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Woollard, John – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Psychology for the Classroom: E-Learning" is a lively and accessible introduction to the field of technology-supported teaching and learning and the educational psychology associated with those developments. Offering a substantial and useful analysis of e-learning, this practical book includes current research, offers a grounding in both theory…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Social Justice, Constructivism (Learning)
Castillo, Melissa J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore and report on the impact of coaching as an embedded part of professional development has on teacher learning and practice in the context of educating English Language Learners (ELLs). A close examination was made of what teachers, coaches and principals believe to be effective professional development and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Coaching (Performance)
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Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Hamre, Bridget K. – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background: Theory, methods, and knowledge gained from years of study in psychological science and human development apply to the understanding and improvement of teacher quality and, ultimately, student achievement and social and emotional outcomes. With these applications, educational research has stronger potential to make more effective and…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Academic Achievement
Greenwell, Sabrina Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This comparative case study investigated the teaching practices of secondary English language arts teachers who are reading endorsed versus secondary English language arts teachers who are not reading endorsed. Florida Department of Education mandated that all reading teachers, and strongly encouraged all English language arts teachers be reading…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Federal Legislation, Language Arts, Student Motivation
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Rahilly, Joan – Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 2011
This article outlines the main practical and philosophical developments which have contributed to current approaches to phonetic transcription. Particular contributions from scholars in the field are highlighted as seminal in shaping transcription work. Consideration is also given to the ways in which insights from clinical transcription impact…
Descriptors: Phonetic Transcription, Role, Speech Evaluation, Theory Practice Relationship
Rohland, Mark, Ed. – Laboratory for Student Success (LSS), The Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory, 2003
Work-based education (WBE), including traditional vocational education and other career-focused programs, was an important curricular component in American schools for most of the 20th century. The 1990s was a period of substantial change for work-based education (WBE). Spurred on by a concern about the international competitiveness of the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Tech Prep, Education Work Relationship