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Hadjioannou, Xenia – American Educational Research Journal, 2007
Authentic discussions are dialogically oriented classroom interactions where participants present and consider multiple perspectives and often use others' input in constructing their contributions. Despite their instructional effectiveness, authentic discussions are reportedly rare in classrooms. This qualitative case study examines the features…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Physical Environment, Classroom Environment, Instructional Effectiveness
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Von Hippel, Paul T.; Bellows, Laura – Education Next, 2018
Recent policies intended to improve teacher quality have focused on the preparation that teachers receive before entering the classroom. A short-lived federal rule would have required every state to assess and rank teacher-preparation programs by their graduates' impact on student learning. Though the federal rule was repealed, last year some 21…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Conner, Nathan W.; Stripling, Christopher T.; Blythe, Jessica M.; Roberts, T. Grady; Stedman, Nicole L. P. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Flipping or inverting a course is a relatively new approach to structuring a course. Using this method, the lectures traditionally delivered during regularly scheduled class time are converted to a media for delivery online, often in the form of videos. Learners are expected to view the online lectures prior to class. Then in turn, in-class time…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Forrer, Donald A.; Wyant, Nancey A.; Gordin, Patricia C. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
The conceptual framework for this research describes the processes faculty use to create an online course that meets learning outcomes while creating a positive learning experience for the online student. This involves acceptance of technology to create a course structured for inductive learning in addition to traditional deductive learning. The…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Innovation, College Faculty
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Ryan, Stu; Mendel, Lisa Lucks – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2010
Background: The audibility of teachers and peers is an essential factor in determining the academic performance of school children. However, acoustic conditions in most classrooms are less than optimal and have been viewed as "hostile listening environments" that undermine the learning of children in school. While research has shown that…
Descriptors: Physical Education, National Standards, Recreational Facilities, Acoustics
Graham, Bob; Weingarten, Randi – American Educator, 2018
Following a shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students from that school began to take matters into their own hands, meeting and networking on social media, speaking to the media, participating in vigils, organizing walkouts and demonstrations, establishing coalitions with others who share their outrage and goals, and…
Descriptors: Civics, Student Participation, Activism, Weapons
Rogers, John Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Internships, externships, apprenticeships and co-operative education programs are all forms of experiential learning in a workplace setting that community colleges sponsor to enhance learning and career outcomes for their graduates. Previous studies have examined wage gains associated with co-op participation at the baccalaureate level, but no…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Community Colleges, Apprenticeships, Qualitative Research
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Lane, Holly B.; Pullen, Paige C.; Hudson, Roxanne F.; Konold, Timothy R. – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2009
This study examined the components of a one-on-one literacy tutoring model to identify the necessary and sufficient elements for helping struggling beginning readers. The tutoring components of interest included word work using manipulative letters, written word work, and a generalization component. Reading assessment data from 100 first-grade…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Sight Vocabulary, Phonological Awareness, Data Analysis
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Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; James, Waynne – Journal of Transformative Education, 2014
This article investigates the transformative learning experiences of international graduate students from Asian countries. Data collection consisted of quantitative and qualitative methods. Participants included international graduate students from Asia, in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Engineering. Overall, 82.3% of the participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Foreign Students, Mixed Methods Research
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Wolberg, Rochelle Ibanez; Goff, Allison – Journal of Museum Education, 2012
This article describes thinking routines as tools to guide and support young children's thinking. These learning strategies, developed by Harvard University's Project Zero Classroom, actively engage students in constructing meaning while also understanding their own thinking process. The authors discuss how thinking routines can be used in both…
Descriptors: Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Learning Strategies, Educational Practices
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Gross, Betheny; DeArmond, Michael – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
The Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) conducted a multiyear, multimethod effort to learn how school districts, charter schools, and regional partners can support the successful implementation, expansion, and sustainability of personalized learning (PL) in schools. The vision for PL is to tailor instruction to individual students'…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Program Implementation, Sustainability, Instructional Improvement
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Kumar, David Devraj – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2017
This paper reports an analysis of an interactive technology-supported, problem-based learning (PBL) project in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from a Learning Sciences perspective using the Selected Learning Sciences Interest Areas (SLSIA). The SLSIA was adapted from the "What kinds of topics do ISLS [International…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Interaction
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Krach, S. Kathleen; Hanline, Mary Frances – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2018
Individualized consultation is defined as one person (consultant) working with another person (consultee) to benefit a third (client). Learning how to be a consultant is a process with developmental stages ranging from novice to expert. The current study focuses on an integrated skills-based training experience for those in the novice stage. This…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Techniques, Skill Development, Novices
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Shannon, David; Salisbury-Glennon, Jill; Shores, Melanie – Journal of Research in Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the learning strategies used by ethnically diverse learners and to investigate the relationships among the constructs of classroom goal structure, achievement goal orientation, motivation and self-regulated learning in an ethnically diverse population of fourth and fifth grade learners (n = 396). Goal…
Descriptors: Correlation, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Metacognition
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Sierra, Wendi; Stedman, Kyle D. – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2012
Games are becoming increasingly prevalent in education, both in traditional school settings and beyond. In this Disputatio webtext, we look specifically at one application of games for pedagogical use: gamification. Rather than introducing a pre-existing game into the learning spaces, gamification adds elements of games into educational (or other)…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Writing Instruction, College Instruction, Teacher Orientation
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