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Young, John H.; Legister, Allison P. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2018
This exploratory study measures the effectiveness of the signature project-based learning model to assess the enhancement of student engagement. The goal of the signature project is to prepare students to apply critical thinking and collaborative skills; making connections between global financial issues and textbook concepts in application to a…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
Young, John A., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
This mixed-methods study examined the beliefs and performance of 10 adult Japanese speakers of English regarding the phenomenon of contraction in spoken English. Over the course of three months, a collective case study approach involving listening tasks and semi-structured interviews was employed to investigate the topic from multiple dimensions,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Young, John; Herath, Siriyama Kanthi; McCoy, Renee M. – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
The authors investigated the role of influence factors and information sources why African Americans choose or do not choose a career in accounting or finance. The most important factor was career-based occupational growth. Students were more deeply influenced by information on the university's website than any other media source. The findings…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Majors (Students), Accounting
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Lakin, Joni M.; Young, John W. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2013
In recent years, many U.S. states have introduced growth models as part of their educational accountability systems. Although the validity of growth-based accountability models has been evaluated for the general population, the impact of those models for English language learner (ELL) students, a growing segment of the student population, has not…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Accountability, Educational Policy, Models
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Stahl, Garth; Brock, Cynthia H.; Young, John; Caldwell, David; Sharplin, Erica; Boyd, Fenice B. – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2020
Teacher education programmes are often tasked with preparing predominantly White, middle class, pre-service teachers to be effective in diverse contexts. Many teacher educators consider practicum experiences critical to forming values and dispositions necessary for the teaching profession. This article focuses on the work of two White,…
Descriptors: Diversity, Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Community Characteristics
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Young, John W. – Educational Assessment, 2009
In this article, I specify a conceptual framework for test validity research on content assessments taken by English language learners (ELLs) in U.S. schools in grades K-12. This framework is modeled after one previously delineated by Willingham et al. (1988), which was developed to guide research on students with disabilities. In this framework…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Evaluation Research, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Chin, Eu Gene; Ebesutani, Chad; Young, John – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2013
The tripartite model of anxiety and depression has received strong support among child and adolescent populations. Clinical samples of children and adolescents in these studies, however, have usually been referred for treatment of anxiety and depression. This study investigated the fit of the tripartite model with a complicated sample of…
Descriptors: Models, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Children
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Young, John Q.; Thakker, Krima; John, Majnu; Friedman, Karen; Sugarman, Rebekah; Sewell, Justin L.; O'Sullivan, Patricia S. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2021
We used the cognitive load inventory for handoffs (CLIH) to identify predictors of cognitive load types during patient handoffs in order to identify opportunities to improve instruction. In 2019, out of a total of 1,807 residents and fellows within a 24-hospital health system, 693 (38.4%) completed the CLIH after a patient handoff. Multivariable…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Instructional Improvement
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Young, John; Morgan, Robert L.; Callow-Heusser, Catherine A.; Lindstrom, Lauren – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This study examined effects of two parent-training approaches to increase knowledge of transition resources by (a) giving parents a brochure describing local transition services or (b) providing the same brochure plus 60 min of small-group training. We randomly assigned parents to groups who completed pre- and posttests on knowledge of transition…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Parent Education, Knowledge Level
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Young, John W. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2007
Achievement goal theory is an important theoretical framework for understanding achievement motivation. In previous studies, a mastery orientation has been shown to be related to students' interest, while a performance orientation has been found to be predictive of academic performance outcomes such as course grades. In this study, the two mastery…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Achievement Need, Student Motivation, Prediction
Young, John W.; Holtzman, Steven; Steinberg, Jonathan – Educational Testing Service, 2011
In this research investigation of score comparability for language minority students (English language learners [ELLs] and former English language learners), we examined 3 indicators of score comparability (reliability, internal test structure, and differential item functioning) for 4th and 8th grade students who took the NCLB-mandated content…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Language Learning, Grade 8, Minority Group Students
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Cooney, John B.; Young, John, III; Luckner, John L.; Ferrell, Kay Alicyn – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2015
This article is intended to assist teachers and researchers in designing studies that examine the efficacy of a particular intervention or strategy with students with sensory disabilities. Ten research designs that can establish causal inference (the ability to attribute any effects to the intervention) with and without randomization are discussed.
Descriptors: Intervention, Sensory Integration, Disabilities, Inferences
Young, John W.; Cline, Fred – Educational Testing Service, 2009
"High Schools That Work" (HSTW) is a school improvement initiative that was inaugurated by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) in 1987. The main purpose of this concurrent validity study is to evaluate one or more measures by investigating their relationship to other commonly used and established measures given at or about the…
Descriptors: Validity, Educational Improvement, Improvement Programs, High Schools
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Young, John W.; Klieger, David; Bochenek, Jennifer; Li, Chen; Cline, Fred – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
Scores from the "GRE"® revised General Test provide important information regarding the verbal and quantitative reasoning abilities and analytical writing skills of applicants to graduate programs. The validity and utility of these scores depend upon the degree to which the scores predict success in graduate and business school in…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Scores, Test Validity, College Entrance Examinations
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Young, John Q.; Thakker, Krima; John, Majnu; Friedman, Karen; Sugarman, Rebekah; van Merriënboer, Jeroen J. G.; Sewell, Justin L.; O'Sullivan, Patricia S. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2021
Cognitive Load Theory has emerged as an important approach to improving instruction in the health professions workplace, including patient handovers. At the same time, there is growing recognition that emotion influences learning through numerous cognitive processes including motivation, attention, working memory, and long-term memory. This study…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory
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