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Kortecamp, Karen L.; Harper, Ben; Green, Colin D. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Success in reading is often a predictor of broader school success, and children who finish elementary school with weak reading skills are at very high risk for dropping out of high school. Increasingly, early literacy programs are incorporating digital applications to enhance literacy teaching and learning. This evaluation of five teachers in…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Information Technology
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Chen, Zhongzhou; Lee, Sunbok; Garrido, Geoffrey – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
The amount of information contained in any educational data set is fundamentally constrained by the instructional conditions under which the data are collected. In this study, we show that by redesigning the structure of traditional online courses, we can improve the ability of educational data mining to provide useful information for instructors.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Organization, Data Analysis, Instructional Design
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Accurso, Kathryn – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Many K-12 teachers struggle to meet the needs of diverse learners as school reforms promote new disciplinary literacy requirements. In response, language education scholars have argued that teachers must develop "disciplinary linguistic knowledge" (DLK), or an understanding of language in their content area and an ability to design…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Literacy, Intellectual Disciplines
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Eisenreich, Heidi; Andreasen, Janet – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which parents of first, second, and third grade students who attended a two-day workshop on mathematics strategies shifted beliefs about learning mathematics as compared to parents who did not attend the workshops. Parents impact their children's mathematics learning when the students are…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Workshops, Child Rearing, Parenting Skills
Niemi, David; Gitin, Elena – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
An underlying theme of this paper is that it can be easier and more efficient to conduct valid and effective research studies in online environments than in traditional classrooms. Taking advantage of the "big data" available in an online university, we conducted a study in which a massive online database was used to predict student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Academic Persistence, Identification
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Lee, Jung Min – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
This study was designed to assess continuing and potential students' perceptions regarding factors affecting the overall quality of one Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) program in the southeastern United States. The study also sought to assess program participants' perceptions of the impact of hypothesized situational, institutional, and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Geographic Location, Transportation
Tiernan, Peter – National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools, 2015
With the study that has gone into personalizing education by the "National Center for Scaling Up Effective Schools" in recent years, there now must be the consideration as to how personalizing the actual curriculum should occur. In the current testing environment created by the implementation of Common Core, this will be a challenging…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Common Core State Standards, College School Cooperation, High Schools
Lester, Robin Rawlings; Maldonado, Nancy – Online Submission, 2013
Bullying has become a nationwide concern at the K-12 level. Guided by the theoretical framework of social learning theory, this study explored the perceptions of secondary education teachers about the bully-proofing program in place at one target middle school. Despite the target middle school's anti-bullying program, the incidence of bullying had…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Teachers, Secondary Education, Bullying
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Plante, Jarrad; Truitt, Joshua – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2016
The Volunteer UCF Community Connectors and Community Builders Program provides a connection between students and their community. The goal is to develop meaningful service opportunities for UCF students that contribute measurable results and systemic change through capacity building among adult learners. The ongoing, sustainable service experience…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Mentors, Capacity Building, Internship Programs
Moffett, David W. – Online Submission, 2006
Shifts in demographics of the international graduate student population in the United States since 2002 suggest universities should analyze and evaluate the academic, social, and cultural elements of their doctoral programs, to ensure students from previously underrepresented global regions experience needed adjustment support. The Investigator…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Phenomenology, Foreign Students
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Tobin, Kerri – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
AERA's 2017 Call for Proposals asks us to consider pathways to achieving equal educational opportunity. This presentation argues that homelessness is one critical issue often overlooked when considering such pathways. Nationwide, over 1.3 million students experienced homelessness in 2013 (National Association for the Education of Homeless Children…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Barriers, Educational Opportunities, Access to Education
Mahabir, Indramati Kumar – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was two-fold. It was first to find out what the educational materials needs were for children living in poverty, and second, to learn of the challenges, obstacles, and strengths by the programs already in place that were supplying educational materials to these children. This study used interviews and surveys as data…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Equal Education, Poverty, Instructional Materials
Lester, Robin; Maldonado, Nancy – Online Submission, 2014
In recent years, K-12 schools throughout the United States have garnered nationwide attention because of bullying problems. Bullying impacts schools in various ways: student performance and self-regard, and it creates an environment of hostility in schools. Many factors contribute to the problem, including socioeconomic status, low self-esteem,…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Bullying, Secondary Education
Klecker, Beverly M.; Klecker, Richard L. – Online Submission, 2014
This descriptive research study examined 2013 NAEP 12th-grade mathematics scores by students' use of graphing calculators in math classes and the kind of calculator students used during NAEP assessment. NAEP Data Explorer analysis included two questions from Student Factors: How often do you use these different kinds of calculators in math class?…
Descriptors: Grade 12, High School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Scores
Melillo, Sandra M. – 2003
The purpose of a phenomenological study was to understand what impact heteronormativity has on a lesbian teacher's perception of her instructional style, content, and context of curriculum taught. Through taped interviews with nine lesbian educators teaching in the K-12 programs in Florida's Dade, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties, this study…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Interviews, Lesbianism, Qualitative Research
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