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Reed, Deborah K. – Educational Psychology Review, 2015
Most evaluations of the effectiveness of correctional education use the distal outcomes of recidivism and post-release employment as the dependent variables (e.g., Aos et al., 2006; Davis et al., 2013). This synthesis sought to determine the effectiveness of correctional education at improving proximal academic outcomes among incarcerated adult…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Program Effectiveness
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Hornby, Garry; Woodward, Lianne J. – Educational Psychology Review, 2009
Recent decades have witnessed dramatically improved survival rates for infants born prematurely, especially those born very and extremely preterm. Follow-up studies concerned with long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes for children born preterm indicate that these children are at high risk for a range of cognitive, learning, neuromotor, and…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Psychology, Premature Infants, Teacher Educators
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Gonzalez-DeHass, Alyssa R.; Willems, Patricia P.; Holbein, Marie F. Doan – Educational Psychology Review, 2005
Parent involvement has a sound research base attesting to the many potential benefits it can offer in education. However, student motivation as an academic outcome of parental involvement has only recently been investigated. The purpose of this article is to show how parent involvement is related to students' motivation. Studies of students from…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Motivation, Parent School Relationship, Elementary Schools