Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Educational Methods Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

9,013 Full-Text Articles 10,971 Authors 3,635,053 Downloads 297 Institutions

All Articles in Educational Methods

Faceted Search

9,013 full-text articles. Page 1 of 333.

Rape Culture.Docx, Lynell Hodge 2019 University of Central Florida

Rape Culture.Docx, Lynell Hodge

Lynell Hodge, EdD

Rape culture is a highly contested topic often framed by sexual assault as a central focus. As result, when feminists and social justice activists attempt to have a more expansive conversation to include coercive relationships or street harassment it isn’t always received well. In some cases the conversation is labeled as divisive. Having a rape culture discussion can be already contentious, there is also a subgroup of women who lean anti-rape culture rhetoric. Rape culture requires an understanding of the normalization of violence due to the pervasiveness of sexism. As a result, exploring why women deny rape culture’s ...


Implementing Comprehensible Input In The World Language Classroom, Anna DiSabatino 2019 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Implementing Comprehensible Input In The World Language Classroom, Anna Disabatino

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Using Comprehensible Input (CI) strategies to accomplish Second Language Acquisition (SLA) as defined by Krashen (1982) is gaining traction throughout World Language classrooms. By providing input to students that is comprehensible, yet slightly challenging, they can be introduced to new grammar and linguistic concepts that will enhance the acquisition process. However, teachers must use a variety of CI strategies in the classroom in order to be most successful. The CI strategies must also be tailored to the level that is taught; CI strategies should look different in a classroom of students at the novice level than they do in a ...


Characteristics Of High Quality Teachers: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study, Kelli Barnett 2019 East Tennessee State University

Characteristics Of High Quality Teachers: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study, Kelli Barnett

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

A qualitative investigation was conducted to explore the characteristics of high quality teachers. This study used a phenomenological methodology, enabling the researcher to gather information from a purposeful selection of people directly identified as high quality teachers by their principals. This study employed processes of data collection commonly used in observational analysis and included the use of interviews found in qualitative design.

The researcher was able to extract meaning using the coding process and the constant comparative method. Information was sorted into themes that supported and aligned with the research questions leading to a deeper understanding of the phenomenon. This ...


Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout 2019 Utah State University

Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Parenting professionals play a key role in helping parents have a positive influence on their children, which is why it is important to ensure that professionals have and use research-based information and materials. Using data from 96 parenting professionals from Utah and Missouri, who completed a 4-hour Strong Parents, Stable Children training, we examined the effects (at 2-months post training) of reflective reminder emails on parenting professionals’ utilization and learning transfer of training materials. Results from independent samples t tests show that participants who received “booster” emails at 1-week and 1-month post training shared some information and some materials with ...


The Effects Of Student Learning When Subtitles Are Added To Videos, George T. Taylor 2019 Utah State University

The Effects Of Student Learning When Subtitles Are Added To Videos, George T. Taylor

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

This project investigated whether adding subtitles to educational videos increases learning among middle school students. A convenience sample (N=387) of Technology and Engineering middle school students were separated into two groups during the third term of both the 2018 and 2019 school years, where one group of students viewed videos with subtitles and the other group viewed the identical videos without subtitles. After viewing the videos, students immediately took a multiple-choice test. The test scores were used to analyze the variance between the two different groups. The results reveal that students who viewed videos with subtitles had slightly lower ...


Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller 2019 Humboldt State University

Using Free & Open Tools: A Holistic Selection Process Centered On Digital Literacy, Tim Miller

Digital Initiatives Symposium

This session will cover free and open tools as well as teaching strategies for creating and implementing digital/web literacy and digital media instruction. The session will also be useful for people looking for free and open tools for their own projects, including how to get started and how to learn necessary new skills. Considerations such as terms of use, privacy, accessibility and licensing can be as or more important than functionality. Additionally, adopting open tools can advance conversations about open licensing which, in turn, can promote the application of creative commons and public domain licenses to appropriate works. Knowing ...


Embedded Instruction Collaboration: The Case Of The Ball State Digital History Portal, Douglas Seefeldt, Randi Beem, James Bradley 2019 Ball State University

Embedded Instruction Collaboration: The Case Of The Ball State Digital History Portal, Douglas Seefeldt, Randi Beem, James Bradley

Digital Initiatives Symposium

This interdisciplinary panel will discuss a long-term project, “The Ball State Digital History Portal,” as a case study in digital initiatives in instruction and undergraduate research that features a collaboration between disciplinary faculty, an archivist, and a digital librarian. In this course, “History in the Digital Age,” undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of majors research, create, and build digital thematic research collection projects on topics in university history that aim to answer scholarly inquiries by conducting primary source research, selecting and digitizing archival materials, and creating metadata to accompany their curated items. An important part of the collaboration ...


Exploring The Use Of Known Strategies For Achieving Fluency Of Multiplication And Division Facts In Third Grade., Alexandra Rubenstein 2019 Otterbein University

Exploring The Use Of Known Strategies For Achieving Fluency Of Multiplication And Division Facts In Third Grade., Alexandra Rubenstein

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

In order to complete higher level math tasks, fluency of multiplication and division is crucial. Based on state standards, third grade students are expected to become fluent with multiplication and division facts from 0-100 by the end of the year. Throughout history many educators have relied on timed tests to teach and assess math fact fluency. Best practices for helping students become fluent with math facts is now highly debated. The purpose of this teacher action research study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using math fact games and visual math cards as means of distributed practice in order to ...


A Curriculum Design For Emergent English Language Learners In Middle School Science, Allison Simpson 2019 Otterbein University

A Curriculum Design For Emergent English Language Learners In Middle School Science, Allison Simpson

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

The purpose of this Capstone project is to design a curriculum for emergent English Language Learners (ELLs). This subgroup of students typically comes from a different educational background and speaks a different native language than native English-speaking students. This presents a challenge for educators to include modifications to their current curriculum. While most curricula include modifications for educators to use, they are usually not at the level Emergent ELLs need to be successful in the classroom. This curriculum focuses on emergent level students in the middle school science classroom. The research question is How do we meet emergent ELL students ...


Improving Inclusion Teacher Self-Efficacy Through Narrative Inquiry, Kylie Damico 2019 Otterbein University

Improving Inclusion Teacher Self-Efficacy Through Narrative Inquiry, Kylie Damico

Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

The purpose of this capstone project was to engage in narrative inquiry to explore teacher self-efficacy of inclusion teachers in a classroom where teachers may have low sense of teacher self-efficacy. Two special education teachers who have experienced challenges in co-teaching in the regular classrooms explored pre-conferencing with the general education teacher before class and reflecting with the general education teacher after the class period to try and increase teacher self-efficacy. They met regularly throughout the study and discussed their sense of teacher self-efficacy as it relates to the techniques explored and completed the Teaching Students with Disabilities Scale. The ...


Book Review: Seeds Of Greatness By Denis Waitley, Jennifer Maynard 2019 Brigham Young University

Book Review: Seeds Of Greatness By Denis Waitley, Jennifer Maynard

Marriott Student Review

Book review of Seeds of Greatness by Denis Waitley, personal anecdotes and summaries of research on the secrets to success in life and in the business world.


Clinical Reasoning On An Assignment: Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Perceptions / Raisonnement Clinique À Partir D’Un Travail Écrit : La Perception D’ Étudiantes Au Baccalauréat En Sciences Infirmières, Karen Oostra, Barbara Astle, Heather Meyerhoff 2019 Grande Prairie Regional College

Clinical Reasoning On An Assignment: Baccalaureate Nursing Students' Perceptions / Raisonnement Clinique À Partir D’Un Travail Écrit : La Perception D’ Étudiantes Au Baccalauréat En Sciences Infirmières, Karen Oostra, Barbara Astle, Heather Meyerhoff

Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière

Baccalaureate nursing students must develop strong clinical reasoning skills to make sound clinical judgments regarding patient care. The purpose of this Interpretive Descriptive qualitative study was to explore how students understand the evolution and application of their own clinical reasoning skills. Eight nursing students were interviewed about their perceptions regarding the use of clinical reasoning skills on a written, patient scenario based assignment. An overarching theme of Over Time emerged along with two themes: Understanding of Clinical Reasoning and Making Sense of the Assignment. Sub-themes were identified as not knowing, knowing, applying knowing and valuing knowing. Students understood their clinical ...


Near Peer Learning To Facilitate Nursing Students’ First Medical Surgical Clinical Experience / Apprentissage Par Les Pairs Proches De Manière À Faciliter Les Premières Expériences Cliniques En Médecine Et Chirurgie Pour Les Étudiantes En Sciences Infirmières, Patricia Alfaro, Vanessa Di Criscio, Sandie Larouche, Margaret A. Purden, Alexander Sasha Dubrovsky 2019 McGill University

Near Peer Learning To Facilitate Nursing Students’ First Medical Surgical Clinical Experience / Apprentissage Par Les Pairs Proches De Manière À Faciliter Les Premières Expériences Cliniques En Médecine Et Chirurgie Pour Les Étudiantes En Sciences Infirmières, Patricia Alfaro, Vanessa Di Criscio, Sandie Larouche, Margaret A. Purden, Alexander Sasha Dubrovsky

Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière

Introduction and Background: Ensuring an appropriate clinical experience for students is becoming more challenging in the context of a global nursing shortage, more acutely ill clientele, and limited numbers of educators, academics and clinical instructors. Near Peer Learning Activities (NPLA) have been shown to be effective and may help students to feel prepared and confident to begin the clinical rotation. This study explored nursing students’ experiences in their first medical-surgical practicum following a NPLA involving Health and Physical Assessment (HPA). Methods: Educators at one Canadian University recently designed and implemented a NPLA in the clinical setting where junior nursing students ...


Building A Culture Of Collegiality Through Transformative Faculty Support, Rowanna L. Carpenter, Celine Fitzmaurice, Maurice Hamington, Annie Knepler, Vicki Reitenauer 2019 Portland State University

Building A Culture Of Collegiality Through Transformative Faculty Support, Rowanna L. Carpenter, Celine Fitzmaurice, Maurice Hamington, Annie Knepler, Vicki Reitenauer

Rowanna Carpenter

Portland State University’s (PSU) motto Let Knowledge Serve the City identifies a key piece of the University’s DNA as a community-engaged institution. As educators in PSU’s signature general education program, University Studies, we work intentionally as colleagues to catalyze transformative teaching and learning to build--with our students--a just world.

In AY 2016-17, through an iterative process involving faculty, administrators, staff, and students, University Studies adopted vision and mission statements to reflect and ground our efforts:

Vision: Challenging us to think holistically, care deeply, and engage courageously in imagining and co-creating a just world.

Mission: University Studies’ inclusive ...


Teachers’ Perception Of An Integrated Approach To Biology And Emotional Learning, Laura Ferreira González, Thomas Hennemann, Kirsten Schlüter 2019 University of Cologne

Teachers’ Perception Of An Integrated Approach To Biology And Emotional Learning, Laura Ferreira González, Thomas Hennemann, Kirsten Schlüter

Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities

Inclusive education requires that teachers not only teach academic knowledge and skills, but also consider the individual needs of all pupils, especially with respect to their social-emotional status. All teachers (including science and biology teachers) have to promote the well-being of their pupils by helping them develop social-emotional skills. The positive impact of these skills has been widely researched and documented. There is no doubt that academic achievements and social-emotional skills go hand in hand. However, only very little research data are available on how biology lessons and biology teachers can facilitate inclusive education in everyday school. The purpose of ...


If You Hate Group Projects Say, "I", Rebekah Smith 2019 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

If You Hate Group Projects Say, "I", Rebekah Smith

KUCC -- Kutztown University Composition Conference

This is a blog post that strives to understand the hatred of group assignments in hopes to create a more collaborative classroom.


Toward A More Loving Framework For Literacy Education, 2019 Bank Street College of Education

Toward A More Loving Framework For Literacy Education

Occasional Paper Series

No abstract provided.


Inclusive Classrooms: From Access To Engagement, 2019 Bank Street College of Education

Inclusive Classrooms: From Access To Engagement

Occasional Paper Series

No abstract provided.


Challenging The Politics Of The Teacher Accountability Movement: Toward A More Hopeful Educational Future, 2019 Bank Street College of Education

Challenging The Politics Of The Teacher Accountability Movement: Toward A More Hopeful Educational Future

Occasional Paper Series

No abstract provided.


What To Do With All This Data? Using Competency Assessment For Advising, Rachel A. Guimond, Hillary Cole 2019 Olivet Nazarene University

What To Do With All This Data? Using Competency Assessment For Advising, Rachel A. Guimond, Hillary Cole

Scholar Week 2016 - present

While assessment serves a critical role in providing direction for program development, student outcome data can also foster individual growth. This presentation will explore the existing research on different advising models and the ONU Social Work Program’s system for using assessment for accreditation to advise students toward professional growth.


Digital Commons powered by bepress