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Hartel, Jenna; Oh, Christie; Nguyen, Anh Thu – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
Students in the Library and Information Science concentration at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, are being taught the Information Horizon Interview (IHI). By learning this technique, students are able to conduct original information behavior research upon a topic or population of their choice. This article provides a succinct…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, Assignments
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Aoh, Quyen L. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
This column provides original articles on innovations in case study teaching, assessment of the method, as well as case studies with teaching notes. In this article, the author describes how she uses current biology-related news articles to introduce a course and its relevance, to actively engage students at the beginning of the semester, and…
Descriptors: Biology, Semester System, Current Events, Science Instruction
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Majetic, Cassie; Pellegrino, Catherine – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
News media reports of scientific discoveries are often oversimplified, lacking nuance and context. As a result, citizens need both science literacy and information literacy skills to both decode the science content in a media report and track down the original scientific literature that prompted the media report. This article evaluates the…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Science Instruction, News Media, Hands on Science
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Tabuk, Mesut – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The paper aims to present the adaptation study of "The Mathematics and Technology Attitudes Scale (MTAS)" into Turkish. The original form MTAS was developed by Pierce, Stacey and Barkatsas (2007) in order to investigate the effect of five different variables in learning mathematics with technology. The original form of the attitudes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitude Measures, Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education
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Valdeón, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2018
Drawing on Michael Cronin's analysis of "Stagecoach," and on narrative theory and image studies, this paper aims to examine the role of language and translation in two classical Hollywood westerns, namely "They Died with Their Boots On" and "Fort Apache." It will consider whether these films provide only negative…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Translation, Films, English
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Toprak, Mustafa; Karakus, Mehmet – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this work is to adapt the existing Moral Competency Index (MCI) developed by Lennick and Kiel in a sample of teachers. The validated Turkish version of MCI is based on the item pool of the original MCI with a slight adaptation of the items to fit the context of educational leadership. The translated form was administered to 773…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Moral Values, Test Construction, Test Validity
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de Rooij, Alwin; Vromans, Ruben D.; Dekker, Matthijs – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Creative people regulate their own attentional flexibility and focus in response to creative task demands in a way that favors the emergence of original and effective solutions. So far, not much is known about the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie such abilities. Here, the function of the locus coeruleus noradrenaline (LC-NA) system in…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Creativity, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Diagnostic Tests
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Negley, Jacob H.; Kelley, Colleen M.; Jacoby, Larry L. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Change has been described as detrimental for later memory for the original event in research on retroactive interference. Popular accounts of retroactive interference treat learning as the formation of simple associations and explain interference as due to response competition, perhaps along with unlearning or inhibition of the original response.…
Descriptors: Interference (Learning), Memory, Undergraduate Students, Time on Task
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Bartholomew, Scott R.; Ruesch, Emily Yoshikawa – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Research has shown that once a potential solution to a problem has settled into one's mind, it can be difficult to break from the original idea and move in a different direction (Cardoso & BadkeSchaub, 2009; Jansson & Smith, 1991). When designers are given examples (whether as models, photographs, sketches, or drawings), they often fixate…
Descriptors: Design, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Problem Solving
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McManus, Kevin; Marsden, Emma – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2018
This study partially replicates McManus and Marsden (2017), who found that providing L1 explicit information (EI) plus task-essential practice led L2 learners to make more accurate and faster interpretations of French morphosyntax. The current study removed the original study's L1 EI component to examine the role of the L1 practice. This design…
Descriptors: Grammar, Native Language, French, Morphology (Languages)
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Griffiths, Kerryn – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
The article "Personal Coaching: A Model for Effective Learning" (Griffiths, 2006) appeared in the "Journal of Learning Design" Volume 1, Issue 2 in 2006. Almost ten years on, Kerryn Griffiths reflects upon her original article. Specifically, Griffiths looks back at the combined coaching-learning model she suggested in her…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Consultants, Counseling, Individual Development
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Ilari, Beatriz – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to replicate and extend previous findings on spontaneous movement and rhythmic engagement with music in infancy. Using the identical stimuli and procedures from the original study, I investigated spontaneous rhythmic movements in response to music, infant-directed speech, and contrasting rhythmic patterns in 30…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Child Development, Foreign Countries
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Armstrong, Abbigail J. – Current Issues in Middle Level Education, 2015
This article describes original research to determine reasons graduate students do not complete requirements for a Master's (M.Ed.) in Middle Level Education degree at the Southeastern University. Since the program's initial cohort the graduation rate has decreased. Program faculty was concerned about the increasing difference between the number…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Degrees, Academic Persistence, Teacher Education
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Wiley, Terrence G. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2015
This article briefly reviews the contributions to this volume and revisits the original focus of the Civil Rights Act (CRA). It considers how much progress has been made in addressing the original concerns regarding ethnic and racial discrimination that the act was intended to address and the intersection of language issues with them. The article…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination, Ethnicity
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Paganelli, Andrea; Wrenn, Melissa – SRATE Journal, 2019
The present study addresses the complex challenge of showing how teacher candidates created original children's literature in the form of digital stories for their P-12 students within a clinical model. Through a step-by-step process, the researchers explain how to create digital stories that align with standards and students' needs. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature
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