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Duffy, Colleen M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
United States students' secondary science scores have remained consistently low when compared to the scores of secondary science students in other nations, prompting a shift to the use of more effective, student-centered instructional practices. The purpose of this quantitative, quasi-experimental design study was to determine the impact flipped…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Achievement
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Velandia-Mesa, Cristian; Serrano-Pastor, Francisca-José; Martínez-Segura, María-José – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
Academic training in research is fundamental in the quality of higher education and within this context, technological mediation becomes pivotal to reach student-centered learning objectives in any moment and at any time. The findings of a study, the purpose of which has been to evaluate the results of the formative research of two groups of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Formative Evaluation, College Seniors, Preservice Teacher Education
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McDaniel, Sara C.; Houchins, David E.; Robinson, Cecil – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2016
"Check, Connect, and Expect" (CCE) is a secondary tier behavioral intervention that provides students with levels of support including a dedicated "coach" for check-in and check-out procedures, and social skills instruction. Elementary students (n = 22) in an alternative education school setting received CCE for 13 weeks…
Descriptors: Intervention, Interpersonal Competence, Oral Reading, Reading Fluency
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Lai, Ching-Yi; Wu, Wei-Wen; Tsai, Shao-Yu; Cheng, Su-Fen; Lin, Kuan-Chia; Liang, Shu-Yuan – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
Background: Lack of education is a known barrier to vaccination, but data on the design and effectiveness of interventions remain limited. Objective: This study aims to identify the effectiveness of a Facebook-assisted teaching method on female adolescents' knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer prevention and on their human papillomavirus…
Descriptors: Cancer, Prevention, Immunization Programs, Control Groups
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Dong, Nianbo; Maynard, Rebecca – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013
This paper and the accompanying tool are intended to complement existing supports for conducting power analysis tools by offering a tool based on the framework of Minimum Detectable Effect Sizes (MDES) formulae that can be used in determining sample size requirements and in estimating minimum detectable effect sizes for a range of individual- and…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Sample Size, Research Design, Quasiexperimental Design
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Brooks, D. Christopher – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2012
This article presents the results of a quasi-experimental research project investigating the impact of two different formal learning spaces--a traditional classroom and a technologically enhanced active learning classroom--on instructor behavior, classroom activities, and levels of on-task student behavior at the University of Minnesota. Using…
Descriptors: School Space, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior, Classrooms
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McConeghy, Kevin; Wing, Coady; Wong, Vivian C. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Randomized experiments have long been established as the gold standard for addressing causal questions. However, experiments are not always feasible or desired, so observational methods are also needed. When multiple observations on the same variable are available, a repeated measures design may be used to assess whether a treatment administered…
Descriptors: Replication (Evaluation), Benchmarking, Quasiexperimental Design, Comparative Analysis
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Askew, Karyl; Stevenson, Olivia; Byrd-Porter, Ginny; Auman, Wade; Lancaster, Beth; LeGrand, Takeda – Grantee Submission, 2019
"ACCESS", A Culture Creating Effective Systems for Success, was a three-year Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. The "ACCESS" grant led the way for a district-wide redesign of educational practices based on the novel approach of…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Grants, Educational Innovation, Educational Improvement
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Wasik, John L. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
The use of segmented polynomial models is explained. Examples of design matrices of dummy variables are given for the least squares analyses of time series and discontinuity quasi-experimental research designs. Linear combinations of dummy variable vectors appear to provide tests of effects in the two quasi-experimental designs. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Least Squares Statistics, Mathematical Models, Multiple Regression Analysis, Quasiexperimental Design
Zielinski, Susan F. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Many students enter high school with persistent algebraic misconceptions that limit their success in mathematics and, by extension, limit potential educational attainment and future earnings. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a warm conceptual change based intervention on remediating algebraic misconceptions held by…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
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Price, Cristofer; Unlu, Fatih – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
The Comparative Short Interrupted Time Series (C-SITS) design is a frequently employed quasi-experimental method, in which the pre- and post-intervention changes observed in the outcome levels of a treatment group is compared with those of a comparison group where the difference between the former and the latter is attributed to the treatment. The…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests, Intervention
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Fraser, Kim; Wallis, Marianne; St. John, Winsome – Health Education Journal, 2004
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a "single session" group, early intervention, multidisciplinary, education programme (entitled the "Fun not Fuss with Food" group programme) designed to improve children's problem eating and mealtime behaviours. Design: A quasi-experimental time-series design incorporating data…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Parent Education, Foreign Countries, Eating Habits
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Schwartz, Katherine E.; Monie, Daphne; Scribani, Melissa B.; Krupa, Nicole L.; Jenkins, Paul; Leinhart, August; Kjolhede, Chris L. – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: Previous studies of urban school-based health centers (SBHCs) have shown that SBHCs decrease emergency department (ED) utilization. This study seeks to evaluate the effect of SBHCs on ED utilization in a rural setting. Methods: This retrospective, controlled, quasi-experimental study used an ED patient data set from the Bassett…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Rural Schools, Program Effectiveness, Hospitals
Edgar, Don W.; Roberts, T. Grady; Murphy, Tim H. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2011
Teaching efficacy beliefs of agricultural science student teachers, and their relationship with their cooperating teachers during field experiences, are variables that may affect the number of student teachers entering the profession. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects implementing structured communication between student…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Quasiexperimental Design, Field Experience Programs, Cooperating Teachers
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Hallinger, Philip; Lu, Jiafang – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The global expansion of higher education has brought about more ambitious educational goals that require new approaches to curriculum, teaching, and learning. While higher education in East Asia is no exception to this trend, it has been observed that both teachers and learners in the region have adhered to a strong tradition of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Goal Orientation, Educational Objectives
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