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Lischick, Caity McLaughlin – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Not long ago, "brand" was an unmentionable word in the higher education landscape--one that came with suspicious connotations of consumer packaged goods and retail. Today, however, there is increasingly broad acceptance that a higher education institution's (HEI's) brand is critical to attracting and retaining the best students and…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Reputation, Educational Research
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Morrell, Ernest – English in Texas, 2015
In this article Ernest Morrell argues that while it is right and important to focus on contemporary literacies, it would be erroneous to assume that digital tools are the real essence of any powerful classroom interaction. No matter what technological innovations arise, the core classroom transactions are between teachers and students, students…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Teacher Student Relationship, Reader Text Relationship, Reading Instruction
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Turner, Gill – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
This article explores the experiences of four early career academics as they begin to undertake doctoral supervision. Each supervisor focused on one of their supervisees and drew and described a Journey Plot depicting the high and low points of their supervisory experience with their student. Two questions were addressed by the research: (1) How…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Supervisory Methods, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Supervision
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Nielsen, J. Cody; Small, Jenny L. – Journal of College and Character, 2019
In an unpublished national research study, "Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities in Higher Education," which evaluated how universities addressed issues of religious diversity on campus, interviews with university professionals, students, and community members revealed that the institutions that were successfully engaging in…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Spiritual Development, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Plass, Jan L.; Kalyuga, Slava – Educational Psychology Review, 2019
We discuss four ways in which emotion may relate to cognitive load during learning. One perspective describes emotions as extraneous cognitive load, competing for the limited resources of working memory by requiring the processing of task-extra or task-irrelevant information. Another perspective shows that encoding, storage, and retrieval of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Emotional Response, Self Control
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Hardison, Hamilton L. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2019
Quantifying angularity is critical for the study of K-12 school mathematics and beyond; yet, quantifying angularity is challenging for individuals across these grade levels. Using data from a yearlong teaching experiment with ninth-grade students, I address the role of attentional motion in quantifying angularity and present four such motions…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Grade 9, Concept Formation, Geometric Concepts
Klempin, Serena; Pellegrino, Lauren; Lopez, Andrea G.; Barnett, Elisabeth A.; Lawton, Julia – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2019
A range of efforts are underway to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of advising and student supports. Among these is the Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS) initiative. Launched in 2015, the initiative provided three years of financial, technical, and change management support to 26 two- and four-year institutions…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Technology Integration
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Tompkins, Joanne; Kearns, Laura-Lee; Mitton-Kükner, Jennifer – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
What are the experiences of beginning queer educators? We followed four LGBTQ-identified teachers as they began their teaching careers. As pre-service teachers, they took on leadership roles advocating for LGBTQ-inclusive education. Their stories were diverse: from feeling empowered and accepted, to being conflicted about coming out, to being the…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Inclusion
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Hancock, Lori Coffey; Kozaka, Amanda; Mackley, Allison – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards are an invitation to explore the endless possibilities of "why." The standards provide permission to take risks, to step beyond the comfort of four walls to truly stretch and grow. The AASL Standards provide a common language for school library stakeholders that bring into…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Services, Public Libraries, Institutional Cooperation
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Lee, Kyungmee; Bligh, Brett – Distance Education, 2019
In the current higher education context, offering online programmes is seen as an effective means to recruit more international students. However, supporting online international students studying at a distance is not a simple task for both universities and tutors. The problem mainly stems from a lack of theoretical understanding of online…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Distance Education
Doyle, Daniela; Hernandez-Cruz, Ismael – Public Impact, 2019
As districts across the country search for ways to turn around their lowest-performing schools, a growing number are partnering with external providers--often charter operators--to implement "restarts." These providers receive operational autonomy and bring their own approach to schooling, positioning them to implement deep and…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, School Districts, Public Schools, Charter Schools
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Saulnier, Bruce; Ceccucci, Wendy; Sendall, Patricia; Peslak, Alan – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2019
This paper invites Computer Information System (CIS) program stakeholders to consider several strategic issues. They include: Curriculum & Pedagogy, Business Model & Value Proposition, Increasingly Diverse Student Body, and Student Success & Completion. These strategic issues are those in which faculty have the ability to provide the…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Information Systems, Strategic Planning, Higher Education
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Deshpande, Anjali; Guglielmo, Shannon – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
In recent years, increased attention has been given to the ideas of growth mindsets, brain science, and mathematical mindsets thanks to the important contributions by Dweck (2008), Boaler (2015), and their research teams. Many math teachers invest the time and energy into thinking about what motivates students to learn. The body of work on…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Problem Solving, Motivation Techniques, Mathematics Instruction
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Rek, Mateja – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
In Slovenia, the concept of media literacy has been integrated into the formal education system, including early childhood education. The Preschool Curriculum sets certain goals to be followed in educating preschool children on media-related topics. Research done in other Member States of the EU points to the conclusion that the actual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Curriculum, Media Literacy
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Hodge, Angie; Rech, Janice; Matthews, Michael; Johnson, Kelly Gomez; Jakopovic, Paula – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2019
Mentoring is an important aspect of mathematics teacher education, and in particular, pre-service teacher education. Faculty at a large Midwestern university developed and refined a mentoring program designed to help pre-service secondary mathematics teachers, called Scholars, become future leaders in mathematics education. This paper describes…
Descriptors: Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Partnerships in Education
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