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Castro-Atwater, Sheri; Huynh-Hohnbaum, Anh-Luu – Education, 2018
With the exponential growth of the multiracial and multiethnic college-age population, it is important to address the role that family and peers play in multiracial individuals' identity formation. This is particularly important as ethnic identity is strongly associated with adolescent and young adult self-esteem. Practice interventions are…
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Intervention, Multiracial Persons, Racial Identification
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Maguad, Ben A. – Education, 2018
The systems view of quality postulates that product or service quality comes as the result of interactions between various components that comprise a production process. In view of this, most problems in the organization, like an institution of higher education, can be attributed to the system. To be effective, any quality improvement initiative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Systems Analysis, Systems Approach, Stakeholders
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Luke, Chad; Diambra, Joel F. – Education, 2017
This expository article explores the challenges college sophomores face in making academic decisions and choosing a major. We conduct a literature review and discuss the findings from previously conducted empirical studies as a foundation for this exploration and identify implications for college counselors serving this student population. We also…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, School Counseling, Decision Making, Majors (Students)
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Karkouti, Ibrahim Mohamad – Education, 2016
This paper examines the effects of negligence toward diversity issues on campus racial climate, describes how exclusionary practices affect minority students' (i.e., Asian American, Hispanic, Black, and Native American) educational experiences, and addresses faculty issues relevant to diversity. In addition, the paper identifies the factors that…
Descriptors: Synthesis, Higher Education, Organizational Culture, College Faculty
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Lei, Simon A. – Education, 2015
Field trips are an important component of upper undergraduate and graduate-level science courses, especially in the fields of biology, geoscience, and environmental science. Field trips can provide a new perspective to a course's content and quality. Science field trips can facilitate active student learning, yet often can be constrained by time,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Field Trips, Teaching Methods
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Ruhupatty, LeRoy; Maguad, Ben A. – Education, 2015
Most critical activities in colleges and universities are driven by financial considerations. It is thus important that revenues are found to support these activities or ways identified to streamline costs. One way to cut cost is to improve the efficiency of schools to address the issue of poor quality. In this paper, the cost of poor quality in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Cost Effectiveness
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Coskun, Abdullah; Arslan, Abdullah – Education, 2014
This paper aims to emphasize the importance of using Moodle in foreign language learning and teaching by reviewing relevant literature and introducing a Moodle-based environment aiming to help English learners to practice their English by themselves. Firstly, the use of Moodle in education and more specifically in English Language Teaching is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Instruction, Large Group Instruction, Distance Education
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Hunt, Samuel J.; Cangemi, Joseph – Education, 2014
This paper explores the value of the "Game of Kings," Chess, as a tool for developing highly successful leaders. This paper highlights and demonstrates how the methods of the game of Chess can have strong influence on the ability and performance of exceptional leaders in any field, and how the game of Chess can enhance the cognitive…
Descriptors: Leadership, Skill Development, Games, Game Theory
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Karkouti, Ibrahim Mohamad – Education, 2014
This paper provides an overview of Erikson's psychosocial identity development theory, identifies prominent theorists who extended his work, examines the limitations of the theory and explains how this theory can be applied to student affairs practices. Furthermore, two different studies that clarify the relationship between psychosocial factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Teaching Methods
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Cavaliere, Frank J.; Glasscock, Kip; Sen, Kabir C. – Education, 2014
Globalization has been one of the most important movements in business since the end of World War II. The business education establishment, as represented by the AACSB accreditation agency, has been struggling to get its member schools to properly prepare their graduates for this new global business environment. It has generally been conceded that…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business Administration Education, Global Approach, English (Second Language)
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Fredericks, Marcel; Kondellas, Bill; Fredericks, Janet; Langer, Michael; Ross, Michael W. V. – Education, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to establish the necessity to fully and effectively integrate the sub-disciplines of educational foundations, such as psychology and philosophy, in addition to the natural and social sciences, within medical and health-related educational programs. This is particularly pertinent in Catholic and other religiously…
Descriptors: Health Education, Empathy, Caring, Catholics
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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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McCandless, Bart – Education, 2012
Research indicates that the use of metaphors to organize and frame questions concerning the teaching/learning process can be an effective tool. More problematic, however, has been the use of metaphor in framing policy questions, especially those metaphors employed to frame national education reform ideas. This article explores several research…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Educational Change
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Faucette, Nell; Nugent, Peg – Education, 2012
This article examines responses of 13 preservice students to a mentoring program during their junior year. Throughout the first two terms of a five semester teacher education program, senior physical education specialists agreed to mentor them (in pairs or trios) relative to their development. This qualitative analysis included collection of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Physical Education Teachers
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Wright, Steven C.; Grenier, Michelle; Channell, Kathy – Education, 2012
Physical education teacher education (PETE) students are given opportunities in "early field experiences" (EFEs) to observe and assist experienced teachers in schools. Typically, students are then required to do some autonomous teaching, to give them practical experience in the real world of local schools. Ultimately students will move on to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Majors (Students), Experienced Teachers, Physical Education
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