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Sheftel, Anya; Lindstrom, Lauren; McWhirter, Benedict – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2014
Youth with disabilities face both internal and external barriers to career development and often experience poor post school outcomes in comparison to their nondisabled peers. The purpose of this study was to design, implement, and evaluate a motivational interviewing-based group career intervention--Motivational Enhancement Group Intervention…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Barriers, Career Development, Self Determination
Lindstrom, Steven K. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This phenomenological research study examines the lived experience of individual adult transformation in the context of travel. Adults throughout history have experienced profound personal and perception changes as a result of significant travel events. Transformative learning occurs through experience, crisis, and reflection, all of which are…
Descriptors: History, Travel, Transformative Learning, Phenomenology
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Poppen, Marcus; Sinclair, James; Hirano, Kara; Lindstrom, Lauren; Unruh, Deanne – Education and Treatment of Children, 2016
This study reports results from a national survey of education and community professionals regarding secondary level students with disabilities who were experiencing mental health concerns. A total of 648 professionals from 49 states completed the on-line survey. Respondents reported that almost half (48%) of their students with disabilities were…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Secondary School Students, Disabilities, Adolescent Attitudes
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Nelson, Jason M.; Lindstrom, Jennifer H.; Lindstrom, Will; Denis, Daniel – Exceptionality, 2012
We investigated various structural models of phonological processing and the relationship of phonological processing abilities to basic reading. Data were collected on 116 kindergarten and first grade students. The specific ability model, which included phonological awareness, phonological memory, and rapid automatized naming as separate…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Phonological Awareness, Grade 1, Kindergarten
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Hirano, Kara A.; Shanley, Lina; Garbacz, S. Andrew; Rowe, Dawn A.; Lindstrom, Lauren; Leve, Leslie D. – Remedial and Special Education, 2018
Parent involvement is a predictor of postsecondary education and employment outcomes, but rigorous measures of parent involvement for youth with disabilities are lacking. Hirano, Garbacz, Shanley, and Rowe adapted scales based on Hoover-Dempsey and Sandler model of parent involvement for use with parents of youth with disabilities aged 14 to 23.…
Descriptors: Motivation, Parent Participation, Parents, Transitional Programs
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Karlsson, Goran; Ivarsson, Jonas; Lindstrom, Berner – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2013
This paper presents an analysis of the scientific reasoning of a dyad of secondary school students about the phenomenon of dissolution of gases in water as they work on this in a simulated laboratory experiment. A web-based virtual laboratory was developed to provide learners with the opportunity to examine the influence of physical factors on gas…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Secondary School Students, Instructional Materials, Video Technology
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Sinclair, James; Unruh, Deanne; Lindstrom, Lauren; Scanlon, David – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) experience multiple barriers that may prevent them from understanding and exploring their own sexuality. These barriers prevent them from achieving the same autonomy and quality of life as their peers. This research synthesis focuses on 13 articles published between 2000 and 2013…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Barriers, Sexuality
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Nelson, Jason M.; Lindstrom, Will; Foels, Patricia A. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
Test anxiety and its correlates were examined with college students with and without specific reading disability (RD; n = 50 in each group). Results indicated that college students with RD reported higher test anxiety than did those without RD, and the magnitude of these differences was in the medium range on two test anxiety scales. Relative to…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, College Students, Dyslexia, Nonverbal Ability
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Ellerbrock, Cheryl R.; Denmon, Jennifer; Owens, Ruchelle; Lindstrom, Krista – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2015
This yearlong qualitative multisite case study investigated ways middle and high school transition supports foster a developmentally responsive transition for students. A total of 23 participants engaged in this study, including 4 students, 4 middle school teachers, 13 high school teachers, 1 middle school principal, and 1 high school principal.…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Middle School Students, Qualitative Research
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Lindstrom, Jennifer H. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
The inclusion of students with learning disabilities (LD) in assessment is deemed critical to improve the quality of educational opportunities for these students and to provide meaningful and useful information about student performance. Mandated inclusion and accountability for progress raise many interesting questions regarding how to fairly,…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, Inclusive Schools, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Tests
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Berkeley, Sheri; Lindstrom, Jennifer H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2011
A fundamental problem for many struggling readers, their parents, and their teachers is that there are few benchmarks to guide decision making about assistive technological supports when the nature of a disability is cognitive (e.g., specific learning disability, SLD) rather than physical. However, resources such as the National Center on…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Cognitive Processes
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Lindstrom, Christine; Sharma, Manjula D. – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2011
In 2006 a new type of tutorial, called Map Meeting, was successfully trialled with novice first year physics students at the University of Sydney, Australia. Subsequently, in first semester 2007 a large-scale experiment was carried out with 262 students who were allocated either to the strongly scaffolding Map Meetings or to the less scaffolding…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Physics, Workshops, Foreign Countries
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Lindstrom, Elly-Ann; Lindahl, Erica – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2011
Mixed-aged (MA) classes are a common phenomenon around the world. In Sweden, these types of classes increased rapidly during the 1980s and 1990s, despite the fact that existing empirical support for MA classes is weak. In this paper, the effect of attending an MA class during grades 4-6 on students' cognitive skills is estimated. Using a unique…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Age Grouping, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Parker, Elizabeth M.; Johnson, Sarah Lindstrom; Debnam, Katrina J.; Milam, Adam J.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Much etiologic research has focused on individual-level risk factors for teen dating violence (TDV); therefore, less is known about school-level and neighborhood-level risk factors. We examined the association between alcohol outlet density around high schools and TDV victimization and the association between markers of physical…
Descriptors: Dating (Social), Violence, Correlation, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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François, Amir; Lindstrom Johnson, Sarah; Waasdorp, Tracy E.; Parker, Elizabeth M.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Social norm interventions have been implemented in schools to address concerns of alcohol use among high school students; however, research in this area has not incorporated measures of variability that may better reflect the complexity of social influences. Purpose: To examine the association between perceived alcohol norms, the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, High School Students
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