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Alfieri, Louis; Higashi, Ross; Shoop, Robin; Schunn, Christian D. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2015
Background: Robot-math is a term used to describe mathematics instruction centered on engineering, particularly robotics. This type of instruction seeks first to make the mathematics skills useful for robotics-centered challenges, and then to help students extend (transfer) those skills. A robot-math intervention was designed to target the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Robotics, Mathematics Instruction, Engineering
Louis-Jacques, Carmel G. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As attention increasingly focuses on the role of information communication technology (ICT) in augmenting the efficiency of institutions, researchers have postulated that implementation of effective ICT enables decision makers to explore opportunities and maximize benefits. Review of current literature revealed a lack of information on how Haitian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Information Technology, Economics
Lepke, Helen; And Others – 1979
Seven German-American cross-cultural social situations are presented in English, each followed by a multiple-choice question concerning the etiquette or cultural implications of the actions. An answer key provides comments to stimulate class discussion. These everyday situations occur in Germany or the United States, and include eating at a…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Daily Living Skills
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Hoffman, Bobby; Nadelson, Louis – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2010
A mixed methods design was used to identify factors associated with motivational engagement in video gaming. Self-report instruments were administered to 189 video game players to assess goal orientations, affect, need for cognition, and perceptions of engagement and flow. Simultaneously, a sub-set of 25 participants were interviewed and results…
Descriptors: Video Games, Motivation, Goal Orientation, Use Studies
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Rich, Wilbur C. – Education Next, 2008
Many school choice enthusiasts think school choice legislation can be passed if only a number of minority political leaders can be won to the cause. Polls show that African Americans are among the strongest supporters of vouchers, tax credits, and charter schools. If minority leaders can be weaned away from traditional alliances, the underlying…
Descriptors: African Americans, Charter Schools, Private Schools, Tax Credits
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Mahy, Caitlin E. V.; Moses, Louis J. – Cognitive Development, 2011
The current study examined the role of executive functioning (EF) in children's prospective memory (PM) by assessing the effect of delay and number of intentions to-be-remembered on PM, as well as relations between PM and EF. Ninety-six 4-, 5-, and 6-year-olds completed a PM task and two executive function tasks. The PM task required children to…
Descriptors: Intention, Young Children, Age Differences, Short Term Memory
Silverstein, Louis – Phi Delta Kappan, 1969
Descriptors: Moral Values, Role Conflict, Social Change, Social Studies
Barney, Robert Knight – 1976
During its century and a half history, baseball has been given continued impetus by the development of new technologies in communication--the telegraph, the sports page, the radio and television. Perhaps the most important in the initial spread of baseball throughout America was the railroad. The completion of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1869…
Descriptors: Athletics, Baseball, Rail Transportation, Social History
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Doerr, Neriko Musha; Suarez, Richard – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
This article investigates how the use of the term "immersion" to describe one's experience abroad performatively interpellates individuals and reproduces power relations. A collaboration between an anthropologist (Doerr) and a study-abroad student (Suarez), it analyzes the student's interpretation of three types of experience he had in…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Identification, Immigrants, Power Structure
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Zähringer, Raphael – Children's Literature in Education, 2017
This article explores the functions of paratextual and intra-textual pirate treasure maps in works of literature for children and young adults. Based on an examination of how the indexical X that "marks the spot" operates as the focal point of the semiotic endeavours of treasure maps, the article outlines the fragile stance of maps…
Descriptors: Maps, Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature, Teaching Methods
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Flint, Jenny; Morris, Madison; Nguyen, An Thi; Keglovits, Marian; Somerville, Emily Kling; Hu, Yi-Ling; Stark, Susan L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Fall prevention education can increase knowledge of fall risks and promote behavior changes to help reduce the incidence of falls among older adults. Fall Prevention Bingo (FPB) was created as an engaging tool to deliver fall prevention education to older adults. Purpose: To evaluate the effects of FPB on older adults' knowledge of…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Knowledge Level, Risk Management, Readiness
Malandain, Jean-Louis – Francais dans le Monde, 1996
Electronic games are proposed as a means for encouraging students of French to learn and use the language while solving problems. A computerized card game and mine-removal game are offered as illustration of the language skills and vocabulary that can be developed and the appeal that such exercises can have for students. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Software, Electronic Equipment, French
Coatney, Louis R. – 1990
Arguing that games which simulate real-world situations and events have proven to be effective educational tools, this paper suggests that they may also offer an added educational dimension to academic library collections. Twenty-five academic libraries were surveyed to determine librarians' perceptions of the academic value of games and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Games, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
Calvet, Louis-Jean – Francais dans le Monde, 1980
Discusses the use of word games, particularly puns, tongue twisters, and spoonerisms, in the French classroom. (AM)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Expressive Language, French, Humor
Bowers, Louis – Journal of Physical Education and Recreation, 1979
In view of the developmental value of children's play activity, playground equipment should be constructed of high quality material and should be designed with the child's maximum total growth in mind. (LH)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Games, Cognitive Development, Educational Specifications
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