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Luke, Allan – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Adam Wright, Michael A. Gottfried, and Vi-Nhuan Le demonstrate empirically that minority teachers have a positive impact on the "social-emotional development" of American minority kindergarten children. Their analyses of 2010-2011 data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study focus on measurable effects in four social and affective…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Minority Group Students
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Tierney, Robert J.; Kan, Wei – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
The study examines globalization within and across China and the United States in conjunction with a portrayal of the nature of the scholarly endeavors over the past 10 years in the two preeminent educational research journals of these countries. By extensive analyses of topics, methodology, and citations the research clarifies the global and…
Descriptors: International Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Global Approach, Comparative Education
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Marsh, Herbert W.; Abduljabbar, Adel Salah; Parker, Philip D.; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Abdelfattah, Faisal; Nagengast, Benjamin; Möller, Jens; Abu-Hilal, Maher M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2015
The internal/external frame of reference (I/E) model and dimensional comparison theory posit paradoxical relations between achievement (ACH) and self-concept (SC) in mathematics (M) and verbal (V) domains; ACH in each domain positively affects SC in the matching domain (e.g., MACH to MSC) but negatively in the nonmatching domain (e.g., MACH to…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Cultural Differences, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis
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Curtin, Nicola; Stewart, Abigail J.; Ostrove, Joan M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2013
International doctoral students in the United States face challenges of acculturation in academia yet complete graduate school at higher rates and more quickly than their domestic counterparts. This study examined advisor support, sense of belonging, and academic self-concept among international and domestic doctoral students at a research…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Graduate Students, Research Universities, Self Concept
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Garces, Liliana M. – American Educational Research Journal, 2013
This study examines the effects of affirmative action bans in four states (California, Florida, Texas, and Washington) on the enrollment of underrepresented students of color within six different graduate fields of study: the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, business, education, and humanities. Findings show that affirmative action…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities
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Stroub, Kori J.; Richards, Meredith P. – American Educational Research Journal, 2013
Considerable attention has been devoted to the resegregation of public schools over the 1990s. No research to date, however, has examined change in school segregation since 2000. Using the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD), we examine longitudinal trends in racial/ethnic segregation in 350 U.S. metropolitan…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Racial Segregation, Public Schools, Metropolitan Areas
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Hill, Heather C.; Kapitula, Laura; Umland, Kristin – American Educational Research Journal, 2011
Value-added models have become popular in research and pay-for-performance plans. While scholars have focused attention on some aspects of their validity (e.g., scoring procedures), others have received less scrutiny. This article focuses on the extent to which value-added scores correspond to other indicators of teacher and teaching quality. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, School Effectiveness, Computation, Achievement Gains
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Spillane, James P.; Parise, Leigh Mesler; Sherer, Jennifer Zoltners – American Educational Research Journal, 2011
The institutional environment of America's schools has changed substantially as government regulation has focused increasingly on the core technical work of schools--instruction. The authors explore the school administrative response to this changing environment, describing how government regulation becomes embodied in the formal structure of four…
Descriptors: Institutional Environment, Educational Environment, Government School Relationship, Public Officials
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Haas, Eric; Fischman, Gustavo – American Educational Research Journal, 2010
Recent developments in cognitive science and linguistics provide strong evidence that understanding decision-making processes in higher education requires close attention to not only rational and consciously controlled dynamics but also those aspects that are less consciously controlled than previously assumed. When deciding to favor or reject…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Policy, Content Analysis, Models
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Ball, Arnetha F. – American Educational Research Journal, 2009
This article situates the preparation of teachers to teach in culturally and linguistically complex classrooms in international contexts. It investigates long-term social and institutional effects of professional development and documents processes that facilitate teachers' continued learning. Data from a decade-long study of U.S. and South…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Multilingualism
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Skerrett, Allison; Hargreaves, Andy – American Educational Research Journal, 2008
This article analyzes three decades of educational reform strategies pertaining to ethnocultural diversity in the United States and Canada and how they affect the efforts of four secondary schools, two in each context, to respond to increasing student diversity. Data include 186 teacher interviews drawn from a large ethnographic study. The article…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Student Diversity, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Rowan, Brian; Miller, Robert J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2007
This article develops a conceptual framework for studying how three comprehensive school reform (CSR) programs organized schools for instructional change and how the distinctive strategies they pursued affected implementation outcomes. The conceptual model views the Accelerated Schools Project as using a system of cultural control to produce…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Instructional Improvement, Program Implementation, Acceleration (Education)
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Desimone, Laura M.; Smith, Thomas; Baker, David; Ueno, Koji – American Educational Research Journal, 2005
The authors assessed five commonly perceived barriers to increased use of conceptual teaching in mathematics in the United States related to teacher autonomy, trade-offs with computational strategies, student achievement, class size, and teacher qualifications. These barriers were examined through the use of data from nationally representative…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Change, Professional Autonomy, Academic Achievement
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McQuillan, Patrick J. – American Educational Research Journal, 2005
Although U.S. schools typically express commitment to preparing students for the responsibilities of democratic citizenship, most American youth are socialized for adult civic life by an institution that defines them as passive and subordinate and treats them in ways that are anything but democratic. In contrast to such counterproductive…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, High Schools
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Westheimer, Joel; Kahne, Joseph – American Educational Research Journal, 2004
Educators and policymakers increasingly pursue programs that aim to strengthen democracy through civic education, service learning, and other pedagogies. Their underlying beliefs, however, differ. This article calls attention to the spectrum of ideas about what good citizenship is and what good citizens do that are embodied in democratic education…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Service Learning, Citizenship
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