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De Leo-Winkler, M. A.; Wilson, G.; Green, W.; Chute, L.; Henderson, E.; Mitchell, T. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
The Deaf have often been overlooked when designing informal STEM education and public outreach activities. Astronomers at UC Riverside and teachers at the California School for the Deaf, Riverside (CSDR), have designed an astronomy workshop aimed specifically for the Deaf using the school's on-site sound lab. We have used astronomy for this…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Deafness, Workshops, Acoustics
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Van den Hurk, H. T. G.; Houtveen, A. A. M.; Van de Grift, W. J. C. M. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
The relation is studied between teachers' pedagogical content knowledge of reading and the quality of their subsequent classroom behaviour in teaching fluent reading. A confirmatory factor analysis model with two latent variables is tested and shows adequate goodness-of-fit indices. Contrary to our expectations, the results of structural equation…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Factor Analysis
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McGarrigle, John G. – Irish Educational Studies, 2018
This article provides a glimpse into the use of arts-based methods within a narrative inquiry into learning in an early years degree. Drawing on writing as inquiry [Richardson, L., and E. A. St. Pierre. 2005. "Writing: A Method of Inquiry." In "The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research," edited by N. K. Denzin, and Y. K.…
Descriptors: Art, Qualitative Research, Personal Narratives, Early Childhood Education
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Stolper, C. F.; Van de Wiel, M. W. J.; Hendriks, R. H. M.; Van Royen, P.; Van Bokhoven, M. A.; Van der Weijden, T.; Dinant, G. J. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
Diagnostic reasoning is considered to be based on the interaction between analytical and non-analytical cognitive processes. Gut feelings, a specific form of non-analytical reasoning, play a substantial role in diagnostic reasoning by general practitioners (GPs) and may activate analytical reasoning. In GP traineeships in the Netherlands, trainees…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Clinical Diagnosis, Medical Students, Graduate Students
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Buckner, Marjorie M.; Strawser, Michael G. – Communication Education, 2016
As opposed to the "place where you were forced to consider new ideas, to meet new people, to ask new questions, and to learn to think, to socialize, to imagine" (Fitzgerald, 2012, p. 20), millennial students view college as a financial rather than philosophical training ground (Berrett, 2015). Unfortunately, this perspective…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Generational Differences, Student Characteristics, Student Responsibility
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Roefs, Anne; Huijding, Jorg; Smulders, Fren T. Y.; MacLeod, Colin M.; de Jong, Peter J.; Wiers, Reinout W.; Jansen, Anita T. M. – Psychological Bulletin, 2011
Validity;Measures (Individuals);Studies obtaining implicit measures of associations in "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (4th ed., Text Revision; American Psychiatric Association, 2000) Axis I psychopathology are organized into three categories: (a) studies comparing groups having a disorder with controls, (b) experimental…
Descriptors: Obesity, Mental Disorders, Predictive Validity, Drinking
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Jordans, M. J. D.; Komproe, I. H.; Tol, W. A.; De Jong, J. T. V. M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
Background: Large-scale psychosocial interventions in complex emergencies call for a screening procedure to identify individuals at risk. To date there are no screening instruments that are developed within low- and middle-income countries and validated for that purpose. The present study assesses the cross-cultural validity of the brief,…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Test Validity, Factor Structure, Foreign Countries
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Owens, Melinda T.; Trujillo, Gloriana; Seidel, Shannon B.; Harrison, Colin D.; Farrar, Katherine M.; Benton, Hilary P.; Blair, J. R.; Boyer, Katharyn E.; Breckler, Jennifer L.; Burrus, Laura W.; Byrd, Dana T.; Caporale, Natalia; Carpenter, Edward J.; Chan, Yee-Hung M.; Chen, Joseph C.; Chen, Lily; Chen, Linda H.; Chu, Diana S.; Cochlan, William P.; Crook, Robyn J.; Crow, Karen D.; de la Torre, José R.; Denetclaw, Wilfred F.; Dowdy, Lynne M.; Franklin, Darleen; Fuse, Megumi; Goldman, Michael A.; Govindan, Brinda; Green, Michael; Harris, Holly E.; He, Zheng-Hui; Ingalls, Stephen B.; Ingmire, Peter; Johnson, Amber R. B.; Knight, Jonathan D.; LeBuhn, Gretchen; Light, Terrye L.; Low, Candace; Lund, Lance; Márquez-Magaña, Leticia M.; Miller-Sims, Vanessa C.; Moffatt, Christopher A.; Murdock, Heather; Nusse, Gloria L.; Parker, V. Thomas; Pasion, Sally G.; Patterson, Robert; Pennings, Pleuni S.; Ramirez, Julio C.; Ramirez, Robert M.; Riggs, Blake; Rohlfs, Rori V.; Romeo, Joseph M.; Rothman, Barry S.; Roy, Scott W.; Russo-Tait, Tatiane; Sehgal, Ravinder N. M.; Simonin, Kevin A.; Spicer, Greg S.; Stillman, Jonathon H.; Swei, Andrea; Timpe, Leslie C.; Vredenburg, Vance T.; Weinstein, Steven L.; Zink, Andrew G.; Kelley, Loretta A.; Domingo, Carmen R.; Tanner, Kimberly D. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2018
Many efforts to improve science teaching in higher education focus on a few faculty members at an institution at a time, with limited published evidence on attempts to engage faculty across entire departments. We created a long-term, department-wide collaborative professional development program, Biology Faculty Explorations in Scientific Teaching…
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Science Instruction, Faculty Development
Robson, Mark, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2020
"What is Literature? A Critical Anthology" explores the most fundamental question in literary studies. 'What is literature?' is the name of a problem that emerges with the idea of literature in European modernity. This volume offers a cross-section of modern literary theory and reflects on the history of thinking about literature as a…
Descriptors: Literature, Literary Criticism, Aesthetic Education, Poetry
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Harrison, Colin D.; Nguyen, Tiffy A.; Seidel, Shannon B.; Escobedo, Alycia M.; Hartman, Courtney; Lam, Katie; Liang, Kristen S.; Martens, Miranda; Acker, Gigi N.; Akana, Susan F.; Balukjian, Brad; Benton, Hilary P.; Blair, J. R.; Boaz, Segal M.; Boyer, Katharyn E.; Bram, Jason B.; Burrus, Laura W.; Byrd, Dana T.; Caporale, Natalia; Carpenter, Edward J.; Chan, Yee-Hung M.; Chen, Lily; Chovnick, Amy; Chu, Diana S.; Clarkson, Bryan K.; Cooper, Sara E.; Creech, Catherine J.; de la Torre, José R.; Denetclaw, Wilfred F.; Duncan, Kathleen; Edwards, Amelia S.; Erickson, Karen; Fuse, Megumi; Gorga, Joseph J.; Govindan, Brinda; Green, L. Jeanette; Hankamp, Paul Z.; Harris, Holly E.; He, Zheng-Hui; Ingalls, Stephen B.; Ingmire, Peter D.; Jacobs, J. Rebecca; Kamakea, Mark; Kimpo, Rhea R.; Knight, Jonathan D.; Krause, Sara K.; Krueger, Lori E.; Light, Terrye L.; Lund, Lance; Márquez-Magaña, Leticia M.; McCarthy, Briana K.; McPheron, Linda; Miller-Sims, Vanessa C.; Moffatt, Cristopher A.; Muick, Pamela C.; Nagami, Paul H.; Nusse, Gloria; Okimura, K. M.; Pasion, Sally G.; Patterson, Robert; Pennings, Pleuni S.; Riggs, Blake; Romeo, Joseph M.; Roy, Scott W.; Russo-Tait, Tatiane; Schultheis, Lisa M.; Sengupta, Lakshmikanta; Spicer, Greg S.; Swei, Andrea; Wade, Jennifer M.; Willsie, Julia K.; Kelley, Loretta A.; Owens, Melinda T.; Trujillo, Gloriana; Domingo, Carmen; Schinske, Jeffrey N.; Tanner, Kimberly D. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2019
Instructor Talk--noncontent language used by instructors in classrooms--is a recently defined and promising variable for better understanding classroom dynamics. Having previously characterized the Instructor Talk framework within the context of a single course, we present here our results surrounding the applicability of the Instructor Talk…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Language Usage, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Models
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Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
These proceedings contain the papers of the 14th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2017), 18-20 October 2017, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Student Journals, Diaries, Self Management
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Scalf, Paige E.; Dux, Paul E.; Marois, Rene – Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2011
The encoding of information from one event into working memory can delay high-level, central decision-making processes for subsequent events [e.g., Jolicoeur, P., & Dell'Acqua, R. The demonstration of short-term consolidation. "Cognitive Psychology, 36", 138-202, 1998, doi:10.1006/cogp.1998.0684]. Working memory, however, is also believed to…
Descriptors: Attention, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Psychology, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Vermeer, Harriet J.; van Ijzendoorn, Marinus H.; de Kruif, Renee E. L.; Fukkink, Ruben G.; Tavecchio, Louis W. C.; Riksen-Walraven, J. Marianne; van Zeijl, Jantien – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2008
The authors assessed the quality of child care in a representative national sample of 42 child-care centers in the Netherlands and compared it with the quality of care that researchers have found using similar samples in 1995 (M. H. van IJzendoorn, L. W. C. Tavecchio, G. J. J. M. Stams, M. J. E. Verhoeven, & E. J. Reiling, 1998) and 2001 (M.…
Descriptors: Young Children, Rating Scales, Foreign Countries, Child Care
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The study authors examined the impact of "Responsive Classroom," a professional development program for teachers, on student achievement. This study took place in a large, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse district in a mid-Atlantic state. The intervention was implemented during 3 school years from 2008 to 2011. Study authors…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Elementary School Teachers
Flores, Oralia T. – Farmworker Journal, 1979
Women farmworkers and staff members of farmworker organizations revealed barriers (e.g. lack of education, training, transportation, family responsibility, spouse's cooperation) that limit women's participation in all levels of farmworker organizational structure. Available from Farmworker Data Network, 7905 W. 44th, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Females, Interviews, Mexican Americans
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