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Berg, Ivar – Journal of Higher Education, 1972
Higher education degrees do not necessarily command higher salaries and more interesting jobs. (HS)
Descriptors: College Graduates, Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Labor Market
Marion County Schools, Fairmont, WV. – 1991
A plan is provided for a lesson on disk operating systems (DOS) for managers. Twenty-five lesson objectives are listed, followed by suggestions for learning activities and special resources. In the presentation section, key points and content are provided for 25 instructional topics that correspond to the 25 lesson objectives. The topics are as…
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs
Isaac, Gayle; Moore, Brian – School Business Affairs, 2011
Preparing for every possible contingency seems daunting, but with teamwork and some help from the government, it's almost do-able. There is a great system out there that will help business professionals and educators develop a strong, effective emergency preparedness plan. If they haven't done a good job of implementing a solid emergency response…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Information Sources, Guidelines, Crisis Management
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Dahlbeck, Johan – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
In this article I will investigate a perceived tension in Swedish early childhood education (ECE) policy between reevaluating certain foundational claims on the one hand and following universal moral commands on the other. I ask the question; how is it that certain commonly held assumptions are being debunked and others left undisturbed in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy
Park, Ji-Hyun – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Syntactic (i.e., grammatical) complexity refers to the range and the degree of sophistication of the forms that appear in language production (Ortega, 2003). This concept has long been regarded as an important construct of language proficiency and has been actively investigated in the field of second language (L2) writing. Syntactic complexity is…
Descriptors: Syntax, Writing Skills, Difficulty Level, Language Proficiency
Sanaphre Villanueva, Monica – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The goal of this study is to provide an inventory of the Analytic Causative constructions that were in use in Peninsular Spanish from the 12th to the 16th centuries from the constructional perspective of Cognitive Grammar. A detailed profile of each construction was made including its constructional schema along with relevant semantic, syntactic,…
Descriptors: Semantics, Semiotics, Grammar, Language
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dos Santos Lopes, Maísa Soares; Gomes, Iago Pacheco; Trindade, Roque M. P.; da Silva, Alzira F.; de C. Lima, Antonio C. – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2017
Remote robotics laboratories have been successfully used for engineering education. However, few of them use mobile robots to to teach computer science. This article describes a mobile robot Control and Programming Environment (CPE) and its pedagogical applications. The system comprises a remote laboratory for robotics, an online programming tool,…
Descriptors: Robotics, Programming, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Kuczynski, Leon; Kochanska, Grazyna – 1990
Relationships between the function and content of maternal interventions to control their toddlers' behavior and behavior problems and compliance in the child's fifth year were studied. Naturalistic observation of 51 dyads consisting of depressed and nondepressed mothers and their children who were 1.5 to 3.5 years old at the time of first…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Behavior Problems, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center. – 1991
The Learning Activity Packets (LAPs) contained in this manual are designed to assist the beginning user in understanding DOS (Disk Operating System). LAPs will not work with any version below DOS Version 3.0 and do not address the enhanced features of versions 4.0 or higher. These elementary activities cover only the DOS commands necessary to…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities
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von Hippel, Paul T. – Sociological Methods & Research, 2020
When using multiple imputation, users often want to know how many imputations they need. An old answer is that 2-10 imputations usually suffice, but this recommendation only addresses the efficiency of point estimates. You may need more imputations if, in addition to efficient point estimates, you also want standard error (SE) estimates that would…
Descriptors: Computation, Error of Measurement, Data Analysis, Children
MacFarland, Thomas W.; Hou, Cheng-I – 1989
The purpose of this tutorial is to provide the basic information needed for success with SPSS/PC+ Studentware, a student version of the statistical analysis software offered by SPSS, Inc., for the IBM PC+ and compatible computers. It is intended as a convenient summary of how to organize and conduct the most common computer-based statistical…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Chi Square, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education
Zambon, Franco – 1997
This study sought to determine a useful frequency for refreshing students' memories of complex procedures that involved a formal computer language. Students were required to execute the Microsoft Disc Operating System (MS-DOS) commands for "copy,""backup," and "restore." A total of 126 college students enrolled in six…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Literacy, Higher Education, Learning Processes
Wagstaff, Charlene – 1987
This course curriculum is intended for community college instructors and administrators to use in implementing an operating systems course. A student's course syllabus provides this information: credit hours, catalog description, prerequisites, required texts, instructional process, objectives, student evaluation, and class schedule. A student…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Computer Science, Computer Science Education
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Daliri, Ayoub; Murray, Elizabeth S. Heller; Blood, Anne J.; Burns, James; Noordzij, J. Pieter; Nieto-Castanon, Alfonso; Tourville, Jason A.; Guenther, Frank H. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2020
Purpose: Adductor spasmodic dysphonia (ADSD), the most common form of spasmodic dysphonia, is a debilitating voice disorder characterized by hyperactivity and muscle spasms in the vocal folds during speech. Prior neuroimaging studies have noted excessive brain activity during speech in participants with ADSD compared to controls. Speech involves…
Descriptors: Voice Disorders, Brain, Speech, Auditory Perception
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Schulte, Paige L. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2005
Total Physical Response (TPR), developed by James Asher, is defined as a teaching technique whereby a learner responds to language input with body motions. Performing a chant or the game "Robot" is an example of a TPR activity, where the teacher commands her robots to do some task in the classroom. Acting out stories and giving imperative commands…
Descriptors: Motion, Teaching Methods, Kinesthetic Methods, Elementary Education
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