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Moolenaar, Ronald L., Ed. – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012
The "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" ("MMWR") Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data presented by the Notifiable Disease Data Team and 122 Cities Mortality Data Team in the weekly "MMWR" are provisional, based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments. This…
Descriptors: Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Communicable Diseases, Smoking
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Verguts, Tom; Opstal, Filip Van – Cognition, 2008
Cohen Kadosh, Tzelgov, and Henik [Cohen Kadosh, R., Tzelgov, J., & Henik, A. (2008). A synesthetic walk on the number line: The size effect. "Cognition", 106, 548-557] present a new paradigm to probe properties of the mental number line. They describe two experiments which they argue to be inconsistent with the exact small number model proposed by…
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Experiments, Effect Size, Mathematical Models
Dade, Aurali, Ed.; Olafson, Lori, Ed.; DiBella, Suzan M., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2015
The senior research compliance administrator has emerged as a critically important position as universities and other research organizations face an increasingly intricate regulatory environment. These administrators are tasked with a special challenge: ensuring that their institutions conduct safe, ethical, and compliant research while also…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Administrators, Compliance (Legal), Research
Grigorenko, Elena L., Ed.; Takanishi, Ruby, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By…
Descriptors: Immigrants, School Readiness, Mental Health, Mathematics Education
Conley, Mark W., Ed.; Freidhoff, Joseph R., Ed.; Sherry, Michael B., Ed.; Tuckey, Steven Forbes, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2008
In this concise, thought-provoking book, prominent researchers analyze existing knowledge on adolescent literacy, examine the implications for classroom instruction, and offer specific goals for future research. The volume reviews cutting-edge approaches to understanding the unique features of teaching and learning in secondary schools. Particular…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Reading Research
Redding, Sam, Ed.; Murphy, Marilyn, Ed.; Sheley, Pam, Ed. – Academic Development Institute, 2011
This "Handbook" offers a broad definition of family and community engagement, seen through the lens of scholars and practitioners with a wide-ranging set of perspectives on why and how families, communities, and schools collaborate with one another. Taken together, the chapters in this "Handbook" sketch out the components of a…
Descriptors: Guides, Family Involvement, Community Involvement, Family School Relationship
Smith, Peter, Ed. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2014
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. ASCUE has a strong tradition of bringing its members together to pool their…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Computer Uses in Education, Small Colleges
Troia, Gary A., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
This book focuses on how to provide effective instruction to K-12 students who find writing challenging, including English language learners and those with learning disabilities or language impairments. Prominent experts illuminate the nature of writing difficulties and offer practical suggestions for building students' skills at the word,…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Writing Difficulties, Writing Workshops
D'Mello, S. K., Ed.; Calvo, R. A., Ed.; Olney, A., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2013
Since its inception in 2008, the Educational Data Mining (EDM) conference series has featured some of the most innovative and fascinating basic and applied research centered on data mining, education, and learning technologies. This tradition of exemplary interdisciplinary research has been kept alive in 2013 as evident through an imaginative,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Van Hook, Steven R. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This article provides a twelve-year review of my "OJDLA" article ("Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration," University of West Georgia) on the future of global learning, and updates related to issues such as societal need, technologies, course design, administration affairs, faculty support, and student service.
Descriptors: Global Education, Trend Analysis, Educational Trends, Educational Administration
Secolsky, Charles, Ed.; Denison, D. Brian, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The "Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education" provides higher…
Descriptors: Generalizability Theory, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Teacher Effectiveness
Barnes, Tiffany, Ed.; Desmarais, Michel, Ed.; Romero, Cristobal, Ed.; Ventura, Sebastian, Ed. – International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, 2009
The Second International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM2009) was held at the University of Cordoba, Spain, on July 1-3, 2009. EDM brings together researchers from computer science, education, psychology, psychometrics, and statistics to analyze large data sets to answer educational research questions. The increase in instrumented…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
Neuman, Susan B., Ed.; Dickinson, David K., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
Building crucial bridges between theory, research, and practice, this volume brings together leading authorities on the literacy development of young children. The "Handbook" examines the full range of factors that shape learning in and out of the classroom, from basic developmental processes to family and sociocultural contexts,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Early Reading
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Swygert, Kimberly A.; Cuddy, Monica M.; van Zanten, Marta; Haist, Steven A.; Jobe, Ann C. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2012
Multiple studies examining the relationship between physician gender and performance on examinations have found consistent significant gender differences, but relatively little information is available related to any gender effect on interviewing and written communication skills. The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE[R]) Step 2…
Descriptors: Correlation, Gender Differences, Tests, Physicians
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