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Sabo, Hannah C.; Goodhew, Lisa M.; Robertson, Amy D. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
We report some of the common, prevalent conceptual resources that students used to reason about energy, based on our analysis of written responses to questions given to 807 introductory physics students. These resources include, for example, associating forms of energy with indicators, relating forces and energy, and representing energy…
Descriptors: Energy, Science Instruction, Introductory Courses, Physics
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Rasmussen, Ludvig J. T.; Østergaard, Lars D.; Glaveanu, Vlad P. – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The multidimensional concept of creativity has a much wider scope of application than disclosed by prevailing research on sporting creativity. In this area, creativity is mostly perceived, praised, and approached for its performative, in-game benefits. Pointing to the belief that creativity requires well-developed technical skills, this phenomenon…
Descriptors: Creativity, Athletics, Training, Discovery Learning
Fehringer, Elaine Kay – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Home-based, early intervention programs as a preferred delivery model are widely endorsed, heavily funded and highly utilized as prevention and remediation initiatives for families with young children (Eckenrode, et al., 2010; Karoly, Killion, & Cannon, 2005). Of concern, is that while an estimated 40 billion dollars are spent annually between…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research, Low Income Groups
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Sears, Nathan Alexander – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
Simulations are increasingly common pedagogical tools in political science and international relations courses. This article develops a classroom simulation that aims to facilitate students' theoretical understanding of the topic of war and peace in international relations, and accomplishes this by incorporating important theoretical concepts…
Descriptors: War, Peace, International Relations, Classroom Techniques
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Millett, Catherine M.; Saunders, Stephanie R.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
The Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) is a high-touch, intensive college access program aimed at providing a multiyear college preparation experience to high-achieving, low-income students in the Princeton, New Jersey, area. This report presents the theory of change and logic model of PUPP, detailing the theoretical basis for the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Preparation, High Achievement, Low Income Students
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Verdis, Athanasios; Kokkotas, Spyros; Dorli, Lisa – Higher Education Studies, 2021
In this paper, we analyse the communication codes in two consecutive meetings of a postgraduate class on career counselling held at the Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy-Psychology of the University of Athens in winter semester of 2017. The basic idea in these meetings was to discuss real-world situations with the help of a teaching framework and…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Foreign Countries, Social Work, Professional Education
Aken, Andrew Joseph – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation uses the logic embodied in Strategic Fit Theory, the Natural Resource- Based View of the Firm (NRBV), strategic human resource management, and other relevant literature streams to empirically demonstrate how the environmental orientation of a firm's strategy impacts their environmental performance and resultant financial…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Information Technology, Content Analysis, Natural Resources
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Velazco, Derling José Mendoza; Padrón, Yoandry Rivero – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2019
The difficulty in the process of trigonometry teaching, served as a stimulus for the present research, in which the objective consisted of designing and proposing the use of a Trigonometric Cicular Geoplane for the construction of meaningful learning in the area of Mathematics at Israel Technological University. For Its development, a field…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mathematical Concepts
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Woolcott, Geoff; Keast, Robyn; Pickernell, David – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Measuring impact from university research is increasingly seen as important, not least because of its use in resource allocation processes by governments. These measurement approaches, however, often take 'wide and shallow' economic effect-based views that are ex-post, linear and uni-directional. Consequently, research collaborations between…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Research, Institutional Research, Social Networks
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Moyer, Joanne M.; Sinclair, A. John – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
Transformative learning theory is applied in a variety of fields, including archaeology, religious studies, health care, the physical sciences, environmental studies, and natural resource management. Given the breadth of the theory's application, it needs to be adaptable to broad contexts. This article shares insights gained from applying the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Sustainability, Semi Structured Interviews
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Pulker, Hélène; Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes – Distance Education, 2020
Open educational practices (OEP) as a research field is relatively new. One aspect that has received limited attention is the impact of using open educational resources (OER) on the development of OEP. This article, based on a doctoral study (Pulker, 2019), considers teachers' activities when reusing and adapting OER, with a view to providing…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Curriculum Development
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Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2020
Consumers are constantly searching for new experiences that provide more than just a product or a service. A cup of coffee is not just a cup of coffee. The atmosphere surrounding the coffee experience is a matter of ever greater importance to consumers. Along with an increased demand for experiences, the lecture hall has also become a setting…
Descriptors: Marketing, Educational Experience, Higher Education, Learner Engagement
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Ishkhanyan, Byurakn; Boye, Kasper; Mogensen, Jesper – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2019
The interaction between working memory and language processing is widely discussed in cognitive research. However, those studies often explore the relationship between language comprehension and working memory (WM). The role of WM is rarely considered in language production, despite some evidence suggesting a relationship between the two cognitive…
Descriptors: Correlation, Short Term Memory, Language Processing, Psycholinguistics
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Mensah, Monica; Onyancha, Omwoyo Bosire – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of demographics as moderators of the factors influencing library workers' and library patrons' behavioral intention toward the use of social media in university libraries in Ghana. The theoretical model for this study was based on the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT).…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Users (Information), College Faculty, Undergraduate Students
Larsen, Kristin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The lack of time and attention dedicated to science at the elementary level is a problem that results in a missed opportunity to engage students in science at an early age, potentially perpetuating the gender gap at the secondary, college and career levels. There are many factors contributing to the lack of science education at the elementary…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Phenomenology, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Science
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