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Stiles, Jennifer; McCulloch, Catherine – Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), 2017
The Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE) Early Career Guide offers advice on becoming a successful researcher in the field of STEM education and a portrait of an early career researcher support program. The advice offered throughout the guide comes from experienced researchers who are part of the National Science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Graduate Students
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
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Nocon, Honorine; Nilsson, Monica; Cole, Michael – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2004
On the basis of extensive research on university-community collaborative education projects in southern California and southern Sweden, this article proposes two roles and a research strategy and approach as elements essential to sustained collaboration. Recognition and fulfillment of the roles of "spider" and "firesoul," while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Community Relationship, Ethnography, Educational Anthropology
Dinella, Lisa M., Ed. – APA Books, 2009
What are the common pitfalls experienced by school researchers and how can they be avoided? Edited by Lisa M. Dinella of Monmouth University, "Conducting Science-Based Psychology Research in Schools" includes the collective knowledge of both established and emerging names in the field, providing an unparalleled resource for those interested in…
Descriptors: Research Design, Psychological Studies, Educational Research, Research Methodology
Patrut, Bogdan; Patrut, Monica; Cmeciu, Camelia – IGI Global, 2013
As web applications play a vital role in our society, social media has emerged as an important tool in the creation and exchange of user-generated content and social interaction. The benefits of these services have entered in the educational areas to become new means by which scholars communicate, collaborate and teach. Social Media and the New…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Environment, School Holding Power, Interpersonal Relationship
Burns, Tracey; Köster, Florian; Fuster, Marc – OECD Publishing, 2016
Governing multi-level education systems requires governance models that balance responsiveness to local diversity with the ability to ensure national objectives. This delicate equilibrium is difficult to achieve given the complexity of many education systems. Countries are therefore increasingly looking for examples of good practice and models of…
Descriptors: Governance, Case Studies, School Administration, Best Practices
Conteh, Jean, Ed.; Meier, Gabriela, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2014
Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the 'multilingual turn' in languages education and the potential benefits for individuals and societies. It takes account of recent research, policy, and practice in the fields of…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Blazar, David; Braslow, David; Charalambous, Charalambos Y. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Over the past several years, research teams have developed observational instruments to measure the quality of teachers' instructional practices. Instruments such as Framework for Teaching (FFT) and the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) assess general teaching practices, including student-teacher interactions, behavior management, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Test Construction, Teacher Competencies
Levine, Glenn S. – Multilingual Matters, 2011
Code Choice in the Language Classroom argues that the foreign language classroom is and should be regarded as a multilingual community of practice rather than as a perpetually deficient imitator of an exclusive second-language environment. From a sociocultural and ecological perspective, Levine guides the reader through a theoretical, empirical,…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Graduate Students, Language Usage, Classroom Communication
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Lester, Jaime; Klein, Carrie; Rangwala, Huzefa; Johri, Aditya – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
The purpose of this monograph is to give readers a practical and theoretical foundation in learning analytics in higher education, including an understanding of the challenges and incentives that are present in the institution, in the individual, and in the technologies themselves. Among questions that are explored and answered are: (1) What are…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Petchauer, Emery – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students' lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Music, Researchers
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Railean, Elena, Ed.; Alev Elçi, Ed.; Elçi, Atilla, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Metacognition plays an important role in numerous aspects of higher educational learning strategies. When properly integrated in the educational system, schools are better equipped to build more efficient and successful learning strategies for students in higher education. "Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Higher Education, Sustainability
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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Forster, Jill – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2015
The raison d'etre of this paper is to encourage support for our gifted learners so that they have a better chance to emerge as our visionaries, our thinkers, our inventors, and our innovators. For those well in advance of their peers, what we can do as educators to optimize their vision and its application are the concerns of the paper. It urges…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Creativity, Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Artino, Anthony R., Jr.; McCoach, D. Betsy – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2008
Recently, several scholars have suggested that academic self-regulation may be particularly important for students participating in online learning. The purpose of the present study was to develop a quantitative self-report measure of perceived task value and self-efficacy for learning within the context of self-paced, online training, and to…
Descriptors: Investigations, Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Measures (Individuals)
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