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Roche, Sean Patrick – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In the United States, police officers are empowered to use force, and are often people's first point of contact with the criminal justice system. Significantly, in the last decade, the majority of American citizens have acquired smartphone technology, which allows them to document and broadcast police behavior on a scale never before seen. Several…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Police, Law Enforcement, Video Technology
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Atjonen, Paivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The aim of this study is to describe student teachers' experiences of their mentors' ethical decisions during their teaching practice sessions for teacher education. The data was gathered from 201 prospective class and subject teachers who described from an ethical viewpoint both positive and negative mentoring experiences. The data analysis is…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Teachers, Mentors, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Hughes, Christina – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2007
This paper provides a comparative account of two conceptualisations of pleasure. The first draws on Foucault's analysis of bio-power. The second provides a phenomenological account where pleasure is viewed as an aspect of our immediate consciousness. These conceptualisations are illuminated through an analysis of employees' accounts of learning at…
Descriptors: Perceptual Motor Coordination, Psychological Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Research Methodology
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Randel, Bruce; Beesley, Andrea D.; Apthorp, Helen; Clark, Tedra F.; Wang, Xin; Cicchinelli, Louis F.; Williams, Jean M. – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2011
This study was conducted by the Central Region Educational Laboratory (REL Central) administered by Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning to provide educators and policymakers with rigorous evidence about the potential of Classroom Assessment for Student Learning (CASL) to improve student achievement. CASL is a widely used professional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Baler, Ruben D.; Volkow, Nora D. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: Scientific advances in the field of addiction have forever debunked the notion that addiction reflects a character flaw under voluntary control, demonstrating instead that it is a bona fide disease of the brain. The aim of this review is to go beyond this consensus understanding and explore the most current evidence regarding the vast…
Descriptors: Smoking, Addictive Behavior, Adolescents, Genetics
Armstrong, Brian – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study was conducted to examine the impact of selected demographic and academic factors on the academic performance, persistence rate and progression rate of first-time freshman of African American college students attending a historically Black University in the southern region of the United States. Specifically, this study was concerned with…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, African American Students, Academic Achievement, Urban Schools
Peyton, Tamara Shirlene – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Developing and delivering contextually-sensitive user experiences in sociotechnical systems which are geared at helping lower-income women manage their pregnancies requires understanding the human, technological, and the sociotechnical perspectives that are embedded in the mediation of the experience. Yet most digital systems and tools for…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Low Income Groups, Females, Pregnancy
Blankstein, Alan M., Ed.; Noguera, Pedro, Ed.; Kelly, Lorena, Ed. – ASCD, 2016
"Excellence Through Equity" is an inspiring look at how real-world educators are creating schools where all students are able to thrive. In these schools, educators understand that equity is not about treating all children the same. They are deeply committed to ensuring that each student receives what he or she individually needs to…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Student Needs, Leadership Responsibility, Administrator Role
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Luby, Joan; Lenze, Shannon; Tillman, Rebecca – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: Validation for depression in preschool children has been established; however, to date no empirical investigations of interventions for the early onset disorder have been conducted. Based on this and the modest efficacy of available treatments for childhood depression, the need for novel early interventions has been emphasized. Large…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Investigations, Dropouts, Caregivers
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Worley, Virginia – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2013
In this article, the author responds to the Presidential address, "Ethics for the New Political Economy: What Can It Mean to Be Professionally Responsible?" in which Michael G. Gunzenhauser defines, names, and proposes a professional ethics for educators: an ethics of the everyday. The author introduces her response by stating that…
Descriptors: Presidents, Ethics, Power Structure, Political Influences
Smith, Savala – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Although women account for more than 50% of the college degrees awarded nationally, The College of Idaho has had a challenge retaining female students. There are any number of reasons for women's struggle to persist at the college, but one of the most basic may be a matter of self-efficacy. This mixed methods study used a combination of…
Descriptors: Females, Self Efficacy, Academic Ability, Academic Achievement
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Eyitayo, Oduronke Temitope – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2013
Students in higher institutions need to carry out research projects. The focus of this paper explores a model to help students learn ICT skills needed for research projects. Generally students go through the "long and hard route" to learn and use ICT resources because they do not know how to do it. The paper explores the Adult Learning…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Learning Theories, Student Research, Research Projects
Machanic, Mindy – 1998
The Internet (Net) and World Wide Web (WWW) have developed a variety of cultures and communities. Although most early users of the Net (mostly males) were well-intentioned and well-mannered, their social conventions (some blatantly sexist, others in the nature of macho posturing) have continued in many online chat rooms and virtual gaming…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Distance Education, Educational Environment
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Corbett, Anne – European Journal of Education, 2011
How effective is EU cooperation in higher education? This article treats the issue as one of effectiveness in policy-making. What are the policy ideas which the EU wishes to feed into a policy domain where it has to operate largely through political cooperation and a modest degree of incentive funding? What outcomes are possible? The question is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Agenda Setting, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Graybeal, Lesley Marie – Online Submission, 2011
Experiences of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation (Occaneechi) in constructing a heritage revitalization initiative known as the Homeland Preservation Project and organizing related educational programming were analyzed through an ethnographic case study. The purpose of the study was to understand the importance of the heritage museum as a…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indians, Ethnography, Museums
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