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Ramírez-Montoya, María-Soledad, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Educational strategies have evolved over the years, due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. The "Handbook of Research on Driving STEM Learning with Educational Technologies" is an authoritative…
Descriptors: Guides, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Koulis, Theodoro; Ramsay, James O.; Levitin, Daniel J. – Psychometrika, 2008
Recent advances in data recording technology have given researchers new ways of collecting on-line and continuous data for analyzing input-output systems. For example, continuous response digital interfaces are increasingly used in psychophysics. The statistical problem related to these input-output systems reduces to linking time-varying…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Data Analysis, Calculus, Item Response Theory
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Ostry, David J.; And Others – Developmental Psychology, 1984
Pulsed ultrasound was used to study tongue movements in the speech of children from 3 to 11 years of age. Speech data attained were characteristic of systems that can be described by second-order differential equations. Relationships observed in these systems may indicate that speech control involves tonic and phasic muscle inputs. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Kinetics, Motion, Speech
Toutkoushian, Robert K. – 1994
This paper examines issues involved in selecting a strategy that could be carried out by institutions to achieve salary equity between male and female faculty. It compares potential strategies based on equity of salary adjustments, political constraints, cost to the institution, and whether the plan removes inequities. Steps in determining…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Models, Problem Solving
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Addi-Raccah, Audrey; Mazawi, Andre Elias – Educational Studies, 2004
A major shortcoming of macro-spatial research undertaken to date in Israel pertains to the neglect of state investment-related measures and the extent to which they mediate unequal opportunities to learn (OTL) and educational opportunities between localities. In the present study, OTL refer to class size and high-school tracking patterns.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Credentials, Structural Equation Models, Jews
Sanber, Shukri R.; Millman, Jason – 1987
This paper summarizes and analyzes data from studies of differential validity and differential prediction for blacks versus whites and females versus males. Forty studies on racial differences and 53 on gender differences were selected from searches of the ERIC, PsychInfo, and Dissertation Abstracts International databases; Buros' Mental…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Females
Kirshner, David, Ed. – 1994
This volume contains the full text of 2 plenary papers and 26 research reports. In addition, brief, usually one-page, reports are provided for 6 discussion groups, 10 technology focus groups, 7 symposiums, 7 oral presentations, and 17 position sessions. The two full plenary reports are: (1) "Problems of Reification: Representations and…
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Secondary Education, Epistemology, Functions (Mathematics)
Hertzog, Christopher; And Others – 1985
This investigation used data from the 28-year-old New York Longitudinal Study to examine the relationship between various negative emotional and behavioral characteristics (e.g., aggression, anxiety, undercompliance, depressive mood) and adjustment. A total of 133 white, middle-class children were rated on these negative characteristics from…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Aggression, Anxiety
Lewis, J. C. – 1986
This study examined differences in predicting achievement by sex on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) from the verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal scores on the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT). The sample (n=10,000) consisted of all students in Grades 2, 5, and 8 who completed both tests in fall 1984. Examinations of means and standard…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Grade 2, Grade 5
Bird, Ronald E. – 1985
This paper describes an initial effort to provide a carefully reasoned, factually based, systematic analysis of teacher pay in comparison to pay in other occupations available to college-educated workers. It also reports on the sensitivity of these salary comparison estimates to differences in certain characteristics of the labor force, such as…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Demography, Economic Research, Educational Economics