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Lyken-Segosebe, Dawn; Hinz, Serena E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2015
As more state legislatures join the debate on school-choice and parent-trigger legislation, their discussions draw attention to an evolving landscape outside school walls where parental action shapes educational opportunity. Parents wield their political, social, economic, and cultural capital to secure the best educational outcomes for their…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Middle Class, Working Class, School Choice
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Tilton, Shane – SAGE Open, 2019
Social deception games are games that involve players adopting roles and teams that are not known to all players of the game. One of the components of these types of games is deceiving other players for the purpose of completing goals and tasks. The focus of this case study is to show how social deception games were used to teach aspects of small…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Deception, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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Johnson, Craig M. – Mathematics Teacher, 2009
The central ideas of postcalculus mathematics courses offered in college are difficult to introduce in middle and secondary schools, especially through the engineering and sciences examples traditionally used in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry textbooks. However, certain concepts in music theory can be used to expose students to interesting…
Descriptors: Music, Music Theory, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts
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Camodeca, Amy – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Investigated between-group differences in cognitive/affective theory of mind (ToM) and predictors of cognitive ToM both within broad autism phenotype/non (BAP/Non-BAP) groups as well as across the sample. The BAP group (n = 45) performed worse than the Non-BAP group (n = 102) on the unexpected outcomes test (UOT), but groups were similar regarding…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Recognition (Psychology), Theory of Mind, Autism
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Bohecker, Lynn; Vereen, Linwood G.; Wells, Pamela C.; Wathen, Cristen C. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2016
This study explored the lived experiences of 20 counselors-in-training (CITs) in a mindfulness experiential small group. Using grounded theory, the authors described a 5-dimensional model for navigating ambiguity. Findings suggest mindfulness training provides CITs self-reflection skills and a greater ability to manage cognitive complexity.
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Perception, Metacognition, Grounded Theory
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Mansolf, Maxwell; Vreeker, Annabel; Reise, Steven P.; Freimer, Nelson B.; Glahn, David C.; Gur, Raquel E.; Moore, Tyler M.; Pato, Carlos N.; Pato, Michele T.; Palotie, Aarno; Holm, Minna; Suvisaari, Jaana; Partonen, Timo; Kieseppä, Tuula; Paunio, Tiina; Boks, Marco; Kahn, René; Ophoff, Roel A.; Bearden, Carrie E.; Loohuis, Loes Olde; Teshiba, Terri; deGeorge, Daniella; Bilder, Robert M. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2020
Large-scale studies spanning diverse project sites, populations, languages, and measurements are increasingly important to relate psychological to biological variables. National and international consortia already are collecting and executing mega-analyses on aggregated data from individuals, with different measures on each person. In this…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Data Analysis, Measurement, Validity
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Tou, Erik R – College Mathematics Journal, 2013
This project classifies groups of small order using a group's center as the key feature. Groups of a given order "n" are typed based on the order of each group's center. Students are led through a sequence of exercises that combine proof-writing, independent research, and an analysis of specific classes of finite groups…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Classification, Groups, Mathematical Logic
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Goldberg, Tsafrir – Religious Education, 2020
Interfaith education appears to have a strong potential for prejudice reduction and for overcoming Islamophobia and antisemitism. Common in-group identity theory contends that awareness of interreligious similarities would reduce intergroup streotypes and anxiety. However, optimal distinctiveness theory assumes that pointing to similarities would…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Islam, Social Bias, Self Concept
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Lapan, Candace; Boseovski, Janet J. – Infant and Child Development, 2016
Previous research indicates that children hold negative beliefs about peers with foreign accents, physical disabilities, and people who are obese. The current study examined skills associated with individual differences in children's social judgements about these typically stereotyped groups. Theory of mind, memory, and cognitive inhibition were…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Peer Groups, Memory, Cognitive Processes
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Wang, Guoqiao – International Education Studies, 2020
Cooperative learning is a kind of teaching theory and strategy system based on group. The theory of cooperative learning has been applied in college English teaching and has proved to be fruitful and beneficial. Cooperative learning as a breakthrough and complement against traditional classroom instruction is an efficient teaching approach, which…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, College Students, English (Second Language)
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Byerly, Laura K.; Floren, Leslie C.; Yukawa, Michi; O'Brien, Bridget C. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2021
Health professionals' roles and scopes often overlap, creating a need for role clarity in interprofessional teamwork. Yet, such clarity does not mean roles are fixed within teams and some literature suggests role flexibility can enhance team functioning. Interprofessional practice competencies and learning activities often emphasize knowledge and…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Medical Education, Medical Students
Safran, Jeremy D.; Hunter, Jennifer – APA Books, 2020
As the original theory of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis is often presented as a starting point in psychology theory courses. Yet, many people's understanding of psychoanalysis is limited to the classic Freudian approach. "Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies, Second Edition" provides an overview of the historical evolution of, and…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Counseling Techniques, Professional Identity
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Chen, Ming-Huei; Agrawal, Somya – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Based on group development theories, the purpose of this paper is to evaluate student's team behavior during different stages of team development. Design/methodology/approach: A time-lagged survey method was used to collect data over a period of 18 weeks from 40 undergraduate students enrolled in an entrepreneurship course. Hierarchical…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Student Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
Zhang, Shu; Chan, Man Ching Esther; Cao, Yiming – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2019
This paper reports on an investigation of the student interaction and group development of a four-student group during collaborative mathematics problem solving. Video and written transcript of the group interaction were analysed. The group problem solving has been described by the flow of negotiative events in terms of topics discussed within the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving
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Curtis, Christopher A. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper was to determine if high school democratic climates influence Black youth participation in sociopolitical groups using critical race theory as a lens. It was hypothesized that Black youth would be less likely to participate in sociopolitical groups due to perceived lack of support. It was also hypothesized that Black and…
Descriptors: High School Students, African American Students, Student Participation, Democracy
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