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Waters, Elsa G. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study was an effort to fill a gap in the research about why there are higher drop-out rates for students in online classrooms than students in traditional classrooms. Educators and administrators at online higher education institutions need information with which to address drop-out rates because the decreased number of completed online…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Student Leadership, Leadership Qualities
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Refugio, Craig N.; Bulado, Maria Ilona Elsa A.; Galleto, Patrick G.; Dimalig, Charles Y.; Colina, Dundee G.; Inoferio, Hermie V.; Nocete, Mary Lou R. – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The study investigated the difficulties encountered by Grade 11 teachers in teaching Senior High School General Mathematics, the reasons for the problems, and the strategies employed by teachers in overcoming the challenges with an end view of developing training design. The sequential explanatory mixed methods design was used in the study with…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Grade 11, High School Teachers
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Arreguin-Anderson, Maria G.; Ruiz, Elsa Cantu – Journal of the Association of Mexican American Educators, 2013
The exploration into cultural practices occurring in households has become more fluid and transparent process thanks to the presence of mobile technologies that allow members of a group to capture daily occurrences. This case study explored ways in which three Latino preservice teachers used mobile devices to discover connections between…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Hispanic American Students, Preservice Teachers
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Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Tang, Shifang; Sutton-Jones, Kara L.; Irby, Beverly J.; Tong, Fuhui; Jimenez, David D.; Villarreal, Elsa G. – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2021
Teachers and school district administrators, particularly in the United States, are increasingly turning to teacher virtual professional development (VPD) to stay current and learn new pedagogical knowledge and skills. With more English learners (ELs) entering public school classrooms, it is essential to find effective ways to prepare educators to…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Level, Professional Development, Inservice Teacher Education
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van der Zande, Paul; Waarlo, Arend Jan; Brekelmans, Mieke; Akkerman, Sanne F.; Vermunt, Jan D. – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
Recent developments in the field of genomics will impact the daily practice of biology teachers who teach genetics in secondary education. This study reports on the first results of a research project aimed at enhancing biology teacher knowledge for teaching genetics in the context of genetic testing. The increasing body of scientific knowledge…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Testing, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Educational Practices
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
Tornatzky, Louis G.; Macias, Elsa E.; Jenkins, Davis; Solis, Carlos – Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, 2006
One of the generally accepted premises of current economic thinking is that a large and expanding proportion of growth is tied to what has come to be known as the "knowledge economy" or equivalently, the innovation sector. Despite recent U.S. Census Bureau data indicating that Latinos now constitute the largest minority group of the U.S.…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Policy Analysis, Information Technology, Hispanic Americans
Bloom, John W.; Walz, Garry R. – 2000
This book is designed to assist counselors in becoming better informed about cybercounseling so that they can decide for themselves what their personal opinion is on its worth and use. It describes current practices that will give a glimpse as to the behavioral health professions in the future. The book contains the following chapters: (1)…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Career Development, Certification, Counseling
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Pollard-Durodola, Sharolyn D.; Mathes, Patricia G.; Vaughn, Sharon; Cardenas-Hagan, Elsa; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia – Topics in Language Disorders, 2006
Components of first-grade intervention programs that addressed oral language and listening comprehension instruction within an intensive literacy intervention for native Spanish-speaking students struggling with reading difficulties are described. Findings for the intervention are based on 4 large-scale experimental studies (published elsewhere)…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Grade 1, Reading Difficulties
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC. – 1972
Five years have elapsed since the International Conference on Malnutrition, Learning, and Behavior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The present Seminar was held to examine progress since then. The following papers were presented and discussed: "Malnutrition and the Nervous System," Donald B. Cheek, A. B. Holt, and E. D. Mellits;…
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Behavior Development, Cognitive Development, Ecology
Dickinson, David K., Ed.; Neuman, Susan B., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Current research increasingly highlights the role of early literacy in young children's development--and informs practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. This handbook presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the early years. Volume 2 provides additional perspectives on important topics…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged Youth, Second Language Learning
Van Tol, Joan E., Ed. – 1988
Law review and journal articles on sexual harassment in higher education are presented along with policies and procedures from selected universities and organizations, guidance on drafting policies, and a selected bibliography. The following law review and journal articles are presented: "Recent Legal Developments in Sexual Harassment"…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Problems, College Administration, College Role
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Vaughn, Sharon; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia; Mathes, Patricia G.; Cirino, Paul T.; Carlson, Coleen D.; Pollard-Durodola, Sharolyn D.; Cardenas-Hagan, Elsa; Francis, David J. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2006
The effectiveness of an explicit, systematic reading intervention for first-grade students whose home language was Spanish and who were at risk for reading difficulties was examined. Participants were 69 students in 20 classrooms in 7 schools from 3 districts who initially did not pass the screening in Spanish and were randomly assigned within…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Reading Difficulties, Reading Skills, Language of Instruction
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Bathurst, Effie G.; Blackwood, Paul E.; Mackintosh, Helen K.; Schneider, Elsa – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1949
This bulletin is for those who sincerely want to understand the nature of a modern elementary school program. It presents a point of view, offers many illustrations of what happens in a classroom in the course of a school day, and interprets what children do, say, and learn as they work together with their teacher. Education should consist of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary School Curriculum, Educational Principles, Class Activities
Bathurst, Effie, G.; Blough, Glenn O. – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1952
"Schools at Work in 48 States" is a record of a cooperative study made over a period of two and a half years by nine staff members of the elementary school section of the Office of Education, with the advice and help of their co-workers. Such a study requires that the group of persons working together arrive at some commonly accepted…
Descriptors: School Activities, Elementary Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Workshops
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