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Campanotta, Linda; Simpson, Patricia; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2018
The leadership of school principals is widely considered to have a strong influence on the quality of teaching and learning in schools. University-based leadership preparation programs have the responsibility for preparing candidates to serve as school principals and in other leadership capacities. This qualitative study of educational leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Program Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Program Evaluation
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Alexis, Frank; Casco, M.; Martin, J.; Zhang, G. – Education, 2017
The goal of study abroad programs is to educate and train future global leaders. This article examines the effectiveness of Clemson University's Singapore Study Abroad program in meeting this goal by exposing students to global perspectives of science technology, engineering and math (STEM) research and learning through an international summer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, STEM Education, Study Abroad
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Abbas, Rasha Al-Sayed Sabry – Education, 2017
This research aimed at investigating the effectiveness of STEM approach in developing visual reasoning and learning independence for preparatory stage students. To achieve this aim, the researcher designed a program based on STEM approach in light of the principles of nanotechnology. Twenty one preparatory stage students participated in the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Visual Perception
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Hatchimonji, Danielle R.; Linsky, Arielle V.; Elias, Maurice J. – Education, 2017
In urban schools overwhelmed by increasing demands to raise test scores, exclusive focus on increasing academic competencies has proven ineffective. School-wide, comprehensive social-emotional and character development (SECD), focused on the cultivation of Noble Purpose, provides an alternative pathway toward life, college, and career success. We…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Change, Values Education
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Looney, Lisa; Perry, David; Steck, Andy – Education, 2017
Teachers' beliefs about mathematics can play a role in their teaching effectiveness (Bandura, 1993). Negative attitudes toward math (e.g., math anxiety) or low self-efficacy beliefs for teaching math can act as barriers to the teaching process, impacting the achievement and math beliefs of students (Beilock, Gunderson, Ramirez, & Levine, 2010;…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs, Student Attitudes
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Snyder, Elise; Golightly, Amy F. – Education, 2017
Reading is a skill that is necessary to be successful both academically and professionally in today's society. Thus, it is essential that educators work with students to develop their reading skills and help them become proficient readers (Otto, 2008). This study concurrently implemented a phonics-based reading intervention and a sight-word…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Reading Instruction
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Camahalan, Faye Marsha G.; Ipock, Amanda R. – Education, 2015
This study is a teacher initiated action research. The purpose is to improve student learning in math using physical activity breaks during classroom lessons. The study was conducted by tracking the results of ten 5th grade students for a period of one week. Using anecdotal notes, students showed improvement on attentiveness during class…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Action Research, Grade 5, Attention
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Roybal, Victoria; Thornton, Bill; Usinger, Janet – Education, 2014
The transition from middle into high school can be perilous for some students. High school freshmen fail at an alarming rate. In a general sense, the environment, expectations, structure, and culture of high schools are different from middle schools. However, school leaders can implement transition programs that may promote success of 9th graders.…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Transitional Programs, Success, Program Effectiveness
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AlRweithy, Eman; Alsaleem, Basma Issa – Education, 2014
This study aimed at presenting the University Teaching and Learning training program UTL and determining the efficiency of the UTL on developing the teaching competencies of the teaching staff at Imam University in Saudi Arabia. The results revealed that there were statistically significant differences between the performance of the training group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development
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Lin, Yii-nii – Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to describe the peer-mentoring experience from the perspective of 16 master's students majoring in science or engineering at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. Utilizing a qualitative method of phenomenology, these mentees shared their views about their peer-mentors through in-depth interviews. Participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Masters Programs
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Osadebe, P. U. – Education, 2014
The study evaluated the objectives of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in Delta State. It considered the extent to which each objective was achieved. A research question on the extent to which the UBE objectives were achieved guided the study. Two hypotheses were tested. A sample of 300 students was randomly drawn through the use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
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Elsamman, Marwan – Education, 2014
This study aimed at designing a program based on the Pragmatic theory to develop grammatical structure comprehension skills for foreign learners of Arabic and examining its effectiveness. Hence, the problem of the study has been summarized in the weakness of grammatical structure comprehension skills for foreign learners of Arabic and in the need…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Grammar, Pragmatics, Linguistic Theory
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Rave, Kristen; Golightly, Amy F. – Education, 2014
This study examined the impact of a commercially available math fluency intervention program on the basic multiplication fluency of three classrooms of fifth grade students. Baseline assessment and progress monitoring of thirty-three regular- and eleven special education students occurred over nine weeks. Within-group analyses revealed significant…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 5, Case Studies
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Paquette, Kelli R.; Byrd, Charlene M.; Dragich, Denise – Education, 2013
This mixed-methods research study investigated the implementation of Drop Everything and Write (DEW) in early childhood/elementary classrooms. DEW is an activity in which students simply "drop everything and write." Teachers were interviewed at the completion of the school year about how they implemented the program, their perceived…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Program Evaluation, Writing Assignments, Interviews
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Colbert, Robert D. – Education, 2013
High school graduation rates nationally have declined in recent years, despite public and private efforts. The purpose of the current study was to determine whether practice of the Quiet Time/Transcendental Meditation┬« program at a medium-size urban school results in higher school graduation rates compared to students who do not receive training…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Graduation, Graduation Rate, College Admission
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