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Carney, Kathleen – Online Submission, 2016
This eight-week action research project examined how art can be a possible intervention to memory loss. Five octogenarians with dementia participated in a qualitative phenomenological case study exploring the connections between memory and making art. Various methods of data collection were employed, including survey, interview, artifacts,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Intervention, Memory, Dementia
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Note, Nicole; De Backer, Free; Donder, Liesbeth De – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2021
While andragogy varies in meaning and practice from one country and context to another, it usually refers to the field of educating or guiding adults. This article reflects on a novel viewpoint and role for andragogy, taking as its starting point the broader European tradition that includes social welfare and community development. Central to its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Andragogy, Role, Community
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Freitag, Mark A. – International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2020
Note-taking is one of the most pervasive activities of students in college courses, so it has been the subject of educational research for quite some time. Yet despite the large body research, little is known about the characteristics of note-taking in mathematics. For this reason, this exploratory study examined the note-taking habits of seven…
Descriptors: Notetaking, College Students, College Mathematics, Calculus
Westbrook, Amy F. – Online Submission, 2011
It can be difficult to find adequate strategies when teaching problem solving in a standard based mathematics classroom. The purpose of this study was to improve students' problem solving skills and attitudes through differentiated instruction when working on lengthy performance tasks in cooperative groups. This action research studied for 15 days…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Cognitive Style, Homogeneous Grouping, Cooperative Learning
Herrera, Antoinette Navalta – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Hispanics continue to be the fastest growing minority population in the Nation. According to U.S. Census Bureau (2011; 2008), the Hispanic or Latino population was 16.3 percent in 2010 and is projected to be over 30 percent in 2050. However, only 3.6% of the RN population is Hispanic indicating an unrealistic representation of today's…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Interviews, Audio Equipment
Calzada, Jacinta A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to explore the perceptions of general education teachers who teach in the inclusive classroom about their pre-service preparation, in an effort, to effectively meet the academic and behavioral needs of students with disabilities in the inclusive education setting within K-12 public…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Inclusion, Preservice Teacher Education
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Durán-Bautista, Diana C.; Huertas-Malagón, Sandra Patricia – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2021
In foreign language instruction, students are often exposed to computer-mediated testing in international exams and language courses; however, regular classrooms are not equipped with computer labs to offer a lesson coherent with that testing procedure. To fill this gap, mobile-assisted language learning emerges as a portable option for…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Luo, Linlin; Kiewra, Kenneth A.; Flanigan, Abraham E.; Peteranetz, Markeya S. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2018
There has been a shift in college classrooms from students recording lecture notes using a longhand pencil-paper medium to using laptops. The present study investigated whether note-taking medium (laptop, longhand) influenced note taking and achievement when notes were recorded but not reviewed (note taking's process function) and when notes were…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Notetaking, Comparative Analysis, Lecture Method
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Artz, Benjamin; Johnson, Marianne; Robson, Denise; Taengnoi, Sarinda – Journal of Economic Education, 2020
Taking good notes is linked to success in college. However, increased use of computers to take notes necessitates reconsideration of the linkages between note-taking and learning. One difficulty is disentangling the latent student characteristics that may correlate with computer use from the actual effect of computer note-taking on information…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Computer Uses in Education, Student Characteristics, Economics Education
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Oefinger, Lisa M.; Peverly, Stephen T. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
The note- and test-taking skills of typically functioning undergraduates are significantly and positively related to handwriting speed, listening comprehension, background knowledge and sustained attention. This study attempted to replicate these findings with two groups of high school students--those with and without the diagnosis of a learning…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Adolescents, Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities
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Flanigan, Abraham E.; Titsworth, Scott – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2020
Laptop computers allow students to type lecture notes instead of relying on the traditional longhand (i.e. paper-pencil) method. The present research compared laptop and longhand note-taking methods by investigating how the quality (i.e. complete versus incomplete idea units) and quantity (i.e. total words and total idea units) of typed and…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Notetaking, Attention Control, Lecture Method
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Joyce, Rachael L.; Boyle, Joseph R. – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2020
Students with disabilities (SWD; e.g., learning disabilities) often struggle with slower processing speed and poor working memory skills, which reduce the quality of their notes. This study evaluated the effects of a note-taking intervention using the researcher-created smartpen strategy in conjunction with the assistive technology of the…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Notetaking, Assistive Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Almusharraf, Norah M.; Costley, Jamie; Fanguy, Mik – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper aims to explore the effects of students' interactions with video lectures on the levels of collaboration and completeness of their group note-taking. Background: There has been an increase in the amount of online learning over the last 20 years. With video lectures becoming an increasingly utilized instructional modality,…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Cooperative Learning, Graduate Students, Video Technology
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Phan, Mi Pham Kieu – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
Metacognition has been considered as a key element for successful self-regulated learning. However, it seemed foreign to EFL college students. The present study examined students' changes in metacognitive strategy use in the two conditions: one condition with the intervention of metacognitive note-taking skills (MNT) and one with the conventional…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Notetaking, Reading Strategies, Questioning Techniques
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Smoyer, Amy B. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is an experiential learning program that involves teaching college courses inside correctional facilitates to classes that include incarcerated and nonincarcerated students. This teaching note describes the program and argues that its congruence with social work values makes it a valuable tool for preparing…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Social Work, Counselor Training, Experiential Learning
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