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Bronson, Carroll E.; Dentith, Audrey M. – Education, 2014
This paper describes an ethnographic case study of a partner or co-teaching classroom in an urban preschool classroom. As part of a larger project that evaluated classroom size and team teaching structures in Kindergarten classrooms in several high poverty urban schools, one successful co-teaching classroom was studied further. Systematic…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Muller, Susan M.; Dodd, Amelia; Fiala, Kelly A. – Education, 2014
Attrition is a major problem for all areas of education. The presence of protective factors has been shown to promote resiliency, which might influence retention. This study was designed to examine characteristics associated with resiliency among a population of pre-service educators, public school teachers, and community-based health educators.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Resilience (Psychology), School Holding Power, Correlation
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2014
Social studies, too frequently, is taught in a survey approach whereby pupils obtain subject matter in a shallow manner. Forgetting and hazy recalls are typical of this procedure of instruction. Covering many topics in a relatively short period of time does not make for achievement which is long-lasting. Then too, selected pupils might be left…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Reflection
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Simmons, Kate D.; Bynum, Yvette P. – Education, 2014
Blogging, social networks, e-mails, instant messaging, and web-forums are different ways that today's technologically savvy culture can communicate with others all across the world. Although beneficial, some have used these popular online forms of communication to harm others, thus termed cyberbullying. The purpose of this paper is to define…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Mail
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De Blasio, Cataldo; Järvinen, Mika – Education, 2014
In the present study a generalized approach is given for the description of acquisition procedures with a particular focus on the knowledge acquisition process. The learning progression is given as an example here letting the theory to be applied to different situations. An analytical approach is performed starting from the generalized fundamental…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Educational Environment, Motivation, Background
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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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Duplechain, Rosalind; Morris, Robert – Education, 2014
This manuscript consists of three sections. Section one provides historical data on some 310 documented shootings that have taken place on school property within the United States. Section two discusses numerous risk factors associated with school shooters. Section three discusses numerous strategies for creating safe schools.
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, Weapons, School Security
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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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House, J. Daniel; Telese, James A. – Education, 2014
There is continuing interest in the identification of student and instructional factors associated with the mathematics achievement of students in Japan. The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) assessments have provided opportunities to examine factors associated with mathematics achievement. The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Algebra
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Lin, Yii-Nii – Education, 2014
This paper describes the life experiences of graduate students who were satisfied with their graduate careers at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. A qualitative phenomenological method was used, with in-depth interviews for data collection. Participants included 17 master's students and eight doctoral students. Four themes emerged as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Research Universities
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Al-Dhafiri, Abdulwahab Mohammad – Education, 2014
Background: To what extent is there a significant difference between the elderly's demographic data and their attitudes toward the role of social welfare services in improving their lives? Employed Method: This study used a descriptive method to investigate the activities/services and programs provided by social care homes for the elderly, both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Living Standards, Quality of Life
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Bin Tareef, Atif Omer – Education, 2014
School violence emerged as a topic of interest for the education system during the past decade. School violence covers an array of intentional or reckless behaviors that include physical harm, psychological harm, and property damage. These include behaviors that vary in severity and frequency such as murder (Dwyer, Osher, & Warger, 1998). Tay,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, Higher Education, Emotional Response
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Ratcliff, Nancy J.; Carroll, Kimberly L.; Hunt, Gilbert H. – Education, 2014
This paper discusses findings from four years of observational research examining classroom climate. Specifically, findings that focused on one powerful teacher behavior (teacher retreating) were examined. These data indicated that teacher retreating was negatively correlated to the amount of instructional interaction occurring between students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Techniques
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Çaliskan, Nihat – Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to identify "the wish sentences" that teacher candidates create in the communication with themselves. The case study which is one of the type of qualitative research is utilized in this study. The study group is formed by 320 students studying in a university in central Anatolia. Data were collected by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Wiest, Dudley J.; Wong, Eugene H.; Minero, Laura P.; Pumaccahua, Tessy T. – Education, 2014
Working memory has been well documented as a significant predictor of academic outcomes (e.g., reading and math achievement as well as general life outcomes). The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of computerized cognitive training to improve both working memory and encoding abilities in a school setting. Thirty students…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Short Term Memory, Intervention, Parochial Schools
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