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Westheimer, Joel – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2020
The author discusses what it means to be a "good" citizen in a democracy, whether schools are teaching children to be good citizens, and ways to implement citizenship education in schools.
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Democratic Values, School Role
King-Sears, Margaret E.; Walker, Jennifer D.; Barry, Colleen – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
School personnel implementing interventions new or unfamiliar to them need to know how to implement the intervention with fidelity. A five-step process is described that can be used to design and implement fidelity procedures with teachers using new or unfamiliar interventions.
Descriptors: Intervention, Fidelity, Teachers, Methods
Cavanagh, Thomas B.; Thompson, Kelvin; Futch, Linda – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2017
This chapter describes important considerations for higher education administrators and other leaders as they design, develop, and implement a comprehensive hybrid learning initiative.
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Blended Learning, Instructional Design, Instructional Development
García, Hugo A.; McNaughtan, Jon; Nehls, Kim – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
This chapter presents three themes that have emerged from the previous chapters and offers ideas on how to implement recommendations within IR offices.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Program Implementation, Change Strategies, Nontenured Faculty
Ashby, Kelley C.; Mintner, Paul J. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2017
This chapter outlines a process used by a large, public, research institution to create and implement a competency-based leadership development initiative across campus.
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Competency Based Education, Higher Education, Program Development
Wagner, Alan; Strach, Patricia – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter describes applied work-based learning, situates participation against student employment, provides features of effective applied work-based learning experiences, examines evidence of effects, and discusses challenges to implement and sustain effective experiences.
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Work Experience Programs, Higher Education, Student Employment
Suberman, Rachel; Cividini-Motta, Catia – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2020
Individuals with developmental disabilities often do not develop vocal repertoires, thus requiring the use of augmentative devices. Teaching caregivers to conduct communication training with their children may be one way to foster communication with their device in the natural environment. This study replicates Rosales, Stone and Rehfeldt (2009),…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Caregivers, Caregiver Role
Guadreau, Zachary; Wylie, Rebecca C.; Flory, Sara B. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2020
Developing students who are physically literate is one of the most important aspects of physical education (PE). As teachers, we introduce students to the concepts of health and fundamental movement skills like throwing, catching and using implements to allow them the skill proficiency to pursue an active lifestyle. This article focuses on the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
Measuring the Coefficients of Kinetic and Rolling Friction by Exploring Decaying Mass-Spring Oscillations
Minkin, Leonard; Sikes, Daniel – Physics Education, 2018
A novel method of measuring the coefficients of kinetic and rolling friction is proposed. The method is simple to implement and reliable. Samples of measurements and calculations are presented.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Kinetics, Physics, Motion
Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Simonsen, Monica; Boaz, Bonnie; VanAvery, Cynthia – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
To scale up and sustain the use of evidence-based practices, it is imperative that state education agencies systematically implement professional development that represents best practice. By delivering quality professional development to local districts, it is more likely that transition personnel will implement transition programs and practices…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Transitional Programs, Individualized Transition Plans, Evidence Based Practice
Fox, Heather L.; Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni M. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter examines how postsecondary practitioners are encouraged to work collaboratively with child welfare agencies and other community-based organizations to identify and implement culturally responsive supports for former foster youth to promote early academic achievement.
Descriptors: Equal Education, Child Welfare, Public Agencies, Community Organizations
Freed, Lindsey R.; Howell, Leanne L. – College and University, 2018
The following article describes the planning and implementation of a university student recruitment event that produced a high (new) student yield. Detailed descriptions of how staff and faculty worked together to plan and implement this event are described.
Descriptors: College Students, Schools of Education, Preservice Teachers, Learner Engagement
Shane, Mary Jo; Carson, Loredana; Edwards, Mark – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This chapter discusses how a change model was used to create an updated academic integrity plan. A detailed account provides valuable information for any community college wanting to effectively implement such a plan.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Integrity, Community Colleges, Educational Change
Educational Decentralization Efforts in a Centralized Country: Saudi Tatweer Principals' Perceptions of Their New Authorities
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Meemar, Salah S. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2018
This study captures the perspectives of school principals in Saudi Arabia regarding the new authorities granted to them as part of their country's education decentralization efforts. Specifically, it explores these principals' perceived ability to implement the new authorities, the levels of support they received, the effectiveness, and any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Administrative Organization
Lumina Foundation, 2018
This brief tells the story of Indiana's efforts to develop and implement outcomes-based funding (OBF) for public postsecondary education. Indiana's story is supplemented by a briefer description of efforts in Tennessee. Based primarily on interviews with key state leaders, this story is designed to highlight the unique path each state took to…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Postsecondary Education, Public Colleges