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McDaniel, Sara – Journal of Correctional Education, 2015
Detained youth require positive, effective, and efficient interventions to reduce recidivism and negative youth outcomes. Juvenile justice research has focused primarily on strategies and interventions for youth in long-term detention centers, while short-term facilities have been generally overlooked. Youth detained in short-term facilities,…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Juvenile Justice, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Ojo, O.A.; Adu, E.O. – South African Journal of Education, 2018
The effectiveness of the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning is germane to the recent educational innovations in South Africa. The study examined the level of availability and utilisation of ICT facilities by teachers and students in high schools in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa as well as the…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Information Technology, High Schools, Foreign Countries
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Meurer, Simone Teresinha; Lopes, Aline Cristine Souza; Almeida, Fabio Araujo; Mendonça, Raquel de Deus; Benedetti, Tânia Rosane Bertoldo – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the VAMOS strategy (Health-Improving Active Life) in improving physical activity (PA), dietary habits, and anthropometric variables of primary health care (PHC) users in Brazil. A randomized controlled community trial was conducted at two units of the Health Academy Program (HAP; a service provided…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Programs, Physical Activity Level, Dietetics
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Gutiérrez-Carreón, Gustavo; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Jorba, Josep; Peña-Gomar, Mary-Carmen – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2020
Aim/Purpose: The current study was conducted to investigate the students' perceived satisfaction with the use of a semantic-based online laboratory, which provides students with a search mechanism for laboratory resources, such as instruments and devices. Background: The increasing popularity of using online teaching labs, as an important element…
Descriptors: Semantics, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
O'Leary, Keith – Facilities Manager, 2012
A growing number of educational institutions have discovered that a guided self-assessment solution helps them to consistently and cost-effectively obtain facility condition information and make better-informed capital planning decisions. Facility self-assessment employs a consistent, repeatable process for internal staff to quickly assess assets…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Planning, Cost Effectiveness
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Lin, Chun-Yu; Huang, Chung-Kai; Ko, Chao-Jung – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
With advances in information and communication technology, blended learning has become an effective approach for highlighting disciplinary effects and accommodating student population diversity. Faculty members in business schools have developed an understanding of design approaches that have evolved and selected appropriate designs for blended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
Olubor, Roseline O.; Inua, Ofe I. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2015
The authors examined the sources of funding early childhood education in existence in Nigeria with a view towards suggesting alternative sources to boost the revenue base for school effectiveness. The diminishing culture of the extended family system and the need for both parents to be in employment coupled with the need to provide access and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Alizadeh, Iman – Cogent Education, 2018
This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of an English Language Teaching (ELT) program at a language institute in Iran from learners' perspective. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using a questionnaire and semi-structured interviews. The analysis of the quantitative data showed that the learners found the reading, writing,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Moqadam-Tabrizi, Mehdi – Online Submission, 2018
Technological developments have attracted the attention of educational stakeholders around the globe and tempted them to incorporate these developments into their decisions in training students. Rural areas, on the other hand, have suffered from deprivation and unavailability of educationally relevant instruments and gadgets in education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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McCulley, Yvette; Gillespie, Catherine; Murr, Anne H. – Journal of Correctional Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of text-to-speech computer software in prison educational centers. Incarcerated adult learners with low literacy skills in two midwestern incarceration facilities used adaptive technology for a 5-month period. A statistically significant difference was found between pretest and posttest…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Correctional Institutions, Adult Literacy, Literacy Education
Blanton, Anthony Shane – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The Mississippi Association of Independent Schools was born out of the turbulent years of the Civil Rights Era. "Plessy v. Ferguson" in 1896 had established the doctrine of separate but equal facilities, including schools. While the decision in "Brown v. Board of Education," handed down by the Supreme Court in 1954, ruled that…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Equal Education, Access to Education, School Segregation
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Zulch, Debbie; Saunders, Rosemary; Peters, Judith; Quinlivan, Julie – International Journal of Training Research, 2016
This paper explores the impact of a student learning activity involving service learning. As part of a vocational course in the Academy of Health Sciences at a Western Australian TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institute, Allied Health Assistant (AHA) students participated in a service learning program focused on work-based learning in…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Allied Health Occupations Education, Qualitative Research, Quality of Life
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Ofoegbu, Felicia I.; Alonge, Hezekiah O. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The purpose of the study was mainly to identify the major sources and utilization of internally generated financial revenue by Nigerian University administrators. The population of the study consisted of all the 102 university administrators from the seventeen Federal Universities in Southern Nigeria. Descriptive statistics and Pearson Product…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Income, Educational Finance
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Panigrahi, Manas Ranjan – International Journal of Instruction, 2014
The study aims to investigate the relationship of School Effectiveness with regard to classroom teaching at primary level of education. The objectives of the study were to identify the more-effective and less-effective schools; to find out the differences between more-effective and less-effective schools in relation to physical facilities, Head…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Elementary Schools, Elementary Education
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Ghavifekr, Simin; Rosdy, Wan Athirah Wan – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2015
Integration of Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) will assist teachers to the global requirement to replace traditional teaching methods with a technology-based teaching and learning tools and facilities. In Malaysia, ICT is considered as one of the main elements in transforming the country to the future development. The Ministry of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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