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Erik B. Schultz; Lee P. Gary Jr. – Online Submission, 2024
This study reviewed the evolving capabilities of hydro-drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) which are used for spraying and cleaning with a focus on water management, and it revealed that the unique capabilities of hydro-drones offered the potential to create challenging and rewarding education and training programs, designed to provide new or…
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, Earth Science, Water Quality, Water
Siao, Daniel H. – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Safety culture is not always uniform in an organization and studying the perceptions of safety culture can help identify inconsistencies that can be detrimental to the goal of safety. A previous quantitative study was conducted in a collegiate aviation department in the U.S. This study measured the students' perceptions of safety culture, and the…
Descriptors: College Students, Flight Training, Safety Education, Student Attitudes
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Shamsuzzoha, Ahm; Toshev, Rayko; Vu Tuan, Viet; Kankaanpaa, Timo; Helo, Petri – Interactive Learning Environments, 2021
This study evaluates the use of virtual reality (VR) platforms, which is an integrated part of the digital factory for an industrial training and maintenance system. The digital factory-based VR platform provides an intuitive and immersive human-computer interface, which can be an efficient tool for industrial training and maintenance services.…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Industrial Training, Computer Uses in Education, Man Machine Systems
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Tummons, Jonathan – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2023
Drawing on interim findings from an ethnography of a cycle mechanics' workshop, this article demonstrates how the work of the mechanics rests on not only specific and contextualised craft expertise but also on distributed networks of both people and things, within which highly specialist instances of expertise or competence manifest alongside more…
Descriptors: Mechanics (Process), Mechanical Skills, Cultural Influences, Physical Activities
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Asplund, Stig-Börje; Kilbrink, Nina; Asghari, Hamid – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2022
The importance of students developing the knowledge required to handle different tools and machines is specified in the curriculum of vocational education as well as emphasized in research. However, there are very few studies that focus on the learning processes that take place when teachers and students attend to tools and machines as a…
Descriptors: Machine Tools, Vocational Education, Workshops, Foreign Countries
Elizabeth Regan – ProQuest LLC, 2020
The purpose of this study was to increase microlearning training module usage and completions by 10-15% over a 30-day period by including evaluation in the design and development of a new microlearning training module in the golf equipment industry. Evaluation was conducted using a bespoke evaluation tool, which was designed and developed using…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Evaluation, Microcredentials, Athletics
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Caratiquit, Kevin – Online Submission, 2022
This study aimed to improve learners' academic performance in Computer Troubleshooting and Repair Techniques at Lal-lo National High School by using YouTube videos with teacher-made learning activity sheets as supplementary materials. The study employed a quasi-experimental design, particularly a one-group pretest and posttest design, in which the…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Supplementary Education, Computers
Seth Noacker McKnight – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The purpose of this descriptive study was to examine elementary music teachers' planning times. The existing literature on planning time is scarce and the literature on elementary music teachers' planning time is nearly nonexistent. The following research questions guided the study: (a) How many minutes of planning time do elementary music…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Music Teachers, Music Education, Planning
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Hartmann, Stefan; Güzel, Emre; Gschwendtner, Tobias – Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2023
We investigated the ecological validity of performance measures from a computer-based assessment tool that utilises scripted video vignettes. The intended purpose of this tool is to assess the maintenance and repair skills of automotive technician apprentices, complementing traditional hands-on assessment formats from the German journeymen's…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Computer Assisted Testing, Auto Mechanics, Job Skills
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Panagiotis Lazos; Constantina Stefanidou; Constantine Skordoulis – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2024
The objectives of the present study are to investigate both the history of the collection of scientific instruments from the Maraslean Teaching Center (MTC) and the potential for the collection's use in STEM education programs. Although MTC went by a number of different names during its long history, its institutional goal remained the same:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Science Education History, Laboratory Equipment
Gula, Louie Petere – Online Submission, 2023
This study aimed to identify the factors that lead to ineffective practice and the decreasing motivation of junior high school athletes for physical training in preparation for City Meet and EVRAA. To point out the several factors contributing to the problem, the researcher used the Ishikawa diagram. An Ishikawa diagram is a visual representation…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Athletics, Competition, Student Motivation
Schanzenbach, Diane Whitmore; Turner, Sarah – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2022
Weak labor markets typically lead young workers to invest in skills. High unemployment during COVID diverged from prior downturns: enrollment at community colleges dropped by 9.5 percent between 2019 and 2020, with the drop larger among men. COVID disruptions generated supply-side impacts on courses of study requiring significant capital and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Labor Market, Supply and Demand
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Hickey, Andrew; Pauli-Myler, Tanya; Smith, Carly – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The great possibility of alternative education programs rests in the affront to established conventions that these present for what counts as learning, engagement and the experience of schooling. This paper takes as its point of focus one specific, in-school alternative learning program, and considers the possibilities for student re-engagement…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Risk, Learner Engagement, Transportation
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Stinnett, Brad; Hoover, Donald L.; Cannady, Leah C.; Lyons, Scott; Judge, Lawrence W. – Physical Educator, 2018
High school basketball facilities have long been an integral component of athletics, physical education, and community programs, yet little scientific literature exists on these vital venues. This study assessed components of scholastic basketball venues and analyzed strengths and challenges associated with these facilities. An electronic survey…
Descriptors: Athletes, Team Sports, Physical Education Facilities, Design
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Walls, William H.; Strimel, Greg J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Administration and funding can cause Engineering/Technology Education (ETE) programs to thrive or die. To administrators, the production/prototyping equipment and laboratory setting are often viewed as the features that set ETE apart from other school subjects. A lab is a unique gift as well as a responsibility. If an administrator can see that…
Descriptors: Laboratory Safety, Engineering Education, Technology Education, Laboratories
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