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Hubbell, Larry – Education, 2018
In this article, I describe the process and importance of branding a graduate public administration program. Written from the perspective of a participant-observer, I describe how with the assistance of my department we have given our program a more distinctive identity and therefore a more identifiable brand. That brand is one that focuses on…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Public Administration, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Young, Andria; Andrews, Cheryl; Hayes, Cher; Valdez, Cynthia – Education, 2018
Teachers are taught a variety of assessment techniques to help students succeed in school. They learn to assess their students' math and reading skills, their knowledge of social studies and science content and their ability to write. When teachers are faced with a student who is challenged by the subject matter and is struggling, teachers have a…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Teacher Attitudes, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Intervention
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Fägerstam, Emilia; Grothérus, Annika – Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore lower secondary school students' experiences of using the school grounds as a learning environment. School grounds were used on a regular basis during two to three years, mainly in mathematics and German as a third language. Fourteen students were interviewed about their experiences. The way outdoor learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Outdoor Education, Student Attitudes
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2018
Students have much to benefit from courses pertaining to the history of the teaching profession. History of education, as a course to be taken in teacher education, has been greatly minimized in the ensuing years. Approximately six per cent of colleges/universities require a course in this area for prospective teachers. When being a student in the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational History, College Students
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Millea, Meghan; Wills, R.; Elder, A.; Molina, D. – Education, 2018
Increasingly, student success in college is gauged by retention and graduation rates. Understanding the factors that influence student success can assist practitioners in terms of programming and institutional investments. This study evaluated factors such as residential living, attendance programs, demographic attributes, average class size, and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Student Records, Success
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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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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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