, Bernadette; Nicholas, Howard – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
Numerous higher education researchers have studied the ways in which students' or academics' beliefs and conceptions affect their educational experiences and outcomes. However, studying the learning-teaching relationship has proved challenging, requiring researchers to simultaneously address both the invisible internal world(s) of the student and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Kimmons, Royce; Hall, Cassidy – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2018
We report on a survey of K-12 teachers and teacher candidates wherein participants evaluated known models (e.g., TPACK, SAMR, RAT, TIP) and provided insight on what makes a model valuable for them in the classroom. Results indicated that: (1) technology integration should be coupled with good theory to be effective, (2) classroom experience did…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Lewis, Scott E.; Lewis, Jennifer E. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2008
This study employed hierarchical linear models (HLM) to investigate Peer-Led Guided Inquiry (PLGI), a teaching practice combining cooperative learning and inquiry and tailored for a large class. Ultimately, the study provided an example of the effective introduction of a reform pedagogical approach in a large class setting. In the narrative, the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Cooperative Learning, Chemistry, Instructional Effectiveness
Khine, Myint Swe, Ed.; Saleh, Issa M., Ed. – IGI Global, 2013
"Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning" examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies. This comprehensive collection of research brings together science educators,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Physical Sciences, Learning Theories
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McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Casabianca, Jodi M. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013
As the education reform movement increasingly focuses on teachers and teaching, educators, policy-makers, and researchers need valid and reliable measures that can be used to evaluate individual teachers, provide guidance for improving teaching performance, and support research in ways that advance instruction and classroom dialog and practice. A…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Classroom Observation Techniques, Video Technology, Observation
Sommer, Teresa Eckrich; Chase-Lansdale, P. Lindsay; Sama-Miller, Emily; Ross, Christine; Baumgartner, Scott – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
Programs that address the needs of low-income parents and children at the same time may hold promise for reducing the transmission of poverty across generations. Contemporary programs of this type address some key weaknesses that may have limited the effectiveness of earlier such approaches, including too little attention paid to the quality,…
Descriptors: Poverty, At Risk Persons, Well Being, Child Welfare
Caladine, Richard – Information Science Publishing, 2008
Online learning is transcending from the text-rich educational experience of the past to a video- and audio-rich learning transformation. The greater levels of media-rich content and media-rich interaction that are currently prevalent in online leisure experiences will help to increase e-learning's future efficiency and effectiveness. "Enhancing…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Ogawa, Rodney T.; Crain, Rhiannon; Loomis, Molly; Ball, Tamara – Educational Researcher, 2008
This article is intended to spark a discussion between two research communities--scholars who study learning and scholars who study educational organizations. A secondary purpose is to encourage researchers to look beyond schools to examine learning in other types of educational organizations. The authors outline a framework to guide research on…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Organizational Theories, Research Methodology, Organizations (Groups)
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Pfeifer, Michael; Holtappels, Heinz Gunter – European Educational Research Journal, 2008
Following the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment for Germany, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research founded the capital investment program "Future Education and Care" as a federal measure to support the expansion of all-day schooling in Germany. During this process it became obvious that learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Socioeconomic Status, Time Management
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Swineford, Lois A.; Holtan, Boyd D. – School Science and Mathematics, 1991
The activities of a teacher who developed and piloted an eclectic model in an eighth grade mathematics classroom are described. Peer tutoring, cooperative learning, and mastery learning elements were selected and combined into a classroom program designed to increase student mathematics success. (KR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, Junior High Schools, Mastery Learning
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Hali, Nur Ihsan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
This article is inspired by Howard Gardner's concept of linguistic intelligence and also from some authors' previous writings. All of them became the authors' reference in developing ideas on constructing a literary learning model based on linguistic intelligence. The writing of this article is not done by collecting data empirically, but by…
Descriptors: Verbal Ability, Teaching Methods, Literature, Outcomes of Education
Liu, Xiufeng – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
This book meets a demand in the science education community for a comprehensive and introductory measurement book in science education. It describes measurement instruments reported in refereed science education research journals, and introduces the Rasch modeling approach to developing measurement instruments in common science assessment domains,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Textbooks, Research Methodology, Science Tests
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