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Nelson-Strouts, Kelley; Gillispie, W. Matthew; Bridges, Mindy – EBP Briefs (Evidence-based Practice Briefs), 2020
Clinical Question: When assessing a kindergarten student in the area of early reading skills, does dynamic assessment provide additional classification accuracy over and above static, standardized assessments when determining if the student exhibits a difference in early learning experiences or a true disorder? Method: Systematic Review. Study…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Emergent Literacy, Evaluation Utilization, Kindergarten
Bridges, Emily; Hauser, Debra – Advocates for Youth, 2014
As they grow up, young people face important decisions about relationships, sexuality, and sexual behavior. The decisions they make can impact their health and well-being for the rest of their lives. Young people have the right to lead healthy lives, and society has the responsibility to prepare youth by providing them with comprehensive sexual…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Decision Making
Bridges, Kelly A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Communication, specifically the elements crucial for normal social interaction, can be significantly affected in psychiatric illness, especially depression. Of specific importance are prosody (an aspect of speech that carries emotional valence) and formulaic language (non-novel linguistic segments that are prevalent in naturalistic conversation).…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Suprasegmentals, Emotional Response, Language Usage
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Skrefsrud, Thor-André – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2020
The idea that intercultural understanding should be based on in-depth knowledge about the other continues to capture the imagination of policy makers, practitioners, and researchers. According to this line of thinking, intercultural understanding is about creating a secure way of reducing cultural complexity, aiming to overcome what is perceived…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Figurative Language, Teacher Role
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Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Thachik, Stefani; Bridges, Kimberly – Education and Urban Society, 2017
As cities across the country experience an influx of White and middle- to upper-class residents, new opportunities for the integration of urban schools emerge. Yet crucial challenges persist even when equity and inclusion are a focus for new stakeholders. This article explores the story of a largely White group of parents committed to investing in…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Urban Schools, School Desegregation, Middle Class
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Roberts, Jeff; Nardone, Carroll F.; Bridges, Bill – Research & Practice in Assessment, 2017
Written communication remains an important learning objective for colleges and universities as more and more students enter the workforce without necessary writing skills and experiences. This importance is increased for public colleges and universities within the state of Texas, as that state has adopted written communication as a core learning…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Bridges-Rhoads, Sarah; Van Cleave, Jessica – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2017
This paper was written in the midst of enquiry--provoked by the question of what happens when we write posthumanism, qualitative enquiry and early literacy together. Rather than offer a stable methodology that is the product of our experimentation, the paper functions as a map, a situated cartography that has multiple access points and is…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Postmodernism, Humanism, Inquiry
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Yakavets, Natallia; Bridges, David; Shamatov, Duishon – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
This paper examines the understandings ("constructs") of teachers' professional knowledge and its sources that underpin current practice in initial teacher education in Kazakhstan and in particular the way in which pedagogika contributes to these. Drawing on empirical data collected over four years, the paper illustrates the ways in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Stewart, Terah J.; Quaye, Stephen John – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2019
This chapter explores the concept of bridge leadership within the context of student activism and student activist leadership on college campuses. This work seeks to uncover certain types of leadership that can often be rendered invisible in social movement spaces.
Descriptors: Student Leadership, College Students, Activism, Social Change
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Bridges, Ledetra S.; Sharma, Manoj – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2015
The purpose of this article was to systematically review the interventions aimed at reducing binge drinking in college students. A total of 18 interventions published between 2010 and 2015 were evaluated in this review. Two main study designs were used by these interventions: randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-experimental designs, with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, College Students
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Bridges, Christopher Edward; Mather, Peter – Journal of College and Character, 2015
This study explored the experience of White men as they sought to support individuals from oppressed groups and participate in a community with other allies like themselves. This research was conducted from a social constructivist epistemological paradigm and informed by a constructivist grounded theory methodology. The following research…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Whites, Intergroup Relations, Constructivism (Learning)
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Minarcik, Jennifer; Bridges, Ana J. – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2015
The current qualitative study investigated prevalence and types of academic integrity violations in psychology graduate students (N = 201) and solicited student recommendations for how academic institutions, professors, and peers may act to discourage or prevent its occurrence. Students were recruited through email lists and asked to participate…
Descriptors: Psychology, Graduate Students, Ethics, Cheating
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Prince, Angela M.T.; Plotner, Anthony J.; Bridges, William C. – Exceptionality, 2019
Postschool outcomes of youth with intellectual disability (ID) continue to trouble practitioners and scholars. The purpose of this study was to analyze postschool engagement outcome data for 360 survey respondents with ID in South Carolina in the areas of employment and postsecondary education/training. Specifically, we examined the relationship…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Intellectual Disability, Employment, Postsecondary Education
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Dippold, Doris; Bridges, Stephanie; Eccles, Sue; Mullen, Emma – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
Developing "global graduates" or "global citizens" is a goal often expressed in university mission statements. This study draws on Amadasi and Holliday's (2017) distinction of block narratives and thread narratives of culture and applies these to interviews with first year students. It shows that some ability to draw on thread…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Experience, Global Approach, Citizenship Responsibility
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Bridges, Kim; Plancher, Annie Knickman; Toledo, Stephanie Downey – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2019
While there is a link between the work of school boards and positive outcomes for K12 students, some elected boards and superintendents continue to struggle with effective governance practices, a dynamic which can contribute to diminished public confidence. This article explores the most common challenges, their impact, and the role of…
Descriptors: Governance, Superintendents, Boards of Education, Board Administrator Relationship
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