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(2009) pp. 1–94
Public educational institutions are facing the problem of a shortage of experienced, certified, skilled teachers in the areas of special education, English as a Second Language, mathematics, biology or life science, bilingual education, and music....
Teaching and Learning in Nursing Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 119–124
Encouraging associate degree nursing students to participate during class is an essential step in facilitating learning and encouraging critical thinking. However, students remain reluctant to participate in classroom discussion for a variety of...
A Study of Extension Professionals Preferences and Perceptions of Usefulness and Level of Comfort with Blogs as an Informal Professional Development Tool
Journal of Extension Vol. 51, No. 4 (August 2013)
The use of blogs for informal professional development is a growing phenomenon in higher education. The purpose of the study reported here was to describe Extension faculty's preferences for and perceptions of using an online, particularly...
Comparison of Student Outcomes and Preferences in a Traditional vs. World Wide Web-based Baccalaureate Nursing Research Course
Journal of Nursing Education Vol. 39, No. 4 (2000) pp. 149–54
Comparison of 48 nursing students in a traditional research course and 18 taking the course on the Web showed no differences in learning outcomes. Reasons for preferring the classroom were increased interaction, decreased potential for...
Teaching and Learning in Nursing Vol. 6, No. 2 pp. 46–49
High-fidelity simulation (HFS) has become an important and widely used component in undergraduate nursing education. Nursing programs are budgeting large amounts of capital resources to incorporate HFS into learning strategies. However, it is...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3753–3758
This paper is based on thick data collected over eight years across the state of Illinois in middle and high school chemistry, physics, biology, vocational, social studies, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and environmental studies class...
Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation Vol. 22, No. 3 (2012) pp. 208–226
Professional development programs tailored to address co-teaching performance in Arkansas provided data for 3 cohorts of middle school co-taught teams. This study provides an analysis of middle school plans and provides recommendations as to how to...
Debbe Thompson; Ashanti Canada; Riddhi Bhatt; Jennifer Davis; Lisa Plesko; Tom Baranowski; Karen Cullen; Issa Zakeri
Evaluation and Program Planning Vol. 29, No. 4 (November 2006) pp. 433–440
Little is known about effective eHealth recruitment methods. This paper presents recruitment challenges associated with enrolling African-American girls aged 8-10 years in an eHealth obesity prevention program, their effect on the recruitment plan,...
Teaching Children Mathematics Vol. 21, No. 9 (May 2015) pp. 538–547
The role of teacher education is to initiate purposeful conversation regarding specific content, to provide the scaffold for which preservice teachers can begin to understand the subject matter for the purpose of teaching, and to acknowledge gaps in ...
Technologies for Expanding the Reach of Evidence-Based Interventions: Preliminary Results for Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Early Childhood
Kathleen M. Baggett; Betsy Davis; Edward G. Feil; Lisa L. Sheeber; Susan H. Landry; Judith J. Carta; Craig Leve
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education Vol. 29, No. 4 (2010) pp. 226–238
In great demand are efficient mechanisms for delivery of evidence-based interventions for promoting social-emotional development and early positive behavior of all children, and especially for those with or at risk for disabilities. The rise of...