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Henderson, Sheila J.; Horton, Ruth A.; Saito, Paul K.; Shorter-Gooden, Kumea – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
The purpose of this research was to develop a new tool for assessing multicultural and international competency in faculty teaching through vignette scenarios of university classroom critical incidents--across disciplines of clinical and forensics psychology, business, and education. Construct and content validity of the initial draft vignettes…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Critical Incidents Method, Construct Validity, Content Validity
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Cheek, Aftynne E.; Jimenez, Bree A.; Rock, Marcia L. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Successful text comprehension is a complex task, requiring a variety of cognitive skills and processes that support students in making inferences, integrating information across sentences in text, monitoring understanding, and gaining knowledge about text structure. For students with significant intellectual disability (SID), text comprehension is…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Severe Intellectual Disability, Educational Technology
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Razak, Rafiza Abdul; Yusop, Farah Dina; Halili, Siti Hajar; Chukumaran, Sri Raman – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
The continuing professional development (CPD) is a concerted effort to ensure the educational service officers equip themselves with professional knowledge, skill, values and practices of teachers through in-service training programs organized based on competency development, lifelong learning and career path. Nonetheless, educators do not only…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Electronic Learning, Inservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2015
Good leaders need to develop and improve their skills. That's why the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) created a set of competencies for community college leaders that has served as the foundation for informal and doctoral-level training programs. When the original competencies were revised in 2012, AACC sought input from a number…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, College Administration
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Walsh, Kenneth; Doherty, Kathleen; Andersen, Loretta; Bingham, Sharon; Crookes, Patrick; Ford, Karen; McSherry, Robert – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Effective supervision in doctoral research is critical to successful and timely completion. However, supervision is a complex undertaking with structural as well as relational challenges for both students and supervisors. This instructional paper describes an internationally applicable approach to supervision that we have developed in the health…
Descriptors: Supervision, Doctoral Programs, Questioning Techniques, Supervisors
Hollins, Samantha Marsh – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Professional development for teachers currently working in the classroom is an important focus of educational programs and school systems. Continuous professional development is especially important for special education teachers to maintain current information related to strategies and supports that are effective in educating students with…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Competencies, Autism, Teacher Attitudes
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Scott, Sarah E.; Cortina, Kai S.; Carlisle, Joanne F. – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2012
The "Reading First" ("RF") program placed emphasis on professional development as a means of improving early elementary reading instruction. For many states literacy coaching was an important component of the professional development provided for teachers. The purpose of this article is to examine coaching in the early years of…
Descriptors: Professional Training, Faculty Development, Reading Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
Calderón, Margarita Espino; Slakk, Shawn – ASCD, 2019
This book is a road map for teachers and school leaders who need to meet the needs of increasing numbers of Newcomers and other English Learners (ELs). Authors Margarita Espino Calderón and Shawn Slakk draw from years of experience in working with, listening to, and coaching administrators, teachers, and coaches nationwide to help you develop and…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English Language Learners, Student Needs, Teacher Role
Nathanson, Stephen J. – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1979
This article describes a study conducted to identify the competencies appropriate for an athletic coach and to incorporate those competencies into a competency based coaching education program for the four-year colleges and universities within the New York state systems. (JMF)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Certification, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Rillero, Peter; Koerner, Mari; Jimenez-Silva, Margarita; Merrit, Joi; Farr, Wendy J. – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2017
Teachers need to be able to design and implement problem-based learning (PBL) experiences to help students master the content and the processes in new mathematics and science education standards. Due to the changed population of learners within schools, it is also critically important that teachers in the elementary grades have the abilities to…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Language Minorities, Mathematics Instruction
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Vähäsantanen, Katja; Hökkä, Päivi; Paloniemi, Susanna; Herranen, Sanna; Eteläpelto, Anneli – Professional Development in Education, 2017
This article addresses the professional learning that occurred in an identity coaching programme. The arts-based programme aimed to enhance the participants' professional learning, notably through helping them to process their professional identities. Professional learning was seen as resourced by the participants' professional agency, and by the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Coaching (Performance), Professional Identity, Outcomes of Education
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Kraft, Matthew A.; Blazar, David L. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013
For over a century, school systems in the U.S. have attempted to improve instructional quality by investing in the education and training of their teachers. Today, over 90% of teachers report participating in some form of professional development (PD). Practitioners have responded to critiques of PD by re-envisioning it in the form of…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Coaching (Performance), Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement
Adams, James S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Research supports evidence indicating a nationwide concern that administrative training programs are not meeting the needs of Special Education Administrators. Additionally, researchers suggest that the need to have well prepared special education administrators (SEAs) is greater now than ever before and the demand for SEAs exceeds the supply of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Administrators, Capacity Building, Leadership Training
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Prior, Laura; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: Most research examining the effects of socialization on physical education teachers' curricula is dated, has been incidental, and conducted in secondary schools. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of occupational socialization on the curricula delivered by elementary teachers. Methods: Participants were 10 teachers.…
Descriptors: Socialization, Physical Education Teachers, Curriculum, Elementary School Teachers
Thibault, Malissa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
As evidenced in the growing achievement gap between English language learners (ELLs) and their non-ELL counterparts, it is clear future teachers need to be better prepared to work with ELLs. This study examined the influence of infusing ELL strategies into methods courses through instructional coaching. This study was inspired by the larger…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, English Language Learners, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Programs
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