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Tingle, Alexander K.; Vincent, Stacy K.; Mazur, Joan; Dietrich, Morgan S.; Watson, Jennifer; Namkoong, Kang – Career and Technical Education Research, 2018
Seeking to reverse hazardous practices developed through Apprenticeship of Observation theory, the researchers explored secondary agriculture youth behavioral intent following their engagement in a four-part intervention. Utilizing a qualitative research design over a five-year period, the researchers interviewed 63 secondary students from 15…
Descriptors: Intention, Secondary School Students, Agricultural Education, Intervention
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Russell, Rachel; Chester, Verity; Watson, James; Nyakunuwa, Canisius; Child, Lucy; McDermott, Mary; Drake, Sharon; Alexander, Regi T. – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Background: Inpatient mental health settings have been described as "obesogenic," due to factors including psychotropic medication, high-calorie food provision, restricted physical activity and sedentary lifestyles. No research has investigated the prevalence of obesity among forensic inpatients with learning disability, despite this…
Descriptors: Incidence, Obesity, Learning Disabilities, Body Weight
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Vella, Lydia; Ring, Howard A.; Aitken, Mike R. F.; Watson, Peter C.; Presland, Alexander; Clare, Isabel C. H. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Autobiographical accounts and a limited research literature suggest that adults with autism spectrum disorders can experience difficulties with decision-making. We examined whether some of the difficulties they describe correspond to quantifiable differences in decision-making when compared to adults in the general population. The participants (38…
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults
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Sussman, Joshua; Beaujean, A. Alexander; Worrell, Frank C.; Watson, Stevie – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2013
Item response models (IRMs) were used to analyze Cross Racial Identity Scale (CRIS) scores. Rasch analysis scores were compared with classical test theory (CTT) scores. The partial credit model demonstrated a high goodness of fit and correlations between Rasch and CTT scores ranged from 0.91 to 0.99. CRIS scores are supported by both methods.…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Test Theory, Measures (Individuals), Racial Identification
US Senate, 2021
This hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions examines reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on addressing campus sexual assault and ensuring student safety and rights. Opening statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; and (2)…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Gender Discrimination
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Journal of Education Finance, 2018
On February 24, 2017, all of the authors of the state-of-the-state manuscripts published in the "Journal of Education Finance" met in Cincinnati, Ohio, to participate in a roundtable discussion focused on recent legislative actions in 38 states. A majority of those papers were revised to reflect a final report on legislative actions…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, State Aid
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Journal of Education Finance, 2017
In 2016, a group of school finance scholars and public school practitioners gathered in Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference to discuss, among an array of topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. At the roundtable discussion, 36 states were represented, and scholars representing 30 states…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, English Language Learners, Resource Allocation, School District Spending
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Heller, Nina Rovinelli, Ed.; Gitterman, Alex, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Mental Health and Social Problems" is a textbook for social work students and practitioners. It explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental illness. The introductory chapter presents…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Social Problems, Social Work, Mental Disorders
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Watson, Patricia A.; Abel, Carolyn Davidson; Lacina, Jan Guidry; Alexander, Vi Cain; Mayo, Karen Embry – Language Arts, 2002
Describes how a group of Texas teacher educators use story to examine their teaching decisions in the face of a test-driven curriculum. Notes that their stories reflect their responses to pressures to create curriculum that imitates the test rather than remaining learner-centered. (SG)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, High Stakes Tests, Standardized Tests
Watson, Elizabeth F., Ed.; Jagannathan, Neela, Ed. – 1997
The provision of good library services is a crucial factor in determining the quality of distance education. This collection of articles acquaints readers with distance librarianship as it is practiced in developed and developing countries throughout the British Commonwealth. The reader includes: "Introduction" (Michael Wooliscroft);…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Tierney, William G., Ed.; Hagedorn, Linda Serra, Ed. – 2002
This collection of papers examines pre-college enrichment programs that offer a specific remedy to the problem of low income and underrepresented students' access to higher education. The 10 papers are: (1) "Pre-College Outreach Programs: A National Perspective" (Watson Scott Swail and Laura W. Perna); (2) "The Relationship between…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
Mulholland, Ann M.; Fellendorf, George W. – 1968
State needs in public school education for the hearing impaired and steps in the development of comprehensive state planning are presented along with recommendations of conference participants, a summary report, and models for regional planning, day programs, and the team approach. The interest of the Alexander Graham Bell Association and the U.S.…
Descriptors: Administration, Admission Criteria, Clinical Diagnosis, Community Programs
Morsy, Zaghloul, Ed. – 1997
This collection of essays targets universities, social science research institutes, teacher training colleges, and those who lecture and carry out research on the history of ideas and of education. It is the third volume in a series that presents, in English, French, and Spanish, a comprehensive view of great educators of every age and culture.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
Freeman, Kassie, Ed. – 1998
Fifteen papers examine the cultural context and history of African Americans in higher education research and practice. Papers are grouped in three parts: African American culture in higher education research; African American higher education research issues and paradigms; and African American culture and higher education policy and practice.…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Education, Black History, Blacks
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