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Tron, Tetiana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Nowadays the issue of border protection is vitally important for national security of every country to guarantee protection of citizens. In this regard, it is important to study positive experience of world practices in this field. The current article deals with the comparative analysis of the system of border protection specialists' training in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Security, Security Personnel, Job Training
Young, Tron M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Many schools across the nation are looking for effective ways to address truancy. Considering trauma informed practices is a promising approach, but an important obstacle to implementation is the dominant perspective that a punitive approach is more appropriate or effective. By researching how partnerships between the school, juvenile courts, and…
Descriptors: Juvenile Courts, Trauma, Truancy, Prevention
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Inglar, Tron – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2014
This article is based on research on experiential learning and vocational teachers. The author describes his analysis of curricula for the vocational teacher education and explains the education┬┤s purpose, content, and methods. In 1975, education dramatically changed from an academic tradition with dissemination of many disciplines to a holistic…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Vocational Education, Curriculum, Teacher Education
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Foldnes, Njal; Foss, Tron; Olsson, Ulf Henning – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2012
The residuals obtained from fitting a structural equation model are crucial ingredients in obtaining chi-square goodness-of-fit statistics for the model. The authors present a didactic discussion of the residuals, obtaining a geometrical interpretation by recognizing the residuals as the result of oblique projections. This sheds light on the…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Goodness of Fit, Geometric Concepts, Algebra
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Radencich, Marguerite C. – Reading World, 1984
Describes the amount and difficulty of the print on video game screens and discusses the educational implications of children's exposure to the games, and notes problems with their habitual use. (FL)
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Elementary Secondary Education, Games, Influences
Tron, Esther O., Comp. – 1976
This publication describes state funds transmitted to local agencies for the support of elementary and secondary education. Each distribution identified as a separate fund by the state is described in terms of (1) title, (2) legal citation, (3) appropriation for the school year or estimate, (4) percentage of total state funds transmitted, (5)…
Descriptors: Assessed Valuation, Bond Issues, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Tron, Esther, Ed. – 1982
Section 1203 of the Education Amendments of 1978 mandated the undertaking of studies concerning the adequate financing of elementary and secondary education in the 1980s. Created to carry out this mandate, the School Finance Project established as one of its goals reporting to Congress on issues implicit in funding educational adequacy. Several…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Definitions, Educational Economics, Educational Finance
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Posner, Richard – English Journal, 1987
Claims that written tests are superior to objective, scan-tron tests in literature, composition, and vocabulary because they require students to think on paper. Describes the following types of in-class written tests and examines the advantages of each: literary essay, topical composition, imitation, brief answer, timed rewrites, and vocabulary…
Descriptors: Essay Tests, Secondary Education, Standardized Tests, Test Construction
Azevedo, Roger; Cromley, Jennifer G.; Seibert, Diane; Tron, Myriam – 2003
This study examined the role of different scaffolding instructional interventions in facilitating students' shift to more sophisticated mental models as indicated by both performance and process data. Undergraduate students (n=51) were randomly assigned to use of one of three scaffolding conditions (adaptive scaffolding (AS), fixed scaffolding…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Pretests Posttests, Prior Learning, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Tron, Esther O.; And Others – 1975
The three papers in this volume describe exploratory efforts to adjust state aid to local school districts so as to reflect differences in local costs unrelated to school program content. Each study is limited to an analysis of relevant data for one of the three states considered--Michigan, California, and Florida. The underlying assumption is…
Descriptors: Cost Indexes, Costs, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
Azevedo, Roger; Cromley, Jennifer G.; Thomas, Leslie; Seibert, Diane; Tron, Myriam – 2003
This study examined the role of different scaffolding instructional interventions in facilitating students' shift to more sophisticated mental models as indicated by both performance and process data. Undergraduate students (n=53) were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 scaffolding conditions (adaptive content and process scaffolding (ACPS), adaptive…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Protocol Analysis, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Undergraduate Students
Harnisch, Delwyn L.; And Others – 1986
The Scan-Tron Forms Analysis Package (SFAP) is a collection of integrated programs that allow an IBM-PC (or compatible) to collect data from a Scan-Tron 1200 forms reader. In addition to the basic data acquisition capability, the SFAP has additional capabilities related to the viewing and formatting of incoming data. When used in combination with…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Data Collection, Menu Driven Software, Microcomputers
Azevedo, Roger; Seibert, Diane; Guthrie, John T.; Cromley, Jennifer G.; Wang, Huei-yu; Tron, Myriam – 2002
This study examined the role of different goal-setting instructional interventions in facilitating students' shift to more sophisticated mental models of the circulatory system as indicated by both performance and process data. Researchers adopted the information processing model of self-regulated learning of P. Winne and colleagues (1998, 2001)…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Pretests Posttests, Protocol Analysis, Training
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Olsson, Ulf Henning; Foss, Tron; Troye, Sigurd V.; Howell, Roy D. – Structural Equation Modeling, 2000
Used simulation to demonstrate how the choice of estimation method affects indexes of fit and parameter bias for different sample sizes when nested models vary in terms of specification error and the data demonstrate different levels of kurtosis. Discusses results for maximum likelihood (ML), generalized least squares (GLS), and weighted least…
Descriptors: Estimation (Mathematics), Goodness of Fit, Least Squares Statistics, Maximum Likelihood Statistics
Harnisch, Delwyn L.; And Others – 1987
The capabilities and hardware requirements of four microcomputer software packages produced by the Office of Educational Testing, Research and Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are described. These programs are: (1) the Scan-Tron Forms Analysis Package Version 2.0, an interface between an IBM-compatible and a Scan-Tron…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Software, Item Banks
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