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Perrotta, Carlo – Research in Education, 2021
This article offers a case study of how platforms and predictive infrastructures are emerging in higher education. It examines a Learning Analytics Application Programming Interface (API) from a popular Learning Management System. The API is treated firstly as an artefact based on the computational abstraction of educational principles, and…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Programming, Programming Languages, Computer Interfaces
Cameron, Garry Van – ProQuest LLC, 2010
With passage of The No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, the nation's schools have been under pressure to bring all students to a proficient level as defined by their state. The State of California currently uses a status model accountability system to measure whether a student, school, or district is proficient. Other states such as Arizona,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Testing, Legislation, Case Studies
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Hahm, Hyeouk; Lee, Jieha; Zerden, Lisa; Ozonoff, Al; Amodeo, Maryann; Adkins, Chris – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2008
Data were obtained from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine the longitudinal association between Asian and Pacific Islander (API) adolescents' perceptions of maternal approval of their sexual activity and contraception use, and four sexual outcomes during young adulthood. The study includes a nationally representative…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Parent Participation, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Young Adults
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Maha, Api C. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1997
Investigates the role of Boards of Governors in the governance of local high schools in Papua New Guinea. Offers lessons for those who are intending to introduce school governance at the individual institution level. Asserts that training is required for principals and board members to strengthen the boards' effectiveness. (19 citations) (VWC)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Decentralization, Educational Administration, Educational Change
Zaritsky, Joyce; Toce, Andi – Online Submission, 2013
This manual consists of an introduction to our Academic Peer Instruction (API) program at LaGuardia Community College, a compilation of the materials we have developed and use for training of our tutors (with answers), and a bibliography. API is based on an internationally recognized peer tutoring program, Supplemental Instruction. (Contains 6…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Tutoring, Peer Teaching, Guides
Polikoff, Morgan S.; McEachin, Andrew – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2013
The Academic Performance Index (API) is the centerpiece of California's state assessment and accountability system. With the recent passage of SB1458 and the pending reauthorization of both state and federal accountability legislation, there is now an unprecedented opportunity to improve the API for next generation accountability in California. In…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Standardized Tests, Accountability, State Legislation
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Scalfani, Vincent F.; Ralph, Serena C.; Al Alshaikh, Ali; Bara, Jason E. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2020
MATLAB live scripts are useful for reproducible programmatic compilation of chemical data and literature. In this article, we use a combination of the PubChem PUG REST Application Programming Interface (API), Structured Data Query (SDQ) agent, and text extraction with MATLAB live scripts that allow programmatic PubChem similarity searching, SMARTS…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Engineering Education, Computer Software, Teaching Methods
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Wang, Kening; Mulvenon, Sean W.; Stegman, Charles; Anderson, Travis – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2008
Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface), released in late June 2005 by Google, is an amazing technology that allows users to embed Google Maps in their own Web pages with JavaScript. Google Maps API has accelerated the development of new Google Maps based applications. This article reports a Web-based interactive mapping system…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Academic Achievement, Concept Mapping, Cognitive Mapping
Gonzalez, Gabriella C.; Siler-Evans, Kyle; Hunter, Gerald Paul; Baird, Matthew D. – RAND Corporation, 2016
This first of five annual reports focuses on employment and wages in energy and advanced manufacturing--related industries and on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education indicators in the Appalachia Partnership Initiative (API) region. Together, these reports will capture trends over the next four years to (1) inform the…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Fuels, Industry, Wages
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Leigh, Katherine; Whitted, Kelli; Hamilton, Bernita – Journal of Adult Education, 2015
Return of registered nurses to school dictates that mobility programs integrate principles and design elements of adult learning theory. The Decisional Matrix for Preceptorship Experiences (DMPE) was designed to support mutual needs assessment and identification of individualized clinical learning activities. Using the Andragogy in Practice…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Integrated Activities, Adult Learning, Learning Theories
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Daniels, Paul – JALT CALL Journal, 2015
In this article, the author presents the history of human-to-computer interaction based upon the design of sophisticated computerized speech recognition algorithms. Advancements such as the arrival of cloud-based computing and software like Google's Web Speech API allows anyone with an Internet connection and Chrome browser to take advantage of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Identification, Audio Equipment
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Cui, Dan; Arthur, Nancy; Domene, José F. – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This paper reviews and critiques the existing literature on accompanying partners of international students (APIS), who are often an ignored population in programs and services for the internationalization of Canadian higher education. Particularly, we identify three issues. First, we argue that current research on this group overwhelmingly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Spouses
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Hill, Stephen; Scott, Rebecca – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
Using data from social media can be of great value to businesses and other interested parties. However, harvesting data from social media networks such as Twitter, cleaning the data, and analyzing the data can be difficult. In this article, a step-by-step approach to obtaining data via the Twitter application program interface (API) is described.…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Social Media
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Keehn, Suzanne; Claggett, Stuart – Journal of Applied Testing Technology, 2019
The educational game industry struggles from a lack of standardization around collecting, analyzing and managing student learning data, which is potentially jeopardizing millions of dollars of investment in educational games. Investors, administrators, and educators require data to support quantitative and qualitative learning measurement in…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Game Based Learning, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education
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Trieu, Sang Leng; Marshak, Helen Hopp; Bratton, Sally I. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
Analyzed were the sexual and reproductive health behaviors of Asian Pacific Islander (API) California community college students who took the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey. This was done to identify characteristics related to sexual behavior and choice of birth control and examine the association between condom use and history…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders
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