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Kelly, Sean, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2011
Recent educational reforms have promoted accountability systems which attempt to identify "teacher effects" on student outcomes and hold teachers accountable for producing learning gains. But in the complex world of classrooms, it may be difficult to attribute "success" or "failure" to teachers. In this timely…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement
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Barton, James J.; Shelton, Kaye; Young, Kenneth – School Leadership Review, 2022
Public school districts in Texas and policymakers need studies of efficiency in the production of College, Career, and Military Ready graduates to maximize resources in the House Bill 3 funding formula and improve ratings in the Texas public school accountability system. A replication of efficiency studies by Carter (2012) and Thompson (2017), the…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Armed Forces, High School Graduates
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Thompson, Jeremy; Young, J. Kenneth; Shelton, Kaye – School Leadership Review, 2021
Policymakers and professional educators attempt to be good stewards of public funds while simultaneously raising expectations for student outcomes that reflect academic excellence in the public school system. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficiency of Texas public school districts and the factors influencing the inefficiency of…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Public Schools, School Districts, Performance Factors
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Hudson, Sue; Young, Kenneth; Thiele, Catherine; Hudson, Peter – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Preparing teachers for rural and remote (RR) schools in Australia appears to be an ongoing issue with many schools continuing to experience staff shortages. This research aimed to understand preservice teachers' (n=23) perceptions of their readiness for teaching in RR schools within four theoretical constructs, namely: self, classroom, school, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers
Perreault, George, Ed.; Zellner, Luana, Ed. – NCPEA Publications, 2012
This is the 2012 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). This Yearbook contains the following papers: (1) Editors' Sidebar (George Perreault and Luana Zellner); (2) The Hour Glass Economy: The Social Justice Challenge for the 21st Century (Fenwick W. English); (3) Maintaining the Human Touch in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Teacher Motivation, Social Justice, Management Development
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Young, Kenneth D.; Grainger, Peter; James, Dennis – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Teaching in rural/remote regions poses many challenges to teachers and is identified as a priority research area by the state government. Despite initiatives by the Queensland state government and university providers to solve the issue through various incentives designed to attract teachers, the problem remains significant. This research…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Attitude Change, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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Vitanza, Victor J. – College Composition and Communication, 1979
Illustrates how the tagmemic theories of Richard Young, Alton Becker, and Kenneth Pike can be used as a heuristic system in writing entire compositions. (DD)
Descriptors: Discovery Processes, Higher Education, Writing (Composition)
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Abdiraiymova, C.; Biekenov, K.; Burkhanova, D.; Serikzhanova, S. – Russian Education & Society, 2019
The article presents a sociological analysis of how young researchers in Kazakhstan have been able to develop their academic careers. We obtained a holistic overview of the status and career success of young academics based on data from a survey (consisting of personal formalized interviews as well as in-depth interviews), including an…
Descriptors: Sociology, Foreign Countries, Risk, College Faculty
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Lok, Beatrice; McNaught, Carmel; Young, Kenneth – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
The tension between criterion-referenced and norm-referenced assessment is examined in the context of curriculum planning and assessment in outcomes-based approaches to higher education. This paper argues the importance of a criterion-referenced assessment approach once an outcomes-based approach has been adopted. It further discusses the…
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, Outcome Based Education, Higher Education
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Poluyanova, K. N.; Belousov, K. Yu.; Kudryakov, I. O. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
The article discusses the main results of a survey that was conducted in 2016 by specialists in the Sociological Research Department of the St. Petersburg Publicly Funded Institution "Kontakt" City Center for Social Programs and the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency. The study surveyed teenagers and young adults who participated in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Delinquency, Prevention, Adolescents
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Gaponova, O. S.; Korshunov, I. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
The article discusses an empirical study that was conducted by the authors, in which they surveyed focus groups of young innovative entrepreneurs who are at different stages of creating their own projects. The authors devote particular attention to how training programs for the founders and staff should be implemented as the startup develops from…
Descriptors: Corporate Education, Focus Groups, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC. – 1979
This report contains: an address by Kenneth E. Young, "Evaluating Educational Quality: the Central but Changed Role of Accreditation;" and summaries of the concurrent sessions on nontraditional baccalaureate degree-awarding institutions and programs; nontraditional graduate degree-awarding institutions and programs; and a report on the general…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Programs, Educational Assessment, Graduate Study
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Brent, Doug – College English, 1991
Concludes that the Rogerian rhetoric of Richard Young, Alton Becker, and Kenneth Pike (as presented in their book "Rhetoric: Discovery and Change") shows its age by not being quite the epistemic rhetoric contemporary rhetoricians have come to require. Argues that the Rogerian insights can still provide a focus for a reformed rhetoric of…
Descriptors: College English, Higher Education, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory
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Yakovleva, M. G. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
Socio-pedagogical studies of victimization consider various age cohorts within their respective anthropological contexts, in which specific risk factors are identified for individuals at a given physio-psychological stage that may threaten their integral identity and future development. This paper examines the characteristics of youth that…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Adolescent Development, Antisocial Behavior
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Cho, Young Hoan; Lim, Kenneth Y. T. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Virtual worlds have affordances to enhance collaborative learning in authentic contexts. Despite the potential of collaborative learning with a virtual world, few studies investigated whether it is more effective in student achievements than teacher-directed instruction. This study investigated the effectiveness of collaborative problem solving…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Electronic Learning, Affordances, Academic Achievement
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