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Hanley, Gregory P.; Heal, Nicole A.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Ingvarsson, Einar T. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2007
Recently, nonmaternal center-based child care has been linked to problem behavior in young children (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2003). In response, a comprehensive program to promote prosocial skills was evaluated in a classroom of 16 children between the ages of 3 years and 5 years. Classroom observations were…
Descriptors: Comprehensive Programs, Child Health, Young Children, Play
Hanley, Gregory P.; Cammilleri, Anthony P.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Ingvarsson, Einar T. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2007
We designed a series of analyses to develop a measurement system capable of simultaneously recording the free-play patterns of 20 children in a preschool classroom. Study 1 determined the intermittency with which the location and engagement of each child could be momentarily observed before the accuracy of the measurement was compromised. Results…
Descriptors: Intervals, Measurement, Error of Measurement, Play
Ingvarsson, Einar T.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Stephenson, Kasey M. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2007
Four preschool children (with and without disabilities), who often responded inappropriately to questions, participated in the current study. Pretest results were used to create sets of questions that the children either did or did not answer correctly (i.e., known and unknown questions). We then sequentially taught two different responses to a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Preschool Children, Questioning Techniques, Responses
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Crawley, Gerard M.; O'Sullivan, Eoin – Industry and Higher Education, 2006
Over the last two decades, Ireland has proactively marketed its educated workforce, its favourable corporate tax rates, membership of the European common market, and other advantages, to multinational technology corporations. The resulting foreign direct investment in high-tech manufacturing operations has driven a booming Irish economy that has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Manufacturing, Economic Development, Research Universities
Clemons, Christina Lee – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study explored how 2nd generation Chinese American college students who have sought career counseling were influenced by model minority expectations. This investigation included how participants related these experiences to their hopes, fears, and cultural identities. From a constructivist qualitative phenomenological approach, 13…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, College Students, Generational Differences, Young Adults
Coole, Walter A.
This learning skills program was developed for the Open Classroom, an auto-tutorial learning laboratory at Skagit Valley College (Washington). The four-unit course is designed to develop basic academic skills other than reading, including: (I) following instructions; (II) listening; (III) taking notes; and (IV) self-direction. The core course…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Basic Skills, Course Content, Courses
Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Hanley, Gregory P. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2004
The present study replicates and extends previous research on stimulus control by arranging teacher attention for preschooler's mands into a multiple schedule and conducting a component analysis of the effects of schedule-correlated stimuli and contingency-specifying stimuli (rules) on the development of discriminated manding.
Descriptors: Stimuli, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems
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Kisiel, James – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2006
Although most teachers agree that a field trip is an important educational experience for their students, many struggle with finding a way to make it connect with their classroom curriculum. Creating an effective field trip involves creating an effective lesson plan and using the resources of the museum, zoo, or aquarium to foster inquiry and…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Lesson Plans, Inquiry, Biological Sciences
Goldberg, Linda Zionts – Today's Education, 1978
An innovative program to improve reading skills is described in this article. (JD)
Descriptors: Directed Reading Activity, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques
Pricola, Jennifer – Teacher Magazine, 2000
Describes five top-notch secondary school newspapers, four led by National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award winners or finalists and one (a middle school paper) which regularly beats high school entries in state and national competitions. For each paper, the article discusses the school, the advisor, the paper's format, breaking…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Journalism, School Newspapers, Secondary Education
Harding, Bruce C. – American School and University, 1982
An archivist can help educational institutions in appraising records, preparing retention and disposition schedules, and advising on methods of retaining records. An integrated archival/records management can save money by reducing both the amount of paperwork produced and the amount of storage space needed. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Storage, Management Systems
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Baker-Lewton, Alison; Sonn, Christopher C.; Vincent, David Nyuol; Curnow, Fletcher – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
This paper tells the "back story" to the development of a local soccer hub, which focuses on the experiences of a predominantly South Sudanese team called the Western Tigers. We use a counter-story telling approach anchored in critical race theory, to develop a composite story that brings together biographical and autobiographical…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias, Athletics, Story Telling
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Hanley, Gregory P.; Fahmie, Tara A.; Heal, Nicole A. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2014
In an attempt to address risk factors associated with extensive nonfamilial child care, we implemented the preschool life skills (PLS) program (Hanley, Heal, Tiger, & Ingvarsson, 2007) in two community-based Head Start classrooms. A multiple baseline design across classrooms, repeated across skills, showed that the program resulted in a 5-fold…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation, Daily Living Skills, Early Childhood Education
Ndoro, Virginia W.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Heal, Nicole A. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2006
The current study describes preschool teacher-child interactions during several commonly scheduled classroom activities in which teachers deliver instructions. An observation system was developed that incorporated measurement of evidence-based compliance strategies and included the types of instructions delivered (e.g., integral or deficient…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Class Activities, Behavior Problems
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Grossman, Murray; Troiani, Vanessa; Koenig, Phyllis; Work, Melissa; Moore, Peachie – Neuropsychologia, 2007
This study contrasted two approaches to word meaning: the statistically determined role of high-contribution features like "striped" in the meaning of complex nouns like "tiger" typically used in studies of semantic memory, and the contribution of diagnostic features like "parent's brother" that play a critical role in the meaning of nominal kinds…
Descriptors: Semantics, Nouns, Brain, Neurological Organization
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