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American Association of Community Colleges, 2019
This issue of "DataPoints" shows student military service by institution type. About 6 percent of all undergraduate students indicate that they are currently serving in the military, in the reserves or National Guard, or are a veteran of military service, according to data in the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study of 2015-16.
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Service, Veterans, Institutional Characteristics
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Vest, Bonnie M.; Hoopsick, Rachel A.; Homish, D. Lynn; Homish, Gregory G. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examined the relationships between mental health and educational outcomes among student service members and veterans (SSM/Vs). Participants: Current/former Reserve and National Guard (R/NG) soldiers who were enrolled in school, college, or university in the past year (n = 130). Data were collected in 2014-2016. Methods: Exact…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Veterans, Military Personnel, Anxiety
Bass, Elizabeth – Congressional Budget Office, 2019
The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides educational benefits to service members and veterans who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. This GI Bill (officially the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008), which covers tuition, fees, housing, and related educational expenses, is managed by the Veterans Benefits Administration…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Veterans, Veterans Education, Military Personnel
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Black, Rosemary – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2013
In most countries, protected area management agencies provide formal outdoor learning opportunities for a wide range of educational groups. For high-quality formal outdoor learning programmes that provide a range of experiences to be effectively delivered, specific resources and infrastructure are needed. Using the case study of Scottish Natural…
Descriptors: Criteria, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Gleason, Bruce P. – Music Educators Journal, 2015
As of 2014, the U.S. Department of Defense is the largest employer of musicians in the United States, with more than 6,000 musicians serving in active-duty, reserve, and National Guard bands. From its dual origins with drums and fifes in infantry units (foot soldiers) and trumpets in the cavalry (horse-mounted troops), music has served crucial…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Military Personnel, Musicians, Music Activities
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Guerrero, Gonzalo R.; Reiss, Michael J. – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
This article examines an outdoor science activity based on Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning of Science (ITLS) undertaken with a collaborative research methodology as a Research-Practice Partnership (RPP). The activity was implemented in a national reserve in Chile as part of continuing professional development and co-designed by in-service…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Science Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research
Business-Higher Education Forum, 2016
This case study examines how Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) member Case Western Reserve University is integrating T-shaped skills into a minor in applied data science. Through the collaboration of its business and higher education members, BHEF launched the National Higher Education and Workforce Initiative to create new undergraduate…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Job Skills
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Griffiths, Haley K.; Townsend, Jasmine A. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2018
This article discusses current literature and recommendations for future recreation-based camps for military children aged 7 to 17. Since the beginning of the Global War on Terrorism, the amount of government and community-based programs offered for military families over the past 15 years has significantly increased. This article gives a brief…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Military Personnel, Children
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Bauman, Mark – New Directions for Student Services, 2009
Some reserve and National Guard personnel are enrolled in college. Much like those who choose not to attend college, reservists and Guard members who are students are challenged by issues of separation from family and employment. However, members of the reserves and National Guard who are college students must also separate from their educational…
Descriptors: Military Service, Undergraduate Students, Stopouts, Academic Persistence
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Zhang, Na; Lee, Sun-Kyung; Zhang, Jingchen; Piehler, Timothy; Gewirtz, Abigail – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Children of combat deployed parents are at risk of behavioral problems. Parental emotion socialization (PES) has been theorized to influence children's behaviors; many studies lend support to this theory. However, longitudinal studies examining PES with experimental designs are sparse. In this study, we estimated PES growth trajectories following…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Service, Behavior Problems, Socialization
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Shanahan, Timothy – Educational Leadership, 2013
Does the Common Core State Standards' focus on informational text mean that teachers must teach fiberglass installation manuals and the minutes of National Reserve Board meetings? No, responds literacy expert Timothy Shanahan. "I've pored over the lists of exemplary texts suggested by the standards, and I've not been able to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Reading Instruction, Content Area Reading, Language Arts
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Kem, John S.; LeBoeuf, Eugene J.; Martin, James B. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2016
The most common question heard by senior members of Army University is always, "What is Army University?" The newest education institution in the U.S. Army was created to unify the training and educational institutions of the Army, making the large learning organization more effective and efficient for its soldiers, bringing together 37…
Descriptors: Military Training, Military Schools, Credentials, Certification
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Rumann, Corey B.; Hamrick, Florence A. – Journal of Higher Education, 2010
United States National Guard and Reserve units--including their college student members--increasingly are deployed, resulting in students' abrupt withdrawals from college and subsequent re-enrollments after their return. This study explored student veterans' transitions from deployment back to their prior status as full-time college students at…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Military Service, Reentry Students
O'Donnell, Vivian; Arriagada, Paula – Statistics Canada, 2019
Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) gives them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey--a national survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Nonreservation American Indians, High School Equivalency Programs
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Bonar, Ted C.; Domenici, Paula L. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2011
The majority of military undergraduates at universities are National Guard and Reserve personnel and prior-service military veterans, all difficult to identify on campus. These students face unique cultural challenges. Though the academic literature primarily addresses disability services and administrative programs often focus on "wounded…
Descriptors: Military Service, Counseling Services, Guidance Centers, Undergraduate Students
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