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Bittner, Gina L.; McCauley, Laura – Education, 2018
Students love games, so why not couple games and mathematics learning in a meaningful way? The authors will help you do just that by taking an existing game and teaching you how to take any topic from your classroom to make the math work.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Games, Mathematics Skills
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Kato, Daiki; Suzuki, Mikie – Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to hypothesize the existence of the general sense of role satisfaction and device a scale to measure it. The participants in study 1 were 1029 Japanese high school students (484 men and 545 women). The result of exploratory factor analysis suggested that the two-factor structure is adequate. One is "social…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Hypothesis Testing
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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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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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Snell, Joel – Education, 2018
There are significant boundary problems when comparing spurious with more accurate science. Numerous variables impact on creating a product (like a medication) or service (a special education strategy) that is valid and reliable. Thus, the author has tried to design a paradigm that when one is researching a new area as an example, the individual…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Drug Therapy, Court Litigation, Case Studies
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Hunter, Jeffrey C.; Behrendt, M. E.; Breithaupt, B. H.; Scotchmoor, J. G. – Education, 2018
The use of fossils as a tool in the classroom provide the medium in which students enthusiastically and directly engage in scientific exploration and thinking, enhancing their interest in future science curricula, and provide an avenue to develop scientific literacy. The National Research Council stated that students should have authentic…
Descriptors: Paleontology, Learner Engagement, Student Interests, Student Participation
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Ruggeri, David; Teti, Michelle – Education, 2018
Objective: To examine differences in marijuana consumption, access to marijuana, and perception of harm of consuming marijuana among college students enrolled in a small liberal arts college versus a large state university. Methods: Currently enrolled college students at a liberal arts college or large state university were e-mailed a link to an…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Use, College Students, Liberal Arts
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Bluiett, Tarsha E. – Education, 2018
Preschoolers construct culturally sanctioned messages regarding which gender-related behaviors are and are not acceptable (Scott, 2000). While play can bridge differences among children, it can also emphasize them. When opportunities to explore gender themes in an open-ended way are provided, children are afforded access to optimal play settings…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Dramatic Play, Play
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Kovac, Velibor Bobo – Education, 2018
The term "schooling through democracy" refers to an overly optimistic idea, frequently used for rhetorical purposes, that traditional schooling is an important context for children to practice democracy. In the present paper, two interrelated issues are argued. First, after an outline of the core conditions for democracy is presented, I…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Methods, Democratic Values, Skill Development
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Rosemond, Marie Michelle; Owens, Delila – Education, 2018
Emerging adulthood is defined as age-based (18-29 years of age). This age range is central to traditional age collegians who are a very diverse group (i.e., relative to race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, relationship status, and educational attainment). In an effort to explore the career development process of college students this…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, College Students, Adult Students
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Ainsa, Patricia; Olivarez, Arturo – Education, 2017
Mentoring sixty-three undergraduate students online yielded information through distance learning discussion to provide changes by improving the delivery and learning acquisition of new skills in online education. Responses from mentors and mentees having used and experienced various mentoring techniques were analyzed and results further indicated…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Wang, Jiawen; Selby, Karen L. – Education, 2017
In the spirit of scholarship in teaching and learning at the college level, we suggested and experimented with reading quizzes in combination with error analysis as one way not only to get students better prepared for class but also to provide opportunities for reflection under frameworks of mastery learning and mind growth. Our mixed-method…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Error Analysis (Language), Error Patterns, Student Motivation
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Helm, David Jay – Education, 2017
This study examines the background information and the components of N.L.P., being eye movements, use of predicates, and posturing, as they apply to improving rapport and empathy between track/cross country coaches and their significant others in the arena of competition to help alleviate the inherent stressors.
Descriptors: Neurolinguistics, Track and Field, Athletic Coaches, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kanuni, Muge – Education, 2017
This article deals with giving a perspective of mathematics to students whose majors are not related to mathematics. A course named "Mathematical View" was specifically designed and implemented for this purpose. The course was given to students majoring in the Turkish Language and Literature Department at Duzce University who opted to…
Descriptors: Literature, Critical Thinking, Mathematical Aptitude, Nonmajors
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Fenner, Christopher J.; Pitrowski, Chris – Education, 2017
Since the advent of Facebook, researchers across academic disciplines have examined the nature and scope of scholarship regarding this SNS. Based on a content analysis approach, Piotrowski (2012) reported that many popular issues in the media on the topic of Facebook are largely ignored by research investigators. Due to the proliferation of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Content Analysis, Educational Research, Journal Articles
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