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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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Uslu, Salih – Education, 2015
The aim of this study is to examine opinions of teacher candidates who take an education at the department of social studies as a freshman about the expectations on social studies teaching department and the reasons why they prefer this department. This study also examines opinions of teacher candidates about the objectives of social studies…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Social Studies, College Freshmen
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Lam, Gigi – Education, 2015
The maternal employment becomes an irreversible trend across the globe. The effect of maternal employment on children's socioemotional functioning is so pervasive that it warrants special attention to investigate into the issue. A trajectory of analytical framework of how maternal employment affects children's socioemotional functioning originates…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Parents, Child Development, Social Behavior
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Piotrowski, Chris – Education, 2015
Although social media (SM) is a ubiquitous feature of modern discourse, few studies have addressed the research domain regarding scope of SM in the scholarly literature. Moreover, the adaptation of SM technology for formal educational purposes has not been without controversy (Bennett et al., 2012). The current study attempts to obtain a…
Descriptors: Social Media, Doctoral Dissertations, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Kurt, Mustafa – Education, 2015
The present study investigated whether English language teachers were aware of the innovative language learning methodologies in language learning, how they made use of these methodologies and the learners' reactions to them. The descriptive survey method was employed to disclose the frequencies and percentages of 175 English language teachers'…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Chiatul, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This article discusses the juxtaposition of learning within the parallel structure of the constructivist and freeschooling models of education. To begin, characteristics describing the constructivist-learning model are provided, followed by a summary of the major components of the freeschooling-learning model. Finally, the parallel structure…
Descriptors: Models, Free Schools, Constructivism (Learning), Correlation
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Weng, Wenting – Education, 2015
This article elaborates eight skills in future work which are based on three main changes and are available to different domains of professions. The first change is an increasing technological world for the future. Technology becomes a part of human being's life and affects people's daily life. Mastering relevant competences is necessary to boost…
Descriptors: Skill Analysis, Trend Analysis, Futures (of Society), Technological Literacy
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Brown, Michael J.; Tallon, Jennifer – Education, 2015
The purpose of our study was to examine the effects of pre-lecture quizzes in a statistics course. Students (N = 70) from 2 sections of an introductory statistics course served as participants in this study. One section completed pre-lecture quizzes whereas the other section did not. Completing pre-lecture quizzes was associated with improved exam…
Descriptors: Tests, Test Anxiety, Statistics, Correlation
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Neeley, Richard A.; Pulliam, Mary Hannah; Catt, Merrill; McDaniel, D. Mike – Education, 2015
This case study examined the initial and renewed impact of speech generating devices on the expressive communication behaviors of a child with autism spectrum disorder. The study spanned six years of interrupted use of two speech generating devices. The child's communication behaviors were analyzed from video recordings and included communication…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Speech Communication, Video Technology
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Bynum, Yvette P. – Education, 2015
Historically women in education are disproportionately represented at the highest positions of educational leadership, especially in comparison to the number who begin their careers as teachers. Feistritzer (2011) reported eighty-four percent of the teaching workforce were women, however, only twenty-four percent of superintendents were women…
Descriptors: Mentors, Women Administrators, Networks, Females
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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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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This guide outlines teacher preparation, professional association, and Common Core State Standards aligned to an "interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics" approach using Junior Achievement educational programs within a Math Methods course to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math.
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperative Learning, Standards, Correlation
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Sari, Ihsan – Education, 2015
In recent years, goal orientations have been examined in their relationship with other potential determinants of athletic performance. The relevant research showed that task orientation, compared to ego orientation, is linked to more adaptive outcomes (Behzadi, Hamzei, Nori and Salehian, 2011; Duda and Whitehead, 1998; Roberts, 2001; Biddle, 2001;…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, College Students, Goal Orientation
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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This primer summarizes interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics as an integrative approach to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math utilizing Junior Achievement USA (JA) educational programs within an elementary Math Methods course. The primer provides a JA historical background/program overview, summarizes the interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Castro-Atwater, Sheri A.; Huynh Hohnbaum, Anh-Luu – Education, 2015
One of the important tasks of supervisors and educators in the human service fields is to provide their fieldwork students with models of appropriate ethical behavior and decision-making. The ethical training that educators provide to students in the helping professions will greatly influence how prepared students feel to navigate through…
Descriptors: Ethics, School Psychology, Social Work, Allied Health Personnel
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