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Miller, Nancy – Education, 2017
While there has been a surge in the number of adults entering accelerated academic programs at colleges and universities over the last decade, there has not been a corresponding increase in the number of adult learners in these programs who persist and achieve their degrees. This work sought to develop a detailed model for helping faculty and…
Descriptors: Models, School Holding Power, Acceleration (Education), Adult Education
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Beaudoin, Colleen R.; Johnston, Pattie C.; Jones, Leslie B.; Waggett, Rebecca J. – Education, 2013
Problems associated with recruiting, supporting and retaining quality teachers in the STEM areas have been well documented in the literature. Specifically, findings suggest STEM teachers have indicated a need for pedagogy and increased content knowledge. These needs may be attributed to the fact that more STEM teachers have been alternatively…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, College School Cooperation, Teacher Workshops
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Piotrowski, Chris; Lathrop, Peter J. – Education, 2012
The literature provides limited, constructive, consensus-based information to correctional officials and administrators on the efficacy of prison-based programs. This study reports an analysis of 8 review government documents, that surveyed the research literature from 1980-2008, on the topic of educational rehabilitation programs available to…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Content Analysis, Rehabilitation Programs, Institutionalized Persons
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Bowman, Stephanie L.; Plourde, Lee A. – Education, 2012
Teens and young adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) meet the criteria of teen and adult learners chronologically, but may be deficient in many other areas of teen and adult learning. The spectrum of intellectual and adaptive capabilities among teens and adults with ID is vast, with each individual being unique. There are specific teaching…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Andragogy, Best Practices
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Okhakhu, Marcel; Evawoma-Enuku, Usiwoma – Education, 2011
This paper seeks to establish the relationship between Popular Theatre and Correctional Education. The Benin Prison experiment is the springboard for this laudable and valuable link. The paper strives stridently to show the value of Popular Theatre as a vehicle for achieving correctional values in a Correction centre. More than anything else, it…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Correctional Education, Foreign Countries, Correctional Institutions
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Jogwu, C. N. O. – Education, 2010
All African Nations belong to the category of third world underdeveloped countries of the world. UNDP Human Development Index uses factors like per capita income, health of the people, and educational attainment to classify countries. Adult literacy and gross enrolment ratios are indicators of education status. This paper uses Nigeria, a typical…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Illiteracy, Statistical Data, Foreign Countries
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Yavuz, Erisen; Nadir, Celikoz; Mehmet, Sahin; Kurtkan, Kapicioglu M. Osman; Sait, Atas; Cemal, Akyol; Cagla, Girgin – Education, 2010
This is a case study based on BELTEK, which is a training organisation under Ankara metropolitan Municipality in Turkey. BELTEK is one of the initiatives aiming to train women and help to boost their employability. In this descriptive study, the goals, structure, training activities for the training and employability of women are put under…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Females, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Everhart, Brett; Hogarty, Kris – Education, 2009
The teacher education literature is replete with recommendations regarding the preparation of new teachers who are equipped to face the complexities and instructional demands of their first year of teaching. Recently, teacher education programs have begun to use online assessment products to provide evidence that their teacher candidates' can…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Online Systems
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2009
Today's school principal has a plethora of duties and responsibilities. Among many others, he/she is expected to supervise and monitor teacher progress in the classroom. Too frequently in the past, principals performed largely management duties in schools, but now each principal must also assist in teaching and learning situations. How might the…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility, Instructional Leadership
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Beyreli, Latif – Education, 2009
Language and literature education in Turkey has searched its way through a variety of trials and errors since 1923, when the education heritage inherited from the Ottoman Empire was rebuilt upon a contemporary and laic foundation, and established upon modern foundations in 2005 with the assistance of a variety of curricula used after a long…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Nunn, Gerald D.; Jantz, Paul B. – Education, 2009
This study examined the impact of Response to Intervention-Involvement (RtI-INV) and Response to Intervention-Implementation (RtI-IMP) variables associated with teacher efficacy beliefs by 429, K-12 teachers and support professionals trained to implement Response to Intervention (RtI) methodologies. The Teacher Efficacy Belief and Behavior…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Self Efficacy
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Kocabas, Ibrahim – Education, 2009
This study, in which a descriptive scanning model is used, aims to determine the effects of motivational sources on teachers' motivation levels. The population sample for this study consists of teachers working in the Elazig city center in 2006-2007 academic year. A sample of 225 teachers was randomly selected from this population. Data obtained…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Motivation, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Ochuba, V. O. – Education, 2009
This study highlights the problems facing the inspectors of education as quality assurance agents and discusses ways of solving them in order to improve the quality of education in Nigerian schools. The study adopted a qualitative method to collect data from both federal and state inspectors of education in Edo State. Data was collected from the…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Educational Quality, Quality Control, Inspection
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Greiner, Connie Sue; Smith, Brenda – Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the possible relationship between selected variables and teacher attrition. Data were analyzed to determine if a relationship did exist between the selected variables and teacher attrition: standardized reading proficiency scores, undergraduate grade point average, gender, and ethnicity. The variables…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Predictor Variables, Investigations
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Thornton, Bill; Perreault, George; Jennings, Mike – Education, 2008
Teacher transfers from one worksite to another have a significant impact upon the schools they leave. Researchers and school leaders have proposed a number of solutions to attempt to address teacher transfers, but the rate of teacher transfers remains high. Thus, a better understanding of the motivational factors related to teachers' decisions to…
Descriptors: Teacher Transfer, Performance Factors, Multivariate Analysis, Mail Surveys
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