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Kolodziejczyk, Anna M.; Bosacki, Sandra L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study investigated the role of gender plays in the relation between children's theory of mind (ToM) and persuasion. We explored children's use of the belief information of the characters involved within a persuasive situation. In two studies, children (four- to eight-year-olds) performed a comic strip task that described a…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Persuasive Discourse, Gender Differences, Theory of Mind
US Senate, 2016
This hearing is the third in a series examining critical issues in postsecondary education as the committee looks to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. The topic discussed is of paramount importance and is arguably the bedrock of Federal higher education policy, that is, the Federal financial aid programs and their effectiveness in providing…
Descriptors: Hearings, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education
US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines the Strong Start for America's Children Act, a bill that will greatly expand access to high quality early learning experiences for children from birth through kindergarten. Following opening statements by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Programs, Primary Education
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Carberry, Tom P.; Lukeman, Philip S.; Covell, Dustin J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
We present here an extension of Morrison's and Ruder's "Sequence-Response Questions" (SRQs) that allows for more nuance in the assessment of student responses to these questions. We have implemented grading software (which we call ANGST, "Automated Nuanced Grading & Statistics Tool") in a Microsoft Excel sheet that can take…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Computer Software, Grading, Science Tests
US Senate, 2017
This hearing is the 11th in a series of hearings to inform the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The focus is on campus sexual assault--a topic of profound importance. Too many students are being assaulted on the Nation's college campuses. According to current research, an…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, Violence, Crime
US Senate, 2016
This hearing represents the eighth in the series of Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions' hearings preparing to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. The primary focus of this hearing is strengthening Federal loan programs to ensure they are working well for students and families. Statements from the following committee members are…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Public Agencies
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Colucci-Gray, L. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
Tom G. K. Bryce and Stephen P. Day's (2013) original article on scepticism and doubt in science education explores the context of citizens' attitudes towards the complexities and uncertainties of global issues, namely global warming. This response aims to stimulate reflection on some of the implicit assumptions underpinning the…
Descriptors: Climate, Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Correlation
US Senate, 2015
The roundtable discussion transcribed in this report focuses on how students with disabilities are accessing and succeeding in post-secondary education. It marks the sixth in a series to examine issues the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions plans to address in the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Statements…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
US Senate, 2017
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines No Child Left Behind, focusing on testing and accountability. At the center of the debate about how to fix No Child Left Behind is what to do about the Federal requirement that states, each year, administer 17 standardized tests with high stakes consequences.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Accountability
US Senate, 2014
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines views on the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act. Following opening statements by Honorable Tom Harkin (Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) and Honorable Michael B. Enzi (U.S. Senator from the State of Wyoming), the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
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Fensham, Peter J. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
In this response to Tom G. K. Bryce and Stephen P. Day's ("Cult Stud Sci Educ." doi:10.1007/s11422-013-9500-0, 2013) original article, I share with them their interest in the teaching of climate change in school science, but I widen it to include other contemporary complex socio-scientific issues that also need to be discussed. I…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Climate, Students, Science Education
US Senate, 2017
This marks the ninth hearing that the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee has convened in advance of the Higher Education Act reauthorization. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the unique challenges facing minority serving institutions (MSIs) and to learn about programs and support to help facilitate student success.…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Minority Group Students
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Bentley, Erinn – English Education, 2013
Within the field of writing teacher education, scholars and practitioners agree that effective writing instructors (at both the P--12 and postsecondary levels) are not simply cognizant of composition pedagogies, rhetorical theories, and their students' unique learning needs. Effective writing instructors also regularly…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Teacher Education
Nedwick, Kelly M. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Negation is a unique and fascinating property of human language which has been given extensive theoretical and typological treatment. One categorization divides negation use into metalinguistic negation and descriptive negation (Horn, 1985). Descriptive negation (DN) is the truth-functional semantic operator which has received the most attention…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Morphemes, Classification, Morphology (Languages)
US Senate, 2014
Nearly half a century ago, the U.S. Congress passed the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 during the 88th Congress. In October 2011, this committee passed a reauthorization of ESEA, preserving the reporting and transparency components of No Child Left Behind and continuing to emphasize strategies to close the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Achievement Gap
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