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Rea, Dorothy; Carter, Cecil F.; Wilkerson, Judy R.; Valesky, Thomas; Lang, William – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2011
The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), through the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), developed standards for the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for effective practice by educational leaders (CCSSO, 1996). These standards provide a viable content domain from which to assess leader cognitive and…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Standards, Professional Associations, Item Response Theory
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Makopoulou, Kyriaki – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Research evidence on what makes CPD effective is accumulating. Yet, fundamental questions about the specific features that lead to programme success. Furthermore, very little research investigates the nature and quality of CPD providers' (tutors) practices. Taking a closer look at how CPD providers support teachers to learn is…
Descriptors: Tutors, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Attitudes
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Zengele, Ashebir Gogile; Alemayehu, Bereket – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
A high quality science education in primary and secondary schools contributes to developing scientific literacy and would be expected to predispose students to study the enabling sciences at university. The major purpose of this study was to assess the practice and problems in science laboratory activities in the secondary school of Wolaita Zone,…
Descriptors: Science Education, Secondary School Science, Foreign Countries, Science Laboratories
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Dada, Benson Olu – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
There are increasing reports concerning the character displayed by athletes on and off the field of play. These reports are not far different from the ones observed in Nigerian University sports. This worrisome report has necessitated this study carried out on determining the character of university athletes in Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, College Athletics, Student Surveys
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Ossai, Peter Agbadobi Uloku – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study examined the relationship between students' scores on Research Methods and statistics, and undergraduate project at the final year. The purpose was to find out whether students matched knowledge of research with project-writing skill. The study adopted an expost facto correlational design. Scores on Research Methods and Statistics for…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Statistics, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study
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Hedayat, Mina; Kahn, Sabzali Musa; Hanafi, Jaffri – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between the opportunities of female artist graduates in Tehran Province and the current employment market. Mixed method was employed in this study. The population of the current study consisted of 240 female artist graduates selected using a systematic random sampling method from both public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Employment Level, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Muthomi, Rintaugu James; Muthee, Jessina – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The aim of this study was to analyse predictors of behaviour change among children at risk in juvenile rehabilitation centres within Nairobi County, Kenya. The target population was all the children and managers of Juvenile rehabilitation Centres in Nairobi County. This consisted of 380 boys, 160 girls, 8 managers in Kabete and Getathuru, and 4…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Child Behavior, At Risk Persons
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Eni, David D.; Ojong, William M. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2014
This study evaluated the public perception of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of environmental sustainability with focus on the MDG target which has to do with reducing the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water in Cross River State, Nigeria. The stratified and systematic sampling techniques were adopted for the study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Public Opinion, Questionnaires
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Keim, Marybelle C. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2008
The purpose of this study was to determine demographics and educational backgrounds of chief student affairs officers (CSAOs) in public 2-year colleges. Using systematic sampling techniques, 300 2-year colleges were selected from the AACC Membership Directory for inclusion in the study. Each college's website was visited to determine the name of…
Descriptors: Public Education, Two Year Colleges, Web Sites, Sampling
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Classen, Audra; Cheatham, Gregory A. – Young Exceptional Children, 2015
Many children in preschool need support developing appropriate social-emotional competencies. Supportive early educators build confidence in young children to express and regulate emotions, develop solutions to problems, interact with peers, and persist when faced with challenges (Denham, 2006; Webster-Stratton & Reid, 2004). This article…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Emotional Development, Social Development, Behavior Problems
Farah, Amy Caroline – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Factors influencing teachers' levels of technology self-efficacy were examined through a qualitative multi-site, multi-subject case study research design. An initial survey was administered to all full-time, certified teachers at three school sites in order to gauge teachers' current level of technology self-efficacy. From that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Technological Literacy, Focus Groups, Self Efficacy
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Doroudi, Shayan; Thomas, Philip S.; Brunskill, Emma – Grantee Submission, 2017
We consider the problem of off-policy policy selection in reinforcement learning: using historical data generated from running one policy to compare two or more policies. We show that approaches based on importance sampling can be "unfair"--they can select the worse of two policies more often than not. We give two examples where the…
Descriptors: Sampling, Policy Formation, Policy Analysis, Reinforcement
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Ng'eno, J. K.; Chesimet, M. C. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study set out to find out the differences in teachers' perception of their preparedness to apply facilitation methods in teaching secondary school mathematics. Facilitation methods allow learners to be actively involved in the teaching and learning of mathematics hence making them be co-creators of knowledge. Facilitation teaching allow…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Ongachi, Wycliffe; Onwonga, Richard; Nyanganga, Hillary; Wangia, Sabina; Chimoita, Evans; Okry, Florent – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
Farmer education and perceptions have been neglected in extension science. Knowledge, attitude and perceptions on technologies are key and first steps in adoption process. While Video Mediated Learning (VML) is a new communication approach currently being promoted as alternative pathway to foster knowledge sharing, Farmer Field Schools (FFS)…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Foreign Countries, Extension Education, Educational Technology
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Beyene, Kassu Mehari; Yimam, Jemal Ayalew – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Education is a process by which man transmits his experiences, new findings, and values accumulated over the years, in his struggle for survival and development, through generations. Accordingly, one of the aims of education is to strengthen the individual's and societies' problem solving capacity, ability and culture starting from basic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Academic Achievement, College Students
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