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Education Commission of the States, 2020
The population of English learners (ELs) in K-12 schools continues to grow. Between the 2009-10 and 2014-15 school years, the percentage of English learners increased in over half of the states, and in 2017, English learners made up 10.1% of the total student population. Research suggests that in their transition to English, non-native speakers…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Weah, Wokie; Pope, Marcus – New Directions for Youth Development, 2013
Making sound decisions in funding youth-serving organizations can be greatly enhanced by implementing a comprehensive and inclusive learning process that embraces the perspectives of and input from a variety of stakeholders, including program staff and leadership, various community partners, and, most important, the youth. Youthprise effectively…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Grants, Recreational Facilities, Foundation Programs
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Mundia, Lawrence; Shahrill, Masitah – SAGE Open, 2018
Human resource development is one of the major goals of Brunei's current development plan to be achieved under Wawasan 2035 policy. The University of Brunei Darussalam's foundation program aims to increase students' access to higher education among disadvantaged and underrepresented groups. The present field survey investigated how the coping…
Descriptors: Coping, Help Seeking, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Luckett, Kathy; Hunma, Aditi – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
This paper addresses the problem of curriculum design in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and more specifically the challenge of designing foundation courses for first-generation or "disadvantaged" learners. Located in the social realist school of the sociology of education studies that builds on the legacy of Basil Bernstein, we…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Humanities, Social Sciences, Foundation Programs
Coe, Dennis Randal – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which the foundation program was an adequate and equitable funding mechanism for public schools in the state of Alabama. This study analyzed funding and academic data and evaluated adequacy and equity through the lenses of poverty, geographic location, local tax effort, and type of school…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Foundation Programs, Public Schools, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Inoue-Smith, Yukiko – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Offerings of online courses continue to increase in higher education settings, as institutions attempt to meet students' (and faculty members') increasing demands for online access. How do pre-service teachers perceive online education? This paper reports the results of a questionnaire-based survey addressing this issue. The questionnaire focused…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Internet, Online Courses
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Kirby, Nicola Frances; Dempster, Edith Roslyn – International Journal of Science Education, 2014
The Foundation Programme of the Centre for Science Access at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa provides access to tertiary science studies to educationally disadvantaged students who do not meet formal faculty entrance requirements. The low number of students proceeding from the programme into mainstream is of concern, particularly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Disadvantaged Schools, Regression (Statistics)
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Herrera, Helena; Brown, David; Portlock, Jane – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
The foundation degree is an intermediate-level qualification designed to widen participation in higher education while providing work-related skills and knowledge. It has a vocational focus and a pedagogic approach that integrates academic and work-based learning. Research into opportunities and the process of learning within foundation degrees is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Student Development, Medical Students
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McMurchy-Pilkington, Colleen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2013
This paper considers the question: What constitutes an optimal learning environment for Maori learners in foundation programmes? Using Kaupapa Maori methodology, nearly 100 adult Maori (Indigenous) students in Aotearoa/New Zealand were interviewed from a range of tertiary providers of foundation programmes. State-funded foundation programmes that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Interviews, Adult Students
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Davis, Dannielle Joy; Chaney, Cassandra; Edwards, LaWanda; Thompson-Rogers, G. Kaye; Gines, Kathryn T. – Negro Educational Review, 2012
In this article we describe the experiences of Black women academics who participated in one or more of the following programs geared towards supporting the research and professional development of faculty: (a) the Sisters of the Academy's (SOTA) Research Boot Camp; (b) the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's Faculty Success…
Descriptors: Females, Foundation Programs, Faculty Development, Professional Development
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Pedrosa-de-Jesus, Helena; Moreira, Aurora; Lopes, Betina; Watts, Mike – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2014
Background: Critical thinking is one of the very highest orders of cognitive abilities and a key competency in higher education. Asking questions is an important component of rich learning experiences, structurally embedded in the operations of critical thinking. Our clear sense is that critical thinking and, within that, critical questioning, is…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Critical Thinking, Science Education, Competence
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Roseland, Denise; Volkov, Boris B.; Callow-Heusser, Catherine – New Directions for Evaluation, 2011
In contrast to typical National Science Foundation program evaluations, the Utah State Math Science Partnership-Research, Evaluation and Technical Assistance Project (MSP-RETA) provided technical assistance (TA) in two forms: direct TA for up to 10 projects a year, and professional development sessions for a larger number of project staff. Not…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Mathematics, Sciences, Interdisciplinary Approach
Chingos, Matthew M.; Peterson, Paul E. – Brookings Institution, 2012
In the first study, using a randomized experiment to measure the impact of school vouchers on college enrollment, Matthew Chingos and Paul Peterson, professor of government at Harvard University, examine the college-going behavior through 2011 of students who participated in a voucher experiment as elementary school students in the late 1990s.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Elementary School Students, African Americans, Private Schools
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Sims-Schouten, Wendy; Stittrich-Lyons, Helga – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2014
Traditionally, the status of workers in early childhood services in England has been low. Foundation degrees and the Early Years Professional Status (EYPS, from September 2013 Early Years Teacher Status) were established with a view to improving the skills and standing of early years practitioners. There appears however to be an ongoing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Teachers
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Kirby, Nicola F.; Dempster, Edith R. – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
In South Africa, foundation programmes are a well-established alternative access route to tertiary science study for educationally disadvantaged students. Student access to, and performance in, one such foundation programme has been researched by the authors seeking opportunities to improve student retention. The biology module in particular has…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Academic Discourse, Language of Instruction
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