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Lacey, Simon; Jamal, Yaseen; List, Sara M.; McCormick, Kelly; Sathian, K.; Nygaard, Lynne C. – Cognitive Science, 2020
Sound symbolism refers to non-arbitrary mappings between the sounds of words and their meanings and is often studied by pairing auditory pseudowords such as "maluma" and "takete" with rounded and pointed visual shapes, respectively. However, it is unclear what auditory properties of pseudowords contribute to their perception as…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Auditory Stimuli, Cognitive Mapping, Definitions
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Benway, Nina R.; Garcia, Kelly; Hitchcock, Elaine; McAllister, Tara; Leece, Megan C.; Wang, Qiu; Preston, Jonathan L. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: Prior studies report conflicting descriptions of the relationships between phonological awareness (PA), vocabulary, and speech perception in preschoolers with speech disorders. This study sought to determine the nature of these relationships in a sample of school-aged children with residual speech sound errors affecting /[voiced alveolar…
Descriptors: Correlation, Auditory Discrimination, Vocabulary Development, Receptive Language
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Moore, Tara C.; Maggin, Daniel M.; Thompson, Kelly M.; Gordon, Jason R.; Daniels, Stephanie; Lang, Lucinda E. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2019
In this study, a systematic review was conducted to examine the evidence base for teacher praise for students without severe disabilities in K-12 classroom settings. Specifically, reviewers followed standards presented by the Council for Exceptional Children and the What Works Clearinghouse to evaluate the methodological quality of 30 studies…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Positive Reinforcement, Evidence Based Practice
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Hirata, Yukari; Kelly, Spencer D. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2010
Purpose: Previous research has found that auditory training helps native English speakers to perceive phonemic vowel length contrasts in Japanese, but their performance did not reach native levels after training. Given that multimodal information, such as lip movement and hand gesture, influences many aspects of native language processing, the…
Descriptors: Vowels, Phonemics, Auditory Training, Language Processing
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Vaden, Kenneth I., Jr.; Kuchinsky, Stefanie E.; Keren, Noam I.; Harris, Kelly C.; Ahlstrom, Jayne B.; Dubno, Judy R.; Eckert, Mark A. – Neuropsychologia, 2011
The left inferior frontal gyrus (LIFG) exhibits increased responsiveness when people listen to words composed of speech sounds that frequently co-occur in the English language (Vaden, Piquado, & Hickok, 2011), termed high phonotactic frequency (Vitevitch & Luce, 1998). The current experiment aimed to further characterize the relation of…
Descriptors: Brain, Neurological Organization, Speech, English
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Brendal, Megan A.; King, Kelly A.; Zalewski, Christopher K.; Finucane, Brenda M.; Introne, Wendy; Brewer, Carmen C.; Smith, Ann C. M. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe the auditory phenotype of a large cohort with Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS), a rare disorder including physical anomalies, cognitive deficits, sleep disturbances, and a distinct behavioral phenotype. Method: Hearing-related data were collected for 133 individuals with SMS aged 1-49 years. Audiogram…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Audiology, Hearing Impairments, Age Differences
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Sadler, Philip M.; Sonnert, Gerhard; Coyle, Harold P.; Miller, Kelly A. – Educational Assessment, 2016
The psychometrically sound development of assessment instruments requires pilot testing of candidate items as a first step in gauging their quality, typically a time-consuming and costly effort. Crowdsourcing offers the opportunity for gathering data much more quickly and inexpensively than from most targeted populations. In a simulation of a…
Descriptors: Test Items, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Biological Sciences
Sanders, Steven; Zunkiewicz, Kelly; Strait, Laura; Towne, Michael – TNTP, 2014
A single great teacher can change a life by introducing a new language, helping you master a new skill or opening a door you never knew was there. That's why every year, TNTP awards the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice: to celebrate a select cohort of public school teachers who demonstrate exceptionally effective teaching with…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Awards, Music Education
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Lai, Kelly Y. C.; Leung, Patrick W. L.; Mo, Flora Y. M.; Lee, Marshall M. C.; Shea, Caroline K. S.; Chan, Grace F. C.; Che, Kiti K. I.; Luk, Ernest S. L.; Mak, Arthur D. P.; Warrington, Richard; Skuse, David – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a disorder with high levels of co-morbidities. The Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview (3Di) is a relatively new instrument designed to provide dimensional as well as categorical assessment of autistic behaviours among children with normal intelligence. Its sound psychometric properties and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Children
Bradley, Carol C. – Campus Law Enforcement Journal, 2012
It's Saturday, September 3, Notre Dame vs. South Florida--the first home game of the season--and nearing halftime. The only person feeling more pressure than Head Coach Brian Kelly is Mike Seamon, associate vice president for campus safety and director of game day operations. Bad weather is on the way, and he's about to make the call to evacuate…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Crisis Management, Planning, College Athletics
Kelly, Kerry C. – 2000
Paul Robeson was an athlete-scholar-concert artist-actor who was also an activist for civil and human rights. The son of a former slave, he was born and raised during segregation, lynching, and open racism. Robeson was one of the top performers of his time, earning more money than many white entertainers. His travels overseas opened his awareness…
Descriptors: Activism, Black Leadership, Case Studies, Citizenship
Paris, David C. – Council of Independent Colleges, 2007
The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) convened the "Symposium on Business and the Liberal Arts: Integrating Professional and Liberal Education" in Chicago in May 2007 out of concern that the proportion of students graduating with degrees in the liberal arts has been declining as preprofessional and technical programs have expanded and the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Internship Programs, Liberal Arts, Conferences (Gatherings)
Secolsky, Charles, Ed.; Denison, D. Brian, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The "Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education" provides higher…
Descriptors: Generalizability Theory, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Teacher Effectiveness
Wilkinson, Kelly S., Ed. – 2000
These six papers present sound research in business education. "Status of Full- and Part-Time Business Faculty at Two-Year College and Perceived Importance of Selected Professional Services" (Marcia A. Anderson, Sharon Resch) reports full-time faculty received more professional services, and part-time faculty valued professional services…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Computer Literacy
Graham, Steve, Ed.; MacArthur, Charles A., Ed.; Fitzgerald, Jill, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Highly practical and accessible, this indispensable book provides clear-cut strategies for improving K-12 writing instruction. The contributors are leading authorities who demonstrate proven ways to teach different aspects of writing, with chapters on planning, revision, sentence construction, handwriting, spelling, and motivation. The use of the…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Teaching Methods, Elementary Education
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