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Academic Achievement

Ricarda Steinmayr, Anja Meißner, Anne F. Weidinger, Linda Wirthwein

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Academic Achievement Introduction Academic achievement represents performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person has accompli...

Action Research in Education

Mary Beth Hines, Adam Henze, Christina Ivanova, Leslie Rowland, Lottie Waggoner, Maria Lisak

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Action Research in Education Introduction Educational action research involves participants conducting inquiry into their own practices in order to impr...

Adjuncts in Higher Education in the United States

Tobias Hecht, Isabel Balseiro, Daniel Maxey

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Adjuncts in Higher Education in the United States Introduction Although teaching remains the province of tenured and tenure-track professors in some eli...

Administrator Preparation

John R. Hoyle, Colleen Hoy

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Administrator Preparation Introduction Administrator preparation refers to leadership education graduate programs in universities, granting mas...


Alan Davis

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Adolescence Introduction Adolescence (from Latin, adolescere, to grow up) is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood, beginning w...

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Courses

Xueli Wang, Kelly Wickersham

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Courses Introduction The Advanced Placement (hereafter referred to as AP) program, develope...

African American Racial Identity and Learning

Frank C. Worrell

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

African American Racial Identity and Learning Introduction Racial identity is one of the most frequently studied cultural identities in the Un...

Art Education

Cathy Smilan

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Art Education Introduction This bibliography contains a selection of papers and volumes on themes under discussion in the field of art educatio...

Assessing School Leader Effectiveness

Lee Alvoid, Beverly L. Weiser

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Assessing School Leader Effectiveness Introduction The urgency in the first decade of the 21st century to scrutinize American student achieveme...

Assessment, Behavioral

Wendy P. Oakes, Pamela Harris

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Behavioral Assessment ...

Assessment, Educational

Terri Pigott, Joshua R. Polanin

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Educational Assessment Introduction Educational assessment can be defined as any effort to gather systematic evidence about the attainment of l...

Athletics, College

John R. Thelin

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

College Athletics Introduction The topic of “college athletics” refers specifically to the intercollegiate varsity sports competitions among a...

Beginning-Teacher Induction

Ruth Kane

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Beginning-Teacher Induction Introduction Induction programs for beginning teachers have become favored policy initiatives in recent decades to...

Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Stephen May, Lincoln I. Dam

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Introduction This article presents a selection of the key literature on bilingualism and bilingual educat...

Character Education

Ryan S. Olson

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Character Education Introduction The story of character education is a complex one, deeply involved with the intellectual, cultural, and inst...

Children's Beliefs about Intelligence

Linda Bonne

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Children’s Beliefs about Intelligence Introduction How children from around five to thirteen years old conceptualize and think about intellige...

College Admissions in the United States

Patricia McDonough, Shannon Calderone

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

College Admissions in the United States Introduction By the simplest of definitions, college admissions represents a process of entry leading ...

Community Relations

Robert L. Crowson, Corey Bunje Bower

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Community Relations Introduction Community relations refers to the environmental connections and interactions characterizing and influencing th...

Computer-Based Testing

Samuel Greiff, Romain Martin

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Computer-Based Testing Introduction With the introduction of the first computers in the 1970s, the potential of this new technology to generat...


James C. Kaufman

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Creativity Introduction Although creativity has been debated and discussed by all types of scholars throughout history, it has only been since ...

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