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US Senate, 2020
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines how three states--Nebraska, South Carolina, and Delaware--are taking advantage of the opportunities within the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Under ESSA, in order to receive over $18 billion in annual Federal funding, states have the opportunity to design their…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Finance
US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on opportunities to improve student success. Following an opening and prepared statement by Honorable Lamar Alexander (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) and an opening statement by Honorable…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Graduation
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Jones, Janet; Abeita, Anthony John; Murray, Samantha R.; Bell, Mark – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2023
Trust in the work environment often has been associated with being a positive antecedent to many desirable organizational outcomes. Developing favorable organizational relationships builds trust, which might lead to an increase in job satisfaction and a positive attitude toward honoring psychological contracts. Using a quantitative research…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Trust (Psychology), Job Satisfaction, Correlation
Correctional Education Association. – 1984
Authors and titles of the 15 papers in this volume are as follows: "A Follow-up Study of Vocational Education Graduates from the Ohio Central School System during Fiscal Year 1979" (Earl R. Schaeffer, Theodore P. Shannon); "Legal and Policy Dimensions of Functional Illiteracy among Post-Secondary Inmate Students" (Paul Moke, Jarrell Holloway);…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Certification, Correctional Education, Criminals
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McKenzie, Karen; McNall, Anne; Noone, Steve; Branch, Alison; Murray, George; Sherring, Melissa; Jones, Lynne; Thompson, Judith; Chaplin, Jill – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: Concern about the poor care of some people with an intellectual disability has highlighted the need for systemic, large-scale interventions to develop a skilled workforce. Method: We outline how an implementation science theoretical model informed the development of a region-wide Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) Workforce Development…
Descriptors: Models, Teaching Methods, Program Development, Positive Behavior Supports
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Rossiter, J. A.; Pasik-Duncan, B.; Dormido, Sebastian; Vlacic, Ljubo; Jones, Bryn; Murray, Richard – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper gives a focussed summary of good practice taken primarily from engineers who are responsible for teaching topics related to systems and control. This engineering specialisation allows the paper to give some degree of focus in the discussions around laboratories, software and assessment, although naturally many of the conclusions are…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Specialization, Computer Software, Teaching Methods
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Lawson, Hal A.; Jones, Emily; Beddoes, Zac; Estes, Steven; Morris, Stephanie A.; Mitchell, Murray F.; van der Mars, Hans; Ward, Phillip – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2021
The pandemic, imperatives for human and civil rights, growing economic challenges, new accountability requirements, and distance-delivered learning technologies are reminders of novel 21st-century needs, problems, challenges, and opportunities. All demand a sense of urgency. Building on selected traditions and achievements, today's futuristic…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Barriers
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Jones, Alexis; Korson, Stacey J.; Murray-Everett, Natasha C.; Kessler, Meghan A.; Harrison, Dorian; Cronenberg, Stephanie; Parrish, Michael Lauren; Parsons, Marilyn Johnston – Educational Forum, 2021
The edTPA, a recent example of a teacher candidate assessment, has influenced how teacher education classes are taught and how teacher candidates are learning. We describe three tensions present in candidate narratives during two separate years of edTPA implementation: attention to the edTPA rubrics vs. the student teachers' real teaching, a focus…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Teacher Certification
Jones, Rachel; Hall, Sara White; Thigpen, Kamila; Murray, Tom; Loschert, Kristen – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2015
This report demonstrates how one predominantly low-income school district dramatically improved student engagement in the classroom and increased high school graduation rates through project-based learning (PBL) and the effective use of technology. The report, which includes short video segments with educators and students, focuses on Talladega…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Public Schools, Technology Uses in Education
Small, Ruth V.; Stewart, Jessica – School Library Monthly, 2013
Since passage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), schools are required to educate students with disabilities in the "least restrictive environment" (Hopkins 2005), i.e., to the maximum extent possible with their non-disabled peers (Myhill 2004). School libraries are required to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, School Libraries, Librarians, Workshops
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Fowler, Zoe; Stanley, Grant; Murray, Jean; Jones, Marion; McNamara, Olwen – Professional Development in Education, 2013
This article focuses on a virtual research environment (VRE) and how it facilitated the networking of teacher educators participating in an Economic and Social Research Council-funded research capacity-building project. Using the theoretical lenses of situated learning and socio-cultural approaches to literacy, participants' ways of engaging with…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Capacity Building, Communities of Practice, Educational Environment
Slaughter-Defoe, Diana T., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Urban education is an interdisciplinary field, characterized by introducing many perspectives to research pertaining to educational policy and to the practice of educating youth whose lives unfold in densely populated urban metropolitan areas. This book celebrates Constance Clayton's eleven-year tenure as superintendent of the School District of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Urban Education, Race, School Desegregation
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Cronenberg, Stephanie; Harrison, Dorian; Korson, Stacey; Jones, Alexis; Murray-Everett, Natasha C.; Parrish, Michael; Johnston-Parsons, Marilyn – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2016
This paper is written by faculty, staff, and graduate students responsible for preparing a group of 100 elementary/middle school licensure students for the edTPA portfolio assessment. It is a narrative self-study analysis of our experiences doing so during the pilot year. The edTPA is a performance assessment that requires future teachers to plan,…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Jones, Marion; Stanley, Grant; McNamara, Olwen; Murray, Jean – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
This paper reports on the Teacher Education Research Network (TERN) initiative, which piloted a model for research capacity building in teacher education in the North West of England with the aim of providing early and mid career researchers from seven regional universities with opportunities for professional learning and development. It explores…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Professional Development
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Cronenberg, Stephanie; Harrison, Dori Leigh; Johnston-Parsons, Marilyn A.; Jones, Alexis; Korson, Stacey J.; Kessler, Meghan; Murray-Everett, Natasha C.; Parrish, Michael – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine our work with the edTPA while teaching 100 elementary/middle school licensure students in the College of Education at our university. This study investigated: How did the process of implementing edTPA alter our licensure program both broadly and as individual teachers during years one and two?
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Middle School Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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