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Kellner, Marlene F. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2019
Currently, a school of nursing in the Northeastern United States is using the Test for Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) examination to help determine which applicants to accept into their nursing programs. To date, there are no statistically significant data to correlate the use of this exam with the selection of applicants who successfully enter…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Predictor Variables, Nursing Education, Nursing Students
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Grossane, Teresa; Tatum, Stephanie – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2019
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the lived experiences of six women who navigated a pathway to the position of superintendent. The guiding research question was, how do women who lead suburban school districts of various sizes describe their trajectory to the position of superintendent? Themes that emerged from the…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Women Administrators, School Districts, Suburban Schools
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Cantamessa, Patti – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The purpose of this cross-sectional, correlational study was to investigate nursing faculty knowledge of best practices in online pedagogy, and to examine the relationship among nursing faculty characteristics and use of best practices. The framework for this study was based on Roger's diffusion of innovation theory. A convenient sample of 154…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Knowledge Level, College Faculty, Best Practices
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Russo, Charles – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The following study closely details how the East Moriches Union Free School District made the transition to college and career-ready standards (CCSS), the impact that change had on reading scores for students, and the alteration in attitudes of parents and teachers to the shift in standards. Specifically, this report focuses on the male students…
Descriptors: School Districts, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Reading Achievement
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Gladstone-Brown, Wendy – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The following qualitative auto-ethnographic study examined the experience of two co-teaching faculty, one in childhood education and one in special education, as they planned and implemented a co-teaching model to prepare teacher candidates for inclusion. As a result of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1990), schools have…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Preservice Teacher Education, Inclusion
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Laskowski, Margaret M.; Reinecke, Dana R.; Chen, Hsin-liang – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
This exploratory study examines the current use of instructional technology, and assistive technologies for support of individuals with learning disabilities as well as other disabilities in New York State. The researchers used SurveyMonkey and postings on social media websites for various professional organizations to solicit responses to a…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learning Disabilities, Barriers
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Eckardt, Patricia N.; Giouroukakis, Vicky – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
This hypothesis-generating research study sought to provide further insight into the impact of co-teaching experiences on pedagogical approaches and student conceptual understanding in a graduate, adolescent literacy course. Two professors and 21 students participated in this qualitative study. Collected over the course of a semester, data…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, Literacy Education
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Markson, Craig – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of online K-12 school leadership preparation programs. Sixty-five graduates of a K-12 school leadership preparation program from a large public university in New York State were included in this study. A survey was used to collect school leadership program graduates' scores on the New York…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Program Effectiveness, College Graduates, Leadership Training
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Manning, Rory J. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
It is well documented that classroom observation reports are used by school leaders as just one piece of the clinical supervision process of teachers (Cohen and Goldhaber, 2016). While the frequency of classroom observations might vary between school districts, recent regulations on Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) have added more…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Observation, Qualitative Research, Computer Software
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Gorleku, Marcellus; Brancaccio, Sabrina; Campbell, James R. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
This paper discusses the role and influences of parental involvement and student's motivation on growth mindset. The participants in this study were from three Catholic middle schools in Ghana: One rural all-girls school (N=268); a suburban school (N=448); and an urban school (N=200). Respondents completed Campbell's Inventory of Parental…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Student Attitudes, Junior High School Students, Parent Participation
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Varma, Parvathy; Cheaskul, Uree; Poonpol, Polthep – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The major purpose of this study is to investigate the direct and indirect influences of parenting styles (authoritarian, authoritative and permissive) on educational adjustment and psychological well-being mediated by self-regulation and Internet addiction among university students in Thailand. Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SRQ), the Internet…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Self Control
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Beck, Paula D. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
The current study by Beck (2014) investigated whether any relationship exists between a cross-section of 48 fourth-grade elementary-school students and their artistic judgments regarding the seven elements of art: color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. Each of these elements of art affects our senses and might offer a better…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Art, Student Diversity
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Imbriaco, Joseph J. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
How can we inspire our youth to consistently do what is right? Lectures and readings on ethics could help, but are unlikely to spur intrinsic motivation. A more comprehensive option is to aid in the development of a characterbased moral identity which will stay with them as they grow. The development of a moral identity is desirable because it can…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Youth, Role Models
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Ahmed, Khalique; Trager, Bradley; Rodwell, Megan; Foinding, Linda; Lopez, Cori – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
Defined as nonjudgmentally paying attention to the present moment (Kabat-Zinn, 1994), modern-day mindfulness has gained considerable attention in various science fields. However, despite this growth, many uses of mindfulness remain unexplored. In this paper, we focus on the application of mindfulness programs in educational settings, specifically…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Test Anxiety, Mathematics Anxiety, Science Instruction
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Tahir, Khazima – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
This study explored the interplay of diversity experiences and critical thinking of Pakistani college students and determined how the classroom experience supported and exposed students to diversity and critical thinking. The researcher conducted teachers' interviews to gather data in a college in Pakistan. Teachers were asked to respond to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, College Students
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