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Singer, Susan R.; Nielsen, Natalie R.; Schweingruber, Heidi A. – National Academies Press, 2012
The National Science Foundation funded a synthesis study on the status, contributions, and future direction of discipline-based education research (DBER) in physics, biological sciences, geosciences, and chemistry. DBER combines knowledge of teaching and learning with deep knowledge of discipline-specific science content. It describes the…
Descriptors: Physics, Biology, Geology, Chemistry
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Loveless, Douglas, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed.; Dredger, Katie, Ed.; Burns, Jim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Developments in the education field are affected by numerous, and often conflicting, social, cultural, and economic factors. With the increasing corporatization of education, teaching and learning paradigms are continuously altered. "Deconstructing the Education-Industrial Complex in the Digital Age" is an authoritative reference source…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education, Technological Literacy, Neoliberalism
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Baker, Vickie L.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Martinez, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
Scholarly learning has been and continues to be largely understudied and misunderstood; oftentimes scholarly learning is only studied in the context of research universities (Neumann, 2009a), thereby failing to acknowledge the ways in which faculty scholarly learning is enacted and supported across institutional types. In this monograph, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Research Universities, Liberal Arts, Community Colleges
Singer, Susan R., Ed.; Nielsen, Natalie R. Ed.; Schweingruber, Heidi A., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2012
The National Science Foundation funded a synthesis study on the status, contributions, and future direction of discipline-based education research (DBER) in physics, biological sciences, geosciences, and chemistry. DBER combines knowledge of teaching and learning with deep knowledge of discipline-specific science content. It describes the…
Descriptors: Student Attrition, Science Education, Public Agencies, Engineering Education
National High School Center, 2011
The National High School Center's goal is to encourage researchers, policymakers, and practitioners at all levels to engage in comprehensive, systemic efforts to maximize attainment for all high school students, with a focus on those students who have been historically underserved. To this end, it has developed a framework that consists of eight…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Improvement, Cognitive Structures, Curriculum Development
Gladden, R. Matthew, Comp.; Vivolo-Kantor, Alana M., Comp.; Hamburger, Merle E., Comp.; Lumpkin, Corey D., Comp. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014
Bullying is one type of violence that threatens a youth's well-being in schools and neighborhoods. The impacts of bullying are felt by individuals, families, schools, and society and may result in youths feeling powerless, intimidated, and humiliated by the aggressive acts of other youth(s). This document is designed as a tool to help…
Descriptors: Public Health, Bullying, Aggression, Prevention
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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Palinkaševic, Radmila – Research in Pedagogy, 2017
Word lists present an essential tool in vocabulary teaching. Compilation of specific word lists for various fields is one of the most prominent branches of research in this field at the moment. New methodological changes in word list formation have been proposed because of the appearance of the New-GSL (Brezina & Gablasova, 2013) and AVL…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Word Lists, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills
Council of Educational Facility Planners International, 2013
Every day in America more than 50 million children go to neighborhood public schools. Parents send them off with every hope they will be safe while there. And yet, as has been the case in too many cities, violence shatters that hope. The Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI) seeks to lead in the effort to bolster schools…
Descriptors: School Safety, Public Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design
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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
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Nagabhushan, Prathiba – IGI Global, 2018
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be achieved through the motivation and involvement of students in secondary education programs which will lead to successful outcomes. "Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Participation, Student Motivation
Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Regional Educational Laboratory, 2013
Posting a report on the web or sending out a press release used to be all that was needed to help get the word out about one's research findings. But times have changed. Today, effective dissemination depends on getting the right message to the right people at the right time in the right form. To break through the clutter, researchers need…
Descriptors: News Media, Electronic Mail, Information Dissemination, Educational Research
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Young, Evelyn – Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
Although culturally relevant pedagogy is widely espoused and applied in educational research and practice, it is often not commonly understood as a conceptual framework that advocates the elements of academic success, cultural competence, and sociopolitical consciousness. This study was a grassroots attempt to work collaboratively with a group of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Research Methodology, Action Research, Qualitative Research
Regional Educational Laboratory, 2014
Technology continues to radically change how we create and consume information. Today, news, reports, and other material are often delivered quickly through pictures, colors, or other eye-catching visual elements. Words still matter, but they may be tweeted, viewed on a smartphone, or placed in a call-out box in a report. The design of these items…
Descriptors: Design, Graphic Arts, Color, Data
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