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Hilton, John, III; Wiley, David; Chaffee, Reta; Darrow, Jennifer; Guilmett, JoAnn; Harper, Sarah; Hilton, Bryson – Open Praxis, 2019
With the increasing development and adoption of Open Educational Resources, many researchers and practitioners are interested in more carefully examining pedagogies connected with their use. This study describes the perceptions of 173 students of implementations of various approaches to open pedagogy by nineteen instructors in post-secondary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Open Educational Resources, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking
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Hilton, Brooke C.; O'Neill, Amy C.; Kuhlmeier, Valerie A. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2021
Engaging in prosocial behavior is costly. By selectively directing prosocial behavior toward individuals with a high probability of reciprocating, we are able to offset these potential costs and maintain a sustainable prosocial system. Often, we determine whether an individual will make a good prosocial partner through the observation of their…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Prosocial Behavior, Selection, Bias
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Hilton, Gillian L. S. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This paper addresses the place of the use of international "experts" in assuring the quality of Teacher Education programmes within Higher Education, in relation to the global agenda of improving standards. The experiences of one such "expert" are discussed and recommendations made as to the type of person suited to the role.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Foss, Julie A., Ed. – Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2017
The 2017 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages was held at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago. The theme focused on moving students from knowing about the language to becoming proficient in the language. The conference boasted 328 sessions and workshops. This report contains conference articles that focus on…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Activities, Performance Based Assessment
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Mehta, Kinjal; Hilton, Enid; Baldwin, Margaret; Watkin, Peter – Deafness & Education International, 2020
Parent-to-parent support for the families of deaf children has been provided in an East London district as an adjunct to the existing Early Support programme. Two parents of deaf children were employed as Parent Support Workers. They were members of a multi-disciplinary team of audiologists, teachers of the deaf and a specialist speech therapist.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Social Support Groups, Deafness
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Ratcliff, Karen; Hong, Ickpyo; Hilton, Claudia – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Leisure activity participation is important for health and well-being. This study examined similarities and differences between typically developing children and those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) from 6 to 17 years old in "physical," "recreational," "social," "skill," and "jobs/chores…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, National Surveys
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Hilton, Nicolette – Teaching Science, 2013
The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as "Churchill Fellowships". Since its inception, The Churchill Trust has awarded Churchill Fellowships to more than 3,700 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of…
Descriptors: Trusts (Financial), Fellowships, Research Projects, Learner Engagement
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Hilton, Annette; Hilton, Geoff; Dole, Shelley; Goos, Merrilyn – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Over a two-year period, approximately 70 teachers from 18 schools participated in an on-going professional development program as part of a study to promote the teaching and learning of numeracy. Principals and other school leaders were invited to participate in the professional development program alongside their teachers, which 20 leaders from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Numeracy, Principals
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Hilton, Annette; Hilton, Geoff; Dole, Shelley; Goos, Merrilyn – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2015
Find out how to use photographic images to support the conceptual development of proportional thinking. This paper provides insight into a sequenced activity that promotes student engagement and makes links to familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Photography, Concept Formation, Mathematical Concepts
Hilton, Warren – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This mixed methods study examined the relationship between the motivations for attending college of undergraduate students with a focus on students with a public health major, and their desire to pursue graduate training in public health and subsequently, public health careers. The study highlighted the current public health workforce shortage and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Public Health, Majors (Students), Intention
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Sao Pedro, Michael; Gobert, Janice; Dickler, Rachel – Grantee Submission, 2019
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS, 2013) emphasize rich integration of authentic science inquiry practices with science content knowledge to promote deeper understandings and flexible transfer of practices and knowledge (Hilton & Honey, 2011). Meeting this goal poses significant challenges for teachers (Hofstein, & Lunetta, 2004;…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Inquiry, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students
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Zipory, Oded – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2019
This paper tries to explain the author's own curious and bothersome failure to see. About ten years ago, he lived in a small apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel just a few minutes walking distance from the beach. The short road from his apartment went up a small hill and through a laid-back park filled with tourists, local families, surfers, dog owners…
Descriptors: Parks, Political Influences, Cognitive Processes, Role
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Hilton, John; Larsen, Ross; Wiley, David; Fischer, Lane – Research in Mathematics Education, 2019
Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to replace commercial learning materials in education. An empirical examination of this potential was conducted, comparing the end-of-year mathematics test results of 12,110 elementary school students clustered within 95 schools from five school districts in the state of Washington in the United…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Delgado, Huimei; Delgado, Michael S.; Hilton, John, III – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Open educational resources (OER), which are free and openly licensed educational materials, have been a widely discussed topic in response to high textbook costs, the need for more pedagogical flexibility, and inequality in access to educational materials. In this study we examine the efficacy of OER through a quantitative analysis of the impact…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Calculus
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Hendrickson, Scott J.; Kuehl, Barbara; Hilton, Sterling – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2018
This article explores teaching practices described in NCTM's Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All. Student thinking, a learning cycle, and procedural fluency are discussed in this article, which is the second installment in the series. [For the first installment in this series see "Promoting a Conceptual Understanding…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Skills, Comprehension
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