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Shargel, Rebecca – Journal of Jewish Education, 2019
This article presents original qualitative research applying paired text study, "havruta" learning, to the secular college classroom. I adapted this method to a first-year seminar in a public university and found that students perceived that "havruta" improved their abilities to verbalize their understandings through reading…
Descriptors: First Year Seminars, Educational Experience, Persuasive Discourse, State Universities
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Whitehead, Kay – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
In early twentieth-century Australia, men managed coeducational state training colleges (equivalent to normal schools) but teacher education programmes for kindergartners were initiatives of the free kindergarten movement and firmly in women's hands. The Kindergarten Training College in Adelaide, South Australia, was established in 1907 with…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Social Class, Kindergarten, Gender Issues
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Bottia, Martha Cecilia; Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin; Jamil, Cayce; Moniz, Kyleigh; Barry, Leanne – Review of Educational Research, 2021
Racially minoritized students in the United States constitute 30% of the U.S. population, but students from these populations represent a smaller proportion of those who earn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate degrees. This disproportionality contributes to race/ethnic income, status, and power inequalities…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, STEM Education
Batalova, Jeanne; Fix, Michael – Migration Policy Institute, 2021
With rising job vacancies and a workforce and society that are aging, the United States already has a reservoir of human capital that is not fully tapped: The millions of U.S.-born and immigrant college graduates who are in jobs requiring no more than a high school credential or who are unemployed. This human capital, if well leveraged, could…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, College Graduates
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Velarde Pierce, Sharon; Haro, Alein Y.; Ayón, Cecilia; Enriquez, Laura E. – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2021
Undocumented students face considerable stressors due to their precarious legal status, economic disadvantages, and social exclusion. Building on a growing body of the literature that has examined the mental health and psychological wellbeing of undocumented students, we disentangle the effects of multiple dimensions of legal vulnerability.…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Mental Health, At Risk Students, Social Support Groups
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Waghid, Y. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
The compelling essays in this issue of the journal take on the often contentious and complex issue of racial affirmative action. I do not wish to repeat the arguments authors offer either in defence or against student admissions to a university on the grounds of race, (dis)advantage, class, gender, and so on. Rather, I wish to respond to a…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Admission, Admission Criteria, Student Diversity
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Quadlin, Natasha; Conwell, Jordan A. – Sociology of Education, 2021
This article assesses the relationships between race, gender, and parental college savings. Some prior studies have investigated race differences in parental college savings, yet none have taken an intersectional approach, and most of these studies were conducted with cohorts of students who predate key demographic changes among U.S. college goers…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Money Management, Paying for College, Longitudinal Studies
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Mgqwashu, E. M. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
This article offers a critical reflection upon underlying theoretical and philosophical inclinations which manifest themselves through the type of courses introduced in higher education institutions to meet what is perceived to be students' educational needs. Given the fact that this article seeks to promote an understanding of the nature of…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Higher Education, Educational Needs, Social Class
Ricks, Jonathan Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
A college education is an essential component to obtaining many successful careers which lead to financial stability. Entering college can be a stressful transition that involves academic, emotional, and social adjustments for adolescents, and can be especially challenging for first-generation college students. A wealth of research has found that…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Phenomenology, Qualitative Research, Student Characteristics
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Yu, Renzhe; Li, Qiujie; Fischer, Christian; Doroudi, Shayan; Xu, Di – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2020
In higher education, predictive analytics can provide actionable insights to diverse stakeholders such as administrators, instructors, and students. Separate feature sets are typically used for different prediction tasks, e.g., student activity logs for predicting in-course performance and registrar data for predicting long-term college success.…
Descriptors: Prediction, Accuracy, College Students, Success
Smahi, Mohamed – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Social Media has been a worldwide phenomenon for the last ten years. This phenomenon became an important component of many people's daily lives. Social media has also been a vital tool for several governmental institutions and business organizations. However, the higher education industry is believed to have remained behind as far as the fast…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Kurlaender, Michal; Cohen, Kramer – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2019
The Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC), implemented in California in 2014-15 as part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, is designed to evaluate students' levels of college and career readiness. Student scores on the Smarter Balanced Assessment are currently used for both accountability and school improvement…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, College Readiness, Academic Achievement, High School Students
Holzman, Brian; Gul, Mehreen; Salazar, Esmeralda Sánchez; Kennedy, Camila Cigarroa – Houston Education Research Consortium, 2020
Part 3 of the Houston Longitudinal Study on the Transition to College and Work (HLS) examined: (1) Supply and demand for labor in the Houston area and Texas, including an examination of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) "60×30TX" strategic plan; (2) In-demand occupations and skills in the Houston area; and (3) Early…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Urban Areas, Supply and Demand, Demand Occupations
Holzman, Brian; Gul, Muhreen; Salazar, Esmeralda Sánchez; Kennedy, Camila Cigarroa – Houston Education Research Consortium, 2020
This document is the appendices for "Transitioning to College and Work Part III: Labor Market Analysis in Houston and Texas." The report examined: (1) Supply and demand for labor in the Houston area and Texas, including an examination of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) "60×30TX" strategic plan; (2)…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Urban Areas, Supply and Demand, Wages
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Du, Yanxia – English Language Teaching, 2018
Flipped classroom is now one of the most highly valued models in universities. From domestic and foreign research, flipped classroom can provide language input for students' autonomous learning via modern information technology, which creates more opportunities for classroom output activities and eventually can effectively improve the teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Homework
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