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Whitehouse, Hilary; Taylor, Marie; Evans, Neus; Doyle, Tanya; Sellwood, Juanita; Zee, Ruth – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This is a researched account of an offshore coral reef education partnership formed during a time of rapid environmental change (the coral bleaching events in the years 2015 to 2017). The aim of the partnership is to encourage a learning connection with Sea Country. Framed as civic environmentalism, this article explores the dimensions of practice…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Marine Education, Climate
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Evans, Brent J.; Nguyen, Tuan D.; Tener, Brent B.; Thomas, Chanell L. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2017
In examining national data on Federal Pell Grant eligibility in the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS), we were puzzled to discover that many students who appear to have eligible Expected Family Contributions (EFCs) do not receive the award. We use institutional data from a large public university to understand and enumerate changes…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Student Financial Aid, Eligibility
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Evans, G. R. – Higher Education Review, 2016
The part of the higher education sector in the United Kingdom in which providers are not publicly-funded (including for-profit, not-for-profit and charitable) has been expanding considerably under Government encouragement. This paper aims to clarify the practical and public policy issues now emerging, by tracing the history of the emergence of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change
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McDougall, Janette; Evans, Jan; Baldwin, Patricia – Remedial and Special Education, 2010
This study examined the relationship between self-determination and perceived quality of life for youth and young adults with chronic conditions and disabilities over time. A total of 34 individuals completed the "Life Satisfaction Index-Adolescents" and the "Arc's Self-Determination Scale" at study baseline and again 1 year…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Disabilities, Young Adults
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Evans, Brian R. – Mathematics Educator, 2011
Providing students in urban settings with quality teachers is important for student achievement. This study examined the differences in content knowledge, attitudes toward mathematics, and teacher efficacy among several different types of alternatively certified teachers in a sample from the New York City Teaching Fellows program in order to…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers
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Stirrup, Julie; Evans, John; Davies, Brian – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Drawing on the theoretical work of the British sociologist Basil Bernstein, this paper documents how learning is structured and organised through play in three Early Years Education (EYE) settings catering for children aged three to five in England, UK. Its data address current issues raised within EYE research relating to "quality and high…
Descriptors: Play, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Social Class
Evans-Whipp, Tracy; Mundy, Lisa; Canterford, Louise; Patton, George – Australian Government Department of Education and Training, 2017
There is a growing consensus amongst policy makers, education professionals, researchers, and the public that a modern education system should develop a 'whole child' providing a balanced set of cognitive, social and emotional skills to face the challenges of an increasingly uncertain and volatile world. Social and emotional development are…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Development, Emotional Development, Middle School Students
Herrington, Tony; Herrington, Jan – Information Science Publishing, 2006
As greater accountability in higher education grows, authentic learning has found a prominent place in the education agenda. Technology continues to open up possibilities for innovative and effective learning opportunities, and students and teachers are no longer happy to accept familiar classroom-based pedagogies that rely on content delivery and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Environment, Student Centered Curriculum, Graduate Study
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Reagan, Emilie Mitescu; Schram, Thomas; McCurdy, Kathryn; Chang, Te-Hsin; Evans, Carla M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
Summative performance assessments in teacher education, such as the Performance Assessment for California Teachers (PACT) and the edTPA, have been heralded through polices intended to enhance the quality of the teaching profession and raise its stature among other professions. However, the development and implementation of the PACT, and…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Policy, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation
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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Evans, Moon Y. Q.; Rudasill, Kathleen M.; Yildiz, Suleyman – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined the concurrent contributions of parent-child and teacher-child relationship quality to Turkish children's antisocial behaviour, with a specific focus on the moderating role of teacher-child relationships (closeness and conflict) on parent-child relationships when predicting antisocial behaviour. Participants were 94…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Antisocial Behavior
Evans, Dwayne E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explored the significance of African American students' trust of teachers and its impact on student engagement in school. It also focused on the potential impact of teachers' race on student-teacher trust relationships. Research for this study used a cross-sectional approach. Interviews were conducted with 22 students of…
Descriptors: African American Students, High School Students, Trust (Psychology), Learner Engagement
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Ishimine, Karin; Wilson, Rachel; Evans, David – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2010
This study investigated the relationships and interactions between childcare quality (Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale-Revised edition [ECERS-R]/Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale-Extension [ECERS-E]) and children's social skills (SSRS) in different sociodemographic areas within one Australian city. Multiple regression analysis…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Interaction, Multiple Regression Analysis, Interpersonal Competence
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Evans, Linda – Professional Development in Education, 2010
Since 2003, doctoral education has become a key feature within the remit of the Bologna Process. Perceived as a crucial link between the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area, it is perceived as the cornerstone upon which will be built Europe's future world-class research excellence. Yet consideration of how European…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Academic Degrees, National Standards
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Evans, Brian R. – Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification, 2013
It is important for new teachers in alternative certification programs to ensure all of their students receive quality education, particularly in mathematics education. Mathematics is a gatekeeper subject in which strong quantitative skills lead to increased opportunities. This article addressed support new alternative certification teachers need…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Beginning Teachers, Disproportionate Representation, Mathematics Education
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Gundersen, David E.; Jennings, Susan Evans; Dunn, Deborah; Fisher, Warren; Kouliavtsev, Mikhail; Rogers, Violet – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) describes their accreditation as the "hallmark of business education." According to information at BestBizSchools.com (n.d.), "AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Being AACSB accredited means a business…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Business Administration Education, Educational Quality, Professional Associations
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