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Crooks, Steven M.; White, David R.; Barnard, Lucy – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2007
Previous research on graphic organizer (GO) note taking has shown that this method is most effective when the GO is presented to the student partially complete with provided notes. This study extended prior research by investigating the effects of provided note type (summary vs. verbatim) and GO bite size (large vs. small) on the transfer…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Notetaking, Computer Uses in Education, College Students
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Boyle, Joseph R. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2007
Students with mild disabilities have a difficult time recording notes from lectures. Accurate note taking is important because it helps students understand the content from lectures and notes serve as a document for later review. In this article, the author describes what teachers can do before, during, and after the lecture to help students…
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Notetaking, Classroom Techniques, Student Needs
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Spreitzer, Gretchen M.; Grant, Traci – Journal of Management Education, 2012
This article introduces a tool to help students learn to better manage their energy. The tool asks students to assess their energy levels for each waking hour over at least 2 days in order to identify patterns of activities associated with high energy and with depleted energy. The article describes how to use the tool in the classroom by…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Self Management, Stress Management, Time Management
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Jacobson, Ronald B. – Journal of Moral Education, 2010
School bullying continues to plague students around the globe. Bullying research to date has largely employed empirical methodologies, including both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Using a philosophical lens, this paper seeks to better understand the intentionality of bullying by considering the satisfaction derived in the tears of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Global Approach, Behavioral Science Research
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Igo, L. Brent; Kiewra, Kenneth A.; Bruning, Roger – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2008
In this study, qualitative themes and quantitative findings from previous research were used to justify the exploration of four experimental, note-taking conditions and the impact of those conditions on student learning from Web-based text. However, puzzling results obtained from dependent measures of student learning were quite inconsistent with…
Descriptors: College Students, Notetaking, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
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Donohoo, Jenni – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2010
A literacy coach collaborates with a new teacher to incorporate structured note-taking and summarizing into a science class. Many students struggle with these skills and require explicit instruction before they are able to work independently. Using the gradual release of responsibility framework, the literacy coach begins by modeling how to choose…
Descriptors: Literacy, Academic Achievement, Teamwork, Coaching (Performance)
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Jolly, Kim; Archibald, Cynthia; Liehr, Patricia – Journal of School Nursing, 2013
School nurses are well positioned to address risk-taking behaviors for adolescents in their care. The purpose of this mixed-method exploratory study was to explore risk taking in Afro-Caribbean adolescents in South Florida, comparing first- to second-generation adolescents. Quantitative and qualitative data were collected from an immigrant group…
Descriptors: Risk, Adolescents, Measures (Individuals), Generational Differences
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Stix, Andi – 1995
The paper argues that a relationship between visualization and mathematical problem solving ability exists. Research suggests that visual imagery leads to increased understanding of mathematical concepts at both the primary and secondary levels. Mathematical potential is not necessarily "born." Potential can be created in the least likely students…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities
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Stinson, Michael S.; Elliot, Lisa B.; Kelly, Ronald R.; Yufang Liu, – Journal of Special Education, 2009
In one investigation with 48 deaf and hard-of-hearing (hh) high school students and a second investigation with 48 deaf/hh college students, all viewed one lecture with an interpreter and one with the C-Print[R] speech-to-text support service. High school students retained more lecture information when they viewed speech-to-text support, compared…
Descriptors: College Students, Investigations, Deafness, Lecture Method
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Denoue, Laurent; Singh, Gurminder; Das, Arijit – AACE Journal, 2005
This paper presents a system designed to support note taking by students on wirelessly connected PDAs in a classroom. The system leverages the devices' wireless connectivity to allow students to share their notes in real time and quickly reuse words from their fellow note takers. In addition, presentation material such as Powerpoint slides is also…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Cooperative Learning
Young, Anthony – 2002
A cybernetic unit in driver education was developed to help grade 10 students develop the skills needed to acquire and process driver education information and prepare for the driving phase of driver education in grade 11. Students used a simulator to engage in a series of scenarios designed to promote development of social, behavioral, and mental…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitude Measures, Check Lists, Creativity
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Biesta, Gert – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2012
The question as to who controls academics' knowledge is an important and increasingly urgent question. From the perspective of the good old ivory tower, it does indeed seem that corporate business has gained a high degree of control over the work of academics. The amount of money that is involved in publisher take-over deals not only shows how big…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Scholarship, Educational Research, Publishing Industry
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Beghetto, Ronald A. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2009
This study had the goal of exploring factors associated with elementary students' (N = 585) reports of intellectual risk taking in science. Intellectual risk taking (IRT) was defined as engaging in adaptive learning behaviors (sharing tentative ideas, asking questions, attempting to do and learn new things) that placed the learner at risk of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Self Efficacy, Science Interests, Science Instruction
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Valtonen, T.; Havu-Nuutinen, S.; Dillon, P.; Vesisenaho, M. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2011
This paper reports a case study for developing lecture teaching in higher education by connecting simultaneously the benefits of face-to-face teaching and social software for capturing and sharing students' lecture notes. The study was conducted with 12 university students taking a degree course on pre-primary education. Data were collected on (1)…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Content Analysis, Lecture Method, Cooperation
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Smeyers, Paul – European Educational Research Journal, 2011
Starting from Peters' characterization of philosophy of education, the article elaborates the development offered by the Blackwell Guide (i.e. a field of study that involves a variety of approaches, including philosophical analysis with problems rooted in the use of language in educational discourse, addressing the assumptions and values embedded…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Educational Research, Educational Philosophy, Research Methodology
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