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Sutton, Julie E.; Huws, Jaci C.; Burton, Christopher R. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
This qualitative study develops a programme theory demonstrating the complexity embedded in sleep hygiene education (SHE) as an intervention to improve sleep problems in children with developmental disabilities. In co-design workshops, eight parents and six sleep practitioners deliberated themes developed from findings of an earlier exploratory…
Descriptors: Sleep, Children, Developmental Disabilities, Workshops
Burke, Lindsey; Bedrick, Jason – EdChoice, 2018
In 2014, Florida became the second state to enact education savings accounts (ESAs), a relatively new form of educational choice that empowers families to utilize state funding to customize K-12 schooling options beyond just private school tuition, which is all that's allowable under a more traditional voucher program. Now called the Gardiner…
Descriptors: Money Management, Parents, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance
VanTassel-Baska, Joyce; Baska, Ariel – Prufrock Press Inc., 2019
This updated third edition of "Curriculum Planning and Instructional Design for Gifted Learners": (1) Is a guide to designing curriculum for the gifted at any level of learning and in any subject area; (2) Addresses the need to differentiate at all levels in the design process; (3) Shows how to customize curriculum for advanced learners;…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Standards, Science Education, Gifted
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Lokey-Vega, Anissa; Stephens, Stephanee – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2019
Variation in definitions and models of personalized learning has created confusion and disagreement among practitioners and scholars. However, personalized learning continues to be broadly promoted and funded within schools. This paper offers an inclusive definition of what is happening within the personalized learning movement and aims to be…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Individualized Education Programs, Definitions, Teaching Methods
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Wille, Celina G.; Garcia, Zuri; Garcia-Pabón, José L. – Journal of Extension, 2019
A statewide need for Latino cultural competency training for Utah State University (USU) Extension personnel was identified. The solution involved the collaborative efforts of our team of two USU Extension faculty members and one Washington State University (WSU) Extension faculty member on adaption and customization of a needs assessment tool and…
Descriptors: Interstate Programs, Cultural Awareness, Extension Agents, State Universities
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Phillips, Marion; Hawkins, Rachel; Lunsford, Jane; Sinclair-Pearson, Andrew – Open Learning, 2004
New technology within Open and Distance learning (ODL) provides new opportunities for the delivery of learner support resources. Mass customization techniques offer the advantages of efficient production combined with the development of a learning experience precisely tailored for the individual's study requirements. In this article, we discuss…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Learning Experience, Distance Education
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Marks, Melanie Beth; Haug, James C.; Huckabee, W. Allen – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
A survey was administered to undergraduate business students to gain insight into 34 factors influencing satisfaction, divided into curriculum matters, interaction between faculty and students, and activities beyond coursework. Students expressed a desire for experienced faculty, degree customization, and career paths through internships, with…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study
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Berghel, Hal; Berleant, Daniel; Foy, Thomas; McGuire, Marcus – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1999
Information customization is a client-side activity designed to pick up where information filtering leaves off. This article describes a vision of information customization and chronicles the development of a proof-of-concept prototype, Cyberbrowser, for customizing information on the Web. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Information Management, Internet, Online Searching
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Almutlaq, Hajar; Martella, Ronald C. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often experience social and communication skill deficits. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using a social story delivered through an iPad application to enhance giving compliments in three elementary-aged students with ASD. The social story was modified with written…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Rating Scales
Curry, Cynthia – National Center on Accessible Educational Materials, 2018
A digital educational material or technology is accessible when a learner with a disability "is afforded the opportunity to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a learner without a disability in an equally effective and equally integrated manner, with substantially equivalent ease of…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational Technology, Students with Disabilities
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Shough, Evan M.; Stetson, Beth; Walton, Aubree L.; Tankersley, Kaimee – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
The growing popularity of Master of Accounting programs can be attributed to multiple factors, but the states' adoption of the 150-credit hour educational prerequisite for Certified Public Accountant licensure was clearly influential in stimulating enrollment growth. Despite the growth and importance of Master of Accounting programs, comparative…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Masters Programs, Accounting
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Martinez, Margaret – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2001
Examines how learning orientation (meta-level learner-difference profiles) accounts for significant variance, effects, and interactions in a Web learning environment. Results demonstrate useful ways to differentiate the audience before designing solutions and environments that carefully consider the impact of emotions and intentions on learning.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Instructional Design
Goldsby, Constance – 1988
Development of a standardized curriculum and customized test for mathematics is described. Because of the diversity of the New York City school system, a centrally-planned curriculum became a necessity for continuity and quality. The present mathematics curriculum has been in existence since 1982, and is both comprehensive and cyclical. Five…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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Firestone, William A.; Nagle, Brianna – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1995
When New Jersey passed the Quality Education Act to equalize expenditures between rich and poor school districts, it increased regulatory oversight for its 30 poorest districts. The oversight system, the burdens it created for districts, and the political control are described. The new system is evaluated as moderately effective. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods
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Razzak, Rima Abdul; Hasan, Zuheir; Stephen, Arpan – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2020
Since its inception, the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences (CMMS) at the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) has adopted the problem based (PBL) pedagogy in Medicine relying on paper-based trigger material. However, delivery of such paper-based triggers during tutorial sessions was not optimal to promote medical student interactivity and…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Problem Based Learning, Information Storage, Instructional Effectiveness
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