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Girault, Marie Conceptia; Corredor, David Alberto Rivera – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
This article discusses why pedagogical discourse analysis (PDA) can be seen as the departure point to teach through discourse and how language teachers can efficaciously use it in order to bring discourse analysis into the language classroom. To make PDA feasible in language teaching, it requires to be coordinated with actual discourse-based…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods
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Morris, Christina H.; Kropp, Jerri J.; Sartain, Christina L. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
Research has shown that animal-assisted activities have specific benefits for older adults, such as decreasing loneliness (Banks & Banks, 2002; Banks, Willoughby, & Banks, 2008; Calvert, 1989) and depression (Grubbs, Artese, Schmitt, Cormier, & Panton, 2016; Le Roux & Kemp, 2009; Moretti et al., 2010) while increasing positive…
Descriptors: Animals, Older Adults, Alzheimers Disease, Socialization
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Dreher, John H. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
It might appear that the limits of toleration are so obvious that there is hardly a need to define them. Surely evil should not be tolerated. On the other hand, whatever is good should not only be tolerated but also encouraged. What is neither good nor evil should be tolerated; lest freedom of action and thought be impaired unnecessarily. Yet,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Decision Making, Prosocial Behavior, Moral Values
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Morris, Tama Lynn – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
There are over 4 million Registered Nurses in the United States (National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2019). To become a practicing registered nurse, one must graduate from approved educational program, pass a licensure examination, and meet the requirements of licensure in their state of residence. Despite a common licensure examination,…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Bachelors Degrees, Employment Qualifications
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Michaels, Natalie N.; Stewart, Timothy; Barredo, Ronald; Raynes, Edilberto; Edmundson, Deborah; Kunnu, Elizabeth – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
High-stakes testing can be a major hurdle for individuals who know the material well, but have trouble understanding the language of the test. Many people have difficulty understanding test questions when the wording of the question is different from the language variation typically used by the test-taker. This research builds on prior research…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, Multiple Choice Tests, Language Variation, Language Tests
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Goldwasser, Molly M.; Hubbard, Marvin E. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
Student populations at institutions of higher education are increasingly diverse. To maximize students' feelings of inclusivity and belongingness within heterogeneous communities -- both of which have been linked with greater educational outcomes -- it is imperative for faculty to create and maintain inclusive classroom spaces. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Classroom Environment, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Reza, Fawzia – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
Primary education is one of the basic human rights and is considered essential for the economic growth and development of a country. However, in certain countries including Pakistan, this basic right is not appropriately recognized or encouraged. In Pakistan's patricidal society, educating girls, who are marginalized and not provided the same…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Access to Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Johnson, Elizabeth Lee – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
This article investigates the potential of utilizing technology to apply Lesh's representations for teaching mathematical concepts. Lesh's model includes written symbols, verbal symbols, real life situations, pictorial representations, and concrete representations. The author suggests that, with the wealth of technological applications, teachers…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Vincente, Erin – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
Both internal and external factors have incited higher education institutions to reevaluate and restructure antiquated policies and practices that influence contingent faculty support systems and contingent faculty interpersonal relationships with their institutional community members. Current literature and research has yet to truly explore what…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Part Time Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Teaching Experience
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Martin, Jennifer L.; Beese, Jane A. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
As more and more women are being employed as faculty in institutions of higher education, tenure track positions are declining and most of the positions women find themselves in are clinical non-tenure track or part-time adjunct positions. With less traditional academic positions available and more women in the field the result is increased…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Feminism, Bullying
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Spaid, Robin; Gillet-Karem, Rosemary – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
To investigate food insecurity in community college students, our research team developed a mixed methods study. For the first phase, we interviewed 16 Maryland community college administrators to determine which community colleges had food banks or food pantries. The second phase involved gathering in-depth information from 6 community college…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Females, Two Year College Students
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Leppard, Lynden – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
This paper shares findings from case study research into how school principals respond to ethical dilemmas. Preliminary research instigated a criteriological inquiry into the nature of schools as systems and findings of that inquiry conclude that schools are complex adaptive social systems rather than the open complicated systems they are…
Descriptors: Principals, Ethics, Administrator Role, Responses
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Kensicki, Marybeth – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
Years ago, before smoking was passé, Virginia Slims cigarettes had the marketing slogan: "We've come a long way baby." Now women must ask themselves if, in fact, they really have advanced. The question is what have we learned throughout the last several decades, maybe even last two or three centuries. Unfortunately, some of that learning…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, History, Social Attitudes
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Salas, Rachel G. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
The current president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, has consistently disparaged immigrants entering the U.S. but he has saved his most vitriolic language to describe undocumented immigrants who come from countries south of the U.S. border. He has called this Latinx population criminals, rapist, drug dealers, and animals among other…
Descriptors: Presidents, Immigration, Undocumented Immigrants, Hispanic Americans
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Fahsl, Allison Jane; Hope, Jennifer Michelle Gauble – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2018
This paper presents the model and preliminary results of an investigation into the effects of professional development for teachers in the area of early childhood mathematics. The purpose of this two-year project is to improve the confidence, knowledge, and skills of rural early childhood educators to provide effective and ongoing instruction to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Early Childhood Education, Rural Schools, Preschool Teachers
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