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Buell, Martha J.; Hooper, Alison; Hallam, Rena A.; Han, Myae – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2018
Background: Family Child Care (FCC) is an important sector of the early care and education system, and is included in most state-wide Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS). The sparse data on the literacy opportunities available in FCC are concerning from a QRIS perspective. Currently, there are no data on the relationship between global,…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Child Care, Family Environment, Correlation
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Al-Motlaq, Mohammad A.; Abuidhail, Jamila; Salameh, Taghreed; Awwad, Wesam – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Objective: To develop an instrument to study family-centred care (FCC) in traditional open bay Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). Methods: The development process involved constructing instrument's items, establishing content validity by an expert panel and testing the instrument for validity and reliability with a convenience sample of 25…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neonates, Medical Services, Program Implementation
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Lo, Yafen; Yen, Shu-Chen; Duh, Shinchieh – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
High-impact educational practices can promote student involvement and learning outcomes, but are rarely tested in the community college setting--where involvement is a typical challenge to student success. For Family Child Care (FCC) providers, who tend to be older and overworked, higher-education training can be especially difficult. The present…
Descriptors: Child Care, Family (Sociological Unit), Communities of Practice, Professional Development
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Newsome, Rachel N.; Trelle, Alexandra N.; Fidalgo, Celia; Hong, Bryan; Smith, Victoria M.; Jacob, Alexander; Ryan, Jennifer D.; Rosenbaum, R. Shayna; Cowell, Rosemary A.; Barense, Morgan D. – Learning & Memory, 2018
The thalamic nuclei are thought to play a critical role in recognition memory. Specifically, the anterior thalamic nuclei and medial dorsal nuclei may serve as critical output structures in distinct hippocampal and perirhinal cortex systems, respectively. Existing evidence indicates that damage to the anterior thalamic nuclei leads to impairments…
Descriptors: Memory, Recognition (Psychology), Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurological Impairments
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Ekberg, Katie; Scarinci, Nerina; Hickson, Louise; Meyer, Carly – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2018
Background: Family-centred care (FCC) is recognized as best practice in the delivery of early intervention services for children with hearing loss (HL) and their families. However, there has been little research involving direct observation of family-centred communication practices in paediatric hearing habilitation appointments, which means…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Early Intervention, Hearing Impairments, Family Relationship
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Yamagata-Lynch, Lisa C.; Despande, Deepa R.; Do, Jaewoo; Garty, Erin; Mastrogiovanni, Jason M.; Teagu, Stephanie J. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
In this article, we studied net neutrality as a complex sociocultural phenomenon that can affect the works of distance education scholars and online learners. We decided to take part in this research because many distance education scholars and learners take net neutrality for granted. We engaged in a qualitative investigation of US public…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Qualitative Research
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
This guide provides practical, actionable information intended to help both technical personnel and educational leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver broadband connectivity to students. It presents a variety of options for school and district leaders to consider when making technology infrastructure decisions, recognizing that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, School Districts
Bushweller, Kevin C., Ed. – Education Week, 2017
This report, the 20th edition of "Technology Counts," examines how schools are tackling tech training for teachers, "passive" vs. "active" use of digital tools, and online learning needs. Contents include: (1) Tracking 20 Years of Change in Ed Tech (Kevin C. Bushweller); (2) Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Education, Technological Literacy