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Gerke, Oke – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2013
Trading cards for various sports and a range of other subjects such as architecture, animals, hobbies, and war have been in existence since the late nineteenth century and still enjoy great popularity. Two of the most prominent examples are baseball cards in the U.S. and football cards in Europe. Three strategies for collecting European football…
Descriptors: Statistics, Computation, Simulation, Costs
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Chou, Chen-Huei; Liu, Hao-Chen – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2013
The purpose of this article is to study if trading simulation is an effective tool to increase students' knowledge of the foreign exchange market. We developed a real-time multiuser web-based trading system that replicates an electronic brokerage foreign exchange market. To assess the effectiveness of the program, we conducted surveys in three…
Descriptors: International Trade, Business Administration Education, Finance Occupations, Simulation
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Henry, David D., III; Muller, Nicholas Z.; Mendelsohn, Robert O. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2011
The sulfur dioxide (SO[subscript 2]) cap and trade program established in the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments is celebrated for reducing abatement costs ($0.7 to $2.1 billion per year) by allowing emissions allowances to be traded. Unfortunately, places with high marginal costs also tend to have high marginal damages. Ton-for-ton trading reduces…
Descriptors: Pollution, Costs, Public Policy, Correlation
Nelson, Loui Lord; Arthur, Elizabeth J.; Jensen, William R.; Van Horn, George – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
In 2008, the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation began the social studies textbook adoption process. Concurrently, the Indiana State Board of Education wrote a memo encouraging schools to look at digital resources; BCSC did not hesitate. This article describes why BCSC chose to move to a digital format at the secondary level, the process…
Descriptors: Consolidated Schools, Textbooks, Electronic Libraries, Layout (Publications)
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Yoon, Irene H. – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background/Context: Collaboration is increasingly part of teachers' professional learning and continuous improvement of teaching practice. However, there is little exploration of how teachers' racial, gender, and social class identities influence their collaboration with colleagues and, in turn, their teaching and professional learning.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Middle Class, Females, Whites
Michie, Gregory – Teacher Magazine, 2005
Golden Apple Teacher Education (GATE), which began as a partnership between the nonprofit Golden Apple Foundation and Northwestern University and later expanded to other Chicago-area university sites, provides an accelerated path for career-changing professionals to become teachers in Chicago schools. Such programs, which have multiplied…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Career Change, Alternative Teacher Certification, Elementary School Teachers
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Stewart, Alice C.; Houghton, Susan M.; Rogers, Patrick R. – Journal of Management Education, 2012
This research used a quasi-experimental design with two conditions to test the impact of active learning in the context of integrated instructional design. The control condition was a traditional approach to teaching an undergraduate strategy capstone class. The intervention condition was an undergraduate strategy capstone class that was designed…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, Active Learning, Intervention
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Chiang, Li-chuan – Higher Education Policy, 2012
Responding to the impacts of globalization and the knowledge economy, the increasing demand for higher education in East Asia is not only met by domestic higher education, but also by importing transnational higher education (TNHE). Importing TNHE becomes an export strategy to attract international students to contribute to capacity building for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Higher Education, Problems
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Park, Andreas – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
In goods markets, an equilibrium price balances demand and supply. In a financial market, an equilibrium price also aggregates people's information to reveal the true value of a financial security. Although the underlying idea of informationally efficient markets is one of the centerpieces of capital market theory, students often have difficulties…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Experiential Learning, Educational Games, Microeconomics
Alexander, Laura; Gallen, Robert T.; Salazar, Ruby; Shahmoon-Shanok, Rebecca – Zero to Three (J), 2012
When Pennsylvania's Early Intervention system implemented an early intervention-reflective supervision project, modest expectations for change were anticipated, given the limited amount of time and funding for the project. In this article, one participant tells the story of her professional development, which enabled her to augment her skills as…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Supervision, Personal Narratives, Professional Development
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Takahashi, Satoru; Saito, Eisuke – Teaching in Higher Education, 2011
Even in recent times, students in Japanese universities have few opportunities to work in groups and interact with their peers. The purpose of this study was to examine interpersonal games and to investigate the significance of introducing a participatory style of teaching in the context of higher education in Japan. In particular, the study aimed…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles
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Kamusella, Tomasz – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2011
In the 19th century, in the eastern half of Prussia's region of Upper Silesia, continental Europe's second largest industrial basin emerged. In the course of the accelerated urbanization that followed, an increasing number of German- and Germanic-speakers arrived in this overwhelmingly Slavophone area that historically skirted the Germanic dialect…
Descriptors: Dialects, Creoles, Foreign Countries, German
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Jain, Ameeta; Thomson, Dianne; Farley, Alan; Mulready, Pamela – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2012
The introduction of a social software blog space called the Trading Room in an undergraduate finance unit generated a great deal of activity to support student learning. A subsequent evaluation of this innovation, viewed through the lens of Activity Theory, demonstrated that students perceived high value in the opportunity it provided for them to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Feedback (Response), Course Evaluation
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Mariola, Matt J. – Journal of Rural Studies, 2012
Water quality trading (WQT) is a market arrangement in which a point-source water polluter pays farmers to implement conservation practices and claims the resulting benefits as credits toward meeting a pollution permit. Success rates of WQT programs nationwide are highly variable. Most of the literature on WQT is from an economic perspective…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Water Pollution, Agricultural Occupations, Trust (Psychology)
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Wang, Wan-Ling; Shih, Shen-Guan; Chien, Sheng-Fen – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2010
Knowledge-sharing and resource exchange are the key to the success of collaborative design learning. In an architectural design studio, design knowledge entails learning efforts that need to accumulate and recombine dispersed and complementary pieces of knowledge. In this research, firstly, "Knowledge Trading Game" is proposed to be a way for…
Descriptors: Building Design, Protocol Analysis, Architectural Education, Teaching Methods
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