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Hinson, Janice M.; LaPrairie, Kimberely N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2005
The study reported in this paper examined the types of professional-development activities, support systems, and organizational structures necessary for community college faculty to make transitions from traditional teaching to Web-based teaching. Results indicate that (a) instructional change can by initiated through sustained professional…
Descriptors: Internet, College Faculty, Professional Development, Community Colleges
Hinson, Michael – Educ Rev, 1970
Descriptors: Children, Humor, Literature Appreciation, Poetry
Hinson, Marilyn – Res Quart AAHPER, 1969
Based on dissertatation for PhD degree at University of Minnesota (1963).
Descriptors: Biology, Females, Physical Education, Research
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Hinson, Jennifer – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1982
Describes techniques helpful for telephone counselors dealing with suicide intervention, including reinstating control, reducing anxiety through problem clarification, and providing hope by active listening and tolerance of dispositions. The use of time-outs and detective work is also discussed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Crisis Intervention, Hotlines (Public), Program Descriptions
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Hinson, Curt – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1994
Primary grade students at a Delaware elementary school currently participate in the Pulse Power heart physiology program. Students receive mastery instruction and use heart monitors to exercise performance throughout the 6-phase program. Data from homework and from the heart monitors identify student progress, knowledge, and cardiovascular…
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Child Health, Class Activities, Exercise Physiology
MacLeod, Hinson – School Guidance Worker, 1979
Looks at delinquency from the viewpoint of a training school chaplain and outlines factors believed to contribute to the development of delinquent behavior. Signs of maladjustment include overactivity, acute anxiety and fear, depression, psychosomatic disorders, unusual behavior, negative attitudes toward others and themselves, and resistance to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Behavior Patterns, Delinquency
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Hinson, Janice; DiStefano, Christine; Daniel, Cathy – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2003
This study investigated fourth grade students' perceptions of abilities to use the Internet. The 31-item research instrument measuring Internet Self-Perceptions was adapted for use from the Reader Self-Perception Scale (RSPS) developed by Henk and Melnick (1995). The RSPS survey was based upon Bandura's (1977, 1986, 1995) research in the areas of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Self Concept, Grade 4
Hinson, Janice; Daniel, Cathy – 2001
As Internet usage increases nationally, it becomes more apparent that the Digital Divide (the gap between those who have information access and those who do not) is related to demographics. Although the number of low income and ethnic households that have Internet access is increasing, the Digital Divide is expected to widen because access…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Demography
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Raiser, Lynne; Hinson, Shirley – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1995
This article describes a project which involved inner city elementary grade children with disabilities in writing and performing their own plays. A four-step playwriting process focuses on theme and character development, problem finding, and writing dialogue. The project has led to improved reading skills, attention, memory skills,…
Descriptors: Creative Dramatics, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Playwriting
McNergney, Robert; Hinson, Stephanie – Educational Communication and Technology, 1985
Describes Teacher Development Decision Exercises, a computer-based method of diagnosing abilities of elementary and secondary school supervisors (principals, staff developers, curriculum coordinators) to make professional preactive or planning decisions. This approval simulates assessment of supervisors' abilities to use professional knowledge to…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Decision Making, Design, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hinson, D. J. – Physics Education, 1974
Discusses the procedures of using operational amplifiers to conduct student projects and teach physical phenomena such as oscillation, radioactive decay, terminal velocity, projectile and ball bouncing. (CC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Demonstrations (Educational), Electronic Equipment, Equipment Utilization
Hinson, Bess, Ed. – 2000
The gains in knowledge about the nature of reading and how to most effectively teach it come from cognitive research. This booklet (in the form of a flipchart) synthesizes and summarizes much of the current research on effective instruction for improved literacy and greater student achievement. The booklet, a revised edition of "New…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Processes
Hinson, Kay S. – 1990
This paper describes a practicum designed to increase parent and business involvement in the educational experiences of students in grades 4-7 at a rural school in the southeastern United States. Teacher surveys and other data indicated that the students had very little experience or understanding of the business world in which they eventually…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Dropout Prevention, Field Trips, Intermediate Grades
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Hinson, Janice; Fossey, Richard – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2000
Investigated elementary teachers' ability to recognize signs of abuse, perceptions of the reporting process, and understanding of liability. Teachers often could not recognize signs of abuse and were confused about reporting procedures. Some chose not to report because they believed child welfare agencies would not help; some were ignorant of laws…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, High Risk Students
Mastrilli, Thomas; Sardo-Brown, Deborah; Hinson, Stephanie – 2002
This study described novice teachers' case dilemmas, analyzing them for assumptions made by teachers about teaching and learning as well as for solutions to the dilemmas. Twenty-one of the thirty-six dilemmas emphasized either minority students, students of low socioeconomic status, or students from single-parent households. Among the issues…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Cultural Awareness
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