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Alonso, Maria D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this mixed-methods case study was twofold: first, to explore the 6 exceptional systems of a culture of college readiness supported within 2 No Excuses University elementary schools and identify any patterns or trends that may exist across 4th- and 6th-grade levels, and second, to examine the relationship between these…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Elementary Schools, Reading Achievement, Writing Achievement
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Hart, Cassandra M. D.; Alonso, Emily; Xu, Di; Hill, Michael – Online Learning, 2021
Like all educational institutions, community colleges rapidly shifted to online instruction in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, little is known about what factors shaped individual college responses. This survey of distance education leaders (N = 45) in the California community colleges system aimed to: (a) characterize pre-COVID…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Community Colleges, Distance Education
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Alonso-García, María; de-Cózar-Macías, Óscar D.; Blazquez-Parra, Elidia Beatriz – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2021
Many Industrial Design professionals in Spain have difficulties when it comes to getting a job related to their field. They also have difficulties incorporating into the labor market as what they have learnt as students does not correspond with the demands of the labour market as far as industrial designers are concerned. By using a nationally…
Descriptors: Industrial Arts, Design, Employment Potential, Labor Market
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Castro-Alonso, Juan C.; Wong, Rachel M.; Adesope, Olusola O.; Paas, Fred – Educational Psychology Review, 2021
Multimedia pedagogical agents are on-screen characters that allow users to navigate or learn in multimedia environments. Several agents' characteristics may moderate their instructional effectiveness, including appearance, gender, nonverbal communication, motion, and voice. Here, we conducted a meta-analysis to test hypotheses from diverse…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Multimedia Instruction, Meta Analysis, Instructional Effectiveness
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Yang, Xiaotong; Rahimi, Seyedahmad; Shute, Valerie; Kuba, Renata; Smith, Ginny; Alonso-Fernández, Cristina – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2021
In-game learning supports aim to help students solve game levels (i.e., game-related supports), and connect to underlying content (i.e., content-related and hybrid supports). Students with different levels of prior knowledge may have different needs for in-game supports. In this study, we designed a 2D physics game with game-related,…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Educational Games, Game Based Learning, High School Students
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Schlinger, Henry D., Jr. – Psychological Record, 2010
In their reply to my recent article in this journal, "The Long Good-bye: Why B. F. Skinner's "Verbal Behavior" Is Alive and Well on the 50th Anniversary of Its Publication" (Schlinger, 2008a), Dymond and Alonso-Alvarez (2010) assert that I neglected to mention a controversial debate within behavior analysis about the consistency of Skinner's…
Descriptors: Verbal Stimuli, Interpersonal Relationship, Teaching Methods, Disabilities
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Sessa, Valerie I.; Alonso, Nicole; Farago, Pamela; Schettino, Gaynell; Tacchi, Kelcie; Bragger, Jennifer D. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2017
This chapter describes theory and research demonstrating that the experiences students have within student organizations, and the people with whom they interact within those organizations, are powerful triggers for leader learning and development.
Descriptors: Student Organizations, Student Leadership, Leadership Training
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Alonso, F.; Manrique, D.; Martinez, L.; Vines, J. M. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2011
This paper presents a blended learning approach and a study evaluating instruction in a software engineering-related course unit as part of an undergraduate engineering degree program in computing. In the past, the course unit had a lecture-based format. In view of student underachievement and the high course unit dropout rate, a distance-learning…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Underachievement, Distance Education
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Burgos-Garcia, Antonio; Alonso-Morillejo, Enrique; Pozo-Munoz, Carmen – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
The assessment of needs plays a relevant role in the training for preventing of risks at work into school, as it is a scientific procedure to identify and prioritise problems existing within an educative context. This type of assessment is the starting point for a subsequent planning of the educative interventions that will enable pupils and…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Needs Assessment, Prevention, Risk
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Santos-Martin, D.; Alonso-Martinez, J.; Eloy-Garcia Carrasco, J.; Arnaltes, S. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
The use of wind energy is now an established fact, and many educational institutions are introducing this topic into their engineering studies. Problem-based learning (PBL), as a student-centered instructional approach, has contributed to important developments in engineering education over the last few years. This paper presents the experience of…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Energy, Problem Based Learning, Graduate Students
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McAbee, Emilee R.; Drasgow, Erik; Lowrey, K. Alisa – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
Six deaf adults defined quality of life (QOL) in personal interviews. Questions were based on an eight-domain QOL framework: physical well-being, emotional well-being, interpersonal relations, social inclusion, personal development, material well-being, self-determination, and rights (Schalock & Alonso, 2002). The interview process had three…
Descriptors: Adults, Deafness, Quality of Life, Definitions
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Rodriguez-Sanchez, Emiliano; Patino-Alonso, Maria C.; Mora-Simon, Sara; Gomez-Marcos, Manuel A.; Perez-Penaranda, Anibal; Losada-Baltar, Andres; Garcia-Ortiz, Luis – Gerontologist, 2013
Purpose: To assess, in the context of Primary Health Care (PHC), the effect of a psychological intervention in mental health among caregivers (CGs) of dependent relatives. Design and Methods: Randomized multicenter, controlled clinical trial. The 125 CGs included in the trial were receiving health care in PHC. Inclusion criteria: Identifying…
Descriptors: Intervention, Caregivers, Mental Health, Primary Health Care
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Alonso, David E.; Warren, Steven E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2005
A study combined 1D (one-dimensional) and 2D (two-dimensional) NMR spectroscopy to solve structural organic problems of three unknowns, which include 2-, 3-, and 4-heptanone. Results showed [to the first power]H NMR and [to the thirteenth power]C NMR signal assignments for 2- and 3-heptanone were more challenging than for 4-heptanone owing to the…
Descriptors: Spectroscopy, Organic Chemistry, Radiology, Nuclear Energy
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Palmer, Donald D. – Hispania, 1971
Descriptors: Characterization, Impressionistic Criticism, Metaphors, Novels
Yatsko, Sarah – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2012
In November 2010, Baltimore's Fund for Education Excellence and the Annie E. Casey Foundation approached the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and requested a case study of the implementation of Baltimore City Public Schools' (City Schools) portfolio strategy. These local foundations were interested in understanding how the district…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, School Districts, Educational Administration
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