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Mace, Teresa Marie Taylor – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A significant increase in community colleges' (CC) presidential retirements is resulting in a huge loss of critical knowledge and experience. Recognition of this has led to numerous efforts and initiatives to prepare future community college leaders. These efforts have included numerous attempts to identify the competencies, skills, and leadership…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Presidents, Observation, Administrator Role
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Fennell, Shailaja; Arnot, Madeleine – Compare: A Journal of Comparative Education, 2008
The knowledge gathered and reviewed in the field of gender studies has been disseminated globally over the twentieth century but has paid relatively little regard to the contexts and meanings that have simultaneously emerged in other regions of the world. The emergence of global equality agendas in education associated with new frameworks and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Global Approach
Leighton, Gordon B.; Markman, Marsha C. – College and Research Libraries News, 1991
Reports on a study which evaluated student attitudes toward a new bibliographic instruction (BI) manual designed to address their individual needs and compares the results with those of previous studies on BI methods, i.e., lecture and discussion practicum versus a self-guided workbook. It is concluded that the new manual is regarded more…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education
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Keim, Inken – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2009
This paper begins by looking at responses to Bernstein in Germany in the 1970s that criticized his notions of class difference in sociolinguistic codes. As part of a re-examination of Bernstein's ideas, the paper goes on to look at the current communicative situation in German education where urban schools have many second-generation immigrant…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Peer Groups, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries
LeTendre, Gerald K.; Akiba, Motoko – Compare, 2001
Analyzes a bi-national survey about teachers' beliefs surrounding puberty; adolescent rebellious attitudes, and academics. Finds significant difference between Japanese and U.S. teachers. Explains teachers' impact on students shows cultural differences and cross-national trends. Discusses survey results in light of qualitative studies of Japanese…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development
Wen, Lian-shiung; Hwang, Kevin P. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2008
This paper attempts to apply historical methods to help understand the relationship between the philosophy espoused in the works of Laozi or Tao De Ching and educational leadership. The objective is to study the thought of Laozi regarding leadership, to identify ideas and solutions that can be applied in modern educational management, as well as…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Asian Culture, Educational Administration, Leadership
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Bailey, Donna C.; Larson, Lisa M.; Borgen, Fred H.; Gasser, Courtney E. – Journal of Career Assessment, 2008
This study is the first to examine the equivalence of the 2005 Strong Interest Inventory with the 1994 Strong. The authors examine the parallel content scales of the two versions for female and male college students separately (n = 622). The scales include the six General Occupational Themes (GOTs), 22 of the 25 Basic Interest Scales (BISs) of the…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Interest Inventories, Effect Size, Test Use
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Tsapkini, Kyrana; Jarema, Gonia; Di Sciullo, Anna-Maria – Brain and Language, 2004
In this paper we investigated the effects of configurational asymmetry in prefixed verbs in French. We used a simple lexical decision paradigm to compare prefixed verbs with external and internal prefixes as specified in linguistic theory (Di Sciullo, 1997) where external prefixes do not change the aktionsart and the verb argument structure of the…
Descriptors: Language Processing, Verbs, French, Grammar
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Michaelowa, Katharina – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the relationship among different levels of education. Design/methodology/approach: International cross-country comparisons, bi- and multivariate analyses, with many graphical illustrations. These methods are used to compare educational outcomes at the primary, secondary and tertiary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Gable, Sara; Rothrauff, Tanja C.; Thornburg, Kathy R.; Mauzy, Denise – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2007
The current study evaluates the Workforce INcentive Project (WIN), a programmatic effort to increase child care workforce stability in center- and home-based child care providers via the provision of bi-annual cash incentives based on educational attainment. Five hundred and thirteen center-based teaching staff (304 WIN and 209 comparison) and 167…
Descriptors: Wages, Participant Satisfaction, Incentives, Educational Attainment
Hildenbrand, Susan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The passage of current educational legislation such as the "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (IDEA) and the more recent "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) Act has increased the desire for greater inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classrooms. Serving the need of all students in inclusive classrooms…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Action Research
Fuchs, Douglas; And Others – 1983
Two studies were conducted to compare the performance instability of children (grades 3-9) labeled learning disabled/brain injured (LD/BI) to the performance instability of emotionally handicapped (EH) children. In the first study, 50 LD/BI and 37 EH students were measured on three third grade reading passages twice, once within one sitting and…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Handicap Identification, Learning Disabilities, Learning Processes
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Zachopoulou, E.; Tsapakidou, A.; Derri, V. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2004
Basic motor skills development is achieved through the implementation of different types of physical education programs. The purpose of this study was to investigate and to compare the effect of a developmentally appropriate music and movement program and of a developmentally appropriate physical education program on the development of jumping and…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Preschool Children, Music, Multivariate Analysis
State Legislative Leaders Foundation, Centerville, MA. – 1995
In 1993, the State Legislative Leaders Foundation launched a research project, "State Legislative Leaders: Keys To Effective Legislation for Children and Families." This report documents the findings of the project involving 177 of the most influential Republican and Democratic state legislature leaders from all 50 states. For more than…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs, Children
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