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Nichols, Joe; McBride, Jackie – College Student Journal, 2017
This was a study conducted with four first-year educational leaders who were interviewed to determine whether they experienced feelings of isolation and disengagement from individuals who had been peers in the work-place. Each respondent was promoted from within their educational organization to a leadership position and was interviewed to…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Professional Isolation, Work Environment, Administrator Attitudes
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Ari, Sinan; Ünal, Emre – College Student Journal, 2016
The need for and employment of qualified teachers have always been in the agenda since the foundation of our country. It is aimed with this study to reveal the convenience of the Content Knowledge Test for Teaching (CKTT), which was first held in 2014, in terms of the content of the classroom teaching undergraduate programs, general competencies…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Tests, Undergraduate Students, Teacher Competencies
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Piechura-Couture, Kathy; Heins, Elizabeth; Tichenor, Mercedes – College Student Journal, 2013
Since the early 1990s numerous studies have concluded that there is an over-representation of males and minorities in special education. This paper examines the question if a different educational format, such as single-gender education, can help boys' behavior and thus reduce the number of special education referrals? The rationale for…
Descriptors: Single Sex Classes, Males, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation
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McBride, Jackie; Milligan, Julie; Nichols, Joe – College Student Journal, 2013
The use of on-line instruction at the university level is becoming increasingly prevalent. In one Arkansas university, computer assisted instruction occurs in the form of web-based assignments through on-line courses and degree programs. Students, who are aspiring to become educational leaders, engage in weekly web discussions and activities…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Student Teaching, Graduate Students, Student Reaction
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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2012
The writer would like to suggest eight recent leaders who have contributed much in assisting teachers to help pupils achieve well. These educators are largely from the twentieth century. Their contributions appear in educational journals, teacher education textbooks on the university level, as well as professional talks presented at international,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Profiles, Change Agents, Professional Recognition
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Mohammed, Heyam Reda; Mohammad, Mona Ahmad – College Student Journal, 2012
The aim of study was to investigate student opinion and attitude toward physical education classes. Two thousand seven hundred (2700) students answered the survey: 1239 (45.3%) were male students and 1497 (54.7%) were female from Kuwait six districts: Al_Hawalli, Al_Asimah, Al_Jahra, Al_Mobarak, Al_Farwniah, Al_Ahmadi. Weight Status was determined…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Student Attitudes, Body Composition
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Supon, Vi; Ruffini, Michael – College Student Journal, 2009
This article represents a study at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania where secondary and elementary education preservice teachers were surveyed to determine their usage of various technologies during student teaching. Described are the results and analysis relative to what technologies are enhancing the learning of students in academic…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Ojogwu, C. N. – College Student Journal, 2009
Millennium Development Goals were established by the United Nations to help underdeveloped countries to overcome problems of illiteracy, poverty, low health status and quality of life. Much emphasis was placed on the attainment of MDG targets in education because of its pivotal role in national development. The targets include education for all…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers
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Kaniuka, Theodore S. – College Student Journal, 2009
The delivered curriculum, or the curriculum the students actually experience has always been a function of teacher decision making. Since the inception of high stakes accountability, the curricula to which students are exposed have become a focal point of school reform efforts. This article argues that the null curriculum is expanding in ways that…
Descriptors: Social Class, School Restructuring, Educational Change, Probability
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Kazeem, Kolawole; Musa, Noah – College Student Journal, 2008
Educators are becoming aware that between the school, government and the home is an important link, which must be utilized or harnessed for children's learning and educational development. The situation of teaching and learning in most public schools in Nigeria shows that there is a considerable difference in the level of involvement of the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
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Foley, Nancy E. – College Student Journal, 2006
Increasing numbers of students with learning disabilities are enrolling in colleges. Although, they may have met academic prerequisites, they still may find that they are unprepared. In addition to the many adjustments that all students must make, students with disabilities are faced with a major shift in the advocacy role. As K-12 students in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Advocacy, Academic Achievement
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Imhanlahimi, E. O.; Maduewesi, B. U. – College Student Journal, 2006
In this paper, the authors critically examined the problems of admission into Nigeria Universities; and expressed the view that about seventy percent of Nigerians are not aware of the essence of the present system of education, which is geared towards producing individuals with adequate knowledge and skills needed for self-reliance or employment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Program Implementation, Admission Criteria
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Bennett-Johnson, Earnestine – College Student Journal, 2004
American crime and violence have overflowed onto the college/university campus, and are now affecting senior high, junior high and elementary schools. This research presents suggested causes of school crime and also suggests possible solutions. In most urban environments, crime is a "way of life." When assessing the family incomes of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, School Safety, Violence, Crime Prevention